Month: April 2016

  • Montana’s Economy Benefiting from Increase in High-Tech Jobs and Companies

    Montana’s Economy Benefiting from Increase in High-Tech Jobs and Companies

    The rest of the country may view Montana as nothing but farmland and rolling plains, but a new emphasis on technology could change this narrative in the near future. According to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, a new report from the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research has revealed that the state’s high-tech […]

  • Grants Help Autistic Children Nationwide Learn to Swim

    Grants Help Autistic Children Nationwide Learn to Swim

    April is autism awareness month, and all across the country, people are participating in activities highlighting autism and those affected by the disorder. And some are doing this by swimming. Drowning is the number one cause of death in kids with autism. They don’t have fear of the water or the skills to ask for […]

  • Rogue Dentist Leaves Patient Toothless After Routine Procedure Goes Wrong

    Rogue Dentist Leaves Patient Toothless After Routine Procedure Goes Wrong

    An Indiana man had all of his teeth removed during what was supposed to be a routine dental procedure last month. Donny Grisby went to White River Dental to have four of his teeth pulled. When he awoke, however, he discovered that a lot more had been taken from him. Donny Grisby realized that he […]

  • Testosterone Levels in Men Linked to Empathy in Studies

    Besides cultural and socially instilled differences, what are the real differences between men and women and the reasons behind their behaviors? A new study shows that some of it may have to do with empathy, and the respective genders’ ability to detect it. The study showed that women may be more empathetic than men because […]

  • Study Finds Potential Link Between Senior Cognitive Decline and Poor Dental Health

    Numerous studies have shown the potentially negative effects that poor oral health can have on your overall health: from diabetes to heart disease to cancer, there are plenty of reasons to keep up your dental hygiene routine. But now, a new study shows that there may be a link between poor oral health and age-related […]

  • Tucker the Constipated Sea Turtle Gets Breakthrough Medical Care

    Tucker the Constipated Sea Turtle Gets Breakthrough Medical Care

    In a story that seems scientifically designed to push the Internet’s buttons in all the right ways, this April a constipated sea turtle is receiving groundbreaking medical treatment from a team of veterinarians in Seattle. To be blunt, Tucker can’t fart. To help the turtle get rid of the extra air bubbles in his body, […]

  • Blueberries Could Help Improve Cognitive Function in Aging Adults

    Blueberries Could Help Improve Cognitive Function in Aging Adults

    Blueberries have long topped the list of healthy, antioxidant-rich foods, shown to fuel weight loss and provide myriad of other benefits. But now researchers at the University of Cincinnati are saying that healthy helpings of blueberries might also help to treat patients with cognitive impairment issues. Supplementing a previous study that showed cognitive function improvement […]

  • Minnesota Entrepreneur Draws Ire of Police by Designing Handgun That Resembles a Smartphone

    Minnesota Entrepreneur Draws Ire of Police by Designing Handgun That Resembles a Smartphone

    A recent string of violence throughout the world has prompted many people to purchase guns. However, many have found that they cannot carry their newly-acquired guns due to concealed weapon laws in their jurisdiction. One entrepreneur, however, believes he has solved this dilemma with a new invention, though he has already received a considerable amount […]

  • Only 2.7% of American Adults Live a Healthy Lifestyle, New Study Says

    Despite America being a nation of clean eating, crash diets, and beach bodies, a new study has found that only 2.7% of adults across the country are actually considered “healthy,” according to the four main pillars of heart health. Completed by researchers at Oregon State University in conjunction with other universities, the report examined whether […]

  • The Smart Bottle: Technology is Catching Up in the Wine Department

    The invention of glass blowing in the first century BC, an event that coincided with the rise of the Roman empire, brought the Western world one very important thing: wine bottles. More than 2,000 years later, another important innovation in wine consumption and packaging threatens to revolutionize the world of wine once again. A new […]