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This Single Test Could Identify Every Virus That's Ever Infected You

Blood tests are no fun. Luckily, a group of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, along with others, have come up …

Immune System

New Study Suggests Our Understanding of Brain Cells Is Flawed, And Here's Why

Our neurons could be 10 times more active than we thought.<p>A new study has found evidence that a section of our neurons, called the dendrites, aren't …

The Brain

Scientists Have Developed a Non-Addictive Opioid

The drug works by only targeting the site of pain, not the brain.<p>The number of deaths from opioid overdoses in the United States increased 280 …

Medicine

9 Top Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy for the Dividends

When investors are on the hunt for income-driving dividend stocks, they often gravitate toward utilities or consumer staples names. And well they …

Investing

5 HIV Patients No Longer Have The Virus After Taking New Treatment

A Spanish medical institute says they may have found a cure to HIV.<p>Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding (in green) from cultured …

7 Ultra-Cheap Value Stocks to Buy Now

What makes value stocks … well, values? When is a cheap stock actually inexpensive … and when is it just plain ol’ cheap?<p>When a company has size and …

The Trump administration's vow to crack down on marijuana has 'unnerved' investors and caused stocks to tumble

The Trump administration's warning to the marijuana industry that there will be "greater enforcement" of federal laws that outlaw the drug is already spooking investors after years of heavy interest in the business.<p>"I think that's a question for the Department of Justice — I do believe that you'll …

Cannabis

At Last, a Cookie You Can Eat for Breakfast

You already know the nutritional benefits of oats, from lowering bad cholesterol to controlling your appetite, and I'm guessing you've got your go-to …

Breakfast

Tom Price’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, explained

The Senate is on track to confirm Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as Health and Human Services secretary early Friday morning, and he is poised to hit the ground running.<p>The Georgia legislator and former doctor already has a plan for how to abolish Obamacare — at a moment when congressional Republicans are …

Health Care

The Porsche 911 R Is Already a Half-Million-Dollar Car (at Least)

Well, that didn’t take long. Sure, we knew the Porsche 911 R was desirable. It’s probably—no, certainly—the most desirable of the current, 991 generation of 911 (although Porsche nerds surely know the R technically is based on the 991.1 series rather than the 991.2 on sale today). It’s also rare, …

Le Mans

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

An astronaut has recorded a 'first of its kind' video of mysterious blue jets of electricity

We're used to lightning that shoots down from clouds, but a lesser-known form of electricity blasts up from cloud tops — and out toward space.<p>Called blue jets, these gigantic electrical discharges are rarely photographed. Typically, only pilots who fly over active thunderstorms see or photograph …

Geophysics

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Reconfigures Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

Newly Discovered 'Radiation Clouds' Could Pose Extra Risks to Frequent Flyers

But there's no need to panic.<p>Researchers have found evidence of mysterious 'radiation clouds' in Earth's stratosphere, which could expose passengers …

Particles

This Playlist Will Make Your Next Run Feel Like a Dance Party

When it comes to running, we know listening to music can turn a slow slog into a song-fueled success—especially if you're a newbie. Studies show that …

3tags.org

Non-toxic, Cheap and Thin-film Solar Cells for ‘Zero-Energy’ Buildings

There have been two problems when it comes to providing zero energy buildings. The first is the cost of the solar cells and the fact that the …

Finding America in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Because I arrive at night, I’m able to sense what’s around me, but not to see it. The enormity and grandeur of the landscape has to be inferred from …

The 12 craziest Hubble pictures of all time

Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.<p>↑ The Hubble Space Telescope has continuously unleashed a stream of jaw-dropping intergalactic imagery since it launched on April 24, 1990. Not only do these images, which look more like paintings at first glance, allow researchers to study distant worlds, galaxies …

Cosmology

Scientists Claim They've Completed The First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Ageing

If confirmed, this could get interesting.<p>The CEO of Bioviva USA Inc, Elizabeth Parrish, claims to be the first human in world history to have …

Telomere

23 free or ridiculously cheap things to do on your trip to Los Angeles

1. Go fly a kite (festival).<p><b>Cost:</b> Free…or the cost of a kite<p>I love the sight of a colorful kite soaring high in a strong ocean breeze. How awesome …

California

How the Power to Control Objects With Our Minds Stopped Being Science Fiction

The recent announcement that a young paralysed man in Ohio in the US named Ian Burkhart managed to regain the use of his fingers after having a chip …

The Brain

Wearable patch predicts patients’ next heart attack before it happens

The problem with doctors is you only see them after you’re sick. Prevention is preferable.<p>A new generation of wearable sensors is finally living up to that promise by letting patients get constant, personalized care wherever they go. The convergence of several innovations—small, efficient …

Wearable Tech

Treatments for cancers and Alzheimer's on the verge of a breakthrough

Greater understanding of genetics and characteristics of diseases are driving the development of new medicines<p>The practice of medicine can be hit-and-miss: however good a drug is, it is unlikely to work well on everybody with that condition, whether it’s breast cancer or depression. But new …

Alzheimer's Disease

15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos That Show What's Really Under the Sea

Slightly eerie, yet extremely cool.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced and the beautiful yet eerie photos are basically the <i>Titanic</i> and <i>Finding Nemo</i> in real life. The awards cover eight areas — wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, …

Woman Hikes From Siberia To Australia: Faces Gunmen, Snakes

Swiss explorer Sarah Marquis recounted her solo three-year adventure walking 1,000 miles through wild areas. Continue reading →

Siberia

11 Quotes To Remember When You Feel Depressed

Sadly, many people suffer from depression worldwide – in fact, according to the World Health Organization, an estimated 350 million people have some …

This device can tell doctors just how conscious you are

How conscious are you? It seems like an unanswerable question. But new research from the University of Cambridge claims to be able to measure exactly …

University of Cambridge

The Pentagon Just Issued Marching Orders on Climate Change | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here</b><i>.</i><p>A bit over a year after identifying climate change as a "significant challenge" for the US military, the US Department of Defense has given its top officials orders for handling the hazards posed by a …

Global Warming

The Future Of Astronomy: The Giant (25 Meter!) Magellan Telescope

Throughout history, there have been four things that have determined just how much information we can glean about the Universe through astronomy:<p>The size of your telescope, which determines both how much light you can gather in a given amount of time and also your resolution.<br>• The quality of your …

Universe