Virtual Reality transforms medical training with a new application that aims to prepare doctors for infant emergencies. Oculus wants to continue doing similar educational projects.
Apps/Software July 24, 2017
NASA releases hundreds of aircraft test flights and failure videos from its archive on YouTube. About 500 videos will be made available to the public.
Space July 24, 2017
A Florida man finally recovers after battling flesh-eating bacteria contracted from a hike in New Hampshire. Health experts say blaming Mount Garfield is an inaccurate assumption.
Public Health July 23, 2017
South Dakota State University has broken ground to begin excavation for its planned Neutrino research facility. Excavation for the deep underground facility could take 10 years to finish.
Energy July 22, 2017
The U.S. FDA has granted Aspect Imaging a 510(k) clearance for its Embrace Neonatal MRI device. Embrace is the first MRI designed for babies in the NICU.
Medicine July 22, 2017
Boots Pharmaceuticals angered women for suggesting that decreasing the price of its morning-after pills will encourage inappropriate behavior. The drugstore apologized after a major backlash.
Public Health July 22, 2017
Researchers develop a flexible robot that can grow to 1,000 times its size, move fast, inflate or deflate, and manage complicated obstacles. Meet the Vinebot.
Robotics July 22, 2017
Scientists have discovered that elephant seals can identify each other using their unique voices. Male seals use voice identification to evade and flee from aggressive alphas.
Animals July 21, 2017
The Hubble space telescope captured Phobos photobombing Mars during an observation in 2016. NASA finally releases the time-lapse image of the Martian satellite in orbit.
Space July 21, 2017
Scientists discover another reason why fast food is unhealthy. Three major fast food chains in the UK test positive for poo bacteria in its iced drinks.
Public Health July 21, 2017
The NOAA predicts a large algal bloom in Western Lake Erie in the summer months. The public is advised that drinking water could be contaminated.
Earth/Environment July 16, 2017
An entire hog barn at the Clinton County Fair was tagged ‘Terminal’ after one hog tested positive for swine flu. All 280 hogs will be slaughtered.
Public Health July 16, 2017
Scientists performing necropsy on the Seven Right Whale carcasses found in June reveal preliminary results. Evidence of ship collisions discovered but other causes not ruled out.
Animals July 16, 2017
The federal government has concluded its largest takedown operation on health-related scams with hundreds of fraud charges. Doctors were accused of prescribing unnecessary opioids to patients and addicts.
Public Health July 15, 2017
A team of Chinese scientists has achieved another feat for teleporting a photon particle to space. Could science teleport humans by using the same technology soon?
Feature | Science July 15, 2017
NASA admits that it does not have enough funds to send people to Mars by the 2030s. The agency could focus on its planned lunar outpost instead.
Space July 15, 2017
Squirrels exhibit effective problem solving behavior when facing obstacles similar to challenges they have already solved. A study suggests that they remember and learn from past mistakes.
Animals July 14, 2017
An Automated Teller Machine in Texas dispensed notes requesting for freedom to customers. A repairman was apparently trapped behind the machine until someone called police.
Viral July 14, 2017
Delaware-sized iceberg finally parts from Larsen C, but experts are divided over the cause of calving. Some scientists claim climate change is not the cause.
Earth/Environment July 14, 2017
Astronomers believe that our galaxy could contain more brown dwarf stars than previously estimated. Star clusters outside the solar system reveal failed stars hidden in plain sight.
Space July 9, 2017