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The mosquito solution

Mosquitoes in Indonesia are mostly noxious, carrying the killer diseases of malaria and dengue fever and welting uncovered skin with ferociously …

The Year Man Becomes Immortal

The accelerating pace of change and exponential growth in computing power will lead to the Singularity.

A medical miracle: World's most premature baby, born at 21 weeks and five days, goes home to her delighted parents

A record-breaking baby girl who was born at just 21 weeks and five days has spent Easter at home with her delighted parents after spending five …

Pregnancy

Writing When You’re Not a Writer Who Can’t Not Write

<i>Today’s guest post is from freelance writer Ryan Urie, who has left the security of his “real job” behind to realize his dream of writing …

Independent Writing: 10 Ways to Get Students Published in the Real World

Some students want to write more than what is required of them in writing workshop. Enter independent writing projects! But how do you go from being …

Writing Runs the World – Guardian Liberty Voice

The world runs on writing. Ever since that first caveman figured out how to record the day’s deeds by scratching marks on the wall of his home with a …

Making the “Luke” Bionic Arm

Today the FDA approved the marketing of Dean Kamen’s DEKA Arm, the robotic prosthetic arm affectionately known as the “Luke arm,” after Commander Skywalker’s famed replacement limb in <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>. (Installed and poked by medical droid/action figure 2-1B, if memory serves.)<p>According to …

What is a Video Game?

This is third, and for the moment final, article in my loosely connected three-part article series exploring video games. In this article, I'm …

Aspiring Font Nerds, Adobe Has Free Online Courses for You

Adobe Systems, the company that made desktop publishing possible, now wants you to care about typography, and not in the nerdy way we all do. The …

10 Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Healthcare IT [SLIDE DECK]

Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) are at the innovative core of the U.S. health system, leading the way in primary patient care, medical research, advanced care, and clinician training. When I am looking for insight into the latest healthcare trends, I turn to David Chou, CIO of the University of …

16 Blogging Platforms That Won't Distract From Your Writing

Blogging platforms can often be cluttered and complicated, featuring a multitude of widgets and plugins that we might never use. However new …

Avocado Benefits :Avocados are a rich source of glutathione, an antioxidant important in preventing ageing, cancers, and heart disorders. | Natural Healing Rem…

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Could POLAR BEARS help cure obesity? DNA may hold secret to boosting metabolism and preventing heart disease

• <b>The animal's DNA is uniquely evolved to cope with a high fat diet</b>• <b><br>They have mutated genes involved in fatty acid metabolism</b>• <b><br>Explains how they eat a</b> …

Bears

New daily 'super pill' could save millions of lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes, experts claim

• The pill contains a combination of common blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs as well as aspirin and it helps prevent heart disease<br>• Patients …

Biomedicine

Cost affects use of life-saving preventer medications for asthma sufferers, experts say - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Four out of five people with asthma are not using life-saving preventer medications and experts are concerned it is because of cost.<p>Asthma Australia …

Preeclampsia genes come from both mother and fetus

Different manifestations of preeclampsia, such as early vs. late timing or typical vs. high severity, appear to have distinct genetic underpinnings, …