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Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-kind implant seems like a Marvel Comics experiment with Adamantium, in reality, it was an ingenious, …

Marvel Comics

The Biblical Problem With Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis' Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

You may have heard that the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional a couple of months ago.<p>I believe at least a couple of news outlets reported on it.<p>Well, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis definitely heard the news and she wasn't happy about. However, unlike many of her fellow …

LGBTQI

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

University of California

Memory loss in old age breakthrough offers dementia hope, say researchers

Breakthrough linking protein in blood to memory loss raises hopes for dementia treatment, and could be key to keeping people healthy for longer in old age<p>Researchers may have found a way to slow down or prevent memory problems that arise in old age and which can become devastating in patients with …

Dementia

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

Chris Cuomo, an anchor on CNN New Day and a 44-year-old father of three, took our 90-day challenge. He achieved more than he ever imagined.<p>More. That is what we all want, right? It is an existential force, but you don’t have to bone up on Sartre to see how it applies to your body—more strength, …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

11 Things You Need to Know About Ferrari's Insane New Supercar

Ferrari has unveiled the LaFerrari-based FXX K. It's also perhaps the most mind-bending thing to roll out of Maranello since the F40 set us on our ears more than a quarter-century ago. We went to Abu Dhabi to see the latest, craziest horse prance around t

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Tattoo inks causing a rash of infections, FDA warns

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.<p>The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.<p>Last month, California company White and Blue Lion Inc. recalled inks in in-home tattoo kits after …

Tattoos

Worldwide cancer cases expected to soar by 70% over next 20 years

Cancer cases worldwide are predicted to increase by 70% over the next two decades, from 14m in 2012 to 25m new cases a year, according to the World Health Organisation.<p>The latest World Cancer Report says it is implausible to think we can treat our way out of the disease and that the focus must now …

Surgeon Walks Miles Through Storm for Operation