Scientists at the Siberian Federal University (SibFU, Krasnoyarsk, Russia) have developed a unique method to protect crops from pathogens. According to the authors of the study, the new drug will make it possible to give up spraying crops with pesticides, which is expensive and environmentally unfriendly.
Sunday’s landmark arrival, which closed out the unprecedented crewed mission by a private space company, was also the first water landing by NASA since 1975.
Neuralink is one of several companies founded by Elon Musk, focusing on implantable computer interfaces and neurotechnology. It is also one of his most secretive firms, only revealing the specifics of its works after 2018.
One of the flies in question was apparently named after Marvel author Stan Lee because the creature's "black eyes and bristly white whiskers resemble the famous comic book creator".
The mission marked the first time people were sent to space from the US soil since the Space Shuttle Program ended in 2011.
The process Professor Schmitz devised to extract ancient micrometeorites from the limestone they were preserved in relied on these space rocks' incredible hardiness.
Since 2001, only seven people have travelled into space as tourists with American company Space Adventure. The industry appears to be blossoming, however, as several other firms, including Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and Zero2Infinity have announced plans to offer space jaunts.
Earlier on 30 May, the United States conducted their first space launch in ten years, sending a Space X Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. On 31 May, the vehicle successfully docked with the ISS.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - NASA astronauts, ahead of their return to Earth, have thanked Russian cosmonauts for "exceptional teamwork" on the International Space Station (ISS), noting their contribution to the success of Crew Dragon's first manned mission.
The archaeological site where the discoveries were made reportedly belonged to the Zapotec civilization that thrived in Mesoamerica over 2,000 years ago.
While the scientists did manage to identify some of the chemicals in the fungus, the exact mechanism that the organism employs to control its hosts is yet to be explained.
The professor studying the figurines believes they may have been used at pilgrimage centers to form a kind of metaphysical connection between God and Man, “a contact between earth and heaven, the core of the religious experience.”
Land subsistence can result from natural and anthropogenic causes, but as sea levels rise worldwide, billions of people in the world have become more exposed to risks associated with land submergence.
Founded in 1980, Arianespace is a French multinational company providing commercial launching services, and is in charge of the Ariane programme. Ariane rockets are single-use launch vehicles designed for space and Earth orbital applications.
The spacecraft transporting the United States’ new Perseverance rover to Mars encountered a problem just a day after launch, causing it to briefly shut down, the US space agency NASA announced. The problem has since been fixed.
Despite their efforts to explore the shaft within the pyramid, behind the so called Gantenbrink Door, the researchers admitted that they “do not know what that stone is blocking access to”.
Thomas Cromwell was a chief minister to English King Henry VIII, who was a key figure in the Reformation that took place in England in the 16th century. He was also known for some interesting political stunts during his time at court, before being beheaded in 1540.
With more than 17 million confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide, fever and the loss of smell and cough are now believed to be one of the most common indicators of the disease resulting from the virus. Still, not all of COVID-19 patients actually display these signs.
The US, Australia and the EU are working on a supply chain of rare earth metals independent of China. To date, Beijing controls the majority of the rare-earth minerals extraction and processing market. Using economies of scale, China can keep prices low, so it is extremely difficult for new players to enter this industry.
The flight of the Russian Proton-M carrier rocket, initially scheduled to take place on 29 July (30 July local), was postponed one day for additional checks to components and assemblies, according to Russian space agency Roscosmos.