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The depressing reality behind one of Instagram's most popular nature shots revealed

You’ve probably seen it pop up on Instagram - and it looks like one of the remote places on the planet.<p>Perched at the end of a jutting rock with …

Jennifer Lawrence recalls time she got drunk with Kris Jenner and stripped naked

Jennifer Lawrence had a blast filling in for Jimmy Kimmel on his late-night show Thursday.<p>Lawrence’s guest, Kim Kardashian West, was happy to answer all of the Oscar-winning actress’ questions.<p>While talking with Kardashian, Lawrence revealed to the audience of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” that she had …

Oprah’s Favorite Things 2017: The Shoes That Made the Cut

In what has become a beloved annual tradition, Oprah Winfrey has released her list of favorite home, food and clothing items in advance of the …

The Fascinating Link Between Gut Health and Cancer Treatment

Why do some therapies work wonders on some patients, but seem to have virtually no effect on others? Two fascinating new studies in <i>Science</i> shed light …

Introduction to the Human Genome Project

The set of nucleic acid sequences or genes that form the DNA of an organism is its <b>genome</b>. Essentially, a genome is a molecular blueprint for …

Genetics

The Search for Dark Matter Just Took a Big Step Forward

New study of satellite data shows where we should look — and where we shouldn’t.<p><i>In brief:</i> A team of researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno, sifted through 16 years worth of satellite data on a hunt for dark matter. While their study turned up no evidence of the elusive substance, it does …

7 things you peak at in life after age 50, according to science

It's in the back nine of life, for instance, that people have the best body images and can best pick up on others' emotions.<p>In case you're worried the prime of your life is rushing past you, here is some evidence the best is still yet to come.

Mathematics