Month: March 2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) wants a better representation of people of all ages in clinical studies it funds, especially those affected by age-related and other various medical conditions, frailty, physical or cognitive impairments and those on multiple medications. The NIH Inclusion Across the Lifespan policy, which was developed in response to requirements in
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WASHINGTON — European launch provider Arianespace conducted its third launch of the year March 21, orbiting a remote-sensing satellite for the Italian Space Agency on a Vega rocket. Vega, Arianespace’s light-lift vehicle, took off from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 9:50 p.m. Eastern. PRISMA, the PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa satellite, separated from
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Maybe all mushrooms are magic. Just weeks after scientists tell us the psychedelic ones could one day be used to treat depression, anxiety and alcohol abuse and even to stop smoking, a team of researchers in Singapore has found evidence that the fleshy, spore-bearing, fruiting bodies of fungus could ward off Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). There’s
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WASHINGTON — Federal Communications Commission officials urged patience with the repurposing process for satellite C-band spectrum, saying regulators are more concerned about getting it right than rushing the process. Speaking to cable operators, many of which rely on C-band satellites to distribute television programming, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai avoided giving a timeframe for when the
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This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday, sign up here for your free subscription. Air Force Space Command’s Gen. John Raymond and Space and Missile Systems Center Commander Lt. Gen. John Thompson are scheduled to testify next week at a Senate Armed
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Deposit Photos Introduction The machine workforce is on the rise. While technological innovation has always happened, existing and emerging technology is not only changing the pace of technological innovation exponentially, it is giving rise to an entirely new competitive workforce that is intelligent. As a result, it is not only the current models of business,
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Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Shanahan boasted that it only took 18 months for the Pentagon to produce a legislative proposal to establish a Space Force. WASHINGTON — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Wednesday argued that a new military branch for space is needed to be an advocate for the
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