Science


Posts filtered by tags: United States[x]


 

On the same day China landed a probe on the moon, the US's massive telescope in Puerto Rico collapsed

Left: China National Space Administration Right: RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty Images On the same day that China collected lunar rocks in a groundbreaking space mission, a critical US telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapsed. The observatory, built in 1963, was a beacon for US astronomical research, lasted through natural disasters, and inspired generations of Puerto Rican researchers. China's successful accomplishment with the Chang'e-5 probe is the first time sinc...
Tags: Space, Science, China, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, United States, James Bond, Luna, Us Department Of Defense, Puerto Rico, National Science Foundation, Soviet Union, Chang, Inner Mongolia


China’s Chang’e-5 lunar lander successfully lands on the Moon

Chinese state news agencies are reporting a successful landing of the Chang’e-5 lunar robotic lander, which will seek to return lunar rock samples back to Earth. The launch took off on November 23, and attained lunar orbit on November 28. It launched the lander vehicle on November 30, and the reports today from the China National Space Administration (CNSA) says that at shortly after 10 AM EST it achieved its goal of touching down on the Moon’s surface intact. China’s Chang’e-5 mission will b...
Tags: Travel, TC, Space, Science, China, Nasa, Earth, United States, Moon, Lockheed Martin, Robotics, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Spacecraft, Soviet Union, Chang


The Arecibo telescope's 900-ton platform has crashed into its disk below and destroyed the iconic radio observatory

The radio-antenna platform of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, as well as three support towers, is in danger of "catastrophic" collapse and falling into the facility's 1,000-foot-wide dish. NAIC Arecibo Observatory/NSF; Business Insider The Arecibo Observatory's iconic radio telescope collapsed Tuesday morning. The telescope's suspended platform, which weighed 900 tons, crashed into its bowl-shaped disk below. The tops of three support towers snapped off as the platform fell. Ar...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, News, Congress, China, Virginia, US, West Virginia, Trends, Nasa, Earth, United States, Alien Life, Asteroids, American Museum of Natural History


Increasing HPV vaccine uptake in adolescents

More than 90 percent of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers could be prevented by widespread uptake of the HPV vaccine. Yet, vaccine use in the United States falls short of public health goals.
Tags: Science, United States


First report card on biosimilars in oncology

In a Policy Review in The Lancet Oncology, Y. Tony Yang, a professor at the George Washington University School of Nursing and Milken Institute School of Public Health, along with his co-authors, identify factors preventing the effective launch of oncology biosimilars in the United States, including the struggle to garner market share and fighting patent litigation lawsuits across the country.
Tags: Science, United States, Tony Yang


Supreme Court Skeptical About Law That Could Have a Chilling Effect On Security Research

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed skepticism about the sweeping nature of the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, claiming that the cybercrime law — the only one of its kind in the United States — could lead to a slippery slope where average Americans are criminalized for innocuous transgressions like checking…Read more...
Tags: Science, News, Supreme Court, Law, United States, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Security Research, Nathan Van Buren, Cybercrime Law


Controversial Trump adviser Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force

Scott Atlas listens to US President Donald Trump during a briefing at the White House August 10, 2020, in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas, who served as a special adviser to President Donald Trump on the coronavirus, resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force Monday. Atlas, who joined the task force in August, was a Special Government Employee (SGE), meaning his role in the task force was temporary and would not exceed 130 days. Atlas' push to reopen...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, America, Trends, Atlas, United States, Washington Dc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci


Controversial Trump adviser Dr. Scott Atlas reportedly resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force

Scott Atlas listens to US President Donald Trump during a briefing at the White House August 10, 2020, in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas, who served as a special adviser to President Donald Trump on the coronavirus, resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force Monday, Fox News and CNN reported. Atlas, who joined the task force in August, was a Special Government Employee (SGE), meaning his role in the task force was temporary and would not exceed 130 ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Atlas, United States, Washington Dc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, Breaking


Business closures, partial reopenings due to COVID-19 could cost the US $3-$5 trillion i

USC economists project that a best-case scenario for the United States hinges on whether the initial mandatory closures and social distancing measures were sufficient to control the rise in coronavirus cases. In a worst-case scenario, infections would ramp up considerably after businesses reopen; thus, forcing another round of closures.
Tags: Science, US, United States, Usc


Racial disparities in dementia in US

Nationally representative data were used to examine if racial disparities in the occurrence of dementia in the United States changed from 2000 to 2016.
Tags: Science, US, United States


Fauci and public health experts are sounding the alarms about another coronavirus surge after Americans traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in Washington DC on September 23, 2020. Alex Edelman / AFP via Getty Images Health officials are telling Americans to expect another spike in the number of coronavirus cases as people return from their Thanksgiving holiday travels. "We might see a surge superimposed upon that surge we're already in," Dr. Anthony Fauci said on NBC's "Meet the Press." Fauci joins a legion of health officials also warning of...
Tags: Health, Science, Thanksgiving, Nbc, US, Trends, United States, Washington Dc, Fox News, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Adams, Fauci, National Institute of Allergy, Jerome Adams


The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases — less than a week after hitting 12 million cases

A health care worker directs a person to use a nasal swab for a self administered test at the new federally funded COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium on July 23, 2020 in Miami, Florida Joe Raedle/Getty Images The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.  The country surpassed 12 million COVID-19 cases just 6 days ago.  One report predicted that the US could see as many as 1 million COVID-19 cases a day.  Visit Business ...
Tags: Science, News, Thanksgiving, Cdc, US, Trends, United States, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Miami Florida, Johns Hopkins University, Miami Dade County Auditorium, Coronavirus, Henry Walke, COVID-19, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani


Coronavirus live: Italy to ease Covid measures in some regions; Swiss advised against watching oom-pah bands

Italy to ease measures in five regions; singing and playing wind instruments ‘can increase risk of infection’, say Swiss authorities; Iran tightens pandemic restrictions North Korean hackers ‘tried to disrupt vaccine efforts in South’US Covid cases and hospitalisations set records over ThanksgivingWife serenaded by her husband from outside hospital in Italy diesItalian ski resort anxiously waits for Covid ban decisionUK coronavirus – latest updates 6.09pm GMT A politician in Germany has been...
Tags: Science, Germany, US news, Iran, United States, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Reuters Continue, Thomas Mueller, Coronavirus, Hildburghausen


Coronavirus live news: US reports 2,157 new Covid-deaths in 24 hours; Sicily asks Cuba to send doctors and nurses

One person dies every 40 seconds from Covid-related illness in US in past day; Sicilian hospitals face personnel shortages; record daily deaths in GermanyDeaths pass 1.4mFrance announces limited lockdown easingRussia says data on Sputnik Covid vaccine shows 95% efficacyAfrica’s largest Covid treatment trial launched by 13 countriesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.22pm GMT The Americas reported more than 1.5 million cases in the last seven days; the highest weekly number since the start of ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Americas, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, United States, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, Cuba, Sicily, North Central and South America


Biden's team has made contact with Dr. Fauci, and the president-elect said he has been 'very, very helpful' in briefings with staff

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on July 30, 2020 in Washington DC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has reached out to President-elect Joe Biden's transition staff, Bloomberg reported. "I haven't had a chance to speak to Dr. Fauci," Biden said Tuesday, but Fauci himself confirmed to CNN that he has been talking to the president-elect's staff. T...
Tags: Politics, Science, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Washington Dc, General Services Administration, Biden, Usa Today, Anthony Fauci, Charles Davis, Trump, GSA


SpaceX successfully launches a Falcon 9 booster for a record seventh time

SpaceX has launched yet another Starlink mission, adding 60 more Starlink satellites to its low-Earth orbit constellation. That’s good news for its efforts to blanket the globe in high-speed broadband, and today’s flight is even better news for its equally important ambition of developing more reusable rocket systems, since the first-stage booster that helped launch today’s Falcon 9 rocket made a record-breaking seventh trip. SpaceX broke its own reusability records of six flights for a re...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, Tech, Broadband, Canada, United States, Falcon 9, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Falcon, Atlantic Ocean, Outer Space, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station


Millions of people are flying across the US for Thanksgiving, ignoring CDC advice

Travelers wearing protective face masks walking through Concourse D at the Miami International Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. David Santiago/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images More than three million people travelled through US airports this weekend in advance of Thanksgiving, defying advice from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC on Thursday advised people to stay home for Thanksgiving. More than one million people flew the next day....
Tags: Transportation, Science, Thanksgiving, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Ap, United States, News UK, Associated Press, Tsa, Getty, Anthony Fauci, AAA, Transportation Security Administration


For people with diabetes, medicaid expansion helps, but can't do it all: BU study

Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act has insured millions of low-income people in the United States, improving outcomes for patients with many different diseases. But expansion alone has not been enough to improve outcomes for patients with diabetes, according to a new Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study.
Tags: Science, United States, Boston University School of Public Health BUSPH


1 in 3 who are aware of deepfakes say they have inadvertently shared them on social media

An NTU Singapore study has found that one in three Singaporeans who said they were aware of deepfakes believe they have circulated deepfake content on social media which they later found out was a hoax.When compared to a similar demographic in the United States, the study found that those in the US were more aware of deepfakes. More reported sharing content that they later learnt was a deepfake in the US than in Singapore.
Tags: Science, US, United States, NTU Singapore


Relativity Space raises $500 million as it sets sights on the industrialization of Mars

3D-printed rocket startup Relativity Space has closed $500 million in Series D funding (making official the earlier reported raise), the company announced today. This funding was led by Tiger Global Management, and included participation by a host of new investors, including Fidelity Management & Research Company, Baillie Gifford, Iconiq Capital, General Catalyst and more. This brings the company’s total raised so far to nearly $700 million, as the startup is poised to launch its first-ever f...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Space, Science, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Industrial Design, United States, 3d Printing, Long Beach, Relativity, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Robotics, Aerospace


Relativity Space raises $500 million as its sets sights on the industrialization of Mars

3D-printed rocket startup Relativity Space has closed $500 million in Series D funding (making official the earlier reported raise), the company announced today. This funding was led by Tiger Global Management, and included participation by a host of new investors including Fidelity Management & Research Company, Baillie Gifford, Iconiq Capital, General Catalist and more. This brings the company’s total raised so far to nearly $700 million, as the startup is poised to launch its first ever fu...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Space, Science, Articles, Tech, Ceo, Nasa, Earth, Industrial Design, United States, 3d Printing, Long Beach, Printer, Relativity, Mars


Assessment of 136K pediatric patients tested for SARS-CoV-2 in US

This observational study used electronic health records for almost 136,000 pediatric patients in the United States to describe testing for SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 illness.
Tags: Science, US, United States


Shocks to seafood

The United States' seafood industry declined precipitously in the months following the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, and research shows that targeted federal assistance will be necessary to bring it back.
Tags: Science, United States


Nutritional quality of foods, beverages in movies

The nutritional quality of foods and beverages depicted in 250 top-grossing movies in the United States from 1994 to 2018 was compared with dietary recommendations in this study.
Tags: Science, United States


Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

Some Americans could "hopefully" receive the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11 or 12, Moncef Slaoui said Dado Ruvic/Reuters Moncef Slaoui, the head of the White House "Operation Warp Speed" said on Sunday that some Americans will begin receiving the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11.  A panel of outside experts that advises the FDA is expected to meet on December 10 to discuss Pfizer's application for an emergency use authorization, but it's not clear how quickly FDA wo...
Tags: Science, News, White House, Trends, Cnn, United States, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Jake Tapper, Moderna, Slaoui, Moncef Slaoui, Connor Perrett


U.S. should look at how other high-income countries regulate health care costs

Structuring negotiations between insurers and providers, standardizing fee-for-service payments and negotiating prices can lower the United States' health care spending by slowing the rate at which healthcare prices increase, according to a Rutgers study.
Tags: Science, United States, Rutgers


Coronavirus live news: Adelaide emerges from lockdown; UK records 341 more deaths; G20 vaccine pledge

In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayAustralia funds Nasal spray which could fight Covid See all our coronavirus coverage 11.27pm GMT In t...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, World news, Australia news, Ap, United States, Infectious Diseases, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, El Paso, Texas National Guard, Australia Adelaide, Coronavirus


China's Xi Jinping pledged to work with other countries to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations

Chinese President Xi Jinping. Noel Celis - Pool/Getty Images At the G20 Summit in Saudi Arabia, President Xi Jinping of China pledged to intensify cooperation on a global effort to develop vaccines for COVID-19, Reuters reported. Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as Moderna, have in the past two weeks announced vaccines that the companies maintain could be more than 90% effective in fighting the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. China is developing three vaccines that are now in Phase II...
Tags: Europe, Science, Saudi Arabia, China, Trends, United States, Xi Jinping, G20 Summit, Pfizer, Vaccines, Reuters, Riyadh, Xi, Matthew DeBord, Moderna, Coronavirus


Russia wants to distribute its questionable coronavirus vaccine to other countries: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to distribute its questionable Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries, Reuters reported Saturday. Russia first approved Sputnik V in August, but experts and health officials were skeptical the vaccine would work since it did not go through necessary phase 3 trials.  The Kremlin also kept important information relevant to the vaccine's success out of the public's eye. This included...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, International, Trends, G20, United States, G20 Summit, Pfizer, Vaccine, Kremlin, Reuters


Coronavirus live news: Canada fears big case rise could overwhelm hospitals; Italy records 699 deaths in a day

Trudeau implores Canadians to stay home; Italy records 37,242 new cases; Madrid to close borders with other regionsGerman doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patientsTech giants join with governments to fight Covid misinformationUS records highest number of Covid deaths since MaySouth Australia premier fuming over pizza lie that put state in lockdownCalifornia enacts curfew for majority of state’s 40m residents 7.17pm GMT The World Health Organization warned that growing antimi...
Tags: Europe, Science, Australia, India, UK News, World news, US news, Canada, United States, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Brazil, World Health Organization, Madrid, Trudeau



Filters
show more filters
October - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
December - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031