Darryl Collins

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Wine tastes better when you ditch the rules for drinking it

“In wine, there is truth” the ancient saying goes. In wine these days, there are also a lot of rules. And sometimes, the judgement, showmanship, and shade surrounding what we drink and how we drink it can suck the fun right out of one of humanity’s oldest pleasures.<p>Here at Quartzy, our philosophy …

Los Angeles

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Cancer

This rather unsexy personality trait is actually the key to a happy sex life

<b>According to a new study from The Journal of Sex Research, conscientiousness — being thoughtful, intentional, and organized — is the key to having a healthy and happy sex life.</b><p><b>Researchers from Ruhr University in Germany came to this conclusion after analyzing responses from 964 German couples about</b> …

Psychology

The five rules of good midlife sex

It’s been said that sex in midlife is like going to the gym: you know you should probably do it a couple of times a week, but work, children and a mountain of life admin always seem to get in the way, leaving you too tired to bother (and vowing to do it next week instead).<p>But, just like regular …

Middle Age

It’s Time to Rethink the Way You Pleasure Your Wife

The "marriage-orgasm gap" is real. Time to step up your game.<p>According to a recent study published in the <i>Journal of Sex Medicine</i>, 87 percent of …

Divorce

Will Lockheed Martin Change The World With Its New Fusion Reactor?

Lockheed Martin’s secretive Skunk Works® laboratory registered a patent in March for a revolutionary technology that could solve the world’s energy problems for good – but don’t pop the champagne yet. The design is for a compact fusion reactor (CFR) which theoretically produces cheap, clean, near …

Energy

Study on Post-Orgasm Experiences Shows How Men Really Feel After Sex

The afterglow has a dark side.<p>Sex is straightforward until it’s over. As soon as an orgasm ends, a new, potentially confusing phase of sex begins — …

Psychology

We Asked Women To Share Exactly What They Do To Orgasm

"My mantra is: ‘I will climax. I will climax...’ until I do!”<p>The time has come for women to close the orgasm gap.<p>Research shows that straight women statistically get off less than any other demographic, including lesbians. That might be because partners in heterosexual relationships don’t put a …

Indiana University

​"Double punch" treatment fights cancer while reducing kidney damage side effects

Cancer treatment is often a case of robbing Peter to pay Paul. You may well have some success with chemotherapy, but subsequent damage to otherwise …

Cancer

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness.

LET’S START WITH THE MOMENT I realized I was already a loser, which was just after I was more or less told that I was destined to become one.<p>I’d been …

Relationships

Sound Matters: A History Of Legendary Recording Studios

When <b>The Beatles</b> were photographed in August 1969, striding over a <b>zebra crossing</b> in St John’s Wood, London, for the cover shot of <b>their album Abbey …

Universal Music

X-rays burst chemo-filled nanobubbles for targeted cancer drug delivery

Researchers at the Center for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) have developed a new targeted treatment for cancer. Chemotherapy drugs are wrapped in …

Chinese AI Beats Doctors in Diagnosing Brain Tumors

The AI system could diagnose tumors more accurately (and faster) than 15 human physicians.<p>A Chinese AI system diagnosed brain tumors and other conditions more accurately and faster than a team of top Chinese physicians, according to Xinhua. The AI, called BioMind, was developed by the Artificial …

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Scientists can program the stealth cells to die before creating new tumors.

Oral Sex Tips to Send Your Partner Right Now

What to do when you want oral sex, but aren’t sure how to give your partner the heads up? That’s easy. You send them this article.<p>Oral sex is a magical experience for women. For many, it is the primary way in which we orgasm. The issue? So many people don’t know what the heck they are doing down …

This is *exactly* what to say during the most awkward conversations

Awkward conversations can be funny—if you’re observing them while binging episodes of <i>The Office.</i> But if you’re actually a party to one? Insert …

There's More Good News About Immune Therapies for Cancer

There has been welcome excitement in the cancer field lately about immune-based treatments, which co-opt the body’s own immune system to fight …

What Makes Someone Good In Bed? 14 Women Say Its About More Than An Orgasm

Let's talk about sex, people. Anyone who's ever had it knows every sexual encounter is different. Sometimes sex is truly average. Nothing to write …

Amazon Fire TV

Top oncologist to study effect of diet on cancer drugs

A groundbreaking clinical trial on whether diet could boost the effectiveness of cancer drugs is set to be launched by one of the world’s leading oncologists.<p>The work, led by Siddhartha Mukherjee at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, will investigate whether a high-fat, …

Cancer

How Does Cancer Spread?

By | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD<p>National Cancer Institute. What is Cancer? Updated 02/09/15. …

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immunotherapy

China's police now have laser rifles that can 'set a whole person on fire' up to a kilometre away

China has developed a new portable laser weapon that can zap a target from nearly a kilometre away, according to researchers involved in the …

Scientists discover a new mechanism that prevents the proliferation of cancer cells

Canadian researchers have discovered a new and direct molecular mechanism to stop cancer cells from proliferating. In the prestigious journal Nature …

Scientists develop thermal camouflage that can fool infrared cameras

Scientists have developed a thin, lightweight and flexible film that can outfox infrared cameras, allowing hot bodies to appear cool and cold items to appear warm. The invention can also help camouflage an object by making it appear the same temperature as its background.<p>The design was inspired by …

Nanotech

New Study Of Nipple Size Produces Surprising Results For Understanding Evolution — And Orgasms, Scientist Says

A new study of variance in the size of women's nipples debunks the belief that bigger nipples are bad for evolution, and something similar might hold …

Vaginas absolutely need sex or they’ll waste away: study

It’s a painful condition that can leave you itching, even burning down there — and no, it’s not a sexually transmitted infection!<p>Just when you …

Cancer researchers target the dormant cells that seed tumours

Different approach to treatment zeroes in on the silent cells that break off of tumours — and aims to keep them asleep.<p>After decades of designing …

Cancer

A Curious Girlfriend’s Guide to Finding a Threesome

Do couples who threesome together stay together? I decided to find out.<p>Judging by the spread of new apps designed to hook couples up with an extra pair of hands or feet or whatever it is they so desire, the “third” has been enjoying a bit of a cultural moment. Chances are if you’ve been swiping …

Statins enhance efficacy of venetoclax in blood cancers

Yet another health benefit of statins<p>Statins, common drugs used for the treatment of high cholesterol, may have found another potential application. …