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Boiling Blood and Radiation: 5 Ways Mars Can Kill ...
Space.com | 2017-05-11 11:00 UTC
Radiation exposure is among the top health risks for Mars astronauts, but the Red Planet poses many other dangers as well. Here are the fastest ways Mars would kill an unprotected traveler.
By ceres on 2017-05-11 13:52 UTC
This robotic exoskeleton could help prevent falls in the elderly...
Science AAAS | 2017-05-11 13:00 UTC
Wearable device keeps people upright when they slip
By ceres on 2017-05-11 13:50 UTC
World-first Proton CT images create a new vision for cancer treatment...
Phys.org | 2017-05-11 12:50 UTC
An international team of scientists has produced the world's first computerised tomography (CT) images of biological tissue using protons a momentous step towards improving the quality and feasibility of Proton Therapy for cancer sufferers around the wor
By ceres on 2017-05-11 13:48 UTC
Human-Like Species Could Have Lived On Earth Along With Homo Sapiens...
Tech Times | 2017-05-10 16:46 UTC
Scientists dated Homo naledi bones to be around 236,000 to 335,000 years old. The date surprised many researchers who previously believed the species to have been much older.
By ceres on 2017-05-10 18:22 UTC
Newly Discovered TRAPPIST-1 Red-Dwarf Star System --"All Seven Planets Synchronize in Nearly Perfect Time, With Three in the Habitable Zone" (VIDEO)...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-05-10 14:55 UTC
"Most planetary systems are like bands of amateur musicians playing their parts at different speeds," says Matt Russo, at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA). "TRAPPIST-1 is different; it's a super-group with all
By ceres on 2017-05-10 18:12 UTC
Air Force space plane lands after secret mission...
CBS News | 2017-05-07 16:51 UTC
Air Force X-37B space plane glided to an autonomous landing at the Kennedy Space Center Sunday, closing out a 718-day flight
By ceres on 2017-05-08 03:37 UTC
The world's largest artificial sun...
BBC | 2017-05-06 23:18 UTC
Scientists in Germany have invented an indoor sun.
By ceres on 2017-05-07 02:32 UTC
Gravitational Lensing Reveals Iceball Earth 13,000 Light-Years Away...
Sky & Telescope | 2017-05-04 15:50 UTC
Astronomers have discovered an "iceball Earth" orbiting a star 13,000 light-years away. Multiple eyes on the sky have revealed some of this world's secrets. The post Gravitational Lensing Reveals “Iceball Earth” 13,000 Light-Years Away appeare
By aphrodite on 2017-05-05 04:25 UTC
NASA's Alien-Planet Hunter Spacecraft Gets a New Look at Neptune...
Space.com | 2017-05-02 08:10 UTC
The Kepler space telescope, NASA's dedicated exoplanet hunter, has provided a new look at a world close to home: the gas giant Neptune.
By ceres on 2017-05-03 01:35 UTC
Where Should We Look For Ancient Civilizations in the Solar System?...
Universe Today | 2017-05-02 17:43 UTC
While we're searching the Universe for evidence of life, we should consider places in our own Solar System where ancient civilizations might have left an impact. The post Where Should We Look For Ancient Civilizations in the Solar System? appeared first o
By ceres on 2017-05-03 01:34 UTC
Nearby star is a good model of our early solar system...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-05-02 18:19 UTC
Scientists have confirmed a nearby star's planetary system contains separate belts of asteroids, similar to our own solar system. The star is also about one-fifth the age of our sun. All that makes this star a good model of the early days of our solar sys
By ceres on 2017-05-03 01:34 UTC
Scientists find giant wave rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-05-02 18:24 UTC
Combining data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory with radio observations and computer simulations, an international team of scientists has discovered a 200,000-light-year wave of hot gas in the Perseus galaxy cluster.
By ceres on 2017-05-03 01:33 UTC
Cancer-causing virus masters cell's replication, immortality...
Phys.org | 2017-05-02 21:23 UTC
Viruses are notorious for taking over their host's operations and using them to their own advantage. But few human viruses make themselves quite as cozy as the Epstein-Barr virus, which can be found in an estimated nine out of ten humans without causing a
By ceres on 2017-05-03 01:33 UTC
Urban farming flourishes in New York...
Phys.org | 2017-04-30 10:20 UTC
The urban farm craze is finding fertile ground in New York, where 10 young entrepreneurs are learning to grow greens and herbs without soil, bathed in an indoor, psychedelic light.
By aphrodite on 2017-05-02 05:01 UTC
Unemployment associated with 50% higher risk of death in heart failure patients...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-04-30 13:54 UTC
Not being employed linked with greater likelihood of death than history of diabetes or stroke.
By aphrodite on 2017-05-02 05:01 UTC
Nerve cell miswiring linked to depression...
ScienceNews.org | 2017-04-28 17:30 UTC
A gene helps nerve cell axons extend to parts of the brain to deliver serotonin, a brain chemical associated with depression.
By ceres on 2017-04-28 21:50 UTC
NASA's Dawn Probe at Dwarf Planet Ceres Loses Another Reaction Wheel...
Space.com | 2017-04-27 11:30 UTC
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has lost another orientation-maintaining reaction wheel, but the failure doesn't threaten the probe's continuing work at the dwarf planet Ceres, agency officials said.
By ceres on 2017-04-27 15:51 UTC
'Iceball' planet discovered through microlensing...
Phys.org | 2017-04-26 17:17 UTC
Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun. The planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life as we know it, however, because its star is so faint. But the discover
By ceres on 2017-04-26 23:34 UTC
Melting moons could support liveable atmospheres for aeons...
New Scientist | 2017-04-26 16:39 UTC
If a migrating exoplanet dragged a Europa-like moon closer to its host star, the moons icy shell could melt into liquid oceans and breathable air
By ceres on 2017-04-26 23:34 UTC
Cassini completes final -- and fateful -- Titan flyby: Dive to Saturn next...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-04-25 21:28 UTC
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has had its last close brush with Saturn's hazy moon Titan and is now beginning its final set of 22 orbits around the ringed planet.
By aphrodite on 2017-04-26 07:51 UTC
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