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 2021-03-04 09:02 

Phys.org

Chinese astronauts training for space station crewed flights...

China said Thursday a cohort of astronauts is training for four crewed missions this year as the country works to complete its first permanent orbiting space station....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

Phys.org

SpaceX Starship lands upright, then explodes in latest test...

SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air....

 2021-03-04 08:36 

Phys.org

Neuroimaging reveals how ideology affects race perception...

How might people's political ideology affect their perception of race?...

 2021-03-04 07:49 

BBC

Climate change: Will China take a 'great leap' to a greener economy?...

A new five-year plan may signal a switch from fossil fuels, but economic worries could limit change....

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

Air pollution fell sharply during lockdown...

Analyses by the University of Innsbruck show that traffic restrictions during the first lockdown last March led to a sharp drop in air pollutant emissions, significantly more than for carbon dioxide. The study confirms the assumption that traffic is signi...

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

More than 80 percent of all infant deaths in Zambian cohort experienced delays in receiving care...

Children in Zambia under age 5 die at a rate that is between nearly six to more than 10 times higher than those in the U.S; it is estimated at 40-75 per 1000, compared to 6.98 per 1000. Identifying why these children are dying is the mission of Rotem Lapi...

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

Seagrass loss around the UK may be much higher than previously thought...

The United Kingdom (UK) could have lost as much as 92% of historic seagrass meadows, a new study shows. These seagrass meadows are an essential part of healthy marine ecosystems, supporting the UK's fish stocks, and helping to absorb and trap carbon f...

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

Research contributes to understanding of hypersonic flow...

Using data collected in a NASA wind tunnel, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign replicated the hypersonic flow conditions of a compression ramp flow using Direct Numerical Simulation. The simulation was run on Frontera, a supercompu...

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

New microcomb could help discover exoplanets and detect diseases...

Tiny photonic devices could be used to find new exoplanets, monitor our health, and make the internet more energy efficient. Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, now present a game changing microcomb that could bring advanced applic...

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

Ambulatory function among cancer survivors may be an important determinant for survival...

Cancer survivors had a greater risk of reduced ambulatory function, which was associated with an increased risk of death....

 2021-03-04 05:00 

EurekAlert

Walking pace among cancer survivors may be important for survival...

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the National Cancer Institute finds a possible link between slow walking pace and an increased risk of death among cancer survivors. The researchers say more work is needed to see ...

 2021-03-04 03:23 

RedOrbit

SpaceX Loses Third Full-Sized Starship Prototype Shortly After High-Altitude Test...

SpaceX has lost its third and final Starship prototype, SN10, shortly after a high-altitude test at close to sunset at its launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas. The prototype actually managed to land in one piece, but went up in flames soon afterward. Dur...

 2021-03-04 02:27 

Universe Today

SpaceX's Starship Prototype Flies High AND Sticks the Landing!...

Today, SpaceX completed its third high-altitude test flight with a Starship prototype (SN10). This time, the test ended with a successful landing! The post SpaceX's Starship Prototype Flies High AND Sticks the Landing! appeared first on Universe Today...

 2021-03-04 01:16 

BBC

Then and now: A 'megadrought' in California...

See how extreme weather has affected an crucial reservoir in California....

 2021-03-04 00:37 

Universe Today

New Perspective of Jezero Crater Shows the Path Perseverance Could use to Navigate...

NASA has released images that show the path Perseverance could take through the Jezero crater during its primary mission. The post New Perspective of Jezero Crater Shows the Path Perseverance Could use to Navigate appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2021-03-04 00:34 

SpaceNews

SpaceX launches and lands Starship prototype, which later explodes...

SpaceX launched a prototype of its Starship next-generation vehicle March 3, landing it safely only to have the vehicle explode minutes later. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-04 00:34 

LiveScience.com

SpaceX successfully landed its giant Starship, but it exploded a few minutes later...

We've got good news and bad news about the latest explosive SpaceX Starship test in Boca Chica, Texas....

 2021-03-04 00:06 

Space.com

SpaceX's SN10 Starship prototype lands after epic test launch — but then explodes...

The Starship SN10 spacecraft touched down successfully after a high-altitude test flight today (March 3), but it couldn't hold itself together....

 2021-03-04 00:02 

BBC

Life discovered deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet 'shouldn't be there'...

Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover small creatures living in the dark, freezing water....

 2021-03-03 23:05 

SpaceNews

Biden's first strategic guidance sets broad national security priorities...

President Joe Biden issued a national security blueprint that lays out broad goals and priorities for his administration. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-03 22:58 

SpaceNews

VIPER lunar rover mission cost increases...

A NASA rover mission to look for ice at the south pole of the moon has passed a key review, but now costs significantly more than previously advertised. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-03 22:47 

ScienceNews.org

People who have had COVID-19 might need only one shot of a coronavirus vaccine...

Antibody levels in health care workers who had COVID-19 and got vaccinated were more than 500 times higher than those vaccinated but never infected....

 2021-03-03 21:56 

SpaceNews

Delayed Indonesian broadband satellite SATRIA fully funded...

Indonesia's government has secured financing to continue manufacturing the SATRIA broadband satellite, although its intended orbital slot remains up in the air. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-03 21:19 

TreeHugger

Couple's Elegant Tiny House Integrates Some Ingenious Space-Saving Ideas...

Built with high-quality materials and workmanship, this gorgeous tiny house is the first project completed by a tiny house company based in Alberta, Canada....

 2021-03-03 21:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Belly fat resistant to every-other-day fasting...

Scientists have mapped out what happens to fat deposits during intermittent fasting (every second day), with an unexpected discovery that some types of fat are more resistant to weight loss....

 2021-03-03 21:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Bahamas were settled earlier than believed...

It's believed early settlers to the islands eventually changed the landscape of the Bahamas....

 2021-03-03 21:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Researchers discover that privacy-preserving tools leave private data anything but...

Researchers explored whether private data could still be recovered from images that had been 'sanitized'' by such deep-learning discriminators as privacy protecting GANs (PP-GANs)....

 2021-03-03 21:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Nature: New compound for male contraceptive pill...

In a new article spells out an innovative strategy that has led to the discovery of a natural compound as a safe, effective and reversible male contraceptive agent in pre-clinical animal models. Despite tremendous efforts over the past decades, the progre...

 2021-03-03 21:16 

ScienceDaily.com

High end of climate sensitivity in new climate models seen as less plausible...

Researchers found that the latest generation of high-sensitivity climate models do not provide a plausible scenario of Earth's future climate. These models project that clouds moderate greenhouse gas-induced warming -- particularly in the northern hem...

 2021-03-03 21:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Climate change 'winners' may owe financial compensation to polluters...

New economic and philosophical research argues that policymakers must consider both the beneficial effects of climate change to 'climate winners' as well as its costs in order to appropriately incentivize actions that are best for society and for ...

 2021-03-03 21:03 

TreeHugger

These Items Are the Plastic-Fighting Heroes of My Household...

The author shares a list of household tools and personal care items that help reduce single-use plastic waste....

 2021-03-03 20:52 

TreeHugger

Engage the Senses With a Sensory Garden...

A garden that appeals to all the senses helps one feel fully immersed in the natural world....

 2021-03-03 20:47 

Phys.org

High end of climate sensitivity in new climate models seen as less plausible...

A recent analysis of the latest generation of climate models—known as a CMIP6—provides a cautionary tale on interpreting climate simulations as scientists develop more sensitive and sophisticated projections of how the Earth will respond to in...

 2021-03-03 20:46 

Phys.org

Small-scale fisheries offer strategies for resilience in the face of climate change...

Coastal communities at the forefront of climate change reveal valuable approaches to foster adaptability and resilience, according to a worldwide analysis of small-scale fisheries by Stanford University researchers....

 2021-03-03 20:44 

Phys.org

Camera traps reveal newly discovered biodiversity relationship...

In one of the first studies of its kind, an analysis of camera-trap data from 15 wildlife preserves in tropical rainforests has revealed a previously unknown relationship between the biodiversity of mammals and the forests in which they live....

 2021-03-03 20:42 

Phys.org

Breakthrough greatly enhances ultrafast resolution achievable with X-ray free-electron lasers...

A large international team of scientists from various research organizations, including the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has developed a method that dramatically improves the already ultrafast time resolution achievab...

 2021-03-03 19:56 

LiveScience.com

Watch SpaceX launch and (hopefully) land its giant 10th Starship prototype today...

SpaceX looks set to launch yet another Starship prototype over Texas today. Two previous tests ended in explosions....

 2021-03-03 19:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Small-scale fisheries offer strategies for resilience in the face of climate change...

Small-scale fisheries, which employ about 90 percent of the world's fishers and supply half the fish for human consumption, are on the frontlines of climate change. They may offer insights into resilience....

 2021-03-03 19:26 

ScienceDaily.com

Ghosts of past pesticide use can haunt organic farms for decades...

Although the use of pesticides in agriculture is increasing, some farms have transitioned to organic practices and avoid applying them. But it's uncertain whether chemicals applied to land decades ago can continue to influence the soil's health af...

 2021-03-03 19:26 

ScienceDaily.com

New, highly precise 'clock' can measure biological age...

Scientists have developed a method that can determine an organism's biological age with unprecedented precision. Researchers expect new insights into how the environment, nutrition, and therapies influence the aging process....

 2021-03-03 19:26 

ScienceDaily.com

Color blindness-correcting contact lenses...

Imagine seeing the world in muted shades -- gray sky, gray grass. Some people with color blindness see everything this way, though most can't see specific colors. Tinted glasses can help, but they can't be used to correct blurry vision. And dyed c...

 2021-03-03 19:26 

ScienceDaily.com

Tenfold increase in CO2 emissions cuts needed to stem climate emergency...

New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change....

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Ecosystems across the globe 'breathe' differently in response to rising temperatures...

Land stores vast amounts of carbon, but a new study suggests that how much of this carbon enters the atmosphere as temperatures rise depends on how far that land sits from the equator....

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Conquering the timing jitters...

A large international team has developed a method that dramatically improves the time resolution achievable with X-ray free-electron lasers. Their method could have a broad impact in the field of ultrafast science....

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Temperature and aridity fluctuations over the past century linked to flower color changes...

Researchers combined descriptions of flower color from museum flower specimens dating back to 1895 with longitudinal- and latitudinal-specific climate data to link changes in temperature and aridity with color change in the human-visible spectrum (white t...

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Journey of a skull: How a single human cranium wound up alone in a cave in Italy...

A lone cranium in an Italian cave wound up there after being washed away from its original burial site, according to a new study....

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Humans control majority of freshwater ebb and flow on Earth...

Satellite observations show that more than half of seasonal freshwater level changes on Earth happen in human-managed reservoirs, underscoring the profound impact humanity has on the global water cycle....

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Birds: Scientists find strongest evidence yet of 'migration gene'...

Biologists say they have found the strongest evidence yet of a 'migration gene' in birds....

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Study reveals details of immune defense guidance system...

At the beginning of an immune response, a molecule known to mobilize immune cells into the bloodstream, where they home in on infection sites, rapidly shifts position, a new study shows. Researchers say this indirectly amplifies the attack on foreign micr...

 2021-03-03 19:25 

ScienceDaily.com

Mantis shrimp inspires new breed of light sensors...

Inspired by the eyes of mantis shrimp, researchers have developed a new kind of optical sensor that is small enough to fit on a smartphone but is capable of hyperspectral and polarimetric imaging....

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