Friday, October 31, 2014 Headlines & Global News


The virus is usually found in algae.

Plant Virus Discovered In Humans Causes Changes In The Hippocampus

Oct 30, 2014 04:26 PM EDT

The virus causes problems with spatial orientation and visual processing.

Itching gets worse when scratching sends pain signals to seratonin receptors.

Scratching An Itch Making You Itchier? Scientists May Have A Solution

Oct 30, 2014 03:56 PM EDT

Researchers found out why scratching an itch causes more to pop up.

A fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) with a severe B. salamandrivorans infection.

Salamanders Dying From Deadly Fungus That Could Spread Across Europe

Oct 30, 2014 03:09 PM EDT

The fungus could wipe out protected species.


Mini-Stomachs Grown In Lab Could Help Prevent Cancer (VIDEO)

Oct 30, 2014 02:46 PM EDT

Research looked at how cancer-causing bacteria influenced the lab-grown stomachs.


Liberal Or Conservative? Your Brain's Reaction To A Dirty Toilet Can Predict Which Way You Lean

Oct 30, 2014 12:15 PM EDT

The findings suggest the tendency to be liberal or conservative is inherited.


Women More Likely To Ignore Heart Disease Signs, Hope They Improve On Their Own

Oct 29, 2014 05:10 PM EDT

Heart problems are often though of as a "man's disease" even though they are a leading killer of women.

The species was dubbed Rana kauffeldi.

New Frog Species Discovered In NYC Shows Us How Little We Know About Biodiversity

Oct 29, 2014 04:25 PM EDT

The species is already known to be threatened by habitat loss.

A cave painting of hoofed animals in a cave with thunderous reverberations located in Bhimbetka, India.

Stonehenge Built To Create Echoes? New Study Suggests Sound Was More Culturally Significant Than We Thought

Oct 29, 2014 03:57 PM EDT

Researchers found a link between sound and ancient cultural artifacts such as cave paintings.

This piece of aluminum may have come from the aircraft, which disappeared decades ago.

Amelia Earhart's Plane May Have Been Discovered Off Coast Of South Pacific Island

Oct 29, 2014 03:26 PM EDT

A shard of aluminum found in the region is believed to belong to the craft, which may have been spotted by nearby radar.

This reconstructed MR image displays the right arcuate (blue tracks and arrows) and ILFs (yellow tracks and arrows) in a single representative subject.

Chronic Fatigue Sufferers Show Brain Differences, MRI Reveals

Oct 29, 2014 02:17 PM EDT

Chronic fatigue syndrome occurs in about one million adults and children in the United States.

Antares rocket

Antares Rocket Explosion Doesn't Turn NASA Off To Orbital ISS Deliveries (VIDEO)

Oct 29, 2014 12:06 PM EDT

The rocket was set to verry almost, 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station.

 Giant tortoises

Galapagos Tortoises Making A Recovery, But Ecosystem Damage Might Stunt Their Growth

Oct 29, 2014 09:32 AM EDT

The tortoises are also helping rebuild the ecosystem on the island after it was ravaged by feral goats.

The Antares rocket exploded shortly after takeoff.

Antares Rocket to Make Second Launch Attempt Tonight After Boat Inside Safety Zone Postponed Event (LIVESTREAM)

Oct 28, 2014 05:34 PM EDT

The rocket will launch the spacecraft that will carry 5,000 pounds of supplies to ISS.

Alzheimer's Disease

Delirium Could Be Detected In 3 Minutes With New Test

Oct 28, 2014 05:11 PM EDT

The test is extremely accurate and could help diagnose a dangerous condition seen in the elderly.

Painkiller and opioid addiction has become a growing problem in the United States.

Opioid Overdoses Impose A Financial 'Burden' On U.S. Medical Facilities

Oct 28, 2014 04:46 PM EDT

Opioid overdoses are common and expensive.

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