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Higher ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation exposure, directly related to time outdoors and sunlight exposure, was associated with reduced odds of...
When we are in a deep slumber our brain’s activity ebbs and flows in big, obvious waves, like watching a tide of human bodies rise up and sit down...
Scientists have taken spectroscopic snapshots of nature’s most mysterious relay race: the passage of extra protons from one water molecule to...
Since the discovery of the fossil dubbed Lucy 42 years ago this month, paleontologists have debated whether the 3 million-year-old human ancestor...
Scientists from the University of Utah and University of Washington have developed blueprints that instruct human cells to assemble a virus-like...
Women and men look at faces and absorb visual information in different ways, which suggests there is a gender difference in understanding visual...
Somewhere between Earth’s creation and where we are today, scientists have demonstrated that some early life forms existed just fine without any...
Astonishing behavior of water confined in carbon nanotubes. It’s a well-known fact that water, at sea level, starts to boil at a temperature of...
Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress, report...
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Using the oldest fossil micrometeorites — space dust — ever found, Monash University-led research has made a surprising discovery about the...
People who drink wine, liquor or beer regularly are less prone to heart failure and heart attacks than those who rarely or never drink. Three to...
Type 2 diabetes is traditionally seen as a chronic condition but weight loss reverses the disease, scientists have shown. Millions of people...
The first direct evidence that humans played a substantial role in the extinction of the huge, wondrous beasts inhabiting Australia some 50,000...
Humans and Neandertals may have hooked up much earlier than previously thought. Early ancestors of humans in Africa interbred with Neandertals...
The very first cry of neonates is marked by their maternal language. This seems to be especially apparent in tonal languages, where pitch and...
Intelligence Quotient also known as IQ is a score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence. A score...
Brazilian researchers from the Rio De Janeiro University have made a wonderful discovery that would help boosts brain function and also improve...
The astronauts who flew the dress rehearsal for the first lunar landing reported hearing mysterious “outer space-type music” while flying behind...
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Taking fish oil capsules for just three months can stave off psychosis for years, a small study suggests. If confirmed in larger studies, the...
Durban - It may not be blood from a stone, but a South African-based company has sold nearly 400 machines over the last three months that...
The pineapple, the tropical fruit enjoyed by people worldwide in slices, chunks, juice, upside-down cakes, jam, tarts, ice cream, yogurt,...
Should I give my child a smartphone? If so, what is the appropriate age? These are two questions many parents ponder over, especially as they...
Intelligence Quotient also known as IQ is a score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence. A score...
The mother of all snakes got its start underground. X-ray images of snake and lizard skulls suggest that modern snakes’ ancestors burrowed rather...
Fresh analysis of a reptile fossil is helping scientists solve an evolutionary puzzle — how snakes lost their limbs. The findings show snakes did...
Type 2 diabetes is traditionally seen as a chronic condition but weight loss reverses the disease, scientists have shown. Millions of people...
Brazil sees sharp rise in babies born with abnormally small heads. A mosquito-borne virus may cause babies to be born with abnormally small...
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