The real reason why the Chinese Terracotta Army weapons are so well-preserved

For decades, scientists have been perplexed by the marvelous preservation of bronze weapons associated with China’s famed Terracotta Warriors, retaining shiny, almost pristine surfaces and sharp blades after being buried for more than two millennia. Research by an international team of scientists published on Thursday may solve the mystery while putting to rest an intriguing… Read More »

Constantly Tired? Here’s What You Can Expect From A ‘Sleep Vacation’

Because of course, in 2019, sleep vacations are 100% a thing. If you’re keen to pretty much make a holiday out of your pre-bedtime routine (sounds like heaven, we’re sure you’ll agree) and catch up on some much-needed rest, relaxation and wellness downtime—you should consider one of these international getaways. The why As if you… Read More »

One in five deaths ‘linked to poor diet’

Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global study found. The research, published in the Lancet medical journal, found that among 195 countries studied, the proportion of diet-related deaths was highest in Uzbekistan… Read More »

AbbVie’s Humira antitrust woes snowball as class-action plaintiffs pile in

AbbVie’s Humira protection strategy has made headlines almost daily as critics multiply—and so do legal threats. More plaintiffs are piling into court claiming the company illegally quashed competition with a “patent thicket” and a “pay-for-delay” deal. Since a grocery workers’ union in New York filed its lawsuit March 18, several other organizations have joined the… Read More »