Lurking in the heart of most large galaxies is a supermassive black hole holding it all together. According to new research from the University of California Santa Cruz, these supermassive black holes could also spell eventual doom for galaxies. They might not just be gobbling up nearby stars, but could also rob a galaxy of
A Falcon 9 (SpaceX) rocket took off yesterday at 5:30 pm from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, a US military base in Santa Barbara County, California. This take-off caused a panic in Los Angeles and the surrounding area as its inhabitants discovered the bright light in the sky, thinking to see the arrival of a
A new method sifts through hundreds of millions of potential targets to find a precise cancer beacon. The results may lead to better immunotherapies, which harness the immune system to attack tumors. The screening technology, developed by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator (HHMI) Christopher Garcia and colleagues after almost 20 years of basic molecular studies
Have you ever looked at your nipples and wondered if they’re normal? What are the secrets of nipples? Female breasts are an attractant to men’s visual senses as the glue is to flies. Knowledge about nipples is more complex and very few men know its secrets. And we have to say that includes women as
Alcohol is not exactly known for its brain-boosting properties. In fact, it impairs all kinds of cognitive functioning, including working memory and the ability to ignore distractions. So it really should make it harder for someone to speak in a foreign language. However, as Fritz Renner of Maastricht University in the Netherlands, and colleagues, point
A passer-by drops something and you spring to pick it up. Or maybe you hold the door for someone behind you. Such acts of kindness to strangers were long thought to be unique to humans, but recent research on bonobos suggests our species is not as exceptional in this regard as we like to think.