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World’s First Colored Human X-Ray Applies CERN Technology Used In Search Of ‘God Particle’

The world’s first colored x-rays of a human’s body parts were released on July 10. The historic images were taken by the breakthrough technology called the MARS spectral x-ray scanner.

Feature | Health July 13, 2018

3-Year-Old Girl FaceTime's Mom At Work To Save Dad Who Had A Stroke

More than 85 percent of people who experience the same stroke as Trevor McCabe end up dead. His survival is thanks to his 3-year-old daughter's quick thinking to call her mom for help.

Feature | Health July 13, 2018

Paranormal Researcher May Have Found Time Warp Outside Las Vegas

Paranormal investigator Joshua Warren said that he found a spot in the desert just north of Las Vegas where he watched time slow down for 20 milliseconds. What are the possible causes of this anomaly?

Feature | Science July 2, 2018

Scientists Built This Nerve Agent Detector Using Lego Blocks And A Smartphone

Researchers designed a nerve agent detector that uses Lego bricks and a smartphone to sense the presence of the deadly substance used in chemical warfare. How does it work?

Feature | Science June 28, 2018

AI Reconstructs Periodic Table In A Few Hours, Humans Took A Century

Physicists at Stanford University just devised a new AI program that was able to arrange the periodic table in a span of a few hours. The machine could prove itself the new benchmark of machine intelligence in the future.

Feature | Science June 27, 2018

How To Stop Annoying ‘Plink Plink’ Sound Of Dripping Tap Based On Science

An experiment had finally figured out what produces the annoying ‘plink plink’ sound of water from a dripping faucet or leaky roof. The study also suggested one simple way to finally stop the nuisance which pestered generations of people.

Feature | Science June 23, 2018

A ‘Parasite’ Jumping Gene Turns Out To Be Critical For Embryo’s Survival

An experiment revealed 'jumping gene' that was rendered by experts as useless is actually integral to the process of embryonic development. The study revealed that while cells normally restrained this jumping gene, embryonic cells actually unleashes them.

Feature | Health June 22, 2018

Videos Capture Professor Teaching Students Moon Landing Was Fake, Other Conspiracy Theories

A sociology professor was caught on video telling students about conspiracy theories on the moon landing and the holocaust. This is not the first time he is being investigated for his claims.

Feature | Science June 15, 2018

Researchers Construct Face Of God Based On Survey Of American Christians

What does God look like? Psychologists constructed a composite image of God based on how a sample of American Christians perceive him to be. Here's why the result is surprising.

Feature | Science June 14, 2018

Physicists Stare At Atomic Clocks For 14 Years To Test Albert Einstein’s Theory Of General Relativity

A team of physicists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology watched 12 atomic clocks from November 1999 until October 2014. The experiment became the most accurate test performed to confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

Feature | Science June 6, 2018

‘Second Brain’ Found In The Gut Might Be Smarter Than Brain In The Head

Scientists described for the first time how the ‘second brain’ in the gut perform its specific functions. The team found that this ‘second brain’ work autonomously from the central nervous system.

Feature | Health May 31, 2018

Drinking Water Actually Comes In Two Forms: Ortho-Water And Para-Water

A team of scientists from Switzerland introduced the less-known forms of water: the ortho-water and para-water. The team became the first group to successfully differentiate the two H2O types from each other.

Feature | Science May 30, 2018

Former US President George HW Bush Hospitalized Due To Low Blood Pressure And Fatigue

George HW Bush, the country’s 41st president was hospitalized on Sunday for low blood pressure and fatigue. He attended a pre-Memorial Day event where he spent a day with military veterans before he was admitted to a hospital in Maine.

Feature | Health May 27, 2018

TLC Launches Show About Family With Over 80 Pets

TLC's controversial new show 'Our Wild Life' shows what it’s like to live with over 80 animals at home. The show has since gotten reactions that vary from amused to critical.

Feature | Health May 27, 2018

Learning Physics Activates Part Of The Brain Linked To Episodic Memory

Students who learned from a physics course that used modeling instruction showed changes in brain activity. Using fMRI, researchers found that the posterior cingulate cortex became more active after learning.

Feature | Science May 26, 2018

Parked Cars Can Hit Deadly Temperatures In Just 1 Hour: How To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The heat inside a parked car could be deadly for kids in just one hour. Here are tips on how to prevent hot car injuries and death.

Feature | Health May 26, 2018

DNA Evidence Helps Solve 31-Year-Old Double Murder Case: How Does Genetic Sleuthing Work?

A cold case was finally solved when investigators used a public genealogy database to track down the person responsible for double murder in 1987. Could this method also result in privacy breaches?

Feature | Science May 25, 2018

Scientists Confirm Adolf Hitler Died In 1945: Study Of Hitler’s Teeth Suggests Probable Causes Of Death

French researchers were hopeful that they could finally put an end to numerous conspiracy theories regarding the real cause of Adolf Hitler’s death. The team was given the special privilege to examine fragments of Hitler’s teeth.

Feature | Science May 21, 2018

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Surgeon General Jerome Adams responded to a medical emergency when a co-passenger on a Delta flight lost consciousness. Adams said he was 'glad to be able to assist.'

Feature | Health May 17, 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Procedure For Kidney Condition: What Is Embolization?

The White House did not elaborate on Melania Trump's kidney condition but it is highly likely the first lady had angiomyolipoma. What is angiomyolipoma and how can an embolization procedure treat this condition?

Feature | Health May 14, 2018

Time Travellers Welcome To Attend Stephen Hawking's Memorial Service

Those born between 2019 and 2038 have a chance to attend the memorial service of Stephen Hawking. What were the late scientist's thoughts on time travel?

Feature | Science May 12, 2018

Women View Men With Flashy Cars As More Promiscuous

A study found that men with flashy cars are viewed as more sexually promiscuous and likely disengaged in finding a partner for life. The finding contradicted previous assumptions that men with lavish cars are instantaneously attractive to women.

Feature | Science May 8, 2018

What Killed Sultan Saladin 800 Years Ago? Experts Finally Have An Answer

Sultan Saladin is a legendary historical figure who unified the Muslim world in the 12th century. His death was a mystery for centuries but now, doctors reveal typhoid as a likely cause of death.

Feature | Health May 6, 2018

Brain Dead Boy Regains Consciousness Just When Parents Signed Consent To Donate His Organs

Trenton McKinley sustained multiple skull fractures and a damaged brain stem. Doctors at UAB Children's Hospital in Birmingham said even if they revive him, his brain would suffer due to problems in oxidation.

Feature | Health May 7, 2018

Teen Finalists On NASA Competition Want Clean Water In Public Schools

An all-girl team of 17-year-old students' submission to a NASA competition focused on providing clean water to public schools. Their invention is based on NASA technology created for previous missions.

Feature | Science May 4, 2018

Scientist Regrets Reaching Age 104 And Now Heads To Switzerland For Assisted Suicide

Australia’s oldest working scientist and renowned ecologist and botanist David Goodall had secured an appointment for an assisted suicide in Switzerland almost a month after he celebrated his 104th birthday.

Feature | Health May 2, 2018

Oreo Unveils 3 New Limited Edition Flavors In #MyOreoCreation Contest

Oreo unveiled three new cookie flavors, namely Cherry Cola, Kettle Corn, and Piña Colada. Fans have mixed views on the new variants, which will be available for a limited time only.

Feature | Culture May 1, 2018

Fruit's Pungent Smell Causes Gas Leak Scare At Australian University

The smell of a rotting fruit left on a cupboard was mistaken as a potentially dangerous gas leak. The incident prompted the evacuation of more than 500 people in a university in Melbourne.

Feature | Health April 29, 2018

DNA At Crime Scenes Led To Capture Of 'Golden State Killer'

The Golden State Killer committed numerous crimes including murder and rape in the 1970s and 1980s but evaded justice for many years. How did investigators pin him down using DNA left at crime scenes?

Feature | Science April 28, 2018

Microscope Captures 3D Views Of Cells Moving Within Living Organisms

Researchers developed a microscope that can produce 3D videos of living cells as they carry out their function. The technology used adaptive optics and lattice light sheet microscopy.

Feature | Health April 20, 2018

Autism Pioneer Alleged To Have Worked With Nazis: Who Is Hans Asperger?

Who is Hans Asperger? He's credited for the first descriptions of what's now known to be Asperger's syndrome, but he's also allegedly involved in a Nazi euthanasia program.

Feature | Health April 20, 2018

Rapidly Expanding Cloud Of Atoms Hums A Symphony Similar To How Early Universe Did

By triggering a cloud of atoms to undergo a rapid expansion, a group of experts found that atoms could hum similarly to how the early universe may have had sung during the period of inflation.

Feature | Science April 21, 2018

Bajau Sea Nomads Evolved Bigger Spleen To Dive Deeper, Longer: Other Proof That Humans Are Evolving

The diving ability of the Bajaus is a genetic adaptation, having larger spleens allows them to hold their breath longer underwater. Here are other groups of people who evolved to adapt to their surroundings and lifestyle.

Feature | Health April 20, 2018

Scientists Manipulate 2 Atoms Into 1 Molecule In Breakthrough Step Toward The Future Of Quantum Computing

A team of scientists manipulated two atoms into one molecule whereas previous similar experiments had only achieved by combining a cluster of atoms. The breakthrough achievement became the most precisely controlled chemical reaction to date.

Feature | Science April 16, 2018

Science Says Know-It-All-people Only Exaggerate Their 'Superior' Political Knowledge

Scientists corroborated what people have always suspected and observed among know-it-all people. They merely exaggerated their points of views, which were based on incorrect and biased information most of the time.

Feature | Health April 16, 2018

Eyebrows Evolved To Help Humans Convey Emotions, Empathize With Others

Smaller and mobile brows allowed humans to express subtle emotions. Brows capable of a range of movements also play an important role in social communication, which helped humans form networks and survive.

Feature | Science April 11, 2018

Man Donates Toes Lost To Frostbite For Famous 'Sourtoe Cocktail'

A man from Britain who lost his toes to frostbite donated the appendages for the traditional "sourtoe cocktail." What is frostbite and how can one avoid it?

Feature | Health April 8, 2018

DNA Test Reveals Woman’s Biological Father Is Her Parents' Fertility Doctor

A surprising DNA result from Ancestry.com led a woman from Washington state to file a lawsuit against a fertility doctor. Kelli Rowlette was devastated to learn that the father she grew up with was not her biological dad.

Feature | Culture April 5, 2018

Florida Woman’s Excruciating Stomach Pain Due To Bad Chinese Food Found To Be A Surprise Pregnancy

A Pensacola woman, presumably suffering from food poisoning, gave birth to a surprise baby Sunday morning aboard an ambulance. Baby Oliver James was delivered 37 weeks and is included in the list of rare cases of unknown pregnancies.

Feature | Health April 2, 2018

Thousands Mourn At Stephen Hawking's Funeral In Cambridge, Eddie Redmayne Among The Many Who Paid Tribute

Stephen Hawking's funeral was a private one, but the streets of Cambriidge were reportedly filled by thousands of respecting supporters. Cambridge was the home of Professor Hawking for over 50 years.

Feature | Science April 1, 2018

WATCH: Woman Plays The Flute During Brain Surgery

A musician suffering from tremors played the flute while lying on the operating table during a brain surgery. Why is playing the musical instrument important in her procedure?

Feature | Health March 31, 2018

Poor Grades Linked To Class Schedules That Do Not Match Students' Biological Clocks

Students whose circadian rhythms are not in sync with their class schedules are more likely to have lower grades. Which students are most vulnerable to the effects of class-induced jet lags?

Feature | Health March 30, 2018

Scientists Identify Potential New Human Organ Called Interstitium

The human interstitium could be a previously unknown organ of the body. Here's the reason why it took a while before researchers were able to discover and identify this network of fluid-filled channels.

Feature | Health March 27, 2018

Girl With Chronic Eating Disorder Crowned Pageant Queen

A 15-year-old girl who weighs 380 pounds because of her insatiable hunger was crowned Miss Amazing. Anna Hankins suffers from Prader-Willi Syndrome, the most common genetic cause of obesity.

Feature | Health March 26, 2018

Lab Brews Beer Without Hops Using Genetically Modified Yeast

Using genetically modified yeast, scientists produced beer with a flavor similar to those of naturally hopped brews. A brewing expert described it as having the flavor characteristics of Fruits Loops and orange blossom.

Feature | Science March 21, 2018

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