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|FDA investigating unauthorized herpes vaccine research
William Halford had spent two decades researching and developing a vaccine that he believed could bring relief to the millions of people afflicted with herpes.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2018 8:04 AM
|How many hours it takes to turn an acquaintance into a friend
Here's an unfortunate little truism, taken from a study recently published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships: "It is not possible to have friends without first making friends."
POSTED APRIL 23, 2018 7:51 AM
|Man asks German police for help breaking up with partner
A police officer in Ludwigshafen, Germany, an industrial city in Rhineland-Palatinate, received an unusual request in March.
POSTED APRIL 20, 2018 10:05 AM
|Gene therapy for blood disorder offers 'hope' in new study
An experimental gene therapy for blood disorders was shown to be safe and effective in helping beta thalassemia patients avoid blood transfusions in a new study. However, more research is needed, and if approved for use, it could come with high costs.
POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 12:57 PM
|Marijuana's effects on young brains diminish after 72 hours
Marijuana is notorious for slowing certain cognitive functions such as learning, memory and attention span (maybe that's why they call it "dope"?). But new research in young people suggests that these cognitive effects, while significant, may not persist for very long, even among chronic users.
POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 12:48 PM
|Plastic surgery game apps sending wrong message to kids
Plastic surgery isn't a game, but some apps have turned it into one for kids.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2018 7:58 AM
|New species found among fossils in California
Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013. They just didn't expect to find so many.
POSTED APRIL 20, 2018 8:04 PM
|Plastic pollution is all around us
POSTED APRIL 22, 2018 8:51 AM
|Mother loses two sons in one night to opioids
In one night, the Savage family lost two sons to opioid overdoses. Now they are working to prevent other families from experiencing the same pain.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2018 9:11 AM
|Their DNA helps them dive deep on one breath
The free-diving Bajau people of Southeast Asia, or "sea nomads," can hold their breath for minutes at a time -- thanks to genetics and their unusually large spleens, a study suggests.
POSTED APRIL 20, 2018 7:25 AM