Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Headlines & Global News


Babies remembered newly-introduced shapes better when in the presence of a happy voice.

Babies More Likely To Remember The Good Times Over The Bad

Nov 25, 2014 09:24 PM EST

Researchers noticed a significant improvement in babies' memory when they were exposed to a happy voice.

Centipedes lost their circadian rhythms over the course of evolution.

Centipede Genome Reveals Creepy Crawlers Lost Ability To Sense Light Over Course Of Evolution

Nov 25, 2014 05:37 PM EST

Researcher looked into the mysterious centipede genome.

Why are bee populations declining?

Bee Populations Declining Due To Loss Of Their Favorite Foods

Nov 25, 2014 05:12 PM EST

Other factors such as climate change and pesticide use also contributed to the drop in bee populations.

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Prescribing Anxiety Or Sleep Medications To Teens Could Make Them More Prone To Drug Abuse

Nov 25, 2014 04:36 PM EST

Researchers found teens who had been prescribed anxiety or sleep medications were more likely to abuse them.


Mammograms Could Be Made More Comfortable With New Invention

Nov 25, 2014 04:02 PM EST

Many women opt out of mammograms because they can be painful.


How Do Vultures Digest Such Putrid Carrion Meals?

Nov 25, 2014 03:10 PM EST

Researchers looked at how vultures digest deadly bacteria.


FDA Will Require Chain Restaurants To Display Calorie Information On Food, Some Alcohol

Nov 25, 2014 01:47 PM EST

The FDA has finalized two new rules on calorie disclosure.

 A new bird species has been confirmed 15 years after its first observation.

New Mottled Bird Species Discovered On Indonesian Island

Nov 25, 2014 11:57 AM EST

The bird was first spotted 15 years ago, but has finally been described.

A mysterious static field occurred outside of Google's HQ in London.

Mysterious Static Field Experienced By Pedestrians Outside Of Google's London HQ (VIDEOS)

Nov 24, 2014 05:00 PM EST

Google has not yet made a statement on the phenomenon.

A genetic study revealed evolutionary secrets of turtles.

Turtles Are More Closely Related To Dinosaurs Than Lizards

Nov 24, 2014 04:30 PM EST

A groundbreaking study looked at secrets of turtles' evolution.

Diet rich in carbohydrates increases risk of heart disease and diabetes.

High Carbs, Not High Fat, Linked To Heart Disease And Diabetes

Nov 24, 2014 04:07 PM EST

High carbohydrate diets could significantly increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease.

A photographer's depiction of whiskey designs at the bottom of a glass.

Photographer Uncovers Secrets Behind Whiskey Patterns Left At The Bottom Of A Glass

Nov 24, 2014 03:50 PM EST

The finding could help researchers learn to control fine particles.

A NASA image was processed in realistic color.

Europa Image From 1990s Reprocessed In Stunningly-Realistic Color By NASA

Nov 24, 2014 03:12 PM EST

The images reveals features of the icy moon's terriain.

The AUV SeaBED robot under the Antarctic sea ice.

Underwater Robot Measures Previously Inaccessible Antarctic Sea Ice

Nov 24, 2014 02:34 PM EST

The robot allows researchers to look at the sea ice from below for the first time.

American teens aren't as lonely as they used to be.

American Teens Less Lonely But Have Fewer Friends

Nov 24, 2014 01:02 PM EST

Researchers analyzed the state of modern social isolation.

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