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Recall alert: foods to avoid for Father's Day brunch

Recall alert: foods to avoid for Father's Day brunch

From breakfast cereal to vegetables, US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods after this month’s outbreak of unrelated intestinal infections, including salmonella. Here are the foods to avoid at this time: Kellogg’s cereal Federal health officials want you to toss out all boxes of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks after a salmonella outbreak sickened […]

Physicist Stephen Hawking's ashes interred at Westminster Abbey

Physicist Stephen Hawking's ashes interred at Westminster Abbey

Physicist Stephen Hawking’s ashes interred at Westminster Abbey Dean of Westminster, John Hall (3R), accompanied by first wife Jane Hawking (2L) and daughter Lucy Hawking (C), presides over the internment of the ashes of British scientist Stephen Hawking in the nave of Westminster Abbey, on June 15, 2018, in London, England. The world renowned physicist […]

Utah among 'hot spots' most vulnerable for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases

Utah among 'hot spots' most vulnerable for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases

Opting out of vaccines leaves these US ‘hot spots’ most vulnerable for outbreaks Opting out of vaccines leaves these US ‘hot spots’ most vulnerable for outbreaks SALT LAKE CITY — A number of American states and metropolitan “hot spots” are vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disease, new research suggests. The reason? Children whose parents opted out […]

Videos Capture Professor Teaching Students Moon Landing Was Fake, Other Conspiracy Theories

Videos Capture Professor Teaching Students Moon Landing Was Fake, Other Conspiracy Theories

A sociology professor was caught on video telling students about conspiracy theories on the moon landing and the holocaust. This is not the first time he is being investigated for his claims.  ( Stefan Schweihofer | Pixabay ) School officials at William Paterson University in New Jersey, are reviewing videos that show a sociology professor […]

A Person's Risk For Depression Rises If They're On These Medications: Study

A Person's Risk For Depression Rises If They're On These Medications: Study

A new study suggests that you should pay special attention if you’re taking any drugs that list depression as a side effect.  Roughly half of U.S. adults use prescription medication. An estimated 37.2 percent are taking medications for which depression is a possible side effect, according to a cross-sectional survey study published by JAMA on Tuesday […]

NASA's Opportunity rover is fighting for its life in a Martian dust storm

NASA's Opportunity rover is fighting for its life in a Martian dust storm

This set of images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the growing dust storm (red) that is kicking up on the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) For weeks, Mars has been besieged by a massive dust storm. A thick haze fills the atmosphere and blots out the sun, immersing much of the Red Planet in an impenetrable, perpetual night. Caught in the […]

IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds

IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds

IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study says. The research suggests that genes aren’t what’s driving the decline in IQ scores, according to the study, published Monday. Norwegian researchers analyzed the IQ scores of Norwegian men born between 1962 and 1991 and found that […]

Director of AES visits WV's Robotic Technology Center

Director of AES visits WV's Robotic Technology Center

MORGANTOWN — NASA is planning for another moon landing. West Virginia’s Robotic Technology Center hosted the director of the Advanced Exploration Systems (AES), Jason Crusan Wednesday. Crusan is also NASA’s senior executive, advisor and an advocate on technology. Crusan’s presentation revealed the advancements in technology currently being worked on at NASA, in addition to the partnerships […]

In these 10 counties, kids are most likely to skip vaccines. 8 are in Idaho.

In these 10 counties, kids are most likely to skip vaccines. 8 are in Idaho.

Public health officials have long known that the United States has pockets of vulnerability where the risk of measles and other vaccine-preventable childhood diseases is higher because parents hesitate or refuse to get their children immunized. Eighteen states allow parents to opt their children out of school immunization requirements for non-medical reasons, with exemptions for […]

Interplanetary dust particles in comets may hold major clues to understanding how planets were formed: Study

Interplanetary dust particles in comets may hold major clues to understanding how planets were formed: Study

Scientists have discovered that interplanetary dust particles in comets contain leftovers from the early solar system, which may provide a deeper understanding of how the planets were formed. Representational image. Reuters. Researchers from University of Hawaii showed that the initial solids from which the solar system was formed consisted almost entirely of amorphous silicate, carbon […]