Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:09:00 -0400

Boeing and Lockheed Will Help Supply the Space Station

Boeing and Lockheed Will Help Supply the Space StationSierra Nevada's Dream Chaser spaceplane needs a few good rocket engines to get it into orbit, and taps ULA to help.


Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:34:17 -0400

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry experts

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry expertsA strain of Salmonella found in beef and soft cheeses in the United States and Mexico has been found resistant to antibiotics, according to the CDC.


Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:02:47 -0400

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station dockingA Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station. A statement from the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the failure on Saturday was because of problems in the docking system. Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said on Twitter that a new docking attempt would be made on Tuesday.


Mon, 26 Aug 2019 02:00:00 -0400

Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo ORi™, Oxygen Reserve Index, to Reduce Hyperoxia in Critically Ill Patients

Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo ORi™, Oxygen Reserve Index, to Reduce Hyperoxia in Critically Ill PatientsMasimo announced today that in a randomized controlled study involving 150 ICU patients recently published as a letter in Intensive Care Medicine, researchers investigated whether monitoring with Masimo ORi™ could reduce the time critically ill patients spend with moderate hyperoxia, compared to monitoring with oxygen saturation alone.1 ORi is an index of oxygenation in the moderate hyperoxic region, ...


Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:53:08 -0400

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean iceSkimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them. Dressed in a blue jumpsuit and with thick sideburns that give a hint of his occasional pastime impersonating Elvis, Joshua Willis, 44, is the oceanographer from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory behind the project - and, along with his wife, its name.


Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:28:23 -0400

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean iceSkimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them. Dressed in a blue jumpsuit and with thick sideburns that give a hint of his occasional pastime impersonating Elvis, Joshua Willis, 44, is the oceanographer from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory behind the project — and, along with his wife, its name.


Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:02:54 -0400

Anti-G7 activists march with 'stolen' Macron portraits

Anti-G7 activists march with 'stolen' Macron portraitsSeveral hundred anti-G7 protesters staged an unusual protest in southwestern France on Sunday, holding "stolen" portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron which were held upside down in a pointed critique on his policies. Demonstrators at the so-called "portrait march" were carrying official portraits of the 41-year-old French leader which had been taken down from town halls across the country over the last few months. The climate and social justice march was organised by environmental activist group ANV COP 21, as well as two Basque groups Alternatiba et Bizi all of whom were marching under a slogan which pledged to "take down Macron".