Sci-tech

People on Mars by 2033...or 2060

People on Mars by 2033...or 2060 All 11 partners are tasked with studying potential vehicles and refueling elements that are necessary to create a viable moon lander. There are 11 companies in total, fighting to put $45.5 million of NASA's NextSTEP money to good use and come up with the best lander study. [Full Article...]

NASA’s robot completes first hardware test in space

NASA’s robot completes first hardware test in space Astrobee, a free-flying robot system that's created to give astronauts a hand in space, has had its first hardware checks on the International Space Station . Two of the robots, Bumble and Honey, were launched to the space station on April. 17. The Astrobee is described as a free-flying system - it was made specifically to operate in the ISS's microgravity environment. [Full Article...]

Greenpeace activists blockade BP headquarters

Greenpeace activists blockade BP headquarters Activists are blocking the entrances to BP's London HQ. Writing on Twitter , they wrote: "We've met with BP several times but they're still continuing a business which is incompatible with a healthy & prosperous future". "BP must clean up or clear out #BPshutdown ", Greenpeace UK said. Paul Morozzo, an activist who is occupying one of the containers, said: "We're shutting down BP's headquart... [Full Article...]

Bedbugs were around 100 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed

Bedbugs were around 100 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed This is due to the fact that bedbugs glom on to animals that live in stationary homes (nests, burrows), which was a habit that dinosaurs-who were roamers-never adopted. "Although, we don't yet know what their host was at the time when T. rex walked the Earth". When bedbugs changed hosts, they also didn't always adapt to stay on that host but maintained the ability to jump back to their origi... [Full Article...]

414 mn pieces of plastic found on remote islands

414 mn pieces of plastic found on remote islands Scientists from the University of Tasmania collected plastic, glass, wood, and metal items from 25 beaches on seven islands across 110 sq m. About 414 million scraps of plastic, which included about one million shoes and 370,000 toothbrushes, have been discovered brought by the waves on the beaches of isolated Cocos , or Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean , the report says. [Full Article...]

Most likely election result is return of Australia govt

Most likely election result is return of Australia govt The death of Bob Hawke on the eve of the Australian federal elections has deprived the country of one of its most prominent and respected post-war voices. Morrison accused Labor of indulging in self-congratulation with the reminder of the Whitlam victory. The Labor Party has promised more free health care, greater spending on education and tax cuts for the middle and working classes. [Full Article...]

Late season storm brings snow, rain to California

Late season storm brings snow, rain to California The storm system is forecast to move inland by Thursday evening, delivering more rain and, in the western Rockies, some snow. The latest round of storms have brought rain to the region, and enough snow at higher elevations to result in the California Department of Transportation placing chain controls in both directions on Interstate 80 during the early hours of Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

Most Extensive Synthetic Genome Project to Date

Most Extensive Synthetic Genome Project to Date It's not the first time a bacteria has been created with a synthetic DNA , but this achievement is by far the most complex achievement. Researchers have generated E. Chin tells Begley, "There are many possible ways you can recode a genome, but a lot of them are problematic: The cell dies". Codons containing three of the four nucleobases cytosine, guanine, adenine or thymine can encode eith... [Full Article...]


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