Astronomers discover massive galaxy ‘shipyard’ in the distant universe

Even galaxies don't like to be alone. While astronomers have known for a while that galaxies tend to congregate in groups and clusters, the process...

Tiny pterosaurs dominated Cretaceous skies, shows study

The newly hatched juveniles of large and gigantic pterosaurs likely outcompeted other smaller adult pterosaur species to dominate the Late Cretaceous period around 100...

Your unvaccinated friend is roughly 20 times more likely to give you COVID

As lockdowns ease in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT, and people return to work and socializing, many of us will be mixing...

Walking may reduce depression after giving birth

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant countless women are looking beyond harder-to-access, traditional postpartum depression (PPD) treatment options—like psychiatry and medication—and finding that physical activity...

This is how long the ‘long COVID’ can last

In a new study from Mount Sinai, researchers found people suffering from "long COVID" can have symptoms that last a year or more. Many...

High-fat food can change the brain very quickly

In a new study, researchers found eating a diet of high-fat foods can change the brain super quickly. The diet contributes to irregularities in the...

Burning and tingling in your feet? You may have this neuropathy disease

In a new study, researchers found the number of people experiencing numbness, tingling and pain in their feet with no known cause has been...

‘Broken heart syndrome’ is real, as this librarian learned the hard way

The chest pains began during a board meeting for the public library Cheryl Lawson oversaw. Indigestion, she thought. She walked around a bit, trying to...

COVID may cause a new wave of diabetes, study finds

In a new study published in Nature Metabolism, researchers found a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalized with COVID-19—an increase in high blood...

Higher blood pressure at night linked to Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study published in Hypertension, researchers found that higher blood pressure at night than in daytime may be a risk factor for...

Why you need the flu vaccine this year more than ever

When in-person meetings were cancelled for virtual Zoom and Google Meets during the beginning of the pandemic, many of the usual winter illnesses—particularly the...

Scientists find new way to search for Earth-like planets

Astronomers searching for Earth-like planets in other solar systems have made a breakthrough by taking a closer look at the surface of stars. A new...

Obesity kills over 4 million people every year, study finds

In a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, researchers found over 4 million deaths per year are caused by obesity. Novel obesity treatments such as...

A new way to find diabetes-related eye disease early

In a recent study published in PLOS One, researchers found new biomarkers in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy,...

Lack of sleep can affect your walk, study finds

In a new study at MIT and the University of São Paulo, researchers found that if you can make up for lost sleep, even...

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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...
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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...