Christine Salinas

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Peach Jalapeño Margaritas

Peaches are the darlings of summertime. They drip juice down your chin so sweet, a pile of napkins is a necessity.<p>Lately, I've been serving platters of sliced peaches for dessert in my house. It's such a simple dessert that can only be enjoyed a few months out of the year. Let's eat 'em up while we …

PRI

The anti-malaria drug has been used for years by the military and by international travelers. Mefloquine, sold as Lariam in the US, must now carry a "black box" warning on its label because of the drug's serious neurological and psychiatric side effects.<p>Dr. Remington Nevin, a former Army …

Astronomer casts new light on the search for alien life

In the field of planet hunting, Geoff Marcy is a star. The astronomer at the University of California at Berkeley found nearly three-quarters of the first 100 planets discovered outside our solar system. But with the hobbled planet-hunting Kepler telescope having just about reached the end of its …

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

Coronal Hole in Sun: Reaching 11-Year Max.

<b>Coronal hole in sun:</b> A hole in the sun about 400,000 miles across was observed by NASA on July 18.<p>Not to worry, this is normal. Though this …

Diet low in omega-3s may make teens anxious - Futurity

U. PITTSBURGH (US) — A diet lacking omega-3 fatty acids may lead to increases in …

Light lives for at least a billion billion years

Light can theoretically zip around the universe forever without breaking down. That's because it's long been believed that the photon — the elementary particle that makes up light and other electromagnetic radiation — has no mass. But physicist Julian Heeck wondered what would happen if it turned …

Marijuana Affects Autism? Study Links the Two, But Comes to No Definite Conclusions

Researchers published a study looking into how marijuana affects autism.<p>The study took two sets of mice and looked at how the main cell mutations …

2018’s 2nd Blue Moon on March 31

The March 31 Blue Moon is the 2nd Blue Moon of 2018. We haven’t had 2 Blue Moons in a year since 1999 and won’t again until 2037.<p>We had a Blue Moon …

Combo scan offers better view of brain activity - Futurity

U. NOTTINGHAM (UK) — Neuroscientists have combined two techniques for measuring brain signals to map …

Re-Awakenings

Anna Sumner’s craving for sleep began when she was an 18-year-old high school senior. She thought nothing of it.<p>When it followed her to college, she blamed it on stress. She was working so hard, she told herself, her body just needed the extra rest. But it was more than that. She would choose naps …

Eyes and Nebulas

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Ophiuchus, 13th constellation of zodiac

Tonight, look for the faint constellation Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer. From the Northern Hemisphere, look southward at mid-to-late evening in July. …

Check Out The Document That Created NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 started it all. Happy birfday, NASA!<p>This document is the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, which created NASA. It was signed into law by President Eisenhower 55 years ago yesterday. The document outlines NASA's policies, guidelines, …