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Scientists claim to have effectively fought breast cancer with sound

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:50
It takes an innovative thinking to tackle breast cancer and scientists may have just made a breakthrough in treatment. "We believe that our technique has the potential to be developed into a new treatment for lymph nodes invaded by metastatic tumour cells," ...

Small satellite to study resources needed for sustained lunar presence

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:35
As we venture forward to the Moon and establish a sustained lunar presence, finding and understanding water on the lunar surface becomes increasingly important. Lunar water is largely in the form of, but not necessarily limited to, water ice. Astronauts on the ...

Watch SpaceX launch 60 satellites into orbit

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:22
SpaceX is about to launch 60 satellites at once, sending them into orbit on a veteran rocket that's already seen space four times. If successful, the launch will be a big step forward for the company's space internet ambitions. The satellites are part of SpaceX's ...

Black henna: Kent children 'blistered and scarred' after Egypt trip

Health News BBC - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:11
Twins from Margate could be left permanently scarred after getting black henna tattoos in Egypt.

Asteroid warning: London Eye-sized asteroid barrelling toward Earth at 103000 KM per hour

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:36
AN asteroid bigger than the London Eye is coming close to Earth and NASA has warned that it is “potentially hazardous” to our planet. By Sean Martin Sean Martin. 13:26, Mon, Nov 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 13:36, Mon, Nov 11, 2019. Share. Video Player is ...

Ireland facing 'more floods, more drought and more prolonged cold snaps' in coming years

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:08
IRELAND COULD be facing more floods, longer cold snaps and other extreme weather scenarios as a direct result of the accelerated levels of global warming. That's according to several experts featured in a new RTE documentary, Will Ireland Survive 2050?

The Mercury Transit of 2019 Has Begun!

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:03
Grab your solar eclipse glasses or protected astronomical equipment, because Mercury is marching across the sun as we speak. The closest planet to the sun began its transit — an apparent passage across the sun from the perspective of Earth — at 7:35 ...

Your ears may pinpoint the source of sound due to brain's neural code

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:03
Scientists have devised a new model to show how the human brain locates the source of sound, based on a more dynamic neural code. By R Siva Kumar. November 11, 2019 21:00 +08. Hearing. How does your ear pick up the sources of sounds? The brain ...

Pac-Man mergers could explain massive, spinning black holes

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:02
Scientists have detected gravitational waves from ten black hole mergers so far. They are trying to explain the origins of those mergers with the largest detected so far, having defied previous models. The scientists say that the largest of the detected mergers ...

Tonight's meteor shower faces battle against full moon, cloudy skies

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:01
HVT. Full moon rises through the clouds over Huntsville, AL Oct. 29, 2012. (Bob Gathany/bgathany@al.com) HVT. Comment. By Marcus Schneck | mschneck@pennlive.com. Cloudy skies, probably with rain or even snow, could hide the battle for the nightsky ...

Near-Earth asteroid pairs offer clues to composition, dynamics and environmental conditions of early solar system

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:59
Near Earth Objects (NEOs) are small solar system bodies whose orbits sometimes bring them close to the Earth, making them potential collision threats. NEOs also offer clues to the composition, dynamics and environmental conditions of the early solar ...

Mercury puts on rare show as it passes directly between Earth and the sun

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:39
Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show, parading across the sun in view of most of the world. The solar system's smallest, innermost planet will resemble a tiny black dot Monday as it passes directly between Earth and the sun. It began at 7:35 a.m. EST.

There's a Full Beaver Moon in November: How To See The Full Moon Tonight

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:32
Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. FB Twitter More. Pinterest Email Send Text Message Print. Getty. Another full moon is ...

Senators Propose Extending Space Station's Life to 2030 in NASA Authorization Bill

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:30
The International Space Station may get a new lease on life. The orbiting complex is currently expected to end operations in 2024, but a group from the U.S. Senate's Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee proposes continuing the program until ...

The Curiosity Rover Just Took a Very Emo Photo of Its Rocky Martian Prison

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:19
The Curiosity rover is looking for life on a bleak mountain in the middle of a crater, and it wants us all to feel its struggle. Shares. A photo of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover shows a bleak landscape of hills and hazy crater mountains. (Image credit: ...

Israeli university says NASA to send Israeli solar-power generator to Int'l Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:19
JERUSALEM, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli developed prototype solar-power generator will be sent by the U.S. space agency NASA to the International Space Station, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel reported on Monday. The new generator ...

Frozen Researchers Will Greatly Improve Arctic Weather Prediction

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:51
With a deep breath, Sandro Dahlke releases a white weather balloon nearly as tall as himself from our ship's deck and toward the Arctic sky. The helium-filled orb shoots upward while the radiosonde—an instrument package attached to the balloon's tail that ...

This should brighten your Monday: Mercury will make a rare pass across the sun

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:28
Forget blue moons. Even more rare is when the planet Mercury passes right across the middle of the sun, and it's happening Monday. A Mercury transit, as it's called, occurs only 13 times in 100 years, according to NASA, and it won't be seen from North ...

Scientists Refine How Quickly the Universe is Expanding

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:14
The universe may be growing at a slower pace than we thought. A team of Clemson University astrophysicists developed a new technique for quantifying the all-important Hubble Constant. And their findings pump the breaks on recent ...

Deadly seal virus could be spreading faster from melting Arctic ice

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:59
The highly infectious phocine distemper virus - that isn't considered to affect people - strikes the nervous and respiratory systems of several marine mammals. Arctic sea ice has declined at an average rate of 12.8 per cent each decade between 1979 and ...

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