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Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear

Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-lovi...

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear

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Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clogging of arteries with fatty deposits – can lead t...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Prehistoric predator fossils found in an underwater cave in Mexico Short-faced bear and wolf-like fossils retrieved from a cave by divers are helping researchers to understand the animals of the Americas 30,000 years ago...
21:34, 2019-05-21

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemical testing of several unearthed artifacts suggest...
16:51, 2019-06-13

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which sent a “cascade” of electrons to Eart...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was reported last year....
00:00, 2019-07-12

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
22:34, 2019-07-18

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
17:51, 2019-07-14

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
23:00, 2019-06-11

Diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors may offset genetic risk for Alzheimer’s: study People with high genetic risk and poor health habits were about three times more likely to develop dementia versus those with low genetic risk and good habits, researchers reported Sunday....
00:51, 2019-07-15

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led by scientists at Penn Medicine, seeks to understa...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the road, how much time will you need to safely avoid th...
01:34, 2019-08-08

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
10:17, 2019-05-22

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and commissioned by the World Wildlife Fun...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and, from that lofty position, went on to conquer the world....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusin...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Now you can explore a cave without actually going into a cave Czech speleologists have come up with a way to explore flooded cave systems without strapping on scuba gear, wet suits, helmets and water-proof lamps: 3D mapping....
14:38, 2019-05-21

One Bomb. 11 Children Killed. And the Evidence That Implicates the U.S. A woman and 11 children were killed in an airstrike on a home in Afghanistan last fall. We spoke to the father who was left to search for answers. The United States initially said it was not involved, but after our visual investigation, it changed its story....
11:34, 2019-06-03

Appalachian Bear Rescue returns black bear to wild TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — Hartley, the 11-pound, emaciated and furless black bear yearling brought to Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend on Feb. 14, has made a remarkable recovery and is now a wild bear once again. ABR and Kentucky state wildlife officials helped take the now 73.6-pound, 16-month-old ...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Aziz Ansari Says All the Right Things—But Implicates Everyone—in His Netflix Comeback Special The first clue that Aziz Ansari: Right Now is going to be more somber than the typical stand-up special is the song that opens (and closes) it: “Pale Blue Eyes” by the Velvet Underground. One of the saddest, prettiest compositions in the history of rock, Lou Reed’s whispery ballad ...
02:17, 2019-07-10

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings Shares of Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and other major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump's speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
21:17, 2019-08-05

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the last two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
13:34, 2019-05-24

After INF treaty's demise, U.S. seeks funds for missile tests The United States is no longer prohibited from having ground-launched intermediate-range missiles after pulling out of an arms control treaty with Russia on Friday, but funds to test and develop the missiles may soon run out, officials say....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Deeply Saddended By The Demise Of Sheila Dikshit: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his condolences over the death of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit.The three-time chief minister was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi this......
16:51, 2019-07-20

Battle with time: Italian towns face demise by depopulation Small Sicilian villages reflect the shifting demographics of economic migration and declining birth rates The birth of a baby in the small town of Acquaviva Platani, in inland Sicily, is such a rare event that the village bells toll to celebrate the arrival.With just 800 inhabitants Acquaviva is amo...
15:00, 2019-07-12

One of Amazon's biggest bulls explains four risks that could cause the 'demise' of the company D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, who has the third highest target price for Amazon at $2,550 per share, according to FactSet, is closely monitoring four warning signs that could potentially result in the "demise of Amazon."...
06:00, 2019-05-31

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about a “sunken civilization.” The forest is...
21:17, 2019-05-28

Dinosaur egg bonanza gives vital clues about prehistoric parenting Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilized dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behavior. Dinosaur hunters in the Javkhlant region of the Gobi ...
12:34, 2019-08-18

"Sqawkzilla": 3-Foot Prehistoric Parrot Is The Biggest Ever Found A collection of bird bones sat idly in lab storage for more than a decade, believed to be the remains of an ancient eagle. Little did scientists know what was hiding in the fossils - a "Squawkzilla."...
15:17, 2019-08-08

"India Grieves Demise Of A Remarkable Leader": PM Modi On Sushma Swaraj India grieves the demise of a remarkable leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted after the death of former union minister and BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj at Delhi's AIIMS hospital....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
01:51, 2019-05-23

An appetite for dried seahorse in China could spell the marine animal's demise The international seahorse trade out of West Africa is booming. The animals are used in dried form in soups, teas and rice wine. But growing demand is putting these little fish at risk of extinction....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
02:01, 2019-07-17

The White Lotus Secret Society and the Demise of Mongol Rule in China The White Lotus Society / Sect (written in Chinese as 白莲教, and Romanized as ‘Bai Lian Jiao’) was a millenarian movement that existed in imperial China. As a religious movement, the teachings of the White Lotus Society were based mainly on Buddhist tradition, though some elements of Taoism and other ...
02:34, 2019-08-15

Apple purges iTunes pages on the eve of its demise, as Music, TV and Podcasts are taking over Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - may be killed today at the WWDC keynote, reported Bloomberg over the weekend, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules will be taking its place instead. The iTunes syncing and downloa...
19:00, 2019-06-03

Neuroimaging and Ancient Engravings Allow Experts to Understand Prehistoric Thinking Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains. ...
23:00, 2019-07-15

Prehistoric wolf head found perfectly preserved in Russia This might even be too much wolf for Jon Snow. A massive wolf’s head that’s been encased in permafrost for 40,000 years — with its fur and teeth still intact — was discovered in Russia, a report said Tuesday. People scavenging for ivory discovered the amazingly well-preserved head on the banks of th...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the Stone Age....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister: Timeline of Brexit and events that led to her demise A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Democrats’ First Target in Their Big Tech Anti-Trust Probe: The Demise of Local Newspapers House lawmakers are kicking off their anti-trust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad anti-trust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for ...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Aberdeen, and archaeologists were keen to peer into its ‘blocked’ chamber of secrets. ...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Watch: 'Human Discoveries': Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick go prehistoric in new trailer Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick voice a pair of prehistoric characters in the first trailer for Facebook Watch's upcoming animated series, "Human Discoveries."...
21:51, 2019-07-02

This video game reveals how prehistoric people tackled climate change How will climate change remake our world in the 21st century? Will we be able to adapt and survive? As with many things, the past is a good guide for the future. Humans have experienced climate changes in the past that have transformed their environment – studying their response could tell us someth...
11:17, 2019-06-29

Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Swastikas Carved at Prehistoric Sites in England by Neo-Nazi Groups that Worship Norse God Odin Neo-Nazi groups in England have been carrying out sinister torchlit rituals and carving swastikas into trees at ancient sites across the country. An investigation by The Telegraph revealed that far-right groups which have adopted religious beliefs connected to the worship of the ancient Norse gods, ...
20:34, 2019-08-11

Stepping Back in Time at Skara Brae: A Neolithic Settlement in the Heart of Prehistoric Orkney In 1850, a fierce storm hit the Bay o’ Skaill on the main island of the Orkney island archipelago. In doing so, it ripped grass from a hill, then known as Skerrabra, to reveal the remnants of an ancient stone house. Further investigations revealed that the hill and its immediate vicinity had once be...
22:17, 2019-07-31

No one can be truly anonymous ever again thanks to genetic sequencing From the health of celebrities and presidential candidates to family secrets and hidden identities, consumer genetic tests are laying everyone’s DNA bare...
20:51, 2019-05-28

A new way to block unwanted genetic transfer We receive half of our genes from each biological parent, so there’s no avoiding inheriting a blend of characteristics from both. Yet, for single-celled organisms like bacteria that reproduce by splitting into two identical cells, injecting variety into the gene pool isn’t so easy. Random mutations ...
23:51, 2019-08-05

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer waters as a result of climate change often cause str...
08:51, 2019-07-14

Watch prehistoric Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron discover booze, fire, and misogyny in Human Discoveries trailer Ever since the long, long ago failure of Cavemen, a TV show that somehow managed to squander its limitless potential as a Geico commercial spin-off, audiences have had to do without a prehistoric comedy series. And yet now, an animated show called Human Discoveries coming this month from Facebook Wa...
23:00, 2019-07-02

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Genetic risk scores could help the NHS but they aren't ready yet Analysing huge genetic databases is allowing us to score people on their risk of common diseases, but the technique isn't ready to roll out across the NHS...
16:17, 2019-05-21

In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be about your DNA than if you watch 'Grey's Anatomy' or where you like to vacation....
16:51, 2019-07-15

It May Be Possible to Counter Some of the Genetic Risk of Alzheimer’s With These Lifestyle Changes There hasn’t been much good news about Alzheimer’s lately, between the March announcement by Biogen and Esai that a promising trial of a potential drug treatment failed, and the July decision by Novartis and Amgen to stop their study of another class of therapies for the neurodegenerativ...
03:34, 2019-07-15

Plans to provide genetic testing on the NHS could harm well-being The UK’s health service is set to offer genetic testing to determine people’s risk of common diseases, but there are concerns that this could have negative effects...
20:51, 2019-07-16

Harrison’s Cave, An Underground Adventure in Barbados Barbados is known as ‘the land of fly-fishing’. It’s a popular tourist destination and is regarded as something of a tropical paradise. ...
05:34, 2019-07-25

Otherworldly landscapes: 7 of Vietnam's best cave experiences Vietnam already had a worldwide reputation for its food, beaches and history. Now it's also known as one of the world's leading destinations for caving. Check out seven of its best caves for exploring....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Kedarnath Cave, Where PM Meditated, Set To Become Spiritual Destination The cave in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated through the night last week, is all set to become a spiritual tourist destination. The "Dhyan Kutia" has virtually......
16:17, 2019-05-22

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Crickets crucial species in Mammoth Cave CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limestone curvatures, joking that “yoga is coming in handy” as he laid on his back to photogra...
20:17, 2019-06-09

Ozzy Osbourne is a genetic mutant, DNA research proves In 2010, when scientists at Knome Inc. were looking to study a remarkable human’s DNA, they didn’t ring up Steve Jobs or Beyoncé. Instead, the Cambridge, Mass.-based human genome company reached out to Ozzy Osbourne. They wanted to know what genes had kept the rocker alive through decades of heavy d...
20:51, 2019-08-10

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Zayner has a background in biophysics and runs a co...
16:17, 2019-05-21

This cold case will be the first to test genetic genealogy in court The arrest in the Golden State Killer case last April, made with the help of a new forensic field known as genetic genealogy, gave investigators in Snohomish County, Washington, an idea....
11:34, 2019-06-13

IRS Greenlights Tax Breaks for Buyers of 23andMe Genetic Tests Buyers of 23andMe’s genetic-testing kits will now have an easier time paying for the service with tax-advantaged health accounts after a favorable IRS ruling....
17:00, 2019-07-22

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
16:17, 2019-06-10

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft's Top-Secret Presentations are Designed Microsoft established 'Bat Cave' shortly after Satya Nadella was appointed as the CEO to modernise the development of on-stage presentations and demos....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Seductress’ Cave of Depravity from Homer’s Odyssey Found? Italy's Mount Circeo or Cape Circeo is located about 60 miles (97 km) south of Rome and this promontory marks the southwestern limit of the former Pontine Marshes.  ...
18:34, 2019-08-17

Hiker rescues ‘happiest’ dog that was trapped in cave for weeks This is one lucky dog. “It’s a sound you don’t like to hear,” says Florida-based Joe Dunn, who heard a haunting noise while hiking the Withlacoochee State Forest, about 60 miles north of Tampa. “Really disturbing — it makes you really sad to hear.” Realizing the s...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the form of a public quest called Project Paradise....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and a type of blood clot...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Researchers make their own E. coli genome, compress its genetic code Enlarge / Like any other E. coli, but different. (credit: CDC) The genetic code is the basis for all life, allowing the information present in DNA to be translated into the proteins that perform most of a cell's functions. And yet it's... kind of a mess. Life typically uses a suite of about 20 ami...
16:17, 2019-05-21

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allowed them to swab her cheek to collect her DNA. She...
23:51, 2019-08-01

A genetic-testing scam is targeting seniors and ripping off Medicare Scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.       ...
02:34, 2019-08-02

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Genetic risk scores on their own aren't that good at predicting health A new way of measuring your genetic risk for health conditions could help identify high-risk people. But it isn’t clear how medically useful these tests are yet...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Conch Bar Caves: The Largest Non-Submerged Cave System of the Caribbean The Turks and Caicos Islands (often abbreviated to TCI) are a British Overseas Territory known primarily as a tourist destination and as an offshore financial center. ...
06:34, 2019-08-05

Thai soccer team marks cave ordeal anniversary with run MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach have marked the anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks with a commemorative marathon in northern Thailand. Around 4,000 took part in the marathon and biking event Sunday morni...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Body of missing Hungarian found in ice cave: Swiss police BERLIN — Swiss police say they have found the body of a Hungarian man who had been missing since February in an ice cave in the Alps. Police in the southeastern canton (state) of Graubuenden said Wednesday that the 42-year-old, whose name wasn’t released, paraglided into the Roseg valley in mi...
13:51, 2019-08-07

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they would find the boys dead or alive....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have been wrongly told they are carrying dangerous mutations linked to cancer or other devastating condition...
18:17, 2019-07-21

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Pleistocene Skull and 300,000 Years of Evolution Secrets Found in a Chinese Cave In China, paleontologists have announced a very important discovery of human fossils and artifacts.  They have uncovered a large number of fossils of early relatives of modern humans in a cave.  ...
03:34, 2019-05-26

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Found in Trog’s ice cave Location - Season 9 Guide Found in Trog’s ice cave is the latest Fortbyte 49 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
17:17, 2019-06-19

American scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Last Monday, two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into a abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
20:51, 2019-07-16

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have b...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Suzanne Moore on Nick Cave: 'Rarely have I heard someone express grief so well' The musician’s latest show, in which he sings, takes questions and talks about losing his son, left our writer astonished‘Freewheeling adventures in intimacy where anything can happen.” So say the words on the seat as we wait for Nick Cave to come on stage and sit in it. Who could resist? The man is...
23:51, 2019-06-21

First Batch Of Amarnath Pilgrims Leave For Cave Shrine Amid High Security Amid high security, the first batch of pilgrims for the Amarnath Yatra left for the cave shrine early this morning. More than 40,000 security forces personnel have been deployed for pilgrimage season....
05:34, 2019-07-01

Thailand’s Wild Boars Soccer Team Marks One Year Since Going Missing in a Cave (MAE SAI, Thailand) — When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change. Rising floodwater quickly trapped the youngsters inside the Tham Luang cave complex, setting o...
06:00, 2019-06-24

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of several films positioning themselves as the definitive a...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Divers discover world's biggest cave is even bigger than previously thought A team of divers has discovered that the largest cave in the world is even bigger than anybody previously thought.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-21

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Bizarre Bigfoot Incident Leads To Gunshots In America’s Mammoth Cave National Park A camping trip in the back country of Mammoth Cave National Park played out like a horror movie for a terrified couple. ...
18:51, 2019-08-02

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change....
19:00, 2019-06-23

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
17:00, 2019-06-08

British diver who helped rescued Thai football team from cave receives MBE at Buckingham Palace A diver from north-west London who last year battled to save the football team trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand has been made an MBE for his heroic actions....
17:34, 2019-06-12

Your Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Help Offset Genetic Risk Of Dementia: Tips For Healthy Eating Adopting a healthy lifestyle comes with numerous benefits and one among them is that it offsets a person's genetic risk of dementia, suggests a new study....
14:51, 2019-07-16

Modern cave man offers 'Neanderthal' survival courses in Italy Former pastry chef, Guido Camia, is now making a living offering Neanderthal survival courses in the Italian Alps. Video provided by AFP - English       ...
23:17, 2019-08-12

| Greatest story ever sold: Media rush to tell Thai cave story The appetite for the dramatic story of the Thai cave rescue remains insatiable ahead of the one-year anniversary of the incredible mission to extract the 12 boys and their coach....
05:51, 2019-06-21

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
04:00, 2019-07-04

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
16:00, 2019-06-22

Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045? Immortality has been a dream of human beings since the dawn of time. Mankind´s fascination with cheating death is reflected in scientific records, mythology and folklore dating back at least to ancient Egypt. Some have sought the secrets of immortality in the mythical Fountain of Youth. Others searc...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to be incredibly intellige...
21:17, 2019-05-22

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Eurasia much earlier than previously suspected. A new s...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
20:34, 2019-06-27

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in enthusiasm for astrology apps, 10 August). No! It rem...
03:51, 2019-08-14

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
18:34, 2019-08-17

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with institutions and services, ensuring that decisions made by ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
06:34, 2019-08-17

Bear Breaks In For Lunch A Rhode Island woman had a very close encounter with a large black bear in the town of Narragansett Tuesday. Brenda McCloskey said she had just finished up working on a property in the Camp Varnum area, when she spotted the bear near the back of her parked Subaru. McCloskey said she immediately ran ...
23:34, 2019-05-29

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It's about to test-fly the Green Propellant Infusio......
12:34, 2019-06-11

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
15:51, 2019-06-11

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
19:17, 2019-06-18

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
04:17, 2019-06-14

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to consoles and PC in a modern remake of the cult classic, THQ Nordic announced ahead of E3 2019....
20:34, 2019-06-12

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
19:51, 2019-07-16

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
05:34, 2019-06-13

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
22:17, 2019-05-23

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling that what you’re seeing is almost entirely computer-...
12:34, 2019-07-08

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, what is likely to happen to the planet, considerin...
16:51, 2019-08-13

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
17:00, 2019-07-06

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
07:34, 2019-07-05

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:51, 2019-05-21

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
00:00, 2019-06-28

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little more than the rules and what constitutes a win. That...
00:51, 2019-05-31

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
17:17, 2019-06-28

Watch HBO for Free With Its New 'Recommended by Humans' Tool Now you don’t need an HBO subscription to watch some of HBO’s most popular programs. Today the network launched a new “Recommended By Humans” tool that will allow anyone to stream over 50 free episodes, movies, and documentaries—provided they were recommended by, well, a human....
15:17, 2019-08-08

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
15:01, 2019-05-21

How to Participate in Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Event Build-a-Bear is every little kid’s mecca, rivaling the likes of Chuck E. Cheese. Just a glimpse of the store’s sign can start a chorus of “Pleeeeease oh pleeeeeease can we go in?”...
17:34, 2019-06-13

Bear Attempts To Go On Joyride In Kentucky Man’s Car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro man almost had to make a bizarre insurance claim. WFIE reports that Chad Morris, an Owensboro barber, was vacationing in Gatlinburg when he found his car being over-taken with a family of bears. “I was telling my friends, I want to see a bear, I want to ...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Bear cam in Alaska now streaming live A livestream of bears in Alaska is catching a lot of viewer’s attention. CLICK HERE TO LIVESTREAM. The National Park Service and Explore.org have partnered to livestream the bears. The camera is positioned at Brooks Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve. The Brown Bears co...
04:51, 2019-07-03

Pascal Siakam Fought A Bear And Won For as much as the Raptors’ run to the finals was about Kawhi Leonard’s ascension to godhood, it was also about the circumstances that made that ascension necessary. Think of all the playoff possessions in which Leonard was forced to pull a heroic shot out of his ass because his other four teammates...
01:00, 2019-06-01

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Mama bear attacks man in LA suburb after dog goes after cub SIERRA MADRE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a mother bear slashed and bit a man in a Los Angeles suburb after the man’s dog tried to attack the bear’s cub and the bear went after the dog. Sierra Madre Police Chief Jim Hunt tells KTLA that the events unfolded Monday in a backyard of the s...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
21:34, 2019-07-17

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
01:17, 2019-08-15

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handsets and is now available in 43 states. And Duplex i...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-17

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
17:34, 2019-08-03

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Concepts Team's take on it is pretty sweet.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H Whyte’s pioneering work from 1980, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. From ‘roosting’ to ‘schooling’, here are the patterns they found Continue r...
15:17, 2019-08-01

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Monster penguins the size of humans once roamed New Zealand Scientists in New Zealand have found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago....
18:34, 2019-08-14

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human behaviour...
13:00, 2019-06-23

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
20:17, 2019-06-13

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-03

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person multiplayer video game shooter, and became so good......
10:17, 2019-05-31

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: research NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it. Today, pooches us...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how humans have transformed the very land we depend on for...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading......
02:17, 2019-06-28

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines "In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning your biometric data and your emotions," Yuval Harari, a professor of history at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, told an innovation conference this...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:17, 2019-07-11

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
15:34, 2019-08-17

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thing with their voice assistants. Then, more recentl...
10:51, 2019-08-18

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to house thousands of honey bees. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the restaurant has been expertly crafted to include a scaled down version of every asp...
20:01, 2019-05-23

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving car is better at avoiding accidents than a human ...
13:51, 2019-07-05

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deliver parts between work stations. Meanwhile, human ...
17:00, 2019-06-11

‘Vandal’ bear wrecks car after getting locked inside Who’s been sitting in my car? A bear in Colorado has devastated the interior of a car after getting locked inside, according to local police. Snowmass Village Police Department posted images of the wrecked car to Facebook on Monday. “Have you ever wondered what happens when a bear breaks into a car?...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear could not be relocated because it had grown accust...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Watch: Bear almost collides with motorcycle in Massachusetts A Massachusetts motorcyclist's helmet-mounted camera captured the moment he narrowly evaded a crash with a bear that ran across the road in front of him....
01:00, 2019-07-03

A mother bear and her cub are on the loose in a California neighborhood Fox 5 San Diego A mother bear and her cub were spotted in a northern Los Angeles County Friday afternoon. Helicopter footage shows the bear and her cub wandering around a neighborhood and even taking a dip in a pool. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. A mother bear and her cub caused a bit...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Bear falls on Northern California patrol car HOOPA, Calif. (AP) — They probably don’t train people for this at the Sheriff’s Academy. A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in Northern California last weekend. Authorities say a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy was driving on State Route 96 on Aug. 3, answering a report of a drug overdose in...
19:00, 2019-08-10

This boy really wanted a teddy bear — and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son Noah to an indoor play center in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, on Wednesday, The Sun rep...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Oil Prices Dip Briefly Into Bear-Market Territory Oil prices dipped into bear-market territory before recovering, as economic data have come in weaker than expected and trade tensions between the U.S. and China continue....
17:51, 2019-06-04

Bear injures 80-year-old woman in Slovenia LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Police in Slovenia say an 80-year-old woman has been slightly injured when a bear attacked her close to her home just south of the capital Ljubljana. In a statement, police said the woman has been hospitalized following the attack Saturday morning in the village of Vrh nad...
15:34, 2019-06-22

"There'll Be Ups And Downs In Life", Says PM In Bear Grylls' Man vs Wild Walking through the wild and taking a ride on a cold river in a makeshift boat were some of the things that Prime Minister Narendra Modi put up with as he teamed up with survivalist Bear Grylls to......
01:51, 2019-08-13

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
06:34, 2019-06-11

Lost polar bear taken to Siberian zoo to be treated A famished polar bear picked up this week after it wandered lost into a northern Russian city hundreds of kilometers from its Arctic habitat was taken on Friday to a zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk for treatment....
19:00, 2019-06-21

‘I bit off its tongue – it was in my mouth’: the man who survived a bear attack Russian school caretaker Nikoly Irgit got a nasty surprise when he went down to the woods – and ran into a bear. Somehow, he survived to tell the taleName: Nikolay Irgit.Age: 35. Continue reading......
15:17, 2019-07-03

Hiker punches bear in the eye to fend off attack A hiker is lucky to be alive after a vicious bear attack left him wounded but he was able to fend off the bear by punching it in the eye. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-10

Brown bear population dips in Finland The population of brown bears in Finland dipped by 5% from last year after rising continuously since 2012, the government said on Friday, after the country increased the hunting quota, partly to protect reindeer....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Global Oil Prices Slide Into Bear Market Brent crude has fallen more than 20% from an April high amid fresh concerns that the U.S.-China trade war will hurt the global economy and curb fuel consumption....
07:17, 2019-08-07

Bear crashes through Colorado home ‘like the Kool-Aid Man’ Colorado authorities say a bear broke into a home and crashed “like the Kool-Aid Man” through a wall to escape. The beast tore through a house in Estes Park where it left a lasting impact over the weekend, according to the Estes Park Police Department. “The bear seemed to have been...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Bear somehow gets inside car, absolutely wrecks interior California police are reminding drivers to lock their car doors after a bear let itself inside an unlocked vehicle near Lake Tahoe and destroyed the interior. The bear couldn’t escape as easily as it had entered the vehicle and became trapped inside, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Wed...
23:01, 2019-06-06

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just da...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say.Researchers unearthed the fossilised thigh bone of...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin....
01:51, 2019-07-17

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
16:00, 2019-06-28

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Humans are good at smelling cheese thanks to special smell receptors Humans are good at smelling cheese, sweat, and sweet odours because we have more receptors for them than anything else, probably to help us choose which foods to eat...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Research teams in Denmark and the United Kingdom reported findings Monday from their phase one clinical trial in The Lancet Inf...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufacturer....
08:17, 2019-08-10

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:00, 2019-07-12

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past 140 years, a new study has found.The research refu...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to seek users’ consent before letting them participat...
09:00, 2019-08-02

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new "neo-Victorian noir" fantasy series from Amazon Prime, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read More...
21:34, 2019-06-07

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:51, 2019-05-21

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
11:34, 2019-06-11

Epstein reportedly hoped to develop super-race of humans with his DNA Registered sex offender hoped to seed human race with his DNA by impregnating 20 women at a time, New York Times reportsJeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier accused of sex trafficking, planned to develop an improved super-race of humans using genetic engineering and artificial intelligence, accord...
20:00, 2019-08-01

Monkey Closes Tap After Drinking Water. A Lesson For Humans, Says Twitter A viral video shows a monkey drinking water from a tap. While that in itself is not remarkable, the fact that the monkey closed the tap after drinking from it has impressed social media users to no......
00:17, 2019-08-06

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011....
17:34, 2019-05-21

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
16:17, 2019-07-18

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
17:51, 2019-07-15

Oil on Track for Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears Oil prices were on track to sink into a bear market on Wednesday, falling more than 20% below their April peak, as the global-growth worries gripping financial markets were compounded by fears of a supply glut....
19:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. forest firefighting icon Smokey Bear turns 75 Smokey Bear, the cartoon mascot for one of the longest-running public service advertising campaigns in America, warning of wildfire dangers, turned 75 on Friday....
06:51, 2019-08-10

Malaysian singer arrested after rescuing bear she thought was a dog A singer in Malaysia was reportedly arrested after she rescued a “dog” from the side of the road — that she later realized was a sun bear. Zarith Sofia Yasin, 27, told local media she came across the apparently ambiguous creature at night in recent weeks and decided to take it in, ...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Emaciated polar bear found in Russia taken for treatment MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear seen roaming around an industrial city in Russia far south of its normal sea ice hunting grounds is being transported to a zoo for examination and treatment. The bear was spotted earlier this week in Norilsk, a city of 175,000 people that above the Arctic Circle...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Black bear breaks into house then exits 'like the Kool-Aid man' A black bear broke into a house in Colorado at the weekend searching for food, then left by crashing through a wall "like the Kool-Aid man", police said....
18:34, 2019-08-12

Lost, starving polar bear rescued by Siberian zoo Spotted more than 400 kilometers (250 miles) from its traditional territory, the emaciated bear is being treated at a local zoo. Hunting and climate change are being blamed for it turning up in a Siberian city....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Black bear tried to climb into woman’s car in Rhode Island Don’t pick up hitchhikers. Even furry ones. A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said. The curious black bear was spotted near Camp Varnum, a Rhode Is...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Bear Breaks Into Montana Home, Takes Nap On Shelf Deputies from the Missoula County Sherriff’s Office received a call around 5:45 a.m. on Friday that a black bear had broken into the mudroom of a Montana home. The family inside the home told officers that they discovered the bear after hearing a tremendous amount of racket downstairs and investigat...
18:51, 2019-06-22

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of another index as you look at this chart ......
00:34, 2019-07-03

Bear breaks Into Home, Then Forcibly Escapes Like The "Kool-Aid Man" The thieves cased the area around the McGregor Mountain foothills, on the hunt for vehicles with unlocked doors - which helps you open them if you don't have opposable thumbs and you are also a bear....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Polar bear wanders through Russian city of Norilsk An exhausted-looking she-bear has been spotted wandering through the industrial zone of the Siberian city of Norilsk, far away from its natural home. Authorities fear the animal might be ill....
13:51, 2019-06-19

There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my f There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my favorite angles of one of my favorite F cars: the 512 Testarossa. Just look at that smooth-yet-square sculpting. I’m so glad ’80s design is considered cool again....
05:51, 2019-06-23

His cross to bear: carpenter creates memorial for yet another shooting Volunteers on Monday planted crosses, each representing a fatality in Saturday's mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, at a shrine to the victims that included "El Paso strong" signs, flowers, candles, bible verses and U.S. and Mexican flags....
18:00, 2019-08-06

Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Exhausted polar bear wanders into Siberian city A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometers from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
23:51, 2019-06-18

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local): 5:15 p.m. U.S. officials are asking a federal appeals court to overturn part of a judge’s ruling that blocked the first grizzly bear hunts in ...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Watch: Bear breaks into car in Colorado, destroys interior Police in Colorado are warning residents and visitors to lock the doors of their unattended vehicles after a bear broke into a car and shredded the interior....
16:51, 2019-08-07

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
21:17, 2019-05-23

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
04:01, 2019-06-28

This Rock Shelter in Ethiopia May Be the Earliest Evidence of Humans Living in the Mountains Archaeologists working in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia have uncovered the earliest evidence to date of human habitation in a high-altitude environment. Living over 11,000 feet above sea level, these early mountaineers ate rodents to survive the harsh ice age conditions.Read more......
22:17, 2019-08-09

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
15:51, 2019-06-14

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
01:17, 2019-06-13

Pete Alonso’s ‘Polar Bear’ nickname has an amusing backstory Pete Alonso took center stage Monday night, putting his record-shattering power on display by winning the Home Run Derby. In between his bat-flips and long-balls, many paid homage to his nickname: the “Polar Bear.” Funny enough, the Mets star earned the label from a fellow Home Run Derby...
04:17, 2019-07-10

Polar bear spotted in Russian city, far from normal habitat MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that has been spotted in one city district. Anatoly Nikola...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Starving polar bear spotted in city, far from normal habitat A polar bear has wandered hundreds of miles from home into an industrial area of northern Siberia in Russia. The starving female was caught on video roaming into the factory town of Norlisk, smelling for food in a massive, landfill-like pile of trash as birds swooped overhead. She is later seen lyin...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Hungry, Exhausted Polar Bear Wanders Into Russian City A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia. The female......
04:17, 2019-06-19

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
19:17, 2019-06-19

Montana family finds black bear sleeping in their closet NBC — A Montana family came to wake up to find an unwelcomed visitor on Friday. It was a black bear that had somehow gotten into the house’s mudroom and locked himself inside. Once inside the bear burglar began ripping the room apart once it realized it couldn’t get out. It eventu...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Black bear enters Montana home, finds shelf that’s just right for a nap MISSOULA, Mont. — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say the bear just yawned when deputies knocked on the...
05:51, 2019-06-22

Bear makes repeated visits to Florida rec center pool Residents of a Florida city are being warned to keep an eye out for a black bear that made two visits to a recreation center pool, including once when it was occupied....
00:51, 2019-07-02

OPP and MNRF warn residents after reported bear sightings in Midland Southern Georgian Bay OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are warning residents about bears after an adult black bear and cub were spotted in Midland in the early morning hours of Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Bear crashes car into tree after ‘butt-shifting’ vehicle in neutral This could have had a grizzly ending. A bear in Colorado accidentally crashed a car into a tree on the Fourth of July after “butt-shifting” the vehicle into neutral, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The furry suspect slipped in through the unlocked driver’s door and ...
04:51, 2019-07-08

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escapeItalian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high barrier at a wildlife enclosure in the northern prov...
17:17, 2019-07-16

Bear enters Montana home, cuddles up for a nap on closet shelf Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks assisted the Sheriff’s Office in tranquilizing the black bear, and it was relocated unharmed.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-22

Alaska bear put down after breaking into fishing lodge in search of dinner A brown bear walked into the kitchen of a fishing lodge in Alaska in search of a meal over the weekend and had to be put down when it showed no fear of humans....
20:34, 2019-07-03

Build-A-Bear ‘Pay Your Age’ Promotion Is Back With A Plan To Manage Crowds (CNN)– Build-A-Bear is bringing back its popular “pay your age” promotion. But after the chaos it created last time, they’ve got a plan to help control crowd size. Last year, thousands of shoppers stood in long lines outside stores to get their hands on a new furry friend. Th...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Smokey Bear celebrates 75 years of fighting fire — with fashion Feeling hot? Outdoor brand Filson launched a Smokey Bear-themed collection Friday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the iconic firefighting mascot. Filson — once the official manufacturer of uniforms for the US Forest Service — is offering up a smokin’ range of stylish items, including T-shirts...
07:34, 2019-08-04

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals’ growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals. The official STA news agency says more than 100 farm animals have been killed by bear...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Bear falls onto deputy’s car, causing crash that sparks wildfire He “bearly” made it out alive! A California sheriff’s deputy miraculously survived a fiery wreck after a bear suddenly fell from an embankment onto his patrol car, causing it to roll over — and spark a wildfire that engulfed the vehicle, according to a report. The deputy with the H...
21:17, 2019-08-07

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Bear invades home, busts out ‘like the Kool-Aid Man’ when police arrive Spotting a bear on a hiking trail or wandering around your rural back yard can be somewhat frightening, but most of the time they’d just assume ignore your presence entirely. One family in Estes Park, Colorado recently had a run-in with a bear that was not only interested in their home but app...
22:51, 2019-08-13

Bear bites sleeping 13-year-old boy in the face at Utah campground A 13-year-old boy was bitten by a bear as he slept on a Utah campground, according to local wildlife officials. The teen was snoozing in Dewey Bridge Campground, along the Colorado River in Moab, around 5:45 a.m. Friday when the animal chomped on his left cheek and ear, the Utah Division of Wildlife...
16:51, 2019-08-13

‘Don’t poke the bear’: European leaders refine their approach to Trump Key allies appear to have decided it’s best to avoid confronting him unless utterly necessary while keeping expectations low that he can be swayed to compromise over any disagreements....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Skinny wolves, sick bear: Pakistan officials wrangle over zoo An emaciated wolf rested its head on a block of ice, seeking relief from stifling heat in a zoo in Pakistan's capital, while another gazed at a family enjoying an afternoon picnic as an elephant swayed its head nearby....
18:34, 2019-07-24

"Taking First Vacation In 18 Years": PM Modi On Bear Grylls' Man vs Wild Walking through the wild and taking a ride on a cold river in a makeshift boat were some of the things that Prime Minister Narendra Modi put up with as he teamed up with survivalist Bear Grylls to......
06:00, 2019-08-13

A bear broke into a home, then smashed through the wall to escape police A hungry bear that broke into a Colorado home at night made a daring escape from the cops, smashing a hole in the wall to force his way out of the building....
20:00, 2019-08-12

Armed man said he walked into Missouri Walmart to test right to bear arms Greene County Sheriff via AP Dmitriy Andreychenko, who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, said he wanted to test whether the store would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days after 22 people were killed during an attack at a...
23:51, 2019-08-10

American icon Smokey Bear celebrates his 75th birthday The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the US is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week, a celebration that includes a social media campaign to share his safety message....
00:51, 2019-08-09

Bear falls on California patrol car, causing crash and fire Animal ‘fled the scene’ after smashing hood and windshield, causing vehicle to roll onto its side and burst into flamesThey probably don’t train people for this at the sheriff’s academy.A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in northern California last weekend, causing the vehicle to crash and ex...
20:00, 2019-08-10

Forest Fire prevention icon Smokey Bear is turning 75 CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire. The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week, a celebration that includes a soc...
23:51, 2019-08-09

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Watch: Bear makes a mess in Vermont couple's kitchen Authorities in Vermont said a bear that broke into a home and ransacked the kitchen was a "real Vermont bear" that went straight for the maple syrup....
23:00, 2019-07-22

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and China intensified worries about weakening global demand....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in the wild and Microsoft attributes these attacks to a...
21:00, 2019-08-06

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Smokey the Bear celebrates 75 years of fighting fire — with fashion Feeling hot? Outdoor brand Filson launched a Smokey the Bear-themed collection Friday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the iconic fire-fighting mascot. Filson — once the official manufacturer of uniforms for the US Forest Service — is offering up a smokin’ range of stylish items, including T-s...
05:34, 2019-07-21

Small bear tranquilized, removed after Missouri school visit EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — A small bear is back in the woods after a visit to a Catholic school in suburban St. Louis. School is out for the summer at Most Sacred Heart Parish in Eureka, so the kids missed all of the excitement Tuesday when the bear arrived and got trapped inside. The Rev. Joe Kempf told KT...
15:00, 2019-05-29

AZGFD catch and release nuisance bear in Galiuro Mountains TUCSON – The Arizona Game and Fish Department recently captured and released a nuisance bear in the Galiuro Mountains. According to AZGFD, the bear was captured in the Santa Rita Mountains. The bear was captured because it kept foraging garbage in a residential area near Apache Springs. AZGFD...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Commodity Bear Market: Lost Decade or Found Opportunity? When’s the last time you looked at a chart and forecast that correctly anticipated a seven-year trend? See a case-in-point for yourself, in this Chart of the Day....
17:34, 2019-05-21

US Should Bear "Entire Responsibility" For Trade Talks Setbacks: China The United States should bear "sole and entire responsibility" for setbacks in its trade negotiations with China, Beijing said Sunday, alleging that Washington repeatedly changed its demands....
08:34, 2019-06-02

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one big new upgrade that make them far more versatile ...
18:00, 2019-07-15

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of supporting archaeological evidence raises some quest...
00:17, 2019-07-11

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not known for its miracles, but on that day, it was if a holy statue was weeping blood. Within minutes of the incredible event beginning, a great crowd coales...
19:00, 2019-07-11

China's Tech-Heavy ChiNext Index Falls Into Bear Market A gauge of technology stocks in mainland China has fallen into bear-market territory, amid a broader selloff fueled by trade tensions and strains in the country’s banking system....
16:01, 2019-06-06

Orphaned bear Aida finds home in Sarajevo Zoo after rescue from the wild Orphaned baby bear Aida, who was rescued by villagers after she fled the Bosnian woods in search of food and shelter, has found a new home in the Sarajevo Zoo where she has become a star attraction....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they discovered him eating trail mix, sunflower seeds, and c...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Penis bone poachers are driving ‘real’ Paddington Bear to extinction Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special “sex potion” that people make with its private parts. Britain’s beloved Paddington Bear is based on the spectacled bear but not many people realize his kind could be unde...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
06:17, 2019-05-25

Teens allegedly stuffed teddy bear with loaded guns and weed This teddy bear was packing heat. A group of five Nashville teenagers were arrested last week for allegedly stashing loaded guns and weed inside a stuffed animal, police said on Monday. Photos released by the Metro Nashville Police Department show officers fishing out three loaded semi-automatic pis...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Parks Canada warns visitor behaviour is changing bear habits Parks Canada is warning the public about the dangers of bears and cougars at a nearby national park - and hoping visitors can help keep themselves and the wildlife, safe....
04:17, 2019-06-12

A starving polar bear that was seen scavenging for food in an industrial city has been captured A polar bear, initially believed to have wandered hundreds of miles from the Arctic, instead may have been raised in captivity by pelt traders, experts say....
18:17, 2019-06-20

Emaciated Polar Bear Spotted in Siberian City for the First Time in 40 Years (MOSCOW) — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that has been spotted in one city district. Anatoly Nik...
00:34, 2019-06-20

Gunman accused of shooting ex admits he lied about aiming at bear, authorities say A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday, accused of deliberately shooting his former boyfriend despite initially telling investigators he had been aiming at a bear....
14:34, 2019-05-30

After causing panic at Walmart, man told cops he was testing right to bear arms "I wanted to know if Walmart honoured the Second Amendment," a probable cause statement released Friday with the charges quoted Dmitriy Andreychenko as saying....
11:00, 2019-08-10

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Watch: New Hampshire resident's security camera records bear burglar A New Hampshire man's home security camera captured an unusual burglary when a bear broke into his home and settled down on the couch for a snack of hot dog buns....
03:17, 2019-08-14

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it was most closely related to ostriches or to other bi...
03:51, 2019-06-28

‘Escape genius’ bear jumps electric fence to evade rangers He’s the Houdini of bears. A 3-year-old male brown bear known as M49 beat the odds and broke free from captivity just hours after being captured in Italy on Sunday. The furry escape artist was detained in Trentino, a northern province, but within hours had scaled a 13-foot-high electric fence ...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Lin-Manuel Miranda and a Polar Bear Debut in His Dark Materials Trailer HBO's next big epic fantasy series is almost here. The network debuted a brand new trailer for His Dark Materials at San Diego Comic-Con, and it looks like it might just be the Game......
10:51, 2019-07-19

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Clumsy bear falls on police car, causes highway fire, flees the scene Bears are all the same. A quick download and scroll through of NextDoor will show you bears love roaming neighborhood streets, rummaging for trash, and causing mischief. It’s a typical scene online, where surveillance footage of bears raiding houses, stealing dumpsters, or just getting in the way pr...
00:17, 2019-08-13

Bear in California rips apart interior of unlocked car, defecates and spits inside California police are reminding drivers to lock their car doors after a bear let itself inside an unlocked vehicle near Lake Tahoe and destroyed the interior....
23:51, 2019-06-06

Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apa...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North Carolina by exsanguination—that is, by draining it of blood—the state’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services warned this week. Experts fear t...
15:34, 2019-07-12

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
15:34, 2019-07-23

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
22:51, 2019-07-24

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Florida family’s security cameras capture frightening encounter for both bear and little girl (WBBH/NBC News)  Securioty footage shows the moment a young girl’s scream scared a bear away from her Florida home. “I saw it move, come up and then when I screamed it ran off like really fast,” says 7-year-old Lilly Hess. Vanessa Hess, Lilly’s mom, says she sees bears in her...
17:51, 2019-08-07

It's just too hot: Florida black bear caught pool-hopping amid heatwave With heat indices reaching near-record temperatures in the Florida Panhandle, even the state's furriest residents are seeking refuge from the sun.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
15:17, 2019-05-29

Tennessee teens arrested after police find stolen guns in teddy bear Two Tennessee teenagers have been arrested after police found a large amount of drugs and four guns on Tuesday, including two that were hidden in a teddy bear, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Little girl’s family undergoes multiple procedures after swallowing teddy bear’s plastic eye A little girl who swallowed a plastic stuffed animal eyeball sent her family on a medical journey for answers, but despite it all, she hasn't lost her sparkle....
02:00, 2019-07-22

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear and chases people around during escape drills at a Japanese zoo....
21:51, 2019-06-28

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home A doughnut-loving bear whose life was spared by New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu two years ago has made an incredible journey home after being relocated last June....
18:51, 2019-05-22

Stricken polar bear turns up in Siberian city, hundreds of miles from home Visibly weak female bear spotted in Norilsk in northern SiberiaClimate emergency has damaged polar bears’ sea-ice habitatsA starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Si...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Morgan Stanley sees ‘credible bear case’ for a US recession Interest rate cuts might come too late to save an economy that is dangerously close to slipping into recession, according to Morgan Stanley economists.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
21:17, 2019-07-09

A starving polar bear wandered into a city, scavenging for food hundreds of miles from home A polar bear, described as sick and starving, wandered into the Russian city Norilsk, searching the streets and a local garbage dump for food, reports say....
18:17, 2019-06-19

Parts of Kejimkujik National Park closed over Canada Day long weekend due to bear activity The Kejimkujik Seaside area of the park will have restrictions in place on Friday and will be closed until at least Monday, Parks Canada said in a press release. ...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Polar bear found hundreds of miles from home in Russian industrial city – video Residents of Norilsk in northern Siberia have been stunned by the sight of a starving polar bear hundreds of miles from its natural Arctic habitat. People captured footage of the bear as it searched a garbage dump for food. The climate crisis has been damaging polar bears’ sea-ice habitats and force...
19:34, 2019-06-19

'Delinquent' Colorado bear opened unlocked car, 'butt-shifted' vehicle downhill, police say Colorado police are reminding drivers to keep their car doors locked after a “four-legged suspect” broke inside a vehicle and wrecked it during a short joyride last week....
06:34, 2019-07-08

Bring a Life-Sized AR Panda, Goat, or Bear Into Your Home With This New Google Search Feature Next time you search for an animal like an alpine goat, tiger, or lion using Google Search you might be able to bring an augmented-reality version of the animal into the room with you....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with its private parts....
20:00, 2019-06-04

Ex-Scotia Capital, Bear Stearns metals trader pleads guilty, will cooperate in 'spoofing' probe Ex-Scotia Capital and Bear Stearns trader, Corey Flaum, is cooperating with an ongoing federal criminal investigations into gold, silver, platinum and palladium futures markets, as is ex-J.P. Morgan trader John Edmonds....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Hungry and exhausted polar bear shows up in Siberian city hundreds of miles from natural habitat A starving and exhausted polar bear has strayed hundreds of miles from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
04:51, 2019-06-19

'Escape genius' bear scales three electric fences, 13-foot high barrier in daring breakout Forest rangers in Italy are on the hunt for a “genius” brown bear that reportedly escaped captivity by scaling three electric fences and a 13 foot high barrier. ...
05:01, 2019-07-18

Colorado resident kills mama bear trying to enter home; 2 orphaned cubs rescued, 1 missing: officials A Colorado resident was following the law when they shot and killed a mother bear accompanied by her three cubs early Thursday out of fear the sow was trying to enter their home, officials said....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Alaska man illegally killed polar bear, left wasting carcass in front yard for months: authorities An Alaska man has been federally charged with illegally killing a polar bear and leaving its carcass to rot in his front yard for five months, authorities said last week....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Watch: Phil Mickelson mocks Bubba Watson's grizzly bear chest, talks about driving 'bombs' Phil Mickelson opened up about his driver strategy ahead of the 2019 U.S. Open while also taking a dig at rival Bubba Watson for his grizzly bear-like chest hair....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Tessa Thompson pitched 'Humans in Black' At the New York premiere of "Men in Black: International," actress Tessa Thompson reveals her alternative title pitches, while Chris Hemsworth says he's excited to step into a new franchise. (June 12)        ...
12:51, 2019-06-12

Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age returns with chaos-proof plan! Some kids still won't get a toy The maker of "furry friends" toys has a plan to avoid long lines and closed stores of last summer. But not every child who wants a toy will get one.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-11

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly grey surface is littered with clapped-out robots, sp...
15:51, 2019-07-19

'Terrorist sympathizer' left a teddy bear pipe bomb in the middle of a road, FBI says The convicted bomber is described by the FBI as a "terrorist sympathizer" who was radicalized by reading propaganda from Osama bin Laden and others.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Build-A-Bear is offering another 'Pay Your Age' deal, but with a twist Only a limited number of tickets will be available for this year's Build-A-Bear Workshop "Pay Your Age Day." Here's how to get one.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-11

Bear bites back after camera records back scratch An Asian Black Bear has been filmed having a good back scratch at the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia's Far East. Soon after the bear finds and chomps down on the camera. (June 18)        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear The queen of clapbacks did it again with a monumental sting on a social media poster who dared disparage her daughter's appearance.        ...
20:34, 2019-06-04

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:17, 2019-06-18

A 'delinquent' bear climbed into a car and 'butt-shifted' it into neutral. The joyride didn't end well A 'delinquent' Colorado bear wrecked a car after getting in through an unlocked door, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.        ...
03:17, 2019-07-08

When it comes to hooking up, we really do have a type: study Just as many of us suspected: When it comes to looking for love, we’re stuck in a rut. “The degree of consistency from one relationship to the next suggests that people may indeed have a ‘type,’ ” says Geoff MacDonald, a University of Toronto psychology professor and co-author of a new study on the ...
22:00, 2019-06-12

|Youthemploymentcouldbedowntomatch-making-study It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found....
20:00, 2019-06-17

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
05:34, 2019-06-07

Neanderthals got ‘surfer’s ear’ too, study says You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The latest example of this comes from a new study published in PLOS ONE and it reveals that Neanderthals...
21:34, 2019-08-16

The CDC Could Totally Study Gun Violence—It Just Needs Money Congress clarified last year that the CDC can use its budget for gun research, after decades of effectively banning it. But Democrats are still fighting to get actual funding approved....
19:34, 2019-08-07

You probably won’t die on your Dominican Republic vacation: study Americans are more likely to die on native soil than in the Dominican Republic, a new study reveals. The US State Department reported Tuesday that statistics indicate the threat to tourists in the Caribbean country — which is under siege by almost daily reports of mysterious deaths and illnesses — m...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Poultry Could Be As Bad As Red Meat For Cholesterol: Study The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that restricting consumption of meat altogether, whether red or white, is more advisable for lowering blood cholesterol......
16:17, 2019-06-05

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
16:51, 2019-07-03

Here’s How Much Caffeine May Trigger a Migraine, According to a New Study Caffeine can be both a treatment and a trigger for migraine headaches, which makes it difficult for sufferers to know how much to sip. Experts believe caffeine helps block adenosine, a molecule involved in migraine attacks, from binding to receptors in the brain, so many people use it as an at-home ...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Eat more avocado! What I learned from the study that will change how we eat The Predict study measured thousands of people’s reactions to different foods in an effort to develop truly individualised, preventive medicine. Is this the start of a dietary revolution?I am on a small ward at St Thomas’ hospital in London. There are six beds with a view of the Thames, which is lit...
17:51, 2019-06-23

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
16:51, 2019-06-04

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and their pets, looking at levels of a hormone that’...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
17:00, 2019-06-11

|Banksspend$1trnondigital,butfewbenefit-study While global banks have been pouring money into information technology - to the tune of $1trn over three years - only a handful appear to be fully committed to a digital transformation and are therefore reaping the benefits....
15:34, 2019-06-22

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missio...
11:51, 2019-06-28

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, w...
14:00, 2019-06-19

Nearly 40 percent of Generation Z are sexting: study When it comes to sending intimate photos, Gen Z is leading the charge, with nearly 40 percent of youngsters ages 18 to 22 sending off a naked pic of themselves....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Sitting at your desk all day isn’t as bad as watching TV: study Our disgraceful, sedentary lives are finally getting a break. It turns out that sitting all day — often labeled as bad as smoking — isn’t as bad for you if you’re at your desk working. But listen up, couch potatoes: The real health detriments come from sitting in front of the TV, accordi...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look to date at the value of GPS technology relative to the US economy as a whole. The results also shed some pretty interesting light on how much of a fina...
15:17, 2019-06-15

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Study reveals why we’re more social in the summer Have you ever canceled plans because you were binging a show? More than one in 10 Americans have, according to new research. A study examining the intricacies of the social lives of 2,000 people found many have been so engrossed in a show that they’ve bailed on plans in favor of further screen...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Women are more competent than men but less ambitious: study Women are finally viewed as more competent — but they’re no better off for it in the workplace, a new study has found. Over the course of the last seven decades, perceptions of male and female ability have shifted dramatically. Women are seen as just as capable as men, if not more so, the anal...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Coffee May Not Be As Bad For Heart As Perceived: Study Multiple studies have shown that drinking coffee may make arteries stiffer, but according to a latest study, coffee may not be as bad as previously thought....
09:51, 2019-06-03

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
19:00, 2019-06-28

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but a new study from iSeeCars examines which models ca...
02:17, 2019-06-14

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Study: Almost 25% of U.S. homes will cut pay TV cord within 3 years Nearly a quarter of all American homes will have cut the cord on a cable or satellite television service within the next three years, a new study said Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-08-06

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and s...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and now father of two, who lives in Scotch Plains, NJ, tells The Post. The 2013 birth triggered “what can...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Vacations are literally good for your heart: study This good news should travel fast. People who take more vacations have a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers at Syracuse University interviewed more than 60 subjects about their vacation habits in the prior year. They also evaluated whether the subjects had metabolic s...
01:17, 2019-06-22

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
02:51, 2019-05-24

'Anonymised' data can never be totally anonymous, says study Findings say it is impossible for researchers to fully protect real identities in datasets “Anonymised” data lies at the core of everything from modern medical research to personalised recommendations and modern AI techniques. Unfortunately, according to a paper, successfully anonymising data is pra...
18:51, 2019-07-23

A third of women only date men because of the free food: study The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in — just for a free meal.......
21:34, 2019-06-21

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
22:17, 2019-06-11

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Subaru WRX Owners Are Getting All Of The Speeding Tickets: Study When it comes to cars, there are a few known stereotypes. Mustangs crash. Alfas break. Alfa purists defend the breaks. Camrys get dents. Big diesel trucks fart out black plumes of exhaust when they see Priuses. WRX bros will hoon in the face of anything—including, but not limited to, imminent traffi...
16:17, 2019-08-08

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to......
03:00, 2019-06-21

HIV completely removed from mice in groundbreaking study In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon....
12:51, 2019-07-04

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thoughtChimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding through shared experience has deep evolutionary roots.It is widely known that humans can bond over grou...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on its whereabouts. A study entitled “A Limited Habitab...
03:00, 2019-06-12

Walking fast can add up to 15 years to your life: study According to a study published last month in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, people who walk fast can add, on average, up to 15 to 20 years to their lives....
09:00, 2019-07-05

Cutting back on fatty foods might be bad for you: study You might want to rethink that low-fat diet. A new report in the medical journal BMJ suggests current dietary recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) — which suggest limiting saturated fat intake — might actually hurt your health. The controversy here centers on saturated fat, or th...
22:34, 2019-07-05

University of Dayton gets $28.5M contract for F-15 sustainment study The University of Dayton Research Institute was awarded a $28.5 million contract for sustainment studies on the F-15 fighter plane, the Pentagon announced....
23:34, 2019-07-05

Teens under ‘abusive’ pressure to get pregnant: study Teen girls are dealing with a type of relationship abuse that could have long term consequences: their partners are putting enormous pressure on them to get pregnant. A new study found that nearly one in eight girls between the ages of 14 and 19 experienced recent “reproductive coercion,”...
00:51, 2019-08-09

People more likely to first experiment with drugs during summer: study The temperature isn’t the only thing getting high this summer. People are much more likely to try drugs for the first time in the summer than any other time of year, according to a study by New York University scientists published Tuesday. The most noticeable trend came with LSD, with 34 perce...
22:17, 2019-07-23

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four out of every five counties across the country were...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

How old are your organs? New study offers complicated answers Your age is something that you’re not likely to ever forget, but how long you’ve been alive doesn’t necessarily reflect the true age of certain parts of your body. Our bodies regularly recycle cells and produce new ones, but certain types of cells play by different rules, and a new...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Fruit juices are just as bad for you as sugary soda: study Blame it on the juice. Even fancy cold-pressed juices may be just as deadly as sodas, according to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA. Researchers already knew drinking sugary beverages was associated with health issues like tooth decay, weight gain, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver dis...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Bonobo monkey moms really want grandkids too: study Step aside, “Tiger Moms” — these mothers aren’t monkeying around when it comes to getting grandchildren. Maternal bonobos — or pygmy chimpanzees — are aggressive matchmakers who use “social clout” to help their male offspring hookup with fertile sex partners, according ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Queens is home to the most ‘sugar daddies’ in NYC: study Hot young folks seeking rich older guys to spoil them rotten should skip Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan and head to Queens, according to a new study. The outer borough is home to the most “sugar daddies” in the city — with 1,308 of the wealthy gents dwelling there, according to a n...
00:34, 2019-06-11

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car sales database to come up with a ranked list of v...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated headers in women’s soccer — using retired former star...
23:00, 2019-06-28

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though. Dartmouth College......
01:51, 2019-06-24

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options offered to children, the more likely they are to overeat, according to new research out of Australia....
23:00, 2019-07-19

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly sold under brand names including NutraSweet. A new academic paper from professors Erik Millstone and...
01:17, 2019-07-21

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart for those more romantically (and less scientificall...
11:17, 2019-07-20

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Sleeping with the TV on is linked to weight gain, study says There are plenty of things that we all know can affect our weight. Cramming heaps of calorie-dense processed foods is a big no-no if you’re trying to get trim, and ensuring you’re getting plenty of exercise will help you keep the pounds off. Simple, right? Well, a new study published in ...
10:51, 2019-06-11

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on their whereabouts....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
09:34, 2019-07-02

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
08:00, 2019-08-13

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Study: Hypertension in middle-age may lead to dementia People between age 54 and 63 with blood pressure readings above 140/90 Hg, and saw their readings drop below 90/60 Hg later in life, have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-08-13

Study introduces 'the Big Bang Theory of migraine' A new study finds a link between migraine and signs of early puberty. The scientists suspect that estrogen plays a key role in how migraine originates....
08:34, 2019-07-23

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say taking a warm, well-timed bath before bedtime improves sleep in those with nighttime troubles. Published in the journal Sleep Medicine Reviews, the mult...
03:34, 2019-07-23

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made its way to some of the most remote parts of the co...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Disconnecting from tech causes withdrawal symptoms: study Going off the grid is good for the soul — if you can survive the withdrawal symptoms. A new study looked at the emotional roller coaster of “digital detox” vacations, an increasingly trendy style of travel where people leave their phones at home, taking vacations from their demandi...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Antarctic Sea Ice In Dizzying Decline Since 2014: Study After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica's sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and now stands at a record low, according to a study published......
09:17, 2019-07-02

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a new study says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors. The study released Monday by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit advocacy group Women in Animation says that in th...
12:51, 2019-06-10

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
09:34, 2019-06-20

Average millennial has net worth of $8,000, study shows They are doing far worse than generations before them, with student loans, rising rents and higher health care costs pushing the average net worth below the number....
05:51, 2019-06-01

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and soft drink — compared to what they were......
16:51, 2019-06-13