Medicine

Science Has Finally Determined The Average Penis Size

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British researchers have established what the average penis really is. Suffice to say, it's not what people self-report.

Medicine

This Doctor Plans To Transplant A Human Head. How Is That Possible? We Explain.

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An Italian neurosurgeon thinks he can pull off a head transplant in 2017... but can he, really? And should he?

Medicine

Watch ‘Star Wars’ Become Reality With These Bionic Hand Transplants

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Luke's robot hand from 'Empire' is now a real thing those with nerve damage can get.

Medicine

So, Uh, Keeping Kids Away From Peanuts Might Make Peanut Allergies Worse

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Avoid peanuts, your kid won't be allergic, right? Well... not so much, according to new research.

DISEASES

Meet The World’s Latest Terrifying Micro-Organism: The Bourbon Virus

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If you didn't already hate ticks? We've got another reason for you, the new, fatal Bourbon virus.

SODA

Is Your Cola Giving You Cancer? We Explain.

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Yes, your soda may be giving you cancer. But the situation is far different from what the hype is making it sound like.

Medicine

Meet Foregen, The People Who Want To Regrow Your Foreskin

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Want a new foreskin? Foregen wants to grow you one! Possibly whether you want one or not.

TATTOOS

Tattoo Removal Is Now As Simple As Rubbing On A Cream

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A graduate student, in the course of life-saving research, has discovered a technique to save you a little embarrassment.

Robots

A San Francisco Hospital Has A Helper Robot Called ‘Tug’

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A fleet of Tug travel the halls of a new San Francisco hospital, disappointing people who discover they're not THAT kind of robot.

VALENTINE'S DAY

Heart Your Heart: The Health Benefits Of Eating Chocolate

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There have been over 40 different health benefits discovered to eating chocolate. Here's some of the best.

MARIJUANA

A New Government Study Says Driving Stoned Isn’t Nearly As Bad As Driving Drunk

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Surprisingly, the government's overview of marijuana research finds driving stoned, while dumb, isn't as bad as driving drunk.

Medicine

A Fecal Transplant May Have Just Offered Dramatic Proof That Obesity Is Caused By Gut Flora

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A woman got a fecal transplant and may have accidentally helped prove a link between gut floral and obesity.

#SCRUBS

You Can Earn Up To $13,000 A Year By Selling Your Healthy Poop To Scientists

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OpenBiome is offering up to $13,000 a year for health individuals willing to donate their poo.

3D printing

World’s Greatest Husband Used A 3D Printer To Save His Wife’s Eyesight

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Michael Balzer used his skills to save his wife from invasive brain surgery. He is automatically a better spouse than you.

cancer

The Cause Of The Majority Of Cancers? ‘Bad Luck’.

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Some of the most dangerous cancers out there are pretty much a roll of the dice, according to new research.

FARTS

Science Finally Explains Why We Fart More On Airplanes

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The people farting on your flight can't help it: biology and physics are working against them.

DR. OZ

Scientists Fact-Check Dr. Oz, And It’s Even Worse Than You Thought

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Dr. Oz doesn't play much of a doctor on TV, according to actual doctors who fact-checked his show.

DEPRESSION

The New, Cutting-Edge Depression Treatment Is… Ketamine?

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Ketamine is a drug ravers love... but increasingly, it's being used by doctors as a treatment for depression.

Medicine

Today In NOPE: This Guy Had A Tapeworm Crawling Around In His Brain

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Think you're having a bad day? Imagine being the doctor who found a tapeworm in some poor guy's brain.


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