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Kevlar cartilage could help you recover from joint injuries

Kevlar cartilage could help you recover from joint injuries

It can be difficult to fully recover from knee injuries or other damage to your joints, if just because there hasn't been an artificial replacement for cartilage that can withstand as much punishment as the real thing. That may not be an issue in th… Source: New feed

Treaty ending use of planet-warming HFCs takes effect in 2019

The treaty phasing out the use of Earth-warming hydrofluorocarbons now has an official start date. Sweden has become the 20th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment, invoking a clause that has the measure taking effect on January 1st, 2019. From th… Source: New feed

Jeffrey Tambor leaves Amazon's 'Transparent' over harassment claims

The slew of sexual harassment and assault allegations surfacing in Hollywood has affected another major streaming service. Transparent actor Jeffrey Tambor has announced he's leaving the Amazon show after two transgender actresses on the show (Van B… Source: New feed

Texas authorities serve Apple a warrant for mass shooter's iPhone

Authorities are persisting in their efforts to get access to the Texas mass shooter's iPhone despite having missed an early opportunity. The San Antonio Express-News has learned that Texas Rangers served Apple warrants for data on both the perpetrat… Source: New feed

Tesla Roadster will get even quicker through an option package

When Tesla unveiled a brand new Roadster, it noted that the vaunted 1.9-second 0-60MPH time was present in the base model — implying that there might be headroom for even higher performance. But is there? Apparently, yes. Elon Musk has clarified tha… Source: New feed

PHOTOS: Peep At The Toilets Of 7 Families Around The World

On World Toilet Day — November 19 — the goal is to raise awareness about the importance of toilets in reducing diarrheal disease. These pictures show that toilets can come in all shapes and sizes. (Image credit: Zoriah Miller for Dollar Street) Source: New feed

How Madagascar Took Control Of Its Plague Outbreak

An estimated 2,000 people fell ill and more than 170 died. But the latest news is that cases are dwindling. (Image credit: RIJASOLO/AFP/Getty Images) Source: New feed

New second line therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer is effective and safe

A randomized trial in 650 patients has confirmed the safety and efficacy of a new second line treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. Source: New feed

Deletion of a stem cell factor promotes traumatic brain injury recovery in mice

Researchers found that conditional deletion of Sox2 – the gene encoding the SOX2 stem cell transcription factor – and the associated dampening of astrocyte reactivity appear to promote functional recovery, including behavioral recovery, after traumatic brain injury. Source: New feed

Cardiorespiratory fitness is essential to reduce risk of coronary heart disease

New findings emphasize the importance of measuring and maintaining aerobic fitness. Source: New feed