The Next Phase of NASA’s Telescope Will Blow Your Mind

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What. A. Week. On Monday, President Joe Biden unveiled the first photo from the hotly anticipated James Webb Space Telescope—the most powerful observatory ever launched into orbit—showcasing a stunning galaxy cluster in full color. Not to be outdone, NASA released another four images the following day depicting star nurseries, galaxy groups, a particularly watery exoplanet, … Read more

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

If monkeypox spreads through sexual contact, is it an STD?

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NEW YORK (AP) — For most of the six decades that monkeypox has been known to affect people, it was not known as a disease that spreads through sex. Now that has changed. The current outbreak is by far the biggest involving the virus, and it’s been designated a global emergency. So far, officials say, … Read more

Deepmind’s Releasing AI Predictions for Virtually Every Protein Known to Science

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The history of AI computing in recent decades follows a somewhat familiar script: brief bursts of industry-shifting breakthroughs followed by months or years of smaller incremental change with a fair share of controversy peppered in between. Today’s one of those watershed moments. Alphabet-owned Deepmind on Thursday announced it’s releasing a database of predictions for virtually … Read more

Inside The Corrupt World Of ‘Settled’ Alzheimer’s Science

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An international cabal of scientists who believe in their own righteousness. Scientific journals, conferences, and grants that suppress dissent. Tens of billions of dollars in taxpayer, Big Pharma and venture capital money. Decades of research — and precious little to show for it all. I’m not describing Covid, global warming, or any other highly politicized … Read more

First mission to return samples from another planet set to land on Earth in 2033 | CNN

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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  The first mission to return samples from another planet will touch down on Earth in 2033, according to NASA and European Space Agency officials. The Perseverance rover is currently collecting the samples on … Read more

As more people report Covid rebounds after Paxlovid, experts insist cases are rare

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When Dr. Anthony Fauci got Covid in June, he took Paxlovid, an antiviral drug for people with mild to moderate symptoms whose ages or immune statuses put them at high risk for severe disease. The treatment consists of three pills taken twice daily for five days. Fauci finished the treatment and tested negative for Covid. … Read more

New studies agree that animals sold at Wuhan market are most likely what started Covid-19 pandemic | CNN

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CNN  —  In June, the World Health Organization recommended that scientists continue to research all possible origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, including a lab leak. Two newly published studies take totally different approaches but arrive at the same conclusion: The Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan, China, was most likely the epicenter for the coronavirus. The … Read more

We Might Be Treating Schizophrenia All Wrong

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For more than 70 years, doctors treated the symptoms of schizophrenia—delusions, hallucinations, cognitive impairments—with antipsychotic medications. Prevailing theories suggest that elevated dopamine signaling in the brain leads to schizophrenia, so these antipsychotics provide relief by tempering dopamine activity. Yet, it has never been entirely clear how these drugs quiet dopamine activity. And due to their … Read more