New Horizons Spacecraft Prepares to Expand Our Knowledge of Pluto

New Horizons Spacecraft Prepares to Expand Our Knowledge of Pluto

In the afternoon of Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 12 noon Pacific Standard time, the spacecraft New Horizons started the process that would wake itself from its imposed nine-year hibernation as it prepares to expand our knowledge of the most outer planet in our solar system. After an hour and a half, the spacecraft beamed […]

Ferguson Verdict Provoking Racial Tensions

Ferguson Verdict Provoking Racial Tensions

The verdict in the case of a white police officer convicted of shooting a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri in August of year, expected¬†in the next few days, is provoking racial tensions not only in that city, but others as well. Some¬†are tense because they are worried that they may become casualties of something that […]

Preterm Birth Now Leading Cause of Death Among Newborns

Preterm Birth Now Leading Cause of Death Among Newborns

Although babies all around the world face certain dangers at birth, such as malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea, to name a few, new research is proving that preterm birth is now the number one leading cause of all deaths among newborns. Of the more than six million deaths of children under five years of age in […]

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