Ongoing, random mutation to DNA ensures that no two cells in an individual are genetically identical. Since mature neurons can survive for the lifetime of an individual, their DNA is exposed to mutagens (oxygen free radicals, electromagnetic radiation, endogenous transposable
Origional Post First of all, I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who offered advice, support, and kind words. You all helped me and my relationship with my husband very much. A couple of days after making the
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:Huawei Watch review: beautiful design, good battery life, but constrained by Android Wears limitations — Huaweis first Android Wear watch is a beautiful yet basic timepiece
John Markoff / New York Times:IBM scientists create tiny carbon nanotube transistors that could potentially replace silicon transistors in future computer processors — IBM Scientists Find New Way to Shrink
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:The FAA Has Missed Its Congressionally Mandated Deadline to Regulate Drones — The Federal Aviation Administration has officially missed its Congressionally mandated deadline to figure out how
James Crabtree / Financial Times:Didi Kuaidi buys stake in Indian ride-hailing group Ola — Chinese ride-hailing group Didi Kuaidi has invested an undisclosed amount in Ola, Indias largest taxi-hailing app
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:GitHub Launches Support For U2F Security Keys — Today at its first user conference, GitHub Universe, GitHub announced that its launching support for FIDO Universal 2nd Factor
Joshua Ho / AnandTech:Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ reviewed: best Android phablets on the market with incredible displays, fast and efficient SoC, significantly improved TouchWiz — The Samsung Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy S6 edge+
WOI anchor Sabrina Ahmed told Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson that his plan to make immigrants take jobs without giving them the same rights as other workers sounded eerily like indentured servitude.
For a long time, Adobe has been a name designers and photographers could name drop to let you know they’re serious. And because the software wasn’t cheap and required some know-how to use it well, it usually worked. But Adobe’s
In the semiconductor industry, size matters — and people are worried that it won’t be able make transistors any smaller. But a team of IBM scientists has now published research showing how carbon nanotubes could help.The size problem is a
In the hours since video went up of the killing of 18-year-old Fadi Alloun near Damascus Gate in occupied East Jerusalem Sunday morning, the footage has shocked people around the world. The young man appears to be hunted by a
Sixty six million years ago the world changed in an instant. A huge asteroid, some ten kilometers in diameter, smashed into what is now Mexico. It arrived with the force of several million nuclear bombs, and unleashed a deadly cocktail
Four Northern California teenagers were arrested last week and jailed in a juvenile detention center after their classmates allegedly overheard them plotting a “highly detailed” mass murder at their high school. Police were called to Summerville High School i …
For a long five and a half years, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenkos southern side has been shrouded by darkness. Now, its coming into the light, and new microwave images, taken before the big reveal, suggest that the comets dark side may have
The New Mexico secretary of state, who oversees campaign finance reporting and once bemoaned a culture of corruption in the state, has been accused of using her election fund as a personal piggy bank at jewelry stores, ATMs and casinos.Nigel
NASAs Mars rover Curiosity has beamed home a gorgeous postcard of the mountainous Red Planet landscape its exploring.The car-size Curiosity rover has been studying the foothills of the 3.4-mile-high (5.5 kilometers) Mount Sharp since September 2014. Slowly but sur …
Recently, Donald Trump made a strong claim about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in an interview on CBS 60 Minutes:Its a disaster. ... We will either renegotiate it, or we will break it. Because, you know, every agreement
The September unemployment report is really a disaster. Yet another 579,000 people dropped out of the labor force. The labor participation rate dropped to record lows not seen since October 1977. Thats 38 years ago. Even more disturbing is how
A cease fire between Google and Microsoft might finally be in the cards. After the two companiesburied the hatchet last week and agreed to resolve all pending patent disputes, hope might be on the horizon for much more. A long standing
According to The Gateway Pundit and Conservative Treehouse, CNN altered a photo of Chris Harper-Mercer, the Oregon shooter, to make him look white.“On the left is the selfie Christopher Mercer uploaded to his social media,” the Conservative Treehouse …
One day in the fall of 2013, Colleen Ritzer asked one of her 9th-grade algebra students to stay after school. Hours later, the body of the popular, 24-year-old teacher was found in nearby woods, partly covered by leaves.
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The concept of highly relativistic electrons confined to blobs that are moving out with modestly relativistic speeds is
The gunman who killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon community college committed suicide after a shootout with police who arrived within five minutes and exchanged fire with him almost immediately, authorities said. Investigators had previously said
Across Roseburg, Oregon, the first Sunday services are being held since a 26-year old gunman shot and killed nine people and injured ten others at Umpqua Community College on October 1. Roseburg, a town of 21,000 in southern Oregon, is
CHAMBERSBURG >> An Amberson man is set to have a preliminary hearing Tuesday on allegations that he drove a motorcyclist off the road. According to court documents, Bechtel was involved in a fight with his neighbor and the motorcyclist prior
Is this profiling and is there anything wrong with this profiling ? What is a bigger risk to society - lack of more gun control laws or people looking away, being politically correct, when spotting conduct that is really odd?
Signals can hold weak or strong references to callbacks, allowing for automatic disconnection if a reference to a callback is not maintained, or conversely to persist one-off object that was used to schedule it, so multiple signals can be attached
Former teen idol David Cassidy has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with an expired tag after a crash in Florida last month. The Sun Sentinel quotes police as saying that the 65-year-old Cassidy sideswiped
A heavily armed gunman who shot to death an English professor and eight others in an Oregon community college classroom was identified on Friday as a student in the class who previously had been turned away from a private firearms
CHAMBERSBURG >> A Fayetteville woman is charged as an accomplice to a beating that left a man needing 17 staples in his head. Mary Jane Hinton, 43, is charged with robbery, theft, aggravated assault and simple assault along with three
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Michael Stisi appears in court in Jersey City today, Oct. 1, 2015, on charges he injured two ShopRite employees during a robbery of the Bayonne supermarket. JERSEY CITY -- A 46-year-old man with 14 prior arrests has been charged with
EarthView is a dynamic desktop wallpaper and screen saver application, which displays beautiful views of the earth with daylight and night shadows. It produces colorful, high quality, high resolution images for every screen resolution, even beyond 2560x1600.
A 60-year-old woman just admitted to keeping her 93-year-old mothers dead body for more than a year just to collect her Social Security checks! Mary Kersting plead guilty in an Upstate New York court on Tuesday after Police say she
Two men were convicted of murder Thursday in the killing of a Border Patrol agent whose death brought to light the bungled federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious. The jury took only three and a half hours to
One of my biggest pet peeves in art is the lazily-desaturated DSLR video. Black & White In Color is my personal response to treating black and white as an editing afterthought.Visual artist Julianna Thomas reminds us that some things really
Stubborn goat arrested after refusing to leave a Saskatchewan restaurant: RCMP said that employees initially asked the goat to leave and tried to walk him outside, but the rebellious animal turned around and sauntered back through the restaurants automatic doors.
Henning Mankell, Dean of Scandinavian Noir Writers, Dies at 67 Henning Mankell, the Swedish novelist and playwright best known for police procedurals that were translated into a score of languages and sold by the millions throughout the world, died Monday
Sophie Gamand has created a photographic series of pit bulls wearing flower crowns to challenge the common association of pit bulls with violence. Inspired by Rococo and Baroque traditions of portraiture, the photographs reveal another side to these often-maligned dogs.
Mary Beard: why ancient Rome matters to the modern world. Failure in Iraq, debates about freedom, expenses scandals, sex advice ... the Romans seem versions of ourselves. But then theres the slavery and the babies on rubbish heaps. We need
Do It For Mom! (And Denmark). Denmarks birth rate is stlll languishing, so the Danish government has expanded their original program. Parents can send their adult children on vacation to, uh, make grandchildren.Danish Blue, previously on MetaFilter.
On the Nature of Things Humanity Was Not Meant to Know: Cosma Shalizi considers Lucretius De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things) as a real-life Necronomicon, a book full of things humanity was not meant to know.
Morgan Gendel, writer of the Star Trek TNG episode, The Inner Light, writes about it on Tor.com: But now that Ive begun speaking regularly about The Inner Light, questions about the episode that lay dormant for two decades like a
Life as a waitress too often means low pay and sexual harassment — When you live paycheck to paycheck, reporting discrimination or harassment becomes complicated. Tipped work is one of the fastest growing occupations in the US but one of
Theyre such small things —a big toe, an ankle joint—but if theyre yours and they hurt, they become huge. Once it became painful to walk, I found myself wondering if the cancer was coming back, as it can, in my
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