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One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

Immune System

Life-extending protein could keep us healthier for longer

Everybody wants to live longer, but really, what's the point of reaching your 120th birthday if your last 50 years will be spent in pain and too …

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her "want to cry."<p>"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry …

These 4 Exercises Will Get You a Killer Upper Body In No Time

Our fitness editor shows you the best moves for your biceps and triceps<p>Arm workouts are simultaneously loved and under-appreciated. In fitness circles, it's common to talk about missing leg day and how all guys ever do is work on their arms. But there's a reason arm workouts are so popular: they're …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

9 Things You Should Know Before Booking an All-Inclusive Resort Vacation

The thought of escaping colder weather to a warm, blissful retreat in the Caribbean, Mexico, or on the Florida Gulf Coast sounds perfect around this …

New technique scours the genome for genes that combat disease

The CRISPR genome-editing system consists of a DNA-cutting enzyme called Cas9 and short RNA guide strands that target specific sequences of the …

When it comes to cancer, here's what you should sweat and here's what you shouldn't

We all want to avoid cancer. That’s a given. But when cancer risk seems to lurk everywhere, it’s hard to know what you really need to do to protect yourself.<p>The stakes are high. As many as 40% of cancer cases, and about half of all cancer deaths, could be prevented with a healthy lifestyle, …

How To Get Your Body Ripped Just Like Amazon Billionaire Jeff Bezos

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos used to sell books on the internet. Now, he sells just about everything on the internet and has built …

Seven easy DIY health tests that can identify serious problems

Last week, Australian scientists revealed that they have developed a simple test that can detect Parkinson’s disease.<p>The test involves drawing a spiral and monitoring the speed and pressure on the page, both of which tend to be lower among people who suffer from Parkinson’s.<p>Anyone reaching for the …

Could a Videogame Strengthen Your Aging Brain?

A sheen is starting to appear on Rocky Blumhagen’s forehead, just below his gray hair. He’s marching in place in a starkly lit room decked out with …

If We All Did These 4 Things, It Would Cut the Cancer Death Rate in Half

Researchers have identified simple lifestyle factors that could make a huge difference.<p>If you’ve ever doubted that a few healthy lifestyle changes …

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

Mayo Clinic researchers say interval training may have anti-aging benefits at the cellular level.<p>HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been <i>the</i> …

HIIT

How long does it take to build muscle with exercise?

Staying active is vital for overall health. It is also the best way to build muscle. How long it takes to grow muscle through activity varies from …

This is the secret to live a longer, healthier life

This is the secret to live a longer, healthier life<p>Sometimes, fitness is complicated. (Ask the poor facilities manager in charge of putting together …

This Common Ingredient in Antiseptic Soap Is Messing With Your Cell Biology

Check the label.<p>A common class of antiseptic found in everything from mouthwash to spermicides has been found to impair the workings of our cells' …

Your Cell Phone Is 10 Times Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat. Here's What to Do About It

Most people don’t give a second thought to using their cell phone everywhere, from their morning commute to the dinner table to the doctor’s office. …

Cyborg Bacteria Covered in Tiny Solar Panels Are Changing The Future of Clean Fuel

"These bacteria outperform natural photosynthesis."<p>In an effort to improve the efficiency of natural photosynthesis, a researcher at the University …

Solar Panels

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others

Ever notice how mosquitoes seem to frantically feast on some folks while ignoring others? It’s not just your imagination, says entomologist Joseph M. …

Your guide to using your DSLR camera correctly (finally)

For everyday selfies, your iPhone's camera is great. It's always with you, you point it, you shoot it, you upload your shots to Instagram — it …

DNA mutations enable detection of early-stage cancers with a blood test

Scientists are one step closer to developing a functional blood test to detect a range of cancers. By identifying specific cancer DNA mutations, …

Miracle chemical ‘cocktail’ could cure spinal cord damage

A chemical “cocktail” could restore movement for people crippled after suffering spinal cord injuries, suggests new research.<p>Scientists say the …

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

Stem Cells

11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Stunning Antimatter Breakthrough Leads to Antihydrogen Anti-Atoms

Whoa.<p>Physicists from Swansea University in the UK have created antihydrogen for the first time ever, a breakthrough which brings scientists another …

Physics

The Simple And Affordable Health Hack That Changed My Life

Living<p>Health & Wellness<p>The Simple And Affordable Health Hack That Changed My Life<p>Living in Los Angeles, as I do, it’s impossible not to be inundated …

Upgrade Your Barbell Workout With This Easy Hack

While maybe you shouldn’t shout about it in a field full of people, a “landmine” attachment is one of the most versatile ways to get some extra <i>oomph</i> …