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Families hope 'Frankenstein science' lobby will not stop gene cure for mitochondrial disease

Deniz Safak was five years old when he first displayed symptoms of the disease that would later take his life. "He started being sick and had intense, stroke-like seizures," his mother, Ruth, recalled.<p>Doctors were baffled by the boy's condition and it took months before a diagnosis was made. Ruth …

Wolf Decline Could End World's Longest Predator-Prey Study

Wolves have been devastated by inbreeding.<p>Wolves! Moose! How do they interact? The world's longest-running predator-prey study, ongoing since 1958 on Lake Superior's semi-isolated Isle Royale, has provided invaluable insight into the populations of these animals and how their numbers vary in …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

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22 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier This Year

More veggies. Less junk. You can do it!

Kaley Cuoco's Chandelier Wedding Cake from The Butter End in L.A. - Great Ideas : People.com

We’d like you to stop whatever you’re doing right now and take a moment to stare at <b>Kaley Cuoco</b>‘s wedding cake. <br>Done? Okay, let’s discuss. How did the …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Which Drugs Actually Kill Americans [Infographic]

Hint: not pot<p>In 2010, there were 80,000 drug and alcohol overdose deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database. The database, maintained by the National Center for Health Statistics, keeps a tally of all the deaths listed on certificates …

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …