Emily Lyons

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Stomach Virus Hits Santa Cruz County Senior Community

A county health officer suspects the stomach virus spreading among residents could be Norovirus, the Sentinel reported.<p>SANTA CRUZ, CA -- A senior …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Microbiology

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Race to stop Ebola epidemic

THE first Ebola outbreak since the crisis in West Africa that killed 11,300 people has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the …

Why Does The Proton Spin? Physics Holds A Surprising Answer

You can take any particle in the Universe and isolate it from everything else, yet there are some properties that can never be taken away. These are intrinsic, physical properties of the particle itself — properties like mass, charge, or angular momentum — and will always be the same for any single …

Physics

A Cosmic Burst Repeats, Deepen­ing a Mystery

After a surprise discovery, astrophysicists are racing to understand superenergetic flashes of radio waves that sometimes beep out from distant …

Study Reveals That a Strange Force Is Affecting the Quantum World

Force in a Vacuum<p>The world of nanoparticles can be very different from the world we see. For starters, it’s already unique in terms of mass — these …

10 Best Nights to See Planets, Summer 2017 Edition

Stargazing is better if you know where to look.<p>As the weather gets warmer and we start spending more time outside, stargazers and planet watchers are …

This smart bra can tell when you're getting stressed

When Cindy Wu was a student at The University of British Columbia, she began to suffer from depression. One thing that helped improve her health was …

Violent end as young stars dramatically collide

<b>Scientists have captured a dramatic and violent image of the collision between two young stars that tore apart their stellar nursery.</b><p>Located in the constellation of Orion, the explosive event happened some 500 years ago sending giant streamers of dust and gas across interstellar space.<p>Researchers …

Cosmology

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Scientists Have Discovered That Brain Cells May Be Regulating Our Circadian Rhythm

Astonishing Astrocytes<p>The various processes in the human body are governed either by daily or seasonal cycles — or by the circadian rhythm, which is …

10 photos that will make you want to travel to Chile’s incredible marble caves

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>Nestled within unassuming rock islands are glowing treasure troves of colors so bright they seem painted on. Lake General Carrera in Chile reflects seafoam greens, sapphire blues, and frosty grays onto rounded rock walls smoothed out from centuries of waves crashing against them.<p>…

Stephen Hawking could soon become a verified astronaut

In 1973, <i>The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time</i> was published on the theoretical physics of spacetime. It examined the nature of infinite expansion …

NASA signs up four research teams to study the Solar System

While NASA already has plenty of scientists, it still regularly works with research teams from various universities and non-profit orgs. It even created the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) to oversee some of its collaborations. In fact, the agency has added four new …

Closest Star Around A Black Hole Discovered

Imagine being caught in the clutches of a black hole, being whirled around at dizzying speeds and having your mass slowly but continually sucked …

Black Holes

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retina Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

Clinical trials set to begin this year.<p>Scientists have developed a retinal implant that can restore lost vision in rats, and are planning to trial …

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

MIT And Harvard Use Algorithm To Take Real Snapshots From Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Most of us have seen quite a lot of celestial bodies, stars, almost any kind of interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases… …

Strawberry Pecan Stuffed French Toast [Vegan]

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17 Pilot Whales Refloated After Hundreds Stranded on New Zealand Beach

Seventeen pilot whales that were part of a "strange" mass stranding in New Zealand have returned to a large pod and were swimming off shore, a charity that organized a rescue effort said Sunday.<p>"We are watching the bay at this time and hoping the pod swims into deeper water," Project Jonah said of …

Whales

Warnings of rising xenophobia on Holocaust remembrance day

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jewish and Christian leaders prayed over the ruins of gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau as some warned on International …

World History