Stonehenge Started as a Huge Graveyard?
Posted on March 09, 2013 at 02:01:11 pm
British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C.
Processed Meat Linked to Premature Death, Large Study Finds
Posted on March 09, 2013 at 10:38:07 am
In a huge study of half a million men and women, research in Biomed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates an association between processed meat and cardiovascular disease and cancer
The Calm Before The Solar Storm?
Posted on March 09, 2013 at 10:27:50 am
NASA warns 'something unexpected is happening to the Sun'
Huge Asteroid To Make Close Pass Of Earth This Saturday
Posted on March 08, 2013 at 12:57:30 pm
A newly discovered asteroid with a size of a football field will zoom past Earth Mar. 9 just days after another cosmic rock cruised past Earth at a distance less than moon’s orbit
Light Shed On Ancient Origin of Life
Posted on March 07, 2013 at 01:36:23 pm
Researchers discovered important genetic clues about the history of microorganisms called archaea and the origins of life itself in the first ever study of its kind. Results of their study shed light on one of Earth's oldest life forms.
Milky Way: Fireworks from Black Hole Collision
Posted on March 06, 2013 at 08:04:26 am
These days the core of the Milky Way galaxy is a pretty tame place...cosmically speaking. The galactic black hole at the center is a sleeping giant
Green Tea Extract Interferes With the Formation of Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's Disease
Posted on March 05, 2013 at 04:02:47 pm
Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a new potential benefit of a molecule in green tea: preventing the misfolding of specific proteins in the brain
Why Fish Is Better Than Supplements
Posted on March 05, 2013 at 03:57:47 pm
Omega-3 fatty acids found in oily fish may have diverse health-promoting effects, potentially protecting the immune, nervous, and cardiovascular systems
Mental Picture of Others Can Be Seen Using fMRI, Finds New Study
Posted on March 05, 2013 at 03:53:43 pm
It is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain. Our mental models of people produce unique patterns of brain activation, which can be detected using advanced imaging techniques
New Evidence That Comets Could Have Seeded Life On Earth
Posted on March 05, 2013 at 03:45:12 pm
It's among the most ancient of questions: What are the origins of life on Earth?