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Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Elago's W3 Charging Stand Turns Your Apple Watch Into the Original Macintosh

Elago's W3 Stand for Apple Watch can turn Apple's modern wearable device into a classic Macintosh, all while charging and protecting the Apple Watch. The Nightstand Mode-only accessory has a slot for the Apple Watch's charging puck and a small compartment that you slide the Apple Watch into, …

I took a nap on Sleep Number's auto-adjusting smart bed

I've never spent more than a couple of hundred bucks on a bed. After spending a few minutes with Sleep Number's 360 smart bed, however, I'm tempted to reconsider. Why? Because it adapts to my every move. As you toss and turn in the night, the bed will automatically recognize this movement and …

Laser-activated drug a 'leap forward' for prostate cancer treatment

New therapy does not cause side-effects such as impotence and urinary incontinence, researchers say<p>A drug activated by laser light successfully destroys early prostate cancer while avoiding side-effects that commonly occur with surgery, trial results have shown.<p>The new technique, called …

The 25 richest, healthiest, happiest, and most advanced countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

Nine times Donald Trump has already betrayed the US voters who put their faith in him

Donald Trump made some of the most divisive and outlandish pledges ever heard during a US election campaign.<p>Supporters hailed him as an outspoken …

A Pro-Brexit Politician Asked The BBC To Play ‘God Save The Queen,’ So They Did (Kind Of)

In the midst of Prime Minister Teresa May’s ongoing legal battle with the United Kingdom’s High Court over how to proceed with the so-called “Brexit,” a conservative politician made a rather patriotic demand on the BBC. Andrew Rosindell, a conservative member of Parliament representing the Romford …

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NHS trust 'relies' on crowdfunding to equip ward

<b>An NHS trust has launched a crowdfunding appeal to buy equipment for a new hospital unit because "it cannot get started without donations".</b><p>The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore, north west London, set up the appeal in a bid to raise £400,000 for its spinal injuries unit.<p>It said …

Nose cells could help repair damaged knee cartilage

In a small trial of 10 patients with damaged knee joints, doctors harvested cells from their noses to engineer new cartilage tissue and transplant it …

I Got a $600 Brain 'Reboot' and It Changed My World

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. I thought I'd see for myself.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's good to be skeptical about wonder drugs, because often there's nothing wonderful about them at all. So when a finance worker …

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Every British swear word has been officially ranked in order of offensiveness

<b>Every swear word in the English language has been ranked in order of offensiveness.</b><p>The UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom, interviewed more than …

A New V-Shape Roof Can Collect Solar Power, Wind Power and Rain Water

Scientists have been busy designing a roof that uses not just solar power, but wind and rain power as well, to generate energy. There is a total of …

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

People Just Do Nothing: 'We're the Beatles of Brentford'

BBC3’s hit comedy follows the antics of a spoof pirate radio station – but now they’re getting props from the real UK music scene. Next stop: Ibiza<p>When Steves from People Just Do Nothing met Craig David, he cried. And not just a solitary, dignified, Oscars-acceptance speech-style tear. It was a …

Why it's time to accept the fact that Brexit may never actually happen

The more time goes by, the more plausible it becomes that the UK may never actually leave the European Union.<p>Leaving the EU is so difficult, and the …

'Universal cancer vaccine’ breakthrough claimed by experts

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that makes the body’s immune system attack tumours …

Hope of cure for arthritis, MS and diabetes as Stanford makes stem cell transplants safe

Hundreds of thousands of people could be cured of autoimmune diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and lupus after scientists discovered how to make stem cell transplants safe.<p>Autoimmune diseases trigger the body into attacking itself but transplants of bone marrow stem cells from …

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Rejection of experts spreads from Brexit to climate change with 'Clexit' | Dana Nuccitelli

Clexit calls for withdrawal from climate treaties, rejects the conclusions of 97% of climate science experts and 95% of economics experts<p>Brexit support and climate denial have many similarities. Many Brexit Leave campaign leaders also deny the dangers of human-caused climate change. Older …

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Why do we wake up stiff in the mornings? Scientists discover the answer

Scientists have discovered why we wake up stiff in the morning - because our body's natural ibuprofen has not kicked in yet.<p>Researchers revealed the reason our limbs can feel rigid and achy when we rise is because the body's biological clock suppresses anti-inflammatory proteins during sleep.<p>When …

Feeling Guilty About Not Flossing? Maybe There’s No Need

For decades, the federal government — not to mention your dentist — has insisted that daily flossing is necessary to prevent cavities and gums so diseased that your teeth fall out.<p>Turns out, all that flossing may be overrated.<p>The latest dietary guidelines for Americans, issued by the Departments of …

Brexit: Surge in anti-immigrant hate crime in areas that voted to leave EU

The surge in anti-immigrant hate crimes seen after the EU referendum was particularly intense in areas of the country that strongly voted Leave, an …

‘Training for Google Apps’ Is One Of Chrome’s Best Kept Secrets

<b>Do you ever start using a Google service and feel like you really don’t know how to use it properly?</b>I feel that way quite often with Google Docs and …

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Daily Express Forced To Remove List Of Things We'd 'Get Back' If We Left The EU Because It Wasn't True

This isn't the first time the tabloid has been questioned over its EU claims.<p>The Daily Express has been forced to remove a list of “amazing things” …

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Stephen Hawking warns human race will perish if pre-Brexit attitudes towards money are not challenged

Stephen Hawking is calling for a polarised post-Brexit Britain to reconsider the value it places on money and material wealth in order to have hope …

Monese, the UK banking app for immigrants and expats, finally lands on iOS

For all the hype around fintech, not least in London, Monese is a startup that has pragmatism at its heart. It’s not trying to <i>be</i> an actual bank — in the technical, banking license sense — but does enable immigrants and expats, who might otherwise find it hard to open a bank account outside of their …

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