Microbes help vultures eat rotting meat

Gut bacteria and strong gastric juices show how the birds can live on decaying flesh.

15 hours ago from Nature News

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Dog head-turning shows they do understand what you say

The way our furry friends turn their heads when listening to our words indicates which part of the brain they are using and how they process our speech

4 hours ago from Newscientist

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Seals found guilty of brutal porpoise attacks

An oceanic crime scene investigation has exposed a murderous side to the North Sea's cuddly resident amid fears that its next victim could be a human

5 hours ago from Newscientist

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The first new Ebola vaccine moves closer to real-world test

GSK's vaccine passes muster in early-stage clinical trials

2 hours ago from Science Now

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Final menu labeling rules will help consumers choose better, says American Heart Association

American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on the Food and Drug Administration's two final rules requiring restaurants, vending machines, movie theaters and ...

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Multiple boosts for cancer immunotherapy

New studies show how to unleash the immune system on more cancers and how to predict who will benefit

3 hours ago from Science Now

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Four years of excruciating seizures caused by the 1cm tapeworm found burrowing through a man's brain

Health warning: people of a nervous disposition may find the following medical report disturbing.

Thu 20 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Hand dryers splatter bacteria into air and onto users, report warns

Hand dryers have long been thought to be the hygienic option, avoiding the spread of germs common in other options like towels. But the dryers could be spreading disease as the high-powered ...

Tue 25 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Most comprehensive global study to date shows wide gulf in cancer survival between countries

The most comprehensive international comparison of cancer survival to date, covering countries that are home to two-thirds of the world's population, shows extremely wide differences in survival ...

15 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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US adult smoking rate drops to new low: CDC

(HealthDay)—Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes than ever, health officials said.

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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