Michael Broderick

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Types Of Blood: Why AB Negative And Positive Are So Rare

You’ve probably donated blood at least once in your life so, along with free apple juice, the American Red Cross gave you a card identifying your …

Microsoft is buying another 10 million strands of DNA for storage research

DNA storage could allow vast amounts of data to be stored for thousands of years.<p><b>VIDEO: Microsoft bets big on DNA storage for digital data</b><p>Microsoft …

This New Smartphone Screen Material Can Repair Its Own Scratches

Finally!<p>If you drop your phone and the screen shatters, you usually have two options: get it repaired or replace the phone entirely.<p>Chemists at the …

Cure For Cancer? Stem Cell Research Discovery Kills 'Disease-Causing Intruders,' Scientists Discover

Researchers at UCLA successfully created an artificial thymus capable of killing "disease-causing intruders" responsible for the growth of cancerous …

Pneumonia: 5 things to know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your chest is tight, and at times, it's hard to catch your breath. You wheeze or cough so hard that your sides soon ache.<p>You're so tired, it's as if all the blood has drained from your body. A fever spikes. You get chills and begin to shake.<p>These are all signs of pneumonia, a serious lung …

Public Health

Scientists Demonstrate Method of Turning Spinach Leaves Into Human Heart Tissue

Spinach has long been understood to be good for your heart. But researchers have demonstrated that some day spinach could actually <i>be</i> your heart. …

For the First Time, Researchers Can Genetically Modify Human Embryos

The UK has given researchers at the Francis Crick Institute permission to edit the genes of early-stage human embryos. This is huge news, not only in …

Doppler Labs Makes a Huge Splash in the Innovation of Personal Sound

Here One is a pair of ear buds coupled with an app that not only acts as a volume control in an ever louder world, it couples Bluetooth streaming with some powerful noise filters. The result is a product unlike any other. As the creators point out, there are plenty of headphone solutions in all …

Stem cells make potential drug side effects personal

In a promising development that strengthens the case for personalized cancer care, scientists in Singapore have demonstrated the possibility of …

Boston Dynamics' Newest Robot Moves Like a Donkey on Rollerblades

We got our first glimpse of Boston Dynamics’ newest robot about a month ago after footage leaked from a presentation given by Marc Raibert, the …

Blind People Will Now Be Able To Feel Messages With The World's First Braille Smartwatch

South Korean developer Dot has produced the world’s first Braille smartwatch, and its features are out of this world. "The Dot" uses 4 active dynamic …

Taking aim at a key malaria molecule

Heme is found in nearly all cells and is especially plentiful in red blood cells, which use it to carry oxygen. However, cells need to keep tight …

These Are the World's Most Dangerous Superbugs

For the first time ever, the World Health Organization has published a list of the 12 superbugs that pose the greatest threat to human health.<p>The …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

In a science fiction-like twist, scientists are weaponizing humans to passively kill mosquitoes

By one estimate, mosquitoes are the single biggest killer of humans. Each year they infect more than 700 million people with a host of diseases from malaria to Zika. We’ve tried hard to rid ourselves of the buzzing monster, but with limited success. That could change, if a science fiction-like idea …

Immune System

A Taste For Pork Helped A Deadly Virus Jump To Humans

It was a balmy Sunday evening in early 1999, and Dr. Kaw Bing Chua hadn't had lunch or dinner.<p>There wasn't time to eat. Chua was chasing a killer.And he thought maybe he had finally tracked it down.<p>He slid the slide under the microscope lens, turned on the scope's light and looked inside. "A chill …

Breakthrough in The Cancer Research Labs in United Kingdom

Cancer Research UK is continuously looking at ways to improve the way in which patients are diagnosed and treated in regards to more than 200 …

Cancer

New study says that hospital sinks are festering hotbeds of drug-resistant bacteria and infect hospital wards through tap water

Praveen Penugonda<p>Saturday, February 25, 2017 drug resistant bacteria, health, hospitals, Lifestyle, Research, Science, super bugs<p>A new study claims …

The Best Looks of Milan Fashion Week Fall 2017

Ciao, Milano! Leg three of the marathon that is fashion month kicked off on an extremely high note, with an exuberant yet apocalyptic Gucci show by fashion’s favorite eccentric, Alessandro Michele. With such a bountiful start, expect to see lots of luxe outerwear, deep red hues, and plenty of …

Fashion Week

Far-right candidate sees a France sans kippas, headscarves

PARIS (AP) — No more Muslim women in the Metro wearing the latest in headscarf attire. No more young Jewish boys in kippas dashing into the bakery …

Boy, 10, bitten by world's deadliest spider in Australia, makes 'incredible' recovery after 12 vials of antivenom

A 10-year-old boy in Australia was bitten by the world’s deadliest spider - a funnel-web – but made an “incredible” recovery after being given the largest dose of antivenom in the nation’s history.<p>Matthew Mitchell started sweating and began to froth at the mouth after he was bitten on his hand by …