WASHINGTON — The European Commission is preparing a series of programs aimed at fostering space startups and encouraging them to stay in Europe rather than leaving for the United States. Commissioners speaking this week at the Conference on European Space Policy in Brussels said the continued reservations of European investors about financing space startups is
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The healthiest neighborhoods in the Big Apple are in the outer-boroughs, listings site StreetEasy found.Getty A healthy lifestyle in New York City doesn’t come cheap. Some of the Big Apple’s most wellness-focused neighborhoods also have some of its highest rents, notes a new report compiled by the listings site StreetEasy, using data from Seamless. For example,
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BERLIN — The European Commission allocated another 96 million euros ($109 million) for the European Space Agency to spend on the Copernicus Earth-observation program in the next two years. The agreement was announced this week during the Conference on European Space Policy in Brussels, Belgium. Similar to NASA’s Landsat program, Copernicus provides Earth-observation data for free.
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WASHINGTON — Small launch vehicle developer Rocket Lab will launch an experimental satellite for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in February, the first of a planned dozen launches in 2019. Rocket Lab announced Jan. 22 that it will launch a small satellite for DARPA on the company’s Electron rocket from its launch site in
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In November, Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced that he had created the world’s first gene-edited babies. The move was met by a wave of criticism from the scientific community, and the media soon branded him the “Chinese Frankenstein”. Within days, Chinese authorities announced that they were banning He from conducting any further research and launching
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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora: What Are the Signs of High Blood
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