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Travel Report Says People on Earth Will Be Vacationing on Moon by 2024

Travel Report Says People on Earth Will Be Vacationing on Moon by 2024

A new travel report says that people on Earth will be vacationing on the Moon by 2024. The research was released by the travel search company Skyscanner, which is based in the U.K. and it wanted to release some answers over questions individuals had about future travel. The company just released their newest report entitled […]

Obama Uses Executive Power to Protect the World’s Oceans

Obama Uses Executive Power to Protect the World’s Oceans

Obama used his executive power to expand a national marine monument and protect the world’s oceans. On Thursday, September 25, President Obama added 87,000 sq. miles to the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument making it the largest network of protected ocean areas in the world. The marine reserve now encompasses 490, 000 sq. miles, […]

STEM Is Not Just for Boys as Three Girls Win Google Science Fair

STEM Is Not Just for Boys as Three Girls Win Google Science Fair

Who says STEM is just for boys? A trio of Irish girls won the 2014 Google science fair. The fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics draw more male students than female students, but that does not mean young women are not as capable or innovative. A team of 16 year old female scientists from […]

Molecule of Life Detected in Center of Milky Way Galaxy

Molecule of Life Detected in Center of Milky Way Galaxy

A molecule of life has been detected in the center of the Milky Way galaxy. 27,000 light years away from earth, a complex carbon molecule with a branched structure known as iso-propyl cyanide has been discovered by ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter Array in Chile. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Cornell […]

Endangered African Elephant Wins New Allies

Endangered African Elephant Wins New Allies

African elephants drew the international spotlight in June 2014 when poachers killed Satao, a well-loved icon of elephant-kind in Kenya, for his giant ivories, but their endangerment is winning them new allies in the fight to survive. A new measure came before the U.S. House of Representatives this week in an attempt to honor the […]

Stone Age Technology Apparently Invented More Than Once

Stone Age Technology Apparently Invented More Than Once

An archaeological site from Armenia that dates back to about 325,000-335,000 years ago indicates that an important Stone Age technology was apparently invented more than once. The archaeologists who excavated the Nor Geghi 1 site say that it shows evidence of a local transition to flaked “Levallois” tools, overturning the older idea that this technology […]

New Species of Poison Dart Frog Discovered

New Species of Poison Dart Frog Discovered

A new species of poison dart frog, Andinobates geminisae, has been discovered in Panama near that country’s Caribbean coast. The bright orange frog measures only about half an inch (12.77 millimeters) in length, and is described as having a rather distinct call in comparison with those of its closest relatives. A. geminisae was first collected […]

GMOs: Massive Feeding Study Finds No Negative Impacts

GMOs: Massive Feeding Study Finds No Negative Impacts

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been scrutinized in a new study that evaluated the effects of introducing them into livestock feed. The massive study reviewed so-called “feeding studies” for the period from 1983-2011, and found no negative impacts of GMOs on livestock health or on the nutritional value of the resulting animal products. The review […]

Stephen Hawking Finally Admits to Being an Atheist

Stephen Hawking Finally Admits to Being an Atheist

Stephen Hawking finally has admitted to being an atheist, even though most of his secular friends and colleagues had already long assumed that the brilliant scientist did not believe in God. Hawking had never publicly announced his private beliefs until a recent interview in a Spanish newspaper. Hawking has skirted around the issue for decades, […]

The Rise of the ‘Werewolf Cat’

The Rise of the ‘Werewolf Cat’

The new big thing in cats just might be the rise of the “werewolf cat,” even though most of the time; people seem to choose felines that have robust, full coats of fur. They use to shun the mangier looking of the species, which had tangled, thin hair but it appears that could be changing. The […]

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