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Licorice Root for Tooth Decay, Gum Disease, and Oral Health

Licorice Root for Tooth Decay, Gum Disease, and Oral Health<p>Updated on January 31, 2018<p>The Licorice Plant<p>Licorice (or liquorice) is a perennial herb …

Alternative Medicine

How To Unleash The Cauldron Of Desire From Your Pelvis

What if it was possible to use your sexual energy not just for great sex, but to fuel other parts of your life like your career, fertility or even crafty activities such as painting or cooking? It's all about harnessing the power of your pelvis, and then unleashing that energy right where you want …

Yoga

Artificial Intelligence 'outsmarts cancer'

<b>Early trial data shows a drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer in clinical trials.</b><p>The data, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference, showed some tumours shrank by around a quarter.<p>The compound will now be taken into more advanced trials.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

There's a major long-term trend in the economy that isn't getting enough attention

But while I've certainly weighed in on this debate many times, I believe it's just one example of a topic that receives far too much attention from investors and market watchers alike.<p>The Fed has been abundantly clear that the forthcoming rate hiking cycle, likely to begin this month, will be …

Innovation

Four Reasons for Decline of Religion

Religious participation is declining among Americans even though religion is still very popular. According to the latest Religious Landscape Study by the Pew Research Forum, the percentage of Americans who believe in God, attend religious services and pray daily has declined significantly during …

Religion
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Food, Health and Agriculture Bioscience News

News<p>by Jonathan Latham, PhD The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this year paid a PR firm called Emerging Ag $1.6 million to recruit a covert …

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

BodBot’s Food Explorer Recommends Foods that Fit Your Diet

Figuring out what to fit into your diet can sometimes feel like playing tetris. This nifty web app allows you to explore different foods by different …

Web Applications

Why you should stop eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Breakfast

The US is about to drop its decades-old warning against cholesterol

'Cholesterol is not considered a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.'<p>Every five years, the United States government updates a set of Dietary Guidelines intended to help its citizens make healthier food choices. These guidelines also help inform how companies package and market their products. …

Nutrition

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Biotechnology

These are the questions one writer says can make you fall in love with a stranger

What if, instead of stumbling into it as a result of chance or fate, we actively choose it?<p>In 1997, State University of New York psychologist Arthur Aron tested the idea that two people who were willing to feel more connected to each other could do so, even within a short time.<p>The experiment is …

College & University

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

Bawte Helps You Catalog And Take Care Of Your Stuff

Buying a new gadget or appliance can suck up a surprising amount of time. Going shopping and unboxing your new purchase is exciting, but then you have to deal with making sure all its paperwork–receipts, warranties, user manuals–are organized and safely filed away. Bawte, a new iOS app, wants to …

How I hacked online dating | Amy Webb

John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar

A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career?<p>A couple of years ago, an out-of-print book published in 1972 by a long-dead British professor suddenly became a collector's item. Copies that had been lying dusty on …

Norwegian universities consider the ethics of oil and gas research

The debate flared up after Norwegian oil giant Statoil renewed its contract with the University of Bergen (UiB) last year. The contract is intended to finance independent research at the baseline level, teaching and PhD scholarships, and commits Statoil to give 55m Norwegian Kroner (roughly £5.5m) …

Black holes should be redefined, says Stephen Hawking in new paper

Black holes don't actually exist in the way we traditionally think of them, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has proposed in a short but potentially revolutionary paper.<p>Classical theory holds that no energy or information can ever escape a black hole, but the principles of quantum physics suggest …

FDA approves swallowable 'PillCam' after almost a decade (video)

It's been about <i>nine years</i> since we last heard from from Given Imaging, but the FDA has finally granted a version of the firm's minuscule snapshooter its blessing. Not everyone has an easy time undergoing traditional colonoscopy procedures (due to drug allergies, for example), which is where the …