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Thanks to Flies and Worms, Scientists Make Major Anti-Aging Breakthrough

RNA Polymerase III, when inhibited, has proven effective in extending the lifespan of flies and worms. Since this enzyme is common to all species, homo sapiens included, this could signal a coming breakthrough in reducing the rate of aging in

Couple Hunts for Sea Glass Along Port Huron Beaches

Buried treasure of all kinds can be found on beaches all around the world, and for Amy and Brian Trimble, that treasure is in the form of beach glass. “It’s just relaxing,” Brian Trimble told The Times Herald. “It gets

Scalp Tattoos: The Answer to a Man’s Balding Problem?

Fact: In the United States, about 35 million men are suffering from some sort of hair loss and/or baldness. The loss of hair can make any man feel less confident and even embarrassed. Many men feel ashamed about their hair

Experts: Brushing and Flossing Regularly Aren’t Enough

Think that brushing twice a day and flossing regularly are the only things you can do to help keep your teeth healthy? Well, think again. Chances are, you’re not doing enough to keep your teeth in ample shape. It turns

H7N9: Terrifying Flu Virus Could Turn Into a Pandemic

Every year, between 5% and 20% of the U.S. population gets the flu. October marks the beginning of flu season in the United States. The flu vaccine has been improved to better match various viruses that are expected to lead

4 Tips For Falling Asleep (And Staying Asleep) When Suffering From Chronic Pain

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When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, Americans are severely lacking. We all know that seven to nine hours of sleep per night are what’s generally recommended, but current statistics show that the average American is getting just

Nevada Researchers Develop Earthquake Proof Bridge Design

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One Nevada research lab is making moves when it comes to earthquakes. Literally. Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno have started to test new bridge designs with connectors that are meant to better withstand violent earthquake tremors. They also

Houston Man Ordered to Pay Thousands in Child Support for Child That Isn’t Even His

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One Texas man is being ordered to pay thousands in child custody for a child that isn’t his. Gabriel Cornejo of Houston has been ordered to pay $65,000 to an ex-girlfriend for late child custody payments for a 16-year-old. Cornejo

A New Hair Transplant Technique Discovered, and It Uses Fat Instead of Hair Grafts

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For many, hair is directly related to a person’s self-confidence. While some people who have an excess of hair invest in laser hair removal, as this method can reduce hair around 20% to 30% per treatment every four to six

Cloud Computing Industry Sees Massive Surge in Mergers and Acquisitions

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It’s no secret that digital cloud solutions are becoming an increasingly popular option for all kinds of businesses. In fact, 80% of cloud adopters see improvements within six months of moving to the cloud. Now, cloud-hosting firm Contegix is reaping