Bones of Slain Mammoth Show Evidence of First Humans in Arctic
Jan 20, 2016 A team of researchers from Russia studying the bones of a mammoth claims that they have found evidence of humans living in the Arctic 45,000 years ago. According to lead researcher Vladimir Pitulko of the Russian Academy of Science, the markings on the massive animal's bones suggest that the mammoth was hunted down by the first human settlers in the region.
Researchers Believe World’s Biggest Canyon Hidden Under Antarctic Ice
Jan 19, 2016 What actually lies underneath the massive ice sheet of the Antarctic still remains a mystery. But recently, scientists surveying the region discovered that it might be hiding the world's biggest canyon
Study Shows Living in High-Rise Buildings Affects Cardiac Arrest Survival
Jan 19, 2016 Medical researchers explained in a new study how living on upper floors of tall buildings can significantly decrease people's chances of surviving cardiac arrests. Based on their findings, this effect is all about the time it takes for medical responders to reach the patients.
Leafy Green Vegetables Found to Decrease Risk of Glaucoma
Jan 18, 2016 A new study has revealed that a diet composed of green leafy vegetables is effective against the development of the most prevalent type of glaucoma. According to the researchers who carried out the study, this finding can significantly help those at risk of going blind due to this eye disease
New Study Reveals E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit
Jan 14, 2016 Generally, electronic cigarettes are being marketed as safer alternatives to traditional cigarettes. This also led to the idea that e-cigs and vapes can be used to help conventional smokers quit their unhealthy habit.
Cure for Cancer Found? Common Painkiller Drug Found to be Effective Against Fatal Disease
Jan 13, 2016 Researchers have discovered that a painkiller commonly used to treat various conditions including migraines, arthritis and fever contain certain properties that can fight off the development of cancer. The findings of the researchers were based on both current and previous studies regarding the effects of the drug on this fatal disease.
Massive Icebergs Helping in the Fight Against Global Warming by Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Levels
Jan 13, 2016 A new study about the impact of climate change revealed how melting ice from giant icebergs contribute to fighting off the effects of this global environmental issue. According to researchers, the water flowing from the melting iceberg has properties that prevent carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere.
Astronomers Puzzled by Discovery of Naked, Star-less Black Hole
Jan 12, 2016 Scientists observing a distant galaxy are currently trying to find an explanation as to why some black holes are not surrounded by stars. One theory that they came up with is that this may have been caused by two or more galaxies colliding into one another.
100 New Alien Planets Discovered by NASA Kepler Mission
Jan 11, 2016 The revived Kepler space mission has helped NASA identify 100 new alien planets. Aside from these, the spacecraft was also able to monitor over 200 more that are currently awaiting confirmation.
Too Much Vitamin D can be Harmful for Seniors According to New Research
Jan 06, 2016 A new study carried out by researchers from Switzerland revealed how vitamin D can be dangerous for senior citizens. Based on their findings, taking too much vitamin D can increase the risk of falling among older adults.
Researchers Uncover Factors that Led to the Extinction of Real-Life King Kong
Jan 06, 2016 The Gigantopithecus blacki, which is currently being dubbed as the real-life King Kong, is a massive ape that roamed the Earth more than 100,000 years ago. Although little is still known about this creature, researchers have already identified the possible cause that led to its extinction.
Eating Sugar can Cause AND Spread Cancer According to New Study
Jan 04, 2016 A new study carried out by researchers from the University of Texas' MD Anderson Center revealed the role of sugar in the development of cancer. Based on their findings, diets high in sugar or fructose will not only cause breast cancer to grow, but these can also spread the effects of the disease
Worsening Drought Endangering 60 Million Trees in California
Dec 31, 2015 Researchers warned that if the drought affecting California continues, it could have irreversible effects on almost 60 million trees. Based on their findings, the water content in the canopies of millions of trees in the state has already dropped severely.
Health News: New Type of Contagious Cancer Found in Tasmanian Devils
Dec 31, 2015 Researchers from the University of Tasmania in Australia and the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have discovered a second form of contagious cancer while studying Tasmanian devils. According to the researchers, this type of disease can be transferred through bites.
Most People Ignore Dangerous Symptoms of Cardiac Arrest According to New Study
Dec 28, 2015 A new study carried out by medical researchers revealed that many people ignore or accidentally miss the warning signs of cardiac arrests. According to the researchers, these symptoms sometimes appear weeks or even months before people feel the full effects of this condition.