The decline in amphibian population is considered a threat to global diversity. One of the causes was identified by the University of Wroclaw in Poland who found out that synthetic estrogen pill used by humans are turning the amphibians to into the opposite sex.
"Practice safe sex," said the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recently released travel and health advisory. The advisory was released to educate authorities, medical practitioners and travelers on safety measures to prevent the spread of Zika virus.
In a press conference, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the Zika virus seems to be scarier than what they initially thought. This is after a Brazilian team of scientists discovered that it is possible for the Zika virus to trigger an immune attack on the central nervous system of adults.
Recent results of an exploration led by the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) shows what appears to be evidence that 6 to 10 million years ago, the Arctic Ocean is iceless during the summer season.
A recent video released by NASA shows that astronomers have found an icy "spider" on Pluto's surface.
In the world filled with rare creatures, scientists discovered a cunning snake who pretends to be a snake to lure its prey. After years of studying the creature, they found out how the spider-tailed viper behaves. The cunning Iranian Pseudocerastes urarachnoides spider-tailed viper, uses the tip of its tail which resembles a viper to lure birds.
For years, the baboons rejected the pig hearts, but recent findings show that there is hope in this technology. A baboon lived for more than two years without rejecting the transplant, surpassing the longest record of 298 days.
Beach trips are the top vacation choice of many. With the fast-phased life today, it is but fitting to indulge in luxurious swim trips every now and then.
Mayday, mayday! We have trouble in space. NASA's exoplanet hunter, Kepler, which is stationed 75 million miles away from home, malfunctions. In a routine scheduled contact, the Kepler entered into Emergency Mode, alarming NASA's engineers.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently released a study stating the most Earthquake-vulnerable states, which include Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas.
With industrialization slowly eating up most of the world's agricultural lands, it can be said that we may not have enough farming lands to produce food in the future. That's why scientists are developing more ways to grow plants in the smallest of spaces possible, like the new technology of using soil-free vertical farms called AeroFarms.
Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, have been the subject of all media frenzy. The royal couple is currently in India for a seven-day royal tour of India and Bhutan. For those dreaming to follow the footsteps of the royal couple, here are the top five royal places to visit in India.
In the movie "Castaway," Tom Hanks and his "buddy" Wilson were rescued after they spent four years stranded on an Island due to a plane crash. If you think this only happens in the movies, think again. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that three men were rescued after being stranded on a deserted island in Hawaii.
Death is inevitable. Billions of people walking on the face of the planet right now will eventually go back to Earth upon death. Usually, people resort to cremation or the traditional burial practices to lay the body to its final resting place.
Do you always find your hard drive storage insufficient for all the gigabytes of digital files you own? Well, this might be a strange solution, but scientists recently developed a storage that can hold 700 terabytes of files in--wait for it--a small speck of an artificial DNA.