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Researchers Discover the Gene that Helps Determine How Old You Look

Researchers Discover the Gene that Helps Determine How Old You Look

The key to looking youthful could be down to one’s genes, new study suggests. Scientists have unlocked part of the secret to youthful looks by identifying a gene variation which is linked to how old people are perceived to be. Researchers from the Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam in The Netherlands identify the culprit as certain varieties of the ... Read More »

A Mass Effect Park Attraction Is Opening in May, Report

A Mass Effect Park Attraction Is Opening in May, Report

Mass Effect: New Earth 4D is finally opening in California’s Great America amusement park in Santa Clara on May 18, the park has announced via Twitter. The 4D experience is set around the same time as Mass Effect 3. While you get to hang out with the Normandy and reference is made to the Commander, you won’t get to see ... Read More »

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trailer is all guns and goodness (Video)

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trailer is all guns and goodness (Video)

To get players hyped and ready for “Deus Ex: Mankind Divided,” the development team at Square Enix Eidos-Montreal had revealed a few more things alongside the new trailer. The developer presents 10 reason for why it feels that the game follows the perfect action RPG formula. The clip, which is narrated by Jensen, shows the state of the dystopian world ... Read More »

All you need is 1 minute a day to stay fit, study finds

Scientists Settle On The Fastest And Most Efficient Workout

Can’t think of anything worse than hitting the gym for an hour or going for a 5K run? Us either! But a new study, the findings of which were published in the PLoS One journal, is claiming that a super short, intensive workout is just as effective as a longer, less intensive one. A team of researchers from McMaster University ... Read More »

Lizards, like humans, sleep in distinct stages, Scientists Say

Lizards, like humans, sleep in distinct stages: Researchers Say

Lizards sleep in a series of stages, such as rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep, much like human beings, according to study. A new study, published in the journal Science on Thursday, monitored brain activity in lizards using a new technique and found that when the reptiles snooze, they cycle through REM and slow-wave sleep patterns just like mammals and birds do. ... Read More »

Kennewick Man set to receive tribal burial after decades in limbo

Kennewick Man set to receive tribal burial after decades in limbo

Kennewick Man, one of the oldest and best-preserved skeletons ever found in North America, is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, possibly closing a debate that lasted 20 years. “My decision regarding this determination has been an important one to make and is based on the best available evidence,” said Brig. Gen. ... Read More »

Hidden lake underneath Antarctica may be home to prehistoric and undiscovered life – Report

Researchers discover hidden Antarctic lake

Antarctica is slowly revealing more of its secrets as a team of researchers has collected more evidence that could reveal a hidden lake deep below the icy surface. Looking at satellite images, scientists spotted grooves in the ice, which could be evidence of a large lake, New Scientist reports. It would likely be smaller than the deepest and largest subsurface ... Read More »

Blood donors needed as summer nears, Report

Blood donors needed as summer nears, Report

With added pressure on supply and no shortage of demand, Canadian Blood Services is looking to stockpile the stuff that’s normally best kept on the inside to get through the summer. Canadian Blood Services is hoping 200,000 generous folks across the country will give a little of themselves over the next 10 weeks so when someone does direly need a ... Read More »

‘A Beautiful Planet 3D’: A new perspective on Earth (Trailer)

'A Beautiful Planet 3D': A new perspective on Earth

Movie review of “A Beautiful Planet 3D”: This documentary shows spectacular IMAX images of Earth filmed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Rating: 3 stars out of 4. “A Beautiful Planet 3D,” which is narrated by Jennifer Lawrence, debuts at the California Science Center and other select IMAX cinemas on Friday, April 29, just in time for the close ... Read More »

McDonald’s Testing McNuggets Without Artificial Preservatives

McDonald's Testing McNuggets Without Artificial Preservatives

McDonald’s is testing a new recipe for their Chicken McNuggets which contains no artificial preservatives. Mickey D’s said it started testing the new recipe in about 140 stores in Oregon and Washington in March, Crain’s Chicago Business reports. There aren’t any details as to what exactly is different about the new recipe, but the company says it’s “simpler” and “parents ... Read More »