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Greenland’s ice melting faster than at any time in past 12,000...

Greenlands ice is starting to melt faster than at any time in the past 12,000 years, research has shown, which will raise sea levels and could have a marked impact on ocean currents. New measurement…

Peek: Neanderthal genes shall be obligation for COVID patients

BERLIN — Scientists say genes that some people have inherited from their Neanderthal ancestors may increase their likelihood of suffering severe forms of COVID-19. A study by European scientists published Wednesday by the journal Nature examined a cluster of genes that have been linked to a higher risk of hospitalization and respiratory failure in patients…

Flash in murky sky became possibly random meteor, professional says

Flash in dark sky was probably random meteor, expert says A flash that lit up the skies over parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio in the wee hours of Wednesday was probably a random meteor, an expert said.Many social media users around the Pittsburgh area reported seeing a streaking fireball shortly after 4 a.m. It remained…

Delta IV Heavy rocket delayed again, elevating concerns of increasing older...

Today, ULA? — “These scrubs will no doubt frustrate other range users.” Eric Berger - Sep 30, 2020 1:56 pm UTC Delta IV Heavy nestled in its Mobile Service Tower before launch of the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Close-up of Delta IV Heavy in the Mobile Service Tower.…

Broken-down underground lakes found on Mars

This beautiful ESA image of the Martian surface is titled Cappuccino swirls at Mars' south pole. ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/Bill Dunford Be sure to pack arm floaties and a really big drill when you visit Mars. A whole world of water-filled ponds may be hiding beneath the southern ice cap on the dry and dusty red planet.A…

Global college students wishing to advance to SA to be subjected...

Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande. International students wishing to return to universities would be subjected to Covid-19 testing before being readmitted.Minister Blade Nzimande said these students would also need to go into quarantine at their own expense for at least 10 days.As students returned to campus during lockdown Level 1,…