Friday July 10-th, 2020

Japan Looks to Evacuate Citizens From Virus-Stricken Wuhan, Hubei Province - Abe Japan Looks to Evacuate Citizens From Virus-Stricken Wuhan, Hubei Province - Abe

A small number of cases have been reported in neighbouring Asian nations, but also further afield. That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,975. Wuhan will have almost 5,000 additional beds for patients in the following three days, Ma sai...

Space X Crew Dragon Capsule Successfully Conducts An Abort Mission Space X Crew Dragon Capsule Successfully Conducts An Abort Mission

Nasa could return to launching American astronauts from USA soil as early as the spring now that the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule has completed a high-altitude abort test . With the test, SpaceX successfully (and intentionally) destroyed one of i...

Australia bushfires contribute to big rise in global CO2 levels Australia bushfires contribute to big rise in global CO2 levels

Carbon dioxide ranges are anticipated to common 414 components per million (PPM) over the 12 months, nearly three models above final 12 months's common, and even peak at 417 PPM within the month of May, in keeping with the Met Office. The report also...

NASA Picks 9 Finalists in Mars Rover Naming Contest NASA Picks 9 Finalists in Mars Rover Naming Contest

This name also shows we are taking actions for our scientific research as we are taking risks and not just idly watching as we are finding out more about the solar system and the universe that surrounds us. Nasa received a huge 28,000 entries and a p...

Coca-Cola to not ditch single-use plastic bottles in near future Coca-Cola to not ditch single-use plastic bottles in near future

The US drinks giant - the world's biggest plastic polluter - claimed consumers still want the bottles. In 2019, it was revealed Coca-Cola produces three million tonnes of plastic packaging a year - equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute.

Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from U.S. finance chief Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from U.S. finance chief

She added: "I'm not going to criticize anyone who's bringing their energy and voice". "We can not care about those kinds of things", she said , insisting that her priority was drawing attention and action to concerns about global warming.

Greta Thunberg brushes off Mnuchin barb she should study economics Greta Thunberg brushes off Mnuchin barb she should study economics

Mnuchin, who earlier this week questioned the credentials of climate activist Greta Thunberg , told panelists that long-term planning is futile when it comes to analyzing and containing climate change . Mr Mnuchin pictured at a session of the 50t...

Sydney coronavirus scare as China heads into shutdown Sydney coronavirus scare as China heads into shutdown

CDC confirmed two cases among travelers returning to Washington state and IL from travels in the Wuhan region of China . And again, it's shared person-to-person, so that's why you see so many people in china, especially using public transit, weari...

Google assisted in this extremely high-resolution map of brain neurons

These pieces of the brain then visualize, bombarding them with streams of electrons from the scanning electron microscope. That said, it could prove extremely useful for scientists looking to understand brain functionality at large. Now, although the...

First space-baked cookies took two hours in oven First space-baked cookies took two hours in oven

And how earn they taste? The cookies are still sealed in individual baking bags and packed in their space container. The first cookie baked for 25 minutes but was still under-cooked. He reported more success. Three of the cookies were sent back to ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison's father, John, dies aged 84 Australian PM Scott Morrison's father, John, dies aged 84

Before Mr. Morrison began emphasizing that the greatest technique to combat future fires could be by extra preventive burning slightly than critical motion on world warming, Mr. John was battling poor health when he celebrated his milestone 84th birt...

Three Cities In China Quarantined As Deadly Coronavirus Spreads Three Cities In China Quarantined As Deadly Coronavirus Spreads

The fear Beijing has is that with an estimated three billion trips planned over Lunar New Year festivities, the infection rate of the coronavirus could skyrocket. "Other coronaviruses that caused SARS and MERS had a much higher fatality rate", sa...

Scientists found old viruses never seen before locked up in a glacier

As the media outlet points out, the study of the viruses in question is complicated by the fact that the two ice cores, originally extracted in 1992 and in 2015 respectively, can be easily contaminated by contemporary bacteria, which has actually hap...

"Forever chemicals" found in Iowa QC drinking water

The chemicals known as PFAS don't break down easily and have been a problem for water quality managers in Florida and across the country as concerns grow about potential health risks. Miami-Dade said that all the drinking water its treatment plants...

In the Tibetan glacier discovered a previously unknown ancient viruses

Upon examining ice core samples taken from the glacier, researchers were able to identify over two dozen viruses that nobody has ever seen. So, the exteriors were contaminated but the insides of the samples were still in mint condition. While these m...

United Kingdom govt adviser calls for big polluters to pay for mass reforestation United Kingdom govt adviser calls for big polluters to pay for mass reforestation

In order to meet the UK's net zero goal roughly a fifth of agricultural land that is now used for traditional farming production - such as rearing cows, pigs, and sheep - would need to be given over to natural carbon storage through afforestation and...

16 people identified as close contacts of coronavirus patient 16 people identified as close contacts of coronavirus patient

There are also now 393 suspected infections in China - 257 of them registered on Wednesday alone - with 5,897 additional cases of " close contact ", the NHC said . The WHO said it believed an animal source was the "primary source" of the outbreak, a...

Prince Charles calls on leaders to take 'revolutionary' climate action Prince Charles calls on leaders to take 'revolutionary' climate action

There appears to be no love lost between Thunberg and President Trump , who called Time magazine's decision "ridiculous". "Your inaction is fuelling the flames", she said. Trump was expected to participate in a pair of bilateral press conference...

New walking sharks discovered in the waters of Indonesia

Walking fish like the mudskipper have already been a known thing for a while now, but sharks? So don't expect walking sharks in North America - yet. "Data suggests the new species evolved after the sharks moved away from their original population, ...

Latest Crew Dragon Test Moves SpaceX Closer to a Crewed Flight Latest Crew Dragon Test Moves SpaceX Closer to a Crewed Flight

SpaceX has confirmed that it will proceed with the launch of the latest batch of Starlink satellites later this week. This entire sequence was a carefully planned demonstration of exactly how the Crew Dragon would safeguard the lives of the as...

LEGO Unveils International Space Station Replica Set LEGO Unveils International Space Station Replica Set

The 864-piece set will be released on February 1 for $70 Dollars. Standing more than 20 cm high, 41 cm long and 49 cm wide (7 x 12 x 19 in), the set features the body of the space station itself along with its eight solar panels that can be adjuste...

Australian Coal Company says Bush's smoke is slowing production Australian Coal Company says Bush's smoke is slowing production

For the 2020 financial year, BHP's production target for iron-ore has remained unchanged at between 242-million and 253-million tonnes. However, for now the company is maintaining its copper production guidance for the full 2020 business year (en...

NASA unveils Mars 2020 finalist names NASA unveils Mars 2020 finalist names

Launching this summer, the Mars 2020 rover will traverse the Red Planet looking for evidence of past life there and learning more about the environment of our neighboring planet. The now unnamed rover is a robotic scientist weighing more than 2,300...

Trump lauds U.S. economy in Davos, dodges climate woes Trump lauds U.S. economy in Davos, dodges climate woes

Despite the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, Trump stated that his administration is still "committed to conserving the majesty of God's creation and the natural beauty of our world", adding that "the United States has among t...

Outback Australia home to Earth's oldest asteroid strike Outback Australia home to Earth's oldest asteroid strike

At 2.2 billion years old, Yarrabubba is around half the age of Earth itself - 4.5 billion years. At roughly 2.2 billion years old, the approximately 40-mile wide Yarrabubba crater was previously considered to be among the Earth's oldest meteorite i...

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