South Korean rocket fails to reach orbit on inaugural test flight
South Korea's first domestically produced satellite launcher failed to reach orbit on its inaugural test flight Thursday, and a preliminary review of data indicated the rocket's third stage shut down early, officials said.
Some of the world’s oldest rubies linked to early life
While analyzing some of the world's oldest colored gemstones, researchers discovered carbon residue that was once ancient life, encased in a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby.
Who needs COVID boosters? Experts must decide with incomplete data
Scientists are trying to decide who should be eligible for COVID-19 booster shots, but they're missing key data that would help them.
Studying the Edge of the Sun’s Magnetic Bubble
Portal origin URL: Studying the Edge of the Sun’s Magnetic Bubble Portal origin nid: 474746 Published: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00 Featured (stick to top of list): no Portal text teaser: Our corner of the universe, the solar system, is nestled inside the Milky Way galaxy, home to more than 100 billion stars. The solar system is encased in a bubble called the heliosphere, which separates us from the vast galaxy beyond – and some of its harsh space radiation. Portal image: An illustration...
Cat bacteria treats mouse skin infection, scientists find
Science News: WASHINGTON: Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found on healthy cats to successfully treat a skin .
The Triassic's Fearsome Dinosaur Was a Timid Plant Eater
A new analysis of fossilized footprints corrects what earlier scientists mistook for a very early carnivore in the dinosaur era.
Protein leak discovery may enhance treatment for lung diseases
The discovery of a new biomarker could improve both the diagnosis and treatment of chronic lung diseases like asthma and COPD, researchers report.