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Russian Scientists discover 5000-year-old skull of failed brain surgery patient in Crimea

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 14:12
Archaeologists have found clear proof of an ancient surgical procedure, called trepanation which involved drilling small holes in the skull. FP Trending October 24, 2020 18:42:29 IST. Russian Scientists discover 5,000-year-old skull of failed brain surgery ...

Blue moon arrives for Halloween this year

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 14:00
No doubt you've all heard the saying, “Once in a Blue Moon.” The astronomical definition of a blue moon has absolutely nothing to do with the moon having a tinge of the color blue. It all has to do with mathematical odds. The synodic period of the moon, ...

Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent COVID-19 in health care workers, trial shows

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:25
Date: October 21, 2020; Source: University of Minnesota; Summary: Researchers found that taking hydroxychloroquine once or twice weekly did not prevent the development of COVID-19 in health care workers better than the placebo. Share: FULL STORY ...

Nokia to Provide Cell Service on the Moon (and Other Space Stories)

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:07
Have you heard the news yet? I bet you have. Nokia (NYSE:NOK), the company that started out producing paper in Finland, evolved into the world's largest cellphone company, then lost that franchise and refocused on telecom infrastructure instead, has just ...

NASA to announce mysterious moon discovery on Monday

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:06
NASA's upcoming news conference on October 26, 2020 promises “an exciting new discovery about the moon,” with references to the agency's ambitious Artemis program, a plan to send the first woman and next man to the lunar surface in 2024. Sharing is ...

'Lost' tectonic plate called Resurrection hidden under the Pacific

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:43
Scientists have reconstructed a long-lost tectonic plate that may have given rise to an arc of volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean 60 million years ago. The plate, dubbed Resurrection, has long been controversial among geophysicists, as some believe it never ...

Are Women Better Astronauts Than Men?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:29
Women have already proved that they have the capability to do anything. With their achievements in every walk of life, they proved that not even the sky is the limit for their success. They are soaring to new heights. Are women better astronauts than men?

Is it possible for anything to be 'germ-free'?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:02
Everyone has probably done it hundreds of times, especially lately — rubbed hands with sanitizer, scrubbed kitchen counters with antibacterial wipes, patted down a toilet-seat cover in a public restroom and used feet, elbows or shoulders to try to open the ...

The best from the science journals: Cool paint to universal flu vaccine

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:33
Published in Scientific Reports. About 2000 years ago at the Maya city of Tikal, in northern Guatemala the residents had a sophisticated water filter system. Special X-ray analysis and radiocarbon ages showed that drinking water in the Corriental reservoir ...

This footage of astronauts on the moon looks like it was filmed with a smartphone

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:18
Around three years ago, NASA uploaded most of its film archives to its website and gave viewers free access. The agency put over 140 000 videos and photos in total onto the online platform. Using artificial intelligence, the main editor of the ...

China's lunar rover travels 565.9m on moon

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:42
BEIJING, Oct 24 (Xinhua): The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to the dormant mode for the lunar night after working stably for the 23rd lunar day, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Centre of the China ...

As astronomers search for exoplanets, those planets could have Earth in sight, study says

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:06
(CNN) While the search for exoplanets has revealed more than 4,000 planets beyond our solar system over the last couple of decades, it begs the question of what may be looking back. That's the question posed by two astronomers in a study published ...

Daily briefing: Alarming delay in the annual freeze of Arctic sea ice

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 08:47
Sea ice in Siberia has not yet started freezing, how to map the 'magnificently complicated' brain and why COVID outbreaks look set to worsen this winter. Flora Graham. Search for this author in: Pub Med · Nature.com · Google Scholar · Share on Twitter ...

October's Blue Moon first to appear on Halloween since 1944

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 08:14
According to NASA, typically, each month has only one Full Moon but when it appears twice in one calendar month, it is called a Blue Moon and they only come every two or three years. Notably, a Blue Moon has nothing to do with the Moon having a blue hue ...

Astronomers for the First Time Observe Volcanic Activity of Jupiter's Moon Io

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 07:02
Astronomers have for the first time observed the direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Io. To distinguish between the different processes that give rise to Io's atmosphere, a team of astronomers used Atacama Large ...

ISS Expedition 64 crew launches to ISS in record time

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 06:35
On Wednesday, October 14 at 1:45 AM EDT, three astronauts and their Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft left the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a six month mission to the International Space Station. Flying atop the Russian Soyuz 2 rocket, the ...

NASA Introduces Innovative, Radical In-Space Electric Propulsion System for Future Space Travel

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 05:08
Since the beginning of the space program, people have been captivated by big, powerful rockets—like NASA's Saturn V rocket that sent Apollo to the lunar surface, or the Space Launch System that will produce millions of pounds of thrust as it sends Artemis ...

5000-year-old skull of 'unlucky' man who underwent failed brain surgery discovered

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 04:47
A 5000-year-old skull of a man who underwent ancient brain surgery and most probably died from it has been discovered by a team of Russian archaeologists. SHOW FULL STORY. 5000 year old skull. 5000-year-old skull of a man who underwent brain ...

Oreo Stores Cookies in Almost 'Indestructible' Vault Just In Case Asteroid Hits Earth Next Month

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 04:35
Orea, one of the most popular snack companies and the makers of the legendary chocolate, cream, chocolate sandwich cookies could be a tad bit overreacting with regards to an upcoming asteroid by building a well fortified doomsday vault.

Black Holes comes of age with recognition of Penrose, Genzel and Ghez

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 02:59
The Nobel Prize in physics for 2020 has been shared by Roger Penrose, the mathematical physicist, for his work on the theoretical basis of black holes, and astronomers Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, who led independent teams, for verifying the ...

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