Wireless earbuds could unlock your smartphone

Scientists are developing EarEcho, a biometric tool that uses modified wireless earbuds to authenticate smartphone users via the unique geometry of their ear canal. Visit...

Flavoring ingredient exceeds safety levels in e-cigarettes, Duke study shows

In a new study, researchers found a potential carcinogen that has been banned as a food additive is present in very high levels in...

Daily aspirin may benefit many people without heart disease

In a new study, researchers found the benefits of aspirin may outweigh the risks for many patients without heart disease. Such patients could be identified...

Dust from a giant asteroid crash caused an ancient ice age before dinosaurs

About 466 million years ago, long before the age of the dinosaurs, the Earth froze. The seas began to ice over at the Earth's poles,...

Wall Street is ignoring the omens of recession – here’s why

The world is on the brink of a recession, if all the breathless headlines are to be believed. So why are U.S. stocks near...

Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution

Human ancestors might not have been built like modern African apes, a new study suggests. Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for...

Why chemotherapy only works for some cancer patients

In a new study, researchers have found. why chemotherapy drugs work better with some types of cancers than with others. The research may form the...

Vegan diet may boost gut health, improve body weight and blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found a 16-week vegan diet can boost the gut microbes that are related to improvements in body weight, body...

Researchers find new way to reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers provide some encouraging news for the millions of Americans suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. They found a new head device could...

People with autism may understand facial expressions better than previously thought

In a new study, researchers found the ability of people with autism to read what someone is feeling or thinking by looking at their...

Feeling depressed? This old game might be the answer

In a new study, researchers found when it comes to boosting mental health among older Chinese, it might be as simple as a game...

Light alcohol drinking may benefit people with type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found low-to-moderate alcohol drinking could have a positive effect on blood glucose and fat metabolism in people with type...

Vitamin D is good for the bones, but what about the heart?

Vitamin D plays an important role in overall health, but if you've been taking supplements to strengthen your heart, recent research may disappoint you. Although...

Researchers develop new surgery to treat high blood pressure

A recent study led by the Queen Mary University of London and elsewhere have found that a one-off operation could help treat high blood...

Scientists discover new method to treat chronic inflammation

Recent research has found a protein complex called the inflammasome can drive inflammation. The inflammasome can protect our bodies from infection but is also a...

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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...