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For the First Time Ever, Researchers Produced Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells

Stem Cells to Bone Marrow<p>In two separate studies, researchers have successfully created blood stem cells in a laboratory setting for the first time. …

Cell Biology

Limitless blood supplies are 'tantalisingly close' to becoming reality, reveal scientists

Scientists believe they are “tantalisingly close” to being able to make a “limitless supply” of blood to treat people with blood disorders and immune …

Cell Biology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scientists studying cancer stumble on 'breakthrough' in search for baldness cure

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.<p>The cells that makes hairs and turns it grey was accidentally discovered by US scientists as they explored how certain cancer tumours form.<p>The breakthrough could one day identify possible treatments for …

New CRISPR Technique Targets and Destroys Cancer's Command Center

The Age of CRISPR<p>The past several months have been no less than astounding ones for the CRISPR gene-editing tool. In September, 2016, researchers in …

Cancer

Closer to a cure: CRISPR cuts HIV from its cellular hideout

Last year, researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh unveiled a proof-of-concept study that described how the CRISPR-Cas9 …

Genetic Engineering

CRISPR gene-editing tool targets cancer's "command center"

The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system can do some pretty amazing things, giving us new ways to fight muscular dystrophy, blindness, and even HIV. But …

Genetics

AI Beats Doctors at Predicting Heart Attacks

Self-taught computer algorithms could save thousands of lives and improve our understanding of how our bodies work.<p>Heart disease, including heart attacks and strokes, accounts for more than half a million deaths per year in the U.S. It's the leading cause of death for both men and women, and most …

Researchers Created an Entirely New Weapon to Defeat Disease

Superbugs, Beware<p>Prior to September 2016, the United Nations had only elevated a couple global health problems to the level of crisis. Then things …

National Academy of Sciences

OREO Truffles

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Line two baking sheets with parchment or wax paper and set aside. One will be for the rolled truffles before dipping, and the second will …

Airlines Just Announced a Ton of Super-Cheap Flight Deals

You can fly to Europe for as little as $84.<p>Travelers can score ultra-cheap flights within the U.S. and to (and around) Europe on several airlines …

Flying

Researchers Find a Way to Create Cancer-Fighting Cells

Artificial Thymus<p>Many artificial organs are being developed as an alternative to donated organs, which are only temporary solutions that require the …

Immunotherapy

Scientists halt growth of colon, stomach cancers

Australian researchers have discovered a "revolutionary" new way to stop the growth of colon and stomach cancers, which could lead to a new cancer-fighting drug within three years.<p>Matthias Ernst at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute explains that white blood cells called macrophages …

Cancer

The best cheesecake recipes

It's official – visitors to bbcgoodfood.com absolutely love a cheesecake, and we're with you all the way. These simple but impressive desserts always …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

What do vegan rappers eat when they're craving sweets? These awesome blueberry muffins, of course.<p>Servings: 12<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup coconut milk (can use soy milk)<p>1 teaspoon lemon juice<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 ½ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon baking soda<p>½ teaspoon black salt (or regular salt)<p>½ cup + …

Breakfast

Quick Raspberry Cream Pies (15-Minute Recipe)

This is probably the perfect dessert – vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free…simply amazing! You will get delicious raspberry cream pies just in …

Baking

Scientists Have Found a New Way to Get Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

Set proteins to "kill".<p>A newly discovered mechanism causes cancerous cells to kill themselves off, and researchers say it could be particularly …

Cancer

No more 'superbugs'? Maple syrup extract enhances antibiotic action

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2017 -- Antibiotics save lives every day, but there is a downside to their ubiquity. High doses can kill healthy cells along …

Researchers Locate Dormant HIV Cells, Raising Treatment Hopes

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Medical Daily.<p>A cure for HIV has remained elusive, partly due to the virus’ ability to hide and lie dormant in …

Remaking the Palmer House brownie for modern tastes

Deep dish pizza. Shrimp de Jonghe. Chicken Vesuvio. All Chicago culinary classics with enduring spots on restaurant menus. Yet another, arguably as important to the history of the city's eats, isn't seen as much: the Palmer House brownie.<p>An iconic symbol of the city and its role hosting the World's …

Dessert

Einstein's Famous Equation Isn't The Full Story

Einstein's famous equation only accounts for objects that have mass and that aren't moving. In fact, it's an abbreviated version of a larger equation …

Physics

Smart diabetes management service Livongo Health raises $52.5M and looks to new markets

Glen Tullman doesn’t like it when someone tells him he’s sick when he’s feeling fine.<p>It’s something he thinks his customers probably don’t want to hear, either. Tullman runs a startup called Livongo Health, which offers a blood glucose monitor accompanied with a service designed to intervene and …

Digital Health

Taste Beyond The Tongue

If you have to eat in Times Square, here are the only restaurants worth trying

While most New Yorkers prefer to steer clear of Times Square, it's a popular spot among tourists.<p>But while the area is known for its many big chain restaurants, it's also home to some much smaller, quality eateries.<p>We asked Yelp to help us find the best options. <b>Below are the 13 best restaurants in</b> …

Mac and Cheese

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Magnolia's Vanilla Cupcake

Everyone is always asking us which is the most popular cupcake at the bakery. Most people are surprised that it is what we call the Vanilla Vanilla …

Office 365 is clever - and sometimes just a little bit too clever

What priorities do you want your work email system to have? As Office 365 adds extra features to email, the basics can get hard to find.<p>Office 365 …

Software

How some breast cancer cells return after chemo - Futurity

Researchers have identified a biochemical chain of events that allows some breast cancer cells to survive chemotherapy and restart tumor growth.

Unlocking Key West’s Culinary Scene

This historic Florida’s vacation destination, once marred by a reputation for kitsch, has now become the Sunshine State's capital of cool.<p>There’s …