May

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The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Exercise and Improving Your Mood

Exercise can be a great way to lift your mood and improve your emotions. When you exercise, your body feels more relaxed and calm. Find out some of …

Streak of light across night sky is reentry of decaying Chinese rocket, defense officials say

A streak of light seen bursting across the night sky late Wednesday was a Chinese rocket that reentered the atmosphere near California, the U.S. Strategic Command confirmed.<p>The visual streak was the remnants from a Chinese CZ-7 rocket, which reentered the atmosphere over Northern America near …

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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Exposure

Is secondhand marijuana smoke dangerous or could secondhand pot smoke mess up your drug testing at work? These are important questions to be …

Study Finds Drop In Prescription Drugs In Medical Marijuana States

They also saw $165.2 million in Medicare savings.<p>States looking for a way to reduce Medicare spending and prescription drug use may want to turn to legalizing medical marijuana, a new study suggests.<p>The District of Columbia and the 17 states that had medical marijuana as an alternative to …

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Evolution Is Happening Faster Than We Thought

Amsterdam — A FRIEND recently invited me over to see the blackbird that had taken up residence in a potted plant on her balcony.<p>Serenely incubating eggs in the inner city, this bird had little in common with its shy, reclusive ancestors that nested in Europe’s forests. Early in the 19th century, …

Ecology

We all have A Blue Mind: Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Have you ever felt at peace when you’re walking by the ocean? A sense of rejuvenation when you stand by a waterfall? How about taking in the view of …

Why Do Humpback Whales Protect Other Species from Killer Whales?

It sounds like something out of a children’s animated film: the whale and the seal, at first put off by their differences, team up and become best …

Animals

Two Faraway Planets May Have Atmospheres That Can Support Life

Hubble Telescope will investigate further<p>Two planets in the constellation of Aquarius may have atmospheres that could support life. After using the Hubble Space Telescope to spy on the planets, astronomers have concluded that these worlds don’t have the inhospitable atmosphere of most gas …

Origins of human migration could be traced through gut bacteria, as research suggests microbiome is strongly influenced by evolutionary history<p>The evolutionary history of the bacteria in your guts predates the appearance of humans, and mirrors that of our great ape relatives, according to a genetic …

Microbiology

Could Drugs Heal A Broken Heart?

Exploring the age of anti-love biotechnology<p>Love and heartache have always been inexorably tied. Recall the paranoid, lust-dizzy characters in <i>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</i> or the tortured, memory-deprived lovers in <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>. Wouldn’t it be nice if a pill could take away the …