Josh Castagno

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It's a gut reaction: how other people's bacteria can cure us – extract

This is a standard party invitation in most respects: there's a map of the neighbourhood, the address and time, and some friendly encouragement to …

Medicinal tree used in chemotherapy drug faces extinction

A species of Himalayan yew treethat is used to produce Taxol, a chemotherapy drug to treat cancer, is being pushed to the brink of extinction by …

There's Now a 3D Printer That Can Replace Human Cartilage

Somehow 3D printing has gotten even more amazing. Scientists over at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have created a hybrid 3D …

Wake Forest University

Medical Marijuana Is Far From Medicine

Protecting children and vulnerable adults from the destruction substance abuse can cause should not be a partisan issue. In fact, saving a generation from the scourge of addictive drugs is going to require effective government policy, private sector ingenuity, and leaders of both major …

Hearst Magazines

Native American Medicine Wheel Legends and Traditions

The medicine wheel, originating from Native American traditions, is also referred to as <i>Sacred Hoop.</i> The medicine wheel represents the sacred circle …

Spirituality

An Herbal Life: Common Medicinal Herbs and their Interesting Uses

What Is An Herb?<p>An herb could be a plant that is used in the flavoring of food, eaten plain, used as an ingredient in homeopathic remedies or natural …

FIU researchers develop new pathway to brain for medicine

Stumped for years by a natural filter in the body that allows few substances, including life-saving drugs, to enter the brain through the …

Going Natural with Medicine

From treating Lyme Disease to allergies and light therapy, Naturopathic Doctor Matthew Fisel weighs in on various treatment options.<p>Looking for …

Quantum Or Not, New Supercomputer Is Certainly Something Else

It's exactly the sort of futuristic thinking you'd expect from Google and NASA: Late last week, the organizations announced a partnership to build a Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab at NASA's Ames Research Center.<p>But questions surround the new type of computer at the lab's core. D-Wave systems, …

How a German physicist fooled Albert Einstein

For his work on canal ray sources in the 1920s, German physicist Emil Rupp was regarded as one of the most important figures in his field. His research captured the interest of Albert Einstein, resulting in a collaboration that probed the wave and particle natures of light. Despite flaws and …

Introducing the 'Strawscraper'

Architects are hoping to turn one of Stockholm’s tallest buildings into the world’s first ‘strawscaper’.<p>The building would be powered completely by …