FDA to Investigate Safety of Caramel Coloring Found in Soda
The Food and Drug Administration will launch a new investigation into the safety of the caramel coloring found in many soft drinks, including Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Dr. Pepper.
Supernova Discovered by Accident One of Closest Seen in Decades
A 10-minute telescope workshop for University College London undergraduate students resulted in the serendipitous discovery of one of the closest supernova in years.
Cancer Screening Patterns Leave Women in Appalachian Kentucky Vulnerable
A study carried out in six rural counties in Appalachian Kentucky found a number of barriers linked to a lack of breast and cervical cancer screenings.
Famine Contributed to Milk Tolerance in Europeans
Famine helped contribute to milk tolerance in Europeans, a new study of ancient DNA from early Iberian farmers revealed.
Heart Attack Patients Admitted During Off-Hours Face Higher Mortality Rate
Heart attack patients who arrive at the hospital during the night or weekends are more likely to die, a new study published by the British Medical Journal found.
Obese Children Exposed to Air Pollution More Likely Than Peers to Develop Asthma
Obese children are more than three times more likely to develop asthma when exposed to high levels of air pollution when compared to their peers.
Model Calculates Effect of Human Reaction to Climate Change on Agricultural Utility
Researchers have assembled a new model designed to help calculate the effect of a human reaction to climate change on a land's agricultural utility.
Fish Possess DNA Toolkit for Fingers and Toes
Not only does the fish genome possess the main mechanism used to model limbs, but the DNA infrastructure for fingers and toes, too, a new study suggests.
Asia's Pollution Affecting Global Air Circulation
Asia's air pollution has become so bad researchers warn that it is affecting global air circulation and in such a way that it could breed an intensification of storms - including those far beyond the continent itself.
2013 Tied for Seventh Hottest Year Since 1880 [VIDEO]
Last year was right on track with global warming trends, tying with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880, according to a report issued by the NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS).
US Air Pollution Tied to Chinese Exports
Researchers have published the first study to quantify just how much pollution invading the US West Coast from China is caused by the manufacturing of consumer items headed for places like the United States and Europe.
Enjoyment of Life Tied to Increased Physical Function Later On
Enjoying one's life may be tied to higher levels of physical function later in life, a new study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal found.
Night Shifts Disrupt Genes' Daily Rhythms
Reversing one's sleep cycle disrupts genes' daily rhythms, a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found.
Secondhand Smoke More Than Doubles Kids' Risk of Hospital Readmission for Asthma
Secondhand smoke exposure can greatly increase a child's chance of being readmitted to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma, a new study in the journal Pediatrics found.