9,000 YEARS AGO, A COMMUNITY WITH MODERN URBAN PROBLEMS

Bioarchaeologists report new findings from the ancient ruins of Çatalhöyük, in modern Turkey. The results paint a picture of what it...

TANNING INDUSTRY USES PROMOS, CHEAP PRICES TO LURE ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS, STUDY FINDS

Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from...

 
 
 

RNR 'SWITCH' OFFERS HOPE IN BATTLING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BACTERIA

New research offers a new pathway for targeting pathogens in the fight against antibiotic resistant bacteria.

PAST CLIMATE CHANGE: A WARNING FOR THE FUTURE?

A new study of climate changes and their effects on past societies offers a sobering glimpse of social upheavals that might happen...

 
 
 

HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS CROPS IN INDIA

Researchers found that the yields from grains such as millet, sorghum, and maize are more resilient to extreme weather in India; their...

FACEBOOK POSTS BETTER AT PREDICTING DIABETES, MENTAL HEALTH THAN DEMOGRAPHIC INFO

Analyzing language shows that identifying certain groups of words significantly improves upon predicting some medical conditions in...

 
 
 

WHEAT MYTH DEBUNKED

Common opinion has it that modern wheat is so reliant on fertilizer and crop protection agrochemicals that the plants now lack the...

FARM-LIKE INDOOR MICROBIOTA MAY PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ASTHMA ALSO IN URBAN HOMES

A child's risk of developing asthma is the lower the more the microbiota of the child's home resembles that of a farm house. This was...

 
 
 

POSSIBLE TARGETS TO HELP TACKLE CROHN'S DISEASE

There is no precise cure for digestive condition Crohn's disease, and causes are believed to vary. But one indicator of the condition...

PERFORMANCE IMPROVES WHEN THE ENEMY OF AN ENEMY IS A FRIEND

New research finds that balanced professional networks are more important than individual talent when it comes to high-risk decision-making.

 
 
 

'SELF-HEALING' POLYMER BRINGS PEROVSKITE SOLAR TECH CLOSER TO MARKET

A protective layer of epoxy resin helps prevent the leakage of pollutants from perovskite solar cells , report scientists. Adding a...

BEES REQUIRED TO CREATE AN EXCELLENT BLUEBERRY CROP

Getting an excellent rabbiteye blueberry harvest requires helpful pollinators - particularly native southeastern blueberry bees - although...

 
 
 

NASA'S CASSINI REVEALS NEW SCULPTING IN SATURN RINGS

As NASA's Cassini dove close to Saturn in its final year, the spacecraft provided intricate detail on the workings of Saturn's complex...

TESTING WAYS TO MAKE ASPEN-DOMINATED FORESTS RESILIENT TO CLIMATE CHANGE

In an aspen-dominated hardwood forest at the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula, scientists are testing ways to make the region's...

 
 
 

DO VIDEO GAMES DRIVE OBESITY?

Are children, teenagers and adults who spend a lot of time playing video games really more obese? A meta study has looked into this...

SCIENTISTS UNEARTH GREEN TREASURE - ALBEIT RUSTY - IN THE SOIL

New research helps explain how iron in the soil may unlock naturally occurring phosphorus bound in organic matter, which can be used...

 
 
 

GLOBAL COMMODITIES TRADE AND CONSUMPTION PLACE THE WORLD'S PRIMATES AT RISK OF EXTINCTION

A recent study highlights the fact that the economic benefits of commodity export for primate habitat countries has been limited relative...

BALANCING DATA PROTECTION AND RESEARCH NEEDS IN THE AGE OF THE GDPR

Scientific journals and funding bodies often require researchers to deposit individual genetic data from studies in research repositories...

 
 
 

A NEW 2D MAGNET DRAWS FUTURE DEVICES CLOSER

Scientists have discovered a new type of 2D magnetic material that can be integrated into spintronic devices.

COLD WEATHER INCREASES THE RISK OF FATAL OPIOID OVERDOSES

While the precise reasons are unclear, an analysis of overdose deaths in Rhode Island and Connecticut showed that cold snaps raised...

 
 
 



2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...