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Coconut oil seems to be all the rage these days. Is there nothing it cannot cure or help? But, sadly, it turns out the wonder oil from this hard-shelled palm tree adornment may be more fad than fantastic.
Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
Do you see blue or gold? Find out why...
Everybody knows soda isn't exactly at the tip-top of a healthy diet, and now a new study finds a particular ingredient in the fizzy drinks has generated evidence of tumors in mice! Is it safe to have our pop?
A single gene may have paved the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of brain cells found in a key brain region.
A human head transplant is within our reach, claims a doctor who's looking to form a team to try it. Continue reading →
Some of us are tall, some of us short, some just average height. Clearly, save the occasional exception, our species seems to have hit a height, er, ceiling? What keeps us from being fee-fi-fo-fumming giants?
The sinkhole suddenly opened up at their feet on a paved sidewalk in Seoul. Fortunately they were not seriously hurt.
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