Update: Conflicting reports are surfacing about the death of Jericho, with a field researcher saying the lion is “alive and well.” Original post follows. More heartbreaking news out of Zimbabwe as Jericho, the brother of slain lion Cecil,… The post UPDATED: Conflicting Reports on Illegal Killing of Cecil the Lion’s Brother Jericho in Zimbabwe appeared first on Towleroad.
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers at the VCU Center for the Study of Tobacco Products (CSTP) have developed the first ever, evidence-based model that can predict with up to 90 percent accuracy the amount of nicotine emitted by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette). The study was published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. read more
by Jim Horn When the mainstream Washington media finds news on low test scores among public schools, they love to accentuate the negative and to ignore the positive. On the other hand, when new research about charter schools that can't be ignored comes to the corporate editorial offices, the spinners go to work to do just the opposite. Show More Summary
On July 29, Global Tiger Day, to mark an iconic keystone species on the verge of extinction, the media and public were mesmerized by the killing of Zimbabwe’s beloved lion Cecil. Collared for an Oxford University research project and a major tourist attraction, Cecil was killed by a Minnesota dentist, Dr. Show More Summary
A study undertaken by researchers at the University of Colorado, NYU, and UNC Chapel Hill has unearthed a disturbing statistic:... The post Lack Of Education Is As Deadly As Smoking, Study Finds appeared first on Lifehack.
“Every time I worked with a fetal liver, I imagined that somewhere in California a woman had made the agonizing, heartbreaking decision to end her pregnancy. Yet she had also donated her aborted fetus to medical research. I thought of this as I isolated the golden-tinged cells inside the vent hood. Show More Summary
Early life starvation can lead to epigenetic changes that persist for multiple generations, according to a new research from Duke University. To be more specific — third-generation nematode worms still show signs of having survived famine. Show More Summary
Even though plants don’t possess a nervous system they use signals previously assumed to only be associated with animals when exposed to stress, new research from the University of Adelaide has found. While the machinery may be different,...Show More Summary
In a finding that shows that brown dwarfs, often referred to as failed stars, have more in common with regular planets than might otherwise be expected, researchers have found that brown dwarfs are home to powerful auroral phenomena near their poles. Show More Summary
Stellar orbits within the Milky Way can change considerably over time, according to new research published in The Astrophysical Journal. The new work shows — via the use of map created via the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) — that roughly...Show More Summary
Researchers are uncovering the hidden laws that reveal how the Internet grows, how viruses spread, and how financial bubbles burst. The post New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing Networks Break appeared first on WIRED.
Hercules and Leo were used for researched at Stony Brook University will be retired. They were at the center of a court case that tested whether chimps had the same legal "personhood" as humans.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some hackers are exploiting Microsoft's offer of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system. Security researchers are warning about a wave of bogus spam emails with malicious attachments, labeled as ifShow More Summary
Public health agencies across the globe are challenged with preventing the spread of chronic diseases while dealing with limited funds and devastating budget cuts. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has applied the Public...Show More Summary
The Mount Sinai Health System will work with Columbia Care LLC, a provider of medical marijuana, on research projects that evaluate the potential of related, experimental treatments.
Passing the state driver's licensing test does not always mean new drivers have the critical skills they need to drive safely, but researchers said they developed a simulator-based assessment that can evaluate performance, licensureShow More Summary
Billionaire Tom Kaplan, who is a longtime supporter of Big Cat conservation and funded the project that was monitoring Cecil, has probably given more than almost anyone to saving these animals.
China must reduce its dependence on coal, and shift its attention to a variety of fuels, if the country is to have long-term energy security. These are the primary findings from new research published by the University of East Anglia in England. Show More Summary
Baines&Fricker were commissioned by consultancy firm Fieldwork to design and make a portable research lab. The lab comes in a custom built flightcase with rollers on one side. The flightcase doubles as a base when stood on one end. The lab’s to a