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Study says Eating Bacon is better for Environment than Eating Lettuce

If you think your vegetarian healthy diet will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, then you are wrong. A new study suggested that going meat-free is more harmful for environment than eating meat.

The study by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers followed the supply chain from... read more

Researchers Using MRI to Find Christmas Spirit

Danish researchers said they are using MRI to look for evidence of the Christmas spirit in different people. The findings of this small study were published today in the British Medical Journal's annual Christmas issue.

The researchers for their study used tongue-in-cheek scientific... read more

Lifestyle factors, not random cell mutations, to blame for most cancers, claims study

Defying an earlier research that blamed random cell mutations for the development of cancerous tumours, scientists in a new study have suggested that up to nine in 10 cancers are a fallout of factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution.

Conducted by scientists at... read more

New Microscope from MIT Engineers Can Scan 2,000 Times Faster Than Commercial Models

Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) are specifically designed to capture images of structures as small as a fraction of a nanometer. But scanning these images was very tough. Now MIT engineers have designed an AFM that scans images 2,000 times faster than available models.

Using this high-... read more

Study determines vegetarianism to be more harmful to environment than eating meat, multiple headlines suggest

Many headlines suggested Tuesday that a new study has discovered vegetarianism to be worse for our surroundings than consumption of meat, and has flown in the face of previous study. The researchers behind the latest study have said that’s a complete mischaracterization of what has been found by... read more

Man's best friend came about more than 33,000 years ago

A latest research has suggested that man's best friend has come after generations of wolves scavenged alongside humans over 33,000 years back in south East Asia. According to the first study of dog genomes, dogs became self-domesticated with their slow evolution from wolves that came along... read more

Alzheimer’s patients can live longer with Moderate quantity alcohol

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark claim that Alzheimer’s patients who drink moderately have lesser chances of early death.

The study first tracked 321 participants for 12 months and then observed them for the next three years. The patients, comprising those with... read more

-Easiest Way to Reduce Effects of Stress Is To Help Others: Study

A new study by researchers from School of Medicine of Yale University and University of California Los Angeles suggested an easiest and interesting way to relieve oneself of the unnecessary pressure.

The study researchers said that being kind and good to others is the best possible method... read more

Study says Sea Lions exposed to Toxic Algae are suffering from Brain Damage

Toxic algae put sea lions in a serious trouble. A new study published in journal Science has reported that the sea mammal is increasingly exposed to a neurotoxin that is causing brain damage.

The neurotoxin is hurting sea lions’ spatial memory and making them prone to getting confused... read more

Liberia Close to Declare End of Ebola

According to a Reuters report, the mandatory surveillance period of 166 people in Liberia who were declared at high risk of catching Ebola has now ended. Completion of the period takes the country a step closer to declare it as Ebola free nation.

The recent news could be a sigh of relief... read more

Artificial Intelligence Researchers make Machines Learn like Humans

New artificial intelligence program has been closing the gap between humans and machines. They are not going to live like us, but could assist humans in developing more sophisticated Artificial Intelligence (AI) in near future.

Earlier, researchers tested a computer program and found that... read more

CDC: Over 50% High Schools and 80% Middle Schools in the US not teaching Sex Education

US schools don’t consider sex education as an important topic, suggests a new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 50% high schools and about 80%middle schools in the country are not teaching sex education topics recommended by the CDC, the report said... read more

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