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When the Patient Is a Gold Mine: The Trouble With Rare-Disease Drugs

With a flagship treatment that helps fewer than 11,000 people, how is Alexion making so much money?<p>Kerry Owens, a doctor in Oklahoma City who …

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

Genetics

A new organ has been identified in the human body – here's how doctors missed it for centuries

For centuries it was thought that the mesentery was a fragmented collection of folds in the membrane lining the abdominal cavity. But now doctors …

Celebrate Art History With These Classic Painting Lollipops

There's something so satisfying about a great piece of art, but sometimes you just don't want to hang a Van Gogh on your wall. Sometimes you just …

Art

San Francisco Restaurant Serves Truffles Plated on iPads Playing a Video About Truffle Hunting Dogs

Quince, the newly minted three-star Michelin rated San Francisco restaurant, is offering their diners a truly interactive appetizer. Entitled “A Dog …

San Francisco

10-year-old girl with autism singing 'Hallelujah' will give you goosebumps

LONDON — A 10-year-old girl from Northern Ireland has wowed people around the world after a video of her singing in her school choir went viral.<p>The …

Autism

Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down after 10 years issuing visas

Ghanaian and Turkish crime rings ‘paid corrupt officials to look the other way’ to illegally obtain authentic documents<p>Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake US embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the US state …

Africa

Paul Joseph Watson Blasts The MSM: "You're The F**king Experts Of Fake News"

Paul Joseph Watson is back with another epic rant....this time eviscerating the mainstream media for spreading an obviously biased list of "fake …

Monster 53-pound snapping turtle rescued after getting stuck in a pipe

A massive 53-pound snapping turtle was rescued from a drainpipe in Texas after it became stuck.<p>A man was exploring a new development in Hockey, …

SPCA

Jeff Hawkins on Firing Up the Silicon Brain

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Caleb Garling. Caleb Garling<p>Jeff Hawkins recently re-read his 2004 book <i>On Intelligence</i>, where the founder of Palm computing – …

FDA Took 14 Months to Warn Public of Deadly Infections From Heart Surgery Device

Federal regulars knew of infections linked to heater-cooler machines in 2014. So why did it take them over a year—in which thousands of patients were …

Friday's Elk, November 25, 2016

Apologies for the long radio silence. This month has been full of distractions, and not just the election. I went to London for a few days to report …

The Basilica of Saint Petronio, in Bologna: A church built on astronomical science

In its day, it was one of the most accurate solar observatories in the whole world<p>Maybe you’ve once stepped into an old European cathedral, and …

ACCURATE

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The Haenyo Are South Korean Mermaids

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Remember …

Mermaids

Slow as molasses? Sweet but deadly 1919 disaster explained

The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 — one of Boston's most peculiar disasters — killed 21 people, injured 150 others and flattened buildings when a giant storage tank ruptured.<p>Now Harvard University researchers think they know why the wave of sticky stuff claimed so many lives: A winter chill rapidly …

Harvard

Textbooks love nothing more than clean spaces and nice, orderly tables, so the DSM still stubbornly splits mental illnesses into neatly defined ailments. Science offers little support for this: When tasked with finding genetic or neuroscientific evidence to back the DSM cataloguing, biology slowly backs away and spends the rest of the night sobbing in a bottle. But because hard science has also yet to produce any conclusive information on the nature of mental disorders, and since the DSM has been the go-to guide of the industry since the 1950s, that’s what psychiatry opts to roll with.

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A Brilliant Version of Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ Played on a Traditional Korean Gayageum

Korean musician Luna Lee, the incredibly talented performer who skillfully covers rock songs on her on a modified Gayageum performed an amazing cover …

Guitar

A Tiny Dog Rides on Top Her Giant Saint Bernard Brother Almost Everywhere They Go

A sweet little Japanese chin named Lulu is so attached to her big brother Blizzard that she literally rides on his back almost everywhere they go. …

Pets

Harslo the Dachshund: Clever canine with incredible balancing skills becomes internet star

Meet the clever canine who has wowed the internet and gained thousands of fans thanks to his impressive balancing skills.<p>Harslo the Dachshund, dubbed the Incredible Balancing Hound, has become a hit on Instagram and Twitter.<p>The two-year-old pet, who lives with his owners Jennifer Scott and Paul …

Pets

What It’s Like to Watch a Man Surgically Lose His Penis

One writer’s up-close and all-too-personal experience with a penectomy<p>Watching a penis get surgically removed isn’t anything like you’d expect.<p>Sure, it’s terrifying, and bloody, and it makes you want to brush a hand against your own crotch, just to make sure it’s still there. But the worst part …

Probe malaria drug’s psychotic effect on troops, Canadian veterans urge

Former members of the Canadian Armed Forces want the federal government to reassess the effects of mefloquine on troops who took part in the ill-fated Somalia mission in the 1990s now that Health Canada has agreed that the drug, which was forced upon those soldiers, can cause serious psychological …

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DIY master spends months creating amazing floor using thousands of pennies

A DIY enthusiast has impressed the internet after painstakingly creating a unique floor made from thousands of United States penny coins.<p>Tonya Stecyk (Reddit / Toooners) spent months creating the shiny floor in her spare time, using around $130 (£104) in pennies, a lot of glue and some grout.<p>"I …

25+ Hilarious Conversations Between Obama And Biden Are The Best Medicine After This Election

Donald Trump and Mike Pence will soon be moving into the White House, but as you can see from these hilarious imaginary conversations between Barack …

Joe Biden

Atlas Obscura

New Zealand's glowworm caves.<p>A baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a 15-seat pub inside.<p>Spain's Baby Jumping Festival.<p>Turkmenistan's …

Re-examination suggests Paul Kammerer's scientific 'fraud' was a genuine discovery of epigenetic inheritance

Paul Kammerer committed suicide in 1926 after being accused of fraud in his famous experiments of "inheritance of acquired traits" with the midwife …

Biology

Amazon Is Now Targeting You for Pre-Pregnancy Genetics Tests

It just got a lot easier — and cheaper — to find out if you and your partner both carry the genes that cause two disorders. Today, Good Start …

3D Wolf Crotch Underwear

One of the 3 wolves howling at the moon on my T-shirt decided to break from the pack, and lookee where he ended up. I think this positioning works …