BBC | German drugs giant Bayer has made a $62bn (£43bn) offer for Monsanto, in a deal that would create the world’s biggest agricultural supplier.
Anna Scanlon | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the way it reports pregnancies in carriers of Zika.
Agence France-Presse | Residents in a Mexican city woke in fright before dawn on Saturday to bright light in the sky and then a thunderous noise, fearing a nearby volcano had suddenly erupted.
Mashable | People fear robots are becoming too human, but, in reality, robots are becoming a little more bug-like every day.
London Independent | Being busy is not always a choice – but researchers say it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
The Daily Sheeple | It wasn’t that long ago when Google’s motto “don’t be evil” was taken seriously by the general public.
Daily Mail | Can drugs ‘cure’ paedophilia?
Sky News | The World Health Organisation warns of a high risk of an outbreak in Madeira and Georgia and a moderate risk in 18 other nations.
RT | When discussing intelligent life forms not found on Earth, questions and theories tend to focus on whether or not they currently exist. However, new research shows that it is almost impossible for humans to be the only intelligent life forms ever.
New American | Oops! The climate-alarmist movement and its armed enforcers have egg all over their face, again.
Digital Trends | Have you ever wanted to order a bucket of fried chicken without having to speak to a single a human being?
Daily Mail | Last week, roughly 150 scientists, lawyers, and entrepreneurs met in secrecy to discuss the possibility of creating an entirely synthetic human genome.
RT | There is a possibility that within the next 50 years, a large earthquake will hit Alaska and generate a tsunami that would cover Hawaii, leaving the island state in utter devastation.
The Daily Sheeple | Tylenol, the over the counter pain relieving drug that is a staple in America’s medicine cabinets, has had a pretty rough month.
USA TODAY | Computer security pioneer John McAfeepulls out his cell phone to stare at a notification on the screen.
London Independent | A study of 258 burgers in the US finds unexpected additional – and lack of – ingredients.
Lew Rockwell Blog | The FDA wants full control of the word “healthy.”
London Independent | Drones will perform tasks including cleaning windows and checking insurance claims.
London Independent | Nearly a billion people in Africa and Latin America are at risk, Asia could be next and even Europe and the US have had outbreaks of the deadly disease in the past.
Michael Snyder | Why are millions upon millions of dead sea creatures suddenly washing up on beaches all over the world?
Michael Snyder | Have you ever had a family gathering, a social function or a business meeting ruined by someone that was obsessed with checking their cell phone?
London Telegraph | Viewing trees helps people become less stressed – and the effect increases the more trees are visible.
Daily Mail | Giant chunks of the Earth’s mantle are falling off and causing quakes across the southeastern US – and more are coming, warn researchers.
LA Times | Southern California’s section of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” a leading earthquake scientist said Wednesday at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach.
Daily Caller | It’s been nearly one decade since former Vice President Al Gore released his film “An Inconvenient Truth.”
RT | Global water shortages are taking their toll.
London Telegraph | A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.
Mac Slavo | It could all be over tomorrow. A truly modern threat.
Daily Mail | Google Glass may not have been the perfect start for the search giant’s move into eyewear, but now it has taken things a step further.
Julie Fidler | Let’s make it so this does NOT happen.
London Independent | The projected operation would be a 36-hour, £14m procedure involving at least 150 people, including doctors, nurses, technicians, psychologists and virtual reality engineers.
Julie Fidler | No need to panic, but be cautious this spring and summer.
Michael Krieger | Although Lance Simmens has been intimately involved in public life for several decades, you’ve probably never heard of him. As such, a little introduction is needed.
Bloomberg | There’s nothing comical about this manga comic: office building windows shatter, trains derail and cars plunge from buckling bridges. It all happens at 4:35 p.m. on a day dubbed “Tokyo’s X Day.”
UK Express | INVESTIGATORS trying to uncover details about what goes on inside the mysterious top-secret US military base Area 51 stumbled across what they believe was a massive fire at the secretive base.
London Telegraph | Bad news for people with a sweet tooth – a new study suggests that sugar can damage the brain.
Sky News | The massive explosion was one of the closest to Earth in recent years, and could be spotted in the night sky.
London Telegraph | Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.
London Telegraph | Europe should brace itself for the arrival of the Zika virus, the UN’s health agency warned on Monday, as warmer temperatures bring an increase in mosquito numbers.
London Independent | Severe wildfires, river floods and windstorms will affect certain areas of the continent every year.
London Guardian | We live in a world of constant entertainment – but is too much stimulation boring?
Mike Barrett | Violating the Organic Foods Protection Act of 1990.
Julie Fidler | Anywhere the aedes aegypti mosquito lives is at risk.
New American | The Obama-Xi “partnership” is credited with providing the impetus for finalizing the draconian global deal.
LA Times | A new study in the journal Nature has found that 80% of the U.S. population lives in counties experiencing more pleasant weather than they did 40 years ago.
BBC News | More than two billion people live in parts of the world where the Zika virus can spread, detailed maps published in the journal eLife show.
Michael Snyder | Near the end of last week, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake was quickly followed by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake just 28 hours later.
London Guardian | A new study shows that dolphins chatter while cooperating on a task. The line between human and animal language may not be as clear as we like to think.
Zero Hedge | The ongoing radioactive leak problems at the Hanford Site, a nuclear storage tank in Washington State, are nothing new.
Nextgov.com | A new online portal would let scientists access vast amounts of genomic data from patients involved in heart, lung, blood and sleep research studies.