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Ingenuity helicopter flight stalled for first time due to unusual Mars weather

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 20:16
By Ashley Strickland, CNN. CNN — For the first time ever, a flight delay has occurred on another planet due to bad weather. The Ingenuity helicopter, which was slated to take to Martian skies on January 5, had to push its 19th flight back because of an ...

Study: Earth's core is cooling faster than scientists thought

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 20:07
When the Earth loses all of its heat, it will lose its magnetic field, which would cause the entire planet to become uninhabitable and solid rock, NBC News reported. ©2022 Cox Media Group.

Abuses of a superstar pastor; The big business of the Olympics

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 20:04
"The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill" tells the inside story of one of the country's first internet celebrity pastors and how his fall from grace shattered a community. Podcast host Mike Cosper talks about this intersection of faith, fame and power.

Babies can tell who has close relationships based on one clue: Saliva

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 19:19
Date: January 20, 2022; Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Summary: Neuroscientists have identified a specific signal that young children and even babies can use to determine whether two people have a strong relationship and a mutual ...

Babies can tell who has close relationships based on one clue: saliva

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 19:01
MIT neuroscientists have now identified a specific signal that young children and even babies use to determine whether two people have a strong relationship and a mutual obligation to help each other: whether those two people kiss, share food, or have ...

Landmark Advancement in Flow Cytometry Technology With Potential To Transform Immunology and Genomics ...

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 19:00
Technology breakthrough has potential to transform wide range of disciplines from immunology and genomics research to cell-based therapeutics. BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced ...

Landmark advancement in flow cytometry technology

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 19:00
The new technology has the potential to transform immunology, cell biology and genomics research and enable new cell-based therapeutic discovery. Cell sorting through flow cytometry is a technique that enables scientists ...

Even babies and toddlers know that swapping saliva is a sure sign of love

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 19:00
Kissing on the mouth, sharing a spoon, taking licks off of someone's ice-cream cone — all of these activities generally only happen when people have an especially intimate relationship, and this fact appears to be obvious to infants who are only 8 to 10 ...

Monster black hole spotted 'giving birth' to stars

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:52
Astronomers have spotted a black hole "giving birth" to stars at the center of a nearby dwarf galaxy — and the stellar newborns are tethered to the black hole by a massive "umbilical cord" made of gas and dust. The supermassive black hole, ...

'Death Star' moon may have hidden internal ocean: scientists

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:48
A moon that looks like the Death Star from “Star Wars” may have something hiding beneath its surface. That something? A whole ocean. Science Alert reports how new research into Mimas—one of Saturn's 82 moons that has a huge crater on its surface and ...

Dust storm grounded Mars helicopter, but it's ready to fly again

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:47
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- One of the Red Planet's famous dust storms has kept the Mars helicopter Ingenuity grounded for two weeks, but the aircraft is scheduled for its 19th flight as early as Sunday, according to NASA.

COROS Adds Virtual Run & CORE Body Temp Support

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:47
COROS has launched yet another firmware update today, and as usual, adding a slate of features. Most of these features aren't new to the landscape of sports watches, but some of them are new to how they're implemented in the industry.

WATCH: Iowa man taking out trash witnesses meteor in sky

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:26
BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC/Gray News) - An Iowa man who was taking his trash can to the curb early Thursday morning witnessed an unexpected surprise in the night sky. KWQC obtained a video of a meteor, which was captured on a security camera at Bill ...

Here's why whales don't drown when they gulp down food underwater

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:25
New research may just hold the answer. Researchers found that lunge-feeding whales have an 'oral plug', a fleshy bulb in their mouths that moves backwards to seal off the upper airways during feeding, while their larynx closes to block the lower airways.

Legged Robots Learn to Hike Harsh Terrain

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:15
Robots, like humans, generally use two different sensory modalities when interacting with the world. There's exteroceptive perception (or exteroception), which comes from external sensing systems like lidar, cameras, and eyeballs.

Historic Mars weather delay pushes Ingenuity helicopter's next flight to Sunday

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 17:53
NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter has notched yet another milestone — the first weather-related flight delay on another planet. Ingenuity was scheduled to make its 19th Red Planet hop on Jan. 5. On New Year's Day, however, a strong dust storm kicked up ...

Polymer upcycling of common plastic adds toughness, recyclability to structural adhesives

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 17:44
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory used polymer chemistry to transform a common household plastic into a reusable adhesive with a rare combination of strength and ductility, making it one of the toughest materials ...

Stop caging people with autism and learning disabilities, says Robert Buckland

Health News BBC - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 17:42
Ex-minister Robert Buckland urges the government to end detention in hospitals for long periods.

American Meteor Society gets more than 100 reports of meteor

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 16:36
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Did you see a meteor in the sky early Thursday morning? The American Meteor Society reported 117 sightings of a fireball in the sky around 6:47 a.m. Below is a map showing the sightings across the Midwest.

NASA's InSight Mars lander awakens from 'safe mode' after Red Planet dust storm

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 16:31
An artist's depiction of NASA's InSight lander at work on Mars, with the dome of. (Image credit: NASA). A NASA spacecraft has safely ...

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