Elleana Doykos

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How to Recycle One of the Most Common Kinds of Litter in the World

Lena Dunham's Guest Appearance on Last Night's Scandal Was More Than Killer

<i>Girls</i> star Lena Dunham made one incredible guest appearance on last night's <i>Scandal</i>! Kerry Washington’s Olivia Pope returned to tip-top shape in the …

Sun Unleashes Powerful X-Class Solar Flare (Video, Photos)

A monster solar flare erupted early Sunday (Oct. 19) from a huge sunspot that may just be getting warmed up.<p>The sun fired off an X-class solar flare …

New Study Uncovers Why Stress Leads To Depression In Some, But Not Others

In response to stress, some people cope easily while others succumb to depression or other mood disorders. While depression can develop from a wide variety of biological and genetic factors, stressful events are often a major trigger. But why does stress make some people develop mood disorders …

Neuroscience

Molecular 'onion' could one day deliver drugs - Futurity

Scientists have created basic membrane structures, called vesicles, that self-assemble in concentric layers like those of an onion.

In-eye sensor to keep a watch on changes in intraocular pressure

The fluid pressure inside the eye, known as intraocular pressure (IOP), is an important metric for evaluating a person's risk of glaucoma. There are …

A 100-year-old drug corrects autistic social behaviors in lab tests

Suramin was developed to treat African sleeping sickness, but results in mice might lead to new therapies for autism<p>Old drugs can sometimes yield surprising results. A well-known diabetes pill called Metformin, for instance, is now being used to treat certain cancers. And Thalidomide, a drug used …

Tile Intel: A Budget Remodel with Heath Seconds

This week, architect Ian Read from Medium Plenty evangelizes about Heath Ceramics tiles and gives us his tips on remodeling with the tiles–even on a …

Interactive Infographic: The Lifespans Of Pathogens

Which microbes can live the longest on the floor?<p>Here's a look at maximum pathogen survival times on a dry, inanimate surface. (Not pictured: salmonella, which can survive essentially indefinitely.) Press plus and minus to navigate.<p><i>Update: An earlier version of this graphic had a Hepatitis C</i> …