How did the first animals appeared on Earth and paved the way for the existence of complex life and humans? Algae blooms that followed the melting of snowball Earth may hold the answer.
The Chilesaurus dinosaur, dubbed the Frankenstein dinosaur, is considered the missing piece of the puzzle of dinosaur evolution. Learn how it establishes the link between plant-eating dinos and carnivorous ones.
In a new study, one out of four individuals has reported getting injured while doing pubic hair removal and trimming. Find out the range of pubic hair grooming injuries in this research on nearly 7,600 American adults.
A 100-year-old fruitcake that still looks excellent is among the latest Antarctic artifacts discovered and conserved by experts. Learn more about this interesting piece of history from the Terra Nova expedition from 1910 to 1913.
Ancient August 11, 2017
A Chinese quantum satellite is believed to pave the way in forming an unhackable global quantum communication network. Learn more about this recent feat in quantum key distribution and its potential applications.
Space August 11, 2017
Your Instagram feed could lend important insight on depression and mental health. This is the finding of a new study that used a computer program to analyze thousands of Instagram photos from 166 users.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 9, 2017
Researchers just officially described and named the largest dinosaur on Earth to have ever lived: the Patagotitan mayorum. Learn more about the biggest member of the sauropod dinosaur family.
Animals August 9, 2017
GhanaSat-1, Ghana’s first satellite, has recently started to orbit around Earth. Learn more about the launch of the satellite technology funded by the Japan space agency and which is heralding Africa's entry to the space race.
Space August 8, 2017
Revisit the feats and accomplishments of the twin probe on the 40th anniversary of the Voyager mission. See how long they are likely to survive interstellar space and send valuable data back to Earth.
Space August 8, 2017
What seemed like an ordinary trip to the beach ended up as a medical emergency for 16-year-old Sam Kanizay of Australia. What caused his wound that led to profuse bleeding and lots of skin marks: sea lice or sea fleas?
Animals August 8, 2017
A number of new studies have revealed that doing yoga may ease depression, and the practice could complement traditional therapies to lessen the symptoms. Find out more about its benefits for mental health.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 7, 2017
Two new meta-analyses have warned that loneliness and social isolation have become an urgent public health threat. Find out more about the health effects of loneliness and what can be done about it.
Public Health August 7, 2017
The fossil of the Birgeria americana, a newly discovered fish species believed to look and eat prey like a shark, has been found in Nevada. Learn more about the findings of Swiss and U.S. researchers on the Nevada fossil.
Animals August 7, 2017
The cardiovascular benefits of the Mediterranean diet seem to be exclusive to the rich and educated, a new study has found. Learn about the connection of this diet to socioeconomic standing based on a study of 18,000 Italians.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 1, 2017
There's a 90 percent chance that temperatures will rise from 2 degrees to 4.9 degrees Celsius by 2100, a new study noted. Know what its findings say about the greenhouse gas emissions targets of the Paris climate change agreement.
Earth/Environment August 1, 2017
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief Scott Gottlieb announced Friday new measures to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes and vaping products. The federal agency made the proposal for the first time to curb cigarette addiction.
Public Health July 31, 2017
SpaceX will aim for a November launch for its Falcon Heavy rocket, as announced by its CEO Elon Musk. Learn more about the role of this powerful reusable rocket technology in the planned Mars mission of the spaceflight firm.
Space July 31, 2017
Astronauts onboard the International Space Station shared a timelapse video of the aurora borealis or northern lights last Sunday. But what is the bright light display that is an aurora and how does it form?
Space July 27, 2017
If you think money can't buy happiness, think again. A new study reveals the benefits of buying time, such as paying someone to do household tasks, for greater life satisfaction.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 25, 2017
Since astronaut Gene Cernan stepped back into the Apollo 17 lander back in 1972, no human has set foot on the moon again. Learn what could have happened if the Apollo program continued and proceeded with its space missions.
Space July 25, 2017