According to research conducted in the United Kingdom and the United States, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who require the highest needs cost £1.5 million per year in the UK and $2.4 million per year in the US.
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has only been aboard the International Space Station for 12 days and he’s already made history. On June 6 he shared the first-ever Vine video taken from outer space to give those a look at a rare day on the ISS.
Sierra Leone, a country that was once Ebola-proof as outbreaks were frequent throughout Guinea, is now witnessing the highest number of infections and cases of the virus since Guinea documented the first victim in December.
Do you love watching PGA Tour events because of the great documentation that the aerial cameras are able to obtain of the players’ shots? You can now document your own golf event with your own personal drone, and others are already starting to do so.
In an attempt to step up whistleblowing efforts against polluting companies, the Beijing-based Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs developed a new mobile app that will monitor air quality data for 190 cities in China.
Alan Turing, known as the “Father of Computing”, was a computer science pioneer and World War II codebreaker. In 1950 he established the “Turing Test” in a paper of his, which sought to determine whether or not machines could think.
Bay Area district officials declared the second consecutive “Spare the Air Day” for the region as temperatures are expected to rise this week, which is likely to increase levels of air pollution and smog.
Approximately 16,000 people suffer from hemophilia A in the United States. The FDA approved a new drug manufactured by Biogen Idec Inc. that controls and prevents bleeding in patients who suffer from this disease.
The molecular equivalent of traffic jams – a cluster of nerve cells inside the brain – can potentially be the result of cellular degeneration and death. Researchers from the University of Buffalo examined these blockages in the brains of fruit flies.
NASA successfully transmitted a 175-megabit video from the International Space Station to Earth on Thursday using the Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS). This could revolutionize the way NASA receives data from space.
The Digital Age has spurred an unprecedented rise in the use of social media. Some major news outlets and organizations use various platforms to get their information out to the public, but health policy researchers lack the confidence to use them.
NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers are currently working to have the Orion spacecraft ready for its first-ever launch this upcoming December. On Thursday they installed the largest heat shield ever constructed onto the spacecraft.