Articles by Amir Khan
- Ocean Garbage 'Vastly Underestimated' [SLIDESHOW]
April 27 2012 1:27 PM
Ocean garbage may be over twice as high as previous estimates, according to a recent study.
- New Spacecraft Will Come Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before
April 27 2012 1:13 PM
The European Space Agency and NASA are undertaking a joint venture to launch a spacecraft that will get closer to the sun than any craft ever has before.
- U.S. Workers Sleep-Deprived, CDC: What Are The Dangers Of Too Little Sleep?
April 27 2012 11:44 AM
Many U.S. workers are sleep deprived, which could not only impact their job performance, but could be deadly as well, according to the CDC.
- Martian Glass Indicates Water, Possibly Life, On The Red Planet
April 26 2012 5:07 PM
Mars is full of glass dunes that bode well for the existence of water and even microbial life on the red plant, according to a recent study.
- Natural Antacid May Have Helped Early Land-Creatures Survive Out Of Water
April 26 2012 4:27 PM
Early land-creatures may have had a natural antacid that allowed them to stay out of water longer, according to a new study.
- Berries May Slow Memory Loss: Other Health Effects Of These ?Superfoods?
April 26 2012 4:01 PM
Blueberries and strawberries may slow memory loss in women, according to a new study. The findings add to the list of potential health effects from these superfoods.
- Two-Thirds Of Americans Misuse Or Abuse Prescription Drugs
April 26 2012 2:23 PM
Many Americans misuse or abuse prescription drugs, according to research by Quest Diagnostics.
- Antidepressants Do More Harm Than Good, Study Says
April 25 2012 4:29 PM
The side effects of antidepressants far outweigh their minimal benefits, according to a new study.
- Mind-Controlled Robot May Help Paraplegics Interact With Environment
April 25 2012 3:28 PM
Partial paraplegics can control a robot using thought, according to a demonstration at Switzerland's Federal Institute of Technology on Tuesday.
- Blood Transfusions Overused, Study
April 25 2012 1:37 PM
Doctors administer blood transfusions far too often, causing unnecessary cost and unnecessary risk, according to a new study.
- Albino Killer Whale 'Iceberg' and Other Albino Animals [SLIDESHOW]
April 25 2012 10:49 AM
Researchers spotted an white killer whale on Sunday, the first time an all-white adult killer whale has been seen.
- Sudden Death In Young Athletes: Can EKG Screening Prevent It?
April 24 2012 5:06 PM
Issac Arzate, a 12-year-old boy from Oregon who suffered a heart attack while playing basketball in January, collapsed and died on Friday while playing baseball at his school. Could routine EKG's prevent sudden death in young athletes?