Category: Live Science

What Is The World's Largest Tree? 0

What Is The World's Largest Tree?

The largest tree in the world is a giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in California's Sequoia National Park. Called General Sherman, the tree is about 52,500 cubic feet (1,487 cubic meters) in volume. That's the...

Artificial Human Ovary Created 0

Artificial Human Ovary Created

A lab-grown ovary has successfully matured human eggs and could eventually be used to help women conceive. The artificial ovary could play a role in preserving the fertility of women facing cancer treatment in...

Malaria Medicine Could Be Toxic 0

Malaria Medicine Could Be Toxic

SAN FRANCISCO — A malaria drug once widely prescribed to U.S. soldiers could cause symptoms similar to traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), one researcher says. The drug mefloquine may damage the...

How To Swat A Mosquito 0

How To Swat A Mosquito

WASHINGTON (ISNS) — Spring this year was unusually wet in the eastern half of the United States, with heavy rains falling from everywhere from Kansas and Missouri to New York City and Washington, D.C.,...

Men Talk More Than Women 0

Men Talk More Than Women

Women may have a reputation as the chattier gender, but research into the matter shows that men may actually be a little more talkative than women—though it all depends on the situation. Psychologist Campbell...