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Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Scientists may have found an innovative way to kill off cancer cells in acute myeloid leukemia, all the while preserving and regenerating healthy red …

Cancer

Inside Cells, Genetic War Could Create New Species

In the complex cells of humans and other organisms, two different genomes collaborate to sustain life. The larger genome, with DNA encoding thousands …

Biology

Half of the universe’s missing matter has been found

Scientists have just found half of the universe’s missing matter in a landmark discovery.<p>Separate teams at the Institute of Space Astrophysics in …

Universe

Scientists have successfully reversed advanced heart failure in mice

Studying Heart Failure<p>A team of researches from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas have discovered a way to reverse severe heart …

Medicine

A massive hole just opened up in Antarctica’s ice and scientists can’t explain it

Thanks to its usefulness as an indicator of how badly humans are messing up the Earth with global warming, scientists like to keep a pretty close eye …

Global Warming

Astronomers Just Found an Epic Ring Around an Exotic Dwarf Planet in Our Solar System

BREAKING: It's the first of its kind in our Solar System.<p>Beyond the orbit of Neptune there are hundreds or even thousands of mysterious dwarf …

Astronomy

5 October 2017

100 Lost and Found DJ Songs We Love (Full Album)

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Reggae greats of the 1960/70s some of the best reggae tunes ever

Funky Hip Hop Easy Drumless Backing Track For Beginners

One of Prince’s former drummers dies at 43

One of Prince‘s drummers, 43-year-old John Blackwell Jr., has died in Florida.<p>Blackwell’s wife, Yaritza Blackwell, said in a post-Tuesday on his …

Drums

SM Drums for Ableton – Free Sampled Vintage Drum Kit

This is one of the best sampled drum kits out there…and it’s free! When I came across the SM Drums site, I was flabbergasted by how much detail and …

In a Surprise Discovery, Engineers Have Turned a Laser Beam Into a Liquid Stream

Um, what?<p>They're calling it laser streaming. No, it's not a new sport or some Netflix-like pastime. Instead it's a new observable phenomenon …

Physics

Bioengineered Lungs With Intact Blood Vessels Just Came One Step Closer to Reality

A huge deal for successful lung transplants.<p>A group of researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science have …

Medicine

Light-controlled nanoscale buzz saws kill cancer cells by drilling holes in them

Rice University scientists broke records in 2005 when they constructed the world’s smallest car, a single-molecule “nanocar” boasting a chassis, …

Cancer Cells

Give Up Prosecco to Save Your Teeth? British Claim Riles Italy

ROME — A storm in a wineglass has erupted between Italy and Britain after some British dentists claimed this past week that prosecco, the bubbly North Italian wine, causes chronic tooth decay.<p>The Italians were particularly incensed by headlines, that, like The Daily Post in Wales, cautioned that …

Wine

Hypertrophic scars: Tips for treatment and reduction

When body tissue is damaged by a physical injury, a scar may form as the wound heals.<p>At first, scars can be red and raised. As the injury heals over …

Monkey, dolphin among hundreds of new species found in Amazon

381 new species found over 24 months<p>An orange-tailed monkey, a pink dolphin and a stingray with a honeycomb pattern on its back were among 381 …

Biological Species

We May Have Finally Discovered The Trigger That Starts Autoimmune Diseases

When the body attacks itself.<p>Scientists have identified a chain reaction that explains why our own bodies can turn against healthy cells, potentially …

Biology

Cancer: Novel cell death technique may be better than chemo

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy are typically used to treat cancer, but they do not work for all patients with the disease. In a new …

Cancer

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Public Health

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Quantum Theory

Forty Years Later, the Voyager Spacecraft Remain Beacons of Human Imagination

Remembering the mission that opened Earth’s eyes to the vastness and wonder of space

Spacecraft

NASA Juno Probe Makes 7th Close Flyby of Jupiter

NASA's Juno mission at Jupiter began its seventh close science flyby of the Jovian giant Friday (Sept. 1).<p>The Juno probe is in an orbit around …

Gravitational lensing provides rare glimpse into interiors of black holes

The observable Universe is an extremely big place, measuring an estimated 91 billion light-years in diameter. As a result, astronomers are forced to …

Universe

Huge asteroid zooms past Earth in historic fly-by

Asteroid Florence and its two orbiting moons passed 4.4 million miles from the planet, its closest encounter since 1890.<p>It measures in at almost …

Ancient Parasitic Black Holes Could Be Responsible For Making The Universe's Heaviest Atoms

More than just star-dust.<p>Black holes are generally objects we associate with the collapse of massive stars, but researchers have debated whether they …

Universe

There’s another star headed for our Solar System, but it won’t arrive for a while

Today, a colossal asteroid is cruising past our planet at a pretty safe distance, but if humanity is still around in some 1.3 million years, things …

What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like in 4K, Close-Up, and Real-Time

During the Great American Eclipse, photographer JunHo Oh captured this incredible close-up 4K footage of totality in real time. You can see a great …

Total Solar Eclipse

Just another animal?

Darwinian man, while well-behaved, at best is only a monkey shaved. Thus wrote Gilbert and Sullivan on human evolution and in many ways they were …