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Coronavirus | RT-LAMP: a new technology for detecting COVID-19

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 16:52
The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, causes the Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) and this pandemic. It is highly infective, and everyday thousands of people are newly infected. Since there is no vaccine or cure for the novel coronavirus infection till ...

China's Chang'e 5 Spacecraft Successfully Enters Lunar Orbit

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 16:33
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China's Chang'e 5 sample-return mission has successfully entered the orbit of the moon on Saturday, after almost 112 hours of flight, the Lunar Exploration Program of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said. "Having flown ...

Jupiter and Saturn are going to form a 'double planet' before Christmas

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 16:00
Jupiter and Saturn will align in December to create a seemingly “double planet” in the night sky — and it's going to happen just before Christmas. What's going on? Popular Mechanics reports that Jupiter and Saturn will align for the first time in centuries. In fact ...

A route for avoiding defects during additive manufacturing

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 15:47
Date: November 27, 2020; Source: College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Summary: Research reveals how pores form during metals additive manufacturing and become defects trapped in solidifying metal. The practical value of this research is ...

Meet the toxic African rat that figured out how to kill an elephant

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 15:18
This is no pizza rat that grabs the goods and runs. The African crested rat has a personality so toxic that it chews on a poisonous tree, flings the nuggets onto its back, where the venom hides in special, texturized hairs until the next predator — hyena or wild ...

Threatened by fire and illegal hunting, the jaguar resists in South America

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:33
From the humid depths of tropical forests, the mystical and silent jaguar, America's largest feline, resists the adversities of fire, deforestation and poaching. This Sunday 29 marks the International Jaguar Day, the date on which environmental organizations are ...

Scientists offer a brand new periodic table, and it's a journey

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:18
Periodic table of elements, prepared mainly by Russian chemists, Dmitry Mendeleev (1834-1907), celebrated it 150th Anniversary last year. It would be difficult to overstate its importance as an administrative theory of chemistry – all emerging chemists ...

BioVyzr COVID-19 Helmet Promises Full Protection Against Coronavirus, Better Than Face Masks

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:16
A Canadian inventor may have found the best solution against coronavirus with his COVID-19 helmet that feels like standing under an umbrella. Vyzr Technologies co-founder Yezin Al-Qaysi invented a shield called BioVyzr that promises complete protection ...

Covid: Nadhim Zahawi appointed as vaccine rollout minister

Health News BBC - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:13
Nadhim Zahawi will oversee distributing the vaccine in England until at least summer 2021.

Demystifying Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Protect Species

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:09
Demystifying traditional Chinese medicine for conservationists could be the key to better protecting endangered species like pangolins, tigers and rhino, according to University of Queensland-led researchers. UQ PhD candidate Hubert Cheung said efforts to ...

ISS astronauts celebrated Thanksgiving aboard the space station

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:04
Thanksgiving 2020 was as much of a mess for most people as the majority of the year has been. Many were unable to visit family due to social distancing. Astronauts aboard the ISS were about as socially distanced from their families as you can get, but they ...

For first time in nearly 800 years, Jupiter and Saturn will look like 'double planet'

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 13:33
Are you someone who loves various celestial events? Do you often find yourself gazing at the sky? If you murmured “Yes” to any or both the questions, then you'll be happy to know that December has an amazing gift to offer. Just a few days before Christmas ...

Electronic Skin With Strength, Sensitivity of Real Flesh Can be Used to Collect Biological Data in Real-time

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 13:32
A product that imitates human skin in terms of strength, stretchability, and sensitivity can apparently also be used to collect biological data in real-time. This electronic skin or e-skin might play a crucial role in next-generation prosthetics, personalised medicine, ...

The Full Beaver Moon In Gemini Is Here To Make Your Life A Judgement-Free Zone

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 13:13
From Women's Health. On November 30, 2020, the Full Beaver Moon in Gemini is happening. This full moon will inspire you to focus on yourself and embrace doing your own thing. The moon affects all zodiac signs, but Sagittarius and Gemini will feel it the ...

NASA offering $25000 prize for inventive ways to unload cargo from lunar rovers, other spacecraft

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 13:05
NASA wants to put humans back on the moon. There's one potential snag: The agency isn't sure how it will unload the supplies astronauts will need to build their base camp and conduct scientific experiments there. Support our journalism. Subscribe today.

Scientists Won't be Able to Observe Changes in South and North Pole Ice for 2 to 5 Years

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 12:49
Experts sent a letter, signed by almost 600 Scientists, to the European Commission and the European Space Agency listing their concerns. By Bhaswati Guha Majumder. November 28, 2020 20:43 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is ...

Is Roscosmos Planning to Leave ISS? Russia's Own Space Station May Be Launched in 2025

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 12:45
With the International Space Station entering its final stretch of lifespan, Russian module Zvezda's Flight Director said it was better to launch its own space station. By Krishnendu Banerjee. November 28, 2020 20:45 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos.

'The Big Bang Theory' Short Sitcom Episodes Cost a Whopping $9 Million to Create

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 12:34
Everyone knows it takes money to make money, and the creative minds behind the top television shows and films aren't afraid to stretch the budget to its limits in order to bring their vision to life. These staggering costs can be eye-popping, but they often pay ...

A Canadian inventor says many people prefer his $379 BioVyzr COVID-19 helmet to masks

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 12:32
The $379 COVID-19 visor weighs 2.5 kilograms and “feels like you're standing under an umbrella.” VYZR. Researchers have debated how protective masks are from COVID-19. A Danish study says they're not as effective as we think. While the Centers for ...

Scientists are proposing a whole new timetable, which is a journey

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 11:54
The chronology of the elements, mainly developed by a Russian chemist, Dmitry Mendeleev (1834-1907), celebrated 150th Anniversary Last year. It is difficult to overstate its importance as an organizing principle in chemistry – all emerging chemists are ...

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