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Monstrous Galaxy Spotted Near The Edge of the Universe

<b>London:</b> Astronomers have imaged in unprecedented detail a distant galaxy near the edge of the universe and found that it is forming stars hundreds to …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Black Holes

Strange Signal from Space May Solve One of Science's Greatest Mysteries

A clue to one of the biggest questions in cosmology — why regular matter, rather than antimatter, survived to fill the universe — may have been found …

Andromeda and Milky Way Might Collide Sooner Than We Think

The <b>merger</b> of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy won’t happen for another 4 billion years, but the recent discovery of a massive halo of hot gas …

“Why aren’t they warning women about it?” The toxic danger in your baby powder

Scientific research ties talc powder to ovarian cancer. Now Johnson & Johnson is facing a slew of lawsuits<p>Deane Berg’s doctor called her in the day after Christmas, 2006, to give her the crushing news. She’d had her ovaries removed, the pathology results were back, and they could not have been much …

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

Your brain's aging and a new report urges ways to stay sharp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. Turns out it's pretty normal: The brain …

The Brain

Night owls more likely to develop diabetes

Staying awake later at night is likely to cause sleep loss, poor sleep quality, and eating at inappropriate times<p>Night owls are more likely to develop diabetes than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers examined the difference between night and …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

Alzheimer's Disease

Processed Fructose Is the Number One Driver of Obesity & Diabetes

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Nearly 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese, and more than one billion people, worldwide, are expected to fall …

Einstein's Gravity Confirmed on a Cosmic Scale

Proof of dark matter and dark energy, study says<p><b>The theory of gravity proposed by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago can explain the dance of galaxies around one another just as well as it can model the motion of planets around the sun, according to a new study.</b><p>The finding suggests that the …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

Sex With A Porn Star

In addition to doing standup, Tisdale works as a writer at the Washington, D.C.-based website BrightestYoungThings. So when she heard back from Deen’s model coordinator, she asked her co-workers if they thought she should do it. Their unanimous answer? Yes. Not only were they curious about what …

Yes, Processed Food 'Makes' Us Fat -- But Science Provides Two New Clues As To Why

It’s no secret that more people are overweight or obese than not these days. But the question continues to be <i>why</i> the rates are increasing, despite so much public health knowledge about healthy eating and exercise. While overeating is not <i>technically</i> an addiction, it certainly mirrors the disorder in …

Holistic Medicine

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Food Additives Inflame Mouse Guts By Disturbing Microbes

If you walk down the aisles of any supermarket, you’ll see what dietary emulsifiers can accomplish. This common class of food additives binds water and oils together, preventing mixtures of the two from splitting. They stabilise ice-cream and other frozen desserts, mayonnaise, salad dressings, and …

Immune System

7 Foods That Kill Your Focus

While a number of things ranging from lack of sleep to problems at home can be to blame for your foggy, wandering brain, diet also plays a major role …

Nutrition

What Your Gas Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

“Bacteria ferments food that we’ve eaten," explains Rebekah Gross, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health at NYU Langone Medical Center. "That can happen down in the colon, but some colon bacteria can make its way into the small intestine." This is called small …