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Stem Cell Discovery: New Research Could Help Humans Regrow Fingers [STUDY]
Jun 13, 2013 17:19 PM E
Nails are the key to regrowing fingertips and toes that have been amputated, new research shows. Stem cells in the nail bed are the key to regrowth, according to a new study in the journal Nature.
Baby Nessa
Turkey Baster Rescue Baby: Hero Bill Hogenson Saves Choking 5-month-old Nessa Shoup With Kitchen Item [VIDEO]
Jun 13, 2013 11:04 AM E
A turkey baster saved baby Nessa Shoup. Learn how the kitchen item cleared the choking baby's airwaves when CPR failed.
eyeball
Japanese Eyeball Licking: Is 'Oculolinctus' Fetish Dangerous?
Jun 13, 2013 10:59 AM E
Japanese eyeball licking, also called oculolinctus, or "worming," is a fetish that is leading to pink eye in teens in Japan.
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Human Face's Future: What Will We Look Like In 100,000 Years? [PHOTO]
Jun 12, 2013 12:59 PM E
100,000 years in the future, human faces will have massive eyes and large foreheads, according to speculation by Nickolay Lamm and Alan Kwan.
bird flu
H7N9 Symptoms Testing: CDC Releases New Bird Flu Assessment Guidelines
Jun 12, 2013 11:26 AM E
With H7N9 still infecting people in China, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new bird flu guidelines for symptoms testing. They recommend that only patients with severe enough flu symptoms to be hospitalized, and who have been to areas of China where bird flu is found, be considered for H7N9 testing.
birth control deaths
Yaz, Yasmin Deaths: Birth Control Pills Suspected In 23 Tragic Deaths Of Canadian Women [REPORT]
Jun 11, 2013 19:51 PM E
Yaz and Yasmin deaths are being reported in Canada after 23 women, who were all taking the popular birth control pills, died suddenly of blood clots. The Canadian government reports a link between the girls’ deaths and the “newer-generation” birth control pills.
cryonic
Oxford Academics Cryopreservation: Why Are Professors Having Their Heads Frozen?
Jun 11, 2013 17:38 PM E
Three Oxford academics are opting for cryopreservation after they die, in the hopes of one day being brought back to life. Nick Bostrom and Anders Sandberg are having their heads frozen, while Stuart Armstrong will have his entire body cryonically preserved.
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George Clooney's 'Ball Ironing' Fad Catches On: Why Men Are Removing Wrinkles, Hair From Genitals Using Cosmetic Lasers [VIDEO]
Jun 11, 2013 15:12 PM E
A ball ironing procedure for men removes unsightly hair and wrinkles from a man’s testicles. The cosmetic procedure, known colloquially as “ball ironing,” cost about $575 and first caught on after George Clooney admitted to having his scrotum refined. When did polishing the family jewels become so trendy?
coffee poisoning
Coffee Poisoning: Lover Laces Brew With Antifreeze, Texas Doctor Suffers Kidney Failure
Jun 11, 2013 11:05 AM E
A coffee poisoning incident in Texas put one man in the hospital with kidney failure after a Houston oncologist sweetened the coffee of her lover, a fellow coworker and cancer specialist whom she was carrying on a casual sexual relationship with, with ethylene glycol, a chemical used in antifreeze.
Ashlyn Julian
Super Glue Saves Baby: Ashlyn Julian Saved After Doctors Seal Brain Aneurysm [VIDEO]
Jun 11, 2013 11:04 AM E
Doctors saved baby Ashlyn Julian using superglue. Operating on a brain aneurysm in an infant is extremely difficult, and quick-thinking doctors came up with the novel infant superglue operation.
sloppy joe
Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe: How Many Calories Are In The Donut Sandwich?
Jun 10, 2013 17:00 PM E
A Krispy Kreme sloppy joe is on offer at the San Diego County Fair, the brainchild of Charlie Boghosian, owner of Chicken Charlie's. The sloppy joe is made of a Krispy Kreme doughnut, stuffed with sloppy joe, a tomato-based sauce and topped with cheese.
Blood Cup
Julia Caples: Real-Life Vampire Drinks Two Liters Of Blood A Month [VIDEO]
Jun 10, 2013 15:45 PM E
Julia Caples, a "real-life vampire," has been drinking blood for 30 years. The Pennsylvania mother of two says drinking blood makes her "feel more beautiful."
tattoo
Men Think Women With Tattoos Are More Promiscuous, Study Says
Jun 10, 2013 11:53 AM E
A new tattoo study by French scientist Nicolas Gueguen shows that men are more likely to hit on women with tattoos.
chimp
Ape And Human Babies Use Similar Gestures, Study Finds
Jun 07, 2013 17:34 PM E
Ape and human babies use similar gestures to communicate, new research published in Frontiers In Competitive Psychology suggests.
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