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NASA’s Osiris Rex mission has just reached a major milestone with a successful collection of a sample of material from the asteroid Bennu. Now the material is safely stowed and on its way back to Earth. The asteroid belt is the solar system’s ultimate time capsule. The rocky debris scattered...
Growing meat without the need to grow a whole animal has been the dream of agriculturalists and foodies everywhere for decades.  More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon to try to truly recreate the experience of eating meat without the downsides so often associated with its creation. ...
SpaceX’s Starlink satellite cluster has been receiving more and more headline space recently as it continues adding satellites at a breathtaking pace.  Much of this news coverage has focused on how it’s impacting amateur skygazers and how it could benefit people in far-flung regions.  But technical details do matter,...
California wildfires have become a major source of concern not just for Californians but for the entire global community. Year after year, it ravaged through millions of acres and districts the Californian wildlife and vegetation. While the California wildfires 2020 has not started officially, experts say that it’s going...
California resembles nothing short of an apocalyptic wasteland presently. The state is witnessing more than 30 wildfires at the moment. This happened after a lightning storm hit the state earlier this week. The wildfires in California are clustered in regions like the North of San Francisco and along the...
One wish will soon be struck off of the wishlist of many doctors, researchers, and patients worldwide - a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. The studies have been presented virtually during the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2020, this week. This particular blood test can detect the Tau protein...
A team of scientists from Japan and America successfully carried out a research which shows that microscopic life can survive, although in a dormant state, even in less-than hospitable environments.  The team has effectively revived tiny microbes which were trapped in a dormant state. The microscopic elements found were lying...
The Hubble Space Telescope that has spent more than 30 years orbiting 340 miles above Earth has recently done an incredible job in photography. Although an aged satellite, it has not given up on quality work. As recent as earlier this month Hubble captured an incredible and crystal clear image...
Bill Gates stated on Wednesday that multiple doses of a potential vaccine of the coronavirus would be required for immunization. He said: "None of the vaccines at this point appear like they'll work with a single dose," Gates said. "That was the hope at the very beginning." More than...
The US's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the emergency use of the Ebola medication Remdesivir for treating COVID-19. The approval implies the anti-viral medication would now be able to be applied to people who are hospitalized with extreme Covid-19. An ongoing clinical preliminary demonstrated the medication abbreviated the recuperation...