We know the current discourse of science and technology, but do we ever care what the everyday people think about it? The Pew Research Center does. Their latest study asked Americans about future scientific and technological developments.
What used to dispense snacks, drinks, and candy will now also provide marijuana. The Tranzbyte Corporation's "ZaZZZ" machine was showcased at a Montana Smokehouse event in Avon, Colorado and may soon be installed at a dispensary.
Perhaps the saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” is true. New research has found that free prescription drug samples encourage doctors to prescribe more expensive and less effective medicines, costing patients more money.
Tahlia Raven was the fourth child in the UK to reportedly die from the 'slapped cheek' virus since 2006.
Despite the slowdown of the Ebola virus outbreak along with as many as eight recoveries, the death toll has risen to 122 in Guinea, which is up from 101 from last week.
Birth can be a traumatic and emotional experience for mother and child. For the newborn in particular, how he or she enters the world may determine future health issues.
What begins as someone being overweight eventually progresses to obesity, then type 2 diabetes, and finally heart disease. This is not the absolute state of events, but it’s very common, and medical experts have been working to eliminate the progression.
The latest diabetes data from the federal Centers for Disease Control highlights a drop in some major diabetes-related complications among the U.S. adults.
A recent study conducted by researchers from New York University shows a direct connection between higher local homicide rates and the number of failed elementary students.
The contemporary hipster subculture, oddly enough, has gained notice through their beard fashions (and facial hair transplants to perfect their beards). But if we’ve learned anything from history, this beard trend is likely to pass, and then repeat.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was first identified in 2003 when an outbreak occurred in China and spread to four continents, killing nearly 800 people. The Pasteur Institute in Paris reported they lost over 2,000 SARS vials last week.