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Only 7,100 cheetahs left on the planet

<b>Huge decline surprises scientists who say that the world’s fastest land animal won’t escape extinction unless urgent conservation action is …

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

Trump: The most anti-science president ever?

Tech & Science Donald Trump<p>In his victory speech in the early-morning hours on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump said he would rebuild the …

Flavoured e-cigarettes produce 'unacceptably dangerous' levels of cancer-causing toxins, study finds

Smoking flavoured e-cigarettes can produce “unacceptably dangerous” levels of formaldehyde and other carcinogenic compounds, according to a new study.<p>…

Oldest Beer Brewed from Shipwreck's 220-Year-Old Yeast Microbes

Yeast microbes from the world's oldest bottle of beer — a 220-year-old bottle found in one of Australia's earliest shipwrecks — are being used to …

Beer

Science confirms traffic jams are bad for your health

Not only are traffic jams a total rage-inducing drag, but new scientific studies have confirmed they are also bad for our health. Sitting in a …

World Health Organization

It's Science: Other Guys Will Check Out Your Girlfriend When She Wears Red

Time for a quick lesson in human psychology and sexuality.<p>767<p>SHARES<p>You know that feeling of possessiveness you get when you catch someone checking …

Relationships

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Is there an easy way to feed my dog a raw diet?<p>What are the benefits of feeding my dog a grain-free diet?<p>How can I manage my dog's weight?<p>What are …

Why do cats have slit-shaped eyes? | Cosmos

<b>Ever wondered why</b> cats have vertical slit-shaped pupils, while sheep have horizontal bars? A recent study suggests it has to do with their place in …

Zoology

North Korea threatens nuclear strike on joint US-South Korean military exercises

North Korea has slammed the joint South Korean-American annual military exercises as provocative, and has threatened a pre-emptive nuclear strike.<p>Twenty-five thousand US troops are taking part in the exercises, due to end on September 2, exercises the North says are preparations for an …

North Korea

Police seize drones carrying mobiles and drugs to Pentonville jail

Officers recover devices with packages containing illegal drugs and phones in operation around north London prison<p>Police have seized two drones loaded with drugs and mobile phones being flown towards a prison in north London.<p>The devices were discovered by officers investigating attempts to smuggle …

Scientists catch a white dwarf star in the act of exploding into a nova

It's not every day you get to see a star go nova. Scientists at Warsaw University Observatory in Poland have managed to catch a binary star system both before and after its explosive flash.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature, confirm a long-held theory about novae known as the hibernation …

Universe

NASA Just Released 1000 Otherworldly Images of Mars That Have to Be Seen to Be Believed

Ever since NASA launched the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) back in 2005, the spacecraft has been photographing the red planet and sending …

Amazing

Genetically Modified Bacteria Conduct Electricity, Ushering in New Era of Green Electronics

Soil bacteria modified to conduct 2000 times as much electricity as that in untreated dirt Image: University of Massachusetts …

Nanotech

Your Personality Predicts Your Taste in Music, Science Says

Scientists can now guess the content of your playlists by the results of a personality test.<p>According to the popular imagination, there's definitely a correlation between the kind of music a person likes and their personality. Emo kids aren't the most cheerful. Punk fans are, how should we say, low …

Women Live Longer When Surrounded by Nature, According to Science

You might want to make that dream of living in the woods a reality ASAP.<p>According to a new study published in <i>Environmental Health Perspectives</i>, American women who live in homes surrounded by more vegetation have significantly lower mortality rates than women who live in areas with less …

Ecology

Nasa to make all its research available free on the Internet

The American space agency, Nasa, is to make all its research available free of charge.<p>It is a move which will delight science enthusiasts and aspiring astronauts.<p>Normally such material is hidden behind a paywall, meaning that it is often out of reach for the lay enthusiast. The EU has also said it …

Space Exploration

Why We Tap Our Feet to Music: The Science Behind Sound in Content Creation

We’ve all felt it: that irresistible urge when your favorite song comes on and you just can’t help but tap your feet, bob your head, or, let’s be …

Can You Trick Your Body into Burning More Fat?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated on Friday, Aug. 12 at 4:45 p.m. E.T.</i><p>The sports world has been abuzz in recent years with the idea that athletes …

Nutrition

NASA Scientists Still Unable To Locate Edge Of Trump's Stupidity

<i>More fake news daily on The Political Garbage Chute.</i><p>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Scientists at NASA have yet to locate the edge of Donald Trump's stupidity, even after over a year of campaign rallies and convention speeches.<p>"We have been watching Mr. Trump's presidential campaign since he rode that elevator …

The 6 Types of Chemistry and What They Mean for Your Relationship

Remember Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams’ amazing, MTV award-winning kiss from <i>The Notebook</i>? Of course you do. That one kiss sent shockwaves out into the universe that set the standard for amazing chemistry. Now, studies show us the importance of HOW you kiss, and even give us kissing tips based on …

Ryan Gosling

Dear Science: Why do hangovers happen, and how can I make them go away?

<i>Dear Science: How do I prevent my horrible hangovers? Isn't there any way to make it stop?</i><p>Here's what science has to say:<p>Oh, boy. Do we have a cure for you! There is a fool-proof, sure-fire, scientifically proven 100 percent effective way of stopping a hangover from happening, and it can be yours …

Alcohol

Students Who Play Online Games Actually Get Better Academic Results

I love study time.<p>Despite the old stereotypes about video games rotting your brain, a new study provides the latest evidence to the contrary, with …

This Is the Healthiest Condiment According to Science

This Is the Healthiest Condiment According to ScienceITALY - MARCH 24: Spicy chili, Salento, Apulia, Italy. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)De …

Nutrition

5 Ways Love Affects the Brain

Photo Credit: umnola, Shutterstock<p>Slide 1 of 11<p>Love in the brain<p>"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind," as Shakespeare's Helena said in "A …

New Camera Can See Around Corners

It seems like something from James Bond: to be able to track objects moving when they are out of view hidden around a corner. And yet this is exactly …

Mobile Photography

11 Scientific Ways to Make an Excellent First Impression

It’s very difficult to bounce back from a bad first impression—but that doesn’t mean you need to fear meeting new people. Tackle first-time …

Body Language
Terrorism

The Latest: Empire state goes dark for Paris

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):<p>2:31 a.m.<p>The Empire State Building is dark in sympathy for the people of Paris after more than 120 people were killed in Friday's series of shootings and explosions.<p>Saturday is the second consecutive night …

Islamic State (ISIS)