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Even 'green' products may pollute indoor air - Futurity

New research suggests there's an air quality risk from everyday products with fragrances—even ones labelled "green" or "organic."

'Exercise hormone' irisin is more myth than reality - Futurity

New evidence suggests it's time to "stop chasing the myth" of the human "exercise hormone" irisin. Tests used to identify the hormone were likely …

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, …

A New Device Can Detect Multiple Types Of Cancer With A Single Blood Test

Detecting cancer is a difficult business. Some types of cancer can be found through simple blood tests, but many require expensive procedures that, as in the case of CT scans and mammograms, cause problems down the line.<p>A startup called Miroculus thinks it has the simple early detection platform …

Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing<p>Those who believe that beauty is only skin deep may need to think again.<p>A most advanced anti-ageing serum ever created is going far deeper in the pursuit of the ultimate skincare …

The Ebola Virus Explained — How Your Body Fights For Survival

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Inflatable Incubator Could Save Premature Babies

But we're not sure why it's shaped like a toaster oven<p>Over a million children die each year due to complications of preterm birth, according to the World Health Organization. Developing nations are plagued with high infant mortality rates, where much of the population does not have access to …

Bionic Bird Drone May Fool Actual Birds

This biomimetic flying device can be controlled by a smartphone, to entertain people and cats alike.<p>If aeronautic engineer Edwin Van Ruymbeke gets his way, you may soon be able to use your smartphone to fly with the birds. Not personally, of course, but in the form of Van Ruymbeke's crowdfunded …

New Mesmerizing Image of a Young Star

If someone had been around to see it, this is what our Solar System probably looked like when it was only a million years old (for the record, it’s …