Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Headlines & Global News

REBEKAH MARCARELLI

Is there life on Mars?

Martian Meteorite Hints At Past Or Present Life

Sep 16, 2014 04:56 PM EDT

Researchers found a cell-like structure in an ancient Martian meteorite.

"A density map of part of the Milky Way disk, constructed from IPHAS data. The axes show galactic latitude and longitude, coordinates that relate to the position of the centre of the galaxy. The mapped data are the counts of stars detected in i, the longe

219 Million Stars Catalogued To Create Stunning Milky Way Map

Sep 16, 2014 04:33 PM EDT

The maps could lead to new models of our Milky Way.

Depression

Blood Test For Depression Is First Of Its Kind (VIDEO)

Sep 16, 2014 03:56 PM EDT

The blood test could also determine which patients will respond to cognitive behavioral therapy.

Pregnancy

Child Mortality Rates Declining, But Not Enough

Sep 16, 2014 03:13 PM EDT

Child mortality rates are not on track to meet global goals.

ADHD

ADHD Revealed: Key Brain Networks Are Slower To Connect

Sep 16, 2014 02:52 PM EDT

Brain scans revealed key brain differences in children and teens suffering from ADHD.

Hormone therapy

Statins: Prescription Adherence More Common In Those Taking Generic Drugs

Sep 16, 2014 01:39 PM EDT

The rates of cardiovascular events and death was also lower in generic users.

Teeth

Sugar Guidelines Should Be Radically Changed To Prevent Tooth Decay, Study Suggests

Sep 16, 2014 12:21 PM EDT

Researchers looked at the dramatic link between sugar consumption and tooth decay.

"Artist's illustration of what a cool early Earth looked like."

Early Earth May Have Been Less Like Hell And More Like Modern Days

Sep 16, 2014 11:24 AM EDT

A zircon crystal analysis revealed early Earth may have been cooler and wetter than we thought.

Baldness

Baldness Pattern Could Reveal Prostate Cancer Risk In Men

Sep 15, 2014 10:47 PM EDT

Researchers looked at the link between certain baldness patterns and risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

Language

Language Skills Linked To Ancient Gene Mutation

Sep 15, 2014 05:20 PM EDT

Researchers identified a gene that could aid in the creation and understanding of language.

Pain influences group bonding.

Pain Can Act As 'Social Glue,' Strengthening Group Bonds

Sep 15, 2014 04:50 PM EDT

Researchers looked at how pain influences group bonding.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia Is Actually 8 Genetically Distinct Disorders

Sep 15, 2014 04:23 PM EDT

Researchers found schizophrenia is actually more complicated than we made it out to be.

"Close-ups of an experiment conducted by John Bush and his student Daniel Harris, in which a bouncing droplet of fluid was propelled across a fluid bath by waves it generated.

Quantum Mechanics: Fluid Experiment Highlights Alternative To Popular Copenhagen Interpretation

Sep 15, 2014 03:42 PM EDT

Researchers called attention to a widely overlooked quantum theory.

"The MIT cheetah-bot in Killian Court."

Robotic Cheetah Silently Bounds Across MIT Lawn (VIDEO)

Sep 15, 2014 02:27 PM EDT

The robot's gait was made possible through a new algorithm.

"Shown are scans that represent all subjects with beta-amyloid deposits in their brain. The yellow and orange colors show areas where greater brain activation was associated with the formation of more detailed memories."

Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Combated By Brain In Some Individuals

Sep 15, 2014 01:36 PM EDT

Researchers looked at how some people can overcome Alzheimer's.

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