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Failed stem cell treatment causes nasal growth on woman's spine

We're still learning about stem cells and what they can and can't do, so it's unsurprising that there will be a few strange accidents. One such accident happened to a woman who underwent stem cell treatment for paralysis.<p>Eight years ago, the anonymous woman, a US citizen, was treated at Hospital de …

Deep-space radio waves 'heard' at opposite points on Earth

A brief burst of radio waves from deep in space has now been picked up and "heard" by astronomers on opposite sides of the Earth.<p>Before you SETI enthusiasts get too excited, it's important to note that there's little reason to believe that the bursts -- only a tiny fraction of a second in duration …

Harry Potter park opens at Universal Studios Japan | CNN Travel

Holiday "Beach Day" while flying over the beautiful Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Easter 2009) Photo by Mike Theiss @ExtremeNature http://instagram.com/p/qc-iZqIMSw/

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Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

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The Scientifically Best Times To Drink Coffee During The Day

Why you should treat caffeine the way you treat painkillers or antibiotics<p>When's the optimal time to get your coffee kick? Sometime between 9:30 and 11:30 in the morning should work well, neuroscience doctoral student Steven Miller explains in a supremely helpful blog post.<p>Careful timing of when …

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Instagramming Two Of The Cutest Dogs You'll Ever See

Meet two of the most popular (not to mention adorable) dogs on Instagram - Harlow (he's the big one) and Indiana (the little one).<p>They have over 1.1M …

Fascinating Comparison Shows How Cats See the World

Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm created this fascinating series that compares the differences between how humans and cats see the world. Each comparison includes one scene appearing in two different ways. The top image shows a panorama of crisp and colorful human vision while the bottom image …

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Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Adorable Cats in Similar Poses

<i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i> is a single-topic blog that pairs similar photos of attractive men with pictures of adorable cats. The brilliant match-ups feature a variety of heartthrobs (including celebrities like Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender) posing seductively alongside shots …

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13 Fake Brands That Really Aren't Fooling Anybody

Go into any supermarket and you'll find their generic products available alongside regular brands, often at vastly cheaper prices too. What's wrong …

19 Examples Proving The World Is Full Of Good People

The evening news, predominantly consists of countless tales of doom and gloom. Terrorism, financial meltdowns, arctic meltdowns, healthcare disputes, …

10 Celebrities Who Sold Their Souls In TV Commercials

You might love them for their movies, respect them for their music or (in the case of Stephen Hawkings) admire their intellect. But in the case of …

America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Katy Perry (In Any Language)

Katy Perry, whose latest album, <i>Prism</i>, came out in October, is a global pop star with subtext. Like many of her songs, her current hit “Roar,” which topped the American charts (the video garnered 35 million views on YouTube within the first three days of the single’s release), is an anthem with …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

7 Navy Must-Have Bags

Complete your fall wardrobe with a chic navy bag.<p>Switch up your work wardrobe with a navy bag instead of the usual black. It's super chic, and right on trend. Here we've highlighted seven of the best styles to shop this season.

An Interactive Map Of The Brain

Time to play "name that cortex."<p>Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements? No? Take a look at this handy interactive infographic created by Open Colleges, an Australian …

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'Gravity' review: try not to scream

There’s a moment in <i>Gravity</i> when you suddenly realize you’re not safe. Sandra Bullock’s Dr. Ryan Stone is installing a component for the Hubble space telescope, wrapped in her bulky spacesuit. Mission Commander Kowalski (George Clooney) loops around her, showboating while he makes small talk with …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

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