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Four new species of tropical sharks that use their fins to walk are causing a stir in waters off northern Australia and New Guinea. While...

Why fitness trackers may not give you all the ‘credit’ you hoped for

January is a time when many people make resolutions – and then break them. Almost 60% of Americans will resolve to exercise more, but fewer...

In cases of cardiac arrest, time is everything. Community responders can save lives

Each year more than 24,000 Australians experience a sudden cardiac arrest. This means their heart unexpectedly stops beating. A cardiac arrest leads to loss of...

How five short intentions can help people recovering from depression stay on track

About one in six people in England report experiencing anxiety or depression in any given week, and depression is a major cause of disability...

Traditional Chinese herb may help treat obesity

Overweight and obesity have become a severe public health problem around the world. Current anti-obesity strategies are mainly aimed at restricting calorie intake and absorption. In...

These common food nutrients may help control diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition marked by high levels of glucose in the blood. While type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented, type 2 diabetes is...

Scientists find new elements, hotter temperatures in the Milky Way

The halo that surrounds our Milky Way galaxy is hotter and made up of different proportions of elements than scientists previously thought, new research...

This new finding could make solar energy more efficient

Chemists have figured out, for the first time, how to collect energy from the entire visible spectrum of sunlight and transform it, quickly and...

How blockchain could prevent future data breaches

Just before the new year, approximately 15 million Canadians — about 40 per cent of the entire population of Canada — learned that their...

The dark side of supportive relationships

Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up your husband or wife to talk about it. Your partner...

I’m taking antibiotics – how do I know I’ve been prescribed the right ones?

In the days before antibiotics, deaths from bacterial infections were common. Seemingly minor illnesses could escalate in severity, becoming deadly in a matter of...

Spikes in blood pressure at young age spell health trouble in mid-age

In a new study, researchers found that wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular...

Snakes could be the original source of the new coronavirus outbreak in China

Snakes – the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra – may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an...

New drug combo may help reverse arthritis

In a new study, researchers have discovered that a powerful combination of two experimental drugs reverses the cellular and molecular signs of osteoarthritis in...

Want to have healthy brain in old age? Take testosterone

In a new study, researchers found that taking testosterone supplements can boost men's brain health into old age. The research was conducted by a team...

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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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Few things on earth strike fear into the hearts of men more profoundly than hair loss. But in a new study, researchers found reversing baldness...