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Case Study: A Man Dies From His Tapeworm’s Cancer

That raises some questions about the known causes of cancer<p>In Colombia in 2013, a man showed up to a hospital with a confusing array of symptoms. He was gaunt, having lost a lot of weight in the past few months. He was HIV-positive and hadn’t been taking his medication. He was fatigued, with a …

The Exact Yoga Poses You Should Be Doing for Any Running Goal

The only thing standing between you and longer, stronger, faster runs is your yoga mat.<p>Yoga might not offer the heart-pounding high your routine run does, but it helps you improve your strength and flexibility in ways that a trail or a treadmill never could. Still not convinced you need to work it …

What 6 Joint Docs Say About Running

The idea that running is bad for your knees is a popular fitness myth, according to many doctors and surgeons who are experts in joint health. In …

Chris Solinsky Stride Analysis

We were able to film Chris Solinsky running a 10K at 300 frames per second. Our analysis shows that he has a very small stride angle, a large …

How Should I Breathe When I Run?

<i>If you’re not focused on how you breathe while running, you should be.</i><p>When we head out for a run, there are plenty of things to think about: how our …

Science inches closer to 'home brew' heroin

About a month ago, researchers and policymakers started fretting about a nightmare scenario for drug enforcement: the possibility that the impending invention of morphine-producing yeast could make it easy for many people to start manufacturing highly addictive opiates.<p>"Home brew" narcotics, they …

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7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Communication: A Vital Detail Often Ignored

Buying expensive gear and mastering lighting and technique play an important role in photography but ultimately, these things are secondary in …

The Photographer's Quarter Life Crisis And How to Get Past It

There may come a time in your life as a photographer when you suddenly find your own photographs distasteful. This is a time when you feel restless, …

How To: Fillet a Trout Like a Pro

So you caught<p>your dream girl a fish. Nice work. Now, before the carcass reaches rigor mortis on the deck, there’s something you need to do about it. …

How to Make: Trout with Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Because everything is made better with bacon, we threw some in our Brussels sprouts. Because a tender fish deserves a sweet companion, we threw some …

Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD

Scientists analyzing data from a map of connections inside the human brain have gained new insights into the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.<p>Past images of brain structures showed that the brains of people with ADHD mature later than those of people without the condition. …

Researchers Have Developed an Artificial Spleen That Cleans Up Blood Infections

Top images show the magnetic nanobeads binding to <i>Escherichia coli</i> (left) and <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i>(right) in the blood. Bottom images show the …

Sleeping Brains Are Able to Perform Waking Tasks

Neuroscientists find that the unconscious brain is capable of making decisions based on auditory inputs.<p>What do we think of when we think of sleep? Part of it is surely the absence of thinking itself, a shutting down of the hectic business of continually interfacing with the surrounding …

Are You Up For a Challenge? Try ‘The 6 Minute Dirty Edit’

The video above is called <i>The 6 Minute Dirty Edit Challenge</i>, and it’s an interesting project/dare by photographer Jeff Rojas. The goal is simple: how …

Kitchen Rx

Foods that help you heal from injuries.<p>Most runners get injured at least once in their running careers. Whether it's a sore tendon or sudden muscle pull, your body goes through a series of responses to start healing itself. Research shows that what you eat while recovering can actually help you get …

The End of Ingrown Hair

<b>Andrew, 31, from Tucson, AZ, asks:</b><p><b>"I always get ingrown hair and bad razor bumps when I shave. Are there any miracle products that will help reduce</b> …