Jamar Aguilar

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Sweet snacks 'link to bowel cancer'

<b>Fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits, crisps and desserts may increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to a new study.</b><p>Scientists looked at factors including diet, levels of physical activity and smoking in Scottish bowel cancer patients.<p>They reported links with some established risk factors of …

Monsters of the Deep: Jellyfish Threaten the World's Seas

Jellyfish infestations along beaches worldwide are troubling tourists and scientists alike. It is a creature that thrives on over-fishing and …

'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Found Dead

Cory Monteith, star of the Fox show " Glee," was found dead Saturday afternoon in a Vancouver, Canada, hotel room, police confirmed late Saturday …

'Glee' Co-Stars Mourn Cory Monteith's Death on Twitter

Cast mates of "Glee" star Cory Monteith took to twitter Sunday morning to mourn the loss of their fellow star on the hit Fox musical comedy …

Oil Drilling May Make Midwest More Vulnerable To Earthquakes

New findings on what human activities are able to trigger earthquakes, and what kinds of quakes we may be setting off<p>In the past few years, scientists have linked an oil-and-gas industry practice, called wastewater injection, to increased earthquakes in normally quiet places like Oklahoma and …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

Now 7.2 billion humans, and counting

The United Nations says global human population reached 7.2 billion in mid-2013. The “medium-fertility” projection for the year 2050 has been revised …

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …

Can Mammal Mothers Choose The Sex Of Their Offspring?

"Hmm, it seems to be a tough year for food. I believe I will have a litter of...females."<p>There's been speculation for decades about whether gender splits among offspring are truly random. Is it really just complete chance whether you'll end up with a male or female? A new study led by a Stanford …