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53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Using Anthrax In The Fight Against Cancer

In the never ending search for cancer therapies, novel technologies are being explored, including the incorporation of the body’s own immune system. One particular area of interest has been the use of antibodies to target specific cancer-associated molecules and block their involvement in oncogenic …

Immunotherapy

Researchers discover a way to tease oxygen molecules from carbon dioxide

(Phys.org) —A small team of researchers with the University of California has found a way break apart carbon dioxide molecules and get carbon atoms …

Supercell tornado in Nebraska: GIF

“Supercell tornado at West Point Nebraska.” via Reddit.

Satellite Data Maps Sea Floor's Hidden Depths

A vibrant map of never-before-seen terrain<p>While many detailed maps exist of Earth’s continents, what lies beneath our planet’s waters has remained somewhat of a mystery. So far, only 10 percent of the seafloor has been mapped at high resolution, leaving researchers pretty eager to know what’s going …

Seafloor

Ebola Outbreak Emerges In Central Africa

Two Ebola-related deaths have emerged in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's health ministry says. If confirmed, it would be the first time in the present outbreak that the disease has killed outside of a handful of West African nations.<p>But Congo Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi …

Scientists hail creation of working organ made from laboratory cells

British scientists produce working thymus, a vital immune system 'nerve centre' located near the heart<p>Reprogrammed cells created in a laboratory have been used to build a complete and functional organ in a living animal for the first time.<p>British scientists produced a working thymus, a vital immune …

A Medical Lab in the Palm of Your Hand - presented by University of California and SlateCustom

Last April, a young teenager at summer camp took a bite of dessert—and died a few hours later. She had experienced an extreme allergic reaction to …

Paralysis breakthrough – electrical stimulation enables four paraplegic men to voluntarily move their legs

This weeks issue of the neuroscience journal <i>Brain</i> carries an unusual image; against a background of nerve activity traces a man lies on the ground, …

Being Out of Shape Could Have a Scary Effect on Your Brain

The fascinating link between sweat sessions and a sharper noggin<p>As if you needed more evidence that workouts are good for more than just keeping your body toned, a new study indicates that they may help keep your memory sharp, too. The research, published in <i>Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral</i> …

Scientists invent new letters for the alphabet of life

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have taken the first steps toward writing the blueprint of life in an alphabet unknown to nature, they reported online in the journal Nature.<p>A DNA double helix is seen in an undated artist's illustration released by the National Human Genome Research Institute to …

Sports Medicine Australia calls for ban on lift tackles

A prominent sports medicine body has called for a ban on lift tackles in all football codes following the horrific injury to NRL player Alex McKinnon.<p>The 22-year-old Newcastle back-rower is facing life in a wheelchair amid reports that he has been diagnosed as a quadriplegic, reports that the …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Physics

WATCH: Scientists Suspend Objects in Midair with Sound Waves

No smoke, no mirrors, just sound was all scientists needed to levitate objects in midair.<p>NPR reports that researchers at the University of Tokyo have …

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Big Idea 2014: You Will Transform Your Own Biology

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here.</i><p><i>This post was co-authored</i> …

6 Reasons to Start Running

It'll help you stress less, fight cancer, and boost your bones

What Happens When You Get a Knee Injury

Why it's super unwise to ignore this type of injury<p>The clock starts ticking the moment you injure your knee. Ignore it and here's what happens.<p><b>Month One:</b> Once cartilage has been damaged, knee cells become inflamed.<p><b>Months One to Six:</b> Without treatment, the inflammation spreads, and cartilage …

Element of the week: ununoctium

This element's dubious origins launched a scandal in the world of nuclear physics.<p>This week, we meet the last element that has been synthesised so far. This element is ununoctium, which has the temporary atomic symbol, <b>Uuo</b> and the permanent atomic number, <b>118</b>.<p>This element probably a non-metallic …