Friday, May 29, 2015 News for a Mobile Generation


The FDA warns cosmetic fillers can have rare but serious side effects.

FDA Warns Cosmetic Facial Fillers Can Cause Blindness, Stroke

May 29, 2015 01:49 PM EDT

The FDA is warning healtchcare providers to take precaution, and for consumers to watch out for warning signs of complications.

MIT's robotic cheetah can 'see' and jump over hurdles as it runs.

MIT's Cheetah Robot Clears Hurdles While Running 5 Miles Per Hour (VIDEO)

May 29, 2015 01:22 PM EDT

The robot uses a visual system and motion-planning algorithm to achieve the feat.

Artist's impression of a flare on the surface of red giant Mira A.

Alma Spots Unexpected Solar Flare On Red Giant Star Mira

May 29, 2015 12:42 PM EDT

The finding suggests red dwarfs are influenced by magnetic fields in the same way our own Sun is.


Rayleigh Light-Scattering Effect: Isolating The Phenomenon Could Reveal How The Universe Was MAde

May 28, 2015 05:28 PM EDT

The effect is what makes the sky appear blue to the human eye.


Peek Eye Test Smartphone App Could Bring Inexpensive Exams To Low-Income Countries

May 28, 2015 05:16 PM EDT

The new app was found to be just as effective as a clinical exam.

Researchers gained insight into the great migration out of Africa.

Gene Study Shows Egypt Was 'Last Stop' In Human Migration Out Of Africa

May 28, 2015 04:48 PM EDT

A new genetic study found Egypt served as a "gateway" from Africa to the rest of the world.

Implicit social bias

Racism And Sexism Could Be Cured In Your Sleep

May 28, 2015 04:10 PM EDT

Researchers found a new technique could reduce race and gender biases.

Caenorhabditis remanei

Deadly Sex: 1 Night With New York Nematode Male Enough To Kill

May 28, 2015 03:44 PM EDT

Researchers found males that had high competition for mating had a lethal effect on females.

Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet Could Cut Womb Cancer Risk By 57 Percent

May 28, 2015 02:41 PM EDT

The Mediterranean diet has been linked to many health benefits in the past, and new research suggests it could also dramatically reduce womb cancer risk.

New images of Pluto provided by the New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI).

NASA's New Horizons Reveals Stunning Pluto Details, Including Possible Polar Ice Cap

May 28, 2015 01:15 PM EDT

The images will continue to improve as the spacraft moves closer to the dwarf planet.

l view of Cranium 17 showing the position of the wounds.

Skull Found In Spanish 'Death Pit' May Be Earliest Evidence Of Murder

May 27, 2015 05:27 PM EDT

The skull has two lesions that were likely intentionally inflicted by another human being.


More Evidence Increasing Fiber Intake Fights Off Type 2 Diabetes

May 27, 2015 04:40 PM EDT

The study is the largest to look at the relationship between fiber and type 2 diabetes.

Measurements being taken at the Mera Glacier region of the Dudh Kosi basin.

Mount Everest's Glaciers Could Lose Up To 99 Percent Of Ice By 2100 Due To Greenhouse Gas Emissions

May 27, 2015 03:47 PM EDT

The findings suggest the Himalayas are extremely sensitive to climate warming.

blood pressure

Blood Pressure Vaccine Could Make Treatment More Accessible To Patients In Developing Countries

May 27, 2015 03:11 PM EDT

The treatment could reduce hypertension for up to six months.

Australopithecus deyiremeda

New Human Ancestor Walked The Earth At The Same Time As 'Lucy,' Contrary To Popular Belief (VIDEO)

May 27, 2015 02:40 PM EDT

The finding knocks down past theories that only one human ancestor existed at any given time.

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