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Insomnia Could Raise Risk Of Heart Disease And Death In Men

There are lots of reasons to aim for a good night's sleep. Sleep helps us retain our memories. It helps our brains get rid of harmful toxins. But sleep might also play a role in heart disease.<p>Men who reported difficulty falling or staying asleep had a moderately higher risk of death, especially …

HPV might be responsible for soaring rates of head and neck cancers

It's long been clear that human papillomavirus, or HPV, increases one's risk of developing cervical or some genital cancers. But data collected and analyzed in recent years is suggesting that the virus may also be to blame for a striking rise in cancers of the head and neck — a connection that's …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

The Week in Plagues: A World Without Antibiotics, Why You're Not Drowning in Poop, and More

Here are some links on infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web this week. There were some great longreads, so I hope you have time this weekend to dig in. Did I miss anything big? Add it in the comments.<p><b>In outbreak news</b><p>The World Health Organization has confirmed that the polio …

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NASA Satellite Captures Brightest Space Explosion Ever Recorded

The monster gamma ray burst happened only a quarter of the universe away, which scientists say makes it one of the best chances to observe a …