May 2, 2013 3:59 pm
Lipsticks and glosses may contain potentially troubling levels of metals, according to a preliminary new study.
April 30, 2013 12:37 pm
When it comes to math, MRIs may be better than IQs — and even past math scores — at showing whether a tutor can help a child master everything from trapezoids to trigonometry.
April 25, 2013 2:01 pm
Analyzing a newborn’s placenta will yield clues which can help diagnose the risk of the child developing autism, according to a report from Yale University.
April 18, 2013 3:34 pm
A study of 1,000 obituaries found notable actors, musicians and athletes died at an average age of 77.2 years old, younger than academics, businesspeople and politicians.
April 12, 2013 1:17 pm
Scientists studying the evolution of speech have long puzzled over why there are no good models in primates. While primates share many traits with humans — they’ve been known to play, grieve, fight, even laugh – speech isn’t one of them.
April 1, 2013 1:12 pm
A stunning 80 percent of U.S. teenagers are eating diets that put them on a clear path to heart disease, researchers reported on Monday.
March 25, 2013 7:23 pm
An experimental breath test, designed to quickly identify patients suffering from heart failure simply by analyzing the contents of a single exhaled breath, has demonstrated promise in early trials, a team of researchers says.
March 19, 2013 6:13 pm
Women may suffer psychologically long after the scare of a false-positive mammogram, Danish researchers report.
March 18, 2013 5:09 pm
Opening a Multiple Sclerosis patient’s veins, a procedure often referred to as “liberation treatment” does not improve patient outcomes, researchers from the University at Buffalo revealed. In some cases patients ended up with worse symptoms, the investigators added.
February 28, 2013 1:19 pm
Researchers have found a way to transplant an eyeball onto a blind tadpole’s spine that confers some degree of vision—the first evidence that functional sight can occur so far from the brain.