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In BRCA mutation carriers, obesity is linked with increased DNA damage

Being obese or having a higher body mass index (BMI) while carrying a BRCA (BReast CAncer gene) mutation is positively linked with higher levels of …

Robots heal injured pig oesaphagus

It sounds like something out of Star Trek, but an international team report success with a cell-regenerating robot implant. Andrew P Street reports.

What is sleep yoga?

For starters, don't confuse yoga nidra with a nap.<p>When you think of yoga, do you think of stinky mats, sweaty gyms and uncomfortable poses? You might …

First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved the first gene therapy to treat an inherited disease.<p>The treatment is called Luxturna, a genetically modified virus that ferries a healthy gene into the eyes of patients born with retinal dystrophy, a rare condition that destroys cells in the retina …

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Here Come the Bogus Bitcoin Scare Tactics

<i>Steven Hopkins is chief operating officer and general counsel of Medici Ventures, an Overstock.com subsidiary focused on the advancement of</i> …

Is Pancreatic Cancer Hereditary?

<b>Familial breast cancer gene(BRCA2)</b> <i><br>BRCA2</i> was the second familial breast cancer gene identified. It was discovered in 1995 because of a remarkable …

Cancer

A case of endometrial cancer in the context of a BRCA2 mutation and double heterozygosity for Lynch syndrome

Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2012, Pages 69-72<p>open access<p>Case Report<p>A case of endometrial cancer in the context of a <i>BRCA2</i> mutation and double …

Cancer

Aurora Storm Watch Issued - Lights Show Possible, February 2016

NOAA Issues Minor Aurora Storm Watch.<p>Charged Particles from Sun heading towards Earth.<p>When does the Aurora storm watch begin?<p>Details and Northern …

Astronomy

5 Ways to Improve Creativity Through Meditation

5 Ways to Improve Creativity Through MeditationArtists and art lovers alike have gathered the evidence to support their belief that unless you are …

18 Science-Based Reasons to Try Loving-Kindness Meditation Today!

Many of us have heard of meditation’s benefits. We may have even tried meditation once or twice. And many of us will have found it hard and concluded …

Mindfulness

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4 Common Dyslexia Myths Debunked Using Neuroscience

<b>By Priya Kalra</b><p>Although scientists now understand dyslexia better than ever before, it is still a condition shrouded in myth and misunderstanding. I first came to see our flawed perceptions of dyslexia while tutoring a 4th grader. Despite normal intelligence and effort, he could not read. I saw how …

“Consciousness Creates Reality” – Physicists Admit The Universe Is Immaterial, Mental, & Spiritual

We are having a New Moon in Gemini on June 13th, 2018 at 7:43 pm Universal Time. This is initiating a 29.5 Lunar cycle and a new wave of energy for …

Your iPhone is ruining your sleep

The biological reason you need to stop bringing your cell phone to bed<p>Some people might say that sleep is wasted time. Clearly, they haven't heard that sleep is where you put your memories away for safe keeping, give your genes a chance to chill out, and give your brain a rinse.<p>That's why taking …

Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz

Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz<p>An ongoing series of photos transforming celebrities into fantastic Disney characters by famed photographer …

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa sells for record $39.8 million

This might not come as a shock, but ultra-rare vintage cars are only going to get more expensive as time rolls on, particularly if there's a prancing horse on the car's nose. For example, in 2011, a Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa sold for $16.39 million. In February 2012, a 1964 250 GTO sold for nearly …

One Artist’s Mission To Photograph Every Native American Tribe In The U.S.

Matika Wilbur is interviewing and photographing members of each federally recognized tribe in an effort to break down stereotypes.<p>Contemporary media rarely paints an authentic picture of Native American culture. Consider the racist namesake and logo of the Washington Redskins, the romanticized …

Photographing the Jaw-Dropping ‘Crystal Caves’ of Iceland

If there is only one way for me to describe Iceland, it would be “Monumental Scale Shock”. The country really borders on the extreme. The entire …