Purple potatoes slow down colon cancer in mice

  It might be an exotic root vegetable that doesn’t make it onto your plate...

Student finds missing foot of flesh-eating dinosaur

Most fossil hunters dream of discovering the “big one”, that once in a lifetime...

Robot chef makes pizza and pancakes by reading WikiHow

  The next time you phone in an order to your favorite pizza place, don’t...

New map highlights worst US roads for drunk drivers

  Drinking and driving is never a good idea, but if you’re going to make...

Malformed plankton fossils part of mass extinction ‘kill mechanisms’

Environmental problems caused by heavy metal have been around a long time. No, we’re not talking Megadeath, Iron Maiden, or even Black Sabbath, rather,...

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Analysis proves it's possible to know dinosaurs' colors from fossils (!)

New research published in the journal Scientific Reports reveals that a team of researchers has for the first time...

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Can meditation lower high blood pressure?

  High blood pressure affects 77.9 million American adults—and of that number, only half have it under control. If untreated,...

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7 death-like ailments that could leave you buried alive

Yesterday, The Guardian reported on a story in which a Honduran family smashed open a recently sealed tomb, believing...