Category Archives: Sciences

UV–light DNA mutations found by Neanderthal genome project

It is human nature to want to know where you come from—who your family is, where they lived, what their lives were like. Breakthroughs in DNA technology have made it possible for the average person to take an at-home test …

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Are antibacterial hand soaps linked to antibiotic resistant bacteria?

Washing your hands with soap and water—good way to fight off disease, right? So washing with antibacterial hand soaps would be even better. That may be the logical conclusion that many people draw, but it may not be correct. The …

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New research discovers Sima de los Huesos in Spain is home to oldest human DNA

In Spain’s Atapuerca Mountains, the Sima de los Huesos – the Pit of Bones – archaeological site has been a treasure trove of data on early human ancestors for years. On December 4, 2013, a study by Matthias Meyer and …

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What is SEO and why is it important for research?

Searching for good research paper topics online is a lot like searching the library. You first need to know what you’re looking for. SEO, which stands for “search engine optimization,” means getting the most out of using search engines, like …

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Challenger disaster: Engineering and psychology research paper topics

The tragedy of the space shuttle Challenger exploding after launch in 1986 was the topic of a recent Science Channel movie aptly called The Challenger Disaster. But the real tragedy, as the movie and recent science articles depict, was the …

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Research the scientific events of Comet ISON, comet of the century

Dubbed the “comet of the century,” Comet ISON is a scientist’s dream. The comet has provided much anticipation, speculation and surprise for professional and amateur astronomers around the world. Good research paper topics could be to take an upcoming scientific …

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Natural disaster relief—the economics of climate change

Whichever side you take when it comes to global warming, there is no doubt that the economics of climate change are becoming increasingly significant. As more weather events, from hurricanes and typhoons to tsunamis and earthquakes, become more ferocious, the …

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Recent science articles probe science fact in Doctor Who 50th anniversary

Doctor Who first aired on British television November 23, 1963, and was popular with viewers from the very beginning. In true science fiction style, the show introduced bizarre concepts, such as time travel, different dimensions and regeneration, and scary alien …

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Do mammograms save lives? Latest breast cancer news.

Breast cancer awareness month may be over, but there is still a lot of talk about the disease in the media as a result of the latest breast cancer news. ABC News reporter Amy Robach received a diagnosis after an …

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Goodbye, black rhino; hello hammerhead shark

This past week, media outlets reported one animal moving from an endangered species to an extinct species, but another new species is discovered. While the latter news doesn’t reduce the sadness that many conservationists feel at the loss of the …

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