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...
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...
The planet Venus will make a rare pass between the Earth and the Sun and will be visible worldwide on June 5, 2012. The event happens only twice every 120 years and this is the second passing, the last once was in 2004. It will also be the first...
Researchers at UCF have discovered a new planet using the Spitzer Space Telescope according to UCF Today. In a paper to be published tomorrow in The Astrophysical Journal, lead author and researcher Kevin Stevenson, a recent Ph.D. graduate from UCF, said the new planet is a mere 33-light-years away. The exoplanet...
Astronomers with the NuSTAR project using a NASA telescope have captured an image that some say looks like an X-ray image of the hand of God. It is actually a pulsar wind nebula and the remains of a 12-mile wide dead star that exploded and now spins at the...
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...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comhttp://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comLater tonight, everyone on earth will be granted a little extra time as International Timekeepers will be adding one second to Saturday night. Clocks will have the unusual reading of 11:59:60 before going to 12:00 am. What are you going to do with your extra free time? The timekeeper says...
Because we don't have enough cockroaches, a new swamp inspect has made its way to the United States from south-central Europe. The new bug, the Elm Tree Seed Bug, tends to enter houses when it is hot, then as winter approaches, tends to stay around, enjoying the protection you've...
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...
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...