Amish Dangodara, MD

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NASA’s Opportunity rover surpasses 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet

The vehicle was only supposed to last 90<p>On Saturday, NASA’s Opportunity rover celebrated a monumental anniversary all by itself on the surface of the Red Planet: surviving 5,000 Martian days. It’s an incredibly significant milestone for the little-wheeled robot, given the fact that it was only …

Mars

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe's Missing Antimatter Be Found Inside Black Holes?

One of the greatest cosmic puzzles in our entire Universe is why there’s so much more matter than antimatter. The laws of physics, as far as we can tell, only allow you to create or destroy matter and antimatter in equal amounts. Yet when we look out at the stars, galaxies, and large-scale …

Physics

It's The Hubble Space Telescope's Birthday. Enjoy Amazing Images Of The Lagoon Nebula

This month marks the Hubble Space Telescope's 28th anniversary, and as a gift to us earthlings, NASA and the European Space Agency are celebrating with a batch of stunning photos of the Lagoon Nebula, in all of its swirling, explosive beauty.<p>The Hubble "has offered a new view of the universe and …

Cosmology

12 Amazing Hot Air Balloon Festivals Around the World

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta<p><b>Where:</b> Albuquerque, N.M.<p><b>When:</b> The first week of October<p>Featuring more than 500 balloons, the Albuquerque …

Quebec

Japan's Shibazakura Bloom Is the Newest Flower Festival to Add to Your List

The "pink carpet" is a once-in-a-lifetime sight.<p>Between the famed cherry blossoms and the magical wisteria tunnels, you may think you've seen all of the fairy-tale-esque flowers that Japan has to offer. But the Shibazakura bloom may just be the most mesmerizing floral display of all.<p>At …

Japan

Doctors say 'superblood' may work against deadly malignancies

New therapy seen as possible treatment for pancreatic cancer and triple-negative breast cancer, among others.<p>Cancer care has seen its share of false dawns in recent years, with many new drugs failing to live up to their early promise. But now there’s great excitement over so-called “superblood” — …

Cancer

Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement

With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt …

Mental Health

20 iPhone Message Tips and Tricks That You Don't Know About

If you wish to change the way you communicate with your loved ones, then try some of these shortlisted iPhone message tips.<p>1. Send handwritten …

iOS 11.3 is available now. Here are the best new features

Apple's update brings fixes for Apple's battery snafu, new Animoji, AR upgrades and more.<p>iOS 11.3, the latest version of Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system, is available now -- and it offers more features than you might expect from a ".3" release. Whether you're interested in augmented …

Augmented Reality

Hidden In Plain iSight: Secret, Handy Features On Your iPhone

Disclaimer: Just so you know, if you order an item through one of our posts, we may get a small share of the sale.<p>Thanks to an exceptionally …

RAM

Bacteria hidden under our feet may be a new weapon against superbugs

Digging for Drugs<p>A newly discovered family of dirt-dwelling antibiotics could be our best weapon against treatment-resistant “superbugs.”<p>Researchers …

Antibiotic resistance has made another dangerous "jump" between species

Scientists are warning that the antibiotic resistance army has been joined by a new powerful enemy. For the first time, a team of researchers …

A synthetic microbe could be the next antibiotic

Drug-Resistant Superbugs<p>Antibiotic resistance is one of the main threats to public health of our time. While superbugs are emerging all over the …

Stroke

Technology | Clinical Decision Support |<p>February 14, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced marketing clearance for Viz.AI’s …

Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage

We live in an age of heightened awareness about concussions. From battlefields around the world to football fields in the U.S., we've heard about the dangers caused when the brain rattles around inside the skull and the possible link between concussions and the degenerative brain disease chronic …

The Brain

FDA Okays First Concussion Blood Test--but Some Experts Are Wary

The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions

The Brain

The Super Blue Blood Moon Is Wednesday. Watch It Before You Go to Work.

Early Wednesday morning, if you live in the United States, the moon will bloom red, like a giant rose in the predawn sky. If you live in the western part of the United States, the eastern part of Asia or in Australia, you can watch the show unfold better than anywhere else.<p>The celestial event is …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Look up! Tonight's total lunar eclipse is special in at least three ways

Set your alarm clocks, sky watchers: There’s a total lunar eclipse coming in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and you don’t want to miss it.<p>Why this one is special<p>Wednesday morning’s lunar eclipse is special for three reasons.<p>First of all, it’s the first lunar eclipse since September of 2015. …

Here's How to Watch the 'Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse' on Jan. 31

For the first time in 35 years, a blue moon will occur during a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday, Jan. 31, an event some have taken to calling a …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Humans share genes with lampreys that repair the fish's spinal cord

Like the Lamprey<p>The lamprey looks about as different from a human as you can imagine. This fish has an eel-like, finless body, bulging eyes, and a …

Fish

Newly FDA-approved platform will rapidly "manufacture" stem cells to repair our bodies

Stem Cells Fast<p>Up until now, any patient receiving stem cells for a medical treatment has had to wait months for their doctors to create enough cells …

Stem Cells

Scientists coax human stem cells into becoming touch neurons

Sense of Touch<p>Sensory interneurons, the cells that give us our sense of touch, allow us to experience the world through tactile experiences that can …

Stem Cells

Sex Robots Are Coming, and They're Not as Skeevy as You Think

Robots are becoming smarter and more agile all the time. They already work in hospitals and restaurants, help us around the home, and cater to our needs. But some of these robot personal assistants are going to be more personal than others. Sex doll manufacturers and independent roboticists are now …

Robotics

CES 2018: Delivery Robots are Full-Time Employees at a Las Vegas Hotel

Checking in on Savioke’s Relay robots in Las Vegas—not on the CES floor, but at the Renaissance Hotel, where they are hard at work Photo: Tekla …

Employment

The best robots of CES 2018: from cyber cleaners to robo pals

Something we always see a lot of at the Consumer Electronics Show are robots: robots to clean our floors and help around the home, and maybe even …

Robotics

The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2017, we previewed some of the coolest health tech set to hit the market.<p>From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a …

Wearable Tech
Wearable Tech

New at CES 2018: wearable tech to boost your health and wellness

Want to manage your stress? A “neurofeedback” headband could help. Need to be sure your elderly father is taking his medication? Attach a sensor to …

Digital Health

All the cool new gadgets at CES 2018

Netflix in HDR on the Razer Phone

Gear & Gadgets