Jessica Nelson

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Ancient "Giant Virus" Revived From Siberian Permafrost

Climate change could release more ancient viruses. Is there a risk to humans?<p>Buried deep in the Siberian permafrost and untouched for over 30,000 years, researchers have discovered what is thought to be the newest representative of what are loosely known as "giant viruses."<p>A team led by Jean-Michel …

Can Babies Be "Cured" of HIV?

We ask AIDS expert Anthony Fauci about reports that an HIV-infected baby has tested negative for the virus after aggressive treatments.<p>Researchers announced this week that a baby infected with HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is currently testing negative for the virus after aggressive drug …

Dark Skin May Have Evolved to Protect Against Skin Cancer

Darwin and others said skin cancer couldn't influence the evolution of skin color. A new study makes the case that it did.<p>When it comes to skin color, the idea that we're really all the same isn't just a utopian dream. A look at skin cancer from an evolutionary perspective suggests that maybe once …

Deep Water May Have Surrounded Ancient Mars Mountain

A giant lake could have filled Gale Crater and encircled Mount Sharp.<p>Water-carved rocks high up on a Martian mountain, just reported by planetary scientists, point to a very watery past for the red planet.<p>The new finding comes from Gale Crater, where NASA's Curiosity rover landed in 2012. The rover …

26 Outrageous Facts About Children's TV Shows

In this week's episode, John Green goes behind the scenes of <i>Barney</i>, <i>Teletubbies</i>, <i>Schoolhouse Rock</i>, <i>Yo Gabba Gabba</i>, <i>Blue's Clues</i> and more. So next time …

Pop Culture

16 Spooky-as-Hell Photos From Inside Chernobyl

It’s been almost three decades since the meltdown of reactor number four in Ukraine’s Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, an unprecedented manmade …

Pop Culture

friendship necklace set - DNA and RNA base pairs

Celebrate a friendship with someone with whom you pair well by giving your friend one side of the pair and keeping the other.<p>Genes are written in DNA and RNA molecules using a code of chemical units called bases. These bases form pairs, which is critical to their function. In DNA, A (adenine) pairs …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

Special relativity creates its own optical illusion

Special relativity is best known for letting us know that, as a person's velocity increases, their perception of time slows down. It also creates an …

Big Pic: A Hypergiant Star And Its Clingy Companion

This enormous star is a million times brighter than the sun.<p>The astronomer who discovered the size of this star says it's shaped like a peanut, but we disagree; that one "lobe" is much too large. Perhaps that's because the larger star is, in fact, one of the 10 largest stars ever discovered. Its …

German archaeologist suggests British Museum's Warren Cup could be forgery

A Roman silver drinking vessel that depicts two sets of male lovers is one of the most prized jewels in the British Museum, singled out by director Neil MacGregor for his critically acclaimed History of the World in 100 Objects.<p>But on Wednesday, 15 years after the British Museum bought the Warren …

Rough diamond hints at vast quantities of water inside Earth

A small, battered diamond found in the gravel strewn along a shallow riverbed in Brazil has provided evidence of a vast "wet zone" deep inside the Earth that could hold as much water as all the world's oceans put together.<p>The water is not sloshing around inside the planet, but is held fast within …

Statins have virtually no side-effects, study finds

Researchers at Imperial College find that chance of experiencing nausea and fatigue were slightly less among people taking statins than for control groups given placebo<p>Statins have virtually no side effects, with users experiencing fewer adverse symptoms than if they had taken a placebo, a major …

DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s ‘Turn Down for What’ Video Is Perfect Insanity

It’s hard to pinpoint specifically what makes the video for DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down for What” so compelling and ripe for repeat viewings. …

Music

10 Commandments of Gorgeous Hair Color

18 Midlength Hairstyles To Consider

Be versatile! Shoulder-grazing hairstyles are made for fun. Got different length locks? Check out our ideas for short and long hair as well.

Glam Belleza Latina: Latina beauty trends, hairstyle ideas

Don't Dump Your BFF Because You Hate Her Boyfriend, OK?

We've all had a friend who keeps going back to the same guy no matter how often they break up and she claims to be done with him, right? And we've all wanted to give her a stern shake and yell "What are you thinking? If you get back together with this guy one more time I will never speak to you …

Stacy Engman Is Dressed to Thrill

Something unexpected happened this winter during New York Fashion Week. Stacy Engman walked into a presentation for the designer Lorry Newhouse and no one recognized her. “Is that you, Stacy?” gasped Newhouse as she stared in disbelief at the slender woman poised to embrace her. Engman slipped off …

Model Minute: Miranda Kerr

The top model talks her new partnership with Reebok, keeping up with son Flynn and the one wardrobe staple she can't live without<p>Miranda Kerr doesn't stop. From running a skincare line and walking the runway at Paris Fashion Week to starring in campaigns for H&M, Wonderbra, Clean Hair Care and …

Fitness