Researchers from the University of Tasmania in Australia and the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have discovered a second form of contagious cancer while studying Tasmanian devils. According to the researchers, this type of disease can be transferred through bites.
According to health officials, the number of norovirus, also known as winter vomiting disease, cases this year has spiked compared to 2014. Based on their investigations, experts noted that a new strain of the virus is infecting people in various states across the country.
A new study carried out by medical researchers revealed that many people ignore or accidentally miss the warning signs of cardiac arrests. According to the researchers, these symptoms sometimes appear weeks or even months before people feel the full effects of this condition.
The U.S.' recent decision to include African lions in the endangered species list was praised by various animal rights groups. For them, this move will ensure the protection and conservation of these animals.
Experts Urged U.S. Fashion Industry to Follow France’s New Bill Banning Extremely Thin Models on the Runway
Two health experts are calling for the fashion industry in the U.S. to implement necessary guidelines to promote a healthier body image among the models. According to them, the country should follow what France has done by passing a bill that prohibits fashion models who are too thin from working.
A new study conducted by astronomers is urging space agencies to monitor cosmic objects near other planets in the solar system due to Earth's risk of getting hit by giant comets. According to them, our planet could experience showers of debris from comets that can last up to 100,000 years.
Health News: 2,400 Babies Born with Brain Damage in Brazil; Experts Eyeing Mosquito-Borne Virus as Possible Cause
Brazil is currently facing a nation-wide emergency as over 2,400 cases of microcephaly among newborn babies have reported. This prompted the country to issue a warning against getting pregnant to curb the increasing number of infants with this brain development disorder.
NASA was forced to delay its next mission to Mars due to an ongoing problem with one of the key components of the InSight lander. Although 2018 has been targeted as the new launch period, there's still a chance that the space agency might cancel the mission, which is still part of its Discovery Program.
Through a joint study carried out by NASA and the National Science Foundation, it was revealed that lakes are warming at a faster rate than the world's oceans and atmosphere due to climate change. The researchers warned that if this trend continues, the ecosystems of the lakes will be significantly affected.
A professor from the University of Leicester claimed in a new scientific study that black holes are capable of growing 50 billion times the mass of the sun. According to the author of the study, this is possible as long as the disk feeding the black hole continues to orbit around it.
Finches living in the Galapagos Islands, which helped naturalists Charles Darwin prove his theory of evolution, are currently facing the threat of extinction due to parasitic flies. According to scientists' prediction, these birds could get wiped out in 50 years if proper steps are not taken.
A new study suggests that sticking to an all-vegetable diet could be harming the environment. According to the researchers who carried out the study, this is due to the amount of resources needed to produce certain types of vegetables and fruits.
Scientists are still trying to find out the cause behind the weakening geysers on the surface of Enceladus, which is one of Saturn's 62 known moons. This issue is a growing concern for the scientific community since the natural satellite's geysers are currently scientists' only means to study the moon's water content
Those who enjoy scaring themselves through horror films may want to take a break from their spooky flicks marathons. According to a new study, watching horror movies can be dangerous for one's health is it can produce a blood clotting protein
Scientists have recently discovered an alien planet that has the potential to host life. According to scientists from Australia's University of New South Wales, the world orbiting the red deaf star Wolf 1061, is the closest exoplanet to Earth that could be habitable.