Dominik Kljakić

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New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer

Research published today in <i>Nature Medicine</i> by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has described a new immunotherapy approach, which led to a complete disappearance of tumors in a woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer who only had months to live.<p>The findings show how …

Cancer

Forgotten Element Could Redefine Time

A lot can happen in a second; you could meet a stranger, snap your fingers, fall in love, fall asleep, sneeze. But what is a second, really — and is …

Physics

How to be happy: Aristotle's 11 guidelines for a good life

People often ask "What should I do?" when faced with an ethical problem. Aristotle urges us to ask "What kind of person should I be?"<br>Read More

Aristotle

Are You Immune to Cancer?

Seven years ago, biochemist Zheng Cui of Wake Forest University was conducting a routine experiment, injecting test mice with a strain of cancer …

2,300-year-old Chinese philosophy shows why we should all try to be a bit of mess

Recently, I started hanging out with a group of friends who seem intimidatingly on top of things. They respond to their emails—even non-urgent ones—politely and punctually, they freeze leftovers in neatly labeled Tupperware that they never forget about, and they sort their mail into orderly files, …

Taoism

Cause of polycystic ovary syndrome discovered at last

The most common cause of female infertility – polycystic ovary syndrome – may be caused by a hormonal imbalance before birth. The finding has led to …

Why do smart people do stupid things? The science of avoiding poor decision making

The quality of your decisions today will determine the quality of your life tomorrow.<p>Our decisions influence how well we make use of our talents, …

Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time.<p>A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to …

Neuroscience

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Weight Loss

Cancer Vaccine With 97% Complete Response Rate In Mice Starts Human Trials

A new cancer vaccine trial is now underway, as of March 27th, that is fundamentally different from any cancer vaccine trial held until now. Not only …

Immunotherapy

Study overturns age-old theory of brain learning

For decades, scientists thought that learning occurs in synapses, or the numerous junctions between brain cells. But now, a new study proposes that …

Multiple sclerosis: Have researchers found a key to prevention?

A potential new therapeutic target for multiple sclerosis has now been identified in a new study conducted by researchers at the University of …

Medical Research

Surgeons repair spina bifida in fetus for 1st time in Canada, hospitals say

For the first time in Canada, a team of surgeons has successfully performed in-utero surgery to repair a form of spina bifida, two Toronto hospitals …

Pregnancy

How I turned my Samsung Galaxy S8 into a Microsoft phone

Microsoft's new mobile effort revolves around bringing the best of Windows 10 to Android and iOS. Now that Windows 10 Mobile is all but dead, it's …

‘Warning To Humanity’: Thousands Of Scientists Raise Awareness On The Weak State Of The Planet Earth

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries are raising awareness regarding the weak state of the planet Earth by issuing and signing the second …

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Nerve implant 'restores consciousness' to man in persistent vegetative state

A 35-year-old man who had been in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness after receiving a pioneering therapy involving nerve stimulation.<p>The treatment challenges a widely-accepted view that there is no prospect of a patient recovering consciousness if …

Neurology

Action video games decrease gray matter, study finds

A new study suggests that playing action video games can be detrimental to the brain, reducing the amount of gray matter in the hippocampus. …

The Brain

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter | Inc.com

We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with unprecedented progress. But will we really reach the finishing line?<p>Any hope of success will …

The Brain

The Mind-Matter Duality: Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …

Everything Is Energy — A New Discovery Shatters Our Understanding of Reality

Have you ever thought of what is really real? Well the latest discoveries in quantum physics show that nothing is as it seems. In fact, it has been …

the canyon orbiter e-bike concept imagines the future of urban gravity biking

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

Critical Thinking

Research Shows That 40% of Cancers Are Entirely Preventable

Preventing the Medical Malady<p>Cancer, the emperor of all maladies, is tragic under most any circumstances, but it’s even worse when the condition …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Nutrition

Biologists Just Discovered a Simple Way to Make Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

A team of 22 biologists just made a huge breakthrough in cancer research.<p>The scientists from California Institute of Technology and UC San Diego …

Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

Most of us suffer back pain at some point in our lives. In fact, it's one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor. Many of us also probably reach for medication. Now, new guidelines from the American College of Physicians say try exercise, yoga, or massage first.<p>That's a pretty big …

General Hospital

A Diabetes Drug Has Shut Down Cancer's Primary Way of Making Energy

A Welcomed Side Effect<p>While the typical side effects noted along with medications include upset stomach, headache, and difficulty operating heavy …

Hydrogen turned into metal in stunning act of alchemy that could revolutionise technology and spaceflight

For nearly 100 years, scientists have dreamed of turning the lightest of all the elements, hydrogen, into a metal.<p>Now, in a stunning act of …

Hydrogen