• Scientist Jonas Salk Honored With Google Doodle
  • Stem Cells Fight Brain Cancer In Important New Study
  • Google Revs Up Artificial Intelligence Efforts
  • Fecal Transplant Study Shows Pills May Do The Trick
  • Cancer Study: Concerns Related To First Atomic Bomb
  • Enterovirus D68: CDC Confirms 600 Cases In 43 States
  • Stonehenge Archaeolgists Dig Deep For New Developments
Scientist Jonas Salk Honored With Google Doodle

Scientist Jonas Salk Honored With Google Doodle

Dr. Jonas Salk is the subject of a whimsical Google Doodle on Oct. 28 as this date would have been the noted scientist’s 100th birthday. As everyone learns in the early days of education, Dr. Salk was the brains behind the first successful polio vaccine after which time an untold...

Stem Cells Fight Brain Cancer In Important New Study

Stem Cells Fight Brain Cancer In Important New Study

A team of esteemed scientists looking for a way to fight brain cancer used stem cells that were genetically engineered in their laboratory on afflicted mice. Through this method, toxins attacked the cancer cells while keeping the other cells on board as healthy as ever. In other words, this team...

Google Revs Up Artificial Intelligence Efforts

Google Revs Up Artificial Intelligence Efforts

Google has partnered with Oxford University to ramp up its artificial intelligence (AI) efforts in a new initiative. More than half a dozen of the top scholars in the field of artificial intelligence will be part of this cooperative effort moving forward. According to the Mountain View-based company via Reuters...

Fecal Transplant Study Shows Pills May Do The Trick

Fecal Transplant Study Shows Pills May Do The Trick

A relatively new procedure in which bacteria from a healthy gut is implanted into an unhealthy one, the fecal transplant is typically done via colonoscopy. However, fresh studies say the treatment in pill form can be just as effective. In fact, researchers behind the new report found that the same...

Cancer Study: Concerns Related To First Atomic Bomb

Cancer Study: Concerns Related To First Atomic Bomb

A new study is looking into the possible effects that resulted from the first atomic bomb explosion. This event happened in secret in the remote New Mexico desert in the Tularosa Basin more than 70 years ago. Back then, the force behind the decision to detonate such a serious bomb...

Enterovirus D68: CDC Confirms 600 Cases In 43 States

Enterovirus D68: CDC Confirms 600 Cases In 43 States

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is testing five youths for the Enterovirus D68. These cases are just a handful of what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes total 600 and exist in 43 different states in the US. On Oct. 6, two of the newest Pennsylvania cases of the...

Stonehenge Archaeolgists Dig Deep For New Developments

Stonehenge Archaeolgists Dig Deep For New Developments

A number of Stonehenge archaeologists have employed the latest in high technology to dig deep beneath the iconic World Heritage site in England. A type of radar that penetrates the ground along with high resolution magnetometers and other cutting edge techniques made it possible for these experts to look way...

 

Scientist Jonas Salk Honored With Google Doodle

Scientist Jonas Salk Honored With Google Doodle

Dr. Jonas Salk is the subject of a whimsical Google Doodle on Oct. 28 as this date would have been the noted scientist’s 100th birthday. As everyone learns in the early days of education, Dr. Salk was the brains behind the first successful polio vaccine after which time an untold...

 
 

Stem Cells Fight Brain Cancer In Important New Study

Stem Cells Fight Brain Cancer In Important New Study

A team of esteemed scientists looking for a way to fight brain cancer used stem cells that were genetically engineered in their laboratory on afflicted mice. Through this method, toxins attacked the cancer cells while keeping the other cells on board as healthy as ever. In other words, this team...

 
 

Google Revs Up Artificial Intelligence Efforts

Google Revs Up Artificial Intelligence Efforts

Google has partnered with Oxford University to ramp up its artificial intelligence (AI) efforts in a new initiative. More than half a dozen of the top scholars in the field of artificial intelligence will be part of this cooperative effort moving forward. According to the Mountain View-based company via Reuters...

 
 

Fecal Transplant Study Shows Pills May Do The Trick

Fecal Transplant Study Shows Pills May Do The Trick

A relatively new procedure in which bacteria from a healthy gut is implanted into an unhealthy one, the fecal transplant is typically done via colonoscopy. However, fresh studies say the treatment in pill form can be just as effective. In fact, researchers behind the new report found that the same...

 
 

Cancer Study: Concerns Related To First Atomic Bomb

Cancer Study: Concerns Related To First Atomic Bomb

A new study is looking into the possible effects that resulted from the first atomic bomb explosion. This event happened in secret in the remote New Mexico desert in the Tularosa Basin more than 70 years ago. Back then, the force behind the decision to detonate such a serious bomb...

 
 

Enterovirus D68: CDC Confirms 600 Cases In 43 States

Enterovirus D68: CDC Confirms 600 Cases In 43 States

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is testing five youths for the Enterovirus D68. These cases are just a handful of what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes total 600 and exist in 43 different states in the US. On Oct. 6, two of the newest Pennsylvania cases of the...

 
 

Stonehenge Archaeolgists Dig Deep For New Developments

Stonehenge Archaeolgists Dig Deep For New Developments

A number of Stonehenge archaeologists have employed the latest in high technology to dig deep beneath the iconic World Heritage site in England. A type of radar that penetrates the ground along with high resolution magnetometers and other cutting edge techniques made it possible for these experts to look way...

 
 

Giant Shrimp As Large As Fisherman’s Arm Captured in Florida

Giant Shrimp As Large As Fisherman’s Arm Captured in Florida

A giant shrimp captured by a Florida fisherman has scientists seeking proof that this massive crustcean is actually the deadly ocean predator known as a mantis shrimp. Steve Bargeron had cast his line from a dock in Fort Pierce during a night expedition when he pulled up this creature that...

 
 

Rare Blue Lobster New Star At Maine State Aquarium

Rare Blue Lobster New Star At Maine State Aquarium

A rare blue lobster was discovered off Maine’s Pine Point, about ten mile southwest of Portland. Talk about a marine biologist’s dream come true. This crustacean that is dressed in the color of bold blue ink was found when a teen and her dad checked lobster traps the two were...

 
 

Grouper Eats Shark Off Fisherman’s Pole

Grouper Eats Shark Off Fisherman’s Pole

A goliath grouper eating a shark showed up online and has now gone viral. Almost as surprising as this nature ridden phenomenon is the fact that the video was first taken about five years ago when the big fish ate the shark off of a fisherman’s pole. The video everyone...

 
 

Endangered Species: A Zoo Story For Kids Told Through Apps

Endangered Species: A Zoo Story For Kids Told Through Apps

Worried about endangered species and want to know what you and your kids can do to help? Go to the zoo armed with a number of relevant apps. That said, most New Yorkers have been told as kids that the Bronx Zoo is the best zoo in the our part...

 
 

Fresh Water Eel Dies At 155: Sweden Mourns

Fresh Water Eel Dies At 155: Sweden Mourns

A fresh water eel lived in Sweden for 155 years. His name was Ål and he was said to be the oldest of his type when this beloved creature died. While this kind of fish typically lives in the sea, Ål made his home in a well. As the story...

 
 

Hepatitis-C Medication Sovaldi Costs $1000 A Pill

Hepatitis-C Medication Sovaldi Costs $1000 A Pill

The Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi delivers a long awaited and extremely effective treatment for the debilitating disease that currently is suffered by more than 3 million people. In 2007, Hepatitis C “surpassed” AIDS as a cause of death, claiming what the Associated Press says are “an estimated 15,000 [American] lives… The...

 
 

Social Jet Lag: A Body Clock Guide

Social Jet Lag: A Body Clock Guide

To suffer social jet lag you don’t need to go anywhere. You don’t need to get on a jet, you don’t need to cross any number of time zones, you don’t need to head off to an exotic country, you don’t even need to sleep in a bed that isn’t...

 
 

New Schizophrenia Study Solidifies Biological Roots

New Schizophrenia Study Solidifies Biological Roots

A new schizophrenia study has resulted in a rethinking of how the mental disorder should be treated. The reason for this is the discovery of 83 previously unknown genes that can be linked to schizophrenia. This fresh research was conducted via a consortium of scientists from three dozen different nations....

 
 

Heavy Metal! Giant Meteorite Found On Mars By NASA Rover

Heavy Metal! Giant Meteorite Found On Mars By NASA Rover

Talk about heavy metal! A giant meteorite made of iron was discovered via NASA’s Mars rover called Curiosity. Scientists who work for the space agency have named this particular mass Lebanon while its companion was dubbed Lebanon B. There’s a third rock as well but that one, though about as...

 
 

Alcohol and Energy Drinks Are Dangerous Combo Says Study

Alcohol and Energy Drinks Are Dangerous Combo Says Study

Mixing alcohol and energy drinks could very well make a person consuming this combination more inclined to over indulge. That’s what a new Australian-based study which was released on July 17 in the journal called “Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research” suggests. Some 75 participants took part in this intriguing research,...

 
 

Alzheimer’s Test May Help With Early Detection

Alzheimer’s Test May Help With Early Detection

A new Alzheimer’s test may help patients get diagnosed earlier than has previously been thought possible. Studies for the potential of this new opportunity were presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference held this past week in Copenhagen. During the Danish meeting, researchers from more than 75 countries met to...