NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 08:00 2019-06-12

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study

Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monda...

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study

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Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
05:13 2019-07-04

Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming The journal Scientific Reports has been criticised for publishing a study claiming the past two centuries of global warming were largely caused by solar cycles...
21:52 2019-07-16

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions....
13:13 2019-06-15

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
03:52 2019-06-19

Should You Consume Caffeine During Summers? The Answer Will Surprise You! Caffeine and caffeinated drinks are often blamed for dehydration and whether or not one can consume them during summers remains a common confusion among people....
18:52 2019-05-29

Camp prep can make summers better for kids (Reuters Health) - Kids may have a much better - and safer - time at summer camp when parents plan ahead to make sure programs are a good fit for their child and capable of handling any health issues that may arise, U.S. pediatricians say....
05:13 2019-06-22

Fendi celebrates Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its spring/summer 2010 men’s collection.Seating guests ...
21:26 2019-06-17

There's something 'depraved' about Trump's 'dictator envy': Ex-Obama advisor Larry Summers President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve is "very disturbing" as is his "envy" of dictators, says former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers....
07:00 2019-06-11

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
20:39 2019-07-16

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads out with a team of scientists to the far corners of the Arctic Circle to find out....
12:52 2019-06-07

What is causing the European heatwave? A brief look at the causes and effects of high temperatures across the continentTemperature records for this time of year have already been broken, or look likely to be broken imminently, across much of Europe including Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland and Austria. The weather in June is usually ...
13:39 2019-06-28

The unforeseen trouble AI is now causing AI has come a long way in recent years — but as many who work with this technology can attest, it is still prone to surprising errors that wouldn’t be made by a human observer. While these errors can sometimes be the result of the required learning curve for artificial intelligence, it i...
05:13 2019-06-18

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
17:13 2019-07-22

Cyclist sorry for slapping collision-causing fan Cyclist Miguel Angel Lopez had hoped to compete for a stage win in the Giro d'Italia but was tripped up by a fan who he then slapped. Lopez has since apologized for his actions....
00:13 2019-06-02

No, Using a Cellphone Isn't Causing You to Grow a Horn You might have heard recently, from publications like the Washington Post, NBC, and of course, Newsweek, that some people are growing a “horn” or a “spike” out of the back of their skull from using a smartphone too much.Read more......
00:13 2019-06-21

Navy’s 2nd Fleet is now operational, focused on the Arctic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says its newly revived 2nd Fleet now has enough staff to command ships in the increasingly competitive waters of the Arctic region. The Navy’s announcement on Wednesday follows statements by President Donald Trump’s administration this month that the U.S...
04:00 2019-05-30

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
15:00 2019-05-21

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns such as Tiksi, where this photo was taken. It was...
07:52 2019-06-20

Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
10:52 2019-06-17

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
23:26 2019-06-21

RPT-Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
10:52 2019-06-17

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles), in four months...
19:26 2019-07-02

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
04:39 2019-07-03

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
19:52 2019-06-18

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing, and as E...
03:39 2019-07-20

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Europe Edition, almost a third (29%) sai...
03:26 2019-05-22

The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Causing Powerful ‘Moonquakes’ The moon is getting smaller, which causes wrinkles in its surface and moonquakes, according to a new study. As the moon’s interior cools, it shrinks, which causes its hard surface to crack and form fault lines, according to research sponsored by NASA. The moon has gotten about 150 feet skinnie...
14:52 2019-05-21

25 places across the US where poverty is causing poor diets 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
14:52 2019-05-21

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)        ...
05:00 2019-05-29

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorolo...
17:26 2019-07-12

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
21:39 2019-06-18

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
14:39 2019-07-01

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:52 2019-07-03

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
15:00 2019-05-21

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
20:13 2019-05-29

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
22:00 2019-07-08

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-06-13

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, satellite images reveal....
11:00 2019-06-15

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organisms were discovered in shallow water shale, a kind ...
21:13 2019-05-22

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free” and be more flexible with school and working hours to make the most of the long days. Resident Kjell Ove Hveding says people on the island of So...
17:00 2019-06-19

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
06:52 2019-07-03

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
12:13 2019-05-23

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and video-on...
19:39 2019-07-01

Kim Kardashian is renaming her 'Kimono' company after causing an uproar Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said she's going to change the name of her new "Kimono" brand venture after causing an uproar and drawing accusations of cultural appropriation....
20:39 2019-07-01

What's Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon? The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the source of this anomaly.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-12

Kentucky man accused of beating infant, causing 27 fractures A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries....
14:00 2019-06-04

MTA: Halting car ban on 14th Street is causing ‘public confusion’ The 14th Street bus is bus-ted. A court-ordered injunction halting the city’s plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street has “greatly impacted … service” and “caused public confusion,” according to testimony filed by the MTA in court on Monday. The car ban was ...
20:52 2019-07-09

Biden apologizes for causing 'pain' with segregationist remarks Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Saturday over the pain he caused people with comments he made about his ability to work with segregationist senators....
23:13 2019-07-06

Booker says Biden causing ‘pain’ with his comments about his record WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker suggested Joe Biden is becoming a divisive figure after a rocky debate performance in which the ex-veep gave an unapologetic defense of his civil rights record. “We have one destiny in this nation and right now the vice president to me i...
04:00 2019-07-01

'Don't shoot': why Vetements' latest T-shirt is causing controversy The garment from the brand’s SS20 collection is a semi-replica of one worn by journalists in Lebanon during the 1982 Israeli invasion – and previously reworked by fashion label QasimiTrend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T-shirt that read “Don’t shoot” in Arabic, French a...
21:13 2019-06-27

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
22:13 2019-06-27

Two planes collide at Amsterdam airport causing delays EasyJet service to London and KLM flight to Madrid collided while reversing from gatesTwo planes have collided at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, causing hours of delay for hundreds of passengers.An easyJet Airbus A320 bound for London and a KLM Boeing 737-800 heading to Madrid were both reversing awa...
23:00 2019-07-09

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
00:52 2019-06-18

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
15:52 2019-07-01

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
15:13 2019-07-01

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s com...
09:26 2019-05-26

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
16:52 2019-05-25

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
15:52 2019-06-14

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-05-31

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
19:26 2019-06-27

TABLE-Last of Yamal LNG Arctic vessel order undergoing sea trials The last of 15 Arc7-classed tankers ordered for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant Yamal LNG in Russia's Arctic north are undergoing sea trials around a South Korean shipyard, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed on Monday. The Georgiy Ushakov and Yakov Gakkel LNG tankers are both ...
11:26 2019-07-22

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
07:26 2019-07-21

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
23:52 2019-07-12

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
15:39 2019-07-12

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being s...
00:13 2019-07-19

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
04:39 2019-07-20

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
15:00 2019-05-21

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, known as a coastal or blue fox, was fitted with a tr...
07:00 2019-07-02

Booker says Biden's comments on race are 'causing a lot of frustration and even pain' Former Vice President Joe Biden is "causing a lot of frustration and even pain" through his recent comments on race, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Sunday....
18:00 2019-07-01

Buggy Galaxy S10 update is causing a lot of problems with popular apps According to both Samsung and a number of reputable market research companies, the Galaxy S10 lineup is selling like hotcakes pretty much everywhere around the world. That obviously makes sense given the stunning designs, impressive horsepower, and frequent discounts of the S10e, S10, and S10+, but ...
19:52 2019-05-27

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.Josef...
00:13 2019-05-28

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of this year compared to 2018, according to MTA data. Of the 371 incidents through March of this year, ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:26 2019-06-14

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
17:26 2019-05-27

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Baker Mayfield’s blunt leadership is causing Browns problems Trouble in paradise. Several Browns players confronted Baker Mayfield and voiced their displeasure with the second-year quarterback after he criticized Duke Johnson’s trade demands earlier this month, according to NFL.com. Mayfield and his teammates hashed out their differences in a private meeting....
17:39 2019-06-14

Sleep apps backfire by causing anxiety and insomnia, says expert Neurologist says ‘metricising our lives’ is counterproductive when it comes to sleepSmartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing insomnia, a leading neurologist has said.Speaking at the Cheltenham science festival, Dr Guy Leschzi...
16:00 2019-06-07

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’ The Green party MEP for the south-west on why social justice is key to making the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050Molly Scott Cato can hardly contain herself. Having spent more than 30 years as an activist in the ecology and the sustainability movement, the Green MEP for the south-west...
21:00 2019-07-09

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
15:52 2019-05-25

Maxine Waters Rips Ben Carson, HUD for 'Actively Causing Harm' Ben Carson’s stint as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has been marred by questionable conduct, his piss poor work ethic and an unprecedented degree of incompetence, but Congresswoman Maxine Waters is about to make things a lot worse for him....
21:39 2019-05-21

Rossi apologises for causing crash with Nakagami in MotoGP Dutch TT Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has apologised for his crash with LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami in the Dutch TT, saying the incident was "my mistake"...
17:52 2019-06-30

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook both tumbled more than 6 percent, and Amazon dropp...
05:26 2019-06-04

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
02:26 2019-05-30

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
14:00 2019-06-06

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was to improve the American defense capability in the ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He didn’t deny the looming emergency; he simply coul...
17:52 2019-07-19

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
21:26 2019-06-18

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
17:39 2019-06-18

Arctic Marathoner Donates Amputated Toes For A Hotel's Infamous Cocktail Not all of them were going to make it home with him after he had to be evacuated from the Yukon Arctic Ultra by snowmobile in February 2018, suffering from deep frostbite during the 300-mile race....
04:39 2019-06-19

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, according to stunned researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. But the epic trek didn’t take place all at once — it happened in three freezing-temp...
19:00 2019-07-02

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
04:13 2019-07-09

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
17:00 2019-05-26

Vinales slams Lorenzo for causing four-bike Barcelona MotoGP crash Maverick Vinales criticised Jorge Lorenzo for causing a four-bike crash in MotoGP's Catalan Grand Prix, saying the Honda rider made a "rookie mistake" and that he was needlessly aggressive...
20:39 2019-06-16

Lightning struck a motorcyclist in Florida, cracking his helmet and causing his death The lightning strike hit the driver in Florida on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old's now-burning helmet and sending him off the roadway.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
20:26 2019-06-04

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
20:52 2019-06-28

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of disease outbreaks involving the parasite Cryptosporidium...
17:52 2019-07-01

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
11:52 2019-06-16

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a look at the scientific data behind the story finds th...
19:26 2019-06-21

Paul Ricard surface, temperatures causing "gooey" F1 tyre problems The "gooey" soft tyre Formula 1 drivers have at the French Grand Prix is graining heavily and easily because of high ambient temperatures and a varied track surface...
11:39 2019-06-22

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
20:52 2019-07-09

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
23:26 2019-07-02

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
01:26 2019-07-03

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
19:00 2019-07-02

Booker bashes Biden for comments on school segregation, says former VP is causing 'pain' and 'frustration' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., once again slammed his rival in the Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden, for his past stances on civil rights - criticizing the former vice president for his comments on working with segregationist lawmakers in the past and his record on school desegregation....
19:39 2019-06-30

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP said in a presentation on Friday that four tailing...
19:26 2019-06-07

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker Novartis and other pharmaceutical companies....
20:13 2019-06-18

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
23:52 2019-06-23

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
22:52 2019-05-24

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it blocks access to a U.S.-owned levee road, dam and a his...
20:52 2019-06-12

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the British ambassador to the Foreign Ministry in Tehran ...
02:13 2019-07-05

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then he was convicted of murder, which rather took the shine off things. But Spector, I’m afraid, remains for me the king of pop. Not Michael Jackson, who h...
08:26 2019-05-31

Tesla dashcam video helps prove that a reckless driver lied about causing an accident In something of a wild story, a dashcam on a Model 3 captured an accident involving a reckless driver who later tried to lie to the police about the details surrounding the crash in question. The twist, though, is that the police were only able to deduce that the driver was lying because it was dire...
02:26 2019-06-28

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-23

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Many of the patients have spoken out about the pain ...
20:00 2019-06-17

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own Andrew Burton/Getty Images US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has previously warned that the economy could tank if he's removed from office. Economists, investors, business owners, and consumers, meanwhile, worry about...
01:26 2019-06-16

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.       ...
02:52 2019-06-15

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a smear campaign....
11:52 2019-06-04

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? Overcrowding, inexperience and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
23:52 2019-07-12

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
05:26 2019-06-07

When it comes to hooking up, we really do have a type: study Just as many of us suspected: When it comes to looking for love, we’re stuck in a rut. “The degree of consistency from one relationship to the next suggests that people may indeed have a ‘type,’ ” says Geoff MacDonald, a University of Toronto psychology professor and co-author of a new study on the ...
15:52 2019-06-13

|Youthemploymentcouldbedowntomatch-making-study It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found....
20:00 2019-06-17

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and their pets, looking at levels of a hormone that’...
15:26 2019-06-06

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
15:52 2019-06-11

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look to date at the value of GPS technology relative to the US economy as a whole. The results also shed some pretty interesting light on how much of a fina...
16:52 2019-06-15

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but a new study from iSeeCars examines which models ca...
01:26 2019-06-14

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
18:13 2019-06-04

Coffee May Not Be As Bad For Heart As Perceived: Study Multiple studies have shown that drinking coffee may make arteries stiffer, but according to a latest study, coffee may not be as bad as previously thought....
14:39 2019-06-03

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led by scientists at Penn Medicine, seeks to understa...
17:39 2019-05-31

Study reveals why we’re more social in the summer Have you ever canceled plans because you were binging a show? More than one in 10 Americans have, according to new research. A study examining the intricacies of the social lives of 2,000 people found many have been so engrossed in a show that they’ve bailed on plans in favor of further screen...
18:13 2019-05-31

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
19:26 2019-06-18

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
18:13 2019-07-03

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
16:13 2019-05-21

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
18:13 2019-06-28

Sitting at your desk all day isn’t as bad as watching TV: study Our disgraceful, sedentary lives are finally getting a break. It turns out that sitting all day — often labeled as bad as smoking — isn’t as bad for you if you’re at your desk working. But listen up, couch potatoes: The real health detriments come from sitting in front of the TV, accordi...
02:26 2019-06-28

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missio...
02:13 2019-06-28

Eat more avocado! What I learned from the study that will change how we eat The Predict study measured thousands of people’s reactions to different foods in an effort to develop truly individualised, preventive medicine. Is this the start of a dietary revolution?I am on a small ward at St Thomas’ hospital in London. There are six beds with a view of the Thames, which is lit...
17:13 2019-06-23

|Banksspend$1trnondigital,butfewbenefit-study While global banks have been pouring money into information technology - to the tune of $1trn over three years - only a handful appear to be fully committed to a digital transformation and are therefore reaping the benefits....
14:13 2019-06-22

Poultry Could Be As Bad As Red Meat For Cholesterol: Study The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that restricting consumption of meat altogether, whether red or white, is more advisable for lowering blood cholesterol......
15:13 2019-06-05

Women are more competent than men but less ambitious: study Women are finally viewed as more competent — but they’re no better off for it in the workplace, a new study has found. Over the course of the last seven decades, perceptions of male and female ability have shifted dramatically. Women are seen as just as capable as men, if not more so, the anal...
00:00 2019-07-19

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, w...
13:26 2019-06-19

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Queens is home to the most ‘sugar daddies’ in NYC: study Hot young folks seeking rich older guys to spoil them rotten should skip Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan and head to Queens, according to a new study. The outer borough is home to the most “sugar daddies” in the city — with 1,308 of the wealthy gents dwelling there, according to a n...
00:26 2019-06-11

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 million copies since its release in 2011. Claims that i...
21:52 2019-07-12

Goats can distinguish emotions from each other's calls – study Animals can distinguish between happy and sad calls and have different reactionsThey are known for gobbling socks from washing lines and for their fearsome headbutting capabilities but the rich emotional life of goats may have been underestimated.Scientists have found that goats are able to distingu...
07:13 2019-07-10

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
05:01 2019-07-09

Cockatoo choreographed his own dance moves: study Cawing all dancers! A cockatoo named Snowball was able to choreograph 14 fly dance moves on his own — including headbanging, and even Vogueing — showing that spontaneously moving to music isn’t unique to humans, a study published Monday found. The prancing parrot rose to YouTube fa...
02:13 2019-07-09

Cutting back on fatty foods might be bad for you: study You might want to rethink that low-fat diet. A new report in the medical journal BMJ suggests current dietary recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) — which suggest limiting saturated fat intake — might actually hurt your health. The controversy here centers on saturated fat, or th...
23:13 2019-07-05

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
12:26 2019-06-11

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.Th...
22:52 2019-07-15

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on its whereabouts. A study entitled “A Limited Habitab...
23:52 2019-06-11

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options offered to children, the more likely they are to overeat, according to new research out of Australia....
00:00 2019-07-20

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
01:52 2019-07-18

How old are your organs? New study offers complicated answers Your age is something that you’re not likely to ever forget, but how long you’ve been alive doesn’t necessarily reflect the true age of certain parts of your body. Our bodies regularly recycle cells and produce new ones, but certain types of cells play by different rules, and a new...
06:13 2019-06-08

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thoughtChimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding through shared experience has deep evolutionary roots.It is widely known that humans can bond over grou...
04:39 2019-07-17

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
17:26 2019-06-06

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart for those more romantically (and less scientificall...
01:00 2019-07-20

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a new study says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors. The study released Monday by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit advocacy group Women in Animation says that in th...
11:52 2019-06-10

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly sold under brand names including NutraSweet. A new academic paper from professors Erik Millstone and...
17:26 2019-07-20

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on their whereabouts....
15:39 2019-06-11

University of Dayton gets $28.5M contract for F-15 sustainment study The University of Dayton Research Institute was awarded a $28.5 million contract for sustainment studies on the F-15 fighter plane, the Pentagon announced....
19:26 2019-07-05

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though. Dartmouth College......
20:52 2019-06-23

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
19:26 2019-06-14

A third of women only date men because of the free food: study The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in — just for a free meal.......
00:52 2019-06-22

Vacations are literally good for your heart: study This good news should travel fast. People who take more vacations have a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers at Syracuse University interviewed more than 60 subjects about their vacation habits in the prior year. They also evaluated whether the subjects had metabolic s...
00:52 2019-06-22

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four out of every five counties across the country were...
05:39 2019-06-21

Sleeping with the TV on is linked to weight gain, study says There are plenty of things that we all know can affect our weight. Cramming heaps of calorie-dense processed foods is a big no-no if you’re trying to get trim, and ensuring you’re getting plenty of exercise will help you keep the pounds off. Simple, right? Well, a new study published in ...
07:00 2019-06-11

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to......
03:26 2019-06-21

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
02:39 2019-06-20

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ripe for life as early as 4.48 billion years ago, after “life-inhibiting meteorites stopped striking the planet,” according to the study. An...
18:39 2019-06-27

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and soft drink — compared to what they were......
19:00 2019-06-13

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
18:26 2019-06-13

Walking fast can add up to 15 years to your life: study According to a study published last month in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, people who walk fast can add, on average, up to 15 to 20 years to their lives....
01:52 2019-07-05

Want to live longer? Drink alcohol, new study says Drinking alcohol at an advanced age might actually increase longevity, a recent study of nearly 8,000 men and women aged 78 to 88 found.       ...
00:13 2019-07-14

HIV completely removed from mice in groundbreaking study In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon....
11:52 2019-07-04

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
02:39 2019-06-12

Antarctic Sea Ice In Dizzying Decline Since 2014: Study After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica's sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and now stands at a record low, according to a study published......
14:00 2019-07-02

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
02:00 2019-07-02

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated headers in women’s soccer — using retired former star...
22:00 2019-06-28

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
21:52 2019-06-28

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
20:52 2019-06-19

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and now father of two, who lives in Scotch Plains, NJ, tells The Post. The 2013 birth triggered “what can...
23:52 2019-05-22

Average millennial has net worth of $8,000, study shows They are doing far worse than generations before them, with student loans, rising rents and higher health care costs pushing the average net worth below the number....
03:39 2019-06-01

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
15:26 2019-05-21

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
18:52 2019-06-04

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe childhood....
03:13 2019-05-29

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and s...
02:01 2019-05-23

Da Vinci may have had ADHD, startling study claims Perhaps the most famous painter, inventor and sculptor ever, Leonardo da Vinci's name resonates in the annals of history. But a new study suggests that the quintessential Renaissance Man may have had trouble finishing some of his projects more than 500 years ago because of a disability that has beco...
04:00 2019-05-25

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
19:52 2019-05-23

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
23:13 2019-05-31

Fast walkers may live longer, study says People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who don't....
15:26 2019-05-21

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Bonobo monkey moms really want grandkids too: study Step aside, “Tiger Moms” — these mothers aren’t monkeying around when it comes to getting grandchildren. Maternal bonobos — or pygmy chimpanzees — are aggressive matchmakers who use “social clout” to help their male offspring hookup with fertile sex partners, according ...
19:00 2019-05-21

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car sales database to come up with a ranked list of v...
14:33 2019-05-21

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor’s degree in dog training. COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in “canine training and management” amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the wake of 9/11. While several institutions hand out...
19:00 2019-05-27

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our planet from ancient comets, millions of years ago....
23:26 2019-05-28

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor's degree in dog training. The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in "canine training and management" amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the wake of 9/11....
22:13 2019-05-27

Fruit juices are just as bad for you as sugary soda: study Blame it on the juice. Even fancy cold-pressed juices may be just as deadly as sodas, according to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA. Researchers already knew drinking sugary beverages was associated with health issues like tooth decay, weight gain, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver dis...
22:26 2019-05-21

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
17:13 2019-05-28

Study reveals ISP-supplied broadband modems under-performing The NBN is pushing to make 50Mbps download speeds (and 20Mbps upload) the norm in Australia, but many customers are opting for the 100Mbps speed tier when they sign up for a new connection. However, if you find you aren’t able to get those speeds, it may be the fault of your broadband modem.A...
13:26 2019-07-05

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
09:13 2019-07-05

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
16:26 2019-06-01

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
20:26 2019-06-27

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level rise by 2100 has previously been estimated between...
23:26 2019-05-21

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

New Study On Weekly, Monthly S&P 500 PutWrite Indexes Released CHICAGO, IL -- January 27, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines both the monthly CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUTSM Index) and the CBOE S&P 500 One-Week PutWrite Index (WPUTSM Index), comparing their performances with that of tr...
23:26 2019-05-21

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance costs by about 82 percent, according to the report. S...
00:52 2019-07-02

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an increase of just over 3% in 2002. And the women who...
12:26 2019-06-20

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach the earth, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
04:26 2019-07-09

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
10:39 2019-06-12

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a study published on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-20

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranked Santa Cruz, San J...
01:39 2019-06-20

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often called “Obamacare” let states expand Medica...
18:39 2019-06-02

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, the research team suggests that the area of pre...
23:39 2019-06-12

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method alone, according to a new study....
01:52 2019-06-13

New JAMA study shows legalizing pot might discourage teen use In states that legalized recreational use, the number of teens who said they smoked pot in the previous 30 days dropped 8% while those who used it ten or more times fell by 9%, researchers found....
17:39 2019-07-08

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white residents are, according to a new analysis from the Union ...
18:39 2019-06-27

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 studies involving more than 60 million people across 14 countries who received the HPV vaccine, NBC ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according to a study published on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

Statins could cut heart risk for many more Britons, study suggests DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerHundreds of thousands more adults in the UK could benefit from taking statins because their genes put them at high risk of heart disease, research suggests.Speaking on Wednesday at the UK Biobank conference in Lon...
13:52 2019-06-19

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for driving, with fewer delays, quieter roads and chea...
14:52 2019-05-31

Second-hand harm from alcohol ‘extremely prevalent’ according to new study The study found that women were more likely to be harmed by a spouse, partner or family member, while men were more likely to be harmed by a stranger....
23:00 2019-07-01

USWNT alums Akers, Chastain part of CTE study Ten former elite women's soccer players, including USWNT icons Michelle Akers and Brandi Chastain, have signed on to take part in a first-of-its kind study on the long-term effects of head impacts in high-level women's soccer....
21:26 2019-06-28

Bullying increases chances of adult obesity, study says We know that adolescent bullying can have long-lasting effects on a child psychologically, but a new study in the journal Pediatric Obesity reveals that it can also negatively impact their health in the long run. Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), along ...
23:52 2019-05-30

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the trend is growing across all age groups. Now, a new st...
20:39 2019-05-30

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enabled than for one that doesn’t....
19:00 2019-05-30

Study of Ceramics Provides New Thinking on Origins of First Peruvian Empire The Andean nation of Peru has been the home of many important pre-Columbian societies. But their origins and development still holds many questions. ...
19:26 2019-05-22

Despite fashion's living wage pledges, low pay still a reality, study says Report finds brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitious publi...
14:52 2019-05-30

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
19:52 2019-05-22

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 seabirds died over a four-month period from October ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to be more intelligent. Study author Elena Race...
00:13 2019-05-23

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-publicized aspect of the study is the finding that...
01:13 2019-06-15

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that “social robots” used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more positive emotions in sick children. Many hospitals host interventions in pediatric units, where child life specialists will provide clinical interventi...
20:39 2019-06-27

Switch up your protein sources to live longer, study says Studies focusing on potential links between consumption of red meat and overall life expectancy have long suggested that eating a lot of red meat — especially if it’s been processed — may increase overall mortality. Consumption of processed red meat has been implicated in the rise ...
23:13 2019-06-13

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out Thursday suggests these waves of misery and death a...
00:13 2019-06-14

DNA Study Suggests Early Neanderthals Had Europe As Their Homebase The Neanderthal story began around 430,000 years ago and (mostly) ended with their demise about 40,000 years ago. They left their mark in Europe and central Asia and on the genes of many people today, and over the years scientists have accumulated a good deal of knowledge about Neanderthals.  ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.        ...
07:52 2019-06-19

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.But toxic air remains the number one environmental health h...
23:13 2019-06-27

Climate change added 7F to Europe’s heatwave: study “Climate change is no longer an abstract increase in global mean temperature, but a difference you can feel when you step outside in a heatwave,” said Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Senior Researcher at the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute....
23:26 2019-07-02

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advocating for environmentally-friendly changes in their...
01:00 2019-06-19

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that the more time users spend on Facebook, the worse the...
02:26 2019-06-28

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands: study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
20:26 2019-05-29

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new study. Researchers found that college-age straight women today are more likely to watch porn than their predecessor. But they are also more likely to ha...
00:00 2019-06-15

High Salt Intake May Up Chances Of Bloating: Study Bloating is a condition characterised by build-up of excess gas in the gut.The production of gas can be attributed to gas-producing gut bacteria breaking down fibre....
14:26 2019-07-01

Patrice Bergeron, Ryan O'Reilly are a study in contrasts Both are Selke finalists. But the Bruins center is the player everyone wants to be, while the Blues pivot is a player finally figuring out who he is....
15:00 2019-06-03

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that the level of professionalism a surgeon exhibits w...
08:00 2019-06-21

Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organization conducted revealed that a lot of people don't fu......
15:00 2019-06-21

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
11:52 2019-06-08

Study: Seniors talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Rochester found that older adults talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under the age of 21. The study found something else: a r...
11:26 2019-07-16

Verizon has the fastest and best mobile network, study shows Verizon wears crown for having fastest and most reliable mobile network, a study shows. Meanwhile, Verizon delivered the fastest downloads in Dayton.       ...
07:39 2019-07-16

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, and constantly-shifting nutritional guidelines aren&...
15:13 2019-05-21

Takeda scraps late-stage amyloidosis study Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would discontinue a late-stage study testing its experimental treatment for amyloidosis, as it did not meet the first of two main goals....
12:13 2019-06-06

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based entrepreneurs have built 72 such businesses in th...
13:13 2019-06-10

A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutrition. But new research says this kind of one-size-fits-all approach may not cut it. Different people, even identical twins (who have nearly the exact sam...
15:13 2019-06-10

5G and sports: Study reveals younger audiences will pay more for a better experience 5G is expected to produce better outcomes when it comes to streaming. Learn about a new study that reveals younger audiences will pay more when it comes to streaming sports....
21:00 2019-07-15

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
17:13 2019-05-21

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
02:26 2019-07-17

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines Enlarge (credit: Masaki Eda) At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But the details of the drawing—and those of several other ancient drawings, paintings, and sculptures of animals and plants around the world—reveal a lot of i...
06:26 2019-06-21

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness....
15:26 2019-05-21

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pretty telling, too. Research firm Harris Interactive followed 130050 after-sale interventions from th...
12:13 2019-06-07

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:39 2019-07-18

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
21:26 2019-07-18

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
15:26 2019-05-21

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
04:52 2019-06-21

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of t...
03:52 2019-06-21

Chicken and steak have similar affect on cholesterol: study Experts have long studied the risks of red meat, thought to increase the risk of heart disease and cancer. But a new study finds that consuming white meat — specifically poultry — affects blood cholesterol levels in about the same way that red meat does. The findings appear this week in ...
20:39 2019-06-04

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
23:26 2019-07-17

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were found within the city of Los Angeles, which saw a 16%...
06:39 2019-06-05

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14% in 2016 — the latest data available — from 16% in 2010, the Centers for ...
03:52 2019-06-21

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a team at the National Institutes of Health is the ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more leisure time per week than their farming counterpar...
19:00 2019-05-21

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
16:13 2019-07-09

Waking up early can make you happier and healthier: study Late sleepers can reset their internal body clocks to bounce out of bed earlier with a few practical life hacks — which can indeed make them healthy, wealthy and wise. In fact, new international research being published in the journal Sleep Medicine found that making four lifestyle changes each day ...
19:52 2019-06-11

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
19:13 2019-05-21

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nude pics can actually be “indicative of health...
01:39 2019-07-10

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
14:52 2019-06-05

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
22:39 2019-06-11

Protective genes help dolphins survive certain ecosystems, study says Understanding what genes help dolphins survive can help conservationists know what potential threats may harm the animal's population, new research shows....
21:39 2019-05-24

Pregnant women are basically endurance athletes: study Cranky pregnant moms, prepare for vindication. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon. “Every mother who has gone through a pregnancy has experienced that effort themselves,”...
22:52 2019-06-11

Tiger sharks feast on songbirds, study shows Tiger sharks are among the most dangerous shark species for us humans. A new study shows that songbirds are far more likely to fall victim to the predators....
23:00 2019-05-21

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life expectancy....
17:39 2019-06-03

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
22:00 2019-06-20

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the Google Play Store at any time. Instead, Facebook ...
05:00 2019-06-12

States with more gun-owners have more murders in the home new study shows A new study shows states with more gun owners have higher numbers of partners and family members killing each other in the home. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
16:26 2019-07-22

Analysis: A new study shows women are more productive when it’s warmer A new study shows women tend to perform better on certain skills when the temperature is a little warmer. But men tend to perform better when the temperature is a bit cooler....
06:52 2019-05-25

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
23:26 2019-06-20

Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day won’t hurt your heart, study says Wake up and smell the coffee — and keep drinking all day. Guzzling coffee, even as much as 25 cups a day, appears to be safe for your heart, according to new research published Monday that dismisses previous warnings that a cup of joe could stiffen arteries. Researchers from Queen Mary Univers...
21:52 2019-06-03

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
03:13 2019-07-11

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper which contains the first reconstructions of extinct aquatic species from the anci...
13:52 2019-07-12

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that the plant is linked to reported dangerous side effects like seizures and deaths. Some people also app...
23:39 2019-07-10

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses and experiential perks. Interest...
09:52 2019-06-06

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
05:13 2019-06-11

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
10:39 2019-07-11

Bihar Child Deaths May Be Linked To Their Asbestos Homes, Says Study As Bihar awaits the detailed report on what exactly caused the outbreak of encephalitis that caused the death of over 150 children, a team of doctors who treated the children indicated that asbestos......
12:52 2019-06-29

Illegal Ozone-Depleting Gases Traced To China: Study Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday....
00:26 2019-05-23

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
00:39 2019-06-29

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the help of accompanying men, new research suggests.The study found that frozen samples of sperm exposed to microgravity retained similar characteristics to...
03:13 2019-06-24

Cooking for vegans makes about half of Americans nervous: study Summer is time to chow down at a good old-fashioned American barbecue, but what about the vegans? A new study examined how the traditional concept of barbecue season accommodates those with meat-free and alternative diets and explored the lengths hosts go to in order to cater to guests with dietary ...
00:52 2019-06-22

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Men, on the other hand, work better when the tempera...
04:00 2019-05-23

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Study: E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but have higher rate of relapse Vaping may help people to quit cigarettes, but the longer they use e-cigarettes, the more likely they are to start smoking again, new research in France suggests....
17:00 2019-07-17

‘Disturbing’ number of Manhattan cyclists use phones while riding: study Don’t hold the phone! Nearly one-third of Manhattan cyclists are distracted by electronics while riding, according to a new study – triple the amount observed by the same researcher six years ago. The study by Hunter College’s sociology and urban planning departments also found a “disturbing” portio...
00:00 2019-06-20

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said....
04:39 2019-05-25

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years earlier, federal statistics showed Thursday....
18:52 2019-06-27

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
17:39 2019-05-23

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death...
15:00 2019-06-21

Britons choose staycations in new headache for tour operators: study More Britons will opt for staycations this year over heading for trips abroad, a study by Barclays showed on Thursday, in a possible new blow for struggling tour operators....
11:26 2019-05-23

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
07:13 2019-05-23

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity....
00:52 2019-05-24

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthfully, and in turn cut rates of diet-related chronic ...
15:13 2019-05-21

GSK's Dovato meets primary goal in late-stage HIV study British Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc on Wednesday said its two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for 48 weeks at similar levels as the patients' previous three-drug treatment....
08:52 2019-07-10

Grandparents now spoiling kids rotten with video screens: study Grandma and grandpa used to spoil kids with candy — now they spoil them with video screen time, according to a new study. Couch potato tots are getting away with murder at their grandparents’ house — where they spend half of the trip lazing around with a video device, according to a study publ...
21:39 2019-07-09

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaster, a new study warns. If climate-changing emissions continue largely unchecked, more than 187 millio...
22:26 2019-05-21

Dietary Supplements Offer Limited Benefits, May Even Harm You: Study A new study has now indicated that these supplements may do more harm than good. It says that typically dietary supplements offer no health benefits for heart, and could be even harmful....
15:52 2019-07-09

Study Analyzes Performance of CBOE S&P 500 (SPX) Options-Selling Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- February 23, 2016-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines six benchmark indexes that write Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) options, comparing their performances with those of traditional stock, bond and commodity...
23:26 2019-05-21

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
00:39 2019-07-09

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
17:39 2019-07-14

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
20:39 2019-07-08

Study: Common cold strain may fight off bladder cancer New research showed the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus, or CVA21, wiped out all cancer in a patient with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in a recent study in England....
20:39 2019-07-08

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
17:00 2019-07-08

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
13:52 2019-07-10

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-07-10

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers ex...
22:26 2019-07-10

‘Shocking’ study says unfair games feel fair if you’re winning As someone who reads over various types of scientific research and studies on a daily basis, I feel like I have a pretty good idea of when a study has something interesting to say. When it doesn’t, I won’t bother writing about it, but a recent paper published in Science Advances offers c...
09:26 2019-07-20

Study links low-dose aspirin to bleeding inside the skull People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heatwave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more than double, according to a peer-reviewed study and report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.By m...
17:39 2019-07-18

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
15:39 2019-05-21

'Artificial snow' could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet - study Governments could stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with 'artificial snow,' a study found on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-07-17

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
01:26 2019-07-17

Swatting a Fly Without Killing It May Cause It Pain for the Rest of Its Life, Study Finds Barely missing a fatal slap at a bothersome fly might be a headache for both of you, according to new research from scientists at the University of Sydney. They say they’ve found evidence that insects are capable of feeling chronic pain after an injury, much like we do. What’s more, studying why and...
21:52 2019-07-15

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
22:13 2019-07-13

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have almost eliminated the need for a male embryo … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, resulted in a 95% reduction in the number of male babies born...
18:39 2019-07-11

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
21:39 2019-07-02

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
14:00 2019-07-08

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
22:26 2019-07-07

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It also increased vapi...
19:00 2019-07-02

Climate change probably added 4C to Europe's June heatwave: study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit), 4C (7F) hotter than it would otherwise have been, scientists said on Tuesday....
16:26 2019-07-02

Effects of ‘secondhand drinking’ hurt 53 million Americans: study Forget secondhand smoke. Now you have to worry about the secondhand drinking. One fifth of adults — or an estimated 53 million people in the United States — suffer from other people’s boozing annually, making this “a significant public health issue,” according to a new study published in...
03:39 2019-07-02

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
03:13 2019-07-02

Study details the effects of water temperature on glacier calving New research has confirmed the primary driver of glacier calving, but analysis showed the effects of subsurface water temperatures aren't as influential as previously thought....
02:00 2019-07-02

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human brains process what they see, researchers say.It has long been known that people find it easier to tel...
21:52 2019-07-01

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
17:26 2019-05-22

Childhood asthma cases decreased when LA cleaned up its air, study shows Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to sit in.....
21:13 2019-05-22

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with female voices, though most offer the choice of swit...
21:26 2019-05-22

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the greatest access to takeaways, pubs and off licences, ...
10:13 2019-07-01

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:26 2019-05-22

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
13:01 2019-05-22

Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundbreaking analysis of lake sediment in the region.Residents have long suspected that the devastating f...
09:26 2019-05-22

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
00:00 2019-07-06

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug as a standalone treatment in patients with an aggressive type of breast cancer....
00:26 2019-05-22

New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer The cure for bladder cancer could be as simple as catching a cold, according to a small study published Thursday. Researchers at the University of Surrey in England found that a certain strain of the cold virus — coxsackievirus, or CVA21 — is capable of destroying cancer cells in the bladder, The Te...
15:52 2019-07-05

Planting a Trillion Trees May Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Study Says (WASHINGTON) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And there’s enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there’s enough space for new trees to cover 3.5 million squa...
22:26 2019-07-04

Young Jewish Europeans face more abuse than their parents: study Young Jewish Europeans experience more anti-Semitism than their parents, with a rise in abuse coming in emails, text messages and social media postings, according to a European Union study released on Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-04

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:13 2019-07-04

Study: Heart failure, stroke risk higher for people with HIV The risk of heart failure is 3.2 times greater for people living with HIV compared to uninfected people, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association....
23:00 2019-07-03

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
06:26 2019-05-22

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft’s Cortana, perpetuate the harmful gender ster...
08:52 2019-05-22

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
01:39 2019-07-03

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a surge in 'political warfare.'...
12:52 2019-06-30

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
18:52 2019-06-04

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
11:52 2019-06-04

Why a woman started lactating from her vulva: rare case study If you ever struggled through breastfeeding, this story may put your troubles in perspective. A 29-year-old new mom from Austria was recently diagnosed with ectopic breast tissue of the vulva, meaning she had developed mammary glands in her external genitals. When the time came to feed her newborn —...
19:00 2019-06-13

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
21:13 2019-06-18

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
20:39 2019-05-29

Study: WNBA, NBA earn high grades in diversity hiring RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports leagues in racial and gender hiring practices. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida reported almost identical scores from last year. The...
22:13 2019-06-18

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
19:00 2019-06-13

New study to examine feeding habits of Cape Cod great whites BOSTON (AP) — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans. Greg Skomal, a state marine biologist leading the effort, says the hope is to contribute critical info...
13:26 2019-06-19

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
18:26 2019-06-13

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
20:39 2019-06-19

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
20:39 2019-06-04

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health benefits of time spent in parks, woods or the bea...
15:26 2019-06-13

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
23:13 2019-05-29

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study (Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower your expectations....
04:00 2019-06-08

89 Percent of Indian Consumers Prefer to Do Their Shopping Online: Study Smartphones have also emerged as the most preferred medium for all shopping activities with 89 percent of consumers currently being able to do all the retail activities they want on mobile, showed a......
19:13 2019-05-31

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
17:26 2019-06-14

Jalopnik This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 | io9 Updates From Stran Jalopnik This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 | io9 Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More | Kotaku Square Enix Doesn’t Know Where Some Of Its Old Games Are | Lifehacker How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos? | The Takeout There are 2 ...
17:26 2019-06-14

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superstar Justin Bieber is today — would have died out, and how this information can inform the survi...
23:26 2019-05-31

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in southern...
17:13 2019-06-13

Provention Bio shares more than triple on diabetes prevention study results Shares of Provention Bio, a New Jersey-based drug company that went public last year, more than tripled Monday after the company's experimental medicine appeared to delay onset of type 1 diabetes in a clinical trial....
21:52 2019-06-10

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
21:39 2019-06-17

Study: Menthol cigarette smokers have harder time quitting Menthol cigarettes have been disproportionated marketed to black communities for decades, and the effects of that promotion had a lingering effect, new findings show....
22:39 2019-06-17

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
03:39 2019-05-30

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
04:13 2019-06-14

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient sleep may increase the potential for sexual risk-taking by compromising decision-making and influencing impulsivity,” says behavioral and social...
20:39 2019-06-04

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
15:13 2019-06-13

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorado Springs Independent....
22:52 2019-06-19

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
00:39 2019-06-13

Study: Heavy metals in N Carolina lake bottom extensive RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly and apparently unnoticed from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the latest example. Duke geochemistry and water quality p...
16:52 2019-06-03

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says Journalists create the content, and big tech companies are profiting off it, according to a new analysis. “We need to share the revenue,” a news publisher says....
23:00 2019-06-09

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S....
19:52 2019-06-20

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and ...
07:26 2019-06-03

Study Warns We Could Melt the Entire Greenland Ice Sheet if We Don't Change Course If you thought the heat wave-induced melting of half of Greenland’s surface last week was alarming, wait until you hear the long-term projections for its ice sheet.Read more......
22:52 2019-06-20

NASA Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth's upper atmosphere can be distorted....
17:52 2019-06-11

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study....
13:00 2019-06-06

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emotional attachments....
04:39 2019-06-13

Study suggests e-cigarette flavorings may pose heart risk WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarettes aren’t considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but new research finds a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers sometimes switch to e-cigarettes in hopes of avoiding the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke. But cigarette smo...
23:52 2019-05-27

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected ...
22:52 2019-06-11

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.The ...
05:26 2019-06-13

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patterns.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

Panel To Study Methods To Recharge Groundwater: Green Court The National Green Tribunal has directed a committee to take groundwater samples and study the methodology of recharging it after a plea alleged that rainwater harvesting structures built by the......
18:52 2019-06-03

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
09:00 2019-06-11

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that has now reached a stunning extreme: climate breakd...
09:26 2019-05-22

Tilray Shares: Managing Risk and a Missed Forecast - A Brief Case Study Your trading method should help you succeed: but, your method should also help you manage risk. See a forecast that did not work out, yet that did have an excellent "B" plan....
23:13 2019-06-13

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential vitamins and minerals in a person's diet....
15:52 2019-06-11

'World's most dangerous glacier' could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns A glacier in West Antarctica, known as "the world's most dangerous," could completely melt away and cause a rapid and "catastrophic" sea-level rise, a new study warns....
02:26 2019-07-10

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.The research, from thinktank Autonomy, ...
15:39 2019-05-22

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests that they’ll be less likely to ever have a romantic relationship or sex, as well as be less likely to have children, than people born full-term.Read more....
23:52 2019-07-12

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s about as much carbon pollution as humans have spewed in the past 25 years....
23:13 2019-07-05

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry journey is an exciting part of wedding planning where couples tend to discuss their personal styles, values and what their future looks like as they decid...
23:26 2019-05-31

Climate Change Probably Added 4 Degrees To Europe's June Heatwave: Study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius, 4C (7F) hotter than it would otherwise have been,......
20:00 2019-07-02

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minimum wage. Who woulda thunk!...
03:39 2019-07-03