Monday, December 10, 2018

New Species Discovered: 6 Tiny Tree-Climbing Anteaters

The never-ending tale of the hunt for the tricky tree-climbing mini anteaters of Brazil. For years, researchers thought there was just one anteater species, that...

Feeling Hungry Caused by Brain Cells Looking for these Essential Nutrients

Wonder why you're still hungry after eating a meal? There could be an essential ingredient missing from your food. Researchers recently discovered that tanycyte brain...

FDA to Remove Claim that Soy is Good for Your Heart

By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators want to remove a health claim about the heart benefits of soy from cartons of...

Video Games Are Literally Changing Your Brain

How much time do you spend playing video games in a week? Did you know that they may be affecting your brain and changing...

New Blue Tarantula Discovered in South American Forest

Scientists discovered a rare spider in Guyana, South America. If you thought the radioactive spider that bit Peter Parker was amazing, you haven't seen this...

Amish DNA Holds Key to Immortality

Amish people live longer thanks to mutated DNA. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine conducted a study examining the Amish people in Indiana and found...

UN Voices Alarm About Spread of HIV in Egypt

By NARIMAN EL-MOFTY, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases...

Five Crossbreeds with Messed Up Evolution

It’s fascinating to think that crossbreds are essentially the legos of the natural world; only instead of plastic bricks and toy blocks, different animals...

Nearly Half of US Cancer Deaths Blamed on Unhealthy Behavior

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are...

2 Kiwi Birds Removed from Endangered Species List Thanks to New Zealand Predator Police

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment...