Inside our bodies, compounds known as Wnt proteins are something of a double-edged sword. When functioning normally, they help with tissue regeneration, such as that which takes place in lining of our guts or at injury sites. When they go haywire however, they can lead to cancer. Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) were examining the role these compounds have in cancer when they made a discovery that just might help damaged hearts repair themselves... Continue Reading Cancer drug that inhibits porcupine enzyme could help hearts
While it isn't quite the endangered species that its big brother has proven to be, at the time of publication the Google Pixel is still a hard-to-find phone. Considering bailing for something that can give you instant gratification? Here are our top alternatives... Continue Reading The best Google Pixel alternatives
Just a week after BMW unveiled a new 5 Series Touring, Opel has turned the Insignia Grand Sport into a slick four-wheel drive fighter. The Insignia Sports Tourer might be blessed with the same good looks and luxurious interior as the sedan launched last year, but there's even more space for kids, pets and luggage down back. Could it convince you to join the wagon club?.. Continue Reading Opel turns the Insignia into a slick SUV fighter
The idea that a group of sign language users are equipped with better vision mightn't come as a surprise, after all the idea that losing one sense can enhance another is a fairly common school of thought. But what if we told you that among that group were a collection of adults whose hearing is perfectly intact? This is the finding reached by a team of researchers in the UK, suggesting that taking up a visual-spatial language can give visual sensitivity a boost, something that might come in handy when playing sports of driving a car.
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