The Pentagon had to admit, Wednesday, that it had accidentally sent live anthrax samples to nearly a dozen labs across the country and at least one overseas. They are now working with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to contain the shipments.
According to reports from Russia’s public spending watchdog agency, Roscosmos, NASA’s Russian counterpart, is experiencing a wave of corruption, resulting in about $1.8 billion worth of financial violations.
MUMBAI: India is on the cusp of developing its own reusable space launch vehicle, popularly known as a space shuttle. Isro’s 1.5 tonne vehicle resembling an aircraft is provisionally slated to make its maiden flight towards the end of July or August from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
On Wednesday, The Guardian published an article concerning possible harmful mental health effects of video games.
Researchers are discovering that free WiFi networks are so easy to breach that anyone using one is leaving their computer and other electronic devices open to hacking.
A new study on typhoid fever, an infection spread through unsanitary food and water, and prominent in parts of Asia and Africa, has found that an antibiotic-resistant clone has begun to spread in southern Africa, threatening to reach epidemic levels.
On Monday, President Obama tweeted out a week-old Huffington Post opinion editorial that claimed that NASA budget cuts were made by “climate change deniers.”
If an amended bill allowing some schoolchildren to temporarily avoid getting vaccinations for “personal belief exemptions,” clears legislation, thousands of non vaccinated children who have already entered first grade will be able to remain in school.
Over 40 percent of California adults have a chronic health condition, according to a report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The most prevalent chronic health condition is high blood pressure. Approximately one in four–7.6 million adults–suffer from
When Bill Belichick alleged that atmospheric conditions played a role in naturally depressurizing footballs back in January, he elicited widespread ridicule by the news media. But the release of the Wells Report affirms his analysis, however rudimentary, as correct.
Those furry things on men’s faces known as beards contain much of the same bacteria as found in fecal matter.
Although many speculate that a series of earthquakes erupting in the Baldwin Hills region of Los Angeles are tied to drilling activity in nearby oil fields, scientists inform that they are not connected.
A Stanford research study asserts that Catalina Island off the west coast of Southern California is slowly sinking, increasing tsunami risks for Los Angeles and Orange counties.
HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher argued that people who say vaccines can cause harm shouldn’t be called “kooks and liars” on Friday. In a discussion with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Maher wondered, “why can’t we have a kind of a
Chinese scientists genetically modified human embryos for the first time in history, receiving backlash from the international community. Junjiu Huang, a gene-function researcher at Sun Yat-sen University, and his group clarified that they used non-viable embryos for their experiment.
Classrooms have emerged as a new front in the increasingly contentious debate over the causes and implications of climate change.
The International Space Station now features a high-tech espresso machine. Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti celebrated the arrival of the “Dragon” spacecraft last Friday by wearing a Star Trek: Voyager uniform and updating her Twitter account. “There’s coffee in that nebula…
The witch-hunting obsessions of the climate cult took them into the realm of total absurdity with March’s “Open Letter to Museums From Members of the Scientific Community,” which called upon museum administrators to begin refusing donations from the evil fossil-fuel industry.
At a celebration of National Nuclear Technology Day, Iran’s president and the director of its nuclear program denied Iran has ever pursued nuclear weapons research. This is another area in which Iran’s understanding of the framework agreement seems to be at odds with explanations published by the U.S.
Electronics are wreaking havoc on our sleep; late night reading on smartphones and tablets bombards our eyes with artificial light, tricking our brains into being alert right before we attempt to fall asleep. A recent experimental study from Harvard Medical