NASA’s Hubble finds tiny “electric soccer balls” in space, helps solve interstellar mystery

NASA’s Hubble finds tiny “electric soccer balls” in space, helps solve interstellar mystery

Scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed the presence of electrically-charged molecules in space shaped like soccer balls. This shades light on the mysterious...

Social drinking: Can it benefit older people’s health?

In a new study, researchers found that social drinking has a notable impact on older people’s daily activities such as the ability to operate...

Almost half of American adults think vaccines unsafe

In a new study, researchers found that nearly half of adults in the U.S. (45%) may have experienced something has caused them to doubt...

Music training may help kids score better in math, science, English

In a new study, researchers found that high schoolers who take music courses score much better in certain other subjects, including math and science,...
Baby boomers need to pay attention to this eye disease

Baby boomers need to pay attention to this eye disease

In a new study, researchers found that more senior people in the U.S. are being diagnosed with eye complications of shingles, or herpes zoster...
Scientists discover the outermost edge of the Milky Way galaxy

Scientists discover the outermost edge of the Milky Way galaxy

A team of researchers identified the outermost edge of the Milky Way galaxy. Using the Subaru Telescope, the researchers examined the boundary of the stellar...
'Bathtub rings' around Titan's lakes might be made of alien crystals

‘Bathtub rings’ around Titan’s lakes might be made of alien crystals

The frigid lakeshores of Saturn's moon Titan might be encrusted with strange, unearthly minerals, according to a new study. Scientists have discovered new compounds and...

Women smokers have highest risk of heart attack

In a new study, researchers found women smokers have a much higher heart attack risk compared with men, especially women under 50 years old. The...

Your personality may determine your diabetes risk

In a new study, researchers found that positive personality traits, such as optimism, may help to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. More...

This new scan may improve prostate cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers found that adding an interim scan during prostate cancer therapy can help guide a patient's treatment. The new scan is...

These 5 things may cause domestic violence

They found food insufficiency, impulsivity, and adverse childhood experiences were related to domestic violence among men and women. In addition, having a partner who was...

Poor sleep linked to memory decline in older people

In a new study, researchers found that poor sleep is linked to decreased memory functions in older people. They found that variability in night-to-night sleep...

Half of U.S. adults may need to monitor blood pressure at home

In a new study, researchers suggest that about 50% of adults in the U.S. should check their blood pressure regularly at home. This is because...

A new blood test for faster, cheaper and more accurate detection of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have developed a new blood test for faster, cheaper and more accurate detection of Alzheimer’s disease. This means doctors may...
Wind can prevent seabirds accessing their most important habitat

Wind can prevent seabirds accessing their most important habitat

We marvel at flying animals because it seems like they can access anywhere, but a recent study has revealed that wind can prevent seabirds...

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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...