Ajay Yadav

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Bad News for Kissers: Mono Virus is Actually Linked to 7 Other Diseases

Celibacy's looking pretty great right now.<p>Getting mono is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it means you have someone to kiss, or at least swap …

Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists Have Accidentally Created a Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Waste

This could be a solution to our plastic addiction.<p>They found the first ones in Japan. Hidden in the soil at a plastics recycling plant, researchers …

Biology

New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

Sitting at the desk in his lower-campus office at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the neuroscientist Tony Zador turned his computer monitor toward me …

Neuroscience

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

Scientists create organism that looks a lot like artificial life

CHICAGO — In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and …

A Dangerous Fungal Infection Hid Inside a Man For 30 Years Before Revealing Itself

It's known as "cave disease".<p>A 70-year-old patient who presented with cancer-like symptoms turns out to have been harbouring something even weirder: …

North Carolina

If You Transplant a Human Head, Where Do You Get the Body?

Two years ago, the controversial Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made a brazen announcement: In December 2017, for the first time in history, he …

Singularity

World's Smallest Tape Recorder Has Been Built Inside a Living Bacterium

Thanks, CRISPR!<p>Researchers have hacked the immune system of a bacterium into serving as the equivalent of a molecular tape recorder.<p>By responding to …

This special pen can detect how far your cancer has spread — in just 10 seconds

Very few diseases have warranted the epithet “the scourge of our age” like cancer. Many of us know at least one person affected by it.<p>Each type of …

Cancer

Boosting brain's 'executive center' may prevent anxiety

New research, published in the journal <i>Cerebral Cortex</i>, finds that improving activity in the brain's "executive control" center may protect against …

The Brain

These 8 groups of people are more prone to blood clots

Blood clots aren't always a bad thing. When you cut yourself, your blood cells are supposed to clump together, which stops blood from leaking to places where it doesn't belong and kicks off the healing process. But sometimes clots form in places they shouldn't, and if they occur in a location where …

Medical Research

What causes pain in the lower left abdomen?

Pain in the lower left abdomen is often no cause for concern, but it is still not something a person should ignore. Causes of pain in the lower left …

15,000 Scientists Who Issued a Bleak 'Second Notice' to Humanity Say These 9 Steps May Save Us

First, the good news. Since 1,700 top scientists issued a dramatic warning 25 years ago about humanity pushing the Earth beyond its capacity to …

Ecology

Your DNA doesn’t write your destiny

There are now several companies offering to read your genes: 23andMe, Ancestry DNA, and Family Tree DNA are a few of the most prominent. You send them a saliva swab and cross their palm with silver, and back comes an analysis of your DNA.<p>There are plenty of grounds for skepticism about the new …

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Seven-year-old boy suffering illness causing untreatable wounds over 80% of his body has had his skin replaced by new, genetically modified epidermis<p>Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a …

Organisms

The One Anti-Aging Moisturizer You Should Use To Look 10 Years Younger

It's essential to apply moisturizer if you desire youthful looking skin. A good moisturizer leaves your skin feeling supple and smooth, so you can …

This Anti-Aging Oil Has Nearly 2,000 Five-Star Reviews on Amazon

Amazon shoppers are obsessed with this anti-aging oil.<p>It's always fun to test out beauty products in stores like Sephora or at the fancy Nordstrom …

Skin Care

Transparent solar technology represents 'wave of the future'

See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, …

Clean Energy

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

A hospital saw 5 rare blood infections in just 5 weeks — and it was traced to a nurse who was siphoning opioids

As an infectious disease doctor, Nasia Safdar is a detective of sorts at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. She tracks the patterns of infections, from the type of illness to the organism at its root, and in spring 2014, she noticed something odd: A cluster of bloodstream infections …

Medicine

Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer

The Food and Drug Administration approved a second version of a groundbreaking treatment Wednesday that genetically alters patients' cells to attack cancer — this time, to fight aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma.<p>The treatment is for adults with certain types of large B-cell lymphoma who have not …

Immunotherapy

Scientists Have Worked Out How To Save A 'Dead' Heart After A Heart Attack

This is pretty incredible stuff.<p>Surviving a heart attack is only half of the battle as 20% of patients will go on to have another cardiac arrest …

Medical Research

How broccoli protects your gut

Broccoli is now known to improve gut health; new research has uncovered a potential molecular mechanism to explain this protection — which is good …

What I learned about concussions — by having one

It’s hard to understand a brain injury until you have one<p>I opened my eyes to see a clear blue sky and two men leaning over me to put a brace around my neck. I don’t know if I was already on the stretcher or if I was still on the pavement, but there are plenty of things I don’t remember. As I would …

The Brain

How Close Are We to Successfully Cloning the First Human?

When Will We Clone a Human?<p>Human cloning may endure as one of the go-to science fiction tropes, but in reality we may be much closer to achieving it …

Biotechnology