The tunnel breach detected in Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the United States has triggered concerns about radiation hazards, and workers have been alerted. The facility is famous for having supplied plutonium for the bomb dropped on Nagasaki.
Public Health May 11, 2017
NASA Cassini took its second dive on May 2 and delivered brilliant images of Saturn and its rings. The spacecraft also made magnetic field observations when it got closer to the Saturn.
Space May 10, 2017
The human mission to Mars has ignited popular attention. However, the mission is dotted with many challenges. Topping the list is tough living conditions triggering the question whether how successful will be human life on Mars.
Space May 9, 2017
Thousands of leopard sharks have died in San Francisco Bay and have washed up on shores. According to experts, the possible cause of this mass mortality could be poisoning from chemical waste dumped into the bay from the drains.
Animals May 7, 2017
Leading physicist Stephen Hawking has called for colonization of other planets as human race may not survive beyond 100 years. This is because of too many problems haunting mankind, including climate change and asteroid strike.
Space May 6, 2017
A newly released image from NASA Hubble telescope reveals that a huge cluster of galaxies called Abell 370, has an array of galaxies guarding it and is useful in studying far-flung galaxies by its gravitational lensing property.
Space May 5, 2017
Intermittent fasting is getting quite popular and the trend is catching up with many, including celebrities. A debate is on whether a controlled diet is better than intermittent fasting.
Public Health May 4, 2017
The April 26 dive of NASA Cassini spacecraft in the gap between Saturn and its rings came across few particles and gave freaky sounds indicating empty space and an eerie silence.
Space May 3, 2017
To attain in-situ resource utilization in space missions and become self-reliant in food production, NASA has come up with an inflatable greenhouse deployable in space. This will address the food needs of astronauts on Mars or moon missions.
Space May 2, 2017
In a new development, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero said his proposed head transplant operation will be on a Chinese national and not on a Russian patient. According to the surgeon, China offers many favorable factors for the operation.
Neuroscience May 2, 2017
Orca attacks on the calves of gray whales have increased in California’s Monterey Bay. The killings became more pronounced after April 20, despite the late arrival of calves and mothers from Mexico.
Animals May 2, 2017
Cassini spacecraft, now in the final phase of its mission, has made a successful dive between Saturn and its rings. It is now gearing up for the final plunge into the planet's surface in September.
Space April 30, 2017
Consequent to the announcement of NASA that seven exoplanets have been discovered, a new study has argued that life forms on one planet can seed life in other planets by riding on space debris to reach other planets.
Space April 30, 2017
The effort of Republicans to repeal the Obamacare with a new healthcare plan is eluding numbers within. The amendments are seeking the removal of many core provisions of the existing law with bigger a role for states.
Medicine April 28, 2017
Stanford scientists grew brain cells in a petri dish to show the 3D cluster formation in early forebrain development. Researchers watched live brain formation and concluded that genetic aberrations can impede the cluster formation and cause diseases such as autism.
Medicine April 27, 2017
An image taken by the Curiosity Rover has turned viral after a video posted by a group insisted that the image was the vestige of an ancient Martian tree on the planet as an assertion of life on Mars.
Space April 27, 2017
China and the European Space Agency are bracing for collaboration on a human outpost on the moon and many other joint programs. ESA has been hard selling the 'Moon Village' as an international launching pad for deep space missions.
Space April 27, 2017
A study on humpback whales by ecologists from Denmark and Australia has revealed that baby whales communicate with their mothers in whispers to avoid the risk of attention from predators and other mating whales.
Animals April 26, 2017
A new study has drawn attention to the plight of Americans who are haunted by top 5 conditions cutting their lives. Topping the list is obesity with 47 percent more life stealing capacity than tobacco in mortality rates.
Public Health April 26, 2017
To boost brain power during old age or middle age, exercise is the best bet - especially for those in the 50s. According to a study by Australian researchers, thinking power and memory skills improve remarkably when people exercise.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017
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