What would it have been like to witness the beginning of the universe?

Something wonderful happened about 13.8 billion years ago. Everything in the universe was created in an instant as an infinitesimally small point of energy: The...

Scientists identifies duration of mass extinction 252 million years ago

A Chinese-led research group found that it took less than 30,000 years and perhaps only thousands for a massacre of over 90 percent of...

New way could help reap maximum power from wind farms

Every two and a half hours, a new wind turbine rises in the U.S. In 2016, wind provided 5.6 percent of all electricity produced,...

Robot jellyfish: The new guardians of the ocean

New robot jellyfish could be the key to monitoring and caring for fragile parts of the world's oceans without damaging them. The robots were developed...

As your BMI increases, your blood pressure may rise as well

Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women. These findings appear in...

Who are most likely to use opioids?

Among older Americans, the poorest are the most likely to use prescription opiods, according to a new study. The findings raise important questions about access...

New drug could fight liver cancer with fewer side effects

Researchers have developed a new drug called FFW that could potentially stop the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or primary liver cancer. The discovery opens...

When it comes to protein, quality is more important than quantity

High-protein diets are everywhere, but not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high...

Your city’s air may play a big role in your heart health

In a recent study, researchers find that Healthy people exposed to even low levels of air pollution over a handful of years developed enlarged...

Unintended weight loss may be a big sign of these 4 cancers

In a recent Oxford study, researchers find unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for 4 types of cancer. The team conducted the...

6 ways to beat the back-to-work blues by building resilience

We are all faced with obstacles at work, and sometimes just going back to work after a holiday can feel like a challenge. We might...

Keto diet could reduce body fat in women with ovarian cancer

Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the keto diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels, according...