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Officials forecast than 50 launches from Florida's Space Coast this year

Officials forecast than 50 launches from Florida's Space Coast this year

3 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Jan. 7 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with the the Turksat 5A communications satellite, the first launch from Florida's Space Coast in...
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Biocides

Biocides

5 hours ago   |   IFST

January 2021 Introduction In the UK, the Health and Safety Executive definition of a biocidal product is one ‘which controls harmful or unwanted organisms through chemical or...
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News story: Government publishes latest R number

5 hours ago   |   Gov

The Government Office for Science is publishing the latest R number range for the UK.
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Biden picks geneticist as science adviser, puts in Cabinet

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen a pioneering geneticist to be his science adviser and is elevating the job to a Cabinet position
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Biden will mobilize FEMA, the National Guard, and pharmacies to ramp up vaccine distribution

8 hours ago   |   STAT   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Biden's newly released vaccine distribution plan promises to dramatically increase the number of vaccination sites in America by mobilizing the...
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STAT+: Maryland Senate overrides governor's veto of prescription drug affordability board

8 hours ago   |   STAT

In response to the rising cost of medicines, the Maryland state Senate overrode a veto issued last year by Gov. Larry Hogan, who objected to funding a so-called ‘Prescription...
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Genome-sequencing pioneer Eric Lander to lead science policy for Biden

9 hours ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - President-elect Biden on Thursday nominated Broad Institute president Eric Lander to serve as his science adviser and the director of the Office of Science and...
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Stavins Essay Published in Lawfare, January 14, 2021

9 hours ago   |   Harvard

January 15, 2021 The Biden Administration and International Climate Change Policy & Action
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Moon landing: JFK's secret Apollo 11 plan exposed in newly uncovered files on NASA

Moon landing: JFK's secret Apollo 11 plan exposed in newly uncovered files on NASA

9 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE MOON LANDING of Apollo 11 was of much more strategic value to the US than simply beating the Soviet Union in the Space Race and expanding its knowledge of the Moon.
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Expert reaction to latest COVID-19 Nowcast and Forecast, by the MRC Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge

10 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The MRC Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge have released their latest nowcast and forecast of COVID-19. Prof Sheila Bird, Formerly Programme Leader, MRC...
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Blue Origin launch: Watch New Shepherd successfully launch and land...

Blue Origin launch: Watch New Shepherd successfully launch and land ‘Mannequin Skywalker'

BLUE ORIGIN has today successfully completed its first launch of 2021, Jeff Bezos' pioneering space company has confirmed. Read more ...

2020 the second warmest year on record and rounds off Earth's hottest decade

2020 the second warmest year on record and rounds off Earth's hottest decade

2020 was the second hottest year on record Last year was the second hottest year on record, with global temperatures nearly 1.3C warmer than pre-industrial times , UK... Read more ...

Archaeology breakthrough: Oldest cave painting in the world discovered in...

Archaeology breakthrough: Oldest cave painting in the world discovered in Indonesia

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered the oldest-known cave painting made by prehistoric humans after stumbling upon the image of a wild pig painted in Indonesia at least 45,500 years ago. Read more ...

Officials forecast than 50 launches from Florida's Space Coast this year

Officials forecast than 50 launches from Florida's Space Coast this year

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Jan. 7 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with the the Turksat 5A communications satellite, the first launch from Florida's Space Coast in... Read more ...

Biocides

Biocides

January 2021 Introduction In the UK, the Health and Safety Executive definition of a biocidal product is one ‘which controls harmful or unwanted organisms through chemical or... Read more ...

Moon landing: JFK's secret Apollo 11 plan exposed in newly uncovered files...

Moon landing: JFK's secret Apollo 11 plan exposed in newly uncovered files on NASA

THE MOON LANDING of Apollo 11 was of much more strategic value to the US than simply beating the Soviet Union in the Space Race and expanding its knowledge of the Moon. Read more ...

Solar storm releases 1.8 million km per hour particles headed straight...

Solar storm releases 1.8 million km per hour particles headed straight towards Earth

SOLAR winds travelling at more than 1.8 million kilometres an hour are making their way through the solar system and could soon hit Earth, astronomers have forecast for the... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Experts identify contents of Maya drug container

Archaeology news: Experts identify contents of Maya drug container

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have identified the contents of drug containers used by the Maya civilisation 1,000 years ago, offering a unique insight into how the ancient civilisation lived. Read more ...

Zombie news: Apocalypse movies helped people prepare for the pandemic, study...

Zombie news: Apocalypse movies helped people prepare for the pandemic, study shows

ZOMBIE movies prepared people for the coronavirus pandemic, researchers have revealed, showing that there are stark similarities between apocalypse fiction and the current... Read more ...

INTERVIEW: Poshmark's CEO Manish Chandra dishes on working with Serena...

INTERVIEW: Poshmark's CEO Manish Chandra dishes on working with Serena Williams, avoiding jail by partnering with the USPS, and splurging on Balenciaga sneakers

Summary List Placement Poshmark shares soared 150% in its trading debut on Thursday, opening at $97.50 per share, more than double the $42 initial price that Poshmark set... Read more ...