Behavioral therapy most effective treatment for social anxiety disorder
Angelo Sayo - Sep 29, 2014
Behavioral therapy most effective treatment for social anxiety disorder
A new study reveals that cognitive behavioral therapy is the most effective intervention for initial treatment of individuals with social anxiety disorder.
Pre-Biblical stone structures discovered in Northern Israel  Pre-Biblical stone structures discovered in Northern Israel
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 18, 2014
An enormous pre-Biblical stone structure was recently discovered in Northern Israel that could shed light on human history in the region.
NASA awards contracts to Boeing, SpaceX for manned U.S. flights to space station NASA awards contracts to Boeing, SpaceX for manned U.S. flights to space station
Angelo Sayo - Sep 18, 2014
NASA signs Boeing and SpaceX to contracts totaling a potential $6.8 billion to ferry U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
Texas textbooks under scrutiny for misleading climate change content Texas textbooks under scrutiny for misleading climate change content
Angelo Sayo - Sep 18, 2014
According to a new report, various inaccuracies on climate change were identified in social studies textbooks being considered for adoption into Texas public schools next year.
Impending eruption of Mayon Volcano results in evacuation of thousands in Philippines Impending eruption of Mayon Volcano results in evacuation of thousands in Philippines
Angelo Sayo - Sep 18, 2014
Thousands forced to evacuate in the Philippines as alert status of Mount Mayon suggests hazardous eruption within weeks.
Gas Pedal to bike pedal: Study reveals higher psychological well-being for active commuters Gas Pedal to bike pedal: Study reveals higher psychological well-being for active commuters
Angelo Sayo - Sep 17, 2014
Results showed significantly positive associations with well-being and commuters who travel actively to work compared to those who travel by car.
Survey: Journalists top the list for professions consuming the most coffee Survey: Journalists top the list for professions consuming the most coffee
Angelo Sayo - Sep 17, 2014
Results indicated that the highest consumers – journalists, police officers, and teachers – take in over four cups of coffee per day.
UK failing on environmental issues UK failing on environmental issues
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 17, 2014
A new report suggests that the UK is failing to protect the environment.
MIT designs robotic cheetah MIT designs robotic cheetah
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 17, 2014
MIT designs robotic cheetah that can jump and run like a regular cheetah.
SpaceX's Elon Musk plans to build a city on Mars SpaceX's Elon Musk plans to build a city on Mars
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 16, 2014
The Mars rover Curiosity is currently seeking whether Mars would be a hospitable environment for human life.
Harvard scientists create softer robotic exoskeleton Harvard scientists create softer robotic exoskeleton
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 16, 2014
The "Soft Exosuit" uses principles of basic human movement to work with the wearer's musculature in order to increase stamina and prevent injuries.
Mars rover reaches towering mountain Mars rover reaches towering mountain
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 16, 2014
Mt. Sharp contains a rocky stretch called the Murray Formation, which is 200 meters thick.
Scientists debate comet landing site Scientists debate comet landing site
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 16, 2014
Named Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk, the comet is roughly 400 km from Earth and takes approximately six and a half years to orbit the Sun.
As Ozone recovers, greenhouse gases rise As Ozone recovers, greenhouse gases rise
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 15, 2014
While the ozone layer seems to be recovering, there's still a troubling rise in greenhouse gas emissions- especially carbon dioxide.
Swimming dinosaur unearthed in Morocco Swimming dinosaur unearthed in Morocco
Sarah Sullivan - Sep 15, 2014
The first specimen of Spinosaurus was found in 1912, but was not properly identified.
Own a piece of NASA history, if you have a quarter million to spare Own a piece of NASA history, if you have a quarter million to spare
Justin Beach - Sep 14, 2014
A camera used by Apollo 15 astronauts to take photos on the moon is going up for auction.
Kindergarten weight strong indicator of childhood obesity, study finds Kindergarten weight strong indicator of childhood obesity, study finds
Ross Cronkrite - Sep 14, 2014
The researchers looked at data on children who took part in an Early Childhood Longitudinal Study of the U.S. Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999.
Researchers uncover new species of 'swamp monster' in West Texas Researchers uncover new species of 'swamp monster' in West Texas
Ross Cronkrite - Sep 14, 2014
The new species is named Machaeroprosopus lottorum after the Lott family who own the ranch on which the animal was found.
Russia installs ISS camera Russia installs ISS camera
Charli Kerns - Sep 13, 2014
A new camera is installed.
Monarch butterflies dropping dead, migration may disappear Monarch butterflies dropping dead, migration may disappear
Charli Kerns - Sep 13, 2014
Is Monsanto to blame?
Solar system formation was violent, according to astronomers Solar system formation was violent, according to astronomers
Charli Kerns - Sep 13, 2014
A new theory on how the solar system came to be.
Authorities in China respond to spike in bird flu cases Authorities in China respond to spike in bird flu cases
Rina Shah - Sep 12, 2014
Hong Kong responded by killing 20,000 chickens imported from mainland China after finding avian flu in the poultry.
Study: Human bodies are not meant for space Study: Human bodies are not meant for space
Charli Kerns - Sep 12, 2014
A new study finds human bodies are not made for space.
Forget chicken soup - clean hands keep colds at bay Forget chicken soup - clean hands keep colds at bay
Ian Lang - Sep 12, 2014
Most cold remedies are nothing more than old wives' tales.
More than 600 fall ill during Royal Caribbean cruise More than 600 fall ill during Royal Caribbean cruise
Rina Shah - Sep 11, 2014
More than 600 people have reportedly fallen ill on the cruise.
300,000-year-old hearth discovered 300,000-year-old hearth discovered
Ross Cronkrite - Sep 11, 2014
Around the hearth area, as well as inside it, the archaeologists discovered great quantities of flint tools that were clearly utilized for cutting meat.
There may be vast oceans deep beneath the Earth There may be vast oceans deep beneath the Earth
Justin Beach - Sep 11, 2014
University of Liverpool seismologists have published new research on the large amounts of water that flow to and from the Earth's mantle.
Humans were throwing parties 300k years ago Humans were throwing parties 300k years ago
Ian Lang - Sep 11, 2014
Human social structure evolved earlier than previously thought
The Grand Canyon may be much younger than previously believed The Grand Canyon may be much younger than previously believed
Justin Beach - Sep 10, 2014
New research suggests that the Grand Canyon may have formed 5-6 million years ago when a number of older, smaller canyons merged.
Firearms hospitalize about 20 U.S. kids per day, study finds Firearms hospitalize about 20 U.S. kids per day, study finds
Rina Shah - Sep 10, 2014
More than six percent of those who are admitted die from their injuries.
Google drops half a billion on your future robot overlords Google drops half a billion on your future robot overlords
Ian Lang - Sep 10, 2014
New AI acquisition raises questions regarding Google's future intentions.
Current drought is the worst in California's history and may get much worse Current drought is the worst in California's history and may get much worse
Justin Beach - Sep 10, 2014
California's current drought is the worst since it became a state in 1850, but data suggests that the area is prone to megadroughts which can last for 200 years.
FDA warns of flammable wart removers FDA warns of flammable wart removers
Rina Shah - Sep 09, 2014
Over-the-counter wart removers are regulated by the FDA as medical devices.
European hunter-gatherers looked like Jesus European hunter-gatherers looked like Jesus
Ian Lang - Sep 09, 2014
Scientists find first recovered genome of an European hunter-gatherer
Black hole theory not so black and white, says Stephen Hawking Black hole theory not so black and white, says Stephen Hawking
Ian Lang - Sep 09, 2014
Stephen Hawking attempts to make peace between quantum mechanics and general relativity
Marlboro Man actor dies from lung disease Marlboro Man actor dies from lung disease
Mary Locke - Sep 09, 2014
The print model for Marlboro cigarettes, who later campaigned against smoking, has died after complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Elizabeth Vargas opens up about her struggle with alcoholism Elizabeth Vargas opens up about her struggle with alcoholism
Courtney Slusser - Sep 08, 2014
The "20/20" anchor reveals some truths about herself
Evidence that Mars was once mild and wet found by Opportunity Rover Evidence that Mars was once mild and wet found by Opportunity Rover
Justin Beach - Sep 08, 2014
On the Opportunity rover's 10th birthday, NASA reveals new clay samples which provide evidence of a Mars that was once wet and mild.
Cold is good for losing weight Cold is good for losing weight
Rina Shah - Sep 08, 2014
More than one-third of U.S. adults are obese.
After electrical shock, man has star-shaped cataracts After electrical shock, man has star-shaped cataracts
Rina Shah - Sep 08, 2014
The man was legally blind, but he was able to read with the use of low-vision aids and was able to independently commute on public transportation.
Scientists discover first new Amazonian dolphin species in 100 years Scientists discover first new Amazonian dolphin species in 100 years
Ian Lang - Sep 07, 2014
Scientists hope for protected status for rare new species of river dolphin