Photos: Proton fires off the launch pad with two U.S.-built satellites
Six RD-276 engines powered a Russian Proton rocket off the launch pad Wednesday at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, boosting a television broadcast payload for Eutelsat and the first commercial robotic satellite servicing spacecraft into orbit.
Can Mayors Save the World From Climate Change?
Australia’s northern coast is a case study on the impacts of a warming planet. Small-town leaders there are struggling with constituents who doubt reality.
Chandrayaan 2's orbiter observes solar flares, will help understand Sun better
A payload on board Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter, circling the Moon’s orbit at 100km, has measured solar flares between September 30 and October 1, which will help scientists better understand various processes on the Sun. Currently, the solar cycle is heading towards minima and the Sun has been extremely quiet for the past few months. Therefore, XSM could observe a series of small flares.
Drug reverses signs of liver disease in people living with HIV
Researchers report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis (scarring) in people living with HIV.
U.S. regulators allow genetically modified cotton as human food source
U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light for genetically modified cotton to be used for human consumption, paving the way for a protein-packed new food source - edible cottonseed that tastes a bit like chickpeas - that its developers said could help tackle global malnutrition.
Milky Way Raids Intergalactic 'Bank Accounts,' Hubble Study Finds
Portal origin URL: Milky Way Raids Intergalactic 'Bank Accounts,' Hubble Study Finds Portal origin nid: 453026 Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:00 Featured (stick to top of list): no Portal text teaser: Gas blown out of the Milky Way disk from exploding stars falls back onto the galaxy to form new generations of stars. In an effort to account for this recycling process, astronomers were surprised to find a surplus of incoming gas. Portal image: Artist’s Impression of Milky Way Inflo...
Sorry, Darwin, but bacteria don’t compete to survive
Bacteria buck Charles Darwin's theory of "survival of the fittest" and instead work together to lift up the weakest in their group to boost survival.