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
NASA urges the public to be citizen scientists for a day during the total solar eclipse 2017. All one needs is a smartphone, a thermometer, and to download the free GLOBE Observer app to be part of the initiative.
Space July 25, 2017
On Shark Week 2017, how to survive a shark attack remains very relevant and entails the valuable trait of aggressiveness. Here are also some expert tips on how to prevent shark encounters in the first place.
Animals July 24, 2017
Three new toad species emerged in Nevada’s Great Basin from a 10-year survey, and things aren't looking so good for all of them. The newly discovered Dixie Valley toad is deemed already threatened by a proposed geothermal energy project.
Animals July 24, 2017
In a successful butterfly species recovery story, the Karner blue butterfly continues to grow in numbers in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve in New York. A little more push and it could leave the endangered species list.
Animals July 21, 2017
Last Thursday, July 20, China announced its intention to be the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030. Learn more about this ambitious plan in the Chinese AI industry to challenge the dominance of American AI companies.
Computers July 21, 2017
80-year-old Arizona senator John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a highly aggressive brain cancer. Learn the current standard treatment of care for this condition and hope for more effective therapies in the future.
Medicine July 21, 2017
Dementia prevention techniques that involve diet, quitting smoking, and changing one's lifestyle may slash cases by one-third, experts reveal. Learn how leading a healthier life could save you from this brain disorder.
Public Health July 20, 2017
During a family hike, then 9-year-old Jude Sparks stumbled on an Ice Age fossil by accident: a stegomastodon skull. Learn about how the family helped identify the ancient remains, now excavated and being studied.
Ancient July 20, 2017
Why are dogs friendly? Researchers look for clues in common underlying genetics between dogs and humans to potentially explain dogs’ hyper-social behavior toward people.
Animals July 20, 2017
Diabetes rates in the United States paint a picture of low awareness and increasing statistics, a new CDC report has showed. Experts continue to call for optimal nutrition as key in diabetes treatment and prevention.
Public Health July 19, 2017
Speech problems may reflect not just less fluency and communication prowess, but also early signs of cognitive decline that could pave the way for Alzheimer's disease later on. Read on for the study details.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 18, 2017
The July 2015 Pluto flyby of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft sent back to Earth the first close-up images of the dwarf planet and its moon Charon. Now, NASA has released new flyover videos to enhance the celestial experience.
Space July 18, 2017
What to do when a bobcat attacks? Here's the question Steve Verschoor from Arizona ultimately answered for himself when he helped out a man and his dog struggling with a bobcat attack last weekend.
Animals July 18, 2017
A new study warns against the potential dangers of artificial sweeteners, specifically how they could cause long-term weight gain and other health problems. Read on for details from the University of Manitoba research.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 17, 2017
An FDA-commissioned scientific panel recommends sweeping changes in doctors’ opiod prescription practices and health policy, in general, to stop the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. Here are the details on the new report.
Public Health July 14, 2017
Honda has recalled 1.2 million Accord vehicles over concerns on potentially fire-causing battery sensors. Learn more about the recall of the company, which also figured in the exploding Takata airbag issue and is releasing a new Accord model.
Car Tech July 14, 2017
What is a sunspot and where does it come from? Learn from this report how sunspots form and the role of magnetic fields of the sun in this fascinating process long studied by scientists.
Space July 14, 2017
Florida-based private company Moon Express is seeking to deploy robotic landers in a planned series of missions to the moon. Here are details on its projected lunar outpost and moon mining initiatives.
Space July 13, 2017