Research that will focus on stem cells as a means of unlocking some of the mysteries surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has earned a $2.125 million grant from the New Jersey Governor's Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism.
The 3,500-pound great white shark headed north after spending weeks off the Southeast coast. Mary Lee, one of only two great whites ever tagged in the North Atlantic, got as far south as Jacksonville Beach, Fla., several weeks ago. But in recent days, she's made a bee line north.
Astronomers hunting for Earth-like planets now have many places to look. A new estimate released Monday suggested the Milky Way galaxy is home to at least 17 billion planets similar in size to our planet.