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GF News Forward: Crookston meets challenges, astronaut retires

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 22 min ago
Journalist Ann Bailey reports that life in Crookston is carrying on as normal as can be expected given the city is preparing for a flood in the midst of a pandemic. “It's going OK,” said Angel Weasner, interim Crookston city administrator. “The city is open, just not ...

Coronavirus: 'Greatest test since World War Two', says UN chief

Health News BBC - 4 hours 34 min ago
UN boss António Guterres calls for an "immediate co-ordinated" global response to tackle the crisis.

Pink Supermoon Arriving In April Will Be Brightest Full Moon In 2020

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 41 min ago
The second supermoon of the year is about to take place next week. It is expected to be the brightest full moon of 2020. Supermoons occur when the Moon appears full as it reaches its closest point to Earth in its orbit, which is referred to as the perigee.

Coronavirus: Stetson student tests positive

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 18 min ago
Student worked in press box and interacted with crowd at March 11 baseball game and attended sorority meeting on March 16. A Stetson University student who worked the press box and interacted with the crowd during a baseball game March 11 has tested ...

Coronavirus: Hospitals urged to use lab space to test NHS staff

Health News BBC - 5 hours 18 min ago
The advice comes as the government faces growing criticism over a lack of testing for frontline staff.

Study provides insights into pain signaling mechanism in the brain

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 37 min ago
Fast communication between our brain cells - or neurotransmission as it is called - is hugely important for our brain to work properly. Some of the messengers involved in this form of communication are neuropeptides, which are chemicals produced in the ...

Libraries offer curbside book pickup to help during isolation

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 33 min ago
The Jackson Hinds Library System is now offering curbside book pickups. Advertisement. Top Picks. Kiss Costco's free samples goodbye ... for now · Dog who spent almost 6 years at animal shelter gets forever home · 'Thank God I was able to help her': Bus ...

Astronomers find evidence for a “cosmic homicide”

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 38 min ago
DURHAM, N.H. (WLNS) – Like Sherlock Holmes, astronomers have found clues of a cosmic homicide. A black hole of an elusive class known as “intermediate-mass,” betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star that passed too close.

How big is the Milky Way? – SYFY WIRE

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 42 min ago
We live inside the Milky Way galaxy, and that's a problem. For scientists, that is, who want to understand how big our galaxy is. That's hard to answer! Because we're inside it, for example, a lot of it is blocked from view by opaque clouds of dust. Also, it can be ...

UND graduate and astronaut Karen Nyberg retires from NASA

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 51 min ago
Astronaut Karen Nyberg, a Minnesota native and UND graduate, has retired from NASA after three decades at the agency's Johnson Space Center. NASA made the announcement Tuesday, March 31. Nyberg spent 20 years as an astronaut and a total of 180 ...

Coronavirus: Are loss of smell and taste key symptoms?

Health News BBC - 6 hours 51 min ago
However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.

Medina County safety services react to COVID-19 outbreak

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 51 min ago
MEDINA, Ohio -- The past few weeks have been far from business as usual for area first responders as the COVID-19 threat continues in Northeast Ohio. But local police and fire chiefs assured residents this week that call response will continue unchanged, ...

Mining the Deepest Ocean for Rare Earth Metals Could Push Worms Living in the Abyss to Extinction, Study Warns

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 57 min ago
Mining for rare earth metals in some of the deepest parts of the ocean could lead to the extinction of creatures living in the abyss, researchers have warned. By analyzing the lives of worms living at the bottom of the Clarion Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCFZ), ...

Hubble Finds Best Evidence For Elusive Mid-Size Black Hole

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 23:48
New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble confirms that this “intermediate-mass” black hole dwells inside a dense star cluster. Intermediate-mass black ...

Coronavirus: 13-year-old boy dies, says London hospital trust

Health News BBC - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 23:47
Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab is thought to be the youngest person to have died with the virus in the UK.

Coronavirus Measures Leaded to Reduce Seismic Noise in the World

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 23:36
Researchers reported that a reduction in seismic noise has occurred with measures taken against coronavirus worldwide. With this decrease, it is said that the locations of small earthquakes can be predicted more efficiently. The coronavirus epidemic, which ...

Guilford firefighters out of quarantine after coronavirus contact

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 23:24
EAST HAVEN — Town Council Chairman Joe Deko just got an up-close taste of the impact of the coronavirus, being one of two Guilford firefighters who spent a week in quarantine after coming to the aid of an older Guilford resident who tested positive a week ...

See Seven New Dazzling, Dancing Peacock Spiders

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:56
Peacock spiders are hardly the kind of arachnid worthy of fear; these colorful, rice-sized, eight-legged creatures are famous for their bright, rainbow-hued buttocks, elaborate mating dances and ninja-esque jumping skills. And though they do technically ...

SpaceX unveils users' guide for giant Starship rocket

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:56
If you're thinking about booking a trip on SpaceX's huge Starship spacecraft, the company has some reading material for you. SpaceX just released a users' guide for Starship, the reusable spaceship-rocket combo the company is developing to help colonize ...

Coronavirus Update: Who Needs To Be Wearing A Face Mask?

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:37
Much of the country seems to be split on whether or not you should be wearing masks outside the home. While a large movement on social media is pleaidng with people to cover up, health experts ...

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