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Scientists identify cell that could hold the secret to limb regeneration

Researchers have identified a cell that aids limb regrowth in Salamanders. Macrophages are a type of repairing cell that devour dead cells and pathogens, and trigger other immune cells to respond to pathogens. In humans, they're also important to muscle repair, which led Dr. James Godwin, of the …

Galaxy S4 Shipments Top 10 Million in First Month

Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 handset has become the company’s “bestselling” smartphone, just as co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun predicted it would last week. The …

Nearly a Quarter of People in Greece and the U.S. Can't Afford Food

Hunger has grown dramatically in Europe since 2007<p>No matter where you're from, not having enough to eat is the ultimate signifier of economic distress. Food is the base of Maslow's hierarchy. It's the first concern in disaster zones. It's usually the last thing to go -- after the car and the nice …

Morgan Freeman appears to doze off during live interview

Zzzzz... Look, film promotion can be an exhausting business. And who can blame an esteemed actor like Morgan Freeman if he gets tired of doing the same kind of local-news interview to promote his new movie in dozens of cities? Freeman and Michael Caine spoke to Seattle's Fox affiliate, Q13, via …

Eva Longoria Graduates With Master's Degree In Chicano Studies (PHOTOS)

Despite a slight embarrassment last week at Cannes, Eva Longoria has nothing to be ashamed about: The brunette beauty joined many graduating students who this week received their degrees.<p>The former "Desperate Housewife" got her master's degree in Chicano and Chicana Studies from California State …

Solar Impulse travels 957 miles in furthest flight ever by solar-powered aircraft

An airplane powered entirely by 11,000 solar cells covering its gigantic wings just completed the furthest continuous flight of a vehicle of its type in history early this morning local time, traveling 957 miles from Phoenix, Arizona, to Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas. The airplane, the Solar Impulse …

White tiger's coat down to one change in a gene

Records of sightings in the wild on the Indian sub-continent date back to the 1500s<p><b>Chinese scientists have acquired new insights into how white tigers get their colouration.</b><p>The researchers have traced the cause to a single change in a gene known to drive pigmentation in a host of animals, including …