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Scientists solve riddle of celestial archaeology

A decades old space mystery has been solved by an international team of astronomers led by Professor Martin Barstow of the University of Leicester...

Where comets go to die

A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets. The researchers, led by Anitoquia astronomer Prof....

Research suggests alcohol consumption helps stave off dementia

Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease. However, according to a study published in Age and Ageing by Oxford University Press today, there is evidence that light-to-modera...

Babies process language in a grown-up way

Babies, even those too young to talk, can understand many of the words that adults are saying -- and their brains process them in a grown-up way. Combining the cutting-edge technologies of MRI and MEG, scientists at the University of Califo...

Black Men Among Most Disadvantaged, Least Helped in U.S.

Among disadvantaged people in the United States, the most needy and least helped are probably African-American men, according to a new book ...

Rice study identifies 4 types of evangelicals in American leadership

A new Rice University study based on interviews with 360 American leaders who are evangelical Christians (including CEOs, presidents and chairs of large businesses and their equivalents in government and politics, nonprofits, arts, entertainment, th...

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