Television 'breakups' cause some viewers distress: study
Even temporary "breakups" can be distressing for some people at least when it comes to their favorite television programs.
New vaccine candidate shows strong potential to prevent highly contagious norovirus
Scientists have shown that an experimental vaccine against the human norovirus the bug behind about 90 percent of highly contagious nonbacterial illnesses that cause diarrhea and vomiting can generate a strong ...
For better romantic relationships, be true to yourself
Be true to yourself, and better romantic relationships will follow, research suggests.
Researchers find link between sugar, diabetes and aggression
A spoonful of sugar may be enough to cool a hot temper, at least for a short time, according to new research.
Patterns of ancient croplands give insight into early Hawaiian society, research shows
A pattern of earthen berms, spread across a northern peninsula of the big island of Hawaii, is providing archeologists with clues to exactly how residents farmed in paradise long before Europeans arrived at the islands.
Giant star goes supernova -- and is smothered by its own dust
A giant star in a faraway galaxy recently ended its life with a dust-shrouded whimper instead of the more typical bang.
Climate-related weather disasters could provide opportunities for the rural poor
A new study in Honduras suggests that climate-related weather disasters may sometimes actually provide opportunities for the rural poor to improve their lives.
Plankton key to origin of Earth's first breathable atmosphere
Researchers studying the origin of Earth's first breathable atmosphere have zeroed in on the major role played by some very unassuming creatures: plankton.
Fire and ice: Wildfires darkening Greenland snowpack, increasing melting
Satellite observations have revealed the first direct evidence of smoke from Arctic wildfires drifting over the Greenland ice sheet, tarnishing the ice with soot and making it more likely to melt under the sun.
Depression linked to altered activity of circadian rhythm gene
(PhysOrg.com) -- Depression appears to be associated with a molecular-level disturbance in the bodys 24-hour clock, new research suggests.