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 2021-06-20 20:26 

Phys.org

Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts install new solar panel...

Spacewalking astronauts equipped the International Space Station with the first in a series of powerful new solar panels Sunday, overcoming suit problems and other obstacles with muscle and persistence....

 2021-06-20 20:18 

The Conversation AU

Is your phone really listening to your conversations? Well, turns out it doesn't have to...

Shutterstock Have you ever chatted with a friend about buying a certain item and been targeted with an ad for that same item the next day? If so, you may have wondered whether your smartphone was "listening" to you. But is it really? Well, it'...

 2021-06-20 19:40 

Space.com

Save up to 36% on Amazon's Fire TV Stick 4K to stream your favorite sci-fi this Prime Day...

Amazon Prime's new sci-fi blockbuster...

 2021-06-20 16:00 

Scientific American

The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth...

Even "sustainable"; technologies such as electric vehicles and wind turbines face unbreachable physical limits and exact grave environmental costs...

 2021-06-20 15:11 

SpaceNews

Mars smallsat mission gets second chance with Rocket Lab...

A NASA-funded smallsat mission to Mars that lost its ride last year may get new life through a partnership with Rocket Lab. SpaceNews...

 2021-06-20 14:42 

ScienceDaily.com

New technique allows for identification of potential drugs to fight resistant bacteria...

Researchers have optimized a new technique that will allow scientists to evaluate how potential inhibitors work on antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This technique, called native state mass spectrometry, provides a quick way for scientists to identify the be...

 2021-06-20 14:06 

The Daily Galaxy

Planet Earth Report "Universe is Capable of Self-Comprehension to Our Enigmatic DNA"...

Another week of mind-bending news from the Blue Dot from NASA reports Hubble trouble to Albert Einstein's assertion that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. A Mysterious Crater's Age May Add Clues to th...

 2021-06-20 14:00 

Scientific American

Some Medical Examiners Say Sickle Cell Trait Causes Sudden Death. They're Wrong...

The genetic factor that contributed most to the deaths of 47 Black men in police custody was the color of their skin, not the contents of their red blood cells...

 2021-06-20 12:22 

Space.com

Summer solstice 2021 on Father's Day, the longest of the year, marks Earth's changing seasons...

The official start of summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere today (June 20) to make Father's Day the longest day of the year....

 2021-06-20 12:06 

Space.com

King Grimlock rules in IDW's wild 'Transformers' summer comic series...

Writer Steve Orlando and artist Agustin Padilla deliver a rousing sci-fi adventure in IDW's...

 2021-06-20 11:19 

Space.com

Astronauts will install a new solar array on the International Space Station in a spacewalk today. Here's how to watch....

Two astronauts plan to continue their solar array work after running out of time during a spacewalk last week....

 2021-06-20 11:00 

LiveScience.com

Is every spiderweb unique?...

How much does spiderweb construction vary between spiders?...

 2021-06-20 11:00 

LiveScience.com

Why one of the brightest stars in the sky mysteriously started to dim...

Astronomers may have solved the mystery of Betelgeuse's bizarre brightness drop....

 2021-06-20 04:00 

EurekAlert

New technique allows for identification of potential drugs to fight resistant bacteria...

Researchers from the Miami University in Ohio have optimized a new technique that will allow scientists to evaluate how potential inhibitors work on antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This technique, called native state mass spectrometry, provides a quick way...

 2021-06-20 04:00 

EurekAlert

During COVID-19 pandemic, increased screen time correlates with mental distress...

Increased screen time among young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic correlated with a rise in pandemic-related distress, according to research led by investigators at the Saint James School of Medicine on the Caribbean island nation, Saint Vincent. The ...

 2021-06-20 04:00 

EurekAlert

Researchers explore microbial ecosystem in search of drugs to fight SARS-CoV-2...

Researchers from Yonsei University in South Korea have found that certain commensal bacteria that reside in the human intestine produce compounds that inhibit SARS-CoV-2....

 2021-06-20 04:00 

EurekAlert

Study evaluates potential causes of increased transmission in SARS-CoV-2 variants...

Although two SARS-CoV-2 variants are associated with higher transmission, patients with these variants show no evidence of higher viral loads in their upper respiratory tracts compared to the control group, a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study found....

 2021-06-20 04:00 

EurekAlert

Global standards to embed health and wellbeing into education system...

The first global standards to embed health and wellbeing into the education system have been created amid a rise in mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-06-20 03:28 

Universe Today

Astronomers Find a Blinking Star Near the Center of the Milky Way...

In this week's edition of new unexplained astronomical phenomena, a team of astronomers led by Dr. Leigh Smith from Cambridge found a star 100 times larger than our sun that nearly disappears from the sky every few decades. They also have no idea why ...

 2021-06-20 03:08 

Universe Today

Apollo 17 Astronauts Brought Home Samples From the Oldest Impact Crater on the Moon...

Internal geological processes on the moon are almost non-existent. However, when it gets smacked by a space rock, its surface can change dramatically. Debris from that impact can also travel over large distances, transplanting material from one impact sit...

 2021-06-20 02:11 

RedOrbit

U.S. Air Force Expresses Interest in Possibly Starship-Based "Rocket Cargo" Concept...

The U.S. Air Force has expressed interest in the possibility of using a rocket and spacecraft similar to SpaceX's Starship, as evidenced by a $200 billion budget request that included $47.9 million for the study of a "rocket cargo" system that...

 2021-06-19 20:08 

ScienceDaily.com

Common antibiotic found useful in accelerating recovery in tuberculosis patients...

Researchers have discovered that the use of a common antibiotic, doxycycline, in combination with TB drug treatment, reduces the size of lung cavities and accelerates markers of lung recovery. This was done in a trial with 30 pulmonary tuberculosis patien...

 2021-06-19 18:32 

LiveScience.com

The best Star Wars Prime Day deals and gifts for 2021...

We've been scouring the web for all the best Star Wars Prime Day gifts to give loved ones (including yourself of course)....

 2021-06-19 15:00 

The Daily Galaxy

"All Hell Breaks Loose" — A Trillionth of a Second Before the Big Bang Expansion (Weekend Feature)...

"Reheating was an insane time, when everything went haywire," says David Kaiser, the Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science and professor of physics at MIT. As the Big Bang theory goes, reports MIT, somewhere around 13.8 billion years ag...

 2021-06-19 14:05 

SpaceNews

Computer problem takes Hubble offline...

Spacecraft controllers are continuing to work on a faulty computer memory system on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope that has stopped telescope operations for nearly a week. SpaceNews...

 2021-06-19 14:00 

Scientific American

How End-of-Life Doulas Help Ease the Final Transition...

We are your personal advocate, cheerleader, companion, guide, ear, rock...

 2021-06-19 13:20 

ScienceDaily.com

Stronger together: How protein filaments interact...

Just as the skeleton and muscles move the human body and hold its shape, the cells of the body are stabilized and moved by a cellular skeleton. This cellular skeleton is a dynamic structure, constantly changing and renewing. It consists of different types...

 2021-06-19 13:19 

ScienceDaily.com

One in 6 families in new study spent more than $5,000 to have a baby...

When delivering moms require caesarians or their newborns need neonatal care, some families may spend as much as $10,000 out-of-pocket, according to a new study....

 2021-06-19 13:00 

The Daily Galaxy

"The Last Holdout" LHC Scientists See a Gateway to the 'Dark-World' (Weekend Feature)...

"It's entirely plausible that there could exist multiple forms of matter and energy that we have not yet discovered," cosmologist and particle physicist, Dan Hooper told The Daily Galaxy, referring to the possibility that dark particles could ...

 2021-06-19 12:58 

Space.com

Luke Skywalker's iconic 'Star Wars' X-wing fighter finds a new home at the Smithsonian Museum...

Lucasfilm Ltd. has loaned an actual "Star Wars" X-wing starfighter artifact to the Smithsonian Museum for restoration and display in Washington D.C....

 2021-06-19 12:30 

Space.com

SpaceX stacking giant Super Heavy rocket ahead of Starship orbital flight test (photo)...

SpaceX is gearing up for the most ambitious test flight yet of its Starship Mars rocket....

 2021-06-19 12:29 

Space.com

Humanity fights back in EPIX's 'War of the Worlds' season 2...

Gabriel Byrne returns to lead humanity's resurrection in this latest trailer for EPIX'...

 2021-06-19 11:00 

LiveScience.com

Why does it hurt so much when you hit your funny bone?...

The funny bone is a nerve that runs down the length of your arm....

 2021-06-19 11:00 

LiveScience.com

Archaeologists investigate mystery of graves reopened 1,400 years ago...

People living across Europe around 1,400 years ago had a habit of reopening graves and taking out objects for reasons that archaeologists are trying to understand...

 2021-06-19 09:15 

Phys.org

NASA reports trouble with Hubble Space Telescope...

The Hubble Space Telescope, which has been peering into the universe for more than 30 years, has been down for the past few days, NASA said Friday....

 2021-06-19 09:13 

Phys.org

New research adds a wrinkle to our understanding of the origins of matter in the Milky Way...

New findings published this week in Physical Review Letters suggest that carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen cosmic rays travel through the galaxy toward Earth in a similar way, but, surprisingly, that iron arrives at Earth differently. Learning more about how c...

 2021-06-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Common antibiotic found useful in accelerating recovery in tuberculosis patients...

Researchers from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Infectious Diseases Translational Research Programme have discovered that the use of a common antibiotic, doxycycline, in combination with TB drug treatment, reduces the size of lung cavities and ...

 2021-06-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Robot-assisted surgery: Putting the reality in virtual reality...

Cardiac surgeons may be able to better plan operations and improve their surgical field view with the help of a robot. Controlled through a virtual reality parallel system as a digital twin, the robot can accurately image a patient through ultrasound with...

 2021-06-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Novel interactions between proteins that help in recovering from brain injury...

A Korean research team reported a novel mechanism to describe the brain injury recovery process. The researchers reported that when the animal model experiment was conducted, the time taken to recover from a brain injury could be controlled by regulating ...

 2021-06-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Blackologists and the Promise of Inclusive Sustainability...

Historically, shared resources have often been managed with an aim toward averting "tragedies of the commons," which are thought to result from selfish overuse. Writing in BioScience (https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/...

 2021-06-18 23:57 

Universe Today

A New Technique for "Seeing" Exoplanet Surfaces Based on the Content of their Atmospheres...

A new study takes a look at how the presence of a surface can affect an exoplanets atmosphere, giving astrobiologists a way to study exoplanet surfaces without having to "see" them directly. The post A New Technique for "Seeing" Exoplanet ...

 2021-06-18 22:52 

Space.com

You can celebrate Captain Picard Day in 'Star Trek Fleet Command' right now...

The mobile "Star Trek" game "Star Trek Fleet Command" is boldly offering a one-week celebration of Jean-Luc Picard this week....

 2021-06-18 22:25 

Space.com

Playmobil has an epic Star Trek USS Enterprise playset coming soon: report...

Playmobil will apparently release an epic Star Trek USS Enterprise playset from the Original Series in September....

 2021-06-18 22:22 

Space.com

The best Star Wars Prime Day deals and gifts for 2021...

The Force is strong with Star Wars deals this May the Fourth and we've been scouring the web for all the best Star Wars gifts to give loved ones (including yourself of course)....

 2021-06-18 22:03 

Space.com

Hooded Horse unveils 3 new space strategy games in at E3. Here's their 1st trailer....

Three new space strategy games from Hooded Horse were unveiled at the E3 games expo this week with an exclusive, brand-new trailer....

 2021-06-18 21:41 

RedOrbit

SpaceX Could Delay Starship Orbital Test Due to FAA's Environmental Concerns...

As part of SpaceX's continuing up-and-down relationship with regulators, the company could be forced to delay its planned orbital test of a Starship rocket prototype. The FAA has expressed concern about the test's potential impact on local wildlif...

 2021-06-18 21:18 

Space.com

NASA commemorates Juneteenth with historic view from space...

NASA is commemorating Juneteenth on Saturday (June 19) with a historic view from space....

 2021-06-18 20:58 

SpaceNews

SES strengthens Amazon Web Services cloud partnership...

SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon Web Services, enabling satellite customers to connect directly to its cloud-based applications. SpaceNews...

 2021-06-18 20:00 

TreeHugger

Coffee Substitutes to Grow in Your Forest Garden...

Experimenting with coffee substitutes could improve your health and cut your carbon footprint....

 2021-06-18 19:35 

ScienceDaily.com

Memory helps us evaluate situations on the fly, not just recall the past...

Scientists have long known the brain's hippocampus is crucial for long-term memory. Now a new study has found the hippocampus also plays a role in short-term memory and helps guide decision-making. The findings shed light on how the hippocampus contri...

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