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This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer

Using a new approach, scientists have located a compound that stops the spread of breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancers in mice.<p>The compound — …

Cancer

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.<p>Have you ever wondered what’s going on in your poop? Perhaps not. But this is precisely what we think about every day at the American Gut Project, the world’s largest microbiome citizen …

Biology

COMMENTARY: Canada’s pro-life movement has only itself to blame for its failures

It was another big crowd on Thursday, as thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators gathered on Parliament Hill for the annual March For Life rally.<p>In …

Feminism

Jack Nicklaus among first to try stem cell therapy - and now plays golf pain-free after decades of back ache

Jack Nicklaus, the US champion golfer who won 18 Majors, has become one of the first people in the world to undergo groundbreaking stem cell therapy on his back to allow him to swing a golf club again and stand without pain.<p>The 78-year-old, known as The Golden Bear, suffered severe back pain from …

Golf

Suspect in Toronto van attack Alek Minassian described as socially awkward tech expert

The suspect in the Toronto van attack was a man who travelled through the world with two identities: One as a socially awkward student who rarely spoke, barely functioned and had difficulty controlling tics, and another as an expert-level whiz who could lead classmates through the intricacies of …

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

<b>The faecal transplant, also known as trans-poo-sion, surely has the title of medicine's most disgusting procedure.</b><p>It is pretty much what you are imagining - part of a faecal stool is taken from one person and given to another.<p>The purpose is to introduce new beneficial microbes to the receiving …

Microbiome

How to Marinate Chicken Right, Plus Amazing Marinade Recipes

When you marinate chicken, the meat is your blank canvas; the marinade, your palette with which you paint on the deliciousness. And there are so many …

Fecal microbiota transplantation produces sustained improvements in cognitive and clinical outcomes

14 April 2018, Paris, France: A single treatment using an optimized, targeted form of faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) produces sustained …

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

'Simpsons' reference to Apu criticism sparks backlash

10 things you didn't know you could do with a sous vide cooker

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably both intrigued and intimidated by sous vide cookers. These fancy gadgets are a favorite of many …

Cooking

'I'm born to do this': Condemned by caste, India's sewer cleaners risk death daily

Just before 7am one morning in Mumbai, three men clearing a sewer pipe were overcome by deadly fumes and collapsed. Their deaths sparked a cat-and-mouse pursuit across India.<p>Records show the bodies of the trio were rushed to an embalmer, where a certificate was issued declaring them safe for …

India

What Does the Bible Teach About Transgender People?

If the Bible is our guide, then God’s design for gender is a gigantic rainbow of variation, not a black-and-white conformity with sex.<p>On February 18, …

Otter app transcribes conversations like it's no big deal

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

You can rent an entire private island in Belize on Airbnb

• Little Peter Oasis is a private island and two-bedroom overwater villa in Belize that's available on Airbnb starting at $975 a night.<br>• The two-bed, …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

How to Argue With Gun Nuts

Scientists Are Revealing The Brain Difference That Turns Some People Into 'Superagers'

This is amazing.<p>They're the minority the majority is dying to get into. Superagers: older folks aged 80 and beyond whose razor-sharp powers of mental …

Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing : study

Chronic heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially early onset of the disease, according to a study published …

Paramedics face suicidal thoughts more frequently than other emergency responders, study finds

Paramedics, emergency dispatchers and jail guards in Canada deal with suicidal thoughts far more frequently than police and firefighters do, according to a new study.<p>These findings, which suggest that all of these public-safety professionals are above national averages in terms of suicidal …

Guilt over Aboriginals can lead to teaching children untruths. It’s happening in Canada

What do Australia and Canada have in common? Both are modern multicultural societies borne of British roots. Both are heavily reliant on resources …

Are computers better than people at predicting who will commit another crime?

In courtrooms around the United States, computer programs give testimony that helps decide who gets locked up and who walks free.These algorithms are …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep is a basic biological necessity that profoundly affects our day-to-day life as well as our long-term well-being. After just one bad night's …

Cases like Colten Boushie's are handled unjustly, and there's nothing wrong with saying that

Justice must be seen to be done, not just done<p>For what it's worth, federal Conservative politicians are expressing great concern that Prime Minister …

Cabbage With Meatballs

If stuffed cabbage and spaghetti with meatballs had a baby, it would be cabbage with meatballs. Stuffed cabbage, also know as cabbage rolls, is a …

Cooking

RS Cooking School: 3-Ingredient Chicken Dinner

This week on #rscookingschool we’re making dinner with just three ingredients—okay, six if we’re counting olive oil, salt, and pepper. Those precious …

How Do You Tell If You Have a Drinking Problem?

It’s frighteningly easy to meet the criteria for binge drinking.<p>I started drinking when I went to college. In the UK, where I’m from, you can legally drink at 18—so I did. We all did. The bar opposite our apartment was where my new roommates became my best friends. Drinking turned me from an …

Mental Health

Limiting dietary fat could help prevent prostate cancer’s fatal metastatic progression

A team from the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has been studying the mechanisms behind the metastatic progression of …

7 signs you might be magnesium deficient – and why it’s important you’re not

Over a third of adult Canadians aren’t getting adequate intakes of magnesium through their diets. In fact, magnesium is among the four nutrients that …

Using Hot Sauce Is a Really Easy Way to Improve Your Diet, Say Experts

Especially if you pair it with a bit of fat.<p>If you're the type of person who breaks out the hot sauce at the start of every single meal, …