Scientists use facial quirks to unmask ‘deepfakes’

Scientists use facial quirks to unmask ‘deepfakes’

After watching hours of video footage of former President Barack Obama delivers his weekly address, Shruti Agarwal began to notice a few quirks about...

This essential nutrient may help treat high blood pressure, depression

Recently, researchers from Indiana University have found that an important mineral in our daily diet may help control blood pressure. They fund that mineral magnesium...

Scientists find lots of strange microbes in dinosaur fossils

Bad news, Jurassic Park fans--the odds of scientists cloning a dinosaur from ancient DNA are pretty much zero. That's because DNA breaks down over time...

Engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50% with inexpensive method

Rice University's solar-powered approach for purifying saltwater with sunlight and nanoparticles is even more efficient than its creators first believed. Researchers in Rice's Laboratory for...

New findings about the genetic causes of autism

In a new study, researchers have made a breakthrough in the understanding of the genetics of a common form of syndromic autism. The finding may...

Depression drugs may lower your perception of pain

Depression is a mental disorder that often comes along with strong impairments of social functioning. Previously, scientists assumed that depression also impairs empathy, an essential...

Eating enough protein may lower frailty in older people

In a new study, researchers found that adequate intake of protein is linked to a reduced risk of frailty. Adequate protein intake is defined as...

Being fit in middle age may lower risk of chronic lung disease

In a new study, researchers found that good heart and lung fitness in middle age is linked to a lower long term risk of...

Scientists discover new drugs that starves skin cancer

In a new study, researchers found that a new drug may starve the drug resistance of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The...

5 things every man can do to be healthier

Recent research has shown that men are more likely to skip routine health screening tests than women. Many men tend to avoid see their doctors...

This heart problem may increase your dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia. The...
Scientists discover two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden's star

Scientists discover two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden’s star

An international research team led by the University of Göttingen has discovered two new Earth-like planets near one of our closest neighboring stars. "Teegarden's star"...
Your sleep history may help predict Alzheimer’s later in life

Your sleep history may help predict Alzheimer’s later in life

In a new study, researchers found that sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life. The new finding may help...
Physically demanding jobs may harm your health

Physically demanding jobs may harm your health if you retire late

In a new study, researchers found that men and women who do physically demanding jobs may have poorer mental and body health if they...
Your circle of friends may predict your health better than your Fitbit

Your circle of friends may predict your health better than your Fitbit

In a new study, researchers found that people’s circle of friends could help predict their health conditions better than their fitness trackers. They found the...

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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...