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Brain molecule identified as key in anxiety model: Study of nonhuman primates lays groundwork for new strategies in treating anxiety disorders
Boosting a single molecule in the brain can change 'dispositional anxiety,' the tendency to perceive many situations as threatening, in nonhuman primates,…
Aug 14, 2019 23:53 UTC Health Read More

US markets plummet in their worst day of 2019
The Dow tumbles 800 points as investors worry about the global economy, the US-China trade war and Brexit.
Aug 14, 2019 23:49 UTC Markets Read More

Eyewitness dash cam captures moment of texting while driving crash
No one was injured. The local police department in Massachusetts shared the footage as a warning to not text and drive.
Aug 14, 2019 23:49 UTC Technology Read More

Autumn is coming, so of course Pumpkin Spice Spam is, too
Piggybacking on the pumpkin spice phenomenon, Hormel says it will introduce a limited run of Pumpkin Spice Spam. Unlike two years ago, it's not a hoax.
Aug 14, 2019 23:37 UTC Business Read More

Asia stocks mixed as bond markets signal recession warning
Shares in Asia dropped Thursday afternoon as the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy.
Aug 14, 2019 23:27 UTC Markets Read More

An 'Uber, but for Mental Health' App Is an Unsettling Therapist in 'Eliza'
Eliza at first comes across as a near-future dystopia in the vein of Black Mirror: it's a visual novel where you play the part of a young “proxy” for a virtual…
Aug 14, 2019 23:27 UTC Mental-Health Read More

UGA legend Herschel Walker talks mental health, stigma
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — UGA legend Herschel Walker finished off his two-day visit to Central Georgia with a speech about mental health at the Museum of…
Aug 14, 2019 23:22 UTC Mental-Health Read More

No Man’s Sky VR Suffers Major Performance Problems On PC
No Man's Sky added much-anticipated VR support to PC and PS VR today. Many users, however, across all PC VR headsets are reporting performance-related…
Aug 14, 2019 23:22 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau may have just confirmed the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G
Recently, OnePlus has been releasing new flagship phones in the first half of the year, and an updated version of the phone in the back half of the year.
Aug 14, 2019 23:05 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

VMware says it’s looking to acquire Pivotal
VMware today confirmed that it is in talks to acquire software development platform Pivotal Software, the *service* best known for commercializing the…
Aug 14, 2019 23:01 UTC Business Read More

FAA Bans Recalled Apple Macbook Pros From Planes Over Battery-Fire Risk
The FAA warns travelers about the dangers of bringing recalled Apple Macbook Pro computers on an airplane. Consumer Reports tells you how to stay safe,…
Aug 14, 2019 23:00 UTC Computing Read More

Stock Markets, Jolted by Economic Worry, Suffer 2nd Worst Drop of 2019
Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified.
Aug 14, 2019 22:59 UTC Markets Read More

Oil Markets Face Nightmare Scenario
Financial markets saw their worst day of 2019 as disappointing growth numbers and an inverted U.S. treasury yield curve triggered a sell off in both equities and…
Aug 14, 2019 22:59 UTC Markets Read More

The Bad News Is That the Markets Just Tanked. There Is No Good News.
While the economic problems on the horizon are bad—see your 401(k) for more on this—they are hardly the only serious problems bubbling up at the moment.
Aug 14, 2019 22:53 UTC Markets Read More

This Powerful Acupressure Mat Obliterates Stress in Just 15 Minutes a Day
A short daily massage with the innovative GoRelax acupressure mat can provide deep relaxation, increased blood circulation, and reduced tension.
Aug 14, 2019 22:50 UTC Health Read More

What's behind the recent stock market volatility?
Stocks went into a freefall Wednesday after the bond market stoked *fresh* fears of a recession. The Dow Jones plunged 800 points -- a sharp departure for a…
Aug 14, 2019 22:44 UTC Markets Read More

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Health Plan announce plans to merge
The agreement would create one of the region's largest nonprofit health services providers.
Aug 14, 2019 22:29 UTC Business Read More

OnePlus 5G phone is launching globally this year
Speaking with The Financial Times (via Android Police), OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed that a new OnePlus 5G phone is coming this year. Unlike the…
Aug 14, 2019 22:28 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Canopy Growth Stock Tanks after Q1 Earnings
Canopy Growth (WEED)(CGC) reported its earnings after the market closed on August 14, and the stock plunged as a result. The company reported net revenue…
Aug 14, 2019 22:08 UTC Markets Read More

China sharply curbs gold imports Reuters
China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering the yuan as economic grow.
Aug 14, 2019 22:05 UTC Business Read More

Dow turns negative as it struggles to rebound from worst day of 2019
Stocks were trading around the flat line on Thursday, struggling to rebound from the steep losses in the previous session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average…
Aug 14, 2019 21:59 UTC Markets Read More

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater?
First date day, and I've already cheated—not that I'm a cheater, as I had to assure my date before my first day on Marco Borges' 22 Days nutritional plan was…
Aug 14, 2019 21:59 UTC Nutrition Read More

ZeroAvia is putting hydrogen fuel cells in airplanes
ZeroAvia is using a hydrogen fuel-cell to provide zero-emissions power for flight. ZeroAvia Alternative fuels for cars are pretty commonplace. We see electric vehicles and hybrids pretty much anytime we set foot outside our homes. Alternative fuels in the aerospace industry are much, much rarer and when you consider just how much jet engines pollute, that's a bad thing. That's where ZeroAvia comes in. The California-based startup has been quietly working on aircraft-grade hydrogen fuel cell system and, according to a report Wednesday by Fast Company, the company just tested the system succe...
Aug 14, 2019 21:58 UTC Fitness Read More

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