New data suggests Mars had lakes that could have supported life

If you asked most star-gazers about water on Mars a month ago, you’d likely be told there is evidence for liquid H2O in the past, but it’s probably long gone. How things can change. First was the big announcement that liquid water is still present (i…

If you asked most star-gazers about water on Mars a month ago, you'd likely be told there is evidence for liquid H2O in the past, but it's probably long gone. How things can change. First was the big announcement that liquid water is still present (i…

Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life

It’s very poetic to talk about a tree of life, where every species can trace its roots, but actually illustrating this tree is no mean feat when Earth has been home to at least 2.3 million known species. However, scientists have finally given it a…

It's very poetic to talk about a tree of life, where every species can trace its roots, but actually illustrating this tree is no mean feat when Earth has been home to at least 2.3 million known species. However, scientists have finally given it a…

This Guy’s Periscoping A Marathon From His Wheelchair

Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 2.23.44 PM The great part about livestreaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat is that we get to see things that we rarely (or never) get to see from a completely new perspective. Today is one of those days, as well-known wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley is ‘scopin his race from a mounted phone on his wheelchair in Australia. Check out this perspective: Absolutely inspiring. LIVE on #Periscope:… Read More

Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 2.23.44 PM The great part about livestreaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat is that we get to see things that we rarely (or never) get to see from a completely new perspective. Today is one of those days, as well-known wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley is ‘scopin his race from a mounted phone on his wheelchair in Australia. Check out this perspective: Absolutely inspiring. LIVE on #Periscope:… Read More

More Britons seeking suicide help

The UK has the third highest number of people registered with Swiss suicide charity Dignitas, a BBC investigation finds.

UK rejects donor opt-out

A panel of experts rejects switching to a system of presumed consent for organ donation in the UK.

Group therapy may extend lives of cancer patients (Reuters)

Reuters – Psychological group therapy for women with breast cancer may help them not only to cope better with their disease but also live longer, U.S. researchers said on Monday.

Bowel Prep Harder on Women Than Men (HealthDay)

HealthDay – SUNDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) — Women may have a harder time
prepping for colonoscopy than men, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2008 (HealthDay)

HealthDay – Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments,
compiled by editors of HealthDay: