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The healthy slow cooker recipes that'll start your year on a high note

New Year's resolutions or not, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to amp up your healthy eating habits. And when the cold weather sets in, …

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Why physicists are so excited about 'neutrino effect' - Futurity

It turns out a prediction about neutrinos and the early universe is true. "It's one thing to predict ... but then you look and it's there! It's …

Physics

Parkinson’s disease brain cells burn out scientists say

Canadian researchers liken Parkinson’s disease to an overheating motor<p>Researchers have found that certain brain cells burn out in Parkinson’s disease sufferers.<p>A team of scientists at the University of Montreal may have uncovered a key clue to how Parkinson’s disease develops.<p>The illness, which …

1 billion people used Facebook on Monday

More than 1 billion people logged on to Facebook (FB) on Monday, marking the first time the social media giant had surpassed 1 billion users in a …

NYC cabs will test app-based system to challenge Uber

Around 7,000 NYC cabs are currently beta testing a new e-hail app called Arro, which the industry hopes can help it get back the customers it's lost to Uber. Arro isn't the first hailing app for cabs -- it actually works quite similarly to Uber -- but the startup believes it can do better than its …

Transportation

E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry<p>A study which was cited by public health officials when they advised that vaping was safe, was funded by the e-cigarette industry, it has emerged.<p>Last week Public Health …

Public Health

Samsung Pay beta begins rolling out in the US

Although not scheduled to officially launch in the US until late September, Samsung has begun accepting applications for users to beta test its Samsung Pay mobile payment system in the country.<p>Before being accepted onto the program, you need to pass a little checklist of things. First, you will …