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A Chinese folk contraceptive could give rise to unisex 'molecular condoms'

The "thunder god vine" steals sperm's thunder.<p>Imagine: You're a sperm cell just trying to complete your life's greatest seminal work—fertilizing an egg cell. You're swimming up a reproductive track, your lil tail steadily swishing back and forth as you finally approach your target. Now it's time to …

Trump’s Latest Drug Pricing Tweet Hits Biotech Stocks

By<p>Ben Eisen<p>Ben Eisen<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@BenEisen<p>ben.eisen@wsj.com<p>President Donald Trump is using his bully pulpit once again to move stock prices.<p>Mr. Trump said in a Twitter message Tuesday morning that he is “working on a new system where there will be competition in the Drug …

Donald Trump

In Defense of Letting Yourself Go

<i>A series investigating the effects of gravity on the female form.</i><p>For someone who’s never had a baby, I know a hell of a lot about “baby weight.” …

Substance in crude oil harms fish hearts, could affect humans as well

Bluefin tunas are capable of trans-oceanic journeys and the Atlantic species grows to enormous size, exceeding 1,400 lbs. They are challenging to …

This Might Be The Strongest And Lightest Material on Earth

10 times stronger than steel, with only 5 percent of its density.<p>For years, researchers have known that carbon, when arranged in a certain way, can …

Science Insists This Is How We Become Better Lovers

As men, we pride ourselves on our lovemaking abilities, and our sense of masculinity sort of depends on it. But the collective belief in our gender’s …

My Last And Worst Flight Of 2016

I’ve spent the past couple of days in Cuba, and yesterday morning I was scheduled to fly from Havana to Fort Lauderdale on Southwest Airlines. I’ll …

A new brain study sheds light on why it can be so hard to change someone's political beliefs

Why we react to inconvenient truths as if they were personal insults.<p>Albert Einstein was one of the most important physicists of all time. His scientific predictions have withstood 100 years of scientific challenges. His thinking fundamentally changed the way we understand the universe. Yet people …

The Brain

Simple breath test can detect cancer and 16 other diseases

Ancient Greek physicians figured that our breath was a strong health indicator, but researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have proven just how true that is. They developed a device that uses nanoparticles to identify 17 different diseases, including lung cancer and Parkinson's …

Cancer

Can a Shuttle Service Be Better Than a Private Jet? Yes, Says JetSuiteX’s CEO

Alex Wilcox talks about his company’s costs, conveniences, and customers…<p>We’re all familiar with the inconveniences of commercial aviation: security …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

The superfoods you need to eat to improve sleep and relieve stress

Her L.A health bar, Moon Juice, counts Hollywood royalty (including Rachel Mc Adams and Gwyneth Paltrow) among the fan following. So when Amanda …

Wellness

An app update turns this smart pen into a 3D scanner

A smartpen that could already digitally measure pretty much anything will soon also be able to scan objects in 3D. Developed by Instrumments, a company made up of former Misfit creators, the impressive 01 pen will be getting a new app, adding the 3D functionality next Spring. This Pro App will …

3D Scanners

Here's how a $50 drug ends up costing you $700 in America's healthcare system

For years they've been watching their customers struggle to pay for prescription drugs, even when they have generic or over-the-counter alternatives. These drugs are supposed to treat simple, everyday ailments, like acid reflux and heartburn.<p>In the case of acid reflux, the drug in question is …

Why You Should Hire 'Points Hackers' to Book Your Next Flight

Deciphering airline and credit card points can often feel like reading a foreign language. Luckily, a new brand class of travel agents are here to help: points hackers.<p>By now, you’ve likely heard that the new Chase Sapphire Reserve card is giving away a signup bonus of 100,000 points, among other …

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