The effort of Republicans to repeal the Obamacare with a new healthcare plan is eluding numbers within. The amendments are seeking the removal of many core provisions of the existing law with bigger a role for states.
Stanford scientists grew brain cells in a petri dish to show the 3D cluster formation in early forebrain development. Researchers watched live brain formation and concluded that genetic aberrations can impede the cluster formation and cause diseases such as autism.
Medicine April 27, 2017
An image taken by the Curiosity Rover has turned viral after a video posted by a group insisted that the image was the vestige of an ancient Martian tree on the planet as an assertion of life on Mars.
Space April 27, 2017
China and the European Space Agency are bracing for collaboration on a human outpost on the moon and many other joint programs. ESA has been hard selling the 'Moon Village' as an international launching pad for deep space missions.
Space April 27, 2017
A study on humpback whales by ecologists from Denmark and Australia has revealed that baby whales communicate with their mothers in whispers to avoid the risk of attention from predators and other mating whales.
Animals April 26, 2017
A new study has drawn attention to the plight of Americans who are haunted by top 5 conditions cutting their lives. Topping the list is obesity with 47 percent more life stealing capacity than tobacco in mortality rates.
Public Health April 26, 2017
To boost brain power during old age or middle age, exercise is the best bet - especially for those in the 50s. According to a study by Australian researchers, thinking power and memory skills improve remarkably when people exercise.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017
Cold climate with poor sunshine drives up craving for alcoholic drinks and escalates liver cirrhosis in people, according to an international study. The urge for alcohol stems from the misleading perception that a drink adds more warmth.
Public Health April 24, 2017
Collisions between whales and boats are happening more frequently than previously believed, as evidenced by injury marks found on humpback whales. Almost 15 percent of whales coming to New England had scars of vessel strikes.
Animals April 24, 2017
The European Space Agency (ESA) has raised concerns over the alarming rise of space debris. The junk scenario is posing a serious threat to many active satellites and other assets.
Space April 23, 2017
Scott Pruitt, head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has openly called for the exit of United States from the Paris climate agreement. This is the first time a senior functionary under the Trump administration has slammed the deal as unjust.
Earth/Environment April 22, 2017
The UC Davis campus in the United States became the first college to dispense contraceptives from a vending machine named the Wellness to Go machine. The vending machine has already become a talking point on Facebook.
Public Health April 22, 2017
NASA has intensified efforts for growing vegetables in space. The latest is the payload of supplies sent to ISS with systems for the Advanced Plant Habitat experiment.
Space April 21, 2017
Scientists have observed negative mass in a fluid, defying the fundamental laws of motion. According to Michael Forbes, a physicist at Washington State University, objects with negative mass will exercise acceleration in the reverse direction.
Energy April 21, 2017
West Virginia became the 29th state in the United States to legalize medical marijuana. The new law will allow doctors to prescribe cannabis for terminally ill and support 16 medical conditions including cancer and AIDS.
Public Health April 20, 2017
A river piracy has been reported in Canada where an existing Slims River, feeding Kluane Lake, in Yukon Territory suddenly vanished and the water started flowing into another river. The reason is climate change thinning the Kaskawulsh Glacier.
Earth/Environment April 20, 2017
A study revealed that severe epilepsy can be given relief in terms of reduction in seizures through the use of cannabidiol, a component in marijuana or cannabis plant. The trials showed a significant reduction in seizures after administering the drug.
Medicine April 19, 2017
An asteroid as huge as the of Rock of Gibraltar will be hurtling past Earth on April 19 without a broad collision threat. It will come close to Earth within a range of 1.8 million kilometers.
Space April 19, 2017
The Lyrid meteor shower of 2017 will peak from April 21 through April 24, and can easily be seen by those in the Northern Hemisphere. The spectacular play of shooting stars enthrall stargazers every year in April.
Space April 18, 2017
A malfunctioning freezer at Alberta University has destroyed a precious part of ice cores drilled from Alaskan Arctic aged many millenniums. However, 90 percent of the ice cores are safe and research on climate change may continue.
Earth/Environment April 18, 2017