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The reason some people are left-handed could have nothing to do with the brain

The answer to why some people are left handed could lie in your spinal cord, according to some research.
Students and school shooting survivors hold their fists and hats aloft in solidarity at the conclusion of the "March for Our Lives" event demanding gun control after recent school shootings at a rally in D.C. on March 24, 2018.

How to stop shootings in America: 10 strategies proposed to stop gun violence, and how likely they are to work

Dayton and El Paso are the latest in a string of American mass shootings. What strategies can we use to stop them?

We’re hiring a Senior Research Analyst to lead our Digital Health team at Business Insider Intelligence

Business Insider Intelligence is hiring a Senior Analyst to lead our Digital Health team and be the go-to expert in this rapidly transforming sector of healthcare.
On the left, an unidentified Petromyzontidae sp. and rabbit fish (Chimaera monstrosa) in Grant Museum of Zoology, London, England.

Japan approved experiments that would allow for animal-human hybrids to be born for the first time ever

According to researchers, the goal of the experiment is to create organs that might be viable for humans.

NTU scientists create new method to detect acute kidney failure early – and it could help stop the disease in its tracks

Current diagnostic platforms fail to detect the "early stage, pre-morbid changes" that underlie the disease, NTU said.
Seals apparently have an amazing ability to copy songs.

Scientists released a video of seals singing the ‘Star Wars’ theme as part of a project to train them to mimic human speech and songs

The scientists also trained the seals to copy the tune of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," and some of them could copy human vowel sounds.
Replacing a burger with fish could decrease your risk of death by 17%.

There’s even more evidence that eating too much red meat shortens your lifespan

Increasing red meat intake, particularly when it's processed, was associated with a heightened risk of death of 10-13%.
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of Theranos, at the 2015 Wall Street Journal Digital Live conference in Laguna Beach, California.

Why everybody gets duped by hot health and science startups

The Silicon Valley tech ethos of 'move fast and break things' is not being counterbalanced by the healthcare principal of 'do no harm,' experts say.
Google Scholar is a searchable database of news, academic journals, and essays.

‘What is Google Scholar?’: What you need to know about Google’s database for students, researchers, and other curious minds

Google Scholar is a database of academic journals, essays, and other scholarly literature. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of it.

Amazon will soar by 65% if its retail business is valued like Alibaba instead of Walmart, analyst says

Amazon will soar by 65% if the market fully recognizes the valuation of its retail business, according to a Piper Jaffray analyst.