Massive Martian ice discovery opens a window into red planet's history

Massive Martian ice discovery opens a window into red planet’s history

Researchers estimate that if melted, the massive ice deposits discovered in this region would cover the planet in 1.5 meters (5 feet) of water. Newly...
Scientists break record for highest-temperature superconductor

Scientists break record for highest-temperature superconductor

Scientists have discovered superconductivity--the ability to conduct electricity perfectly--at the highest temperatures ever recorded. Using advanced technology at UChicago-affiliated Argonne National Laboratory, scientists studied a...
These handcrafted social robots could bring coziness to home

These handcrafted social robots could bring coziness to home

Blossom robots can be constructed by users from handcrafted materials, making each one a little bit different. A few years ago, when social robots began...
Scientists discover an important cause of heart failure

Scientists discover an important cause of heart failure

In a new study, researchers found many people have a dangerous heart condition: a potentially fatal buildup of abnormal proteins in the heart. This condition...
These sleep problems may increase stroke risk

These sleep problems may increase stroke risk

In a recent study, researchers found that sleep problems, which include sleep loss and oversleeping, may increase the risk of stroke. Previous research has shown...
This mental problem may be linked to Parkinson’s disease

This mental problem may be linked to Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that bipolar disorder may be linked to a high risk of Parkinson’s disease. They found that people who have...
What to know when you use drugs after expiry dates

What to know when you use drugs after expiry dates

In a recent study from Harvard University, researchers found that 90% of more than 100 prescribed and over-the-counter drugs were fine to use well...
Poor diet plays biggest role in these cancers

Poor diet plays biggest role in these cancers

It is known that eating a healthy diet is very important to our mental and physical health. On the contrary, eating a poor diet can...
New health benefits of statins and blood pressure drugs

New health benefits of statins and blood pressure drugs

In a new study, researchers found that common drugs for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol can also help fight serious mental illnesses such as...
Aspirin safe for people with brain bleed stroke

Aspirin safe for people with brain bleed stroke

In a new study, researchers found that people who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain could take common medicines like aspirin...
Scientists find a new food source for early life on Earth

Scientists find a new food source for early life on Earth

Scientists have demonstrated a new source of food for early life on the planet. Life on Earth relies on the availability of critical elements such...
Obesity drug could help treat type 2 diabetes

Obesity drug could help treat type 2 diabetes

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Universities of Cambridge and University Michigan find that drugs used to treat obesity can...
Scientists discover why some people younger than 50 have heart attacks

Scientists find why some people younger than 50 have heart attacks

Heart attacks are more common in people older than 50. But recent research has shown that heart attacks among adults younger than 50 are...
Why sleep loss may harm your heart health

Why sleep loss may harm your heart health

In a new study, researchers have discovered why a lack of sleep could harm the heart. They found that people who sleep fewer than 7...
Scientists find extremely rare fusion of two white dwarfs

Scientists find extremely rare fusion of two white dwarfs

Astronomers at the University of Bonn and their colleagues from Moscow have identified an unusual celestial object. It is most likely the product of 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...
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...
Scientists find new source of rare earth elements

Scientists find new source of rare earth elements

In a new study, researchers found a potential new source of rare earth elements like neodymium and dysprosium. The new source is phosphate rock waste. The...