7 death-like ailments that could leave you buried alive

Yesterday, The Guardian reported on a story in which a Honduran family smashed open...

Firstborn women are more likely to be obese later...

  A new study from BMJ, originally published online in the Journal of Epidemiology &...

Malformed plankton fossils part of mass extinction ‘kill mechanisms’

Environmental problems caused by heavy metal have been around a long time. No, we’re...

Are you a nomophobe?

An Iowa State University study has revealed that what has often been called “smart...

YouTube launches gaming channel; challenges Klingons for interstellar domination

YouTube Gaming, the popular Google-owned online video service’s answer to Twitch, officially launched on Wednesday, with live-streaming and archived content currently available for 25,000...

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New images are closest yet of dwarf planet Ceres

  Earlier this week, NASA released the latest batch of photos collected by the Dawn spacecraft of Ceres, and the...

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Shape-shifting handheld device is GPS for visually impaired

A handheld, shape-shifting device to help visually impaired people navigate has been tested in a theatrical context, with participants...

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NASA to design probes for upcoming missions to Uranus, Neptune

  Scientists at NASA have been asked to brainstorm new concepts for probes that could be sent to the last...