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December 23, 2016
Mad cow disease is still a threat, but we might finally have a blood test for it
`Mad cow` disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), is one of the scariest and strangest conditions of the past 20 years.The degenerative disease is spread through infected cow meat and blood transfusions, and causes rapid brain decay. It`s always fatal, and there`s no cure. But most terrifying of all, doctors have never been able to ...
December 19, 2016
Undereating Can Be What`s Hindering Your Fitness Progress
When most people start to think of losing some weight or working on their fitness, they think that means exercising more and eating less. Exercising yes, but eating less? Hmmm... aren&rsquo t we also taught to eat until we&rsquo re full, but not to gorge ourselves? You know, make sure we have healthy balanced diets. Nowhere in that does it say we ...
December 15, 2016
10 Reasons to NEVER Smoke Weed
If you find yourself confused by the debate over cannabis, let&rsquo s take a second to clear things up for you Weed is bad. How is weed bad? It just is, according to the US government, and you can&rsquo t have it. Period. The End.WHY IS IT BAD? WELL LOOK AT ALL THIS FANCY RESEARCH IT&rsquo S CLEARLY DANGEROUS&hellip IT KILLS, UMM&hellip NO ...
December 14, 2016
Teeth May Reveal a Multi-Day Biological Clock
Tiny lines laid down by tooth enamel appear to reveal a previously unknown biological rhythm. If confirmed, the finding could help researchers understand why big animals grow slower &mdash and live longer &mdash than small ones.One summer day last year, Timothy Bromage, a paleoanthropologist at New York University, was chewing on a lollipop lamb ...
December 12, 2016
We now have more evidence that fat fuels cancer`s spread
Scientists have stopped metastasis in mice.Scientists have found that the cells responsible for spreading cancer around the bodies of mice have a big weakness - they need certain fats to fuel their growth.Now a team of researchers has shown that by blocking these cells from absorbing fat they can actually stop cancer from metastasising in mice - ...
December 11, 2016
This deadly flesh-eating parasite is invading the US for the first time in decades
"We had no idea what this thing was."Florida is on high alert after the return of an invasive, flesh-eating parasite that has killed more than 100 deer since July.The re-emergence of the New World screwworm, which was thought to have been eradicated from the US decades ago, has resulted in an agricultural state of emergency being declared in ...
December 8, 2016
A new Tree of Life is challenging our ideas about vertebrate evolution
We might need to reconsider who our ancestors were.The placoderms were a diverse group of ancient armoured fishes and it&rsquo s widely believed that they are ancestral to virtually all vertebrates alive today, including humans.Placoderms dominated aquatic environments for 70 million years until they suddenly went extinct some 360 million years ...
December 5, 2016
Vegetarian diets best for health and the environment, say nutritionists
A new position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlights the health benefits of vegetarian diets, claiming they can reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer, compared with non-vegetarian diets.Updating their 2009 position on plant-based diets, the Academy say an "appropriately planned" ...
December 2, 2016
Martin Shkreli: Australian boys recreate life-saving drug
The man who sparked outrage last year by hiking the price of a life-saving drug may have met his match in some Australian schoolboys.US executive Martin Shkreli became a symbol of greed when he raised the price of a tablet of Daraprim from $13.50 (£ 11) to $750.Now, Sydney school students have recreated the drug`s key ingredient for just ...
November 29, 2016
The surgeon behind the first human head transplant is using VR to prepare his patient
Wait, this is still happening?In case you haven&rsquo t heard the rumblings over the past year or so, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero is hell-bent on performing the world&rsquo s first human head transplant, and says the procedure will take place within the next 12 months.He&rsquo s even got a willing participant - Valery Spiridonov, a ...
November 16, 2016
Scientists have rejuvenated old mice with the blood of human teenagers
The fountain of youth is real, and it`s creepy.It might sound like something out of a creepy folk tale, but scientists have found evidence that injecting young human blood into older bodies does seem to offer powers of rejuvenation &ndash even if those old bodies aren`t human themselves.In a new study, researchers took blood samples from a group ...
November 14, 2016
That’s Unacceptable: The Scientifically-Proven Way to Stop Bullying and Harassment
Over the past few months and most especially over the past week, bullying and harassment has been on the rise. Behaviors that should not be tolerated in any way are being perpetuated across the United States, and public concern is skyrocketing. In the past week alone, kids were caught bullying others with racist and anti-gay slurs at a ...
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December 30, 2016, 11:10 pm
China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017
December 30, 2016, 11:06 pm
Star Wars card firm Topps hit by `unforgivable` hack
December 30, 2016, 11:01 pm
Trump praises `very smart` Putin for not expelling US...
December 29, 2016, 3:54 pm
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December 29, 2016, 3:52 pm
Germany migrants: Record number opt to leave - most to...
December 27, 2016, 3:21 pm
Israel threatens to give Trump `evidence` that Obama...
December 27, 2016, 3:16 pm
Russia plane crash: Huge search for bodies in Black Sea
December 27, 2016, 2:43 pm
Giant `rivers in the sky` could cause vast,...
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