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A breath test for... obesity?

A standard breath test that looks for bacterial growth in the gut could spot those with a greater risk of a certain type of obesity.

By Mar. 26, 2013

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Stephen Hawking predicts end-of-Earth scenario

The renowned theoretical physicist urges humans to go into space in order to save ourselves.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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Friday Poll: Is Hawking right about us needing to colonize space?

All-around smart guy Stephen Hawking is pushing for humanity to hurry up and figure out ways to colonize in space in case we ruin the planet we already have.

By Apr. 12, 2013

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'Gut sleeve' might one day help sidestep weight-loss surgeries

A study on rats finds that a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube works similarly to far more invasive bariatric surgeries. But will it work in humans?

By Oct. 24, 2013

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Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By Mar. 3, 2014

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Can a desert tree fight global warming?

Salt cedars native to barren deserts might combat deforestation effects and serve as an agro-friendly biofuel.

By Oct. 27, 2011

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New DNA stool test almost as good as dreaded colonoscopy

The noninvasive test is pretty accurate at finding colon cancer -- not as good as a colonoscopy, but you can take it at home.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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M.I.A. puts reporter's phone number on Twitter

M.I.A., renowned for a little feistiness, decides she doesn't like the cut of a journalist's jib--or perhaps it was the New York Times article.

By May. 29, 2010

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Dancing curses! The Woz has a fractured foot

Steve Wozniak goes to Cedars-Sinai Hospital and discovers he has a fractured foot. But he intends to continue his quest for nerd credibility on "Dancing with the Stars."

By Mar. 11, 2009

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Street View hikes Endor-like Yakushima Island in Japan

The island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to towering cedars that are thousands of years old. Google has captured views of the forest in winter.

By Apr. 4, 2013