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Breast cancer 'metal detector' recommended to NHS

Health News BBC - 5 hours 16 min ago
The new gadget can help surgeons find and remove cancer that has spread from the breast, say experts.

See these amazing images of the Blood Moon lunar eclipse from around the world

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 39 min ago
The Super Flower Blood Moon over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 15, 2022. (Image credit: Fabio Teixeira/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images).

Perseverance: Nasa rover begins key drive to find life on Mars

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 2 min ago
Nasa's Perseverance rover has reached a big moment in its mission on Mars. Tuesday will see the six-wheeled robot begin the climb up an ancient delta feature in the crater where it landed. It will roll uphill, stopping every so often to examine rocks ...

NASA lander detects biggest 'marsquake' yet

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 32 min ago
NASA's InSight lander operating on the surface of Mars has detected the most powerful seismic tremor ever measured on another planet, a “marsquake” estimated at magnitude 5, strong enough to reveal new insights about the deep Martian interior.

In Photos: The 'Alien Door' On Mars Is Just One Of Some Spectacular New Images From The Red Planet

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 42 min ago
Poor Curiosity. Exploring Mars since 2012, NASA's rover is constantly getting overlooked in favor of the newer Perseverance rover, which landed in 2021 and has been sending its Ingenuity drone out on incredible reconnaissance missions.

Anti-abortion groups target women with misleading ads

Health News BBC - 9 hours 8 min ago
Abortion providers describe a battle to put out accurate information.

A Black Hole Might've Been Kicked Out of Its Own Galaxy

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 40 min ago
But don't worry, black holes probably won't be in the weather forecast anytime soon. Monisha Ravisetti headshot. Monisha Ravisetti.

321 Launch: Space news you may have missed over the past week

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 23:08
Boeing's Starliner capsule sits atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Space. Space is important to us and that's why we're working to bring you top coverage of ...

Big tractors, now heavier than many dinosaurs, can damage deep soil

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 22:05
As these mechanical beasts lumber across fields, their extreme heft can slowly crush the soil and make it harder for plant roots to grow. Such effects, a new study suggests, could diminish harvests across 20% of global cropland in the coming decades.

Researchers Identify Ten New Hearing Loss Genes

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 21:26
A multinational team of scientists has performed a genome-wide association meta-analysis of clinically diagnosed and self-reported hearing impairment on 723,266 individuals and identified 48 significant genes, 10 of which are new to science.

Space Force trying to protect its 'soft underbelly'

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 21:23
The U.S. military faces a variety of threats to its satellite systems, but the Space Force's “soft underbelly” is cyber, a top official said Monday. Cyberattacks could threaten on-orbit capabilities and the ground systems that support them, ...

Scientists Grow Plants in Lunar Soil for the First Time

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 20:17
The study, “Plants grown in Apollo lunar regolith present stress-associated transcriptomes that inform prospects for lunar exploration,” was published in the journal Communications Biology. Arabidopsis thaliana is a plant that is related ...

Boulder students hear from NASA astronaut who graduated from their school

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 20:01
Jessica Watkins, left, and Samantha Cristoforetti speak to students from Fairview High School in Boulder about their experience working on the International Space Station. Courtesy photo.

Nearly a third of bites by malaria-carrying mosquitoes are in the day

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 20:00
Malaria-carrying mosquitoes do up to 30 per cent of their biting indoors during the day. The finding could inform measures to combat malaria, which tend to focus on the insects' night-time feedings. Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease ...

Scientists Figure Out Why Female Octopuses Self-Destruct After Laying Eggs

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 19:59
A new study finds several biochemical pathways, including one that produces a precursor to cholesterol, may be key to this behavior. Margaret Osborne. Daily Correspondent. May 16, 2022 2:41 p.m. ...

Hubble Space Telescope Observes NGC 6558

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 19:41
“Globular clusters equip us with interesting natural laboratories in which to test our theories, as all the stars in a globular cluster formed at approximately the same time with similar initial composition,” Hubble astronomers said.

NASA will give Mars InSight mission update Tuesday: Listen live

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 19:28
NASA will issue an update about one of its Red Planet missions this week, and you can listen to the event live. The agency will issue an update to reporters about the InSight Mars lander on Tuesday (May 17) at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT), and you can listen ...

The search for how life on Earth transformed from simple to complex

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 19:19
But eventually, strange single-celled organisms thriving on a harsh planet gave way to complex, multicellular organisms made up of the basic building blocks we associate with life today, including carbon, oxygen and nitrogen.

Astronaut snaps lunar eclipse photos from space station

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 19:02
Astronauts at the International Space Station enjoyed stunning views of the lunar eclipse on the night of May 15. European astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti shared several snapshots on Twitter today (May 16), showing different stages of the lunar ...

Assessing the impact of loss mechanisms in solar cell candidate

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 18:55
Date: May 16, 2022; Source: Springer; Summary: The superconductor antimony sulfide selenide is a potential candidate for solar materials, but this depends on understanding how to boost its efficiency. Share: FULL STORY ...

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