Saturday, November 22, 2014 Headlines & Global News


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Exoplanet's Magnetic Field Estimated For The First Time

Nov 21, 2014 05:46 PM EST

Researchers used a new method to estimate the magnetic field of a distant exoplanet.


Running Regularly Could Keep You Young

Nov 21, 2014 05:17 PM EST

Researchers found senior citizens who ran several times a week expended the same amount of energy when walking as a 20-year-old.

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WHO Warns Precautions Necessary To Prevent Rapid Spread Of Madagascar Plague

Nov 21, 2014 04:42 PM EST

The plague has already taken over 40 lives.


FDA Approves Abuse-Deterring Opioid

Nov 21, 2014 04:18 PM EST

The FDA has approved a new pain-relieving drug for long-term users.

Does testosterone influence sexuality in post-menopausal women.

Testosterone In Post-Menopausal Women Could Influence Sex Drive, But Only Modestly

Nov 21, 2014 03:56 PM EST

Researchers found testosterone plays a role in sexuality after menopause.

An artist’s depiction of Cambaytherium thewissi.

Rhino And Horse Ancestors Likely Originated In India

Nov 21, 2014 03:14 PM EST

Where did rhinos and horses first appear?

How does a bad marriage affect heart health?

Marital Troubles Can Lead to Heart Problems, Especially in Women

Nov 21, 2014 02:39 PM EST

Researchers looked at the link between bad marriages and heart disease.

 A modern barley farm in Qinghai, about  3,000 meters above sea level.

Researchers Look At Farming At High Altitudes 3,600 Years Ago

Nov 21, 2014 01:39 PM EST

Researchers discovered evidence that humans lived on the Tibetan Plateau and ran farms 3,600 years ago.

An artist's impression of the mysterious alignments.

Quasar Alignment Shocks Scientists In 'Spooky' Observation

Nov 20, 2014 05:28 PM EST

Researchers made an eerie discovery when looking at supermassive black holes in the distant universe.

Electrical and computer engineering Professor Barry Van Veen wears an electrode net used in the study.

Imagination And Reality Flow In Opposite Directions In The Brain, EEG Reveals

Nov 20, 2014 05:08 PM EST

The findings could have implications for how the brain works during sleep.

Mysterious light source

Mysterious Light Source In Space: Is It An Orphaned Black Hole Or Rare Star?

Nov 20, 2014 04:42 PM EST

Researchers investigated a mysterious object in space.

3-D printed hearts could lead to more effective surgeries (NOT PICTURED)

3-D Printed Hearts Could Aid In Surgery For Complicated Birth Defects

Nov 20, 2014 03:26 PM EST

A 3-D printed heart could be a useful tool for surgeons.


cko-Inspired Climbing System Allows Student To Scale Glass Wall Like A Superhero (VIDEO)

Nov 20, 2014 02:50 PM EST

The adhesive technique could also be used in heavy manufacturing equipment and solar energy production

Women with more power in the office are more likely to be depressed.

Female Bosses More Likely To Be Depressed Than Male Counterparts

Nov 20, 2014 01:51 PM EST

Women could struggle in high-power jobs because of gender discrimination.


Obesity Costs The World $2 Trillion Per Year

Nov 20, 2014 01:08 PM EST

Obesity costs tip the scale, a new study finds.

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