SciTechDaily https://scitechdaily.com/ Science, Space and Technology News 2022 Sun, 21 Aug 2022 16:35:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0.1 MIT Researchers 3D Print Precise Plasma Sensors for Satellites https://scitechdaily.com/mit-researchers-3d-print-precise-plasma-sensors-for-satellites/ https://scitechdaily.com/mit-researchers-3d-print-precise-plasma-sensors-for-satellites/#comments Sun, 21 Aug 2022 21:23:03 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=190538 3D Printed Plasma Sensor

Cheap and quick to produce, these digitally manufactured plasma sensors could help scientists predict the weather or study climate change. Scientists at MIT have created...

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Scientists Discover a 4-Billion-Year-Old Ancient Piece of Earth’s Crust Underneath Western Australia https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-discover-a-4-billion-year-old-ancient-piece-of-earths-crust-underneath-western-australia/ https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-discover-a-4-billion-year-old-ancient-piece-of-earths-crust-underneath-western-australia/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 19:58:47 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196738 Earth Slice Interior Core

Lasers pave the path for finding ancient crust. Curtin University researchers have discovered evidence of an approximately four billion-year-old piece of the Earth’s crust that...

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NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Sheds Light on Galaxy Evolution and Black Holes https://scitechdaily.com/nasas-webb-space-telescope-sheds-light-on-galaxy-evolution-and-black-holes/ https://scitechdaily.com/nasas-webb-space-telescope-sheds-light-on-galaxy-evolution-and-black-holes/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 18:40:57 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196959 Stephan's Quintet (NIRSpec IFU)

The close proximity of Stephan’s Quintet gives astronomers a ringside seat to galactic mergers and interactions. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope reveals never-before-seen details of...

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New AI-Powered App Could Boost Smartphone Battery Life by 30% https://scitechdaily.com/new-ai-powered-app-could-boost-smartphone-battery-life-by-30/ https://scitechdaily.com/new-ai-powered-app-could-boost-smartphone-battery-life-by-30/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 17:29:26 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196799 Improved High Tech Battery Concept

New cutting-edge AI technology. A cutting-edge AI invention will be disclosed to technology giants, with the potential to increase smartphone battery life by 30% and...

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Astronomers Have Discovered an Especially Sneaky Black Hole https://scitechdaily.com/astronomers-have-discovered-an-especially-sneaky-black-hole/ https://scitechdaily.com/astronomers-have-discovered-an-especially-sneaky-black-hole/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 16:19:36 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=193319 Black Hole Police Spot Extragalactic Black Hole

Discovery Sheds Light on Star Death, Black Hole Formation and Gravitational Waves When it comes to field of black hole research, it seems there is...

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Chronic Inflammation? You Could Be Low on Vitamin D https://scitechdaily.com/chronic-inflammation-you-could-be-low-on-vitamin-d/ https://scitechdaily.com/chronic-inflammation-you-could-be-low-on-vitamin-d/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 15:03:03 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196946 Vitamin D Supplement Pills

Inflammation is actually an essential part of the body’s healing process. However, when it persists, it can contribute to a wide range of complex diseases...

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This Week @NASA: Artemis I Move to Launchpad, Cargo Dragon Departs, Moon Around Asteroid Polymele https://scitechdaily.com/this-week-nasa-artemis-i-move-to-launchpad-cargo-dragon-departs-moon-around-asteroid-polymele/ https://scitechdaily.com/this-week-nasa-artemis-i-move-to-launchpad-cargo-dragon-departs-moon-around-asteroid-polymele/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 13:38:03 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196943 Artemis I Launch Rollout

The move to the launchpad ahead of our Artemis I flight test … Discussing priorities for national space activities … And cargo and science head...

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Scientists Discover That Irregular Production of Brain Cells Could Cause Autism https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-discover-that-irregular-production-of-brain-cells-could-cause-autism/ https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-discover-that-irregular-production-of-brain-cells-could-cause-autism/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 12:20:30 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196881 Consciousness Brain Activity

Autistic individuals’ stem cells either create too many or too few brain cells. Researchers from Rutgers University have discovered evidence of anomalies in very early brain...

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A Global Tsunami: How Did the Tonga Tsunami Jump From Ocean to Ocean? https://scitechdaily.com/a-global-tsunami-how-did-the-tonga-tsunami-jump-from-ocean-to-ocean/ https://scitechdaily.com/a-global-tsunami-how-did-the-tonga-tsunami-jump-from-ocean-to-ocean/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 11:29:50 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196800 Tsunami Illustration

Scientists explain an unusual tsunami. A new study published in the journal Nature describes the process that produced and propagated an unusual tsunami following the catastrophic...

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SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down With Scientific Cargo for Analysis https://scitechdaily.com/spacex-dragon-splashes-down-with-scientific-cargo-for-analysis/ https://scitechdaily.com/spacex-dragon-splashes-down-with-scientific-cargo-for-analysis/#comments Sun, 21 Aug 2022 10:31:04 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196893 SpaceX Dragon Resupply Ship Approaches Space Station July 2022

SpaceX’s uncrewed Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 2:53 p.m. EDT (11:53 a.m. PDT) Saturday, August 20, north of Cape Canaveral off the Florida coast,...

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Harvard Researchers Discover Global Warming Spawned the Age of Reptiles https://scitechdaily.com/harvard-researchers-discover-global-warming-spawned-the-age-of-reptiles/ https://scitechdaily.com/harvard-researchers-discover-global-warming-spawned-the-age-of-reptiles/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 03:44:46 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196742 Reptile Adaptive Radiation Reconstruction

Harvard researchers find rapid evolution of reptiles was triggered by nearly 60 million years of global warming and climate change. Researchers can explore the impact...

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For the First Time – A Robot Has Learned To Imagine Itself https://scitechdaily.com/for-the-first-time-a-robot-has-learned-to-imagine-itself/ https://scitechdaily.com/for-the-first-time-a-robot-has-learned-to-imagine-itself/#comments Sun, 21 Aug 2022 01:12:14 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196627 Artificial Intelligence Data AI Problem Solving

A robot created by Columbia Engineers learns to understand itself rather than the environment around it. Our perception of our bodies is not always correct or...

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A New Crocodile Hypothesis Could Help People With Hearing Loss https://scitechdaily.com/a-new-crocodile-hypothesis-could-help-people-with-hearing-loss/ https://scitechdaily.com/a-new-crocodile-hypothesis-could-help-people-with-hearing-loss/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 22:54:04 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196572 Hearing Imparied

A new hypothesis about crocodile ears. Over 1.2 billion individuals worldwide have hearing loss. Crocodiles, on the other hand, have excellent hearing for their whole...

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A Promising New Drug Combo Could Improve Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatment https://scitechdaily.com/a-promising-new-drug-combo-could-improve-spinal-muscular-atrophy-treatment/ https://scitechdaily.com/a-promising-new-drug-combo-could-improve-spinal-muscular-atrophy-treatment/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 21:34:02 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196625 Prescription Medicine Tablets Concept

A New Drug Duo Spinraza® changed the game for people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in 2016. It was the first medication for the neurodegenerative...

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NASA Selects Mission Proposals to Study Stellar Explosions, Galaxies & Stars https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-selects-mission-proposals-to-study-stellar-explosions-galaxies-stars/ https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-selects-mission-proposals-to-study-stellar-explosions-galaxies-stars/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 20:14:03 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196579 Supernova Explosion Nebula

Four mission proposals submitted to NASA’s Explorers Program have been selected for further study. The proposals include missions that would study exploding stars, distant clusters...

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Highly-Efficient New Neuromorphic Chip for AI on the Edge https://scitechdaily.com/highly-efficient-new-neuromorphic-chip-for-ai-on-the-edge/ https://scitechdaily.com/highly-efficient-new-neuromorphic-chip-for-ai-on-the-edge/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 18:44:00 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196586 NeuRRAM Neuromorphic Chip

The NeuRRAM chip is the first compute-in-memory chip to demonstrate a wide range of AI applications while using just a small percentage of the energy...

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Not Harmless Toys: Paintball Guns Are More Dangerous Than Previously Thought https://scitechdaily.com/not-harmless-toys-paintball-guns-are-more-dangerous-than-previously-thought/ https://scitechdaily.com/not-harmless-toys-paintball-guns-are-more-dangerous-than-previously-thought/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 17:39:49 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196300 Eye Surgery

A new study discovered that paintball guns cause more severe eye injuries than previously thought. Researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine examined data on...

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Scientists Reveal: What Turns a First Date Into a Relationship? https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-reveal-what-turns-a-first-date-into-a-relationship/ https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-reveal-what-turns-a-first-date-into-a-relationship/#comments Sat, 20 Aug 2022 16:29:47 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196570 Happy Couple Coffee

Hebrew University researchers believe they have an answer to the question. Seeking love? Then you’ll understand how important that first date might be. What draws...

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Common Medication Found Effective at Reducing Odds of Serious Outcomes for COVID-19 Patients https://scitechdaily.com/common-medication-found-effective-at-reducing-odds-of-serious-outcomes-for-covid-19-patients/ https://scitechdaily.com/common-medication-found-effective-at-reducing-odds-of-serious-outcomes-for-covid-19-patients/#comments Sat, 20 Aug 2022 15:09:18 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196604 Female Doctor Giving Medicine

Trial compared the effect of ivermectin, fluvoxamine, and metformin in randomized double-blinded placebo- controlled trial. Scientists have found that metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes medication,...

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Early Blood Tests for Traumatic Brain Injury Can Accurately Predict Which Patients Are Likely To Die https://scitechdaily.com/early-blood-tests-for-traumatic-brain-injury-can-accurately-predict-which-patients-are-likely-to-die/ https://scitechdaily.com/early-blood-tests-for-traumatic-brain-injury-can-accurately-predict-which-patients-are-likely-to-die/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 13:48:44 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196584 TBI Blood Tests

In the study, the method predicted poor outcomes six months after injury with high accuracy. A study finds that blood tests taken the day of...

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Recently Discovered Bioactive Compounds Can Kill Drug-Resistant Bacteria https://scitechdaily.com/recently-discovered-bioactive-compounds-can-kill-drug-resistant-bacteria/ https://scitechdaily.com/recently-discovered-bioactive-compounds-can-kill-drug-resistant-bacteria/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 12:37:51 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196449 Clostridium difficile Bacteria

Brazilian scientists discovered several compounds in a marine sponge from Fernando de Noronha, an island off the coast of the Northeast, that killed antibiotic-resistant bacteria....

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Mysterious Interstellar Plasma Revealed by Twinkling Pulsars https://scitechdaily.com/mysterious-interstellar-plasma-revealed-by-twinkling-pulsars/ https://scitechdaily.com/mysterious-interstellar-plasma-revealed-by-twinkling-pulsars/#respond Sat, 20 Aug 2022 11:47:14 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196595 Pulsar Artist's Illustration

Occasionally pulsars—rapidly-spinning remnants of stars that flash like a lighthouse—show extreme variations in brightness. Astrophysicists predict that these short bursts of brightness occur because dense...

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“Redlining” Linked to an Increased Risk of Heart Disease https://scitechdaily.com/redlining-linked-to-an-increased-risk-of-heart-disease/ https://scitechdaily.com/redlining-linked-to-an-increased-risk-of-heart-disease/#comments Sat, 20 Aug 2022 11:06:38 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196626 Heart Rate Disease Concept

Discriminatory housing policies from the past may still have an impact on heart disease risk factors and outcomes today. More than 60 years after they...

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NASA Identifies Lunar Landing Sites for Next Americans on Moon https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-identifies-lunar-landing-sites-for-next-americans-on-moon/ https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-identifies-lunar-landing-sites-for-next-americans-on-moon/#comments Sat, 20 Aug 2022 09:38:53 +0000 https://scitechdaily.com/?p=196577 Artemis III Candidate Landing Regions

NASA has identified 13 candidate landing regions near the lunar South Pole as it prepares to send astronauts back to the Moon under the Artemis...

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