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High Animal Protein Diets Could Cause Early Death

While some people are concerned about not getting enough protein, a new study shows that we may have too much. The study, published in Cell Metabolism on March 4, shows that middle-aged people who eat…

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What Truly, Scientifically Makes You Happy?

Lets take a look at happiness from a scientific perspective! So many things contribute to our happiness (or unhappiness), and what makes you happy can be a lot different from what makes someone els…

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Make Stem Cells in 30 Minutes, Just Add Acid

Embryonic stem cells have huge potential in treating everything from cancer to diabetes because of their ability to morph into almost any other type of cell within the human body. But here's a new twi…

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A Science-Tested Way to be Happy

Surprise, surprise! Scientists have proof of how you can be happy. And their advice on how to achieve happiness echoes the beautiful thought in these lines: "Happiness is like a butterfly which, w…

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Invisibility Cloaks Aren’t Just for Harry Potter

Cats got one step closer to world domination last week when scientists in Singapore and China premiered a box that could effectively make anything placed inside it invisible. The magical box is just o…

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Sexual Dysfunction’s Underlying Cause

“Just because we don’t understand doesn’t mean that the explanation doesn’t exist.”  -Madeleine L’engle   My favorite thing to do is teach and last weekend I was lucky to have the chance to…

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Bill Nye Speaks Up About Climate Change (Video)

Bill Nye the Science Guy passionately explains his media role regarding climate change, science news and evolution. Most of us can recall his kid-friendly television show filled with kooky scientifi…

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Here’s the Way Diet Soda Can be Just as Bad For You as Crack

  Diet soda is supposed to be the healthy alternative to calorie heavy regular sodas. But, as scientists are discovering over and over again, what diet soda lacks in empty calories it makes up…

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6 Amazing Things Our Bodies Can Do

  You think computers in eyeglasses or trains that get you to your destination nearly as fast as a jumbo jet are impressive? They're nothing compared to the incredible machine that is the huma…

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Deepak Chopra: Scientific Proof of God?

If you’re a regular Deepak Chopra reader and listener, you have probably come across the term “space time.” It may sound nonsensical – it’s either space or time, right? But in physics, “space time” …

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no, i probably should, but i don't. i used to. things have changed, so i've had to adapt.

Certainly, there is not anything on this list that I would avoid. Some fats are essential, there are…

I love any kind of beans and eat them occasionally but will try to eat them more often. They're easy…

I try but it's a hell of a lot harder than it seems or sounds, trust me.