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Major Stem Cell Breakthrough Is Partly Thanks To…Vitamin C?

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:00

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a more reliable and efficient way to make stem cells, taking science one step closer to utilizing this technology for medical purposes.


Hospitals May Soon Get Shark Skin-Like Wallpaper To Fend Off Superbugs

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 17:23

A team of researchers has developed a material modeled after the shark's sand paper-like skin, which they claim is highly effective in preventing the growth of bacteria.


Turns Out Chimps Are Naughty By Nature, Just Like Us

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 16:33

Humans aren't to blame for chimpanzees' nasty tendency to kill one another, but figuring out what is the cause could help to protect this severely endangered animal.


New Ad Campaign Fights Against Pot Prejudices And Taboos

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:23

The Marijuana Policy Project aims to educate the public on safe and legal marijuana use with their Consume Responsibly campaign.


Crest Finally Agrees To Remove Harmful Plastics From Its Toothpaste

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:07

Procter & Gamble has agreed to remove the polyethylene from Crest toothpaste, but it's far from the only company to include plastic derivatives in its "healthy" products.


5 Lifestyle Choices That Could Be Hurting Your Vagina

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:00

From sexy panties to too much sugar, there are many everyday practices that are actually detrimental to your vaginal health.


The Smartphone App That Tells Users How Much They Check Their Phones

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:28

A tech-savvy company has come up with an ingenious way to help users be more aware of exactly how many times they check their phone each day.

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Man Arrested For Killing Yet Another Of His Girlfriends, But This Time He Also Ate Her Brain [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 14:14

Last week, Joseph Oberhansley was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend to death and proceeding to eat portions of her brain, heart, and lungs.


Researchers' Novel Approach To Observing Fear May Eventually Help PTSD Patients

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:18

By viewing the brain's response to threatening stimuli, researchers hope this observation will help them further understand how the brain processes fear and eventually lead to ways of preventing fear from being overstimulated.


Botox May Prevent Young People From Learning Natural Emotions

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:39

Researchers predict that Botox use in young people may affect their ability to convey emotions and in turn leave them developmentally stunted.


This Playboy Model Isn't Alone In Claiming Brain Surgery Changed Her Personality [PHOTOS]

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:43

Everything, from food taste to choice of television shows, changed for Kerri Parker when the Playboy model underwent brain surgery.


Double Trouble: Researchers Highlight Dangers And Economic Burden Of Multiple Births

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:00

Giving birth to more than one infant at a time is dangerous, and although multiple births are bound to happen naturally, researchers believe that something can be done to lower the likelihood of their occurrence during in vitro fertilization.


Virus That Landed Hundreds Of Kids In The Hospital Is Now In The Big Apple

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:20

The serious respiratory virus that's already landed hundreds of U.S. children in the hospital for breathing problems has been confirmed in a dozen New York State cases.


Kanye West Stops Show, Demands Wheelchair-Bound Fan To 'Stand Up And Dance' [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:20

Kanye West reportedly refused to continue his show until two concertgoers stood and danced, after not realizing they were, in fact, wheelchair-bound.


Vaginas May Save The World From A Post-Antibiotic Future

By | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:05

Researchers have located bacteria that kill only harmful pathogens, which they hope can be developed into an antibiotic alternative.