Gal Strauss

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Inside Tinder's Hookup Factory

Entering Tinder’s modest office building in Los Angeles, where signs on the first floor point to a Castaways Casting Office, it’s not clear you’re …

13 Free Mobile Wallpapers We Designed Just for You

Pre-installed digital wallpaper pretty much hasn't changed since they invented the computer. Enough with the relaxing sunsets and starry galaxies …

The myth of the 'superfood'

We're always being told to eat more 'superfoods': broccoli, pomegranate, whatever. But there simply isn't much evidence that it does any good<p>Eat beetroot! Eat kale! Eat mackerel and pomegranate and chard! These are not just foods: they are superfoods. They are health-giving. If you eat them in …

Scientists discover pain receptor on T-cells

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that T-cells – a type of white blood cell that learns to …

We can't 'cure cancer', but we can stay one step ahead of it

Cancer. People speak about this extraordinarily diverse and complex group of diseases as if they were one illness and ask us impatiently when we are going to “cure” it.<p>The reality is that many researchers, myself included, don’t believe we will ever cure cancer. For a start, trying to develop a …

Chemotherapy: from world war to the war on cancer

Few things evoke the horror of battle so powerfully as Wilfred Owen’s Dulce et Decorum Est.<p>Gas! Gas! … flound’ring like a man in fire or lime … guttering, choking, drowning … blood come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs.<p>Mustard gas was originally used in the first world war, and even though …

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