Most people do their best to avoid contact with Salmonella . This bacteria genus, which often lives on poultry and can find its way into other food products, causes hundreds of thousands of illnesses—and hundreds of deaths—in the U.S...
NASA's STEREO mission has lived up to its name, placing two spacecraft in position to observe both sides of the sun simultaneously. Most solar missions are in mono, so to speak—they rely on a single observatory, from which only one hemisphere of the sun is visible at any given time...
A medical smart phone app that allows doctors to view and assess medical images has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the first time.
A debate rages on whether President Reagan did or didn't have Alzheimer's disease during his time in office.With what we have learned in the last decade about the disease, the question is relatively meaningless, except perhaps to score political points.The simple answer: of course he did.The newest technology—consisting of imaging and spinal taps—shows that the disease process begins its relentless course as many as 15 years before a firm diagnosis...
Over the past two years, telecommunications carriers have come to endorse, and even sell, portable base stations called femtocells (or, depending up on the vendor, picocells or microcells) used to boost wireless 3G signals to smart phones and other wireless devices in areas where network coverage is poor...
Three-time shuttle veteran Mark Kelly, husband of wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, will fly once more. Kelly will resume training with the rest of his crew for the STS-134 mission, currently scheduled for April 19, NASA announced February 4...
It's no secret that along with fast food and other trappings of convenience, unhealthy lifestyles—and their associated health problems—have been spreading across the globe at a rapid clip...
Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and other sellers of electronic books and readers have been working to improve upon the experience of getting lost in a good read.
Whether they are finding love in a flock or a lab, female Gouldian finches ( Erythrura gouldiae ) know what they're looking for: a fit male with head feathers that match their own.
The zenith of the professional football season arrives February 6, better known this year as Super Bowl Sunday. All the speed, power, finesse and glitz of the game as it is played at the highest level will be on display under the bright lights of Cowboys Stadium...
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