A shipment of Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines lands at Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The African Union wants most vaccines to be produced on the continent by 2040.Credit: Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Africa plans a vaccine-manufacturing revolution Africa’s leaders are on a path to ramp up vaccine manufacturing and boost regulatory bodies for medicines. On 13 April, they pledged to
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WASHINGTON — Dynetics has joined Blue Origin in filing a protest of NASA’s selection of SpaceX for a single Human Landing System award, a move that could force the agency to suspend work on the program. In a statement April 27, Dynetics said it filed a protest of the HLS award with the Government Accountability
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Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunk 15 of the most common myths about training and owning dogs. MORE DEBUNKED: Pathologists Debunk 13 Coronavirus Myths Pediatricians Debunk 16 Baby Myths Myth Marathon: Experts Debunk 95 Health Myths —————————————————— #Dogs #Myths #ScienceInsider Science Insider tells you all you need to know about
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A rapidly spinning brown dwarf (pictured, artist’s impression) tends to have narrow atmospheric bands; the faster the spin, the thinner the bands. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Astronomy and astrophysics 27 April 2021 Dim stars that have failed at fusion are masters of spin Three brown dwarfs whirl on their axes at a dizzying rate that might be
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DOUGLAS, U.K. — The Russian actress who will be sent to the International Space Station on the upcoming Soyuz MS-19 spaceflight will be announced from among four finalists on May 15, according to the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin. This unusual spaceflight will be connected to the filming of the movie “Vyzov” (“The Challenge”), which
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REE Automotive and Hino Motors, a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Group, announced a business alliance to design and produce solutions in “next-generation commercial mobility.” The alliance will combine Hino’s experience as a commercial vehicle manufacturer with REE’s proprietary REEcorner technologies. The result should be a unique modular platform capable of serving a multitude of various
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Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann speaks in conversation with Matthew Lynley of TechCrunch during the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 on September 18, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Shares of Pinterest dropped more than 10% in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the company reported its first-quarter earnings, in
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WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission approved a modification of SpaceX’s license for its Starlink constellation, allowing the company to operate more than 2,800 additional satellites in lower orbits. In an order and authorization published April 27, the FCC said it will allow SpaceX to move 2,814 satellites from orbits in the range of 1,100
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In June 1988, geologists Earle F. Mc Bride and M. Dane Picard collected some sand from the beach of Normandy in northernmost France. The sand reflects the rocky outcrops found inland and along the coast and is composed mostly of grains of quartz, feldspar, limestone and fragmented shells. But observing the samples under the microscope,
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COVID-19 deaths have peaked in Brazil during its recent surge.Credit: Joao Guimaraes/AFP/Getty More than a year after Brazil detected its first case of COVID-19, the country is facing its darkest phase of the pandemic yet. Researchers are devastated by the recent surge in cases and say that the government’s failure to follow science-based guidance in
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