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Business (Canada)

Does the language you speak change your view of the world?

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

Scientists trick subjects into feeling invisible

Your brain's sense that your body is your body is something you probably take for granted. But new research shows that in just seconds, your brain will readily accept a full-body illusion as truth. Even if that illusion is that your entire body has turned invisible. And the spooky research that …

Virtual Reality

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Disney Plans 'Frozen' Sequel

When it comes to <i>Frozen</i>, Disney will not let it go: The company announced official plans for a sequel to the hit 2013 animated film during a …

Walt Disney Company

Cancer Survival Boosted by Tetanus Shot With Vaccine

Treatment with tetanus shot seems to enhance cancer vaccine’s effects, stimulating the immune system, Duke University study of glioblastoma patients finds<p>A common tetanus booster shot given to patients with a deadly form of brain cancer shortly before an experimental cancer vaccine prolonged their …

Cancer

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Startups

Newly Approved HIV Therapy Will Genetically Modify Patients' Stem Cells

In a treatment now set to undergo clinical trials, scientists will focus on a protein believed to open the body to the AIDS-causing virus.<p>A promising HIV therapy that involves a patient's own stem cells has won approval to be tested in people. It's one of several experimental treatments that are …

Pancreatic cancer splits into four types, says genome study

A new study that examines the extent of disruption to chromosomes that occurs in pancreatic cancer suggests there are four subtypes of the cancer, …

Cancer

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 …