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Giving birth in water is safe as land births for moms and baby as well

Water births are no more risky than land births.

Scientists identified a gene family that helps control photosynthesis

Identifying a cyanobacterial gene family that helps control photosynthesis

Astronomers determined the mass of surprisingly tiny black hole

The motions of gas and stars in the nuclei of nearby galaxies have demonstrated that massive black holes are common and that their masses...

Parker Solar Probe helps solve sun’s super-heating mystery

For more than a half-century, since the problem of coronal heating was discovered in the 1940s, astronomers have tried to establish why the Sun's...

Solar system’s hidden Planet X may finally be spotted soon

Over the course of the past two decades, observational surveys have unveiled the intricate orbital structure of the Kuiper Belt, a field of icy...

Physicists create a quantum refrigerator that cools with an absence of light

For the first time ever, a team of scientists managed to cool an object with the absence of light. The method, which has never...

Children with dengue infection could be protected from symptomatic Zika

Dengue has been endemic to the Americas, Zika wasn’t reported in the region until 2015. The viruses are very similar: they are transmitted by...

Almost half of parents try non-evidence-based cold prevention methods for kids

More than half of the parents believe that Vitamin C keeps germs away from their kids. They even don't allow kids to go outside with...

1/3 of kids live in extended family homes before 18

Almost 17% of kids lived with their living in 1/3 of kids live in extended family homes before 18, a new study suggests. The study...

Half of the sleep deprived teenager’s parents blame electronics

In societies the world over, teenagers are blamed for staying up late, then struggling to wake up in the morning. While it’s true that...

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