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…

Gene-editing scientists ready to play God

by Douglas Ernst -- Emerging gene-editing technology is primed to turn the scientific community into an army of Victor Frankensteins. A three-year-old technique called CRISPR has experts in genetics and genomics saying more…

Study: Funerals were prime places for Ebola spread

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MedPageToday) About one-fourth of patients with the Ebola virus in West Africa recalled attending the funeral of an Ebola victim before they fell ill themselves, researchers reported here. more…

China admits 1-child policy a failure

by Bob Unruh -- The news that China was "abolishing" its one-child policy swept the cyberworld Thursday, trailing only stories about Rep. Paul Ryan's ascension to the U.S. House speakership and Russian more…