Friday, December 15, 2017 Headlines & Global News

Science/Health

Los Angeles Air Still Among Nation's Dirtiest

California Leads Most Air Polluted U.S. States Ranking Due To High Ozone Levels

Jun 22, 2017 05:22 PM EDT

California was labeled as the state in the U.S. which leads other states when it comes to the level of air pollution as confirmed by one recent study.

Daniel Rose, chef/owner of SPRING restaurant Paris and La Bourse et La Vie prepares steamed black cod

Steaming Fish More Effective In Eliminating Cyanotoxin Than Boiling, Says Study

Jun 21, 2017 05:07 PM EDT

A recent study has found that steaming freshwater fish is more effective in reducing cyanotoxin than boiling it and the biotoxins also get transferred to the water that is used in cooking.

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket makes its first successful upright landing.

Bulgaria’s First Satellite Rescheduled To Be Launched On June 23; Elon Musk Says “Weekend Doubleheader” Ahead

Jun 21, 2017 02:00 PM EDT

Launching Bulgaria’s first satellite, a telecommunications company will give the launch another shot on Friday, after the mission failed to meet several launch dates.

Discovery Mission To Space Station - Day 6

NASA Discovers 10 New Planets That Can Potentially Support Life

Jun 20, 2017 10:06 PM EDT

NASA just released a report that its Kepler space telescope discovered ten new planets which could potentially support life and liquid water.

Tesla Motors CEO and Product Architect Elon Musk speaks onstage during 'What Will They Think of Next?

Elon Musk Reveals His Mars Colonization Plans; Aims To Build A Sustainable City On The Red Planet

Jun 20, 2017 08:08 PM EDT

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has disclosed his plans about the colonization of Mars and he also said that his ultimate goal is to build a self-sustainable city on the Red Planet.

Clinic In Wuhan Treats Obese Teenagers With Acupuncture

Acupuncture Is Safe And Effective Option To Pain-Relieving Drugs In Emergency Cases, Study Confirms

Jun 20, 2017 06:19 AM EDT

Acupuncture is said to be an effective and safe pain reliever to emergency patients compared to some drugs prescribed by doctors and nurses.

Doctor Antonella Tosti, Dermatologist University of Miami School of Medicine, uses an iphone as a dermatoscope as she examines Michael Casa Nova,12, for symptoms of skin cancer due to sun exposure.

Latest Study Links Radon To Increased Risk Of Malignant Skin Cancer, Risk Higher In Young People

Jun 19, 2017 02:50 PM EDT

A new research study conducted by Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) has found that radon has a connection with malignant skin cancer aka malignant melanoma as it increases the risk of developing the disease which was found to be more pronounced in young people.

A Publix Supermarket pharmacy manager counts out the correct number of antibiotic pills to fill a prescription August 7, 2007 in Miami, Florida.

Scientists Discover New Antibiotic That Fights Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Cures Bacterial Infection

Jun 16, 2017 10:49 PM EDT

Scientists were able to discover a new antibiotic which can be effective in fighting drug-resistant bacteria and this came from a soil sample in Italy.

China Launches First X-ray Space Telescope

China Launches Its First X-ray Space Telescope; Expected To Bring New Breakthroughs In Physics

Jun 16, 2017 01:39 PM EDT

China just launched its first ever X-ray space telescope and this is expected to bring some information about black holes and gamma ray bursts.

Cloud to ground lightning strikes during a supercell thunderstorm, May 9, 2017 in Lamb County, Texas.

Lightning Strikes More Impactful On Ocean, Studies Confirm Old Believes

Jun 16, 2017 01:27 PM EDT

A new research indicates that people living or working on the coastline are more expected to witness a super-charged lightning strike.

Nelson Tejeda, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a sprayer filled with a pesticide in an attempt to kill mosquitos that are carrying the Zika virus on October 14, 2016 in Miami, Fl

Zika Virus And Dengue Do Not Necessarily Cause Problems In Pregnancy, Says Study

Jun 15, 2017 04:57 PM EDT

A new study has found that Zika virus or dengue antibodies may not necessarily be responsible for fetal defects or birth defects in babies born to mothers infected with the virus.

Elderly Homes As Catalunya Suspends Social Service Payments

Older Adults With Brain-Clogging Plagues Experience Early Stage Of Alzheimer’s Disease, New Study Confirms

Jun 14, 2017 06:15 PM EDT

A recent study just proved that the presence of amyloid in the brain of older adults is considered the precursor of Alzheimer’s disease even before the symptoms will be felt.

Nellis Air Force Base Commemorates Opening Of Solar Array

California Uses So Much Solar Power That It Needs To Prepare For August Eclipse; U.S. State To Rely On Natural Gas, Hydroelectricity

Jun 14, 2017 05:10 PM EDT

California is actually preparing for the August 21 eclipse as the state has lost a substantial amount of solar power energy in the past months.

Insects: Our Food Of The Future?

Recent Study Shows Potential Of Edible Insects As Food Industry

Jun 12, 2017 06:28 PM EDT

A study being conducted at the University of Adelaide is trying to determine if the consumer will also patronize edible insects as this will make a good food industry.

Activists March On Capitol Hill To Urge Congress To Approve Funding For Opioid Crisis

Drug Overdoses Now The Leading Cause Of Americans Under Age Of 50

Jun 09, 2017 06:19 PM EDT

Drug overdoses are said to be the leading cause of death of Americans under the age of 50 and the number of deaths was even higher in the state of Ohio.

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