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Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

<b>The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington's has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned.</b><p>An experimental drug, injected into spinal fluid, safely lowered levels of toxic proteins in the brain.<p>The research team, at University College London, say there …

Iron tools from the Bronze Age found to have otherworldly origins

A weapon as legendary as the dagger of King Tutankhamun needs an epic backstory, and last year X-ray analysis showed that the iron in the ancient …

Your Opinions On These 15 TV Couples Will Reveal Your Relationship Status

TBH this is the hardest thing you will do all week.

'This is crazy,' sobs Utah hospital nurse as cop roughs her up, arrests her for doing her job

By all accounts, the head nurse at the University of Utah Hospital’s burn unit was professional and restrained when she told a Salt Lake City police detective he wasn’t allowed to draw blood from a badly injured patient.<p>The detective didn’t have a warrant, first off. And the patient wasn’t …

Law Enforcement

Fans speculate that the 'Star Wars' movies might have their first gay character

Following an appearance by actors Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac on "Ellen" this month, fans began speculating that Isaac's character, Resistance pilot Poe Dameron, could be gay.<p>When Ellen DeGeneres asked about potential romances in the film, Isaac said there was a "subtle romance" to …

Walt Disney Studios

Chick-Fil-A Customer Starts All-Out Brawl Over Waffle Fries

Chick-fil-A is no place to play chicken. Earlier this week, a drive-thru customer at a Chick-fil-A location in Aiken, S.C. started a ruckus after receiving his order, according to the <i>Aiken Standard</i>. Dissatisfied at the temperature or quality of his <b>waffle fries</b>, he ran over to a drive-thru employee …

Hayden Christensen Quit Hollywood After ‘Star Wars’ Because He Felt He Didn’t Earn It

Hayden Christensen wasn’t a complete unknown when George Lucas personally picked him to play Anakin Skywalker in <i>Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones</i>. He had been working semi-frequently since the early 1990s, mostly appearing in TV movies (<i>Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story</i>) and random …

Star Wars