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SpaceX's first tourist crew brought a spacesuit-wearing puppy plushie to orbit

A screengrab from a live broadcast from the Crew Dragon spaceship shows Hayley Arceneaux holding up Jude the plush dog, September 17, 2021. SpaceX SpaceX's first tourist crew brought a plush puppy wearing a spacesuit to orbit with them. The space pup is based on two service dogs, Puggle and Huckleberry, at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The plush dog is sold out, but it's part of the mission's fundraising for childhood-cancer research. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Cancer, Trends, Earth, Golden Retriever, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Cape Canaveral Florida, St Jude, Jude, Service Dog, Huckleberry, Arceneaux, Morgan McFall Johnsen


NASA video shows the cramped quarters where SpaceX's 4 civilian passengers will live for 3 days

The Inspiration4 crew sits inside a model Crew Dragon spaceship. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux. SpaceX SpaceX just launched its first tourist crew into Earth's orbit aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. The mission, called Inspiration4, will have four civilians orbiting in the spaceship for three days. NASA astronauts' video from inside the ship shows how cramped their quarters will be. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Spacex, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Spaceships, Lockheed Martin, Astronauts, Air Force, Crew Dragon, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Proctor, Hawthorne California


SpaceX has launched a billionaire-funded crew of space tourists toward orbit - the first civilian mission of its kind

The Inspiration4 crew lifted off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on September 15, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus; NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission is sending four people into orbit for three days aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. In space, the crew members will do scientific research, make art, and take in the views. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket screa...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Crew Dragon


SpaceX has launched a billionaire-funded crew of space tourists into orbit - the first civilian mission of its kind

The Inspiration4 crew lifted off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on September 15, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus; NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission is sending four people into orbit for three days aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. In space, the crew members will do scientific research, make art, and take in the views. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket just sc...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Crew Dragon


SpaceX is about to launch 4 space tourists into Earth's orbit. Watch it live Wednesday night.

The Inspiration4 crew poses in front of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spaceship that will launch them into space. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is about to launch its first private human spaceflight, the Inspiration4 mission. There will be no professional astronauts on board. Instead, four civilians are set to orbit Earth in a spaceship. Watch SpaceX's livestream below starting Wednesday afternoon. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the first time ever, a space...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss


SpaceX's first civilian crew will have zip ties and sedatives onboard their spaceship in case someone becomes a danger

The Inspiration4 crew enjoys weightlessness on a parabolic flight, July 11, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first civilians into orbit Wednesday, weather permitting. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed a five-month training program to prepare. Nonetheless, SpaceX is sending them up with zip ties and sedatives in case someone becomes a danger to themselves or others. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX plans to launch a spaceship full ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Associated Press, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Kramer, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


SpaceX is about to launch 4 inexperienced civilians into Earth's orbit. Watch it live on Wednesday.

The Inspiration4 crew poses in front of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spaceship that will launch them into space. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is about to launch its first private human spaceflight, the Inspiration4 mission. There will be no professional astronauts on board. Instead, four civilians are set to orbit Earth in a spaceship. Watch SpaceX's livestream below starting Wednesday afternoon. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the first time ever, a space...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch


Photos show how SpaceX's first civilian crew trained by climbing Mount Rainier and flying jets. They launch Wednesday.

The Crew-2 members on a parabolic flight that simulates zero gravity. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Jared Isaacman, and Sian Proctor. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first spaceship full of civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed an intense five-month training program with SpaceX. They climbed Mount Rainier, did a 30-hour simulation inside the Crew Dragon spaceship, and took a zero-gravity plane ride. See more s...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Falcon 9


SpaceX is launching its first all-civilian space mission tomorrow - here's what the flight means for the future of space tourism

The four members of the Inspiration4 crew will orbit around Earth for three days. Netflix On September 15, SpaceX will launch Inspiration4, it's first all-civilian mission to space. The crew of four has spent months in rigorous training to prepare for the flight. While space tourism isn't accessible for everyone yet, this all-civilian trip marks an important milestone in space travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Sept. 15, 2021, the next batch of space tour...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Science, Opinion, Time, Trends, Earth, Netflix, Virgin Galactic, Tourism, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Branson, Falcon, Nordic


SpaceX is launching its first civilians on Wednesday. Photos reveal how they trained for the 3-day spaceflight.

The Crew-2 members on a parabolic flight that simulates zero gravity. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Jared Isaacman, and Sian Proctor. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first spaceship full of civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed an intense four-month training program with SpaceX. They climbed Mount Rainier, did a 30-hour simulation inside the Crew Dragon spaceship, and took a zero-gravity plane ride. See more s...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Falcon 9


Comprehensive clinical sequencing opens door to the promise of precision medicine

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study highlights the power of comprehensive whole genome, whole exome and RNA sequencing to better understand and treat each patient's cancer.
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Scientists link frailty and neurocognitive decline in childhood cancer survivors

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have shown that frailty contributes to neurocognitive decline in young adult survivors of childhood cancer.
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Melanoma registry results shine light on rare pediatric cancer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists created a registry for molecular analysis of pediatric melanoma that provides insight into treatment.
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SpaceX's first civilian crew will have 'one hell of a view' from the spaceship's toilet in a new glass dome

An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship with a glass dome "cupola" at its nose. SpaceX SpaceX could launch the world's first all-civilian crew into orbit as soon as September. The Inspiration4 crew will have a glass dome, or "cupola," on their Crew Dragon spaceship. That's where SpaceX's mysterious toilet is, according to mission commander Jared Isaacman. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX's first civilian crew is poised to enjoy what may ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Russia, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Spaceships, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Iss, Forbes, Crew Dragon


Two varieties of flu seem to have disappeared during lockdown. Experts say it's possible they're gone.

A sign points towards a flu vaccination center. Getty/ Jeff Greenberg / Contributor Two varieties of flu have not been spotted for over a year, STAT reported. Public-health measures to control the pandemic might have led these strains to disappear. However, it's still possible they are circulating undetected. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's been a lonely year to be an influenza virus.Infectious-disease protections put in place during the pandemic to protect p...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, News UK, Flu, Victoria, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Manila, Afp, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Budd


2 varieties of flu seem to have disappeared during lockdown. Experts say it's possible they're gone.

A sign pointing toward a flu vaccination center. Getty/ Jeff Greenberg / Contributor Two varieties of flu have not been spotted for over a year, STAT reported. Public-health measures to control the coronavirus pandemic may have led these strains to disappear. It's still possible, however, that they are circulating undetected. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's been a lonely year to be an influenza virus.Infectious-disease protections put in place during the coron...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, News UK, Flu, Victoria, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Manila, Afp, Northern Hemisphere, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


Genetic base editing treats sickle cell disease in mice

Sickle cell disease leads to chronic pain, organ failure, and early death in patients worldwide. A team led by Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has demonstrated a gene editing approach that efficiently corrects the mutation underlying SCD in patient blood stem cells and in mice. This treatment rescued disease symptoms in animal models, enabling long-lasting production of healthy blood cells, and could inspire a therapeutic strategy for SCD.
Tags: Science, Harvard, Broad Institute of MIT, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


By age 10, retinoblastoma patients' learning and life skills rebound

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers studied how retinoblastoma survivors fared years later at home and at school.
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Researchers speed identification of DNA regions that regulate gene expression

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have developed a highly efficient method to address a major challenge in biology--identifying the genetic 'switches' that regulate gene expression.
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ATRT molecular groups: looking at the biology from the clinic

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are learning more about what the molecular groups of a rare pediatric brain tumor mean for clinical care.
Tags: Science, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, ATRT


Discovery offers potential for stripping tumors of T cell protection

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has discovered a mechanism that tumors use to switch on protective regulatory T cells, raising the potential for drug treatments that render tumors more vulnerable to cancer immunotherapy.
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A 29-year-old woman who survived cancer as a child was just selected to fly to space aboard SpaceX's rocket

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39-A at Kennedy Space Center. Joe Burbank/Orlando Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images 29-year-old childhood cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux is set to board a SpaceX flight later this year. Arceneaux will be joined by three others as part of the first-ever all-civilian crew to enter space. Billionaire Jared Isaacman is chartering the flight and will select two more to join.  Visit the Business section o...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Cancer, Trends, Getty Images, New York Times, Astronaut, Times, Falcon, Memphis Tennessee, SpaceX Falcon, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, St. Jude, Tech Insider


Study reveals mutations that drive therapy-related myeloid neoplasms in children

Research from scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found mutations up to two years before cancer developed, showing an opportunity for early interventions.
Tags: Science, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


SpaceX to launch billionaire Jared Isaacman into space with a mission of 3 private astronauts on the Crew Dragon

Jared Isaacman at SpaceX in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX/Business Wire via AP Photo Billionaire Jared Isaacman has bought seats on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship to launch himself, a healthcare worker and two others — to be selected via sweepstakes — into orbit in late 2021. The mission, called Inspiration4, will be the first ever to fly a crew of people who aren't professional astronauts into space. "The risk is not zero," SpaceX founder Elon Musk said, but this is a big step toward maki...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Dragon, Mars, Falcon 9, Gulf of Mexico, Musk


Genetic variants linked to heart health in African American childhood cancer survivors

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have identified genetic variants in African American childhood cancer survivors that have implications for up-front care and long-term surveillance.
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Research reveals how a fungal infection activates inflammation

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have shed light on the mechanisms that underlie how Aspergillus fumigatus activates the inflammasome, with implications for therapeutic development.
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Metabolic signaling plays a crucial role in regulating specialized T cells

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have identified how metabolic signaling pathways influence key immune cells with implications for treating autoimmune disorders and cancer.
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Study: Respiratory failure in COVID-19 usually not driven by cytokine storm

A study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis showed that, contrary to expectation, most people with severe COVID-19 do not suffer from unbridled inflammation. The findings suggest that anti-inflammatory therapies may not be helpful for most COVID-19 patients.
Tags: Science, St Louis, Memphis, Washington University School of Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


Researchers mine data and connect the dots about processes driving neuroblastoma

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists lead genome analysis to better understand one of the most common childhood solid tumors.
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St. Jude researchers create an analytic tool that opens a new frontier of cancer discovery

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have developed software to identify cancer-causing mutations lurking in vast regions of the human genome.
Tags: Science, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, St Jude



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