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Humans Have a ‘Salamander-Like’ Ability to Regenerate Damaged Body Parts, Study Finds

Salamanders are renowned for their regenerative capabilities, such as growing back entire limbs. We can’t pull off this biological trick, but new research highlights a previously unknown regenerative ability in humans—on...

Humans Have a ‘Salamander-Like’ Ability to Regenerate Damaged Body Parts, Study Finds

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Cats Really Do Bond With Their Humans, Study Finds It’s a widely held assumption, even by some cat owners, that domestic felines don’t get much socially from being our pets. But a new study out Monday is the latest to suggest that many cats form healthy bonds with their humans, in much the same way ...
19:00 2019-09-23

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 co...
07:42 2019-05-22

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
00:42 2019-07-18

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
15:14 2019-07-17

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
07:56 2019-06-18

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
04:00 2019-07-04

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eight years....
17:28 2019-09-05

High Intake Of Dietary Fructose May Damage Liver's Ability To Burn Fat: Study High dietary fructose in processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages has more negative health impacts than glucose does, even though they have the same caloric content....
12:00 2019-10-03

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...
20:01 2019-05-31

More body parts found off Coney Island NYPD scuba divers recovered partial bones and a black belt from the water off Coney Island, police sources said Sunday. The remains were found at Riegalman Board Walk West and West 5th Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday — two days after divers di...
19:28 2019-07-14

Mexico experts say body parts dumped in well come from 41 individuals Tests continue on contents of 119 plastic bags found in JaliscoClandestine burial sites have become common during drug warForensic examiners in western Mexico have pieced together 41 bodies from bags full of body parts found in a well earlier this mo...
21:42 2019-09-17

There’s a Thriving Market for Human Body Parts on Instagram Users quietly buy and sell human skulls, decorated and sold by macabre enthusiasts. Is the underground marketplace just a microcosm of our colonial past?...
02:00 2019-08-22

Body Parts and Missing Bodies: Another Spree of Crime Fiction Marilyn Stasio’s column sends readers on the trail of a present-day Danish serial killer, then all the way back to England at the time of the Black Death....
14:00 2019-08-30

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources. “We think there may be more,” a source told The Post. “They can se...
01:56 2019-07-12

Body parts found in gator after Florida man discovered dead FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — Officials are investigating the death of a man discovered floating in a Florida canal with some of his remains found inside an alligator. The Ledger reports that a person found the body floating west of Fort Me...
22:28 2019-06-29

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the ro...
20:28 2019-08-07

Human Fetuses Develop Lizard-Like Body Parts That Disappear Before Birth New research this week seems to show that human fetuses develop several muscles in their legs and arms that disappear by the time they’re born. And some of these muscles were last seen in our adult ancestors over 250 million years ago.Read more......
06:56 2019-10-02

Police find human leg, other body parts in Coney Island beach A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources....
13:42 2019-07-12

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Aus...
21:00 2019-06-12

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clo...
01:14 2019-07-23

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-loving beasts....
17:28 2019-08-16

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
15:42 2019-05-21

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and from t...
15:28 2019-05-28

Study Reveals That Prehistoric Humans Stored Bone Marrow For Consumption. Here's Why A recently conducted study gives direct evidence that Paleolithic people living in a cave near Tel Aviv around 40,000 years ago, learnt the importance of storing food for rainy days....
21:42 2019-10-14

New Survey Finds Hundreds of Endangered Bird Parts for Sale on Facebook Hundreds of parts of the critically endangered helmeted hornbill appeared for sale on Thai-language Facebook groups, according to a new report. Read more......
02:56 2019-08-28

Parents told to ditch euphemisms and use correct terms for body parts around their children Parents have been told to stop using words such as "bits," "front bottom," "flower," and "tuppence" with their daughters and instead use the correct terms for body parts....
06:14 2019-09-06

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
17:56 2019-05-21

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
15:00 2019-05-21

Ethan Kollie, friend of Dayton shooter, helped killer buy body armor, weapons parts: feds A friend of Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts bought him body armor and the 100-round “double drum” magazine that Betts used during the deadly rampage, federal prosecutors said Monday. Ethan Kollie, 24, not only bought the items for the killer, but hi...
00:28 2019-08-13

Trump administration lets trophy hunter import body parts of rare rhino he paid $400K to kill A trophy hunter from Michigan will be allowed to import the skin, skull and horn of a rare black rhino he paid $400,000 to kill in Namibia last year.        ...
23:00 2019-09-09

Life sentence for murder after son finds body years later JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for his wife’s murder, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother’s buried body 21 years later. The Florida Times-Union r...
00:00 2019-05-22

Malaysia finds body believed to be missing London teen Malaysian police say rescuers have found the naked body of a Caucasian female believed to be that of a 15-year-old London girl who was reported missing more than a week ago...
16:00 2019-08-13

Woman finds dead body in her truck after grocery shopping A Rochester woman unexpectedly bagged a body on a recent trip to an upstate grocery store. The unidentified shopper made the grisly discovery Friday after stopping at a Tops supermarket in Niagara County on her way to a campsite, NBC New York reporte...
19:14 2019-08-17

Having a dog can help you have a healthy heart, study finds A new study links owning a dog to better heart health, finding that participants with pets had healthier diets, blood sugar levels and were more physically active....
18:42 2019-08-24

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....
21:14 2019-06-18

Vatican finds only empty graves in search for body of Emanuela Orlandi The Vatican said the two graves opened in the search for Emanuela Orlando who disappeared 36 years ago, did not reveal her body. Her brother was present at the excavations in the Teutonic Cemetery....
14:00 2019-07-11

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee ...
00:56 2019-08-23

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.       ...
21:56 2019-06-18

U.S. Workers Are Getting Less Sleep Than 10 Years Ago, Study Finds That many people don’t get enough sleep is hardly news, but a recent study suggests that sleep deprivation is getting worse in the U.S., especially for people with high-pressure jobs in medicine, law enforcement, and transportation.Read more......
17:42 2019-10-01

Our 'inner salamander' could help treat arthritis, study finds Research links human ability to regrow cartilage to molecules that help amphibians sprout new limbsContrary to popular opinion, humans can regrow cartilage in their joints, researchers have found. Experts hope the research could lead to new treatment...
20:56 2019-10-09

At Least 70 Countries Have Had Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds Governments are using “cyber troops” to discredit political opponents, bury opposing views and interfere in foreign affairs, according to Oxford researchers....
14:00 2019-09-26

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now considered as competent as men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
02:42 2019-07-19

Half of all cats are too ‘chonky,’ study finds America has an epidemic-level number of fat cats. And it’s not just the especially “chonky” 26-pound big boy BeeJay, who made headlines when he went up for adoption at a Philadelphia shelter, or New York’s own 40-pound Barsik,...
19:56 2019-09-23

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests otherwise....
07:00 2019-08-29

Red wine is good for your gut health, study finds Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Gastroenterology and led by researchers with King’s College Lo...
23:28 2019-08-28

Latinos Are Underrepresented in Hollywood, Study Finds A new study found Latino actors represented only three percent of lead or co-lead roles in top-performing movies during the last 12 years. Producers, directors and casting executives fared badly, too....
23:00 2019-08-26

Cats bond with their people too, study finds Scientists say felines display similar ‘attachment styles’ with caregivers as dogs and children – but not everyone is convincedCats may sometimes seem aloof, contrary and utterly nonplussed by humans, but it turns out that might not be the full story...
22:42 2019-09-23

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 milli...
02:14 2019-07-13

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
23:01 2019-07-24

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
23:28 2019-08-01

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...
14:32 2019-05-21

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, bu...
21:42 2019-06-28

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 Uni...
19:28 2019-06-14

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 ...
03:42 2019-06-21

Another Study Finds Our Galaxy Is ‘Warped and Twisted’ A team of Polish astronomers has created the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way to date, revealing surprising distortions and irregularities along the galactic disk.Read more......
23:28 2019-08-01

Madagascar finds body believed to be Cambridge student who fell to death from plane Police in Madagascar reportedly believe they have found the body of a 19-year-old Cambridge student who fell to her death from a small plane over the island country on July 25....
00:28 2019-08-08

Wolves more socially cooperative than dogs, study finds A new study supports the idea that prosocial behavior is ancestral and not the result of domestication, as wolves prove more prosocial than pack dogs....
03:00 2019-09-04

4 Your Health: New study finds cats love their owners (NBC News)- Poor and minority patients are more likely to have cancer detected in the emergency room, according to a new study from San Diego State University. Researchers looked at more than 400,000 older adults with breast, colorectal, lung or pro...
13:28 2019-09-24

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 acro...
22:28 2019-06-27

Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate -- and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed hundreds of millions of years from the age of the...
18:42 2019-09-13

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...
23:56 2019-06-19

Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing twice a day, study finds Researchers found athletes regularly drink energy drinks, and use gels, all of which can damage teethBritish Olympic and professional athletes could be damaging their teeth by regular using sports drinks, energy bars and gels, according to a study.Re...
07:42 2019-08-25

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 resident...
20:01 2019-06-27

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 ...
01:28 2019-06-12

1 to 2 naps a week may help keep your heart healthy, study finds There’s new evidence that daytime naps may be linked to a lower risk of heart attack or stroke, but only if they’re limited to a few times a week. The research, published Monday in the journal Heart, is based on data collected from nearly...
20:28 2019-09-10

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specif...
17:28 2019-08-16

9/11 firefighters at risk for serious cardiovascular issues, new study finds NBC NEWS – New York City firefighters who rushed to the remnants of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terror attacks are dying from health issues — and that may include serious cardiovascular diseases, according to a study published Friday....
00:14 2019-09-07

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 that contains the first reconst...
14:42 2019-07-12

Practice does not always make perfect, finds study of violinists Research undermines 10,000-hour rule as average players practice more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violini...
02:14 2019-08-21

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 ...
18:42 2019-05-31

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer....
17:14 2019-08-22

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 tre...
18:00 2019-05-30

At Least 70 Countries Have Engaged in Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds Governments are using “cyber troops” to discredit political opponents, bury opposing views and interfere in foreign affairs, according to Oxford researchers....
06:56 2019-09-26

New study finds genetic link to some SIDS cases A genetic anomaly may be responsible for some cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, which kills more than 3,000 toddlers annually, according to a study released Friday....
18:56 2019-10-11

Study finds films lag significantly in Latino representation A new study finds that Latino representation in film lags significantly behind the U.S. population and that the number of Latino characters in movies is virtually unchanged over the last decade...
07:56 2019-08-27

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 lucrativ...
07:28 2019-06-06

Human bodies can move on their own after death, study finds Dead bodies move on their own after death — likely due to processes of decomposition, researchers suspect, pointing to implications for forensic science....
03:00 2019-09-18

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!       ...
01:56 2019-06-14

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain Our everyday lives rely on planned movement through the environment to achieve goals. A new study by MIT neuroscientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT identifies a well-connected brain region as a crucial link between circui...
03:14 2019-09-20

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A g...
09:28 2019-08-29

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
17:14 2019-08-07

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 ...
23:14 2019-07-15

Electric scooters aren't as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds Materials used in manufacturing and companies’ efforts to collect and charge scooters create significant greenhouse gas emissionsAt first glance, the assertion that dockless electric scooters are more environmentally friendly than other modes of tran...
10:56 2019-08-03

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....
05:28 2019-07-11

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 ingest...
15:01 2019-06-05

Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births A huge study of babies' stool samples has found key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section, offering clues about the development of the human immune system, researchers said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-09-18

Americans Trust Police More Than Congress, Study Finds The most trusted leader of them all? The public school principal, according to a Pew Research Center study on Americans’ faith in powerful people and institutions....
20:00 2019-09-21

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
21:00 2019-08-02

There's No Such Thing as a 'Gay Gene,' Large Genome Study Finds A new study seems to firmly bury the idea of a so-called “gay gene.” Scientists looked at the genes of nearly a half million people and couldn’t find any genetic variations that could reliably predict someone’s same-sex behavior. Rather, they argue, ...
22:56 2019-08-29

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those delivered vaginally, the most comprehensive study to date on the baby microbiome has found....
22:00 2019-09-18

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
22:42 2019-08-06

Surat Fire: Preliminary Probe Finds Lapses On Part Of Civic Body, Builder A preliminary probe into the causes of devastating fire in Surat at a coaching class which claimed lives of 22 students last week has highlighted various lapses on part of officials of the local......
01:28 2019-05-28

Mars was once warm and rainy before turning frigid, study finds Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet we know that it once held far more water than we see today. But knowing there was lots of water (or at least a...
02:14 2019-08-21

Only 2% of global art auction spending is on work by women, study finds A new report finds women’s work still underrepresented in the art world, with only 11% of art purchased by institutions female-made A new study has found that despite perceived signs of progress, the art world remains overwhelmingly male-dominated.Ac...
22:14 2019-09-19

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to...
18:14 2019-08-14

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the ...
06:56 2019-09-19

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.Res...
22:14 2019-06-04

No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single "gay gene" but that a complex mix of genetics and environment affects whether a person has same-sex sexual partners....
20:56 2019-08-29

Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have long said they reserve the right to sl...
00:42 2019-08-20

Left-handed people could have better verbal skills, study finds Scientists have found lefty DNA for the very first time. The genetic code instructions seem to be involved in the structure and function of the brain.        ...
18:14 2019-09-06

Insomniacs may be at greater risk of heart failure, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people...
13:00 2019-08-19

Scientists shocked after study finds biological aging may be reversible A new study shows that scientists might be able to not only slow the process of aging but actually reverse it, Benjamin Button-style. Volunteers in a California study were given a cocktail of three common drugs for one year– a growth hormone an...
05:14 2019-09-10

Gender and racial diversity on the up in blockbuster films, study finds Survey finds more inclusivity in casting – but not behind the camera – while LGBTQ and disabled people remain marginalisedThere were more leading roles for women and people of colour in blockbusters in 2018 than any previous year, according to a new ...
23:28 2019-09-04

1 in 16 American Women Were Forced or Coerced Into Sex as Teens, Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
23:56 2019-09-16

Too few pregnant women get exercise advice from doctors, study finds (Reuters Health) - Only one in two pregnant women in an Australian survey said their healthcare practitioner had advised them about exercising, and more than half of these women had to raise the topic themselves, researchers found....
14:14 2019-09-21

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. (c...
22:56 2019-05-29

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 sti...
08:56 2019-06-03

More than 100,000 cancer cases could be caused by contaminants in tap water, study finds A toxic cocktail of chemicals found in U.S. drinking water could be the cause of more than 100,000 cases of cancer, a new study by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found....
01:56 2019-09-21

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

A Rat Study Finds that Acupuncture Can Treat Alcohol Addiction... in Rats Lab animals are used in all sorts of bizarre experiments, but a new study this week is definitely one for the scrapbook. A team of researchers in Korea and the U.S. got rats addicted to alcohol, then attempted to alleviate their withdrawal symptoms u...
22:14 2019-09-04

AI equal with human experts in medical diagnosis, study finds Research suggests AI able to interpret medical images using deep learning algorithm Artificial intelligence is on a par with human experts when it comes to making medical diagnoses based on images, a review has found. The potential for artificial int...
02:42 2019-09-25

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....
11:56 2019-05-23

‘Sonic weapon’ used on diplomats in Cuba may have been pesticide, study finds The mysterious high-pitched buzzing sound associated with the so-called "sonic attacks" on nearly 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats living in Cuba may have been caused by a neurotoxic agent used to kill mosquitoes, a new study commissioned by the Canadi...
16:28 2019-09-20

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 inju...
20:28 2019-07-15

Americans are waiting three years to replace their phones, study finds A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smartphone purchase for three or more years. In additi...
19:00 2019-08-23

Fish oil reduces heart attack risk, study finds  A recent study conducted by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) concluded those who take fish oil may be less likely to suffer a heart attack. ...
14:56 2019-09-26

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.Me...
04:28 2019-05-23

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 rate of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
00:00 2019-07-09

Study finds meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible There’s been more discussion recently about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet. Researchers identified isotopes of selenium in ro...
16:42 2019-08-16

Prospective Fathers Should Avoid Binge Drinking, Study Finds Prospective parents—but especially dads—might be wise to avoid too much alcohol, according to a new study out this week. It suggests that women and men who binge drink in the months before conception are more likely to have children with congenital h...
21:42 2019-10-03

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 hi...
18:28 2019-06-13

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are power...
01:42 2019-08-09

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 gre...
08:00 2019-07-01

A vegan diet may help boost cancer treatments, study finds Going vegan may halt cancer in its tracks, scientists say. It could also make chemotherapy and radiotherapy more effective, according to their tests on mice and people. The findings were published in Nature. The researchers focused on restricting the...
23:00 2019-08-05

Police Are a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men, Especially Those of Color, Study Finds For men, especially men of color, coming face to face with the police may be one of the most likely ways to die young, a new study out Monday finds. The study estimated that black men are twice as likely to be killed by police than men of other races...
23:56 2019-08-06

‘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 ...
18:14 2019-06-13

Study finds aspirin could lessen impact of air pollution on lungs Aspirin may lessen the negative effects of air pollution, an intriguing new study concludes. Researchers from Columbia, Harvard and Boston Universities analyzed a subset of data collected from 2,280 male veterans from the greater Boston area who were...
18:56 2019-10-07

Best place location for solar panels is on farms, study finds According to the study, if just 1 percent of the world's farmland were converted to solar panels, the power generated would be enough to meet global electricity demands....
22:00 2019-08-08

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 Swede...
04:42 2019-06-13

Cars' Pedestrian-Safety Features Often Fail, Study Finds New safety features being rolled out by auto makers to keep drivers from hitting pedestrians don’t work at times in some of the most dangerous situations and frequently fail at night, according to a new study by AAA....
10:00 2019-10-03

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....
02:56 2019-07-02

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....
19:28 2019-05-21

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 link...
02:42 2019-06-12

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....
20:14 2019-06-12

Upping caffeine intake could trigger migraines, study finds The next time you reach for an extra cup of coffee, think twice. A new study suggests that upping your caffeine intake throughout the day may trigger a migraine, especially if you’re already prone to headaches. ...
09:28 2019-08-10

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....
16:14 2019-06-14

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
23:14 2019-07-31

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....
16:14 2019-05-22

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 m...
18:28 2019-06-17

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
22:14 2019-07-31

Eating spicy foods could lead to dementia, study finds Spicy foods might be good for weight loss. Peppery palates are also thought to be hungrier for sex, too. But a new long-term study has revealed a possible significant downside to fiery flavors: a susceptibility to dementia. “Chili consumption w...
22:00 2019-07-24

Obese people enjoy the taste of food more, study finds Obese people eat more food because it simply tastes better, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa gave chocolate to a group of obese and non-obese women and found that as the obese group kept eating the food continued to taste ...
23:28 2019-07-31

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....
22:14 2019-06-18

Study finds changes in Cuban diplomats' brains, but no sign of attack Scientists are still unsure of why a group of US diplomats in Cuba experienced mysterious neurological symptoms, but they're still looking for answers. A new study published today in JAMA by the University of Pennsylvania reveals that brain chan...
08:42 2019-07-24

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs 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 ...
21:56 2019-06-12

Knee airbags show little safety benefit, IIHS study finds The study, which examined data from frontal crash tests and real-world crash reports, suggests other measures, such as redesigning lower instrument panels, could be just as effective....
00:56 2019-08-09

Measles cases in Texas could skyrocket due to unvaccinated children, study finds Large measles outbreaks could be more commonplace in Texas communities as an increasing number of children in the state show up to school unvaccinated, a new study claims. ...
19:14 2019-08-22

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise....
00:42 2019-08-17

Shake your tail feather: Study finds cockatoos love to dance Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo, has shown that humans are not the only creatures who love to dance, a study found. Snowball has a diverse repertoire of 14 unique dance moves and loves to bop to a good beat....
10:56 2019-07-09

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds Every year nearly 5,800 people are expected to die in New York, 2,500 in Los Angeles and more than 2,300 in MiamiThousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global temperatures are curbed, new research has found.On ...
20:56 2019-06-05

Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds Some 13,000 sq km removed from conservation areas since 1997, researchers sayAustralian governments have slashed the legal protection of nature reserves in favour of business growth, a global study reveals.The country is one of 73 dropping the ball o...
03:14 2019-05-31

Do the math: A bigger house edge is better for the bottom line, study finds Enlarge / Think you can tell if one slot machine has a larger house advantage than another? Think again. (credit: Arterra/Universal Images Group/Getty Images) It's a well-worn mantra that when it comes to casinos, the house always wins, at least in...
19:42 2019-10-03

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 minim...
05:42 2019-07-03

Study finds loads of drivers ignore their check engine lights One in seven motorists is driving around with a potentially serious issue in their vehicle, according to new research. From mysterious rattles to burnt-out headlights and fluid leaks – it’s perhaps no surprise that two in five drivers feel it’s ̵...
22:14 2019-06-18

Melbourne loses 15,000 megalitres of water annually from logging, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on 15,000 megalitres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
00:00 2019-08-23

Self-reported suicide attempts among black US teens rising, study finds Researchers found a 73% increase for black boys and girls in high school who took surveyed between 1991 and 2017Self-reported suicide attempts among black American teenagers are on the rise, according to a study published Monday.While the number of s...
01:42 2019-10-15

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
20:28 2019-05-23

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
02:00 2019-05-24

High-quality cars aren't always the ones consumers want to buy, finds new JD Power study A new study by J.D. Power & Associates finds that some traditional quality laggards can score higher when it comes to automotive performance, execution and layout....
20:56 2019-07-24

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
07:56 2019-08-22

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
06:56 2019-07-17

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped,...
15:14 2019-05-21

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogsDoug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning last June.As Junior walked down the path and into...
15:28 2019-05-21

Latino actors make up 4.5% of speaking roles in Hollywood, study finds New study examining representation in the top 100 films from the last decade shows community is largely ignored on the big screenA new report has found that in the top 100 Hollywood films from 2007 through 2018, only 4.5% of all speaking characters w...
23:00 2019-08-26

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 ...
07:28 2019-05-22

Fast food is healthy if you strip it, no-brainer Harvard study finds Dieting is easy — all you have to do is remove every trace of the flavor, satisfaction and general happiness from the fast-food indulgences you love. A new study out of Harvard breaks the news that drive-through fare is pretty unhealthy. But, its lea...
02:28 2019-08-31

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
02:28 2019-05-23

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 ha...
00:00 2019-07-13

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common s...
20:56 2019-07-23

Cuba ‘sonic attacks’ changed US diplomats’ brains, study finds The brains of 40 former staffers at the US Embassy in Cuba who developed mysterious symptoms during so-called “sonic attacks” have visible differences compared to a control group, according to a new study. The State Department has said the employees ...
22:14 2019-07-23

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric ...
18:56 2019-06-13

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
18:56 2019-07-12

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
06:14 2019-06-13

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds The number of people killed when someone ran a red light hit a 10-year high in 2017, according to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.       ...
13:00 2019-08-29

| 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....
13:28 2019-06-15

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over...
14:42 2019-08-23

Shaking hands for more than three seconds can trigger anxiety and affect relationships, study finds Handshakes that last more than three seconds can trigger anxiety, negatively impact business meetings and affect the state of our relationships, a study has found....
15:56 2019-10-11

Latino characters only make up 4.5 percent of Hollywood speaking roles, study finds Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population and 24% of its frequent moviegoers, yet they rarely see themselves on movie screens.        ...
05:28 2019-08-27

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
08:28 2019-06-19

Snowball the dancing cockatoo has wide range of killer moves, new study finds Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo shows off 14 different dance moves to the beat of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The movements come from different video segments of the study, with a single music track overlaid for illustrative purposes. Chances are ...
21:42 2019-07-08

'Cuban Sonic Attack' Study Finds Brain Differences in Victims—but Don't Put on Your Tinfoil Hat Yet In late 2016, U.S. and Canadian diplomats at their embassy in Havana, Cuba began coming down with unexplained symptoms, including nausea, headaches, and hearing loss. Some also claimed to have heard mysterious sounds just prior to their symptoms, fu...
06:00 2019-07-24

Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping chicken for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. ...
02:42 2019-08-09

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
12:28 2019-09-20

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
10:00 2019-07-16

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours...
06:56 2019-05-30

New-vehicle owners hesitate to use driving assistance technology, J.D. Power study finds Lane-keeping and centering systems, as well as other alerts, can be so bothersome that new-vehicle owners will often disable them or avoid them on future purchases, according to the study....
19:28 2019-08-27

Changing climate imperils global food and water supplies, new U.N. study finds The report says the world cannot avoid the worst effects of climate change without making serious changes to the ways humans grow food, raise livestock and manage forests....
22:28 2019-08-08

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international t...
04:28 2019-05-23

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
21:42 2019-06-19

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."...
12:28 2019-06-19

Don’t Get Cocky: Study Finds Trump’s Chances of ‘Running a Boston’ on Election Day Are Slim to None No matter how unpopular Donald Trump is (approval rating at last check a mere 42 percent), there are many a pundit predicting the Electoral College will come through for him and his re-election hopes come Election Day 2020....
06:42 2019-08-15

Amazon-recommended security cameras are highly vulnerable to hacking, finds new study Flickr/Greg Dunlap A selection of security cameras that are being sold and touted by Amazon on its website come with "huge" security risks, according to an investigation by UK consumer watchdog Which? released on Monday. After testing six different ...
08:28 2019-10-01

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researcher...
02:42 2019-06-24

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
22:14 2019-05-22

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
21:28 2019-06-27

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
00:42 2019-07-18

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn't always make perfect Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study ...
08:42 2019-08-21

Buying Birth Control Online Can Be Quick, Affordable, and Safe, Study Finds For those antsy about getting their birth control online, a new study should offer some reassurance. With the help of secret shoppers, researchers found that several online sites and apps that prescribed contraceptives were generally affordable, time...
22:00 2019-09-26

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
08:42 2019-06-08

Worm's 550M year-old 'death march' might be earliest known animal trail, study finds The fossil of a worm that lived 550 million-years-ago may be the earliest known evidence of an animal walking on the Earth's surface, according to a new study....
22:14 2019-09-05

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today announced the release of a new analysis of the perfor...
07:28 2019-05-22

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
02:42 2019-05-30

Weight-Loss Surgery Dramatically Lowers the Risk of Early Death, a New Study Finds For decades, doctors have known that losing weight can significantly lower risk of heart disease and by extension, reduce the risk of dying from heart-related events such as stroke and heart attack. Studies have shown that both lifestyle changes incl...
15:42 2019-09-02

7% of U.S. Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Involuntary. That Could Have Long-Term Health Impacts, a Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
03:00 2019-09-18

Pesticides, Not Sonic Weapons, May Have Made Diplomats in Cuba Sick, Preliminary Study Finds One of the weirdest medical tales to unravel in recent years—the wave of U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Cuba stricken by unexplained, concussion-like symptoms as well as hearing loss—has taken another turn. A group of researchers in Canada say they’v...
01:56 2019-09-25

Checking Your Phone at Night Won't Necessarily Throw Off Your Internal Clock, Mouse Study Finds People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to rest easier—at least according to the results of a new study in mice. Researchers found that short bursts of light exposure at night wo...
03:42 2019-07-23

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decis...
14:31 2019-05-21

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
07:14 2019-08-23

Killer smog: Even small amounts of air pollution linked to risk of early death, study finds Smog isn't just annoying, it's deadly: Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates, study says.        ...
21:14 2019-08-22

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
09:00 2019-06-21

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to those whose immune systems may already be compromised,...
00:42 2019-08-15

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
09:14 2019-06-14

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts News 15 Aug, 2019 Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones...
15:56 2019-08-16

New Study Finds Russell 2000 Index Options Benchmarks and Options-Based Funds Less Volatile Chicago, IL and County Wicklow, Ireland -- September 27, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) today announced findings from a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indexes designed t...
07:28 2019-05-22

Sewage is also part of ‘sun, surf, and sand’ at America’s dirtiest beaches, study finds A study looked at the number of days in 2018 that the water had bacteria counts exceeding Environmental Protection Agency standards.        ...
17:56 2019-07-23

New Study Finds That Certain Options- and Futures-Based Benchmark Indexes Could Help Manage Tail Risk of Traditional Indexes CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of using options-based and futures-based strategy benchmark indexes to hedge and manage tail risk is the subject of a new study — "Key Tools for Hedging and Risk Manage...
12:56 2019-05-22

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
06:28 2019-06-07

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
22:56 2019-06-19

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
20:42 2019-07-02

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

A wayward hand journeys to reconnect with its body in the trailer for I Lost My Body French writer-director Jérémy Clapin’s animated film I Lost My Body, which streams on Netflix as of November 29, might look like an art house rendering of an Addams Family spin-off at first glance, but the festival-winning, 2D wonder is actually a ta...
22:28 2019-09-30

"It's Not Just About a Hot Body!" Khloe Kardashian Shares Inspiring Words In Revenge Body Season 3 Supertease Revenge isn't easy. Khloe Kardashian warns the new Revenge Body participants just that in the season 3 supertease. While the latest promo promises "a transformational......
19:28 2019-06-19

Johanna Konta: I never doubted my ability "Johanna Konta insists she never doubted her ability on clay after she fought back from a set down to beat Dutch number six seed Kiki Bertens 5-7 7-5 6-2 on Saturday to reach the Italian Open final."...
17:28 2019-05-21

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
17:00 2019-05-21

The surprising story behind the Apple Watch's ECG ability Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
18:42 2019-07-06

How plants’ ability to ‘think’ might force us to redefine intelligence Some might balk at the idea that plants made of roots, stems and leaves could have intelligence or consciousness. But scientists have actually been hotly debating this idea for decades. A recent paper sought to finally draw a line under this question...
08:00 2019-08-13

Zarco: Brno MotoGP front row reminded me I still have the ability Johann Zarco says qualifying third for MotoGP's Czech Grand Prix made him feel like he "still has the ability" amid a largely miserable debut season at KTM...
19:42 2019-08-03

WhatsApp for iPhone Removes Ability to Save Profile Photos WhatsApp rolled out its beta app version 2.19.60.26 for iPhone via the TestFlight program, and the update has removed the possibility to copy, save and export the profile picture of your contacts....
13:14 2019-05-31

Eric Reid's brilliance shows his NFL exile was down to beliefs, not ability The usual excuses were trotted out when Colin Kaepernick’s fellow protestor found himself out of a job. And none of them turned out to be trueWhy Eric Reid wasn’t playing football at the start of 2018 was as obvious to his detractors as anyone. But w...
10:56 2019-09-30

Boeing overestimated pilots' ability to handle misfires on 737 Max, NTSB says Boeing had its 737 Max planes certified by overestimating pilots' ability to handle a flurry of alerts as occurred on two flights that went down within five months of one another, killing 346 people, the National Transportation Safety Board said...
17:28 2019-09-26

Legislators move to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran The House and Senate are considering an amendment to block President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily without congressional approval but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back on the effort....
11:42 2019-06-29

Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas? Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information....
03:00 2019-08-17

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Rennes on Friday in group DKim Little feels that Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 defeat against England in their World Cup opener .Sc...
18:56 2019-06-10

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby....
23:56 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Iran's ability to influence oil market is limited - U.S.'s Perry The rise in new suppliers of oil and gas has reduced the ability of Iran to influence global oil markets, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday....
18:28 2019-07-22

The Fiver | Peter Crouch: an everyman appeal to go with his exceptional ability Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Of all the English language’s most welcome word pairings – including “cut price”, “extra strength” and “insufficient evidence” – the one most likely to raise a smile among football folks might just b...
18:00 2019-07-12

The Skins Have The Amazing Ability To Complicate And Worsen Any Injury To Their Players Colt McCoy was the presumptive favorite to earn the not-especially-coveted starting quarterback job in Washington during training camp. That race appears to be up in the air today, after head coach Jay Gruden announced Wednesday that McCoy will miss ...
04:28 2019-08-15

Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation expectations....
21:42 2019-08-22

Assured Alisson illustrates Liverpool’s ability to learn and improve The Brazilian goalkeeper has picked up the Golden Gloves award in his first season in England and his crucial saves have taken his club into another Champions League finalAlisson was dissecting a first mistake as Liverpool’s goalkeeper when he reveal...
15:14 2019-05-26

China's Xi says country has ability and confidence to meet all challenges: Xinhua China has the conditions, ability and confidence to meet all risks and challenges and its economy is stable and healthy, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media on Tuesday according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
02:14 2019-06-05

Trump Ties Visas to Ability to Pay Health-Care Costs The White House issued a presidential proclamation requiring many future immigrant visa applicants to show they can afford health care, a move that could make it harder for poor migrants to enter the U.S....
10:28 2019-10-06

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that would effectively set the original blacklisting in st...
05:00 2019-07-17

Nicotine from e-cigarettes may damage ability to clear mucus from airways When the nicotine vapor from e-cigarettes hit human airway cells in culture, it slowed the movement of mucus or phlegm in the area, researchers report....
17:14 2019-06-07

US hack attack hobbles Iran’s ability to target oil tankers, NYT says Enlarge / Commercial oil tanker AbQaiq in 2003. (credit: US Navy) Hackers working for the US government wiped out a database and computer systems that Iran’s paramilitary arm used to plan attacks against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, The New Yor...
01:00 2019-08-29

Study claimed a GMO trial went horrifically wrong. The study’s authors disagree Enlarge / A transgenic Aedes aegypti OX513A mosquito, created by Oxitec. (credit: Getty | MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL) Six researchers are reportedly calling for the retraction of their study, which claimed that a trial of genetically modified (GM) mosquito...
02:56 2019-10-03

China's spending ability has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....
04:14 2019-08-21

Weaker Yuan Tests China's Ability to Prevent Capital Flight China’s biggest experiment with the yuan since a botched devaluation in 2015 suggests Beijing believes it can stem a flood of money fleeing its borders....
20:14 2019-08-11

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
14:56 2019-05-21

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
09:28 2019-07-20

Climate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCC UN report finds ecosystems never before under such threat and restoration is urgentHow climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to fix itThe climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, with cascading risks...
14:56 2019-08-08

Biden slammed by Dem rivals for highlighting ability to work with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden faced scorching criticism Wednesday from his Democratic primary rivals for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
19:14 2019-06-20

Twitter temporarily disables ability to tweet by text following recent hacks Twitter has temporarily disabled the ability to tweet via text messaging following recent hacks of CEO Jack Dorsey and actress Chloe Moretz.       ...
06:14 2019-09-05

Trump Administration Set to End California’s Ability to Regulate Auto Emission Standards WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy. Conservative a...
03:00 2019-09-18

New executive order expands Trump administration's ability to sanction terrorists The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled an executive order allowing the government to place sanctions on individual terrorists without specifying their actions....
19:28 2019-09-11

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
02:28 2019-07-20

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports. In a televised interview with state broadcaster C...
14:56 2019-06-03

El Salvador takes aim at imprisoned gang leaders ability to make calls It will be much harder for El Salvador's prison population, including gang leaders, to communicate with those on the outside after the government on Friday ordered mobile telephone service providers to disable their signals in the facilities....
08:42 2019-06-22

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....
19:42 2019-07-16

How to spot a flood-damaged car Tips & advice 24 Sep, 2019 Flood water can have a huge effect on a car, both seen and unseen. But how do you know if the car you're about to buy is flood-damaged?...
17:56 2019-09-24

‘I see my dad’s body, or I don’t believe anything’: Children of dead Mexican crooner José José feud over his body As music fans around the globe grieve the death of the iconic Mexican singer José José, known to many as “el Príncipe de la Canción" -- the Prince of Song, his passing has also inflamed a bitter family feud....
22:56 2019-10-01

Hurricane Dorian Tests Florida’s Ability to Move Older Adults Out of Harm’s Way After Hurricane Irma in 2017, a dozen patients died in a nursing home. The tragedy taught officials that evacuation orders were not enough to protect the state’s older population....
04:14 2019-09-04

Eric Reid's brilliance shows his NFL exile was down to beliefs, not ability | Oliver Connolly The usual excuses were trotted out when Colin Kaepernick’s fellow protestor found himself out of a job. And none of them turned out to be trueWhy Eric Reid wasn’t playing football at the start of 2018 was as obvious to his detractors as anyone. But w...
15:14 2019-09-30

Kyle Langford’s ability earns him world championships place, says Neil Black • British Athletics chief defends selection of runner for Doha• Langford fined for misdemeanours and faces another complaintNeil Black, the British Athletics performance director, has defended the decision to select 800m runner Kyle Langford for the ...
07:56 2019-09-04

'I have never doubted my ability': Steve Smith on two centuries in opening Ashes Test – video Steve Smith became only the fifth Australian to make two centuries in the same Ashes Test after another near-perfect innings left England needing to bat for the entirety of the final day in the series opener at Edgbaston to avoid defeat.Smith, who is...
23:56 2019-08-04

Pound falls as UK parliament suspension to curb ability to avert no-deal Brexit The pound fell to a six-day low on Wednesday, holding barely above $1.22 as Britain's Queen Elizabeth gave the nod to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament, leaving lawmakers little time to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
18:56 2019-08-28

Kevin Durant has a long road back from Achilles injury, but his ability bodes well Kevin Durant, who will miss all of next season, has a long road ahead recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon.       ...
14:14 2019-06-14

Florida panthers suffering from mysterious disorder affecting their ability to walk, officials say An inexplicable crippling disorder appears to be affecting some Florida panthers and bobcats, puzzling wildlife officials who are working to determine what is ailing these endangered animals. ...
20:14 2019-08-21

Mentally ill US prisoner held in solitary lost ability to speak, lawsuit alleges Tyquine Lee, 26, spent more than 22 hours a day in solitaryVirginia sued over Lee’s treatment at Red Onion state prisonA prisoner with a history of mental illness was held in solitary confinement at a prison in Virginia for over 600 days, leading to ...
11:56 2019-09-04

Georgetown Home Damaged By Fire SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– No injuries have been reported in an overnight fire at a Georgetown home. It started around 2 a.m. Thursday on Sundown Drive. According to the fire department, a person walking down the street called 911 after seeing...
12:28 2019-06-20

JPMorgan credit-card customers are seething about company plans to revoke their ability to sue them — here's how to protect yourself AP Images JPMorgan Chase is planning to revoke its credit-card customers' ability to sue them. The bank sent nearly all of its cardholders notifications alerting them that they were implementing binding arbitration that prevents customers from takin...
22:14 2019-06-05

Trump administration boosts ability to deny green cards to immigrants using welfare programs The Trump administration on Monday issued a long-awaited rule strengthening the ability of federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on government aid. ...
17:00 2019-08-12

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the tariffs are at least four weeks away and trade talks are ongoing....
13:14 2019-08-03

Singer August Alsina hospitalized after losing ability to walk: 'I couldn’t feel my legs' The hip hop/R&B hitmaker took to Instagram on Monday, announcing that he was recently hospitalized for losing the ability to walk. The singer revealed his calamity in a series of video messages to fans, showing him laying down in a hospital bed....
20:56 2019-07-10

Boy drowns and 13,000 homes damaged by Hurricane Dorian An eight-year-old boy has become the first victim of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, where winds of up to 200mph are ripping roofs from homes, overturning cars and tearing down power lines....
15:42 2019-09-02

Prince Andrew's damaged reputation - podcast Last week Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts did her first television interview, and in it restated claims that she had been made to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17. ITV royal editor Chris Ship discusses the Duke of York’s friendshi...
20:56 2019-09-27

"They Have Gravely Damaged Democracy": P Chidambaram On Karnataka, Goa Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday attacked the BJP-ruled government over the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa, saying they have "gravely damaged" democracy and that the......
12:01 2019-07-11

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias. The ministry said Sunday the damage was discovered after divers c...
21:42 2019-06-23

Home Damaged By Fire On Jaeduke Drive LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire damaged part of a home on Jaeduke Drive Thursday. Firefighters say they are not sure where in the home the fire started, or what started the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Most of the damage ...
04:14 2019-05-31

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working...
00:42 2019-05-25

Intel wants to use AI to reconnect damaged spinal nerves AI's use in medicine could soon extend to one of the medical world's toughest challenges: helping the paralyzed regain movement. Intel and Brown University have started work on a DARPA-backed Intelligent Spine Interface project that would ...
21:14 2019-10-03

How to File a Claim if Your Luggage is Damaged After a Flight Last year, a passenger on an American Airlines flight received $3,500 in compensation after discovering her suitcase was ruined; at baggage claim, she found some of her clothes had been shredded, half of her belongings were missing, and the suitcase...
04:42 2019-08-20

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived ...
11:28 2019-06-16

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
17:42 2019-07-05

5 Missing, Several Houses Damaged After Cloudburst In Uttarakhand A cloudburst triggered floods in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district on Sunday, prompting the state government to dispatch teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force......
14:00 2019-08-18

Jane Couch: ‘I wish I hadn’t been the first in boxing ... I’m damaged’ Britain’s pioneering former fighter and five-time world champion, who won a landmark case for women in 1998, is rediscovering her lust for life after enduring a torrid time in the sport“I just think I’m damaged, like really damaged,” Jane Couch says ...
18:14 2019-09-25

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
03:28 2019-06-16

Baltusrol Golf Club damaged by fire A portion of the main clubhouse at Baltusrol Golf Club was damaged by a roof and attic fire Tuesday morning.        ...
06:56 2019-07-17

‘I’d smack him in the mouth’: Biden seeks to dispel concerns about his ability to take on Trump after shaky debate performance The former vice president also acknowledged during a CNN interview that he was not fully prepared for attacks by Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) over his past busing opposition....
16:14 2019-07-05

Special Report: Hong Kong leader says she would 'quit' if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now 'very limited' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of busines...
17:42 2019-09-02

Opinion: By throwing flares, Mainz ultras damaged their own cause German fans are frequently demonized for their use of pyrotechnics, which many would like to see legalized. But by throwing flares onto the pitch, Mainz ultras did fans everywhere a disservice, writes DW's Matt Ford....
03:00 2019-08-11

Hezbollah Says Exploding Drone Damaged Its Office Near Beirut The Lebanese militant group said two Israeli drones landed in Lebanon and one blew up near its media office, a day after Israel said its warplanes had struck targets in Syria....
14:00 2019-08-25

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life....
18:56 2019-08-01

Couple sues over bug infestation, says exterminators damaged artwork The insect issues began in 2017, when the couple first noticed the unwelcome roommates — which they later identified as drugstore beetles. They discovered the bugs had rooted in their pricey upholstered sofas and chairs....
16:14 2019-08-12

13,000 Houses Damaged In "Catastrophic" Bahamas Hurricane: Red Cross Hurricane Dorian has caused "extensive damage" across the Bahamas, the Red Cross said Monday, warning that as many as 13,000 houses may have been severely damaged or destroyed....
16:28 2019-09-02

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
07:42 2019-06-03

UK PM candidate Hunt: Brexit paralysis has damaged UK's reputation Britain's paralysis over implementing the decision to leave the European Union has damaged its standing on the world stage, said foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of six men hoping to become the country's next prime minister....
16:00 2019-06-17

Four F/A-18 Super Hornets damaged in E-2D carrier landing incident An E-2D aircraft struck two F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter planes and damaged two others while landing aboard an aircraft carrier, the Naval Safety Center said....
06:00 2019-08-22

Trade War Has Damaged U.S. Chip Industry in Ways a Deal May Never Fix Beyond the current financial hit, American producers fear Chinese companies will strengthen domestic manufacturing and switch to other foreign suppliers they consider more dependable....
22:56 2019-06-27

Notre Dame’s stonework isn’t flammable but may be structurally damaged The stone vault in the roof of Notre Dame means it was more resilient to fire than many other cathedrals but heat may still have warped the building’s stonework...
15:28 2019-05-21

At Tour de France, a beacon for damaged Notre Dame The Gothic cathedral in the Champagne city of Reims formed a breathtaking backdrop for Stage 4 of the Tour de France. (July 10)        ...
21:56 2019-07-10

A Guy Damaged the Wall Street Bull With a Metal Banjo A man allegedly attacked the “Charging Bull” sculpture near Wall Street with what is described as a metal banjo (yes, really) on Saturday afternoon. As you can see in the photo, the lower Manhattan sculpture was damaged, resulting in a hole and mult...
02:28 2019-09-09

Oil Prices Climb After Iranian Tanker Damaged in Possible Strike Oil prices climbed after an Iranian tanker near the Saudi Arabian coast suffered damage in what the ship’s owner suggested may have been a missile attack....
18:14 2019-10-11

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the f...
21:56 2019-06-12

Trudeau blackface images have damaged Canada’s reputation: Wynne Images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface and brownface have tarnished Canada's international reputation and he should have confronted them long ago, former Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne said on Friday....
10:14 2019-09-21

Iranian oil tanker damaged by explosions near Saudi port city Owner says in statement that two blasts onboard Sabiti were “probably caused by missile strikes”An explosion damaged an Iranian oil tanker traveling through the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia on Friday, causing oil to leak into the Red Sea, Iranian media ...
09:28 2019-10-11

Bourbon barrel recovery underway at storm-damaged warehouse OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky distillery says efforts are underway to recover thousands of barrels of bourbon at a massive storage warehouse that partially collapsed during a thunderstorm. O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro said a section of the w...
00:42 2019-06-23

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
16:28 2019-07-07

| Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre....
16:56 2019-08-25

Tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged in Gulf incident: manager The Kokuka Courageous tanker was damaged in a security incident in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a spokesman for the vessel's manager BSM Ship Management (Singapore) said....
11:56 2019-06-13

Wolf Creek Marina On Lake Cumberland Damaged By Storms PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Wolf Creek Marina on Lake Cumberland was forced to close after storms damaged several docks. High winds and heavy rain that came through the area on Friday broke some of their docks and walkways. Fish and Wild...
03:14 2019-06-23

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, ...
10:01 2019-07-18

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saudi Arabia blamed on its regional arch-rival Iran....
13:00 2019-06-17

50 Dead In Hurricane Dorian, 90 Per Cent Infrastructure Damaged In Bhamas Bahamas authorities have updated the death toll from Hurricane Dorian to 50 with the number expected to climb, local media reported, as thousands are evacuated from the archipelago's hardest-hit......
17:42 2019-09-10

Fire extinguisher damaged in anger creates mess for Braves The mess in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse made by a punctured fire extinguisher has been cleaned up before Sunday's series finale at Miami       ...
20:14 2019-08-11

Nippon Steel's damaged Kimitsu plant to be shut until end-December Japan's biggest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp, said on Thursday one of the two steelmaking plants at its Kimitsu Steel Works will be shut until the end of December, to repair a chimney that collapsed in a typhoon last month....
08:42 2019-10-04

Fire-damaged rooster from Notre-Dame's spire goes on display A battered copper rooster that used to sit atop the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral is to go on public display more than five months after the massive fire that almost burnt the iconic building to the ground....
16:28 2019-09-20

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
14:56 2019-05-21

Grand Canyon limits North Rim water use after pipe damaged GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Officials have temporarily placed restrictions on water use on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park after rockslides caused a pipeline break. The National Park Service announced Thursday that public lau...
23:00 2019-05-24

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journalist, Carlos Maza, the company has reversed its de...
17:28 2019-06-06

Rangers fans arrested after Kilmarnock disabled section roof damaged • TV footage showed fans climbing on to the disabled fans’ shelter• Kilmarnock investigating reporters of crush outside Rugby ParkRangers fans who invaded the pitch celebrating a late winning goal allegedly destroyed the roof covering disabled fans, ...
23:56 2019-08-04

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have damaged America's standing Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy as erratic and extreme....
20:56 2019-07-11

Surgeons remove portion of Sen. Paul's lung damaged in 2017 assault Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday that he underwent surgery over the weekend to have a portion of his lung removed, a lingering result of a 2017 violent altercation with one of his Kentucky neighbors.“Unfortunately, I will have to limit my Aug...
23:00 2019-08-05

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
17:42 2019-07-04

Perez gets five-place grid penalty after Formula 1 crash damaged gearbox Sergio Perez will take a five-place grid penalty for the Singapore Grand Prix as Racing Point will fit a new gearbox to his Formula 1 car ahead of qualifying...
17:00 2019-09-21

FDNY says damaged air conditioner cord caused fatal Queens fire The Queens blaze that killed a mother and her 7-year-old daughter was caused by a damaged air conditioner cord, the FDNY said Monday. The two-alarm fire erupted on Sunday morning at the 117th Street home in Richmond Hill, leaving Siliva Umana, 51, an...
20:56 2019-07-22

Russian fire-damaged, nuclear-powered submarine's reactor isolated President Vladimir Putin has said the reactor on a fire-damaged, nuclear-powered submarine had been isolated and was still working. The 14 sailors died as they were surveying the sea floor near the Arctic three days ago....
18:42 2019-07-04

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
06:28 2019-08-18

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
10:56 2019-06-14

China Hongqiao says aluminum plants not damaged by floods, production normal China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, said on Tuesday it was operating as normal after Typhon Lekima lashed its home province of Shandong at the weekend and cause severe flooding....
14:56 2019-08-13

Scheer damaged Speaker’s office by re-entering partisan politics, May alleges Green Leader Elizabeth May says it was wrong of Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to go back into partisan politics after serving as Speaker, arguing it damages the institution....
00:56 2019-10-02

Russo brothers say Bucky couldn't be the new Captain America because of his "damaged mind" At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Steve Rogers makes an important choice without seeming to make any choice at all. After going back to the past to return the Infinity Stones and Mjolnir (in order to avoid disrupting the other timelines created by the...
02:42 2019-08-21

Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities....
05:28 2019-09-21

Cessna Plane Crashes In Maharashtra, Extensively Damaged, Probe Ordered A trainer aircraft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra's Shirpur on Friday following which aviation regulator DGCA is probing the incident, a senior official said....
15:28 2019-10-06

Saudi Arabia says it received distress message from damaged Iranian tanker: SPA Saudi Arabia said it received a distress message on Friday from a damaged Iranian tanker in the Red Sea but the vessel kept moving and switched off its transponder before it could provide assistance, state news agency SPA reported on Saturday....
14:28 2019-10-12

New threat to fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral: Heat wave The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceiling in fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse...
17:42 2019-07-24

4 dead, 200 homes damaged, after 6.8 magnitude quake strikes Indonesian coast Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific "Ring of Fire.''...
14:42 2019-08-03

Unlikely tornado hits Long Island, leaves homes and trees damaged A tornado touched down in Suffolk County, Long Island, on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The twister, which was rated an EF0, wreaked havoc on residents in Manorville — where it damaged houses, knocked down trees and took ou...
20:56 2019-09-03

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
14:42 2019-05-21

Hong Kong leader says rule of law being damaged, city's recovery will take long time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that "lawbreaking activities in the name of freedom" were damaging the rule of law and that the Asian financial hub's recovery from anti-government protests could take a long time....
05:14 2019-08-13

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Damaged Light Poles Close Portion Of Versailles Road LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The right lanes of Versailles Road between Mason Headley Road and Village Drive are blocked in both directions due to four damaged light poles. Avoid the area if possible. Crews have not said how long it will take to cl...
15:56 2019-06-18

Iran displays satellite after Trump tweet showing damaged launch site The United States has criticized Iran’s space program as a cover for ballistic missile development. Iran maintains its satellite launches are not linked to its missile program....
18:42 2019-08-31

Iconic Newark deli featured in upcoming ‘Sopranos’ prequel damaged in fire An iconic New Jersey deli featured in the upcoming prequel to “The Sopranos” was damaged in a fire this week, but the owners plan to partially reopen on Wednesday. Flames tore through Hobby’s Delicatessen & Restaurant in downtown Ne...
11:56 2019-07-03

Govt faces legal action over claims pregnancy drug 'damaged babies' Parents who say their babies were damaged by a pregnancy test drug have warned manufacturers and the government that they are preparing to take legal action....
16:00 2019-08-13

Hurricane Dorian: as many as 13,000 houses severely damaged or destroyed in Bahamas – live updates Reports an eight-year-old boy has been killed after Dorian made landfall at Great Abaco Island on SundayFull story: Hurricane Dorian pounds northern Bahamas with ‘catastrophic’ winds Donald Trump wrongly says Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama 6.20pm ...
19:42 2019-09-02

Iran Displays Satellite After Trump's Tweet Claimed Damaged Launch Site Iran on Saturday displayed for reporters what it said was an intact satellite ready for orbit, hitting back against President Donald Trump's comments suggesting a "catastrophic accident" had delayed......
04:14 2019-09-01

Kansas man who lost wife in prior tornado has home damaged by monster EF-4 twister A man in Kansas who suffered a devastating loss from a previous tornado found himself this week picking up the pieces after a massive twister affected his life this week, once again....
20:42 2019-05-30

Shocked scientists find 400km of dead and damaged mangroves in Gulf of Carpentaria Mangrove monitoring trip to remote coast finds shocking impact of two cyclones across hundreds of kilometresA cascade of impacts including rising sea levels, heatwaves and back-to-back tropical cyclones has created 400km of dead and badly damaged man...
12:28 2019-10-03

Damaged sense of smell fixed in mice by squirting stem cells up nose Stem cell therapy delivered through nasal droplets can restore a sense of smell in mice – but it will take time to develop a safe nasal spray for humans...
17:28 2019-05-30

A Nuclear Reactor on Fire-Damaged Submarine Remains Safe and ‘Operational,’ Russian Authorities Say (MOSCOW) — The nuclear reactor on one of the Russian navy’s research submersibles hasn’t been damaged in a fire that killed 14 seamen, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday, adding that the vessel would be put back into servi...
02:14 2019-07-05

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Friday....
09:56 2019-06-14

Canadian authorities search river for teen murder suspects after finding damaged boat Authorities in Canada were searching “significant areas of interest” in a river Sunday as the manhunt for two teenage murder suspects approaches its third week. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said that divers were scouring a section of...
02:28 2019-08-05

Mets Extend Olive Branch To Fans By Limiting Their Ability To Watch The Mets The Mets are a revolving door of controversy and incompetence, as the most recent New York team to win a pennant(!) has spent the past month (or two, or three...) plagued by internal anger, poor play, and a tendency to kill off ex-players before they...
00:28 2019-07-24

Mother of brain-damaged girl, 5, calls for law review after High Court rules she can take her daughter to Italy The mother of a brain-damaged child has called for healthcare laws to be amended after she won the right to move her daughter from London to an Italian hospital....
18:28 2019-10-05

Damaged cranes hampering rescue efforts in partially collapsed New Orleans Hard Rock hotel Rescue crews in New Orleans were still searching for a missing worker in the area where a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino building under construction partially collapsed and expressed concerns about two heavily damaged cranes that were in danger of fallin...
03:42 2019-10-15

Hurricane Dorian strikes Bahamas: Homes severely damaged, cars overturned, power lines down Homes are missing parts of their roofs. Power lines have been downed. Cars have been smashed and overturned. Floodwaters are rushing through the streets of an unidentified town at nearly the height of a car roof. This is just the beginning of the sto...
06:28 2019-09-02

What Humans Have Been Doing in Bed for 77,000 Years Groucho Marx once joked, “Anything that can’t be done in bed isn’t worth doing at all.” You might think he was referring to sleeping and sex. But humans, at one time or another, have done just about everything in bed. ...
14:14 2019-09-23

North Korea claims it tested new rocket system that could improve ability to strike South Korea, American bases North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised the first test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could improve the Hermit Kingdom’s abilities to strike targets in South Korea and American military bases there....
12:56 2019-08-01

Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045? Immortality has been a dream of human beings since the dawn of time. Mankind´s fascination with cheating death is reflected in scientific records, mythology and folklore dating back at least to ancient Egypt. Some have sought the secrets of immortali...
03:28 2019-08-01

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
11:14 2019-06-22

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision fails to appreciate, however, are the monumental—if not intractable—challenges awaiting colonists who...
17:56 2019-07-31

Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines TOKYO (AP) — Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines. The post Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, sug...
07:14 2019-06-14

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
14:56 2019-05-21

Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) will help curate the dedicated section, with job listings going...
17:28 2019-08-20

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in ent...
21:42 2019-08-13

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
17:42 2019-08-17

Feds say Boeing 737 needs to be better designed for humans Enlarge (credit: Boeing) The two 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people and led to what is, so far, a six-month grounding of the jet, stemmed in part from Boeing’s failure to accurately anticipate how pilots would respond to a malfunctioning featur...
16:00 2019-09-28

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans 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. ...
17:56 2019-05-22

The story of how humans got to the Americas isn’t a simple one The New World wasn’t conquered by a single group of people - different populations migrated and interbred in a tangled web. This is the new normal for human evolution...
20:00 2019-09-30

See how humans are harming the world's animals A UN report highlighting the dire state of animal populations around the world said governments have 10-20 years to implement drastic changes to avoid a dire future....
18:28 2019-09-30

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discov...
22:28 2019-06-27

Fish experience pain like humans Fish feel pain in a “strikingly similar” way to mammals including humans, a new study claims. Injured fish will attempt to soothe their wounds, hyperventilate and even starve themselves due to pain, researchers say. The existence of pain ...
17:00 2019-09-23

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
19:28 2019-07-13

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
16:42 2019-05-21

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
18:00 2019-08-17

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with instituti...
14:28 2019-07-05

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
16:42 2019-05-21

Deer can pass tuberculosis to humans, CDC says Heads up, hunters: You can potentially contract tuberculosis (TB) from deer infected with the bacterial disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced. ...
01:14 2019-10-01

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Euras...
01:14 2019-07-11

Higher, faster, stronger, better ... is there no end to what humans can do? As the two-hour marathon barrier is breached and with records tumbling every year, we explore sport’s science, skill and sheer gutsThere are a handful of numbers that are imbued with meaning. Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4. Usain Bolt’s 9.58. And now Eliud...
03:56 2019-10-13

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close to humans and their food, limiting their range....
12:00 2019-08-30

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
19:42 2019-05-23

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
17:14 2019-06-10

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling th...
12:42 2019-07-08

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
09:56 2019-07-05

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by...
02:28 2019-08-22

This new wearable tech is closing the gap between humans and cyborgs Dr. Pedro Lopes at the Chicago University, is closing the gap between human and machine. He is developing wearables that use electrical stimulation to control our muscles, allowing computers to be interwoven in our bodily senses and actuators....
03:00 2019-09-25

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
15:00 2019-07-06

Under the skin: How Tesla is making cars think like humans Tesla developed its own processor specifically for neural networking and autonomous driving. It’s called the Full Self-Driving Computer (FSD) Autonomous cars must interpret and react to situations as a human driver would. Here's how that will work ...
02:14 2019-08-26

30 unique gifts that both dogs and their humans will love Amazon When it comes to gifting the dog owner in your life, you know that few things would make them happier than something that either speaks to them as a dog fanatic or directly benefits their pups. Sure, you could get them the usual, tried-and-tru...
03:28 2019-09-25

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little mo...
00:28 2019-05-31

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with t...
05:42 2019-06-13

Humans were altering the planet as early as 2000 B.C. According to a new study, the Anthropocene began some 4,000 years earlier than previously thought. Archaeological data suggests humans were responsible for significant land-cover changes as early as 2000 B.C....
23:28 2019-08-30

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
16:56 2019-05-21

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
19:42 2019-06-28

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
21:00 2019-06-13

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
16:42 2019-05-21

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemi...
00:28 2019-06-14

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
07:28 2019-06-28

| Humans will not 'migrate' to other planets, Nobel winner says Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor says....
14:00 2019-10-10

Humans Have Been Drinking Animal Milk for At Least 6,000 Years Researchers have found the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption anywhere in the world in the teeth of prehistoric British farmers.  ...
06:14 2019-09-12

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
14:56 2019-06-18

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
05:28 2019-06-18

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to consoles and PC in a modern remake of the cult classic, THQ Nordic announced ahead of E3 2019....
18:56 2019-06-12

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, ...
21:42 2019-08-13

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
20:14 2019-07-16

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
20:56 2019-05-21

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
10:00 2019-06-12

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple U...
19:42 2019-07-03

Watch HBO for Free With Its New 'Recommended by Humans' Tool Now you don’t need an HBO subscription to watch some of HBO’s most popular programs. Today the network launched a new “Recommended By Humans” tool that will allow anyone to stream over 50 free episodes, movies, and documentaries—provided they were re...
20:56 2019-08-07

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It's about to test-fly the Green Propella...
16:42 2019-06-11

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
21:28 2019-08-03

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thi...
18:56 2019-08-17

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the country's pro-business president....
13:14 2019-08-22

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
22:14 2019-08-14

Did 420,000-Year-Old Humans Plan Their Diets and Store Food? Israeli scientists have found evidence that early humans thought ahead and stored fat and marrow laden animals bones for rainy days. ...
00:56 2019-10-11

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
22:56 2019-07-17

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H Whyte’s pioneering work from 1980, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. From ‘roosting’ to ‘school...
14:42 2019-08-01

Not so aloof: Cats capable of strong bonds with humans A new study shows that cats are just as capable of forming bonds with their human caregivers as dogs and children. The study from Oregon State University explains why cats often appear so haughty....
00:14 2019-09-25

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
16:42 2019-05-21

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
05:14 2019-08-23