Jul, 31, 2016, 06:42 PM

Zika Virus Surging In Puerto Rico, Expected To Hit The U.S. Next

The Zika virus that started in Brazil has spread to other parts of the world, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the island of Puerto Rico is suffering from an outbreak.

Jul, 31, 2016, 06:22 PM

Scientists Create Artificial Leaves That Convert CO2 To Fuel

One of the biggest problems scientists and policymakers are dealing with when it comes to the issue of climate change is the amount of carbon dioxide being emitted by humans.

Jul, 31, 2016, 04:52 PM

Lake Tahoe Is Just A Microcosm Of What's Happening To Lakes In The West

Global climate change is attributing to the biggest change in temperature in the biggest alpine lake in North America. According to a report released by UC Davis, scientists said that Lake Tahoe's average surface temperature last year was the warmest ever recorded.

Jul, 31, 2016, 04:33 PM

NASA And SpaceX Look To Astronauts To Space In First Commercial Crew Capsules

NASA is looking to SpaceX for the delivery of astronauts to the International Space Station. The order of a second post-certification mission from SpaceX is the final order guaranteed through the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap).

Jul, 30, 2016, 04:35 PM

Large Cosmic Gig In The Sky Surveyed By NuSTAR, Singing X-Rays Identified

Did you know that the universe has background music looping infinitely? Scientists have the best ears for it, and now they also know what precisely out there is making these X-ray sounds.

Jul, 29, 2016, 06:39 PM

Space Travel's Effects On Astronauts' Hearts Are Alarming

A team of space radiation researchers has found that space travel deteriorates human health at an alarming rate. According to Fox News, of the 24 Apollo astronauts who flew into deep space, eight have died from cardiovascular disease.

Jul, 29, 2016, 06:17 PM

From The Moon To Mars: NASA Celebrates Its 58th Birthday Today

70 years ago today, one of the biggest contributors to space exploration was born. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is celebrating its birthday today.

Jul, 29, 2016, 05:54 PM

'Game Of Thrones' Responsible For Naming Of New Ant Species

Scientists have discovered two new ant species that they are comparing to dragons, especially the ones from the popular TV show, "Game of Thrones."

Jul, 27, 2016, 07:10 PM

Jupiter's 'Red Spot' Is Actually A Hotspot

Jupiter's Great Red Spot is home to a huge hurricane, several times bigger than Earth. Thanks to its ability to heat the planet, scientists see this spot as an actual hotspot for the planet.

Jul, 27, 2016, 04:50 PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Stumbles Upon Hints Of Rocky Life On The Red Planet

NASA's Mars rover, the Curiosity, has found rocks on the Red Planet with manganese. The manganese finding leads researchers back on Earth to believe that oxygen once existed in Mars' atmosphere.

Jul, 27, 2016, 04:05 PM

ESA's Philae To Finish Mission By Working Hard To The Very End

The European Space Agency is saying goodbye to its Rosetta mission, which commenced in March 2004 and arrived on comet 67p in August 2014.

Jul, 25, 2016, 04:15 PM

Predator Free New Zealand: Eradication Of Rats To Complete By 2050

In an effort to salvage the country's birds, New Zealand has vowed to wipe out all rats, weasels and feral cats on the South Pacific nation. The plan is that by 2050, the region's rodent problem will be solved.

Jul, 25, 2016, 03:41 PM

NASA's NEEMO Expedition Will Begin This Summer, Team To Engage In Mars-Like Simulations

NASA astronauts will train deep beneath the ocean for deep space missions. The space agency looks to prepare their astronauts by putting them in extreme environments, a feature that both the Red Planet and the ocean have in common.

Jul, 25, 2016, 03:01 PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Thinks On Its Own Thanks To Aegis Update

NASA's Curiosity rover has gained enough experience on Planet Mars to make some of its own decisions.

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