Finishing each dinner with a glass of red wine might to be a good idea for people with diabetes, Israeli researchers claim. The drink appears to boost levels of “good cholesterol,” thus helping to contain the disease.
American scientists have discovered that cosmic hotspots near dying stars are prime locations for forming molecular precursors to DNA. They claim life originated not just in space but also near the incredibly hot dying stars.
Scientists say they are witnessing a planetary system being formed for the first time. The team from the University of Toronto found that gaps in a disk of dust and gas around a young star were actually made by forming planets.
Scientists have discovered a novel kind of stem cell that could one day generate cells and tissues for any kind of organ in the human body – a development that may potentially help the 30 Americans who die every day due to a shortage of organ donors.
It’s no secret that spider’s silk is incredibly strong, despite its delicate appearance. But the material becomes even tougher when infused with graphene or carbon nanotubes, creating silk which could have superior characteristics.
The bed of the northern Atlantic Ocean is home to a previously unknown group of microorganisms that scientists suppose to be a link between the first simple cells and complex creatures, including human beings.
If there were computers under the sea, then perhaps dolphins would have their own versions of Facebook and Twitter. The animals, long known to be extremely sociable creatures, have highly complex and dynamic friends networks, a new study found.
Diamond prospectors in West Africa finally have a clue where to look for the ‘girl’s best friend’. A US researcher believes that one particular plant could be “an unusual botanical indicator” which grows where there may be diamonds beneath the soil.
Doctors have warned about the risks of being overweight for decades, but a new study has revealed that a few extra pounds may be beneficial to those with type-2 diabetes. It found that patients who are overweight, but not obese, outlive slimmer ones.