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Is There a Thyroid Cancer Epidemic?

The chance of receiving a diagnosis of thyroid cancer—a cancer of the butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck that plays an important role in …

Mystery cancers are cropping up in children in aftermath of Fukushima

The March 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant caused extensive human suffering—evacuations, emotional trauma and premature …

Fukushima And Chernobyl, Two Anniversaries For Measuring Damage

<b>PARIS</b> — On Friday, it will be five years to the day since an earthquake-triggered tsunami caused the explosion of three reactors at Japan's Fukushima …

Nuclear Energy

4 biggest lies about the Fukushima disaster

If hindsight is 20/20, we have a clear picture of the lies told throughout the Fukushima disaster.<p>Five years on, we now know which assurances from …

Scientists have developed a new way to screen for cancer earlier than ever

Diseases like thyroid cancer, type-1 diabetes, and HIV, are extremely difficult to detect in the early stages. But that might be about to change.<p>Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new technique for testing that is 10,000 times more sensitive than the tests currently available. …

Diply

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Incidence of diagnosed thyroid cancer may be leveling off - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

In a study published online by <i>JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery</i>, Luc G. T. Morris, M.D., M.Sc., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New …

Incidence of Thyroid Cancer in the United States

Thyroid Cancer

Common thyroid cancer is no longer cancer

A group of 24 doctors from seven countries just reclassified a certain type of thyroid tumor as no longer cancerous, according to a report in <i>JAMA Oncology</i>.<p>That might not seem like that big of a big deal, but it is. The tumor—formerly called EFVPTC (encapsulated follicular variant of papillary …

Researchers develop human-derived antibody that appears to destroy cancer cells

Scientists at Duke University have developed an antibody that targets cancer cells and triggers an immune response to kill tumors while leaving other cells unharmed. The emerging approach to cancer treatment holds promise as an alternative to existing immunotherapies that pose unwanted side …

60 'elderly, blind, deaf, and cancer' rescue dogs seized from California shelter

In Studio City, California, more than 60 dogs were seized on Friday evening from Lucky Puppy Rescue & Retail pending charges for animal neglect and …

Studio City

One activity may engage your brain more than any other

Your brain fires for every reason imaginable — walking, talking, remembering what you went into that room for, even doing nothing at all.<p>But …

Humanity

This Visualization of the Brain’s Word Map Is Really Addicting—Here’s Why

Last week, <i>Nature</i>, the world’s most prestigious science journal, published a beautiful picture of a brain on its cover. The computer-generated image, …

Bad Science: Circumcision Doesn’t Reduce Sensitivity?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca!Male infant circumcision continues to be a hot topic here in the United States, with people on …

Scientists are building a sanctuary where SeaWorld's orcas could retire

A team of scientists have started building an orca sanctuary, where SeaWorld's killer whales could retire.<p>This will be the first permanent sanctuary for dolphins and killer whales.<p>After it was announced that the park was ending its orca breeding program, people asked whether the existing killer …

SeaWorld

Temperatures continue to rise at Ruapehu's Crater Lake

Disturbances in surface activity have been spotted on a tourist flight over Ruapehu's Crater Lake.<p>Sharp-eyed tourists on a scenic flight over Ruapehu …

Optical Illusion Zebra Crossings Are Appearing In India

Editor's Blog Photo credit: One of the four new optical illusions appearing on India's roads. Nitin Gadkari via TwitterHow do you slow down a car …

Nitin Gadkari

Watch An Entire Lake Disappear Down A Hole

Environment Photo credit: It's a lake with a drainage hole! YouTubeThere is a lake in Oregon that disappears every spring. This ephemeral water …

"Scarface," The Beloved Bear Of Yellowstone Park, Has Been Killed

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Scarface, pictured in spring 2014. rwarrin/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)One of Yellowstone National Park’s most famous …

Wildlife

Major earthquake due in California with San Andreas fault 'locked, loaded and ready to roll', seismologists warn

Residents of southern California have been warned by a top seismologist that the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to go” and a major …

The San Andreas Fault Is On The Brink Of A Devastating Earthquake

In earthquake prediction, geologists work in probability distributions rather than absolute terms. Consensus is growing, however, of the likelihood of a large and devastating earthquake to strike California. Why are scientists beginning to worry? The San Andreas Fault hasn’t produced a big …