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You Can't Stop Stealth: Why F-22s, F-35s and B-2 Bombers are Nearly Unstoppable

And it might get even better.
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Japan’s asteroid probe left a big dark patch when it touched Ryugu

Japan's space agency JAXA is still celebrating the success of its first attempt to collect a sample of the asteroid Ryugu using the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, and it seems the asteroid itself is now left with a mark to prove it.In a new set of images released by JAXA we can see Ryugu is now painted with a large dark blob that now graces its dusty white surface. The change is due to dust that was kicked up from beneath the surface when the spacecraft fired its projectile, causing a cloud of debris...
Tags: Japan, Science, Earth, Ryugu


China drafts rules on biotech after gene editing scandal

BEIJING (AP) — China has unveiled draft regulations on gene-editing and other new biomedical technologies it considers to be “high-risk.” The measures follow claims in November 2018 by Chinese scientist He Jiankui that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies. That roiled the global science community and elicited widespread outcry over the procedure’s […]
Tags: Science, News, China, Ap, Beijing, Nation, He Jiankui


Investors Should Stick to Their (Accounting) Principles

To be fair, the Singapore-based and U.S.-listed company isn’t hiding its numbers based on generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP. Dig down to page 7, though, and you’ll discover that the GAAP figure was more than 20 percent lower at $827 million. Interestingly, if the release had led with this figure the company could have correctly pointed out that GAAP sales doubled from a year earlier.
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Facebook's Patreon Clone Wants to Pocket Up to Six Times As Much of the Revenue As Patreon

Facebook is gunning for creator-subscription service Patreon’s business—but on much less generous terms.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Technology, Crowdfunding, Social Media, Creators, Subscriptions, Patreon


Guaido's return to Venezuela to mark brazen defiance of Maduro

Then he made a play for Citgo. Now, Juan Guaido says he is headed back home to Venezuela in another challenge to President Nicolas Maduro. Guaido, recognized by most Western nations as the country's legitimate leader, slipped into neighboring Colombia last week to lead an ultimately failed effort to bring humanitarian aid into the crisis-stricken country.
Tags: Science, Colombia, Venezuela, Maduro, Citgo, Juan Guaido, Guaido, Nicolás Maduro Guaidó


OneWeb satellite internet mega-constellation set to fly

A London-based start-up's multi-billion-pound plan would make the web available everywhere on Earth.
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50 Years Later, Michael Crichton's The Andromeda Strain Is Getting a Sequel Novel

Half a century after Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton made us fear disease as much as dinosaurs and robots, the classic sci-fi novel The Andromeda Strain is finally getting a sequel. And it’s coming out this year.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Sci Fi, Michael Crichton, Harper Collins, Daniel H Wilson, The Andromeda Evolution, Andromeda Strain


Climate change could zap clouds, bake the Earth even more

Some of the world's clouds could disappear if the carbon dioxide we keep pumping into our atmosphere soars to extreme levels, a new study suggests.
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99.9999 percent chance we're the cause of global warming, study says

There's a 99.9999 percent chance that humans are the cause of global warming, a new study reported. This means we've reached the "gold standard" for certainty.
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The Federal Trade Commission Is Starting a New Antitrust Task Force Looking at Big Tech

The Federal Trade Commission is launching a new task force focused on the tech industry, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, with a broad anti-trust mission that will “include re-examining mergers that already have been approved by the government.”Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Technology, Mergers, Antitrust, Courts, Silicon Valley, Wall Street Journal, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc


Here Comes the Revolution: Why 6th Generation Fighters Could Change Everything

A peek at the future.
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Prototype prosthesis proffers proper proprioceptive properties

Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that offers its users the ability to feel where it is and how the fingers are positioned — a sense known as proprioception. The headline may be in jest, but the advance is real and may help amputees more effectively and naturally use their prostheses. Prosthesis rejection is a real problem for amputees, and many choose to simply live without these devices, electronic or mechanical, since they can complicate as much as they simplify. Part of that is the ...
Tags: Health, TC, Gadgets, Science, Hardware, Microsoft, Tech, Robotics, Prosthetics, Medtech, Lausanne, EPFL, Amputees, Prosthesis, Artificial Limbs, Silvestro Micera


Boeing unveils unmanned combat jet developed in Australia

Boeing Co on Wednesday unveiled an unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia and designed to fly alongside crewed aircraft in combat for a fraction of the cost. The U.S. manufacturer hopes to sell the multi-role aircraft, which is 38 feet long (11.6 meters) and has a 2,000 nautical mile (3,704 kilometer) range, to customers around the world, modifying it as requested. It is Australia's first domestically developed combat aircraft in decades and Boeing's biggest investment in unmanned s...
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I’m Aware That I’m Rare: Vallerie McLaughlin

Listen along as Valerie McLaughlin talks about her experiences living with pulmonary hypertension.
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Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president: electoral commission results

Buhari faces a daunting to-do list, including reviving an economy still struggling to recover from a 2016 recession and quelling a decade-old Islamist insurgency that has killed thousands of people in the northeast, many of them civilians. Buhari of the All Progressive Congress party proved wrong those who doubted he could survive the blows of recession, militant attacks on oilfields, and Islamist insurgency that blighted his first term. The president won by 3.9 million votes, having garnered ...
Tags: Science, Congress, Nigeria, Buhari, Atiku


Brie Larson Believes Carol and Maria Are the 'Great Love' of Captain Marvel

Carol Danvers being best friends with Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel is an interesting spin on her comics counterpart. That version of Carol has a longstanding history with Monica Rambeau, the first woman to go by “Captain Marvel.” In the upcoming film, Monica is Maria’s young daughter, but it’s her mother who really…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Friendship, Marvel, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Maria, Carol, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson, Monica, Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel, Monica Rambeau, Lashana Lynch, Maria Rambeau


Breaking Out of the Shadows of the Autistic Boys' Club

Taylor Linloff discusses being undiagnosed as autistic until adulthood because autism is viewed as mostly occurring in boys.
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Learning to Be Content Without the Latest Diabetes Technology

There are a lot of choices you can make about which diabetes devices to use, so here's how the author remains content even if she doesn't have the latest technology.
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A Deep Look Into How Selma Blair’s MS Diagnosis Has Totally Changed Her Life

The disease causes disabling symptoms.
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Nearly half of all children with cancer go undiagnosed and untreated

Many cases in Asia and Africa are being missed and leading to children ‘dying at home’Almost half of children with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated, according to a new global study.The research suggests that the situation depends on location: while only 3% of childhood cancer cases in western Europe and north America are thought to have been missed in 2015, the proportion rose to an estimated 49% in south Asia and 57% in western Africa. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Asia, Europe, Science, Children, Cancer, Africa, America, Society, World news, Medical Research, Cancer Research


Boeing unveils a new breed of ‘wingman’ drones that fly with piloted military jets

Boeing is unveiling a new type of uncrewed aircraft that's designed to fly military missions alongside piloted airplanes, known as the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. The air platform is being developed for global defense customers by Boeing Austraila, and as such, represents Boeing's biggest investment in an unmanned aircraft program outside the United States. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne took the wraps off a full-scale mockup of the plane today at the Australian Interna...
Tags: Science, United States, Boeing, Christopher Pyne, Avalon Airport, Geelong Australia, Australian International Airshow, Boeing Austraila


‘Baby Bio’ for brain cells trial halted despite Parkinson's patients seeing 'miracle' results

Parkinson’s patients treated with a groundbreaking new therapy to regrow their brain cells have criticised a decision by regulators to stop trials as ‘sinful.’ In the biggest surgical trial ever for the disease, British patients had holes drilled into the heads and special ports implanted so that a naturally occurring protein could be infused directly into the brain over nine months. Described as ‘Baby Bio’ for brain cells, the Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) encourages the gr...
Tags: UK, Science, Bbc, Britain, Bristol, Parkinson, Tyneside, Vicki Dillon, MintMotion, Tom Phipps, Arthur Roach


Meet The 32 Year Old Man Who Was Conscious Through His Heart Surgery

Doctors say young patients often feel invincible from heart disease. Steven Rice says he was one of those people. Then he had a heart attack at 32.
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Northeast's highest mountain records wind gust of 171 mph

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Meteorologists say a wind gust atop the Northeast's highest mountain hit 171 mph (275 kph), setting a record for the month on a peak known for its extreme weather.
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New Jupiter photo from NASA’s Juno spacecraft is utterly gorgeous

Our Solar System is full of planets and moons that are quite interesting, varying from dusty rock worlds like Mars to frigid collections of methane lakes like on Saturn's moon Titan. But of all the objects orbiting the Sun, Jupiter has to be the most interesting to look at. There's just so much going on in its swirling clouds that you could stare forever and never get bored.NASA's Juno orbiter has been doing some fantastic work as it orbits the gas giant, sending back stunning images...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Juno, Sun Jupiter


Selma Blair Talks About Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis for the First Time With Robin Roberts

Selma Blair opens up about her multiple sclerosis to Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" in her first public interview since her diagnosis.
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Google Blames Bug for Apple Music Appearing on Home Speakers

“We have nothing to announce regarding updates to Google Home,” the spokesman said. Apple Music can be controlled by the Google Assistant on smartphones, but not through Google Home devices. The voice-activated assistant and the Google Home app share some settings for music services, and due to a glitch, the company accidentally opened up Apple Music controls to the home speaker app.
Tags: Google, Science, Google Home


Brainstorm Health: Virta Health Exclusive, Drug Pricing Hearing, Vertex CRISPR Trial

Brainstorm Health: Virta Health Exclusive, Drug Pricing Hearing, Vertex CRISPR Trial
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Angelina Jolie makes rare appearance with all 6 of her children at movie screening

Angelina Jolie brought all six of her children to a screening of "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" in New York City Monday, marking their second family outing in weeks.
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