The Food and Drug Administration has recalled six tattoo inks with microorganisms that can cause bacterial infection. Consumers, retailers, and tattoo artists are advised to avoid the recalled products.
Public Health May 17, 2019
A scientific study suggested that a person's profile photo and images posted on Twitter could indicate depression and anxiety. The study used artificial intelligence and specific algorithms to flag certain users with such mental illnesses.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2019
Experts called it a scary milestone — carbon dioxide concentrations are at an unprecedented high. As of May, the Earth's atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million, the highest level in the history of mankind.
Earth/Environment May 14, 2019
NASA has called on the public to share their memories and recollection about the historic moon landing. The Apollo Stories project will collate recordings that will be featured in NASA's commemorative audio series and social media accounts.
Space May 13, 2019
Odyssey’s thermal imaging camera THEMIS observed Martian moon Phobos while in full moon. This new information would help scientists further study Phobos’ composition and determine its origin.
Space May 13, 2019
A study in London reiterated that penis extension and penis enlargement procedures mostly don't work and are ineffective. Researchers said such procedures carry risks such as penile deformity and erectile dysfunction.
Medicine May 12, 2019
Star chef Virgilio Martinez was recently interrogated at the Los Angeles International Airport. Martinez sneaked in a few dozen frozen piranhas that he cooked for dinner at a fancy restaurant.
Animals May 10, 2019
After several failed attempts, private Japanese aerospace company Interstellar Technologies Inc. have successfully launched its MOMO F3 rocket into a test flight in space. This event is crucial for the future of Japanese private space industry.
Space May 10, 2019
Several lawsuits were filed against Conagra, maker of Pam and other cooking spray brands, following injuries sustained by individuals as faulty cans exploded or caught fire. Conagra claimed their product is 100 percent safe if used properly.
Public Health May 10, 2019
A hypothesis has explained why two powerful earthquakes hundreds of years apart struck the same spot off the coast of Portugal. The tectonic plate seems to be peeling away from its top.
Earth/Environment May 9, 2019
Experts in Iceland have succeeded in converting carbon dioxide into rocks and stopping it from merging into the atmosphere. The process involved is said to be the safest and most economical way of carbon storage.
Earth/Environment May 8, 2019
More than 30 million adults in the United States have diabetes. An innovative research that used a brain training game may help curb cravings for added sugar that is linked to obesity, diabetes, and other health risks.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 8, 2019
A health official in Germany proposed fines for parents who will not vaccinate their children against measles. This proposal came amid a highly charged debate on whether measles vaccination should be mandatory or not.
May 6, 2019
Gravitational wave detectors on Earth were able to pick up something big that happened in space — an unusual smash-up between a black hole and a neutron star. This discovery will help the scientific community understand the invisible universe.
Space May 6, 2019
A robot farm started selling leafy greens in a local store in California. The company that uses fully autonomous robots with human oversight said it reinvented farming to grow the most delicious and consistent vegetable produce.
Robotics May 6, 2019
A new study claimed that living alone may cause mental health disorders. Loneliness caused by lack of social relationships is said to be the triggering factor in the possibility of developing mental illnesses.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2019
Halley's comet passed by Earth a long time ago but it left remnants – the annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower that will peak this weekend. Sky watchers are in for a great cosmic show.
Space May 4, 2019
A 32-year old soldier lost his footing and fell into the caldera or cauldron-shaped crater of Mt. Kilauea in Hawaii. The man survived, but he suffered serious injuries.
May 3, 2019
A biomonitoring study showed that shrimps in rural UK rivers are contaminated with cocaine, ketamine, fenuron, and other chemicals. The presence of these contaminants highlights the impact of invisible pollution in bodies of water.
Animals May 3, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration green-lighted the selling of tobacco stick device IQOS from Philip Morris. Claims of reduced risk of tobacco devices do not outweigh the harmful effects of conventional and e-cigarette smoking.
Public Health May 3, 2019