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Researchers find "executioner protein" that causes cancer cells to self-destruct without hurting healthy cells

Killing Cancer with Apoptosis<p>Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists have induced cancer cells to commit suicide with a new compound that …

Ketamine produces rapid anti-anxiety effects that last for up to 7 days

New Zealand researchers have found that ketamine — a drug commonly used as general anesthetic — can reduce symptoms of treatment–resistant anxiety …

Designer protein halts flu

There’s a new weapon taking shape in the war on flu, one of the globe’s most dangerous infectious diseases. Scientists have created a designer …

A Controversial Study Is Tearing the CRISPR World Apart

When people talk about the gene-editing technology CRISPR, it’s usually accompanied by adjectives like “revolutionary” or “world-changing.” For this …

Genetics

Study reveals neurological mechanism in concussions

New research examines what happens at the neuronal level during a concussion and reveals how a blow to the head causes swellings along the axon of …

Neuroscience

Scientists May Have Found A Way To 'Turn Off' Allergies

It would require just a single treatment and work for life.<p>Imagine, you undergo a single treatment and then for the rest of your life you’re no …

Scientist claims to have found the seat of consciousness by using a revolutionary 3d mapping technique

Finding consciousness has been next to impossible and even decades of research still leave neuroscientists in the dark. There are many attempts to …

33 Designer-Worthy DIYs For a Polished Home

There are few things that are as satisfying as pulling off a successful DIY project, especially when a guest asks where you purchased it. We've rounded up 50+ of our favorite tutorials that show you how to organize, entertain, and decorate with style, without spending a fortune. So, roll up your …

House Design

Scientists have eliminated HIV in mice using CRISPR

An important breakthrough has been made in the eradication of AIDs. Scientists have found they can successfully snip out the HIV virus from mouse cells using CRISPR/Cas9 technology.<p>Right now patients with the deadly virus must use a toxic concoction of anti-retroviral medications to suppress the …

How Scientists Think CRISPR Will Change Medicine

With the advent of CRISPR, a new way to edit DNA, the field of genomic technology has never been more exciting. The implications have yet to be seen, …

Temple uses gene-editing to eliminate HIV infection in mice

Temple University researchers on Monday said they had used a gene-editing technique to snip out HIV DNA from the genetic code of mice, bolstering the …

Scientists Carry Out Rat Head Transplant

<i>Updated</i> | Scientists have attached the head of a smaller rat onto a larger one in the latest study by controversial neurosurgeon Sergio …

The First CAR-T Drugs Have Left the Gate

For all the talk about biotechs being nimble, it's a big pharma that looks like it'll be the first company to launch a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) product.<p><b>Novartis</b> (NYSE: NVS) announced last week that the Food and Drug Administration accepted its application to market …

Biotechnology

Brain Implant Helps Paralyzed Man Feed Himself Again

"It was amazing," the paralyzed patient said. "I couldn't believe I could do it just by thinking about it."<p>A paralyzed man was able to feed himself for the first time in eight years, after doctors implanted sensors in his brain that sent signals to his arm.<p>Bill Kochevar was paralyzed from the …

Neurophilosophy

Stress really is killing us

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are new clues that the high levels of stress many people endure every day are taking a deadly toll.<p>White, working-class Americans are dying in middle age at a rapidly increasing pace, reversing a long-standing trend toward greater life expectancy across all races and social classes, …

CNN

DIY Narrow Sofa Table With Outlet

Tired of reaching over to your coffee table for your drink? Never able to find the remotes? This custom sofa table fits neatly behind your sofa and …

Woodworking

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

A bizarre name yes, but this house has some phenomenal features too!

Fitty Wun might not instantly sound like a standard name for a residential property, but this is not an ordinary house either… it's extraordinary! …

15 great ideas to make your garden gorgeous

The landscape architects at <i>ROBERT HUGHES GARDEN DESIGN</i> have a multitude of ideas to beautify a garden, or simply to make it more relaxing. And if you …

Landscaping

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Physics

The life-saving treatment that’s being thrown in the trash | Ars Technica

Today, transplanted umbilical cord blood can treat or cure more than 80 conditions.<p>Transplanted umbilical cord blood can be used to treat or cure …

Brain scan may predict best depression treatment - Futurity

Brain scans may help determine if talk therapy or medication will best treat a patient's depression. "All depressions are not equal," says Helen …

Anti-aging protein reverses hair loss, improves stamina in mice

Anti-aging drug research has homed in on senescent cells in recent years. These are damaged cells that accumulate in various tissues and organs as we …

Elon Musk's Neuralink will plug AI into your brain

Somewhere between rolling out new Teslas, launching re-usable rockets and digging a tunnel under Los Angeles, Elon Musk managed to start yet another new company. According to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report, Musk's latest project is called Neuralink and its goal is to explore technology that can make …

8 Types of Toxic People Who Will Rob You of Your Happiness

Science shows even small doses of toxic people can do outsize damage to your life.<p>Just how terribly destructive can spending time with toxic people be? Science offers a few clues (and they're all disturbing).<p>First, psychological research shows that criticism and insults are five times more powerful …

Self-help

This Tiny Device Is a 'Game Changer' for People Facing Blindness

An estimated 170 million people worldwide suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a serious eye condition marked by the death of light-sensitive cells in the retina. Doctors can slow macular degeneration with vitamins, laser surgery, stem cell treatments, and even implantable miniature …

Bioengineering

An intriguing new gene candidate in the search for Alzheimer disease therapies

Tau pathology is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD), which is the most common form of dementia in older age. While symptomatic …

Dementia

Doctors Use Gene-Edited Immune Cells to Treat Leukemia Patients

Two babies who were suffering from the blood cancer leukemia have been cured this month with thanks to a group of British doctors using a treatment …

Cancer

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

Biotechnology