Marisela Daniels

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SpaceX Will Wait Until January To Launch Rockets Again

SpaceX has said that it plans to return to launching Falcon 9 rockets in early January, just four months after a mission exploded on the launchpad.<p>The rocket startup said in a statement that it was wrapping up its investigation into the incident on Sept. 1 and were giving themselves until January …

Astronomers capture first-ever image of forming planet

For the first time, researchers have photographed the birth of a distant planet.<p>Of the nearly 2,000 exoplanets we know about, only 10 or so have been imaged before, and all had long been finished becoming planets. Astronomers have also seen hints of planets forming, but scientists had never imaged …

Behind the veil: a glance at Iran’s leading app store

Heard of Cafe Bazaar? I doubt it rings a bell unless you’re in the Middle East or keeping tabs on trends in emerging mobile markets. It’s the third-party app store that runs the show in the Islamic Republic of Iran.<p>Hessam Aramandehi, Cafe Bazaar’s CEO, recently said during our panel talk at …

800-Year-Old Ancient Extinct Squash Uncovered During Archeological Dig on Menominee Indian Reservation

An archaeological dig on the First Nation's Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin yielded some unexpected results when a clay vessel about the size of a tennis ball was uncovered. After carbon dating, it was revealed that the pot was over 800 years old and contained a variety of seeds from a species …

Shark Attacks, Nude Beaches, and More Secrets of the East Coast

<i>By: Joseph Neighbor</i><p>The East Coast of the US is insanely long: more than 2,000 miles of weaving sprawl hiding all kinds of beauty and strangeness and stuff in New Jersey. And while the odds are good -- assuming you live east of the Mississippi -- that you've hit at least a few spots on the seaboard, …

Coney Island

Scientists have trained pigeons to diagnose breast cancer

A new study his revealed that pigeons are surprisingly adept when it comes to spotting cancerous cells<p>Doctors train for years in order to be able to correctly diagnose cancer - but could they soon be replaced by pigeons?<p>Well, no. Obviously not.<p>However, scientists have now discovered that pigeons …

These Incredible Space Station Concepts Never Got Off The Ground

Before we built the International Space Station, these concepts promised incredible futures.<p>The International Space Station has been continuously occupied since November of 2000, and last year President Obama decided to extend its operational lifetime until 2024. The ISS is a truly a unique space, …

First genetically modified salmon cleared to enter human food chain

The Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) in the US has approved production of the first gentically modified animal which will enter the food chain before 2018<p>The first genetically modified animal will enter the human food chain within two years after GM salmon was cleared for production in the US, …

Value of huge Botswana diamond 'unknown'

Lucara mining firm attracts many inquiries to buy 1,111-carat gem but says stone not yet valued as it’s too big for onsite equipment and must be flown to Antwerp<p>The Canadian mining company which this week unearthed the world’s largest diamond in more than a century says it cannot put a value on the …

Pluto as we know it now: Nasa report unwraps enigma of dwarf planet

Researchers present collection of New Horizons data, revealing water icebergs on ‘a surface unlike any planetary surface we’ve ever seen before’<p>The moment Pluto was transformed from a fuzzy spot on the edge of the solar system to an exotic world with a spectacular landscape will be recorded by …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

Plenty of things can go wrong in DNA testing in a run-of-the-mill case. Problems with interpreting the sample, determining the right match …

Genetics

NASA Releases Trove of Over 8,000 HD Photos from the Apollo Moon Missions | Colossal

<p>During the course of the Apollo space program astronauts were charged with enduring unknown perils, conducting science experiments, piloting …

Moon Missions

The Martian: Nasa unveils real-life photos from locations in hit film

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has provided stunning images of the planet’s surface, depicting landing sites from the film and volcano-like mounds<p>Blockbuster movie The Martian has inspired Nasa to release photos showing real-life locations from the film on the Red Planet.<p>Two landing sites for the …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Snakeskin