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UCLA Study Finds Sushi Served in LA Restaurants is Mislabeled

UCLA Study Finds Sushi Served in LA Restaurants is Mislabeled

Researchers have found that sushi served in several Los Angeles eateries does not match what is written on the menu. The fraud...

3 days ago, 4:00pm CST

Rare Couple: Snow Monkey Try to Mate with Deer

Rare Couple: Snow Monkey Try to Mate with Deer

It looks like an interspecies sex experiment in deviance took place between a deer and a primate....

3 days ago, 3:11pm CST

Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood Boosts Miscarriage Risks

Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood Boosts Miscarriage Risks

Women exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood have miscarriage risks...

3 days ago, 2:58pm CST

Crafoord Science Prize 2017 Given for Fundamental Discoveries in Immune Regulation

Crafoord Science Prize 2017 Given for Fundamental Discoveries in Immune Regulation

Japanese and Americans Won Crafoord Science Prize for Fundamental Discoveries in Immune Regulation...

3 days ago, 2:03pm CST

How Stress can Lead to Heart Disease

How Stress can Lead to Heart Disease

It is being said that high stress levels may be precursors of cardiac arrest and stroke....

3 days ago, 1:11pm CST

Facebook Working on Brain-Computer Interface for Mind Reading

Facebook Working on Brain-Computer Interface for Mind Reading

Facebook said in its post that Facebook’s basic goal is to provide a platform to people for better sharing and connecting with...

3 days ago, 1:02pm CST

Scientists have Finally Classified the Mysterious Cone-Shaped Creatures

Scientists have Finally Classified Mysterious Cone-Shaped Sea Creatures

The extinct hylothis are closely related to brachiopods, a group of marine animals with shells...

3 days ago, 12:32pm CST

Brazilian Vampire Bats Now Feeding on Humans

Brazilian Vampire Bats Now Feeding on Humans

While they sound a little freaky, vampire bats aren't actually going to feed on humans. In fact, they are thought to feed exclu...

3 days ago, 11:25am CST

Nazi Doctor Josef Mengele Skeleton Now Used for Teaching Medical Students

Nazi Doctor Josef Mengele Skeleton Now Used for Teaching Medical Students

The bones of a Nazi physician named Josef Mengele are being used today as a teaching aid in the field of medicine....

3 days ago, 11:03am CST

China detains 720, imposes $21.8 million of fines in pollution crackdown

China detains 720, imposes $21.8 million of fines in pollution crackdown

Recent news from china shows that it detained 720 people for violating environmental laws....

3 days ago, 10:55am CST

Your Appendix Might Be Important After All

Your Appendix Might Be Important After All

You probably learned a lot about human evolution while you were in school, and one of the things you learned (either in class o...

4 days ago, 9:00am CST

Moon is Much Older than we Thought

Moon is Much Older than we Thought

New research suggests that the moon is 4.51 billion years old instead of 4.6 billion years...

4 days ago, 5:25am CST

Full Wolf Moon 2017: How to Watch Full Moon This January

Full Wolf Moon 2017: How to Watch Full Moon This January

Full Wolf Moon of January 2017 Appears on January 11, and 12...

4 days ago, 5:04am CST

World's Largest Peatland With 30 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Found in Central Africa

World's Largest Peatland With 30 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Found in Central Africa

Researchers have found what happens to be the largest storehouse of carbon in the center of Africa....

4 days ago, 4:51am CST

Physicists Squeeze Light to Cool Tiny Drum to Lowest Temperature Ever

Physicists Cool Microscopic Drum Below Quantum Limit

Physicists at NIST have managed to squeeze light in order to cool a microscopic drum beyond the quantum threshold....

4 days ago, 3:54am CST

Baboons Use Human Speech-Like Vowel Sounds

Baboons Use Human Speech-Like Vowel Sounds

It seems that baboon grunts contain vowels that bear a close resemblance to human speech....

4 days ago, 3:27am CST

New Gibbon Species Named after Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker

New Gibbon Species is Named after Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker

The new species of gibbon lives in the forests of southwest China and is already endangered...

4 days ago, 12:04am CST

Scientists use E.coli Bacteria to Produce key Bio-chemical

Scientists use E.coli Bacteria to Produce key Bio-chemical

In a first, Danish researchers including one of Indian origin, have engineered E. coli bacteria to develop a cell line that pr...

4 days ago, 8:54pm CST

Scientists Say They have Discovered the Missing Element inside the Earth’s Core

Scientists Say They have Discovered the Missing Element inside the Earth’s Core

The final ingredient is most likely silicon, study suggests...

4 days ago, 1:30pm CST

World's Oldest Silk Found in 8500 Years Old Tombs in China

World's Oldest Silk Found in 8500 Year Old Tombs in China

The oldest sample of silk which is 8500 years old has been found in Chinese tombs....

4 days ago, 12:01pm CST

Byzantine Woman Died of Fatal Infection 800 Years Ago

Byzantine Woman Died of Fatal Infection 800 Years Ago

Researchers discovered maternal infection caused by bacteria in a Troy woman through DNA test...

4 days ago, 11:43am CST

Charon is Saving Pluto's Atmosphere from Decay

Charon is Saving Pluto's Atmosphere from Decay

Charon -- Pluto's moon which is more than half its diameter and orbits only 12,000 or so miles away -- is slowing down the dec...

4 days ago, 11:43am CST

Alcohol Prevents Ability to Erase Fearful Memories

Alcohol Prevents Ability to Erase Fearful Memories

Scientists have found that liquor blocks the erasure of traumatic memories in lab mice....

4 days ago, 10:51am CST

Mississippi, Utah and Wisconsin Have the Happiest Relationships

Mississippi, Utah and Wisconsin Have the Happiest Relationships

New research reveals relationship status of Mississippi people as happiest and New Yorkers the clingy partners....

4 days ago, 10:03am CST

Flashing the Popular V-Sign can Lead to the Theft of Fingerprint Data

Flashing the Popular V-Sign can Lead to the Theft of Fingerprint Data

Japenese researchers warn of identity theft from peace sign in photographs...

4 days ago, 9:25am CST

JAXA Postpones Launch of World's Smallest Space Rocket due to Strong Wind

JAXA Postpones Launch of World's Smallest Space Rocket due to Strong Wind

JAXA, Japanese space agency postponed mini rocket’s launch because of weather conditions...

5 days ago, 8:07am CST

Three New Flatworm Species Found in Brazil

Three New Flatworm Species Found in Brazil

It looks like three novel species of land-dwelling flatworms have been discovered in the Brazilian Araucaria forest....

5 days ago, 7:27am CST

MRI Scans Reveal Baby Brains are Similar to Adults

MRI Scans Reveal Baby Brains are Similar to Adults

Recently, MRI scans have revealed the intricacies and complexities of infant brains. There is more here than meets the eye....

5 days ago, 6:40am CST

What Happens After Antarctica Loses Larsen C Ice Shelf

It looks like Antarctica will be letting go of a large lump of ice soon. What happens after that is anyone’s wild guess....

5 days ago, 5:57am CST

Don't Blame the Weather for Your Joint Pains and Aches

Don't Blame the Weather for Your Joint Pains and Aches

Apparently, joint pain has no connection whatsoever with weather patterns....

5 days ago, 5:40am CST

Playing a Musical Instrument can Sharpen your Senses

Playing a Musical Instrument Sharpens the Senses

The findings have implications for preventing some effects of aging...

5 days ago, 5:03am CST

Children's Whirligig Toy Inspires a Low-Cost Blood Test

Children's Whirligig Toy Inspires a Low-Cost Blood Test

Children's whirligig toy is the inspiration behind a 20-cent blood centrifuge that was developed by Stanford bioengineers....

5 days ago, 2:59am CST

Rusty Patched Bumblebee is Declared Endangered

Rusty Patched Bumblebee is Declared Endangered

The bee species has declined by 87 percent since 1990s...

5 days ago, 12:55am CST

New Beetle Species Identified 147 Years After its Discovery

New Ground Beetle Species Identified 147 Years After its Discovery

The new species is finally described several decades after its collection from nature...

5 days ago, 12:16pm CST

Weekend Exercise Alone Lowers Risk of Death Cancer and Heart Attack

Weekend Exercise Alone Lowers Risk of Death Cancer and Heart Attack

It appears to be the case that many weekend warriors who exercise occasionally may still reap some of the benefits of their int...

5 days ago, 10:04am CST

Mammograms Linked to Overdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

Mammograms Linked to Overdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

It has been seen that several times mammograms lead to a misdiagnosis of breast cancer among women....

5 days ago, 9:50am CST

Smoking Will Kill 8 8 Million Annually by 2030

Smoking Costs Global Economy More Than $1 Trillion A Year

Smoking is such a scourge that it will lead to the deaths of 8 million people annually in future times. It costs more than $1 t...

5 days ago, 9:28am CST

NASA Image Shows Massive Crater and an Everest-sized Peak on Saturn’s Moon Mimas

NASA Image Shows Massive Crater and an Everest-sized Peak on Saturn’s Moon Mimas

The stunning image provides a clearer view of Mimas prominant features...

5 days ago, 9:25am CST

Premature Babies' Brain Impairments Begins in the Womb

Premature Babies' Brain Impairments Begins in the Womb

Premature Babies Get Changes in Brain Structure before Their Birth...

5 days ago, 9:23am CST

Hidden Figures Beats Rogue One at Box Office

Hidden Figures Beats Rogue One at Box Office

Hidden Figures beats out Rogue One Star Wars Story in its last run on the box office weekend with $22.8 million...

6 days ago, 9:08am CST