Obama Announces New Climate Plan Which Prioritizes Limiting Carbon
President Barack Obama has announced a broad plan to deal with the effects of the climate change, specially the rising sea level and severe weather.
Planetary Systems More Robust Than Previously Believed, Study Shows
The discovery of two new planets smaller than Neptune has scientists reconsidering the established belief about the resilience of planetary systems.
Tiger Mosquito in New Jersey Carries West Nile Virus, How to Eliminate Them?
Tiger Mosquito's are descending in New Jersey and are biting unsuspecting victims at all times of the day, unlike other mosquitoes which wait until dusk to do so. The arrival of the Tiger mosquitos comes on the heels of a recent cicada invasion after spending 17 years underground.
ISS: Astronauts Start Daring House Cleaning Exercise
Two astronauts on board of the International Space Station started a daring spacewalk to clear space for a Russian space module to be installed later this year.
Supermoon Live Streaming: Where to Watch Online the Moon at its Largest
Tonight love is in the air - or better yet, in the moon, a super-moon, to be more precise. From the Desert Southwest and lower Ohio Valley into the mid-Atlantic and southern New England, sky-watcher and moon lovers will be presented with the clearest view of the supermoon.
Italy Earthquake: 5.2 Magnitude in Northern Part, Causes Minor Damage
Italy earthquake with a 5.2 preliminary magnitude struck at midday Friday in a mountainous region near the Tuscan coast between the provinces of Massa e Carrara and Lucca. No one was harmed and minor damage has been reported.
Giant Hogweed Plant Leads to Blindness, Skin Burns: How to Protect Yourself
The Giant Hogweed plant, or Heracleum mantegazzianum, may look innocent enough on the exterior, but just one touch of its leaves, stems, or flowers could leave you blind and with skin burns. The plant has been discovered in two northern Indiana counties.
New Egg-Free Flu Vaccine Approved by FDA for Adults with Egg Allergies
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously in favor (13-0) of recommending a new flu shot that does not contain eggs, making it possible for adults with egg allergies between the ages of 18-49 to receive the flu shot.
Norovirus Warning: 200 Yellowstone, Grand Teton Park Visitors Left Sick
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are fighting an outbreak of norovirus, the highly contagious gastrointestinal scourge of cruise ships. According to Park officials, the virus has already left 150 employees and 50 guests sick.
HPV Vaccine Proving Effective, Infections Down by 56 Pct
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is proving effective in the United States since it was first introduced in 2006, with a new study saying teen girls infection rates are down by 56 percent.
Obesity is a Disease? American Medical Association Believes So
Obesity is now officially recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association (AMA), the group announced Tuesday at their annual meeting in Chicago.
Gobbling Down Supplements, Vitamins Has More Risks than Benefits, Doctor Warns
Supplements, vitamins and all other alternative medicine have quickly ballooned to a $34 billion a year industry, but the industry has been mired with scrutiny and lawsuits over the lack of proof of its effectiveness. A new book further questions the industry and even says it does more harm than good to those who consume it.
Restless Leg Syndrome Linked to Shorter Life Expectancy in Men
Restless legs syndrome (RLS), a pesky condition that triggers leg spasms when fatigued, may actually not be as innocent as previously imagined. New research shows that men that had the condition were 40 percent more likely to die earlier than those without it.
Captive Chimpanzees to be Listed as Endangered, Including Research Chimps
This past week proved to be an instrumental one for the protection of chimpanzees after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a new rule extending "endangered species" protections to chimpanzees that are also held in captivity.