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...

New species of crayfish named after Edward Snowden

  Edward Snowden is best known as the man who blew the whistle on the...

Look up! Supermoon to shine bright August 29th

  Look to the skies this Saturday, because the first in a series of 3 full supermoons will be out! This month, the supermoon occurs...

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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...

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High levels of mercury are contaminating the Grand Canyon

  It is thought to be one of the most pristine examples of natural beauty in the US, but apparently...