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Mar 2, 2015 08:42 AM ET
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.
Feb 27, 2015 11:53 AM ET
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.
Feb 27, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Discovery News
Do you see blue or gold? Find out why...
Feb 27, 2015 07:23 AM ET
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?
Feb 26, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
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.
Feb 26, 2015 11:59 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A human head transplant is within our reach, claims a doctor who's looking to form a team to try it. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2015 11:15 AM ET
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?
Feb 26, 2015 09:11 AM ET // AFP
The sinkhole suddenly opened up at their feet on a paved sidewalk in Seoul. Fortunately they were not seriously hurt.
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