Science

NASA Attempts To Grow Salad In Space

by Maria Mooney

The plant-based lifestyle is growing in popularity, and you may be able to soon order a salad in space! NASA has begun experimenting with growing vegetables on the International Space

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WATCH: New Animation Gives Argument Against Animal Testing

by Joan Reddy

PCRM launched “Tail of Toxics,” a three-minute video that explains how cutting-edge technologies such as robots make animal experimentation unnecessary when testing for consumer products.

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Bright Purple Jellyfish May Be the New Species On the Block

by Amanda Just

A bright purple jellyfish that washed up on Australian shores this week might be a new species.

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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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