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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.

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 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.

A man tries to cool himself with a bottle of water during the first heat wave of the year June 9, 2008 in New York City.

Southeast U.S. Warned Of Dangerous Extreme Heat, Ozone Pollution & Tropical Diseases Due To Climate Change

May 22, 2017 04:05 PM EDT

People living in Southeast U.S. have been warned of dangerous extreme heat, ozone pollution, and tropical diseases caused by the increasing problem of climate change.

In this handout image provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, the International Space Station and the docked space shuttle Endeavour orbit Earth during Endeavour's final sortie on May 23, 2011 in Space. Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captur

Two NASA Astronauts To Take An Emergency Spacewalk; Mission To Replace Failed Computer

May 22, 2017 03:52 PM EDT

Two NASA astronauts will be venturing out of the International Space Station (ISS) tomorrow to replace a dysfunctional computer that forms an important component of the systems that control the station.

Cherry trees blossom on April 4, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

Newly Discovered Plant Species Could Hold Genetic Code And Promising Future

May 19, 2017 10:08 AM EDT

Royal Botanic Garden has reported the discovery of 2000 new species of plants.

Flowering Garlic Covers Woodland Floor

New Study Solves Mystery On How Plants Can Tell Time, Points To Subtle Chemical Process

May 17, 2017 05:04 PM EDT

A new study conducted by a group of chemists was able to prove that plants can really tell time because of the process of a subtle chemical event in the plants.

Nitrogen Oxide Levels Rise Dramatically As Economic Expansion Continues

Nitrogen Oxide Poses Threat To Human Health, Lax Emission Regulations Partly To Be Blamed

May 16, 2017 06:01 PM EDT

A new study has proven that nitrogen oxide is detrimental to human health as this was linked to the number of deaths reported last 2015.

People perform yoga to mark International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. Milions of people worldwide took part in the first International Day of Yoga, which was declared by the Un

Exercise & High Levels Of Physical Activity Proven To Delay Aging Process, New Study Confirms

May 15, 2017 07:18 PM EDT

A new study would confirm that a high level of exercise and physical activity will delay the aging process because of the increased level of telomeres.

Apple Watch Availability At Apple Store Puerta Del Sol Madrid

Apple Watch Proven Accurate In Detecting Irregularities In Heartbeat, Can Be Used To Prevent Stroke

May 13, 2017 07:07 PM EDT

A group of researchers just discovered the ability of Apple Watch to detect abnormalities in a human's heartbeat and that this can be used to prevent strokes in the future.

A group of SCUBA divers follow a dive guide on a diving trip on October 27, 2013 in the Red Sea near the resort town of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Underwater Robots Give Explorers View Of The Ocean Life, Seafloor Via Livestream

May 13, 2017 07:00 PM EDT

The organizers of the Okeanos Explorer project are currently working on two underwater robots which give people a view of the life on the ocean floor through live stream.

Natural History Museum of L.A. Prepares New Centerpiece For Dinosaur Hall

Scientists Discover New Species Of Dinosaur Similar To One Of ‘Ghostbusters’ Villains

May 12, 2017 02:26 AM EDT

Scientists just discovered new species of dinosaur which looks like the demigod villain in the hit movie, "Ghostbuster" and it was believed that this will pave the way to the discovery of more species.

A customs agent holds a hanful of the drug Ecstasy, just some of 2.1 million tablets of the drug seized by U.S. Customs July 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, CA.

Researchers Accidentally Discover Cheap Technique To Detect Ecstasy, Can Provide Reliable Drug Tests [Report]

May 09, 2017 06:26 PM EDT

A group of researchers was able to accidentally discover a new way to detect ecstasy effectively while they were in the process of building molecular activity.

Mystery Bee Illness Threatens U.S. Honey Production

Agricultural Production Improves Health Of Honey Bees: Urban Activities Relate To Colony Development [Report]

May 03, 2017 07:00 PM EDT

A new study claimed that the agricultural production is correlated to the health of honey bees even with the use of pesticides won't risk bee hives.

The planet Saturn is seen in the first color composite made of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its approach to the ringed planet, October 21, 2002.

Cassini Captures Striking Images Of Saturn & Its Rings, Reveals Huge Hurricane

Apr 28, 2017 06:08 PM EDT

Cassini has come up with unprecedented images of Saturn and its rings, giving the closest view of the planet’s atmosphere, which also indicates at a storm brewing around the planet.

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