Lungs For Breathing? Yes, But Lungs Also Help In Blood Production, Says New Study

Researchers have found that lungs are not just used for breathing, as they have an important role in the process of blood production. Prior to this study, the bone marrow was believed to be solely responsible for this process.


This Graphene-Powered Electronic Skin Could Give Future Prosthetic Limbs The Sense Of Touch

Researchers have created a prototype of a graphene-powered electronic prosthetic limb. The new technology would mimic the sense of touch, while also running on solar energy.

Material Science

Children Who Play Outdoors Likelier To Care About Nature As Adults, Says Study

Children who play outside are more aware of the importance of environmental protection, according to a new study. While more research is needed, these findings could improve environmental education.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Boy With Rare Skin Disorder Meets Dog With The Same Condition

An eight-year-old boy who suffers from vitiligo, a rare skin condition, has met a dog who has the same disorder. Before meeting face to face, the two have known each other virtually.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Fat Cells Give Liver A Hand During Fasting, Finds Study

New research suggests that fat cells are helpful for the liver during fasting and regulating uridine and glucose. These findings could change the way we address a number of diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Daily Cup Of Tea Protects Elderly Against Cognitive Decline

Researchers have found that drinking one cup of tea can help the elderly in preventing cognitive decline. The study was carried out on Chinese people but it could be applied to all races.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 21, 2017

Lockheed Martin To Deploy One Of The Most Powerful Laser Weapons Known To Man

Lockheed Martin tested one of the most powerful laser weapons ever to have been created, signifying the weapon system’s design and development are completed. The powerful laser weapon will be delivered to the U.S. Army in the coming months.

Defense March 20, 2017

Could Whole-Body Vibration Replace Regular Exercise? Study Says Yes

New research has suggested that whole-body vibration has similar health benefits to exercising. The study was carried out on mice, and could significantly impact obesity rates in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 17, 2017

Routine Dental Procedure Kills 4-Year-Old Boy From Vancouver

A 4-year-old boy died after a routine dental procedure. The kid was administered with Ketamine as an anesthetic but never woke up after.

Public Health March 16, 2017

Florida Woman Admits To Killing With Silicone Injection

A woman from Florida caused the death of another woman after injecting her with liquid silicone. The accused has pleaded guilty to using the illegal substance.

Public Health March 16, 2017

Brain 10 Times More Active Than Previously Thought

New research has shown that human brain activity is 10 times more intense than previously thought. This discovery could significantly impact the way neurological disorders are treated.

Neuroscience March 16, 2017

Common Flame Retardant Could Affect Kids' Social Behavior

New research has shown a connection between flame retardants used in common household items and kids' social behavior. Children are negatively affected when exposed to these chemicals.

Public Health March 13, 2017

Information Avoidance: How We Select Our Own Reality

People avoid information that threatens their existing beliefs or their happiness. According to a new study, we select our own reality and only expose ourselves to the things that favor us.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

Your Brain May Still Work After You Die

Canadian researchers suggest that brain activity can continue up to 10 minutes after a person is clinically dead. The paper is based on a human subject whose brain remained in delta activity after being plugged off life support.

Neuroscience March 12, 2017

GOP-Sponsored Bill Could Help Companies Access Your Genetic Information

A new GOP-sponsored bill could grant companies access to their employees' genetic information. Both Democrats and advocacy groups have expressed opposition to the bill.

Public Health March 11, 2017

6-Pound Tumor Removed From Gambia Girl's Mouth

A team of doctors successfully removed a 12-year-old girl's mouth tumor. The girl, who is from Gambia, was only given six months to live before the surgery, as the melon-sized tumor didn't allow her to eat properly.

Public Health March 10, 2017

What To Eat To Live Longer? Start With Nuts And Seeds

New research suggests a strong connection between cardiometabolic diseases and a healthy diet. People should consume more nuts and seeds to avoid these conditions, according to the scientists.

Public Health March 10, 2017

World’s Heaviest Woman Receives Bariatric Surgery In India

The world's heaviest woman underwent bariatric surgery in India. The Egyptian woman, who suffers from elephantiasis, has lost approximately 220 pounds since her arrival in Mumbai in February 2017.

Public Health March 10, 2017

How Did We First Create Music? Study Sheds New Light

New study suggests that music was first created as infant-directed songs. Singing was a way for parents to multitask while satisfying their children's need for attention.

Ancient March 9, 2017

Breastfeeding Mom Donates Her Milk To Babies In Need After Losing Her Own Child

A woman from Utah decided to donate her breast milk to those in need after her six-week-old child died. The woman already donated over 4,000 ounces.

Public Health March 6, 2017

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