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Autism Linked to Abnormal Neurons Formed in the Womb Autism Linked to Abnormal Neurons Formed in the Womb

Though it has been confirmed that autism is not caused by vaccines, health researchers are still unclear on exactly what does cause the condition. Research is continuing on the topic and this week a new study has shown that the …

Flu Vaccines Cut Risks For Children, Shows Study Flu Vaccines Cut Risks For Children, Shows Study

The backlash in the U.S. against vaccines seen over the past decade seems to be dying down. Incidents such as the recent Mumps outbreak at Ohio State University have demonstrated just how dangerous anti-vaccination views are, though anti-vaccine fear mongering …

Ring System Spotted Around Asteroid Ring System Spotted Around Asteroid

Astronomers today revealed that an asteroid in the outer solar system has been confirmed to have its own Saturn-like ring system. The new findings have been published today in the journal Nature. The asteroid, named Chariklo, is a minor planet …

Depression Symptoms Alleviated By Social Groups Depression Symptoms Alleviated By Social Groups

Researchers have found in a new study that social identification can reduce symptoms of depression in clinical and community settings. Depression, a debilitating mental illness, is characterized by feelings of lethargy, hopelessness, and worthlessness, among other symptoms. It strikes at …

Heartburn Symptoms: Distinguishing The Dangerous Ones Heartburn Symptoms: Distinguishing The Dangerous Ones

Heartburn symptoms affect up to 20 percent of Americans on a weekly basis and share many symptoms with a heart attack, according to WebMD. Because of this, distinguishing which heartburn symptoms are dangerous is important. The brief definition of heartburn …

Mars Rover Curiosity to Examine Rocks in the Kimberley Mars Rover Curiosity to Examine Rocks in the Kimberley

NASA today revealed that Mars rover Curiosity will soon make a short stop to examine some more Martian rocks. The rover will examine an area of interest to researchers due to its different intersecting rock textures. “The orbital images didn’t …

Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial Shows Statins Help Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trial Shows Statins Help

A two-year, 140-participant clinical trial has some good news for sufferers of multiple sclerosis and their loved ones. Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that destroys the myelin sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It results …

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid

Medical professionals are working hard to contain the Guinea Ebola outbreak as it has reportedly claimed up to 59 lives. “The Ebola fever epidemic raging in southern Guinea, including the prefectures of Gueckedou and Macenta, since February 9 has left …

USB Flash Drive by Leef Bridges Android Mobile Devices to PCs USB Flash Drive by Leef Bridges Android Mobile Devices to PCs

We all have our own ways of getting files from one device to another. Whether it’s as high tech as the cloud or Google drives or just emailing it to ourselves, it’s ingrained to our routines. “The Three-Step Drag” is …

“Big Bang” Gravitational Waves: More Proof For Inflation “Big Bang” Gravitational Waves: More Proof For Inflation

For those that had doubts that there actually was a big explosion (big bang) in which our universe was born, there is more proof to support the theory. Although, there really isn’t a method for us to know precisely what …

Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They …

Cosmic Inflation Confirmed by Gravitational Waves Cosmic Inflation Confirmed by Gravitational Waves

For decades now cosmologists have widely believed that the cosmic inflationary model of the big bang is correct. However, actually proving that has been one of the most sought-after observations in modern Physics. Now astrophysicists have found definitive proof that …

Big Bang Waves Discovered by Scientists Big Bang Waves Discovered by Scientists

In 1916, Albert Einstein published his theory of general relativity. This theory, working with the underpinnings of the big bang, postulated that massive objects “bend” space-time and that this curvature is directly proportional to the energy and acceleration of the …

Mercury Is Shrinking; NASA Makes Startling Revelation Mercury Is Shrinking; NASA Makes Startling Revelation

Mercury, considered the smallest planet in the entire solar system, is said to be shrinking to an even smaller size. The findings were published in the Nature Geoscience and research shows that Mercury now has a diameter of more or …

High-Protein Diet May Raise Cancer Risk High-Protein Diet May Raise Cancer Risk

High-protein diets like the Paleo Diet and the Atkins Diet have long been associated with bodies packed with muscle and low in fat. They also have been suggested by many as a way to lose weight quickly. But a new …

Omega-3 Supplements Vs. Foods That Have Them Omega-3 Supplements Vs. Foods That Have Them

Having trouble getting the kids to sleep? Surely your first answer isn’t to reach for a bottle of pills when you aren’t sure what’s in them. But, as a new study came out showing evidence of a link between omega-3 …

Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Cancer Deaths Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Cancer Deaths

According to a new study published in the March issue of Anticancer Research, the International Journal of Cancer Research and Treatment, higher concentrations of vitamin D could help reduce mortality rates among breast cancer patients. In their study, titled “Meta-analysis …

Crowd-Sourced Science Actually Works, Shows Study Crowd-Sourced Science Actually Works, Shows Study

For a few years now NASA and other scientific researchers have been using the collective power of the internet to help gather data for scientific research. In addition to older projects that crowdsource computing power for math-intensive research, other projects …

California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged, but Threat Remains California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged, but Threat Remains

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Eureka, California on Sunday may be over, but scientists say that Northern California will remain under threat for many years to come. The Cascadia subduction zone in the Pacific Northwest continues to be a …

Oil Cleansing And Pulling: 20 Minute Mouth Remedy Oil Cleansing And Pulling: 20 Minute Mouth Remedy

When a friend replied to me recently, saying he was busy “oil pulling” and would get back to me, I really didn’t want to know what that meant. He told me anyway. Essentially, the idea is that you slosh around …

Largest Yellow Star Yet Seen Spotted in Binary System Largest Yellow Star Yet Seen Spotted in Binary System

Astronomers this week revealed that they have spotted the largest yellow star ever seen. The object is more than 1300 times the diameter of our Sun and is also one million times brighter. It is also one of the ten …