Jun 03, 2016 04:17 PM EDT
After four months, two "baby dragon" olm eggs have hatched in the ancient Slovenian Postojna Cave, giving rise to the unique sightless creatures that rely on smell and sense to survive.
Jun 03, 2016 03:56 PM EDT
Scientists have created a new radio map of Jupiter that is the most detailed yet, shedding light on the massive movement of ammonia gas behind the planet's colorful clouds.
Jun 03, 2016 03:40 PM EDT
Patients with undiagnosed dementia are significantly more likely to participate in unsafe activities, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University researchers.
Jun 03, 2016 02:38 PM EDT
A team of Harvard researchers has created a flat lens that could revolutionize optical technology and lead to the creation of smaller, more compact cameras and telescopes.
Larval Fish Prefer Plastics To Natural Food Sources; Experiencing Stunted Growth, Behavioral Changes
Jun 03, 2016 02:08 PM EDT
Larval fish exposed to levels of microplastics that mirror those in today's marine ecosystems prefer them over natural food sources. In addition, these plastics are connected to stunted growth and behavioral changes, according to a new study.
Jun 03, 2016 10:01 AM EDT
A new study reveals that the strange remains of an "underwater city" discovered close to Alikanas Bay were actually created by ancient microbes, not Greeks.
Jun 03, 2016 10:00 AM EDT
A small study involving the injection of stem cells directly into the brains of chronic stroke patients showed positive results for each patient, with some even walking again.
Smoking Marijuana Associated With Gum Disease, Tooth Loss; Not Risk Factor For Lung Function, Heart Disease, Diabetes
Jun 02, 2016 03:51 PM EDT
A new study suggests that long-term marijuana use is associated with gum disease and tooth loss, but not risk factors for lung function, heart disease and diabetes.
Jun 02, 2016 03:23 PM EDT
After the secret Harvard genetic modification meeting in May, scientists have revealed the details of their proposed project: the synthesis of the entire human genome from scratch.
Jun 02, 2016 02:49 PM EDT
The two policies implemented in late 2011 to reduce the use of opioids might be connected to a decrease in their prescriptions among the top prescribers of the drugs in the state.
Jun 02, 2016 02:20 PM EDT
New data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope suggests that the universe is expanding five to nine percent faster than we thought.
Jun 02, 2016 01:47 PM EDT
A report from the United Nations Environment Programme suggests that the extreme weather conditions stemming from climate change are increasing the toxins in our food.
Jun 02, 2016 01:31 PM EDT
Astronomers have used the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope to detect hydrogen in a distant galaxy over five billion light years away, smashing the cosmic record.
Brain Cancer Treatment Utilizes Tumor-Killing Virus, Almost Doubles Survival Time Of Cancer Patients
Jun 02, 2016 10:01 AM EDT
Researchers have developed an experimental brain cancer treatment that uses a tumor-killing virus called Toca 511 to destroy cancer cells.
Jun 02, 2016 10:00 AM EDT
Using NASA satellite data, scientists have discovered 39 previously unreported and man-made sources of sulfur dioxide emissions, a toxic pollutant.