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Michigan astronaut forgets memory card for camera during tour of space station

Michigan astronaut forgets memory card for camera during tour of space station

Does Amazon deliver in space? An astronaut from Michigan made a mistake many of us have made in our daily lives while hoping to get some touristy footage of the places we visit. The astronaut, Andrew J. “Drew” Feustel forgot to insert an SD card into his GoPro camera last week while he was taking […]

Tick/Lyme diseases combating efforts get new New York push

Tick/Lyme diseases combating efforts get new New York push

CLOSE Video: Lyme Disease Forum at Marist. Peter Carr/Poughkeepsie Journal Adult deer tick, Ixodes scapularis.(Photo: Courtesy photo) New York plans to step up efforts to reduce tick populations and, ultimately, the spread of Lyme and other diseases. The state’s new Lyme and tick-borne disease control plan includes stepping up tick control, increasing outreach to high-risk […]

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket

A SUBORBITAL rocket was launched into space on Thursday by a start-up in China’s burgeoning commercial aeronautics industry, as private firms snap at the heels of their dominant American rivals. OneSpace, the Beijing-based company behind the launch, is one of dozens of Chinese rivals jostling for a slice of the global space industry, estimated to […]

UM uses $30 million in gifts to establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center

UM uses $30 million in gifts to establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center

With $30 million in donations, the University of Michigan has established the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center to advance research and treatment for children with brain cancer. Chad Carr was the grandson of former UM football coach Lloyd Carr. The 5-year-old died in 2015, 14 months after being diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, […]

Mars rock named for Duluth

Mars rock named for Duluth

“Duluth has one of the coolest climates in the U.S. due to its proximity to the world’s largest and one of the deepest freshwater lakes,” Wiens wrote in a recent blog. “The drill target ‘Duluth’ on Mars was also once near the shore of a large freshwater lake. Its climate is also relatively cool, so […]

Salmonella Outbreak From Caterer Sickens 70 People And Hospitalizes 4 In Newton County, Georgia

Salmonella Outbreak From Caterer Sickens 70 People And Hospitalizes 4 In Newton County, Georgia

At least 70 people in Newton County, Georgia received medical treatment due to a salmonella outbreak. Officials believe that a local catering company caused the outbreak.  ( Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH ) An outbreak of salmonella poisoning is nothing to be taken lightly, especially in the case of a May 2018 incident in one […]

Menzel 3: This Giant Ant Is Shooting Lasers Through Space

Menzel 3: This Giant Ant Is Shooting Lasers Through Space

A weird nebula shaped like an ant is even stranger than scientists thought. Now, a team of astronomers have discovered it’s shooting lasers into space. This incredibly rare phenomenon, they think, is evidence this nebula is shrouding a double star system. The research was published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Stars with a similar […]

Colorado Researchers Studying CBD Oil In Dogs

Colorado Researchers Studying CBD Oil In Dogs

FORT COLLINS, Colo (CBS4) – Parents of children who suffer seizures swear by cannabinoid. They say it curbs the number and severity of the seizures that their children endure. Now, researchers at Colorado State University are studying whether it has the same effect in dogs with epilepsy. “We’re really kind of looking for the ideal […]

Here's the Weird Science Launching to the Space Station This Weekend

Here's the Weird Science Launching to the Space Station This Weekend

On Monday, a cargo delivery to the International Space Station will carry old-fashioned sextants, E. colibacteria and lasers that will create a temperature 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space. These unusual science experiments are scheduled to launch Monday morning (May 21) at 4:39 a.m. EDT (0839 GMT) from NASA’s Wallops Flight […]

Bill Gates says Trump asked the difference between HIV and HPV

Bill Gates says Trump asked the difference between HIV and HPV

“In both of those two meetings he asked me if vaccines weren’t a bad thing because he was considering a commission to look into ill-effects of vaccines,” Gates said. “And somebody, Robert Kennedy Jr., was advising him that vaccines were causing bad things and I said, ‘No, that is a dead end, that would be […]