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NASA’s Large SLS Rocket Unlikely To Fly Before At Least Late 2021

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA has not been good at setting realistic budget and schedules.

Martian Microbes May Be Snacking On Space Dust

Posted in Science on 16th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Modern Mars is a desolate husk of a planet, as far as life is concerned. But it's not completely uninhabitable, since microbes could be hiding in the cracks of rocks and dirt.

MIT Supercharges Cancer Immunotherapy With A Booster Vaccine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The vaccine contains a fatty molecule called a lipid tail that lets the drug travel straight to the lymph nodes, and once there, the active ingredient is an antigen that sends the T cells after the cancer.

NASA Green Lights Upgrade Of Apollo Era Lunar Laser Experiment

Posted in Science on 14th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Each placement of a Next Generation lunar laser ranging array will greatly enhance the scientific and navigational capabilities of the retroreflector network. These additions improve the mapping capabilities important for NASA's plans to return to the Moon and by 2028 establish a sustained human presence.

Pilot Plant Demonstrates Low-cost Conversion Of CO2 Into Fuel

Posted in Business, Science on 12th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

After running a pilot plant for three years, Canadian company Carbon Engineering (CE) has broken down the costs of an air capture system and shown it can be done much more cost-effectively than previously thought.