Stem cells are a revolutionary type of cell that have the ability to turn into any type of tissue. Scientists may have discovered a new method for creating them through the use of mouse cells. If it works for human cells, it could help with future organ transplants and cancer research.
Body odor is the bacterial breakdown of sweat. Now, scientists have examined whether the substance of body odor is more commonly found in older people.
For thousands of years scientists have used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But if all of these properties are part of a mathematical structure, wouldn’t the universe be purely mathematical?
Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed is known as one of the few sights for immaculate aquatic habitats and plentiful salmon populations. Now the safety of the watershed is being threatened by a proposal that seeks to develop an open pit gold and copper mine in the nearby waters.
When you think of climate change, the first things that come to mind are polar icecaps, natural disasters, humid summers and frigid winters. But studies have shown that the effects of climate change are not solely limited to physical damage.
Teenagers who skip breakfast or only eat sweet treats have 68 percent risk of developing metabolic syndrome in their adulthood.
Omega-3 fatty acids if consumed regularly, helps older women ward-off brain shrinkage and memory loss.
Regular drinking of alcohol increases the risk of developing melanoma by 55%.
A new drug Hetlioz receives a nod from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat sleep disorder in the totally blind individuals. This is the first drug approved by FDA to treat the non-24 hour sleep wake disorder.
By engaging in regular gardening tasks such as digging, watering and harvesting, children can reap several physical and health benefits, claims a new South Korean study.
President Obama and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden conducted a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday to honor the men and women who were lost in space tragedies. The NASA memorial day acknowledged and celebrated the lives of victims lost in the three spaceflight disaster...