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Orion Spacecraft Ready to Fuel Up for Artemis I Mission at NASA's Kennedy Space Center

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:14
Teams across the globe have worked tirelessly to assemble the spacecraft which will receive a protective covering prior to departing for the Multi-Payload Processing Facility to begin ground processing by the Exploration Ground Systems and Jacobs teams.

Direwolves from 'Game of Thrones' were real, but they went extinct because of this stunning reason

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:10
"Despite anatomical similarities between grey wolves and dire wolves - suggesting that they could perhaps be related in the same way as modern humans and Neanderthals - our genetic results show these two species of wolf are much more like distant cousins ...

Are partially protected areas the 'red herrings' of marine conservation?

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:06
Partially protected areas -- marine reserves that allow some forms of fishing -- are no more effective socially or ecologically than open marine areas in Australia's Great Southern Reef, a new UNSW study has concluded.

Shorter COVID Quarantine for College Athletes a Good Idea, Study Finds

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:02
By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- After SARS-CoV-2 exposure, a 14-day quarantine is standard among university athletes. But shorter quarantines for these athletes, along with mid-quarantine ...

Covid-19: Early signs of lockdown restrictions working

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:01
Hospitalisations continue to rise with the R number officially estimated at 1.2-1.3.

'I might die because of surgery delays due to Covid'

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:00
As the coronavirus pandemic puts pressure on NHS resources, millions pf people remain on waiting lists for other treatments.

The Soft Moon's Luis Vasquez Releases First Album Under Own Name A Body Of Errors

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:00
Throughout the week, Vasquez has shared self-directed music videos for three of the album's singles, including “Poison Mouth,” “Surgery” and “This Guilt.” A Body Of Errors explores ...

Covid: Intensive care patients transferred from London to Newcastle

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:55
Seriously ill patients are moved almost 300 miles to ease pressure in over-stretched hospitals.

Scholars link diet, dentition, and linguistics

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:50
Anthropologist Caleb Everett and former student Sihan Chen used a novel data analysis of thousands of languages, in addition to studying a unique subset of celebrities, to reveal how a soft food diet -- contrasted with the diet of hunter-gatherers -- is ...

NASA's New Discovery: The Universe Is Emptier And We Are More Alone Than We Thought

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:33
Scientists have long believed that there are as many as two trillion galaxies in the observable universe, based on data from the Hubble Space Telescope. But new data returned by the New Horizons probe, which was four ...

Study sheds light on the longstanding question of why cancer cells get their energy from fermentation

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:24
MIT biologists have now found a possible answer to this longstanding question. In a study appearing in Molecular Cell, they showed that this metabolic pathway, known as fermentation, helps cells to regenerate large quantities of a molecule called NAD+, which ...

Shopping: How to keep safe from Covid while shopping

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:46
From one way systems, to not touching everything on the shelves, the BBC's Laura Foster explains.

What is the fate of the Earth?

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:05
Our Earth and sun were born together, and their fates are tied together. As our star becomes a red giant and billows outward, our planet will become a dry, scorched, uninhabitable rock. This will happen even as our Milky Way galaxy collides with the ...

Millipede Mystery: Scientists Discover Why The Arthropods Swarm Tracks Every 8 Years

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:48
A millipede species endemic to Japan has been mysteriously swarming train tracks since 1920 · Researchers have now confirmed that they actually have an 8-year life cycle · Much like 17-year cicadas, they emerge to the surface only after a certain number of ...

NASA finds an alien planet with 3 suns

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:40
NASA has discovered an exoplanet with three stars, one with a bizarre orbit that has left astronomers baffled. The planet, known as KOI-5Ab was discovered in 2009 by NASA's Kepler space telescope, but it was "abandoned" by scientists because the space ...

Quantum internet signals beamed between drones a kilometre apart

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:39
When a pair of photons are quantum entangled, you can instantly deduce the state of one by measuring the other, regardless of the distance separating them. This phenomenon, which Albert Einstein dismissively called “spooky action ...

Bridenstine, set to step down as NASA administrator, reflects on his tenure

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:30
In his most high-profile moments, the 45-year-old led the agency through to the return of astronauts launching from American soil and helped establish Artemis, the Apollo program successor charged with putting astronauts back on the lunar surface by 2024.

Bizarre Star Wars-style planet with THREE suns and a 'five-day calendar year' discovered

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:27
However, it turns out our Milky Way galaxy can do one better: A planet orbiting a star in a TRIPLE-sun system has been discovered by Nasa. Artist impression of KOI- ...

Project maps 'astronomical' number of celestial objects

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:20
Nearly 700 million astronomical objects have been carefully cataloged and made public as part of a major international collaboration involving researchers from The Australian National University (ANU). The latest data release from the Dark Energy Survey ...

Covid-19: Brazil variant already in UK, scientist says

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:09
The mutated form of the virus is thought to be more infectious than some other variants.

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