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Do potatoes and tomatoes make rheumatoid arthritis worse?

25 days ago   |   By New Scientist

Claims that solanine, a toxic compound found in many plants, exacerbates arthritis are a staple of health columns - but there's no sound science to back this up, finds James Wong
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You can now get a certificate from Yale's wildly popular online class, The...

You can now get a certificate from Yale's wildly popular online class, The Science of Well-Being, completely for free

Summary List Placement Yale's most popular in-person course ever was turned into an equally successful online version called The Science of Well-Being, which teaches you how to... Read more ...

China set to attempt first lunar sample return mission in four decades

China set to attempt first lunar sample return mission in four decades

A Chinese Long March 5 rocket rolls out of its assembly building at the Wenchang launch base Nov. 17 with the Chang'e 5 spacecraft. Credit: CASC/CLEP Chinese scientists and... Read more ...

China readies Chang'e 5 probe for Moon launch mission - how to watch?

China readies Chang'e 5 probe for Moon launch mission - how to watch?

CHINA will today launch a mission attempting to retrieve rocks from the Moon for the first time in almost 45 years. Here is how to watch the historic Chang'e-5 probe launch via... Read more ...

Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as...

Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

Summary List Placement Some Americans could "hopefully" receive the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11 or 12, Moncef Slaoui, the chief science advisor of the White... Read more ...

Confirmation Bias Is a Helluva Drug

Confirmation Bias Is a Helluva Drug

And sometimes the ‘confirming' facts aren't all that factual... Intense political partisanship can lead to extraordinary cognition errors. It is therefore unsurprising that... Read more ...

Steganos Password Manager

Steganos Password Manager

Hampered by a poorly implemented password capture system Münich-based software publisher Steganos is all about privacy. Even the name comes from the word steganography, which... Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble detects flash so bright scientists struggled to explain it...

NASA news: Hubble detects flash so bright scientists struggled to explain it - 'Amazing'

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a burst of energy so bright, astronomers were stumped in trying to explain it. Read more ...

How to reach the moon in 7 steps

How to reach the moon in 7 steps

When you think of how space is represented in a museum, you probably first think of rockets, satellites, and spacesuits, but there are so many different objects that help to... Read more ...

Ancient egypt: Secrets of mummy's portrait exposed under microscope after...

Ancient egypt: Secrets of mummy's portrait exposed under microscope after 1,800 years

ANALYSIS of an ancient speck of paint has exposed the secrets of a portrait buried alongside an Egyptian mummy more than 1,800 years ago. Read more ...

Shark attack: Prehistoric predators 'impaled' prey with rotating jaws of...

Shark attack: Prehistoric predators 'impaled' prey with rotating jaws of razor-sharp teeth

PREHISTORIC sharks had the uncanny ability to rotate their jaws outwards to impale prey on their teeth, a reconstructed shark fossil has revealed. Read more ...