SciTechDaily Science, Space and Technology News 2022 Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:15:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 This Week @NASA: Critical Preflight Test for Artemis I, DART Planetary Defense, New Webb Images Mon, 26 Sep 2022 18:44:44 +0000

A critical preflight test for Artemis I … The first trip to space for a NASA astronaut … And new Webb Space Telescope images of...]]> 0 2022 Arctic Summer Sea Ice Minimum Extent Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:34:41 +0000

Arctic sea ice reached its annual minimum extent on September 18, 2022, according to satellite observations. This year, the ice cover shrank to an area...]]> 1 ESA’s Deep Space Network Tracks DART Asteroid Impact Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:09:47 +0000

Today, all eyes will be looking up as NASA intentionally crashes the 1260-pound (570-kilogram) DART spacecraft into an orbiting asteroid at high speed. ESA’s Estrack...]]> 1 NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Will Perform Close Flyby of Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:31:35 +0000

As the Juno spacecraft makes a close approach of the moon Europa, it is expected to provide valuable science – and remarkable imagery – for...]]> 0 DART Impact Day: How To Watch Live Coverage of Spacecraft’s Impact With Asteroid Dimorphos Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:48:49 +0000

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is the world’s first mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards. Today, Monday,...]]> 1 MIT Engineers Build Wireless Underwater Camera That Doesn’t Need Batteries! Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:21:21 +0000

New underwater camera could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change. More than 95 percent...]]> 0 Scientists Discover That Chromosomes Are Fluid Mon, 26 Sep 2022 11:16:40 +0000

Chromosome manipulation in live cells indicates that they are fluid. Researchers from CNRS, the Curie Institute, and Sorbonne University have successfully physically acted on chromosomes in live...]]> 0 Green Tea Found To Improve Gut Health and Lower Blood Sugar Mon, 26 Sep 2022 10:26:38 +0000

A study suggests that there is potential to minimize the risks of metabolic syndrome. According to recent research conducted on individuals with a cluster of...]]> 0 Viruses May Be “Watching” You – Lying in Wait Before Multiplying and Killing Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:14:25 +0000

Viruses may be ‘watching’ you – some microbes lie in wait until their hosts unintentionally give them the signal to start multiplying and kill them....]]> 2 NASA Releases Revised Version of Its Moon to Mars Objectives Mon, 26 Sep 2022 08:03:11 +0000

Last week, NASA published a revised version of its Moon to Mars objectives, forming a blueprint for shaping exploration throughout the solar system. These guideposts...]]> 0 Hubble Spies a Spectacular Spiral Galaxy Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:01:57 +0000

This spectacular image, by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3, reveals the stately sweeping spiral arms of the spiral galaxy NGC 5495....]]> 1 Scientists: Eat More of This Carb – Even Supplements Make a Big Difference Mon, 26 Sep 2022 03:32:15 +0000

The human gut evolved to thrive on fermentable fibers, not burgers. It might be daunting for customers to choose from the vast selection of dietary...]]> 1 Newly Discovered Protein Connected to Significant Increase in Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:05:43 +0000

A mutation in the small protein SHMOOSE is linked with increased Alzheimer’s risk and highlights a possible target for treatment. A mutation in a newly...]]> 0 Growing Human Kidneys in a Lab – Scientists Have Made a Significant Breakthrough Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:35:41 +0000

A Key Step Forward One in nine adults worldwide has some kind of kidney disease, and kidney failure is becoming more common everywhere. Growing functional...]]> 0 Ancient DNA Reveals Comprehensive Genomic History of the “Cradle of Civilization” Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:45:38 +0000

A comprehensive genomic history of the so-called “Southern Arc,” a region spanning southeastern Europe and Western Asia and long considered to be the “cradle of...]]> 1 Reducing Stress – How Does Nature Nurture the Brain? Sun, 25 Sep 2022 18:55:26 +0000

A one-hour stroll in nature decreases stress-related brain activity, according to new research. Living in a city is a well-known risk factor for developing mental...]]> 0 Chrysalis: Saturn’s Ancient, Missing Moon Sun, 25 Sep 2022 17:44:52 +0000

Saturn’s Rings and Tilt Could Be the Product of an Ancient, Missing Moon According to a new study, a “grazing encounter” may have smashed the...]]> 4 7 Tips to Improve Your Sleep Quality Sun, 25 Sep 2022 13:11:45 +0000

Life can move fast. It can be overwhelming, with stressors, distractions, and deadlines. There is one thing everyone can agree on: managing your sleep schedule...]]> 1 Plant-Based Meat Is “Healthier and More Sustainable” Sun, 25 Sep 2022 12:01:43 +0000

New benefits of plant-based meats discovered. According to the authors of a new study, plant-based dietary substitutes for animal products are healthier for both the...]]> 5 Where Does Consciousness Reside in the Brain? New Discovery Helps Pinpoint Its Location Sun, 25 Sep 2022 10:50:55 +0000

A recent study has identified brain network cores with strong bidirectional connections. Science may be getting closer to figuring out where consciousness resides in the...]]> 6 COVID-19 Linked With Substantial Increase in Type 1 Diabetes in Children – As Much as 72% Sun, 25 Sep 2022 09:44:46 +0000

According to a new research study that analyzed electronic health records of more than 1 million patients ages 18 and younger, children who were infected...]]> 4 NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Astronauts Meet Their Dragon Sun, 25 Sep 2022 08:27:48 +0000

The astronauts who will travel to orbit on NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission next month are now very familar with their ride to space. In fact,...]]> 0 MIT AI Image Generator System Makes Models Like DALL-E 2 More Creative Sun, 25 Sep 2022 05:47:08 +0000

A new method developed by researchers uses multiple models to create more complex images with better understanding. With the introduction of DALL-E, the internet had...]]> 0 Webb Space Telescope Reveals Richest and Closest Star Nursery in the Solar System Sun, 25 Sep 2022 05:06:34 +0000

James Webb Space Telescope’s first images of the Orion Nebula, the richest and closest star nursery in the solar system, have just been revealed by...]]> 10