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Hidden galaxies, a doomed Mars, and plenty of supernovae drive the week in science

Hidden galaxies, a doomed Mars, and plenty of supernovae drive the week in science

4 hours ago   |   TechRadar

This week's science news was full of supernovae, hidden galaxies, private space stations, and the discovery that Mars was doomed from the start.
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Fire and Ice review: A fascinating tour of weird space volcanoes

20 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Natalie Starkey's new book will make you rethink what you thought you knew about how volcanoes around our solar system look, what they do and what comes out of them when they erupt
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Opinion: Space-bound billionaires can help make the world a healthier place through research

20 hours ago   |   STAT

SpaceX Inspiration4, funded by billionaire Jared Isaacman, recently orbited the Earth for three days with an all-civilian crew. It was preceded by two shorter spaceflights also...
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SpaceX sees growing demand for private Crew Dragon missions

SpaceX sees growing demand for private Crew Dragon missions

23 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet snapped this view of two SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docked at the International Space Station during a spacewalk Sept. 12. SpaceX's...
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Video: Inspiration4 booster returns to SpaceX hangar for refurbishment

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

 The Falcon 9 rocket used last week to launch the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew into space has returned to a SpaceX hangar at Kennedy Space Center for refurbishment ahead of...
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NASA official says Starliner demo mission not likely to launch until next year

NASA official says Starliner demo mission not likely to launch until next year

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft returned to the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at Kennedy Space Center on Aug. 19 for troubleshooting. Credit: Boeing The head of...
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NASA expert sounds alarm over 'serious issue' on ISS: 'Don't know what's happening!'

NASA expert sounds alarm over 'serious issue' on ISS: 'Don't know what's happening!'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

A NASA expert has sounded the alarm over a "serious issue" on the International Space Station , adding that engineers have analysed it and "don't exactly understand" why it has...
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EU considers investing in UK's Galileo replacement as bloc on brink of losing space race

EU considers investing in UK's Galileo replacement as bloc on brink of losing space race

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE EU has opened the door to investing in what is being tipped as the UK's Galileo replacement in order to challenge Elon Musk in space, according to reports.
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NASA announces reorganization of human spaceflight directorate

NASA announces reorganization of human spaceflight directorate

2 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Kathy Lueders, who has led NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate for more than a year, will be the associate administrator for the new Space Operations...
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NASA completes swing arm test on SLS launch platform

NASA completes swing arm test on SLS launch platform

2 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A view of NASA's Space Launch System inside High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building. This picture was taken Sept. 17 after retraction of work platforms ahead of the...
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Hidden galaxies, a doomed Mars, and plenty of supernovae drive the week in...

Hidden galaxies, a doomed Mars, and plenty of supernovae drive the week in science

This week's science news was full of supernovae, hidden galaxies, private space stations, and the discovery that Mars was doomed from the start. Read more ...

Connected for COP26: How Water Treatment Scientists Can Help Achieve A...

By Rami Elias Kremesti M.Sc., CSci, CEnv, CWEM This year, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Glasgow on 31 October - 12 November 2021. The... Read more ...

Higher Education Technician Summit returns for 2021

Higher Education Technician Summit , which celebrates the success and achievements of technicians in higher education and research returns in November 2021. Date: 10 November... Read more ...

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Why many food experts don't want a new international body for food science

Why many food experts don't want a new international body for food science

Two years of discussions and negotiations culminated on Thursday and Friday, as stakeholders from around the world convened for the first-ever United Nations Food Systems... Read more ...

STAT+: WHO adds Regeneron drug to recommended Covid-19 treatments, but...

The World Health Organization added a Regeneron Pharmaceuticals medication to its list of recommended treatments for Covid-19, and at the same time, joined Unitaid in... Read more ...

September 2021 Issue of Food Science & Technology journal published

The September 2021 issue of the Food Science & Technology Journal has been published online and is freely available to IFST members. This issue includes articles on: IFST... Read more ...

Biden's chaotic messaging on Covid-19 boosters is pitting the White House...

WASHINGTON - The White House's chaotic, contradictory messaging on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots has given Americans whiplash. But more concerning, experts say, is that it... Read more ...

Tomato is first CRISPR-edited food to go on sale in the world

A tomato with higher levels of a nutrient linked to reduced stress can now be bought in Japan - it is the first CRISPR-edited food in the world to be launched commercially Read more ...

Gilda: biomedical entity text normalization with machine-learned...

Benjamin M. Gyori, Charles Tapley Hoyt, and Albert Steppi. 2021. “ Gilda: biomedical entity text normalization with machine-learned disambiguation as a service .” bioRxiv... Read more ...