Fossil fuel use still has its drawbacks but it looks like we can’t blame it for all our greenhouse gas problems. According to a new research, rising methane levels around the world may actually be attributed to agriculture and wetlands.
Earth/Environment October 7, 2016
Researchers have discovered that caffeine may have a hand in reducing dementia risk in women. Sounds like a great reason for a coffee break, right ladies?
Healthy Living/Wellness October 7, 2016
MIT researchers wanted to create sustainable, functional wet suits and they’re drawing inspiration from semiaquatic animals like beavers. These beaver-inspired wet suits were particularly designed to keep surfers warm while shedding water quickly at the same time.
Material Science October 6, 2016
Researchers have interpreted data from the Cassini mission and concluded that Dione has a subsurface ocean. The Saturn moon is the newest to join the group of ocean worlds in the solar system.
Space October 6, 2016
Not long after Southern California endured a swarm of earthquakes, researchers are saying they have found a new fault along Salton Lake. How will this new fault affect the San Andreas system?
Earth/Environment October 6, 2016
Weed users continue to grow in number in the U.S., many of whom boast of taking cannabis for the substance’s benefits on creativity. A psychologist begs to differ, however, saying that marijuana use actually dulls creative thinking.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 5, 2016
Bees are complex little creatures. In a recent study, scientists saw that it’s possible to train bees and they have the ability to pass on what they’ve learned to the benefit of their colonies.
Animals October 5, 2016
Stanford researchers’ version of an air bag bike helmet is a foam helmet that pops out when potential collision is detected. Will you wear one for a safer bike ride?
Healthy Living/Wellness October 5, 2016
NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover is ready for its two-year mission extension. As the rover begins a new chapter in its Martian mission, it’s making its way to another destination in an effort to learn more about the red planet.
Space October 4, 2016
People are often judged in relation to others. In terms of attractiveness though, researchers have found that how people see you will depend on who you’re with.
Life & Style October 3, 2016
Heart disease has long been a topic for studies and researchers continue to explore ways to shed light on the health condition. Now, researchers have tapped a surprising study aid: the Thai water bug.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 3, 2016
Teething can appear to be distressing to a baby but the FDA is cautioning parents and guardians against teething tablets and gels. In particular, the agency has issued a warning against homeopathic teething products.
Public Health October 2, 2016
Flu season is here and the CDC is urging Americans to get vaccinated. Understanding the importance of flu vaccines, researchers have developed two universal formulations offering better, longer-lasting protection.
Medicine October 1, 2016
Contraceptive use has been found to increase the likelihood of antidepressants being prescribed to women, researchers say. It’s important to note side effects but experts urge women not to overreact.
October 1, 2016
The brain has always been involved in decision-making processes. Now, researchers have identified specific regions in the brain responsible for assessing if effort required is worth the reward.
Neuroscience September 30, 2016
The CDC has finished its investigation into the contaminated flour that led to a multi-state E. coli outbreak. But while its questions have been resolved, the agency warned that illnesses may continue.
Public Health September 30, 2016
Breastfeeding has long been treated as a child health issue but researchers have found that it also has a hand in protecting mothers. According to their findings, breastfeeding as recommended reduces risks of premature death and serious diseases.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 30, 2016
Researchers discovered that combining the use of clot-removal devices and clot-dissolving agents lead to less disability as ischemic stroke patients recover. Turning to combination treatment then can help in improving patient outcomes.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 29, 2016
Tyson Foods issued a recall of its Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets, citing plastic contamination. The company has advised consumers to discard affected products bought, releasing information on how to get a full refund.
Public Health September 28, 2016
Mercury is no larger than the Earth’s moon and it’s still shrinking! Researchers came to this conclusion after discovering small fault scarps on the planet, which also shed light on Mercury’s active tectonic activity.
Space September 28, 2016