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Glowing plants: Are you ready to switch on the bedside shrub?

Glowing plants: Are you ready to switch on the bedside shrub?

Glowing plants might sound like the stuff of science fiction - but a team of MIT researchers just grew a crop of watercress that emits emit dim light for nearly four hours. As reported in Nano Letters , the researchers used the enzyme luciferase, which works in conjunction with co-enzyme A to cause a molecule called luciferin to emit light.


Warren Sapp I Never Peed In Front of that Lady But

Warren Sapp I Never Peed In Front of that Lady But

Former NFL players Marshall Faulk , Heath Evans, and Ike Taylor were all named in a lawsuit brought forward by former NFL Network employee Jami Cantor , who claims the analysts and an executive at the company sexually harassed her. Eric Davis is accused of sliding his hand between Cantor's legs, grabbing her, rubbing up against her and making lewd comments to her. On the issue of sex toys, Sapp admitted that he bought Cantor a sex toy, but he claims it wasn't harassment because it was ...


Baby born with heart outside body 'doing well'

Baby born with heart outside body 'doing well'

The hospital says it knows of no other case in the United Kingdom where the baby has survived. Medical experts, including the consultant cardiologist who carried out the operation, said they do not know of another case in Britain where a baby has survived after being born with a heart outside the body.


Influenza now

Influenza now "prevalent" in New York State, state health commissioner says

As of last week, seven children had died from influenza. "If you get the flu shot, at least you've done everything in your power to keep from getting it", McCoy said. "It's actually similar to the virus that plagued us a year ago", explained Schaffner, and he says it can be deadly. Rodriquez said that even if you get vaccinated in January, February or March, it's much better than not being vaccinated at all.


Egyptian singer jailed over racy music video featuring a banana

Egyptian singer jailed over racy music video featuring a banana

Shyma was arrested on November 18 after complaints about the video for her song " I Have Issues ", cops said. She denied the accusations, saying the director included the controversial scenes without her consent. Back in September, Independent reported that a group of men waving rainbow flags at a concert had been charged with debauchery and "promoting sexual deviancy".


MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds

MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds

The least healthy state was MS, which ranked at the 50th spot for the second consecutive year. America's Health Rankings are based on four components or aspects of health - behaviors, community and environment, policy and clinical care.