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First black hole to be photographed gets Hawaiian name – RT

First black hole to be photographed gets Hawaiian name – RT

Space researchers captured the imagination of everyone on Earth by releasing the first ever photo of a black hole earlier this week. Now, it has been given a name: Powehi. It was decided that the mysterious space object would have a Hawaiian name because two of the eight telescopes used to make the historic picture […]

Source of Mystery E. Coli Outbreak That Sickened Over 100 May Be Ground Beef – Gizmodo

Source of Mystery E. Coli Outbreak That Sickened Over 100 May Be Ground Beef – Gizmodo

On Friday, April 12, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said ground beef is the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in six states. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite (AP) Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it was investigating a mysterious […]

Doomed Beresheet spacecraft snapped this picture moments before crashing into Moon – Fox News

Doomed Beresheet spacecraft snapped this picture moments before crashing into Moon – Fox News

Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft snapped a stunning picture of the Moon moments before it crashed into the lunar surface Thursday. The spacecraft experienced an engine problem seconds before it was expected to reach the Moon. Beresheet was just a few hundred feet above the lunar surface when Mission Control in Yehud, Israel, lost contact with the […]

Papua New Guinea deals with 'national problem' stemming from penis enlargements: report – Fox News

Papua New Guinea deals with 'national problem' stemming from penis enlargements: report – Fox News

A growing number of men in Papua New Guinea are being treated for penis enlargements gone wrong, doctors say.  (globaleducation.edu.au) Doctors in Papua New Guinea say a “nationwide problem” of botched penis enlargements is on the rise and drawing resources away from more pressing health issues. Throughout the country, boys as young as 16 and men […]

Upper-level winds have died down, so Falcon Heavy will try flying again – Ars Technica

Upper-level winds have died down, so Falcon Heavy will try flying again – Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Falcon Heavy rocket, at sunset along the Florida coast. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica On Wednesday evening, SpaceX ended its first attempt to fly the Falcon Heavy rocket and its Arabsat-6A payload in the middle of a two-hour launch window. The upper-level wind shear was unacceptable, and with a poor forecast, it […]

Will Cardio or Weightlifting Help You Lose Belly Fat Faster? Here's What a Trainer Says – POPSUGAR

Will Cardio or Weightlifting Help You Lose Belly Fat Faster? Here's What a Trainer Says – POPSUGAR

Fitness newbie or not, if you’re trying to lose belly fat, you’re probably wondering exactly how you should be training. With all the workout options — HIIT, strength training, cardio, and CrossFit — it can be difficult to find the best workout that will get rid of belly fat. To find out if cardio or […]

Meet Katie Bouman, the woman who transformed our view of black holes forever – CNET

Meet Katie Bouman, the woman who transformed our view of black holes forever – CNET

Social media wants you to know Katie Bouman’s name.  Screenshot/CNET It’s been a huge day for science. And an even bigger day for female scientists. On Wednesday, we Earthlings got our first direct look at a black hole, thanks to the Event Horizon Telescope, an array of eight radio telescopes around the world working together […]

Dogs sniff out lung cancer from blood samples with 97 percent accuracy, study claims – Fox News

Dogs sniff out lung cancer from blood samples with 97 percent accuracy, study claims – Fox News

A new study presented on Monday has found that beagles can be trained to detect lung cancer from human blood samples with 97 percent accuracy. (Stock image) Dogs can smell lung cancer with 97 percent accuracy, according to new research. The study, presented Monday at the annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology […]

First Photo of a Black Hole May Be Revealed. Here’s How to Follow the Announcement. – The New York Times

First Photo of a Black Hole May Be Revealed. Here’s How to Follow the Announcement. – The New York Times

At 9 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, a group of astronomers who run a globe-girdling network of radio telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope are expected to unveil the first-ever images of a black hole. For some years now, scientific literature, news media and films have featured remarkably sophisticated and academic computer simulations of black […]

Candida auris: Drug-resistant fungus spreading through some healthcare facilities – KABC-TV

Candida auris: Drug-resistant fungus spreading through some healthcare facilities – KABC-TV

NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a deadly, drug-resistant fungus is spreading around healthcare facilities and is “a serious global health threat.” Candida auris preys on people with weakened immune systems by infecting the bloodstream. It’s difficult to identify with standard technology. More than 587 cases have been confirmed in […]

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