Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Headlines & Global News


"The sea ice in July 2014 as it begins to retreat from the Alaskan coast."

Giant Waves Created By More Open Water As Arctic Ice Retreats

Jul 29, 2014 05:06 PM EDT

A researcher measured the waves for the first time.

" This image depicts an instance of cross-species breeding gone awry. Fluorescence microscopy reveals sperm, in red, invading a female worm's body."

Female Worms Die Or Are Sterilized When They Mate With Males Of Other Species

Jul 29, 2014 04:39 PM EDT

Researchers looked at a novel "evolutionary barrier."

Video games and TV may have opposite effect on people hoping to relax.

Watching TV And Playing Video Games Have Opposite Effect On Many Tired People Hoping To Relax

Jul 29, 2014 04:20 PM EDT

Watching your favorite show might not be so relaxing after all.

Healthy lifestyle choices protect against the shortening of telomeres.

3 Healthy Lifestyle Choices Shown To Reduce Stress-Related Cell Aging

Jul 29, 2014 02:10 PM EDT

This is the first study to show healthy diets, exercise routines, and sleeping habits can protect against cell aging.


Tanning-Related Skin Cancer 'Major Public Health Problem' That Must Be Prevented: Surgeon General

Jul 29, 2014 01:36 PM EDT

Recreational tanning has been called a "major public health problem."

"This artist's rendering shows a cross-section of the ice shell immediately beneath one of Enceladus' geyser-active fractures, illustrating the physical and thermal structure and the processes ongoing below and at the surface."

101 Geysers On Saturn's Icy Moon Could Come From Deep Underground Ocean: NASA

Jul 29, 2014 12:29 PM EDT

The findings were made using NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

"Fishermen from Homer, Alaska haul in tanner crabs, one of the fisheries that research is showing may be affected by ocean acidification."

Ocean Acidification Bad News For Vital Alaskan Fisheries

Jul 29, 2014 11:12 AM EDT

Communities should start preparing for a decline in the fishing industry.

Baby Girl

Babies 'Smell' Mom's Fear

Jul 28, 2014 05:12 PM EDT

Researchers hope the finding will help find ways to protect children from acquired trauma.


'Brown Fat' Could Reduce Diabetes Risk

Jul 28, 2014 04:49 PM EDT

Researchers found a link between health brown fat and a reduced risk of diabetes.


Running Any Distance Or Speed Lowers Risk Of Death

Jul 28, 2014 04:30 PM EDT

Running at all reduces heart disease risk.

Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome Doubles In Childhood Cancer Survivors Who Do Not Maintain Healthy Lifestyle

Jul 28, 2014 04:14 PM EDT

Exercising and eating helped fight the condition.

World Trade Center

Cancer for 2,500 9/11 Responders

Jul 28, 2014 03:58 PM EDT

Last year only 1,140 had developed some sort of cancer.

Sleep deprivation can lead to false memories.

Lack Of Sleep Could Lead To The Formation Of False Memories

Jul 28, 2014 02:45 PM EDT

Chronic sleep deprivation is a growing problem.


'Thunder' Quickly Analyzes Big Data, Revealing Zebrafish Brain Patterns

Jul 28, 2014 02:24 PM EDT

The analysis was completed in minutes.


Ozone Pollution and Heat Deadly Duo For World's Crops

Jul 28, 2014 12:55 PM EDT

Crop production could decrease by 10 percent by the year 2050.

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