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Apple iPhones May Face Import Bans In The United States

Apple’s battle with Qualcomm continues, but the latter is fighting back. Reports say Qualcomm is getting ready to request for an iPhone import ban in the United States.

Apple May 6, 2017

Lyme Disease And Powassan Virus Abound: What's The Deal With Tick-Borne Diseases?

This year is expected to have a particularly bad tick season, with experts warning of increases in Lyme disease and Powassan virus. Here are some things you may want to know about tick-borne diseases in the United States.

Public Health May 6, 2017

Halley's Comet Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower To Light Up Skies Very Early On May 6: Interesting Facts About This Celestial Event

Eta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to peak late on May 5 until the early hours of May 6. Here are some facts you may want to know about the celestial event.

Space May 6, 2017

Do-It-Yourself AI: Google Assistant Comes To Raspberry Pi

Google announces AIY Projects. The first kit in the set will allow you to create your own smart assistant with the help of Raspberry Pi.

Computers May 6, 2017

Killer Whale Found Dead In Scotland Has Highest Level Of Toxic Chemical Ever Recorded

An adult killer whale from a small group of whales in Scotland was found dead last year. Analysis of her blubber shows the highest ever recorded PCB toxicity levels in a marine mammal.

Animals May 5, 2017

World's Heaviest Woman Loses Hundreds Of Pounds Through Bariatric Surgery: See Her Transformation

The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, has lost hundreds of pounds since her bariatric surgery and therapy. Learn her story and see her transformation through these videos.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2017

Teen Gets College Degree Before Graduating From High School: Here's How She Did It

A teen from Indiana, Raven Osborne, is beating the odds as she gets her bachelor’s degree two weeks before getting her high school diploma. Here is the school program that helped her to achieve this feat.

Life & Style May 5, 2017

Gray Death: Authorities Warn About Latest And Scariest Opioid Drug Threat

Authorities warn the public about a new drug mix that could lead to more deaths in the opioid epidemic. Heroin and a drug used as elephant tranquilizer are just some of the dangerous components of gray death.

Public Health May 4, 2017

Here Are Some Of The Best And Wittiest Signs At The Climate March That Got Our Attention

The climate march brought thousands of people together from all walks of life for a single cause. Here are some of the wittiest signs from Saturday’s march.

Earth/Environment April 30, 2017

EPA Removes Climate Change Data From Website On Eve Of Climate March

The EPA updated their website right before the climate march on Saturday. The move is the latest in the reshaping of the agency to match the administration’s priorities.

Earth/Environment April 30, 2017

North Korea's Missile Test Fails: Here's What Could Have Happened

North Korea’s reported missile test failed early on Saturday. With certain countries having access to nuclear weapons, what are the threats that come with nuclear weaponry?

Defense April 30, 2017

NASA Apollo Mission In A Box: LEGO Launches Meter-Tall Saturn V Rocket

LEGO is unveiling a new NASA-inspired Lego set. It comes in the form of a detailed replica of the first manned rocket to put people to the moon, the Saturn V.

Geek April 29, 2017

New Technique For Recovering Ancient DNA Without Bones May Shed Light On Human Evolution

A new technique for DNA recovery allows for collecting ancient DNA even without solid bone fragments or fossils. Could this new method shed light into the mystery of human evolution?

Ancient April 29, 2017

Is Time Travel Possible? Physicists Use Math To Investigate Time Travel

The concept of time travel may be a little less fictional with numbers. The aptly named TARDIS model uses math to investigate the prospects of time travel.

Space April 29, 2017

Mystery Illness Kills 11, Sickens At Least 5 Others In Liberia

The World Health Organization is investigating 11 cases of unexplained deaths resulting from a mystery illness in Liberia. The incidents come almost a year after WHO announced the end of the latest Ebola outbreak in the country.

Public Health April 29, 2017

NOAA Investigates Unusual Humpback Whale Die Off In The East Coast

The NOAA is declaring last year’s unusually high humpback whale die off as an ‘unusual mortality event.’ The declaration is prompting immediate action and expert investigation.

Animals April 28, 2017

This 25-Pound Blanket Can Help Relieve Stress And Anxiety, Clinical Studies Show

Gravity is a blanket that’s designed to make its users feel as if they are being embraced or swaddled. Its weighted design is made to be a stress and anxiety reliever.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

Drugged Driving More Complex And Fatal Than Drunk Driving: Report

A report shows that drugged driving is overtaking the number of recorded fatalities among drunken driving incidences. The numbers are concerning, but the topic of drugged driving is more complicated than it seems.

Public Health April 27, 2017

Cassini Sends Back To Earth First Images From Its Saturn Ring Dive

Cassini’s first dive between Saturn and its inner rings proved to be successful. Along with its successful dive comes new and closer-than-ever images of Saturn’s atmosphere.

Space April 27, 2017

Rare Second Parchment Copy Of Declaration Of Independence Found In England

Researchers from Harvard found the only other parchment manuscript of the Declaration of Independence in the archives of West Sussex. The Sussex Declaration bears certain differences from the original parchment.

Feature | Culture April 24, 2017

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