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Covid-19: Mystery UK person with Brazil variant found

Health News BBC - 3 hours 36 min ago
Health officials have also traced the contacts of the person, it is understood.

Covid-19: Vaccinated NHS staff numbers vary across England

Health News BBC - 3 hours 38 min ago
Nine in 10 have received one dose, but in London it's much lower, figures show.

China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission delivers first gorgeous high-def images

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 9 min ago
Tianwen-1 is made up of an orbiter, a lander and a six-wheeled rover. China is taking its time before attempting the delivery of its landing capsule to the surface of the planet. It's scheduled to spend a few months in orbit before the big day.

UArizona Giant Magellan Telescope getting closer to completion

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 33 min ago
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The University of Arizona is helping produce the world's biggest and most advanced telescope mirrors. On Friday, Mar. 5, school officials will provide an update on the Giant Magellan Telescope. The gigantic furnace will ...

Scientists observe 'space hurricane' swirling above Earth for first time

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 43 min ago
“Tropical storms are associated with huge amounts of energy, and these space hurricanes must be created by unusually large and rapid transfer of solar wind energy and charged particles into the Earth's upper atmosphere,” Professor Mike Lockwood, space ...

Earth's oxygen will run out in 1 billion years and there's nothing we can do 'Inevitable'

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 3 min ago
EARTH'S oxygen-rich atmosphere will be nothing more than a distant memory one billion years from now, terrifying new research has found. · Mars: Expert says humans will 'absolutely' live on the planet · Related articles · READ MORE.

How to See Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury Cosying up in the Sky This Month

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 7 min ago
NASA has published a number of skywatching tips for March which show that Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn are all due to appear near the horizon on the morning of March 9. The three planets will appear from the southeast to the east-southeast just above the ...

Compression or strain—the material always expands

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 37 min ago
An international research team led by chemist Prof. Thomas Heine of TU Dresden has discovered a new two-dimensional material with unprecedented properties: regardless of whether it is strained or compressed, it always expands. This so-called ...

Taking 2-D materials for a spin

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 37 min ago
Spintronics is a new area of condensed matter physics that attempts to use the intrinsic magnetic moment of electrons, called 'spins,' to perform calculations. This would be a major advance over all existing electronics that rely solely on the electron charge.

Healing spinal cord injuries by reprogramming scar-forming cells

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 42 min ago
Sox2 is a stem cell protein that's known to proliferate after a spinal cord injury. Now researchers at UT Southwestern and Indiana University are proposing a method for harnessing the protein to promote healing.

Engineering marvel: Sixth mirror cast for Giant Magellan Telescope

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 45 min ago
The sixth 8.4-meter (27.5 feet) mirror -- about two stories high when standing on edge -- is being fabricated at the University of Arizona's Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab and will take nearly four years to complete.

New study suggests humans evolved to run on less water than our closest primate relatives

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 48 min ago
When you think about what separates humans from chimpanzees and other apes, you might think of our big brains, or the fact that we get around on two legs rather than four. But we have another distinguishing feature: water efficiency. That's the take-home of ...

Tianwen-1 sends out new images of Mars that are amazing

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 56 min ago
The China National Space Administration has released three new images of Mars taken by Tianwen-1, two in black and white and one in full color. Tianwen-1 continues to operate in the orbit of Mars. The Chinese mission, sent in early February, has released ...

NASA Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Images of 'Animals' in Space

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 57 min ago
The caption written for the pictures states "Happy #WorldWildlifeDay! Earth is full of wonderful creatures, but Hubble spotted some animal friends out in the universe, too!". The video has gotten over 1 ...

NASA will revel in Perseverance rover's 'firsts' on Mars today and you can follow it live

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 59 min ago
NASA will show off Perseverance's antics at 3:30 p.m. EST (2030 GMT).

How your brain backs off bad solutions to a problem

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 1 min ago
If you've ever got stuck trying to solve a puzzle only to back up and start over, that's your brain recognizing that your current strategy isn't working, and that you need a new way to solve the problem, according to new research. With the help of about 200 ...

Huge asteroid Apophis will safely fly past Earth tonight. Here's where to watch live online.

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 4 min ago
The broadcasts will not only discuss the 2021 flyby, but will also drum up interest for a much closer pass in 2029, when Apophis will pass within 19,000 miles (31,000 kilometers) of Earth and be closer than some high-altitude satellites.

Planet Earth Report –“NASA's Hunts for Fossils on Mars has Begun to Space Hurricane Above North Pole”

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 33 min ago
“Planet Earth Report” provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

Oocyte growth relies on physical phenomena that drive smaller cells to dump their contents into a larger cell

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 46 min ago
There's a reason why egg cells, or oocytes, are so big: They need to accumulate enough nutrients to support a growing embryo after fertilization, plus mitochondria to power all of that growth. However, biologists don't yet understand the full picture of how egg ...

Night side of tidally-locked super-Earth LHS 3844b may be littered with volcanoes, study claims

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 48 min ago
LHS 3844b is an exoplanet that was discovered in 2018 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Now, a latest research conducted by the researchers at the University of Bern has shown ...

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