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Obituary For Woman Who Died Of Opioid Addiction Goes Viral, Highlights Crisis

A woman's obituary went viral for its moving message about the opioid crisis. She leaves behind a young son, highlighting the devastating effects of the opioid crisis on the families of the affected.

Feature | Health October 21, 2018

China Planning To Launch 'Artificial Moon' Predicted To Be 8 Times Brighter Than The Real One

China is reportedly planning to launch an artificial moon above the province of Sichuan by 2020. Should it prove successful, the country will launch three more in 2022.

Feature | Science October 21, 2018

10-Foot Inflatable Colon Used To Educate People About Colon Cancer Stolen

A $4,000-worth giant inflatable colon was stolen while on its way to a scheduled relay walk. It is an important asset to the colon cancer awareness campaign called 'Get Your Rear In The Gear.'

Feature | Health October 20, 2018

'Vampire Burial': Remains Of Child With Stone In Mouth Discovered At Ancient Burial Site

Are the children's remains at an ancient site in Italy proof of Roman vampire burials? More than from evil, the children likely suffered and died from malaria.

Feature | Health October 15, 2018

Young Boy's Rare Condition Causes Fragile And Blistering Skin: What Is Epidermolysis Bullosa?

An Arizona family shares the story of their little boy to raise awareness for his rare skin condition. What makes his fragile skin blister and "fall off"?

Feature | Health October 15, 2018

Cancer Survivor Says He Was Asked By Store Owner To Cover His Disfigured Face

A cancer survivor with a facial disfigurement went home in tears after a South Carolina store manager allegedly treated him rudely. He says he was told to cover his face if he was going to eat at the store.

Feature | Health October 13, 2018

Healthy Mouse Brood Born From Same-Sex Parents Via Stem Cells And Gene Editing

Stem cell technology and gene editing allowed scientists to create a healthy brood of baby mice from same-sex parents. It was also easier to create the baby mice from two females compared to two male parents.

Feature | Science October 11, 2018

October 1918 Remembered As One Of History's Deadliest Months Because Of Spanish Flu Pandemic

October 1918 is considered as one of America's deadliest months, and it was not because of the ongoing war. The Spanish flu took over 195,000 American lives in that month alone.

Feature | Health October 8, 2018

Fifth Grader With Diabetes Dies After Dramatic Blood Sugar Drop During Sleepover At A Friend's House

Sophia Daugherty dealt with Type 1 diabetes her entire life. Last Wednesday, she died of complications just days after her blood sugar dramatically dropped at a sleepover.

Feature | Health September 21, 2018

Researches On Voodoo Dolls And Roller Coaster For Kidney Stones Among Winners Of 2018 Ig Nobel Prize

This year's Ig Nobel Prize winners have been announced and honored at a ceremony at Harvard. The Nobel Prize parody celebrated the funniest and strangest researches of the year.

Feature | Science September 15, 2018

ADHD Prevalence Increase: 10 Percent Of US Children Diagnosed In 2015-2016

Are there more children diagnosed with ADHD today compared to two decades ago? New federal data shows an increase in ADHD diagnoses among U.S. children since 1997-1998.

Feature | Health September 1, 2018

Newborn Surrounded By IVF Needles In Viral Photo

The photo of a newborn surrounded by IVF syringes is going viral for its unique and inspiring concept. The syringes symbolize the four years, seven attempts, three miscarriages, and over 1,600 shots it took just to have her.

Feature | Health August 19, 2018

Top 5 Best Technology Law Firms In Chicago, IL In 2018

The rise in data privacy lawsuits, as well as lawsuits relating to infringement of patent, trademark and copyrights, a handful of technology law firms in Chicago have grown to make a formidable name for themselves, effectively representing and advising clients in matters relating to copyright, domains, patent, social media, trademarks, trade secrets and more.

Feature August 19, 2018

CDC Releases Graphic Novel About Variant Flu And Disease Detective Work

What could a CDC- and USDA-released graphic novel possibly be about? Naturally, it's about a mystery illness and the meticulous disease detective work that happens during outbreaks.

Feature | Health August 17, 2018

Toy Whistle Stuck In Airway Causes 4-Year-Old's 'Whistling Cough'

A 4-year-old child's whistling cough was found to be caused by a toy whistle that was lodged in his airway. Doctors say foreign objects in airways are common, but the whistling made his case rare.

Feature | Health August 12, 2018

Genetic Study Involving 1.1 Million Participants Finds Genes Play Role In Educational Attainment

A large genetic study has identified 1,271 gene variants linked to a person's educational attainment. Researchers also developed a scoring system that can give a rough prediction of how educated a person is based on his or her DNA.

Feature | Science July 24, 2018

Experts Say DNA Study Of Atacama 'Alien' Mummy Is Flawed And Unethical

Experts raised concern that the DNA study of the Atacama mummy known as Ata is flawed and unethical. They said that the genetic study of the bizarre specimen should not have been conducted in the first place.

Feature | Science July 23, 2018

World’s First Colored Human X-Ray Applies CERN Technology Used In Search Of ‘God Particle’

The world’s first colored x-rays of a human’s body parts were released on July 10. The historic images were taken by the breakthrough technology called the MARS spectral x-ray scanner.

Feature | Health July 13, 2018

3-Year-Old Girl FaceTime's Mom At Work To Save Dad Who Had A Stroke

More than 85 percent of people who experience the same stroke as Trevor McCabe end up dead. His survival is thanks to his 3-year-old daughter's quick thinking to call her mom for help.

Feature | Health July 13, 2018

Paranormal Researcher May Have Found Time Warp Outside Las Vegas

Paranormal investigator Joshua Warren said that he found a spot in the desert just north of Las Vegas where he watched time slow down for 20 milliseconds. What are the possible causes of this anomaly?

Feature | Science July 2, 2018

Scientists Built This Nerve Agent Detector Using Lego Blocks And A Smartphone

Researchers designed a nerve agent detector that uses Lego bricks and a smartphone to sense the presence of the deadly substance used in chemical warfare. How does it work?

Feature | Science June 28, 2018

AI Reconstructs Periodic Table In A Few Hours, Humans Took A Century

Physicists at Stanford University just devised a new AI program that was able to arrange the periodic table in a span of a few hours. The machine could prove itself the new benchmark of machine intelligence in the future.

Feature | Science June 27, 2018

How To Stop Annoying ‘Plink Plink’ Sound Of Dripping Tap Based On Science

An experiment had finally figured out what produces the annoying ‘plink plink’ sound of water from a dripping faucet or leaky roof. The study also suggested one simple way to finally stop the nuisance which pestered generations of people.

Feature | Science June 23, 2018

A ‘Parasite’ Jumping Gene Turns Out To Be Critical For Embryo’s Survival

An experiment revealed 'jumping gene' that was rendered by experts as useless is actually integral to the process of embryonic development. The study revealed that while cells normally restrained this jumping gene, embryonic cells actually unleashes them.

Feature | Health June 22, 2018

Videos Capture Professor Teaching Students Moon Landing Was Fake, Other Conspiracy Theories

A sociology professor was caught on video telling students about conspiracy theories on the moon landing and the holocaust. This is not the first time he is being investigated for his claims.

Feature | Science June 15, 2018

Researchers Construct Face Of God Based On Survey Of American Christians

What does God look like? Psychologists constructed a composite image of God based on how a sample of American Christians perceive him to be. Here's why the result is surprising.

Feature | Science June 14, 2018

Physicists Stare At Atomic Clocks For 14 Years To Test Albert Einstein’s Theory Of General Relativity

A team of physicists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology watched 12 atomic clocks from November 1999 until October 2014. The experiment became the most accurate test performed to confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

Feature | Science June 6, 2018

‘Second Brain’ Found In The Gut Might Be Smarter Than Brain In The Head

Scientists described for the first time how the ‘second brain’ in the gut perform its specific functions. The team found that this ‘second brain’ work autonomously from the central nervous system.

Feature | Health May 31, 2018

Drinking Water Actually Comes In Two Forms: Ortho-Water And Para-Water

A team of scientists from Switzerland introduced the less-known forms of water: the ortho-water and para-water. The team became the first group to successfully differentiate the two H2O types from each other.

Feature | Science May 30, 2018

Former US President George HW Bush Hospitalized Due To Low Blood Pressure And Fatigue

George HW Bush, the country’s 41st president was hospitalized on Sunday for low blood pressure and fatigue. He attended a pre-Memorial Day event where he spent a day with military veterans before he was admitted to a hospital in Maine.

Feature | Health May 27, 2018

TLC Launches Show About Family With Over 80 Pets

TLC's controversial new show 'Our Wild Life' shows what it’s like to live with over 80 animals at home. The show has since gotten reactions that vary from amused to critical.

Feature | Health May 27, 2018

Learning Physics Activates Part Of The Brain Linked To Episodic Memory

Students who learned from a physics course that used modeling instruction showed changes in brain activity. Using fMRI, researchers found that the posterior cingulate cortex became more active after learning.

Feature | Science May 26, 2018

Parked Cars Can Hit Deadly Temperatures In Just 1 Hour: How To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The heat inside a parked car could be deadly for kids in just one hour. Here are tips on how to prevent hot car injuries and death.

Feature | Health May 26, 2018

DNA Evidence Helps Solve 31-Year-Old Double Murder Case: How Does Genetic Sleuthing Work?

A cold case was finally solved when investigators used a public genealogy database to track down the person responsible for double murder in 1987. Could this method also result in privacy breaches?

Feature | Science May 25, 2018

Scientists Confirm Adolf Hitler Died In 1945: Study Of Hitler’s Teeth Suggests Probable Causes Of Death

French researchers were hopeful that they could finally put an end to numerous conspiracy theories regarding the real cause of Adolf Hitler’s death. The team was given the special privilege to examine fragments of Hitler’s teeth.

Feature | Science May 21, 2018

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Surgeon General Jerome Adams responded to a medical emergency when a co-passenger on a Delta flight lost consciousness. Adams said he was 'glad to be able to assist.'

Feature | Health May 17, 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Procedure For Kidney Condition: What Is Embolization?

The White House did not elaborate on Melania Trump's kidney condition but it is highly likely the first lady had angiomyolipoma. What is angiomyolipoma and how can an embolization procedure treat this condition?

Feature | Health May 14, 2018

Time Travellers Welcome To Attend Stephen Hawking's Memorial Service

Those born between 2019 and 2038 have a chance to attend the memorial service of Stephen Hawking. What were the late scientist's thoughts on time travel?

Feature | Science May 12, 2018

Women View Men With Flashy Cars As More Promiscuous

A study found that men with flashy cars are viewed as more sexually promiscuous and likely disengaged in finding a partner for life. The finding contradicted previous assumptions that men with lavish cars are instantaneously attractive to women.

Feature | Science May 8, 2018

What Killed Sultan Saladin 800 Years Ago? Experts Finally Have An Answer

Sultan Saladin is a legendary historical figure who unified the Muslim world in the 12th century. His death was a mystery for centuries but now, doctors reveal typhoid as a likely cause of death.

Feature | Health May 6, 2018

Brain Dead Boy Regains Consciousness Just When Parents Signed Consent To Donate His Organs

Trenton McKinley sustained multiple skull fractures and a damaged brain stem. Doctors at UAB Children's Hospital in Birmingham said even if they revive him, his brain would suffer due to problems in oxidation.

Feature | Health May 7, 2018

Teen Finalists On NASA Competition Want Clean Water In Public Schools

An all-girl team of 17-year-old students' submission to a NASA competition focused on providing clean water to public schools. Their invention is based on NASA technology created for previous missions.

Feature | Science May 4, 2018

Scientist Regrets Reaching Age 104 And Now Heads To Switzerland For Assisted Suicide

Australia’s oldest working scientist and renowned ecologist and botanist David Goodall had secured an appointment for an assisted suicide in Switzerland almost a month after he celebrated his 104th birthday.

Feature | Health May 2, 2018

Oreo Unveils 3 New Limited Edition Flavors In #MyOreoCreation Contest

Oreo unveiled three new cookie flavors, namely Cherry Cola, Kettle Corn, and Piña Colada. Fans have mixed views on the new variants, which will be available for a limited time only.

Feature | Culture May 1, 2018

Fruit's Pungent Smell Causes Gas Leak Scare At Australian University

The smell of a rotting fruit left on a cupboard was mistaken as a potentially dangerous gas leak. The incident prompted the evacuation of more than 500 people in a university in Melbourne.

Feature | Health April 29, 2018

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