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CRI Researchers Link Absence of Protein to Liver Tissue Regeneration - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

“This research gives us ideas about new ways to treat liver damage or chronic liver disease,” said senior author Dr. Hao Zhu, an Assistant Professor …

22 Mesmerizing, Mundane Photos Of A Day In The Life Of Darth Vader

The force awakens...then takes a shower and brushes its teeth.<p>From this Reuters photo essay.

Here's Why You Ignore Everyone When You're Texting

Have you ever been ignored when trying to talk to someone playing a video game? Or missed your train stop because you didn't hear the announcer when you were checking your phone?<p>Scientists refer to this experience as inattentional deafness -- our natural tendency to fail to notice sounds when our …

12 Worst Star Wars Controversies of All Time

<b>Star Wars</b> is an iconic part of popular culture – what began as the brainchild of George Lucas and his creative team became a sensation, adored by …

Aaron Rodgers owns his own Obi-Wan costume and dresses up for Olivia Munn

There is no wrong way get hyped for the new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. You could join a soccer stadium full of fans wearing Stormtrooper masks, or you can hang out with your partner and dress up like Obi-Wan Kenobi, with a robe you apparently already own. And the latter is what Aaron Rodgers did with Olivia …

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Marvel’s X-Men face their greatest challenge: Change or die

The X-Men were the most popular franchise in comics for more than 20 years. For a generation of readers who grew up in the late ’80s and early ’90s, …

'The Walking Dead' mid-season finale recreates a huge scene from the comics

Many fans were left wanting more after Sunday night's mid-season finale of "The Walking Dead."<p>None of the core cast members were killed off and we were left with many more questions than answers:<p>Are Daryl, Sasha, and Abraham going to be kidnapped by the Saviors or forced to bring them to …

Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but possibly not what the …

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Top 15 Comic Book Character Resurrections

Guess who’s back, back, back…<p>At this point in comics’ history, death and resurrection are the bread and butter of sales-driven hoodwinks. Characters …

5 Reasons "The Last Witch Hunter" Is The Most Vin Diesel Movie Ever

Here's a breakdown of the Fast & Furious star's latest Vinity project.<p>Some actors who've been part of long-running franchises long to break out and do something different — indies, romantic comedies, personal films.<p>Not Vin Diesel.<p>When Diesel isn't jumping cars through skyscrapers, he just wants to …

Venus, Jupiter and Mars cross paths in pre-Halloween spectacle for last time until 2021

The three planets, all pursuing their ordinary orbits around the sun, will be visible until around October 29 but will be best witnessed on October 26 before dawn<p>Early risers are in for a treat this month, and for those rising early on October 26, the treat will be even greater.<p>Venus, Jupiter and …

When Should You Not Recycle?

Reduce, reuse, recycle—but for environmentalists, that's not always a good idea.<p>When is it right to recycle? If your answer is “always,” I plead with …

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Vegan Grilled Garden Vegetable Lasagna With Puttanesca Sauce

<b>Serves 8-12</b><p><i>Zucchini can be watery and lacking in flavor or texture, so when Scot proposed putting a vegetable lasagna that featured zucchini on the</i> …

Is Your Game able to Withstand a Tabletop Gamer?

<i>This article was written by Filip Wiltgren and originally published on his blog.</i><i>It was brought to us by our friends at Critical Distance, who find</i> …

The Tantalizing Links between Gut Microbes and the Brain

Nearly a year has passed since Rebecca Knickmeyer first met the participants in her latest study on brain development. Knickmeyer, a neuroscientist …

21 Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

Autumn...a time to lavish in one too many plaid sweaters, apple picking (and more importantly, the post-picking donut holes), hot apple cider, and last but so not least...pumpkins.<p>How could you not be in love with a time of year that revolves around a VEGETABLE?! Or are they fruits. These thing …

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Earth's Gravitational Pull Cracks Open the Moon

Earth's gravitational pull is massaging the moon, opening up faults in the lunar crust, researchers say.<p>Just as the moon's gravitational pull causes …

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GM pig organs could soon be transplanted into humans

A major hurdle in transplanting pig organs into humans has been overcome by Harvard University scientists<p>Pig organs could soon be transplanted into patients after Harvard University scientists discovered a way to genetically modify pig DNA so it is more compatible with humans.<p>Scientists have spent …

A scientist found a bird that hadn’t been seen in half a century, then killed it. Here’s why.

For Christopher Filardi of the American Museum of Natural History, there is nothing like the thrill of finding a mysterious species. Such animals live at the intersection of myth and biology — tantalizing researchers with the prospect that they may be real, but eluding trustworthy documentation and …

Here's what happens when you collaborate in Mario Maker with a pizza delivery guy

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe on YouTube</b><p>Hands down, one of my favorite videos of 2015 so far has to be "WHEN U COLLAB WITH THE PIZZA GUY" by Australian DJ duo Mashd N Kutcher. In it, the cameraman orders a pizza with the delivery instructions "COLLAB BRO???", asks the unsuspecting delivery driver to …

These 10 Huge Discoveries Should've Been Nobel Prize Winners

Our writers and editors name breakthrough advances and inventions that the Nobel Committee incomprehensibly overlooked.<p>The annual ritual of Nobel Week is here, a period of frenzied anticipation and speculation that is the equivalent of March Madness for geniuses.<p>All this hype got the editors at</i> …

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The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife

Human habitation is more devastating to animals than nuclear fallout<p>On April 26, 1986, reactor four of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, was destroyed by an unexpected surge of power during testing. The explosion was followed by a violent fire that spewed tremendous amounts of …