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Apple's plan to harvest customers' DNA could revolutionise medical research

Apple isn't going to harvest customer DNA itself however: In the "two initial studies planned," it will be researchers that send out sample pots, collect, and analyse the subsequent material.<p>The pilot project will be powered by ResearchKit, a new suite of medical research tools that Apple launched …

Why lifting weights is better than cardio if you're trying to lose fat

Weightlifting is totally better for fat loss than cardio, because broscience.<p>In this case I’m going to agree with the bros; even though <b>I’m a Boston Marathon qualifier</b>, there is a compelling argument why lifting weights is the best way to burn fat.<p>Hang on; it’s complicated.<p><b>Muscle Mass and …

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: What 10 famous internet meme stars look like in real life, and what they're up to

She became known as "Crying piccolo girl" online just moments after her tear-strewn face was shown on live television following the loss of her Villanova Wildcats to NC State.<p>The woman, Roxanne Chalifoux, is one of a few people who have accidentally experienced Internet fame. Her face was turned …

Study rules out link between autism and MMR vaccine even in at-risk kids

At least a dozen major studies have found that early childhood vaccines do not cause autism. But one possibility remained: that immunizations could cause autism in a small group of children who were already primed to develop the disorder.<p>Now, new research has ruled out that possibility too.<p>A study …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

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Stem Cell Test Screens For Dangerous Drug Side Effects

Animal tests can only get you so far<p>A new test could help researchers understand how patients might respond to an unpredictable type of drug called a biologic. The test uses stem cells to give a more accurate prediction for how the drugs will affect a person's entire body, not just specific cells, …

Clemson approves construction of $62 million football complex, locker room

Clemson's Board of Trustees approved a new $62 million football complex adjacent to its current indoor practice facility.<p>Clemson's Board of Trustees …

Bright Pink Sea Slugs Invading New Habitats Due to Global Warming?

The colorful invertebrates are moving north along the California coast as ocean waters warm, scientists say.<p>Brightly colored sea slugs have invaded the central and northern California coast—and scientists aren't exactly tickled pink.<p>That's because the arrival of the soft-bellied marine creatures, …

Global Warming

Baylor RB: NCAA declared me ineligible for accepting place to live

Formerly homeless Baylor walk-on running back Silas Nacita tweeted Wednesday that the NCAA has declared him ineligible after accepting a 'close …

Photograph: AFP/Getty Images<p>The procedure replaces a small amount of faulty DNA in a mother’s egg with healthy DNA from a second woman.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/2/1422890624507/12171321-125b-4dea-b64f-709ca1e2bd9f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: AFP/Getty …

Genetics

Police urge Google to turn off 'stalking' feature on mobile app for drivers

Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry’s most popular mobile apps could put officers’ lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their …

Law Enforcement

Why Endurance Athletes All Swear By Beet Juice

The benefits of beetroot juice include helping you run faster, pedal harder, and workout longer. But Is it really a powerhouse veggie, or just a …

Getting to know the Seattle Seahawks

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Seattle Seahawks are an unfamiliar foe for the New England Patriots, as the teams haven't met since the 2012 season.<p>But …

15 Kids Who You Could Learn A Damn Thing From When It Comes To Romance

Love letters could always be improved with added butt.

Super Early Preseason Top 25 for 2015 College Football Season

Ah yes, it's that time of year again. It's time to look ahead into the future with reckless abandon.<p>College football is a year-round sport. The College Football Playoff National Championship may be over, but the offseason—recruiting, spring practices and the like—is just getting under way. In the …

College Football

2015 NFL mock draft: And now Jameis Winston at No. 1

This week's fake draft scenario involves the controversial Florida State quarterback getting taken by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the first overall pick.<p>With the 2015 NFL Draft not starting for another 107 days, we're still working our way through different scenarios with these mock drafts. Last …

19 Camping Hacks That Might Actually Save Your Life One Day

Be prepared.

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Dogs Can Get Dementia Too

Zeigfield waddled, rather than walked, into my examination room. I had been seeing this obese Dachshund at my veterinary hospital for most of his 17 …

7 Tips for Upping Your Social Media Game in 2015

Less carbohydrates? Check. More exercise? Check. Now for the really important stuff: upping your social-media game. Social media–whether Facebook, …

NYC Isn't Very Nice to What It Doesn't Understand

I moved to New York City a little over a year ago with my boyfriend Patrick and our best friend from college, Josh. We’ve been fortunate; we find …

Life With Tesla Model S: Tires Cost Me More Than My 'Fuel' Does

I always knew electric cars were cheap to run, but this is ridiculous.<p>After I bought the first set of replacement tires for my 2013 Tesla Model S (at …