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Smarter Cancer Drugs Could Soon be Here

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people all over the world and the fight to find a cure is a continuous one. While there are various …

Cancer

Scientists Discover New Molecule That May Prevent the Repairing of White Matter

White matter is the term used to describe the fatty tissue that sits around certain parts of brain cells that help in speeding up communication. …

Neuroscience

Water Vapor Seen 'Raining Down' on Young Star System

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected enough water vapor to fill the oceans on Earth five times inside the collapsing nest of a forming star …

Astronomy

Astronomers Use Hubble to Detect Helium in Exoplanet WASP-107b

Using NASA/ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope astronomers have detected helium for the very first time ever on a planet outside the Solar System. The team …

Universe

New Tool Uses DNA Sample to Accurately Predict Hair, Skin, and Eye Color of Individual

A collaboration of scientists led by the School of Science at IUPUI and Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam in the Netherlands have …

Hair Color

What Does USA’s Withdrawal from the Iranian Nuclear Deal?

The USA’s relationship with Iran has always been a dubious one. Back in 2015, the Iran Nuclear Deal was made. This was an official agreement between …

South Asia

Is LCD Technology About to get a Revamp?

A new method for orienting liquid crystals has been proposed by a collaboration of international researchers. It’s a technique that could be used to …

Nanotech

Researchers Discover Link Between Early-Life Obesity and Depression

A recent study carried out by researchers at the Stamford University School of Medicine suggests that early-life obesity and depression share a much …

Neuroscience

Drifting Particles in Plasma Can Help Maintain Stability

One of the biggest challenges for those conducting fusion research is keeping the plasma stable during reactions. However, physicists at the U.S. …

Physics

Could the Senate’s Net Neutrality Vote be Meaningless?

If you’ve been on Reddit in the past few months, you’ll be aware of the debate that’s been raging over net neutrality. This week, its supporters …

Net Neutrality

New Research Produces World’s First Map of Global Tourism Carbon Footprint

It’s no secret that there’s been a rise in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the past few years. But up until now, it’s never been quantified into …

Sustainability

New Study Reveals Diabetics Have Stronger Emotional Links to Negativity

A recent study carried out by researchers at Iowa State University (ISU) suggests that the negative feelings experienced by those suffering from Type …

Diabetes

Underestimate the Amount of Renewables Needed to Transition to Carbon Energy

As it stands, if we carry on consuming the same levels of energy per capita and lifestyle as we do now, the transition to a low-carbon energy society …

Fossil Fuels

Is Water the Key to Staying Mentally Alert in Our Older Age?

According to new research that was presented at the American Physiological Society (APS) earlier this month, the answer to that question is yes. …

Middle Age

The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers

Behind the guards, the blast doors and down corridors of reinforced concrete, sit the encrypted computer servers -- connected to nothing -- that hold …

Cryptocurrency

Observe and Control the Transition Between Two Different States of Matter

For the first time ever, a team of international physicists has managed to observe the transition between two different states of matter – a …

Quantum Physics

Can Knee Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis Lead to Depression?

According to a team of researchers from Japan, yes. In the US alone, around 13% of women and 10% of men aged 60 and over suffer from pain associated …

Depression

Researchers use Artificial Intelligence to Dissect the Human Brain

Intelligence is something which takes many forms. When you think of intelligence in nature, you may think of how a bat uses echolocation to makes its …

New Blockchain Platform Achieves Record-Breaking Processing Speeds

CREDITS is the name given to a unique blockchain platform that has amazing processing capabilities. It’s that good that in the UK, it’s even …

There's a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth.<p>And tests have confirmed that it's …

The Magnetic Therapy That Could Recover Your Memories

Transcranial magnetic stimulation has been used for treatment of schizophrenia and depression. But could it also bring back long lost memories?<p>Try to …

High Altitude Residents See Hike in Suicide Rates

Living in high altitude areas, such as in the US intermountain states, could be even more dangerous than scientists first thought. There’s been a …

Citizen Scientists Help to Solve New Purple Light Mystery

There is a great deal of citizen scientists dotted around the world that loves nothing more than stargazing late at night. For some of these people, …

Could Viagra Reduce the Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

According to the National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the …

Colon Cancer

The Chemistry Behind Fear and Anxiety

Scientists have always found it difficult to study the mechanisms of fear and anxiety because these conditions are so varied and complex. Each …

Researchers Discover Fasting Diets Help Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Dieting has been around in one form or another for a very long time. Some diets, such as the 5:2 diet, are able to clear fat from the blood quicker …

Holistic Medicine

Some Kidney Disease Patients Feel Relief Thanks to Weightlifting

It’s not just athletes and the superfit that benefit from the likes of weightlifting. A new study has revealed that lifting weights can help those …

New Data Reveals More Evidence of Magnetic Pole Shift

The very first recording of the Earth’s magnetic field dates back thousands of years, right to the first millennium. Since then scientists have …

Scientists Progress in Uncovering the Deadly Mechanisms of Cancer Stem Cells

Cancer stem cells are often referred to as the arch-enemy of the patient as it’s these that are responsible for tumors progressing. As a way of …

Researchers Uncover Missing Link That May Benefit Parkinson’s Patients in a Big Way

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition that affects millions of people across the world. There are two significant features of …