A resident of the 23-storey Manhattan Promenade in Kips Bay neighborhood on the East Side of Manhattan died after an elevator malfunctioned. He was stuck between the elevator car and the shaft wall on the first floor.
Pyrocumulonimbus or PyroCb cloud are produced when heat and moisture from fires such as the William Flats Fire rise up into the atmosphere and form smoke-filled thunderclouds.
The black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy is usually very dim but in May, astronomers using the Keck telescopes spotted an unusual pulse from Sagittarius A*.
Why does blue light damage the skin? HEV light has a longer wavelength compared with UVA and UVB light, which means it can penetrate skin more deeply.
Invasive insects and diseases greatly increase the rate at which trees die on average. As a result, carbon stored in forests are transferred to dead material and much of this planet-warming carbon are more likely to return to the atmosphere.
The species called Crossvallia waiparensis was four times heavier and over 1 foot taller than the largest living penguin today, the emperor penguin. The Canterbury Museum called the creature the “monster penguin.”
The areas of the brain that keep you awake during the day are damaged in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. This could explain why people with the neurological disease may nap excessively long before they begin struggling with memory problems.
LEMUR managed to make it up steep walls during a test conducted in Death Valley, California. The robot scaled a cliff using fish hooks embedded in each of its fingers. The robot’s AI also chose its own route.
For the first time, researchers made real-time observations of the neutron star Vera's slowdown before a glitch. Capturing the glitch of neutron stars could provide a wealth of information, which includes how matter behaves at extreme temperatures and pressures.
Russian authorities have given scant and even contradicting information about the explosion in Russia’s Arkhangelsk region that killed at least five people.
All flights at the Hong Kong International Airport that were not yet checked in by Monday afternoon were cancelled amid protests by around 5,000 demonstrators. All passengers were advised to leave the terminal building as soon as possible.
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation was developed in the late 1990 to preserve the ovaries of girls who need to undergo cancer treatments that can leave them infertile. ProFaM now offers the same procedure but for a different purpose and target market: women who want to delay menopause.
Researchers produced something extraordinary using ingredients from the abandoned lands: the first bottle of alcoholic spirit made of water and grain that were harvested in the reactor's once-forbidden exclusion zone.
The missing chunk In the Juan de Fuca plate turns out to be a tear that is slowing splitting the plate apart. It could explain the earthquakes off the coast of Northern California and the volcanoes in Central Oregon.
Johns Hopkins University researchers used a simple mathematical framework to show that dark matter may have been produced before the Big Bang. Dark matter makes up about 80 percent of the mass of the universe, but it remains shrouded in mystery.
The X-37B space plane was launched on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on Sept. 7, 2017, and has since been circling Earth. The objective of the mission, however, remains a mystery.
More than 1.1. million in the United States experience symptoms related to sesame allergy. Patients who are allergic to sesame may experience hives, wheezing, dizziness, belly pain and heart palpitations when exposed to the allergen.
Conspiracy theorists linked the NASA plane to earthquakes. There were also concerns that the quakes that occurred prior to the flight of the mysterious aircraft could potentially trigger the Big One.
Maria Sophia von Erthal is believed to be the inspiration of Snow White. Her father got remarried and just like the wicked stepmother in the fairy tale, the woman favored her own natural children over her stepchildren.
Holm 15A* is estimated to have a mass 40 billion times that of the sun. Black holes this size are called supermassive black holes, and only a few of these have been found.
After receiving the nano-vaccine, the immune system of the immunized mice will attack the melanoma cells if and when they appear in their body. The research opens door to the vaccine approach for treating the most aggressive form of skin cancer.
Cathay Pacific collects information on passengers' itineraries, purchase of duty free items, travel companions, usage of in-flight entertainment and other activities while onboard its aircraft.
Genetic evidence from the skeleton and online genealogical databases suggest the Connecticut "vampire" was a farmer named John Barber. He likely died of tuberculosis.
The Juul C1 e-cigarette is paired with an Android-only app to monitor users’ vaping. The vaping device is the first in a series of Juul's bluetooth-connected e-cigarettes.
When gold is compressed at about 2.2 million times the Earth's atmospheric pressure, the metal morphs itself into a into a less tightly-packed "body centered cubic" (bcc) structure.
Breakthrough Listen will use VERITAS to scan the night sky for nanosecond flashes of light from nearby stars that intelligent alien civilizations could be using as a method of communication.
A New York resident died from Powassan fever, a rare disease that can cause encephalitis or meningitis and is spread by infected deer ticks.
Marie contracted capnocytophaga, a bacteria commonly found in the saliva of dogs. People with a weakened immune system, like patients with cancer or those taking certain medications, are at greater risk of becoming ill from the bacteria.
NASA's space telescope TESS discovered GJ 357 d, is a super-Earth located about 31 light-years away. It has conditions that suggest it could potentially support life.
Delta Airlines pilot Gabriel Lyle Schroeder was removed from Flight 1728 that was supposed to fly from Minneapolis to San Diego over suspicions he was intoxicated with alcohol.