Hotter temperature is correlated to increased incidents of suicide in the United States and Mexico. Researchers also found that hot weather is linked to increased use of depressive language on social media.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 24, 2018
Two vaccines produced by Changchun Changsheng Bio-technology, one of China's largest vaccine manufacturers, have been found defective. Some of the vaccines are already on the market and have been administered to Chinese children.
Medicine July 24, 2018
Experts raised concern that the DNA study of the Atacama mummy known as Ata is flawed and unethical. They said that the genetic study of the bizarre specimen should not have been conducted in the first place.
Feature | Science July 23, 2018
Doctors on average interrupt their patients 11 seconds after the latter start to speak. Specialists are less likely to give ample time to their patients. What are the factors that contribute to this kind of encounters?
Public Health July 23, 2018
Mondelēz Global LLC, which produces Ritz Cracker products, issued a recall over fears an ingredient used in the snacks is contaminated with salmonella. Here are the products affected by the recall.
Public Health July 22, 2018
Russia's Roscosmos space agency reportedly approved plans to send two humanoid robots to the ISS. The FEDOR robots were trained to fire pistols using both arms, operate a drill and drive a car.
Robotics July 22, 2018
Items owned by Neil Armstrong will be sold at a series of three auctions. The Armstrong Family Collection includes flags and medallions brought by the astronaut to the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.
Space July 22, 2018
The Neanderthals were able to produce their own fire. Researchers found microscopic wear on prehistoric stone tools that are produced by a type of rock-striking to produce sparks.
Ancient July 21, 2018
Wines produced after the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster have raised levels of cesium-137. Does increased level of the radioactive isotope in California rosé and cabernet sauvignon pose a health threat?
Earth/Environment July 21, 2018
Australian scientists developed a blood test that can detect melanoma early and can potentially save thousands of lives. What makes it different and more efficient than current tests for diagnosing skin cancer?
Public Health July 21, 2018
Previously vacant lots that were cleaned and planted with grass and trees help reduce depression and make people happier. Here are other benefits of exposure to green space.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 21, 2018
Two teams of researchers were able to create nanoparticles that spin around each other in record frequencies of a billion times per second. This creates the fastest mechanical rotation in history.
Energy July 20, 2018
Patients with breast, prostate, lung or colorectal cancer who received complementary therapies are more likely to refuse standard treatment such as chemotherapy and surgery. They also have a higher risk of early death.
Public Health July 20, 2018
A salmonella outbreak that sickened 90 people in 26 states has been linked to raw turkey. The CDC said that two of the infected patients live in homes where raw turkey were given as pet food.
Public Health July 20, 2018
The Meghalayan age is the youngest stage in the Holocene Epoch, which started after the last ice age. What makes the Meghalayan unique from other intervals of the Geologic Time Scale?
Earth/Environment July 19, 2018
A 71-year-old man died of an infection from the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria after eating oysters at a restaurant in Florida. What are the symptoms of this bacterial infection and how is it treated?
Public Health July 19, 2018
ESO's ground-based Very Large Telescope in Chile captured a remarkably sharp and more detailed image of the planet Neptune. Scientists used laser tomography to correct distortions caused by the Earth's atmosphere.
Space July 19, 2018
ESA's Sentinel-2A satellites captured image of a massive iceberg that drifted close to Innaarsuit in Greenland. The iceberg weighs about 10 million tonnes and threatened to generate large waves that can wash away parts of the remote village.
Earth/Environment July 18, 2018
Rising sea levels linked to climate change could submerge internet infrastructure as early as within 15 years. Infrastructure in three U.S. cities was found to be the most vulnerable.
Earth/Environment July 17, 2018
A Kemp's Ridley turtle was found dead in an Alabama beach. The sea turtle appears to have been strangled in the string of a beach chair that bears the logo of the University of Alabama.
Animals July 17, 2018
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