The First-Ever Vaccine For Celiac Disease Has Begun Phase 2 Trials

A vaccine that could enable people with celiac disease to safely consume gluten has begun phase 2 testing in the US, Australia, and New Zealand after more than a decade of development. Results from several phase 1 trials previously showed that the immune system-modifying treatment, called Nexvax2, is safe and…

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Years Top-Selling Singer Isnt Kanye — Its Jackman

Halfway through a year filled with new work from some of the most popular artists alive, the best-selling album is the soundtrack to a movie musical with Hugh Jackman that never led the box office. “The Greatest Showman’’ has sold almost 4 million copies for Atlantic Records, outpacing works from…

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Scientists Finally Think They Know What Causes Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And How To Cure It

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects roughly one in five women – and now, scientists think they know why. (Just in time for National Women’s Health Week.) A study published in Nature Medicine found a link between hormonal imbalance in the womb and PCOS, specifically prenatal exposure…

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“Suicide Machine” That Lets You Experience Death Is Now Available For The Public To Try

Death could be as easy, quick, and painless as simply pressing a button. At least, that’s what the creator of the world’s first 3D-printed “suicide machine” intends for the future. Open to the public for the first time, Dr Philip Nitschke (nicknamed Dr Death) announced plans to debut his latest suicide-assisting machine “Sarco”…

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Flat-Earthers Just Held A Conference. Their Latest Theory Is Seriously Incredible

Flat-Earthers from around the globe have gathered once again for a conference. Over 200 people attended the conference in Birmingham, UK, hundreds of years after people first circumnavigated the Earth, and thousands of years after we discovered that it was round. As you’d expect from flat-Earth conspiracy theorists, there were…

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Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistlers Spirit?

The takeover of Canada’s most iconic ski resort by an American corporation was never going to go smoothly. But Vail Resorts Inc.’s $1 billion acquisition of Photographer: Justa Jeskova Photography This is the first season that Whistler Blackcomb was included in Vail’s $879 Epic Pass (now $899 for the 2018-2019…

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The Most Bizarre Items in Russell Crowes Divorce Auction

Russell Crowe’s leather jockstrap, which is coming to auction with an estimate of A$500 to A$600 ($384 to $461), but probably the most esoteric lot in a sale of the actor’s belongings is a dead horse. To be clear, it’s a prop horse from Crowe’s 2000 movie , but it’s life-sized, and…

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