NASA has located a newborn star when the Hubble Space Telescope took a photograph of the cosmic, double-bladed lightsaber. The center of the photograph is partially covered by a dark, Jedi-like cloak of dust. Twin jets were shot by the newborn star into the space, giving the proof of its birth. The twin jets are visible in the center of the image.
German pharmaceutical company Bayer will form a joint venture with the Swiss biotech firm CRISPR Therapeutics to undertake research on a new potential gene editing technology. The joint venture will be equally owned by both the companies. Bayer will invest 300 million euros during the coming five years in the joint venture and will also purchase 35 million euros worth of stake in CRISPR Therapeutics.
Along the Massachusetts coast, there has become an annual tradition for marine biologists and wildlife volunteers. With the arrival of holiday season every year, dozens of ‘cold-shocked’ sea turtles should be rescued from the Cape Cod’s shores.
Rescuers have saved 120 sea turtles from Cape Cod beaches, over the weekend. CapeCod.com reported that the occurrence of strandings has taken place within a time period of 12 hours. Volunteers with Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary have discovered that 60% of the turtles were still alive.
It will be the first time in decades when a full moon will light up the pre-dawn sky on Christmas, said NASA. The last time when a full moon was seen during Christmas was on December 25, 1977.
It has been told that the full moon will peak on Friday at 3:11 a.m. NASA, which called this event as a gift for holiday, revealed this news on its officials website.
This phenomenon is called the ‘Cold Moon’ in folklore, and the reason behind why it got this name is the occurrence of the ‘Cold Moon’ that appears at the beginning of the winter season in the northern hemisphere.
Two critically endangered species of sea snakes earlier thought to have become extinct have been discovered off the coast of Western Australia. Scientists from James Cook University have found the Australian short nosed sea snake after more than 15 years when they disappeared from their only known habitat on Ashmore Reef in the Timor Sea.
People have been into confusion regarding the peak night of the Ursids Meteor shower. According to a number of sources, including the American Meteor Society, the peak night will be the night of the 21st into the 22nd.
Basically, the International Meteor Organization is the number one voice for predicting meteor showers. According to them, the absolute peak will occur on December 23rd at 2:30am UTC, which would be 9:30 pm EST or 6:30pm PST.
A new research has uncovered a new method of powdered glucagon intake for hypoglycemia patients. The research has revealed that at present it has to be mixed with water and directly injected into muscle, whereas with the new technique it might be possible to take it like a nasal spray. The new technique will be effective for the people suffering from this low blood sugar level condition, when they feel dizzy or even unconscious.
Experts said that it is very important to take care of your pets during holidays so you can have a great time with your furry friends. Experts said holidays can be a dangerous time for pets in a house.
According to Dr. Elisabeth Giedt, director of Continuing Education, Extension and Community Engagement at the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences at Oklahoma State University, it is very necessary to keep an eye on what your pets eating and their exercise schedule.
A few hours after his grandson’s death, the former US President Jimmy Carter was at Georgia church to take his Sunday’s Bible study class. The 91-year-old grandfather announced the death while revealing why he was late.
Voice of Carter, who some days ago made an announcement that he is now cancer-free, was indicating the former president was very sad. With a heavy heart, Carter announced that his grandson had died some hours before. Relatives tried to revive Jeremy with CPR, but it was an unsuccessful attempt.