Daily Archives: 07.09.2021

Govt delays PUP move to Jobseekers payments until Oct

Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates will be cut by €50 this week The Government has said that no recipients of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) will be transitioned to Jobseeker payments before October 22. It had planned to move recipients whose payment was at or had been reduced to €203 over to Jobseekers payments in September as part of the wind ...

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On artificial skin and natural packaging

Is breast milk better for babies than artificial substitutes? Could robots one day make better judges than humans? And how does one manufacture skin tissue for transplants? These and other questions relating to the theme of “Synthetic – naturally” were the issues that interested visitors at Scientifica (ETH Zürich) this weekend. Image credit: Alessandro Della Bella / Scientifica / ETH ...

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SpaceX launches resupply mission to International Space Station

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket early Sunday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: Michael Cain / Spaceflight Now / Coldlife Photography SpaceX launched a Dragon cargo capsule from Florida on a thundering predawn ascent into orbit early Sunday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, kicking off the company’s 23rd commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station. The two-stage Falcon ...

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NASA is Testing out a new air Taxi Prototype

NASA is commonly thought of as America’s space agency, but its name also emphasizes another research area. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is also America’s civilian aerospace research organization.  In that role, it has been instrumental in developing new technologies ranging from rocket engines to aircraft control systems.  Part of that role is running the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) ...

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