St. Peter's Birthplace Possibly Discovered By Archaeologists
Archaeologists brought to light a large Greek inscription at a basilica of the Byzantine era of 1,200 years ago in Galilee.
Daytime Napping May Increase Risk of Strokes and Alzheimer's: Research
People who frequently napped during the day were more likely to develop high blood pressure, according to the study.
Erectile Dysfunction, Low Sex Drive Side Effects of Long COVID-19: Study
Alongside obesity and smoking, sex and ethnicity are also important factors in judging people most at risk for long COVID-19.
Brutal Heatwaves in U.S. Will Be Regular Occurrences, New Study Predicts
Climatologists have said that extreme heatwave events will increase by 30 percentage points in the future, mostly due to greenhouse gases.
Archaeologists Unearth 'Lord of the Rings'-Like Fortress in Lost City
Researchers believe they may have found the 2,000-year-old lost city of Natounia, an ancient military and religious complex in the Zagros Mountains.
No Uncontaminated Habitat Left for 6 New Species of Frogs: Expert
Human overpopulation and agricultural practices are endangering the tiny amphibians, according to biologist Eric Smith.
Viking-Era Sword Hilt Found in Norway Near Grave of 'Gausel Queen'
Only 20 similar swords of this type have been found in Norway, out of approximately 3,000 total Viking swords found.
Researchers Develop Mattress That 'Tricks Body Into Falling Asleep Faster'
The new mattress lowers core temperature by counter-intuitively warming up the neck with a special pillow.
Modified Cell Immune Response Key to Defeating Lymphoma, Leukemia: Research
Scientifically-altered T cells, which produce the body's immune response, may be a key to defeating leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma, say authors of a new study.
Rare German WWII Watch Worn By Nazi Pilot May Sell for Thousands
Made by the renowned German watchmakers A. Lange & Sohne in the early 1940s, the watch was supplied to the Luftwaffe during the conflict.
Native Americans' Roots Dated to Ancient China, Study Shows
Chinese scientists have successfully sequenced ancient human DNA dating back some 14,000 years, hinting at their potential links with Asian peoples.
Scientists Say They May Have Discovered Why Men Die Earlier Than Women
The loss of the male sex chromosome as many men age causes the heart muscle to scar and can lead to deadly heart failure, according to the study.
Eating Fresh Fruit Every Day Can Keep Depression at Bay, Scientists Say
Frequent eating of fruit contributes not only to physical well-being but also to a positive mental outlook, a new study finds.
California's Trees Are Dying and Might Not Be Coming Back: Scientists
Researchers used LANDSAT satellite data to document how tree-cover changed in California from 1985 to 2021, being shrunk by wildfires, logging, and droughts.
Crafty Wild Bats Can Remember Sounds for Years: Scientists
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Māori Artist Gives Glimpse of Future Water-World Full of Plastic
New Zealander artist George Nuku has presented his latest work as an installation that imagines the state of the world's oceans 100 years in the future where plastics have totally changed the marine environment.
Widening in Death Rates Between Democratic, Republican U.S. States: Study
The study shows that the difference in death rates between Democratic and Republican counties increased by a factor of more than six times from 2001 to 2019.
Cobwebs Could Help Determine Amount of Microplastics in Air: Scientists
Microplastics consist of tiny pollutants that often elude detection, but scientists recently found the pollutants can be snatched from the air by spiderwebs.
On-Site Employees Feel Less Connected Than Remote Workers: Study
Some 22 percent of fully remote workers say they feel "not connected," while the share for those in the office is nearly double.
Excavating Holy Sepulchre May Reveal More Hidden Mysteries: Archaeologists
Representatives of three Christian communities were on hand to begin the work of uncovering what lies beneath the tiled floor of the church.
Ten Common and Dangerous Phone Scams You Should Know About
While scammers are resorting to more devious tricks, phone scams continue to pose risks to the unwary.
Rat's Scary: The Tiny, Razor-Toothed Rodent From 220 Million Years Ago
The rat-like creature — called a cynodont after its huge canine teeth — walked the earth with dinosaurs in the Triassic period.
Militant Feminist Group Had Shrine to Goddess of Death, Say Police
Worshiping Santa Muerte has become a common thread among Mexico's criminal factions and, at times, its marginalized groups.
Star struck: Amateur Astronomer Teams Discover Supernovae, Storms on Saturn
Australia's Astronomical Society has awarded its revered Page Medal to two amateur astronomy projects for the first time in its history.
Plastic-Lined Cups and Tea Bags Release Nanoparticles into Liquids
A study conducted by researchers sought to determine whether these food-grade plastic films can also be a source of the particles.
Experts Identify Giant Tsunami That Ravaged Communities For 1,000 Years
The temblor and resulting tsunami caused thousands of deaths and as much as $3.5 billion to $7 billion in damages, adjusted for inflation.
Navy Takes on Crime Gangs Wiping Out World's Tiniest Porpoise
A new agreement between the Mexican Navy and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) has given new hope for the survival of the species.
Like Learning to Drive: Bird Dads Guide Young on First Migration
Scientists have tracked Caspian terns' migration routes and concluded that the birds' choice of flight paths is "cultural."
Saving Egyptian Pumpkins Key For Biodiversity, Future Farmers: Scientists
Non-native cultivars of squash could crowd out native squashes already adapted to Egyptian growing conditions and practices.
Lettuce Grown in Space Might Resist Astronauts' Bone Loss
A transgenic lettuce may address bone loss not only for space travelers but also patients on Earth.