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    NASA will “reexamine” its colloquial names for galaxies, stars, planets, and other cosmic systems to cut down on “insensitive” space terminology. NASA announced on Wednesday that it would begin reviewing unofficial names, and change the way researchers refer to certain “cosmic objects” by either using the scientific name or finding a fitting new nickname. “As...
    A TOP forensic expert today said Madeleine McCann’s disappearance WILL one day be solved. Professor Angela Gallop, a world-renowned scientist whose work has helped to solve numerous cold cases, said the riddle would finally be solved because “contact always leaves a trace”. 16Professor Angela Gallop has dedicated her career to solving some of the most...
    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will refer to cosmic objects by their scientific name as opposed to nicknames that could be deemed offensive. "Nicknames are often more approachable and public-friendly than official names for cosmic objects, such as Barnard 33, whose nickname 'the Horsehead Nebula' invokes its appearance," NASA said in a press...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — During his visit to Baltimore, U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams addressed why federal health experts changed recommendations about face masks while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s important for people to understand how science works — we look at the data, we make the best recommendation that we can...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – NASA is taking a cue from grocery store items, pro sports teams, and country music bands which have all removed racially insensitive names. The space agency is adding celestial bodies to the list that includes Aunt Jemima, the Washington Football Team and hitmakers The Chicks and Lady A. “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese...
    Buffalo State College David Cannizzaro, Garrison (History) Bucknell University Marissa DiPalo, Cold Spring Kyle Zimmermann, Cold Spring Clarkson University Autumn Lennon, Beacon (Civil Engineering) Clemson University Remy Coris, Beacon (Biological Sciences) College at Brockport Makenzie Patinella, Cold Spring (President’s List) College of Saint Rose (Albany) Che Intaganzwa, Beacon Jacob Scofield, Beacon Hofstra University Jamison Sabatini,...
    Summer travel in the United States has slowed but not stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Among those destinations that have recently reopened is, as of June 8, the Creation Museum, a museum dedicated to promoting the Biblical story of Genesis as historic and scientific fact. More than this, the Creation Museum offers a window...
    (CNN)Grocery store items, pro sports teams, and country music bands have all removed racially insensitive names.Now, NASA is adding celestial bodies to the list that includes Aunt Jemima, the Washington Football Team and hitmakers The Chicks and Lady A.Trader Joes, responding to demands to change its packaging, says the product labels arent racist"Eskimo Nebula" and...
    If science fiction video games have a typical sound, it’s synthy and electronic, which makes a lot of sense considering their futuristic settings. But a recent crop of sci-fi games have sounded a little more… rustic. From banjos to dobros to harmonicas, it’s definitely not the sound of the future. I was curious if there...
    Sydney Kramer/INSIDER Advocates of the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets have warned against the health risks of vegetable and seed oils, claiming they're a "dirty" fuel source for the human body.  One keto influencer recently claimed vegetable oils are just as dangerous for health as "smoking two packs of cigarettes a day." But an...
    SpaceX on Tuesday properly completed a flight of less than a minute of the major prototype ever examined of the long term rocket Starship, which the organization hopes to use 1 working day to colonize Mars. “Mars is wanting serious,” SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted in reaction to a supporter. Mars is hunting genuine —...
    Professor Dawkins is highly regarded for his assertive take on atheism and his rejection of religion, but built the bombshell confession while chatting to iconic star – and fellow atheist – Mr Gervais. The pair reviewed the subject matter in depth while showing up in a church, in which both dissected the genuine meanings at...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said he and his family have needed continued security because of harassment and death threats over his statements about the coronavirus pandemic. “Getting death threats for me and my family and harassing my daughters to the point where I have to get security is just, I mean, it’s amazing,”...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday stated he and his household have wanted continued safety due to harassment and loss of life threats over his statements concerning the coronavirus pandemic. “Getting loss of life threats for me and my household and harassing my daughters to the purpose the place I’ve to get safety is simply,...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said he and his family have needed continued security because of harassment and death threats over his statements about the coronavirus pandemic. “Getting death threats for me and my family and harassing my daughters to the point where I have to get security is just, I mean, it’s amazing,” Fauci...
    Although scientists often worry most about the loss of the world’s predators, a comprehensive new study finds that plant-eating herbivores are the animals most at risk of extinction. About one in four species of herbivores, 25.5%, are considered threatened, endangered or vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s scientific authority...
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    Woe betide the student who dozed off during Professor William C. Dement's lectures. He would jolt them awake with a squirt from a water pistol and insist they stand up and recite his mantra: 'Drowsiness is red alert!' In the evenings, he would drive around campus in a golf cart he dubbed the Sleep &...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading expert on infectious disease in the country, said on Wednesday that he and his family have faced “death threats” and harassment “to the point where I have to get security,” CNN reports. “Getting death threats for me and my family and harassing my daughters to the point where I have...
    When the coronavirus pandemic was killing thousands of New York City residents in the spring, many far-right Republicans in Texas and the Deep South argued that they shouldn’t be forced to practice social distancing or wear protective face masks because of a Northeastern Corridor problem. They failed to realize that pandemics, from the Black Death...
    Microwaves are one of those modern conveniences that everyone uses but that nobody is particularly fond of. I mean let’s be real here, you know that heating stuff up on your stove is the better way to do it, but the microwave is just so much faster, so you sacrifice quality in the name...
    Although scientists often worry most about the loss of the world’s predators, a comprehensive new study finds that plant-eating herbivores are the animals most at risk of extinction. About one in four species of herbivores, 25.5%, are considered threatened, endangered or vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s scientific authority...
    BY SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer Although scientists often worry most about the loss of the world’s predators, a comprehensive new study finds that plant-eating herbivores are the animals most at risk of extinction. About one in four species of herbivores, 25.5%, are considered threatened, endangered or vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of...
    Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on efforts to get back to work and school during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington, D.C., June 30, 2020.Al Drago | Reuters White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci said his family has received death threats and public harassment over the course of his work on the White House Coronavirus Task Force. As Fauci spoke to CNN’s Sanjay Gupta about how he has been holding up throughout the pandemic, he was also asked about how his family has fared throughout...
    Where to stream Science Channel Philo Free Trial $20 Hulu Live TV Free Trial $54.99 – $60.99 per month Sling TV Free Trial $30 – $45 per month Fubo TV Free Trial $54.99 – $84.99 per month Click here for more information The Science Channel straddles a curious line....
    The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy said on Wednesday the Trump administration is launching a national education partnership to expand access to K-12 quantum information science (QIS) education with major companies and research institutions. The public-private initiative with the National Science Foundation includes Amazon.com Incs Amazon Web Services, Boeing Co, Alphabet...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy said on Wednesday it is launching a national education partnership to expand access to K-12 quantum information science (QIS) education with major companies and research institutions. The public-private initiative with the National Science Foundation includes Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services, Boeing Co, Alphabet Inc's Google,...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This story was published through a partnership between the STEMToyExpert.com and KSAT. Hello parents, teachers and students! Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it? Well, check out this awesome at-home experiment. Science enthusiasts and educators at the STEMToyExpert.com...
    Another top city specialized high school is losing its leader. The principal of Bronx Science High School, Jean Donahue, announced her retirement in a letter to parents and staff Tuesday just weeks before the new academic year. “I will be retiring at the end of August,” Donahue wrote. “It has been my great pleasure and...
    National recommendations for expectant moms related to COVID-19 are changing every few weeks, according to a Northern Virginia physician who wants women to be extra-vigilant about preventing infection. “This is called the novel coronavirus for a reason,” Dr. Alfred Khoury said. “Our information about it is very limited, and we are learning as we are...
    Dr. Ben Carson, a world-renowned neurosurgeon and a member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet as the Secretary of House and Urban Development (HUD), said on Monday that science should guide decisions of reopening the country’s schools in the wake of the coronavirus. “As a doctor, do teachers have legitimate concerns? Because the data shows that...
    Adults should consume 2.4 micrograms of vitamin B12 every day. Getty Vitamin B12 has many health benefits from helping your body form red blood cells to possibly preventing dementia  The recommended daily intake for adults is 2.4 micrograms.  Vitamin B12 is found in foods such as meat, eggs, dairy, and fish. It can...
    Another top city specialized high school is losing its leader. The principal of Bronx Science High School, Jean Donohue, announced her retirement in a letter to parents and staff Tuesday just weeks before the new academic year. “I will be retiring at the end of August,” Donohue wrote. “It has been my great pleasure and...
    NASA The US has taken on grand challenges that required complicated coordination earlier than, together with Challenge Apollo. Coping with the social and financial upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic would require the abilities and abilities of many varieties of professions – medical personnel, public well being specialists, mother and...
    NASA The US has taken on grand challenges that required complex coordination before, including Project Apollo. Dealing with the social and economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic will require the skills and talents of many types of professions – medical personnel, public health experts, parents, students, educators, legislators, enforcement authorities and many others....
    (CNN)An American woman's TikTok guide to making hot tea that went viral in June had Brits tut-tutting in horror over their morning cuppa -- largely because of the controversial use of a microwave rather than a kettle to heat water. The spat over the best way to brew tea boiled over into a transatlantic incident,...
    (CNN)In the confusion and chaos of a global pandemic, a small but significant group of people who refuse to wear masks has emerged despite the now established evidence of their efficacy.If their emphasis on personal freedom, their misrepresentation of science and their passion to defend their position feels familiar, it is likely because the tactics...
    A Twitter joke about worms turned into a multi-day social justice education session, according to the Daily Beast, as woke members of “science Twitter” accused a flatworm detractor of perpetuating racism, sexism, and oppression in the scientific community. Late last month, the host of the popular zoology podcast, “Just The Zoo of Us,” asked scientists...
    Igor Derysh August 3, 2020 9:22PM (UTC) The daughter of Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, called out President Donald Trump after her father tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Gohmert had refused to wear a mask for months before contracting the disease. After testing positive, he attempted to claim that he got sick by incorrectly wearing a...
    Nicole Karlis August 3, 2020 9:01PM (UTC) Astronomers were already concerned about SpaceX's plan to put 25,000 satellites in orbit. And as of July 30, there's yet another reason for astronomers to believe that ground-based observational astronomy is about to become much more difficult: Amazon's Project Kuiper. On Friday, news broke that the Federal Communications Commission...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A man and woman were hospitalized Sunday night when they lost control of their sport-utility vehicle and hit a tree on Lake Shore Drive near the Museum of Science and Industry. The 30-year-old man was driving north on Lake Shore Drive south of 57th Drive when he hit the tree, police said....
    This week has been very interesting as I began looking for the local school districts’ plans for going to school in just a short while. Being a Jr. High School teacher most of my career, I tried to think of how this would have affected my students and myself as their teacher. I just kept...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A group of Louisiana residents are trying to drum up support for reopening the Lafayette Science Museum, which the mayor says the city can't afford to keep up and running. Renee Sonnier and Blake Lagneaux are among those hoping to bring attention to the museum now that it’s on the chopping...
    It was supposed to be a fun activity. On July 18, Ellen Weatherford, co-host of the Just The Zoo of Us podcast, tweeted out a simple question:“What is the most overhyped animal?” The post made the rounds of the loose community of researchers, zookeepers, and wilderness enthusiasts that makes up Science Twitter, a community whose...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors to the general public again Saturday.It's been closed for over four months during the COVID-19 pandemic."We're excited to invite guests to explore science with us again," said Matt Simpson, vice president of strategy and marketing/CMO.Admission is free through Aug. 14.But capacity is limited,...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — It was a long wait, but the magnificent Museum of Science and Industry reopened Saturday after four months. “Hello Again,” read colorful banners unfurled between the museum’s Ionic columns. With the reopening came new rules. Masks or face coverings are required for everyone over the age of 2, and visitors all must...
    Summer travel in the United States has slowed but not stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Among those destinations that have recently reopened is, as of June 8, is the Creation Museum, a museum dedicated to promoting the Biblical story of Genesis as historic and scientific fact. More than this, the Creation Museum offers a...
    The day was fading fast in Laguna Beach, where people often gather at the water’s edge to celebrate gauzy, pink-toned sunsets. At Heisler Park, my wife and I found a nice perch to take it all in, and watched as a nearby gathering of people grew in numbers, with lawn chairs neatly arranged and a...