The team's research, published online in the Journal of Neuroscience, found a notable decrease of Alzheimer's-related symptoms, as well as improvements in memory.
Pavlof Volcano erupted, causing a massive ash plume that effects air travel and has coated towns in ash.
A woman has discovered samples of moon dust thought to have been lost since the 1970's.
After an overlong and frigid winter, a dip in the ocean is a much deserved respite from the hibernation-inducing weather of the past several months. One question lingers though: which beach most deserves your attention? Well, coastal expert Stephen P. Leatherman, otherwise known as Dr. Beach, claims to have the answer.
Extragalactic background light (EBL) is an incredibly important measurement for scientists trying to unravel the mysteries of our universe. An accurate documentation of EBL, however, has never been recorded - until now - and it aims to prove that all galaxies visible today are the reason for all EBL, ever.
The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University has published their annual list of the Top 10 New Species. Among them is a leaf shaped bug, monkey with human-like eyes, meat-eating sponge, penny-sized plant and a glowing cockroach.
Why and where humans first began walking upright on two feet has never been definitively answered, and a new study out of the University of York only looks to add more fuel to the debate. According to York archaeologists, the move to walk upright on two feet came about because of the rugged landscape of East and South Africa.
On Dec. 31, 2012, Ellen Ochoa became the first Hispanic and second female director of NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
The Ring Nebula, it seems, is not actually a true ring. Thanks to the keen eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have found that there is far more to this eye-dazzling cosmic phenomenon than initially believed.
"It's a little like opening up your e-mail and zooming in on the important message and focusing on that task to succeed," he said. "The ability to focus on relevant details is what we see in really efficient brains."
The veterinary hospital staff took several X-rays and conducted an ultrasound before an internal medicine specialist peered down the feline's throat with a camera and saw a giant hairball.
The new USGS study included the analysis of 48 species at 34 locations over nine years and is the first to present detailed monitoring data on the overall condition of U.S. frogs, toads and salamanders.
Now in its 13th year, the annual World Turtle Day, marked every on May 23, was established to help raise public awareness of turtles and tortoises and the importance of protecting them.
A team of UC Irvine-led researchers recently stumbled upon a hungry, massive galaxy 10 times the size of our own Milky Way. The result of a collision between two smaller galaxies, the colossal formation's hydrogen feeding frenzy sheds new light on how old elliptical galaxies form and why they stop producing stars.
A NASA satellite captured some incredible footage from Monday's destructive tornado in Oklahoma. The orbital camera on the GOES-13 satellite imaged the movement of storm systems in the south-central United States as they developed into the Moore, Okla. tornado that leveled blocks of homes and left at least 24 dead.