Tag: Science

Endangered species are dying out on Earth. Could they be saved in outer space?

Plants and animals are dying off at an unprecedented rate on Earth. Some scientists are looking to outer space for a solution.  The idea is called a lunar biorepository, a facility that maintains and stores plant and animal cells. But instead of on Earth, this would be on the moon.  Why the moon?   “There’s […]

Singapore’s economic losses due to heat stress could nearly double to over $1.5 billion in 2035

People sitting by a pier during sunset in Singapore. Roslan Rahman | Afp | Getty Images Singapore’s economic losses due to heat stress could nearly double to $1.64 billion in 2035 from pre-pandemic 2018 due to a decline in labor productivity, a recent study by the National University of Singapore showed. Back in 2018, heat […]

“Cicada-geddon” insect invasion will be biggest bug emergence in centuries

Chicago advised to prepare for billions of cicadas this spring Chicago advised to prepare for billions of cicadas this spring 02:47 Trillions of evolution’s bizarro wonders, red-eyed periodical cicadas that have pumps in their heads and jet-like muscles in their rears, are about to emerge in numbers not seen in decades and possibly centuries. Crawling […]

Breaking the ice: How scientists are trying to de-ice Euclid’s vision from a million miles away – Times of India

Euclid, tasked with unveiling the dark Universe’s secrets, has encountered a hurdle: microscopic layers of water ice are clouding its view. This challenge, stemming from the spacecraft’s exposure to the harsh cold of space, demands unprecedented precision for its mission’s success.Mirror, mirror, chilled in spaceEfforts are now underway across Europe to implement a novel de-icing […]

5 ways to help your kids be more successful than most—including one ‘many parents fail to teach,’ expert says

Parents regularly worry about how their children will navigate the world as adults. Will they grow up to be happy and well-adjusted? Will they get a good job and live comfortably? Every child is different, and everyone develops at their own pace. But some strategies are proven to be more effective than others, when it […]

“Emily’s Wonder Lab” host on new science book, collaborating with Bill Nye

“Emily’s Wonder Lab” host on new science book, collaborating with Bill Nye – CBS News Watch CBS News Emily Calandrelli, familiar to audiences from her TikToks, Netflix show “Emily’s Wonder Lab” and collaborations with Bill Nye, introduces her new book “Stay Curious and Keep Exploring: Next Level.” Be the first to know Get browser notifications […]

Domestic airlines face challenges due to USD crunch, Taka devaluation

Businesses are going through challenges due to high inflation, USD crunch and negative effect of the volatile exchange rate. This has had an impact on the domestic aviation sector too. Domestic airlines, like other businesses, continue to fight for survival by meeting their operational costs. Business insiders say that the airlines’ operating expenses have increased […]

Intuitive Machines stock jumps in wild trading after moon landing

Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C lunar lander on display at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA Shares of Intuitive Machines jumped 16% in trading Friday after the company’s successful first moon landing. Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C cargo moon lander known as “Odysseus” on Thursday became the first privately developed spacecraft to land on the lunar surface — as well as the first […]

Eli Lilly says weight loss drug shows promise as treatment for fatty liver disease

An injection pen of Zepbound, Eli Lilly’s weight loss drug, is displayed in New York City, U.S., December 11, 2023.  Brendan McDermid | Reuters Eli Lilly on Tuesday said its highly popular drug used for weight loss and diabetes showed promise as a treatment for fatty liver disease in a midstage trial.  The initial study […]

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