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Deep-Dish Pizza Dough

Butter is a must for Chicago-style deep-dish pizza dough. Use it as the base for Vegetable Lovers' Deep-Dish Pizza, and the skillet variation for Skillet Pizza Diavola.

Could deep brain stimulation help zap diabetes?

When a 53-year-old man asked Dutch doctors to treat his obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) several years back, they suggested a new but promising …

Oral insulin proving successful in human clinical trials

For decades researchers have worked to find a way to orally administer insulin effectively to patients with diabetes. Now this game-changing …

Study finds antibiotics may interfere with vital vaccines in infants

A newly published study warns that antibiotic use in infants could interfere with the efficacy of five vital routine vaccines. According to …

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Scientists detect electrons outside of their regular orbits

A research team including ANU has detected electrons outside of their regular orbits, a phenomenon that could be harnessed to develop next-generation …

Male Hormones May Alter Autism-Related Genes in Utero

A new French study may shed more light on why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects males around four times more than females. The researchers found …

These 6 Easy Steps Can Debunk Any Climate Science Denier

Go on, give it a try!<p>A team of researchers has put a straight-forward critical thinking process to the test on 42 common climate science denier …

It's a Hanukkah Miracle! Girl Goes for a Walk, Stumbles on Oil Lamp From Judah Maccabee's Time

A seven-year-old Israeli girl and her mother went for a walk earlier this week in the Beit Shean Valley, enjoying an afternoon in nature when the …

Archaeology

We May Have Just Identified Genetic Evidence of Male Sexual Orientation

But that still doesn't mean there's a 'gay gene'.<p>Scientists are reporting what could amount to be the firmest evidence yet of genetic links to male …

Hunt for meteorites in your own yard

You can collect micrometeorites anywhere.<p>When you picture a meteorite, you probably imagine a massive hunk of space rock hurtling its way through Earth’s atmosphere. The objects that survive this trip sell for tens of thousands of dollars at auctions, become parts of museum displays, and make …

Study Shows How a Low Calorie Diet Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

We now know why it works.<p>New research reveals the mechanisms through which low calorie diets can reverse type 2 diabetes in animals, and if those …

Diabetes

Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant: Rare 'Twin' Case Explained

A California woman became pregnant while she was already pregnant, in an extremely rare case that resulted in her carrying "twins" with two different …

A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed with Caution - MIT Technology Review

A Silicon Valley startup called Helix is betting on the notion that not only do people want to learn more about their DNA, but they'll also pay to …

Apps

This app will analyze your DNA to help you lose weight

Could your sweat (or saliva) be a clue to a successful weight loss regime?<p>The weight-loss app Lose It! and Silicon Valley DNA analytics start-up …

Weight Loss

Is there such a thing as an autism gene?

Researchers have known that genes contribute to autism since the 1970s, when a team found that identical twins often share the condition. Since then, scientists have been racking up potential genetic culprits in autism, a process that DNA-decoding technologies have accelerated in the past decade.<p>As …

Autism

Most Premature Babies Do Well In School Later On

You had a lot of work to do when you were in the womb, what with the business of growing from a single cell to a squalling, eight-pound human in just …

Researchers Are Using Stem Cell Tech to End Neurological Disorders

A Curious Case<p>The human body is a melding of different systems designed to function well together. In some cases, however, a mechanism that protects …

Autism May Be Linked to Cells That Prune Brain Connections

Cells that prune connections between neurons in babies’ brains as they grow are thought to have a role in autism spectrum disorder. Now, a study …

Stem cell study offers hope for autism

One family shares the story of their autistic daughter whose symptoms nearly vanished after participating in a trial at Duke University.

Stem cell-infused mesh regrows torn rotator cuffs

The rotator cuff is a grouping of tendons that keep the ball of your upper-arm bone in your shoulder socket – and, as many people will know from …

Why Do Some People Get Autism? Genes Linked to Development Of Spectrum Disorder Also Improve Brain Power, Scientists Say

Is autism becoming more prevalent because it’s good for the future of humanity? New research suggests evolution is favoring the disorder: A study in</i> …

Autism genes conserved during human evolution to make us smarter, say scientists

Autism genes may have been conserved during human evolution because they make us smarter, say scientists.<p>More inherited genetic variants linked to …

A Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes And Repair The Pancreas, Says New Research

This looks promising.<p>Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version …

Diabetes

Alzheimer's: New drug that halts mental decline is 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

The first drug that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline.<p>Hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years, the breakthrough is said to be a potential …

Dementia

Chicago police shootings: data reveals 92 deaths and 2,623 bullets fired

After threatening to sue the city’s police department, the Chicago Tribune has obtained official data tracking every time an officer has opened fire in the city over the past six years. The vast majority of those shot, the newspaper found, were black men or boys.<p>Dwyane Wade: cousin of NBA star shot …

How Consciousness Solves The Puzzle Of Life

With so much knowledge floating around, you can easily lose the forest for the trees. Without a fundamental understanding of the big picture, the pieces can make very little sense and even seem absurd. This is true particularly in the case of spirituality. For example, the idea that God is …

Jigsaw Puzzles

Painless breath test could replace daily finger prick for diabetics

A painless breath test could replace the daily finger prick check for diabetics after scientists found a chemical which rises when blood sugar is too low.<p>Researchers have known for some time that dogs can be trained to notice when their owners are about to suffer an hypoglycaemic attack because of …

Figures Show No Mass Shootings In Australia Since Gun Control Laws Were Introduced 20 Years Ago

With the blue touchpaper regarding gun control well and truly lit in the US, scientists are now turning their attention to other countries that have …

Guns

'Original' Romeo and Juliet props found at Curtain Theatre site

Archaeologists excavating the playhouse where Romeo and Juliet was first staged have found artefacts that could have been used during the iconic …