Excess body weight accounted for about 3.9% of all cancers worldwide in 2012, according to a report appearing online in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, which is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
A program funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is claiming a breakthrough that might significantly improve the treatment of anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders using implanted devices in the human brain.
Launched 51 years ago to study the Outer Planets, the American space probe Voyager 2 is now only the second man-made object to leave the "heliopause" after her sister ship, Voyager 1. She's now in interstellar space but is still inside our Solar System.
The ongoing warming of the endangered Arctic is double that of the rest of the planet, and the region has been warmer for the past five years than at any other time since 1900 when records began being kept.
China's going over to the Dark Side -- of the Moon, that is. Rumors continue to mount China will launch a mission tomorrow (Dec. 8), which will land a rover to explore the Dark Side or the Far Side of the Moon.
Patrick Ho Chi-ping, former Secretary for Home Affairs of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was found guilty by a federal jury in New York of bribing government officials in Uganda and Chad on behalf of a Chinese energy company.
U.S. Army General Mark Milley, the incoming Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will continue creating a thoroughly modernized and better equipped United States Armed Forces capable of winning on future battlefields.
The Great Dying or the Permian-Triassic Extinction Event was the largest extinction in Earth's history. This cataclysmic mass slaughter, which occurred some 252 million years ago, wiped-out about 96 percent of all marine species worldwide.
There seems to be a consensus forming the U.S. Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, will hike interest rates for the last time this year before Christmas but will moderate the pace in 2019.