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Residents of a Quaint English Village Get Surprising DNA Test Results

Photo by Simon Pizzey/AncesteryDNA/PA     The residents of Bledington, an English village in the Cotswolds, were quite surprised to fin...

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Published: 2017-08-16 08:00 0

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Alternative Cancer Treatments Can Lower Chances of Survival

  Researchers have found that turning to alternative cancer treatments may increase the mortality rates of cancer patients.   Cancer p...

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Published: 2017-08-15 22:40 0

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The Expectations vs Realities of Auditory Hallucinations

Studying the nature of hearing imaginary sounds     Researchers say that auditory hallucinations—hearing sounds or voices that aren...

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Published: 2017-08-15 22:30 0

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Ancient Infant Ape Skull Provides Clues About Our Ape Ancestors

Photo by Fred Spoor     Humans and all other apes alive today come from a common ape ancestor. While we already know quite a lot about ou...

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Published: 2017-08-15 22:10 0

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Tweaking Just a Single Gene Can Restore Brain Plasticity

We may grow old, but our brains don't have to.     Kids are able to learn languages and other skills easily while young because of a litt...

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Published: 2017-08-15 22:00 0

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Saving the Elusive “Asian Unicorn”: Is It too Late?

A 1996 photo of a captive female saola. [Photo by William Robichaud]     Conservationists are hoping to breed the rare and critically en...

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Published: 2017-08-15 21:30 0

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Move Over, Blue Whale: This Newly-Discovered Dinosaur is Now the Largest Animal Ever

The dig site in Patagonia [Photo by MEF/A. Otero]     Back in 2013, paleontologists José Luis Carbadillo and Diego Pol spied the...

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Published: 2017-08-15 21:20 0

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How to Move 500 Elephants

  Should you ever find yourself needing to move 500 elephants, here's what you should do. Shoot them with a potent tranquilizer, make sure the...

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Published: 2017-08-15 21:10 0

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Drinking Beer Gets Creative Juices Flowing

Your new best friend in times of creative trouble     It may not be much of a surprise that drinking beer doesn't just get you to do mild...

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Published: 2017-08-15 21:00 0

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Don't Panic: How to Get Out of Quicksand

Photo by Hughesdarren via Wikimedia     Quicksand is like the stuff of bad nightmares. One moment you're stepping onto what looks like so...

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Published: 2017-08-15 20:30 0

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Lack of Attention from Mother Dogs Makes Guide Dog Training Successful

Guide dogs need to be able to develop certain skills and personality traits.     A study has found that puppies who received a lot of car...

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Published: 2017-08-15 20:20 0

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The Mysterious Egyptian Pharaoh Who Had Gigantism

A relief fragment depicting Sanakht smiting an enemy [Photo by Captmondo via Wikimedia]     Sanakht, a Third Dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, m...

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Published: 2017-08-15 20:00 0

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Researchers Observe Homosexual Dolphins off the Australian Coast

  Researchers at Murdoch University have come across a pod of dolphins engaging in homosexual behavior in the waters off Australia's western c...

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Published: 2017-08-15 19:20 0

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Humans Prefer Imperfect, Awkward Robots, Study Finds

  Researchers have found that we like bumbling, awkward robots that make mistakes better than we like robots that work perfectly.   Th...

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Published: 2017-08-15 19:10 0

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Why is This Bird Feeding Goldfish?

    Video footage from back in 2010 shows a bird feeding goldfish by dropping food into waiting mouths in the water. The caption include...

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Published: 2017-08-15 19:00 0

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