Imagine if you could create any object out of a flat sheet of paper. Now, scientists may have made that possible by characterizing the fundamental origami fold.
Even normal weight people with excess fat around their middle may be at an increased risk of early death, according to a recent study.
The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated "butterfly effect" also means that the reliability of weather forecasts drops sharply beyond 10 days.
Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have identified how the kidney cells' self-destruct messages are spread by finding what may lead to improved kidney function in the elderly.
The way your brain navigates is ultimately influenced by the shape of the environment around it. Researchers at the University College London have found that the brain's grid cells are modified by what's around us.
Abdominal obesity is linked to numerous conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and forms of cancer. A new study suggests that one’s body shape as a result of obesity does not necessarily pose a higher risk for breast cancer.