How Will Our Sun Die?
Scientists say our Sun has been shining for about the last 4.6 billion years. They also say the Sun is expected to have enough hydrogen to fuel nuclear fusion in its core to allow it to continue shining as it has for about another 5 billion years. Along with creating solar energy, the Sun’s hydrogen […]
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Fatter Population Threatens World Food Supply
Turns out obesity isn’t just a health issue; all of that overeating could seriously cut into the future world food supply. According to a new study from Great Britain, if the current worldwide obesity epidemic continues unabated, maintaining enough food to feed the world could actually become a much more serious challenge. Right now, the […]
New Web-based Program Helps Doctors Save Lives
Heart failure is one of the most common causes of hospitalization and is among the most expensive chronic diseases to treat. When a patient comes in to the emergency room complaining about having difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, fatigue, or chest tightness, the health care professionals must decide then and there if the patient is […]