Drew Erben

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The Never-Ending Race To Concoct The Bluest Blue

In an underground lab in California, scientists created a new hue called Quantum Blue. It's the latest result of humanity's obsession with harnessing pure color.<p>BERKELEY, Calif. ― There are no windows in the underground laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley’s Hildebrand Hall. No …

UC Berkeley

Mysterious Neolithic monuments and lost prehistoric villages revealed by heatwave dry spell

Two prehistoric villages are among 1,500 lost landmarks which have been discovered in Britain since the heatwave.<p>Historic England has been taking advantage of the exceptionally dry weather to send up reconnaissance planes to hunt for outlines of long-forgotten monuments, buildings and burial …

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers

<b>Scientists say they have discovered why some vegetables - including cabbage, broccoli and kale - can reduce the risk of bowel cancers.</b><p>That cruciferous veg is good for the gut has never been in doubt but a detailed explanation has been elusive.<p>The team at the Francis Crick Institute found …

New 'zombie' gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer

They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living …

Heart Failure Risk Among Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors

Survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are at a greater risk of heart failure than the general population, according to a recent study published in …

Baking Panda

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Doctors Cure Woman Of Late-Stage Breast Cancer By Injecting Her With Billions Of Immune Cells

Doctors successfully cured a woman of late-stage breast cancer using a new form of therapy. The groundbreaking new treatment harnesses the patient’s …

Ghostly images of a dead mall tell an American story

Seph Lawless tells the story of America through images of its forgotten places.<p>The urban explorer has photographed ruined factories, collapsed apartment buildings, abandoned amusement parks and, especially, "dead malls" that have fallen into ruin. There is no shortage of them in the region he calls …

Cows could be key in helping researchers develop an HIV vaccine

Cows have given humanity cheese, steak, and milk, and now the bovine species might help scientists develop a vaccine against HIV. A study published …

Cows

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

Psychedelia

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function

Never heard of a dual n-back game? Here's why you should give it a try.<p>Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised …

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

How it feels to live in a sexless marriage – readers respond

We had an unexpected reaction to last week’s tips on how to cope when the passion has gone. Here are some of the many thoughtful replies – from all over the world – which you sent us<p>Sex is an important part of any relationship, but what happens if it stops? This is more common than you may imagine: …

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

Biology

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

With big pharma short on solutions, we talk to people pioneering new ways to beat conditions including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia<p>Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave doctors an easy …

Mental Health

10 Outrageous Cancer Drug Statistics

In terms of diagnoses, there's arguably nothing scarier a patient can hear than the phrase, "you have cancer."<p>According to statistics from the World Health Organization, some 14 million cases of cancer are diagnosed annually, and within two decades, this figure is expected to increase by nearly 60% …

These researchers have figured out a new way to kill cancer cells

How do you get a cancer cell to gobble up a ball of anticancer drugs and for a direct kill? Cancer researcher Mauro Ferrari says he and his team have finally figured out how to elude a tumor cell’s defenses.<p>And he says the method works well on hard-to-target metastatic tumors, too.<p>“The vast …

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

I can only encourage you to give yourself the opportunity of starting every day, not by being late and stressed out, but by taking care of yourself, getting your fill of motivation, and feeling determined to make the most of every minute.<p>ᅡᅠ<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of …

Tim Cook

A new era in cancer treatment?

Fergus Walsh<p>http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1170000/1170805_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537497629_c08ed78ea3b24fe2f68dd9d0df3ae68b<p><b>When it comes to reporting medical science, "breakthrough" is a very overused word, and one I usually try to avoid.</b><p>When dealing with …

Cancer Treatment

Defeating cancer, the 'evil genius'

Fergus Walsh<p><b>"If you had to describe cancer I would say it's an evil genius."</b><p>It's a vivid metaphor from Dr Udai Banerji, of the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden, for the challenge facing patients, scientists and clinicians.<p>Over the past 18 months, I've been part of a Panorama team …

Cancer

Many types of cancers are merely bad luck, study shows

Most of those closest to me who have died succumbed to cancer.<p>Watching them deteriorate, one thought angrily nagged at my mind: "This makes no sense."<p>A new study, published in this month's issue of Science magazine, offers the painful conclusion that lifestyle factors -- often these attributed as a …

Here We Go--The Obamas Have Driven Out the Chef--Who's Next--The Dog?

We're constantly being told that "First" "Lady" Michelle Hussein Obama loves health food. Is that right? Oh really? Is that so? Then why is the …

Holidays & Celebrations

Entertain in style with this guide to the best holiday recipes, party tips and meal planning ideas that will make your celebrations memorable.<p>This …

B-Cell Lymphomas: A Long and Winding Road

“I couldn't understand what they were saying, but I knew something was wrong,” recalls Heather McLean of the technicians who performed an ultrasound …

Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Streaming video, whether it's from Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Watch ESPN or PBS Kids, is more popular than ever. And the selection of devices to get those shows and movies from the Internet onto your TV continues to expand.<p>In the last six months or so all of the major players in TV-based …

What's the best music streaming service?

Whew! The deals are flying fast and furious this week as the month-long ramp-up to Black Friday nears the home stretch. Want a sneak peak at what next week will bring? Look no further than CNET's Black Friday tech-deal roundup.<p>Today, however, let's talk. Let's put away the wallets and discuss a …

Quick, Creamy Chicken Lasagna

15 oven-ready, rippled-style lasagna noodles (soaked in piping hot water for 10 minutes)<p>4 c. shredded cooked chicken<p>1 1/2 tsp. dried basil<p>12 oz. cream cheese, softened<p>1/2 c. chicken or vegetable broth<p>3 c. marinara sauce (no sugar added or low-sugar)<p>4 c. shredded mozzarella cheese<p>3/4 c. grated …