NASA says Martian soil could sustain life

Thursday, June 26, 2008 The scientists behind the Mars Phoenix Lander project announced that the soil on Mars was more alkaline than expected and could sustain life. Scientists at NASA or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration claimed that they were “flabbergasted” by their discovery on the possibility that life could grow on Martian soil. “It is the type of soil you would probably have in your back yard, you know, alkaline. You might beContinue reading


Kenya negotiations resume; parliament to debate power sharing accord

Friday, February 29, 2008 Opposition and government negotiators in Kenya resumed talks on Friday, focusing on long-term aspects of the country’s crisis. The talks received a boost after the leaders of the government and opposition reached a power sharing agreement. After breaking the deadlock over power sharing, negotiators for the Kenyan government and opposition began to focus on resolving what are seen as long-term solutions to Kenya’s crisis, namely constitutional reform, land distribution and poverty.Continue reading


Hawaii’s K?lauea volcano releases ash plumes to 30,000 feet, prompting aviation alerts

Sunday, May 20, 2018 On Thursday morning, before dawn, Hawaii’s K?lauea shield volcano erupted again, sending up an ash plume to an altitude of 30,000 feet (9,100 meters). This follows an earlier eruption Tuesday afternoon, after which authorities issued an aviation alert and to extend an ash-fall advisory for residents. The current eruption event began May 3 and has caused thousands of people to evacuate their homes. Robert Hughes, whose Aloha Junction Bed and Breakfast,Continue reading


Gps Tracking: Bring Into Play

Here’s An Opinion On: Cameras In Classrooms GPS Tracking: Bring into Play by Swati Vyas The GPS tracking system has become famous in various big industries such as car dealers and rental agencies. This is so because in these companies it is essential to keep track of the vehicles to according to the real-time which is on the interactive map on their PCs. It is important to track those vehicles in map and can beContinue reading

Many infertile American women want sex selection

Friday, March 11, 2005Many infertile American women would choose the sex of their next child if given the option. A survey of 561 women being treated for infertility has found that 41% would use sex selection if it were offered at no cost. Contradicting fears that such sex selection would cause gender imbalance, the survey found that women with no children would choose baby girls and boys in approximately equal numbers. Furthermore, women with onlyContinue reading


Cloned cattle’s milk and meat seem safe, according to new study

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 A National Academy of Sciences report (.pdf) last year said that while the milk and meat from cloned animals would not likely make anyone sick, more research should be performed. Now, a new US-Japan study published in the April 11 online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that milk and meat from cloned cattle does indeed appear to meet industry standards and appears to be safeContinue reading


Public officials, experts discuss lessons learned during West, Texas explosion

Sunday, November 17, 2013 Public officials and other experts gave presentations earlier this week regarding lessons learned during the aftermath of an explosion which struck the small town of West, Texas in April of this year. The event, which was live-streamed to various locations across Texas, was sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a part of its Grand Rounds seminar offerings. Three officials, each of whom were heavily involved in respondingContinue reading


4 Secrets To Choosing The Ideal Organic Oil Based On Your Skin Type

Here’s An Opinion On: Organic Skin Care Products Online Submitted by: Danica Reynes There are different kinds of organic facial oils that you can use for different skin types. If you have oily skin, use organic oils with astringent properties. If your skin is normal, use organic oils with nourishing qualities. Those with dry skin should choose moisturizing oils, and those with mature skin should opt for organic oils that have nourishing properties and containContinue reading


Oil spill spotted along Mississippi River

Sunday, September 4, 2005 In Louisiana, southeast of New Orleans, two storage tanks estimated to be filled with up to 160,000 barrels (6.7 million gallons) of oil are reported to be leaking into the Mississippi River. It was first noticed on September 1, 2005 by an aircraft flying overhead. Officials are not certain whether the tanks are the cause of the leak or how full the tanks are. Inspection of the storage tanks from theContinue reading


New Jersey to consider bikini waxing ban

Friday, March 20, 2009 New Jersey is considering a state-wide ban on Brazilian waxes, the removal of hair from the bikini area. Although genital waxing has never really been allowed in the state, the New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling plans to propose a ban with more specific legal wording, in response to two women who reported being injured during a wax. The board will consider the proposal at their next meeting on AprilContinue reading