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Why Food Makes You Tired

By Jamie Condliffe on at

In the next month, you're gonna shovel one hell of a lot of lunch (and pudding) down your throat, then collapse in a food-coma in front of the TV. But why does your huge meal make you feel like snoozing?

You Are All Getting Cancer!

What else is new, right? But seriously, if like many of us you sit on your bum all day, your chances of cancer are higher than if you peppered your workday with, say, a Nerf war or a few push-ups.

Artificial Blood From Bone Marrow Stem Cells Still Makes Me Genuinely Queasy

By Andrew Liszewski on at

I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm not the best person to call if you happen to be bleeding and need help. I tend to succumb to gravity pretty quickly, which has also prevented me from being a generous donor. But I know I'm not alone, and in a continuing effort to find a reliable source for blood that doesn't require sticking people with needles, researchers at Edinburgh University have developed a new type of faux blood that could be ready for human testing in as little as two years.

Research Says Mobile Phones Don't Cause Cancer

By Sam Gibbs on at

We've heard this before -- mobile phones do/do not (delete where appropriate) cause cancer. I'm probably not in the minority in hoping it turns out to be on the 'do not' side. A large population study out of Copenhagen says they don't.