Should you throw out your bottle of coconut oil, and do saturated fats really lead to heart disease? Some studies favor coconut oil and deviate from recent recommendations from the AHA.
The Soyuz 2-1v rocket of Russia has launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia, but with no official details on its payload. It's more likely a geodetic satellite, according to reports.
The Great Barrier Reef is valued at a huge AU $56 billion (or US $42 billion). Read more findings from the report from Deloitte Access Economics about Great Barrier Reef and Australian economy links.
The European Space Agency (ESA) champions satellite-based 5G internet and has signed a deal with European space companies to make it happen. Find out the potential gains and challenges with this technology for internet connectivity.
Internet June 23, 2017
A new study showed that breastfeeding may reduce a mother’s risk of suffering a heart attack and stroke later in life. Learn how the practice could positively impact a mom's cardiovascular health.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 23, 2017
Astronomer Jerry Nelson's design has changed telescopes forever, as seen in the James Webb Space Telescope being constructed at present. Nelson has died at age 73 after a long fruitful career.
Space June 23, 2017
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has just completed 1,000 Earth days in orbit, with signs of continuing good health. ISRO has also started work with NASA on their joint mission called the NISAR satellite.
Space June 21, 2017
At an arts and science festival, Stephen Hawking has issued a dire warning for humans: it's time to leave Earth and explore other worlds. The cofounder of Breakthrough Starshot calls for interstellar travel to preserve the species.
Space June 21, 2017
The Kepler space telescope has just revealed 10 new Earth-like planets. But apart from hunting for worlds that potentially harbor alien life, the mission is instrumental in the two distinct planet classifications.
Space June 20, 2017
Elon Musk's Mars colony is seen as the direction of humanity, given the possibility of the apocalype and the uncertainty of humans' future survival as a species. Learn about Mars as the focal point of humanity's doomsday preparations.
Space June 20, 2017
Deadly heat waves, while already killing people around the world, are set to become worse in the face of climate change. The findings of a new study paints a grim picture of fatalities from extreme heat.
Earth/Environment June 20, 2017
Shootings in the United States are responsible for at least 19 deaths or injuries among children, a new report has warned. The study underscores the urgency of tackling gun violence today, as well as preventing child deaths from shootings.
Public Health June 19, 2017
A team from Museums Victoria in Australia has just come back from its month-long deep sea expedition. Its surprise to the public: a range of strange underwater creatures that include the peanut worm, blob fish, and many more.
Animals June 19, 2017
Amazon will probably spark major changes in the food industry with its recent acquisition of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. Learn how U.S. supermarkets and food delivery sites could transform given this new development in the industry.
Business Tech June 18, 2017
Orbital ATK has test-fired a rocket motor that's part of the Orion spacecraft's Launch Abort System. This will hurl the crew capsule back to safety once something goes wrong with the primary rocket.
Space June 17, 2017
A team of Chinese scientists has successfully beat the record for quantum entanglement. But what are the applications of quantum mechanics in addressing cybersecurity attacks as well as information sharing systems?
Energy June 16, 2017
A few genetic tweaks to the H7N9 bird flu virus can pave the way for another human pandemic, researchers have warned. Learn more about these genetic tweaks to a property of the bird flu virus and how likely human transmission is.
Public Health June 16, 2017
An Indian woman filed rape and won against an Uber driver in India in 2014. Now, she has alleged that the company, its three executives including CEO Travis Kalanick in particular, obtained her medical records illegally to discredit her.
Business Tech June 16, 2017
Doctors in Shanghai, China, recently operated on a man and removed 30 inches of his massively swollen colon and 28 pounds of poop. Find out more about the Hirschsprung’s disease that led to his lifelong suffering.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2017
Bosphorus Strait, dividing Europe and Asia in Turkish city Istanbul, has suddenly become home to milky turqoise swirls. Scientists say there's no need to worry, as it's the byproduct of phytoplankton bloom.
Earth/Environment June 15, 2017