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Credit: Getty Some aging men might have perked up at the news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an oral testosterone treatment for hypogonadism, or low gonadal testosterone production. After all, with advertisements bombarding them with claims that attribute all of their ills to “low T” and urge them to “ask their
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WASHINGTON — A NASA astrophysics mission that avoided cancellation last year could still face budget problems if it evades another termination threat this year, agency officials warned this week. NASA’s fiscal year 2020 budget request includes no funding for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), the next large strategic, or flagship, astrophysics mission for
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Artificial cells created inside the lab have taken another major step forward, with scientists developing cells that are able to produce their own chemical energy and synthesise parts of their own construction. That makes these artificial cells a lot more like real, biological cells – cells that can construct and organise their own building blocks naturally.
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Early this morning, India launched a missile toward space, struck an Earth-orbiting satellite, and destroyed the spacecraft. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a televised address shortly after the launch to declare the anti-satellite, or ASAT, test a success. He praised the manoeuvre, called “Mission Shakti”, as “an unprecedented achievement” that registers India as “a
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ASSOCIATED PRESS How much of a threat is space debris to the International Space Station (ISS)? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora: Space debris has the potential
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Just because a paper passes peer review, it doesn’t mean it’s right. Free for commercial use (via Pixabay) One of the most important aspects of science is to actually communicate your results to your peers. This can be done through a variety of formal and informal ways. Emails are always popular, as per usual. And
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An earlier version of this article that appeared in the March 25 issue of SpaceNews reported that the White House was seeking $1.2 billion for NESDIS.  The Trump administration’s 2020 budget plan would reduce funding by about 17 percent for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration organization that buys and operates weather satellites. In the 2020
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