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Bristol Palin announces second pregnancy, schadenfreude-tinged pile-on begins

Bristol Palin is pregnant again, she wrote Thursday on her blog, noting that the announcement was coming "a lot sooner" than she had planned "due to the constant trolls who have nothing better to talk about!!!"<p>The tone from the reality-TV personality and "Dancing With the Stars" alum was far from …

A blood test for pancreatic cancer may re-stack the odds in patients' favor

Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have identified a large and readily detectable molecule that circulates in the blood and has identified, with perfect accuracy and no false positives, the presence of pancreatic cancer in a small group of subjects.<p>Searching blood samples of …

Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

<b>The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found</b><p>A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

On the Wall: Turia Pitt's courage and the strength of the human spirit – short film

In 2011 Turia Pitt was burnt in a bushfire during an ultramarathon and suffered burns to 65% of her body. Many thought she wouldn't survive. Now, after years of recovery, Turia is walking the Great Wall of China to raise money for the medical organisation Interplast. In this short film, Turia shows …

Narcolepsy and the swine flu vaccine: the girl who falls asleep 40 times a day

Lucy Tonge was 13 when she developed narcolepsy after having the Pandemrix jab. She is appealing against the rejection of her compensation claim<p>When Lucy Tonge started drifting off in front of the television as a 13-year-old, her parents put it down to typical teenage lethargy. And when she …

Narcolepsy

Scientists Discover Scores of Weird Species in Philippine Waters

Scientists from the California Academy of Sciences celebrated World Oceans Day on Monday by announcing the discovery of more than 100 species that they suspect are new to science.<p>All of the specimens — ranging from sea slugs to delicate heart urchins — were found off the coast of the Philippines as …

Zoology

How my husband’s death taught me to kick the shit out of Option B

A MONTH SINCE THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND, Facebook COO and author of <i>Lean In</i>, Sheryl Sandberg, has posted a letter reflecting on her grief and what …

Mind

Love Locks Removed From Pont des Arts Bridge in Paris: Pictures

England

The Church Of George Church

From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?<p>A few years ago, George Church was peer-reviewing a paper for the journal <i>Science</i> when he got an idea. The paper’s authors had encoded their names and a string of famous quotes into a …

Lego is creating its own version of 'Minecraft'

<i>This story was updated at 11:36 a.m. ET.</i><p>It seems Lego may have taken all those comparisons to <i>Minecraft</i> to heart.<p><i>Lego Worlds</i>, a open-world game …

5 Things You Should Know About Lindsey Graham

<b>This post has been updated to note that Graham has now officially gotten into the race for president.</b><p>South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham officially announced that he is getting into the presidential race Monday morning in Central, S.C., the small upstate town where he was raised. Graham, 59, is the …

The women of ISIS: Who are they?

<b>London (CNN) —</b> "I made my little steps ... I was trembling. Nervous. Scared..." Shams' breathless prose reads like a trashy romance novel, as she describes every tiny detail of her first meeting with her husband-to-be.<p>"After [a] few minutes, I flipped my Niqab. He looked at me, our eyes [caught] …

Islam