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U-Md. student dies from adenovirus; virus confirmed in five other students

U-Md. student dies from adenovirus; virus confirmed in five other students

A student at the University of Maryland died recently from an adenovirus-associated illness, the university said Tuesday. At least 10 children have died recently in New Jersey after an adenovirus outbreak at a health center there. In a statement, UMd said it first learned Nov. 1 of what it said was then an “isolated case” […]

Where did Earth's water come from? ASU scientists may have a new answer

Where did Earth's water come from? ASU scientists may have a new answer

Photo by Sally Rodriguez | The State Press “Earth’s water is traveling in the space cloud.” Illustration published on Nov. 20, 2018. By Karishma Albal | 10 minutes ago The long-standing question of where Earth’s water originates from now has a new answer.   A team of ASU geoscientists have theorized that at least some […]

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

This image provided by Georgia Tech in November 2018 shows a comparison of feline papillae from CT scans. (Alexis Noel/Georgia Tech via AP) This image provided by Georgia Tech in November… WASHINGTON (AP) — Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are […]

UK Space Agency funds new experiments onboard the International Space Station

UK Space Agency funds new experiments onboard the International Space Station

UK science will be launched into space to help tackle the effects of ageing, thanks to funding from the UK Space Agency, the Science Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The minister unveiled close to 3 million pounds of new funding for the experiments, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the International Space […]

11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

An 11th child has died and 23 additional children have become sick in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state’s Department of Health announced Friday. In addition to those who have died, a total of 35 people have become sick at this facility from this outbreak. The children have […]

Alien Object 'Oumuamua May Be Smaller Than We Thought

Alien Object 'Oumuamua May Be Smaller Than We Thought

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Scientists have long expected that we would eventually find an object in our solar system that started out orbiting another star. However, no one expected it to be so weird. The alien comet ‘Oumuamua appeared in the sky last year […]

Adenovirus Outbreak At New Jersey Medical Center Leaves 11 Children Dead

Adenovirus Outbreak At New Jersey Medical Center Leaves 11 Children Dead

An 11th child has died in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a health care facility in New Jersey that has sickened 23 others, state health officials said on Friday. The child was a resident of the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, roughly 30 miles west of Manhattan, where a new adenovirus […]

Russian freighter arrives at International Space Station

Russian freighter arrives at International Space Station

The Progress MS-10 supply ship during Sunday’s rendezvous with the International Space Station. Credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now Two days after launching from the steppe of Kazakhstan, a Russian Progress resupply and refueling freighter docked with the International Space Station Sunday. The Progress MS-10 spacecraft lifted off Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome atop a Soyuz-FG rocket […]

Worse than opioids: Alcohol deaths soar among the middle aged, women

Worse than opioids: Alcohol deaths soar among the middle aged, women

The last time lawyer Erika Byrd talked her way out of an alcohol rehab center, her father took her to lunch. “Dad, I know what alcohol has done to me,” she told him that day in January 2011. “I know what it has made me do to you and mom. But that wasn’t me.” By […]

SpaceX Delays Monday Morning Rocket Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base

SpaceX Delays Monday Morning Rocket Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base

A planned Monday morning Falcon 9 rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been delayed to give the launch team time to complete more inspections. The SpaceX rocket is set to carry dozens of satellites into space. Liftoff, which had been planned for between 10:31 and 11 a.m. Monday, will be delayed less than […]

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