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Rabbits love to eat plants high in DNA

Rabbits love to eat plants high in DNA

In a new study, researchers found that rabbits like to eat plants with lots of DNA. On the contrary, snails and insects prefer to eat...
New way to kill superbugs in the International Space Station

New way to kill superbugs in the International Space Station

In a new study, researchers have taken another small step towards deep space exploration. They tested a new silver- and ruthenium-based antimicrobial coating aboard the...
Copper helped ancient animals thrive on Earth

Copper helped ancient animals thrive on Earth

In a new study, researchers found 700 million years ago, copper was as important as oxygen in helping the earliest animals live and spread. The...
Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Recent studies have shown that examining ancient DNA could provide important insights into human history. In recent research from Harvard Medical School, researchers found with...
Scientists discover why humans and animals all need to sleep

Scientists discover why humans and animals all need to sleep

In a new study, researchers found sleep could help clear out DNA damage accumulated during waking hours. Maybe that is why humans and animals spend...
Climate change shrinks many fisheries in the world, says new study

Climate change shrinks many fisheries in the world, says new study

A new study led by Rutgers University has shown that climate change can shrink many fisheries over the world. It has taken a toll on...
This native California plant may offer hope for Alzheimer’s treatment

This native California plant may offer hope for Alzheimer’s treatment

In a new study, researchers found an anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub called Yerba santa may help develop a treatment for Alzheimer's...
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells

Leopard geckos can make new brain cells

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Guelph discover the type of stem cell allowing geckos to create new brain cells. The finding...
nicotine cigarette body weight gain

Nicotine can suppress body weight gain: new evidence from rat research

It is known that smoking is easy to start but hard to quit. One reason is that some smokers believe nicotine can suppress body...
five fingers

Scientists newly discover how we have five fingers

The fin-to-limb transition represents one of the major innovations in evolution. It is associated with the change from aquatic to terrestrial life. The transition also...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...