Research

Weird dinosaurs lost all their teeth and grew beaks as they aged: paleontologists say

Weird dinosaurs lost all their teeth and grew beaks as they aged: paleontologists say

A dinosaur species related to the T. rex started out life with a full set of pointy teeth but grew up to lose them all and get a beak instead, according to a new research.

A team of researchers led by George Washington University’s paleontology PhD candidate Josef Stiegler analyzed 19 dinosaur skeletons unearthed in China’s Gobi desert. They were surprised to find that fossils of young members of the Limusaurus inextricabilis species had jaws with chompers, while adults had beaks.

Women doctors may be better at treating patients: researchers say

Women doctors may be better at treating patients: researchers say

A study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine made an intriguing suggestion that female doctors may be better than their male counterparts at treating patients and keeping them healthy in the long-term.

Shorter treatment isn’t better for infant with ear infections: study

Shorter treatment isn’t better for infant with ear infections: study

Shorter antibiotic treatment for infants with ear infections isn't better than standard-duration treatment, a new study by American researchers suggested.

VPT therapy shows ray of hope for prostate cancer patients

VPT therapy shows ray of hope for prostate cancer patients

Showing a new ray of hope for prostrate cancer patient, a team of doctors have successfully demonstrated how injecting a light-sensitive drug into the patient’s bloodstream and then activating it using a laser can destroy tumor tissue in the low-risk prostate.

In a phase-3 trial, the new approach called Vascular-Targeted Photodynamic (VTP) therapy was found successful in achieving complete remission of tumor in half of the men who were treated in the trial.

6 new species discovered in thermal vent in Indian Ocean

6 new species discovered in thermal vent in Indian Ocean

Several previously unknown, alien-like creatures, including a hairy-chested crab, reside in a deep-sea vent in the Indian Ocean, a team of biologists discovered.

The first Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) exploration of the Longqi vent field, which is called “Dragon’s Breath” in Mandarin, revealed half-dozen previously unknown species of snail and deep-sea worms like limpet, as well as the hairy-chested Hoff crab (Kiwa).

Saturn’s moons are younger than previously thought: new study suggests

Saturn’s moons are younger than previously thought: new study suggests

Saturn's moons are younger than previously thought and they are migrating away much faster than expected, freshly harvested data from the National Aeronautics & Space Administration's Cassini mission suggested.

Pages

Contact

Whether you want to ask us a question, would like to solve a problem, or just give us a suggestion, you’ll find many ways to contact us right here.

Email: editor@norcal.news

Phone: (916) 225-9835

Fax: (916) 225-9845

Newsletters

Subscribe and get the latest updates, news and more...