Nicole Bisson

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Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

45 questions Reddit users asked Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking is taking part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. Here are some of the best questions he has been asked so far. He is planning to answer them over the next few weeks<p><i>I wanted to ask: Which is a scarier prospect for you? That we're alone in the universe, or not?</i></b> …

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

Secluded and untouched.<p>When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, toward the horizon.<p>For most of the state’s residents, that’s the only way to see the island of Niihau.<p>It's known as "The Forbidden …

21 holidays that will make you a better person

Mind<p>Zen in Switzerland<p>Set in two acres of secluded pastures, Hidden Dragon is a six-bedroom chalet built in accordance with ancient Shinto and feng shui principles. On a week-long yoga retreat, I followed a strict ayurvedic diet, practised meditation, took barefoot walks along Alpine streams and …

Travel

Acupuncture's painkilling secret revealed: it's all in the twist action

Twist of a needle damages cells and triggers release of anti-inflammatory chemical adenosine, US scientists find<p>Ever since Chinese doctors first poked their patients with sharp objects 4,000 years ago, and charged them for the pleasure, acupuncture has been shrouded in mystery.<p>Tradition has it that …

Ten groundbreaking university research projects - Telegraph

Imperial College London

Swiss Climber Tackles 82 Summits in 80 Days by Foot, Bike, Paraglider, Skis

After climbing 222,651 vertical feet, cycling 326 miles, and notching another 275 miles on foot in just more than a month, Ueli Steck, a 2015 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, enjoyed an easy morning on last Tuesday at a campground outside of Sion, Switzerland. The 38-year-old Swiss …

Mountaineering

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

10 places to see before they change forever | CNN Travel

CNN

The lesser-known Caribbean: readers' tips

<b>This week’s winning entry</b><p><b>Trinidad</b><p>This island is often overlooked as holidaymakers head for the beaches of Tobago, but it is well worth a visit. Rich in oil revenue, the island does little to encourage tourists, yet its lush south, bustling towns and fascinating history make it an enticing …

Caribbean

Lighting the Way

Solar energy is on the rise. America has more than three times as much solar photovoltaic capacity today as in 2010, and more than 10 times as much …

Solar Power

This Drug Could Help Skin Cancer Patients Survive For Decades

A huge step forward for the long-term survival of those with serious melanoma.<p>Scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have just concluded a ten-year study on the effects of a drug called ipilimumab on patients with advanced melanoma, a form of skin cancer, and have found that the …

Underwater Hiking In This Austrian Lake Looks Like The Coolest Scuba Diving Adventure Ever (PHOTOS)

Have you ever wanted go hiking ... underwater? Well, look no further.<p><i>A diver crossing a bridge in the flood water.</i><p><i>Above the water, this shows the surrounding area to the flood water.</i><p>This amazing mountain lake lies in Tragoess, Austria. For half of the year, visitors can walk around the base of the …

Magical Half-Underwater Photography

You know you got an state-of-the-art piece when you get to capture the best of underwater and surface worlds. I find completely spectacular …

Scuba Diving

Easy dinner recipes: Hash three ways for Gluten-free Wednesday

When you're looking for a dinner idea with a little more substance but still want to put a meal on the table fast, you can't go wrong with hash. Simple and no fuss, it's one-pan comfort food.<p>For smoked salmon hash, combine cold-smoked salmon with butter-crisped Yukon gold potatoes, red onion, …

Recipes

25 Stunning National Park Vistas

If these 25 astounding vistas tell us anything, it's that America's beauty is a fierce kind. There are the alien landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and the trickling glacial promontories of Denali and Glacier National Park.<p>Legends, too, inform these lands, from Dead Horse Point's …

National Parks

Mix It Up! 20 Recipes for National Trail Mix Day

Happy National Trail Mix Day! (Yep, that’s a holiday…) Time to get snackin’. The beauty of trail mix is that you can put just about anything in it and it’ll still taste pretty darn good. But with all that freedom, sometimes you wind up staring at your cabinet with no idea where to start. These 20 …

Healthy Eating

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How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …