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A Guide to the Restaurants in Downtown Las Vegas' Fremont East

Find out where to find good food in the entertainment district<p>No other area of Las Vegas has seen as much growth as <b>Fremont East</b>, the entertainment district east of Las Vegas Boulevard that now hosts almost two dozen restaurants. In 2012, only <b>Le Thai</b> brought diners outside the canopy of the <b>Fremont</b> …

Home, sweet home: how to combat the ‘indoor pollution’ of scented candles

Air fresheners and cleaning products release chemicals that are harmful in enclosed spaces. But houseplants could help cut the risks<p>The last bits of tinsel are down and the fairy lights are back in hibernation. With the dark, cold nights here for a while, there is no better time to light up those …

Science Suggests You Should Not Shower Every Day Anymore

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

<i>Nature</i>'s news quiz: packing for space, a $3 million physics prize, and the world's top science book

Nature | News<p>Sharing<p><i>Nature</i>'s news quiz: packing for space, a $3 million physics prize, and the world's top science book<p>Have you been paying attention …

Physics

White fat in mice can be forced to burn energy like brown fat by flipping a molecular switch

The technique could be used to help prevent weight gain in humans<p>Scientists say they have figured out a way to make white fat cells in mice burn energy — just by flipping a molecular switch. If this mechanism works similarly in humans, it could open up new ways to help combat obesity.<p>There are two …

Biotech Company Plans To Use CRISPR On People In Next Two Years

To treat a rare form of congenital eye disorder<p>Genome editing company Editas Medicine plans to use CRISPR to treat an inherited eye disease, the company’s president announced this week at the EmTech conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as MIT Tech Review reports. In a bid to be the first of at …

Genetics

Baby girl is first in the world to be treated with 'designer immune cells'

Genetically engineered cells successfully used to treat aggressive form of childhood leukaemia, but landmark treatment had only been tested on mice<p>A baby girl with aggressive leukaemia has become the first in the world to be treated with designer immune cells that were genetically engineered to …

Out of Control Salted Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, takes classic cinnamon rolls up a notch with whiskey salted caramel.</i><p>I was at the airport early last weekend. I was headed to Florida for a wedding and I was hungry and in need of caffeine. Despite the recent arrival of …

How To Make Pumpkin Treats For Your Dog

Because everyone likes pumpkin come this time of year.<p>Fall is a special time of year. It's a time for hearty stews and warming hot chocolates, as well as all things pumpkin. From pumpkin pie to pumpkin spice latte, during this season we're all seeing orange. And it's great. So why not extend that …

Dirty Chai Porridge Is Practically Perfect In Every Way

Can't decide between coffee or tea? Hot or cold cereal? With this breakfast, you can actually have it all.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

This Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Is A Gift From The Dessert Gods

No raw eggs to make you feel queasy here.<p>Cookie dough is glorious in so many ways -- it turns into cookies, after all -- but it has one major pitfall: we can't eat it by the bucket load. Actually, to be safe, we're not even supposed to eat it by the spoonful either, for fear of salmonella because …

20 Delicious Meals To Make With English Muffins

Pizza, for one.<p>The greatest thing about English muffin recipes -- aside from the fact that it means you get to eat English muffins -- is that they are downright simple to make. Because when we say English muffin recipes, we don't mean whipping up these griddled breads from scratch. Nope, we're …

Breakfast

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Genome editing: how to modify genetic faults – and the human germline

Is it time for a debate on whether there are any circumstances where there is an ethical case for ‘editing’ human embryos?<p>The biggest funders of scientific research in the UK have called for a renewed debate on the ethics of genetically modifying human embryos and other tissues, in an effort to …

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Carbon Nanotubes Usher Molecules In And Out Of Cell Membranes

Success in the long-sought effort to make artificial pores<p>The membrane is a really important part of a cell—it keeps the organelles and useful chemicals in, and other things out. But the membrane also needs to be selectively permeable, letting in the right molecules (like DNA or water) when they …

Nanotech

Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells, study finds

Researchers delivered a modified RNA that encodes a telomere-extending protein to cultured human cells. Cell proliferation capacity was dramatically …

Biogen plans late-stage Alzheimer's trial, shares rise

(Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc’s research chief on Tuesday said the company is planning a late-stage trial of its experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s disease after the drug cut brain plaque levels and significantly improved cognition in a small early-stage study.<p>Shares of Biogen, whose main drugs …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

The future of early cancer detection?

Along with a crew of technologists and scientists, Jorge Soto is developing a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of …

Exclusive: First gene therapy drug sets million-euro price record

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - The Western world’s first gene therapy drug is set to go on sale in Germany with a 1.1 million euro ($1.4 million) price tag, a new record for a medicine to treat a rare disease.<p>An operator installs a chromatography column to purify the gene therapy drug Glybera at …

Serve This Game-Changing Thanksgiving Side

Why you should include cauliflower—yes, cauliflower—in your Turkey Day spread<p>While a skillfully roasted Thanksgiving bird is delicious, I’ve always thought the sides were the best part of the holiday meal. The savory stuffing, buttery mashed potatoes, sweet yams, tart cranberry sauce—pile them …

Animations of unseeable biology

We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- but Drew Berry wants to change that. He demos his scientifically accurate (and …

Study gives new view on how cells control what comes in and out

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>A common protein plays a different role than previously thought in the opening and closing of channels that let ions …

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery

Medical team regrow cells of patient’s severed spine in breakthrough that offers hope to millions with disability<p>A man who was completely paralysed from the waist down can walk again after a British-funded surgical breakthrough which offers hope to millions of people who are disabled by spinal cord …

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