There has been a mid-level solar flare on the surface of the sun, classified as an M5.2 flare.  The flare was picked up by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite, as seen in the image above. The event started at 11:57 pm EST last night and peaking about three minutes later.  It...
The European Space Agency’s spacecraft Rosetta has reached the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after traveling 3.5 billion miles. Rosetta will travel alongside of the comet taking pictures as they both move closer to the Sun. Rosetta was launched in 2004 and made several passes by the Earth on its way to the...
The USDA confirmed that roughly 300,000 pounds of beef and chicken are being recalled due to contamination by New Jersey-based Buona Vita and includes ground beef, meatballs, frozen chicken and beef patties and other meat products. Buona Vita described the health risk related to the contamination as "high". The contamination was...
NASA has identified a new asteroid that is expected to make an approach to earth so close in 2030, it has gotten the attention of the United Nations. Asteroid 2011 AG5 is expected to make a "keyhole" pass by earth in 2023 before finally returning in 2030 where it will...
The American Beverage Association, which represents Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc., and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., has announced that its members will begin distributing new vending machines that will display the calorie count for each sod or beverage drink before you make your purchase. In an effort to stop more...
Washington, D.C. The FDA has approved a new drug test for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which will be conducted by BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics at the Mayo Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in a double-blind study. Phase II as it is known will test how well patients tolerate the new...
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...
In a rare birth defect, a female baby in India was born that has two heads. According to the Cygnus JK Hindu Hospital where she was born, the baby appears to only have one body and the two heads share everything below the neck. On Wednesday and India woman gave...
Batavia, IL- Physicists have discovered a new particle at Fermilab, the U.S. Department of Energy’s particle accelerator outside Chicago. No, it’s not the Higgs Boson, nor is it the graviton. It’s a baryon, which is made up of three quarks (typical examples of baryons are the proton and neutron). This...
Taco Bell is launching its waffle taco nationwide March 27th after previously testing it in California, last year. This has forced, already lower sales at McDonald's, to reconsider expending its own breakfast hours, with some at the top saying 10:30 am is just too early, after receiving over 10,000 complaints...