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What personalised medicine could mean for your health

Health News BBC - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:34
Technology is making it possible to tailor treatments to ever smaller groups of patients.

New Kennedy Library project helps you relive JFK's moon mission

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:29
In September 1962, President John F. Kennedy challenged the United States to land on the moon by the end of the decade. Advertisement. With the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing approaching, the JFK Library is giving visitors the opportunity to ...

NHS Wales and care patients given new 'citizen voice' body

Health News BBC - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:17
It will provide a simpler way for people to raise issues about the NHS and social care, it is claimed.

Lyme disease has 'dominated' my life

Health News BBC - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:07
Morven-May MacCallum speaks out as GPs are urged to be vigilant about the infection spread by ticks.

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to global warming, study warns

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:06
FISH and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. A study has warned that the amount ...

As warming oceans lose oxygen, large species are at risk

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:01
Warming oceans are dangerous for marine species, and not just because the temperature shift can harm delicate species. Warmer waters also lose oxygen – and that could be bad news for many of the large species that live in the Antarctic region. Since the ...

How Dredging Adds Stress to Already Struggling Coral Reefs

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 23:25
Coral reefs provide habitat to some of Earth's most diverse ecosystems - from sea horses to reef sharks to teeny tiny snails, coral reefs can even make rainforests seem a bit boring. However, in addition to the well studied threats to coral reefs like warming ...

Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 22:37
Tackling mental health problems needs 'urgent attention', says the prime minister.

New Zealand gets to name an exoplanet and its host star

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 22:00
Kiwis with a knack for coming up with just the right name have a chance to shine. New Zealand, along with every other country, is being given an opportunity to come up with a name for an exoplanet - a planet outside our solar system - and its host star.

Rare supernova explosion 'gifted' Earth with gold, platinum: Study

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 20:01
TORONTO, June 16: An overlooked star explosion far away in space may have given the Earth the gift of precious heavy elements such as gold and platinum, a study claims. The research from University of Guelph in Canada and Columbia University in the ...

SpaceX recovers rocket after Radarsat launch

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 18:21
The U.S. private space company SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying three Canadian radar satellites on a $900 million mission focused on maritime surveillance, resource management, disaster relief and the effects of climate change, ...

NASA spots "Star Trek" Starfleet logo on Mars surface

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 18:12
(CBS) -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted an unusual symbol on the surface of Mars - the iconic "Star Trek" Starfleet logo. The MRO captured a series of strange chevron symbols on a Martian sand dune in the southeast Hellas Planitia ...

China's “Milky Way Base” Explores Moon as USA Celebrates Apollo 11

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 17:21
“Man on the moon,” cried Walter Cronkite to an amazed world fifty years ago this summer. Although cosmologically, a mere blink of the eye, the USA celebrates the anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission marking Neil Armstrong's first walk on the moon.

100-mln-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered in east China

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 17:03
BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) -- A China-U.S. joint research team announced in Beijing Sunday that they had discovered four nearly 100-million-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints in eastern China's Jiangsu Province. Found in a scenic spot in Maling ...

Steadfast researchers bound for a rapidly changing Arctic

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 16:28
UTQIAGVIK, Alaska — The scientists walk across a frozen Arctic Ocean, dark specks in a sea of white. Pale clouds loom low over the bundled figures. The wind sends ice crystals skidding and swirling around them, erasing their footprints. Behind a large ice ...

The grainy texture of Saturn's rings reveals clues to their origins

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 15:49
New analysis of data from the Cassini mission shows that Saturn's rings are not smooth, but rather are grainy in texture. Scientists believe that tiny moons within the rings cause materials to cluster and form clumps and straw-like patterns, revealing rings which ...

New class of quasars offers clue to fate of our galaxy

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 15:07
Astronomers peering back in time by studying galaxies so far away that their light has been travelling for more than half the age of the universe have discovered a new class of quasar – and a clue to the ultimate fate of our own galaxy. Quasars are the most ...

NASA Has Plans To Continue Drilling Mars Again

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:42
NASA's lander on Mars, InSight which had managed a safe landing in November last year has been tasked with making a detailed map of the interiors of Mars. Besides its two main scientific instruments, it has a suite of extremely sensitive seismometers and a ...

New website replays Apollo 11 first moon landing mission in real time

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:33
With a single click, a new website can take you back 50 years and place you directly into the real-time action of the first moon landing mission. But if "Apollo 11 in Real Time" creator Ben Feist has gotten it right, you will want to click many more times than just ...

Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch and special viewing bonus

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:16
(CNN) — It's time for another notable celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019's Strawberry Moon. And for the keen-eyed, there's a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets. So you're not ...

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