High school students in New Zealand are more likely to delay sexual activities until they are older, a study reveals. However, teenagers who are active sexually are less likely to use contraceptives consistently.
The Soapbox Science roadshow team went to Cambridge on Saturday, July 2, to the delight of many passersby who came upon the scientists at the Market Square. The science professionals were sharing some of their knowledge in a fun and engaging way.
After five years, the Juno space probe is finally approaching the critical moment when it will try to go into orbit around Jupiter. Should it be successful, then it will provide Earth scientists with a view of the planet underneath its blanket of clouds.
People who find it hard to suppress their junk food cravings may just be in for a treat as scientists in the United Kingdom have come up with a food supplement that could curb that yearning for those high-calorie foods.
Last month, scientists from the around the world came together at a conference in Singapore to discuss the challenges that science would be facing in the next few decades as well as topics that are significant in today's world.
Arizona is second of 11 Western states in the United States that has seen an increase in the number and size of huge wildfires since the '70s, says a report by non-profit research organization Climate Central. But the question is, is it linked to human-caused climate change?
School's out but that doesn't mean that learning should stop. This summer, parents can take their kids to special cruises in Southwest Florida for some fun science education.
The government of Malta is eyeing an area in the country's main island to make into a small version of Buskett Gardens, in hopes that wildlife would be encouraged to settle in the new wooded area.
Environment issues have been discussed in so many ways - through the news, through blog posts, through marches in the streets - but some of the strongest messages are put across not through words but through powerful and thought-provoking images.
Not many people are willing to get near a leech, but a woman in London keeps them in her house - and claims that they helped her to lose weight as well as improve her sex life.
The United States government is planning to amend "Common Rule," a set of regulations on research involving human subjects, but an independent science group says the proposal to make the changes should be withdrawn. Instead, it suggests that the government create an independent national commission first.
Science enthusiasts who want to have a daily dose of fun yet useful information can tune in to the YouTube channel called 'SciShow.'
Scientists were surprised to discover hydrothermal vents at the Chamorro Seamount, a place deep under the sea that was initially thought to be a dead zone. Their delight can be heard in a video shared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Scientists have come up with a way to determine a person's age range based on blood. This can be very useful in crime scenes since it would be easier for investigators to determine if the blood belongs to a juvenile or an adult. Moreover, the method can determine the time when the blood was deposited at the scene.
The city of San Francisco in California will no longer allow food packaging and other products made of polystyrene starting next year. This includes foam items like coffee cups, coolers, packaging for food, disposable dishware, toys for swimming, and other foam items.