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A single variation in the gene for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) may influence obesity in children and adults, according to a new study. »
A trio of antibiotics that had become powerless against MRSA decades ago proved effective in infected mice when used together. »
National Institutes of Health and Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists identified a previously unappreciated role for the soft palate during research to better understand how influenza (flu) viruses acquire the ability to move efficiently between people. »
Female mice exposed in utero, or in the womb, to low levels of arsenic through drinking water displayed signs of early puberty and became obese as adults. »
The inflammatory eye disorder autoimmune uveitis occurs when a person’s immune system goes awry, attacking proteins in the eye. What spurs this response is a mystery, but now a study on mice suggests that bacteria in the gut may provide a kind of training ground for immune cells to attack the eye. »
While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial found that omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline in older persons. With 4,000 patients followed over a five-year period, the study is one of the largest and longest of its kind. »
If you have ever heard a clap of thunder, the boom of fireworks, or the roar of a supersonic jet, you already know how shock waves sound. Now a team of NASA researchers has generated images that show how the remarkable waves look. »
Researchers found genetic variations in the Inuit of Greenland that reflect adaptations to their specific diet and climate. »
In the first-ever sequencing of the entire octopus genome, researchers discovered unusual features that shed light on octopus evolution and biology, and set the stage for future studies on complex nervous system development. »
Scientists have found this year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life — is, at 6,474 square miles, above average in size and larger than forecast by NOAA in June. »
Scientists have uncovered strong evidence of a tiny, rocky object being torn apart as it spirals around a white dwarf star. This discovery validates a long-held theory that white dwarfs are capable of cannibalizing possible remnant planets that have survived within its solar system. »
Scientists are tracking the upcoming Halloween flyby of asteroid 2015 TB145 with several optical observatories and the radar capabilities of the agency's Deep Space Network at Goldstone, California. »
The first color images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue. »
Steamboat Bill Jr. is a 1928 feature-length comedy silent film featuring Buster Keaton. Genres: Action, Comedy, Family, Romance. Language: English »
The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film. Inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862, the film stars Buster Keaton. Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War. Language: English »
Mud and Sand is a silent film starring Stan Laurel, that was filmed in 1922. Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Family. Language: English »
Murder at the Baskervilles is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Arthur Conan Doyle's short story Silver Blaze. Genre: Crime, Mystery. Language: English »
Algiers is a 1938 American drama film about a notorious French jewel thief hiding in the labyrinthine native quarter of Algiers known as the Casbah. Genre: Drama. Language: English. »
Gabby tries to put a diaper on a cranky baby. »
On November 5, 1699, Gulliver washes onto Lilliput, after a shipwreck. At this time, Little and his friend, King Bombo of Blefuscu, are planning to marry Princess Glory of Lilliput to Prince David of Blefuscu. »
Turkey's Erdogan warns Russia not to 'play with fire'
ISTANBUL/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow not to "play with fire" on Friday, citing reports Turkish businessmen had been detained in Russia, while Moscow said it would suspend visa-free travel with Turkey.
EU, Turkey driving hard bargain before migration summit
BRUSSELS/ANKARA (Reuters) - European and Turkish officials are working to smooth out their remaining differences on an agreement to help stem flows of migrants to Europe, which they hope will be signed on Sunday by European Union leaders and Turkey's prime minister.
Burundi's top opposition leader Rwasa says fears for his life
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Burundi's top opposition leader said he feared for his life as violence mounted following President Pierre Nkurunziza's disputed election to a third term in office.
Wall Street ends near flat as investors eye holiday sales
(Reuters) - The major U.S. stock indexes ended Friday little changed in light trading, with consumer stocks falling as investors fretted about early reports on the U.S. holiday shopping season.
Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first in Germany. But he will face a battle for market share against local firms with years of experience in renewable energy.
Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to U.S. holiday shopping
PITTSBURGH/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Crowds were thin at U.S. stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Black Friday and on Thanksgiving evening as shoppers responded to early holiday discounts with caution and bad weather hurt turnout.
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