A new type of spacecraft can extract water from planetary bodies and turn it into steam energy to propel the vehicle deeper into space. This project aims to reduce the costs related to building such technology in the future.
Space January 14, 2019
An 11-year-old boy from Brooklyn died from a severe form of an allergic reaction after smelling a fish being cooked. Experts said that hypersensitivity to food particles is increasingly becoming a problem among children.
Public Health January 9, 2019
More American women today choose to stay single compared to men. However, this does not necessarily mean that unmarried people have given up on love.
Life & Style January 9, 2019
A new study found that dark matter can heat up and then move away from the center of galaxies. This phenomenon called dark matter heating is typical of any star-forming galaxy.
Space January 7, 2019
The NHS’ expanded 10-year plan will allow young and adult citizens to access mental care services with reduced waiting period. Apart from funding, critics said the agency is faced with a difficult task to prioritize specific areas of healthcare.
Public Health January 7, 2019
Exoplanets with lower atmospheric densities are more likely to lose a great portion of its mass. When planets like this evaporate, they could turn into a rocky and more massive version of the Earth.
Space December 14, 2018
Mobile devices today have limited capabilities to transmit and receive high-frequency signals. But a new research on quantum computing showed that manipulation of phononic devices at the atomic level can drastically improve its functionality.
Feature | Tech December 14, 2018
The Adélie penguin is one of the two penguin species that lives on ice. Their population in the Antarctic Peninsula is threatened by habitat loss due to climate change.
Animals December 13, 2018
Astronomers proved that ancient galaxies have as much amount of dark matter as present-day galaxies. This refutes few recent studies suggesting that some galaxies have a little amount of dark matter during their birth.
Space December 13, 2018
Latest images from OSIRIS-REx spectrometers confirmed preliminary projections of Bennu’s size, rotation rate, and shape. Traces of hydroxyls were also found on the asteroid’s surface, suggesting that it might have landed on water.
Space December 13, 2018
Deforestation rates have increased in the past decade amid the sustainability classification of major palm oil forests. Researchers urged the stakeholders to consider other alternatives to mitigate its negative effects on environment and people.
Earth/Environment December 10, 2018
People who drink to ease anxiety in public are likely to experience ‘hangxiety.’ Researchers found that anxiety levels significantly increase during a hangover for very shy people.
Public Health December 10, 2018
MRI scans of children who spend more than seven hours a day watching interactive media showed significant changes in their brain structure. The American Academy for Pediatrics advised that children below 18 months should avoid screen time.
Neuroscience December 10, 2018
A simulated CAPTCHA attack conducted by computer engineers from China and UK showed that websites are vulnerable and need multi-layer security. Researchers reported that website owners should consider discarding CAPTCHAs for future use.
Security December 8, 2018
The same fluoride used in toothpaste may be the future of batteries. Researchers discovered that fluoride-based batteries have a longer lifespan than lithium ions, but future work is needed to stabilize it for everyday use.
Material Science December 7, 2018
Harvard scientists experiment on a new way of reversing climate change by spraying small packets of calcium carbonate into the stratosphere. The effect will dim the skies, similar to what happens after a volcanic eruption.
Earth/Environment December 6, 2018
A new study found that human beings are compelled to take care or something or someone they perceive as cute. It also explains why people cry when they feel happy or overwhelmed.
Neuroscience December 5, 2018
At least 18 deaths were confirmed to be related to the measles outbreak in the southern Philippines. The lowering rates of vaccine coverage worldwide is alarming, but health experts said it is not surprising.
Public Health December 5, 2018
Physicians who practice in small, independent practices have better psychological well-being and are less likely to commit medical errors. Experts said that unsafe work settings and burnout go hand-in-hand in the risk of medical errors.
Public Health July 11, 2018
At least 18 companies in China were found still using banned ozone-depleting gas called CFC-11. The investigation followed a study published recently, citing that the harmful gas might still be used somewhere in Eastern Asia.
Earth/Environment July 10, 2018
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