Emily Kilgannon

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Like many relationship stories, the history of St. Valentine is full of torture and pain

Valentine’s Day may be beloved by romance-flushed individuals keen to express their passion, and by retailers for the massive windfalls of cash it generates ($18.2 billion in the US this year) in cards, toy bears, and items adorned with hearts, but for others—the single among us, for example—it’s a …

Relationships

Calorie Restriction Could Help You Live Longer. Should You Actually Try It?

It works in the lab—what about the real world?<p>It seems that eating dramatically fewer calories than usual has a bevy of benefits: it can help you …

Eating fruit can actually improve your mood and personality

Your mom always admonished you to make sure you cleaned your plate at every meal and finished all of your fruits and veggies—not because she was a …

Gravitational Wave Discovery Named Scientific Breakthrough Of The Year

It has been a great year for scientists associated with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). In February, and then again …

Scientists Have Found a Drug That Regenerates Teeth, And It Could Reduce The Need For Fillings

Fingers crossed.<p>Researchers have identified a drug that can regenerate teeth from the inside out, possibly reducing the need for artificial …

Dentistry

Scientists have figured out how to make wounds heal without scars

Whether it's from a surgical procedure, clumsy shaving, or that traumatic biking incident that happened when you were five, just about everyone has a scar they wish would just fade away.<p>And while there's not a whole lot that can be done for scars that are already there, researchers have figured out …

Researchers discover that experimental Alzheimer's drug causes teeth to regrow tissue lost to cavities

A paper from a group of Kings College London researchers documents an unexpected and welcome side effect from an experimental anti-Alzheimer's drug …

Clinical Trials

Stanford researchers cure diabetes in mice using rat-grown organ

Researchers with Stanford University and the University of Tokyo have announced a new breakthrough treatment that successfully cured mice of diabetes …

Could our cells one day be connected to our smartphone? Research suggests yes

The Internet of Things is on the rise — there are connected refrigerators, connected TVs, and connected fitness trackers. Those fitness trackers, …

Scientists use stem cells to grow animal-free pork in a lab

A new study published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i> has taken us one step closer to the dream of animal-free meat. (And, no, in case your mind …