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Rise of superbugs could make chemotherapy impossible

The warnings about superbugs are growing increasingly urgent.<p>It is now estimated that antibiotic resistance is responsible for 700,000 deaths …

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Olympics: E-sports could be sports activity, says IOC

BERLIN: Competitive e-sports could be part of the Olympic experience as long as it adhered to Olympic values, the International Olympic Committee …

Are migraines a self-defense mechanism?

An emerging theory suggests that migraine attacks might be the brain's self-protective response to oxidative stress, which is a cellular process tied …

Injectable glue heals wounds in seconds

Australian and American biomedical engineers have developed a stretchy surgical glue that rapidly heals wounds, a “breakthrough” that has the …

Harvard Medical School

Here's why we're often attracted to people with qualities that will drive us nuts down the road

There's a sentence toward the end of Gretchen Rubin's new book, "The Four Tendencies," that struck me as perhaps her greatest insight.<p>"When we first meet someone," Rubin writes, "we're often attracted to the very qualities that, over time, will drive us nuts."<p><i>Preach</i>, Gretchen. How many of us have …

Happiness

We may soon charge devices by harnessing electricity from our bloodstream

Inner Space Hydropower<p>It’s a truly modern experience: losing battery power on your mobile device and searching desperately for a source of …

Hydroelectric Power

The FDA has labeled ecstasy a "breakthrough therapy" for PTSD

From Illegal Drug to Legal Treatment<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also …

Imperial College London

Scientists Have Identified 22 Genes Associated with Intelligence

Smart Genes<p>We know more about DNA and heredity now than ever before, yet our knowledge of the effects of specific genes is still relatively absent. …

Genetics

The Benefits of Playing Music Help Your Brain More Than Any Other Activity | Inc.com

The brain-training is big business. For companies like BrainHQ, Luminosity, and Cogmed, it's actually a multimillion dollar business that is expected to surpass $3 billion by 2020. But, do the actually benefit your brain?<p>Research doesn't believe so. In fact, the the University of Illinois …

The Brain

Researchers may have found a cure for the peanut allergy

New research out of Australia appears to have found a way to train the human body to overcome a peanut allergy, one of the most common and deadly allergies in the world.<p>The discovery was made at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Victoria, where a team of researchers treated children with an …

Biomedicine

Scientists remotely hacked a brain, controlling body movements

Imagine someone remotely controlling your brain, forcing your body’s central processing organ to send messages to your muscles that you didn’t …

Are You Empathetic? Your Genes May Hold the Answer

Besides the meltdowns and over-the-top photo shoots, Tyra Banks’ <i>America’s Next Top Model</i> brought us “smizing”: smiling with the eyes. Turns out that …

Miracle chemical ‘cocktail’ could cure spinal cord damage

A chemical “cocktail” could restore movement for people crippled after suffering spinal cord injuries, suggests new research.<p>Scientists say the …

Harvard Medical School

Leukemia: Mushroom protein could be used in future treatments

A protein found in the edible mushroom known as "shaggy ink cap" might be able to kill a type of leukemia cell, new research suggests.<p><i>Coprinus …

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Cancer

A New "CRISPR Pill" Makes Bacteria Destroy Its Own DNA

Targeted and Edible<p>As antibiotic resistance continues to grow, scientists are desperately trying to figure out how to best fight bacterium like</i> …

Curious Kids: Does Space Go on Forever?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a new series aimed at children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they'd like an expert to</i> …

Universe

Most People: 'You Can't Drink Water Out of Thin Air'. Scientists: 'Hold My Beaker and Watch This' | Inc.com

You probably enjoyed a nice shower this morning (you <i>are</i> taking cold ones, right?!). Maybe you're tipping back a bottled water without much of a care except your smartphone calendar pings. But around the world, those scenes often are a true luxury, with some 783 million people lacking traditional …

Environmentalism

Is There a Way to Get out of a Black Hole?

Alice and Bob are characters that are often referred to in various quantum mechanic experiments. A while back Patrick Hayden, a professor at McGill …