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Asteroid that caused mass extinction of dinosaurs had help from volcanoes, says study

Oct 02, 2015 AM EDT A new study has revealed that the mass extinction of the dinosaurs was caused not only by asteroids, but also from massive volcanic eruptions that started around the same time,

New ViroCap test that detects every virus

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT Scientists have developed a new test, called ViroCap, which can detect any known virus in humans and animals.

Certain gut bacteria may be tied to asthma risk in babies

Oct 01, 2015 AM EDT A new study suggests that certain gut bacteria might be linked to the risk of future asthma in babies.

Prostate cancer screening has benefits as well as risks

Oct 01, 2015 AM EDT The Science World Report (SWR), in its conversation with Dr. Justin Mann, a resident in radiation oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, talked about prostate cancer and its preventive ...

Calcium supplements may not help strengthen older bones

Sep 30, 2015 PM EDT Two new studies have shown that calcium supplements have little or no effect on increasing bone density and preventing bone fracture in older people.

Color of dinosaurs revealed by bat fossils

Sep 30, 2015 PM EDT In a new study, researchers from the University of Bristol and Virginia Tech have used the fossils of the two species of bats, Palaeochiropteryx and Hassianycteris, to determine the color of ...

Stem Cell operation to cure age-related blindness

Sep 29, 2015 AM EDT The doctors at the Moorfields Eye in London have carried out an experimental stem cell treatment on a 60-year-old female patient suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which could pave ...

Global warming started 75 years ago

Sep 28, 2015 PM EDT According to a recent study, the first signs of global warming date back to the 1940s in the tropics, Africa, Australia, and South-East Asia.

Healthy smokers can develop COPD

Sep 28, 2015 AM EDT A New research study has revealed that there is an association between lung disease and smoking behavior.

Fish show cooperation, says study

Sep 27, 2015 PM EDT Contrary to earlier assumptions held by marine biologists, a new research study has shown that fishes are capable to forging cooperative relations among each other.

Global warming has shrunk bumblebees' tongues

Sep 26, 2015 AM EDT A new research study by scientists at the SUNY College at Old Westbury has revealed that global warming has resulted in shrinkage of the long tongues of bumblebee populations living in the Rocky ...

Mobile app could help with weight loss

Sep 26, 2015 AM EDT In a new study, researchers collected the daily eating habits of more than 150 people via a mobile research app over a period of three weeks.

Homo naledi fossil prints to be displayed at London

Sep 26, 2015 AM EDT The 3D prints of the remains of Homo naledi, the most sensational fossils to be found in Africa in recent years, will be on display at London's Natural History Museum's Science Uncovered Event.

Genetic clues to breast cancer return

Sep 25, 2015 AM EDT Researchers who said that the return of breast cancer might be associated with certain genetic factors have said that their findings might lead to improved treatments for breast cancer.

Hypertension medication before bedtime reduces risk of diabetes

Sep 25, 2015 AM EDT A study has revealed that adults who take their blood pressure medicine at bedtime have a lower risk of developing diabetes than adults who take the medication in the morning.

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