SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Docks With ISS Delivering Science Benefiting Humans

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The pressurized capsule of the SpaceX Cargo Dragon resupply ship with its nose cone open is pictured as the vehicle departs the International Space Station on January 23, 2022. Credit: NASA While the International Space Station (ISS) was traveling in orbit more than 267 miles over the South Atlantic Ocean, the NASA astronauts Bob Hines … Read more

Dogs that eat raw meat may excrete antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could be passed to humans

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Dogs that are fed raw meat are more likely to excrete the antibiotic-resistant bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) in their faeces, vets have warned. Prior research has shown that there also is potential for the E. Coli to be passed from the dogs to their human owners through normal, every day interaction. Researchers at the University of … Read more

The Silurian Hypothesis: Could An Advanced Civilization Have Lived On Earth Millions Of Years Before Humans?

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If an advanced species lived on Earth before us, would we know? Image credit: ManuMata/Shutterstock.com In Doctor Who, an alien species called the Silurians exists – technologically-advanced humanoid reptiles who lived long before humans, going into hiding and being basically undiscovered again until everyone’s favorite time-traveling alien came along in his phone box. So far, so … Read more

Why Do Humans Sleep? Scientists Find Clues for Solving This Age-Old Mystery

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According to the researchers, this study found the clearest indication of motor cortex replay during human sleep that has ever been seen. New insights into brain activity when sleeping may help in the creation of tools for those suffering from neurologic disease or damage Why do humans sleep? This issue has been debated by scientists … Read more