Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

EU Agency Recommends AstraZeneca-Merck Drug Lynparza For Two Cancers EU Agency Recommends AstraZeneca-Merck Drug Lynparza For Two Cancers

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and the second most common cancer in the UK. Last week, GSK's cancer treatment Zejula, which is also a PARP inhibitor, won positive recommendation from the European Union watchdog as a first option ...

Majority of Americans don't trust Trump on vaccine safety

Now Trump's followers will poo-poo the book and continue to blindly follow their pied-piper leader and say Trump's a victim; Trump's being picked on; the new book " Rage " is a hit job. Below the age of 18, like nobody. "You look-take your hat off ...

Sunny and breezy Monday, rain from Beta's remnants later this week Sunny and breezy Monday, rain from Beta's remnants later this week

Greg Abbott in a statement. The large and powerful storm was causing unsafe rip currents along the U.S. East Coast, and tropical storm conditions were expected to begin in Nova Scotia by Tuesday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said.

Artemis mission: NASA plans for return to Moon to cost $28 billion Artemis mission: NASA plans for return to Moon to cost $28 billion

But he said that NASA will continue asking for the $3.2 billion, stressing that getting the full amount is "critically important" to achieving the 2024 crewed landing. The second phase of the mission to the moon, "Artemis-2" will take off in 2023 and...

Venus Is A Russian Planet! Claims Moscow! Venus Is A Russian Planet! Claims Moscow!

To explore Venus , an orbital vehicle will be sent to it, which will monitor for at least three years, and a lander, which will function for about a month. While they have not found direct evidence of living organisms there, if their observation is ...

Trump could face tax fraud probe, Manhattan prosecutor says Trump could face tax fraud probe, Manhattan prosecutor says

The district attorney's office also suggested for the first time Monday that Trump could be investigated for tax fraud, according to The New York Times . said at a hearing. In a court filing, lawyers for District Attorney Cyrus Vance said the 2nd ...

The Fall Equinox Characteristics: What Should You Know The Fall Equinox Characteristics: What Should You Know

But during the two annual equinoxes, the Earth is completely perpendicular to the Sun's rays. This is best understood as being the degree to which Earth tilts relative to the Sun. December 21 sees the northern hemisphere receiving less than nine ho...

Pod of 70 whales stranded in Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania's west coast Pod of 70 whales stranded in Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania's west coast

As many as 70 whales are stranded in a harbour on Tasmania's west coast. He said the rescue effort was likely to take days. A rescue mission is underway but it is not clear how numerous whales might already be dead, local wildlife authorities s...

Emissions could add 38cm to sea level rise by 2100 Emissions could add 38cm to sea level rise by 2100

An worldwide study of the melting potential of the world's two largest glaciers has revealed that it could contribute more than 40cm to global sea level rise by 2100 - with catastrophic impacts. Goelzer led the Greenland ice sheet ISMIP6 effort. ...

Rare blue moon to light up the night sky this Halloween Rare blue moon to light up the night sky this Halloween

This event occurs every two-and-a-half to three years. The first full moon will happen on October 1, followed by the rare Blue moon that will rise on October 31, and this happens only seven times in 19 years, meaning the next one won't happen until...

A crisp new portrait of Jupiter's storms A crisp new portrait of Jupiter's storms

A bright white splotch in Jupiter's northern latitudes indicates a new storm barrelling around the planet at 350 miles per hour (560 kph). The storm appeared on August 18, a week before Hubble looked at Jupiter. This is because water vapor can domi...

Hawaii to ease self-quarantine rule on October 15 Hawaii to ease self-quarantine rule on October 15

Beginning Oct. 15, travelers can visit the islands if they take a coronavirus test, and test negative, within 72 hours before arriving in the state to avoid a 14-day quarantine once there, Gov. If they test negative, they can bypass the quarantine....

Seattle Genetics, Merck partner on 2 oncology drug programs Seattle Genetics, Merck partner on 2 oncology drug programs

For access to ladiratuzumab vedotin , Merck is willing to part with $600m in an upfront payment to Seattle Genetics, with a further $1bn equity investment agreed in five million shares of the biotech. Seattle Genetics will receive $85m in prepaid ...

Australian stinging trees contain 'scorpion-like venom': scientists Australian stinging trees contain 'scorpion-like venom': scientists

The Gympie Gympie stinging tree has needle-like trichomes which inject toxins. © University of Queensland/AFP/Getty Images Being stung by a Gympie-Gynpie plant can cause pain that lasts for week. The scientists say they have found that the mole...

The fire The fire "knocks on the door" of the historic Los Angeles observatory

The Bobcat Fire, which started on September 6, scorched 41,231 acres (around 166.8 square km) with only 3 percent containment as of Tuesday morning, according to InciWeb, an interagency all-risk incident web information management system.

Jupiter's new storm captured on Hubble Space Telescope

One of the images also features Europa , one of Jupiter's Galilean moons. This Hubble image is part of yearly maps of the entire planet taken as part of the Outer Planets Atmospheres Legacy program, or OPAL. Sometimes nicknamed Red Spot Jr., this ...

Jupiter, enticing moon Europa star in new Hubble photo

M.H. Wong, University of California, Berkeley / OPAL Team. A bright white splotch in Jupiter's northern latitudes indicates a new storm barreling around the planet at 350 miles per hour (560 kph). This complements Hubble's visible-light pictures that...

Lego to invest $400 million more in developing sustainable materials Lego to invest $400 million more in developing sustainable materials

A subtle, but important transformation is coming to the ubiquitous block brand that will mean you'll never see one thing in a Lego box set ever again: plastic bags . The toy maker plans still plans to open 120 new Lego stores around the world this...

Scientists Wonder About Possible Sign of Life on Venus Scientists Wonder About Possible Sign of Life on Venus

NASA Description of the official Jim Bridenstine planet Venus is "one stop in our search for life". While not a direct observation of life, the sheer quanity of phosphine can not be explained from another natural process. Which is also why the...

Smoke from West Coast wildfires travels to Europe Smoke from West Coast wildfires travels to Europe

Typically, fires take in about 500,000 acres a year in Oregon , Gov Kate Brown stated. Eight people have died. He was able to save his home, but most of the town burned. "Any chink in the armor, so to speak, is going to really make people have troub...

Hurricane Sally swamps US Gulf Coast with flooding and torrential rain Hurricane Sally swamps US Gulf Coast with flooding and torrential rain

That's happened only once before, in 2005, the busiest season on record. "We are not out of the woods yet", said Escambia County emergency manager Eric Gilmore. Confidence is increasing that TD22 will impact the Texas coast during the latter part...

United Nations report calls for saving planet earth United Nations report calls for saving planet earth

Deforestation has been reduced by 30 percent compared to the previous decade. Citing examples, the report says the efforts have also been successful in protecting 100 highly threatened species of birds, mammals and reptiles, including island fox and ...

Bobcat Fire in California comes dangerously close to Mount Wilson Observatory

Officials from the observatory confirmed all personnel had been evacuated and added the fire was "knocking on our door". An official cause for the Bobcat Fire has not yet been declared. Beyond the observatory's immediate surroundings, the Bobcat Fi...

Astronomers Detect a Huge Gas Giant Orbiting a Much Smaller Dead Star Astronomers Detect a Huge Gas Giant Orbiting a Much Smaller Dead Star

Professor Ian Crosfield, assistant professor at the University of Kansas , US, said , "The planet is roughly the size of Jupiter, but its orbit period is very short and a year on this planet is only 1.4 days". But until now no intact planets had be...

New viking DNA research provides unexpected information about who they were New viking DNA research provides unexpected information about who they were

And if the idea of an ancient family of Viking explorers setting up a new station, or outpost, in the expanding Nordic empire isn't enough to stir one's imagination, then get this: the new genetic study revealed that relatives of this Viking family...

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