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Researchers genetically engineer Salmonella to eat brain tumors

Salmonella has earned its bad reputation. It is responsible for more than a million cases of food poisoning every year, of which nearly 400 people die. But a team of researchers from Duke University have recently engineered the bacteria to not attack the human gastrointestinal tract, but rather the …

Syndrome Linked To Smoking Weed Spikes In States With Legalized Marijuana

On a recent shift in the ER, after multiple rounds of medicine to control his nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, a patient explained to me that he had been smoking marijuana daily over the past 5-10 years. He also stated that he would often take hot showers and baths to help control his …

Cannabis

UN chief confident Trump will drop rhetoric, show leadership

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced confidence on Friday that Donald Trump will shed the strident rhetoric that propelled him to the White House and engage with the world to confront global crises like climate change.<p>Ban told AFP in an interview that he hopes to meet with the US president-elect …

Donald Trump

13 fantastic, lesser-known horror films fans can watch on Netflix right now

Look. It's October and we know you want to watch horror movies until you're scared of everything that moves.<p>But you don't want to spend all the money …

100 Must-Read Bisexual And Lesbian Books

When I was just a babygay, I passionately identified as both queer and bookish, but I had not yet considered the intersection between the two. It was …

Books

12 Banned Books Every Woman Should Read

1 <i>Beloved</i> -- Toni Morrison, 1987<p>This 1987 novel won the Frederic G. Melcher Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for its stunning narrative of a mother …

Greenland's receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project

Camp Century – part of Project Iceworm – is an underground cold war network that was thought to have been buried forever<p>A top-secret US military project from the cold war and the toxic waste it conceals, thought to have been buried forever beneath the Greenland icecap, are likely to be uncovered by …

Global Warming