Category Archives: Science

Free choice of mate may boost pandas' sex drive: study

Worried approximately the low sex drive of giant pandas in zoos, scientists have tried many things to obtain them in the mood — not least Viagra & "panda porn". When…

Russian capsule docks safely at International Space Station

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts from the United States, Britain & Russia has docked successfully at the International Space Station. NASA's live broadcast from the Russian…

British astronaut docks with ISS as country cheers debut trip

Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, on Tuesday docked with the orbiting laboratory with two other spacemen, to cheers & excitement back home….

Kerry welcomes IAEA decision to close nuclear arms probe of Iran

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday welcomed the U.N. nuclear watchdog's decision to close its investigation into whether Iran once had a secret nuclear weapons…

Soyuz Capsule with Crew of 3 Arrives at Space Station After Docking Glitch

A Soyuz space capsule carrying travelers from Russia, the United States & United Kingdom arrived at the International Space Station today (Dec. 15), with its cosmonaut commander manually docking the…

Arctic air temps highest since 1900, global report shows

The Arctic is heating up, with air temperatures the hottest in 115 years, & the melting ice destroying walrus habitat & forcing some fish northward, a global scientific report said…

Astronaut Tim Peake to launch off on International Space Station mission

Major Tim Peake is to carry out a UK-designed test to check for problems suffered by astronauts caused by increased brain pressure during his mission to the International Space Station…

Antidepressants May Raise Autism Risk in Later Pregnancy Stages

Women in a new study who took antidepressants during their second & third trimesters of pregnancy showed an 87 percent increased risk of having a child with an autism spectrum…

Why Are There So Many Bob Dylan Lyrics in Medical Lit? The Answer, My Friend…

Hey, Mr. Scientist man: Bob Dylan references in biomedical literature have increased "exponentially" since 1990, a new study finds. In the study, the researchers conducted a search of the biomedical…

It Ain't Got That Swing: Putin's Unusual Walk Shaped by KGB

A long-standing peculiarity in Russian president Vladimir Putin's walk — with his right arm held almost immobile, while his left arm swings freely — has sparked speculation over the years…