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World’s Fourth Largest Lake has dried up completely

The images taken from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Terra satellite revealed that over 14 years, the Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake in the world has almost completely disappeared.

Half of the lake that spans the Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan border in Central... read more

Acupuncture not Effective for Chronic Knee Pain: Study

A new study on Acupuncture has revealed that the technique doesn't improve chronic knee pain in patients older than 50 years. According to the study, real acupunctureusing needles and lasers doesn't heal pain any more thansham acupuncture.

University of Melbourne's researchers have... read more

Phytosaur and Rauisuchid Interacted with one another, finds study

A 220 million-year-old tooth found embedded in the thigh bone of the biggest predator of the time has led researchers to discover that two predators at the top of their respective food chains interacted with one another.

According to the researchers, the tooth belonged to a smaller semi-... read more

Wildlife Populations reduced by 50% in Last 40 Years

A grim report is warning that the world's wildlife populations are highly likely to have a disastrous future. According to the London Zoological Society report, wildlife populations have reduced by half over the last 40 years.

The population of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and... read more

American Academy of Neurology outlines guidelines for Opioid painkillers’ usage

The American Academy of Neurology, AAN, has stated that powerful narcotic or Opioid painkillers hardly improve patients' daily functioning and has advised against using painkillers for general discomfort.

AAN's report published in the journal Neurology on September 20 concludes that the... read more

National Drug Take-Back Day held on Saturday was a success

With a view to keep out the unused prescription drugs from going into wrong hands, the Blytheville Rotary Club took up an initiative to hold National Drug Take-Back Da. This year the event was held this Saturday and saw a large participation. Each year, this event is held to serves as a great... read more

Daily Regimen of Taking Aspirin Can Reduce Men’s Risks of Developing Prostate Cancer

A new study suggests that prostate cancer in men can be prevented by the intake of aspirin.

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is widely used as a maintenance drug for heart problems as it helps the blood get thin, which in turn makes it easier for the heart to pump... read more

Biologists discover Novel Species of bright orange dart frog

Colombian biologists have come across a new species of frog in the headwaters of the Rio Cano in Panama. They have discovered a new bright orange dart frog species with the help of its unique characteristic call.

Researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the... read more

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy More Effective for Social Anxiety Disorder

According to a new study, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective than medication for social anxiety disorder.

Social anxiety disorder is a psychiatric condition associated by intense fear and avoidance of social situations. It affects up to 13% of Americans and Europeans and... read more

Scientists at MIT Develop Underwater Robots That May Soon Investigate American Ports

A group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a small, autonomous underwater robot that can patrol the water surrounding ports and scan ships for contraband.

This robot is roughly of the size of a football and can propel itself along the sides of... read more

Today’s birds descended from dinosaurs: study

Today's birds have descended from huge meat-eating dinosaurs that roamed Earth millions of years ago, according to a new study conducted by University of Edinburgh paleontologists.

Paleontologist Steve Brusatte and his co-researchers examined more than 850 different body features in 150... read more

Early Humans had Innovative Capabilities: Study

A recent research based on the assessment of thousands of tools that were found at a site in Armenia, suggested that the earlier humans of the Paleolithic period, about 325,000 years ago, had innovative capabilities.

It means that the earliest individuals of the human race during that... read more

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