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Human Intestines Grown In Lab: Could 'Spare Part' Organs Be On The Horizon?

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:36

In a breakthrough study, researchers have successfully grown functional human intestinal tissue from stem cells — something they predict may one day eliminate the need for organ transplants.


Huh? Famous Author Says Everyone Who Looks At Kiddie Porn Isn't A Pedophile

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 17:40

Famed U.S. author John Grisham has made a shocking case for why he believes not everyone who views child pornography deserves such harsh prison sentencing.


Men May Prefer Sex To Food Because Their Brains Are Just Built That Way

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:37

A new study confirmed that males, or worms at least, have a preference for sex over food that is not shared by their female counterparts.


How A PhD Buys You A Healthy Fear Of Thunderstorms

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 18:26

Having a degree in meteorology is likely to make you even more sensitive to bad weather.


6 Natural Ways To Treat Indigestion Without Medication

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:04

Most people suffer from indigestion at one point in their lives, but before you rush to the pharmacy for relief, why don't you try out these natural remedies?

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Google Glass Withdrawal Symptoms Worse Than Those From Alcohol

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:15

The world's first case of Google Glass addiction has been identified, and therapists describe withdrawal from the device to be worse than that from alcohol.


Widow Let Dead Husband Rot For 9 Months While She Collected His Pension

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:02

Ila Solomon left her late husband to rot in her living room for nine months while she continued to collect his retirement checks, but claimed she did so to fulfill his wish of being eaten by birds.


12 Hours Of Labor, And You Remember Almost None Of It

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:08

While a mother knows she was in labor for up to 12 hours, according to a recent study from Israel, the pain she associates with the memory is actually only from two parts.


Most US Nurses Don’t Know How To Deal With Ebola, But They Probably Don't Need To

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:16

A recent survey has revealed that the majority of American nurses don't know how to deal with Ebola, which may reflect America's vulnerability or the fact that it's unlikely to ever face the virus on a large scale.

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Man Records Schizophrenia Episode To Give Glimpse Into Disorder [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:10

A man records his schizophrenia episodes on YouTube to give insight into what it's like to live with this severe mental condition.


Older Moms More Likely To Pass On Mitochondrial Diseases

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:59

A new discovery from Penn State will help parents receive more accurate predictions of their chances of passing on certain genetic conditions to their potential offspring.

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What You Should Know About The Mysterious Black-Boned Chicken

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 13:31

The Silkie chicken has black skin, bones, and flesh because of a genetic mutation, but different cultures argue over whether the interesting bird is better suited as food or a beloved pet.


'Alzheimer's In A Dish' Lets Researchers Test Cures Better Than Ever Before

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:21

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital have found a way to grow Alzheimer's disease — a discovery that will help testing for potential cures become faster and more accurate.


Stocks Of Antibiotics Are Dwindling, And Companies Can't Afford More

By | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 16:44

The rate of companies withdrawing from new antibiotic development is double the rate of those entering the industry and a recent study has uncovered why.


After 40 Years Of Neglect, LSD Sees New Psychiatric Research

By | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 13:38

Researchers in Europe, once again studying the effects of LSD, suggest the drug may have potential use in the treatment of a variety of psychological disorders.