Chilean officials report that more than 2,300 birds have been found dead so far along its coastline. Officials say the bird was found with broken wings and bruising and say they believe this is a result of the birds becoming entangled with fishing nets. The Pacific Ocean off the coast...
NASA has reported that its SOHO, Solar, and Heliospheric Observatory, has detected two large Coronal Mass Ejections, CME, from the sun on November 23, travel as approximately 375 miles per second, or 1,350,000 mph. The two earth directed CME's are expected to reach earth sometime on or about Nov 25-26...
NASA has released a full-circle image of mars saying "next best thing to being there". The images are a compilation of 817 images taken from the rover Opportunity during the Martian winter using its panoramic camera (Pancam). The rover has been on Mars for 3,006 days as of today. NASA...
Researchers have discovered that drinking more than three cups of coffee a day leads to a 66% greater chance of developing exfoliation glaucoma. The results of the study were published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and the researchers point out that it only affects coffee drinkers and...
According to the Centers for Disease Control, CDC, the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya is on the rise on Florida. The disease is spread from mosquitos to humans and then infected humans back to mosquitos. Symptoms of the virus include aching joints and arthritic-like pain which lasts can last for months. There...
The Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has published new rules controlling the production and sales of e-cigarettes that have risen in popularity over the last few years. Age restrictions, advertising controls and getting the approval of ingredients are some of the new rules e-cigarettes makes and retailers will have...
SpaceX launched one of its Dragon rockets this morning on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, ISS, but ran into problems nine minutes after liftoff. SpaceX founder Elon Musk said three of the four thrusters did not ignite as planned. Speaking from the company's Hawthorne, CA mission control, Musk...
London, UK A group of scientist in the UK now think that some of the bad genes that modern humans have actually came from Neanderthals, like 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease.  Sriram Sankararaman leads a team that tested the genomes of 1004 adults and found that in some regions, modern humans actually...
Once thought to be eradicated, whooping cough is making a comeback, up as much as 400% in some states. News cases are being reported in Florida, with an estimated 274 cases this year, 52 in Central Florida. Properly known as Pertussis, the vaccine for a whooping cough was once a...
Chinese scientist Wu Xiaohong, a professor of archaeology and museology at Peking University, along with American scientist have confirmed from testing that a piece of pottery found in a cave in China that dates back 20,000. The shard was discovered in the Xianrendog cave in China's Jiangxi province, which...