The Black In Cardio week highlighted celebrated Black excellence in the cardiovascular field and … [+] raised awareness about cardiovascular diseases in the Black community. getty The Black In Cardio Week ran from 19 to 25 October 2020, where eight researchers organized a series of virtual activities and panels to both celebrate Black scientists in
The American people always have possessed a very personal relationship with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Like all personal relationships, the EPA and its public have their share of successes and shortcomings, adjustments of expectations to realities, and recognition that the daily grind of complexity reveals our own values however much they end up
A picture taken on June 3, 2020 shows an oil refinery in Libya’s northern town of Ras Lanuf. – Libya’s National Oil Company said Monday it had restarted production at Al-Fil oil field, closed since January by the forces of eastern military strongman Khalifa Haftar. The NOC’s announcement came a day after output resumed at
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden signs official documents needed to receive his party’s official nomination next week during an event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., August 14, 2020. Carlos Barria | Reuters Big Tech stocks are holding up fine despite the threat of increased regulation from U.S. lawmakers. But political strategist and venture capitalist Bradley Tusk
WASHINGTON — More than two years after Lockheed Martin announced it would be one of the first customers of a proposed spaceport in Scotland, the company has decided to move to another proposed spaceport there. The U.K. Space Agency announced Oct. 22 that it backed a proposal by the company to shift its planned U.K.
Many in the United States are casting their votes for president ahead of election day, 3 November.Credit: Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty The bitterly contested US presidential election is just 11 days away, although many Americans are already casting ballots by mail and at select polling places. National polls give Democratic challenger Joe Biden a moderate lead. But
A “Blue Moon” is defined as the second Full Moon in one calendar month—it has nothing to do with the … [+] color of the lunar surface. getty Each Monday I pick out the northern hemisphere’s celestial highlights (mid-northern latitudes) for the week ahead, but be sure to check my main feed for more in-depth
Apple Card Apple Some Amazon users discovered on Friday that saved Apple Card numbers had been removed from their Amazon accounts. CNBC confirmed with two separate Amazon accounts that an Apple Card used to make a purchase on Thursday had been removed as a payment option on Friday. Amazon said it has not intentionally removed
A new psychology study investigating the best way to say ‘thank you’ has now offered a few preliminary tips for those looking to strengthen their romantic relationships. In both diary entries and conversation studies, psychologists found the best way to express gratitude is to elaborate on how responsive your loved one was to your needs.
Tranche 1 is envisioned to have about 100 to 150 space vehicles, developed and manufactured by multiple vendors. WASHINGTON — The Space Development Agency in recent months acquired 28 satellites that it plans to launch in 2022. It is now preparing for its next big procurement of up to 150 satellites to be launched in
Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Tracing connections, such as those in this section of the fruit-fly brain, could uncover links between neural architecture, biology and disease.Credit: FlyEM at HHMI/Google Research Artificial intelligence and improved microscopy make it feasible to mapping the
The National Weather Service’s ice accumulation forecast for October 26-27, 2020. NOAA/National Weather Service A winter storm rolling out of the Rockies could coat parts the southern Plains in a layer of ice to start the week. The potential for wintry precipitation could reach as far as southwestern Texas. Some communities could see more than
Sundar Pichai, senior vice president for Chrome at Google Inc., holds up a new Chromebook Pixel as he speaks during a launch event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Google Inc., owner of the world’s most popular search engine, debuted a touchscreen version of the Chromebook laptop, stepping up its challenge
A touch of history for our first asteroid sample return mission, a safe return from the International Space Station, and a big move in preparation for Artemis I … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Touch%20of%20History%20for%20Asteroid%20Sample%20Return%20Mission%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20October%2023,%202020
People thrive all across the globe, at every temperature, altitude, and landscape. How did human beings become so successful at adapting to whatever environment we wind up in? Human origins researchers like me are interested in how this quintessential human trait, adaptability, evolved. At a site in Kenya, my colleagues and I have been working
SAN FRANCISCO — Two years after acquiring mobile satellite services provider Thuraya Telecommunications, Emerati fleet operator Yahsat is prepared to begin updating its L-band fleet. In August, Yahsat announced a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for Thuraya-4 NGS that includes an option for a second identical satellite, Thuraya-5 NGS. Yahsat plans to spend approximately
Changing seasons might affect the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, but researchers say it’s too early to tell.Credit: Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto/Getty Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and researchers warn that COVID-19 outbreaks are likely to get worse, especially in regions that don’t have the virus’s spread under control. “This virus is going to have a
US President Donald Trump just signed an Executive Order that established Schedule F, a new class of … [+] government employee. Will this make it easier for him to dismiss someone like Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci, whom Trump has clashed with about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic response?
Foundem creators Shivaun and Adam Raff stand outside of the European Court of Justice for Google’s appeal hearing in its competition case in 2020. Shivaun Raff When Shivaun Raff began speaking with European regulators about her complaints of Google’s exclusionary conduct over a decade ago, she seemed to stand more or less alone. “Where is
The quality and complexity of dreams appear to change with our stages of sleep, according to a new analysis. Before the twenty-first century, we used to think dreams only occurred during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, but more recent research shows people sometimes recall dreams even when they are woken from non-REM stages of sleep.