Satellite Data Meets Cellular DNA for Species of Interest
Portal origin URL: Satellite Data Meets Cellular DNA for Species of Interest Portal origin nid: 465626 Published: Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 07:00 Featured (stick to top of list): no Portal text teaser: NASA scientists are combining data from water samples containing fish DNA with satellite data to find native fish and identify their habitats. Portal image: Photo of helicopter over a stream
Britain partners with Oxford firm to assess coronavirus vaccine T cell responses
UK News: LONDON: Britain on Thursday said it would partner with an Oxford-based firm to provide testing for the T cell response of coronavirus vaccine candidat.
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, Russian counterparts return safely to Earth from space station
A trio of space travelers safely returned to Earth on Thursday after a six-month mission on the International Space Station.
NASA releases never-before-seen pictures of Bennu, an asteroid that may hold the building blocks of life
California has escaped the national surge in coronavirus cases. But new dangers lie ahead
Experts warn of pandemic fatigue and complacency with the approaching holidays, which have the potential to be super-spreading events.
Heat-reflecting paint keeps things cool without AC
A new white paint keeps surfaces up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than their surroundings—almost life AC or a refrigerator, but without using any energy.
Tackling alarming decline in nature requires 'safety net' of multiple, ambitious goals
A 'safety net' made up of multiple ambitious and interlinked goals is needed to tackle nature's alarming decline, according to an international team of researchers analyzing the new goals for biodiversity being drafted by the UN's Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Test and trace works better when numbers are low: UK science adviser
England's test and trace scheme needs improvement and it is hard to run an effective system when there are large and increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases, UK chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance said on Thursday.
Scientists thrilled with first look at asteroid sampler in action
The first images beamed back to Earth by NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft after it briefly landed an asteroid buoyed expectations Wednesday that the probe collected enough samples to meet the mission’s minimum requirement for return to Earth.
Experts Tell F.D.A. It Should Gather More Safety Data on Covid-19 Vaccines
In a highly anticipated meeting of the agency’s vaccine advisory board, some said that the current guidelines, which require two months of safety data after a volunteer has been vaccinated, were not enough.