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What Does a ‘Natural’ Human Body Look Like?

In most cases: Not like us<p>If you’ve ever spent more than 20 minutes inside a gym, you’ll have noticed the wide variety of body shapes huffing and …

Typography: Terminology You Should Know [Infographic]

Here's an infographic for all the font geeks out there (or should that be "typeface geeks," as we recently learned there's a difference between fonts …

Cystic fibrosis is still the No. 1 fatal genetic disease for Canadian kids – here’s why

It was supposed to be a routine ultrasound for Hamilton resident Tammy Strong, who was at the time 20 weeks pregnant with her daughter Mikaela …

A Photographer’s Uncensored Take on the Human Body

“Why are we here?” asks photographer Harley Weir in <i>Function</i><i>,</i> her new book out this month in collaboration with <i>Baron</i> Magazine. “That ends up being the …

This Is What Eating People Does To The Human Body

Cannibalism is seen as one of the darkest taboos in many cultures. But beyond the social stigma of eating fellow humans, there's a strange (and …

‘I’m not afraid’: What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism and his own death

By Lori Johnston<p>British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking schmoozed with popes during his lifetime, even though he was an avowed atheist. The famous scientist, who died Wednesday in England at 76, was often asked to explain his views on faith and God. During interviews, he explained his belief …

Stephen Hawking

Particle Accelerator Reveals Ancient Greek Medical Text Beneath Religious Psalms on Parchment

If you’re a history buff, you might not know much particle physics. But the two fields share more in common than you’d think. X-rays from a …

Stephen Hawking: A Life in Pictures

Queen

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

Scientists Find All Galaxies Have This One Surprising Trait in Common

Galaxies are the suburbs of the universe. While they’re all very different from each other, scientists have realized they’re astonishingly the same …

Need More Proof That Evolution Is Real? Look No Further Than Your Own Body

DO try this at home.

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Brain Cells From Pigs Implanted Into Human Brains to Treat Parkinson's

Neurochemical Reboot<p>New Zealand biotech company Living Cell Technologies has developed a treatment for Parkinson’s disease using choroid plexus cells …

Scientists use gene editing to eliminate HIV DNA in live mice

A team of scientists have snipped away HIV DNA from the genome of live mice using a CRISPR system, and the rodents lived to (kinda) tell the tale. It's still much too early to call the method a possible cure, but the fact that it worked on a living animal opens up a lot of possibilities. Will it …

Genetics

UN - Sarin was used in Syria attack

Sarin gas was released during an attack in Syria earlier this month, the chief UN investigator has said.<p>But Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.<p>The Syrian government denies US …

NAFTA: Another stunt, another hasty retreat for Trump

By Jennifer Rubin<p>Opinion writer<p>The Associated Press reports:<p>President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is not “a fair deal …

Donald Trump

Workers at Ivanka Trump’s clothing-maker earn about $62 a week

By Drew Harwell, (c) 2017, The Washington Post<p>Workers at a factory in China used by the company that makes clothing for Ivanka Trump’s fashion line …

Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever

Can billions of dollars’ worth of high-tech research succeed in making death optional?<p>On a velvety March evening in Mandeville Canyon, high above the rest of Los Angeles, Norman Lear’s living room was jammed with powerful people eager to learn the secrets of longevity. When the symposium’s first …

Medicine

Transcending the Brain

Despite significant advances in neuroscience, consciousness remains a vexing mystery. Because the qualities of experience seem to be irreducible to …

Artery-clogging saturated fat myth debunked

Among doctors and the public alike, there is a popular belief that dietary saturated fat clogs up the arteries and results in coronary heart disease. …

Microbes evolved to colonize different parts of the human body

As the human species evolved over the last six million years, our resident microbes did the same, adapting to vastly different conditions on our skin …

Here's An Easy Guide To Vegetarian Protein

It's a question that frustrates most, if not all, vegetarians and vegans: "But where do you get your protein?"<p>It's true, protein is a vital part of …

The Best iPhone Apps for Anatomy Students

Despite advances in modern technology in the field of medicine, it is common for professionals and students in this space to carry around outdated …

How To Be A Doctor: In Medical School, Dissecting The Human Body 'Can Teach The Living'

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Bijaya Biswal</i><p>.<p>"Only the dead can teach the living", my professor said on the first day of my …

Johor boy whose legs were amputated after alleged beating at school dies

JOHOR BAHRU: Mohamad Thaqif Amin, the 11-year-old boy who had both his legs amputated last week due to alleged abuse by an assistant warden at a …

Crime

Woman goes viral for using boyfriend’s balls to apply makeup

<i>Warning: This story contains content that is NSFW.</i><p>I apologize in advance if I botch some of the makeup terminology here, for I am a guy, and I do not …

Wild Boars Kill ISIS Militants Just Before They Can Ambush Resistance Fighters

A group of boars killed three ISIS militants who were setting up an ambush against local tribesmen in northern Iraq on Sunday.The post Wild Boars …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Online Poker Players Are Exiled in Paradise

When will the party end for online poker’s refugees?<p>On the very first evening after Ryan Garitta moved to Jaco, Costa Rica, a small beach town on the …

Jack Dorsey’s own user base blasts him after he asks for advice on Twitter

The biggest problem facing Twitter, one of the largest social media networks on the planet, but easily the most imperiled, is its lack of user …