Physician-scientist Norman ‘Ned’ Sharpless will take over FDA leadership from outgoing Commissioner Scott Gottlieb starting April. Sharpless is expected to continue the agency’s critical public health mission.
Public Health March 14, 2019
Eye health may be a good reflection of a person's brain health. A thorough scan of retinal blood vessels shows whether a person could develop Alzheimer's disease.
Medicine March 13, 2019
Samsung's Galaxy S10 series registered a positive start after its March 8 release. Record preorder sales were noted in the UK, USA, and other markets including China and South Korea.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2019
A rare coral reef ecosystem was found beneath the coast of Puglia, Italy. The Mediterranean mesophotic coral reef thrives in low levels of light and produces corals with subtle colors.
Earth/Environment March 12, 2019
Scientists working on the NASA-commissioned research Lyman Alpha Mapping Project have successfully observed water molecules sparsely scattered on the surface of the moon. This new research can shed light on the lunar water movement.
Space March 12, 2019
The fine dust levels in South Korea has reached an alarming rate. The country will start a joint project with China and use cloud seeding to wash away the fine dust particles causing air pollution out of the sky.
Earth/Environment March 10, 2019
A 116-year-old woman from Fukuoka, Japan is honored by Guinness as the oldest living person. Kane Tanaka keeps alert in her nursing home by studying math and playing board games.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2019
Experts do not recommend an increased dose of inhaled steroids for treating asthma in children. A new study suggests that frequent and high-dose steroid inhalation may affect a child's growth.
Public Health March 5, 2018
Victor Buso is a locksmith by profession, but he achieved what professional astronomers have always wanted -- he witnessed the birth of a supernova. He captured the stellar explosion while testing the new camera of his telescope.
Space February 23, 2018
Researchers are working on a new drug that can help shrink excess fat without dieting. If proven successful, the promising new drug can help address the national obesity epidemic affecting 160 million Americans.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2018