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Family planning: Even where abortion is legal, access is not granted

, – In several European countries though abortion laws are not necessary when the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion. See more.

Deep Brain Stimulation Boosts Insulin Sensitivity

One patient with diabetes was able to reduce his medication use while receiving targeted electrical pulses.

What Made Human Brains So Big?

Ecological challenges such as finding food and creating fire may have led the organ to become abnormally large, a new computer model suggests.

BMW M Teaches You How To Use A Dual-Clutch Gearbox

How to activate the parking mode? How to get the car rolling at low speed? Here are the answers. Have you ever wondered why the dual-clutch transmission of BMW’s performance M models has no parking

How to Fix Our Criminal Justice System w/ Nick Freitas

Virginia Delegate Nick Freitas outlines his vision for a justice system that deals fairly with the three different types of crimes: violent, non-violent, and victimless.

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Congress Passes “Right to Try” Bill

Medical groups have criticized the legislation, which will give terminal patients access to experimental treatments, as dangerous and unnecessary.

Ebola Update: Funding, Vaccines, and More Deaths in DRC

A total of 27 people have died since April, but new funds and the deployment of an experimental vaccine are expected to help contain the virus.

Nissan Easy-Fill Tire Alert System Makes Filling Tires A Breeze

Add this to the list of things you never knew you wanted. We’ve all been there. You’ll be driving along when the check tire pressure light illuminates, or you come out to your car to

Nipah Virus Kills 10 in India

Fruit bats are a reservoir for the disease, which can cause brain damage.

Prevalent Form of Childhood Leukemia May Be Preventable

Early exposure to common microbes could stop leukemia from manifesting in children.

N-of-1 Survey Finds Support for a Return to the Divine Right of Kings (A Satire)

Image by Mike Alexander

A satirical commentary on the feasibility of a return to the divine right of kings in light of a perceived decline of the rule of law.

Kendrick Lamar Denies Ripping Off the Artist Who’s Suing Him Over His ‘Black Panther’ Music Video

Lina Iris Viktor has accused the rapper of stealing from her black and gold “Constellations” paintings.

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Conservation Biologist Ben Collen Dies of Bone Cancer

The University College London researcher investigated how environmental pressures affect animals.

Interview Magazine, Founded by Andy Warhol, Shutters After Nearly 50 Years

The magazine has been on the cutting edge of pop culture since 1969.

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Editors’ Picks: 15 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

Check out these art openings and events.

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Pierce Brosnan Is ‘Deeply Proud’ That His Painting of Bob Dylan Sold for $1.4 Million at a Charity Auction

The actor first took up painting in 1987, but now his hobby has “gotten more serious.”

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Chris Fall Picked to Lead the Department of Energy’s Office of Science

Fall served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Barack Obama.

Selfie-Crazed Visitors Can’t Resist Touching the Art at Yayoi Kusama’s Show in Indonesia

This is why we can’t have nice things.

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