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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.

Paracetamol tablets sit on a table on July 24, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

FDA Stalls Endo Pharmaceuticals’ Opioid Painkiller Opana ER As Adverse Effects More Than Its Benefits

Jun 09, 2017 05:46 PM EDT

Endo Pharmaceuticals has been asked by the FDA to stop the sales of its painkiller, Opana ER.

Children with asthma and other chronic illnesses receive oxygen in a hospital ward on July 19, 2012 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Foods To Avoid When Struggling With Asthma: Tips To Overcome The Condition Revealed

Jun 09, 2017 04:30 AM EDT

Asthma can be life-threatening, that's why experts came up with the list of foods which should be prevented and avoided by someone who has the condition.

A tiger peers through the bars of its cage at the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua Tiger Temple on June 1, 2016 in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand.

Southeast Asian Animal Farms Encourage The Illegal Trade Of Exquisite Species: Tiger Wine & Bear Bile

Jun 06, 2017 05:37 AM EDT

Ivory is not the only thing which is illegally traded but also the tiger and other animal parts used for decoration and medicinal purposes.

A worker performs a CD4 HIV test at a lab of Shanghai Xuhui District Central Hospital on December 6, 2006 in Shanghai, China.

Incyte Corp. Targets IDO Enzyme For Cancer Research; Collaborates With Four Companies For Further Study

Jun 05, 2017 03:43 PM EDT

Incyte Corp. is moving forward in the direction of a major breakthrough to find a cure for cancer after having set its eyes on IDO enzyme. Also, it has received support from four other companies working in this field.

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

Spacex Set To Make History; Plans To Resend Dragon Spacecraft To International Space Station

Jun 01, 2017 02:29 PM EDT

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s company, is all set to achieve a rare feat as it plans to send a used Dragon spacecraft on a space mission on Thursday.

Samples of honey are displayed on a shelf at Gene Brandi Apiaries on September 4, 2014 in Los Banos, California. As California's severe drought pushes through its third year, honey bees are producing less honey due to a lack of wildflowers and fewer farm

Honey Consumption Increases Insulin And Brings Down Blood Sugar, Says UAE Study

May 30, 2017 05:51 PM EDT

A study conducted by King Saud University has found that honey can increase the insulin level and decrease blood sugar, thereby, making it a healthful sweet alternative for people suffering from diabetes.

Fresh fruits and vegetables lie on display at a Spanish producer's stand at the Fruit Logistica agricultural trade fair on February 8, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

Regular Consumption Of Fruits And Vegetables Reduces Risk Of Peripheral Artery Disease [Study]

May 29, 2017 02:56 PM EDT

A recent study has found that consuming fruits and vegetables on a daily basis can cut down the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD) by a significant degree.

In this handout provided by NASA, an artist interpretation illustrates the explosion of SN 2006gy, a massive star in what scientists are calling the brightest supernova ever recorded.

NASA Scientists Discover More Complexity In Process Of Stars Becoming Black Hole: Debunks Old Theories

May 29, 2017 07:05 AM EDT

The recent findings of NASA scientists reveal that a star can fall into a black hole quietly and without exploding in a supernova.

Martial Philippi, owner of the Absinth Depot shop, places a sugar cube onto an absinthe spoon atop a glass of absinthe on March 15, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

Coconut Palm Sugar, Healthier Alternative To Regular Sugar, But Health Impact Questionable For Diabetics: Study

May 27, 2017 09:30 AM EDT

A recent study explored the impact of coconut palm sugar for people who have diabetes.

A Beekeeper Holds Honeybees That Are Helping Researchers At Sandia National Laboratories And The University Of Montana Determine Whether Foraging Bees Can Detect Buried Landmines.

Honey Bee Colonies Improved Compared To 2016, Survey Says

May 29, 2017 01:50 AM EDT

US honey beekeepers may have drastically lost a huge percentage of honey bee colonies last year, the survey indicates that there has been an improvement.

A heroin user prepares to inject himself on March 23, 2016 in New London, CT.

Gray Death’s High Potency, Cheap Cost And Overdose In An Instant Has Health Officials Worried

May 25, 2017 01:24 PM EDT

Recent reports highlight the exponential impact of Gray Death, as it is cheap and any person can overdose in an instant.

A worker performs a CD4 HIV test at a lab of Shanghai Xuhui District Central Hospital on December 6, 2006 in Shanghai, China.

Scientists Grow Blood Stem Cells In Lab; Call The Invention A Big Breakthrough

May 24, 2017 05:40 PM EDT

In a significant development, scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College have succeeded in creating the first lab-grown blood stem cells and they believe that it is major step forward in the direction of medical research.

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