Monday, January 20, 2020

SpaceX crew capsule escape test a success as crowds watch rocket explode

SpaceX has completed its last big test of its crew capsule before it launches astronauts for Nasa in the next few months. The test...

SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort...

SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida after rocket failure test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort...

SpaceX capsule splashes down after rocket failure test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a dramatic emergency landing on Sunday to test a key abort system on an...

SpaceX astronaut capsule splashes down off Florida after rocket failure test

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Crew Dragon astronaut capsule, lifts off on an in-flight abort test , a key milestone before...

From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine’s new frontier | Edward Bullmore

Unlikely as it may seem, #inflammation has become a hashtag. It seems to be everywhere suddenly, up to all sorts of tricks. Rather...

Cannabis compound could be weapon in fight against superbugs

A compound made by cannabis plants has been found to wipe out drug-resistant bacteria and break down persistent films of the microbes, raising...

SpaceX to attempt rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test...

If you are confronting a midlife crisis, put up a fight – and take...

Modern life has made us all so ill that we have been compelled to invent its polar opposite, “wellness”. It is not enough...

I thought I had hit the age of peak happiness. How wrong I was

So,” I say to my wife, “I’ve been asked to write about happiness peaking when we hit 47.2 years of age.” She stares...

The five: changes in animal behaviour due to global heating

Leatherback turtles Last week it was reported that rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents are causing leatherback turtles’ journeys from nesting to feeding...

Coronavirus: China reports 17 new cases of Sars-like mystery virus

China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious Sars-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China’s...

SpaceX to try rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

New construction surrounds the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 booster rocket on historic Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center at...

Maine's giant spinning ice disc looks like it's reforming

What goes around comes around. An ice disc appears to be forming in the same Maine river where an unusually large one formed last...

Bad weather forces delay of SpaceX simulated rocket failure test

CAPE CANAVERAL (Reuters) - Bad weather forced Elon Musk’s SpaceX to delay until Sunday a test in which it will destroy one of...

Musk's SpaceX to simulate rocket failure in final astronaut capsule test

CAPE CANAVERAL (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX is gearing up to destroy one of its own rockets on Saturday to test a crucial...

Chinese engineer demonstrates how humans could grow flowers and vegetables on the moon 

A Chinese engineer reveals how he grew the FIRST EVER plant...

Leaked images of an Huawei's P40 smart phone reveal device has SEVEN cameras

Huawei's new P40 smart phone will be made of ceramic and...

NASA proposes mushrooms could build structures on the moon and Mars

Could buildings on the moon be made from MUSHROOMS? NASA proposes...

US military training could jam GPS systems for planes flying southeast and over the...

US military training could jam GPS systems for planes flying southeast...

Björk creates an AI composition that creates music that creates music to the weather

Björk creates new choir music with Microsoft AI software that will...

'Dancing dragon' shows feathers grew differently on dinosaurs and birds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An exquisite fossil of a fierce little Chinese dinosaur dubbed the “dancing dragon” that lived 120 million years ago -...

Tesla under investigation over claims three of their models can suddenly accelerate on their...

Tesla under investigation over claims 500,000 of their cars can suddenly...

Nestlé set to release 'eco-friendly' plant-based bratwurst and Chorizo sausages

Burger King's Impossible Whopper Dunkin's Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich ...

Apple customers say latest updates of $250 AirPod Pro killed the earbuds' noise-cancelling feature

Apple customers say latest update of $250 AirPods Pro is killing...

Local Alaskan pizza place flies 150 pies to customers each week in an airplane

Local Alaskan pizza place flies 150 pies to customers each week...

LEDs used in tests to replace invasive medical procedures

The days of needing to have medical devices removed through an invasive procedure could be numbered. Researchers have produced gadgets such as gastric...

Nocturnal animals first evolved to make noise so they could communicate in the dark 

The ability of animals to make vocal noises began 200 million years ago due to nocturnal animals needing to communicate in the dark,...

The Guardian view on ‘flight shaming’: face it – life must change | Editorial

It started in Sweden, where the term flygskam (flight shame) was coined in 2018 to describe the unease about flying experienced by environmentally...