#Health

"With CRISPR, what lines do we absolutely not cross?"

Would you edit your child's genome?

Sun, May 7th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The unique DNA fingerprint of fusion genes could be their own undoing."

Using CRISPR-Cas9 to target cancer

Wed, May 3rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

369

"Frozen brains could be thawed and inserted into a donor body."

Brain transplants possible in three years

Fri, April 28th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

355

"It’s appealing to imagine a world where artificial wombs grow babies."

Artificial womb successful

Thu, April 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

228

"Prevention of aging is an instinctive desire of humans."

Lost functions in aging cells restored with protein inhibitor

Thu, April 6th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

292

“Sickle cell is caused by a typo.”

Doctors reprogram teenager's DNA to stop sickle cell disease

Sun, March 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

250

"When it comes to growing intestines, the first inch is the hardest."

Lab grown guts

Sat, February 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

264

One-Time Injection Could Reduce Cholesterol Levels Forever

Gene editing for better living

Wed, February 8th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

324

Immune Cells from Donor Cure Cancer in Infants

Maybe

Fri, January 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

350

“Regenerative medicines have the ability to restore or heal the body's own cells or create new body parts”

3D printed organs may soon be the norm

Wed, January 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

374

"A war that we are losing."

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria kills

Sun, January 22nd, 2017 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

388

"People can pay $8,000 to have their veins pumped with blood plasma from teenagers."

Plasma from young people may reverse aging

Mon, January 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

403

“Salmonella suddenly acquires an insatiable taste for brain tumors.”

Salmonella genetically engineered to eat brain tumors

Sat, January 14th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

384

"A way to alter any organism's DNA much like a computer user can edit a Word document."

The future of CRISPR and genetic engineering

Wed, January 11th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

294

“If there’s any kind of future for 'designer babies', it might look something like this.”

Still too soon for them, but designer babies will be unavoidable in our future

Tue, January 10th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

314

Bioengineering the End of Ageing

How and why we age

Sun, December 18th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

489

"It could allow people to live until more than 100 years old."

Ageing reversed in mice, human trials in a decade

Fri, December 16th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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CRISPR Trials on Humans Have Already Begun

What used to take years, can now be done in weeks

Thu, December 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

382

"Only one activity is known to trigger the birth of those new neurons: vigorous aerobic exercise."

30 to 40 minutes of sweat-inducing exercise can give both cognitive clarity and allow the brain to create new neurons

Sun, December 11th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

560

IBM's Watson Saves the Life of Patient by Correctly Indentifying Her Disease

Human doctors couldn't figure it out

Sun, December 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

600

"Imagine if you cut a person in half at the waist, the bottom half would grow a new head and the top half would grow new legs."

Enabling regeneration in humans

Thu, December 1st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

500

"Just like diseases, the symptoms of aging all have a solution."

Aging as a curable disease

Wed, November 30th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

408

"Recent research suggests that aging may actually be a modifiable risk factor."

Science getting serious about curing ageing

Fri, August 19th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

414

"Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality."

Genetic engineering will change everything

Wed, August 10th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

503

Living in a Community You Can Never Leave

"Dark City" for Dementia Patients

Mon, August 8th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

445

"It’s not apocalyptic until it is."

The age of antibiotics is coming to an end

Thu, July 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

555

How Smartphones Change Your Posture and Brain

And why you should consider taking a break from them

Mon, June 27th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

466

Wearable Artificial Human Organs

Sat, June 11th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

603

"Cancer immunotherapy is currently causing significant excitement in the medical community."

Universal Cancer Vaccine

Fri, June 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

515

“A bot stitched up a pig’s small intestines using its own vision, tools, and intelligence.”

Robotic surgeon as good, if not better, than a human

Mon, May 9th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

474

"The first commercial gene therapy to provide an outright cure for a deadly disease."

Sounds like rare diseases are easier to cure

Sun, May 8th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

587

"It’s time to kill all the mosquitoes. It’s time for mass mosquito-cide."

Focus on the vector, not the pathogen

Fri, April 22nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

548

Head Transplant Hailed a Success

Head of one monkey grafted on the body of another

Fri, January 22nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1306

"Posture doesn’t just reflect our emotional states; it can also cause them."

Smartphones bad for us physically and psychologically

Tue, December 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

702

"They want to show the world that biohackers can make real scientific contributions."

Open source insulin

Sat, November 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

650

"A person’s life has been saved by gene editing."

Genetically-modified immune cells stop leukaemia in one-year-old

Sun, November 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

767

Device Allows Reanimating Hearts After a Person Has Died

Fri, September 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

865

Reprogramming Cancer Cells Back to Normalcy

Fri, August 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

860

Gene Therapy to Restore Sight to Near Blind Patients

Fri, August 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

953

"Swimming nanorobots that deliver drugs where they’re needed."

Sun, June 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

973

Diet that Mimics Fasting Helps Lose Fat, Get Smarter and Live Longer

Sat, June 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

867

"Unlike other gene-editing methods, it is cheap, quick and easy to use."

The growing concerns of using gene-editing tool CRISPR

Sat, June 6th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1205

"Devices will be implanted for many diseases that today are treated by drugs."

-- Gaia Vince, Mosaic Science

Thu, June 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

966

"A man’s life-giving organs hang vulnerably outside the body."

The human body is a mess and it's a wonder we're even alive

Fri, May 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

979

Apple Wants Your DNA

Using the iPhone for genetic studies

Fri, May 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1289

First Volunteer for Head Transplant Surgery

Fri, April 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1191

The Cure for Colour Blindness

Virus used to deliver genes to replace missing colour-producing proteins

Mon, April 13th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1271

Antibiotic Resistant Superbug Killed by 1,000 Year Old Remedy

Onions, garlic, wine and a piece of a cow's stomach

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1332

Curing Leukaemia

Wed, March 18th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1291

First Penis Transplant a Success

Sun, March 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1138

Cancer Off-Switch Gene Found

By turning on a gene, cancer cells can be made to stay dormant

Mon, February 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1239

Diagnose STDs With a Cheap Cellphone Dongle

In just 15 minutes

Sat, February 7th, 2015 21:14 by capnasty NEWS

1272

"Researchers have demonstrated a simple micromotor that can propel itself inside the body."

The beginning of self propelled nanobots

Fri, January 23rd, 2015 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

998

"It could become a powerful weapon in the battle against antimicrobial resistance."

New antibiotic capable of killing drug-resistant bacteria discovered

Thu, January 8th, 2015 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1105

Fasting Boosts Immune System

"If you start with a system heavily damaged by chemotherapy or aging, fasting cycles can generate, literally, a new immune system."

Sun, January 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

779

Restoring Metabolism to Youth Levels

Sat, December 13th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

908

"Influenza viruses are complicated little assholes."

Don't be a dick, get the flu shot

Fri, October 31st, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

789

Drinking Soda Pop May Age You Faster

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

777

Cell Transplant Allows Paralysed Man to Walk Again

Tue, October 21st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

711

"As Ebola enters a deepening relationship with the human species, the question of how it is mutating has significance for every person on earth."

Tue, October 21st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

512

Apple's Siri, an Autistic Boy's Best Friend

Sun, October 19th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

887

Digital Stress Management Bracelet with Haptic Feedback

The Olive

Fri, October 10th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1298

Where the HIV Pandemic Originated From

75 million people have been infected to date

Tue, October 7th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1038

Baby Successfully Born in Transplanted-Womb

Sat, October 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

839

Neutral, Unbranded Cigaratte Packages May Encourage Smokers to Quit

France to follow Australia's lead

Thu, October 2nd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

6291

Ebola Reaches the United States

"The virus is winning."

Tue, September 30th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

976

Crowd-Funded Patent-Free Cancer Drug

Project Marylin

Thu, September 25th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1011

The Use of Artificial Sweeteners Should Be Reassessed

Aspartame, saccharin and sucralose made mice glucose intolerant

Thu, September 18th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

958

Using a Cancer Defence to Defeat It

Mon, September 15th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

926

Lithium is Good for You

Appears to prevent rape and suicide

Mon, September 15th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

843

Shit Heals

Fri, September 5th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

887

"The world is allowing the Ebola outbreak to spin out of control."

Thu, September 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

985

The Psychological Impact on the Daily Exposure to Bad News Reported by the Media

Sun, August 31st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

825

Whole, Functional Organ Grown from Scratch

Mon, August 25th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

837

It Would Take 35 Days for Everyone in the World to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sat, August 23rd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

977

Experimental Ebola Drug Has Run Out

Thu, August 21st, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

905

Software Predicted Ebola Outbreak Before It Was Announced

Mon, August 11th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1056

Ebola Outbreak Patient Zero Found

Patient Zero was a 2-year-old boy

Sun, August 10th, 2014 23:45 by capnasty NEWS

911

Artificial Graphene Retina Can Interface with Optical Nerve

Thu, August 7th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1288

Pessimism is Good for You

Wed, August 6th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1093

Ectogenesis: Raising a Foetus Outside the Human Body in an Artificial Womb

Wed, August 6th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

922

Cure for Ebola Outbreak Appears to Have Been Found

"Promising news of an experimental serum doesn't mean that a treatment is close."

Tue, August 5th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1232

Ebola Outbreak Showing No Signs of Slowing Down

"The only way to stop an outbreak is to isolate each infected patient, trace all their contacts, isolate the ones who get sick and repeat the process until, finally, there are no more cases."

Sun, August 3rd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1143

Sleeping More Than 7 Hours Will Kill You

Tue, July 22nd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

876

Real CPR Is Never Shown on TV

Live, damn you, liiiiiive

Mon, July 21st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

826

"Honeybee collapse has much to teach us about how humans can avoid a similar fate."

Thu, July 17th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1002

Woman Receives Donation from Mysterious Stranger to Pay for Her Treatment

Thu, July 17th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1914

Crowd Funded Abortion Clinic

Thu, July 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1128

Hospital Elevator Buttons Dirtier Than a Toilet

Thu, July 10th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

989

Hospitals to Use Credit Card Data to Determine Which Patient Will Get Sick

Thu, July 3rd, 2014 21:55 by capnasty NEWS

826

Killing Cancer With the Polio Virus

Sat, May 3rd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

891

What the Post-Antibiotics Future Will Look Like

Fri, May 2nd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

742

The "Post-Antibiotic Era" Has Begun

Wed, April 30th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

696

Lab Grown Vaginas

Tue, April 15th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

726

Williams Syndrome: the Opposite of Autism

Mon, April 14th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

672

"It's the first time electrical stimulation directly to the spinal cord has shown voluntary activity."

Wed, April 9th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

672

Astronauts' Hearts Change Shape in Space

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

687

Opternative: Test Your Eyes and Get a Prescription Online

Sat, March 1st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

816

The Less You Sleep, the More Sick, Fat and Stupid You Become

Fri, January 17th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

608

After Success in Mice, Ant-Ageing Compound Set for Human Trials

Mon, December 23rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

700

Laughter is Not the Best Medicine and Can, in Fact, Kill You

Fri, December 20th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

623

The First Death in the Post-Antibiotic Era

Thu, November 21st, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

764

Your Beautiful Body is Made Out of Garbage

Sun, November 10th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

2365

Measuring Your Age in DNA Methylation, Not Candles

Sat, October 26th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

572

The End of Antibiotics, Period

Fri, October 25th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

602

"Catching an illness through Facebook."

Thu, September 12th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

709

Men Who Purposely Contract AIDS to Improve Their Lives

Wed, August 14th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

629

CheckLight: Visual Display of Impact Severity

Tue, July 23rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

728

First Aid Kit That Can Be Used Entirely With One Hand

Mon, July 15th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

646

Study: Chinese Life Span Cut by 5.5 Years Due to Pollution

Thu, July 11th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

682

Women Who Wear Burqas Suffer from Vitamin D Deficiency

Mon, June 10th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

844

How a Virus Invades the Human Body

Mon, May 27th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

620

The Girl Who Turned to Bone: "how medically relevant rare diseases can be"

Sat, May 25th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

616

The Medical School of Tumblr

Thu, May 23rd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1023

7min: Timer to Help You Perform the Scientific Seven Minute Workout

Mon, May 20th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

857

Seven Minutes of Uncomfortable Exercise Provides Same Benefits As Prolonged Endurance Training

Tue, May 14th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

900

Chemicals Found in Shampoo and Other Consumer Products Have Never Been Thoroughly Tested and Proved to be Safe

Mon, April 15th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

578

“This could be how pandemics begin”

Wed, April 3rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

630

"The threat posed by antibiotic resistance should be considered to be as dangerous as terrorism."

Wed, March 13th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

624

FDA Approves Bionic Eyes for Implant

Tue, February 19th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

813

"Americans experience higher rates of disease and injury and die sooner than people in other high-income countries."

Tue, January 15th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

789

“The Ferrari of the virus world.”

The Norovirus

Sun, January 13th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1002

Decembeaver: a Month Where Women Don't Shave Their Muff in Support of Cancer Research

Wed, December 5th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

825

"The internet is my doctor."

Dealing With Injuries Without Health Insurance

Wed, November 21st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

686

Sandy is a Taste of Things to Come: Survival Gear for the Next Storm

Thu, November 1st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

791

The Agony of Feeling No Pain

Tue, October 16th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

710

DNA Has a 521-Year Half-Life

Mon, October 15th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1037

"I see mothers with children, [...] I see kids playing soccer."

A Day in the Life of a Drone Pilot

Wed, August 1st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

672

Stroke Turns Man Gay

Thu, April 19th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

621

Body Hacking: Having a Magnet Implanted Under Your Skin

Thu, March 22nd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

927

Prosthetic Arm Made Entirely of LEGOs

Mon, February 20th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1113

The Prostate Czech

Thu, September 29th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

874

How Well Do You See Colours? Take the Online Colour Challenge

Sat, September 17th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

627

How Toilet Paper is Made

Wed, August 24th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

730

US Centres for Disease Control Are Zombie Ready

Mon, May 23rd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

707

Putting Homeopathy Into Perspective Using Felicia Day

Mon, March 14th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1168

Getting New Breasts from a Discount Hospital in Thailand

Mon, February 7th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

723

Fecal Transplants

Fri, January 21st, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

699

R.I.P. Homeopathy, 1796 - 2011 (via @brx0)

Thu, January 13th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

752

January 17th, The Most Depressing Day of the Year is Coming: How to Cope

Mon, January 10th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1281

How The Brain Reacts When We Have Too Much To Do (RT @SaraCera)

Thu, November 11th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

687

#Movember's TacheTags

Wed, November 10th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

826

Zombies Apologise for Offending People with Brain Injury

Tue, October 19th, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

665

Cancer is Man-Made

Thu, October 14th, 2010 13:47 by capnasty NEWS

714

65 Is No Longer Old

Tue, September 14th, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

705

Solar Powered Toothbrush

Sat, August 14th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

673

Lost Sleep Is Hard to Find

Sat, July 24th, 2010 10:08 by capnasty NEWS

616

What Sort of Exercise Can Make You Smarter?

Sat, July 17th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

603

Instant #OilSpill On Any Website

Fri, July 16th, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

589

We're All Going to Die!!! #OilSPill

Thu, June 24th, 2010 13:41 by capnasty NEWS

618

The Psychology of Darth Vader Revealed

Wed, June 16th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

638

Don't Tap That Sack

Fri, June 11th, 2010 11:58 by capnasty NEWS

606

#OilSpill: How Bad it Could Get

Fri, June 4th, 2010 14:30 by capnasty NEWS

708

A Bad Case of Googleitis

Mon, May 17th, 2010 15:19 by capnasty NEWS

637

Enough is Enough: Nuke the Oil Spill

Mon, May 17th, 2010 13:09 by capnasty NEWS

622

Pushing a Giant Ball to Raise Testicular Cancer Awareness

Tue, April 27th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

716

Don't Worry, Be Married

Mon, April 5th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

646

The Human Marvels: Presenting Peculiar People

Wed, March 3rd, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

732

Do You Suffer from 21st Century Syndrome?

Sat, January 23rd, 2010 10:09 by capnasty NEWS

616

The Day Her Vagina Fell Out

Sun, November 22nd, 2009 09:46 by capnasty NEWS

616

We're All Turning into Girls

Tue, November 17th, 2009 11:15 by capnasty NEWS

614

Walmart Clinic Spotted In The Wild

Sun, November 15th, 2009 11:37 by capnasty NEWS

808

New York City to declare state of emergency due to swine flu outbreak

Thu, October 29th, 2009 18:03 by capnasty NEWS

679

Why the swine flu virus is not a major threat

Mon, October 26th, 2009 16:17 by capnasty NEWS

578

Swine Flu vs. Normal Trip to Mexico

Thu, April 30th, 2009 19:34 by capnasty NEWS

570

Tap Water Better Than Bottled

Wed, April 8th, 2009 07:53 by capnasty NEWS

667

PetQuench

Mon, December 24th, 2007 00:02 by capnasty NEWS

560

Cure for cancer worth $50 trillion

Thu, April 27th, 2006 12:06 by capnasty NEWS

797

The World Trade Centre Cough

Wed, April 19th, 2006 01:56 by capnasty NEWS

685

Doctors Claim Suspended Animation Success

Fri, January 20th, 2006 03:14 by capnasty NEWS

775

Human Killing Virus Fun!

Thu, July 11th, 2002 17:25 by capnasty NEWS

472

Rants from the waiting room

Thu, December 28th, 2000 02:00 by IMPROV ARTICLE

893

Cat Acne

Tue, September 12th, 2000 03:00 by Jester ARTICLE

1300

Death

Mon, April 6th, 1998 03:00 by IMPROV ARTICLE

786