U.S. advocates say they need more men’s voices in fight to preserve abortion rights

Jun 6, 2022

If Donovan Atterberry thought about abortion at all as a young man, it was perhaps with some vague discomfort, or a memory of the anti-abortion protesters outside the clinic that he would pass on his way to the park as a child. It became real to him in 2013, when his girlfriend, now his wife, became pregnant with their first child together. She’d had a healthy pregnancy before, his stepdaughter, but this time genetic testing found a lethal chromosomal dis order in the developing fetus, one ...read more

Reduce the Symptoms of Your Hangover With These 5 Science-Backed Foods

Jun 6, 2022

Some foods contain nutrients that may help ease your hangover symptoms. We’ve all been there! The throbbing headache, churning stomach, and dry mouth. Even if it seemed like a good idea last night, your body sure doesn’t thank you for it today! While it’s true that the only real way to avoid a hangover is not to drink alcohol, some foods can reduce the symptoms slightly and make the next day a little bit more tolerable. Coconut water helps you rehydrate, which is especially imp ...read more

Robot that climbs through gut without losing grip could deliver drugs

Jun 6, 2022

A robot that uses its spiked feet to cling to the mucus-covered lining of the gut could one day climb through the human body to install monitoring devices or deliver therapies Technology 27 May 2022 By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Tiny robots with soft, flexible bodies and spiky feet can climb along the moist, slippery inner walls of the lungs and the gut where they could one day deliver drugs and medical sensors in hard-to-reach places. The new “millirobot” – which is a few milli ...read more

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin makes 5th crewed flight into space

Jun 6, 2022

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ firm, successfully launched six travellers into space for a 10-minute ride on Saturday, marking the company’s fifth crewed flight. New Shepard, a white spaceship, took off with a roar from a desert area in west Texas at 8:26 a.m. local time (1326 GMT). According to a Blue Origin webcast, the crew was ecstatic when the rocket entered orbit. Engineer Katya Echazarreta, who was 26 at the time, became the youngest American woman in space. She was also the first Mexican ...read more

Covid cases drop to two-digit mark in Iran, 1st time in over 2 years

Jun 6, 2022

For the first time in 28 months, the daily-recorded number of infections with Covid-19 has dropped to the two-digit mark, Iran’s Health Ministry reports. According to the latest count, a mere 64 people were diagnosed with Covid-19, a respiratory disease caused by coronavirus, over the past 24 hours. Out of them, only 13 needed hospitalization. The last time that the ministry reported a two-digit number of infections with coronavirus was in February 2020, when the virus had just been detecte ...read more

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2022: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,’ ‘Euphoria’ Lead Winners List

Jun 6, 2022

Spider-Man: No Way Home and HBO’s Euphoria were crowned the best of movie and television, respectively, at tonight’s MTV Movie TV Awards. Hosted by Vanessa Hudgens, MTV tonight combined the annual Movie TV and Unscripted award shows into one event at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica.  Additionally, Tom Holland nabbed an award for his performance in Spider-Man, while his co-star Zendaya also won, but for her performance in Euphoria. Jack Black was anointed with the Comedic Genius awa ...read more

Welders Ply Rare Trade in Sri Lanka

Jun 6, 2022

Mohan Jathusan, left, and Radnasingam Mohan weld a motorcycle engine at one of the few welding shops in Mannar, Sri Lanka. Mohan Jathusan, left, and Radnasingam Mohan weld a motorcycle engine at one of the few welding shops in Mannar, Sri Lanka. Mohan Jathusan, left, and Radnasingam Mohan weld a motorcycle engine at one of the few welding shops in Mannar, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Connections Sri Lanka, Asia Mohan Jathusan, left, and Radnasingam Mohan weld a motorcyc ...read more

Unlocking One of the Most Profound Cosmological Mysteries: How the Universe Got Its Magnetic Field

Jun 6, 2022

Visualization of filamentary seed magnetic fields emerging from large-scale motions of unmagnetized plasma in a first-principles numerical simulation. Credit: Rendering courtesy of the researchers By studying the dynamics of plasma turbulence, MIT researchers are helping to solve one of the mysteries of the origins of cosmological magnetic fields. One of the most profound mysteries in cosmology is the origin of vast cosmic magnetic fields, which have a dramatic effect on the dynamics ...read more

Watch salamanders 'skydive' in a miniature wind tunnel

Jun 6, 2022

Tree-dwelling salamanders control their fall as they float down from trees by stretching out their limbs like human skydivers do Life 23 May 2022 By Corryn Wetzel Salamanders that live in the world’s tallest trees use an outstretched skydiving posture to slow their descent when they jump or fall to the ground. These wandering salamanders (Aneides vagrans) seek out moisture in the canopy of California redwoods and thrive in damp fern platforms 60 metres off the ground. “The fern ...read more

Watch the biggest-ever comet outburst spray dust across the cosmos

Jun 6, 2022

Home News The dramatic outburst of Comet 17P/Holmes, seen in October 2007. (Image credit: Gritsevich, et al. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 513, Issue 2, June 2022, Pages 2201–2214, https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac822) The dust trail from the largest comet outburst ever seen will grace the skies this summer — and it’s going to look like a giant hourglass.  The night show will come courtesy of comet 17P/Holmes, which in October ...read more

China Space Agency plans to complete space station with latest mission

Jun 6, 2022

The China Manned Space Agency announced Saturday that it is prepared to launch a new three-person mission to finish work on its permanent orbiting space station. The Shenzhou 14 crew will stay aboard the Tiangong station for six months, overseeing the integration of two laboratory modules into the main Tianhe living room, which was launched in April 2021. Their spacecraft is scheduled to launch at 10:44 a.m. Sunday (0244 GMT) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi De ...read more

US wildlife agency to consider protecting Yellowstone bison

Jun 6, 2022

A mother bison leads her calf through deep snow toward a road in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, on Feb. 20, 2021. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday, June 3, 2022, that it will undertake a comprehensive study over whether Yellowstone bison should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Credit: Ryan Dorgan/Jackson Hole News Guide via AP, File A wildlife agency that lost key court rulings over its denial of petitions to protect Yellowstone National Park biso ...read more

Peter Dutton says he’s ‘not afraid’ of nuclear debate after advocate named shadow energy minister

Jun 6, 2022

Peter Dutton has confirmed that his frontbench pick for the opposition’s climate and energy portfolio signals he is up for a debate about nuclear power in Australia. In Sunday’s reshuffle the Liberal MP and nuclear power advocate Ted O’Brien was appointed to the shadow cabinet in the crucial portfolio. On Monday Dutton told ABC Radio National he was “not afraid to have a discussion on nuclear”, confirming he had considered O’Brien’s support for the form of power in deciding to ta ...read more