Science

Why Sleeping in on Weekends Is Good for Your Health

18 hours ago

An expanding body of research is shedding light on the importance of getting a good night’s sleep, with many studies showing that a chronic lack of sleep can increase your risk of death. Yet, the constant distractions of today’s society

New Study Explains Why Birds Don’t have Teeth

18 hours ago

Although we know birds don’t have teeth, experts are actually still unclear as to the reason why. But now, a new study puts forth an intriguing theory about what might have happened to our feathered friends, including how going toothless

 An International Team of Scientists Will Be using eDNA to Sample the Waters of Loch Ness

2 days ago

For decades people have been fascinated with the idea of a large lake monster living in Scotland’s Loch Ness but no hard evidence has ever been found to prove “Nessie’s” existence. However, in June, an international team of scientists headed

Nanoparticles Made of Tea Leaves Destroyed 80 Percent of Cancer Cells in New Study

3 days ago

In a recent study, scientists from Wales and India used tea leaves to make nanoparticles which destroyed up to 80 percent of lung cancer cells. Their results were published in Applied Nano Materials. The findings surprised the team, which they

Stimulating the Brain with Magnetic Energy Could Help People with Obesity

4 days ago

According to scientists, stimulating the brain with magnetic energy could curb food cravings in people with obesity. Researchers in Italy investigated whether a technique called Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) could be used as an alternative to invasive surgery or

Scientists Created Lab Mice With a Mutation That Protected Them From Alzheimer’s Disease

4 days ago

Scientists created lab mice with a mutation that protected them from Alzheimer’s disease. The mutation lessened their buildup of amyloid-beta, a molecule that can accumulate and result in brain plaque. Even though the research is new, there is a reason

Scientists May have Unlocked One Secret Behind the Behavior of Water

1 week ago

Although water is one of the most crucial elements for us humans, scientists still don’t understand why it expands as it cools, why hot water turns to ice faster than cold water or its extraordinary surface tension, which enables it

A New Molecule Might Cure the Common Cold

1 week ago

In a bid to cure the common cold, researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) have produced a new molecule that doesn’t target cold symptoms or even the virus itself: it affects the cells in our bodies that betray us when

 X-ray Laser heats Room-Temperature Water to 100,000 degrees Celsius in Less Than One Trillionth of a Second

1 week ago

An international group of researchers has used a powerful X-ray laser to heat room-temperature water to 100,000 degrees Celsius (180,032 Fahrenheit) in under one trillionth of a second. The team’s experiments are outlined in a paper published in the journal

Researchers Reversed Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease in Fruit Flies

1 week ago

By altering the production of certain enzymes researchers have reversed symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in fruit flies. This discovery may help to further explore epigenetics as a potential method for Alzheimer’s disease treatments. Felice Elefant, an associate professor in the

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