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Why Tooth Banking Might Just Be The Next Wave In Stem Cell Research

<i>Uproxx knows that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines are driving the future of this planet forward. Every day, we see new ideas, fresh innovations, and bold trailblazers in these fields. Follow us this month as we highlight how STEM is shaping the culture of …

Cell Biology

Banned Books and (Nearly) Murdered Authors

When the Nazis first started burning books, Sigmund Freud saw it as a positive thing — even though, as a Jewish author, his books were systematically …

Who Was Mileva Maric?

Albert Einstein's first wife was a brilliant physicist in her own right.<p>National Geographic show <i>Genius</i> dissects the man, the legend, Albert Einstein. …

If You Love The Handmaid's Tale, Check Out These 10 Other Works of Feminist Science Fiction

You’ve read the book, you’ve seen all the episodes of the show so far, and you’ve spent the past week repeating “<i>Nolite te bastardes carborundorum</i>, …

Heart Attack Risk With Painkillers Starts Within a Week: Study

Common painkillers such as ibuprofen and naproxen are already known to raise people’s risk of a heart attack. Now a new study shows the risk comes within the first week of using the drugs.<p>The study doesn’t mean that everyone should avoid taking the pills to treat headaches, lower fevers and reduce …

Biomedicine

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

13 Deeply Depressing Books That Are Worth Reading Anyway

Most of the time, we read books as a way to escape our real lives for a few hours, and vanish into a magical world that's much more exciting than our …

Literature

Genetic tests often overused and misinterpreted, sometimes with tragic consequences

One of every three genetic tests examined by a team of researchers at the San Diego Naval Medical Center shouldn’t have been prescribed, a finding …

Previously Undetectable DNA Could Be Responsible for Brain Disorders

No Two Neurons Alike<p>Despite intensified searches for the genetic roots of a range of neurological disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, …

Mood Colors and their Effect on Interior Design

The concept of “mood colors” is a somewhat vague one because, after all, most colors have at least one mood associated with them. Black, for example, …

Interior Design

Almost every speed limit is too low

When lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?”<p>Hearing his question, you might assume that lieutenant Megge is a particularly zealous police officer. The type of person who walks half a city …

USDOT

Lyme Patients Are Bending The Old Rules Of Scientific Research, To The Dismay Of Some Scientists

Feeling neglected by traditional scientific research, thousands of chronic Lyme disease patients are turning to the internet to conduct a study of their own. Critics worry their data won’t be useful.<p>In late 2015, Lorraine Johnson was frustrated with what she felt was the slow progress of research …

Medicine

Tips for Living Together Without Going Nuts

Moving in with your partner before getting married is a big step legally, financially, and emotionally. Here are some compelling cohabitation tips from the experts.<p><b>Legal and Financial Steps</b><p>Don’t combine finances in a permanent way.<p>Don’t co-sign for a credit card or a loan together. By law, you are …

Personal Finance

Higher rate of psychiatric disorders in former players, but is it from concussions?

In an ongoing study of head trauma and concussions in former professional players, researchers found they displayed a high level of behavioral and …

The Best Whitening Toothpastes, According To Top Celeb Dentists

The trusted dentist’s recommendation is classic canon in the toothpaste ad sales game. Sometimes, a voiceover tells us that nine out of 10 dentists …

Dentistry

The Integral Rules of Good Lighting

An expert shares his advice on achieving the perfect light<p>Ever walked into a room and felt instantly relaxed? Or entered a space and become overwhelmed with an inexplicable sense of anxiety? According to expert David Gray, it's probably because of the lighting. Gray, sales manager of the …

The 'open and free' Android is no longer what anyone wants to buy (or sell)

Android is one of the largest and most popular collections of open source software that has even seen the light of day. But the Android you're …

Samsung Galaxy S8 video trending on YouTube isn't flattering

Commentary: Look down this week's trending videos and you will see a parody that seems to be entertaining many.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It went off without a bang.<p>Which made everyone at Samsung happy.<p>The launch of the Galaxy S8 …

Internet

31 Simple Style Cheat Sheets For Guys Who Don't Know WTF They're Doing

Dress for success.

Men's Fashion

Modern Floor Lamps That Turn Artificial Lighting Into A Form Of Art

Can’t figure out what to put in that empty corner in your living room or how to bring more light into your reading corner? Perhaps you’re also …

How Milk May Contribute to Childhood Obesity

We’ve known that breastfed infants may be protected against obesity later in life for more than 30 years, but why? It may be the formula. Giving …

Type 1 Diabetes

Chris Hemsworth Shares Intense, Shirtless THOR: RAGNAROK Workout Video

If you’d ask most fans towards the end of last year which comic book movies they were anticipating the most in 2017, probably somewhere near the …

5 Quick Tips for Healthy Guts and a Healthier Immune System

Our gut flora is the game changer in managing our immunity. <b>The human gastrointestinal tract house constitutes about seventy percent of the immune</b> …

'Jumping genes' may set the stage for brain cell death in Alzheimer's, other diseases

The latest round of failed drug trials for Alzheimer’s has researchers questioning the reigning approach to battling the disease, which focuses on …

Dementia

It’s crazy out here! 25 books to save your life, right now

The Undefeated staff on books to comfort, inspire — and light a fire in your soul<p>The call was for “favorite” books, yes, but more specifically for …

Books

The Gluten-Free Birthday Cake Recipes Your Celebration Needs

Don't forget the candle.<p>It isn’t always easy to find a good gluten-free recipe, especially when it comes to cake. And when it really counts, like for a birthday, it’s important to know you have a solid recipe you can trust. That’s what we’re here for. We have gathered 11 gluten-free birthday cake …

Dessert

Don't Fall Victim to These 7 Common Furniture-Buying Fails

We've all been there: You've just moved into a new place, and you want to make it look fresh and fabulous, like, <i>yesterday</i>.<p>You've thumbed through all …

We can name 8 dinners ready in 20 minutes or less

In need of a quick make-at-home dinner? Here are eight speedy options from our Recipe Finder, each ready in 20 minutes or less.<p>Southwestern Ham Steak. The quick, spicy rub means flavorful diced leftovers in a next-day salad.<p>Creamy Halibut. The simple method in this recipe ensures the fish stays …

Sheet Pan

9 easy dinners you can make on a sheet pan

After cooking dinner on a sheet pan, you'll be tempted to throw out all of your other pans, skillets, and pots. Kidding! We're kidding. Making soup …

Cooking

20 Protein-Packed Dinners With No Meat

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just want to save a few bucks on your next grocery bill.

Healthy Eating