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17 Things That Actually Helped Me Lose 85 Pounds

You don't have to eat salads every day to lose weight.

Fitness

Why Bone Broth is So Good for Us

Broths and stocks have been part of almost every culture’s culinary tradition for centuries; from Vietnamese pho to Italian brodo to American chicken …

5 Healthy Things You Should Know About Eggs

5 Things You Should Know About Eggs<p><b>NUTRITIOUS</b><p>Due to the yolks’ cholesterol content, eggs have been singled out as a contributor to heart disease, but …

People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do

A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy …

10 clean eating myths that you need to stop believing

Unfortunately, it took for me to spiral into – and recover – from an eating disorder, in order to reach a logical conclusion about these magic …

Motherless babies possible as scientists create live offspring without need for female egg

Motherless babies could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a female egg.<p>The landmark experiment by the University of Bath rewrites 200 years of biology teaching and could pave the way for a baby to be born from the DNA of two men.<p>It was …

Genetics

Has DNA met its match as a forensic tool?

U.S. Energy Department scientists say a new method of analyzing genetic mutations in proteins in human hair could lead to the first forensic technique other than DNA profiling that could reliably match biological evidence to a single person with scientific precision.<p>In results published Wednesday, …

Genetics

Could Easter Island hold the key to anti-aging?

A promising anti-aging compound found around the statues of Easter Island continues to impress scientists, notes Metro.<p>Called rapamycin, it is a naturally occurring by-product of bacteria from this area.<p>According to an article published in Chemical and Engineering News, a soil sample containing the …

Easter Island

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Found: An Earth-sized planet 4.2 light years away that could have conditions for life

Pale blue dot, meet pale red dot.<p>Astronomers have spent decades scouring the skies looking for Earth-sized planets around distant stars. And now they've found one, sitting smack in the habitable zone of our nearest stellar neighbor.<p>Proxima b, described Wednesday in the journal Nature, could be one …

Science

This embryo has DNA from both parents' mitochondria - Futurity

Scientists have created pig embryos that contain both maternal and paternal mitochondrial DNA. The work could lead to treatments for mitochondrial …

7 YouTube Workouts That Will Help Heal Your Sport Injury

Injuries and chronic pain are two of the BIGGEST bummers when it comes to training for one of the coolest races in the world, having finally hit your groove in the free-weights area at the gym or completing a hardcore new circuit training workout. Though coming back from tough times definitely …

Freaky New Evidence Suggests Your Immune System Could Be Controlling Your Behaviour

"Part of our personality may actually be dictated by the immune system."<p>We all like to think of ourselves as totally unique, independent individuals, …

Neuroscience

Achieve Elite Fitness With Body Weight Training Workouts

Body weight training workouts can improve your fitness in ways you've never even thought about. For instance, if you're used to doing the normal …

This Vitamin Deficiency Could Be Causing Your Terrible Migraines

A new study might point us in the direction of better migraine prevention<p>Migraines are the absolute worst: nausea, throbbing pain, the inability to …

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Astronomers Just Observed 'Rain' Falling On A Supermassive Black Hole

An international collaboration of astronomers has spotted a predicted phenomenon for the first time. Giant clouds of cold gas were seen by the ALMA …

Black Holes

Scientists find they can eliminate HIV from the DNA of human cells

Researchers have found they can effectively and safely eliminate HIV from the DNA of human cells grown in a culture.<p>Scientists from the Lewis Katz …

'The new gasoline' could be in an epic bubble

Lithium is nature's lightest solid element, and is one of the most abundant metals in the earth's crust. Once processed, it can be used in everything from ceramics to grease. It's even used to treat bipolar disorder. But that's not why The Economist magazine recently called lithium "the world's …

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How the Brain Makes and Breaks Habits

<i>Summary: Researchers report they have identified a neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behavior and deliberate decision</i> …

Neuroscience

The brain needs cleaning to stay healthy - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Research led by the Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), and the Ikerbasque Foundation has …

4 ways to turn on your weight-loss hormones

Though you might blame intense period cravings on your hormones, those little guys also have the power to make you put down the Rocky Road, build more muscle during every workout, and rev your metabolism. So yeah, you might owe them an apology.<p>Here’s how to naturally boost your hormone levels and …

5 Crucial Things to Do if You're Exercising for Weight Loss | Women's Health

If you're logging miles on the treadmill and hours in cycling class in the hopes of torching more calories, that's seriously sucky news.<p>Here's how your body makes up for the major calories you torch at the gym: As you get used to your workouts, you might not burn more calories—even if you're …

Researchers Create Matrix-Like Instant Learning Through Brain Stimulation

You know Kung Fu. Researchers at HRL Laboratories have discovered that when you use transcranial direct current stimulation to send the brain activity of commercial and military pilots into the heads of novice pilots, subjects can essentially learn to fly in a realistic flight simulator.<p>The …

How China is sending man back to the Moon to mine safe nuclear power and become the world's energy giant

The Night Sky in March: The lunar surface is rich in helium-3, perhaps the most valuable substances in nature, one that could provide energy for the world<p>Can we mine the Moon? It seems imperative to do so.<p>The space-faring nations have ignored the 1979 outer space treaty, and last year America's …

Multicellular Life Was Caused by The Same Gene That Suppresses Cancer, Study Suggests

Fascinating.<p>Biologists at the Kansas State University found that a single gene called retinoblastoma (RB) is responsible for the evolution of …