Researchers said the peregrine falcons' attack strategy may one day inspire new visually guided drones that can target rogue drones. They fit these birds with video cameras and GPS to study how they move and swoop down on their preys.
Animals December 6, 2017
The first successful pregnancy from a transplanted uterus in the United States gave a new hope to many women who are unable to give birth. But, it also sparked an intense debate about the ethics of the risky surgery.
Medicine December 6, 2017
Alanie 'Joie' Murrieta, a 20-year-old mother of two from Arizona, had died on Nov. 28 just one day after she was diagnosed with the flu. The flu caused Murrieta to develop pneumonia, which is an infection in the lungs.
Medicine December 5, 2017
Researchers tested a new drug called Erenumab on nearly 1,000 migraine sufferers and found that it was very effective at reducing migraines. They said the new drug managed to cut the number of migraine attacks in half.
Medicine November 30, 2017
An international team of researchers discovered a new species of snailfish, which they now call by its scientific name: Pseudoliparis swirei. For the first time, the team described the new species in a recently published paper.
Animals November 29, 2017
If you drank Udder Milk’s raw milk within the last six months, you should go ahead and see a doctor right away. CDC said a woman in New Jersey was found infected with a rare bacteria after she drank contaminated raw milk.
Public Health November 29, 2017
Researchers found a new way to stimulate corals into forming and growing in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The new technique is called 'larval reseeding' and researchers said it is less expensive and more effective than other reef restoration techniques.
Earth/Environment November 28, 2017
An Australian university is leading the nation's push to enter the space race. Last week, it launched its first miniature cube satellite into orbit and recently, opened up Australia's first space mission design facility.
Space November 28, 2017
Chronic wasting disease or CWD has been found in 23 states in the United States and two Canadian provinces. Many people who are unaware of this disease are probably wondering whether it can also affect humans.
Public Health November 28, 2017
A recent research has found a new way to detect very small pieces of plastic waste that float invisibly near the surface of the ocean using fluorescent dye. The method could be used one day to identify 99 percent of lost tiny pollutants in the sea.
Earth/Environment November 27, 2017
A new study has found that 'avatar therapy' was more effective than supportive counseling in bringing down auditory hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia. Researchers say the therapy could offer a promising new approach for schizophrenia treatment.
Medicine November 26, 2017
A new study uncovered the mystery of how Mono Lake's 'alkali flies' can stay dry after diving underwater. Here's how they do it.
Animals November 25, 2017
Budweiser confirmed its plans to send 20 barley seeds to the International Space Station on Dec. 4. The company will use the seeds in two experiments that will study how they would react in a microgravity environment.
Space November 22, 2017
The number of teenage girls who inflict self-harm rose significantly since 2009, a new CDC study has found. Some experts have linked the increase in number with the rise of smartphones.
Public Health November 22, 2017
Despite a warning from the Food and Drug Administration about the safety risks of codeine, a new study found that 1 in 20 children was still getting the medication after undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
Medicine November 20, 2017
As a result of the new high blood pressure guidelines issued by U.S. heart organizations this week, nearly half of American adults are now considered to be hypertensive. Here’s what people can do to lower their risk for hypertension.
Medicine November 16, 2017
Can artificially cooling the planet's atmosphere reduce tropical cyclones and hurricanes? Researchers say yes, it could. However, such methods may benefit one region and at the same time, harm another.
Earth/Environment November 15, 2017
The FDA recently approved Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's Abilify MyCite. The drug is the world's first digital pill that can check if patients are taking their medication or not.
Medicine November 14, 2017
Can sex trigger a cardiac arrest? A new study showed that it rarely can. It further suggested that sudden cardiac arrest is linked with sex far more often in men than in women.
Public Health November 14, 2017
Health experts are encouraging tobacco smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes. They say it is less harmful to the lungs than conventional tobacco cigarettes.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2017