Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Headlines & Global News


Killer Whale

Endangered Killer Whale Population In Puget Sound Declining

Sep 01, 2014 09:52 PM EDT

Two deaths and no births since 2012 is bad news for the orcas of the Puget Sound.

Family dinners could help adolescents deal with tough issues such as cyberbullying.

Family Dinners Could Help Adolescents Cope With Cyberbullying

Sep 01, 2014 09:32 PM EDT

Researchers found family dinners could be an easy therapy for bullied kids.


Low-Carb Diet Better For Weight Loss, Reducing Cardiovascular Risk

Sep 01, 2014 09:15 PM EDT

A recent study highlighted the superiority of low-carb diets for weight loss and heart health risks.

Neanderthal Family in New Neanderthal Museum

Neanderthals Carved Abstract Symbols Into Cave Walls?

Sep 01, 2014 08:05 PM EDT

Researchers found a symbol carved into a cave wall that could only have been made by Neanderthals.


Malaria Could Be Inexpensively Diagnosed Using Magnetic Waves

Sep 01, 2014 06:21 PM EDT

Researchers found a new way to detect malaria.


Brain Training Could Help You Crave Salad Over French Fries

Sep 01, 2014 04:58 PM EDT

Researchers looked how reward behavior could be reversed.


ADHD Drugs Don't Stunt Growth

Sep 01, 2014 04:09 PM EDT

Stimulants are commonly used to treat children with ADHD.

" Icicles are formed by the melting of a glacier in west Antarctica. The melt here is rapid and has been accelerating, injecting greater quantities of freshwater into the ocean and raising sea levels."

Antarctic Sea Level Rising Faster Than The Rest Of The World's Waters

Sep 01, 2014 01:13 PM EDT

Observations revelad Antarctic sea levels are rising by about two centimeters more than the rest of the world.

Why is there a universal anger face?

Anger Face Evolution: Why Do We Furrow Our Brows And Flare Our Nostrils?

Aug 30, 2014 05:55 PM EDT

Researchers looked at the origin of the anger face.

The wood was preserved because of the oxygen-free qualities of the dig site.

Wooden Toilet Seat From Ancient Roman Empire Discovered

Aug 30, 2014 03:26 PM EDT

The toilet seat is the oldest-known wooden artifact of its kind.

Binge eating is linked to estrogen.

Binge Eating Linked To Estrogen; Finding Could Open Door For New Preventative Treatments

Aug 29, 2014 05:10 PM EDT

Estrogen was found to have a significant effect on binge eating.


Obese Pregnant Women Who Participate In Weekly Support Programs Gain Less Weight

Aug 29, 2014 04:43 PM EDT

The women were also less likely to have large-for gestation babies.

The app measures hand tremors to determine if they are genuine.

Hand Tremor App Could Determine Which Patients Are 'Faking It' For Drugs (VIDEO)

Aug 29, 2014 04:03 PM EDT

The app measures the rate of hand tremors over a 20 second period.

"Artist's impression of a firestorm of star birth deep inside core of young, growing elliptical galaxy. Credit: NASA, Space Telescope Science Institute "

'Sparky' The Galaxy Observed In Star-Forming Frenzy

Aug 29, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Researchers were able to observe and measure the beginnings of a distant galaxy.

 Number of products made with partially hydrogenated oils, by National Salt Reduction Initiative food category, 2012

Trans Fat Labels Lie; CDC Study Calls Out The Deception

Aug 29, 2014 02:49 PM EDT

Trans fats are linked to cardiovascular problems.

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