The researchers at the New Zealand's University of Otago on carefully analyzing the fossil of the dwarf baleen whale from Northern California reveal that this animal species survived for a longer period of time than what was previously thought.
An Indian academic, Ram Ramamoorthy, has developed a humanoid robot that will play the traditional 'rock-scissor' game using artificial intelligence. It will take on humans and learn the opponent's strategies as it plays.
Research in the British Medical suggests that the best way to lower blood pressure levels and the risk of stroke is by increasing the intake of potassium in one's diet and reducing the intake of salt, reports BBC.
The environmental consequences caused by a recent oil spill in central Arkansas last Friday has gained a lot of focus, after officials discovered dead ducks and some live birds dipped in oil after the ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured.
Focusing on age-related blinding eye disease, a latest study states that the drug used to lower cholesterol levels may also be effective in treating macular degeneration.
According to researchers, for those who were prescribed the drug statin to maintain low cholesterol levels, discontinuing it posed serious heart problems. But doctors told the patients to continue with the drug and try other statins or a lowered dose.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany have released the most indepth sequence of a Neanderthal genome based on the data they released in 2010- first draft version of the Neandertal genome.
A latest finding claims that polar bears are shifting their migration pattern because of the changes in the sea ice. The warming climate has therefore limited the time the polar bears can hunt on sea ice.
A statement from the city's health department says a bill unveiled by New York's Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg March 18 requires tobacco products to be kept out of sight from customers, reports LiveScience.
Researchers at UC Davis uncover the earliest tobacco use in the Pacific Northwest. Till date we only knew that the Native hunter gatherers that is now northwestern California , mainly fed on acorns, salmon and other food. But the researchers were amazed to see that they even smoked tobacco. Tobacc...
Red tide algae is blamed for killing 174 manatees on Florida's Gulf Coast this year, reports Reuters.