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Everything You Need To Know About Tor And The Deep Web

For the average Internet user, the deep web might seem like a strange and dark place. But there’s a lot more to it than drug deals, bitcoin …

Deep Web

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

HIV Vaccine: Do Babies' Immune Systems Hold the Key?

HIV/AIDS research has come a long way. Though first introduced to human hosts in West Africa at the turn of the previous century, the first case of …

Researchers develop genetic test that can predict your risk of Alzheimer's disease

New research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease offers fresh evidence that the devastating brain disorder may gain a foothold years before dementia sets in, and takes a key step toward earlier detection of the disease.<p>In a study that scoured the genes of healthy young people for …

Dementia

Researchers have devised a treatment called MEND to reverse Alzheimer’s in Early-stage patients.

The human toll is evident. Patients knowing they are going to progressively lose their minds, functionality, and their very lives, must somehow learn …

AI boosts cancer screening to nearly 100 percent accuracy

Diagnosing cancer is about to get more accurate, with the help of artificial intelligence.<p>Pathologists have diagnosed diseases in more or less the same way for the past 100 years, by laboring over a microscope reviewing biopsy samples on little glass slides. Working almost robotically, they sift …

Parkinson's Disease Breakthrough Could 'Stop The Condition In Its Tracks'

New research by scientists at the University of Leicester has provided a breakthrough in understanding the origins of Parkinson's disease which could …

Medical Research

Groundbreaking Skin Cancer Treatment Given Approval In Record Time

A groundbreaking combination of skin cancer drugs that encourage the patient’s own immune system to destroy tumors is going to be made available by …

Reclaiming the immune system's assault on tumors

Michele De Palma's team at EPFL found how to reclaim TAMs. The researchers genetically modified TAMs to remove their ability to produce microRNAs. As …

Immune System

Drug found that significantly slows growth of most aggressive form of breast cancer

Scientists have found a method of significantly slowing the growth of the most aggressive form of breast cancer.<p>Researchers at Oxford and Nottingham Universities used a new drug to attack the disease in deeper regions of cancer tumours than conventional therapies like chemotherapy or radiotherapy …

Cancer

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

A Scientist's Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

Sharon Belvin's nightmare with cancer began in 2004, when she was just 22.<p>Belvin was an avid runner but said she suddenly found she couldn't climb the stairs without "a lot of difficulty breathing."<p>Eventually, after months of fruitless treatments for lung ailments like bronchitis, she was diagnosed …

Immunotherapy

How often you should wash your hair, according to science

The question is a vexing one. And there are lots of different answers people swear by.<p>For example, Kim Kardashian says she only washes her hair twice a week.<p>Outside the shower, our scalps gradually get shinier, darker, and oilier.<p>So why does it happen? And how often should you wash to keep the …

You can brew beer in less than a week with this magical tank

Vessi, an all-in-one system home-brewing kit, will let beer lovers make custom beers in as little as seven days. Don't run to the store just yet, …

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

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Six gadgets that let you cook with sunlight

Barbecue season has begun in the United States, and folks are dusting off their charcoal and propane grills for the first time in months to welcome the warmer weather. However, outdoor cooks have another option -- if they're adventurous enough to try cooking with the power of the sun. The concept …

Scientists Might Have Figured Out How to Stop You From Binge Eating

New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that suppressing certain neurons in rats’ brains can make them less likely to seek sugary rewards. This could have implications for human behaviour, too.<p>Everyone has a food weakness. Whether it's being unable to resist the rustle of a chip bag or …

Stroke survivors walk again after Stanford injects stem cells into brain

Stroke survivors who believed they would be paralysed or need a wheelchair for the rest of their lives are walking and moving again following a ground-breaking stem cell treatment.<p>18 patients who agreed to allow doctors to drill a hole in their skull and inject stem cells into the damaged part of …

'Trojan horse' cancer-fighting injection sparks hope in human trials

Promising method simulates a viral infection to mobilise the body’s immune system against tumours<p>German researchers on Wednesday presented a “Trojan horse” method of attacking cancer, sneaking virus impersonators into the human body which prompt an immune response that attacks tumours.<p>Tested in …

Immune System

Tumor-killing virus nearly doubles survival time of brain cancer patients

In early clinical trial, one-two punch of virus and drugs was safe and effective.<p>To defeat the deadliest of cancers, it's time to unleash the viruses.<p>…

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

'Universal cancer vaccine’ breakthrough claimed by experts

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that makes the body’s immune system attack tumours …

Scientists Have Discovered a New Trigger For Killing Cancer Cells

Activate those cell assassins.<p>Scientists have found a new way of triggering the death of cancer cells, using the body's own cell-clearing function. …

Swapping spit: what saliva can reveal about your romantic relationship

A simple spit test gives new meaning to ‘having chemistry’, as husband and wife analyze genetic material to find out whether couples are scientifically compatible<p>“I wanna know what love is,” the song goes, and I think: yeah, me too. In 2015, 15% of Americans used an online dating service; if you …

Relationships

Scientists block breast cancer cells from hiding in bones of mice, prompting hope for human trials

Scientists have successfully blocked breast cancer cells from entering and hiding in the bones of mice, where they can survive chemotherapy treatment.<p>Researchers at Duke University have also devised a method of flushing breast cancer cells out of bone marrow in mice, making them easier to eradicate …

Revealed: How copyright law is being misused to remove material from the internet

When Annabelle Narey posted a negative review of a building firm on Mumsnet, the last thing on her mind was copyright infringement<p>Writing a bad review online has always run a small risk of opening yourself up to a defamation claim. But few would expect to be told that they had to delete their …

Copyright

How a chemist at Yale found a whole new way to take on cancer

It would spark a revolutionary approach to treating cancers, attract tens of millions in investments, and set rival companies on a scientific race. At the center of it all? A tiny garbage truck.<p>It's called the proteasome, and its job is to chew up and get rid of your cells' obsolete and broken …

Converting cells to burn fat, not store it: Discovery could help fight obesity, metabolic disorders

Discovery could help fight obesity, metabolic disorders<p>Researchers have uncovered a new molecular pathway for stimulating the body to burn fat -- a …