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An African scientist solved a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious diseases

<i>Cameroonian scientist Dr Wilfred Ndifon has proposed a solution to a 70-year old immunological mystery relating to the original antigenic sin. This complex problem has played havoc with efforts to fight infectious diseases, particularly in places such as Africa where people can suffer successive</i> …

Immune System

Medical marijuana users get approval to vaporize anywhere in Ontario

Medical marijuana users in Ontario are now legally able to use vaporizers just about anywhere in the province.<p>The Liberal government quietly exempted them this week from a law that bans the use of e-cigarettes anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited.<p>It means medical marijuana users can vaporize …

CrownFox Farms: Creating Positive Buzz for Bees

Suited up and walking through the field to the CrownFox Farms beehives.<p>CrownFox Farms is a Certified Wildlife Habitat on the periphery of East …

Snoozebox unveils hotel room that is also a tiny theatre

The quirky hotel chain, which creates pop-up bedrooms, grew 300pc in the first six months of the year<p>Snoozebox, the Aim-listed portable hotel company, has unveiled a new design that can transform its pop-up bedrooms into a dining room, theatre or workspace.<p>The concept was created by Norwegian …

S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson rated among nation’s most beautiful college arboretums

The Hunt Cabin, which was restored and eventually placed on the grounds of the Botanical Garden, was originally built around 1826 by Charles Hunt</i> …

South Carolina

Now, it's not only knotweed that will stop you getting a mortgage

Lenders have long turned away people whose gardens are home to Japanese knotweed. Now other weeds are triggering a red light too, finds Teresa Hunter<p>Thirty years ago mortgage lenders were obsessed by damp-proof courses and refused to advance funds without a guarantee that one had been installed and …

The Absolute Best Way To Make A Turkey Crispy

Certain things are facts. Mashed potatoes are better creamy. Stuffing is better moist. And turkey legs are definitely best served crispy. But how to get the ultimate crisp without sacrificing flavor? Here's our secret trick.<p><b>What you need:</b> A turkey, a baking pan, aluminum foil and a few days' notice.<p>…

Young designers of Nike Doernbecher 'Freestyle Collection' see their shoes, clothes go on sale

The collaboration between young patients and Nike designers has produced one-of-a-kind sneakers and apparel. Now in its 12th year, the collection has …

Shoes

$104,000 Starting Salary For Geologist - Salary Survey Reports

You may be surprised at the breadth of work that geologists study, from piecing together earth’s history, to learning about how other planets formed to predicting what is underground. The study of geology allows you to answer questions about our world and provide insights into how it works.<p><i>As in</i> …

Geology

Flower power: Swedish scientists create world’s first electronic ‘cyborg’ rose

Swedish researchers have infused semi-conductive polymers into a rose turning it into a “cyborg” with electric circuits inside. “Power plants” …

Turning Down The Heat When Cooking Meat May Reduce Cancer Risk

Remember the headlines a few weeks back, when the World Health Organization categorized red and processed meats as cancer-causing?<p>Turns out, the techniques you use to prepare your meat seem to play into this risk.<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Cancer</i> finds that high-temperature cooking methods …

BBQ

Sniffing out ovarian cancer: Working dogs help in the war on cancer — with their amazing noses

Researchers are working to invent a chemical sensor “with the sensitivity and specificity of the dog”<p>McBaine is a black-and-white English springer spaniel with a constantly wagging tail and a passion for sniffing out ovarian tumors. During a typical day at the University of Pennsylvania’s Vet …

Cancer

Alternatives to the Same Old Thanksgiving Bird

This year, trade in the standard-issue entree for a bird with a bit more flavor. Here's where to find the best quail, pheasant, wood pigeon, duck and goose<p>'LET'S FACE IT, turkey really isn't all that interesting," said Hank Shaw, author of the new cookbook "Duck, Duck Goose: Recipes and Techniques …

Birds

Bitwalking dollars: Digital currency pays people to walk

<b>A digital crypto-currency has launched that is generated by human movement.</b><p>Bitwalking dollars will be earned by walking, unlike other digital currencies such as Bitcoins that are "mined" by computers.<p>A phone application counts and verifies users' steps, with walkers earning approximately 1 BW$ for …

Cryptocurrency

FACT CHECK: Do Color Codes on Toothpaste Tubes Identify Their Ingredients?

CLAIM<p>The colored squares on toothpaste tubes identify the composition of the toothpaste enclosed therein.<p>RATING<p>FALSE<p>ORIGIN<p>A popular item about …

FYI !!! Did you know J. Marison Sims a.k.a 'The Father of Modern Gynecology...

Every black person needs to watch hidden colors 1 2 & 3 you will learn more facts<p>Nov 2, 2015<p>Slavery is a sick twisted vile thing for a human to force …

10 Incredible Foods You Didn't Know You Could Make With Cashews - One Green Planet

On November 21st, the country celebrates a favorite nut that actually isn’t a nut at all – the cashew. Cashews are technically seeds. Whatever they …

Men: Watch Out for Male Menopause

Women are not the only ones who end up developing menopause later in life. That's right -- men get menopause too. When men get menopause, it is actually called andropause. The symptoms of andropause are quite similar to the symptoms that women experience before or during menopause.<p>So what is …

Women's Health

Chipotle Says It Won't Close More Restaurants as E. Coli Outbreak Reports Spread to Four More States

An E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle locations in two states has now spread to four more, with 43 people getting sick after eating at the popular …

Researchers built an algorithm that will create diets that work for you

Your blood-sugar levels will both spike, but to different degrees depending on your genes, the bacteria in your gut, what you recently ate, how recently or intensely you exercised, and more.<p>The spikes, formally known as "postprandial glycemic responses" or PPGR, are hard to forecast since two …

Diabetes

Alaska regulators are 1st to OK marijuana use at pot shops

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.<p>The 3-2 vote by the Marijuana Control Board also changed …

Cannabis

Ethiopian hats and wigs made from recycled consumer goods

Eric Lafforgue is a prolific, talented photographer who's travelled the world, living among people in many hard-to-reach places and telling their …

Photographers

NASA Searching For Alien Life With Newly Developed Tricorder-Like Chemical Laptop

NASA is searching for "life outside of earth" using its newly developed Chemical Laptop, which bears some resemblance with the tricorder from Star …

Paranormal