Water strider robot bug leaps effortlessly from the water [Video]
Water strider robot bug leaps effortlessly from the water [Video]
Sam Catherman - Jul 31, 2015
An international team of scientists has unveiled a robot that can walk, glide, and jump off the surface of the water.

Should adults receive a mandatory depression screening?
Sam Catherman - Jul 31, 2015
Doctors at the US Preventive Services Task Force have recommended that all adults receive a depression screening at doctor visits, based on clinical results that show the benefits of such screens.

Scientists identify golden jackal as a new wolf species
Sam Catherman - Jul 30, 2015
A new genetic study has shown that a common African jackal is actually a different species of wolf altogether.

Surprise - study shows that coffee helps prevent dementia
Sam Catherman - Jul 30, 2015
A new study touts the benefits of the neuroprotective properties of coffee, but warns that there are still risks associated with the beverage.

Surprise - study shows that coffee helps prevent dementia Surprise - study shows that coffee helps prevent dementia
Sam Catherman - Jul 30, 2015
A new study touts the benefits of the neuroprotective properties of coffee, but warns that there are still risks associated with the beverage.

Chronic back pain soothed by high-frequency spinal stimulation Chronic back pain soothed by high-frequency spinal stimulation
Sam Catherman - Jul 30, 2015
A new study has shown that spinal cord stimulation at high frequencies may be the key to relief from chronic leg and back pain.

How much longer until Washington, DC sinks? How much longer until Washington, DC sinks?
Sam Catherman - Jul 30, 2015
A new study shows that Washington, DC is sinking into the ground at an alarming rate, and the reason why might surprise you.

Strange alien graffiti arcs found on Tethys, Saturn's icy moon Strange alien graffiti arcs found on Tethys, Saturn's icy moon
Sam Catherman - Jul 30, 2015
NASA scientists operating the Cassini probe have identified a series of strange red marks arcing across the surface of Saturn's strange moon, Tethys.

Exploding stars reveal how lithium is formed Exploding stars reveal how lithium is formed
Sam Catherman - Jul 29, 2015
Scientists from Sapienza University of Rome and ICRANet, in Pescara, Italy have made an amazing discovery that provides crucial insight into one of the longest-standing mysteries of the universe.

39% of U.S. population at risk of coastal flooding 39% of U.S. population at risk of coastal flooding
Sam Catherman - Jul 28, 2015
Climate change means more frequent and intense weather events, and people who live near the coast face the biggest risks.

Doctor publishes book about experience fighting Ebola Doctor publishes book about experience fighting Ebola
Sam Catherman - Jul 28, 2015
Dr. Kent Brantly, a medical mission doctor who survived Ebola while in Liberia, has published his experiences in a new gut-wrenching book.

Heavy rains and storm surges put U.S. coasts at high risk Heavy rains and storm surges put U.S. coasts at high risk
Sam Catherman - Jul 28, 2015
A recent study examined historical data to show how heavy precipitation and storm surges put more than half the U.S. population at a serious risk.

Embarrassing Sony secrets revealed in massive WikiLeaks dump Embarrassing Sony secrets revealed in massive WikiLeaks dump
Dan Taylor - Jun 21, 2015
WikiLeaks has released 276,000 new documents exposing what's been going on behind the scenes at Sony.

Parkinson's linked to 16 types of cancer Parkinson's linked to 16 types of cancer
Dan Taylor - Jun 21, 2015
An alarming new study indicates that there is a frighteningly close relationship between cancer and Parkinson's -- but why?

8 million mummified dogs found in Egypt 8 million mummified dogs found in Egypt
Dan Taylor - Jun 21, 2015
Scientists made a shocking find while digging through the catacombs of ancient Egypt.

Shocking finding: You're just as likely to die in the winter, even with Global Warming Shocking finding: You're just as likely to die in the winter, even with Global Warming
Dan Taylor - Jun 21, 2015
Thought that Global Warming would reduce weather-related fatalities in the winter? Think again.

Scientists create energy source that harnesses power of ... water evaporation?! Scientists create energy source that harnesses power of ... water evaporation?!
Dan Taylor - Jun 18, 2015
Using tiny bacteria that expands and contracts in response to humidity, researchers made an amazing finding...

Stunning finding: Violent thunderstorms on Saturn are creating massive polar cyclones Stunning finding: Violent thunderstorms on Saturn are creating massive polar cyclones
Dan Taylor - Jun 16, 2015
Scientists were amazed to finally learn the truth of how the huge hurricanes on Saturn are shaped and formed.

'Female Viagra' causes massive controversy, cries of sexism 'Female Viagra' causes massive controversy, cries of sexism
Dan Taylor - Jun 14, 2015
A fierce debate has erupted after the FDA signed off on flibanserin, with feminists arguing it's about time and others saying it's not scientifically sound.

Panic as flesh-eating bacteria invades Florida beaches Panic as flesh-eating bacteria invades Florida beaches
Dan Taylor - Jun 14, 2015
Authorities are scrambling as the bacteria has killed 2 people and sickened 7 total this year -- and it's expected to get worse.

All chimps are now endangered: here's the shocking reason why All chimps are now endangered: here's the shocking reason why
Dan Taylor - Jun 13, 2015
That chimpanzee you saw in the zoo, even though he's in captivity, is endangered -- why? You might be surprised.

Breakthrough: Scientists discover way to restore Breakthrough: Scientists discover way to restore "lost" memories
Dan Taylor - May 31, 2015
Researchers discovered that by using blue light to stimulate neurons, previous "lost" memories spring to the surface.

Muslims, Anti-Islam activists yell at each other in protests in Arizona Muslims, Anti-Islam activists yell at each other in protests in Arizona
Dan Taylor - May 31, 2015
The leader of the Anti-Muslim protest claimed he's gone into hiding due to death threats online.

Are Ford and GM about to blast off? Are Ford and GM about to blast off?
Dan Taylor - May 31, 2015
Strong sales could prompt the big Detroit automakers to put a foot on the gas as the economy rebounds.

Would you buy touchscreen clothes? Google and Levi's team up for crazy project Would you buy touchscreen clothes? Google and Levi's team up for crazy project
Dan Taylor - May 30, 2015
Could you phone up a friend by pressing on your jacket button? Google and Levi's are seeking to make futuristic technology a reality.

If you get a tattoo, you could get an ugly surprise -- new research If you get a tattoo, you could get an ugly surprise -- new research
Dan Taylor - May 30, 2015
That tattoo could bring some serious health problems to you if you suffer from allergies, a new study has found.

Why have 100,000 saiga antelopes suddenly died in the Kazakhstan wilderness? Why have 100,000 saiga antelopes suddenly died in the Kazakhstan wilderness?
Dan Taylor - May 30, 2015
The stunning die-off has killed off 40 percent of the population, and could threaten the species very existence.

Uh-oh: Tinder, Grindr dating apps causing STDs to spread like wildfire Uh-oh: Tinder, Grindr dating apps causing STDs to spread like wildfire
Dan Taylor - May 30, 2015
Syphilis is up 79 percent, gonorrhoea is up 30 percent, and HIV is up almost 33 percent.

Watch this amazing video of a Robo-Roach that launches flying robots off its back [VIDEO] Watch this amazing video of a Robo-Roach that launches flying robots off its back [VIDEO]
Dan Taylor - May 27, 2015
It's a tiny bug-like robot that scurries along the ground, and then can launch a moth-like partner robot into the air to conduct surveillance.

Bizarre virus can survive boiling acid and stop diseases in their tracks Bizarre virus can survive boiling acid and stop diseases in their tracks
Dan Taylor - May 27, 2015
It's the virus behind terrifying diseases like anthrax, and its powers could be harnessed for good, scientists are hoping.

Scientists shocked after stumbling upon 11 species of chameleon in Madagascar Scientists shocked after stumbling upon 11 species of chameleon in Madagascar
Dan Taylor - May 26, 2015
Scientists had assumed the "panther" chameleon was one species, and couldn't figure out why they were all changing into different colors -- until they got back to the lab for a big surprise.

Transgender mosquitoes can wipe out Malaria, new research finds Transgender mosquitoes can wipe out Malaria, new research finds
Dan Taylor - May 25, 2015
Researchers at Virginia Tech have been hard at work trying to figure out how to wipe out terrible diseases like Malaria and Dengue -- and turning girl mosquitoes into boys might be the answer.

Put down the Viagra: Coffee is the miracle cure for erectile dysfunction Put down the Viagra: Coffee is the miracle cure for erectile dysfunction
Dan Taylor - May 25, 2015
Shocking new research suggests that those who drink coffee regularly have a massively lower incidence of ED risk than those who don't.

Scientific team stunned to discover huge amount of new single-celled organisms in groundbreaking 3.5-year plankton study Scientific team stunned to discover huge amount of new single-celled organisms in groundbreaking 3.5-year plankton study
Dan Taylor - May 24, 2015
After three years of trotting the globe, an international team of scientists has uncovered and categorized vast quantities of single-celled organisms -- many of them new to science.

Depression could kill your heart, alarming new research finds Depression could kill your heart, alarming new research finds
Dan Taylor - May 24, 2015
Within 12 months, people who suffered from depression were more likely to die of sudden heart failure, researchers found.

What's worse: tobacco or e-cigarettes? The answer may surprise you What's worse: tobacco or e-cigarettes? The answer may surprise you
Dan Taylor - May 24, 2015
New research has found that a large percentage of people believe that vaping could kill you just as much as tobacco use could. But what does some new research say?

Liver cancer claims life of happy teen who attended prom with Jaguars star Sen'Derrick Marks Liver cancer claims life of happy teen who attended prom with Jaguars star Sen'Derrick Marks
Dan Taylor - May 24, 2015
The heartwarming tale of a girl who got to feel normal for the first time in years ended as she passed away from her disease this week.

Google I/O is here ... and here's the big unveilings that are coming Google I/O is here ... and here's the big unveilings that are coming
Dan Taylor - May 23, 2015
Android Auto, Chromecast 2, wearables -- it's all coming to the latest Google I/O conference in San Francisco this coming week.

Huge breakthrough: Large Hadron Collider sets new energy record Huge breakthrough: Large Hadron Collider sets new energy record
Dan Taylor - May 23, 2015
It's now more than double the power that it was before it went through $150 million in upgrades, and scientists are excited about the discoveries it could lead to.

Amazing breakthrough: Paralyzed man drinks beer using his imagination Amazing breakthrough: Paralyzed man drinks beer using his imagination
Dan Taylor - May 23, 2015
Scientists were able to use two silicon chips in his brain to send signals to a prosthetic arm, allowing it to move as if it were his own.

One-third of Americans have a syndrome that could kill them -- do you? One-third of Americans have a syndrome that could kill them -- do you?
Dan Taylor - May 20, 2015
It's called metabolic syndrome, and it can result in stroke, heart disease, or diabetes, and many are not even aware that they have it.

This 10,000-year-old Antarctic ice shelf is about to disappear This 10,000-year-old Antarctic ice shelf is about to disappear
Dan Taylor - May 19, 2015
Global warming is shredding the Larsen B ice shelf -- and it's worrying scientists across the globe.

Scientists unravel mystery of Chinook salmon in startling breakthrough Scientists unravel mystery of Chinook salmon in startling breakthrough
Dan Taylor - May 18, 2015
Researchers had been unable to figure out how salmon were spending the first year of their lives, and then they made an amazing discovery.

Amazing CDC map tells you the unusual ways you could die in the United States Amazing CDC map tells you the unusual ways you could die in the United States
Dan Taylor - May 17, 2015
Did you know that certain causes of death are more common in some states and not others? Now you can see how your state fares.

Why are endangered animals disappearing from U.S. zoos? Why are endangered animals disappearing from U.S. zoos?
Dan Taylor - May 16, 2015
It's been 10 years since Endangered Species Day became a thing, and a strange thing is happening at 200 different zoos: no endangered species can be found.

Scientists astonished after spotting 4 quasars in deep space in impossibly rare event Scientists astonished after spotting 4 quasars in deep space in impossibly rare event
Dan Taylor - May 16, 2015
Quasars are rare enough -- one scientist estimates the odds of finding four in one star system to be 10 million to one -- and it's changing how scientists think about these mysterious cosmic events.

Smokers will quit if you bribe them: study Smokers will quit if you bribe them: study
Dan Taylor - May 14, 2015
A year-long study examined 2,500 smokers, providing them with different options for quitting smoking -- and researchers were surprised at the results.