Seven ways the world is not designed for women
How Breast Size Affects How Women Exercise
The results were consistent and rather worrying. As women’s breast sizes grew, their participation in physical activity declined, particularly if that exercise was vigorous. Few very-large-breasted women jogged, for example.
Viagra Might Relieve Period Cramps, but Male Pharmaceutical Execs Don’t Care
When Viagra — sildenafil citrate — was tested initially as heart medication, its well-known properties for men were discovered. “Hallelujah,” said Big Pharma, and research ceased. However, in subsequent tests the same drug was found to offer total relief for serious period pain over four hours. This didn’t impress the male review panel, who refused further funding, remarking that cramps were not a public health priority. (Zvýraznenie moje)
Päť argumentov proti plošnému rušeniu malých pôrodníc
Iniciatíva Baby Friendly Hospital: po 25 rokoch stále na začiatku
Despite what you may think, Mercury is on average the closest planet to Earth
Tiny Costa Rica Has a Green New Deal, Too. It Matters for the Whole Planet.
The country has doubled its forest cover in the last 30 years, after decades of deforestation, so that half of its land surface is now covered with trees.
Plastic pollution: One town smothered by 17,000 tonnes of rubbish
Malaysia has become one of the world’s biggest plastic importers, taking in rubbish the rest of the world doesn’t want.
Ako som v Singapure objavil skutočnú konkurenciu pre liberálnu demokraciu
Let’s consider this Coen brothers–esque thought experiment: Thanks to some eccentric, long-lost uncle, I inherit the Phoenix Beacon, a 50,000-ton, Panamanian-registered crude oil tanker. The thing is filled to the brim with petroleum and the captain awaits my orders. To realize my newfound wealth, I’d call refinery offloading ports and oil-futures brokers in Chicago. After much drama, I’d monetize my inheritance at the prevailing price for West Texas Intermediate light, sweet crude, multiplied by the number of barrels in the ship (minus lots of fees).
Now, let’s consider a different inheritance: Amazon sends a delivery van to my home filled with hard drives containing all its sales and user browsing data for the past year. What do I do with it?
How personalized medicine is transforming your health care
The team also extracted a sampling of immune cells called tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and tested them to see which ones recognized her tumor’s genetic defects. The scientists reproduced the winning lymphocytes by the billions and infused them into Perkins, along with a checkpoint inhibitor, pembrolizumab. More than two years later, Perkins, a retired engineer from Florida, shows no signs of cancer.
How women photographers access worlds hidden from men
Underwater photographer of the year
This is what AI looks like (as sketched by AI)
The self-portrait raises questions about the nature of creativity and human expression.
The first step was conceptual. The AI read thousands of NYT articles to derive representative concepts. The winning concept was the notion of a robot shaking hands with a human.