New research from the University of Copenhagen and Herlev and Gentofte Hospital shows that high vitamin C concentrations in the blood from the intake of fruit and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. —> Read More
A novel DTI technique used on the preserved brains of two dolphins that died after stranding shows that at least two areas of the dolphin brain are associated with the auditory system, unlike most mammals that primarily process sound in a single area. —> Read More
Staff at controversial firm Hacking Team woke up to the nightmare scenario of its most sensitive affairs being paraded across the internet. —> Read More
Researchers from Vienna examined elderly patients and adult patients receiving antiplatelet therapy who had presented with mild head injury to see if levels of S100B protein could help identify whether intracranial bleeding was present. If there was no indication of intracranial hemorrhage, the patients would not need additional testing or hospitalization. The researchers found that patients whose serum S100B levels were —> Read More
Policymakers and developers lack a complete picture of the potential dangers of air pollution when advocating the construction of high-density housing (like apartment buildings) along traffic corridors to take advantage of public transit. —> Read More
Researchers at Brown University examined three magnetically programmable shunt valves to see if the magnetic field emissions of headphones can cause unintentional changes in shunt valve settings. Based on their findings, the researchers state that it is highly unlikely that commercially available headphones will interfere with programmable shunt valve settings. —> Read More
Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography provide important information on the symptoms and exercise capabilities of people with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study. —> Read More
A ring of dust 200 light-years across and a loop covering a third of the sky: two of the results in a new map from the Planck satellite.
The smoke that is billowing from the wildfires currently plaguing Canada have taken the jet stream express into the United States.
Despite its cold waters and harsh winds, the North Sea is a fertile basin for phytoplankton blooms.