Scientists Find The “Skinny Genes”

Scientists at the University of Cambridge say they have discovered the secret of why some people are skinny while others gain weight very easily. The international team says their findings…

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The CDC Wants You To Stop Snuggling Your Hedgehog

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.(CDC) has warned about the outbreak of a strain of salmonella in eight states of the country, linked to hedgehogs maintained domestically. According…

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When algorithms influence prison sentences

Algorithms are increasingly coming to trial in the United States, where they help determine the risk of re-offending … and decide whether to be jailed or released. Predictions all too…

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City of New York says it will appeal judge’s decision to overturn soft drink ban

The City of New York was the first American city to ban the sale of large-sized sugary soft drinks. Now NYC and its mayor, Michael Bloomberg, say they plan to…

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