07/22/2014
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  • NEWS

    Need another reason to cut fatty foods from your diet?  According to a study at Florida State University, they may increase your chances of losing your sense of smell. Read more


  • NEWS

    An international team of researchers say they've discovered 80 new genes which put people at a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. It's the largest genetic study to show that the mental illness can have biological causes, Read more


  • NEWS

    Probiotics may be healthy for the heart as well as the gut. Australian researchers say that people who take daily probiotics for eight weeks or longer can lower their blood pressure. Read more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Finding the undertones in your skin can make a big difference in how you look.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    I don't stop eating when I'm full. The meal isn't over when I'm full. It's over when I hate myself.

    —Louis C.K.


  • NEWS

    Scientists in the UK have created a new technique by which they can map how DNA is affected by environmental factors--a discovery that could help scientists get a better understanding of how certain diseases, such as cancer, develop. Read more


  • NEWS

    This may not come as a big surprise, but now there's scientific evidence that whether a person feels lust or love may be revealed by the movements of his or her eyes. Read more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    After nine years of trying, Lesley and John Brown, of Manchester, England, finally have a baby, a 5-lb.12-oz. girl they name Louise.  It’s very big news, and not just for the Browns, because Louise is the first human baby conceived through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, a revolutionary process where the woman’s egg is fertilized outside the body.  Although the media dubs her a “test tube baby,” Louise’s life actually began inside a petri dish in the laboratory of Robert Edwards, a doctor who himself had experienced a long string of failures. She will be the first of almost 5 million IVF babies.  Read more

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