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The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 05:35
Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her.

Interstellar: Voyager 2 goes where only one has gone before

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 05:12
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft has become the second probe to enter interstellar space, as confirmed by data returned by several of the science instruments on board the spacecraft.

Brightest Comet Of 2018, 46P/Wirtanen, Streaking Toward Colorado

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 04:50
Weather conditions permitting in Colorado, you should be able to see Comet 46P/Wirtanen making an unusually close approach to Earth.

New CRISPR technique could prevent obesity without cutting or editing a genome

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 02:11
An exciting new study from researchers at UC San Francisco has demonstrated how a new kind of CRISPR technique can increase the expression of certain genes, instead of the more traditional technique of actively cutting or editing DNA.

University of Washington designs 'backpack' for bees to help local farmers

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 01:10
SEATTLE (KOMO) - A team of engineers at the University of Washington have found a new way to collect data using bumblebees. UW's School of Computer Science & Engineering is the first to create a sensing system - complete with wireless ...

UW designs 'backpack' for bees to help local farmers

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 01:10
SEATTLE -- A team of engineers at the University of Washington have found a new way to collect data using bumblebees. UW's School of Computer Science & Engineering is the first to create a sensing system - complete with wireless communication and ...

The Geminids Return Late Tonight! Where, When and How to Watch

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:55
Look up! It's soon time to be dazzled by one of the year's best meteor showers, the Geminids. Their activity will peak this year on the morning of Friday, Dec. 14.

Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:39
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.

Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:02
The families of three people with learning difficulties tell the BBC all their teeth were taken out.

UW Engineers Develop Sensor Networks That Are Carried By Bees

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:44
The University of Washington research team believes the sensors will help collect important farming data and study bee behavior. By Travis Loose, Patch Staff | Dec 13, 2018 5:25 pm ET.

2018 Geminid meteor shower, bright comet team for super sky show

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:41
Over 100 meteors are recorded in this composite image taken during the peak of the Geminid meteor shower in 2014. NASA/MSFC/Danielle Moser.

Spacewatch: China's moon lander enters lunar orbit

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:30
China's lunar lander Chang'e-4 has successfully entered orbit around the moon. After a voyage of 240,000 miles (385,000km) that lasted 110 hours, the spacecraft fired its retrorockets on 12 December while just 80 miles above the lunar surface.

New lunar crater names honor Apollo 8

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:13
Fifty years ago this month, Apollo 8 sent men to circle the Moon for the first time. During that groundbreaking mission, astronauts photographed not only the surface of the Moon, but also planet Earth from their unique vantage point.

Behold, the closest-ever photo of a coronal streamer

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:12
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is currently traveling closer to the sun than any other spacecraft before it. The probe is recording data on the star to help scientists learn more about the star and its volatile nature.

You may not even need a telescope this weekend to see this comet

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:08
As comets blaze across the night sky, they can bring wonder and excitement to those watching from Earth - or even a sense of impending doom.

An exoplanet is vanishing—and really fast

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:47
An exoplanet almost 100 light years away from Earth is disappearing, and—by cosmic standards—disappearing fast, astronomers report.

NASA Won't Be Going 'Back' to the Moon, It Wants to Go Beyond It

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:52
It was an event to commemorate Apollo 8's breakthrough half a century ago—the first time humans had escaped the Earth's gravitational pull to orbit the moon, by far the furthest travel from the planet.

NASA's Insight Lander on Mars Spotted from Space!

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:42
NASA's newly arrived Mars lander has been spotted by one its orbiting cousins. The space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter used its supersharp High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera (HiRISE) to photograph the InSight lander, as well ...

Here's the Weather Forecast for the 2018 Geminid Meteor Shower

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:13
For those hoping to get a glimpse of the Geminid meteor shower, the weather across the United States will either be very good, with clear skies and excellent viewing prospects, or very bad, with cloud-filled skies and perhaps some rain or wintry ...

Hubble Space Telescope Will Track Comet 46P/Wirtanen As It Flies Close by Earth

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:08
A comet is set to pass close to Earth this weekend, providing a treat for skywatchers - and for astronomers hoping to learn more about the building blocks of the early solar system.

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