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Money's better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

Money's better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

Giving smokers free electronic cigarettes may not help them kick the habit, according to new research. What helps is giving them money instead. For a study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free […]

Fossil skull from Utah sheds light on primitive mammal group

Fossil skull from Utah sheds light on primitive mammal group

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fossilized skull of a small critter found in Utah underneath a dinosaur foot bone is providing insight into one of the most primitive mammalian groups and has scientists rethinking the timing of the break-up of Earth’s bygone supercontinent Pangaea. The newly identified Cretaceous Period species Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch, which is estimated to […]

Sunscreen pills are fake medicine, FDA says

Sunscreen pills are fake medicine, FDA says

“We’ve found products purporting to provide protection from the sun that aren’t delivering the advertised benefits. Instead they’re misleading consumers, and putting people at risk,” he said. The agency warned the companies that make Advanced Skin Brightening Formula, Sunsafe Rx, Solaricare and Sunergetic to stop saying they protect people from the sun’s rays. Related Some […]

SpaceX's Cost Reduction is a Bitter Pill for the Ariane Group – Why?

SpaceX's Cost Reduction is a Bitter Pill for the Ariane Group – Why?

The Article from SpaceX’s Cost Reduction is a Bitter Pill for the Ariane Group – Why?.   SpaceX is very excited and is working tirelessly to make their boosters reusable. That will consequently reduce the cost of the launches. That is good news but not for the camp of the Ariane Group. What is the […]

Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?

Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?

Complicating matters are varying recommendations for the average consumer: The US Food and Drug Administration recommends buying products labeled with at least SPF 15, and the American Academy of Dermatology puts the bar at SPF 30. “Sunburn during early life, especially childhood, is very dangerous for all skin cancers but especially malignant melanoma,” said Dr. […]

NASA to study quantum physics with its Cold Atom Lab

NASA to study quantum physics with its Cold Atom Lab

Studying quantum mechanics is a tough task for the scientists on the Earth. The impacts of quantum behavior can be accelerated by treating clusters of certain atoms known as the Bose-Einstein condensates using lasers, which tend to bring down the temperature of the atoms to near about an absolute zero. However, this technique works for […]

The Challenge For Police When Called To Situation Involving Mental-Health Crisis

The Challenge For Police When Called To Situation Involving Mental-Health Crisis

In other mental health care news: Orange County’s efforts to improve services; and families struggle to find care needed for loved ones. Sacramento Bee: Police Were Called To Handle An Escalating Mental-Health Crisis. This Is Why They Backed Off  Under intense scrutiny and in the wake of recurring protests throughout the city, Seyffert said police […]

Ohio State University launches first satellite into space

Ohio State University launches first satellite into space

Published: 05/21/18 06:00 am EDT Updated: 05/21/18 10:46 am EDT COLUMBUS – The Ohio State University is going out of this world. OSU launched its first satellite into space on Monday morning. The Antares rocket launched the satellite and supplies at 4:44 a.m. from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The supply ship […]

FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines

FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines

Migraine sufferers across the U.S. have their eyes on a newly approved drug that’s offering hope for reducing the frequency of monthly migraine attacks. On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig for the preventive treatment of migraines in adults with episodic or chronic migraines. Episodic migraine is when symptoms occur up to […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 performed a static Fire ahead of Iridium NEXT-6/GRACE-FO mission

SpaceX Falcon 9 performed a static Fire ahead of Iridium NEXT-6/GRACE-FO mission

SpaceX performed a static Fire examination on its Falcon 9 rocket for its 2nd launch in May at Vandenberg Flying Force Base in The Golden State. This certain Falcon 9 rocket consists of the flight-proven core 1043, which introduced the categorized “Zuma” goal in January 2018. The rocket will certainly release 5 Iridium NEXT satellites […]