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The world's oldest cheese has been found buried with Chinese mummies

In a finding that puts even the most well-aged cheese to shame, researchers say they've discovered the world's oldest variety — dating way back to 1615 BC — buried with ancient mummies in China.<p>As <i>USA Today</i> reports, the cheese was found in clumps on the bodies of well-preserved mummies (including …

Why bacteria with identical genes don't act alike - Futurity

When a bacteria cell splits in two, the distribution of organelles can influence the behavior of the "daughters," even though they're genetically …

Biology

Breast cancer spreads when tumors can't 'breathe' - Futurity

Lack of oxygen inside a breast cancer tumor can trigger the chain of events that spreads the disease throughout the body, biologists say.

Scientists deem new super toxin too dangerous to make public

Botulinum toxin type H has no known antibodies<p>A new type of botulinum toxin — the most toxic substance known to man — has been discovered in the feces of a child. Botulinum toxin type H is the eighth type (types A-G being the first seven) to be detailed by scientists; the naturally occurring toxin …

2 Million Americans Annually Get Infections That Antibiotics Can't Cure

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sums up the scene for bacterial infections that should be curable with antibiotics—but aren't.<p>More than two million Americans get sick every year with infections that defy modern antibiotics. At least 23,000 Americans die each year. Such …

Make This Now: Peach and Ginger Crisp Pie

If peach pie and peach crisp met and had a baby, this crumble-topped pie might be it. What really makes this dessert worth making now is the twist of candied ginger. It's finely diced and added to the oat streusel, giving a zing to every bite.<p>The result is a pie that's got sweet, baked peaches <i>and</i> a …

Drinking Coffee Linked To 50 Percent Lower Risk Of Suicide

The newest excuse to defend your caffeine addiction.<p>Good news for those of you already reaching for your umpteenth cup of coffee of the day.<p>According to a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health, subjects who drank two to four cups of coffee daily were 50 percent less likely to commit …

Taller women 'more likely’ to suffer cancer in middle age

Taller women are at greater risk from a host of cancers after reaching middle age, a study has shown.<p>The research linked height to many common cancers, including those affecting the skin, breast, bowel, womb, kidney, thyroid and ovaries.<p>An association was also seen with the blood cancer multiple …

This Is The Molecule Responsible For Stress

Now scientists can create drugs to fit inside its structure precisely.<p>This little molecule is what stress looks like.<p>Researchers from Heptares Therapeutics, a drug company, have discovered the 3-D structure of a protein receptor that mediates our response to stress, according to a new study in …

Science Reveals Wolverine's True Weaknesses

In the new film The Wolverine, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly loses his ability to self-regenerate. Here are some of the things he should fear the most.<p>In a new summer film, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly will lose the reason he has been able to <i>snikt!</i> though skirmishes, scuffs, and …

Why breast cancer is more likely to kill black women

Black women on Medicare fare worse after breast cancer diagnoses than similar white women, a study finds. Researchers blame preexisting health issues such as diabetes.<p>July 23, 2013|By Titania Kumeh<p>Breast cancer survivor Jacqueline Spears-Williams smiles at the finish… (Stephanie S. Cordle / AP )<p>A …

10 Summer Drinks You Must Make

A few choice ingredients are all you need for these warm-weather favorites

"Minute" Chocolate Mug Cake - Chocolate Almond Coconut Cake in Less Than 60 Seconds!

What do you think of this Coca Cola ad campaign? The ads have been on TV and in the papers today saying Coke is "commited to doing our part to help make a difference" about obesity. That means in part offering smaller portion sizes and "supplying bicycles to local communities to help inspire activity". Some health experts are sceptical to say the least, calling it "weight washing". Melbourne University's Rob Moodie said if the company was serious "they wouldn't put 10 teaspoons of sugar in a can of Coke" http://ow.ly/nggDt