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HIV Positive News

HIV and AIDS were discovered decades ago but progress in combating the disease has been very slow. Research has focused primarily on managing the disease through combinations of antiretroviral drugs known as the AIDS cocktail. Recently, there have been promising developments in the areas of vaccine, prevention, testing, and ... [Read More]

Chocolate that Won’t Melt in Your Hand or Mouth

Cadbury UK has filed a patent for what it calls "Temperature Tolerant Chocolate (TTC)." The normal melting temperature for chocolate is 93 degrees Fahrenheit but TTC can easily withstand temperatures of up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. It was accomplished not with chemical additives but by refining the "conching process," ... [Read More]

Hormonal Voter

President Obama currently enjoys a 33% lead among single women, while Governor Romney has a 19% lead among married women. Those trends could be caused by the female ovulation cycle, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Psychological Science by Kristina Durante of the University of Texas, San ... [Read More]

Phoenix Universe

The universe is not only expanding, it's accelerating because of a mysterious force dubbed dark energy. The prevailing theory is that dark energy density will remain constant and so will expansion. The universe will experience a very slow heat death that will begin in approximately in 1016 (100 trillion) years and end in ... [Read More]

Nuts Bad for Your Health

A genealogical study of the Korean Chosun dynasty published in Current Biology found eunuchs lived nearly 20 years longer than their contemporaries and had 130 times more centenarians than the modern male population. "Interestingly, out of the 81 eunuchs, three were centenarians, aged 100, 101, and 109 years," notes the ... [Read More]

Scientists Prove the Existence of God Particle

The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, has recreated the conditions of the Big Bang and found the so-called "God particle." The deceptive name was popularized by author Leon Lederman. He says it was chosen because "the publisher wouldn't let us call it the Goddamn Particle, though that might be a ... [Read More]

NOAA Flooded with Calls about Mermaids

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has updated its website to include mermaids, specifically that they're pure myth. "No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found," the post reads. "Why, then, do they occupy the collective unconscious of nearly all seafaring peoples? That’s a question best ... [Read More]