New Zealand May Soon Deport 'Fat' South African Chef
A South African chef living in New Zealand has been told by authorities that he is too "fat" to live in the country and is currently facing deportation, according to reports.
Van Allen Radiation Belts Mystery May Be Solved: Researchers
Space scientists have made a startling discovery regarding the two concentric rings of high-speed particles that encircle the Earth after they were discovered 55 years ago.
Link Between Height and Cancer in Women Explained
Size does matter when it comes to height. Taller women are believed to be at a higher risk of developing cancer, a new study says.
Who Lives the Longest in the World? Japanese Women, Research Says
Japan's women are once again the world's longest-lived in 2012, a year after falling to second place behind Hong Kong, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said in an annual report released Thursday.
Exotic Chameleon-like Particles Could Help Solve Antimatter Mystery
Scientists have caught a group of exotic neutrinos that, like a chameleon, change shapes from one flavor to another, Japanese researchers announced last Friday at the European Physical Society conference in Stockholm.
Mars: Scientists Find Signs of Possible Erosion From Snowfall or Rain
Scientists have uncovered evidences that suggest that snow and precipitation may have been a common occurrence in Mars at some point in the past.
Oxytocin - Love Hormone or Fear Enhancer?
The love hormone oxytocin which triggers feelings of love, sexual arousal, bonding between parent and child - appears to also have a dark side too.
‘Alarming’ Rise in Children Being Hurt by Poorly Mounted TV’s
Around every 45 minutes a child in the United States ends up in the emergency room with injuries caused by a television, most often due to a poorly secured TV falling on top of a young child, a new study said Monday.
Paper Thin 'E-Skin' Could be Future of Flexible Interactive Displays [VIDEO]
Researchers from the University of California-Berkeley have created a flexible 16×16 pixel screen, dubbed "e-skin," that lights up where it is touched. If more pressure is applied, it glows brighter.
5 Tips For Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease
New evidence for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease came out this week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Boston, which ranges from delaying retirement to drinking coffee and avoiding stress.
HPV Vaccine May Protect Women Against Throat Cancer: Study
Young women who are vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) not only protected from cervical cancer, but from throat cancer as well, a new study suggests.
Dubai Diet: Get Paid in Gold for Loosing Weight
If you need motivation to lose weight, Dubai might be the best place to get it. In response to expanding waistlines in a region where fast food is common and comfortable outdoor exercise is not, the local government is offering to give citizens a gram of gold for each kilogram lost by Aug. 16, Emirates 24/7 reports.
Which Bug Repellents Are Safest to Use?
Bug season is underway with mosquitoes, ticks and other creepy crawlers making their rounds and some may even carry diseases such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease.
Majority of Childhood Cancer Survivors Can Get Pregnant
Childhood cancer survivors were previously told they would be unable to become pregnant later in life. However, new research found that most can conceive, though it might take longer than usual.