Articles by Charles Poladian
- Maria Sharapova May Change Her Surname To Sugarpova
August 20 2013 10:49 AM
Maria Sharapova may temporarily change her name to Maria Sugarpova to promote her candy business during the 2013 U.S Open.
- Star Formation Is One Violent Process
August 20 2013 10:06 AM
Astronomers were able to capture a detailed photo of a Herbig-Haro object, created by the violent collision of ejected material from a young star with surrounding gas and dust.
- Tempeh Source Of 2012 Salmonella Outbreak
August 19 2013 3:57 PM
The CDC determined unpasteurized tempeh as the source of a 2012 salmonella and the agency says there should be more awareness about handling the product.
- Neanderthal Societies Had Distinct Handaxe Traditions
August 19 2013 1:52 PM
Neanderthals are proving to be quite culturally complex and new research indicates different societies had their own handaxe traditions passed down from generation to generation.
- Free-Floating Planets May Form Within Dense Gas Clouds
August 19 2013 12:23 PM
Astronomers may have discovered how some free-floating planets may have formed within a dense gas cloud instead of being kicked out of an existing system orbiting a star.
- Exoplanet Travels Around Its Star In 8.5 Hours
August 19 2013 10:33 AM
Researchers have discovered an exoplanet named Kepler 78b that completes an orbit around its host star in just 8.5 hours.
- Soda Makes Kids More Aggressive According To New Study
August 16 2013 3:25 PM
A new study associates soda consumption with aggression and other behavioral problems in young children.
- Heavy Coffee Consumption Linked To Increased Mortality Risk
August 16 2013 1:06 PM
According to a new study, drinking more than four cups of coffee a day is associated with a greater than 50 percent increased mortality risk in individuals under the age of 55.
- Fossils Of Ancient Rodent-Like Mammal Discovered In China
August 16 2013 11:50 AM
The 160 million year-old fossilized remains of "Wrinkly Tooth," an ancient ancestor of modern rodents, were discovered in China.
- North Korea's Smartphone Announcement Doubted By Experts
August 16 2013 9:52 AM
North Korea's announcement of a new smartphone, the Arirang, has been met with skepticism by tech experts.
- Has Voyager 1 Reached Interstellar Space?
August 15 2013 3:57 PM
A new study has sparked plenty of debate as researchers believe NASA's Voyager 1 has already reached interstellar space while NASA disagrees.
- New Mammal Discovered In South America
August 15 2013 1:48 PM
The olinguito is a new, teddy bear-like carnivorous mammal species discovered in South America that had been misclassified for decades.
- Typhoid Mary Mystery May Have Finally Been Solved
August 15 2013 11:43 AM
New research may explain how Typhoid Mary could infect scores of people without any outward signs of being sick.
- Hubble Takes A Look Into The Past
August 15 2013 9:12 AM
The Hubble Sequence, which classifies galaxies into three different types, was accurate as far back as 11 billion years ago, as distant galaxies resemble modern galaxies.
- Astronomers Discover Magnetar At The Center Of The Milky Way Galaxy
August 14 2013 8:41 PM
Astronomers have discovered a magnetar just half a light-year from the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
- Researchers Record Apes Swimming And Diving For The First Time
August 14 2013 2:20 PM
Researchers were able to capture apes swimming and diving for the first time on camera and, much like humans, they swim using a breaststroke.
- Why Would A Father Murder His Family? British Study Offers Clues
August 14 2013 12:44 PM
A "family annihilator" study examined 71 cases over 30 years and discovered the crime was mostly committed by males in their 30s.
- Fans Discover Google Maps Doctor Who Easter Egg
August 14 2013 10:11 AM
Fans have discovered a "Doctor Who" Google Maps Easter Egg that lets users inside the TARDIS.
- Is Your Personal Data Secure Online? Guess Again
August 13 2013 4:03 PM
An audit found that more than a fifth of 2,100 sites did not disclose data protection policies or use of visitors' personal information.
- Hi-SEAS Mars Food Study Wraps Up Its First Mission
August 13 2013 1:20 PM
Researchers spent four months living and eating like astronauts on Mars in Hawaii as part of the Hi-SEAS mission.