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Teens who say their parents are overcontrolling struggle with relationships, educational goals as adults

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 05:03
What happens to teenagers whose parents are overbearing? A new longitudinal study sought to determine the long-term impact on youth of parenting that is psychologically controlling. Although the study did not establish causation, it found that overbearing ...

Rocket Lab ramps up satellite launch cycle to take on SpaceX

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:57
Rocket Lab is making a name for itself in the small-satellite launch sector as it seeks to take on the almighty SpaceX, among others. The Los Angeles-based company in recent days completed its 12th commercial mission using its Electron rocket as it moves ...

Loneliness makes it harder to quit smoking: Study

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:46
BRISTOL: Researchers have found evidence for a causal link between the prolonged experience of loneliness and smoking in a recent study. The study led by researchers from the University of Bristol was published in the journal Addiction. Although ...

The Grand Canyon National Park Is Hosting a Week of Virtual Stargazing

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:34
For the past 30 years, the Grand Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon Conservancy have hosted a week-long stargazing affair for thousands of visitors passing through. But with the current global health crisis (reminder: the pandemic is still very much a ...

NASA New Horizons spacecraft returns stunning images of previously unseen 'parallax effect'

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:26
NASA's spacecraft New Horizons that is situated more than 4.3 billion miles away from Earth, has sent back pictures of the sky showing some stars in different positions than what is observed from our planet. According to a CNN report, this is the first time that ...

NASA Experts Explain How Coronavirus Pandemic Prepares Earth For Asteroid Impact

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:20
Experts from NASA explained how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could help prepare the world for a potentially destructive impact event caused by an asteroid. The experts noted that the current measures implemented by various countries to control the ...

The International Space Station is getting a brand new toilet

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:08
Here's a look at a prototype of the new Universal Waste Management System with urine storage tanks. NASA. In space, no one can hear you flush. But that doesn't mean the International Space Station doesn't deserve a toilet worthy of an astronaut's pee ...

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Image Of Earth, Venus In Twilight Sky

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 04:03
NASA's Curiosity Rover recently captured an image of Earth and Venus while stargazing from Mars. On June 5, 2020, Curiosity Rover aimed its Mast Camera (Mastcam) at the sky around 75 minutes after sunset to take pictures. According to NASA, there is ...

Researchers flush out worrying trend of designer drug use

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 03:58
Date: June 15, 2020; Source: University of South Australia; Summary: In a sign that designer drugs are becoming more prevalent in Australia, synthetic cathinones -- commonly known as 'bath salts' -- have been detected in the nation's wastewater in the ...

Volcano-dwelling beetle inspires passive cooling coating

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 03:55
Heating and cooling systems are some of the biggest consumers of energy, so finding ways to passively cool buildings and electronics could be a huge saver of money and the environment. A new photonic film could be just the ticket, made with a ...

Study reveals worrying trend of designer drug use in Australia

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 03:38
In a sign that designer drugs are becoming more prevalent in Australia, synthetic cathinones - commonly known as 'bath salts' - have been detected in the nation's wastewater in the largest study of its kind in the country. These emerging family of drugs mimic ...

Efficient Generation of Relativistic Near-Single-Cycle Mid-Infrared Pulses in Plasmas

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 03:12
The invention of chirped pulse amplification technique by Strickland and Mourou in 1985 has boosted the peak power of ultrashort laser pulses to an unprecedented level, which have found broad applications in fundamental science, industry and medicine.

Five risks to consider before venturing out during the pandemic

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 03:01
The coronavirus pandemic is still with us but slowly the lives of many people are beginning to move to a new post-lockdown normal. As we begin to venture out, there is a list of five risks to consider in your decision-making process. Is an activity or visit to a ...

Green fireball streaks across night sky in Australia

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 02:43
PIBARA, Australia – Sky-gazers in Western Australia captured the beauty of a green fireball burning across the night sky over the weekend. A green fireball — identified as a possible meteor — was seen lighting up the dark sky in Western Australia's remote ...

The lockdown challenges of a 12-year-old with autism

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 02:15
Marium Ahmad is worried about the prospect of going out again and wearing a face covering.

China postpones Beidou satellite launch over technical problem

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 02:00
BEIJING (Reuters) - China indefinitely postponed on Tuesday the launch of the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network because of technical problems in the rocket meant to launch it into orbit. The official website for the Beidou network said in a ...

China postpones Beidou satellite launch over technical problem

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 01:58
BEIJING, June 16 (Reuters) - China indefinitely postponed on Tuesday the launch of the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network because of technical problems in the rocket meant to launch it into orbit. The official website for the Beidou network said in a ...

New Horizons becomes first spacecraft to demonstrate stellar parallax

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 01:55
NASA's New Horizons deep-space probe has, for the first time, returned images to Earth that show stellar parallax, or how the positions of stars shift when seen from two different places. This phenomenon could one day be used for interstellar navigation.

Southeast Fresno hotel evacuated as police search for armed carjacking suspects

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 01:01
Witnessing a crime and reporting it can be just as frightening as being the victim of a crime. Here's what you should do if you witness illegal activity. By Nicole L. Cvetnic. Fresno police on Monday afternoon evacuated a hotel in southeast Fresno as they ...

Cord blood for stem cell transplant may outperform matched sibling donor

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 00:55
Date: June 8, 2020; Source: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; Summary: Study based on a decade of research and treatment shows no difference in overall survival between cord blood and matched related donor as source for stem cell ...

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