Health and Science

DeSantis asks universities for transgender care information

TALLAHASSEE — Continuing to target treatment for transgender people, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is requiring state universities to provide information from the past five years about services they have provided to people with gender dysphoria, according to documents released Wednesday. Chris Spencer, director of the governor’s Office of Planning and …

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Medical marijuana usage is increasing in America

Not only did COVID-19 unleash a virus that affected the entire globe, but the growing pandemic also triggered an epidemic of anxiety and depression among America’s Generation Z and millennial populations. And many people turned to cannabis, as opposed to prescribed medication, to calm their minds. In 2021, cannabis sales increased to $30 billion, 40% higher than the previous year. The United States is expected to make up 75% of global cannabis sales in 2026. 

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NASA’s Orion capsule splashes down, concluding Artemis I mission

NASA’s long-awaited Artemis I mission concluded Sunday with the Orion space capsule splashing down west of Baja California in the Pacific Ocean, paving the way for an ambitious program ahead. The 25.5 day long mission began in the early morning hours of November 16 after several false starts going all …

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Artemis I gets off the ground, propelling historic program

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Cheers and applause erupted from spectators at Kennedy Space Center in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday morning as NASA’s Artemis I blasted off from Launch Pad 39B. The launch paves the way for the space agency to return astronauts to the Moon and later onto Mars. The …

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Updates: Countdown to launch of NASA’S Artemis I moon mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – History was made Wednesday morning as NASA’s Artemis I moon mission blasted off from Kennedy Space Center. This was the program’s third launch attempt after the mission director scrubbed the first two launches due to fuel leaks. Artemis I is an uncrewed test mission for the …

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