Scientists have discovered that all eye colors, even the bluest of blues are actually shades of brown. Just like hair and skin, the color of the eyes is determined by a bodily pigment known as melanin. It has been discovered that all eye colors are composed of this same pigment, however in different amounts or content.
A series of footprints left behind by one of our pre-human ancestors have been found in Tanzania. The footprints suggested that our ancestors were tall and that we could have grown much taller than previously thought.
Scientists at Salk Institute in La Jolla, California have successfully develop a new form of gene therapy that was capable of reversing the aging process of mice models and lengthen their life by 30 percent.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), United Kingdom's fertility regulators, are now allowing the "cautious" use of IVF technique to create a baby using DNA from three different people.
New animal species have been found from the ocean floor of the southwest Indian Ocean. The amazing marine discovery was made by scientists from the University of Southampton in an undersea hot springs roughly 2.8 kilometres deep, at Longqi, also known as “Dragon's Breath,” 2000 kilometres southeast of Madagascar.
Despite being a playful term, it appears the word "boner" does have a sense of reality to it. The presence of a baculum, or a penis bone, has baffled scientists for decades. It can be as long as a finger in monkeys and two feet long in walruses, but it is completely gone in humans.
Genetic science has reached its peak as modern technology allows for a much faster DNA sequencing. A company called Genos is offering its services to fill in the needs of individuals to have their genes sequenced.
A new form of gene therapy tested on mice has been proven to rejuvenate the cells. Scientists claim that there will come a time when this specific gene therapy can finally be tested on humans, and people are getting excited. Could this mean that the age-old search for the fountain of youth is within our grasp?
Researchers from University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center have discovered that nanoparticles could be a solution to making breast cancer treatments more effective as it can slow down tumor growth, sensitize cancer cells and stop breast cancer from spreading.
This year, the field of medicine has taken a giant leap of faith as the first baby with three biological parents was born healthily and successfully. The announcement was a pretty big surprise which garnered both positive and negative feedback from many communities all over the world. But what does it mean to have three biological parents?
A new research headed by Zhiyong Wang from the Carnegie Institution for Science, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to ground-breaking scientific research, has discovered the specific system plants use to regulate their various response to heat between daytime and nighttime.
Denying women access to abortion is more detrimental to their mental health than undergoing an actual abortion.
The asteroid that allegedly hit the Earth and killed all dinosaurs did not actually wipe out all life on Earth. In fact, it may have been one of the reasons why life was restored. There had been reports that life re-emerged exactly where the asteroid hit Earth.
Several companies are recalling their products, including waffle mix, crepe mix, kettle chips and macaroni and cheese, after the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) detected salmonella in the manufacturing facility where their milk powder ingredient were made.
While the rest of the world is worrying about the future robot apocalypse, massive space discoveries and innovations in the fight against global warming, others are constantly exploring the innate nature of man.