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MERS may be airborne, scientists say

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.<p>There have been 836 laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS infection since its first appearance in 2012, according to the latest …

After Santa Barbara Killings, Questions About Police Dealing With Mental Health Issues

In the weeks and months leading to Friday's killing spree in Santa Barbara, local law enforcement confirmed they had interacted with the alleged …

Hollow Earth conspiracy theories: the hole truth

For centuries, Hollow Earth conspiracy theorists have tried to prove that there’s a whole other world beneath our own. But first they need to find the way in...<p><b>Late at night, on October 4 2002, a strange guest appeared</b> on a cult American <b>radio</b> show. Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell had a reputation …

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Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

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Ganache 101

<b>Think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. Start with our easy and irresistible chocolate ganache recipe, then adapt it for all kinds of uses.</b><p>Easy as 1-2-3<p>Chop. Pour. Stir. Nothing up your sleeve, no sleight of hand. Those three basic steps are all there is to making an irresistible batch of …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Perfectly Steamed Lobster

2 Servings<p>Buy perky, energetic lobsters; they should be active and extend their claws upwards when lifted.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1 1/2-lb. live lobsters<p>Unsalted butter, melted (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring 2" water to a simmer in a large stockpot. Add two 1 1/2-lb. live lobsters (yes, …

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Scientists discover the protein interaction that triggers conception

Scientists may have discovered the key to mammalian fertilization: the interaction between two proteins, Izumo and Juno, located on the surface of sperm and eggs, respectively. The finding, published in a mouse study today in the journal <i>Nature</i>, closes a gap in our understanding of how mammals …

Here's How Much Money Doctors Actually Make

While many Americans complain about the costs of healthcare: insurance, hospital bills, paperwork, and medicine, relatively few begrudge doctors …

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

The word ‘epigenetics’ is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?<p>Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects …

10 Healthy Dishes for Post-Memorial Day Detox

After this past weekend’s burgers and hot dogs and pitchers of cocktails, you might be interested in something healthy. Here, 10 light and delicious …

Scientists create antibody that blocks pain and itchiness

The pharmaceuticals used to treat pain haven’t changed substantially in many years, and they all come with a range of possible side effects. In the …

Big Mama's Fried Chicken

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes brings us a timeless fried chicken recipe.</i><p><i></i><p>My Big Mama's (grandmother) recipes are the epitome of timeless. While growing up, …

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The world’s newest mineral is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before

Putnisite is completely unique and “unrelated to anything,” scientists say<p>It's purple and pretty and composed of cube-like crystals just 0.5 mm in size.<p>But what really makes putnisite, the world's newest mineral, truly unique is that nothing like it has ever been discovered before.<p>“Most minerals …

Stem Cells Regenerate Heart Muscle in New Study

Injections of human stem cells can replace dead heart tissue in monkeys, spurring the growth of muscle patches 10 times larger than ever before. The technique may one day help treat heart failure in humans.<p><b>On any given day, approximately 3000 Americans</b> have their names on a waiting list to receive …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are Now In Every Part of the World

In a first-of-its-kind report, World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that bacterial infections that can’t be treated with the antibiotics …

A single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times

Ever wonder what’s in seawater? This photograph shows a drop of seawater, magnified 25 times.<p>From thisiscolossal.com … “You know when you’re horsing …

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Spreads Around the World

NBC News Health<p>Former medical debt collectors using expertise to help the neediest patients<p>02:14<p>Meet the lawyer going after big-pharma to hold opioid manufacturers accountable<p>02:04<p>Lawyer who took on Big Tobacco is now taking on Big Pharma<p>05:55<p>FDA approves new migraine prevention drug<p>01:13<p>‘We want a …

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Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Scientists grow viable vaginas from girls' own cells | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Four young women born with abnormal or missing vaginas were implanted with lab-grown versions made from their own cells, the latest success in creating replacement organs that have so far included tracheas, bladders and urethras.<p>Yuanyuan Zhang, M.D., Ph.D, assistant professor at …

Two Spectacular Photographs of a Volcanic Eruption as Seen from Space by Endeavour

In September and October of 1994, the space shuttle Endeavour was orbiting 115 nautical miles above Earth while the Kliuchevskoi Volcano was spewing …

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …

The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

Sunday Brunch: Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with Fried Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Any combination of pork and eggs makes for a satisfying brunch, but if you're …

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

5 stars based on 793 votes<p>We had the best snow day last week. School was cancelled, work wasn’t happening, and the only thing to do was hunker down …

Charred Beef Tenderloin With Cacio e Pepe Toasted Barley and Watercress Pesto

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Beef tenderloin may look like the star in this recipe, but it's the barley that absolutely stole my heart. It's flavored in the manner of the traditional Roman pasta dish <i>cacio e pepe</i>—cheese and black …

Why You Should Never Buy Minced Garlic In A Jar Again

There are some things in life you should never do, like cheat on your taxes or be mean to your mother. But more importantly, you should never buy or use minced garlic in a jar. It just isn't worth it.<p>We understand the logic here. Garlic is sticky. It makes your hands smell. And it takes time you …

City Chicken Recipe - Mock Chicken Drumsticks Made with Pork