Science & Technology
NASA released this incredibly clear image of Pluto just minutes before its spacecraft, New Horizons, flew by Pluto for the first time in history. The flyby marked the first time humanity has ever visited Pluto.
Here is one of the last photos that New Horizons took before its historic flyby, and it’s the best view of Pluto we’ve ever seen:
People who suffer from psychosis are about three times more likely to be smokers, but scientists have long scratched their heads over which one leads to the other.
At 62 years of age, Swiss Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has made aviation history with a record breaking solo flight across the Pacific that he has called "an interior journey".
Segun Oyeyiola, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, in Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, has converted a Volkswagen Beetle, using mainly scrap parts donated by friends and family, into a $6000 wind and solar powered car. He describes his creation as “Nigeria’s future car.”
Many people didn’t notice, but the last day in June was just a little bit longer than in years past.
Dear Doctor: Can I get HIV or Hepatitis B by kissing? My girlfriend has both but we use condoms and I kiss her.
A GROUP OF secondary school students in England have invented a condom that changes colour if you have a sexually-transmitted infection (STI).
Facebook announced Tuesday it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for users of the world’s biggest social network.
The denim design has been a fashion staple for many years but experts have warned that they can cause muscle and nerve damage to wearers’ legs.
The soccer fans call it CR7 - It pays to be an astronomer when you can name newly discovered galaxies after your favorite sports heroes.
Whether you’ve heard yourself talking on the radio or just gabbing in a friend’s Instagram video, you probably know the sound of your own voice — and chances are pretty good that you hate it.
There’s been some recent back and forth in the world of sexual health about a publication by the Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) on nitrosamines in latex condoms. The RHTP report notes that the “use of condoms should not be reduced or undermined because of the presence of nitrosamines in some condoms,” yet its findings have been used to justify some scary claims about potential health risks of some condoms. So, what’s the real deal?
It seems as though before you even kiss goodnight, you may want to check your date’s dental records. Studies show that cavities and gum disease are contagious—and can be transmitted through swapping spit, just like colds and flu. In fact, some experts estimate that up to 500 different germs can be transmitted in a single kiss.
Having Sex, Not Only For Fun But For Great Health Benefits As Well - 10 Amazing Health Benefits of Having Sex
Making love is not only a great way to have a healthy relationship or for fun, but it’s also a great way to keep yourself and your partner healthy. Most of you’d agree that making love is a wonderful stress buster and can free you from the shackles of a busy life. While making love regularly increases your immunity, it also acts as a great form of exercise.
Condoms are crucial for all those couples who want to enjoy sex but at the same time want to play it safe. Not to forget condoms are important if they also wish to avoid unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. But condoms can be tricky and the lack of knowledge on how to wear a condom properly can be embarrassing.
Uganda National Referral Hospital, Mulago, will start offering organ transplant services to both Ugandans and patients from across the East African region by October this year.
Women who undergo mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40 percent, an international study published in the US shows.
Fair warning: this story is going to make you want to buy a new toothbrush - and then hide it from your housemates.
Although most of us know to brush twice a day, there are many ways we can be damaging our teeth without realising.
Although menstruation periods are meant to be normal, there are many things that make girls during this time very uncomfortable and wish they never had them at all. The mood swings, cramping, nausea, depression; name it. Irrespective of whether one has had them before or not, the experience never differs.
The first version of the iPhone was released in 2007, but artist Pierre Cerveau has imagined what it would have looked like if released in 1984, the year Apple’s first Macintosh computer came out.
If you ever find yourself still yawning after your morning cup of coffee, chances are you’re doing it wrong.
Facebook status updates indicates whether a user is narcissistic or neurotic, research finds
Drinking two to three cups of coffee every day could lower a man’s risk of erectile dysfunction.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been closed to the public as staff stage a walk-out to protest against a surge in pickpocketing gangs in its area.
A student in Sweden has designed a flag for planet Earth. He’s also put together a website showing some of the ways that the human race could use it, like on astronauts’ spacesuits.
Even people who are older may see a longevity benefit from exercising: Older men who exercise 30 minutes a day tend to live longer than their couch-potato counterparts, a new study finds.
Researchers were stunned to learn that, although naturally high in cholesterol, eggs can cut the danger of developing Type 2 diabetes by almost 40 per cent, the Daily Express has reported.
Allergies? A cold? Acid reflux? No matter what the cause, there’s a simple reason behind all your hacking: “A cough is a protective mechanism to clear your airway,” explains Jonathan Parsons, MD, Director of the Cough Clinic at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Cassandra Bankson is a model and YouTube star who recently revealed she has two vaginas.
Did you know a standard glass of wine can contain as many calories as a piece of chocolate, and a pint of lager has about the same calorie count as a packet of crisps?
Identical Australian twins who share the same bed and boyfriend and are never more than a few metres apart, have been named the World’s Most Identical Twins after taking Japan by storm.
cancer patient who had been told he only had 18 months to live but now he’s looking forward to life with his new bride after being given the all clear.
Four complete human skeletons thought to date back some 5 000 years have been discovered in an ancient village in northern India, archaeologists said on this Wednesday.
DailyMail: Scientists from the University of Wollongong are designing ultra-durable condoms they claim could feel even better than nothing at all.
Perhaps you’ve visited a restaurant and seen clear, water-filled bags hanging on the doors or cinched up in the outdoor dining area. You might ask, "What’s all this about? Some crazy new way to control temperature? A scheme to save money on water pitchers?"
The most extensive genetic analysis of mountain gorillas ever conducted has found the critically endangered apes burdened with severe inbreeding and at risk of extinction but the researchers still see reasons for optimism about their survival.
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recently proved that by 2025 to 2030 there will be hope from strong evidences for human being to exercise the life beyond the Earth planet.
Scientist discovered lost tomb of Jesus, clear evidence means Jesus married and his resurrection could never have happened.
A geologist in Jerusalem claims to have found “virtually unequivocal evidence” that could reopen the controversy over the final resting place of Jesus Christ.
The republic of Rwanda, reputed to be East Africa’s hub for technology, has recently been selected to be the regions center of excellence in e-health, biomedical engineering, health vaccines and immunization logistics.