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Intermountain leading national charge against antibiotic overuse, 'superbugs' – KSL.com

Intermountain leading national charge against antibiotic overuse, 'superbugs' – KSL.com

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY — Emerging “superbugs” threaten to undo progress made in modern medicine, health officials say. And they’re occurring as a result of overusing something meant to heal — antibiotics. That’s why Intermountain Healthcare, in collaboration with the University of Utah, announced an initiative Tuesday to battle overprescribing of antibiotics in the Beehive […]

That Starlink Problem Astronomers Were Worried About Is Totally Happening – ScienceAlert

That Starlink Problem Astronomers Were Worried About Is Totally Happening – ScienceAlert

[ad_1] For the modern astronomer, satellites are just a part of life. There are more than 2,000 active ones currently orbiting Earth, and the smartest minds in space photography have managed to work out clever ways of removing the occasional fly over from their images of space.   But then there’s Starlink. The first stages […]

Malaria-fighting soup? How a school experiment discovered findings on homemade cures – CNN

Malaria-fighting soup? How a school experiment discovered findings on homemade cures – CNN

[ad_1] “So if my mum or my grandma says they’re going to give me this tea and it’ll make me better, and somebody comes along saying, ‘Oh, that was just hocus pocus, I’ll give you a real medicine,’ what’s the difference?” asked Baum, who is a professor of infectious diseases at Imperial College London. “We […]

NASA adds five companies to commercial lunar lander program – SpaceNews

NASA adds five companies to commercial lunar lander program – SpaceNews

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — NASA announced Nov. 18 that it was adding five companies to a contract to perform commercial deliveries of payloads to the surface of the moon, a group that ranges from small ventures to Blue Origin and SpaceX. NASA said the five companies — Blue Origin, Ceres Robotics, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), SpaceX […]

Matinas Rides Amarin's Coattails as Vascepa Wins FDA Panel Vote – Yahoo Finance

Matinas Rides Amarin's Coattails as Vascepa Wins FDA Panel Vote – Yahoo Finance

[ad_1] Amarin (NASDAQ:AMRN) isn’t the only company celebrating Vascepa’s win with an FDA advisory committee last week. Matinas BioPharma (MTNB) is riding Vascepa’s wave, too. In fact, over the last month, the two stocks have moved up almost identically. If the FDA decides to follow the advice of its panel and approve Vascepa for use […]

2 Infants Were Buried Wearing Helmets Made from Skulls. And Archaeologists Are Puzzled. – Livescience.com

2 Infants Were Buried Wearing Helmets Made from Skulls. And Archaeologists Are Puzzled. – Livescience.com

[ad_1] Two infants were buried some 2,100 years ago wearing “helmets” made from the skulls of other children, archaeologists have discovered.  The remains of the two infants were found with nine other burials at a site called Salango, on the coast of central Ecuador. The archaeologists who excavated the burials between 2014 and 2016 recently […]

What Science Tells Us About Preventing Dementia – The Wall Street Journal

What Science Tells Us About Preventing Dementia – The Wall Street Journal

[ad_1] When it comes to battling dementia, the unfortunate news is this: Medications have proven ineffective at curing or stopping the disease and its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease. But that isn’t the end of the story. According to a recent wave of scientific studies, we have more control over our cognitive health than is […]

Most distant object ever explored is renamed following Nazi controversy – Digital Trends

Most distant object ever explored is renamed following Nazi controversy – Digital Trends

[ad_1] Composite image of primordial contact binary Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 from New Horizons Spacecraft Data NASA NASA scientists from the New Horizons mission have re-named the most distant object ever explored after political controversy about its initial name. Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 was previously nicknamed Ultima Thule, a medieval term meaning a […]

Federal study shows that some heart surgeries aren't needed – Business Insider

Federal study shows that some heart surgeries aren't needed – Business Insider

[ad_1] New research from the federal government found that common heart surgeries to remove blockages in arteries — like bypasses — are unnecessary because they can be treated with drug therapy. Patients could save $775 million a year by not having the surgeries done, one doctor told The New York Times. The study “certainly will […]

NASA Live: Earth Views from the Space Station – NASA

NASA Live: Earth Views from the Space Station – NASA

[ad_1] The High Definition Earth-Viewing (HDEV) experiment on the International Space Station has experienced a loss of data, and ground computers are no longer receiving communications from the payload. A team of engineers are reviewing the available health and status information from HDEV to identify what may have occurred. Additional updates will be published as […]

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