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But we're still divided when it comes to climate change, childhood vaccinations and genetic modification.
'I felt unwell in the morning... by that night I was on life support.'
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Although your immune system is meant to be defending your body from attack, it could actually be the root cause of some cervical, head and neck cancers that are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). S...
Lyuba is the world's only intact and preserved mammoth specimen -- and she's coming to Sydney.
Young adult man suffering from severe heartache.
A nail artist is raising awareness of a lesser-known symptom of skin cancer which she discovered on a client's nail. The artist said she noticed one of her walk-in clients had a "straight dark vertica...
A tipical summer parasite in Europe. Can be dangerous because the illness they carry.
Researchers have found a potentially "groundbreaking" way to trigger damaged heart cells into healing themselves, instead of just developing life-long scar tissue. When a person suffers heart failure,...
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Cases of Lyme disease are on the rise - in fact, it's estimated they've quadrupled in the past decade. Just this week, former England rugby player Matt Dawson revealed he was forced to have heart surg...
Probiotics could be the key to curing children of peanut allergies, and might also point the way to breakthroughs on treating any food allergy at all. New research published recently in the Lancet Ch...
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And it includes radioactive alligators.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were among the Americans to check out the total eclipse on Monday. The Trumps, along with their son Barron, watched the eclipse from the Truman Balc...
No one's too famous to get a little giddy about science.
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‘He said his design would fly faster than NASA’s.’ 🚀
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DENVER ― People across North America finally got to view the highly anticipated total solar eclipse of the sun on Monday. The event, described by scientists as "the most spectacular thing that anybody...
Eat your fruits and veggies, men!
It could have a social, physiological and cultural function.
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Attention, males of the world: if you're looking to attract a female partner, try changing your diet first. A study from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia says women are most attracted to the...
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Most people associate the early stages of dementia with symptoms such as getting confused or struggling to recall details, but now scientists have revealed something that could be far more telling. T...
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It's bad news for declining ocean stocks, as well as animal welfare.
An aviation expert finds it "perplexing" authorities aren't reacting to new evidence.
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New reports have found 12 "probably man-made" objects in the Indian Ocean.
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This may stop your personal relationships cooling.
But it's not too late to get your flu shot.
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This is absolutely incredible.
SAUSALITO, CA - APRIL 20: An Elephant Seal pup sits in a pool at the Marine Mammal Center on April 20, 2017 in Sausalito, California. The Marine Mammal center has seen a surge in orphaned and injured Elephant Seal pups following heavy storm activity and rough surf that could have swept the young seals away from their mothers. The Marine Mammal Center currently has 113 elephant seals in rehabilitation compared to 100 this time last year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The tiny livers could help thousands of cancer sufferers.
Something disturbing has been washing up on Southern California beaches in recent weeks: dead and dying seabirds and marine mammals, numbering in the dozens. California resident Kyle Cory said this we...
Brain freeze is an unavoidable risk when eating ice cream. It's the painful consequence of eating something cold too quickly, and it's an experience that most of us know very well. But what is it and...
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A team of scientists have discovered what they believe to be two large Earth-like planets orbiting a star just 12-light-years away. The team, led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, dis...
It's hard to look at a marshmallow and think of anything relating to the natural world, but it turns out there is such a thing as a marshmallow (sometimes spelled "marsh mallow") plant. The plant, Alt...
Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead received a posthumous honor when scientists lent his name to an ancient and "nasty" crocodile.
The transition from sleep to wakefulness is far from instantaneous.
It's a fitting tribute for one of the true monsters of rock. Lemmy Kilmister, the gravel-voiced singer and founder of Motorhead who died two years ago, received the ultimate honor when British scienti...