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NASA's Rocket to Nowhere Finally Has a Destination...
Wired | 2017-08-17 11:00 UTC
With a lunar orbit mission on the docket, NASA's contractors for the Space Launch System continue testing with new focus.
By viper1 on 2017-08-17 13:18 UTC
A German startup says its CityTree technology is more efficient at purifying air pollution than 275 trees....
Seeker | 2017-08-16 20:00 UTC
Think globally, scrub locally. That could be the slogan for a new technology coming out of Europe that uses high-tech mobile moss structures to scrub pollutants from the air on the hyperlocal scale. Dubbed the CityTree, each mobile installation removes dust, nitrogen dioxide, ozone gases and other
By aphrodite on 2017-08-17 02:31 UTC
Scientists discover powerful potential pain reliever...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-08-16 20:06 UTC
Chemists have discovered a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain pathway. The compound is as effective at relieving neuropathic pain in injured mice as a drug widely used for pain relief called gabapentin. If they can demonstrate t
By aphrodite on 2017-08-17 02:30 UTC
New research points to environmental change 650 million years ago that brought about a proliferation of algae at the base of the food chain of complex organisms....
Seeker | 2017-08-16 21:21 UTC
But then the melting some 650 million years ago of “Snowball Earth” — when oceans at the equator were frozen to a depth of two kilometers (1.2 miles) — led to a global algae bloom that changed everything, researchers reported Wednesday.
By aphrodite on 2017-08-17 02:29 UTC
TRAPPIST-1 twice as old as our solar system...
UPI | 2017-08-11 18:11 UTC
Astronomers have narrowed in on a more precise estimate of the TRAPPIST-1 system. Scientists believe the system is between 5.4 and 9.8 billion years old.
By ceres on 2017-08-11 18:27 UTC
You will get chipped...eventually...
KING 5 | 2017-08-10 15:24 UTC
Analysts believe putting microchips in humans could be a mainstream idea in 50 years or so.
By ceres on 2017-08-10 15:49 UTC
Invasion of glowing tropical jellyfish baffles U.S. scientists...
UPI | 2017-08-09 18:41 UTC
Researchers are trying to figure out what the appearance of millions of bioluminescent pyrosomes off the Northwest means for the food chain, fisheries and ocean.
By ceres on 2017-08-09 19:14 UTC
The James Webb Space Telescope, billed as NASAs premier observatory of the next decade, could provide an unparalleled view of Proxima Centauri b after it launches....
Seeker | 2017-08-09 11:00 UTC
Credit: ESO/M. KornmesserAround this time last year, astronomers excitedly announced the discovery of a planet roughly the size of Earth that was found to be orbiting the star Proxima Centauri. At a mere 4.2 light-years away, Proxima Centauri b the n
By ceres on 2017-08-09 13:18 UTC
"Global Warming Epochs Not Unprecedented During Past 2,000 Years" --Chinese Institute of Atmospheric Physics ...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-08-08 13:45 UTC
A great deal of evidence relating to ancient climate variation is preserved in proxy data such as tree rings, lake sediments, ice cores, stalagmites, corals and historical documents, and these sources carry great significance in evaluating the 20th centur
By ceres on 2017-08-08 19:28 UTC
"12 Light Years Away" --Four Rocky, Earth-Like Planets Detected Orbiting Our Nearest Sun-like Star, Tau Ceti...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-08-08 16:16 UTC
Sun-like stars are thought to be the best targets in the search for habitable Earth-like planets due to their similarity to the sun. Unlike more common smaller stars, such as the red dwarf stars Proxima Centauri and Trappist-1, they are...  
By ceres on 2017-08-08 19:23 UTC
MRI contrast agents accumulate in the brain...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-08-07 16:05 UTC
Experts have provided new guidance in the use of contrast agents during MRI scans. Emerging research suggests gadolinium-based contrast agents, injected in a patient's veins to brighten tissues in MRI images, accumulate in the brain. More than 300 million
By rjx32 on 2017-08-07 23:46 UTC
Life in the Saturn System? Cassini Has Shown It's Possible...
Space.com | 2017-08-07 11:49 UTC
The European-American Cassini spacecraft has found that three of Saturn's many moons likely host subsurface oceans and may be capable of supporting life.
By viper1 on 2017-08-07 13:46 UTC
Biological Teleporter Could Transmit Life to Other Planets...
ExtremeTech | 2017-08-03 15:00 UTC
Synthetic Genomics was able to create the H7N9 flu virus from data samples in two days without ever seeing the real virus. The team at Synthetic Genomics believes its machine will be able to produce unequivocally living organisms soon.
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:36 UTC
The Largest 'Dead Zone' Ever Has Been Recorded off the Coast of Louisiana...
Gizmodo | 2017-08-03 14:05 UTC
A recent expedition to the Gulf of Mexico has yielded the largest dead zone ever recorded in the area. Measuring 8,776 square miles, this massive patch of oxygen depleted water is wreaking havoc on the Gulfs marine lifea consequence of unchecked agricultu
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:56 UTC
New work offers fresh evidence supporting the supernova shock wave theory of our Solar System's origin...
Phys.org | 2017-08-03 14:49 UTC
According to one longstanding theory, our Solar System's formation was triggered by a shock wave from an exploding supernova. The shock wave injected material from the exploding star into a neighboring cloud of dust and gas, causing it to collapse in on i
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:53 UTC
Cameras on NASA Exoplanet Spacecraft Slightly Out of Focus...
Space.com | 2017-08-02 15:20 UTC
Cameras recently installed on NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft will be slightly out of focus once launched, but the agency said that will not affect the mission's science.
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:52 UTC
Hubble Detects Blazingly Hot Exoplanet -- "Its Water Atmosphere Glows"...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-08-02 22:50 UTC
Scientists have discovered the strongest evidence to date for a stratosphere on a planet outside our solar system, or exoplanet. A stratosphere is a layer of atmosphere in which temperature increases with higher altitudes. "This result is exciting be
By ceres on 2017-08-03 15:51 UTC
Earth-like atmosphere may not survive Proxima b's orbit...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-07-31 20:41 UTC
An Earth-like planet outside the solar system may not be able to keep a grip on its atmosphere, leaving the surface exposed to harmful stellar radiation and reducing its potential for habitability.
By ceres on 2017-08-01 01:15 UTC
Have Scientists Found The First Exomoon? Alien Moon Could Be Keplers Next Big Discovery...
Inquisitr | 2017-07-31 12:16 UTC
Astronomers might have found the first-ever “exomoon” in history, an alien moon orbiting around an exoplanet. According to a report from BGR, the findings were made based on data from the famed Kepler Space Telescope, as researchers studied t
By ceres on 2017-07-31 16:00 UTC
Other planets may never be as hospitable as Earth: study...
Phys.org | 2017-07-31 15:09 UTC
Scientists dealt a blow Monday to the quest for organisms inhabiting worlds besides Earth, saying our planet was unusual in its ability to host liquid waterthe key ingredient for life.
By ceres on 2017-07-31 15:59 UTC
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