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Venom from the funnel web spider could prevent brain damage from strokes after 'world-first discovery'

Venom from the deadly funnel web spider can be used to protect the brain from devastating stroke damage, scientists have found.<p>Australian researchers were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they discovered a compound, which they say could protect brain cells even when injected hours after a …

It's time to curb gender bias in medical research, and take women's pain more seriously

Potentially fatal diseases apart, efforts in medical research on women's health seem to be centred around the notion that the primary reason of her …

Jordan: 15 executions 'shocking' says human rights group

Amnesty International says hangings carried out in ‘secrecy without transparency’ are a ‘big step backwards’<p>Human rights groups have condemned Jordan’s mass execution of 15 people on Saturday. Human rights group Amnesty International said the executions by hanging had been carried out in “secrecy …

Human Rights

See What Happens When You Tickle A Rat

Science isn't always fun, but sometimes scientists get lucky. Researchers studying how the brain processes tickling sensations, for example, get to …

Love Songs

Two Decades After Dolly the Sheep, Here's What We've Learned About Cloning

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the announcement of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Her creation left a lasting impact on both the public and the field of developmental biology, experts say.<p>At the time, other researchers had managed to clone mammals by splitting …

Genetics

Trump has fired the acting attorney general who ordered Justice Dept. not to defend president’s travel ban

President Trump fired acting attorney general Sally Yates on Monday night after she ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world.<p>In a news …

Donald Trump

Double-barreled​ drug strategy cancels cancer's backup plans

Cancer is a crafty foe. Scientists have long tried to starve out tumors by cutting off their access to nutrients, but cancers can quickly enact …

Amazon's plan for 100,000 new jobs in the US may not exactly be what Trump was looking for

The announcement, which comes a month after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, certainly plays nice with Trump's job-creation rhetoric and should help Amazon ease its tension with the president-elect, who frequently criticized the company during his campaign.<p>But the …

Donald Trump

10 Simple Habits You Need to Adopt to Be Healthy

How are you feeling right now? Are you tired? Is your energy low? If you answered yes to these two questions, then it might be time to reconsider …