Mars is not what it used to be. The Red Planet may have all the elements that could nurture life but something catastrophic happened and transformed it into an uninhabitable place under the sun, according to a new study.
Space March 31, 2017
The breathtaking new images from Juno spacecraft reveal the richness and depth of Jupiter's ancient and mysterious past that would either confirm or debunk the theories about the planet's origin and composition.
Space March 30, 2017
A team of astronomers has discovered that supersized black holes do not only rip stars apart but also create them. The discovery could lead to better understanding how galaxies are formed.
Space March 29, 2017
Mass production of artificial blood may hold the key to address the need for a reliable supply of safe blood for patients in more than half of the world’s countries. It can be achieved by “immortalizing” stem cells at an early stage.
Medicine March 29, 2017
Titan, the largest of Saturn's moons, is one strange, sticky world, thanks to its electrically charged sand dunes. It is, in fact, one of the weirdest things there is in space.
Space March 29, 2017
A study says the effect of livestock grazing on the sage grouse population is determined by the amount of grazing and when it occurs. The findings could be a tool for land managers in assessing the impact of grazing.
Animals March 27, 2017
NASA's Hubble Telescope has detected a monster black hole hurtling away from the central hub of its parent galaxy. It is the first supermassive black hole discovered to have been evicted from its home.
Space March 24, 2017
Oslo scientists are pushing for a 'carbon law' policy to cut by half the world's carbon dioxide emissions for every decade starting 2020 in order to achieve the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement.
Earth/Environment March 24, 2017
A 'sea of despair' is behind the gloomy outlook among white working-class Americans, a new study said. This is characterized by the uptick of physical pain as job prospects continue to decline over time.
Public Health March 23, 2017
Could fading sense of smell mean death is closer? A Swedish study suggests that people in their middle age or older suffering from impaired sense of smell are more likely to die within 10 years.
Public Health March 23, 2017
NASA Curiosity rover has shown signs of aging after almost five years of exploring the Red Planet. The harsh and rugged Martian terrain has taken a toll on the rover's raised treads as shown in the image released by NASA on March 19.
Robotics March 22, 2017
Stung by jellyfish? Research says remedies such as pouring saltwater, scraping of tentacles, and applying ice on affected area do not alleviate but only increase the pain.
Animals March 21, 2017
Officials of Harris County are considering the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat Zika virus and other deadly mosquito-borne diseases. The technology may fill in the gaps in existing methods to contain the spread of all mosquito-borne diseases.
Public Health March 21, 2017
The successful launching of the WGS-9 satellite into orbit was crucial to U.S. military defense. The addition of WGS-9 to the constellation makes it the only military communications systems capable of X-band and Ka-band communications.
Space March 20, 2017
Putting a cover paper on a toilet seat to prevent acquiring infection only makes the matter worse. Toilet seats, according to public health experts, are not vehicles for the transmission of any infectious agents.
Public Health March 20, 2017
The month of February 2017 was the second warmest of all Februaries in almost 140 years, according to three independent analyses released this week. It ranked second to last year's February.
Earth/Environment March 18, 2017
Cooler ocean is needed to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef from coral bleaching, says a new study. Other measures to protect the coral reefs can only do so much, but ultimately, the need is even more urgent for a global action to address global warming.
Earth/Environment March 17, 2017
The spiders, which consume around 800 million tons of insects per year, are nature's free pest control. They are not alone, however. Many other beneficial insects also exist to prevent the overpopulation of harmful insects in the environment.
Animals March 17, 2017
Experts warn of more 'airpocalypses' to happen in China amid the melting of polar ice caps as climate change worsens. A study calls for more urgent actions not only for the reduction of air pollution but also of greenhouse gas emissions.
Earth/Environment March 16, 2017
Nearly half a million U.S. doctors could not be wrong, as they warned that climate change causes more harm to public health. According to the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, climate change is making Americans sicker.
Public Health March 16, 2017