Giant black hole located some six billion light years from Earth is spinning at roughly half the speed of light. The study could help astronomers understand the evolution of evolution of black holes.
The U.S Food Administration declined to approve Eli Lilly's new diabetes drug empagliflozin, citing quality issues at the German factory where the drug will be made, Lilly along with its partner Boehringer Ingelheim said Wednesday.
Mississippi has now replaced West Virginia as the most obese state in the U.S. The 2013 Gallup Well-Being Poll published Monday also shows that Montana is now the least obese state in the country.
Researchers have found a strange state of matter called "disordered hyperuniformity," in chicken eye. This is the first time that this type of matter has been discovered in a biological system. The research could help advance optic circuits.
Researchers at University of Southern California say that eating meat and cheese can increase caner and early death risk and might be just as bad as smoking, especially for middle-aged people.
A new study has found that anger is linked with increased heart disease risk.
Three new studies published Monday showed that American soldiers suffer from mental disorders and suicide risks at rates comparable to or even higher than civilian populations.
A new study from University of California, Los Angeles shows that smoking is associated with structural changes in brains of teenagers.
Researchers have now revived ancient virus from Siberian permafrost. The 'giant' virus is capable of infecting amoebae. The study shows that global warming or even industrial exploration in the region could release potentially deadly viruses.
The disappearance of ice-free regions in Antarctica is linked with climate change, according to a new study.
Rare mutations in a gene called SLC30A8 lower diabetes type-2 risk by 65 percent, researchers have found.
Damages caused by extreme floods in Europe will increase by the year 2050, according to a new study.
Researchers have found that activating a protein called sirtuin 1 not only extends lifespan, but also delays metabolic diseases in mice. The study could pave way for new drugs that improve health and even slow down ageing.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it is initiating a process under a rarely-used Clean Water Act to protect salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the proposed Pebble Mine.