Amanda Burch

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Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

5 Egg Recipes For Breakfast Lovers

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Astronomers Just Found a Star Orbiting a Black Hole at 1 Percent The Speed of Light

The closest we've seen a star get to a black hole.<p>Astronomers have just spotted a star whizzing around a vast black hole at about 2.5 times the …

President Trump Changes His Tone, if Not His Tune

Donald J. Trump was introduced to millions of Americans in prime time through reality TV. In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Trump tried to show, after a tumultuous first month, that he could also do scripted.<p>The content of the president’s speech — on trade, terrorism …

3 Simple Recipes for Skillet Cookies

This is the perfect party dessert for a crowd that craves sweets. There’s a recipe for everyone, including Peanut Butter and Chocolate, Oatmeal …

Ready to Cut the Cord? 12 Cost-Saving Alternatives to Cable

By now, you’ve likely heard about how much less expensive it is to forgo your cable package and fulfill your television needs with streaming …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Science Says Nag the Heck Out of Them

For tweens, eye-rolling and backtalk really means, 'Thank you for the helpful advice. I shall endeavor to act accordingly.'<p>Someday, my daughter is going to kill me for this one, but it's a story that will vindicate parents everywhere.<p>Researchers in the United Kingdom say parents' super-high …

Move over DNA. Scientists can identify you based on the unique pattern of proteins in your hair

A strand of hair at a crime scene, or clinging to human remains unearthed by archaeologists, could hold new promise as a means to identify its unique owner and unravel mysteries sealed by the passage of time.<p>In research published this week, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories …

Genetics

A dying cell's last act | Cosmos

<b>When immune cells get sick</b>, they will often self-destruct to protect the rest of the body from harm. New research suggests that before pulling the …

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20 Tourist Scams to Watch Out for When Abroad

Vet the travel services you use before you put yourself at risk.<p>When traveling abroad, it’s not uncommon to get caught in a scammer’s game — even if …

British bracing for world economy to punish UK for 'Brexit'

LONDON (AP) — The British were warned for weeks that a vote to leave the European Union would result in economic pain. Now they'll find out whether …

Economy

7 gentle yoga poses to help ease neck and back tension - Health - ABC News

With historic roots stretching back thousands of years to ancient India, yoga is a practice that has stood the test of time.<p>Devotees will tell you: …

Last month, for the first time ever, the UK generated more energy from solar than coal

The United Kingdom just passed a huge milestone in its renewable energy program – in May, for the first-ever calendar month, the UK generated more …

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Scientists Just Discovered This Giant Galaxy Orbiting The Milky Way

In your daily reminder that all of the existing matter in the known, vast universe is difficult to discover, confirm and categorize, researchers have announced the discovery of the Crater 2 dwarf galaxy which is currently orbiting the Milky Way.<p>The <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i> …

Mexican Cornbread Salad Recipe

"This south-of-the-border cornbread salad is made with Mexican-inspired ingredients and is perfect for any summer barbeque."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (8.5 ounce) …

Can’t figure out genetics? Here’s a handy guide …

Advertising expert joins project to explain science in plain English<p>The ability to study our genes, the basic units of heredity, is transforming medicine. However, researchers have discovered a major stumbling block: only a tiny percentage of the British public understands even the simplest of …

Genetics