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This Needle-Covered Patch Dissolves Excess Body Fat Wherever You Stick It

Would you try it?<p>A skin patch that effectively melts excess body fat wherever you decide to apply it sounds too good to be true, but this thing …

This Essential Oil Cures Migraines, Depression, Anxiety, and Kills Cancer Cells

Frankincense oil is known as the King of Oils – and it truly deserves this title. I use it daily to promote my health and if I ever had to choose …

World’s First Semisynthetic Organism Created: Scientists Expand Life’s Genetic Code To Include Two Artificial DNA Bases

All DNA-based life forms on Earth contain, at their core, a genetic code made up of four bases — adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), cytosine (C). …

Autism treatment gets a boost after team identifies area of brain linked with ASD

A team of researchers have used MRI scanning technology to locate the area of the brain linked to behavioral patterns in those with ASD<p>A team of …

Deadly bacteria on chickens now resistant to antibiotics in half of cases

Half the strains of a deadly food poisoning bug, which is common in supermarket chicken, are now resistant to the most effective antibiotics, a new report from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned.<p>The campylobacter bacteria kills around 100 people in Britain each year and is responsible for …

Agriculture

'Nightmare Bacteria' Superbug Found for First Time in U.S

A drug-resistant “superbug” that doctors have been dreading has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday.<p>The bacteria has genetic changes that make it resistant to a last-ditch antibiotic called colistin and while it had been seen in Europe and China, no one in the …

Microbiology

Scientists Just Deleted HIV in Mice Using Gene-Editing Technique

Scientists at Temple University successfully removed HIV DNA from living animals, another step forward in their effort to develop a cure for the …

Genetics

14 Very Unfortunate Medical Treatments That Actually Used To Exist

Medicine wouldn't be where it is today without leeches and urine cocktails.

Medicine

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

No more measurement conversions!<p>Next time a recipe lands you in Strugglesville, these graphics will lift you out of the fog.

This Is Why People Have Bald Spots or Unibrows, Science Says

Ever wondered why some people’s eyebrows meet in the middle? An international team of researchers did, so they looked at more than 6,000 people and …

How powerful is the human brain compared to a computer?

For as fast and powerful as computers have become, they still pose no match for the human brain. Sure, a computer specifically programmed to perform …

The left half - right half divide in human brains is a myth, scientist says

Whilst few people would claim to be well versed in the nuances of neuroscience, one idea about the human brain seems to have captured the public …

Obama wants Congress to pledge $4bn for computer science in US schools

President Barack Obama said on Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy.<p>Obama outlines rules for closing gender pay gap and giving women 'fair shot'<p>Read more<p>“In the new economy, computer science …

Computer Science

NHS to begin offering hand transplants in April

An estimated two to four patients living in England could benefit from the breakthrough surgery each year<p>The NHS is to start carrying out hand transplants for the first time, in a surgical breakthrough that will give patients a new body part that will be warm to the touch and able to do far more …

Medicine

6 Must-Read Book Recommendations From The World's Brightest Minds

Brilliant attendees of the World Economic Forum open up their libraries.<p>One of the easiest ways to get smarter is by picking up a great book. So last week The Huffington Post asked some of the brightest minds at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to share their must-read …

World Economic Forum

These Charts Will Help You Determine Your Skin Tone Once and for All

In an effort to make your beauty routine as easy as possible, we're constantly offering up advice on the best beauty looks for every skin tone. Looking for the most complimentary red lipstick for your complexion? We got you. Same goes for nude nail polish, highlights, and blush. Deciding if your …