Why does bacon smell so good?

  Mmmmm. Sizzling bacon. Just the name conjures up that thick, sweet and salty aroma....

Nutritionist: What's the real deal with carbs?

Carbohydrates are a mysterious subject. They come into and out of food fashion just...

Bioscience firm offers injured athletes stem-cell treatments

  In September 2011, then-Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning made headlines when he travelled to...

Is the mother of all hurricanes about to hit...

  Just days after the US marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the most...

Robotic exoskeleton helps paralyzed man voluntarily walk

  On Tuesday, UCLA researchers announced the successful testing of a robotic exoskeleton system that has allowed a man paralyzed from the waist down to...

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Do dogs really feel guilty?

  Many dog-lovers have had this moment: you come home from work, walk to the kitchen…to find your trashcan has...

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How wasp venom could help cure cancer

  This possible new tool for cancer treatment is absolutely terrifying—wasps. Yes, we're talking about those things that swarm around the...

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New transplant technology revives hearts after death

  In the U.S., over 122,000 people sit on waiting lists for organ transplants, and 18 of them will die...