By the time an international group of scientists stunned the world with the first ever image of a black hole, they were already planning a sequel: A movie showing how massive clouds of gas are forever sucked into the void.
The long-sought Holy Grail for heart attack patients has been a method to regenerate healthy new tissue, but the basic building blocks required to remodel an injured heart have remained elusive — until now.
A team of scientists in the US have managed to reproduce coral in a lab setting for the first time ever, an encouraging step in the race to save ‘America's Great Barrier Reef’ off the coast of Florida.
Biologists used to count over 1,000 head of elk from the air near Vail, Colorado, the US. The majestic brown animals, a symbol of the American west, dotted hundreds of square miles of slopes and valleys.
Scientists said Tuesday they have developed a way of extracting hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases — a breakthrough they hailed as a ‘silver bullet’ for cleaner energy and the climate.
A new paper published by researchers from the University of Turku in Finland suggests that even though observed changes in the climate are real, the effects of human activity on these changes are insignificant.
Almost four in 10 adult Americans are obese, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What's more alarming is that in the past two decades alone, in states such as Texas, the share of obesity among residents has tripled. If left unchecked, obesity can even lead to more serious problems including high blood pressure and deadly strokes.
Following the devastation brought by super-typhoon Yolanda in 2013, it was reported that there were families in Eastern Samar, in the Philippines, who were able to survive because of the mangroves that protected their area.
Thirdhand smoke can damage epithelial cells in the respiratory system by stressing cells and causing them to fight for survival, a research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has found. The finding could assist physicians treating patients exposed to thirdhand smoke.