A woman was left by hospital staff at a freezing bus stop wearing nothing but a hospital gown. Her story highlights the ongoing problem with patient dumping even with the EMTALA.
Public Health January 13, 2018
A marine biologist's exceptional close encounter with a humpback whale has many amazed and others skeptical. Were the whale's motive purely altruistic or something else altogether?
Animals January 12, 2018
How did flowering plants take the reins from conifers and ferns in the battle for dominance millions of years ago? A new research may have the key to Charles Darwin's "abominable mystery."
Earth/Environment January 12, 2018
The partial skeleton of a turkey-sized dinosaur were found at a site in Australia. The dinosaur appeared to be tangled in a log-jam, suggesting it roamed in a forested environment.
Ancient January 12, 2018
Pelican spiders are a part of the 'Lazarus' taxon because they were thought to be extinct before they were found alive. In Madagascar, 18 species of the cannibalistic pelican spiders have been newly described.
Animals January 11, 2018
Colon cleanses have become popular of late, but Goop is taking it one step further. Its at-home coffee enema is the latest recommendation for beauty and wellness.
Public Health January 7, 2018
John Young's career at NASA was an impressive one of many firsts. His dedication to the agency and its programs has him dubbed as NASA's most experienced astronaut.
Space January 7, 2018
Low-oxygen sites in coastal bodies of water have significantly increased since 1950. As the waters run low on oxygen, marine creatures lose their habitats and may even succumb to suffocation.
Earth/Environment January 7, 2018
The Keto diet has become increasingly popular because of its premise of a high-fat diet and fast weight loss. However, a new ranking of diets has placed the popular Keto in last place.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 7, 2018
Trehalose is a common food additive considered as 'safe' by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Is it linked to the increase in severity of a superbug epidemic?
Public Health January 6, 2018
A team of researchers created an artificial muscle that is strong, versatile, and cheap to make. It could help create soft robots in the future but also has practical implications in the food and medical industry.
Robotics January 5, 2018
Researchers of a new study debunked the popular 'alien megastructure' theory surrounding Tabby's star. As it turns out, dust and not an alien structure may be responsible for the sporadic dimming events.
Space January 4, 2018
There have been two deaths and over 50 cases of E.coli reported in the United States and in Canada since the beginning of the outbreak. No official recall has been made but romaine lettuce is seen as the likely culprit.
Public Health January 4, 2018
Asteroid Bennu-bound OSIRIS-REx took an amazing photo of the Earth and the Moon from 5 million kilometers away. It is just one of the many stunning photos of our planet from space.
Space January 4, 2018
Is the young star RZ Piscium getting ready to turn into a red giant, or is it a young planet eater? A new study finds that it could be devouring its surrounding planets.
December 25, 2017
Two years ago, Emanuel's parents noticed what was believed to be a pimple on his face. In January, he will undergo surgery to remove the now-basketball-sized tumor on his face.
Medicine December 25, 2017
Cindy Redford experienced auditory trauma after being blasted by an air horn to her ears. She has since been suffering from hyperacusis or noise-induced pain.
December 25, 2017
A new research found that eating a serving of leafy greens a day helps keep your brain a decade younger. Are there other things recent research has found to prevent cognitive decline?
Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2017
Elliot Lowe shared the heartbreaking story of his wife's death from cervical cancer to urge women to undergo cervical cancer screening. What is a smear test and how does it help early cancer detection?
Public Health December 24, 2017
A 44-year-old man in Russia died from blood loss because of a VR-related accident. Is his death an example of the dangers of VR technology?
Wearable Tech December 24, 2017