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Elon Musk cheers as Norway moves toward ban on petroleum-powered cars

Norway’s top political parties have reportedly reached a tentative deal that would ban the sale of new gasoline- and diesel-powered cars within the …

The Gut-Healthy Tonic You Should Drink Every Morning

Award-winning blogger and trusted authority on traditional foods Jennifer McGruther opts for a mug of nourishing morning bone broth to start her day …

Foods You’re Not Washing—But Should Be

You know that you need to wash apples and cucumbers before slicing them up and popping them in your mouth, but there are plenty of other foods that …

This New Biosensor Could Detect Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s And Different Types of Cancer

Honey, we shrunk the biosensor.<p>As we are all well aware, our technologies are getting smaller and smaller. From phones to TVs to computers, the …

Migraines raise risk of heart attack and early death, scientists find

Women with migraines have higher risk of dying from heart problems and statins could help lower the chances of early death, a new study suggests.<p>Although it has been known for some time that migraines raise the risk of stroke, it is the first study to show the headaches also increase the …

Biomedicine

The Moon illusion: why our lunar satellite appears larger when low in the sky

Nasa timed its largest batch of 1,285 new exoplanet discoveries rather well in May. Coinciding with the historic transit of Mercury, the passage of this tiny world across the face of our Sun mirrors a primary technique used when hunting exoplanets.<p>If a star’s light dips by a tiny amount, a planet …

The case for black holes being nothing but holograms just got even stronger

We can't see them because not even light can escape their gravitational pull, we have no idea what they're made of, and where does everything inside go once a black hole dies?<p>Physicists can't even agree on whether black holes are massive, three-dimensional behemoths, or just two-dimensional …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …