Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) in Tarragona, Spain and ETH Zurich, Switzerland successfully developed a process to get sweeteners, such as mannitol or ribitol, from highly available, affordable, and sustainable sources like glucose or arabinose.
Republicans’ stopgap spending bill set to fund the United States government through April next year reportedly includes almost $75 million dollars for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the damages of Hurricane Matthew that hit the country in October.
Children can inhale marijuana through secondary exposure, with their little bodies taking in the harmful psychoactive chemicals in the illicit drug as well, new study shows.
In yet another battle against a possible loss of a species, nature seems to be at the losing end once more. This time, with one of the world’s most iconic animals, the giraffes of Africa.
In an effort to find a scientific explanation why and how breakfast cereals, such as oats, can lower cholesterol in the bloodstream, thus decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases, researchers at the University of Queensland's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences have identified a novel mechanism: beta glucans.
A new study has found that dust storms (which carries beneficial nutrients, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron) could positively affect the biogeochemical cycle in downwind sea regions, boost marine life productivity, and decrease atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations.
Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) have invented a groundbreaking optical chip for telescopes that will, for the first time, allow astronomers to get a good picture of alien planets outside the solar system despite the blinding brightness of the sun.
Using an interactive simulator explicitly designed by Armstrong’s flight control engineers and technicians according to the advanced specifications of NASA’s X-57 Maxwell, the space agency’s first piloted electric X-plane in 20 years, pilots get a virtual flight experience of the X-plane and are prepped up for its flight testing phase in 2018.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch its H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-6 on Friday, December 9 at 8:26 a.m. EST (10:26 p.m. Japan time) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded the Restore-L Spacecraft Bus and Support Services contract to Space Systems Loral (SSL), formerly known as Space Systems/Loral, LLC (SS/L).
A paper entitled “Correlation between pubic hair grooming and STIs: results from a nationally representative probability sample,” linked pubic hair grooming to heightened risks of being infected with sexually transmitted infections.
A new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center gives hope to leukemia patients through T-cell therapy, which Dr. Aude Chapuis believes is even better.
Animal conservationists around the globe are lauding the efforts of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev to save the snow leopards dwelling in the mountainous regions of the former Soviet-controlled nation.
In a press call on Nov. 29, US Air Force officials announced the agency is all set to launch its first upgraded Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) satellite on Dec. 7.