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Mutant Ebola Virus May Evade Drugs, Study Finds

The Ebola virus strain that’s killed more than 8,600 people in West Africa is mutating in a way that could make experimental drugs less likely to help, researchers reported Tuesday.<p>They said they’d found 10 new mutations that might interfere with how three of the most advanced drugs work against …

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The Continental Divide

Russia wants to collect the DNA of every creature

Institutions have already been amassing huge DNA collections to catalog the world's creatures, but Moscow State University might just top them all. It's planning to build "Noah's Ark," a repository for the genes of every creature, living or extinct -- as long as the genes are readable, they'll …

The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

Sadly, cronuts didn’t make the cut<p>Considering that you’re a smart, well read woman, you probably know at this point that carbs aren’t evil. Problem is, there are so many different kinds of them—fruits! breads! squashes!—that it’s hard to know exactly which ones are best if you’re looking to slim …

North Korea's Internet, 3G Mobile Network 'Paralyzed': Report

North Korea's Internet and 3G mobile networks were paralyzed again on Saturday evening, China's official Xinhua news agency reported, with the North Korean government blaming the United States for systemic instability in the country's networks. Internet connectivity had not returned to normal as of …

The Secret Ingredient That Kills Cravings

If you don’t eat enough of it, you’ll be starving all the time.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Westbrook and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>You know that cheesy pizza slice is no good for your health (or waistline), but that doesn't make you want it any less. This battle is often …

Here's Everything You Need To Build The Perfect Home Gym

The fun parts of winter, seeing family, the time off, is coming to a close. Now you realize you've put on an extra 5 pounds in the last few weeks, and it's such a pain dragging yourself to the gym in 20-degree weather.<p>And it's even worse after your workout when you have to get back out into the …

Shopping

Comparing the Optics of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and the $125 Canon 50mm f/1.8 II

I recently did a simple review that compared Yongnuo’s new $40 clone of the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II. Today I will dive a little deeper into how the two …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

National Parks

3 Signs You're Dehydrated

Thirst isn't the only tipoff that you need to drink up.<p>Ask any fitness expert to list a couple of common workout roadblocks, and dehydration will likely always make the cut. It's a killer! You need water to exercise—you <i>thrive</i> on it—yet so many women spend their days dehydrated. So, what gives? It …

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

Russia Building World's Largest Collection of DNA, Called 'Noah's Ark'

The New Cold War is about to live up to its name a bit more literally. Researchers in Russia want to build the world's largest repository for DNA, …

Blast Through 2014's Most Awesome (and Awful) Space Pictures

The Best Diets for 2015

Resolved to get back on the weight loss wagon? These three new plans promise to put an end to deprivation and the one-size-fits-all approach.<p><b>DIET #1: DETOX (FOOD</b>) <b>DELIVERED</b><p>DL REVAMP: If the thought of detoxing fills you with dread, this could be the program to win you over. The latest offering from …

11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Flex Your Cortex: 7 Secrets to Turbocharge Your Brain

Recently, I had the honor of participating in a TEDx Talk about the power of the human brain.<p>TED is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization devoted to spreading big ideas -- from science to business to global issues -- that deepen our understanding of the world around us. Notably, numerous TEDx Talks …

The Brain

There May Be Some Hope For Restoring Lost Memories In The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States -- affecting more than 5 million Americans. Perhaps the most devastating symptom of the disease is its characteristic loss of memory and identity, which can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on its …

New discovery in hair growth; thumbing smartphone text messages changes brain

Scientists have discovered a mechanism that promotes hair growth.<p>The group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Center discovered a connection …

How Torture Changes the Brain

At times, waterboarding rendered al-Qaida terror suspect Abu Zubaydah hysterical. But later, a message to CIA headquarters described an interrogator …

Smartphone users' thumbs are reshaping their brains

Smartphones may not make us innately smarter. But they are reshaping the way our brains respond to touch. A new study shows that compared with people …

The Brain

Smartphone-touchscreen use altering brain activity

Increasing use of smartphone touchscreens is altering brain activity in relation to fingertips, says a new study.<p>Researchers from Switzerland were …

10 Ways To Lose Your Weight Without Painfull Starvation

All want to be healthier and want to be their weight in control. They are feeling it is better to keep their body healthier instead of spending money …