Free tampons coming to public schools?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — New York City Council members are joining a growing national movement to improve access to feminine hygiene products, and on Tuesday will introduce proposals for free more…

DARPA wants to hack your brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The secretive U.S. military research division DARPA has announced plans to create a device that could accelerate learning in the human brain. The targeted neuroplasticity training (TNT) program more…

Study: Smart people better off with fewer friends

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — Hell might actually be other people — at least if you're really smart. That's the implication of fascinating new research published last month in the British more…

Move over Europe: Muslims 'raping U.S. women'

by Leo Hohmann -- A growing number of drivers working for Uber, Lyft and similar taxi services have been accused of sexually assaulting female passengers. And many of them have Muslim names. more…

New virus deadlier than Ebola, Zika to emerge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Scientists have warned that humans should brace for the emergence of a new virus that could be deadlier than Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) more…

Scientists hail creation of 'flu trap'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PRESS ASSOCIATION) — A "flu trap" that captures viruses could help prevent the spread of infection, scientists claim. Researchers at the University of Manchester have developed a fabric more…