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The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer Cells

What are the best foods for weight loss?

Research by scientists has revealed that some foods may have an impact on appetite. These could be beneficial for weight loss when incorporated into …

Newly FDA-approved platform will rapidly "manufacture" stem cells to repair our bodies

Stem Cells Fast<p>Up until now, any patient receiving stem cells for a medical treatment has had to wait months for their doctors to create enough cells …

This Eerie Mental Health Condition Has Locked Thousands of Japanese Away From Society

"Hikikomori" is becoming a health crisis.<p>Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about …

This murphy bed folds down into a console instead of requiring a full wall cabinet – The Gadgeteer

A few years ago, The Gadgeteer had a story about a build-it-yourself murphy bed that was a popular read. If you aren’t the handy type but still need …

Tesla’s massive battery in Australia was paid up to $1000/MWh to charge itself

Yesterday, Saturday 13th, in South Australia the Tesla battery at Hornsdale Power Reserve was paid AU$1,000/MWh (USD$790/MWh) to absorb excess electricity from the power grid. The battery owners will later be able to sell this energy also.<p>The battery has become famous for coming online in under 100 …

These 20 stylish kitchen designs will inspire you to redesign yours!

Be it modern, Scandinavian, rustic, eclectic, retro or country style, a functionally sound kitchen design is an infallible addition to the visual …

Kitchens

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

By Laura Sorkin<p>Shiitake mushrooms require faith in the unseen. The fungi flourish under the cover of bark for nine to twelve months preceding the …

We All Nearly Missed The Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded

Wha?<p>She was flying home from a holiday in Samoa when she saw it through the airplane window: a "peculiar large mass" floating on the ocean, hundreds …

four projects: it's all in the details

It's my birthday today! I have lovely plans, lunch with my mum and step-dad, a relaxed afternoon, a film with the kids and then a meal with my …

Quilting

Fast food stimulates inflammation and triggers long-term changes to immune system

A disturbing new study led by scientists at the University of Bonn suggests that the immune system responds to a fast food-style Western diet in much …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

49 Weird But Genius Items Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

If you've spent any time on Facebook lately, you've probably seen those videos of strange but trendy products — stuff like adhesive bras, painful …

Skin Care

Magnesium batteries could be safer and more efficient than lithium

It's still early days for the promise of safer, energy-dense solid-state rechargeable batteries. However, a team of scientists at the Joint Center …

Stovetop Thanksgiving Is More Than Possible—It’s Miraculous

What's an oven anyway?<p>Ovens are overrated. There, I said it. Take this example: Due to some high-level NYC apartment bullshit, I've been sans oven for six months. I haven't died or gone broke eating out. In fact, I've learned that you don't need an oven to eat well. You don't need an oven to host a …

Nendo Puts a New Spin on the Whiteboard in the Workplace

The Japanese studio designs a rolling office fixture for its latest installation.<p>While digital surfaces are now becoming easier to write on and technology is more integrated in workplaces, the whiteboard is still an object that drives learning and brainstorming. So it was only a matter of time …

Furniture

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Steve Cara expected to sail through the routine medical tests required to increase his life insurance in October 2014. But the results were devastating. He had lung cancer, at age 53. It had begun to spread, and doctors told him it was inoperable.<p>A few years ago, they would have suggested …

Cancer

Aetna Joins Other Major Insurers In Pulling Back From Obamacare

Insurance giant Aetna will stop selling health insurance through most of the exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act in 2017 because the company said it is losing money in many of those markets.<p>On Monday, Aetna said it will sell individual insurance policies in only 242 counties in four …

Inside the Favelas in Rio: Pictures