Drugs do exist to reverse opioid overdoses or treat long-term opioid addiction. But while opioids have become easier and easier to obtain through illicit markets and sellers on the dark web, a drug that could save countless lives has become increasingly out of reach.
Although the Nobel committee never acknowledged its mistake but the U.S. Department of Energy awarded her the prestigious Fermi Award.
Irish influence on Australian English and on Australians is less than you’d expect on the surface, but everywhere once you start looking.
Global efforts are underway to govern the tools used in cyber attacks, but the expertise of cyber operatives has so far seen limited attention.
Bees are able to use symbols to perform basic math operations including addition and subtraction, shows new research.
New Caledonian crows can plan out a sequence of three behaviors while using tools in order to solve an intricate problem.
Not content with billions of dollars in profits from a potent painkiller, its maker explored expanding into the treatment of opioid addiction.
The online videogame Fortnite Battle Royale was launched in September 2017. Since then the game had amassed 125 million active players by June and made US$1.2 billion (A$1.6 billion) for the developer, Epic Games.
When the lawsuit went to trial in 2010, the judge granted a request by attorneys to disallow questioning about the officer’s disciplinary history.
The first lunar base would likely be an unmanned facility run by automated robotics – similar to Amazon warehouses – to ensure that the necessary infrastructures and support systems are fully operational before people arrive.
Have you ever seen a spider with ears? Well, no (that would actually look funny!) That’s because spiders use hairs on their legs to listen!
Researchers found that the born-blind subjects did experience rapid eye movements during sleep, even though they were fewer than the eye movements experienced by sighted individuals.
2019 will be a big year for all things related to space; a suggestion borne out by developments at the International Astronautical Federation’s International Astronautical Congress. The event is held each year during the first week of October to commemorate the launch of Sputnik on 4 October 1957.
By touching a door knob or a metal object, heat is transferred from one’s hand into the metal object. However, it is not the heat transfer that makes metals feel cold, otherwise wood would feel just as cold.
Radioactive carbon used in radiocarbon dating is carbon that is radioactive. Since it is active, it is unstable, and therefore tends toward stability. This is common in nature; for example, if you hold an object at a certain height, it has the potential to fall, the potential energy that is.
The story of how the 15th element on the periodic table was discovered stands as one of the great accidents of human endeavor.
As long as you are capable of writing the software to solve the problem, Linux will allow you to create your own complex supercomputer for free.
In 2017, a coalition of states and non-government organizations estimated that there were some 40 million people enslaved worldwide.
Next time people witness the opening of a new business they ought to say, “that ought to buy me more stuff.
In 2005, The New York Times reported that two planes used in the CIA torture program were operated by a contractor based in North Carolina.
Adapting to climate change will be a big challenge for cities and citizens around the world. The good news is that investing in it can be cost-effective.
Apollo 8 is the space mission for the humanities. This was the moment in which humanity realized a dream conceived in our cultural imagination.
The shepherd is walking while his sheeps are standing still.
What about now?
Still, his herd is standing still.
The shepherd starts playing around the field and eating grass,
while its shepherd rests and contemplate.
Nuclear science strives to develop new techniques for discovering new isotopes, understanding their properties, and eventually harvesting them efficiently.
Noise pollution from wind turbines should be measured during environmental impact assessments to ensure effects on the surrounding wildlife are minimized.
A Tribe with a one unit less than a prime number of people worshiped evenness.
They feared oddness.
One was born. Their fear manifested.
Little did they know that primes are indivisible, that one is unity.
Conspiracy is a common form of human behavior across all cultures throughout recorded time, and it has always been particularly widespread in politics.
Making open-source hardware systems more available increases regular people’s security by giving them verifiable secure options.
If you could monetize all of the plastic trash clogging up our environment you could buy some of the world’s biggest businesses.
Oil prices are highly variable and completely out of the control of individual executives. So why do executives earn more when oil prices go up?
The Reid technique can even convince some innocent suspects that they are guilty. Suspects will sometimes reenact a crime they did not commit.
The world’s biggest diamond company, De Beers, announced it will start selling synthetic diamond gemstones for the first time in its 130-year history.
When these scandals strike, charities face a dilemma – keep the money given by the now-tarnished donor or return the tainted funds.
The classic description of the Hum is that it sounds like a truck engine idling. For some, it’s a distant rumbling or droning noise. It can start and stop suddenly or wax and wane over time.
Nothing in the formulation of quantum mechanics that mandates that it should apply only to the very small, and not to the human scale.
While economists generally oppose government intervention in a “free market,” the current situation cries out for change.
Receiving money from opioid makers in one year is associated with doctors prescribing more opioids the next year, according to disclosed data.
Bitcoin, and other new technologies – such as data centers, computers and before them trains, planes and automobiles – are often energy-intensive.
MANCHESTER’S GIGGS MAGIC GOAL AGAINST ARSENAL – FA CUP SEMI-FINAL 1999 Arsene Wenger: For years it was always THE game of the season that decided the Premier League, at this moment it’s not the case
A plot of global temperatures and the Manchester United Climate Model reveals that half of global warming is the result of Manchester United.
Online information isn’t reliable, whether it is news or search results, and social media is vulnerable to manipulation by hackers or foreign powers.
Research shows that economic pressure pushes drivers to work extremely long hours, contributing significantly to truck crashes.
Facebook is closing its doors to researchers. The latest casualty is the app Netvizz, a research tool used by hundreds of academics.
Media tend to cast the violent acts of white criminals as unfortunate anomalies of illness. For black shooters they render them as inherent criminality.
Digitalcourage filed a complaint at the Constitutional Court against the German government for using Trojan spyware to illegally read encrypted messages.
APPLE’S TRILLION DOLLARS VALUE DOES NOT MEAN IT’S THE BIGGEST COMPANY Jerry Davis, University of Michigan On Aug. 2, Apple became the first U.S. public corporation to achieve a US$1 trillion valuation, making it the
Police in the U.S. kill on average more than 1,000 men per year, or about three men per day, about 8 percent of all adult male homicide deaths.
As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against them.
Silicon Valley’s rise is well documented, but the backlash against its culture and unscrupulous corporations hints at an imminent twist in its fate.