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Haemochromatosis 'bigger threat than we thought'

Health News BBC - 9 hours 49 min ago
Genetic disorder Haemochromatosis can cause liver failure, diabetes and severe arthritis if untreated.

'I wanted a black belt at the age of 75'

Health News BBC - 10 hours 25 min ago
This group of high kicking, power-punching pensioners prove "it's never too late to learn".

First Life to Sprout on the Moon Is Already Dead

Google Science Feeds - 13 hours 16 min ago
The first plant that ever lived on the Moon is already dead. Within three hours of announcing the successful sprouting of the cotton plant, Xinhua news agency also announced that the Chinese experiment is now over as the different species on board the ...

Summer is coming: Cassini images show methane rain on Titan

Google Science Feeds - 13 hours 17 min ago
Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is a surprisingly dynamic world, with a thick atmosphere and surface oceans of liquid methane. Like the fictional land of Westeros in Game of Thrones, seasons on Titan last about seven years, and summer was due to hit ...

Science in a Minute 011719 Key Hubble Camera Will Soon Be Back in Action After Malfunction

Google Science Feeds - 14 hours 5 min ago
An important camera aboard the Hubble Space Telescope has been out of operation since January 8th, after it detected a hardware problem.

China's Moon plant has already died

Google Science Feeds - 14 hours 16 min ago
On Tuesday morning (Jan. 15), China released a picture of a cotton seed that sprouted on the Moon's far side, marking humans' first successful attempt at growing living things there.

Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018, scientist say

Google Science Feeds - 14 hours 40 min ago
Earth's oceans had their warmest year on record in 2018, a stark indication of the enormous amount of heat being absorbed by the sea as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists reported Wednesday.

Plans revealed for a massive atom smasher that dwarfs the Large Hadron Collider

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 34 min ago
The famous Large Hadron Collider, an insanely massive particle accelerator that's helped scientists crack some of the most deeply hidden mysteries of the universe, is about to be dwarfed by an atom smasher that's much bigger and more powerful.

Russian startup wants to launch glowing space billboards in 2020

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 40 min ago
A Russian startup called StartRocket is working on a terrible idea: space billboards that glow from low Earth orbit. The company hopes to one day offer these space billboards to corporate customers, enabling them to display their logo as a giant ...

China, Russia will explore moon water

Google Science Feeds - 18 hours 29 min ago
Joint research aims to develop lunar and Martian programs in the future. Chinese and Russian scientists will work together to explore water and ice on the moon, according to a Russian scientist.

Liberty Science Center invites you to see the blood moon

Google Science Feeds - 18 hours 39 min ago
Once in every two to three years, the sun, the Earth, and the moon align into a straight line creating the phenomenon known as the blood moon.

Teenage cancer survival 'on the up' in England, report finds

Health News BBC - 19 hours 11 min ago
But youngsters living in poorer areas of England had lower chances of survival, cancer data found.

World's coffee under threat, say experts

Health News BBC - 19 hours 30 min ago
Of 124 coffees in the world, we only drink two, but we need to protect all of them, say scientists.

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

Health News BBC - 19 hours 35 min ago
And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".

Obesity overtaking smoking as biggest Welsh health risk

Health News BBC - 19 hours 40 min ago
Wales' first obesity strategy wants to make eating healthier food and staying active "normal and easy".

Footballers in new concussion study

Health News BBC - 20 hours 2 min ago
Premier League footballers are taking part in a "ground-breaking" new concussion study this season that could lead to pitch-side diagnosis.

'I’m just ill – respect me for who I am'

Health News BBC - 20 hours 8 min ago
An Edinburgh student is urging people to be more mindful when they interact with people with disabilities.

Blood Moon 2019: Why the Coming Lunar Eclipse Spawns Memories of Mr. Magoo

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:45
Whenever we have a total eclipse of the moon approaching, as we do now, my mind always drifts back to my very first total lunar eclipse more than half a century ago.

Artificial Meteor Showers Are the Atmospheric Spectacles No One Asked For

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:15
Tomorrow morning, an Epsilon-4 rocket will blast off from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center in Japan. Onboard is a satellite capable of generating artificial meteor showers by dropping tiny pellets from orbit.

New Jersey Man Posts Video of Fireball Flying Over Lower Manhattan

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:08
Did a meteorite fly over New York City recently? Jeremy Settle of New Jersey tweeted stunning footage on Jan. 9 of a fireball over lower Manhattan.

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