By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:40
New research provides some of the groundwork necessary to one day develop mini-robots that could perform delicate tasks inside your body, including assembling medical devices within your bloodstream.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:15
A team of researchers explored taboo words and discovered that learning to swear is a natural aspect of linguistic development, though children swear differently than adults and attach more negative meaning to it as well.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:57
A team of researchers discovered that a false-positive mammogram may cause women a little temporary anxiety, but it does not negatively impact their willingness to undergo future breast cancer screening.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:50
Researchers have discovered that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behavior disorder, which causes people to act out their dreams, is a predictor of brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:15
A team of researchers from the U.S. and Kenya found that every one inch longer in penis length increased the likelihood of a wife’s infidelity by almost one-and-half times.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 16:33
On Saturday, Prime Pak Foods of Gainesville, Ga., issued a recall of approximately 24,000 lbs. of chicken products under the label "Sugar Lake Farms" due to misbranding of undeclared allergens.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 15:40
Scientists have verified a connection between colorectal cancers and dietary fats by deleting a cellular structure in mice with colon cancer.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:43
Researchers discovered a new potential drug target for eliminating the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, the retromer protein complex, which is deficient in patients with the disease.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:45
A team of researchers from the University of New South Wales has discovered that when beards are rare, women consider them more attractive, yet when beards become common, women consider a shaven look more attractive.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:38
Ten methods of contraception provide a 95 percent or greater effectiveness rate, according to Find the Best, which highlights Implanon as among the most effective and spermicides as least effective.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:53
A newly identified superbug found in Brazil falls within the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus class and is thought to spread by skin contact. It has the ability to invade the bloodstream and might affect healthy people as well as sick.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:11
The number of calls to poison centers reporting exposure to liquid nicotine from e-cigarettes rose over the past few years with more than half involving children under the age of 5.