SciTechDaily: “National Radio Astronomy Observatory Congratulates Winners of Breakthrough Prize Awards” plus 13 more

SciTechDaily: “National Radio Astronomy Observatory Congratulates Winners of Breakthrough Prize Awards” plus 13 more

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National Radio Astronomy Observatory Congratulates Winners of Breakthrough Prize Awards

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 09:41 AM PDT

Explosion From Collision of Two Neutron Stars

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) congratulates the four astronomers honored by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation which awarded them the 2022 New Horizons in Physics...

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FDA Panel Voted 16–2 To Deny Authorization of Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine “Booster” Shot to the General Public

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 08:40 AM PDT

Vaccine Doctor Syringe

The key scientific advisory council of the Food and Drug Administration has voted to deny authorization of a "booster" shot of Pfizer's mRNA vaccine to...

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Orphan Risks: Elon Musk’s Tesla Bot Raises Serious Concerns – But Probably Not the Ones You Think

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 07:24 AM PDT

Tesla Bot Close Up

Elon Musk announced a humanoid robot designed to help with those repetitive, boring tasks people hate doing. Musk suggested it could run to the grocery...

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The Human Cell Atlas: AI Helps To Spot Single Diseased Cells

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 06:16 AM PDT

ScArches COVID-19

The Human Cell Atlas is the world's largest, growing single-cell reference atlas. It contains references of millions of cells across tissues, organs and developmental stages....

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Astronomers Solve 900-Year-Old Cosmic Mystery Surrounding Famous Chinese Supernova of 1181AD

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 05:39 AM PDT

Pa 30

A 900-year-old cosmic mystery surrounding the origins of a famous supernova first spotted over China in 1181AD has finally been solved, according to an international...

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New Polymer Can Boost Solar Cell Performance

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 04:46 AM PDT

Novel Polymer Can Boost Solar Cell Performance

Skoltech researchers and their colleagues have synthesized a new conjugated polymer for organic electronics using two different chemical reactions and shown the impact of the...

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NASA Selects Five U.S. Companies – Including SpaceX and Blue Origin – for Artemis Lunar Lander Concepts

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 04:06 AM PDT

SpaceX Starship Human Lunar Lander

NASA has selected five U.S. companies to help the agency enable a steady pace of crewed trips to the lunar surface under the agency's Artemis...

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Fireproof and Comfortable Cotton: Protective Fabric Without Formaldehyde

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 03:17 AM PDT

Flame Retardant Cotton

A new chemical process developed by Empa turns cotton into a fire-resistant fabric, that nevertheless retains the skin-friendly properties of cotton. State-of-the-art flame retardant cotton...

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NASA to Announce Landing Site on Moon for Artemis Lunar Robotic Rover

Posted: 18 Sep 2021 02:13 AM PDT

VIPER Rover

NASA will host a media teleconference Monday, September 20, at 4 p.m. EDT, to announce the lunar landing site for the agency's Volatiles Investigating Polar...

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Pioneering and Highly Accurate Approach to Clocking Electron Movements Inside an Atom

Posted: 17 Sep 2021 10:39 PM PDT

Precise Synchronization of X-ray and External Laser Pulses

New technique delivers resolution improvement in ultrafast processes. An international consortium of scientists, initiated by Reinhard Kienberger, Professor of Laser and X-ray Physics at the...

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We Asked a NASA Scientist: Could Microbes Survive a Trip to Mars? [Video]

Posted: 17 Sep 2021 09:36 PM PDT

Spaceship to Mars Illustration

Could Earth-based microbes survive a trip to Mars? Yes! That's why we made sure NASA's Perseverance Mars rover met cleanliness requirements before leaving our home...

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Do You Think You’re Exclusively Straight? Influencing People’s Perceptions of Their Sexual Orientation

Posted: 17 Sep 2021 08:46 PM PDT

Sexuality Spectrum

Scientific research has shown that sexuality exists on a spectrum. But how certain are people about where they fit on it? A new University of...

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What You Eat May Affect Risk and Severity of COVID-19

Posted: 17 Sep 2021 08:03 PM PDT

Healthy vs Unhealthy Diet Choices

A healthy plant-based diet was linked to a lower risk of getting COVID-19, and among people with COVID-19, a lower risk of experiencing severe symptoms....

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How Do Bats Resist COVID? Insights Could Lead to New Treatments for Humans

Posted: 17 Sep 2021 11:00 AM PDT

Greater Horseshoe Bat

Using bats' responses to SARS-CoV-2 may provide key insights into therapies for COVID-19. A paper published in the prestigious journal, Science Immunology, explores the idea that...

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