Watch out: your dog could access chocolate and other Easter treats during the holiday. Learn how to identify the signs of chocolate poisoning in dogs, and what other Easter treats can make them sick.
Animals April 14, 2017
The Australian government has announced $18 million in funding to protect the Great Barrier Reef, particularly its water quality management. But it won't be enough in the face of major coral bleaching and climate change, according to an expert.
Earth/Environment April 14, 2017
A new report calls for an independent non-governmental Research Integrity Advisory Board (RIAB). This is to guide scientific research in the United States and protect against research misconduct and other detrimental practices.
Earth/Environment April 13, 2017
NASA has funded 22 interstellar projects that could change the face and future of space exploration. Find out which projects received funding from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program.
Space April 13, 2017
NASA is holding a major press briefing this week to reveal its newest results on ocean worlds in the solar system. The mysterious event is expected to reveal information that could affect the search for life beyond Earth.
Space April 12, 2017
In a new study, many doctors today say they still recommend annual mammograms for women in their early 40s. This is despite updated guidelines that push back the age for the breast cancer screening.
Medicine April 11, 2017
U.S. airlines generally had a better performance last year, according to the results of Airline Quality Rating 2016. Find out how the airlines fared in terms of baggage handling, flight arrivals, and government-filed complaints.
Business Tech April 10, 2017
Bruce Shilton, formerly a lawyer and Newmarket court judge, tells the story of his 20-year struggle with Lyme disease. Find out how a tick bite changed his life, and what's on the horizon for others with Lyme.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017
Russia is willing to discuss the extension of the lifespan of the International Space Station to 2028 with its international partners. But why does research on low Earth orbit count amid bigger Mars ambitions?
Space April 10, 2017
The New Horizons spacecraft has reached the halfway point between Pluto and its target Kuiper Belt object, 2014 MU69. What's in store for the probe known for its historic Pluto flyby last year?
Space April 7, 2017
New photos from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal breathtaking views of Jupiter. They come in days before Jupiter at opposition, or where the planet forms a straight line with Earth and the sun.
Space April 7, 2017
A calorie-counting guide for cannibals shows that human calories, compared with those of bigger animals, are likely not worth the trouble. So why did humans in the Paleolithic period practice cannibalism after all?
Ancient April 6, 2017
Ziad Ahmed did not mince words when he answered the question “What matters to you, and why?” on his Stanford undergraduate application. And it has led him to get accepted into the university.
Life & Style April 6, 2017
According to Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report for 2017, male primary care doctors earn more than their female counterparts. The gender pay gap in medicine is also seen in those with specializations and among ethnic groups.
Business Tech April 6, 2017
Brexit 1.0 took place thousands of years ago with the geological separation of Britain from Europe. Learn the significance behind this ancient event, including how Britain could still be connected to the continent today had the catastrophic event not happened.
Ancient April 5, 2017
Harwinton-based Patricia Lauder had no idea her Fitbit smart watch would save her life. Through dictating her very fast heartbeat, the Fitbit device clued her in on a pulmonary embolism inside her body.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017
In a citizen science project using images from the SkyMapper telescope, researchers from the Australian National University have identified four likely Planet Nine candidates. Will one of these objects end the elusive search?
Space April 4, 2017
A new set of time-lapse photos show that climate change is already affecting the Antarctic ice sheet and others around the world. Here's a look at the world's melting glaciers.
Earth/Environment April 4, 2017
Despite a projected 5 percent budget cut, agency officials remain optimistic that the NASA Earth science program will proceed as planned, without any major disruption. Earth sciences is business as usual, they say.
Earth/Environment April 3, 2017
Would Neil deGrasse Tyson, who lauded reusable rocket technology, consider going to planet Mars via SpaceX? Yes, if Elon Musk decides to get his mom safely to Mars and back on Earth.
Space April 3, 2017