Category: Science News

Beehive

Study Finds Roundup Ingredient May Be Affecting Honey Bees

Young honey bees are being poisoned by glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer and a chemical named as the causative agent in thousands of lawsuits alleging cancer from the herbicide, according to a new study published in the...

/ October 8, 2018
Pluto

Strange Object Discovered Far Beyond Pluto: Could it be ‘Planet X?’

At the extreme edge of our local solar system, astronomers from the Carnegie Institution for Science have discovered a bizarre, previously unknown object whose presence may have profound implications for our own local group of 8 planets (sorry, Pluto).

/ October 2, 2018
Sugar Cubes

New Research Suggests Sugar May Increase Cancer Risk

A biologic mechanism in yeast cells may prove key to understanding the relationship between sugar and cancerous tumors, a new study out of Belgium has found.

/ November 27, 2017
Professor Pulls Study Linking Vaccines and Autism

Professor Pulls Study Linking Vaccines and Autism

A study linking autism to aluminum in vaccines administered to lab rats has been pulled by the author after an independent analysis found evidence that the data had been manipulated after publication.

/ October 18, 2017
Solar Eclipse

Twitter Partners with The Weather Channel to Live Stream Eclipse

Twitter has partnered with The Weather Channel to live stream today’s “Eclipse of the Century,” as the moon’s shadow travels from the West Coast to the East Coast of the U.S.

/ August 21, 2017

Amazon Recalls Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

Amazon has recalled counterfeit solar eclipse glasses because they do not meet ISO standards to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.

/ August 14, 2017
Autism Eye Test

Novel Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

A new test that measures rapid eye movements could help identify deficits in an area of the brain associated with the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), a new study has found.

/ July 26, 2017
IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

New Study Highlights IVC Filter Retrieval Problems

The study has found that IVC filter retrieval rates plummet after 7 months. Over 40% had to be removed using advanced techniques, according to data from a study involving over 750 patients.

/ July 4, 2017

Vaccine Patch May Be Future of Flu Shots

Data from a Phase I clinical trial has shown promising results for a painless needle-free flu vaccine patch compared to a flu shot injection.

/ June 29, 2017
Cardiovascular Disease

Vitamin B May Reduce Effects of Heart Disease: Study

Vitamin B supplements may help mitigate the impact of air pollution on patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new study conducted at Columbia University.

/ April 12, 2017