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 2020-10-20 00:25 

SpaceNews

Blue Origin trying to convince the Air Force to continue to invest in New Glenn...

Blue Origin says the Air Force should continue to fund New Glenn so it can be certified for national security missions. SpaceNews...

 2020-10-20 00:23 

Universe Today

You'll Experience 200 Times More Radiation Standing on the Moon than Standing on the Earth...

January 31, 2021, will mark 50 years since the launch of Apollo 14. This historic mission was the first to broadcast a color television signal from the surface of the Moon and marked the heroic return to space of America's first astronaut, Alan Shepar...

 2020-10-19 23:23 

BBC

Nasa's Osiris-Rex probe aims for daring 'high five' with asteroid Bennu...

Osiris-Rex will make the briefest of contacts with Asteroid Bennu to try to pick up rock samples....

 2020-10-19 21:44 

Universe Today

NASA and Seven Countries Sign the Artemis Accords for the Exploration of the Moon. Russia Declined to Participate...

It looks like Russia is thumbing its nose at international cooperation on the Moon. They've refused to sign the Artemis Accords, which are a set of rules governing Lunar exploration. NASA and seven other countries have signed on already, with more to ...

 2020-10-19 21:42 

Space.com

NASA astronaut Christina Koch reflects on 1-year anniversary of first all-woman spacewalk...

NASA astronaut Christina Koch reflected on her participation in the first all-woman spacewalk ahead of its one-year anniversary on Sunday (Oct. 18)....

 2020-10-19 21:19 

Space.com

NASA's about to scoop up some asteroid dirt on the space rock Bennu. Scientists are thrilled....

It's not just the OSIRIS-REx sampling attempt: NASA is excited about asteroid science....

 2020-10-19 21:06 

Space.com

2 small asteroids zip by Earth closer than the moon today...

Asteroids 2020 UX and 2020 TF6 will be closer than the moon, but pose no risk of impact....

 2020-10-19 20:59 

Universe Today

What's Happening with Betelgeuse? Astronomers Propose a Specialized Telescope to Watch the Star Every Night...

An international team of astronomers recommends creating "Betelgeuse Scope" to monitor this mysterious star find out why it has been acting so strangely of late! The post What's Happening with Betelgeuse? Astronomers Propose a Specialized Tele...

 2020-10-19 20:49 

ScienceDaily.com

Astrophysics team lights the way for more accurate model of the universe...

Scientists demonstrated the first use of a method called self-calibration to remove contamination from gravitational lensing signals. The results should lead to more accurate cosmological models of the universe....

 2020-10-19 20:49 

ScienceDaily.com

Patients who had more severe COVID-19 may be the best donors for convalescent plasma therapy...

Sex, age, and severity of disease may be useful in identifying COVID-19 survivors who are likely to have high levels of antibodies that can protect against the disease....

 2020-10-19 20:49 

ScienceDaily.com

Fear and anxiety share same bases in brain...

A recent report provides new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits. The findings run counter to popular scientific accounts, highlighting the need for a major theoretical reckoning....

 2020-10-19 20:39 

Phys.org

Tropical cyclones moving faster in recent decades: study...

About 40% of the U.S. population lives in a coastal area and in Hawai'i, nearly everyone is vulnerable to the effects of tropical storms and hurricanes....

 2020-10-19 20:31 

LiveScience.com

History of Halloween...

Halloween has its roots in a pagan harvest festival, while different traditions were added on throughout the years....

 2020-10-19 20:11 

RedOrbit

HBO to Create Scripted Series About SpaceX...

HBO has announced plans to film a scripted series about SpaceX. Elon Musk came up with the idea of the series to showcase both the history and the sometimes lively discussion about the pros and cons of the still relatively-new aerospace company. The serie...

 2020-10-19 20:06 

Phys.org

Glimpse deep into Earth's crust finds heat source that may stabilize continents...

Rocks from the Rio Grande continental rift have provided a rare snapshot of active geology deep inside Earth's crust, revealing new evidence for how continents remain stable over billions of years, according to a team of scientists....

 2020-10-19 20:06 

Phys.org

Immune protein orchestrates daily rhythm of squid-bacteria symbiotic relationship...

Nearly every organism hosts a collection of symbiotic microbes—a microbiome. It is now recognized that microbiomes are major drivers of health in all animals, including humans, and that these symbiotic systems often exhibit strong daily rhythms....

 2020-10-19 20:02 

Phys.org

CRISPR-induced immune diversification in host-virus populations...

Just like humans, microbes have equipped themselves with tools to recognize and defend themselves against viral invaders. In a continual evolutionary battle between virus and host, CRISPR-Cas act as a major driving force of strain diversity in host-virus ...

 2020-10-19 20:02 

Phys.org

Study discovers how some single-cell organisms control microbiomes...

Large swaths of single-celled eukaryotes, non-bacterial single-cell organisms like microalgae, fungi or mold, can control microbiomes (a collection of tiny microbes, mostly bacteria) by secreting unusual small molecules around their cells, maintaining hos...

 2020-10-19 20:01 

LiveScience.com

NASA is about to play 'tag' with asteroid Bennu: Here's how it will work....

NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft will...

 2020-10-19 20:00 

Phys.org

Cheaters don't always win: Species that work together do better...

The sign of a healthy personal relationship is one that is equally mutual—where you get out just as much as you put in. Nature has its own version of a healthy relationship. Known as mutualisms, they are interactions between species that are mutuall...

 2020-10-19 19:59 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists find medieval plague outbreaks picked up speed over 300 years...

Researchers who analyzed thousands of documents covering a 300-year span of plague outbreaks in London, England, have estimated that the disease spread four times faster in the 17th century than it had in the 14th century....

 2020-10-19 19:59 

ScienceDaily.com

Restoration of retinal and visual function following gene therapy...

A breakthrough study results in the restoration of retinal and visual functions of mice models suffering from inherited retinal disease....

 2020-10-19 19:59 

ScienceDaily.com

Management of a popular game fish, the smallmouth bass...

For recreational fishing enthusiasts, the thrill of snagging their next catch comes with discovering what's hooked on the end of the line. In many freshwater streams and rivers -- across the central and eastern parts of the U.S. -- anglers are often c...

 2020-10-19 19:59 

ScienceDaily.com

Immune protein orchestrates daily rhythm of squid-bacteria symbiotic relationship...

New research has revealed that, in the mutually beneficial relationship between with the Hawaiian bobtail squid and the luminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri, an immune protein called 'macrophage migration inhibitory factor' is the maestro of dai...

 2020-10-19 19:59 

National Geographic

Trump vs Biden on the environment—here’s where they stand...

The two presidential candidates couldn't be further apart on their actions and plans for the environment....

 2020-10-19 19:58 

Phys.org

Tiny beetles a bellwether of ecological disruption by climate change...

As species across the world adjust where they live in response to climate change, they will come into competition with other species that could hamper their ability to keep up with the pace of this change, according to new University of Colorado Boulder-l...

 2020-10-19 19:58 

Phys.org

Study reveals severe air pollution drives food delivery consumption and plastic waste...

When the air outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food delivery than go out for lunch, which in turn increases plastic waste from food packaging, according to a study by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS)....

 2020-10-19 19:57 

ScienceDaily.com

Glimpse deep into Earth's crust finds heat source that may stabilize continents...

Rocks from the Rio Grande continental rift have provided a rare snapshot of active geology deep inside Earth's crust, revealing new evidence for how continents remain stable over billions of years, according to a team of scientists....

 2020-10-19 19:46 

NBC News

Scientists clock the fastest interval of time in 'zeptoseconds'...

A theory from Albert Einstein has been put into practice to observe extremely shortest time intervals between two events....

 2020-10-19 19:16 

Space.com

NASA is about to play 'tag' with asteroid Bennu: Here's how it works....

NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft will perform a...

 2020-10-19 19:11 

National Geographic

First tyrannosaur embryo fossils revealed...

New scans of a tiny Cretaceous jaw and claw show the tyrant dinosaurs started out the size of a small dog....

 2020-10-19 19:00 

Universe Today

The galaxy with 99.99% dark matter isn't so mysterious any more...

The dwarf galaxy known as Dragonfly 44 caused a stir recently: apparently it had way, way more dark matter than any other galaxy. Since this couldn't be explained by our models of galaxy formation, it seemed like an oddball. But a new analysis reveals...

 2020-10-19 19:00 

Phys.org

Sanctuary policies protect immigrants but don't threaten public safety...

Sanctuary policies are at the center of the debate over immigration enforcement in the interior of the country. President Trump has called those policies "deadly" and claimed that they prevent the deportation of violent criminals and increase crim...

 2020-10-19 18:55 

ScienceDaily.com

A trillion turns of light nets terahertz polarized bytes...

Nanophotonics researchers have demonstrated a novel technique for modulating light at terahertz frequencies with plasmonic metasurfaces....

 2020-10-19 18:55 

ScienceDaily.com

Cheaters don't always win: Species that work together do better...

The sign of a healthy personal relationship is one that is equally mutual - where you get out just as much as you put in. Nature has its own version of a healthy relationship. A team of researchers investigated these interactions, known as mutualisms, and...

 2020-10-19 18:55 

ScienceDaily.com

Tiny beetles a bellwether of ecological disruption by climate change...

New research shows that as species across the world adjust where they live in response to climate change, they will come into competition with other species that could hamper their ability to keep up with the pace of this change....

 2020-10-19 18:55 

ScienceDaily.com

CRISPR-induced immune diversification in host-virus populations...

Just like humans, microbes have equipped themselves with tools to recognize and defend themselves against viral invaders. In a continual evolutionary battle between virus and host, CRISPR-Cas act as a major driving force of strain diversity in host-virus ...

 2020-10-19 18:55 

ScienceDaily.com

Material found in house paint may spur technology revolution...

The development of a new method to make non-volatile computer memory may have unlocked a problem that has been holding back machine learning and has the potential to revolutionize technologies like voice recognition, image processing and autonomous drivin...

 2020-10-19 18:40 

LiveScience.com

24 million-year-old nursery for baby megasharks discovered in South Carolina...

About 24 million years ago, young megatoothed sharks may have used an embayment in South Carolina as a nursery....

 2020-10-19 18:18 

LiveScience.com

Half-male, half-female songbird discovered in Pennsylvania...

A rose-breasted grosbeak that was captured in a Pennsylvania nature reserve is a bilateral gynandromorph — male on the right side and female on the left side....

 2020-10-19 18:05 

Phys.org

A trillion turns of light nets terahertz polarized bytes...

U.S. and Italian engineers have demonstrated the first nanophotonic platform capable of manipulating polarized light 1 trillion times per second....

 2020-10-19 17:45 

Sky & Telescope

OSIRIS-Rex to Perform Touch-and-Go Sampling at Bennu...

The dramatic climax for NASA's Osiris-REX mission is at hand, as the probe touches down on asteroid Bennu to collect a sample of its surface. The post OSIRIS-Rex to Perform Touch-and-Go Sampling at Bennu appeared first on Sky & Telescope ....

 2020-10-19 17:37 

Phys.org

Nokia to build moon's first 4G cell network for NASA program...

Nokia says it has been tapped by NASA to build the first cellular communications network on the moon....

 2020-10-19 17:37 

ScienceDaily.com

With deep learning algorithms, standard CT technology produces spectral images...

Engineers have demonstrated how a deep learning algorithm can be applied to a conventional computerized tomography (CT) scan in order to produce images that would typically require a higher level of imaging technology known as dual-energy CT....

 2020-10-19 17:36 

ScienceDaily.com

Immune activation in the liver illuminated with new glycan-tagging strategy...

A signaling system implicated in liver fibrosis and immune activation is better understood thanks to this creative chemical fishing lure....

 2020-10-19 17:36 

ScienceDaily.com

Research network aims to improve learning outcomes for students underrepresented in STEM...

A recent report lays out gaps in the biology education field and proposes leveraging an existing research coordination network called Equity and Diversity in Undergraduate STEM (EDU-STEM) to tackle them....

 2020-10-19 17:36 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists map the human proteome...

Twenty years after the release of the human genome, the genetic 'blueprint' of human life, an international research team has now mapped the first draft sequence of the human proteome....

 2020-10-19 17:36 

ScienceDaily.com

For toddlers with autism, more intervention hours are not necessarily better...

Two prominent early intervention models for toddlers with autism show a very similar impact, whether delivered at 15-hours or 25-hours per week intensities, a study has found....

 2020-10-19 17:35 

Phys.org

Driver of the largest mass extinction in the history of the Earth identified...

Life on Earth has a long, but also an extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the majority of all species became extinct and an already highly developed biodiversity shrank to a minimum again, changing the course of evolution each time. Th...

 2020-10-19 17:35 

National Geographic

In tiny Estonia, a fraught debate: What are forests for?...

Estonians struggle to reconcile a traditional reverence for forests with more and more stands of trees grown as a commodity for export....

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