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WHO To Farmers: Stop Giving Your Animals So Many Antibiotics

The World Health Organization, worried about an increasing epidemic of drug-resistant infections, has thrown its considerable weight behind the campaign to cut the use of antibiotics in pigs, chickens and cattle that are raised for their meat. The WHO is calling on governments to follow the example …

This fungus has over 23,000 sexes and no qualms about it

Sex is extra strange if you're a shroom.<p>Fungi don’t abide by gender constructs. They live uninhibited (albeit unconscious) lives, mating freely with almost any other member of their species. In short, they’re wonderful.<p>One particularly promiscuous mushroom, known scientifically as <i>Schizophyllum</i> …

Molecular Biology

If You Want to Collect Social Security, Trump’s Tax Plan Is an Outrage

<i>(Photo: 401(K) 2012/Flickr)</i><p>How much did your paychecks total last year? You know the answer, of course. So does the Social Security Administration. …

Hillary Clinton takes a knee on NFL protesters

Video<p>Hillary Clinton defends NFL players kneeling during anthem<p>I really don’t want to make fun of Hillary Clinton. She’s had a tough time of it lately, and must feel very disappointed. But after reading recent statements she made over the weekend at a London literature festival, I have to ask: how …

Hillary Clinton

A Century-Old Discovery of a Virus Could Become Our Solution to Antibiotic Resistance

There's still hope.<p>Antibiotic resistance - the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics - is a growing threat around the …

Artificial pancreas uses your phone to counter diabetes

An app and a smart pump could help you live an ordinary life.<p>If you live with type 1 diabetes, you have to constantly keep track of your blood sugar levels and give yourself just the right amount of insulin. It's arduous, and more than a little frightening when you know that the wrong dose could …

LORE is an Unsettling Look at the Lives Behind Our Legends (Review)

If October is a time for crawling skin, whispers on the wind, and heaving breaths, <i>Lore</i> is a nice little slice of October. The series buries you up to …

Horror

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

These Cast-Iron Recipes Will Take You From Breakfast to Dessert

Easy skillet recipes for every meal of the day.<p>If you own a cast-iron skillet, you adore it. If you don’t own a cast-iron skillet, we suggest you buy …

New Research Suggests Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients May be Reversible

A Targeted Approach<p>New research from a team at MIT indicates symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affecting patient’s memories may be reversible. AD …

This Is What Cancer Looks Like Attacking The Insides of a Mouse

It's horrifying.<p>Japanese researchers have developed a new imaging technique which makes mouse bodies and internal organs totally see-through. The …

This Cheap Sugar-Based Filter Could Help Clean Up Toxic Waterways

Finally fixing some serious pollutants.<p>Scientists have created an inexpensive material that removes a highly toxic industrial pollutant from …

Why Closing the White House Scientific Department Is Bad News for Women

The White House science division is no more. The last three members of the science division of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) closed the door on June 30, and one marked the moment with an epic tweet: “science division out. mic drop.”<p>While there are 35 remaining …

Research Shows Magic Mushrooms Can Offer Real Benefits in Depression Therapy

Mindblowing.<p>A review of the research on combining therapy with the psychoactive component from magic mushrooms has concluded it's not only a safe and …

A bus powered by formic acid could hit the road this year

Students have figured out how to turn formic acid into 25kW of power.<p>Creating sustainable vehicle fuel is rife with challenges, not least in finding the balance between developing a viable solution and putting forward ideas that have mainstream appeal: poo-powered cars sound great in theory, but, …

Stephen Hawking's moving speech at Cambridge University to mark 75th birthday leaves audience in tears

Professor Stephen Hawking moved an audience to tears on Sunday, after he spoke at an event to mark his 75th birthday.<p>The physicist and cosmologist …

Bill Gates: Artificial Photosynthesis Can Produce Clean Fuel for the Cars of Tomorrow

Artificial Photosynthesis<p>Photosynthesis is an essential natural process that keeps not just plants, but just about everything else on Earth alive — …

Black Man Takes Miss. Flag to Supreme Court Because ... Look at It

A black Mississippi man who argues that the state’s flag is a symbol of white supremacy is taking his fight to the Supreme Court of the United …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …