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The ear is part of the exhibition "Sugababe" by Diemut Strebe, an artist specialised in artworks using biological material, who collaborated with scientists to reconstruct the Dutch master's ear using DNA from a living relative. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Gogh’s Severed Ear Brought Back To Life

German museum is displaying a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear that was grown using genetic material provided by a living relative.

06/04/2014

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Study: Eating Nuts Is Tied To Lower Risk Of Death

Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.

11/20/2013

File photo of Brigham and Women's Hospital. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Vt. Lye Victim Attacked By Ex-Husband Gets New Face

A Vermont woman whose face was disfigured in a lye attack has received a face transplant.

02/27/2013

Kenyan teenage Maasai girls attend an alternative right of passage at Kilgoris, Trans Mara district, 220 kilometres north-west of the capital Nairobi, on April 19, 2008 at a ceremony organised by an anti-female genital mutilation, (FGM) campaign, Cherish Others Organisation. (Photo by TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

United Nations: Female Genital Mutilation On Decline

Around the globe, the ritualistic act of female genital mutilation is on the decline, according to the United Nations.

02/08/2013

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