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Not all hypertension drugs are created equal, reports big-data study

For those with extremely high blood pressure, or hypertension, there are many initial medication options -- so many that it can be hard to...

Insect evolution during the Eocene epoch

Scientists have shown that the incidence of midge and fly larvae in amber is far higher than previously thought. The new finds shed light...

Improved avenues to train plastic surgeons in microsurgery

Microsurgery is an intricate and challenging surgical technique that involves using miniature instruments and sutures as fine as a hair strand aided by sophisticated...

Microscale rockets can travel through cellular landscapes with precision

A new study shows how micro-scale 'rockets,' powered by acoustic waves and an on-board bubble motor, can be maneuvered through 3D landscapes of cells...

Giant radio galaxies defy conventional wisdom

Astrophysicists discover a fundamental law of classical physics is reversed when we observe the distant universe.

Use of emergency CPR device rising despite lack of evidence

While its use is expanding, mechanical CPR has not been tested for effectiveness by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

Did an extraterrestrial impact trigger the extinction of ice-age animals?

Based on research at White Pond near Elgin, South Carolina, archaeologists present new evidence of a controversial theory that suggests an extraterrestrial body crashing...

Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

A new way of removing carbon dioxide from a stream of air could provide a significant tool in the battle against climate change. The...

What 26,000 books reveal when it comes to learning language

What can reading 26,000 books tell researchers about how language environment affects language behavior? Scientists have completed a computational modeling study that suggests our...

Platform for scalable testing of autonomous vehicle safety

In the race to manufacture autonomous vehicles (AVs), safety is crucial yet sometimes overlooked as exemplified by recent headline-making accidents. Researchers are using artificial...

Jamie Dimon Says He Didn't Seriously Consider Running for President

“I tell people, I thought that I should think about it,” Dimon said Thursday, drawing laughs from the audience at a Council on Foreign...

Washington officials successfully trap first murder hornet

I guess this one would be a murderED hornet, huh? Get it? Because it’s dead. Photo: Washington State Department of AgricultureThe Washington...