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BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — China's decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to pile up around the globe, and wealthy countries must find a way to slow the accumulation of one of the most ubiquitous materials on the planet, a group of scientists said.<p>The …

Pollution

Easy Italian Double Chocolate Banana Bread

This easy Italian double chocolate banana bread can be your ideal energetic breakfast that you can have along with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh juice, …

Huel is not a diet or a protein shake; it's a food replacement system in shake form. Here's what you need to know...

By Leon Poultney<p>What the heck is Huel? It's a health food craze, a convenience product and a clever portmanteau of 'human fuel', but what <i>is</i> Huel and …

Scientists Just 3D Printed a Human Cornea Using Stem Cells

These 3d printed artificial corneas could help millions restore their vision.<p>Researchers have created the most advanced artificial cornea ever using 3D printing and human stem cells. The technology, if successfully developed, could help millions of people around the world see a clearer future.<p>The …

Stem Cells

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

China’s Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car

The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an …

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

Diabetes

Thirteen million degrees of Kevin Bacon: World’s largest family tree shines light on life span, who marries whom

The final result is a single pedigree connecting 13 million relatives mostly of European descent, dating back 11 generations. It includes, among …

A $42 million '10,000 year clock' is being installed on Jeff Bezos' property

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took to Twitter to announce that construction of the 10,000 year clock has begun on his property in Texas, with a view to encourage thinking about humanity in the long term.<p>Conceived back in 1986 by American computer scientist Daniel Hills, the clock’s mechanism is …

9 Creepy Things That Used To Happen In Doctors' Offices

By taking a stroll through time, and looking back on all the weird medical procedures throughout history, it makes it a little bit easier to …

Climate change revealed this U.S. military secret

Toxic chemicals from hidden military bases now risk leaking.<p>At the height of the Cold War in the 1950s, the Greenland ice sheet hosted a number of clandestine U.S. Army bases whose job it was to get an estimated 600 medium-range ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads ready for deployment. The …

God, minerals and mud: thousands flock to Fiji's 'miracle spring'

The impoverished town of Natadradave, home to just 27 families, has become a site of global interest thanks to ‘healing properties’ of its natural pool<p>The crowds begin to gather before dawn, snaking along with dusty backroads of Tailevu district in eastern Fiji, humid jungle pressing at them from …

Fiji

Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Using state-of-the-art laser technology, archaeologists uncovered over 60,000 previously unknown Maya structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, including foundations for houses, military fortifications, and elevated causeways.<p>Archaeologists could barely contain their excitement about the …

An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human Consciousness

You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.<p>According to two papers …

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Lefties, you should feel very special

Only 1 in 10 humans are left handed. So why does it happen at all?<p>In graduate school, I earned beer money by modeling for life drawing classes in various art departments. (Don’t judge, grad school doesn’t pay well and beer isn’t free.) In the long hours standing around, I would survey the room and …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

'Super blue blood moon': stargazers prepare for rare celestial event

A rare celestial event will grace the skies during the coming week when a blue moon and lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in what is being called a “super blue blood moon”.<p>The trifecta will take place on 31 January and will be best visible from the …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Climate Change Is Revealing Thousands of Historical Relics Trapped in Norway's Glaciers

From arrows to skis, frozen in time.<p>One of the consequences of a warming planet is receding glaciers, and archaeologists working on ice sheets on …

Archaeology

This big-ass battery keeps your beer cold while powering 10 other devices

Backup batteries? Got ’em. Mobile charging stations? Pfft. I have enough devices for charging other devices that picking one to take to events has become a process all its own. What I don’t have, or didn’t have at least, was a mobile charging station that could keep my beer cold for half a …

Gear & Gadgets

New Burger King ad breaks down net neutrality in under 3 minutes

We still can’t watch Burger King’s anti-bullying ad without welling up, so what could the brand possibly pull off for a follow-up? Turns out, an even …

Never-Before-Seen Viruses With Weird DNA Were Just Discovered in The Ocean

Holy crap!<p>The ocean is crowded. As many as 10 million viruses can be found squirming in a single millilitre of its water, and it turns out they have …

This mini Bluetooth speaker packs an FM receiver into its handmade vintage casing

While Bluetooth speakers are nothing special at this point, with just about every smartphone-wielder packing one in tow. But odds are your portable music player of choice has nowhere near as much charm as the Muzen OTR, a new radio and Bluetooth speaker fusion sporting a handmade wooden …

What Happened the Last Time Antarctica Melted?

Earlier this week, an international team of geologists and climate scientists parked their ship off the coast of West Antarctica and started …

Antarctica

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

Cape Town Is Set to Run Out of Water in Less Than 100 Days

A terrifying scenario.<p>Over the past three years, a lot has changed for the city of Cape Town.<p>Seated in a geologic bowl beneath Table Mountain and …

Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

Super Blue Blood Moon