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Lasers reveal lost Mayan civilization of ‘unimaginable scale’

Lasers reveal lost Mayan civilization of ‘unimaginable scale’

“Researchers now believe the Maya had a population of 10 million, ‘much higher’ than previous estimates. The discoveries include urban centers with sidewalks, homes, terraces, ceremonial centers, irrigation canals and fortifications.”

A Family’s Race to Cure a Daughter’s Genetic Disease

A Family’s Race to Cure a Daughter’s Genetic Disease

“They’re leapfrogging pharmaceutical companies’ incentive structures, funding and organizing their own research in search of a cure. And they’re trying many of the same approaches that Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have used for decades.”

Regulators who targeted anti-vaccine physician now owe him millions

Regulators who targeted anti-vaccine physician now owe him millions

“Rubin’s order shows that board staff were tracking blogs and news articles chronicling Geier’s downfall, mocking him and his son in emails and reveling in their humiliation. When they got a tip that Mark Geier may have still been prescribing medication, they vowed to look into it. Before holding an evidence hearing, board attorney Victoria Pepper drafted the cease-and-desist order.”

Support the Troops with Peace and the ‘Right to Try’

Support the Troops with Peace and the ‘Right to Try’

“For those suffering from severe depression or PTSD, suicide is often just one dark thought away. But these souls are told they must suffer lest they be thrown in jail for using something as ‘evil’ as marijuana or psychedelics, both illegal in the eyes of the state.”

A potentially powerful new antibiotic is discovered in dirt

A potentially powerful new antibiotic is discovered in dirt

“A new class of antibiotic extracted from unknown microorganisms living in the soil, which they call malacidins, kills several superbugs — including the dreaded methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) — without engendering resistance.”

Human trials for cancer vaccine that uses immune system to eliminate tumours

Human trials for cancer vaccine that uses immune system to eliminate tumours

“Scientists at Stanford University say that the treatment works ‘startlingly well’ in mice, with nine out of ten animals cured after one injection, and the rest after a second injection. The treatment involves injecting tiny amounts of two drugs directly into a tumour – which triggers an ‘amazing body-wide’ reaction where the immune system attacks cancer cells.”

California Coffee Will Now Be Served With Cancer Warnings

California Coffee Will Now Be Served With Cancer Warnings

“At least 13 companies, most recently 7-Eleven, have settled with the Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) after its 2010 lawsuit, and promised to add warnings to served coffee, CNN reports. The suit asks for the warning to say this is a ‘chemical known to cause cancer’ or ‘chemical that causes cancer’ in a label at least 10 inches by 10 inches in the establishment.”

FDA’s New War On Imodium Was Supposedly Prompted By Two (2) Deaths

FDA’s New War On Imodium Was Supposedly Prompted By Two (2) Deaths

“Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Tuesday that the agency was taking the ‘novel’ action because of growing concerns that abuse of Imodium A-D and similar medications was adding to the death toll of the nation’s opioid epidemic.”