Scientists say Earth’s rebellious inner core may have ‘paused’ and reversed

Deep Earth may be slowing its rotation. Earth’s solid iron inner core appears to be spinning at a slower rate than the planet’s, according to a new study — but not to worry, scientists think it’s been changing speeds and directions over eons. The 9,400-degree inner core — which was discovered in 1936 by studying … Read more

In memory of: Robert Wayne, 66, pioneer in conservation genetics, protecting canine puppies and other species

Distinguished Professor Robert Wayne, the acclaimed evolutionary geneticist and geneticist whose research helped explain the history and evolution of pet dogs, died on December 26 of pancreatic cancer. He was 66 years old. Wayne has been a faculty member in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA for more than 30 years. His … Read more

Should you exercise when you are sleep deprived? Experts weigh

Editor’s note: Seek advice from your healthcare provider if you suffer from chronic poor sleep and also before starting an exercise programme. CNN – It’s the end of another long day at the office after a lack of sleep at night. As usual, you’re exhausted, but you want to stop at the gym on the … Read more