This may solve the mystery of the expansion of the universe

The universe was created by a giant bang; the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, and then it started to expand. The expansion is ongoing:...

Scientists introduce a new generation of tiny, agile drones

If you’ve ever swatted a mosquito away from your face, only to have it return again (and again and again), you know that insects...

Mantis shrimp inspires new breed of light sensors

Inspired by the eyes of mantis shrimp, researchers have developed a new kind of optical sensor that is small enough to fit on a...

1 in 5 healthy kids may have benign bone tumors

In a new study, researchers found that benign bone tumors may be present in nearly 20% of healthy children. Although that may sound frightening, common...

Belly fat is resistant to every-other-day fasting, study finds

In a new study, researchers found what happens to fat deposits during intermittent fasting (every second day), with an unexpected discovery that some types...

This study finds why blood type matters for COVID-19 infection

In a new study, researchers found further evidence that people with certain blood types may be more likely to contract COVID-19. They found that the...

Scientists find new drug to treat depression effectively

In a new study, researchers found a drug that works against depression by a completely different mechanism than existing treatments. They showed that ezogabine (also...

Colorectal cancer: What you need to know

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States according to the American Cancer Society. Since...

Opioid overdose reduced in people taking this drug

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid misuse has continued unabated in the United States, with an estimated 2.5 million or more Americans suffering from...

How one caregiver keeps his dad safe from COVID-19

As COVID-19 vaccination moves forward, limiting the number of serious illnesses and deaths from this disease remains vital. For those who are caring for someone...

Eating meat is linked to much more common diseases than you think

In a new study, researchers found regular meat consumption is linked to a range of diseases that researchers had not previously considered. The results associate...

Single vaccine dose may protect people who have had COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that those who have previously experienced a SARS-CoV-2 infection develop a strong antibody response to the first dose...

This study shows a new way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

One in 10 people age 65 and older (10%) has Alzheimer’s dementia and 13.8 million people in the U.S. age 65 and older are...

Vitamin D may help reduce this health problem in older people

In a recent study at the University at Buffalo, researchers found that frailty can be slowed with what might be considered “over” supplementation with...

Fuel efficiency of one car may be cancelled by your next car purchase

In a recent study, researchers find that consumers tend to buy something less fuel efficient than they normally would for their second car after...

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Will the United States have a new state?

If a state is admitted to the Union, the US flag would need to accommodate an extra star. You might have to revise your general...

Scientists discover terrifying epilepsy demon on 2,700-year-old clay tablet

A 2,700-year-old cuneiform tablet from ancient Iraq depicts the demon that the ancient Assyrians thought caused epilepsy. It’s a previously overlooked element of the tablet...

Scientists discover strange hollow ball-like structures in 80-million-year-old fossils

Scientists from The University of Western Australian and University of Cambridge have made a chance discovery in UK museum collections. They discovered hollow ball-like structures...

The Earth’s moon may be cracking up

Researchers have discovered a system of ridges spread across the nearside of the Moon topped with freshly exposed boulders. The ridges could be evidence of...
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...