Articles by Philip Ross
- Prehistoric Moroccan Teeth Prove Stone Age Hunters Had 'Rotten' Oral Health
January 07 2014 1:13 PM
Archaeologists studying Stone Age human teeth found some of the earliest evidence for common tooth decay, suggesting that dental caries were widespread much earlier than scientists previously thought.
- Brutal Cold In Midwest Invades Northeast US
January 06 2014 8:12 PM
Heavy snowfall closed roads and thousands of flights were canceled or delayed, while the bitter cold led to several deaths.
- 7 Steps To Prevent Frostbite During Fierce Cold Spell
January 06 2014 7:33 PM
With many Americans grappling with sub-zero temperatures as the “polar vortex” descends on the country, meteorologists warn of the dangers of extreme cold, including frostbite. Here’s how to keep yourself safe.
- Japanese Levitate Objects With Sound Waves [VIDEO]
January 06 2014 7:06 PM
Scientists in Japan are pushing the boundaries of acoustic levitation, the technique of suspending objects in midair using sound waves.
- Antarctica A ‘Key Driver’ Of Global Climate, South Pole Temperatures Affect ‘Rest Of The Planet’
January 06 2014 3:07 PM
While extreme weather in the U.S. is in large part due to a “polar vortex” creeping down over the Northern hemisphere from the North Pole, scientists say weather patterns around the world are largely the result of climate change in Antarctica.
- Iowa Psychiatric Patient Choked After Staff ‘Forgot’ Dietary Restrictions
January 05 2014 8:17 PM
The family of Richard “Dick” Meredith, 82, is considering legal action after officials reportedly lied about his cause of death.
- Can Ordering Less Steak Mitigate Climate Change?
January 05 2014 4:58 PM
Scientists are arguing for us to reduce our reliance on livestock to mitigate the effects of climate change.
- Giraffe On Menu In Ancient Pompeii
January 05 2014 2:03 PM
New research into Pompeiians daily lives is broadening our understanding of this ancient Roman culture, particularly their eating habits, before Mt. Vesuvius marked its end nearly 2,000 years ago.
- CDC Sees ‘Big Uptick’ In Flu Cases
January 04 2014 7:34 PM
Health officials are seeing a surge in new cases. Find out which states are getting hit the hardest.
- Olivia Coats Death: Forceps Delivery Blamed For Newborn's Skull Being Crushed, Texas Parents To File Suit Against Doctor
January 04 2014 5:16 PM
A Texas couple reportedly plans to sue the obstetrician who delivered their baby after the newborn died a few days after her birth.
- Hawaii Toddler Dies After ‘Horrendous Screw-up’ At Dentist Office
January 04 2014 3:40 PM
A 3-year-old girl in Hawaii died Friday after a routine dental procedure caused permanent brain damage.
- Antarctic Ship Rescue Update: Xue Long ‘No Longer In Distress’ After ‘Roller-Coaster’ Rescue
January 04 2014 1:34 PM
The Antarctic ship rescue of a stranded Russian vessel, the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, has had its fair share of difficulties, but passengers are finally headed home.
- Alarming Forecasts Of Temperature Rise Boosted Again
December 31 2013 2:14 PM
Earth’s temperature is rising faster than projected, says a new study on climate change and the effects of cloud cover on global warming.
- New Year’s Resolutions 2014: 14 Ideas And Goals To Adopt For The New Year
December 31 2013 11:22 AM
New Year’s resolutions are important for getting our lives back on track. Here are 14 ideas and personal goals to adopt for 2014 for healthy living.
- Are California ‘King Tides’ A Sign Of Climate Change?
December 30 2013 6:25 PM
California’s annual “king tides” has returned to the west coast state, and sea levels are expected to rise 7.1 feet above average low tides. Are rising tides a sign of climate change?
- Vending Machines Must Post Calorie Counts Under Obamacare, Industry Says ‘Outrageous’ New Regulation Goes Too Far
December 30 2013 3:08 PM
Vending machine operators have a year in which to post calorie counts on machines across the country, as part of Obamacare.
- Jahi McMath Life Support Expires At 5 P.M. At Oakland Hospital, Parents Vow To 'Fight' For 13-Year-Old Until 'Very Last Second'
December 30 2013 12:29 PM
The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, the Oakland girl who was declared brain-dead after a routine tonsillectomy, is struggling to find a facility that will keep her on life support. The hospital she is currently in will remove her ventilator at 5 p.m. Monday, per a court order.
- Lost Antarctica Photos: Century-Old Images Discovered
December 29 2013 8:13 PM
A collection of lost Antarctica photos recently recovered from an abandoned Antarctic hut depict members of an early 20th-century team of explorers.
- NASA 'Super Ball Bot' Can Survive 60-Mile Drop Onto Alien World
December 29 2013 5:00 PM
A cheaper alternative to extraterrestrial exploration, the rover has a lightweight and collapsible structure.
- At Least 31 Dead In 2 Suicide Bombings In Volgograd
December 29 2013 2:13 PM
The incident closely followed Sunday's blast triggered by a suicide bomber in a Volgograd train station, which killed 17.