ALL POSTS BY Athena Chan

Video Of Patient 'Dumped' On Street Stirs Anger: Patient Dumping Is Still A Problem

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

Was A Humpback Whale Knowingly Trying To Protect A Diver From Shark Attack?

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

Downsized Genome Helped Flowering Plants Conquer The World

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

Fossil Of Turkey-Sized Dinosaur Found In 113-Million-Year-Old Rocks In Australia

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

New Species Of Cannibal Pelican Spiders Discovered In Madagascar

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

Coffee, Anyone? This DIY Coffee Enema Is Goop's Latest Detox Recommendation

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

Remembering John Young: NASA's 'Most Experienced' Astronaut Dies At 87

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

Earth's Oceans Suffocating And Creating More 'Dead Zones': Study

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

Keto Ranks Last On Best Diets Of 2018 List

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

Common Food Additive May Have Contributed To Deadly Superbug Outbreak

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

LOOK: This Self Healing Artificial Muscle Is Flexible, Strong, And Cheap

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

Weird Dimming Of 'Alien Megastructure' Star Likely Caused By Dust

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

Food Safety Experts Advise Consumers To Stop Eating Romaine Lettuce Amid E.coli Outbreak

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

NASA's Asteroid-Bound Aircraft Captures Stunning Image Of Earth And Moon

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

Young Star RZ Piscium Eats Its Own Planets

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

Doctors Remove Basketball-Sized Tumor Initially Thought To Be A Pimple

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

Teen Blasted With Air Horn For Using Phone Stuck With Constant 'Knife-Stabbing' Pain In Ear

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

Eating Leafy Greens May Keep Your Brain Younger: Other Ways To Prevent Cognitive Decline

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

Man Shares Heartbreaking Story Of Wife's Cancer Death, Urges Women To Take Smear Test

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

Russian Man Dies From Blood Loss In Virtual Reality-Related Accident

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

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