Scientists Want to Use Lethal Salmonella Bacteria to Treat Cancer

A genetically engineered form of Salmonella could kill cancer cells while at the same time being safe for the patient
by Laura Sinpetru, April 15th, 2015
 

Whale Swims 13,988 Mi (22,511 Km), Sets New World Record

The marine mammal, named Varvara, journeyed from Russia to Mexico and then back again in just 172 days
by Laura Sinpetru, April 15th, 2015
 

Liquid Marijuana Could Treat Severe Epilepsy, Study Finds

When administered to volunteers, a medicinal form of liquid marijuana reduced the rate of seizures by over 50%
by Laura Sinpetru, April 14th, 2015
Watch: What Happens in the Underground When a Meteor Strikes

Watch: What Happens in the Underground When a Meteor Strikes

by Laura Sinpetru, April 14th, 2015
Scientists simulate meteor strikes in the lab, study how the ground responds to such powerful impacts
 

Baby Manatee Abandoned by Its Mom Is Raised by Zoo Staff

Despite not having a mother to look after it, the young manatee grew up to become a gracious aquatic dweller
by Laura Sinpetru, April 11th, 2015
 

Our Sun Arrived Late to the Milky Way, Astronomers Say

Interestingly, this might explain why it ended up being orbited by 8 planets and why life emerged on Earth
by Laura Sinpetru, April 11th, 2015
 

Science-Made Broccoli Does a Great Job Reducing Cholesterol

This broccoli variety has higher levels of a beneficial compound known as glucoraphanin, scientists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, April 10th, 2015
 

Camera Will Map 30 Million Galaxies' Worth of the Cosmos in 3D

With the help of this super high-tech camera, scientists hope to better understand the evolution of our universe
by Laura Sinpetru, April 10th, 2015
 

Fashionable Mars Wears Belts of Frozen Water, Scientists Find

Study reveals Mars has belts of glaciers hidden under its surface both in its southern and in its northern hemisphere
by Laura Sinpetru, April 9th, 2015
Tyrannosaurs Were Cannibals, Often Fought Each Other

Tyrannosaurs Were Cannibals, Often Fought Each Other

by Laura Sinpetru, April 9th, 2015
The beasts were cruel not just towards creatures they shared their world with but also towards others of their kind
 

Scientists Find Where Sarcasm Resides in the Brain

Study finds damage to a brain structure dubbed the right sagittal stratum correlates with being unable to detect sarcasm
by Laura Sinpetru, April 9th, 2015
 

Watch: How and Why Planes Fly, As Explained by Science

Cool animation explains how the shape of a plane's wings and its engines help keep it high up in the air
by Laura Sinpetru, April 9th, 2015
 

Nuclear Radiation Documented Along the North American Coast

The trace amounts of radioactive compounds are believed to originate from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan
by Laura Sinpetru, April 8th, 2015
 

Evil Spiders Can Change Color So You'll Never See Them

These spooky creepy crawlers are masters of camouflage, change their body color to match that of their surroundings
by Laura Sinpetru, April 8th, 2015
 
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