With the addition of single-celled organisms, microscopic bacteria, and archaea, new estimates place the number of living species well over the 5.6 million identified databases.
A new study in Denmark twins suggests that psoriasis, obesity and diabetes might be associated with one another on a genetic level.
Airborne Pyrethroid pesticides result in 25 percent higher risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays among children living in nearby areas.
And excessive social media use could also cause depression among users.
Male Darwin's Bark Spiders, who are 14 times smaller than the gigantic females, routinely salivate onto female arachnid genitalia, pre-, during, and post-copulation.
Though a "morning person" may eat better and healthier compared to a "night owl", both individuals may be at risk of obesity and related cardiovascular conditions, so long as they get insufficient sleep.
A mother's love that dates back almost 5,000 years ago is the earliest sign of human activity found in central Taiwan.
Researchers found that Australian bearded dragon lizards also experience Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep and slow-wave sleep suggesting that dreaming must have evolved earlier than what the scientist have previously thought.
As waters turn warmer and oxygen levels decrease, marine animals and plant life may cease to thrive by 2030, especially in deeper sea levels.
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Researchers at the Oregon State University found out that those who continue to work after retiring tend to live longer, in spite of other factors such as lifestyle and health issues.
Rosacea, a facial redness affecting millions of Americans, could pose significant connection with mental health issues like Alzheimer's.
A recent study shows that friends are better than morphine, as having a large social circle means having a higher tolerance for pain.
Scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago confirm there's a spark of light when sperm meets an egg.
The ability to learn is linked to living things with a nervous system, made possible with the presence of nerves and neurons, but a recent study shows that other living organisms are also capable of learning even without a brain.