Plagued by underfunding, little governmental support, poaching and indiscriminate killing by cattle herders, many of the countries in Western Africa have little control or incentive to save the few remaining western African lions left in the wild.
Researchers say that clicking "like" buttons across the web may be doing more than simply marking you down as a fan of something. Researchers say it may out you as gay, reveal how you vote or suggest that you have a weakness for nicotine.
According to Calif. Polytechnic State Univ. researcher Patrick Lin, the US military is developing technologies that will give troops what he calls "mutant powers." Lin says, however, that the authorities are not yet considering the policy implications.
Renewable energy is inevitable. It will be relied on sooner or later especially at the current rate of non-renewable energy usage. However, Stanford researchers have come up with a low cost solar panel solution for all your personal needs.
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A new US study has found that teenagers who are Tasered, don't appear to be at any higher risk of injury than adults. Researchers examined data from "real life" altercations between youth and police.
They may creep us out now, but cockroaches could be used to help save lives in collapsed buildings one day soon. Researchers at North Carolina State University have figured out a way to install an electronic system in a living cockroach to steer the bugs.
A form of “ultra-bad” cholesterol has been discovered by researchers from the University of Warwick (Warwick Medical School) in England. The study was published in the latest edition of Diabetes - an academic journal.
After childbirth there are greater levels of a brain protein called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) present. MOA-A may explain why postpartum blues and clinical depression are common says a new study published today.
An "antibody cocktail" is being touted by some researchers as a means to stop all flu types. If researchers are correct doctors may have the means to protect their patients from a pandemic flu invasion.
Researchers in the United States have discovered a new virus that may be linked to a lethal form of skin cancer according to a study published in the journal Science. The virus is called Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV).
The skinny gene has been discovered or more accurately rediscovered. Adipose is likely to be a master switch that informs the body to accumulate or burn fat. This discovery may show the way to combating obesity and diabetes.
A team of doctors at Montreal Neurological Institute in Canada have developed a vaccine and conducted the first human trail of this vaccine. This is the first step towards developing a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis (MS),
Researches cataloged more than 1 million species living on our planet and the online catalog, will include all known living organisms, from plants and animals to fungi and microorganisms such as bacteria, protozoa and viruses.