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Our Planet Is Not Fragile

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 06:03
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., claims that “the world is going to end in 12 years if we don't address climate change.

Early menopause: I'm going through it at 15 and won't have kids

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 05:28
Two years ago, Annabelle's periods stopped. This is how she copes with early menopause.

“Confirmed!” 1st Alien Planet Detected by Kepler Mission –'More Hidden in the Data'

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 05:02
Despite being the very first planet candidate discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, the object now known as Kepler-1658 b had a rocky road to confirmation.

No Glass Ceilings in Space: NASA's First All-Female Spacewalk is Finally Happening!

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 04:51
In 1984, Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a spacewalk, when she conducted an extravehicular activity (EVA) outside the Soviet Union's Salyut 7 space station.

CERN Lab on the Hunt for Dark Matter

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 04:20
Europe's physics lab CERN on Tuesday said it was planning a new experiment to look for particles associated with dark matter which is believed to make up some 27 percent of the universe.

Colossal asteroid will approach Earth on Friday, but we'll be fine

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 04:08
NASA is always keeping an eye on space rocks that get anywhere near Earth, and 2019 has been a relatively calm year in terms of close passes.

NASA's InSight Mars lander got stuck between a rock in a hard place

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 03:42
NASA's InSight lander set its heat probe, called the Heat and Physical Properties Package (HP3), on the Martian surface on Feb. 12, 2019.

Asteroids Are Harder To Destroy Than Previously Thought, New Study Says

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 03:05
Asteroids may be tougher to destroy after as a new study sheds light on simulated collisions. Scientists usually study space rock materials at a laboratory using fist-like samples.

Face blindness: 'I can't recognise my loved-ones'

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:23
Boo James has a condition called face blindness - now scientists are trying to find out more about it.

How fast is the ambulance service where you live?

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:20
People in rural areas wait over 50% longer for a 999 response to life-threatening injuries.

What do the people of the world die from?

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:14
It will happen to all of us, but how and when we die speaks volumes about who we are and where we live.

FASER detector at the Large Hadron Collider to seek clues about hidden matter in the universe

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:10
The research board of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, on March 5 approved a new experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, the world's largest particle accelerator, to search for evidence of fundamental dark matter ...

Cancer crowdfunding 'couldn't save my daughter'

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:03
Gemma Nuttall's family raised thousands, supported by actress Kate Winslet. But there was no happy ending.

Spinal muscular atrophy: Families plead for drug to slow disease

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 00:03
Parents with children with a muscle wasting disease are calling for Spinraza to be offered on the NHS.

Key instrument on NASA's InSight lander is stuck. A Martian rock may be to blame

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 23:09
NASA's Mars InSight mission has hit a snag: Its heat probe appears to have struck an obstacle just below the surface of the red planet.

Watch Japan's asteroid probe fire a bullet into a space rock

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 23:04
It was just a couple of weeks ago that the Japan space program, JAXA, announced that its Hayabusa2 probe had successfully completed a maneuver never before attempted in space.

Ethan Lindenberger: Teen with anti-vax mum speaks to Congress

Health News BBC - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 22:55
Ethan Lindenberger hit the headlines after defying his mum and getting himself vaccinated.

Brexit 'likely to cause cancer test delays'

Health News BBC - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 21:52
Radiologists warn doctors to prepare for possible drug delays as a result of a no-deal Brexit.

CERN approves hunt for new cosmic particles at the Large Hadron Collider

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 20:35
The CERN research board has approved the Forward Search Experiment, giving a green light to the assembly, installation and use of an instrument that will look for new fundamental particles at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland.

SpaceX mission: Watch Crew Dragon return to Earth from the ISS

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 20:31
Crew Dragon on the launchpad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida prior to launch. NASA/Joel Kowsky. Launch from Earth on a Falcon 9 rocket: Check.

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