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Hot startups like Hims and Roman are marketing Viagra to young men online, but their approach raises 2 big questions – Business Insider

Hot startups like Hims and Roman are marketing Viagra to young men online, but their approach raises 2 big questions – Business Insider

Most people associate erectile dysfunction with the silver-haired men in Viagra commercials. Yet Zachariah Reitano was just 17 years old when he experienced it for the first time. Confused and frustrated, he knew something was wrong. He was right. It’s well-established among doctors that erectile dysfunction can be the first sign of a more troubling […]

Earth’s Atmosphere Stretches Far Beyond the Moon, Scientists Find – Motherboard

Earth’s Atmosphere Stretches Far Beyond the Moon, Scientists Find – Motherboard

The Earth and its geocorona, as captured in 1972 with a camera operated by Apollo 16 astronauts on the Moon. Image: NASA The Earth’s atmosphere stretches way past the Moon, much farther than previously believed, says a new study published in Space Physics. When the outermost portions of the atmosphere merge with outer space it […]

185 deer test positive for 'zombie' disease in Tennessee – WVLT.TV

185 deer test positive for 'zombie' disease in Tennessee – WVLT.TV

(WVLT) — Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease that has impacted: white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. It is progressive and fatal, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. “We had 185 out of 3000 deer that we tested, 185 positives,” said Matthew Cameron with TWRA. “We will pick back up on our […]

Exclusive: SpaceX, Boeing design risks threaten new delays for U.S. space program – Reuters

Exclusive: SpaceX, Boeing design risks threaten new delays for U.S. space program – Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) – NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its human spaceflight program later this year. One of Boeing Co’s CST-100 Starliner astronaut capsules is seen at a […]

Intermountain Healthcare cuts prescribed opioids by 30 percent – KSL.com

Intermountain Healthcare cuts prescribed opioids by 30 percent – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — A year and a half ago, Kelly Howard cried as she read Intermountain Healthcare’s goal to cut opioid prescriptions by 40 percent in 2018. “Finally some noise on the subject,” she recalled thinking to herself. Howard’s son, Billy Perkins, died in 2014 from an opioid overdose. Perkins, 26, wasn’t prescribed opioids […]

Get Ready For Gravitational Waves All Day, Every Day – WIRED

Get Ready For Gravitational Waves All Day, Every Day – WIRED

In the sprawling concert venue that is our universe, black holes often collide to produce cosmic cymbal crashes known as a gravitational waves. These collisions, along with other astronomical activity that generates these spacetime disturbances, occur frequently enough that a wave should be rippling through some part of the universe at any given moment. But […]

Mother of newborn concerned after Vancouver clinic linked to measles outbreak – KATU

Mother of newborn concerned after Vancouver clinic linked to measles outbreak – KATU

by Kellee Azar, KATU News VANCOUVER, Wash. —  Amid a continued measles outbreak in Clark County where health officials have confirmed 62 cases, one of the most concerned groups is parents with infants who are too young to get the vaccine. For a complete list of measles exposure sites, click here. Clark County Health Officials […]

Watch the historic first private mission to the Moon launch Thursday night – TechCrunch

Watch the historic first private mission to the Moon launch Thursday night – TechCrunch

For the first time later this week, a privately developed moon lander will launch aboard a privately built rocket, organized by a private launch coordinator. It’s an historic moment in space and the Israeli mission stands to make history again if it touches down on the Moon’s surface as planned on April 11. The Beresheet […]

Physicists explain fireballs erupting from grapes in microwave oven – Phys.org

Physicists explain fireballs erupting from grapes in microwave oven – Phys.org

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2019). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1818350116 A trio of researchers with McMaster, Concordia and Trent Universities has solved the mystery of why pairs of grapes ignite into fireballs when cooked together in a microwave oven. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Hamza Khattak, Pablo Bianucci […]

FACT CHECK: Was a Mars Rover's Final Message to NASA 'My Battery Is Low and It's Getting Dark?' – Snopes.com

FACT CHECK: Was a Mars Rover's Final Message to NASA 'My Battery Is Low and It's Getting Dark?' – Snopes.com

On 13 February 2019, NASA announced that the mission of a robotic rover named Opportunity had come to an end after the device had spent 15 years exploring the surface of Mars: One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA’s Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years […]

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