Scientists Warn Giant Comets from Jupiter Threaten Earth
Dec 25, 2015 A new study conducted by astronomers is urging space agencies to monitor cosmic objects near other planets in the solar system due to Earth's risk of getting hit by giant comets. According to them, our planet could experience showers of debris from comets that can last up to 100,000 years.
Black Holes can Grow as Big as 50 Billion Suns According to New Study
Dec 22, 2015 A professor from the University of Leicester claimed in a new scientific study that black holes are capable of growing 50 billion times the mass of the sun. According to the author of the study, this is possible as long as the disk feeding the black hole continues to orbit around it.
Is Being a Vegetarian Harmful to the Environment?
Dec 18, 2015 A new study suggests that sticking to an all-vegetable diet could be harming the environment. According to the researchers who carried out the study, this is due to the amount of resources needed to produce certain types of vegetables and fruits.
Scientists Baffled by the Weakening Geysers of Saturn’s Enceladus Moon
Dec 18, 2015 Scientists are still trying to find out the cause behind the weakening geysers on the surface of Enceladus, which is one of Saturn's 62 known moons. This issue is a growing concern for the scientific community since the natural satellite's geysers are currently scientists' only means to study the moon's water content
New Study Reveals How Watching Horror Movies can be Bad For Your Health
Dec 18, 2015 Those who enjoy scaring themselves through horror films may want to take a break from their spooky flicks marathons. According to a new study, watching horror movies can be dangerous for one's health is it can produce a blood clotting protein
Scientists Solve Mystery of Missing Water in Hot Exoplanets
Dec 16, 2015 Scientists have finally solved the mystery as to why some exoplanets appear to have insufficient water. Through a combined project by the NASA and the ESA, they were able to discover that these planets' bodies of water were simply hidden behind cosmic clouds.
Melting Glaciers Could Alter Earth’s Rotational Speed According to Scientists
Dec 15, 2015 A new study conducted by a team of scientists revealed that the effects of climate change could alter the rotation of Earth. This phenomenon, of course, would have a direct effect on the length of a day on the planet.
Researchers Find Link Between Parkinsosn’s Disease and Milk Contaminants
Dec 11, 2015 A team of researchers claimed to have discovered a link between Parkinson's disease and drinking milk. According to their study, milk contains contaminants from a banned pesticide that could lead to this degenerative disorder
Ending Text Messages with Periods Can Make You Look Insincere According to Study
Dec 10, 2015 A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Binghamton in New York revealed that most people find text messages with proper punctuation marks insincere. Specifically, those who use periods to end their sentences in text messages are often regarded as dishonest by others.
Over 90% of Migratory Birds Under Threat Due to Habitat Loss
Dec 07, 2015 A new study warned that about 91 percent of migratory bird species are in danger due the damaging effects of habitat loss. According to the researchers, even if just one these habitats along the birds' migration route gets destroyed, it could threaten their survival
Contagious Fungus Destroying World’s Banana Supply According to New Study
Dec 04, 2015 The world's supply of bananas is currently under threat due to a fungal disease. According to scientists, the recently discovered disease could have the same effect as the outbreak that drove the Gros Michel banana variety to extinction during the 1950s.
Health News: Researchers Claim Anti-Ageing Drug can Expand Life up to 120 Years
Dec 03, 2015 Researchers have discovered that a drug originally used to treat diabetes has strong anti-ageing properties. They even claimed that under the right conditions, people can live up to 120 years old with the help of this drug.
Drinks That Are Sugar-Free Can Still Damage Teeth According to Study
Dec 01, 2015 A team of researchers have just discovered that sugar-free drinks are just as harmful to teeth as sweetened beverages. According to the researchers, these types of products still contain acidic chemicals that can lead to dental damage.
Wearing Hair Ties Around Wrists Increases Risk of Infection
Nov 30, 2015 Various sources are currently reporting the main reason why people should avoid wearing the bands they use to tie their hair around their wrists. According to reports, doing so could lead to a serious infection, which is exactly what happened to a woman in Kentucky.
Fossil Uncovers Mystery of How Snakes Lost Their Legs
Nov 30, 2015 A new study sheds light regarding the mystery of how snakes lost their legs and became the slithering animal that the world knows today. According to the researchers who carried out the study, these reptiles lost their limbs and evolved by burrowing underground to hunt.