Tuesday September 21-st, 2021

Genetic testing helps with early breast cancer detection Genetic testing helps with early breast cancer detection

In fact, African-American women in the USA are 40% more likely to die from breast cancer than Caucasian women. A press note from the hospital said the aim was to encourage fitness and health among women. The medical expert, however, noted that men ...

Vancouver's Burrard Bridge climate protest ends with 10 arrests Vancouver's Burrard Bridge climate protest ends with 10 arrests

In Edmonton, XR protesters linked arms to block the Walterdale Bridge Monday morning to demand action on climate change. What's next for the movement? In Australia, climate activists demonstrating on behalf of Extinction Rebellion are press...

Saturn is the new moon king

Taken jointly, these sets of fairly small moons could assist astronomers better comprehend the many collisions that occurred in the early solar system, and they could furnish ripe new flyby targets for future missions to the moisture giants.

Hunter's Moon will make an appearance this weekend Hunter's Moon will make an appearance this weekend

This is said to be because of "the location of the moon near the horizon that causes the Hunter's Moon - or any full moon - to look big and orange in colour". The Ojibwa people called this month's full moon the "Mskawji Giizis", or Freezing Moon,...

NASA and SpaceX agree commercial crew development is the NASA and SpaceX agree commercial crew development is the "highest priority"

Bridenstine reminded the eccentric billionaire to fully commit to the Commercial Crew mission and deliver what he promised. The joint appearance of NASA's top executive and the leader in commercial space was focused on timing and budget for NASA's...

Researchers are DNA testing Loch Ness to identify the monster Researchers are DNA testing Loch Ness to identify the monster

It comes from their skin, feathers, scales and urine. Prof Gemmell: "Large fish like catfish and sturgeons have been suggested as possible explanations for the monster myth, and we can very much test that idea and others". Mr Campbell's report desc...

Extinction Rebellion protests 'stretch' Met Police Extinction Rebellion protests 'stretch' Met Police

They have brought cities to a standstill over fears that climate change will result in the deaths of billions of people within decades. More than 10 members of the group took to the high street to share their knowledge on climate change, wave the X...

Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space, dies in Moscow Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space, dies in Moscow

They wore placards on their spacesuit backpacks, one saying "Leonov No. 1" and the other "Happy Birthday, Alexey Arkhipovich". He was the commander on his second space flight on July 15, 1975, when the Soviet Soyuz-19 docked with a NASA Apollo s...

Explained: Which planet has how many moons? Explained: Which planet has how many moons?

The newly discovered moons of Saturn are about 5 km each in diameter. It was confirmed by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Centre, said a report by The Weather Channel . In the release, Sheppard explains that these moons couldn't ...

Nor’easter becomes Subtropical Storm Melissa off New England coast Nor’easter becomes Subtropical Storm Melissa off New England coast

According to the 11 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, Melissa is packing 65 miles per hour winds and is moving toward the south-southwest near 3 miles per hour. Forecasters don't expect that to happen with Melissa, however. Melissa is e...

Cosmonaut who performed first spacewalk dies aged 85

The future cosmonaut had a strong artistic bent and even thought about going to art school before he enrolled in a pilot training course and, later, an aviation college. British astronaut Tim Peake said Mr Leonov was "a hero to so many, pioneer of sp...

Russian rocket with two foreign satellites launched from Baikonur spaceport Russian rocket with two foreign satellites launched from Baikonur spaceport

The launch is ILS' first of the year, and while Russian Federation has launched multiple spacecraft on the same Proton before, it is the company's first dual launch carrying two commercial satellites. "In 2009, we invested in our rendezvous, prox...

'One small nibble for man': 3D printer makes meat in space

The feat was made possible by researchers who take cells from a cow and provide them with nutrients under a controlled environment that simulates the muscle-tissue regeneration process occurring inside the animal's body. The efforts of Aleph Farms fo...

Georgia's Advice on This Fish: 'Kill It Immediately, Freeze It' Georgia's Advice on This Fish: 'Kill It Immediately, Freeze It'

The fish can wreak havoc on local ecosystems, and Georgia wildlife officials hope to contain its spread. It can also breathe air, and survive in low oxygenated systems, including on land, officials said. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources ha...

Georgia Twitter reacts to Bulldogs win over Tennessee Georgia Twitter reacts to Bulldogs win over Tennessee

The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Tennessee Volunteers 43-14 on Saturday night in Knoxville , Tennessee . But the Volunteers made this one interesting for a while. Maurer and company seized the lead on the next possession, as the freshman sig...

Was Elizabeth Warren Was Elizabeth Warren "Shown The Door" From Her Teaching Position in 1971?

In the last several months, Warren has been rehashing a story about how she was sacked by a principal, ending her first year of teaching, because she was "visibly pregnant", several times. "But family stories are not the same as tribal citizenship ...

Astronaut grows beef in space

Israeli clean meat startup Aleph Farms , which unveiled the world's first slaughter-free steak grown from animal cells late previous year, says it has conducted a most unusual experiment to make its meat product on the International Space Statio...

Saturn surpasses Jupiter with most number of moons: Everything we know

Sheppard was also part of the team that recently discovered 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter . Sheppard and his team used a telescope in Hawaii to spot Saturn's 20 new moons over the summer. The newly discovered retrograde moons appear to belong to ...

Grand Rapids Woman Will Be Part Of The First All-Female Spacewalk

In March, NASA cited spacesuit availability as the reason for scrapping the walk. In this photo made available by NASA astronaut Jessica Meir on September 29, 2019, Christina H. the first all-female spacewalk and longest spaceflight by a woman....

Two meteor showers will light up the night sky this week Two meteor showers will light up the night sky this week

The Draconid meteor shower arrives each year in October when Earth passes through the tail of comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. According to several reports, the annual Draconid meteor shower is expected to generate around eight shooting stars every h...

The Center Of The Milky Way Exploded 3.5 Million Years Ago The Center Of The Milky Way Exploded 3.5 Million Years Ago

The phenomenon created two enormous "ionisation cones" that sliced through the Milky Way - beginning with a relatively small diameter close to the black hole , and expanding as they exited the galaxy. "The flare must have been a bit like a lightho...

Tech startup Aleph Farms 3D bioprints meat in space Tech startup Aleph Farms 3D bioprints meat in space

Aleph Farms collaborated with a Russian bio-printing company to successfully carry out the process on September 26. "This joint experiment marks a vital first step in opposition to reaching our imaginative and prescient to make definite food security...

The grad whose algorithm lead to first black hole image The grad whose algorithm lead to first black hole image

The glowing ring surrounding the "event horizon" around a black hole is not exactly a photo, but pixels pieced together using the algorithm. In 1969, Hamilton helped write on-board computer code for NASA's Apollo space program. She shared her pure ...

NASA Mars Curiosity rover finds an 'ancient oasis' NASA Mars Curiosity rover finds an 'ancient oasis'

With the primary mission fulfilled, the NASA rover will continue exploring. However, this is the first time that researchers have seen evidence of sulfate salts in the Gale Crater. To William Rapin, a planetary scientist at Caltech and an author of t...

New Horizons mission reveals entirely new kind of world

The first color image of Ultima Thule , taken at a distance of 85,000 miles (137,000 kilometers) at 4:08 Universal Time on January 1, 2019, highlights its reddish surface. The mutual gravity of Ultima Thule's lobes appears to be holding the pair ...

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