Senate Republicans May Cave To Fascists And Block Bill Protecting Same Sex Marriage

Senate Republicans are divided on the bill codifying same-sex marriage and currently can’t deliver enough votes to pass the legislation. NBC News reported: For now, Democrats have locked down nearly half the Republican votes needed to break a 60-vote filibuster. With many GOP senators dismissing the bill as unnecessary and accusing Democrats of trying to […]

Brain molecule may make us recall memories as being good or bad

A study in mice may help us understand how different people link positive or negative emotions to past events, in a discovery that could help treat post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and addiction Health 21 July 2022 By Jason Arunn Murugesu The expression of various genes and proteins (white, red and green) in neurons among mouse […]

UK’s hottest day on record sees temperatures pass 40°C

Coningsby in Lincolnshire has provisionally recorded a temperature of 40.3°C, an event that would be extremely unlikely without climate change, and scientists warn that heatwaves will only get worse Environment 19 July 2022 , updated 19 July 2022 By Adam Vaughan   A sign warning of severe heat on the M4 motorway in Rogiet, UK […]

Chuck Schumer Calls Ted Cruz Unhinged On The Senate Floor

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) described Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) as unhinged for wanting to overturn same-sex marriage. Video of Schumer: Schumer said on the Senate floor: As many have openly said, they have now turned their attention now on the Obergefell decision and marriage equality. A few days ago, the Junior Senator from […]

Astronomers are already unscrambling the warped galaxies seen by JWST

The first deep-field image from the James Webb Space Telescope is full of distant galaxies with their light warped by gravity, and astronomers are already using them to hunt dark matter Space 15 July 2022 By Leah Crane The SMACS 0723 galaxy cluster The firehose of James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) data has opened, and […]

Covid-19: How to cut your risk of catching the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

The latest omicron subvariants are more transmissible and better able to evade immunity from vaccines and past infections, but there are still steps you can take to reduce your risk of infection Health 15 July 2022 By Grace Wade Passengers wear masks on the New York City subway Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images The BA.4 and BA.5 […]

Forests are becoming less resilient because of climate change

An analysis of two decades of satellite data shows that forests in arid, tropical and temperate regions are becoming less able to bounce back after events such as drought and logging Environment 13 July 2022 By Adam Vaughan A pine forest near Auckland, New Zealand Tahreer Photography/Getty Images Climate change has been linked with a […]

DeepMind AI learns physics by watching videos that don’t make sense

An algorithm created by AI firm DeepMind can distinguish between videos in which objects obey the laws of physics and ones where they don’t Technology 11 July 2022 By Matthew Sparkes Watching videos of objects interact helped an AI learn physics Audio und werbung/Shutterstock Teaching artificial intelligence to understand simple physics concepts, such as that […]

Biden Speech On Gun Violence Bill Interrupted By Parkland Dad

President Biden’s speech on the passage of bipartisan gun legislation was interrupted by Manuel Oliver, who lost his son in the Parkland shooting. Video: Oliver was demanding that more be done about gun violence: Manuel Oliver, father of slain activist Joaquin “Guac” Oliver, interrupted Biden’s speech demanding more. Manuel’s been fighting everyday since his son […]