John van Leeuwen

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Gault site research pushes back date of earliest North Americans

For decades, researchers believed the Western Hemisphere was settled by humans roughly 13,500 years ago, a theory based largely upon the widespread …

Anthropology

This oven was used to make bread—thousands of years before agriculture

Hunter Gatherers

Boiled egg diet plan can help lose up to 12 pounds in 2 weeks

Are you looking for the best low-calorie diet for slimming down? Stop looking! We would like to show you the one – Boiled egg diet. Believe it or …

Healthy Eating

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Scientists can program the stealth cells to die before creating new tumors.

Immunotherapy

7,000-Year-Old German Grave Shows New Side of Neolithic Brutality

The nine bodies were unceremoniously dumped into a burial pit, tangled in a jumble of limbs anathema to the precise arrangements typically seen in …

Archaeology

The New Story of Humanity's Origins in Africa

Several new discoveries suggest that our species didn’t arise from a single point in space. Instead, the entire continent was our cradle.<p>There is a decades-old origin story for our species, in which we descended from a group of hominids who lived somewhere in Africa around 200,000 years ago. Some …

East Africa

Scientists 'completely surprised' by immunity-boosting virus

Though you may not hear of it often, cytomegalovirus is a fairly common virus. It is usually harmless, but once contracted, it remains in the system …

Immunotherapy

5 Foods To Super-Charge Your Immune System

The cold weather has well and truly set in and for some of us, this can mean constantly trying to fight off illness. Thankfully for our stomach (and …

Nutrition

New Research On Fossil Of Extinct Four-Million-Year-Old Hominin Shows Stunning Similarity To Humans Today

The cranium of the Australopithecus genus discovered in the Sterkfontein Caves in South Africa is remarkably similar to ours.<p>Scientists have …

Anthropology

Evolutionists have just found new evidence that supports the Biblical account of CREATION!

Thanks to new DNA research, Evolutionary scientists have just found new evidence that supports that Biblical account of creation! Here’s what they …

Evolution

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immunotherapy

11 lessons learned from 4 years of intermittent fasting: The good and bad

<i>“It’s a scientific fact that you need to eat breakfast every morning to lose weight.”</i><p><i>“You shouldn’t skip meals, it’s not healthy. You have to eat six</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Exciting insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression and anxiety

A compelling new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and …

Microbiology

Researchers Devise Stealth Nanoparticles To Deliver Drugs To Cancer Cells And Wipe Them Out

These hidden assassins are cloaked in a material extracted from the tumor itself and pass unseen through the bloodstream, delivering a killer protein …

Most Men Don’t Realize They’re Depressed. Here’s How to Recognize the Signs and Seek Help.

Real talk: Some 30% of men will suffer a bout of depression at some point in their lifetime. So chances are at least a few of your friends—and …

Depression

Ancient Ruins Older Than The Pyramids Discovered In Canada

A researcher at the site said, "I remember when we got the dates back, and we just sat back and said 'Holy moly, this is old.'"<p>A team of Canadian …

Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth

"Gobekli changes everything."The post Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth appeared first on All That's …

Can People Who Had a Drug Addiction Ever Drink Alcohol?

We looked into the concept of "once an addict, always an addict."<p>Amid the outpouring of praise and admiration for Anthony Bourdain after his apparent suicide in France on June 8, a few outspoken members of the addiction recovery community zoomed in on his “demons,” and scorned his drinking on the …

Drug Addiction

On the Age of the Universe

Using spider silk to boost our immune systems

New research showcases an innovative method of delivering vaccines straight to our white blood cells, strengthening the immune system against cancer …

Immunotherapy

Big Oil CEOs needed a climate change reality check. The Pope delivered | Bill McKibben

At a gathering of fossil fuel executives at the Vatican, Pope Francis spoke much-needed common sense about climate change<p>You kind of expect popes to talk about spiritual stuff, kind of the way you expect chefs to discuss spices or tree surgeons to make small talk about overhanging limbs.<p>Which is …

Climate

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

The gene that led to the human intelligence boom has been found

How did humans get so smart? A random reshuffle in our ancestor’s genome more than 3 million years ago let our brains grow three times as large.<p>David …

Baking soda could improve cancer treatment, study finds

A new study has found that baking soda could make cancer treatments more effective at fighting drug-resistant tumors. The findings, which appear in …

Prostate cancer breakthrough as new drug keeps men with previously 'untreatable' cases alive

Men with previously “untreatable” prostate cancer are being kept alive by a new drug in what experts believe may be a breakthrough for patients with the worst form of the disease.<p>A British trial has for the first time shown that state-of-the art immunotherapy can be used to target prostate …

New Evidence Reveals a 17,000-Year-Old Coastal Route Into North America

The first people to cross into North America from Eurasia did so by traveling through the Bering Strait, or so the theory goes. A new theory has …