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ESA's Prometheus To Usher In Cheaper, Reusable Next-gen Rocket Engines

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

ESA's Prometheus to usher in cheaper, reusable next-gen rocket engines

Northrop Grumman Selected To Design And Build Gateway's Habitat Module

Posted in Science on 8th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a US$187 million contract to design the Habitation And Logistics Outpost (HALO) crew module for NASA's Gateway deep space outpost.

Facebook Creates Shopping Data Sets To Make More Humanlike Chatbots

Posted in Online, Software on 5th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

The hope is that this assistant emulates human chat partners by responding to images, messages, and messages about images as naturally as a person might.

Breakthrough Psilocybin Study Uncovers Neurochemical Origins Of Human Ego

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

New research asks, how does psilocybin create a feeling of ego dissolution, and what chemicals in the brain create our subjective sense of self?

Level Ex Upgrades Surgery Games To Virtually Train Doctors To Treat COVID-19

Posted in Games, Interviews on 31st May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The game lets the physician know if tests are expensive or time consuming, or if ventilators are available. That helps the doctor weigh decisions such as how soon to test someone.

NASA Resumes Human Spaceflight From U.S. Soil With SpaceX Launch

Posted in Business, Science on 31st May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The exhilarating spectacle of the rocket soaring flawlessly into the heavens came as a welcome triumph for a nation gripped by civil unrest, as well as ongoing fear and economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic.

4 Sectors Where We’ll See The First Post-pandemic Stars Emerge

Posted in Business on 25th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Seismic economic shifts, such as the one COVID-19 has sparked, always give way to new markets and opportunities.

Blood Factors Halve The Epigenetic Age In Mice Cells

Posted in Medicine on 25th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Researchers developed and validated six different epigenetic clocks for rat tissues that are based on DNA methylation.

The Future Of Astronomy: Three BIG Reasons To Be Excited

Posted in Science on 6th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

ELT, SKA and Webb are just three examples of major land- and space-based telescopes where STFC scientists, engineers and technicians work in collaboration with partners and Institutions globally to truly push the frontiers of astronomy and space science.

Global Obesity Rates Expected To Soar In Next Decade As The Disease Becomes The Health Crisis Of The World.

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The researchers concluded that no country has more than a 50% chance of halting the growth of obesity on current trends, and the UK's chances are between 0% and 25%. They said: "Some high-income and middle-income regions are now facing an epidemic of severe obesity."

How Long Will We Have To Wait For A Coronavirus Vaccine?

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Having a vaccine ready for testing is only the beginning of the journey.

The Race Is On For Antiviral Drugs Effective Against Coronavirus.

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Gilead said the FDA had rapidly reviewed and accepted its application to begin clinical trials of remdesivir against the novel coronavirus