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Allergies Out Of Control? Here's What's Causing All That Inflammation

Itchy eyes, scratchy throat, and sneezes that nearly knock you off your feet over and over (and over!) again: Most of us have experienced the …

Immune System

What makes a man? Millennials say selflessness, openness, personal health

Young men in Canada are increasingly breaking away from traditional moulds and stereotypes when it comes to their perceptions of masculinity, a new …

Bill Gates

Underwater Noise Pollution Is on the Rise and Its Effects Have Been Deadly

Sixteen whale carcasses washed up on India’s Konkan coast in 2015, followed by 20 in 2016. A 37-foot whale washed up dead on Mumbai’s Juhu beach in …

Marine Mammals

Drunk Elephant’s Sunscreens Are Finally In Canada

In Canada, it takes longer for sunscreens to launch here from outside the country because Health Canada requires brands to pass certain requirements …

Skin Care

Nunavut

Canadian Museum of History, UN CD 1993-001, IMG2009-0063-0040-Dm<p><i>Nunavut</i> (Our Land) is a lithograph made by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013), C.C., RCA, …

Newly discovered metabolic mechanism could be an off-switch for inflammation

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a new metabolic process involved in the immune system's inflammatory processes. The discovery …

Immunotherapy

Picadillo Recipe

"My aunt introduced me to this delicious dish. In the past few years I've made changes and come up with what my family feels is the best Brazilian …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

How Kinder Morgan Could Make Trudeau a One-Term PM

Alberta will stop buying B.C. wine. Alberta will stop shipping oil to B.C. Is there any hyperbolic policy that has not been explored by the Alberta …

Why Cats Knock Everything Over, According to Science

Mystery solved.<p>Cats are both feared and loved by their humans and the entire internet, mostly because of their bizarre behaviors. One of their …

Pets

A Celebrated Physicist With a Passion for Music

MEYRIN, Switzerland — Fabiola Gianotti is one of the most important physicists in the world, and when she gazes at the heavens after dark, she sees more than the moon, the stars and the Milky Way.<p>For her, the night sky is a daily reminder of humanity’s ignorance of the origins of the universe.<p>“When …

Physics

U.S., UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware: report

(Reuters) - Thousands of websites, including ones run by U.S. and UK government agencies, were infected for several hours on Sunday with code that causes web browsers to secretly mine digital currencies, technology news site The Register reported.<p>More than 4,200 sites were infected with a malicious …

Malware

This Teenager Worried About Walking Alone, So She Created An App To Make It Safer

Medha Gupta's efforts caught the eyes of judges for the annual Congressional App Challenge, who selected her as the winner for Virginia's 10th …

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

Dr. Ronald Fieve, 87, Dies; Pioneered Lithium to Treat Mood Swings

Dr. Ronald R. Fieve, who was a pioneer in the prescription of lithium to treat mania and other mood disorders — while avowing that some gifted individuals, like Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, might have benefited from being bipolar — died on Jan. 2 at his home in Palm …

Mental Health

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

How to Eat Sushi

Although you won't be ejected from the average Japanese restaurant for mistreating your fish, knowing how to eat sushi the right way enhances the …

What causes strange extended seasons in the world of Game of Thrones? Scientists may have an answer

Scientists have simulated the climate of Game of Thrones to find the reason behind the strange extended seasons.<p>The magical world of Game of Thrones, …

Women in science - are we there yet?

by Jenny Graves<p>You know how impossible it is to explain to a toddler that we are only 10 minutes into a six-hour journey?<p>I had the same problem last …

La Trobe University

Pollution’s Annual Price Tag? $4.6 Trillion and 9 Million Dead

Pollution in all its forms killed 9 million people in 2015 and, by one measure, led to economic damage of $4.6 trillion, according to a new estimate …

Scientists shocked by 75 percent decline in flying insect numbers

Bees, moths, and other flying insects can be a bit of a nuisance when you’re trying to enjoy a nice sunny day outside, but they’re still incredibly …

Insects

Your Dog Making A 'Sad Puppy Face' May Be Trying To Tell You Something

A new study suggests dogs use facial expression to communicate with people.<p>It might seem pretty obvious to dog lovers, but researchers have found scientific evidence suggesting that dogs use facial expressions intentionally to communicate with humans.<p>That’s according to a new study was published …

The Best Science Sites Of 2017 – Part Two

Time for another end-of-year “Best” list.<p>I’m adding this post to All 2017 “Best” Lists – In One Place!<p>You might also be interested in:<p>Here are my …

Short Films

Google will pay you $1,000 to hack some of Android’s most popular apps

Details are light at the moment, but a bit of news out of Google’s Playtime developer event this morning: the company is launching a Google Play bug bounty program that’ll encourage researchers to poke around and look for vulnerabilities in some of Android’s most popular apps (both those built by …

Slow Cook the Most Indulgent Green Bean Casserole This Thanksgiving

[1]<p>Slow-Cooker Green Bean Casserole<p>From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ghee<br>• 9 ounces brown cremini mushrooms, cut into fourths<br>• 2 oyster mushrooms, shredded into 1-inch pieces<br>• 1 tablespoon flour<br>• 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar<br>• 1 cup vegetable broth<br>• Salt, to taste<br>• 1 pound green …

This Creamy, Boozy Apple Cake Is Stupidly Easy To Make

Where has this recipe been all my life?<p>The custardy, rum-spiked apple cake known as <i>kuchen borracho</i> is the extraordinary result of what happens when …

Dessert

Psilocybin in Magic Mushrooms Hits Brain's 'Reset' Button, Say Scientists

Depressed patients reported feeling a 'kick start'.<p>Magic mushrooms are in the midst of a brand makeover, thanks to scientists who are constantly …

Should Your Spouse Be Your Best Friend?

The phrase has become so ubiquitous that we almost don’t hear it anymore. “You’re still my best friend,” Michelle Obama effused to Barack Obama in an Instagram post celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.<p>It’s common at award shows, as when Justin Timberlake said not long ago, “I want to thank …

Michelle Obama

Mental effects of bullying largely gone after five years, major study shows

The mental effects of teenage bullying largely vanish after five years, a major new study has shown, offering ‘a message of hope’ to youngsters that they will get over childhood trauma.<p>Although previous research has linked bullying with long-term problems like anxiety, depression, hyperactivity and …

Mental Health

Slow-Cooker Bone Broth

When it's warm it looks like beefy tea and when it's cold it looks like a savory gelatin. Some drink it for nourishment and others use it as a …