massive asteroid to pass by earth next month

On September 14, an asteroid that is larger than some of the tallest buildings on the planet will pass through Earth. The 2000 asteroid QW7 is estimated between 290 meters and 650 meters in diameter, or between 951 and 2,132 feet, according to NASA. The…

An implant to prevent new herniated discs

An implant that regenerates tissue after surgery to treat a herniated disc is developed by French scientists, a breakthrough that could potentially prevent the formation of other painful growths. People who suffer from severe herniated discs sometimes have to be operated on to reduce back…

A close link between screen time and stress

People who are consciously addicted to screens are more likely to develop stress, says a new study from Concordia University. According to research conducted by neuroscientist Najmeh Khalili-Mahani, there is a strong link between technology dependence and mental health, especially between stress and screen time….

They find supernova dust in the snow of Antarctica; could be 20 million years old

Researchers found dust from the explosion of a star, or supernova, in the snow of Antarctica, according to a study published this month. The discovery could offer lessons about the history and location of the solar system in its environment, according tot he studies authors….