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How The First Allied Plane Over D-Day Was Nearly Lost And Chopped Apart In A Boneyard

There’s a reason why people love rummaging through old barns, attics and boneyards: there’s always the possibility of stumbling across some old …

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The healthy fruit | shopswell

<b>What's New and Beneficial About Blueberries</b><p><b>After many years of research on blueberry antioxidants and their potential benefits for the nervous system</b> …

Nutrition

Gut bacteria 'may help drugs fight cancer'

<b>Bacteria living deep inside the digestive system seem to alter how cancer drugs work, a study suggests.</b><p>Immunotherapies - which harness the body's own defences to fight tumours - can clear even terminal cancer in a small proportion of patients.<p>However, a small study by the University of Texas found …

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Vitamin B.S.

How people came to believe the myth that nutritional supplements could make them into better, healthier versions of themselves<p>In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt summoned hundreds of scientists, doctors, and food manufacturers to Washington, D.C. to discuss a weapon that would help the …

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17 haunting Holocaust memorials

Our Favorite Penguin Pictures: Fuzzy Chicks, Expert Divers, More

From impossibly fuzzy chicks to superfast divers, see some of our favorite National Geographic pictures of penguins in action.

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Health: News, updates & features

Painkillers are tripling risk of harm to dementia patients<p>24 Jul 2018, 2:30pm<p>'A disaster from day one': Is this the end of Britain's first 'legal' red light district?<p>24 Jul 2018, 8:17am<p>One in ten female Love Island viewers considering breast surgery<p>24 Jul 2018, 12:01am<p>Violence, drugs and sexual …

Brain's dementia weak spot identified

<b>The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to UK scientists who have pinpointed the region using scans.</b><p>The brain area involved develops late in adolescence and degenerates early during ageing.<p>At the moment, it is difficult for doctors to predict which people …

Brain

Learn more about the most complex organ in the human body.<p>Making sense of the brain's mind-boggling complexity isn't easy. What we do know is that it's the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for art, language, moral judgments, and rational thought. It's also responsible for each …

Cancer Identified in 4,500-Year-Old Skeleton

SASKATOON, CANADA—Holes in the well-preserved bones of a man who died in Siberia 4,500 years ago show that he suffered from lung or prostate cancer …

Killing for DNA: A predatory device in the cholera bacterium

This spear-killing, predatory behavior is triggered by the bacterium's environment. The cholera bacterium naturally lives in water, such as the sea, …

A new antibiotic discovery promises more help in the fight against resistance

And more new types of antibiotics may be on the way<p>Researchers have discovered a new antibiotic — and it belongs to a brand new class.The compound, named teixobactin, treated a wide variety of infections in mice, including staph and blood infections, reports a study published in <i>Nature</i> today. And …

New antibiotic teixobactin kills drug-resistant superbugs, study says

Using soil from a grassy field in Maine and a miniaturized diffusion chamber, scientists have cultivated a microbe that could help tame the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.<p>When tricked into growing in a lab, the microbe makes a compound that kills strains of tuberculosis, MRSA and other …

This broccoli compound may treat prostate cancer

Broccoli is frequently touted as a food that can help prevent cancer, but a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables also may …

Antidote for cocaine may hinge on dopamine

Currently there is no medical treatment for cocaine addiction, but scientists say a recent discovery about dopamine moves them a step closer.<p>Dopamine …

Statins inhibit spread of some cancers in laboratory tests

Cholesterol-lowering drugs appear to be a promising, cost-effective way to reduce the risk of metastases in some cancers, according to laboratory …

Neuroscientists investigate how 100 billion nerve cells produce a clear thought or an action

We have approximately 100 billion nerve cells in our brains, all of which communicate with one another. Why do they lead to clear thoughts or …

Learning a second language after age 10 boosts brain, study finds

Plenty of research has shown that learning a second language can boost brainpower, but a new study out Monday suggests that the effects extend to …

Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought

The genes that increase a person's risk of developing psychiatric illnesses work together in the body, geneticists say<p>Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought. Not only are they linked through shared genes, the genetic mutations associated with …

People with autism have uniquely synched brains

In an effort to understand autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers have zeroed in on synchronization between different parts of the brain. Some …

Taking contraceptive pill for five years doubles risk of brain tumour, warn scientists

Female sex hormones used in the contraceptive pill may increase the risk of some cancer types, scientists think<p>Taking the pill for at least five years more than doubles the risk of developing a brain tumour, a study has shown.<p>Scientists say that hormonal contraception, particularly progestogen-only …

Epic 360-degree selfie will give you wanderlust

By attaching a GoPro camera to a long stick, extreme adventurer Alex Chacón documented himself in an astonishing 360-degree video selfie that spans more than 36 countries. In it, he features himself around an impressive list of exotic sites, including the Taj Mahal and the Maya Pyramids of Chichen …

These Stunning Underwater Photos Taken By Free Divers Are NOT Photoshopped (PHOTOS)

If you've ever held your breath underwater, you've technically been free diving. But the sport of free diving is an entirely new ball game, where individuals can dive to depths in excess of 600 feet on one single breath. Though it allows one to appreciate the serenity of the underwater world …

The Mysterious Book That Nobody Can Read Or Decipher

It's a book that contains 360 pages, is based on an imaginary world and comes complete with pages upon pages of hand-drawn illustrations that are …

Forget the Puerto Rico you think you know: travelers flock to San Juan

Starwood Hotels; Joann Dost/Royal Isabela; Flickr<p>A perfect day in San Juan might begin with a dip in the turquoise sea, followed by a lunch of fresh …

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