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Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

A new study has shown that lung cancer cells can be destroyed using nanoparticles derived from tea leaves. These tiny particles, called "quantum …

Cancer Cells

Blood from umbilical cord may help fix your brain after a stroke

A healing balm for the brain? Infusions of umbilical cord blood seem to help people recover better after a stroke.<p>Strokes occur when blood can’t …

Medical Research

Instagram testing new ‘You’re all caught up’ feature to improve digital health

Last week, Instagram said that it would be adding a new “Usage Insights” feature to help users better track how much time they were spending in the app. Now, as reported by <i>TechCrunch</i>, the company is testing a new feature to inform users when they’ve seen everything there is to see in their …

Digital Health

Move Over, Telomeres: There's Another Cell Part That Might Predict Lifespan

You'll remember this one from biology class.<p>Knowing when you’re going to die is a fact best left unexplored. But for better or for worse, scientists …

Biology

This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer

New York, May 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a remedy to thwart the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death among …

Cancer

Stargazing live: Cosmic karma rewards volunteers who kept Perth Observatory open

It's no longer a research site, but a dedicated group of volunteers who love staring at the night sky are determined to keep the Perth Observatory …

Astronomy

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

Trying to live longer just might be killing us

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Barbara Ehrenreich has written or co-authored 20 books — and that was after earning her …

Health Care

Samsung pauses Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Android Oreo rollout due to ‘unexpected reboots’

Samsung isn’t exactly the quickest when it comes to pushing out major Android updates, but in the long run it generally gets the job done. Recently, the company started rolling out Android Oreo to the Galaxy S7 family, but now it’s pressing pause on that update.<p>The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge …

Android News

The 3 Dumbest Business Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make Most Often

Don't be superficial. Don't chase too many opportunities. And do sweat the small stuff.<p>Most new entrepreneurs make terrible, dumb mistakes that crash their businesses before they can even get started.<p>They make these grave mistakes not because they are unintelligent, have low IQs or possess little …

Entrepreneurship

Asteroid Will Pass Between The Earth And The Moon Tuesday (Don't Panic)

Asteroid 2010 WC9 was lost, then it was found — and now the small space rock that is hundreds of feet wide is zooming toward Earth, making a close but safe pass on Tuesday that will see it fly roughly halfway between our planet and the moon.<p>Before we continue: There is no risk of even a partial …

Astronomy

17 travel gadgets to make your vacation better than ever

Planning your summer vacation? These essential travel gadgets should make your trip less stressful and more fun.<p>The easiest way to save on flights is …

Crowd Funding

TPG Readers Share The Most Unique Forms of ID That Got Them Past TSA

After hip-hop artist G-Eazy recently misplaced his ID on tour, he managed to convince the TSA to let him through security by holding up a magazine …

Credit Cards

Netflix's The Rain Has a Pretty Freakin' Incredible Soundtrack — Here Are All 23 Songs

<b>The Rain</b> is one of Netflix's most exciting new shows for a couple of reasons. Despite covering ground well-trodden by sci-fi series before it, the Danish apocalyptic tale about a group of young people struggling to survive in a world where the rain is filled with fatal toxins is an immensely …

TV

The Outbound Journal

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

Here's How 3 Big Companies Are Betting on a Blockchain Future

Could blockchain technologies make a difference to health insurance data, oil inventory tracking, and very large business-to-business transactions? …

S&P Global

Blockchain Will Be Theirs, Russian Spy Boasted at Conference

SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, representatives of 25 countries met in Tokyo to work on setting international standards for the blockchain, the technology that was introduced by the virtual currency Bitcoin and has ignited intense interest in corporate and government circles.<p>Some of the technologists at …

Blockchain

'Tremors' Reboot Starring Kevin Bacon Dead at Syfy

The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has passed on the revival that was to be set 25 years after the events of the 1990 feature film.<p>Here's a …

Hollywood

Cancer treatment could see people heal themselves, researchers say

Dr. Shashi Gujar describes the new melanoma immunotherapy treatment he's researching with the old adage: give a man a fish and he eats for a day; …

Immunotherapy

LumiWatch smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen

See the prototype LumiWatch project an interactive experience onto the wearer's arm.<p>Like the idea of a device that doesn't need to be picked up or carried around?<p>You might be impressed by the prototype for the LumiWatch, a new smartwatch from Carnegie Mellon University researchers that turns your …

Gear & Gadgets

In a feel-good Korea summit, Kim lays the groundwork for meeting with Trump

GOYANG, South Korea — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has laid the foundations for a meeting with President Trump as soon as next month, signaling a willingness to discuss denuclearization and trying to dispel the idea that he’s an unreliable “Little Rocket Man.”<p>In an astonishing turn of events, a …

North Korea

21 Dividend Increases To Check Out

This is the list of dividend stocks from the popular U.S. Dividend Champion, Challenger, Contender ("CCC") list that is going ex-dividend next …

Investing

5 Mental Powers Every Entrepreneur Can Develop

High performers aren't superhuman, they've just honed their minds in ways anyone could but few do.<p>I'm both fascinated by and perpetually in awe of people like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and Tim Ferriss. They accomplish, grow, connect and utterly excel in so many different ways and verticals …

Self-improvement

Haunted Places in San Juan, Puerto Rico

As an island with thousands of years of history, countless men lost in war, battle and military justice, it stands to reason that Puerto Rico has a …

Puerto Rico

Lonely Planet’s expert travel advice now available on voice devices

Lonely Planet has now made its travel content available to travellers via voice devices. Launching on the <b>Google Assistant</b> and <b>Amazon Alexa</b>, travellers …

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Here's the Cheapest Flight to Europe From Every U.S. State

It's the golden age of flights to Europe. Price wars have pushed fares down so low that it's no longer mind-boggling when an airline offers a one-way …

European Travel

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

3 Tricks, No Calorie Counting Required<p>Big in the Gym, Fat in the Locker Room<p>If you have a decent amount of muscle but a moderate amount of fat …