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Lasagna Nachos Give the Boot to Your Super Bowl Snacks

The breadth of regional Italian specialties one can obtain in this country dramatically increased in our new millennium, from the successfully cloned …

Cooking

'High-stakes tests, private tuition harmful to students: Unesco

Two popular pillars of education in India and elsewhere in Asia — “high-stakes” tests and private tuitions — have been denounced by Unesco as harmful …

Hurricane scientists have never seen an image like this before

For the first time in modern history, three hurricanes in the Atlantic are lined up in the most dangerous of ways, according to Eric Blake, a hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center.<p>The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued advisories on Hurricane Irma (currently located north of …

Weather

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

Cancer

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

9 Diabetes Breakthroughs You Need to Know About

Science hard at work!<p>Diabetes is not just one condition - but whether your body is struggling with blood sugar levels due to type 1, or type 2, or …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

New Evidence Suggests Alzheimer's Doesn’t Destroy Memories, it Only Blocks Them

Lighting the Way Ahead<p>Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal <i>Hippocampus</i> that the memories of mice with …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Lose 10 Pounds in One Week With This Fat-Melting, Thyroid Enhancing Diet

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? University of Brazil scientists have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — the kind …

Nutrition

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

Medical Researchers Reverse Brain Damage in Drowning Victim

Brain Damage Reversed<p>Doctors recently reported the reversal of brain volume loss in an unresponsive two-year-old cold water drowning victim who had …

Stressful events can age your brain up to four years according to new study

Time to step up your relaxing bath sessions<p><b>Words by Amanda MacMilan</b><p><b>From the editors of Health</b><p>Stressful life events—like being fired from a job, …

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Cancer

General anesthetic may disrupt brain development in children

A study carried out in mice finds that a common general anesthetic called isoflurane significantly interferes with the growth of neurons in the …

Powerful New Cloning Technique Can Clone Thousands of Genes at Once

LASSO Cloning<p>Scientists from Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins, Rutgers, and the University of Trento in Italy have developed LASSO cloning, a …

400-year-old sharks might hold the secret to long life

Sharks that live up to 392 years are being studied for the secret to long life.<p>Researchers are analyzing the DNA from fin clippings of 100 Greenland …

Physicists May Have Discovered One of the Missing Pieces of Quantum Theory

An Alternative to Quantum Entanglement<p>The quantum world is full of phenomena scientists are still largely grappling with on a theoretical level. One …

Quantum Mechanics

How To Be Happy: A Scientific Perspective

Do you sometimes struggle to be happy despite knowing that you live a good life?<p>I get it, we all chase happiness because it makes a difference on the …

A New Gene-Editing Breakthrough Could Forever Change Life on Earth

CRISPR<p>The discovery of the gene-editing technology CRISPR came, in part, from Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, …

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It’s A Real Thing)

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

We Accidentally Invented Plastic That Conducts Electricity

The Birth of Conductive Plastics<p>Before the 2000s, conductive plastics were virtually unheard of. The recycle bin fodder was only utilized as an …

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

Neuroscience

One Woman's Immortal Cells Have Saved Hundreds of Thousands of Lives

Imagine this: you’re a physician at one of the most renowned medical institutions in the world. A patient comes in with a very aggressive form of …

In a Massachusetts warehouse, NASA’s Valkyrie robot helps lay the groundwork for Mars settlements

NASA’s Valkyrie (R5) robot will never slip the surly bonds of Earth. The humanoid space robot is destined to spend the rest of its days on terra firma with the rest of us. But like Robonaut before it, the six-foot, 290-pound piece of machinery represents a link to the future.<p>She’s a first step …

Free online courses will teach anyone DNA sequencing

It's never been easier to learn how to code using online resources, and that's not limited to computer programming. You know what else is code? DNA, which scientists have been modifying in bacteria and embryos with increasing success over the years. Researchers from the Centre Recherches …