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Strange Canary Yellow Glass in Egyptian Desert Shown to Be Result of Meteorite Impact – ScienceAlert

Strange Canary Yellow Glass in Egyptian Desert Shown to Be Result of Meteorite Impact – ScienceAlert

A strange kind of yellow, exotic glass found across some of the world’s desert regions has finally had its mysterious origins identified – almost 30 million years after it formed on Earth.   Libyan desert glass is a naturally occurring kind of glass that’s found in the eastern stretches of the Sahara desert, in eastern […]

Deschutes County sees 3 recent hepatitis A cases – KTVZ

Deschutes County sees 3 recent hepatitis A cases – KTVZ

CDC via CNN A microscopic image of the Hepatitis A virus, taken by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC via CNN A microscopic image of the Hepatitis A virus, taken by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. BEND, Ore. – Deschutes County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed three recent, closely connected […]

NASA asteroid tracker: A GIANT space rock just flew over Earth at more than 15,100MPH – Express.co.uk

NASA asteroid tracker: A GIANT space rock just flew over Earth at more than 15,100MPH – Express.co.uk

The asteroid, dubbed by NASA Asteroid 2019 JN2, zipped past the Earth on an “Earth Close Approach” trajectory. NASA said the asteroid flew by our home planet in the wee morning hours (Wednesday, May 15). At its closest, the space rock approached the Earth around 3.15am BST (2.15am UTC). When this happened, the asteroid reached […]

Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions – CNYcentral.com

Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions – CNYcentral.com

Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions  CNYcentral.com Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews  The New York Times Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks  Ars Technica Measles: Anti-vaccination forum in Monsey draws crowd, condemnation  The Journal News | LoHud.com Anti-Vaxxers Rally In Albany  CBS New York View full coverage on […]

The northern lights, aka 'aurora borealis,' could be coming to a sky near you this week – USA TODAY

The northern lights, aka 'aurora borealis,' could be coming to a sky near you this week – USA TODAY

CLOSE The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis. The Vikings thought it was a road to the Gods, but we now know exactly what those beautiful lights actually are. Buzz60 Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across the far northern U.S. and most of Canada later this week could see the aurora […]

Woman claims she was separated from newborn after testing positive for opiates because of poppy-seed bagel – Fox News

Woman claims she was separated from newborn after testing positive for opiates because of poppy-seed bagel – Fox News

Less than 24 hours after giving birth, a New York mother said her baby was taken from her after she tested positive for opiates — despite claiming she did not take any drugs. Elizabeth Dominguez, a 29-year-old from Tonawanda, said that when she went into labor at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center around two weeks ago, […]

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget – Fox News

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget – Fox News

President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests. Trump tweeted he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” “Under my Administration, we are restoring @NASA to greatness and we […]

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak – New York Post

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak – New York Post

Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation’s worst measles outbreak in a generation. Flushing’s Yeshiva of Central Queens was forced to shut its doors for failing to prevent un-vaccinated students exposed to the contagious virus from attending class. This is the first school closed outside […]

Scientists: Global carbon dioxide hits record level – WRAL Tech Wire

Scientists: Global carbon dioxide hits record level – WRAL Tech Wire

“We don’t know a planet like this.” That was the reaction of meteorologist Eric Holthaus to news that atmospheric carbon dioxide levels have reached heights not seen in the entirety of human existence – not history, existence. According to data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere is […]

Man with measles potentially exposes public in King, Pierce counties – KING5.com

Man with measles potentially exposes public in King, Pierce counties – KING5.com

Health officials say a Pierce County man tested positive for measles after visiting several public places while contagious.  The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department says this case is not associated with the recent traveler diagnosed with measles announced by health officials last week.  “We urge those [who do not have immunity] to determine if they were […]