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Scientists Want to Make This Medical Device From a Classic Sci-Fi Show a Reality

The Tricorder XPRIZE<p>In April 2017, the winners of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE were announced: out of more than 300 teams, Final Frontier Medical …

The Blair Witches of Brazil

Horror films have taken over the land of the samba, with queues of patrons in search of a fright stretching in front of cinemas, writes Ana Maria Bahiana.<p>Their titles practically shriek at you: Night of the Chupacabras, When I Was Alive, The Necropolis Symphony. Right away you can guess that these …

Horror

Mom's sweet tooth may be linked to child's allergies, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Women who consume too many sugary foods and drinks during pregnancy may be increasing their children's risk of developing an allergy or allergic asthma, according to a study published Thursday in the European Respiratory Journal.<p>The researchers looked at allergies that produce respiratory …

Discover What Color Best Represents Your Personality Via Simple 5-Question Quiz

Image via Shutterstock<p><b>Are you best represented</b> by the color white—someone who is calm and practical by nature, or perhaps the color red—suitable for …

Dubai spent $1 billion building the largest indoor theme park on earth — here's what it's like inside

Measuring 1.5 million square feet, IMG Worlds of Adventure — which opened August 31 — is a nod to characters from Cartoon Network and Disney's Marvel universe.<p>The $1 billion (£750 million) theme park was opened by Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid.<p>Scroll down for a look inside.

Amusement Parks

Singapore’s Wallich Residence Super Penthouse Costs $78.4M

Home » Luxury Homes » Singapore’s Wallich Residence Super Penthouse Costs $78.4M<p>It doesn’t get much more exclusive than this: nestled right in the …

What to Know About Donating Your Body to Science

We’ve all heard of donating your body to science, but what does it really mean? Let’s talk about what happens when you give your body to further …

Goodbye: Looking back on four years of medical school - Scope

Somehow, time has passed, and this is my last entry on Stanford Medicine Unplugged.<p>It feels like just months ago that my classmates and I arrived on …

Work-life balance in medicine with a side gig

Many pre-med students share one goal: acceptance at a top medical school to become a great physician. The myriad challenges of school prepare them …

There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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The risky lure of Caribbean offshore medical schools

Many Canadians dream of becoming a doctor. The reality is that only a fraction of students who apply to Canadian medical schools are admitted. This …

Taking time off in medical school - Scope

Like many of my classmates, I took the last year off from medical school. Some of us enrolled in different graduate programs to pursue a dual degree …