What gives meteorites their shape? New study uncovers a ‘Goldilocks’ answer

Meteoroids coming from outer space are randomly shaped, but many of these, which land on earth as meteorites, are found to be carved into...

Scientists find blue-tongue lizards are born smart

As children, we have much to learn after we are born. We learn to walk, to talk, to develop our social skills, and when we...

Independent travel may mean better mental health

In a new study, researchers found that independent travel may mean better mental health in older people. It is important for older adults to be...

Flavored water could harm your tooth health

In a new study, researchers found that drinking flavored mineral water and sugar substitutes could harm people’s tooth health. These drinks increase the erosion of...

High blood pressure, cholesterol in young adults linked to heart disease later

In a new study, researchers found increased blood pressure and cholesterol levels in young adulthood may lead to a higher risk of heart disease...

Where next for space exploration?

Everyone is talking about our achievements in space since the moon landing 50 years ago, but what new ‘giant leap’ will we all be...

Scientists discover family members of Schrödinger’s cat

It has been said that the internet exists chiefly to show videos of cats interacting with boxes. An international team of researchers led by University...

Cats kill more than 1.5 billion native animals per year in Australia

Pet and feral cats together are killing over two billion reptiles, birds and mammals per year in Australia. Most of these animals are natives, according...

Scientists find new way to treat skin aging and hair loss

In a new study, researchers found a new way that can rejuvenate skin and regenerate hair follicles. They found a common molecular pathway shared by...

5 tips to protect older people’s health in hot weather

For people in their 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond, hot summer days can bring health risks. This is because our ability to cope with the...

Common arthritis linked to higher risk of heart disease

In a new study, researchers found that people with osteoarthritis have a risk of dying from heart disease. Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that...

Music could reduce anxiety effectively before anesthesia procedures

In a new study, researchers found that music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to an anesthesia procedure. The...

Micro-dosing psychedelic substances linked to better mood and focus, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who took very small doses of psychedelic substances reported improved mood and focus. But these people also...

Diabetes may increase heart failure more in women than men

In a new study, researchers found that diabetes confers a greater excess risk of heart failure in women than men. They found that type 1...

Even one small glass of soda or juice per day may rise you cancer...

In a new study, researchers found that drinking even a small amount (100 ml) of sugary soda or juice every day is linked to...

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Something big is warping the outer solar system

Scientists discover something big is warping the outer solar system

In a recent study, researchers found compelling evidence of a yet-to-be-discovered planetary body with a mass somewhere between that of Mars and Earth. The mysterious...
Potential human habitat located on the moon

Scientists discover potential human habitat on the moon

In a recent study, researchers found potential human habitat on the moon. They found a large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of...
Scientists find a herd of dinosaurs underground at Lightning Ridge

Scientists find a herd of dinosaurs underground at Lightning Ridge

A herd of dinosaurs has been discovered in an underground opal mine near Lightning Ridge, NSW. Scientists have revealed that fossils from an underground opal...
Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

Why you may want to stop using plastic water bottles

A recent study has found that exposure to bisphenol-A or BPA can worsen symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. BPA exists in polycarbonate plastics...
This metal may harm the brain, lead to Parkinson’s disease

This metal may harm the brain, lead to Parkinson’s disease

Excessive exposure to the metal manganese is linked to Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study from Iowa State University. Researchers found that too much...