Massive Comparison Of Thousands of Narrative Accounts Finds Ketamine Trips Are Remarkably Similar to...

Sceptically minded neuroscientists and psychologists think there may be a more terrestrial neurochemical explanation - that the profound and magical near death experience is caused by the natural release of brain chemicals at or near the end of life.

A new study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet...

The relationship between diet and health is well-established.

Researchers watched in real time as a single-celled algae evolved into a multicellular organism....

We focused our analyses on five focal strains from B2 and two strains from B5. Of the isolates from the control population that evolved in the absence of predators, we analyzed two strains.

NASA is testing a new submarine that will hunt for undiscovered sea life —...

The group aptly named the new drone Orpheus, after the mythic Greek hero who dove to the depths of hell and serenaded Hades, the king of the underworld.

The Death Of Local News Is Making Us Dumber And More Divided – There’s...

Now the last bastion of local journalism, local TV broadcasters, are increasingly being hoovered up by giant companies for which real journalism isn't much of a priority.

Japan Is Landing on an Asteroid Today and You Can Watch It Live!

The maneuvers will be broadcast live by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, which manages the spacecraft, beginning today at 4:45 EST. You can watch live on Space.com courtesy of JAXA, or through the agency's YouTube.

Not seen for 100 years, a rare Galápagos tortoise was considered all but extinct...

A rare species of giant tortoise was feared extinct after over 100 years without any sightings on the Galápagos Islands.

Astronomers discover a star in Andromeda that’s exploded every year for millions of years....

M31N 2008-12a also now holds the title of most frequently recurring nova, as it erupts at least once a year.

Some anti-vaccination parents cite religious exemptions. Measles outbreaks could change that

Recent measles outbreaks in states such as Washington, New York and New Jersey have cast a spotlight on a group of Americans who receive exemptions from immunizing their children on the grounds that the vaccines violate their religious freedoms.

Discovery of a potent neuroprotective chemical in a native California shrub may lead to...

LA JOLLA-The medicinal powers of aspirin, digitalis, and the anti-malarial artemisinin all come from plants.

Trump’s top climate panel pick once said carbon emissions are demonized like ‘Jews under...

The Trump administration is launching what the The Washington Post calls "The most recent attempt to question the findings of federal scientists and experts on climate change" by assembling a panel dedicated to determining whether or not climate change poses a national security threat.

Teachers will follow on the heels of striking students on Friday with a protest...

Teachers will follow on the heels of striking students on Friday with a protest to demand the national curriculum be reformed to make the climate and ecological crisis an educational priority.

New Apollo 11 documentary is the best and highest quality footage from the mission...

With the help of some incredible, never-before-seen footage of the famous mission from the National Archives, Apollo 11 manages to wow in its details, and add new depth and understanding to one of the most famous feats in human history.

Cancer death rates are falling; five-year survival rates are rising

This World Cancer Day we look at how cancer death rates are changing over time.

Study of 43,000 patients taking proton pump inhibitors for acid reflux shows 28-fold increase...

Recent studies have raised concern over associations between PPI use and acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, and electrolyte abnormalities.

Vitamin D could be your best defence against a critical breakdown in your brain...

New research from QBI may explain why vitamin D is so important to brain plasticity, and how vitamin D deficiency leads to a range of cognitive disorders, including depression and schizophrenia.

Cassini images like you’ve never seen before: I selected, processed, stitched and edited RAWs...

Wonderful! My only complaint is the moons aren’t named, which could’ve been done discreetly.

Neuroscientists Say They’ve Found an Entirely New Form of Neural Communication

Scientists think they've identified a previously unknown form of neural communication that self-propagates across brain tissue, and can leap wirelessly from neurons in one section of brain tissue to another - even if they've been surgically severed.