Voters Just Kicked One of America’s Deadliest Prosecutors Out of Office

Voters Just Kicked One of America’s Deadliest Prosecutors Out of Office

During the span of her term, Corey sent far more people to death row than any other Florida prosecutor. Most of these capital defendants were black men. She was unapologetic about her use of the death penalty; when one victim’s mother said she opposed capital punishment for her daughter’s killer, Corey declared on live radio that the mother was “more interested in publicity than actually grieving for her daughter.” Yet Corey was oddly lenient on several high-profile defendants accused of killing black men, including George Zimmerman.

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Scientists might have accidentally found a cure for cancer

Scientists might have accidentally found a cure for cancer

Scientists might have accidentally made a huge step forward in the search for a cure for cancer — discovering unexpectedly that a malaria protein could be an effective weapon against the disease. Danish researchers were hunting for a way of protecting pregnant women from malaria, which can cause huge problems because it attacks the placenta. But they found at the same time that armed malaria proteins can attack cancer, too — an approach which could be a step towards curing the disease.

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Latour: rethinking ecological crisis from the ground down

Latour: rethinking ecological crisis from the ground down

In the title for one of his Tokyo lectures, Latour refers to this global ecological crisis as a “new climatic regime,” although elsewhere, it has become more commonly known as the Anthropocene: a proposed epoch that, as the etymology of its title suggests, points to the significant global impact that human activities have had on the Earth’s geology and ecosystems as the definitive characteristic of our current era. By Mike Sunda.

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Facebook Recommended That This Psychiatrist’s Patients Friend Each Other

Facebook Recommended That This Psychiatrist's Patients Friend Each Other

Facebook’s ability to figure out the “people we might know” is sometimes eerie. Many a Facebook user has been creeped out when a one-time Tinder date or an ex-boss from 10 years ago suddenly pops up as a friend recommendation. How does the big blue giant know? While some of these incredibly accurate friend suggestions are amusing, others are alarming, such as this story from Lisa*, a psychiatrist who is an infrequent Facebook user, mostly signing in to RSVP for events.

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New Published Results on the ‘Impossible’ EmDrive Propulsion Expected Soon

New Published Results on the 'Impossible' EmDrive Propulsion Expected Soon

New results on the controversial, “impossible” EmDrive propulsion system could be soon published in a prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journal, according to credible rumors. “It is my understanding that Eaglework’s new paper has been today accepted for publication in a peer-review journal, where it will be published,” said high-reputation poster José Rodal, Ph.D, on the NasaSpaceFlight forum, which is often the primary source of updates for all things EmDrive. “Congratulations to the Eagleworks team!” The poster added that the sources of the leak are not employed by NASA.

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