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Hangover-Free Alcohol May Be Yours By 2050

Hangover-Free Alcohol May Be Yours By 2050

If you have ever attended college or had a job, chances are that you have also had a hangover. However, a new kind of synthetic alcohol might allow you to skip that. Imperial College professor David Nutt is behind the discovery, which he calls “alcosynth.” According to Nutt — who...
What You Need To Know About “Superbugs”

What You Need To Know About “Superbugs”

The end of civilization as we know it might not start with a bang — but rather a sneeze.
Smoking Permanently “Scars” DNA, New Research Finds

Smoking Permanently “Scars” DNA, New Research Finds

Researchers find that even if you quit smoking, you're still screwed.
Inside The Medical Treatment That Allows You To Plant Feelings Into People’s Heads

Inside The Medical Treatment That Allows You To Plant Feelings Into People’s Heads

"Mind control" is in its most sophisticated form yet -- and that's not necessarily a bad thing.
How Our Treatment Of Microcephaly Sufferers Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

How Our Treatment Of Microcephaly Sufferers Has — And Hasn’t — Changed

We need to change the way we talk about this horrible condition.
Scientists Officially Name Parasitic Worm After Barack Obama

Scientists Officially Name Parasitic Worm After Barack Obama

Scientists have just officially christened Baracktrema obamai, a parasitic flatworm named after the United States’ current president.
Dolphins Have Conversations Like Humans Do, New Study Says

Dolphins Have Conversations Like Humans Do, New Study Says

Scientists have long known that dolphins are very intelligent creatures, and now — for the first time ever — researchers have recorded the underwater mammals having a conversation.
Pope Francis: Earth “A Wasteland Of Filth” Due To Short-Sighted Thinking

Pope Francis: Earth “A Wasteland Of Filth” Due To Short-Sighted Thinking

Pope Francis is soldiering on in his quest to protect the planet, this Thursday calling for even more decisive action against environmental degradation and climate change.
Dogs Understand What You’re Saying And How You’re Saying It, New Study Finds

Dogs Understand What You’re Saying And How You’re Saying It, New Study Finds

Man’s best friend has more in common with its owner than we thought.
Students Learn More From Attractive Instructors, New Study Shows

Students Learn More From Attractive Instructors, New Study Shows

It’s a nice world for attractive people: Studies have shown that they have an easier time getting work; come across as more intelligent, and are more popular than their less attractive peers. Now, a new study adds an additional layer to the story: Students perform better for attractive teachers.
6 Diseases Global Warming Can Initiate Or Intensify

6 Diseases Global Warming Can Initiate Or Intensify

Higher temperatures can cause a whole lot more than rising sea levels.