Arwen Joy

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Rabbit Genes Unraveled a Weird Catholic Legend About Meat-Eating

Happy Lent.<p>Today marks the first day of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter when Christians give up certain luxuries as a form of penance for their …

Rabbits

Naked mole rats just threw science a huge curve ball, and it might lead to the Fountain of Youth

Naked mole rats might not be the most appealing members of the animal kingdom, aesthetically speaking, but what they lack in visual appeal they more …

Toddler with Rare Cancer Meets 24 Blood Donors Who Helped Save Her Life: It Was 'Life in a Bag'

Doctors did not expect 2-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick to survive after she was diagnosed with two types of cancer. Now, she’s meeting two dozen …

Waxing toward the super Blue Moon

Above: Andy Bentley captured last night’s waxing moon (January 21, 2018; moon ~21.7% illuminated) through a misty sky.<p>Tonight – January 22, 2018 – …

New smart windows darken in the sun—and generate electricity at the same time

Solar power has undergone a revolution in recent years, thanks to an upstart family of crystalline materials called perovskites. Now, perovskites are …

Flu diagnosis ends up being flesh-eating disease

An Arizona woman who originally thought she had the flu had instead a rare flesh-eating disease.

Public Health

Object fallen from sky hailed as 'meteor' by Indian villagers - it's actually something a lot more disgusting

A village in India was subjected to what they thought was a meteor strike on Friday - but the reality was something much more disgusting.<p>The "large …

How chilly water might change emergency medicine forever

Surgeon pioneers procedure that sends body temperature plummeting.<p>For more than 50 years, doctors have sought to exploit the protective effects of cold on the human body, and therapeutic hypothermia to chill a patient's body temperature by a few degrees is now used for conditions ranging from heart …

Medicine

Brother of NASA Astronaut Blames Racism For Her Removal From ISS Mission

NASA’s Jeanette Epps was on track to become the first African-American International Space Station (ISS) crew member. However, on Thursday the space …

Our memory comes from an ancient virus, neuroscientists say

This study is radically changing how we view the process of evolution.<br>Read More

These Are The Finalists For The 2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards

The NBCC has announced its 30 finalists in six categories — autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry — for the most outstanding books of 2017.

36 Writing Tips to Help You Write Like the Pros

These 10 minutes will help you become a better writer forever<p>As a blogger, writing is no doubt an integral part of your life. Be it fiction, or …

New blood test could detect eight types of cancer before symptoms show

The future isn't far off, according to US researchers: doctors will soon be able to detect cancer and locate tumor cells just by examining one blood …