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NASA's Lunar Space Station Is Almost Here

NASA's Lunar Space Station Is Almost Here

The first contract to build components of the “Gateway” will be awarded next year. By April 20, 2018, 4:00 AM EDT NASA’s goal of returning to the moon should see a major push in early 2019, when the agency awards its first contract for the lunar “Gateway” program. The Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway is NASA’s planned […]

New migraine drug might succeed where others fail

New migraine drug might succeed where others fail

April 19 (UPI) — People with migraines unable to find relief from standard drug treatment might find success with a new drug, according to results of a recent clinical trial. Researchers found that erenumab prevented migraine’s onset among patients who had tried two to four other treatments. Researchers plan to present their work at the […]

When Three F-15 Jet Fighters Raced a Lunar Eclipse

When Three F-15 Jet Fighters Raced a Lunar Eclipse

A trio of F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets chased the moon’s shadow across the Earth during the January 2018 lunar eclipse. The jets, taking off from northern Idaho, stayed in the moon’s shadow for three minutes. The speed of the Moon, and the speed of the rotation of the Earth, meant the planes really had […]

'Stigma and bias' hinder health care for obese: Advocate

'Stigma and bias' hinder health care for obese: Advocate

Ian Patton has struggled with obesity his entire life and is fully aware of the inequitable manner this chronic condition is treated. Currently there is no public coverage for prescription anti-obesity medications and more than 80% of private health plans don’t cover anti-obesity treatments. Pharmaceuticals can curb cravings or deal with mental health issues at […]

A surprise asteroid came "relatively" close to the Earth today

A surprise asteroid came "relatively" close to the Earth today

SURPRISE ASTEROID FLYBY: With little warning, a relatively large asteroid flew through the Earth-Moon system on April 15th only 192,200 km (0.5 LD) from our planet. 2018 GE3 was discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey approaching Earth on April 14th. Hours later, amateur astronomer Michael Jäger of Weißenkirchen Austria video-recorded the space rock rushing through the southern constellation […]

'Even cancer can't stop our amazing dancing queen': Mum reveals brave daughter's battle with rare disease

'Even cancer can't stop our amazing dancing queen': Mum reveals brave daughter's battle with rare disease

It was in mid-April, on the way back from yet another dance competition, that Lily complained of a dull ache in her left shoulder. “I just thought she’d pulled something, so told Lily to rest it and see how it was in the morning,” mum Jane says. But that night the pain got worse, prompting […]

Atlantic Ocean Current Slows Down To 1000-Year Low, Studies Show

Atlantic Ocean Current Slows Down To 1000-Year Low, Studies Show

An Atlantic Ocean current that helps regulate the global climate has reached an 1,000-year low, according to two new studies in the journal Nature. While scientists disagree about what’s behind the sluggish ocean current, the shift could mean bad news for the climate. The Atlantic Meridional overturning circulation [AMOC] – often called the conveyor belt […]

Night owls face higher risk of death, study says

Night owls face higher risk of death, study says

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning.  If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. What’s your chronotype? Do you lean toward “morningness” or “eveningness?” It matters according to new research that suggests “night” people have a […]

Scientists warn of abnormal drought in the near future

Scientists warn of abnormal drought in the near future

Scientists believe that the changes will not go unnoticed to the world’s population, Scientists have done a lot of research came to the conclusion that the death of the Earth, which, according to their calculations, should come in about five billion years, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Grifonsoft.ru Its cause should be abnormal drought, […]

Fish Oil Supplements Fail to Ease Dry Eye, Study Shows

Fish Oil Supplements Fail to Ease Dry Eye, Study Shows

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There was hope that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements might ease the discomfort of chronic dry eye. But new research suggests that isn’t so. “Contrary to a long-held belief in the ophthalmic community, omega-3 supplements are not significantly better than a placebo at reducing […]