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Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Unlocking the secrets of a cancer-fighting flower

A chemical extracted from a small flowering plant has helped in the fight against cancer for decades. Now, after a 60-year hunt, scientists have …

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence

<b>A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.</b><p>The traveller, who is only known as ‘Edward’ and …

Fergie admits national anthem performance was kind of a mess

Fergie opened up Monday about her national anthem performance that caused NBA All-Stars to laugh, and critics on social media to mock the undeniably unusual rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”<p>“I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try …

There's a Scary Link Between Bad Sleep And The Onset of Alzheimer's

Sleep disruption could be a very early sign.<p>Fragmented sleep, marked by repeated wake-ups during the night and a need to nap during the day, could be …

Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain

Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels.<p>The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron,</i> could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.<p>"The therapies we have now have …

University of California

An Artist Reversed The Gender Roles In Sexist Vintage Ads To Point Out How Absurd They Really Are

"Show him it's a woman's world."

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens

Society’s embrace of cannabis to treat nausea, pain and other conditions proceeds apace with the drive to legalize the plant for recreational use. …

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Scientists have developed a small molecule that directly triggers suicide in cancer cells without harming healthy cells.<p>In the journal <i>Cancer Cell</i>, …

Cancer Cells

Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC, may have discovered a new way of killing off cancer cells.<p>The team was jointly led by Dr. Matthias …

Immunotherapy

Satan's enigma: 'Possessed' nun's 17th-century letter deciphered

A mysterious letter written more than 300 years ago by a Sicilian nun who claimed to be possessed by Satan has finally been deciphered. Scientists used a deep-web code breaker to read the letter.<p>The message — indeed devilish — describes God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit as "dead weights," the …

Blood Test Finds Cancer Before Symptoms Start

Researchers say they have taken a big step towards developing a test that can tell people if they have cancer long before the first symptoms show up.<p>The blood test detected the majority of cancers in people with four of the biggest cancer killers: breast, colon, lung and ovarian cancer, the team at …

Cancer

Iran detains 64 half-naked youths at pool party

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that authorities have detained 64 youths at a pool party in central Isfahan province.<p>The Wednesday …

Islamic Law

This incredible optical illusion is blowing people's minds

An unusual optical illusion has left the internet collectively scratching their heads, <b>but can you see why?</b><p>The illusion by Victoria Skye, who has the incredible job title of magical entertainer, has been widely shared on social media.<p>It’s called the Cafe Wall Illusion and may appear to some as if …

Lights, Cameras, CRISPR: Biologists Use Gene Editing to Store Movies in DNA

Internet users have a variety of format options in which to store their movies, and biologists have now joined the party. Researchers have used the …

This Kuwaiti Anti-Terror Ad Is Going Viral in the Middle East

A television ad depicting a suicide bomber coming face-to-face with victims of terrorism has gone viral in the Middle East, racking up nearly three …

Patient uses fat stem cells to repair his wrist

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.<p>He was tired of the daily pain that made even shaking someone's hand almost unbearable.<p>Marlette lost his arm in an accident when he was a teenager, but as an active kid, he …

Stem Cells

11 life-hack gadgets that will make your workspace more comfortable and organized

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Moleskine If you're anything like the average American, you're going to spend the majority of your time working or doing related …

Shopping

Chew on this: Cancer-detecting gum may soon be available

You won’t find it in your local candy store, but soon there may be a new chewing gum that could help save your life.<p>It isn’t Juicy Fruit or Bazooka, but a gum being developed by an Alabama company called Volatile Analysis that’s designed to determine whether a person has cancer.<p>The gum absorbs what …

Scientists Discover a Hidden Network of 'Mini Brains' That Could be Responsible for Pain

We might have been wrong about how our bodies feel pain.<p>Scientists have found evidence of a hidden network of 'mini brains' that could overhaul our …

Central Nervous System

Running a marathon is as traumatic for your body as having heart surgery

Although marathon runners are widely regarded as some of the healthiest people on Earth, cranking out those 26.2 miles (42 kilometers) does a number on your body. In addition to all wear and tear it puts on your muscles, bones, and heart, it can also affect your kidneys. Researchers at the Yale …

Cats Care About People More Than Food, New Study Finds

Cats may have a reputation of being standoffish creatures who show their owners affection merely to fill their tummies.<p>However, a new study carried …

Stylish stair-climbing wheelchair merges the Segway with a tank

A team in Zurich has been working on a clever modular system that incorporates the best of both worlds. The original prototype launched in 2015 was …

ISIS using kidnapped Yazidi children in suicide missions

The Islamic State is using kidnapped Yazidi children to carry out suicide missions as the U.S.-led coalition forces continue their assault on the terror group’s remaining strongholds in Syria and Iraq.<p>In a video posted Tuesday, two young Yazidi boys seemingly brainwashed by the Islamic terror group …

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

A Trip Around Saturn

After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is now preparing for its “Grand Finale.” In April of 2017, Cassini will begin a series of dives between the gas giant’s cloudtops and the inner rings—on its way to a fiery end when it burns up in Saturn's atmosphere on …

Germany arrests Tunisian asylum-seeker linked to Tunis museum attack

WIESBADEN, Germany/BERLIN (Reuters) - A 36-year-old Tunisian asylum-seeker arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack in Germany is also wanted in his homeland over a deadly 2015 assault on a Tunis museum favored by Western tourists, German officials said.<p>German special …