May 25, 2017 8:30 AM EDT
Tuesday May 23, 2017 3:00 PM EDT
Lots of loss in the UK today from the Manchester terrorist attack to actor Roger Moore who died at age 89.
May 24, 2017 3:00 PM EDT
FDA Clears First Cancer Drug Based on Genetics of Disease, Not Tumor Location -- Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda chalked up another approval on Tuesday as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the cancer medicine can be used to treat children and adults who carry a specific genetic feature regardless of where the disease originated. It is the first time the agency has approved a cancer treatment based solely on a genetic biomarker. Read More ...
May 24, 2017 2:22 PM EDT
A chance discovery in Mississippi provides the first evidence of an animal closely related to Triceratops in eastern North America. The fossil, a tooth from rocks between 68 and 66 million years old, shows that two halves of the continent previously thought to be separated by seaway were probably connected before the end of the Age of Dinosaurs. Read More ...
May 23, 2017 12:34 PM EDT
Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park hosting the densest and most exceptional concentration of pueblos in the American Southwest. The park is located in northwestern New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Farmington, in a remote canyon cut by the Chaco Wash. Containing the most sweeping collection of ancient ruins north of Mexico, the park preserves one of the most important pre-Columbian cultural and historical areas in the United States.
May 22, 2017 7:00 PM EDT
Happiness at work revolves around a person's ability to feel motivated and productive - often seeking to make a difference. Some people do best with their own business while others prefer the security that comes with doing their jobs, building future equity towards retirement, and walking away at the end of each day. An article published today states that most people are comfortable when left on their own to complete a job. Many do not function well with authority figures especially those who abuse their power, don't make room for change, or are often wrong (the idiot boss). Read More ...
May 22, 2017 3:33 PM EDT
Currently, most experts believe that our human lineage split from apes around seven million years ago in central Africa, where hominids remained for the next five million years before venturing further afield. But two fossils of an ape-like creature which had human-like teeth have been found in Bulgaria and Greece, dating to 7.2 million years ago. The discovery of the creature, named Graecopithecus freybergi, and nicknamed ‘El Graeco' by scientists, proves our ancestors were already starting to evolve in Europe 200,000 years before the earliest African hominid. An international team of researchers say the findings entirely change the beginning of human history and place the last common ancestor of both chimpanzees and humans - the so-called Missing Link - in the Mediterranean region.
May 22, 2017 M5:13 P EDT
Virtual reality consumption is also expected to grow this year, but at a slower pace than augmented reality, according to new market research. Augmented reality is seeing strong gains among Americans thanks to social networks like Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook. A new report by eMarketer said some 40 million Americans will engage with augmented reality monthly in 2017, up 30 percent over last year. Read More ...