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14 Foods That Reduce Inflammation Which You Didn’t Know

Inflammation might not be something that you think about too often in regards to your health, but there are a few reasons it should be. Inflammation …

Wellness

US starts to drown in waste that China will no longer accept

About 900 tons of trash are dumped at all hours of the day and night, five days a week, on the conveyor belts. Photo: VCG<p>For months, a major …

Pollution

10 Ways To Get Your Kids Into Coding

Image: Getty Images<p>Keen to set your kids up for the future? Here's 10 ways to get them coding.<p>#1 Play and learn with Code.org<p>With game-like tutorials …

Programming

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Alzheimer's Disease

Nuts Could Be Key to Sperm Crisis, Suggests International Nut Council Study

Eating nuts might save your nuts.<p>The Western world’s sperm is in crisis. In July 2017, a huge meta-analysis suggested the sperm count of the average …

Nutrition

Coming Back to Old Problems: How I Finally Wrote a Sudoku Solving Algorithm

Quick warning, this article will be part technical, part personal story, part cultural critique. If you are just here for the code and explanation, …

Computer Science

Herpes Has Been Linked to Alzheimer's, Reigniting a Controversial Hypothesis About The Disease

"We didn't set out to find what we found. Not even close."<p>Nobody really knows what causes Alzheimer's disease. But with someone in the world …

Dementia

Why Everyone Missed the Most Mind-Blowing Feature of Cryptocurrency

There’s one incredible feature of cryptocurrencies that almost everyone seems to have missed, including Satoshi himself.<p>But it’s there, hidden away, …

Bitcoin

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Ever since he had Lasik surgery two years ago, Geobanni Ramirez sees everything in triplicate.<p>The surgery he hoped would improve his vision left the 33-year-old graphic artist struggling with extreme light sensitivity, double vision and visual distortions that create halos around bright objects and …

Medicine

There’s a Better Answer Than Electric Cars

Promising emissions-reducing technology may let people keep driving cars with internal combustion engines.<p>Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car rental company that bears his family’s name, recently described electric cars as a “costly political …

Fossil Fuels

This Radical Research to Extend Human Life is About DNA Lengthening

“We let kids die when there are potential treatments.”<p>Patience isn’t Elizabeth Parrish’s strong suit.<p>As the CEO of BioViva, a biotech firm focused on …

Medicine

If Cancer Can't Survive In An Alkaline Environment, Why Don't We Use That As A Treatment?

<i>If no disease, including cancer, can survive in an alkaline environment, then why aren’t doctors using this method to heal their patients? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Mike</b> …

Breast Cancer

How staying up all night can dramatically influence over 100 proteins in your blood

New research from scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder has, for the first time, studied how protein levels in human blood can vary over a …

Sleep

Doctor reveals the one vegetable you need to eat

If you fail to eat enough vegetables, this may be welcome news.<p>According to a doctor in the UK, you only need to be eating one type of veggie to …

Swollen, Red Eyes Are Crucial to Your Body's Battle With Pollen Allergies

They feel miserable for a reason.<p>There are so many reasons you might have woken up with puffy eyes. Maybe you slept poorly; maybe you slept poorly …

Immune System

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay.<p>Baking soda is …

4 maps that show who’s being left behind in America’s wind-power boom

Why does a huge swath of the country have hardly any wind turbines at all?<p>Wind turbines have cropped up like dandelions across large areas of the United States, and thousands more are coming. The US Department of Energy projects that we’ll have 404 gigawatts of wind energy capacity across the …

Renewable Energy

GPU prices are falling, and you should buy now

If you were looking for a new graphics card for your PC over the last year, your search probably ended with you giving up and slinging some cusses at cryptocurrency miners. But now the supply of video cards is on the verge of rebounding, and I don’t think you should wait much longer to pull the …

Light from street lamps and mobile phones could be triggering thousands of cancers

Modern street lamps and mobile phones are triggering thousands of cancer cases, according to new research.<p>A University of Exeter study found men …

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

Medicine

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

New Study Finds Group of People Are Genetically Adapted for Life Underwater

A Bajau child looking just at home underwater as above. Image: BBC/Filipinow<p><b>The Bajau Laut have been sea nomads for centuries.</b> In the waters they …

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

What Bitcoin Is Really Worth May No Longer Be Such a Mystery

It took two economists one three-course meal and two bottles of wine to calculate the fair value of one Bitcoin: $200.<p>It took an extra day for them …

Cryptocurrency

Hackers keep robbing cryptocurrency YouTubers

‘You’re a walking honey pot’<p>Ian Balina, a former IBM salesman who became a full-time cryptocurrency trader and pundit, is not known for his modesty. Like many YouTube personalities in the vein of motivational speaker Gary Vaynerchuk, he brands himself as a self-starter-made-good who now wants to …

Internet

Does vaginal seeding boost health?

<b>Should Caesarean-section babies be smeared with a sample of their mother's vaginal fluids as soon as they are born?</b><p>"Vaginal seeding" is not mainstream medicine, but it is growing in popularity.<p>The idea is to give these newborns something they missed when they emerged into the world - the good …

Vietnam crypto scam prompts crackdown on digital currencies

Vietnam has launched an investigation into a multi-million-dollar cryptocurrency scam, ordering a crackdown on trading in the highly-popular iFan and …

All of the World's Yeast Probably Originated in China

Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor.<p>When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine.<p>But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree …

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

We Finally Know How Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Field

Earth’s magnetic field plays a vital role in everything from animal migration to protecting the Earth from the Sun’s harsh solar wind. Now, a recent study finally sheds light on how some birds visually see Earth’s magnetic field. Birds use Earth’s magnetic field as sort of a heads-up display to …

Magnetism