African Clawed Frogs Carry Deadly Amphibian Pathogen
African frogs, originally imported for early 20th century pregnancy tests in laboratories and hospitals, carried a deadly disease to the U.S. and is wiping out amphibians around the world , according to a new study published today in the journal PLOS One,
NASA's Kepler Telescope Mission for Alien Planets Halted by Faulty Wheel
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope suffered a failure in one of the reaction wheels that keep it orbiting, the space agency said Wednesday.
Hysterectomy Not Linked to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Women who have a hysterectomy - the surgical procedure that removes the female's uterus - in mid-life do not appear to have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, researchers found.
New Salt Study Questions if a Low-Sodium Diet is Really Necessary
The average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium a day, which is the same as 1 ½ teaspoons. Doctors have long touted the need to reduce sodium intake, but now a new study says there is actually no evidence to back up the benefits of a low-sodium diet.
Offering Small Amounts of Formula to Newborns May Pave Way for Longer Breastfeeding
It may seem counterintuitive but a new study suggests giving newborns a bottle of formula milk over a few days, will actually increase the chances the baby will be successfully breastfeeding three months later.
Carbon Dioxide at Highest Level in Human History, Raises Concerns
For the first time in human history, Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have broken through a symbolic mark of 400 parts per million (ppm), U.S. government scientists said Friday.
Space Station Suffers Ammonia Leak, NASA Says Astronauts Are Fine
The International Space Station has suffered a small leak of ammonia which is used to cool its power system, NASA said Thursday, adding that the leak has posed no immediate danger to the astronauts onboard.
3D-Printed Gun Blueprints Scrubbed From Internet, Already Downloaded 100,000 Times in Just Two Days [VIDEO]
The world's first entirely 3D printed gun is here and its creator didn't want to keep the plans all to himself, and so instead, he posted it online for everyone and anyone. Within the first two days, 100,000 people have already downloaded the files, prompting the State Department to step in and order the removal of the blueprints.
Scientist Discover Traces of Prehistoric Continent in Atlantic Ocean
A team of Japanese and Brazilian scientists say they may have discovered part of the earth's original continent off the coast of Brazil that existed before the Americas, Africa, Europe and other major land masses drifted apart.
Europeans All Related by Genetic Footprint Dating Back Only 1,000 Years Ago
Researchers claim people from all corners of the European continent share a common genetic footprint that dates back just a mere thousand years ago.
Fast Food Chains Fail to Offer Healthier Menus Over Past 14 Years, Study Says
As the United States continues struggles with an obesity rate of every 1 in 3 adults, a recent study says major fast food chains have "barely improved nutritional quality of menus in 14 years", further spurring the obesity epidemic.
US Returns 70 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Stolen From Mongolia
Yes, you read it right. The skeleton of a stolen 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus bataar was returned Monday to its homeland in Mongolia.
Say Bye-Bye to Gray Hair, Researchers Find Way to Reverse The Process
What has become ubiquitous with age - gray hair - may soon become a thing of the past. Forget about trips to the hair salon, or buying box dye to cover up those roots, a team of European researchers say.
NASA's Rover Probing Greenland's Two-Mile Thick Ice Sheet
NASA is on a mission to find out what lies beneath the two-mile thick ice sheets in Greenland by sending in a remote-controlled, solar-powered robot called Grover.