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 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...
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,...
A kangaroo named Chuck thought to be a male, at the Barnaul Zoo in Siberia has surprised everyone by giving birth. The kangaroo birth process is shrouded in mystery still so zoo officials didn't know Chuck was pregnant or exactly when she gave birth, in fact, they only noticed...
  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...
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...
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...