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Vitamin C may stop leukemia from progressing

Since the 1970s, researchers have taken an interest in high-dose vitamin C and its therapeutic potential for treating cancer. New research shows how …

Medical Research

New Research Suggests Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients May be Reversible

A Targeted Approach<p>New research from a team at MIT indicates symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affecting patient’s memories may be reversible. AD …

'Shapeshifting' cancer cells promote metastasis

Using innovative techniques and a wide range of experiments, researchers have demonstrated that prostate cancer cells have the ability to alter their …

Why religious people 'cling' to beliefs even when contradicted by evidence

Religious people "cling" to certain beliefs in the face of evidence because those views are closely tied to their moral compasses, new studies have …

Five places that mark Australia's extreme geological past - Science News - ABC News

Australia is often thought of as an ancient and quiescent continent — the sleeping giant in a world where landscapes dramatically change in front of …

Geology

Scientists find protein that regulates skin cancer spread

Scientists have pinpointed a cancer protein which controls the disease’s spread from the skin to other organs, and proposed Wednesday that blocking …

Cancer

Is honey better for you than sugar?

Honey and sugar are two of the most commonly used sweeteners. Honey is often regarded as the more healthful option, but is this really the case?<p>Both …

New in Gut Health: Fungi’s Impact on the Body

The role of the gut in our overall well-being seems to grow bigger with every new study. But while attention—and research dollars—have focused on the …

The End of Terrible Wi-Fi Is Near

By Ian KingIan King<p>January 25, 2017<p>Everybody hates Wi-Fi. The boxes are ugly, and it never seems to work when you need it. But just when you thought …

The Trouble with Quantum Mechanics

The development of quantum mechanics in the first decades of the twentieth century came as a shock to many physicists. Today, despite the great …

Solid electrolytes open doors to solid-state batteries

Japanese scientists have synthesized two crystal materials that show great promise as solid electrolytes. All-solid-state batteries built using the …

Clean Energy

The startup fighting cancer with AI

In November 2013, more than 100 patients with cancer - including pancreatic, breast, liver and brain tumours - embarked on clinical trials involving …

Comprehensive validation of published immunohistochemical prognostic biomarkers of prostate cancer—what has gone wrong? A blueprint for the way forward in biomarker studies

Molecular Diagnostics |<p>Open | Published: 25 November 2014<p>F Huber<br>• , M Montani<br>• , T Sulser<br>• , R Jaggi<br>• , P Wild<br>• , H Moch<br>• , H Gevensleben<br>• , M Schmid<br>• , S Wyder<br>• & G …

Clinical Trials

Cells repair damaged DNA by a different mechanism than assumed

Defects in DNA can cause serious harm to an organism, including cell death or the development of cancer. Efficient repair mechanisms are therefore of …

Philae comet lander 'wakes up' from hibernation to resume Rosetta mission

Spacecraft makes contact with scientists for first time in seven months after losing power following touchdown on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko<p>From aliens bursting forth from crew members’ chests to onboard computers developing a psychopathic mind of their own, waking from space hibernation …

Electric 'noise' treats Parkinson's symptoms | Reuters

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN (Reuters) - A wearable device that stimulates the sense of balance with electric “noise” could help Parkinson’s disease patients, according to Swedish scientists.<p>Scientists from the University of Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Academy have developed a portable pocket-sized vestibular, …

Potential weight-loss agent from a tree is almost too good to be true

It has qualities so remarkable, it could come from the land of Oz (and could become the television doctor's next big thing, too): a compound derived from a tree growing in South and Central America prompted obese mice to lose 20% to 30% of their weight. It also allowed normal, healthy mice to chow …

Harvard prevention trial studies tau, Alzheimer's other protein | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Alzheimer’s researchers at Harvard for the first time are scanning the brains of healthy patients for the presence of a hallmark protein called tau, which forms toxic tangles of nerve fibers associated with the fatal disease.<p>The new scans are part of a large clinical trial …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

Can supercapacitor ‘wafers’ make power cords obsolete?

Imagine a future in which plugs and external power sources no longer limit our electrical gadgets.<p>This possibility is one of the reasons for the …

Clean Energy

Stanford, MIT scientists find new way to harness waste heat

May 21, 2014<p>Researchers have developed a new battery technology that captures waste heat and converts it into electricity.<p>Stanford and MIT …

Horizon: The Power of the Placebo, BBC Two, review

Benji Wilson reviews The Power of Placebo, the latest episode of BBC Two's science strand Horizon<p>I love placebos. I love the word, for starters – I’m rolling it round my mouth right now, like a shiny pill – and I love the idea. That humans are so dumb, or so ingenious, that they can dupe themselves …

Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep?

A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.<p>On its face, flipping on white noise before hitting the sack must be the most counterintuitive idea out there. Want to sleep better? Simple solution: make a bunch of noise. Sweet dreams ahoy.<p>And yet, not only do some people swear …

John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar

A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career?<p>A couple of years ago, an out-of-print book published in 1972 by a long-dead British professor suddenly became a collector's item. Copies that had been lying dusty on …