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Fertility drug appears to stop Ebola virus - Futurity

U. VIRGINIA (US) — A class of drugs that includes treatments for breast cancer and …

The teenage scientist revolutionising cancer detection

Pancreatic cancer 's high death rate is partly blamed on the difficulty of early detection. Teenage scientist Jack Andraka has come up with a cheap and simple way to test for it.<p><i>Over the next month, we’re celebrating technology and innovation in a new series called Bright Sparks. As part of the</i> …

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The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

Laser Nanosensor Can Detect Bacteria In Minutes

This tiny device could eventually measure tumor cells, too.<p>A new matchbox-sized nanosensor can scan for the presence of bacteria and tell if an antibiotic is effective within a few minutes, rather than the days or weeks that conventional testing methods require.<p>Researchers at EPFL, the Swiss …

The Future Of Flight: Swarms Will Dominate The Sky

Coordinated swarms of drones could pollinate crops, monitor traffic, and more.<p>Last year, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Grasp (General Robotics, Automation, Sensing & Perception) Lab gathered a dozen or so quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), programmed them to work in concert, …

Where To Eat If You're Hungover In A Major U.S. City [Infographic]

Where people go to get their morning-after fried-food fix.<p>Whoops. You drank too much, and now it's the next morning and you need to find the highest concentration of chicken and waffles in the area or your body will surely melt away to dust. Thankfully, Yelp has put together what is perhaps the …

Scientists use stem cells to grow human livers in mice - video

Japanese scientists have created small human livers from stem cells and transplanted them into mice. The transplanted livers were able to take on …

Why we created The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome

I am often lucky enough to be the biggest idiot in the room. In the past few years, I have found myself meeting particle physicists of repute, …

The Science Of Car Hacking

Hacked cars are unlikely to be an assassin's weapon of choice.<p>The notion that hackers could assassinate people in an instant is a favorite among conspiracy theories. The latest example: After the young journalist Michael Hastings died in a car crash last month, conspiracy theorists speculated that …

Domestic tomato has genetic wild side - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — A large block of genes from one species of wild tomato …

Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …

How Much Is Your Gmail Worth To A Hacker?

My life on the internet is worth surprisingly little cash.<p>Earlier this year, cyber attacks were listed as America's top security threat. The internet is a dangerous place! While it's one thing to talk about hacking weapons secrets or banks, let's get personal: What about our email accounts?<p>When it …

Sex is the secret to looking younger, claims researcher

Regular sex could now be the key to looking up to seven years younger, a researcher claims.<p>Dr David Weeks, former head of old age psychology at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, said people need to be aware of the benefits of having a healthy sex life, particularly in their later years.<p>He said sex has …

Grilled Zucchini and Summer Squash with Yogurt Cumin Sauce

<i>Grilled zucchini and summer squash are served with a cumin yogurt sauce in this light summer side.</i><p>I hope you’ll try these grilled vegetables with …

Rosemary Roasted Carrots Recipe

By Kiersten | Last Updated: January 15, 2018<p><i>Recipes by me, photos by Rikki Snyder.</i><p>Even though I have a food blog, I have to confess that I get …

Stir-Fried Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms

This is a recipe that succeed on every level, producing a stir-fried asparagus that is absolutely perfectly cooked. It's full of flavor and, for …

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Baked eggs with bacon and parmesan

June 10, 2013<p>I wasn’t very active for the past week, that’s all because I’ve decided to take advantage of summer and Berlin. I went to many strange …

Perfectly Crisp Oven Roasted Potatoes - Let the Baking Begin!

5 from 1 reviews<p>Ingredients<p>3 lbs potatoes, small Golden Yukon & Red Potatoes, split in half<br>• 1½ tsp kosher salt<br>• 1 tsp ground black pepper<br>• ½ tsp thyme<br>• 4 …

Stovetop Charred Baba Ganoush

Sometimes you don’t want to cook, you just want to play with fire. I bet many chefs would admit as much (see: guys and grilling, for example). The …

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Sesame Crusted Tofu

• 1 (16oz) package extra-firm tofu<br>• 1 egg<br>• 3 tablespoons panko bread crumbs<br>• 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds<br>• 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds<br>• canola oil for …

Sea bass en papillote with Thai flavours

Make a parcel from baking parchment and let your fish steam to perfection while infusing with garlic, ginger, chilli and lime<p>Ingredients<p>2 small …

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19 Photos That Prove Kiwis Are Weird As Fuck

Kiwis, this is just too much.

Mark Bittman Chooses Quinoa and Mango Salad

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Mark Bittman chooses a recipe from the Food52 community that brings grains to life.</i><p>All week long, we've been featuring …

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20 Facts About Your Favorite Liquors

Jack Sparrow has his rum, Ron Burgundy has his scotch, and you probably have your own favorite liquor, too. But how much do you know about your …

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