Scientists at Geneva's CERN research center using the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer that was delivered to the International Space Station, ISS, two years ago say they think they have finally discovered actual 'dark matter'. The research team, headed by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Ting based in Geneva, say they...
The following is from an email we received here at The Florida News Journal concerning a reader's concerns about the government's encroachment into her personal life and rights to privacy and civil liberties. We found it interesting, to say the least, and felt it should be published, regardless of...
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...
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...
A new drug called Gammagard, made by Baxter International Inc has been shown to stop or delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease by up to three years, according to a new study. Doctors say that four patients who received the highest dose in early testing showed no decline on memory...
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...
Angelholm, Sweden- A 31-year-old Swedish science hobbyist, Richard Handl, was arrested for trying to split atoms on his apartment stove in Angelholm, Sweden, but only as a "hobby." According to the Associated Press, Handl stated that he has "always been interested in physics and chemistry." On his blog he stated that...
According to a new study published today, cancer is now the leading cause of death for Hispanics in the United States, outpacing heart disease. That trend is expected to eventually become identical for society as a whole also. Heart disease was the number one cause of deaths for Hispanics, Whites,...
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...
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...