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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 […]

That NASA climate science program Trump axed? House lawmakers just moved to restore it

That NASA climate science program Trump axed? House lawmakers just moved to restore it

Representative John Culberson (R–TX), center, with NASA officials in 2015. NASA SMAP/T. Wynne By Jeffrey Mervis, Science News StaffMay. 17, 2018 , 4:32 PM A U.S. House of Representatives spending panel voted today to restore a small NASA climate research program that President Donald Trump’s administration had quietly axed. (Click here to read our earlier coverage.) […]

Immediate threat of tainted romaine lettuce wilts as E.coli outbreak cause still unknown

Immediate threat of tainted romaine lettuce wilts as E.coli outbreak cause still unknown

Federal investigators have yet to determine the source of the ongoing E.coli outbreak that has so far left 172 people sick after eating romaine lettuce, but they have one glimmer of hope: lettuce wilts. The fact that lettuce is perishable means that while investigators with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) haven’t yet figured out […]

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen, and it's got a monster appetite

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen, and it's got a monster appetite

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen in the universe, and they’re calling this one a monster with an appetite. It’s growing so fast it can devour a mass the size of the sun every two days. CREDIT: NASA/ESA/D. Coe., J. Anderson, and R. Van Der Marel (STSCI) Astronomers have found the fastest-growing […]

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak  Los Angeles Times E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Likely No Longer on Store Shelves  Live Science Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 172 sick in 32 states  Washington Post Full coverage Source link

How China plans to challenge SpaceX with reusable rockets

How China plans to challenge SpaceX with reusable rockets

From Elon Musk’s SpaceX to Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, US companies are pumping billions of dollars into developing reusable rockets that can safely return to Earth — and then take off again later. Now China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation — the country’s state-run space contractor — has thrown its hat into the ring, announcing […]

FDA: Egg farm cited for salmonella had 'unacceptable rodent activity'

FDA: Egg farm cited for salmonella had 'unacceptable rodent activity'

By KRISTINE PHILLIPS | The Washington Post A North Carolina egg farm that authorities say is responsible for a salmonella outbreak that has sickened several people in nine states has had a heavy rodent infestation and failed to take actions to reverse it, according to an inspection report. Dozens of rodents, some alive and some […]