Free birth control methods do not lead to any change in a woman's attitude and behavior towards sex, a team of American researchers found in a fresh study.
Researchers working with the Contraceptive CHOICE Project studied the attitude and behavior of 7,751 women aged between 14 and 45 years after giving them free access to no-cost birth control methods.
A giant virus that is harmless to humans and animals has come back to life after 30,000 years. The virus only infects amoeba, but its emergence after such a long time has indicated that other potentially dangerous virus might also revive if they get favorable conditions.
The fossil of the largest land predator, Torvosaurus gurneyi, which possibly evolved about 150 million years ago has been discovered by researchers in Portugal. This new species of dinosaur, which roamed in prehistoric Europe, has been declared as one of the largest worldwide creature of the Jurassic Era and was also the predator king of its time.
Stunning images of a spiral galaxy, ESO 137-001, being ripped by a galaxy cluster, Abell 3627, has been captured by Hubble Space Telescope. Researchers observed a series of thin blue streaks of ultraviolet light made up of hot young stars, when it crossed through the heart of the galaxy cluster.
A link between IQ and height has been found, indicating that people who are shorter have, on an average, more chances of being less intelligent. Researchers from Edinburgh University's Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine have carried out the study.
Researchers from the University of Hawaii and the University of Tokyo have fitted advanced sensors and video recorders on sharks. It has been done with an aim to know where sharks are going, how they are moving and what they do once they reach their destinations.
A new way has been devised by scientists to grow ears and nose by using stem cells from body fat. Scientists in the British community have claimed that ears and noses can just not only be grown through tissue engineering but can also be transplanted into the body with a British developed system.
A new study has revealed that obesity rates have decreased significantly among children aged two to five years over the past decade. Although researchers did not find any significant changes in obesity rates for most ages between 2003-2004 and 2011-2012, there was a considerable decline from 13.9% to 8.4% among children aged between two to five years.
In a recent blog post, researchers from the Spider Labs deivision of security firm Trustwave have revealed that, in a sustained worldwide attack, cybercriminals have used 'Pony' malware to infect the computers of digital currency holders; and have stolen approximately $220,000 worth of bitcoins and other digital currencies.
A research has revealed that a shortage of defibrillators and lack of public awareness has been costing thousands of lives every year after a heart attack. Defibrillators are the machines that work by giving an electric shock to the heart to restore its rhythm.
A long-term study has revealed that annual mammography in women aged 40 to 59 does not contribute significantly to reduce the mortality rate. Researchers with the Canadian National Breast Screening Study concluded this after conducting a 25-year follow-up with their participants.
As suggested by a latest study, some children who are exposed to certain chemicals in their childhood could be at greater risk of developing Autism.
Lead study authors Phillippe Grandjean of Harvard School and Public Health and Philip Landrigan of Mt. Sinai Hospital worked together to conclude the study involving five chemicals, which were earlier found to be poisonous.
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