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No, a NASA Scientist Did Not Reveal a 'Secret Sign' of The Apocalypse – ScienceAlert

No, a NASA Scientist Did Not Reveal a 'Secret Sign' of The Apocalypse – ScienceAlert

Another day, another article has misrepresented the words of a scientist. This time that article comes from the Russian state-owned website Sputnik News; according to them, a NASA scientist has revealed a “secret sign that would indicate impending apocalypse”.   So just to set the record straight, we’re here to tell you that Michelle Thaller, an astronomer […]

SoCal mother who fought cancer while pregnant receives bone marrow transplant – KABC-TV

SoCal mother who fought cancer while pregnant receives bone marrow transplant – KABC-TV

SAN PEDRO, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The local woman who fought cancer while pregnant with twins finally received her bone marrow transplant on Saturday. Susie Rabaca, 36, is fighting leukemia. She needed a bone marrow transplant that was a 100-percent match, but her mixed heritage made it difficult to find a donor. While searching through […]

NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 269 foot asteroid on 'Earth Close Approach' TODAY – Express.co.uk

NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 269 foot asteroid on 'Earth Close Approach' TODAY – Express.co.uk

The imposing asteroid, dubbed by NASA Asteroid 2019 AR2, will make a so-called “Earth Close Approach”. Asteroid orbit calculations predict the space rock will reach its closest distance to Earth in just a few hours. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) expects Asteroid AR2 will swing by around 2.28pm on Sunday, January 13. The unexpected flyby comes […]

Flu taking toll in California, other states, but having milder impact nationwide, data show – Fox News

Flu taking toll in California, other states, but having milder impact nationwide, data show – Fox News

While states such as California and North Carolina have seen significant numbers of flu-related deaths this season, U.S. health officials said Friday that the nationwide impact of influenza seems to be milder than last winter. In California, Fresno County has seen six flu-related deaths since October, the Fresno Bee reported on Friday, while a total of 42 lives […]

Our galaxy is due for a catastrophic collision, study says – CNN

Our galaxy is due for a catastrophic collision, study says – CNN

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Waterford man faces charges for having sex while HIV positive – WTMJ-TV

Waterford man faces charges for having sex while HIV positive – WTMJ-TV

MILWAUKEE — A Waterford man faces multiple charges for having sex with six people while HIV positive. Jason Taufner, 42, was charged with six counts of Recklessly Endangering Safety by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office. Taufner was prosecuted and convicted before for having sex with two other partners while HIV positive. As a condition […]

3-D printing 100 times faster with light – Tech Xplore

3-D printing 100 times faster with light – Tech Xplore

Rather than building up plastic filaments layer by layer, a new approach to 3-D printing lifts complex shapes from a vat of liquid at up to 100 times faster than conventional 3-D printing processes, University of Michigan researchers have shown. 3-D printing could change the game for relatively small manufacturing jobs, producing fewer than 10,000 […]

Research finds heavy Facebook users make impaired decisions like drug addicts – TechCrunch

Research finds heavy Facebook users make impaired decisions like drug addicts – TechCrunch

Researchers at Michigan State University are exploring the idea that there’s more to “social media addiction” than casual joking about being too online might suggest. Their paper, titled “Excessive social media users demonstrate impaired decision making in the Iowa Gambling Task” (Meshi, Elizarova, Bender and Verdejo-Garcia) and published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, indicates that people […]

Chang'e-4 probe takes panoramic photos on moon's far side – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua

Chang'e-4 probe takes panoramic photos on moon's far side – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua

  The China National Space Administration on Jan. 11, 2019 releases the 360-degree panoramic photos taken by a camera installed on China’s Chang’e-4 lunar probe (cylindrical projection). China’s Chang’e-4 probe took panoramic photos on the lunar surface after it successfully made the first ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon. (Xinhua/China National Space […]

Carrying Extra Belly Fat Has Just Been Linked to a Worrying 'Brain Shrink' – ScienceAlert

Carrying Extra Belly Fat Has Just Been Linked to a Worrying 'Brain Shrink' – ScienceAlert

With an expanding waistline comes a concerning list of health concerns. But for a while now, the jury has been out on exactly how weight gain impacts what’s between our ears.    A new study suggests it’s not great. The research provides strong evidence that links extra body mass – particularly fat carried around the […]