Daily Archives: 08.05.2021

Volcanoes on Mars Might Still be Active

Back in March, NASA’s InSight Lander detected two large quakes from a geologically active region of Mars called the Cerberus Fossae. Now, using imagery from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which circles the red planet at an altitude of about 300km, researchers have discovered that the Cerberus Fossae region holds the most recent evidence of volcanic activity ever seen on Mars. ...

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Alife Health Aims To Improve IVF Outcomes With $9.5M Seed

Investors infused $9.5 million of seed funding into fertility technology company Alife Health, which is building a modern operating system for in vitro fertilization (IVF) designed to improve reproductive outcomes. Lux Capital led the seed round and was joined by Amplo, IA Ventures and Springbank Collective as well as a group of angel investors that include Anne Wojcicki, Fred Moll ...

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Blockchain in healthcare: The applications which are potentially ‘transformational’

Feature From South Korea to the US, governments this year have been trying to develop blockchain-based technologies to track citizens’ vaccination status whilst maintaining a respect for individual privacy. Aside from the controversies of this topic, the situation has thrust blockchain’s potential in the healthcare industry into the limelight moreso than ever before, at a time when the industry faces ...

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Bezos’s Blue Origin auctions seat on first New Shepard spaceflight with passengers

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION File photo of a New Shepard launch in 2019. Credit: Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to begin piloted flights of its suborbital New Shepard spacecraft on July 20, the company announced Wednesday, launching the highest bidder in an online auction out of the atmosphere and into space for a few minutes of weightlessness and ...

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Teva to close Sudocrem plant in Dublin, 110 jobs to go

Production of Sudocrem is to move to Bulgaria from Dublin (Pic: RollingNews.ie) Pharmaceutical company Teva is to close it Sudocrem manufacturing plant in Baldoyle in Dublin, with the loss of 110 jobs. Production is to move to Bulgaria, with the Dublin factory expected to begin winding down operations in the third quarter of next year. The move is scheduled to ...

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