TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:17

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study

Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, accordi...

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study

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Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
2019-06-18 20:51

Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming The journal Scientific Reports has been criticised for publishing a study claiming the past two centuries of global warming were largely caused by solar cycles...
2019-07-16 22:51

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to...
2019-08-14 17:51

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04 21:34

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04 02:34

Arctic Ocean could have no ice in September if global temps rise, study warns A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and climate conditions continue to worsen...
2019-08-15 05:17

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
2019-06-19 06:17

Camp prep can make summers better for kids (Reuters Health) - Kids may have a much better - and safer - time at summer camp when parents plan ahead to make sure programs are a good fit for their child and capable of handling any health issues that may arise, U.S. pediatricians say....
2019-06-22 00:17

Should You Consume Caffeine During Summers? The Answer Will Surprise You! Caffeine and caffeinated drinks are often blamed for dehydration and whether or not one can consume them during summers remains a common confusion among people....
2019-05-29 15:34

Fendi celebrates Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its s...
2019-06-18 03:00

Larry Summers warns we could be at the 'most dangerous financial moment' since 2009 The ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China is potentially creating "the most dangerous financial moment" since the global crash at the end of the last decade, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said....
2019-08-06 13:34

There's something 'depraved' about Trump's 'dictator envy': Ex-Obama advisor Larry Summers President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve is "very disturbing" as is his "envy" of dictators, says former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers....
2019-06-11 07:51

Weight Loss: This Watermelon Cold Soup Will Hydrate And Burn Extra Calories During Summers Watermelon is one of the most sought-after fruits for weight loss. It is a negative calorie food, that means, it aids in burning existing calories in the body...
2019-08-08 17:00

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
2019-07-16 19:51

The unforeseen trouble AI is now causing AI has come a long way in recent years — but as many who work with this technology can attest, it is still prone to surprising errors that wouldn’t be made by a human observer. While these errors can sometimes be the result of the require...
2019-06-18 00:17

Damsels in Distress — or Causing It Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column stalks a lonely shop clerk in Norway, an almost kidnapped California bank clerk and a jittery Manhattan apartment sitter....
2019-08-03 00:34

What is causing the European heatwave? A brief look at the causes and effects of high temperatures across the continentTemperature records for this time of year have already been broken, or look likely to be broken imminently, across much of Europe including Germany, France, Spain, Switze...
2019-06-28 13:17

Spend too much? Here's what is causing you to be a shopaholic Even in the absence of shopping "holidays" like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day, designed to entice consumers to spend on items they never planned to purchase, consumers commonly succumb to pressures to make impulse buys....
2019-08-03 23:51

No, Using a Cellphone Isn't Causing You to Grow a Horn You might have heard recently, from publications like the Washington Post, NBC, and of course, Newsweek, that some people are growing a “horn” or a “spike” out of the back of their skull from using a smartphone too much.Read more......
2019-06-21 04:17

Cyclist sorry for slapping collision-causing fan Cyclist Miguel Angel Lopez had hoped to compete for a stage win in the Giro d'Italia but was tripped up by a fan who he then slapped. Lopez has since apologized for his actions....
2019-06-01 20:00

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads out with a team of scientists to the far corners of the Arctic Circle to find out....
2019-06-07 11:17

Connecting the Arctic: Q&A with Inmarsat Providing high-speed mobile connectivity to remote locations is a formidable challenge that London-based Inmarsat has been able to accomplish thanks to its global network of satellites. Now the firm is preparing to launch two new satellite payloads t...
2019-08-21 01:34

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
2019-05-21 16:51

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)     ...
2019-05-29 06:01

25 places across the US where poverty is causing poor diets 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
2019-05-24 14:00

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
2019-05-22 02:00

The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Causing Powerful ‘Moonquakes’ The moon is getting smaller, which causes wrinkles in its surface and moonquakes, according to a new study. As the moon’s interior cools, it shrinks, which causes its hard surface to crack and form fault lines, according to research sponsored b...
2019-05-21 14:32

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
2019-08-15 05:51

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oc...
2019-08-15 01:17

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
2019-07-22 17:34

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
2019-06-27 23:17

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains....
2019-08-20 20:34

Kim Kardashian is renaming her 'Kimono' company after causing an uproar Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said she's going to change the name of her new "Kimono" brand venture after causing an uproar and drawing accusations of cultural appropriation....
2019-07-01 20:51

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of stream...
2019-07-01 21:17

Biden apologizes for causing 'pain' with segregationist remarks Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Saturday over the pain he caused people with comments he made about his ability to work with segregationist senators....
2019-07-07 00:34

Kentucky man accused of beating infant, causing 27 fractures A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries....
2019-06-04 14:00

Two planes collide at Amsterdam airport causing delays EasyJet service to London and KLM flight to Madrid collided while reversing from gatesTwo planes have collided at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, causing hours of delay for hundreds of passengers.An easyJet Airbus A320 bound for London and a KLM Boeing...
2019-07-09 17:00

Booker says Biden causing ‘pain’ with his comments about his record WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker suggested Joe Biden is becoming a divisive figure after a rocky debate performance in which the ex-veep gave an unapologetic defense of his civil rights record. “We have one destiny in th...
2019-07-01 01:17

MTA: Halting car ban on 14th Street is causing ‘public confusion’ The 14th Street bus is bus-ted. A court-ordered injunction halting the city’s plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street has “greatly impacted … service” and “caused public confusion,” according to testimony fil...
2019-07-09 18:51

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
2019-05-23 13:00

'Don't shoot': why Vetements' latest T-shirt is causing controversy The garment from the brand’s SS20 collection is a semi-replica of one worn by journalists in Lebanon during the 1982 Israeli invasion – and previously reworked by fashion label QasimiTrend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T...
2019-06-28 06:34

What's Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon? The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the source of this anomaly.Read more......
2019-06-12 00:17

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
2019-05-21 16:00

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping ...
2019-07-20 02:01

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
2019-07-03 04:34

Navy’s 2nd Fleet is now operational, focused on the Arctic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says its newly revived 2nd Fleet now has enough staff to command ships in the increasingly competitive waters of the Arctic region. The Navy’s announcement on Wednesday follows statements by President Donald Tr...
2019-05-30 03:34

TechnipFMC awarded $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 Oil services firm TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it had been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract by Russia's Novatek and its partners for the Arctic 2 liquefied natural gas project in western Siberia....
2019-07-24 02:00

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750 miles ...
2019-08-17 04:34

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
2019-06-22 01:51

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
2019-08-15 01:17

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are inhaling...
2019-08-17 06:34

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
2019-06-18 21:00

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns...
2019-06-20 08:34

RPT-Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
2019-06-17 10:51

Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
2019-06-17 10:51

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
2019-06-16 05:00

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’ The Green party MEP for the south-west on why social justice is key to making the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050Molly Scott Cato can hardly contain herself. Having spent more than 30 years as an activist in the ecology and the sustain...
2019-07-09 15:34

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook ...
2019-06-04 04:51

Sleep apps backfire by causing anxiety and insomnia, says expert Neurologist says ‘metricising our lives’ is counterproductive when it comes to sleepSmartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing insomnia, a leading neurologist has said.Speaking ...
2019-06-07 14:34

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data on temperature changes shows ‘there is no doubt left’The scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, ...
2019-07-24 19:17

Baker Mayfield’s blunt leadership is causing Browns problems Trouble in paradise. Several Browns players confronted Baker Mayfield and voiced their displeasure with the second-year quarterback after he criticized Duke Johnson’s trade demands earlier this month, according to NFL.com. Mayfield and his teammates ...
2019-06-14 19:34

Netanyahu loyalist’s ‘immunity bill’ is causing a stir in Israel Knesset members could not be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in, unless immunity is waived by the parliament, a draft of the measure said....
2019-05-21 16:34

Buggy Galaxy S10 update is causing a lot of problems with popular apps According to both Samsung and a number of reputable market research companies, the Galaxy S10 lineup is selling like hotcakes pretty much everywhere around the world. That obviously makes sense given the stunning designs, impressive horsepower, and f...
2019-05-27 16:34

Stormy weather is causing long airport delays throughout the Northeast Multiple severe storms are causing long delays and flight cancellations at airports in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, according to the Federal Aviation Administration....
2019-08-08 05:34

FDA warned of possible cancer-causing chemical in blood pressure pills A web-based drug retailer has notified the Food and Drug Administration that a chemical found in a common blood pressure medication may cause cancer. In a citizen petition filed to the FDA last week, Valisure, an internet pharmacy operating in 37 sta...
2019-06-19 19:00

Maxine Waters Rips Ben Carson, HUD for 'Actively Causing Harm' Ben Carson’s stint as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has been marred by questionable conduct, his piss poor work ethic and an unprecedented degree of incompetence, but Congresswoman Maxine Waters is about to make things a lot worse for hi...
2019-05-22 08:51

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:51

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
2019-05-27 19:51

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her presiden...
2019-05-28 02:34

Rossi apologises for causing crash with Nakagami in MotoGP Dutch TT Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has apologised for his crash with LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami in the Dutch TT, saying the incident was "my mistake"...
2019-06-30 19:17

Bear falls on California patrol car, causing crash and fire Animal ‘fled the scene’ after smashing hood and windshield, causing vehicle to roll onto its side and burst into flamesThey probably don’t train people for this at the sheriff’s academy.A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in northern California...
2019-08-11 04:34

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of this year compared to 2018, according to MTA data....
2019-06-11 21:34

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
2019-06-14 08:34

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
2019-05-21 16:00

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be...
2019-07-31 19:00

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
2019-05-30 05:51

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
2019-06-18 23:17

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free” and be more flexible with school and working hours to make the most of the long days. Resident...
2019-06-19 15:51

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, accordin...
2019-05-21 14:39

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
2019-07-31 21:51

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder, a fungus found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscu...
2019-05-22 19:17

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
2019-07-08 22:34

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, s...
2019-06-14 23:34

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
2019-08-16 18:00

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01 15:51

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on We...
2019-06-13 09:17

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
2019-08-14 22:51

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country o...
2019-07-12 20:17

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
2019-08-14 21:17

Scientists Find Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Loaded With Microplastics At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality, it's a sliver of Arctic Ocean sea ice riddled......
2019-08-19 07:34

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
2019-07-03 04:17

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a loo...
2019-06-21 20:00

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of diseas...
2019-07-01 18:51

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
2019-05-26 16:17

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
2019-06-28 20:34

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
2019-07-09 22:34

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
2019-06-16 12:34

Paul Ricard surface, temperatures causing "gooey" F1 tyre problems The "gooey" soft tyre Formula 1 drivers have at the French Grand Prix is graining heavily and easily because of high ambient temperatures and a varied track surface...
2019-06-22 12:00

Vinales slams Lorenzo for causing four-bike Barcelona MotoGP crash Maverick Vinales criticised Jorge Lorenzo for causing a four-bike crash in MotoGP's Catalan Grand Prix, saying the Honda rider made a "rookie mistake" and that he was needlessly aggressive...
2019-06-16 19:51

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something ...
2019-06-04 20:34

Europe heat wave moves over Greenland, causing massive ice melt Greenland, the world’s largest island, is a semi-autonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that has 82 per cent of its surface covered in ice....
2019-08-02 20:00

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows us...
2019-08-17 12:00

Auto Slowdown Causing Job Losses, Temporary Factory Workers Face The Axe Workers of factories say that companies have told them that more job losses will take place going ahead, adding to fears that even permanent workers will start getting affected soon....
2019-08-09 14:34

After causing panic at Walmart, man told cops he was testing right to bear arms "I wanted to know if Walmart honoured the Second Amendment," a probable cause statement released Friday with the charges quoted Dmitriy Andreychenko as saying....
2019-08-10 14:00

Sato under fire from IndyCar rivals for causing huge Pocono crash IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi slammed fellow Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato for causing a five-car crash at Pocono a year on from Robert Wickens' devastating accident at the track...
2019-08-19 12:34

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in or...
2019-05-26 11:17

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
2019-06-27 21:00

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race of Norway, but the current Kazakhstan road race champion is confident of what lies ahead."...
2019-08-17 19:00

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01 14:00

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on ...
2019-05-31 04:17

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, kn...
2019-07-02 06:34

Lamborghini Takes 7 Huracan EVOs On An Expedition Above The Arctic Circle Lamborghini has announced adding Norway to its list of most spectacular places and roads in the world to discover as part of its expedition series, Lamborghini Avventura. The supercars went above the......
2019-07-31 21:17

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
2019-07-12 15:17

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
2019-07-31 19:34

High concentrations of microplastics found in snow in Arctic and Alps Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
2019-08-14 22:17

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s leading polar explorers has warned against the explosive growth in cruise ship tourism in the Arctic, cal...
2019-08-13 11:17

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
2019-06-17 21:34

Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s yet another sign that the Arctic continues to have an abnormal one this summer.Read more......
2019-08-12 23:51

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
2019-05-21 16:00

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
2019-07-20 12:00

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
2019-05-25 17:34

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
2019-06-14 16:17

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
2019-07-21 02:51

TABLE-Last of Yamal LNG Arctic vessel order undergoing sea trials The last of 15 Arc7-classed tankers ordered for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant Yamal LNG in Russia's Arctic north are undergoing sea trials around a South Korean shipyard, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed on Monday. The Geor...
2019-07-22 12:34

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burn...
2019-07-19 00:17

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U.S. general....
2019-07-23 03:34

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
2019-07-01 15:51

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third monthA cloud of smoke and soot bigger than the European Union is billowing across Siberia as wildfires in the Arctic Circle rage into an unprecedented third month.The no...
2019-08-12 20:51

New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is Crumbling Into the Sea As temperatures skyrocket at the top of the world, coastlines are thawing and disintegrating into the ocean. While we think of this as a gradual process, a new drone survey of a portion of Herschel Island in the Canadian Arctic shows just how quickly...
2019-06-19 19:51

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
2019-07-12 23:51

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it block...
2019-06-12 22:51

Booker bashes Biden for comments on school segregation, says former VP is causing 'pain' and 'frustration' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., once again slammed his rival in the Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden, for his past stances on civil rights - criticizing the former vice president for his comments on working with segregationist lawmakers in the pa...
2019-06-30 20:34

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a ...
2019-08-15 06:17

Drivers, you're merging all wrong: Being polite is causing traffic jams, experts say Stop merging early. The 'zipper merge' is the most efficient method that drivers can use, AAA says. Here's how it works.       ...
2019-07-24 01:17

Doctors Warn That Inaccurate At-Home Cancer Screenings Are Causing Misguided Panic Medical tests can be scary and expensive, so providing someone the option to non-invasively and more affordably find out if they are at risk for cancer from the comfort of their home is an enticing offer. But doctors are pointing out that these at-ho...
2019-07-23 12:17

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP ...
2019-06-08 01:34

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the Bri...
2019-07-04 23:00

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Major Power Outage Hits Britain, Causing Rush Hour Chaos Members of the public posted images on social media, which showed the underground tube network in the darkness and people having to use their mobile phones as torches....
2019-08-10 06:34

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker Novartis and other pharmaceutical companies....
2019-06-18 23:17

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6,000 military, police and disaster mitigation offi...
2019-08-01 13:34

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
2019-06-23 16:17

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
2019-08-17 16:34

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-04 00:34

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
2019-08-02 18:51

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
2019-08-15 01:17

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He...
2019-07-19 17:17

Falih: Saudi Aramco extends offer to buy stake in Arctic LNG 2 - TASS Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Aramco had extended its offer to join Russian gas producer Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project and that he hoped Novatek would agree to it, TASS news agency reported on Monday....
2019-06-10 12:17

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
2019-06-06 11:34

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
2019-07-08 20:34

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
2019-05-30 03:34

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice ...
2019-08-03 01:34

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
2019-06-18 17:00

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the ...
2019-06-18 18:51

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was ...
2019-05-21 14:32

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
2019-08-01 01:51

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
2019-08-17 19:00

Tesla dashcam video helps prove that a reckless driver lied about causing an accident In something of a wild story, a dashcam on a Model 3 captured an accident involving a reckless driver who later tried to lie to the police about the details surrounding the crash in question. The twist, though, is that the police were only able to de...
2019-06-28 02:17

Anti-vegan protesters who ate squirrels at food fair guilty of causing public distress Two anti-vegan protesters who gnawed on dead squirrels as they stood next to meat-free food stalls in Soho have been convicted of causing alarm and distress to the public....
2019-07-23 14:34

Newly opened WestConnex tunnel missing from Google Maps, causing confusion in Sydney Motorists sent up the garden path as controversial M4 East tunnel from Homebush to Haberfield fails to display Google Maps is working to resolve an issue where Sydney’s newly opened WestConnex M4 East motorway – part of Australia’s largest transport ...
2019-07-15 23:34

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-02 19:17

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-02 23:51

Watch: Exhausted Polar Bear Strays From Arctic Home, Seen In Russian City A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia. The female......
2019-06-19 10:34

Cruise line scrambles to reschedule after Russia denies access to Arctic waters A cruise ship won’t be making its scheduled trip through arctic waters near Russia. A Norwegian cruise line was denied entry to Russian waters above the Arctic Circle just two weeks before it was set to sail, leaving the company scrambling to contact...
2019-08-20 17:34

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
2019-08-10 18:34

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
2019-07-02 23:00

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
2019-07-25 07:00

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
2019-08-01 01:00

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Ma...
2019-06-17 01:00

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. The post National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missou...
2019-05-23 08:34

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
2019-05-23 11:00

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then he was convicted of murder, which rather took the shine off things. But Spector, I’m afraid, remains ...
2019-05-31 14:01

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own Andrew Burton/Getty Images US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has previously warned that the economy could tank if he's removed from office. Economists, investors, busi...
2019-06-15 23:17

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a smear campaign....
2019-06-04 13:34

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.       ...
2019-06-15 00:34

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? Overcrowding, inexperience and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
2019-05-29 16:00

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-13 00:00

|Youthemploymentcouldbedowntomatch-making-study It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found....
2019-06-18 05:17

When it comes to hooking up, we really do have a type: study Just as many of us suspected: When it comes to looking for love, we’re stuck in a rut. “The degree of consistency from one relationship to the next suggests that people may indeed have a ‘type,’ ” says Geoff MacDonald, a University of Toronto psychol...
2019-06-12 21:51

Neanderthals got ‘surfer’s ear’ too, study says You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The latest example of this comes from a new study publ...
2019-08-16 19:00

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
2019-06-07 07:17

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led...
2019-05-31 16:51

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
2019-07-03 17:17

Study: Almost 25% of U.S. homes will cut pay TV cord within 3 years Nearly a quarter of all American homes will have cut the cord on a cable or satellite television service within the next three years, a new study said Tuesday....
2019-08-06 21:00

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and thei...
2019-06-06 16:51

Sitting at your desk all day isn’t as bad as watching TV: study Our disgraceful, sedentary lives are finally getting a break. It turns out that sitting all day — often labeled as bad as smoking — isn’t as bad for you if you’re at your desk working. But listen up, couch potatoes: The real health detrim...
2019-06-27 21:00

Here’s How Much Caffeine May Trigger a Migraine, According to a New Study Caffeine can be both a treatment and a trigger for migraine headaches, which makes it difficult for sufferers to know how much to sip. Experts believe caffeine helps block adenosine, a molecule involved in migraine attacks, from binding to receptors ...
2019-08-08 18:34

You probably won’t die on your Dominican Republic vacation: study Americans are more likely to die on native soil than in the Dominican Republic, a new study reveals. The US State Department reported Tuesday that statistics indicate the threat to tourists in the Caribbean country — which is under siege by alm...
2019-06-19 16:34

Eat more avocado! What I learned from the study that will change how we eat The Predict study measured thousands of people’s reactions to different foods in an effort to develop truly individualised, preventive medicine. Is this the start of a dietary revolution?I am on a small ward at St Thomas’ hospital in London. There ar...
2019-06-23 17:51

|Banksspend$1trnondigital,butfewbenefit-study While global banks have been pouring money into information technology - to the tune of $1trn over three years - only a handful appear to be fully committed to a digital transformation and are therefore reaping the benefits....
2019-06-22 12:51

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
2019-06-19 11:17

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwar...
2019-06-19 12:51

The CDC Could Totally Study Gun Violence—It Just Needs Money Congress clarified last year that the CDC can use its budget for gun research, after decades of effectively banning it. But Democrats are still fighting to get actual funding approved....
2019-08-07 20:00

Study reveals why we’re more social in the summer Have you ever canceled plans because you were binging a show? More than one in 10 Americans have, according to new research. A study examining the intricacies of the social lives of 2,000 people found many have been so engrossed in a show that they&#...
2019-05-31 21:34

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more ...
2019-06-28 01:51

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
2019-05-21 14:39

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
2019-06-04 21:51

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look to date at the value of GPS technology relative to the US economy as a whole. The results also shed s...
2019-06-15 15:34

Nearly 40 percent of Generation Z are sexting: study When it comes to sending intimate photos, Gen Z is leading the charge, with nearly 40 percent of youngsters ages 18 to 22 sending off a naked pic of themselves....
2019-07-31 17:51

Coffee May Not Be As Bad for Heart As Perceived: Study Multiple studies have shown that drinking coffee may make arteries stiffer, but according to a latest study, coffee may not be as bad as previously thought....
2019-06-03 09:17

Women are more competent than men but less ambitious: study Women are finally viewed as more competent — but they’re no better off for it in the workplace, a new study has found. Over the course of the last seven decades, perceptions of male and female ability have shifted dramatically. Women are seen a...
2019-07-19 01:17

Poultry Could Be As Bad As Red Meat For Cholesterol: Study The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that restricting consumption of meat altogether, whether red or white, is more advisable for lowering blood cholesterol......
2019-06-05 19:17

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but ...
2019-06-14 02:00

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
2019-06-11 16:00

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
2019-08-17 02:00

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
2019-06-28 20:34

A third of women only date men because of the free food: study The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they we...
2019-06-21 21:34

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 06:51

HIV completely removed from mice in groundbreaking study In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon....
2019-07-04 12:17

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to....
2019-06-21 08:51

University of Dayton gets $28.5M contract for F-15 sustainment study The University of Dayton Research Institute was awarded a $28.5 million contract for sustainment studies on the F-15 fighter plane, the Pentagon announced....
2019-07-05 20:34

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the past month. That’s from a nationally...
2019-06-19 18:00

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
2019-06-12 04:17

Walking fast can add up to 15 years to your life: study According to a study published last month in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, people who walk fast can add, on average, up to 15 to 20 years to their lives....
2019-07-04 22:34

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four ...
2019-06-21 07:00

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
2019-06-20 01:34

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on its wher...
2019-06-12 02:34

Vacations are literally good for your heart: study This good news should travel fast. People who take more vacations have a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers at Syracuse University interviewed more than 60 subjects about their vacation habits in the prior year. They a...
2019-06-22 05:00

Study confirms that, yes, a nuclear war between the US and Russia would be the end of days It might sound silly to think that a nuclear war between the United States and Russia would be anything but the apocalypse, but for scientists studying climate and atmosphere, the changes such a conflict could bring to our planet are a worthy subject...
2019-08-20 21:34

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
2019-06-19 20:34

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
2019-06-13 18:00

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
2019-06-06 22:17

Fruit juices are just as bad for you as sugary soda: study Blame it on the juice. Even fancy cold-pressed juices may be just as deadly as sodas, according to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA. Researchers already knew drinking sugary beverages was associated with health issues like tooth de...
2019-05-21 21:17

Bonobo monkey moms really want grandkids too: study Step aside, “Tiger Moms” — these mothers aren’t monkeying around when it comes to getting grandchildren. Maternal bonobos — or pygmy chimpanzees — are aggressive matchmakers who use “social clout” to help their male offs...
2019-05-21 21:17

Disconnecting from tech causes withdrawal symptoms: study Going off the grid is good for the soul — if you can survive the withdrawal symptoms. A new study looked at the emotional roller coaster of “digital detox” vacations, an increasingly trendy style of travel where people leave their p...
2019-08-15 05:17

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated hea...
2019-06-28 22:00

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, bu...
2019-06-29 15:01

Fast walkers may live longer, study says People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who don't....
2019-05-22 00:00

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and ...
2019-06-13 19:51

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
2019-05-22 00:00

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study e...
2019-08-19 21:00

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the Uni...
2019-06-14 23:51

Study: Hypertension in middle-age may lead to dementia People between age 54 and 63 with blood pressure readings above 140/90 Hg, and saw their readings drop below 90/60 Hg later in life, have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published Tuesday....
2019-08-13 17:51

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though...
2019-06-23 21:51

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
2019-07-01 23:17

Antarctic Sea Ice In Dizzying Decline Since 2014: Study After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica's sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and now stands at a record low, according to a study published......
2019-07-02 06:00

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
2019-05-21 20:51

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17% WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says the world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of its fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path. A comprehensive computer-based study by an inter...
2019-06-11 20:34

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
2019-05-31 23:00

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s...
2019-08-07 07:00

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
2019-07-18 21:17

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that ...
2019-07-18 09:34

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
2019-08-01 20:51

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thoughtChimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding through shared experience has deep evolutionary roots...
2019-07-17 09:00

Another Study Finds Our Galaxy Is ‘Warped and Twisted’ A team of Polish astronomers has created the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way to date, revealing surprising distortions and irregularities along the galactic disk.Read more......
2019-08-01 20:51

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and now father of two, who lives in Scotch Plains, NJ, ...
2019-05-23 05:51

Tiny houses have big environmental impacts: study Tiny houses are annoyingly cute and wonderfully impractical. They’re also good for you — and everyone else. Tiny house dwellers slashed their energy consumption by nearly half after downsizing, according to a new study by environmental design r...
2019-08-08 15:00

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say taking a warm, well-timed bath before bedtime improves sleep in those with nighttime troubles. Publishe...
2019-07-23 05:00

GOES-17 Mishap Investigation Board Study Completed A Mishap Investigation Board appointed by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has identified the most likely cause for an instrument issue aboard NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-17 satel...
2019-08-01 22:34

The Milky Way is shaped like a Pringle, study shows Looks like we live in a giant Pringle. According to a new 3D model of the Milky Way, our galaxy is warped and shaped like the popular brand of potato chip. “I’d say that it is shaped like a Pringle,” Radek Poleski, an astronomer at Ohio State Univers...
2019-08-06 08:34

Three Cups Of Coffee A Day May Trigger Migraine: Study If you have been chugging down several cups of coffee lately and complain of headache at the same time, you may blame your beloved drink for the same....
2019-08-08 17:00

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such i...
2019-07-15 22:34

Men avoid reusable shopping bags to not look gay: study Men may be more likely to snub mother nature by refusing to carry reusable shopping bags — because they don’t want to appear feminine or gay, according to a new study. Penn State University researchers found that people tend to view the act of schlep...
2019-08-07 08:34

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.       ...
2019-08-08 14:00

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
2019-06-04 18:34

UK shale gas reserves may be fraction of what is claimed – study University of Nottingham says new techniques give lower estimate than in 2013 reportThe UK’s underground shale gas reserves may deliver only a fraction of the gas promised by fracking firms and government ministers, according to a study.Research by t...
2019-08-21 20:34

'Anonymised' data can never be totally anonymous, says study Findings say it is impossible for researchers to fully protect real identities in datasets “Anonymised” data lies at the core of everything from modern medical research to personalised recommendations and modern AI techniques. Unfortunately, accordin...
2019-07-23 20:34

Average millennial has net worth of $8,000, study shows They are doing far worse than generations before them, with student loans, rising rents and higher health care costs pushing the average net worth below the number....
2019-06-01 09:34

100 million apple bacteria actually keep the doctor away: study Here’s a reason to splurge on organic. An apple not treated with pesticides contains more than 100 million diverse bacteria could make them better for our health than conventional apples, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal ...
2019-07-24 20:51

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
2019-05-23 18:51

The Heartland review – fascinating study of schizophrenia Award-winning writer and former mental-health nurse Nathan Filer redefines our understanding of the illnessIn 1980s Ireland, Brigid becomes obsessed with a photo of a statue of the Virgin Mary and things spiral devastatingly from there. Erica is a ha...
2019-06-02 08:51

Study introduces 'the Big Bang Theory of migraine' A new study finds a link between migraine and signs of early puberty. The scientists suspect that estrogen plays a key role in how migraine originates....
2019-07-23 06:00

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
2019-07-24 21:51

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly sold under brand names including NutraSweet. A new...
2019-07-20 20:00

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the ...
2019-05-30 16:34

How to stop seagulls from stealing your fries, according to new study Had your beachside meal ruined by a scavenging seagull? University of Exeter researchers found that doing this will keep them in check.        ...
2019-08-08 06:00

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options offered to children, the more likely they are to overeat, according to new research out of Australia....
2019-07-20 00:00

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart f...
2019-07-20 00:00

Want to live longer? Drink alcohol, new study says Drinking alcohol at an advanced age might actually increase longevity, a recent study of nearly 8,000 men and women aged 78 to 88 found.       ...
2019-07-13 19:00

How old are your organs? New study offers complicated answers Your age is something that you’re not likely to ever forget, but how long you’ve been alive doesn’t necessarily reflect the true age of certain parts of your body. Our bodies regularly recycle cells and produce new ones, but certain...
2019-06-07 21:34

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe childhood....
2019-05-29 04:00

Goats can distinguish emotions from each other's calls – study Animals can distinguish between happy and sad calls and have different reactionsThey are known for gobbling socks from washing lines and for their fearsome headbutting capabilities but the rich emotional life of goats may have been underestimated.Sci...
2019-07-10 00:51

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on their wh...
2019-06-11 16:34

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
2019-07-08 23:34

Teens under ‘abusive’ pressure to get pregnant: study Teen girls are dealing with a type of relationship abuse that could have long term consequences: their partners are putting enormous pressure on them to get pregnant. A new study found that nearly one in eight girls between the ages of 14 and 19 expe...
2019-08-08 23:00

Cutting back on fatty foods might be bad for you: study You might want to rethink that low-fat diet. A new report in the medical journal BMJ suggests current dietary recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) — which suggest limiting saturated fat intake — might actually hurt your health. Th...
2019-07-05 21:51

Cockatoo choreographed his own dance moves: study Cawing all dancers! A cockatoo named Snowball was able to choreograph 14 fly dance moves on his own — including headbanging, and even Vogueing — showing that spontaneously moving to music isn’t unique to humans, a study published Mo...
2019-07-09 01:00

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor's degree in dog training. The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in "canine training and management" amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the wake of 9/11....
2019-05-28 01:00

Subaru WRX Owners Are Getting All Of The Speeding Tickets: Study When it comes to cars, there are a few known stereotypes. Mustangs crash. Alfas break. Alfa purists defend the breaks. Camrys get dents. Big diesel trucks fart out black plumes of exhaust when they see Priuses. WRX bros will hoon in the face of anyth...
2019-08-08 00:00

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
2019-05-21 14:32

Queens is home to the most ‘sugar daddies’ in NYC: study Hot young folks seeking rich older guys to spoil them rotten should skip Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan and head to Queens, according to a new study. The outer borough is home to the most “sugar daddies” in the city — with 1,308 of ...
2019-06-11 00:34

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a new study says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors. The study released Monday by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit...
2019-06-10 11:51

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer wo...
2019-05-23 01:17

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 milli...
2019-07-13 00:51

Sleeping with the TV on is linked to weight gain, study says There are plenty of things that we all know can affect our weight. Cramming heaps of calorie-dense processed foods is a big no-no if you’re trying to get trim, and ensuring you’re getting plenty of exercise will help you keep the pounds o...
2019-06-11 20:34

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
2019-05-28 19:34

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our plane...
2019-05-28 17:00

Da Vinci may have had ADHD, startling study claims Perhaps the most famous painter, inventor and sculptor ever, Leonardo da Vinci's name resonates in the annals of history. But a new study suggests that the quintessential Renaissance Man may have had trouble finishing some of his projects more than 5...
2019-05-24 21:34

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
2019-06-11 11:34

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
2019-08-07 15:34

The Milky Way swallowed another galaxy billions of years ago, study says A new study suggests that the Milky Way slammed into a smaller “dwarf” galaxy long ago, swallowing up a huge amount of mass and using it as fuel to churn out new stars for billions of years afterward....
2019-07-24 21:51

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement with state prosecutors over its 2017 data breach....
2019-07-25 07:34

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14 percent in 2016 — the l...
2019-06-20 23:51

Air pollution may have killed 30K Americans in a single year: study Air pollution has been linked to more than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year — with low income areas the hardest hit, a new study suggests. The research from the Imperial College London estimates particle pollution emitted by cars a...
2019-07-25 01:34

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines Enlarge (credit: Masaki Eda) At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But the details of the drawing—and those of several other ancient drawings, paintings, and sculptures of ani...
2019-06-20 23:17

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
2019-06-20 22:34

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-06-27 19:17

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded t...
2019-08-06 14:00

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an inc...
2019-06-20 23:51

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
2019-08-20 06:34

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
2019-08-02 18:51

Study: Selfie-takers viewed as self-absorbed, less successful People who post more selfies than posed photographs to their social media accounts tend to be viewed more negatively by others, a new study said Tuesday....
2019-08-21 01:34

Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organization conducted revealed that a lot of people don...
2019-06-21 15:34

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate change by 2100 if nothing is done....
2019-08-20 18:34

USDA study advises against washing raw poultry, red meats Washing raw chicken before it's cooked is a common practice, but new federal research advised against it Tuesday -- saying it can lead to foodborne illnesses that are responsible for thousands of deaths each year....
2019-08-20 23:00

Eating Dark Chocolate May Help Reduce Depression: Study Eating dark chocolate may help alleviate depression and relieve symptoms. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders....
2019-08-06 05:34

Dodge models top list of most-stolen vehicles, study says Nearly all the top 20 most-stolen models and variants have large engines or are luxury vehicles or pickups, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute....
2019-08-01 12:51

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. In one test, the team froze traffic in all of Manhattan....
2019-08-01 01:01

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
2019-08-06 22:34

Not all youth with psychiatric disorders need thyroid tests, study says Many health professionals recommend children with anxiety or depression get tested for thyroid disease. Now, researchers say those screenings need to be targeted to young people who meet certain criteria....
2019-08-07 04:00

Stress May Dampen Eating Desire, Study Reveals The team of scientists involved in the study discovered a neuro-circuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat....
2019-08-20 09:34

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that...
2019-06-21 05:00

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
2019-06-21 04:34

Electric scooters aren't as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds Materials used in manufacturing and companies’ efforts to collect and charge scooters create significant greenhouse gas emissionsAt first glance, the assertion that dockless electric scooters are more environmentally friendly than other modes of tran...
2019-08-03 08:34

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
2019-08-02 03:17

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 studies involving more than 60 million people acro...
2019-06-27 21:00

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
2019-07-05 07:34

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
2019-07-11 12:00

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper that contains the first reconst...
2019-07-12 15:17

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance cos...
2019-07-02 04:34

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

Second-hand harm from alcohol ‘extremely prevalent’ according to new study The study found that women were more likely to be harmed by a spouse, partner or family member, while men were more likely to be harmed by a stranger....
2019-07-01 22:17

Canned laughter makes ‘dad jokes’ funnier: study Don’t scoff at laugh tracks: they work. According to a report published Monday in the journal Current Biology, having recorded laughter play while corny “dad jokes” are told makes people find them funnier. Spontaneous laughter, rese...
2019-07-23 21:51

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
2019-08-14 19:51

5G and sports: Study reveals younger audiences will pay more for a better experience 5G is expected to produce better outcomes when it comes to streaming. Learn about a new study that reveals younger audiences will pay more when it comes to streaming sports....
2019-07-15 20:34

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that the plant is linked to reported dangerous side effe...
2019-07-11 02:00

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 01:00

Bowel preparation not needed before colon surgery, study says Researchers have found there is no difference in post-surgical infection rates when a patient performs pre-surgical bowel preparation compared to when they don't....
2019-08-10 13:34

Study reveals ISP-supplied broadband modems under-performing The NBN is pushing to make 50Mbps download speeds (and 20Mbps upload) the norm in Australia, but many customers are opting for the 100Mbps speed tier when they sign up for a new connection. However, if you find you aren’t able to get those spe...
2019-07-05 04:17

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach the earth, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 03:51

Study furthers radically new view of gene control In recent years, MIT scientists have developed a new model for how key genes are controlled that suggests the cellular machinery that transcribes DNA into RNA forms specialized droplets called condensates. These droplets occur only at certain sites o...
2019-08-09 05:34

Pediatrician intervention may help parents quit smoking, study says Parents who smoke put their children and others around them at risk for bronchitis, pneumonia and a variety of other ailments. A smoking cessation program has shown some success in helping them quit, researchers report....
2019-08-12 22:17

Insomnia sufferers can benefit from therapy, new study shows Authors call for cognitive behavioural therapy to be offered through GPsForget counting sheep and drinking warm milk, an effective way to tackle chronic insomnia is cognitive behavioural therapy, researchers have confirmed.The authors of a new study ...
2019-07-31 19:00

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
2019-08-09 01:34

Climate change added 7F to Europe’s heatwave: study “Climate change is no longer an abstract increase in global mean temperature, but a difference you can feel when you step outside in a heatwave,” said Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Senior Researcher at the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute....
2019-07-03 00:51

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under ...
2019-07-16 00:00

High Salt Intake May Up Chances Of Bloating: Study Bloating is a condition characterised by build-up of excess gas in the gut.The production of gas can be attributed to gas-producing gut bacteria breaking down fibre....
2019-07-01 08:51

Verizon has the fastest and best mobile network, study shows Verizon wears crown for having fastest and most reliable mobile network, a study shows. Meanwhile, Verizon delivered the fastest downloads in Dayton.       ...
2019-07-16 07:34

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
2019-07-09 15:51

Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that “social robots” used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more positive emotions in sick children. Many hospitals host interventions in pediatric units, where child...
2019-06-28 00:34

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.But toxic...
2019-06-28 00:17

States with more gun-owners have more murders in the home new study shows A new study shows states with more gun owners have higher numbers of partners and family members killing each other in the home. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
2019-07-22 16:00

Moon and Mercury may have thick deposits of ice, study suggests It's been known for some time that there are ice deposits on Mercury and the Moon, including frozen water found on the surface of the Moon last year. ...
2019-08-07 20:34

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specif...
2019-08-16 19:00

Use These Flashcard Apps to Make Your Study Session Less Analog Flashcards are a favorite study method, allowing you to learn large amounts of material, then weed out the parts you already know. But writing out hundreds of index cards and then bringing them around with you is a pain. Fortunately, like many other ...
2019-07-23 00:17

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white resident...
2019-06-27 22:34

DNA Study Suggests Early Neanderthals Had Europe As Their Homebase The Neanderthal story began around 430,000 years ago and (mostly) ended with their demise about 40,000 years ago. They left their mark in Europe and central Asia and on the genes of many people today, and over the years scientists have accumulated a ...
2019-06-28 02:51

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that th...
2019-06-28 02:51

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
2019-07-16 23:00

Study: Seniors talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Rochester found that older adults talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper.Read More...
2019-07-17 02:51

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
2019-07-17 22:00

USWNT alums Akers, Chastain part of CTE study Ten former elite women's soccer players, including USWNT icons Michelle Akers and Brandi Chastain, have signed on to take part in a first-of-its kind study on the long-term effects of head impacts in high-level women's soccer....
2019-06-28 18:51

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically...
2019-08-15 05:17

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
2019-07-19 00:00

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nud...
2019-07-10 00:34

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically...
2019-07-19 02:51

Porsche tops J.D. Power study of most appealing new vehicles Ram was the most improved brand and ranked highest in the mass-market segment while Ford Motor Co.'s brands received five model-level awards in the annual study of new-vehicle appeal....
2019-07-24 14:51

Study of Ceramics Provides New Thinking on Origins of First Peruvian Empire The Andean nation of Peru has been the home of many important pre-Columbian societies. But their origins and development still holds many questions. ...
2019-05-23 03:00

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according to a study published on Thursday....
2019-06-13 18:34

Tripoli's children struggle to study as war reaches the capital For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya's capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him missing studies as they searched for a new school....
2019-06-13 19:34

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 se...
2019-05-29 22:00

Switch up your protein sources to live longer, study says Studies focusing on potential links between consumption of red meat and overall life expectancy have long suggested that eating a lot of red meat — especially if it’s been processed — may increase overall mortality. Consumption of p...
2019-06-13 23:34

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pretty telling, too. Research firm Harris Interactiv...
2019-06-07 13:34

Chicken and steak have similar effect on cholesterol: study Experts have long studied the risks of red meat, thought to increase the risk of heart disease and cancer. But a new study finds that consuming white meat — specifically poultry — affects blood cholesterol levels in about the same way that red meat d...
2019-06-05 00:51

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out T...
2019-06-14 04:51

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrativ...
2019-06-06 06:51

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new study. Researchers found that college-age straight women today are more likely to watch porn than thei...
2019-06-14 22:17

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
2019-06-15 04:00

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-...
2019-06-15 17:51

Takeda scraps late-stage amyloidosis study Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would discontinue a late-stage study testing its experimental treatment for amyloidosis, as it did not meet the first of two main goals....
2019-06-06 00:17

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands: study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
2019-05-30 04:00

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level r...
2019-05-21 19:34

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
2019-05-21 19:17

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveill...
2019-05-28 18:34

Tiger sharks feast on songbirds, study shows Tiger sharks are among the most dangerous shark species for us humans. A new study shows that songbirds are far more likely to fall victim to the predators....
2019-05-21 22:17

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
2019-05-22 00:00

New Study On Weekly, Monthly S&P 500 PutWrite Indexes Released CHICAGO, IL -- January 27, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines both the monthly CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUTSM Index) and the CBOE S&P 500 One-Week PutWrite Index (WPUTSM In...
2019-05-23 03:51

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
2019-06-11 00:34

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
2019-05-22 15:00

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a...
2019-06-10 22:51

Pregnant women are basically endurance athletes: study Cranky pregnant moms, prepare for vindication. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon. “Every mother who has gone through a pregna...
2019-06-12 00:51

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
2019-06-12 00:51

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other ...
2019-06-12 03:00

A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutrition. But new research says this kind of one-size-fits-all approach may not cut it. Different people, e...
2019-06-10 15:34

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the...
2019-06-12 09:17

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
2019-05-23 02:51

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least £786m ($1bn) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based...
2019-06-10 07:51

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journa...
2019-06-13 00:17

Protective genes help dolphins survive certain ecosystems, study says Understanding what genes help dolphins survive can help conservationists know what potential threats may harm the animal's population, new research shows....
2019-05-25 02:51

Analysis: A new study shows women are more productive when it’s warmer A new study shows women tend to perform better on certain skills when the temperature is a little warmer. But men tend to perform better when the temperature is a bit cooler....
2019-05-25 03:51

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
2019-06-08 10:34

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method alone, according to a new study....
2019-06-13 06:34

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more revenue for an ad impression that has a cookie enable...
2019-05-30 17:00

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the tre...
2019-05-30 23:51

Bullying increases chances of adult obesity, study says We know that adolescent bullying can have long-lasting effects on a child psychologically, but a new study in the journal Pediatric Obesity reveals that it can also negatively impact their health in the long run. Researchers from the Uniformed Servic...
2019-05-31 02:34

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau...
2019-06-20 01:00

Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day won’t hurt your heart, study says Wake up and smell the coffee — and keep drinking all day. Guzzling coffee, even as much as 25 cups a day, appears to be safe for your heart, according to new research published Monday that dismisses previous warnings that a cup of joe could sti...
2019-06-03 16:51

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
2019-06-20 21:34

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an i...
2019-06-20 02:34

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a study published on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 21:51

Patrice Bergeron, Ryan O'Reilly are a study in contrasts Both are Selke finalists. But the Bruins center is the player everyone wants to be, while the Blues pivot is a player finally figuring out who he is....
2019-06-03 19:17

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
2019-06-01 15:00

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, an...
2019-05-21 14:32

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more l...
2019-05-21 16:00

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for ...
2019-05-31 13:51

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life expectancy....
2019-06-04 06:51

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advoca...
2019-06-19 05:51

Statins could cut heart risk for many more Britons, study suggests DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerHundreds of thousands more adults in the UK could benefit from taking statins because their genes put them at high risk of heart disease, research suggests.Speakin...
2019-06-20 00:17

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
2019-06-05 14:51

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were fou...
2019-06-05 07:17

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.        ...
2019-06-19 07:00

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
2019-05-21 15:34

A vegan diet may help boost cancer treatments, study finds Going vegan may halt cancer in its tracks, scientists say. It could also make chemotherapy and radiotherapy more effective, according to their tests on mice and people. The findings were published in Nature. The researchers focused on restricting the...
2019-08-05 23:34

Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says Journalists create the content, and big tech companies are profiting off it, according to a new analysis. “We need to share the revenue,” a news publisher says....
2019-06-09 22:00

Police Are a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men, Especially Those of Color, Study Finds For men, especially men of color, coming face to face with the police may be one of the most likely ways to die young, a new study out Monday finds. The study estimated that black men are twice as likely to be killed by police than men of other races...
2019-08-07 01:34

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said....
2019-05-25 00:51

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
2019-07-10 07:51

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have created a way to prevent male offspring from being born … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Black men are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by police force than white men: Study A new study is painting a bleak picture for law enforcement across the country. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
2019-08-06 19:34

More racial diversity in U.S. police departments unlikely to reduce shootings: study White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Mon...
2019-07-23 07:17

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity....
2019-05-23 22:51

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 17:34

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Ca...
2019-07-11 00:17

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other hab...
2019-08-08 23:00

Dietary Supplements Offer Limited Benefits, May Even Harm You: Study A new study has now indicated that these supplements may do more harm than good. It says that typically dietary supplements offer no health benefits for heart, and could be even harmful....
2019-07-09 16:34

Grandparents now spoiling kids rotten with video screens: study Grandma and grandpa used to spoil kids with candy — now they spoil them with video screen time, according to a new study. Couch potato tots are getting away with murder at their grandparents’ house — where they spend half of the trip lazing aro...
2019-07-10 00:34

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are power...
2019-08-08 20:00

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
2019-07-09 00:34

Study: Common cold strain may fight off bladder cancer New research showed the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus, or CVA21, wiped out all cancer in a patient with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in a recent study in England....
2019-07-08 23:34

Provention Bio shares more than triple on diabetes prevention study results Shares of Provention Bio, a New Jersey-based drug company that went public last year, more than tripled Monday after the company's experimental medicine appeared to delay onset of type 1 diabetes in a clinical trial....
2019-06-11 15:00

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
2019-06-11 16:00

Best place location for solar panels is on farms, study finds According to the study, if just 1 percent of the world's farmland were converted to solar panels, the power generated would be enough to meet global electricity demands....
2019-08-08 23:34

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
2019-07-08 19:51

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
2019-07-08 17:51

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
2019-07-08 14:00

Study Analyzes Performance of CBOE S&P 500 (SPX) Options-Selling Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- February 23, 2016-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines six benchmark indexes that write Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) options, comparing their performances w...
2019-05-23 03:51

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superstar Justin Bieber is today — would have died ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the ro...
2019-08-07 20:34

£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study Cafod says UK is saddling poorer nations with outdated, polluting technologiesThe British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diploma...
2019-07-23 10:00

Britons choose staycations in new headache for tour operators: study More Britons will opt for staycations this year over heading for trips abroad, a study by Barclays showed on Thursday, in a possible new blow for struggling tour operators....
2019-05-23 15:17

Color-changing tattoos will track your glucose levels: study Your tattoos could soon change color — and also save lives. Scientists in Germany have developed tattoos that switch color with changing levels of glucose, albumin or pH — giving crucial real-time warnings for chronic diseases like diabetes, blood di...
2019-07-24 02:17

Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study claims According to report by the News Media Alliance, revenue was almost as much as that of the entire online news industryGoogle made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry.Accor...
2019-06-10 22:34

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
2019-07-24 00:17

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
2019-05-23 10:17

Study: Cost of healthy food drives malnourishment globally New research shows price differences for healthy and unhealthy foods can lead to malnourishment, obesity and other diet-related health problems -- with cheap, unhealthy foods causing one-fifth of global annual deaths....
2019-07-23 19:01

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
2019-07-07 22:34

Germany's far-right AfD fuels xenophobia with distorted crime figures — study A new study reveals that the far-right party disproportionately focuses on crimes allegedly committed by foreigners. Crimes committed by Germans are mostly ignored....
2019-08-05 14:00

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Res...
2019-06-04 10:17