Researchers have long racked their brains whether marijuana damages IQ. According to a recent study, addictive cannabis use causes the gray matter to become smaller. However, the white matter compensates for the damage by increased neuron connectivity.
A virus, previously thought to live only in algae in rivers and lakes, has been found in the throats of healthy people. The infected showed specific brain activities to be slower than of those without the virus.
Lab busts of domestic methamphetamine manufacturing have dropped by 40 percent, but use remains high - and Narcotics experts say that is because users are increasingly relying on cheaper, meth from Mexico.
There may be a time when the sight of a cockroach crawling toward you brings joy and relief, rather than disgust. US university researchers have developed 'cyborg cockroaches' to help save human lives in search-and-rescue missions.
In its efforts to tackle water pollution the Chinese government may soon use a tiny tropical fish to test water quality. The zebra fish, which has a genetic code similar to humans, could well be the most “stringent” test for all possible water pollutants.
Brain signals transmitted via the internet from one person to another have enabled two people to play a computer game by telepathy – with only one person seeing it and controlling the other’s hand movements in an experiment by US researchers.
Three crew members of the International Space Station have safely returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz-13M spacecraft, bringing back good memories and results of their 165-day shift in orbit – including a space-born generation of experimental fruit flies.
The discovered elusive Higgs boson, first predicted theoretically, turns out to may have been a different particle after all. A team of international researchers have claimed that it could be an even more mysterious techni-higgs.
Billionaire business magnate and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has reportedly expressed hopes to start developing space satellites that could provide global internet access through hundreds of small, inexpensive models.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has proven that its project to 3D-print a base on the Moon is possible. In a latest video the agency shows how 3D-printing robots may be used to build the base using lunar material.
To the Greeks, planets were wandering stars rightly named after the pantheon of gods. Now, scientists have captured amazingly clear images showing the birth of these amazing heavenly bodies around a star some 450 light years away.