The study revealed mixing vaccines may be better in some cases.
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A National Institutes of Health study on mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines and boosters found the approach to be safe and effective.
A team of paleontologists has described a new species of ancient sea scorpion from China that was the size of a dog even in its juvenile form. The post Giant Scorpions Used to Roam the Deadly Seas appeared first on Nerdist.
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Vikings from Greenland — the first Europeans to arrive in the Americas — lived in a village in Canada’s Newfoundland exactly 1,000 years ago, researchers say.
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An amateur diver uncovered the four-foot long sword, which likely once belonged to a Crusader knight almost a millennium ago.
Rich and getting richer pretty much sums up Elon Musk, chief executive officer of both Tesla Inc. and privately held SpaceX. According to Forbes’ real-time billionaire list, Musk remains just ahead of Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos, with a fortune of $219.5 billion. While that’s some way from trillionaire status, Adam Jonas with Morgan Stanley entertains the notion with this thought: Musk may get there, but it won’t be because of his electric-car company.
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A meteor that incinerated the residents of an ancient city inspired the biblical story of Sodom, research suggests
Millennia ago, a meteor half the size of the Statue of Liberty struck an Middle Eastern city. The event may have inspired the biblical story of Sodom.
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Eyes to the sky Wednesday night. The first Full Moon of Fall 2021 coincides with the peak of the Orionid meteor shower.
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Firefighters and residents battle a blaze in hot, dry conditions in Athens, Greece, in August 2021. AP Photo/Petros KaradjiasWildfires driven by increasing winds and unprecedented heat surrounded Athens, Greece, this past summer, blanketing its ancient marble monuments and olive groves with ash and acrid smoke. These are the same places where philosophers gathered almost 2,500 years ago to debate questions about the nature of matter and morality. The ideas formulated then echo through Western ci
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Something may be up with a solar array meant to power the Colorado-built Lucy space probe on its 12-year, asteroid-chasing journey.
A scientist from Guangdong, China plans to appeal to the Tibetan government to conserve recently discovered fossils of handprints and footprints on a rock on the world’s highest plateau—because they may be the oldest prehistoric art ever recorded
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Elisabeth Bik calls out bad science for a living. A feud with one of the world’s loudest hydroxychloroquine crusaders shows that it can carry a high price.View Entire Post ›
Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas says some of his clients think SpaceX could eventually be worth more than Tesla, and will make the Tesla CEO a trillionaire.
Scientists are venturing inside otherworldly ice caves growing beneath Austria's doomed glaciers to study why they are melting even faster than expected, and understand the fate that will befall glaciers elsewhere if climate change is not halted. It is already too late to save the glaciers of the eastern Alps, which scientists now say are past the point of no return and will be gone completely in the next few decades.
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The successor to the Hubble space observatory will now be prepared for launch on 18 December.
NASA and Boeing confirm Starliner won’t fly until first half of 2022 as valve investigation continues
NASA and Boeing provided an update on the beleaguered Starliner capsule Tuesday, confirming that the earliest the spacecraft will fly will be sometime during the first half of next year. Starliner was grounded in August, after an issue with the oxidizer valves was discovered roughly four and a half hours before launch. The launch was part of an uncrewed test flight, dubbed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2), the second for Starliner.
Japanese scientists have successfully recreated Wagyu beef — complete with its distinctive fat marbling — in a laboratory using 3D printer technology. Quest for cheaper Wagyu: Osaka University researchers used 3-D bioprinters to reproduce Japan’s famous steak, paving the way for a much more affordable variety of the expensive steak, reported Reuters. The research team, led by Michiya Matsusaki, conducted experiments using bovine stem cells to reproduce the marbling in a solid steak-like piece.
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Boeing was supposed to start flying astronauts for NASA 2 years ago. Now its glitching spaceship may not do so until 2023.
Boeing's Starliner spaceship has failed to reach the International Space Station twice. Now it likely has to wait at least a year to fly astronauts.
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