Saturday, October 25, 2014 Headlines & Global News


Alzheimer's Disease

Cold Sores Could Double Alzheimer's Risk

Oct 24, 2014 05:45 PM EDT

Researchers found a link between the herpes simplex virus and Alzheimer's

DNA Strands

Autism A Recent Evolution In The Human Genome? New Study Suggests It Is

Oct 24, 2014 05:17 PM EDT

Researchers looked at the genetic influences linked to autism in humans.

Is walking alone at night the scariest thing for Americans?

What Are Americans Really Afraid Of? Poll Says Its Walking Alone At Night And Identity Theft

Oct 24, 2014 04:47 PM EDT

A recent poll revealed Americans' biggest fears.


Diabetes Could Be Prevented With A Little Bit Of Sunlight

Oct 24, 2014 04:17 PM EDT

Sunlight could help slow down obesity development and fight diabetes.


'Dead' Hearts Resuscitated, Transplanted Into Living Patients With Groundbreaking New Technology

Oct 24, 2014 03:55 PM EDT

The OCS technology is considered to be a "milestone" in transplant technology.

Schematic of the electrochemical cell.

Molecular Structure Of Water At Gold Electrode Revealed For The First Time

Oct 24, 2014 03:19 PM EDT

Researchers looked at the molecular structure of water near submerged solids.

Bone marrow fat

Kidney Stones Could Lead To Fractured Bones

Oct 24, 2014 01:44 PM EDT

Researchers found a link between kidney stones and the likelihood of bone fractures.

Human skin cells (top) can be converted into medium spiny neurons (bottom).

Skin Cells Converted Into Brain Cells: Could Breakthrough Cure Huntington's Disease?

Oct 24, 2014 01:18 PM EDT

The cells survived in mice for six months after injection.

Easter Island Statues

Easter Islanders May Have Had Contact With Native Americans Centuries Earlier Than We Thought

Oct 23, 2014 08:30 PM EDT

Researchers believe the people of Easter Island sailed to the Americas as far back as 1300 AD.

The left hind foot of the green anole after evolution.

Florida Lizard Evolved Larger, Stickier Feet Over 15 Years

Oct 23, 2014 07:55 PM EDT

the evolution was a response to an invasive species brought over from Cuba.

Aluminum can

Aluminum Exposure Linked To Lower Sperm Count

Oct 23, 2014 07:01 PM EDT

Researchers found men with higher levels of aluminum in their semen and sperm tended to have lower sperm counts.


Autism Linked To Air Pollutants, Especially Styrene And Chromium

Oct 23, 2014 05:52 PM EDT

Researchers found a link between autism and certain air pollutants.


Drinking Alcohol In Moderation After Age 60 Can Actually Improve Memory

Oct 23, 2014 05:35 PM EDT

Researchers found a link between light and moderate alcohol consumption in older adults and better episodic memory.

 University of Calgary archaeologists Sonia Zarrillo and Peter Leach use ground penetrating radar at a Peruvian rock shelter.

Highest-Altitude Archaeological Site Suggests People Lived In Harsh Conditions 12,400 Years Ago

Oct 23, 2014 04:46 PM EDT

The remote location has been scarcely studied in the past.

The star is about 20 million light-years away.

Exocomet Swarm Observed Orbiting Young Star

Oct 23, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Researchers found the comets come from two distinct families.

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