Science

NASA Takes Us Around the World in 36k Selfies

by Amanda Just

On Earth Day this year, NASA wanted to know where in the world everyone was, which resulted in a “Global Selfie” mosaic image.

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Tonight’s Camelopardalid Meteor Shower Could Turn Into a Meteor Storm

by Michael dEstries

Unlike other meteor showers we’re privy to throughout the year, tonight’s (dubbed the Camelopardalid), is unique for one special reason: it’s never happened before. The meteors set to streak across

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UN Expert: Unhealthy Diets Pose Greater Health Risk Than Smoking

by Lindsey Little

Unhealthy foods, such as processed foods high in saturated fat and sugar, pose a greater threat to global health than tobacco products. The sale of tobacco has become highly regulated

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Mummies Show Ancient Egyptians Were Vegetarian

by Maria Mooney

In ancient cultures, vegetarianism was the norm unless you were nomadic. In fact, most sedentary populations, including ancient Egypt, ate large quantities of fruits ad vegetables.

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Prince Charles Backs Killing of Grey Squirrels in the UK

by Natalia Lima

Prince Charles has stood behind the “squirrel accord”, an agreement to take measures to actively diminish the grey squirrel population in England.

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Plant Life Expected to Be on Mars By the Year 2021

by Maria Mooney

NASA’s researchers have proposed an experiment that would send plant seeds up to Mars in a rover with the hopes they will grow in the planet’s atmosphere.

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High-Fiber Diet Helps Heart Attack Survivors Live Longer

by Maria Mooney

A diet high in fiber helps heart attack victims avoid reoccurrence.

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