science

Students continue to work with NASA

Medford, Ore., — “I’ve never seen a full eclipse of the sun so it is once in a lifetime.” A total solar eclipse this coming summer has a group of students and mentors at North Medford High School reaching new heights. “I …

Study: Dogs understand humans

(NBC) — Dog owners, we may now have the answer to an age-old mystery. According to a new study, dogs really do understand what we’re saying to them. Researchers found that dogs comprehend words and tone, using brain regions similar to those …

Rare find at the Oregon Coast Aquarium

Newport, Ore. – Employees at the Oregon Coast Aquarium made an unusual discovery while cleaning out an 8,500 gallon concrete water storage tank. According to the aquarium, when staffers began cleaning the reservoir, they discovered California sea hare. The aquarium said the …

New earth-like planet reportedly discovered

Munich, Germany — The Director General of the European Southern Observatory told the world Wednesday scientists had discovered an earth-like planet orbiting the sun’s closest neighbor, Proxima Centauri. He said the planet has about the same mass as earth and is only …

DEA rejects marijuana reform

Washington, D.C. (NBC News) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has decided not to loosen restrictions on marijuana– a position that remains at odds with the majority of states. Marijuana will remain in the most restrictive federal category for controlled substances, banning …
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