The No. 1 reason to become a vegan — it’s not about your health

Thanks; Catey Hill Published: Jun 11, 2019 10:34 am ET As Beyond Meat announces plans for a ‘meatier’ burger, here’s a look at the increasingly compelling case for giving up meat and dairy forever Though just 3% of Americans identify as vegans, there is a compelling case for shunning meat and dairy. There’s real meat…

What finding ‘lost wallets’ tells us about human nature

Thanks;Andrew Keshner, James Wellemeyer Published: Jun 23, 2019 7:27 am ET Researchers planted 17,000 ‘lost wallets’ in 40 countries. Psychologists say the results provide a surprising insight into human nature Researchers looked at why some people are more likely to return lost wallets. Karen Bergreen, a comedian living in Manhattan, always returns anything she finds completely…

These are the first genetically modified animals approved for U.S. consumption

Thanks;Market Watch Published;Jun 21, 2019 2:56 pm ET The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved by the U.S. Newly hatched Atlantic salmon alevin are among the first batch of bioengineered eggs in an incubation tray. NEW YORK (AP) — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified…

When You Eat This Mini Robot, It Crawls Around Your Organs

Thanks;Erin Biba Published;05.24.195:10 AM ET Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Doctors have lots of ways of seeing what’s going on inside your body, but none of them is really ideal. Pictures from the outside obviously don’t show everything. Colonoscopes are… uncomfortable and can only reach your lower intestine. And even modern, advanced PillCams, while…

Pope Francis compares abortion to ‘hiring a hitman’ as several US states attempt to restrict the procedure

Thanks;Akin Oyedele  Pope Francis has reiterated his stance against abortion, saying the procedure should not be carried out even when the fetus is deformed or gravely ill.  The Associated Press reported that Francis, the head of the Catholic church, was speaking Saturday at a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference. He rhetorically asked his audience whether it was lawful to…

Trump’s Plan To Zap Incoming Missiles With Lasers Is Back To The Future

Thanks;GEOFF BRUMFIEL Published;April 8, 20195:02 AM ET President Trump vowed in January to “detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States anywhere, anytime, anyplace.” Doing so would likely mean basing defenses in space. Evan Vucci/AP Earlier this year, President Trump laid out an ambitious plan for U.S. missile defenses. “Our goal is simple,”…

How a Boeing Safety Feature Became a Suspect in Crashes

Thanks;Alan Levin Published;Updated /March,16 11:00 GMT+7 Planes have been flying with the aid of computers for so long that the term “autopilot” has become part of the language, usually meaning a situation of calm predictability. Yet an automated computer feature is suspected by investigators to be a factor in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max operated by the Indonesian…