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A Bedford man is one of 20 aeronautics students participating in a mission to capture the first third-person photograph of a spacecraft landing on the moon. “I had to be a part of this. This is literally incredible,” said Will Edwards, a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida. “I am so excited to see …

RECTOR, Pa. — It may not be one in a million, but it’s pretty close. Researchers have discovered a rare songbird, called the rose-breasted grosbeak, that is male on one side of its body and female on the other. It’s being described as a “once in a lifetime” discovery. This half-male, half-female rose-breasted grosbeak is …

The advantage of breath testing is that it is non-invasive and non-intrusive,” said Dr. Dweik. “It does not have a dose limitation like x-rays, an amount limitation like blood or saliva tests, or a timing limitation like PCR, blood and urine tests. So, breath testing can be performed repeatedly as needed. This technology has the potential …

Summarizing this, Potter-McIntyre said what her team’s research showed was that the Mississippi River was flowing long before it was commonly believed to have been. Initially, it was believed the Mississippi River began flowing about 20 million years ago. However, because of Potter-McIntyre’s and Breeden’s work, it is now believed to have started flowing 70 …

Beyond the initial shock of mass unemployment, a growing hunger crisis, and widespread disruption of our routines, COVID-19 has begun to transform the business and employment landscape at a deeper level. It essentially hit the fast-forward button on pre-existing trends toward automation, robotization, and artificial intelligence (AI) as companies race to replace now-risky human contact with digital capabilities and …

BEIJING, Oct. 17 — Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed the importance and urgency of advancing the development of quantum science and technology. Xi made the remarks while presiding over a group study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee held Friday. Xi …

Oct 17th 2020 RADIO WAVES do not travel well underwater. That is why ships employ sonar rather than radar to plumb the briny depths. Messages broadcast through the ocean need to be sonic, too. For that purpose people often use acoustic modems, which can turn electronic signals into sound, and vice versa, like an old-fashioned …

The Status of Science and Technology report is an important step for monitoring the progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and an attempt to capture some of the progress across geographies, stakeholders, and disciplines towards the application of science and technology towards risk reduction in Asia-Pacific. Developed by a group of individuals from …

The IMAX movie “Asteroid Hunters” looks at the threat planet Earth faces from a potential asteroid … [+] impact and what science and scientists can do to prevent it or help us prepare. IMAX / Asteroid Hunters While most of space is vast and empty—hence the name “space”—the reality is that there are countless asteroids, …

The Morrison Government is further investing in science and technology to help businesses to grow and create jobs for Australians, with nearly $460 million in additional funding for the CSIRO. The extra injection of funding in the 2020-21 Budget takes the Government’s total investment in CSIRO to $3.8 billion over the next four years – …