Month: June 2019

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin This image is a composite of the Ring Nebula (Messier 57). It was generated by combining new Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 data with observations of the nebula’s outer halo from the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT). Despite its appearances, this object isn’t solely composed of a
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A companion animal can provide what many people these days are missing: companionship. (Photo: Getty Images) Getty They aren’t great at texting you when they are running late. You shouldn’t expect to get any car rides from them. They may poop when you are discussion something serious with them. No, they aren’t a replacement for
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WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is extending a comment period on an overhaul of commercial launch regulations as some in industry seek more discussions with the agency on the proposed revisions. In a speech at a May 30 meeting of the FAA’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) here, Wayne Monteith, FAA associate administrator
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A new drug called a cyclin inhibitor has significantly improved the survival of younger women with advanced breast cancer. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free. Getty New results presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Meeting in Chicago have shown that the addition of a drug called a cyclin inhibitor significantly increases the chance of
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“Our travels beyond the Earth propel scientific discoveries that improve our lives in countless ways here, right here, at home: powering vast new industry, spurring incredible new technology, and providing the space security we need to protect the American people.” — U.S. President Donald Trump Dec. 13, 2018 marked a  momentous day in American space
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The Ixodes persulcatus tick is suspected of carrying the newly discovered Alongshan virus. (Photo: Getty Image) Getty Just when you think you’ve mastered the Jeopardy! category of “Things that Ticks Can Carry,” along comes something else. And, spoiler alert, this new thing is not a briefcase.  A May 30 publication in the New England Journal of Medicine detailed
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday. A stranded dead gray whale is pictured at Leadbetter Point State Park,
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