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All Antigens Are Not Created Equal | GEN

Imagine that you’re groping around wildly in a pitch-black room. You grab hold of what feels like a foot, and you decide to investigate further. Your …

Cancer

Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

However, there's still a long way to go before we'll have individualized replacement hearts.<p>Over a third of Americans who need a new heart will not …

Stem Cells

Science Shows How Harsh Parenting Can Make Kids Do Worse in School

Yelling at kids can backfire.<p>All parents want to give their children the best chance in life. But new research suggests that overly aggressive and …

This teen went viral for his genius way of tracking mental health

If you’re anything like us, you’re currently obsessed with bullet journaling. It’s the perfect combination of a dairy, a planner, and a to-do list, …

Who Needs Males? Female Shark Leonie Makes Babies On Her Own

Female sharks switch from asexual to sexual reproduction and back.<p>Fishes are truly amazing beings. They're smart, emotional, and perform many …

Genetic study reveals how seahorses lost their teeth and pelvic fins, and acquired male pregnancy

The first complete sequence of a seahorse genome finds the genetic roots of the tropical creature’s unusual shape and characteristics.<p>The findings …

Biology

8 diving destinations for a spectacular experience with marine species

Of the many adventures with we want to take on in our lives, scuba diving or feeling being one with the marine species in their natural habitats, …

Scuba Diving

How Whale Poop Helps the Ocean

We scuba divers love our encounters with majestic whales, and if you’ve ever been on a whale-watching expedition, you’re probably familiar with the …

'Puff, puff, pass': How WA's dolphins are using blowfish to get high

If consumed, this toxin can be deadly to predators, including humans.<p>A BBC documentary, <i>Dolphins - Spy in the Pod</i>, filmed them chewing on a blowie and …

Orphaned Manatee Twins Are Completely Inseparable and Totally Adorable

HI, WE WOULD LIKE MANATEE TWINS NOW.<p>Twin baby manatees named Millennium and Falcon are the newest hit at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The …

Blood test may help differentiate Parkinson's from similar diseases

A simple blood test may be as accurate as a spinal fluid test when trying to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson’s disease or another …

Government appears to row back on grammar school plans

The government appears to be dampening down expectations over building a new wave of grammar schools, telling the policy’s supporters that any new selective schools would not open until 2020 and would only cater for about one in 10 secondary school pupils in England.<p>It also appears to be backing …

Downing Street

How it’s made: Cholesterol production in your body

Only about 20% of the cholesterol in your bloodstream comes from the food you eat. Your body makes the rest.<p>Published: February, 2017<p>Cholesterol has …

Medical Research

This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical - MIT Technology Review

In labs testing how brain implants could help people with physical disabilities, tales of success can be bittersweet.<p>Experiments like those that let …

1 in 5 women have been sexually assaulted – they could be one of your colleagues

<b>There is a point of view, the most common view, that work is work and we leave our private lives at the door.</b><p>Given that we are all humans, and not …

Naked bodies of mother and teen daughter found buried in abandoned house in Argentina

The naked bodies of a mother and her teen daughter have been found buried in an abandoned house in Argentina.<p>The pair were found wrapped in bags and …

PTSD symptoms may be prevented with a single dose of the drug ketamine

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have found that a single dose of ketamine, given one week before a stressful event, can buffer …

The Brain

Cancer genes hide outside chromosomes

Cancer’s relentless progression and ability to develop drug resistance are some of its most feared characteristics. While treatments succeed at first …

Selena Gomez Admits ‘13 Reasons Why’ Dark Storyline Hits Home, Shares Own Mental Health Struggles

Following a three-month hiatus in the entertainment scene, Selena Gomez has returned to the limelight with a bang! But while she recently made …

Women with breast cancer miss out on recommended genetic testing

<i>Tests for mutations in BRCA genes that increase the risk of ovarian and breast cancer can help guide treatment and prevention.; Credit: Douglas C.</i> …

Cancer

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

New brain target for potential treatment of social pathology in autism spectrum disorder

Researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science have induced empathy-like behavior by identifying then manipulating a brain …

Procedure May Provide Map for AFib Treatment

There’s new hope for the millions of Americans that have atrial fibrillation (AFib).<p>A team at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, using …

More intense parenting for first-born children mean they do better at school - new research

First born children perform better at school because they receive more intense attention from their parents, new research reveals.<p>Data from thousands of families over more than a decade found that parents spent the most time developing the thinking skills of their eldest son or daughter, but then …

Labor Economics

8 Healthy Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

I came. I slawed. I concasséd (that’s chef speak for a fancy method of dicing a tomato). And now that I’ve graduated from New York City’s …

Nutrition

Yale University Study Shows Association Between Vaccines and Brain Disorders

A team of researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and Penn State College of Medicine have found a disturbing association between the timing of …

Why Autism Affects Boys More than Girls

While the definition of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has changed over the years, one thing has remained relatively constant: the fact that rates …