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Russians poised to fire intercontinental ballistic missile… into space with Sentinel-3 sat on board

Russians poised to fire intercontinental ballistic missile… into space with Sentinel-3 sat on board

Ahhhahaha, had you going then The European Space Agency’s Sentinel-3 satellite (Source: ESA/ATG medialab) The European Space Agency (ESA) is all a-quiver at the prospect of the second Sentinel-3 satellite launch, due this evening atop a Russian Rockot launcher. The spacecraft will ride to space at 1757 UTC on 25 April from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome […]

Utah doctor's opioid-addiction program aims to save lives

Utah doctor's opioid-addiction program aims to save lives

Utah doctor’s opioid-addiction program aims to save lives (Photo: KUTV) (KUTV) — Doctors at a Salt Lake City clinic are trying to save lives by educating the public about programs to help get people off opioids. The team at Equilibrium Healthcare is developing a multi-prong approach to battling opioid-dependency. The program involves a mix between […]

Funding for Great Barrier Reef water quality falls despite 'crisis'

Funding for Great Barrier Reef water quality falls despite 'crisis'

However separate documents show it was expected to spend $212 million over five years from July 2015 – representing a fall of $58 million, or more than $11 million a year. Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg said the government was committed to the Reef 2050 plan. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen The office of Minister for […]

Here's what you should know about allergy season

Here's what you should know about allergy season

March marked the beginning of spring, but for many, it also marked the beginning of allergy season. For those new to Sacramento, also known as the “City of Trees,” we thought it might be helpful to provide some useful allergy-related tips and answer some frequently asked questions. These might also help those who grew up […]

6 Most Under-Appreciated Space Missions

6 Most Under-Appreciated Space Missions

For nearly 60 years, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been making history and broadening our horizons—literally. Since its establishment in 1958 by President Dwight Eisenhower, NASA has led some of the most famous interstellar missions, from the Apollo Moon landings to 135 space shuttle flights. But the governmental agency is more than blockbuster […]

Could Artificial Sweeteners And Diet Soda Also Lead To Diabetes?

Could Artificial Sweeteners And Diet Soda Also Lead To Diabetes?

Could Artificial Sweeteners And Diet Soda Also Lead To Diabetes?  Forbes Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Obesity and Diabetes in New Study on Mice  Newsweek Zero-Calorie Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Diabetes, Obesity, Just Like Sugar: Study  Medical Daily Full coverage Source link

As ancient humans spread out, average mammal shrank

As ancient humans spread out, average mammal shrank

Homo sapiens, Neanderthals, and other recent human relatives may have begun “downsizing” large mammal species—by way of extinction—at least 90,000 years earlier than previously thought. Elephant-dwarfing wooly mammoths, elephant-sized ground sloths, and various saber-toothed cats were some of the massive mammals roaming Earth between 2.6 million and 12,000 years ago. Prior research suggested that such […]

Group of college students ill with unknown virus

Group of college students ill with unknown virus

Group of college students ill with unknown virus April 22, 2018 Updated: April 22, 2018 10:35am DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — School officials say a group of Western Connecticut State University students are ill from an unknown virus. The Connecticut Post reports the school announced Friday 40 students are ill and have come down with similar […]

Are aliens living on Pluto? Check out what a NASA astrobiologist says

Are aliens living on Pluto? Check out what a NASA astrobiologist says

Pluto, the dwarf world in our solar system has recently been removed from the planet status to a dwarf planet, and many experts believe that this space body is too severe to harbor life in deep space. However, a new research conducted by NASA has revealed that Pluto has an enormous underground ocean, and sometimes, […]

State of mental health care in Peoria continues to evolve

State of mental health care in Peoria continues to evolve

From a Bartonville insane asylum to the Zeller Mental Health Center to the Brighter Days Ahead drop-in clinic, treatment protocols have changed along with the understanding of mental illness. This is the first of two parts in our series. Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedelScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA — […]

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