This mosaic of Caloris basin is an enhanced-color composite overlain on a monochrome mosaic.
The galaxy pictured here is NGC 4424, located in the constellation of Virgo. It is not visible with the naked eye but has been captured here with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Chemists have developed a new test for peanut allergies that can not only tell whether someone is allergic, it can also determine how intense their allergic reaction will be. —> Read More Here
The number of seagulls in the Strait of Georgia is down by 50 per cent from the 1980s and researchers say the decline reflects changes in the availability of food. —> Read More Here
A simple urine test could help to guide clinicians in the treatment of bladder cancer patients, researchers believe. Being able to reliably identify those patients with the most aggressive cancers early via urine tests, and expediting aggressive therapeutic strategies, may significantly improve outcomes, they say. —> Read More Here
Do you see blue or gold? Find out why… —> Read More Here
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By Samantha Kareen Nair and Natalie Grover
Feb 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a hormonal contraceptive device on Friday that gives American women another reversible contraceptive choice as effective as sterilization.
The intrauterine device (IUD) device, Liletta, releases the hormone levonorgestrel to inhibit thickening of the womb lining, preventing pregnancy for up to three years.
Typically smaller than an iPod Shuffle, the IUD is a t-shaped piece of plastic that must be inserted into the uterus to prevent fertilization.
Dublin-based Actavis Plc holds the commercial license for the product, but the marketing application was submitted by non-profit pharmaceutical company Medicines360, which holds the U.S. public sector —> Read More Here
Global Precipitation Measurement mission has produced its first global map of rainfall and snowfall.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Monsanto’s Indian subsidiary expects to submit final trial results for its genetically modified (GM) corn to lawmakers within a year for the government to then decide on a commercial launch, the company’s country head said on Friday.
Today: Post Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 30 Activities: All 3 USOS crew members participated in an EVA debrief to discuss yesterday’s EVA. Wilmore and Virts completed routine post EVA medical exams.