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A Temporary Tattoo to Track Your Workout and Charge Your Phone

Scientists have invented a biosensor that can monitor exercise and store electricity.<p><b>Researchers have developed a battery in the</b> form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor your workout and even make electricity from your sweat. Eventually, biobatteries like this may be able to charge your watch, …

Spotlight On: The Many Facets of Brazil

Whenever I say I am from Brazil, I usually get a big smile and comments about soccer and the country’s beautiful beaches. The friendly attitude of …

Young blood rejuvenates brains and muscles of old mice | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If three discoveries in mice reported on Sunday are applicable to people, making old brains and old muscles perform like young ones may require simply a blood transfusion.<p>In two of the studies, giving the blood of young mice to old ones undid age-related impairments in the …

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The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee: Nostril, Lip, Penis

It started when a honeybee flew up Michael Smith’s shorts and stung him in the testicles.<p>Smith is a graduate student at Cornell University, who studies the behaviour and evolution of honeybees. In this line of work, stings are a common and inevitable hazard. “If you’re wearing shorts and doing bee …

Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform

Embryonic stem cells can become any type of cell, thanks to an ancient virus, scientists say.<p>A virus that invaded the genomes of humanity's ancestors millions of years ago now plays a critical role in the embryonic stem cells from which all cells in the human body derive, new research shows.<p>The …

Simple Blood Test To Spot Early Lung Cancer Getting Closer

One of these days, there could well be a simple blood test that can help diagnose and track cancers. We aren't there yet, but a burst of research in this area shows we are getting a lot closer.<p>In the latest of these studies, scientists have used blood samples to identify people with lung cancer.<p>At …

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67 sick with Salmonella from Kaliningrad kebabs

The Moscow Times reports that <i>67 people are suffering from suspected Salmonella poisoning after purchasing questionable kebabs from a food vendor in</i> …

‘Tip of iceburg’ 7 sick from Campylobacter linked to NZ raw milk

<i>A recent outbreak of Campylobacter in Timaru, New Zealand, has been blamed on raw milk.</i><p><i>Seven people have been confirmed as having Campylobacter after</i> …

Over 100 sickened; Salmonella linked to unlabeled Mexican-style cheese in Illinois

<i>The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a warning Thursday, saying 100 people have contracted Salmonella linked to illegally manufactured</i> …

Europe assesses the risk of Salmonella and Norovirus in leafy greens

<i>Rainfall, use of contaminated water for irrigation or contaminated equipment are among the factors that cause contamination of leafy greens with</i> …

Sent to US military bases; USDA FSIS issues public health alert for processed egg products unfit for human consumption

<i>The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a massive recall on food sent to the men and women who serve the U.S.</i><p><i>According to USDA, “Nutriom LLC”</i> …

A long — and lean — life for mice missing just one gene

By deleting a single gene, researchers at Yale University were able to dramatically reduce fat mass in mice while expanding their lifespan by 20%. …

The Incredible Story Behind the First Ever Photos of a Snow Leopard Making a Kill

When it comes to wildlife photography, the Snow Leopard is almost unicorn-like. No, it’s not mythical, but it’s almost as hard to capture one of …

Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep?

A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.<p>On its face, flipping on white noise before hitting the sack must be the most counterintuitive idea out there. Want to sleep better? Simple solution: make a bunch of noise. Sweet dreams ahoy.<p>And yet, not only do some people swear …

How Nutrition In One Generation Can Change The Genetics Of The Next

A Cambodian case study finds that people developing diabetes today have parents who went hungry in the 1970s.<p>So many adults in Cambodia are getting diabetes at such a young age, it's unbelievable. "You can go to every village with me and see it," endocrinologist Lim Keuky told PRI. "When I go …

How Effective Is This Year’s Flu Vaccine?

Earlier today, estimates for the current flu vaccine’s effectiveness published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The research suggests the vaccine is around 60 percent effective against the flu.<p>Researchers from the CDC and several …

Will we ever… cryopreserve our organs?

Imagine if doctors could dip into freezers and take their pick of kidneys, livers or hearts for life-saving operations. Here’s why it’s so hard to achieve.<p>Should you ever need a new kidney, a replacement heart or another vital organ, you won’t exactly be spoilt for choice. That’s because when it …

Dogs and humans use similar parts of brain to listen

The study, which compared fMRI brain scans of dogs and humans, showed that dogs respond most to sounds from other dogs, and humans to the voices of …

Your Favourite Alcoholic Drinks Look Incredible Under A Microscope

Whether you're a fan of cocktails, beers, liquors or a fine wine, since the dawn of time alcohol has played a key role in being the social lubricant …