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How to catch a glimpse of This comet NEOWISE dazzling the skies now

How to catch a glimpse of This comet NEOWISE dazzling the skies now

For any early birds who have ventured outside in the US this week, you may have seen a tiny — yet spectacular — sight in the pre-dawn sky. A comet with a bright, opulent tail has been gracing the skies in the wee morning hours before sunrise, and it’s been giving photographers quite the show…

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe swings through Venus’tail’ in flyby Now

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe swings through Venus’tail’ in flyby Now

Home News Science & Astronomy An artist’s depiction of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe flying past Venus. (Image: © NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben) A daring sun-grazing NASA spacecraft turns its focus to Venus today (July 10) with a critical flyby that will pass through the planet’s weird “tail.”The Parker Solar Probe, which NASA launched in August…

NASA’s Curiosity rover starts Red Planet road trip up Martian mountain

NASA’s Curiosity rover starts Red Planet road trip up Martian mountain

Home News Spaceflight NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover captured this view, which was stitched together from 28 different images, from “Greenheugh Pediment” on April 9, 2020. In the foreground is the pediment’s sandstone cap. At center is the “clay-bearing unit,” and the floor of Gale Crater is in the distance. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)Like many Americans this…

Breakthrough in debilitating disease fight as scientists Produce revolutionary mitochondrial DNA editing tool

Breakthrough in debilitating disease fight as scientists Produce revolutionary mitochondrial DNA editing tool

A multidisciplinary group of teams from across the US have developed an extremely precise technique to edit inside the mitochondria of the cell for the first time in history. Previously scientists could only make changes to the cell’s nucleus, but not to the mitochondria or the “powerhouse” of the cell, as gene-editing tools were simply…

World’s 1st necklace?  Prehistoric painted shells, once on twine, located in Israel

World’s 1st necklace? Prehistoric painted shells, once on twine, located in Israel

Sometime around 160,000 to 120,000 years ago, early man began to string together painted shells and display them, according to a new international, interdisciplinary study published in the open-sourced PLOS One journal this week. The authors, a team of scientists led by Tel Aviv University’s Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer and University of Haifa’s Iris Groman-Yaroslavski,…

“Searching Under Venus’s Hood” –Are You Currently Early Life on Earth’s’Twin’? –Great Discoveries Channel

“Searching Under Venus’s Hood” –Are You Currently Early Life on Earth’s’Twin’?

–Great Discoveries Channel

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 in ScienceWas Venus the first habitable planet in the Solar System? “Venus is like the control case for Earth,” said planetary scientist Sue Smrekar with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2019, about research suggesting that Venus might have looked like Earth for three billion years, with vast oceans that could…

We know what the weird goo is that China found on the Moon

We know what the weird goo is that China found on the Moon

China says the strange ‘gel’ substance it detected on the surface of the Moon was actually a mixture of many different things. The material likely didn’t originate where it was found but was instead blasted out of its original location by an impact. Future missions to the Moon may use lunar material to build structures.…

Broncos rookie Jerry Jeudy a summer blockbuster without official workouts

Broncos rookie Jerry Jeudy a summer blockbuster without official workouts

6:00 AM ETJeff LegwoldESPN Senior Writer Close Covered Broncos for nine years for Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Previously covered Steelers, Bills and Titans Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 1999ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — In an offseason in which Denver Broncos fans have had extra time to mine the wired…

Bucs’ offense looks better, but no offseason program is a hurdle

Bucs’ offense looks better, but no offseason program is a hurdle

6:00 AM ETJenna LaineESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016TAMPA, Fla. — Between the signing of Tom Brady and trade for Rob Gronkowski — plus the departure of 2015 No. 1 overall draft pick Jameis Winston — the 2020 offseason was unlike any other for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The…

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America.Students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil told The Associated Press they are scrambling…

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

FILE – In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, pedestrians walk through the gates of Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 8, 2020, challenging the Trump administration’s decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take…

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

This undated image shows image shows Mathias with his cat in Seattle. International students like Mathias worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. Mathias, who spoke on condition…

Opinion: California should lift onerous nurse-practitioner limits

Opinion: California should lift onerous nurse-practitioner limits

As a practicing primary care physician, I am strongly concerned about the burgeoning cost and the narrowing of access to medical care for Californians. Dr. Kathryn Hallsten Today’s bad situation is only going to get worse: A 2017 UCSF study forecasts that demand for health care providers in California could outstrip supply as early as 2025.…

What we know about coronavirus risks to school age children

What we know about coronavirus risks to school age children

By Faith Karimi | CNN As coronavirus cases spike nationwide, most parents are wondering whether it’s safe to send their children back to school. But with most of the research and testing geared toward adults, the answer is complicated. President Donald Trump has ramped up pressure on officials to reopen schools, saying decisions to remain…

As fewer kids played football, hospitals saw a big drop in ER visits

As fewer kids played football, hospitals saw a big drop in ER visits

By Jen Christensen | CNN The rate of kids sports and recreation-related emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries declined 32% from 2012 to 2018, after more than a decade of increasing rates, a new study finds. The decline seems to be largely related to the decreasing number of kids playing tackle football and the…

Oakland chef-restaurateur takes Souley Vegan to the next level

Oakland chef-restaurateur takes Souley Vegan to the next level

Oakland native Tamearra Dyson opened Souley Vegan on Broadway in 2009 with one pair of pants in her closet, $27 in the cash register and zero savings. Everyone told the single mother that she’d never make it doing vegan Louisiana-Creole in a high-rent area in the middle of a recession. Thank goodness, she didn’t listen.…

What do traders bidding up tech shares know that the rest of us don’t?

What do traders bidding up tech shares know that the rest of us don’t?

It’s all about rising TAM The biggest story to come out of the post-March stock market boom has been explosive growth in the value of technology shares. Software companies in particular have seen their fortunes recover; since March lows, public software companies’ valuations have more than doubled, according to one basket of SaaS and cloud…

Five reasons to attend TC Early Stage on the Internet

Five reasons to attend TC Early Stage on the Internet

TC Early Stage on July 21 and 22 will virtually bring together 50+ experts across startup core competencies to give you the tools you’ll need to be able to keep building your business and protect your assets. If you’re on the fence about attending, here are just five reasons why you should get your tickets…

Silicon Valley is built on immigrant innovation

Silicon Valley is built on immigrant innovation

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We wound up having more to talk about than we had time for but we packed as much as we could into 34 minutes. So, climb aboard with Danny, Natasha, and myself for another episode of Equity. Before…

COVID-19 pivot: Traveling unicorn Klook sees Leap in staycations

COVID-19 pivot: Traveling unicorn Klook sees Leap in staycations

Spring 2020 was gloomy for Klook. As countries closed their borders and went into complete or partial lockdown, the SoftBank-backed travel platform saw its revenue plummet by as much as 90% through March and April. The World Travel and Tourism Council said in April that the coronavirus could put up to 100 million jobs in…

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