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Why Sunday's Total Lunar Eclipse Is Called 'Super Blood Wolf Moon'

Why is the upcoming total lunar eclipse called the super blood wolf moon? The name sounds a little ominous, but there's actually a very simple explantion for it.

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World's Oldest Periodic Table Chart Dating Back To 1885 Found In Storage Room Of British University

Thomas Purdie, a chemistry professor who worked at St Andrews, purchased the periodic table of elements chart in 1888. It likely hung in his classroom for years until he retired in 1909.

Feature | Science January 18, 2019

Man Hospitalized After Injecting Semen Into Arm To Cure Back Pain

The 33-year-old man developed a cure for his chronic back pain. He injected his own semen into his arm for a year and a half. The treatment did not work.

Feature | Health January 16, 2019

Repeated Racist Remarks Prompt Lab To Cut Ties With James Watson, Scientist Who Co-Discovered DNA Double Helix

James Watson, the scientist who co-discovered double helix structure of the DNA, has made several controversial statements about gender and race. The laboratory he once led is now stripping him of his titles for his repeated racist remarks.

Feature | Science January 14, 2019

College Student's Headaches Turns Out To Be Aggressive Brain Cancer

A college student's headaches were found to be aggressive brain cancer that she is now bravely fighting. The family is hoping to get Laura an experimental treatment not funded by the NHS.

Feature | Health January 12, 2019

Woman Suddenly Can't Hear Men's Voices Because Of Reverse-Slope Hearing Loss

A woman from Xiamen, China, lost her hearing for men's voices overnight due to a rare and bizzare ear condition. What is reverse-slope hearing loss?

Feature | Health January 12, 2019

DNA Evidence Clears Accused Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo Of 1975 Murder

The accused Golden State Killer is cleared of involvement in a 1975 murder case. DNA profile from a sample taken from Donna Jo Richmond's body does not match Joseph DeAngelo's genetic profile.

Feature | Science January 10, 2019

Almost Brain-Dead Man Miraculously Survives After Family Removes Life Support

Doctors said that a man was nearing brain dead, prompting his kids to decide to remove his life support. However, the patient, dubbed the 'miracle man,' suddenly and miraculously recovered.

Feature | Health January 8, 2019

Chinese Scientist He Jiankui Who Created World's First CRISPR Babies May Face Death Penalty

The Chinese scientist who was instrumental to the birth of the world's first genetically edited babies has far worse predicament than earlier thought. He could face corruption and bribery charges, which are punishable by death in China.

Feature | Science January 7, 2019

Disease That Causes Teen Jordyn Walker To Lose Senses Remains A Mystery To Doctors

Doctors and parents of a 15-year-old girl whose unidentified illness took most of her senses were left mystified on what could have caused it. Recently, the teen became permanently blind after the pressure on her eyes became too much.

Feature | Health January 6, 2019

Heart Valve Transplant Recipient Now Power Lifts, Co-Owns Gym

A woman now co-owns a gym and is powerlifting after the heart valve transplant that changed her life. She says she will not take the chance she was given for granted.

Feature | Health January 5, 2019

Mediterranean Diet Deemed Best Diet For 2019, The Second Year In A Row

The Mediterranean diet is once again deemed as the best diet for the second year in a row. What are the other diets that made the list?

Feature | Health January 4, 2019

Dutch Astronaut Reveals He Accidentally Dialed 911 While In Space

The ESA's Andre Kuipers admitted in an interview that he once accidentally contacted 911 while trying to get in contact with NASA. He was supposed to be dialing 011 instead.

Feature | Science January 4, 2019

Vermont Fertility Doctor John Coates III Accused Of Using Own Sperm To Impregnate Woman More Than 40 Years Ago

A couple filed a lawsuit against a fertility doctor over allegations that he used his own sperm instead of that of an unnamed donor to impregnate a client more than 40 years ago.

Feature | Health December 30, 2018

Possible Health Hazards Of Fireworks And How To Prevent Them This New Year

There are potential health hazards when it comes to using firecrackers and fireworks. What are they and how can one avoid them this coming new year?

Feature | Health December 29, 2018

The Most Common New Year's Resolutions And How To Really Stick To Them

What were the most common new year's resolutions in 2017? With a new year on the way, learn the ways one can really commit to a new year's resolution.

Feature | Culture December 27, 2018

Feeling Blue During The Holidays? Maybe It's Seasonal Affective Disorder

Feeling blue during the holidays might not just be a result of the stress that comes with the season. Seasonal affective disorder may be the culprit.

Feature | Health December 22, 2018

Holiday Activities That Can Increase Your Heart Attack Risk On Christmas Eve

A recent study revealed that 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve is the peak time for vulnerable people to get a heart attack. What are the activities that may increase the chances of a heart attack this holiday season?

Feature | Health December 21, 2018

What To Know About Veterans With PTSD Before Lighting Up The Firecrackers This Holiday Season

Can firecrackers trigger PTSD among veterans? What are some important things to know before lighting up the firecrackers this new year.

Feature | Health December 31, 2018

Flesh-Eating Infection Left Texas Prison Inmate Disfigured After He Was Denied Immediate Treatment In Jail, Lawsuit Claims

Inmate Harold Millican contracted a flesh-eating infection while in a Texas jail. He spent a week in the prison infirmary with a rotting wound because no one was available to transport him to the hospital.

Feature | Health December 18, 2018

Parachutes Do Not Save People Who Fall Out Of Airplanes: Study

An experiment sought to test the effectiveness of parachutes at preventing injuries in people falling out of an airplane. Researchers did not find any change in death rate because no one died during the experiment.

Feature | Science December 17, 2018

Frank Sinatra's Last Car, A Chrysler LeBaron, Is Up For Auction

A Chrysler LeBaron, which used to belong to Frank Sinatra, one of the most influential singers, will be up for auction in February next year. The car was allegedly one of the performer's favorites.

Feature | Culture December 16, 2018

New ECG App On Apple Watch 4 Not Always Accurate, Doctor Warns

Can people rely on the new ECG app on their Apple Watch? A doctor is warning users to be very careful when using the app.

Feature | Health December 16, 2018

552-Carat Yellow Diamond Unearthed In Canada Is Largest In North America

The rough 552-carat yellow diamond found at the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada in October is about the size of a chicken egg. It is now the largest diamond ever discovered in North America and seventh-largest ever found.

Feature | Science December 15, 2018

Ant-Man Technology? MIT Researchers Develop Method To Shrink Objects To Nanoscale

Using a process known as implosion fabrication, researchers from MIT said that they can shrink objects to the nanoscale level. What are the potential applications of this technology?

Feature | Science December 15, 2018

Woman Who Nearly Died Of Heart Attack Now Training For 'American Ninja Warrior'

A woman is now training for 'American Ninja Warrior' after nearly dying of a heart attack. Until then, she was unaware that she was born with congenital heart disease.

Feature | Health December 15, 2018

Dash Cam Video Captures Huge Fireball From Geminid Meteor Shower

Missed the geminid meteor shower? An Indiana officer got an incredible footage of one of the best meteor shows of the year on his dash cam.

Feature | Science December 14, 2018

Here Are The Healthiest And Most Challenged States In 2018, According To A New Report

Which of the states are the healthiest and which are the most challenged? Hawaii nabbed the number one spot in 2018 after dropping to number two in 2017.

Feature | Health December 14, 2018

Microscopic Signaling Chips May Pave Way To Smaller Mobile Devices With Better Functionalities

Mobile devices today have limited capabilities to transmit and receive high-frequency signals. But a new research on quantum computing showed that manipulation of phononic devices at the atomic level can drastically improve its functionality.

Feature | Tech December 14, 2018

Inherited Neanderthal Genes Influence Shape Of Human Skull And Brain

Researchers found two Neanderthal gene variants with a subtle effect on the skull shape of modern humans. Does having more Neanderthal DNA make people more likely to have an elongated head?

Feature | Science December 14, 2018

Mothers Not Informed By Doctors About Link Between Breastfeeding And Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: Study

Do doctors tell mothers about the link between breastfeeding and reduced risk of getting breast cancer? A new study shows that most of those who know about it did not get their information from their doctor.

Feature | Health December 8, 2018

Woman Dies Of Brain-Eating Amoeba After Using Neti Pot: Are Neti Pots Safe?

Are neti pots safe? Authorities and experts say they are safe and effective as long as instructions are followed, and only the right kind of water is used.

Feature | Health December 8, 2018

Mom Searching For Bone Marrow Donor Finds A Match, Gives Birth To Twins

A mother's plea for a bone marrow donor succeeded, as she has finally found the right match. About 40,000 people signed up to be a donor after her story came out.

Feature | Health December 8, 2018

SouljaGame: Rapper Soulja Boy Releases Handheld Game Console

Rapper Soulja Boy says he has already earned $250,000 in just 24 hours off of his game console sales. One of his latest products is SouljaGame, a handheld game console.

Feature | Tech December 7, 2018

Oregon Zoo Mourns The Death Of Youngest Elephant A Day Before Her Sixth Birthday

Lily, the Oregon Zoo's young elephant, suddenly passed away just a day before her birthday. She died from a rapidly progressing and often-fatal disease that often affects calves.

Feature | Health December 1, 2018

Mom With Leukemia Expecting Twins This December, Hopes For Bone Marrow Donor

A mother with leukemia is hoping for a bone marrow donor, especially since she is about to give birth to twins this December. Her mixed heritage is making it harder for her to find a donor match.

Feature | Health November 24, 2018

Life Expectancy Gap Between Rich And Poor In UK Increasing: Study

The life expectancy between the poorest and the most affluent people in the UK has increased in recent years. The 'worrying' trend shows the poorest members of society dying nearly 10 years earlier.

Feature | Health November 23, 2018

ISS Astronauts Have Thanksgiving Meal In Space

Three International Space Station astronauts shared turkey and pound cake more than 250 miles away from Earth on Thanksgiving. In a clip, two of the flight engineers sent their well-wishes.

Feature | Science November 23, 2018

Doctor Mistakes Healthy Kidney For Cancerous Tumor, Removes It During Routine Back Surgery

A surgeon mistook a patient's healthy kidney for a cancerous tumor and removed it during a routine surgery. An administrative case is now filed against him for the unfortunate mistake.

Feature | Health November 3, 2018

Doctors Livestream Texas Woman's Surgery For Breast Cancer Awareness

Doctors at a Texas hospital livestreamed a patient's breast cancer surgery for everyone to see. It was their way of honoring this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Feature | Health October 26, 2018

Obituary For Woman Who Died Of Opioid Addiction Goes Viral, Highlights Crisis

A woman's obituary went viral for its moving message about the opioid crisis. She leaves behind a young son, highlighting the devastating effects of the opioid crisis on the families of the affected.

Feature | Health October 21, 2018

China Planning To Launch 'Artificial Moon' Predicted To Be 8 Times Brighter Than The Real One

China is reportedly planning to launch an artificial moon above the province of Sichuan by 2020. Should it prove successful, the country will launch three more in 2022.

Feature | Science October 21, 2018

10-Foot Inflatable Colon Used To Educate People About Colon Cancer Stolen

A $4,000-worth giant inflatable colon was stolen while on its way to a scheduled relay walk. It is an important asset to the colon cancer awareness campaign called 'Get Your Rear In The Gear.'

Feature | Health October 20, 2018

'Vampire Burial': Remains Of Child With Stone In Mouth Discovered At Ancient Burial Site

Are the children's remains at an ancient site in Italy proof of Roman vampire burials? More than from evil, the children likely suffered and died from malaria.

Feature | Health October 15, 2018

Young Boy's Rare Condition Causes Fragile And Blistering Skin: What Is Epidermolysis Bullosa?

An Arizona family shares the story of their little boy to raise awareness for his rare skin condition. What makes his fragile skin blister and "fall off"?

Feature | Health October 15, 2018

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