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JoAnn Morgan paves way for women in NASA space program

NASA executive JoAnn Morgan paved the way for women in the US space program

On July 16, 1969, NASA’s gigantic Saturn V rocket blasted off from Launch Complex 39A, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A single woman watched from the government agency’s Johnson Space...
NASA to grow Espanola chili peppers on ISS

NASA announces first fruit it will grow on the space station

The first fruit that comes to mind for most people is likely something along the lines of a strawberry, blueberry, banana, or even watermelon. However, some oddball foods technically fall under...
CRISPR might be used on children susceptible to being born deaf

5 couples consent to CRISPR editing to prevent deafness

Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov has located five deaf couples who want to use CRISPR gene editing to ensure that their babies will have the ability to hear. The controversy around gene...
Ebola vaccine is helping in the Congo

New Ebola vaccine is showing promising results amid tests in the Congo

After a 2014 Ebola scare on U.S. soil, more people are paying attention to the deadly disease than ever. That includes leading drug manufacturer Merck & Co. Thanks to a newly...
The chameleon theory may offer an alternate explanation of origins to Einstein's theory of general relativity

New ‘Chameleon Theory’ provides insight into dark energy, galaxy formation

The reconciliation of gravity with our increasing understanding of how the universe works has long been problematic. While Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity–developed around 100 years ago–is an experimentally proven...
SpaceX Falcon to be housed at Space Museum

SpaceX is plotting first commercial Starship launch for 2021

SpaceX is planning to launch its first commercial mission for its Starship rocket (formerly dubbed BFR, or “Big Falcon Rocket”) by 2021, according to a SpaceNews report. The private aerospace company is...
Michigan aurora image by Shane Malone

Explore space connections across the country via NASA’s new interactive map

NASA released a new interactive map called “NASA in the 50 States” to celebrate the Fourth of July. The space agency posted the entertaining and informative tool on its award-winning Space...
Researchers kill cancer with common cold virus

Researchers use common cold virus to kill cancer

A team of U.K. researchers from the University of Surrey and Royal Surrey County Hospital used a common cold virus to treat 15 patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). The...
Planting trees reduces carbon footprint

Study suggests planting a massive number of trees will cut carbon emissions

Reducing the global carbon footprint is one of the most significant challenges scientists face in the ongoing effort to fight climate change. According to a study published in Science, a research team...
Jellyfishbot has a lot to teach about health and environment

Award-winning ‘Jellyfishbot’ boasts environmental, medical applications

Robotics engineers at Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) recently took home the Best Paper award at the prestigious Robotics: Science and Systems conference for their work on a...

Tesla to cut prices, retire standard range Model X and S...

Earlier this week, electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla announced that it's changing prices across its product line. The corporation also announced that it would...