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Nanoroboter schnüren Krebszellen ab

Nanoroboter der Arizona State University machen sich im Körper eigenständig auf die Suche nach Krebstumoren und schnüren diesen systematisch die …

Wissenschaft

Fast food stimulates inflammation and triggers long-term changes to immune system

A disturbing new study led by scientists at the University of Bonn suggests that the immune system responds to a fast food-style Western diet in much …

Immune System

'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it in a …

Clean Energy

Fish-oil supplements may do more harm than good, UBC researcher finds

Print<p>Groundbreaking research at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is calling into question the value of fish-oil based supplements …

University of British Columbia

Here's The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort, According to Science

You don't need to slave away on the treadmill.<p>So you want to lose a few kilograms. You've heard the mantra: "Eat right. Work out."<p>But when it comes …

Weight Loss

Researchers have figured out why sitting all day is so bad for your health

Sitting all day —at the office, in transit to and from work, and on the couch when we get home — is terrible for us. Staying seated for too long is associated with increased risk for diabetes and various cancers, and it can more than double a person's risk for cardiovascular disease.<p>That's no …

Sitting

Sorry, Immortality Is Mathematically Impossible

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

Being comfortable with being boring together is the key to long-lasting relationships

No one wants to be <i>that</i> couple who stays in every night, swerving friends and social occasions.<p>It’s the greatest anxiety for all extroverts – that …

Relationships

Hightech für den Mund

Beim Zahnersatz werden bislang entweder Brücken oder Implantate verwendet. Beides hat Nachteile: Bei Brücken müssen die umliegende Zähne …

Hightech

Mit Drogen aus der Depression

Dass Antidepressiva nicht helfen, ist gar nicht so selten. Rund 20 Prozent der depressiven Patienten sind davon betroffen. Da aber auch die …

Psychologie

Here’s How Much Caffeine Is Really Safe (Even If You’re Pregnant)

Up to about four cups of coffee a day is perfectly fine for most people, researchers say. And women can drink three cups per day while pregnant …

Studie widerlegt Vorurteil - Viel Fett ist gesund

Wer sich ein dicke Schicht Butter aufs Brot streicht, muss mit der Ermahnung rechnen, dass das doch nicht gesund sei. Seit Jahrzehnten halten sich …

Gesundheit

Scotland will begin funding Universal Basic Income experiments

Expanding the Experiment<p>Scotland is about to join the slowly expanding list of countries that are experimenting with Universal Basic Income (UBI). …

The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss

By our seventies, one in five of us will suffer from cognitive impairment. Within five years, half of those cognitively impaired will progress to …

Alzheimer's Disease

Basic income and other ways to fix capitalism | Federico Pistono | TEDxHaarlem

Breakthrough Stem Cell Study Offers New Clues to Reversing Aging

What causes the body to age?The Greek Philosopher Aristotle thought it was the heart—a “hot, dry” organ at the seat of intelligence, motion and …

Medicine

The 30-Second Trick to Make Your Stress Melt Away

Stressed out at work? Here's your mindfulness hack in three letters.<p>You put in extra hours, nail the project, and the client tells you in a passive-aggressive email that's not what he wanted.<p>You're scheduled to deliver the morning keynote, and traffic is at a standstill.<p>After collecting her …

Tip: Get Leaner and Healthier by Doing Nothing

Got 5 or 10 minutes? Mindfulness drills like this one can reduce fasting glucose, making fat loss easier. Check it out.<p>Mindfulness has become a …

Too much chocolate can make men depressed, study finds

Eating chocolate could be making men anxious and depressed as a new study found consuming too much sugar can affect mood.<p>Scientists found that men who consumed more than 67 grams of sugar per day increased their risk of mood disorders by more than a fifth compared with those with an intake of less …

Mental Health

How Nanoparticles And a Common Spice Are Killing Cancer Cells

This is not some old wives' tale.<p>Scientists have come up with a potential new way to treat neuroblastoma, the most common kind of cancer in infants, …

Talking to Yourself in the Third Person Can Help You Control Stressful Emotions

<i>Summary: Thinking or talking about oneself in the third person can lead people to consider themselves in similar ways to how they think about others,</i> …

Was ein gesunder Lebensstil wirklich bringt

Lohnt es sich überhaupt? Wie viel Lebenszeit und Gesundheit bringt ein grundlegend gesunder Lebensstil tatsächlich? Einer statistischen Studie …

Gesundheit

What to Do Throughout the Day to Keep Sitting From "Killing" You

We’ve all heard the bad news that sitting will kill you. That might be a slight exaggeration, and hey, we’re all going to die someday, after all. But …

Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

by Karla Lant June 24, 2017 Hard Science 25156<p>CRISPR-Powered Viruses<p>Earlier this month, the annual CRISPR 2017 conference was held at Montana State …

CRISPR

Deadly Cancer Cells Can Be Knocked Out By Combining Antibiotics With Vitamin C

🍊 🍊 🍊<p>The key to stopping potentially-deadly cancer stem cells from developing into tumours could be prescribing a combination of antibiotics and …

Music and Memory – Was Musik in unserem Kopf macht | Hirschhausens Check-up

"Music and Memory": Spielt man alten Menschen Musik aus ihrer Jugend vor, gibt es erstaunliche Effekte. | Bild: WDR / Bilderfest<p>Menschen mit Demenz …

Über zwei Milliarden Menschen sind zu dick

Die Zahl der Menschen, die dringend abnehmen sollten, ist emporgeschnellt, warnt ein internationales Forscherteam. Ihre Studie zeigt: Fast ein …

Umwelt

Unnötige Arthroskopien - Experten raten von Knie-Operationen ab

Das Wichtigste in Kürze:<p>Schlüsselloch-Eingriffe am Knie – sogenannte Arthroskopien – nützen nicht viel.<br>• Das renommierte «British Medical Journal» …