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Big harpoon is 'solution to space junk'

Posted in Science on 16th Mar, 2018 11:00 AM
by Alex Muller
Airbus is testing a big harpoon to snare rogue or redundant satellites and pull them out of the sky.
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Russia will beat NASA to mars and find water on the moon, says Putin

Posted in Science on 16th Mar, 2018 10:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Russia will launch a mission to Mars in 2019 which if successful would beat NASA’s planned exploration of the red planet by a year.
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+22

Sleeping in rooms with even a little light can increase risk of depression

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2018 05:17 AM
by Alex Muller
Exposure to light at night, even at very low levels, has been linked to an increased risk of depression, according to a study published this month
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+24

Musk, speaking at SXSW, projects Mars spaceship will be ready for short trips by first half of 2019

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2018 05:13 AM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk says that his timeline for sending a space vehicle to Mars could mark its first milestone early next year.
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+21

SpaceX aims for 3 rocket launches in a single week, 6 launches in 1 month

Posted in Science on 10th Mar, 2018 02:29 AM
by Alex Muller
If successful, this series of missions would smash all of SpaceX’s past launch cadence records.
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+8

EU Likely to Ban Common Insecticides to Save Bees

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2018 01:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Bees all over Europe may soon be just a little safer, after new evidence reinforces the case against harmful neonicotinoids, the world’s most used pesticides.
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+10

Ocean mappers line up for XPRIZE final

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2018 01:09 AM
by Alex Muller
'The teams will go to 4,000m depth where they will have 24 hours to map at least 250 sq km at 5m, or higher, horizontal resolution'.
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+28

A CRISPR edit for heart disease

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
According to World Health Organization statistics published in 2015, ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide.
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+25

SpaceX launches its largest satellite ever which is nearly the size of a bus

Posted in Science on 7th Mar, 2018 05:47 AM
by Alex Muller
Chief Executive Musk said that the Hispasat satellite is the 'largest geostationary satellite we’ve ever flown.'
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The 9 types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Posted in Science on 7th Mar, 2018 05:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit.
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Graphene material strengthens nerve signaling in the brain

Posted in Science on 5th Mar, 2018 09:30 PM
by Alex Muller
When Vanderbilt University scientists tried to use graphene to measure electrical activity in the brain, they found that it actually enhanced nerve cell signaling.
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SpaceX Texas launch facility would massively increase the number of SpaceX launches

Posted in Science on 5th Mar, 2018 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is building a private spaceport in Boca Chica Village, Texas and the rocket launch facility should be ready around September 2018.
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+13

BrainQ aims to cure stroke through mind-reader tech

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2018 09:20 PM
by Alex Muller
BrainQ plans to use a non-surgically embedded EEG machine instead to gather data and help improve outcomes for stroke and spinal cord patients.
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Atacama's lessons about looking for life on Mars

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2018 09:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Even in the driest places on Earth there is life eking out an existence, it seems.
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+5

New Findings Suggest The Moon's Water May Be Widespread and Immobile

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2018 10:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon’s water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain.
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Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work.
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