The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it would move to regulate e-cigarettes, which have quickly grown into a $2 billion a year enterprise. Some things you should know about “vaping.” Read full article >>
An asteroid big enough to destroy a city strikes the Earth every 100 years. Our strategy for preventing disaster? Blind luck. This film was made by the California-based B612 Foundation, which promotes strategies to protect the Earth from asteroid strikes. It says there is evidence of 26 explosions in the upper atmosphere between the year 2000 and 2013, ranging in energy from 1 to 600 kilotons Cont
An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be authentic, scientists say.
"Traumatic experiences can be inherited, as major shocks alter how cells in the body work," The Daily Telegraph reports. But before you start blaming Mum and Dad for your problems, the research it reports on only involved mice.The study looked at how traumatic stress in the early life of male mice influenced the genetic material in their sperm.Researchers “traumatised” male mice during
Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.