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
Scientists from Argentina stumbled upon the remains of a giant sea reptile believed to have lived in Antarctica 150 million years ago. The discovery came as a surprise to scientists as it has never been documented in the continent before.
Animals December 22, 2017
A woman successfully gave birth to a baby girl who spent more than 24 years as a frozen embryo in a lab. Surprisingly, the embryo was conceived just one year and a half after the woman’s own birth.
Medicine December 20, 2017
Geologists found evidence of a meteorite impact that took place around 60 million years ago. The impact was believed to have brought rare minerals of extraterrestrial origins.
Space December 19, 2017
Do men experience worse symptoms than women when they catch the flu or are they just overreacting? In a recently published review, a Canadian doctor delved further into the matter to find out whether this is true or not.
Medicine December 12, 2017
The most severe global warming predictions are more likely to be accurate than current predictions. Here's how researchers came to this conclusion.
Earth/Environment December 10, 2017
A team of Australian scientists discovered fossil remains of a new species of marsupial lion, which they named Wakaleo schouteni. The animal is believed to have possessed similar characteristics with another species that was unearthed in the 1960s.
Animals December 8, 2017
Researchers said the peregrine falcons' attack strategy may one day inspire new visually guided drones that can target rogue drones. They fit these birds with video cameras and GPS to study how they move and swoop down on their preys.
Animals December 6, 2017
The first successful pregnancy from a transplanted uterus in the United States gave a new hope to many women who are unable to give birth. But, it also sparked an intense debate about the ethics of the risky surgery.
Medicine December 6, 2017
Alanie 'Joie' Murrieta, a 20-year-old mother of two from Arizona, had died on Nov. 28 just one day after she was diagnosed with the flu. The flu caused Murrieta to develop pneumonia, which is an infection in the lungs.
Medicine December 5, 2017
Researchers tested a new drug called Erenumab on nearly 1,000 migraine sufferers and found that it was very effective at reducing migraines. They said the new drug managed to cut the number of migraine attacks in half.
Medicine November 30, 2017
An international team of researchers discovered a new species of snailfish, which they now call by its scientific name: Pseudoliparis swirei. For the first time, the team described the new species in a recently published paper.
Animals November 29, 2017
If you drank Udder Milk’s raw milk within the last six months, you should go ahead and see a doctor right away. CDC said a woman in New Jersey was found infected with a rare bacteria after she drank contaminated raw milk.
Public Health November 29, 2017
Researchers found a new way to stimulate corals into forming and growing in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The new technique is called 'larval reseeding' and researchers said it is less expensive and more effective than other reef restoration techniques.
Earth/Environment November 28, 2017