Researchers from Johns Hopkins University tracked down the signaling process that triggers the spread of cancers and found two existing drugs that can inhibit metastasis.
NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory captures stunning images of the moon crossing the sun’s path on May 25. Watch the animated version of the lunar transit.
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office confirms Hepatitis A exposure in the county jail. Inmates and visitors are advised to take necessary precautions to avoid widespread infection.
Research finds that sleep deprivation is even more dangerous than originally thought. Chronic lack of sleep stimulates cell activity that causes irreversible damage to the brain.
Recent study reveals that fitness wearables do not accurately track burned calories during physical activities. Is it still worth it to rely on fitness trackers?
Feature | Health May 26, 2017
NASA has discovered a new mode of ice loss that was previously undetected despite its huge impact on Rink Glacier. The gigantic wave dented the bedrock underneath the ice sheet.
Earth/Environment May 26, 2017
The flamingos’ signature pose has long been a mystery for everyone, but researchers finally have a plausible answer. The bird’s one-legged stance saves more energy.
Animals May 26, 2017
The length and quality of sleep can be a good indicator of a person’s overall physical and mental health. Just how much sleep can be considered ‘enough?’
Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2017
The Trump administration refocused NASA’s budget to the Mars mission but it may not be enough to succeed. An expert believes Musk and Bezos will get there first.
Space May 21, 2017
Mercedes-Benz is expanding its operations into clean energy by following Tesla’s footsteps. The car manufacturer announced its partnership with Vivint Solar for residential energy storage.
Business Tech May 21, 2017
May 19 was ‘Endangered Species Day.’ Get to know more about why we must continue to protect threatened wildlife to commemorate the important day and what have been done, so far.
Feature | Science May 21, 2017
UK’s additional restriction to tobacco products comes into force on May 21. Here’s what you have to know about the stricter measures that will be implemented.
Public Health May 21, 2017
New research suggests that fatalities from Chagas disease may be under-reported due to its non-symptomatic stage. Trypanosoma cruzi increases the risk of death in infected individuals.
Public Health May 20, 2017
Zika is no longer a global health emergency but can it be turned into a remedy? Researchers from the UK plan to test the possibility of using Zika virus to treat glioblastoma.
Feature | Health May 20, 2017
The Italian cabinet just approved a new law requiring parents to vaccinate their school-aged children. Proof of vaccination is required upon enrollment or parents will be fined.
Public Health May 20, 2017
The Svalbard global seed vault has met its match in global warming. Arctic permafrost was thawed and flooded the vault after a series of heat waves.
Earth/Environment May 20, 2017
Studies reveal that a healthy diet lowers the risk of recurrence and death from colon cancer after treatment. Eating a variety of nuts should also be part of the weekly menu.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 20, 2017
Researchers find a growing number of moss banks in Antarctica as the planet continues to experience rapid warming. The large-scale greening will continue as an effect of climate change.
Earth/Environment May 19, 2017
CDC warns about increasing reports of parasite infection from pools and water parks. The 2016 Crypto outbreaks more than doubled the number of reported cases in 2014.
Public Health May 19, 2017
Green Chile Foods recalls meat and poultry frozen products after traces of Listeria monocytogenes was found during a routine test. Find out if your frozen burrito is affected.
Public Health May 14, 2017