Friday, July 03, 2015 News for a Mobile Generation



UNICEF, WHO: Sanitation Inadequacies Overshadowing Improvements In Clean Drinking Water

Jun 30, 2015 04:42 PM EDT

According to a recent report, 946 million people still defecate in the open

chestnut-crowned babbler

Babbler Birds Combine Basic Sounds To Form Primitive 'Language'

Jun 30, 2015 04:07 PM EDT

Recent findings could shed light on the origin of human language.

Jupiter and Venus will almost meet in the sky tonight.

Jupiter, Venus Converge Tonight In Stunning Display To Rival 4th Of July Fireworks (VIDEO)

Jun 30, 2015 03:22 PM EDT

The planets will be so close together that stargazers will be able to cover both with their pinky finger


Pain Responses Differ In Males And Females: Finding Calls For More Gender Equality In The Lab

Jun 30, 2015 02:50 PM EDT

Pain responses work differently in men and women on a bological level according to new research.

Florida barracuda are the most common carrier of the dangerous toxin.

Food Poisoning From Florida Fish Largely Unreported And Possibly Migrating North Due To Climate Change

Jun 30, 2015 01:30 PM EDT

New findings suggest a dangerous toxin transmitted through consumption of fish is more common than we thought.


PTSD Could Raise Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke In Women By 60 Percent

Jun 30, 2015 01:06 PM EDT

Post-traumatic stress disorder is twice as common in women than in men, but remains largely unstudied among this population.

You can thank caterpillars for that mustard on your hot dog.

Mustard, Horseradish, Wasabi Developed Their Aggressive Flavors To Fight Off Hungry Caterpillars (VIDEO)

Jun 30, 2015 12:47 PM EDT

The findings provide insight into the decades-old concept of co-evolution.

blood pressure

Researchers Find Surprising Link Between Alzheimer's And Blood Pressure

Jun 30, 2015 11:54 AM EDT

Could having high blood pressure reduce one's risk of Alzheimer's?

Baby hands

Cord Milking Could Improve Blood Flow In Premature Babies Delivered By Cesarean Section

Jun 30, 2015 11:22 AM EDT

The technique helps squeeze blood from the umbilical cord into the infant's circulatory system.

An impression of a future solar noise barrier.

Solar Energy-Generating Noise Barriers Being Tested In The Netherlands

Jun 29, 2015 05:08 PM EDT

The panels could each provide up to 50 homes with energy.


Stroke Guidelines Now Recommend Clot-Removing Devices For Certain Patients

Jun 29, 2015 04:32 PM EDT

New American Heart Association and American Stroke Association guidelines are recommending stents for stroke patients.

The Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy instrument.

Mercury's Unusual Behavior Explained: Finding Reveals How Toxin Contaminates The Earth

Jun 29, 2015 04:16 PM EDT

Mercury is often found in places where it's not expected to be.

Measuring the oxygen consumption of developing pink salmon.

Climate Change And Ocean Acidification Could Stunt Pink Salmons' Growth, Reduce Ability To 'Smell' Danger

Jun 29, 2015 03:52 PM EDT

New findings are the first to shed light on the influence of acidification on freshwater fish.

Child Abuse

Physical Assault Experienced By One-Third Of U.S. Kids And Teens

Jun 29, 2015 03:33 PM EDT

A new study shows a high number of U.S. kids and adolescents experience violence and sexual harassment.

A three-dimensional spatial structure of mixing in an idealized ocean simulation, computed using Lagrangian particle statistics.

Climate Change Insights Gained Through Model Of Ocean Mixing

Jun 29, 2015 02:54 PM EDT

Researchers created a new model that could lead to more accurate climate predictions.

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