The molecule is a super-stable mash-up of 60 carbon atoms and 20 scandium atoms, and it looks a lot like, yes, you’ve guessed it, a volleyball
Patients suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis now have a new weapon against this debilitating foot ailment. Researchers utilized ultrasound imaging and energy to penetrate, emulsify and remove diseased fasciitis tissue. —> Read More Here
An innovative interventional radiology treatment has been found to offer chronic migraine sufferers sustained relief of their headaches, according to research being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Clinicians used a treatment called image-guided, intranasal sphenopalatine ganglion blocks to give patients enough ongoing relief that they required less medication to relieve migraine pain. —> Read More Here
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Spacecraft Set for March Blastoff to study Earth’s Magnetic Reconnection Events
Technicians work on NASA’s 20-foot-tall Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mated quartet of stacked observatories in the cleanroom at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on May 12, 2014. Credit: Ken Kremer- kenkremer.com
NASA’s first mission dedicated to study the process in nature known as magnetic reconnection undergoing final preparation for launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida in just under two weeks time.
The Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is comprised of a quartet of identically instrumented observatories aimed at providing the first three-dimensional views of a(…)
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Sam Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha “Of all the souls I have encountered.. his was the most human.” Thx @TheRealNimoy for bringing Spock to life for us.
While orbiting around Earth on the International Space Station, American astronaut Terry Virts took a minute to pay fitting tribute to Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday at 83. The late actor’s home state of Massachusetts can be seen just to the right of Virts’ Vulcan salute.
— Terry W. Virts (@AstroTerry) February 28, 2015
Nimoy, of course, will forever be known as Mr. Spock from the original “Star Trek” series. On Friday, NASA acknowledged how influential that show had been for generations of astronauts:
— NASA (@NASA) February 27, 2015
The symposium, ‘Challenging Misconceptions About the Psychology of Food Choice,’ includes four presentations that tackle issues such as the harmfulness of weight-stigma, encouraging healthy choices, and strategies to help children and teens. The symposium is featured at the SPSP 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, Calif. —> Read More Here
Miami (AFP) Feb 27, 2015
Two US astronauts will go ahead with a spacewalk this weekend despite a flaw in one of the spacesuits that allowed water to seep into the helmet, the US space agency NASA said Friday.
Mission managers made the decision after discussing what NASA called “the minor seepage of water into the helmet of Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry Virts of NASA following the last spacewalk on February 25. —> Read More Here
Scientists are searching for a new coffee bean which can thrive as the climate warms, before the world’s supplies run out
NASA flight engineer Terry Virts paid respects to Leonard Nimoy from the International Space Station. —> Read More Here