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Action video games could have a beneficial effect on the brain: study

New international research has found that playing action video games could have a beneficial effect on the brain by expanding its cognitive abilities …

Research

These proteins keep stem cells ‘immature’

Proteins central to cell division may also play a key role in keeping stem cells in their immature, undifferentiated state and allowing cancer’s …

The mental health crisis among young Americans, by the numbers

One in five American young adults under the age of 25 lives with a mental illness or behavioral disorder, NBC reports, citing the Centers for Disease …

New mortgage rules 2018: A practical guide

Come Jan. 1, 2018, Canadians getting, renewing or refinancing a mortgage might have to prove that they would be able to cope with interest rates …

Canadian Real Estate

Scientists Added Two New Letters to DNA's Code

If you’ve taken a science class, you’re likely aware that DNA is the body’s instruction manual. But its language is only written in four letters: A, …

For the First Time in Decades, a Drug for Migraines Shows Promise

A new drug, called Erenumab, has shown promise in preventing migraine attacks, the intense headaches that chronically plague millions of adults each …

Items You Should Never Order At Chain Restaurants, According To Their Employees

We're always pretty cautious about the food we order at restaurants, but apparently not cautious enough, according to a terrifying new AskReddit …

What happens when you clone a cloned dog?

If science fiction stories are to be believed, clones are never perfect copies of the original organism and things can quickly get weird and messy …

Ancient Skeletons Could Finally Reveal Origins of The Dead Sea Scrolls

The remains of a mysterious sect, buried for 2,200 years.<p>Ever since they were discovered some 70 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated …

Archaeology

New Analysis Says We Were Wrong About What Caused The Chernobyl Disaster

So many lives lost.<p>In 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine became the site of the biggest nuclear accident in history when one of its …

Science may have just answered the question of how life began

Research into the conditions under which life originally formed has given scientists a lot of tantalizing clues in recent years, but a new discovery …

How often you actually need to shower, according to science

• <b>Daily showering can strip the skin's outer layers of moisture.</b>• <b><br>Experts say three minutes is all you need to get clean.</b>• <b><br>Soap up targeted areas, not every spot on the body.</b><p>When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.<p>There's no official …

Dry Skin

A Protein Has Been Caught Conducting Electricity, And Scientists Are Really Excited

They have no other explanation.<p>Proteins, the building blocks in every cell, have usually been thought of as blobs of inert organic matter. Now …

Scientists shocked by 75 percent decline in flying insect numbers

Bees, moths, and other flying insects can be a bit of a nuisance when you’re trying to enjoy a nice sunny day outside, but they’re still incredibly …

Insects

Fall Recipes from 10 Famous Chefs - Chowhound

If you asked a room full of chefs their very favorite season to cook, you could expect a variety of answers. What you can bet they’d all agree on, …

Farm-to-table

18 books to read before they're turned into films in 2018

So you can be the one who says "well, this wasn't the same in the original..."