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Air pollution linked to heightened mouth cancer risk

Exposure to heavy metals and emissions from petrochemical plants are also thought to be implicated in the development of the disease, while air pollution, espec...


Prince William: Save rhinos for the next generation

President Yoweri Museveni has today arrived in the British Capital London for an worldwide conference on illegal wildlife trade (IWT) organised by the United ...


Bigger Moons Have Moons, And Some Are Calling Them 'Moonmoons'

Mandelbaum at Gizmodo . However, the New Scientist made a decision to call them " moonmoons ". Kollmeier and astronomer Sean Raymond opted to call them "...


In the Network appeared the last work of Stephen Hawking

A continuation of his groundbreaking research on black holes and Hawking radiation, the new scientific paper illustrates that some of the information engulfed...


12-pound chunk of the moon is up for auction

This lunar meteorite, known as (boo-ag-bah) "Buagaba" or "The Moon Puzzle", is going up for auction . It is "one of the most important meteorites available f...


Astronauts Escape Failing Russian Rocket

International Space Station crew members astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russian Federation board the Soyuz MS-10 ...


Boeing struggles to meet production goals for NASA’s next big rocket

NASA's Office of Inspector General is tasked with investigating instances of potential fraud, waste and abuse of programs that impact the agency. The much-an...


NASA's Chandra telescope in safe mode due to glitch

EDT on Oct 10, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory entered safe mode. All systems functioned as expected and the scientific instruments are safe", it added. "The t...


Vietnam needs further efforts to mitigate climate change

He emphasized that coal mining is "very, very important" because it provides 60 percent of Australia's electricity while creating 50,000 jobs. The dramatic r...


Astronauts survive Soyuz rocket emergency landing

According to NASA , the failure was caused by an anomaly with the booster on the spacecraft. "Today showed again what an awesome vehicle the Soyuz is, to be...


François Legault not supporting Michaëlle Jean's Francophonie bid

Preparing to fly to the Francophonie summit in Yerevan, Armenia, Legault said in a statement that he "will not support the renewal of the mandate of Michaëlle J...


Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic waste: Greenpeace

An global movement called Break Free from Plastic, involving environmental groups in 42 countries recently began audited the waste plastics it collected in term...


Death Toll From Hurricane Michael Climbs to 11

Before the latest victims were reported , authorities had recorded four deaths in Florida's Gadsden County, one in Georgia and one in North Carolina . Onl...


Before and After Satellite Images Show Hurricane Michael's Devastation in Florida

NHC director Ken Graham said: "The heavy rain plus the winds, that's what saturates and knocks down a lot of trees". Hurricane Michael's death toll rose to...


Air Force awards three Launch Service Agreements

The EELV program has successfully launched 72 NSS missions, dating back to 2003, using the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles. The award to Northrop Grumma...


Researchers Produce Healthy Babies From Same-Sex Mice

Zhou said same-sex reproduction was hard for mammals because of a mechanism called genomic imprinting, while it was much easier for some reptiles, amphibians an...


Officials announce five Michael-related fatalities in Virginia

Virginia State Police responded to help find James E. King, Jr., 45, of Dry Fork, in the Mt. Hermon Community Thursday. Damage across the area ranged from lim...


Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US

Those winds were tearing some buildings apart in Panama City Beach. If it makes landfall as a Category 4, it'll be the strongest hurricane to hit the Florida...


After Michael's rampage on Florida Panhandle: 'Nothing Left'

John Humphress, a storm chaser and drone pilot, arrived in Mexico Beach around 5 p.m. Wednesday, a few hours after Michael slammed into the coastline. Autho...


Northern Florida Hit Hard By Powerful Hurricane Michael

Although most homes were still standing, no property was left undamaged and downed power lines lay almost everywhere. There have been at least two reported d...


Astronauts Make Emergency Landing in Failed Russian Space Launch

Members of the International Space Station ( ISS ) expedition 57/58, NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin board the Soyuz MS-10...


That Light in the Sky? Another SpaceX Rocket Launch

Until that time, enjoy the pics released by SpaceX showing last weekend's launch in California. The company declared their victory on the live webcast. 7), yo...


Gyroscope Malfunction Forces NASA To Put Hubble Into 'Safe Mode'

Hubble has carried a total of six gyroscopes - three standard and three enhanced - since astronauts installed them during a spacewalk in 2009, typically using ...


Russian Space Crew Makes Emergency Landing

The capsule made a "ballistic landing" and rescue teams recovered the pair, who are reportedly in "good condition", NASA says. The launch appeared to be goi...


Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said all manned launches will be suspended pending an investigation into the cause of the failure. The launch failu...


Hurricane Michael Could Be 'One of the Worst' to Strike Florida

Panhandle in more than a decade. "This is a part of the Gulf of Mexico that is incredibly vulnerable to storm surge", Graham said. As Michael moved over ope...


Track Hurricane Michael flooding in real time

Home after home was razed from its foundations in the town of around 1,000 people. Cars and SUV's were tossed from the highway. An entire house was thrown 100 y...


Rocket Headed for International Space Station Aborts After Launcher Failure

The live feed was closely monitored by scientists at Roscosmos and NASA , where people were seen glued to the screens, hoping for the best. Booster rocke...


Genes Could be Responsible for Some Cases of Erectile Dysfunction

Genetics has been suspected to be a factor in about one-third of ED cases, but researchers have failed to make any link with any specific genomic locations unti...


Hurricane leaves trail of devastation in Florida

The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Florida's Panhandle left wide destruction and at least one person dead and wasn't almost finished Thursday as i...


Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid-air, crew safe: Agencies

An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut returned safely to Earth Thursday after a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Statio...


Hurricane Michael becomes a Category 4 as Florida braces for monster storm

The storm's new categorization means it can cause well-constructed frame homes to "sustain major roof and siding damage". The National Hurricane Center's la...


Hurricane Michael threatens Florida with 150mph winds

Hurricane center Director Ken Graham said on Facebook that Michael would be the worst storm in recorded history to hit the Panhandle. Michael was foreca...


Watch Hurricane Michael make landfall on Florida webcams

Meanwhile, tropical storm warnings were in effect for parts of Alabama, Florida , Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. She said: "I'm anxious about ...


Hubble Space Telescope is in trouble after gyroscope failure

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has entered safe mode , following the failure of another gyroscope , but its science operations have been suspended, the USA ...