ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATEOct 21, 2014
The directionally challenged may find a new curveball thrown their way, as researchers reveal that in our lifetime we may see flip in what we know to be North and South. For those who know their way around navigating the wild, seeking directions in the stars, or even reading the face of a compass, you may have to reconsider the norm or repaint the stars to fit a changing magnetic field that may soon have Antarctica pointing North.
TECH & INNOVATION 11:17 PM
TECH & INNOVATION 05:25 PM
Apple launched today its Apple Pay service which promises to make payments easier with its breakthrough contactless payment technology and unique security features.
MEDICINE & HEALTH 06:48 PM
Genetic variant may protect some Latinas from having breast cancer.
MEDICINE & HEALTH 05:17 PM
While surveillance on a global scale tightens, looking for the looming threat of Ebola symptoms from international travelers around the world, researchers worldwide are evaluating the all too real threat of the spreading viral infection. And they’re finding that even a conservative estimate could spell international disaster over the next few months.
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Solar Eclipse This Thursday: Start Time & How to Watch Safely
3. 06:35 PM
A Magnetic Topsy Turvy Earth—When North Becomes South
2. Oct 20, 2014
Watch: NASA Moves Martian Orbiters to Avoid Comet Siding Spring
3. Oct 20, 2014
ESA Asks Public to Name Philae Landing Site of Comet 67P This November
4. 06:48 PM
Latinas May Have Genes That Help Make them "Breast Cancer-Free"
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The Rosetta spacecraft -- the first space vehicle to travel to a comet
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2nd case of U.S. Healthcare Worker Contracts Ebola
Jul 16, 2014
Oct 16, 2014
FDA approves the selling of Esbriet and Ofev in the U.S. as treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Oct 14, 2014
Study looks at mental and physical stress on patients with stable heart disease
Oct 12, 2014
It’s October, which to most means it’s time to break out the steins and German beers to celebrate the festival of Oktoberfest. But when you’re drinking your brew and you whiff that intoxicating familiar “fresh beer smell”, you’re actually smelling an evolutionary trick that has helped a common bacteria thrive. Thanks to fruit flies, no less!
This week is shaping up to be an exceptional one for astronomy. Fresh off the heals of the Orionid meteor shower comes another solar eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23 which will be visible to most residents of North America.
Earth's protective magnetic field has been weakening at a faster rate than expected
Partial Solar Eclipse this thursday best view in Northern Canada
Laser physicists at Australian National University have constructed a tractor beam that can both repel and attract objects, like a sort of shield-tractor beam combo.
Oct 10, 2014
Researchers in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zurich have calculated new benchmark figures to precisely describe the Ebola epidemic in West Africa from a mathematical perspective. Their results may help health authorities to contain the epidemic.
Oct 17, 2014
The Trio researchers awarded as the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for microscope
Oct 12, 2014
Within almost every human cell is a nucleus six microns in diameter-about one 300th of a human hair's width-that is filled with roughly three meters of DNA.