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...
Pasadena, CA - NASA's newest Martian rover Curiosity has landed successfully on Mars, touching down at exactly 1:31 am eastern time after traveling 354 million miles.  The MSL cruise craft and EDL landing team controlling the operation are located at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, in Pasadena, California.  The rover...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
  Washington, D.C. - In a ruling that is sure to continue debates across the country, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Obama's health care law, with Chief Justice John Roberts providing the surprise swing vote in a 5-4 decision. The courts four liberal justices were joined by Roberts in upholding...