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Receiving The HPV Vaccine Won’t Turn Eighth Graders Into Sluts

There's really no reason why it would, but medical practitioners are taking parents' fears seriously anyway.<p>In a new study, researchers have found that receiving the HPV vaccine does not—repeat, <i>does not</i>—make young women more promiscuous.<p>The study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical …

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular …

Introduction to Fractal Geometry

At University, I did a full mathematics degree which covered around 36 modules – that’s quite a lot of maths! The weird thing about my degree (which …

measuring angles

as Paul Andrews suggests, in his fine article (reprinted by nrich), measuring angle tasks can be dull, even where students have estimated their sizes …

High expectations will raise math scores

Test results from the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) show that Grade 3 and Grade 6 math scores in Ontario have been dropping over five years. If we look at studies from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), where Canada is fairing well on an …

Your High School Math Performance May Predict Your Future Salary

Students who complete higher levels of math in high school experience lower rates of unemployment and receive higher salaries, on average, than their less-accomplished peers, according to new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.<p>Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, former …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

Meet The Man Whose Blood May Hold The Secret to Curing HIV

Almost 30 years after diagnosis, he's only just now starting to show symptoms.<p>Kai Brothers has been living with HIV for the past 30 years, having …

Cancer immunotherapy approved in UK

<b>A pioneering cancer drug that harnesses the power of the immune system has been approved for use in the UK.</b><p>Nivolumab was one of the drugs labelled a "milestone" therapy at a major cancer conference last month.<p>It has been approved for lung cancer through the UK's Early Access to Medicines Scheme and …

Kidney transplant: Surgeons carry out first European keyhole kidney transplant

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1114000/1114846_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524711597_236d7feb726b6881cb4deab86c819f50<p><b>Surgeons at the Royal Liverpool Hospital have carried out a kidney transplant using keyhole surgery.</b><p>It is the first time the procedure has been performed …

How Doctors Think

• <b>Author:</b> Jerome Groopman<p>On average, a physician will interrupt a patient describing her symptoms within eighteen seconds. In that short time, many doctors decide on the likely diagnosis and best treatment. Often, decisions made this way are correct, but at crucial moments they can also be wrong -- …

This cutting-edge research is a huge step in the war against the dangerous mysteries of the brain

That's a major stumbling block for scientists attempting to develop treatments for brain disorders such as autism, depression, dementia, and more that will affect an estimated 100 million Americans at some point in their lives.<p>But cutting-edge scientific research is <b>"providing a new view of brain</b> …

The Most Exciting Health Stories Of 2014

While 2014 will forever be known as the year of the world's biggest Ebola outbreak -- and the first cases of Ebola contracted in the United States -- the virus is just one of several impactful changes in our medical and personal health landscape. From cancer research breakthroughs to innovative …

5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Set your soul free by adopting these five habits; they are the building blocks of happiness and greater inner peace.<p><b>1. Spend your energy on things within your control.</b><p>Let go of things you can't control -- like the weather, the bus being late, the behavior of others, traffic and long queues, the …

15 Foods A Nutritionist Refuses To Eat

Eating in the modern world can be difficult, what with all the genetically modified, chemically treated, and inhumanely raised food floating around …

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The 3 Hidden Reasons Why Smart Professional Women Inadvertently Stay Single

Francesca and Grace are two of my friends here in San Francisco who also happen to run Spark, a philanthropic network founded by women to help the lives of women worldwide. At a recent Spark cocktail party, even amongst the crowd of educated, stylish, philanthropic professional women, Francesca and …

Study: Men interrupt women more in tech workplaces, but high-ranking women learn to interrupt

About a month ago at work I overheard one woman complaining to another woman about a coworker's habit of interrupting everyone in meetings. "That's …

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Men Say 'Uh' and Women Say 'Um'

Our word-fumbles offer subtle clues about our personalities and intentions.<p>Um, guys. I have some information to share with you, and fair warning, it's, uh, going to make you scrutinize your speech for several days.<p>You know when you're searching for a word, or trying to say something more nicely …

'Manly' Brands Have No Idea How to Talk to Men

Bros? Have you noticed more and more ads these days speaking your bro-language?<p>That's because the early aughts Banana Republic-wearing manscaped</b> …