Friday, April 10, 2020

2 Kiwi Birds Removed from Endangered Species List Thanks to New Zealand Predator Police

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment...

10 DELICIOUS Foods That Can Actually KILL You

In this day in age of convenient grocery stores and restaurants, most people only care how good the food tastes and don't even consider...

Queen of the Night: The Flower That Only Blooms ONE Night A Year

She blooms in full and her beauty is only witnessed by the night sky and, by dawn, she wilts even before the sun’s first...

South Koreans Scientists May Have Just Cured Baldness

South Korean scientist team claims their new chemical prevents hair loss and even regrows hair. It's called PTD-DMB and already works on mice but hasn't...

New Removable Tech Tattoos Made of Gold Monitor Body for One Week

Like wearable tech... and tattoos? Researchers from the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Engineering invented a temporary tattoo-style body sensor that lasts for a...

Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapy

By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer LONDON (AP) — Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create...

Frizzy-haired, smaller-headed orangutan may be new great ape

By STEPHEN WRIGHT and ANDI JATMIKO, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the Indonesian island of Sumatra seems to...

Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K

By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of...

Nearly Half of US Cancer Deaths Blamed on Unhealthy Behavior

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are...

FDA Approves First-of-a-Kind Test for Cancer Gene Profiling

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once using...