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Israeli Scientists Uncover Therapy That Converts Cancer Cells Into Normal Ones

Cancer cells, by definition, are abnormal cells that divide with abandon and have the potential to spread throughout and wreak havoc on your vital …

Cancer Cells

Scientists believe alien life may exist in other universes after discovering a mysterious 'force'

Alien life could exist in other universes, according to a group of scientists studying a mysterious force known as dark energy.<p>Previous theories suggested our universe has the perfect amount of dark energy, which acts against gravity and is making the cosmos expand at an accelerated rate.<p>It was …

MDMA Used in Breakthrough PTSD Study, Bringing FDA Approval into View

The anticipated approval date is within reach.<p>In the 1970s, MDMA was considered to be an anxiety-relieving drug. But when the United States …

Ecstasy (Drug)

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

Scientists Find a Crucial New Role For DNA We Once Considered Junk

We were so wrong.<p>Researchers have determined how satellite DNA, considered to be "junk DNA", plays a crucial role in holding the genome …

Neanderthals were capable of ‘turbo breathing’, according to new study of their facial features

Since Neanderthals were recognised as a separate human species a century and a half ago their distinctive facial features have been a point of puzzlement and fascination.<p>Their wide noses, prominent brow ridge and jutting-out faces have prompted a number of theories as to what caused their evolution.<p>…

Humanity

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Biological System That Regulates Body Fat

Independent of diet and exercise.<p>New research has identified a mechanism in the body that appears to act as a kind of internal bathroom scale, …

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD, study finds

Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy and being unable to control behaviour – the main manifestations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – have been linked to disruptions in sleep, researchers will reveal on Sunday.<p>The findings underline a growing awareness among doctors …

Sleep

The U.S. FDA Just Approved a Treatment That Reprograms Cells to Fight Cancer

A Historic Action<p>In a decision that will forever change cancer research and treatment, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a …

Immunotherapy

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

CRISPR-treated skin graft used to treat diabetes in mice

While the development of the CRISPR gene editing system is turning into one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the century, there are still …

Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease. This is huge.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing technology that’s revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.<p>One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability tocreate smarter or more …

7 Workout Supplements That Actually Work

The fitness world is full of a lot of gimmicks and promises because, let’s face it, working out is hard work, and if there’s one thing human history …

Crock Pot Beef, Vegetable, and Barley Soup

Serve this delicious and hearty soup with crusty bread or rolls and a tossed salad. The beef shanks on the bone add extra flavor to the broth. If you …

How to Make a Showstopping Prime Rib Roast

When it comes to meat, my everyday lineup is pretty average. Chicken breast, pork tenderloin, ground beef—you get the idea. Although you can make …

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Brain implant helps paralysed monkeys walk in just six days

Spinal cord injuries typically cause communication between the brain and physiological areas to become disrupted, preventing the person from moving. …

Slow Cooker Burmese Chicken and Noodles - Best Sophisticated Crock Pot Recipes - Pictures - Chowhound

An easy recipe for Burmese-style noodles with braised chicken thighs, coconut milk, and turmeric.<p>I first ate this noodle dish at Yamo, a …

This Is the Diet That's Finally Changing the Way We Look at Calories

Earlier this year, we asked a question that opened up a whole new world of healthy eating: what are macros? We learned about the concept of counting …

10 Things That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime, Thanks to Climate Change

Future generations are going to have to deal with major consequences of global warming.<p>Though some American politicians continue to debate whether climate change is real, scientists have long sounded the warning bells that human-caused global warming is rapidly getting worse. Some warn that we may …

Times Square

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Why Have You Never Tried Bacon Popcorn Before?

Last week, I thought I was so inventive for frying my pancakes in bacon fat. Turns out, there’s a whole world of bacon-flavored food items we’ve all been missing out on. Case in point: bacon popcorn.<p>The recipe comes from <i>People</i>, but it’s so intuitive that you’re probably kicking yourself for never …

Scientists discover light could exist in a previously unknown form

New research suggests that it is possible to create a new form of light by binding light to a single electron, combining the properties of both.

Climate Change is Here and Now, Dire NOAA Report Warns

Environmental records of all kinds are being shattered as climate change takes effect in real time, scientists warned on Tuesday.<p>The National Oceanic …

Global Warming

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