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It Is The 50th Anniversary Of The Cuyahoga River Fire That Led To The Clean Water Act

It was 50 years ago when the Cuyahoga River in Ohio went on fire. The river had been on fire several times before this incident, but it was the 1969 fire that led to the Clean Water Act.

Science June 23, 2019

Americans Eating Less Red Meat But A Lot Of Processed Meats, Study Finds

Although Americans are eating less meat than 18 years ago, the consumption of processed meats remain the same. About a quarter of Americans' red meat and poultry consumption come from processed meats.

Health June 23, 2019

Ocean Bacteria Alters Skin Microbiome After Just 10 Minutes Of Swimming

Just 10 minutes of swimming in the ocean can alter our skin microbiome, a study finds. While many of the bacteria are harmless, some can cause serious diseases.

Science June 23, 2019

Building Seawalls To Protect Vulnerable U.S. Locations From Rising Sea Levels Will Cost $400 Billion

How much will it cost to protect communities across the country from rising sea levels? Evidently, protection comes at a hefty price of $400 billion.

Science June 22, 2019

Over 500 Critically Endangered Vultures Die From Eating Elephants Poisoned By Poachers

Over 500 vultures died after eating the carcasses of elephants believed to be poisoned by poachers. All of the vulture species involved in the incident are considered critically endangered.

Science June 22, 2019

Next-Gen Comet Interceptor Mission Wants To Target 'Pristine' Comet

The ESA will send a spacecraft with three modules to study a pristine comet that is making its way toward the inner solar system for the first time. The Comet Interceptor will follow previous missions Giotto and Rosetta.

Science June 22, 2019

ESA Testing New Device That Could Save Lives In Future Moon Missions

The ESA has begun testing the new prototype of Lunar Evacuation System Assembly, or LESA, during the NEEMO 23 mission at the Atlantic Ocean. The technology will one day be used to rescue injured astronauts on the moon.

Science June 22, 2019

6 Top Software Solutions For Small Businesses

A small business has to be every bit as streamlined and diverse as a big business if it hopes to succeed these days. That often means that a single person has to wear many hats or that departments need to cross-pollinate ideas and resources. Small businesses certainly aren't the siloed, specialized machines that many big companies can afford to be, so they need all the help they can get.

Tech June 21, 2019

Does It Make Sense To Buy Gold When You're Young

You're an investor under 30, probably just starting up your portfolio and in the position to invest seriously for the first time in your life. There are a lot of options. Your bank is likely trying to sell you products such as certificates of deposit and other low-interest, high-safety investments.

Trending News June 21, 2019

NASA's New Rover Gets Shiny New Set Of Wheels And Legs

NASA's Mars 2020 rover is starting to look like an actual rover. This month, engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California installed the vehicle's legs and wheels in preparation for the July 2020 launch.

Science June 21, 2019

Technology Assessment: Artificial Intelligence In The Medical Sector

Precise medicine with side effects: Project analyzes opportunities and challenges of combining artificial intelligence with modern human genomics and genome editing

Tech June 21, 2019

No Chance For Data Leeches

KIT researchers have developed an app to protect mobile data without limiting the usability of popular apps

Tech June 21, 2019

Neanderthal, Mystery Human DNA Found In The ‘Dark Heart’ Of Our Chromosomes

Scientists dive into the deep, dark heart of the human chromosome to see what's within. Their discovery included chunks of DNA from Neanderthals and a mystery human ancestor.

Science June 21, 2019

LOOK: Astronomers Capture The 'Glow' Of Uranus's Rings

The new images of Uranus taken using large telescopes show the rings' 'warm glow.' It is also the first time that the rings' temperature is measured.

Science June 21, 2019

Poll Reveals Americans Are More Interested In Monitoring Asteroids Than Going To Mars

Evidently, Americans are quite concerned about asteroids. It was revealed in a poll that Americans prefer to focus on monitoring asteroids and comets than going back to the moon or going to Mars.

Science June 21, 2019

Mysterious Whale Skull From The 1980s Confirmed As Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid

After nearly 30 years, the mystery behind the odd-looking whale skull in Denmark has been solved. Evidently, the creature it belonged to was 54 percent beluga and 46 percent narwhal.

Science June 20, 2019

Gaps In Congo And Uganda Border Is Making Ebola Quarantine More Difficult

People who have Ebola might be coming in and out of Uganda without going through official border posts, authorities have admitted. The first two confirmed cases of Ebola in Uganda used unguarded dirt paths between the two countries.

Health June 20, 2019

Researchers 3D Print Wearable Mesh That Can Function As Flexible Medical Braces

MIT engineers developed a 3D-printed mesh that can be used as an ankle or a knee brace. The material is flexible enough to allow comfort and movement, but stiff enough to prevent further injuries.

Health June 20, 2019

More US Women Use Marijuana During Pregnancy, Says Study

More women admitted to using medical and nonmedical marijuana during pregnancy in 2017 than in 2001, according to a new study. The drug is also more prevalent among those who are in the first trimester of their pregnancy.

Health June 20, 2019

Discovery Of A 'Holy Grail' With The Invention Of Universal Computer Memory

A new type of computer memory which could solve the digital technology energy crisis has been invented and patented by scientists from Lancaster University in the UK.

Tech June 20, 2019

Multi-Mobile (M2) Computing System Makes Android And iOS Apps Sharable On Multiple Devices

The M2 system integrates cameras, displays, microphones, speakers, sensors, and GPS to improve audio conferencing, media recording, and Wii-like gaming, and allow greater access for disabled users.

Tech June 20, 2019

How You Lock Your Smartphone Can Reveal Your Age: UBC Study

Older smartphone users tend to rely more on their phones' auto lock feature compared to younger users, a new UBC study has found. They also prefer using PINs over fingerprints to unlock their phones.

Trending News June 20, 2019

3 Myths About Embedded Analytics Debunked

If you’re involved in the world of business intelligence in any way, then you’ve most likely noticed the rise in prominence of embedded analytics over the past few years.

Trending News June 20, 2019

Top 5 Best Warehouse Management Systems In 2019

The warehouse is one of the busiest places of business operations that is buzzing with activity all day long. Managing, controlling, and keeping track of inventory is one tough job that requires immense hard work and careful attention to detail.

Sponsored June 20, 2019

Massive Alien Hunt Finds No Sign Of Extraterrestrial Life In 1,300 Stars Closest To Earth

Breakthrough Listen searched the stars nearest Earth for any sign of alien life, but the $100 million project came up short of any evidence. Are we alone after all?

Science June 20, 2019

Teen Suicides At All-Time High Since Turn Of The Millennium

The rate of suicide among young people has been rising alarmingly in recent years. Adolescent and young adult males made up the majority of the deaths caused by suicide in 2017.

Health June 19, 2019

First Female Astronaut In Space Sally Ride Made Historic Trip 36 Years Ago

On July 18, 1983, 32-year-old Ride became the first American woman to go into space as part of the Challenger's STS-7 mission. During her first flight, she operated the robotic arm that deployed satellites into low orbit.

Science June 19, 2019

2 Very Earthlike Exoplanets Spotted Just 12.5 Light-Years From Our Solar System

Teegarden b and Teegarden c both sit within the habitable zone of their host star. According to scientists, the newly discovered exoplanets in orbit around a nearby dwarf star might have the right conditions to support life.

Science June 19, 2019

Researchers Create 3D Holograms On Printed Materials Using Normal Ink

Lumii's technology does not require special films or lenses to create images that appear three-dimensional or holographic in certain angles. The company uses regular ink to create dynamic effects.

Science June 19, 2019

Shaggy Hyenas Lived, Hunted In The Frigid Arctic During The Last Ice Age

Only a handful of hyena species exist today, but this wasn't always the case. New research found that prehistoric hyenas thrived in the harsh conditions of the Arctic, hunting other animals and crossing continents.

Science June 19, 2019

Sleeping Habits Can Have Effect On Alzheimer's Progression Later In Life

Another study linked changes in sleep pattern to the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's later in life. Researchers found that an individual's current sleeping habits can predict accumulation of tau and proteins in the brain.

Health June 19, 2019

Astronomers Look Back 13 Billion Years To See Earliest Example Of Galaxies Merging

Around 13 billion years ago, two galaxies came together in an epic collision and created something entirely new to the universe. Scientists just witnessed this event.

Science June 19, 2019

Melting Of Arctic Ice Releasing Hazardous Toxins Into Atmosphere

The thawing permafrost can bring back ancient diseases, release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and dump mercury and nuclear waste that can seep into the food chain. Scientists predicted that up to 70 percent of permafrost could thaw by 2100.

Science June 18, 2019

Former Astronaut Michael Collins Posts Previously Unreleased Photo Of Apollo 11 Crew

Fifty years after the historic Moon landing, NASA astronaut Michael Collins shared a photo of the Apollo 11 crew that the public has never seen before. The photo showed Collins holding a replica of the moon.

Science June 18, 2019

NASA Finds Newly Made Impact Crater On Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted a new crater near the equator of Mars. Scientists said that the feature might have been created when a small space rock crashed into the Red Planet.

Science June 18, 2019

Father's Health Choices Have Large Impact On Health Of Children, Says Study

Fathers choosing to be healthy can influence the lifelong health of their children, a study has found. For father's day, men should start eating right and exercising regularly to give their offsprings better metabolic health and avoid certain diseases, including cancer.

Health June 18, 2019

A New Algorithm Uses Your Facebook Profile, Posts To Predict Your Medical Conditions

The words and language you use on Facebook could be indicators of existing medical conditions, including diabetes, depression, and psychosis, among others. In a new study, researchers explore digital language as reliable predictors of health.

Health June 18, 2019

Atomic Clock Will Keep Mars Mission On Schedule

The Deep Space Atomic Clock will enable future spacecraft to be autonomous as they explore worlds far away from Earth. The technology will be launched into orbit next week onboard the Falcon Heavy for its first trial in space.

Science June 18, 2019

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Spreading In More Beaches As Oceans Get Warmer

Bacteria that cause flesh-eating infections are becoming more common in beaches where they've never been found before. New research suggests that this is caused by the warmer oceans that provide ideal conditions for the bacteria.

Health June 18, 2019

Scientists Discover A Protein In The Blood Of Young Mice That Prolongs Life Of Older Mice

Is this the key to immortality? Humans have been searching for the secret to eternal youth since time immemorial and new research reveals that the answer may lie in the blood of the young.

Science June 17, 2019

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Moves Closer Than Ever To Bennu Asteroid

NASA's OSIRIS-REx performed a maneuver that brought it closer to the surface of the asteroid Bennu. For the next couple of weeks, it will collect look for sites where it can safely retrieve a sample.

Science June 17, 2019

Electrified Droplet Of Water Could Be Key To New Types Of Air Purification And Propulsion Tech

Researchers pinned down a simple equation that can predict the electric field strength needed to burst a water droplet into electrified mists. They claimed that their findings can help engineers develop techniques like electrospraying.

Science June 17, 2019

Humans Evolving Bone Spikes At The Back Of The Head Because Of Smartphones

Are humans evolving as we speak because of using smartphones too much? Evidently, humans are growing a bony spike on their heads because of it.

Feature June 16, 2019

Over 200 Dolphin Strandings In Gulf Of Mexico Is Triple The Usual Number, Says NOAA

What could be causing the Unusual Mortality Event affecting dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico? 261 dolphins have stranded since Feb. 1, which is three times higher than the average.

Science June 16, 2019

Greenland Experiencing Unusual Melting, Lost 2 Billion Tons Of Ice In One Day

Greenland is experiencing an unusual ice melting event this June. It lost 2 billion tons of ice this past Thursday alone, when most melting typically occurs in July.

Science June 15, 2019

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