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9 Easy Ways to Boost Your Memory

You can’t find your keys. The name of your mailman is on the tip of your tongue. Here are surprising tricks that will help you remember stuff …

The Contagious Cancer That Jumped Between Species

It has spread from one clam species to another, and is one of now eight transmissible tumors.<p>In the northwest coast of Spain, a delicious clam called the golden carpet shell is suffering from an extraordinary type of cancer—a contagious leukemia.<p>Almost every other case of cancer in …

Biology

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

'Space base between Earth and the Moon within a decade', announces European Space Agency

A space base between Earth and the Moon could be built within a decade, the European Space Agency has announced, as British astronaut Tim Peake said he would love to embark on a lunar mission.<p>At a press conference in Germany to celebrate the successful return of Major Peake, the ESA outlined …

In malaria battle, indoor bug spraying has unintended consequence

<b>AUSTIN, TEXAS</b> — Success of an indoor spraying campaign to combat malaria on an African island may have started a worrisome trend in local mosquito …

Experimental Zika vaccine to begin human testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental vaccine for the Zika virus is due to begin human testing in coming weeks, after getting the green light from U.S. health officials.<p>Inovio Pharmaceuticals said Monday it received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to begin early-stage safety tests of …

Study finds manta rays are local commuters; not long-distance travelers

Oceanic manta rays-often thought to take epic migrations-might actually be homebodies, according to a new study. A Scripps Institution of …

Cannabis use during pregnancy may affect brain development in offspring: Thicker prefrontal cortex

Cannabis use during pregnancy is associated with abnormal brain structure in children, according to a new study. Compared with unexposed children, …