Nicholas Ward

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Getting High on Anti-Diarrhea Drug Can Kill

Some people are taking extremely large doses of the anti-diarrhea medication Imodium in an attempt to get high, or to self-treat an addiction to …

New leaked video shows more Windows 10 upgrades and enhancements

Microsoft is set to show the world in January the features that will be included in Windows 10, but a leaked video today provides a good deal of information about the new OS.<p>Immediately noticeable is the inclusion of Cortana (Microsoft’s answer to Siri) as a major part of the user interface, a lot …

The science and art of heart muscle

The classic work of Hugh Huxley and Andrew Huxley (no relation) began to reveal how striated muscle – the muscle in your arms and legs, and your heart – works. Some of the molecular details of how muscle works are still being worked out.<p>A team led by Mathias Gautel (Kings College London, UK) and …

This means raw: extreme dieting and the battle among fruitarians

On the second night of the Woodstock fruit festival in upstate New York, long after dinner had been cleared, I stood in the dining hall and waited with other festivalgoers for what was rumoured to be a “fuck ton” of durian, a large, spiky tropical fruit famous for smelling like dung. Thick bass …

Most of Earth's carbon may be hidden in the planet's inner core, new model suggests

As much as two-thirds of Earth's carbon may be hidden in the inner core, making it the planet's largest carbon reservoir, according to a new model …

What’s the birthstone for December?

December has two birthstones, turquoise and zircon.<p><b>Turquoise</b><p>Turquoise is considered by some to be a symbol of good fortune and success, believed to …

Jewelry

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