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Chamber of Commerce and FSB react to government's measures to support business

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:13
THE Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce says it welcomes the government's package of support for business, including grants to cover 80 per cent of the salary of retained workers, up to a total of £2,500 a month, while the Federation of Small Businesses ...

X-ray imaging reveals insights into a natural mosquito-killing compound

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:13
Many of the chemicals used to deter or eliminate disease-carrying mosquitoes can pollute ecosystems and drive the evolution of even more problematic, insecticide-resistant species—but thankfully, we may have better options soon. Scientists previously ...

Scientists created a wide range of colors from a single laser

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:03
Supercontinuum generation is when intense laser light of one color travels within a material, similar to glass, and expands into a spectrum of colors. The effect lets scientists produce light at colors tailored to specific applications in sectors like bioimaging, ...

Procedure for disposing of bodies of those who succumb to COVID-19 released

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 09:33
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for handling and disposing of bodies of those who die due to COVID-19 has been issued by the Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) of the District General Hospital, Polonnaruwa, according to which no mass funerals will ...

Interstellar Comet Might Be Breaking Apart As It Leaves The Solar System

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 09:30
The interstellar comet that entered Earth's neighborhood last year might be breaking apart as it leaves the Solar System. According to scientists, they have detected outbursts from the comet as it approaches the Sun. The comet, dubbed as 2I/Borisov, made its ...

Health crisis adds to strain on animal shelters

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 09:12
Little Rock's Animal Village shelter is already past normal occupancy, and with puppy and kitten season looming and the covid-19 virus increasing demand, officials are worried there may not be enough room. Both Little Rock and North Little Rock have ...

SpaceX to deploy one million antennas for Starlink satellites after securing FCC approval

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 08:32
SpaceX has secured the necessary approval from the FCC to begin deploying a million ground antennas for Starlink. By Carlo Inigo Monzon. March 23, 2020 16:32 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is loading. 00:28. COPY LINK. Play.

STARGAZING! Here's When and How You Can Watch 2020's Rare 'Micro' Moon This Week!

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 07:46
There will be two rare sights for everyone to watch out for this week. First, we have Mercury, and the second one is a New Moon, though it isn't rare at all, it is still nice to see this silver dot on the night sky. Here's how when, where and how to watch these ...

NASA Fixed Its Mars Lander After Teaching It To Hit Itself With A Shovel

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 06:35
Back in the day, lots of different technologies that were experiencing difficulties could be remedied by hitting it with a clenched fist. While it might have dislodged some of the inner workings of the device, it weirdly seemed to work sometimes. Advert.

Coronavirus: Hancock admits ‘challenges’ over NHS equipment

Health News BBC - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 06:03
It comes after some NHS staff complained of shortages and said they were being treated as "cannon fodder".

Coronavirus: Hancock orders 'millions of masks' for NHS

Health News BBC - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 06:01
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a delivery of equipment has been ordered for "frontline staff".

Experts Raised 'Increased Warning' Over Yellowstone Volcano Amid "High Risk" Activity

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:40
Yellowstone volcano is acting up once again, with an "increased risk" warning. Scientists are uneasy with the deep magma intrusion that has been building up ever since it was discovered in nearly four decades ago. Yellowstone Supervolcano.

How NASA Innovations Benefit Life on Earth

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:38
From lasers to vagabonds, the innovation NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory creates for room typically has unexpected usages a lot more detailed to house. As NASA presses the frontiers of scientific research and also human expedition, the company ...

Coronavirus Update: ESA Still Monitoring Possible Space Collisions Amid Pandemic

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:24
Space debris collisions are a growing threat that various space agencies have been watching closely. Even amid the coronavirus pandemic, the European Space Agency (ESA) is still monitoring the possible threat. The majority of ESA mission control staff ...

NASA Satellite Image Shows Wildfire Burn Scars On Hawaiian Island

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:20
Earlier this year, Hawaii's Kaho'olawe suffered a wildfire that burned about a third of the island. In a recent image taken by NASA and United States Geological Survey's Landsat 8 satellite, the burn scars can be seen on the already healing island. In an earlier ...

Smell of Ocean Plastic is Attractive to Sea Turtles - Study

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:05
Scientists recently found one primary reason why sea turtles get attracted to plastic and eat them-- plastic smells like food. This ocean plastic debris and garbage that are covered with marine organisms such as algae are delicious-smelling to marine turtles.

NASA's Mars Rover Takes Update Selfie Before Record Climb Up 'Greenheugh Pediment'

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 04:59
(NASA) – NASA's Curiosity Mars rover recently set a record for the steepest terrain it's ever climbed, cresting the “Greenheugh Pediment,” a broad sheet of rock that sits atop a hill. And before doing that, the rover took a selfie, capturing the scene just below ...

Orion space capsule gets set to leave Northeast Ohio as NASA's journey back to the Moon continues

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 04:35
MANSFIELD, Ohio — NASA wants to return man and take the first woman to the Moon, and the space craft that will get us there is the Orion. For the last four months it has undergone testing as NASA Glenn's Plum Brook facility in Sandusky. Now, it's time to ...

Scientists Discover That an Ancient Continent was Actually 10% Larger Than They Thought After Analyzing New Findings

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 04:29
Geologists have unearthed an ancient continent that was actually much bigger than they originally estimated after analyzing new research. ancient continent. (Photo : Screenshot from: Pexels Official Website). Read Also: Earth Possibly Protected by Delicious ...

Michigan native astronaut Christina Koch hopes to inspire others to reach for stars

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 04:12
Detroit — Astronaut Christina Koch spent almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station, and seeing the distant beauty of the Great Lakes from her outer perch changed her view of humanity. "... I'll never forget the first time it kind of came into focus ...

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