Surfaced 18 Minutes Ago on Live Science (+4 others)
ESA ESAs Director General, Jean-Jacques Dordain, announced today that the ISS Multilateral Crew Operations Panel has decided on Friday, 17 May to accept his proposal to fly astronaut Timothy Peake to the International Space Station in 2015. When we recruited the six new ESA astronauts in May 2009, ....
Surfaced 3 Hours Ago on Yahoo (+4 others)
As high schoolers prepare for final exams, teens nationwide may be tempted to use a "study drug" -- a prescription stimulant or amphetamine -- to gain an academic edge. But a new University of Michigan poll shows only one in 100 parents of teens 13-17 years old believes that their teen has used a ....
Surfaced 58 Minutes Ago on Science Daily (+3 others)
Woody plant matter is almost completely digested by bacteria living in the Amazon River. This tough stuff plays a major part in fueling the river's breath. The finding has implications for global carbon models, and for the ecology of the Amazon and the world's other rivers.
Surfaced 2 Hours Ago on Science Daily (+3 others)
Both fine-particle air pollution and noise pollution may increase a person's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to German researchers who have conducted a large population study, in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
Surfaced 58 Minutes Ago on Phys.org (+3 others)
(Phys.org) Enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each month could be stored in porous rocks deep underground for later use, according to a new, comprehensive study. Researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Bonneville Power Administration ....
Surfaced 3 Hours Ago on Science Daily (+3 others)
The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority. One promising technique involves reading DNA bases using changes in electrical current as they are threaded through a nanoscopic hole. Now, a team led by University of Pennsylvania ....
Surfaced 5 Hours Ago on Phys.org (+3 others)
(Phys.org) Earthquakes that last minutes rather than seconds are a relatively recent discovery, according to an international team of seismologists. Researchers have been aware of these slow earthquakes, only for the past five to 10 years because of new tools and new observations, but these tools ....
Surfaced 6 Hours Ago on Google News (+5 others)
FDA has safety concerns about insomnia drug - USA TodayUSA TODAYWASHINGTON (AP) Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking. The Food and Drug ....
Surfaced 5 Hours Ago on Yahoo Health (+3 others)
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a research program on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy. The project, involving the Institute of ....