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Lockheed Martin Is Building NASA Cislunar Habitat Prototype Using Mixed Reality

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2017 04:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Lockheed Martin was recently chosen by NASA to build a full-scale habitat prototype.
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Sea Level Rise Is Speeding Up in Parts of the Southeastern U.S.

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2017 04:20 PM
by Alex Muller
A combination of natural factors has driven the rise, but climate change has exacerbated the problem.
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China to build first Mars simulation base

Posted in Science on 11th Aug, 2017 04:39 PM
by Alex Muller
China will establish the country's first Mars simulation base, in northwest China's Qinghai Province, the local government said Tuesday.
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'Ego Dissolving' Psychedelic Drugs Could Assist With Mental Health

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2017 05:13 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study in Neuroscience of Consciousness adds weight to previous findings about the potential benefits psychedelics could have for treating mental health disorders.
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SpaceX and Boeing are both on track for 2018 manned flights

Posted in Science on 8th Aug, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
A July 20 report released by NASA shows that SpaceX is still targeting an unmanned test flight in February 2018 and a crewed flight in June 2018.
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Africa has entered the space race, with Ghana’s first satellite now orbiting earth

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2017 06:09 PM
by Alex Muller
The satellite has cameras on board for detailed monitoring of the coastlines of Ghana.
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Extreme weather 'could kill up to 152,000 a year' in Europe by 2100

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2017 02:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people yearly in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists say.
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Methane-eating Bacteria Could Be Curbing Global Warming

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2017 05:41 PM
by Alex Muller
Bacteria that eat methane, a greenhouse gas, have been discovered in an Antarctic lake that has been isolated from the atmosphere for thousands of years.
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Playing brain games 'of little benefit', say experts

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2017 05:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Brain training games may not provide the benefits to brain health they claim to, according to experts.
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Oct 12, 2017 Close Asteroid Flyby Will Test NASA Asteroid Tracking

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2017 05:29 PM
by Alex Muller
An opportunity not only for science, but to test NASA’s network of observatories and scientists who work with planetary defence.
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Data Shows Summers are Now Either 'Hot' or 'Extremely Hot' Compared to 50 Years Ago

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
New data by a former NASA climate science demonstrates exactly how the planet's temperatures have risen in the last few decades.
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China's supercomputer simulated the Universe with 10 trillion digital particles

Posted in Science on 31st Jul, 2017 04:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.
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+26

Florida startup boldly sets sights on moon

Posted in Science on 31st Jul, 2017 04:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Moon Express is setting its sights high: ambitiously shooting to become the first private company to launch a small, unmanned craft to the moon before the year's out.
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Drug Restores Brain Function in Alzheimer's Animal Model

Posted in Science on 30th Jul, 2017 03:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Amyloid beta is a protein believed to be a major cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
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High sugar intake linked with poorer long-term mental health

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2017 04:17 PM
by Alex Muller
Men with high sugar intakes have an increased likelihood of mental disorders (such as anxiety and depression) after 5 years compared to those with low intakes, according to UCL research.
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Spacex is now one of the most valuable private companies

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2017 04:13 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has raised up to $350 million in new financing and is now valued at around $21 billion, making it one of the most valuable privately held companies in the world.
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