New map highlights worst US roads for drunk drivers

  Drinking and driving is never a good idea, but if you’re going to make...

Spotted: Rare nautilus seen after three decades

  A species of nautilus that has been called possibly “the rarest animal in the...

Armed drones approved for use by North Dakota police

A bill originally designed to prevent North Dakota police from using unmanned aerial vehicles...

History of galaxies revealed by astronomers for first time

For the first time, astronomers have found evidence proving that the structure of a...

What causes 'strange' earthquakes?

  Scientists know how tectonic plate boundaries cause earthquakes, but have been somewhat baffled by tremors occurring away from these geological borders. According to a new...

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Firstborn women are more likely to be obese later on

  A new study from BMJ, originally published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, has found that...

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Malformed plankton fossils part of mass extinction ‘kill mechanisms’

Environmental problems caused by heavy metal have been around a long time. No, we’re not talking Megadeath, Iron Maiden,...

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Are you a nomophobe?

An Iowa State University study has revealed that what has often been called “smart phone addiction” is in fact...