Your birth year can influence obesity risk

People born before 1942 are less likely to be affected by a variant to a gene linked to obesity risk than those who are born after 1942. The effect is stronger in those born in later decades, finds a fascinating research.

3D technology to help study environmental changes

A 3D virtual reality system at Utah-based Brigham Young University (BYU) is changing the way engineers are viewing environmental engineering challenges.

Vast channels beneath Antarctic ice discovered

Scientists have discovered 250 meter ice channels beneath a floating ice shelf in Antarctica.

Honey bees` genetic code decoded

Researchers have uncovered a new element of the honeybee’s genetic makeup, which may help to explain why bees are so sensitive to environmental changes.