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20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes are getting released into a California city by a division of Google's parent company

Verily, the life sciences branch of Alphabet (Google's parent company), has started releasing millions of mosquitoes in California.<p>The team behind the project — made up of scientists from Verily, biotech company MosquitoMate, and Fresno County's Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District— plans to …

Public Health

Scientists may have found a way to stop cancer from metastasizing

Metastasis is the main cause of death in cancer, and current treatments against it are ineffective. But new research may have found a way to slow …

What CEOs are reading in 2017

Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead.<p><b>Whether you’re heading</b> to a …

Books

The Coffee Table Books Every Fashion Girl Should Own

As we get more serious about the whole adulting thing, not only does our style evolve, but so too does how we choose to express this in our homes. …

Oscar de la Renta

Cracking the Brain’s Codes - MIT Technology Review

In <i>What Is Life?</i> (1944), one of the fundamental questions the physicist Erwin Schrödinger posed was whether there was some sort of “hereditary …

Neurophilosophy

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Nature Lovers, Rejoice: These Are the Best Backpacking Trips in the U.S.

<i>Are you feeling the wanderlust itch? As the veil of winter's gloom falls away, our adventurous spirit is back in action. Enter MyDomaine's ultimate</i> …

Get paid US$10,000 a month to stay in luxury vacation homes around the world

If you love the luxury lifestyle as much as you love travel, the best job in the world is now accepting applications.<p>Thirdhome is a membership-based home rental site that allows people who own a second home to exchange time there for stays at various other luxury destinations around the world, with …

Doctors No Longer Rush to Cut the Umbilical Cord

For generations, obstetricians have been quick to cut the umbilical cord of newborns. That’s changing, and most expectant parents should anticipate at least a short delay before the cord is cut.<p>In January, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists became the latest major medical …

Dragonfly Wings Can Rip Apart Bacteria Without Antibiotics

We finally know why.<p>Special bacteria-killing surfaces constitute a highly active area of research and development. Strategies to construct them vary …

How Telomeres Can Help You Stay Young and Healthy

Or make you feel old, if you don't treat them right.<p><b>Intent of making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. Here, Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn and health psychologist Elissa Epel—authors of the just-released book</b> …

Semi-Synthetic Organisms With A Six-Letter Genetic Code Are Now Reality

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

MGH Study Potentially Finds the “Achilles Heel” for Dormant Cancer Cells

Presented by: Mass General Cancer Center<p>Photo Credit: Mass General Cancer Center<p><b></b>Until maybe seven years ago, cancer researchers’ primary focus was on …

Cancer Cells

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Why do we feel hot and cold as pain?

When we feel something too hot or cold, our senses register pain. But why? And what’s causing it?<p>On the face of things, a hot waffle iron wouldn't seem to have all that much in common with a block of ice. But the two objects share the same capacity to inflict pain. Extreme heat and extreme cold are …

From Snoopy to Shark Bait: The Top Slang Word in Each State

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …