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This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Research

A relationship therapist breaks down the 5 most common problems couples have in bed

Sometimes, getting into a serious relationship means that sex becomes less, well, sexy. Both people are busy and there's no time to do it. One person would rather have a glass of wine and watch "This Is Us." It's gotten boring.<p>These aren't reasons to be ashamed — you're hardly alone in your plight …

Los Angeles

13 facts about flirting that single — and married — people should know

Luckily, social science has figured out what makes flirting work — or not.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the most intriguing findings on the art of flirtation, so you can saunter over to the object of your affection with confidence.<p><i>This is an update of an article originally posted by Drake Baer.</i>

Flirting

This Gene-Editing Technology Will Change the World. But Who Gets the Credit?

AstraZeneca and Novartis have teamed up with Crispr startups to develop and bring drugs to market. Beyond cures, Crispr is being viewed as a way to …

The Pain and Pleasure of Sad Music

<i>Summary: A new study sheds pinpoints the ways in which people regulate their mood with the help of music.</i><p>Source: Durham University.<p><b>Researchers at</b> …

The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

By Lena H. Sun and<p>Lena H. Sun<p>National reporter focusing on health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Brady Dennis<p>Brady Dennis<p>Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to …

Super Bug

It's All About M&A For World's Biggest Drug And Biotech Companies

The FORBES Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, based on equally-weighted measures of revenue, profits, assets and market value. (The financial figures following are 12 months back, frozen at April 22.)

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

God's Red Pencil? CRISPR and the Three Myths of Precise Genome Editing

For the benefit of those parts of the world where public acceptance of biotechnology is incomplete, a public relations blitz is at full tilt. It …

Genetics

This Norwegian Mercenary Is Instagramming His Fight Against ISIS

A millennial soldier of fortune who goes by the name ‘Mike’ is waging an independently funded war against the Islamic State.<p>A photo posted by …

8 Signs Your New Partner Is Worthy Of Your Love

"A good partner believes in you even when you don't."<p>You may have struck out in the past with romantic partners, but that's no reason to give up on love.<p>Below, relationship experts share eight standout traits that will set apart the person you're meant to be with.<p><b>1. He becomes interested in your</b> …

Proof Playing "Bloodborne" Is Like Trying To Make Your Father Proud

Did you see me parry that boss, Daddy?<p>Images from Sony Computer Entertainment.

Sony

18 Things You'll Understand If You're Dating A Texan

That moment when you say "y'all" unironically for the first time.

BBQ

Online dating study: Nice guys finish first -- when presented second

Online daters are more interested in potential partners who are emotionally responsive but relatively physically unattractive when they have first …

11 things you know about sex if you're an introvert

Whether you’re an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in between, you know firsthand that there are several differences between these personality …

Psychology

Want a Better Life? All You Have to Do Is Dream

“To sleep, perchance to dream.” ~ William Shakespeare<p>Although this snippet from the famous soliloquy rendered by Hamlet relates to the main …

Robin Williams

New RNA letter regulates gene expression: Discovery brings RNA to the fore of epigenetics

Discovery brings RNA to the fore of epigenetics<p>A new study finds that RNA, considered the DNA template for protein translation, often appears with an …

The Introvert’s Brain: Why They Might “Think Too Much”

<b>“Only those who care about you can hear when you are quiet.” ~Unknown</b><p>I find it difficult to be understood. I seem to frequently create complexity out …

10 Things Not to Say to an Extroverted Introvert

Know your audience, people.<p><b>1. "I'll let you know what my plans are in a few hours!"</b> Oh, you mean at 10 p.m. when it is currently 2 p.m., and by 10 p.m., god knows where my head will be at, but it's likely it will be on a pillow on the couch while <i>Bridesmaids</i> plays in the background? Yeah, good luck …

Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, CDC confirms

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday updated its Zika virus guidance for pregnant women, advising them to protect themselves if their male sexual partner has traveled to or lives in an area where Zika virus is circulating.<p>"Until we know more, if your male sexual …

Zika Virus

What Do the Words You Use Say About You?

A lot.<p>Your personality can be determined just by looking at the way you text message. You can make accurate judgments about your favorite author’s …

7 unexpected things your outfit colour says about you

Next time you are glaring at your closet, trying to decide the day’s outfit, put the morning chai down and reflect carefully on the elements of your …

10 Common Myths About Emotions (and Why They're Wrong)

How well do you understand your own emotions? Nietzsche once said that we are often most clueless about what is closest to us. Nothing is closer to …

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Personality

13 Reasons Why People Have Sex

We think about sex. We fantasize about sex. We spend an inordinate amount of time and money in the pursuit of sex. We have sex. When you consider …

Dumb People, Smarter Sex

It seems you can’t throw a rock these days without hitting yet another lengthy profile of a millionaire app creator, nary a day over 29, who coded …

Control of CRISPR, biotech’s most promising breakthrough, is in dispute

By Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>Science reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A futuristic gene-editing technology holds almost fantastical promise to turn biologists' wildest dreams into reality. The technology called CRISPR could one day be used to delete the HIV virus from patients' cells, create a …

CRISPR