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Is cancer just a matter of random bad luck?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

For the first time, researchers have estimated what percentage of cancer mutations are due to environmental and lifestyle factors, hereditary factors and random chance. Overall, 66% of the genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring when cells replace themselves, according to a new study published in the journal...

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86-year-old raises $400,000 and then gives it away

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Thirty-two years’ worth of recycled newspapers and magazines — more than nine million pounds of it — netted 86-year-old Johnny Jennings $400,000, all of which he gave away to those in...

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People are skeptical about this record-setting trans weightlifting champ

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

New Zealand athlete Laurel Hubbard became the first transgender woman to represent New Zealand at the Australian International weightlifting competition — a detail that has drawn praise and...

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Police arrest 8 in human bone smuggling ring

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Police in India have arrested eight suspected bone smugglers in the state of West Bengal after 365 bones were discovered in a village....

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Japan PM embroiled in land-sale scandal

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in News | 0 comments

An educator accused of using his political clout to curry favor with Japanese politicians, including the first family, is set to address parliament Thursday....

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