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Celebs are humans like us and many of them are in the habit of flooding their Twitter and Instagram pages with pics that they often end up …

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Michael Phelps Confirms Return to Competitive Swimming at Arena Grand Prix

Michael Phelps' retirement has lasted almost two years, but the world-famous Olympic swimmer is returning to the pool at the Arena Grand Prix event in Mesa, Ariz., at the end of April, according to Jeff Metcalfe of AZCentral.com.<p>It'll be the first time the 28-year-old has competed since 2012 London …

Artificial blood 'will be manufactured in factories'

Wellcome Trust-funded stem cell research has produced red blood cells fit for transfusion into humans, paving the way for the mass production of blood<p>It is the stuff of gothic science fiction: men in white coats in factories of blood and bones.<p>But the production of blood on an industrial scale …

Pioneering findings on the dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

Researchers at Umea University have found that carbon dioxide, in its ionic form bicarbonate, has a regulating function in the splitting of water in …

Silly Putty component helps build ‘carpet’ for stem cells

The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialized cells they eventually become, a new …

Stem Cells

These ‘spaceship’ viruses can kill E. coli in food

Treating food products with select bacteriophages—viruses that target and kill bacteria—could significantly reduce concentrations of <i>E. coli</i>, a new …

Biology

Getting Enough Vitamin D: More Than Milk And Sunshine

New research finds that people with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to die from cancer, heart disease and other illnesses. Nutrition professor and author Marion Nestle explains.<p>Transcript<p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:<p>I'm Celeste Headlee and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Michel Martin is away. …

How It Works: Surgical Snakebot

A reptilian robot<p>Surgery has always been synony­mous with incisions. But the new snake-inspired Flex System from Medrobotics could reduce bloodshed and hasten healing by traveling through a convenient (if unsettling) alternative: a natural orifice, such as the mouth.<p>During a Flex procedure, the …

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors

There are lots of theories about why food allergies, asthma, celiac disease and intestinal disorders like Crohn's disease have been on the rise. Dr. Martin Blaser speculates that it may be connected to the overuse of antibiotics, which has resulted in killing off strains of bacteria that typically …

It only took 35 years for flesh-eating bacteria to become an infectious terror

Scientists have discovered that its evolutionary path was eerily simple<p>All it took for flesh-eating bacteria to go from harmless organisms to gruesome infectious pathogens was four mutations and about 35 years. That's what an international group of researchers announced today in a study that …

Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer because of a rocket leak.<p>With just over an hour …

New TV spot and extended clip for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

With <b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b> set to start rolling out in international markets this week [read our review here], Sony has continued its marketing …