A Missouri family was found dead in their home in an apparent case of murder-suicide. Could a pregnancy-related mood disorder possibly be to blame for the tragedy?
Public Health February 9, 2018
Praying mantises evidently have a unique way of utilizing their 3D vision. Instead of looking at all the details like human eyes do, praying mantises are only concerned with one thing: their moving prey.
Animals February 9, 2018
A new research finds that woodpeckers have an accumulation of tau proteins in their brain. In humans, abnormal tau protein accumulation is a major sign of CTE.
Neuroscience February 4, 2018
A couple was charged with fraud and child abuse after allegedly convincing their young son that he was dying of cancer in order to gather money from donations. Is the father also a victim of fraud?
Public Health February 4, 2018
In 1991, the eruption of Mount Pinatubo resulted in a 1 degree Fahrenheit drop in average global temperature in the following years. Could it be possible to mitigate climate change with geoengineering?
Earth/Environment February 3, 2018
Two young boys battling the flu had a moment of comfort, which was shared to the world thanks to social media. The twins are just two of the many affected by the current flu season.
Public Health February 3, 2018
A New York man died of stage IV cancer just weeks after winning the jackpot in a scratch-off lottery. Before he won, he was saving to have enough money for a long overdue checkup.
Medicine February 3, 2018
Fancy having a drink or two at the end of the day? A new study shows that low alcohol consumption could help improve the brain's waste removal process.
Neuroscience February 2, 2018
A 10-year old boy discovered the remains of an ancient fish while on tour in a monastery in Colombia. The fossil was amazingly preserved even after being in a walkway for 15 years.
Animals February 2, 2018
Sitting time in the United States reaches up to seven hours. The findings of a new research could be a potential solution to a sedentary lifestyle.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 2, 2018
The remains discovered in an ancient burial site were arranged in a circular or spiral manner. Is the strange positioning of the bodies evidence of a ritualistic burial?
Ancient February 2, 2018
A new study highlights the health benefits of everyday activities such as household chores. The study involved measuring the physical activity of over 800 men and women in a span of 15 years.
Public Health January 28, 2018
Out of the over 20,000 bee species, the spotlight seems to be shining on the honeybees when it comes to conservation efforts. As it turns out, managed honey bees can cause harm to wild pollinators and even to their environment.
Earth/Environment January 28, 2018
After over 10 years of being "lost in space," NASA's IMAGE satellite finally phoned home. It was discovered by an amateur astronomer who was looking for signals from Zuma.
Space January 28, 2018
Artifacts that were hidden for thousands of years are being recovered from Norway's melting glaciers. What can these items reveal about human activity in the past?
Ancient January 27, 2018
A New Jersey dad took an unconventional approach in searching for a kidney donor by stating it on the T-shirt he wore to a theme park. Robert Leibowitz's story shows the power of social media and the kindness of strangers.
Medicine January 27, 2018
The oldest early human fossil out of Africa has been discovered in a cave in Israel. Is it about time to rewrite the traditional 'out of Africa' theory?
Ancient January 27, 2018
The California wildfire affected both human and animal inhabitants of the affected area. Veterinarians at UC Davis treated the wild animal burn victims using Tilapia skin and other unconventional methods.
Medicine January 26, 2018
On Day of Remembrance 2018, NASA paid tribute to the crew members of the Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia. The pilots of NASA Armstrong who died in the line of duty were honored and remembered as well.
Space January 26, 2018
The so-called Doomsday Clock is now set to 2 minutes closer to midnight and impending disaster. It is the second time that the clock has been set this close to Doomsday, following the year 1953 during the Cold War.
Feature | Science January 25, 2018