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In space, no one can hear you snore. Astronaut Mike Hopkins takes a spacewalk outside the ISS in December, 2013. Photo by NASA According to the longest sleep study ever conducted in space, astronauts’ use of sleeping pills, such as Ambien, is...
A 2.6 million lightyear bridge of hydrogen gas — the largest known — stretches from a large galaxy located at the bottom left to the galaxy at the top. Image by Rhys Taylor/Arecibo Galaxy Environment Survey/The Sloan Digital Sky Survey...
Russia is introducing a “full embargo” on most food imports from EU, US, and other Western countries that have imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday. Photo by PHILIPPE...
Diabetic amputations of the toe, foot or leg are more common among patients in low-income neighborhoods. Image by Ragip Candan and Getty Images Ten years ago, while working as an attending physician, Dr. Carl Stevens noticed a disturbing pattern:...
Robyn Zwolinski decided to donate the pancreas of her dog, Blaire, right, pictured with her “little sister” Cleo, in July. The donated organ will further diabetes research at bioscience firm Likarda. Photo courtesy of Robyn ZwolinskiIn early July,...
An Iraqi woman holds her child outside of a displacement camp for those escaping the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 28 in Khazair, Iraq. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The White House is weighing direct military...