Health

Evolutionary “Time Travel” Reveals Enzyme’s Origins, From One

“The distinction between the past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion,” Albert Einstein wrote. Perhaps this is nowhere more evident than in protein evolution, where past and present versions of the...

Super Simple: Drinking Enough Water Could Prevent Heart Failure

Staying well hydrated throughout life could reduce the risk of developing heart failure, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2021.1 “Our study suggests that maintaining good hydration can prevent or at least slow down...

Origin of Water’s Strange Properties: Scientists Capture a “Quantum Tug”

The work sheds light on the web of hydrogen bonds that gives water its strange properties, which play a vital role in many chemical and biological processes. Water is the most abundant yet least understood liquid...

If You Witness a Cardiac Arrest, Your Actions Could Save a Life – “Every...

Lay responders’ swift assistance to cardiac arrest victims is associated with improved survival, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2021.1,2 “Our study suggests that when emergency medical services incorporate members of the public into their...

Unpopular Plan To Slow Some Mail Delivery

If you’re a well-rounded sports fan and want to watch live sports from all the major leagues, you’ll need an option that offers the broadest coverage. Subscribing to multiple individual-sport streaming services adds up...

Biden departs for vacation as multiple crises escalate

President Joe Biden departed the White House for a vacation in Wilmington, Delaware as multiple crises escalated Thursday, most notably the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan that has forced the Pentagon to send troops...

After the team’s repeated complaints about the required bikini bottoms

It's 2021, but the policing of female athletes' bodies is a practice that continues to thrive. The Norwegian women's beach handball team is in a battle with the sport's governing bodies to wear less-revealing...

The Downs And Ups Of Africa’s Current COVID Surge

When it comes to COVID-19 in Africa, there were mixed signals from Africa on Thursday. The World Health Organization reports that after eight consecutive weeks of surging cases across the continent, there's finally been a...

The Delta Variant Will Drive A Steep Rise In U.S. COVID Deaths, A New...

The current COVID-19 surge in the U.S. — fueled by the highly contagious delta variant — will steadily accelerate through the summer and fall, peaking in mid-October, with daily deaths more than triple what they are...

The Wall.fyi Airlines, Banks And Other Companies Across The World Hit In Latest Web...

Several major companies, financial institutions and airlines from the U.S. to Australia and Hong Kong suffered brief online outages Thursday due to a third-party IT provider. The outage appeared to affect each company's website and...