Birth order linked to intelligence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ArsTechnica) For centuries, humans have been curious about the effect that birth order has on personality, possibly because eldest children in ruling families typically inherited the seat of more…

Gluten sensitivity: Now you see it, now you don't

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Science Alert) In one of the best examples of science working, a researcher who provided key evidence of (non-celiac disease) gluten sensitivity recently published follow-up papers that show more…

Chuck Norris kicks out 'fat is bad' mentality

by Chuck Norris -- Last week, we looked at the sleeping habits of three study groups whose lifestyles roughly match up with the discovered living conditions of the Paleolithic period. What were more…

Plague surfaces: Oregon girl recovering in hospital

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2337705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The plague wiped out millions.[/caption] A Crook County, Oregon, girl is being treated in the hospital for bubonic plague, a disease medical officials believe more…

Cancer-killing viruses have finally arrived

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ArsTechnica) Viruses normally seem like evil little germs; they often invade our bodies' cells and hijack their inner machinery to mass produce viral invaders, which eventually destroy their more…