Mad cow disease is still a threat, but we might finally have a blood test for it
December 23, 2016
`Mad cow` disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), is one of the scariest and strangest conditions of the past 20 years.The degenerative ...
Undereating Can Be What`s Hindering Your Fitness Progress
December 19, 2016
When most people start to think of losing some weight or working on their fitness, they think that means exercising more and eating less. Exercising ...
10 Reasons to NEVER Smoke Weed
December 15, 2016
If you find yourself confused by the debate over cannabis, let&rsquo s take a second to clear things up for you Weed is bad. How is weed bad? It ...
Teeth May Reveal a Multi-Day Biological Clock
December 14, 2016
Tiny lines laid down by tooth enamel appear to reveal a previously unknown biological rhythm. If confirmed, the finding could help researchers ...
We now have more evidence that fat fuels cancer`s spread
December 12, 2016
Scientists have stopped metastasis in mice.Scientists have found that the cells responsible for spreading cancer around the bodies of mice have a big ...
This deadly flesh-eating parasite is invading the US for the first time in decades
December 11, 2016
"We had no idea what this thing was."Florida is on high alert after the return of an invasive, flesh-eating parasite that has killed more than 100 ...
A new Tree of Life is challenging our ideas about vertebrate evolution
December 8, 2016
We might need to reconsider who our ancestors were.The placoderms were a diverse group of ancient armoured fishes and it&rsquo s widely believed that ...
Vegetarian diets best for health and the environment, say nutritionists
December 5, 2016
A new position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlights the health benefits of vegetarian diets, claiming they can reduce the ...
Martin Shkreli: Australian boys recreate life-saving drug
December 2, 2016
The man who sparked outrage last year by hiking the price of a life-saving drug may have met his match in some Australian schoolboys.US executive ...
The surgeon behind the first human head transplant is using VR to prepare his patient
November 29, 2016
Wait, this is still happening?In case you haven&rsquo t heard the rumblings over the past year or so, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero is ...
Scientists have rejuvenated old mice with the blood of human teenagers
November 16, 2016
The fountain of youth is real, and it`s creepy.It might sound like something out of a creepy folk tale, but scientists have found evidence that ...