Archaeologists recently discovered ancient stone tools in India that date back to 385,000 years ago. They believe the finding could rewrite the history of when early modern humans migrated out of Africa.
Ancient February 2, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently reviewed a new handheld electronic device that was developed by Philip Morris International. The device, which heats tobacco without burning it, is claimed to contain 95 percent less harmful chemicals than cigarettes.
Public Health January 23, 2018
A recent outbreak of canine influenza in the United States has left pet owners terrified about their pets catching the virus. The good news is that the disease can be prevented. Here’s what you can do to protect your pets.
Public Health January 23, 2018
The number of young women who are using prescription drugs to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has skyrocketed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It grew by around 344 percent over the last decade.
Medicine January 19, 2018
A woman gave birth to a baby boy on a plane that was making its way from Paris to New York. The baby's delivery had been successful, thanks to a 27-year-old medical doctor Dr. Sij Hemal.
January 19, 2018
A new recently published research found testing all women aged 30 and above for the 'Angelina Jolie gene' mutation, even when not at risk, may prevent cancer. Researchers say the approach is also cost-effective compared to today's methods.
Medicine January 18, 2018
A meteor caused a loud explosion and a brilliant flash of light to occur in the night skies over Michigan on Jan. 16. The meteor was so intense that its brightness was seen from across five U.S. states including Canada.
Space January 18, 2018
Astronomers caught a supermassive black hole burping twice after munching on gas. Such an act was caught for the very first time using data from a number of telescopes and observatories.
Space January 16, 2018
Surfers are more likely to have their stomachs colonized by antibiotic-resistant bacteria than non-surfers, a new study found. Researchers attempted to test the strength of the E. coli bacteria in the presence of cefotaxime, and here’s what they discovered.
Public Health January 15, 2018
Can lobsters feel pain the same way humans and other animals can? Scientists have tried to answer this question for quite some time now but have reached different conclusions. Here's what they have to say about it.
Animals January 15, 2018
Researchers are warning pet owners about the dangers of feeding their pets raw meat products, as they pose a risk not only to animals but also to themselves. These products were often found to be infected with parasites and bacteria.
Public Health January 13, 2018
The United Launch Alliance successfully launched a Delta 4 rocket into orbit on Jan. 12 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket is carrying a secretive spy satellite that could be used as a radar reconnaissance.
Space January 13, 2018
A new research suggested that it only takes one cigarette for the majority of people to become regular smokers. The research is based on surveys that were conducted between 2000 and 2016 in eight English-speaking countries.
Public Health January 12, 2018
Astronomers might have found the origin of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: fast radio bursts. The team said the bursts could be produced by a neutron star near a black hole or in a nebula.
Space January 12, 2018
If people think they have a drinking problem but they just aren’t sure, then they can now find out by using this new online tool called the Alcohol Treatment Navigator. The tool was created by the National Institute of Health.
Public Health January 11, 2018
If women are feeling stressed out, then a smell from their romantic partner's clothing can help them lower their stress levels, a new study found. A smell of a stranger's clothing, however, has an opposite effect.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2018
Since 1990, more children in the United States have gotten eye injuries from playing with non-powder guns, a recently published study found. Despite the increase, however, the overall rate of eye injuries among children managed to drop slightly.
January 9, 2018
Many people living in Midwestern and Northeastern United States experienced a white Christmas for the first time in a long time. The snowfall came as a dream come true for many but also as a weather nightmare for some.
Earth/Environment December 26, 2017
SpaceX successfully launched a pre-flown rocket into space on Dec. 22 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch is part of Iridium's plan to upgrade its existing constellation, which will provide a number of new services.
Space December 24, 2017
A week before Christmas, someone stole a Utah boy's 3-month supply of life-saving medication from his family home porch. Fortunately, the boy's father managed to replace it in time for his son.
Medicine December 23, 2017