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Artificial Sweeteners -- More Dangerous than You Ever Imagined

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>ve<p>If you still believe sweeteners like Equal and NutraSweet are safe, you'll want to pay very close attention to this special …

How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight

People consuming low-calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would.<p>Subscribe to Videos Discuss Republish<p><i>Below is an</i> …

Deadly Pig Virus May Have Sneaked Into US On Reusable Bags

How diseases cross borders can be a dark mystery. It’s never been clear, for instance, just how West Nile virus arrived in the United States in 1999. Researchers think they know why clusters of malaria cases occur around international airports, but no one has proved the hypothesis by catching an …

Microbiology

NASA spacecraft discovers blue sky, red ice on Pluto

The sky over Pluto may not be sunny, but it's undoubtedly blue.<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered Pluto's blue sky during the historic flyby of the icy dwarf planet in July. The images of Pluto's atmospheric haze were beamed down last week and released by NASA on Thursday.<p>The particles in …

Space Science

Why Is The Sky Blue? (On Pluto, That Is)

Color images of Pluto released by NASA this year show the dwarf planet has a reddish brown surface. But an even newer photo shows that despite those colors, Pluto's atmosphere has a blue haze.<p>The discovery results from the New Horizons probe's fly-by of Pluto, which also captured data showing that …

Astronomy

Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

Honeybees need a healthy diet of pollen, nectar and water. But at a bee laboratory in eastern Washington state, Steve Sheppard fills their feeding tubes with murky brown liquid from the forest.<p>His bees are getting a healthy dose of mushroom juice.<p>"If this does what we hope, it will be truly …

Ecology

NASA reveals 2km wide asteroid will 'narrowly' miss earth on the weekend

NASA scientists have revealed an asteroid at least two kilometres wide will fly past the earth this weekend, slicing by at the relatively narrow …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Space Science
Dinosaurs

In a scientific field in which the words "spookiness" and "weirdness" are used as technical terms, you can be sure of some properly odd things going …

Quantum Mechanics

Image: Hubble sees a youthful cluster

Shown here in a new image taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on board the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is the globular cluster NGC …

Big History

When Two Galaxies Collide, Here's What Happens To Their Stars

People often talk about two worlds colliding, but what about two galaxies? It turns out that scientists now know what happens when a large galaxy crashes into a smaller one.<p>According to a new study of more than 20,000 merging galaxies, the larger galaxy starts producing stars faster when it merges …

Astrophysics
Ecology

NASA’s Failed Orion Parachute Test Was a Success

Author: Sarah Zhang. Sarah Zhang Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.26.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:30 pm. 1:30 pm<p>Stuck the landing! Orion's riskiest test a …

This Is What A Galaxy Looks Like After A Cosmic Collision

Forgive this barred spiral galaxy if it looks a little messy. It's the survivor of a galactic collision that bent and twisted the galaxy's original …

Big History

Twin Jet Nebula spreads its wings in new Hubble photo

Twin shells of colorful gas shoot into space 2,000 light-years from Earth in a newly-released photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The colorful …

Astronauts Snap Stunning Photos of ‘Red Sprite’ Above Thunderstorms

Like a giant jellyfish floating through the atmosphere, "red sprites" hover above thunderstorms in two new photographs snapped from space.<p>Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) captured two rare photographs of red sprites from above on Aug. 10. Red sprites are strange luminous …

Weather