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We Might Have Just Discovered The Missing Link Between The Brain And Gut

"We think these findings are going to be the biological basis of a new sense."<p>New research with mice may upend our understanding of the connection …

Duke University

This Implant Helps Heal Knees With a Patient’s Own Cartilage

At first, Courtney Mannino blamed the dull ache in her left knee on a ligament she’d torn in high school. She ignored it as long as she could, but …

University of California

After 150 Years, We Finally Had a Breakthrough Toward Turning CO2 Into Fuel

It's a chance to turn something very abundant into something very useful.<p>For a century and a half or more, researchers have been trying to figure out …

Carbon Dioxide

The 2018 Giller Prize longlist has something for absolutely everybody

The Giller jury says its 12 long-listed books ‘sing about the erased, the immigrants, the oppressed, the survivors, the entitled’<p>It’s prize season …

Canadian Literature

Brain’s Lymphatic Vessels May Be New Treatment Avenue for Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers have discovered lymphatic vessels carry previously unknown messages from the brain to the immune system that triggers multiple sclerosis. …

Multiple Sclerosis

Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight - CNN

Story Highlights<p>Infants in households where disinfectants are used frequently showed higher levels of certain gut bacteria<br>• When those same children were 3 years old, their BMI was higher than that other children<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be …

University of Alberta

Major schizophrenia breakthrough finds immune cells on the wrong side of the tracks

For so long schizophrenia was seen as a disorder exclusively of the mind, but new lines of research are uncovering evidence that its machinations may …

Immune System

Cute little gift bags from newspapers, with TUTORIAL! - PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS)

It's easy to make these little gift bags out of newspaper. Plus, it's a great way to recycle! Pick a good section of your paper (the comics are …

Here’s The New Show You Should Watch Right Now

There are so many good shows this week.<p>Streamline recommends the first season of “Forever” as the new show you should watch this week. The show debuted with Amazon Prime on Sept. 14.<p>As The A.V. Club wrote of this upcoming weekend: This is the “Streamapocalypse.” So many good shows debuted this …

Downton Abbey

10 Benefits of Golden (Turmeric) Milk and How to Make It

Golden milk — also known as turmeric milk — is an Indian drink that has been gaining popularity in Western cultures.<p>This bright yellow beverage is …

Antiinflammatory

This Documentary Genre Will Change Your Life in One Night

It's official: Biographical documentaries are having a moment. Films in the genre were among the most notable movies of the summer, including the …

Biographies

35 Must-See British TV Shows to Add to Your Watch List

The UK has produced so much quality drama, so many incredible documentaries, and so many classic comedies over the years that any "best of" list can …

TV

New dictionary published for Indigenous Vancouver Island language

A brand new dictionary was published this past week after decades of work to preserve and translate an Indigenous language.<p>It contains more than …

Linguistics

The 10 Best New TV Shows You Have to Watch This Fall

There's already too much TV, so we make the decisions for you.<p>There's entirely too much TV. It's a problem, honestly. While we've long considered this a time of Peak TV, it's also a time of sacrifices—one in which you'll have to choose one show everyone is talking about over another show everyone …

Mad Men

Outfoxed! Adorable moment clever rascal turns the table on photographer who's been snapping it for years and gets behind the lens

Wildlife photography normally involves the animal being in front of the camera and the photographer behind it.<p>This fox, however, had other ideas. …

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

Good Vibrations: A Buddhist Music Playlist

Music has long served as a bridge between the ordinary and the divine. And while the early vinaya [monastic code] required monks and nuns to abstain …

Meditation

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

New chemical causes deadly brain cancer to self-destruct

Scientists have discovered a chemical compound that cuts off the "energy supply" to glioblastoma cells, making them self-destruct. Glioblastoma is a …

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Meet Peru's First Women Porters

TravelWomen of Impact<p>These trailblazing Peruvians are breaking the glass mountain as the first and only women to work as official porters on the Inca Trail.<p>The Andes Mountains are breathtaking: the iconic history, the rugged alpine vistas, the air thinner than a whisper. It’s a landscape that …

Sea Level

This 2-Minute Facial Massage Technique Literally Changed the Shape of My Face

The best facial of my life involved no extractions. There were no lasers, no microdermabrasion machines, and no high-tech tools or showy face masks. …

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Light from digital devices triggers creation of toxic molecule in the retina that can cause macular degeneration<p>Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US …

Macular Degeneration

Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid

Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants.<p>With wind and solar …

Renewable Energy

MapLab: America’s Rivaling Regions

A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.<p><i>Welcome to the latest edition of MapLab. Sign up to receive this newsletter in your inbox here.</i><p>Shades of the past<p>The voting blocs that propelled Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency in the 2016 election are often described in regional …

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

Kill up to 99 percent of germs with this next-level LED light fixture that tackles mold you can’t even see.<p>A few months ago, we wrote about a …

Cleaning

Transform Furniture For Under $10

White Knight DIY and Renovations Expert Cherie Barber have combined creativity and clever ideas to show you how to transform any room in your home …

The age of 3D-printed guns in America is here

A last-ditch effort to block a US organization from making instructions to 3D-print a gun available to download has failed. The template will be posted online on Wednesday (Aug. 1).<p>From then, anyone with access to a 3D printer will be able to create their own firearm out of the same kind of …

Gun Control

Discovery of North America’s Oldest Settlement Proves Native Canadian Legend True

The Heiltsuk Nation are indigenous Canadians whose ancestors once controlled 6,000 sq. miles (approx. 16,000 sq. km) of coastline in what is now …