Daily Archives: 26.09.2020

Green Run Test 6 Set to Begin Next Week, As Stennis Aims for Early November Hot Fire

Half-shrouded in trusswork, the Space Launch System (SLS) core stage is pictured in the B-2 Test Stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis, Miss., earlier this month. Photo Credit: NASA After an uncertain and tragic year for us all, NASA’s efforts to prepare the core stage of the first Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for its forthcoming ...

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RC car with a toy koala is helping to see how cows react to Australia’s iconic marsupials

Koala is one of the symbols of Australian wildlife. These marsupial animals don’t live anywhere else in the world and their situation in Australia isn’t perfect either. Diseases, bushfires, feral dogs, traffic – there are thousands of threats targeting koalas. One of the less known threats is actually cows, as scientists from the University of Queensland have found. You probably ...

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Makhlouf: Nothing stopping banks giving payment breaks

Gabriel Makhlouf was speaking on RTÉ's Brendan O'Connor programme (file pic) The Governor of the Central Bank has said that there is nothing in the system stopping banks from putting further payment breaks in place for borrowers who have been impacted by Covid-19. After the end of September, banks will no longer be offering any more payment breaks which were ...

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Performing robotic medical procedures inside an MRI

Case Western Reserve University scientists are working toward performing heart catheterization and cardiac ablation with a micro robotic device, controlled by a doctor wearing a mixed-reality headset—all while the patient is inside a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Cardiac ablation is the procedure doctors use to treat heart arrhythmia, when the heart beats irregularly. Ablation is the scarring or destroying (by ...

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737 MAX could get EU clearance by end of year

The Boeing 737 MAX has been grounded since early 2019, following its involvement in two fatal crashes Boeing's troubled 737 MAX airliner, grounded for 18 months after two deadly accidents, could receive certification to fly again in Europe "by the end of the year", the EU's air safety chief has said. Months after the crash of a Lion Air 737 ...

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