Scientists detect gas re-accretion in dying galaxies for the first time

Previously displaced gases can re-accrete onto galaxies, potentially slowing down the process of galaxy death caused by ram pressure stripping, and creating unique structures...

New material could help produce cheaper, better all-solid-state lithium batteries

Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) have designed a novel material to make all-solid-state lithium (Li) batteries less costly...

She had a baby. Then emergency heart surgery. And a stroke. Then, a new...

In her third trimester, Kristy Novillo struggled to give tours of the Redmond, Washington, child care center where she worked as a director. Walking...

Half of U.S. parents may not vaccinate their youngest child against COVID-19

Even as the delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps the globe, leaving those who remain unvaccinated vulnerable, vaccination among adults and teenagers in the United...

This diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes and help manage blood sugar

In a new study from the University of Reading, researchers found that eating millets can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and...

Long COVID: symptoms experienced during infection may predict lasting illness

Earlier in the pandemic, it appeared that the majority of people infected with the coronavirus experienced mild-to-moderate symptoms and generally recovered within two to...

More than half of Americans suffer from back pain and leg pain

In a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and elsewhere, researchers found more than 50% of Americans suffer from chronic pain,...

Deaths related to irregular heart rhythm may be rising, especially among younger people

Deaths related to atrial fibrillation appear to be on the rise, especially among younger adults, a new study suggests. Atrial fibrillation – often called AFib...

Adding color to your plate may lower risk of cognitive decline, Harvard study shows

In a new study from Harvard University, researchers found that people who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day...

This study shows the deep cause of alcohol addiction

In a recent study published in Science Advances, researchers found the physical origin of alcohol addiction is located in a network of the human brain...

Common high blood pressure drugs may lead to a gut disease, study finds

In a recent study published in Circulation, researchers found that a type of blood pressure-lowering medication, called a calcium-channel blocker, may be linked to...

Scientists take Earth’s inner temperature using erupted sea glass

If the Earth’s oceans were drained completely, they would reveal a massive chain of undersea volcanoes snaking around the planet. This sprawling ocean ridge system...

We’re not much different than Neanderthals, new study shows

Only a small fraction of human DNA is unique to modern humans. We like to think of ourselves as special in the human family tree....

This drug for ALS may protect cognitive functions in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, researchers found a common drug for ALS can slow brain metabolic decline and have a...

Can eating hot chili peppers actually hurt you?

We all know the burning sensation we get when eating chilies. Some can tolerate the heat, while others may be reaching for the milk...

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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...
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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...