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Poop Is the Last Frontier of the Human Body

The American Gut Project is collecting data from around the world on what makes up our gut. The truth is, unexpectedly, not so straightforward.<p>Last …

Microbiology

Study: New Treatment Cripples Breast Cancer Cells

Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows breast cancer cells to lie dormant in other parts of the body only to re-emerge years later with …

Feynman at 100

Richard P. Feynman, born in Queens on May 11, 1918, was the most extraordinary physicist since Einstein. He was also, briefly and late in life, the …

Quantum Mechanics

Metastatic Cancer Gorges on Fructose in the Liver

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated that metastatic cancer cells can reprogram their metabolism to thrive in new organs. …

Promising cancer drug aces human clinical trials

A new cancer drug known as BLU-667 has moved through phase I human trials, and the results are promising. Taken orally, the drug targets what are …

Cancer

Combined Shape

• <b>A growing body of evidence finds that cardio exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have.</b>• <b><br>Cardio, otherwise known as aerobic exercise, has been tied to benefits ranging from better moods and a stronger heart to a sharper mind.</b>• <b><br>To get the most out of your swimming, running, or walking</b> …

AOL

Standing desks 'increase pain' and slow down mental ability, study suggests

Standing desks increase bodily pain and slow down people’s cognitive functions at work, new research suggests.<p>Experts have warned that despite the “feverish” trend towards adopting the adjustable desks, there is little solid evidence to support their use, as well as concerns they may do more harm …

Holistic Medicine

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

This Vaccine Can Prevent Cancer, But Many Teenagers Still Don't Get It

Each year, about 31,000 men and women in the U.S. are diagnosed with a cancer caused by an infection from the human papillomavirus, or HPV. It's the most common sexually transmitted virus and infection in the U.S.<p>In women, HPV infection can lead to cervical cancer, which leads to about 4,000 deaths …

Public Health

New compound may stop bacteria from causing sickness

A study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry is the first to describe a signaling pathway that affects communication—a process called …

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Two types of bacteria commonly found in the gut work together to fuel the growth of colon tumors, researchers reported on Thursday.<p>Their study, published in the journal Science, describes what may be a hidden cause of colon cancer, the third most common cancer in the United States. The research …

Cancer

Scientists develop process to produce higher quality fuel from biowaste

Researchers have found a way to produce a higher quality, more stable fuel from biowaste, such as sewage, that is simpler and cleaner than existing …

Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease

It’s been one of the vexing questions in medicine: Why is it that most people who have heart attacks or strokes have few or no conventional risk factors?<p>These are patients with normal levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, no history of smoking or diabetes, and no family history of …

Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging

In the world of animal models, naked mole rats are the supermodels. They rarely get cancer, are resistant to some types of pain, and can survive up …

Scientists Are Designing Artisanal Proteins for Your Body

Our bodies make roughly 20,000 different kinds of proteins, from the collagen in our skin to the hemoglobin in our blood. Some take the shape of molecular sheets. Others are sculpted into fibers, boxes, tunnels, even scissors.<p>A protein’s particular shape enables it to do a particular job, whether …

Biochemistry

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Van Allen Belt Mystery Solved With Student-Built Satellite

Oh, that Van Allen Belt—online crackpots love to use Earth’s belt of radiation to bolster their Moon landing conspiracies, suggesting it could be too …

Watters' Words: Dereliction of duty

YouTube

High success rate for low back pain treatment

It can be frustrating, getting repeated treatments for chronic low back pain that just won't go away no matter what. There could be fresh hope, …

FCC chairman calls Twitter the real threat to an open internet

Let's not kid ourselves. When it comes to an open internet, Twitter is part of the problem.<p>FCC chairman Ajit Pai

Internet

A woman approached The Post with dramatic — and false — tale about Roy Moore. She appears to be part of undercover sting operation.

A woman who falsely claimed to The Washington Post that Roy Moore, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Alabama, impregnated her as a teenager appears to work with an organization that uses deceptive tactics to secretly record conversations in an effort to embarrass its targets.<p>In a series of …

Journalism

The 20 best smartphones in the world

There's a lot to consider here, such as specs, features, design, and price. Thankfully, most of these smartphones come with more than enough power, great designs, and tons of features.<p>The biggest thing to watch out for in the next month is price. Phones like the OnePlus 5T and Essential Phone cost …

Mobile Technology

Dolly the Sheep Didn’t Die Prematurely Because She Was a Clone

Dolly the Sheep made biotech history in 1996 when she became the first animal cloned from adult somatic cells. She lived to the age of seven, which …

Canadians Root For An Underdog Health Policy Idea From The U.S.

Ask people in Canada what they make of U.S. health care, and the answer typically falls between bewilderment and outrage.<p>Canada, after all, prides itself on a health system that guarantees government insurance for everyone. And many Canadians find it baffling that there's anybody in the United …

Scientist explains why life after death ‘is impossible’

<b>A scientist claims there is no life after death because the laws of physics make it impossible.</b><p>After extensive studies, physicist Sean Carroll says …

Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

The supreme court justice’s personal trainer details her regimen in a new book: ‘If you think she’s tough on the bench, you should see her at the gym’<p>In the days after the 8 November election, distressed liberals offered to donate their vital organs, shipments of fresh produce – anything – that …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

This affordable action camera is perfect for outdoor adventures

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …