NASA and the European Space Agency are not yet officially pursuing a lander mission together to explore Jupiter moon Europa. The joint Europa lander mission was brought up weeks ago by a scientist at a geosciences summit.
Space May 12, 2017
Brazil has lifted its public health emergency over the mosquito-borne illness Zika virus. This occurs 18 months after its worst outbreak, which causes severe birth defects like microcephaly in newborns.
Public Health May 12, 2017
Skin cancer is on the rise in the United States, and you simply can't take chances during the summer season. Here are sun protection tips straight from the experts, including optimal sunscreen protection.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2017
Car accidents occurred at drastically lower rates among drivers with ADHD taking their prescribed medications than those who aren't, a new study has found. Learn more about this potential benefit of taking ADHD medications religiously, especially for safe driving.
Medicine May 11, 2017
In a recent interview with GQ, Dwayne Johnson, also famously known as The Rock, called it 'a real possibility' when he was asked if he would ever run for the White House. Will it be Johnson 2020 from here on?
Celebrities May 11, 2017
Skywatchers are treated on May 10, Wednesday, with the May full moon, also known as the 'Flower Moon.' Learn about the origins and history of the Flower Moon and skywatching in the East Coast at this time.
Earth/Environment May 11, 2017
A new study links routine use of common over-the-counter painkillers to an increased risk of heart attack. Read more about the dangers of NSAIDs and the association made between these NSAIDs and heart attack.
Medicine May 10, 2017
Famous dinosaur fossil 'Baby Louie,' found in China some 20 years ago, is now described as part of a new species of giant oviraptorosaurs. Learn more about the characteristics of the Beibeilong sinensis.
Animals May 10, 2017
Last Sunday, Central Florida residents were jolted awake by a mysterious sonic boom that turned out to be from the unmanned X-37B space plane. What is this 'secret mission' that the U.S. Air Force intended to accomplish?
Space May 10, 2017
Evidence points to a contagious bacterial infection that can lead to meningitis in the occurrence of a mystery illness in Liberia. Find out more about this infectious disease from U.S. health officials as well as the WHO.
Public Health May 9, 2017
The California health department has warned consumers not to drink Deer Antler Tea products from U.S. Deer Antlers Exports and Imports Inc. out of concerns with Clostridium botulinum contamination. Here are the warnings and recall details.
Public Health May 9, 2017
Up to 7,000 bodies may be buried on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and officials are seeking to exhume the bodies. The ambitious plan involves putting up a visitors center and a lab to study the bodies.
Public Health May 8, 2017
The Elon Musk-owned SpaceX is determined to launch the first of a network of internet-providing satellites in 2019 and start the technology’s development later in 2017. Know more from company executive Patricia Cooper speaking before the Senate.
Space May 8, 2017
The photo of a newborn baby holding a Mirena IUD is making rounds online. How common is it to get pregnant while using an intrauterine device, and what are the potential consequences?
Healthy Living/Wellness May 6, 2017
In order to tackle its unstable drinking water supply, the United Arab Emirates just might mine icebergs from Antarctica and park them off the nation’s coast. Find out how the gulf state plans to perform this iceberg mining mission.
Earth/Environment May 5, 2017
China's C919 passenger jet made its maiden flight on Friday, May 5, marking the country's aspirations to compete against Boeing and Airbus jets in commercial flights. Find out more about this homegrown jet and its chances of success.
Business Tech May 5, 2017
What happens to the body on a gluten-free diet? Here are some potential effects, including in those who do not test positive for celiac disease but have gluten sensitivity.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2017
American Airlines is eyeing more seats on its Boeing 737 Max jetliners. In order to do so, it will decrease the distance between some economy seats from 31 inches to 29 inches.
Business Tech May 4, 2017
Newly confirmed agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue has announced a rule eliminating certain nutritional standards in place in school cafeterias. His office seeks to relax guidelines on sodium, whole grain, and milk set during the Obama administration.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2017
Restrictions governing pharmaceutical companies' practice of 'detailing' have translated to reduced brand-name prescriptions, according to a new study. This means keeping med reps away from doctors may lead to more generic drug prescriptions, too.
Medicine May 3, 2017