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Deadly Cashew Nut Oil Is Poised to Take On Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

They're so toxic they can rip your skin apart on contact. But that virulence is what makes them perfect candidates for a new wave of …

Microbiology

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best years are behind you. Naturally, your job, marriage and shattered aspirations are to blame. If …

Middle Age

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

The 10 Most Attractive Body Parts Ranked by Women

1 of 11<p>What Women (Physically) Want<p>Let’s cut right to the chase. It doesn’t matter if you look like a Greek god if you’re a bastard. Hotshots are a …

National Academy of Sciences

Greenhouse gases are warming the world—but chilling Antarctica. Here’s why

The greenhouse gases that are warming the globe actually cool Antarctica much of the year, a new study confirms. The odd trend doesn’t break the laws …

Climate Change

This Incredibly Popular Supplement Is Pretty Much Useless, Says Huge New Study

Here's why.<p>There's a growing body of evidence to suggest most vitamin supplements don't do all that much. In fact, a study earlier this year found …

Research

How emotions may impact tumor growth

Is it possible for us to "tell" the brain to boost the body's immune response against cancer tumors? Researchers believe that the answer is "yes," …

Immunotherapy

'Never underestimate human stupidity,' says historian whose fans include Bill Gates and Barack Obama

Historian Yuval Harari says the study of the past has taught him an important lesson for the future.<p>"One things that history teaches us is that we …

Artificial Intelligence

My Health Record opt-out period begins, but privacy concerns remain - Science News - ABC News

The Federal Government's digital health agency has moved to reassure Australians that their online My Health Record data will be safe, as the opt-out …

Digital Health

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

The real reason the sound of your own voice makes you cringe

Most of us have shuddered on hearing the sound of our own voice. In fact, not liking the sound of your own voice is so common that there’s a term for it: voice confrontation.<p>But why is voice confrontation so frequent, while barely a thought is given to the voices of others?<p>A common explanation …

Mickey Mouse

Slavery: What They Didn't Teach in My High School

A man I have known since grade school changed his name, years ago, to an Arabic one. He told me he rejected Christianity as "the white man's religion …

Black History

The Times finally gets to the bottom of Trump supporters: It turns out they're garbage human beings

In contrast, almost all of the people I know in my hometown in Nebraska proudly supported him. They glossed over his infidelities and stressed that …

Donald Trump

How Does Cancer Spread?

By | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD<p>National Cancer Institute. What is Cancer? Updated 02/09/15. …

Cancer

9 Words Elon Musk Just Used to Motivate Employees. You Should Steal 7 of Them

Tesla hit their production goals. One statement Elon Musk made about this serves as a good lesson in word choice, especially when you send an email.<p>The words you use are incredibly important. When you send emails, speak in front of a large group, or address employees in a meeting, trimming what you …

Tesla

Elon Musk Once Gave Some Surprising Business Advice. 4 Years Later, It's Clearly Quite Brilliant

The road to self-improvement is a lifelong process.<p>Does a high IQ contribute to success? Certainly. But not without hard work, experimentation, failing forward, and an undying devotion to self-improvement.<p>Take Elon Musk, one of the smartest people on the planet. The driving force behind Tesla, …

Self-improvement

11 lessons learned from 4 years of intermittent fasting: The good and bad

<i>“It’s a scientific fact that you need to eat breakfast every morning to lose weight.”</i><p><i>“You shouldn’t skip meals, it’s not healthy. You have to eat six</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Cancer Destroyed His Bladder — So Doctors Reconstructed It Using His Small Intestine

When Al Sidoti started urinating blood, his doctor thought he'd pulled a muscle. His doctor was wrong.<p>When Al Sidoti got divorced from his first wife, it took a while for him to put the pieces of his life back together. "I was going to the gym once a week, then twice a week, then 11 times a week," …

Cancer

The big picture: How electric buses could change the world

Electric buses are set to command the bus market worldwide by the late 2020s — and, in 2040, they could make up 80% of the global municipal bus …

Alternative Fuel

The Wonder Drug That's Free

Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and …

The Brain

Sorry, the Best Oil to Cook With Is Still Canola

Canola oil has gotten such a bad rap—here’s why you should ignore the haters and give it a try.<p>Canola is a go-to oil both in my kitchen and in our …

Nutrition

The Magical Mineral That Can Improve Your Sleep and Energy

It’s also great for reducing fatigue and muscle recovery, too.<p>One of the most important mineral for our daily well-being, also happens to be one …

Wellness

Aussies are working 124 days a year just to cover basic living expenses

Wednesday 27 June 2018<p>Article by Ceyda Erem<p>How many working days do you think you'd need to get through each year to cover your basic expenses?<p>Well, …

Personal Finance

9 of the Best Fats to Fuel Your Keto Diet

Just like how carbs can be categorized by good (complex) and bad (simple), fats are another necessary macronutrient that can be argued. Monounsaturated fats actually help lower unhealthy cholesterol while providing us with energy. Getting enough dietary fat can benefit many but especially those on …

Nutrition

Want to Retire Abroad? These Are the Friendliest Countries for Expats

Thinking of working or retiring abroad? Some countries look upon foreign residents with suspicion or unease. Wherever you go, you'll probably want to …

Costa Rica

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Wellness

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

Nutrition

Why Empathy Is Your Most Important Skill (and How to Practice It)

TL;DR: Empathy is the most important skill you can practice. It will lead to greater success personally and professionally and will allow you to …

Empathy

Want to Think Like a Leader? Science Says to Do This One Thing

The answer to "What makes a great leader?" can be found in the question.<p>If you want to be a successful leader, research shows there's a winning approach you can take -- and it may not be what you expect.<p>Most people are familiar with the idea of self-affirmations and the power of positive thinking. …

Leadership