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Malaria Drug Fails to Prevent COVID-19 in a Rigorous Study

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large,... Read More

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close contact with someone with the disease. Results published Wednesday by the New England... Read More

2020-05-29 12:29:26
by Dan McCue
New Poll Finds Majority of Hawaiians Support Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope

A majority of Hawaii residents continue to support the construction of a new observatory atop the dormant Maunakea volcano on... Read More

A majority of Hawaii residents continue to support the construction of a new observatory atop the dormant Maunakea volcano on the Big Island of the archipelago, despite protests that have brought the project to a standstill, a new poll shows.... Read More

2020-04-30 19:58:18
by Dan McCue
NASA Selects Three Companies to Design New Lunar Landing Craft

WASHINGTON - NASA awarded contracts to three companies on Thursday to design and develop human landing systems, one of which... Read More

WASHINGTON - NASA awarded contracts to three companies on Thursday to design and develop human landing systems, one of which will land the first woman and next man on the surface of the Moon by 2024 as part of the... Read More

2020-01-13 16:57:20
by Dan McCue
New Mexico Governor Declares Space Her State's Next Frontier

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last week declared the burgeoning space industry is one of her nine economic growth... Read More

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last week declared the burgeoning space industry is one of her nine economic growth sectors for the state. “New Mexico is truly breaking barriers in the space industry,” the governor said as she opened... Read More

US Astronaut Sets Record for Longest Spaceflight by a Woman

A U.S. astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of... Read More

A U.S. astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about two months left in her mission. Christina Koch, a 40-year-old electrical engineer from Livingston, Montana, arrived... Read More

‘Hidden Figures’ to Receive Congressional Gold Medals

Four historic “hidden figures” from NASA Langley Research Center will receive Congressional Gold Medals for their pioneering work during the... Read More

Four historic “hidden figures” from NASA Langley Research Center will receive Congressional Gold Medals for their pioneering work during the space race and beyond. A bipartisan bill recognizing Katherine Johnson, Christine Darden, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for their groundbreaking... Read More

2019-06-07 21:35:36
by Tom Ramstack
Children’s Climate Change Lawsuit Considered by Appeals Court for Constitutionality

A federal appeals court in Portland, Oregon heard arguments this week in a lawsuit that accuses the Trump administration of... Read More

A federal appeals court in Portland, Oregon heard arguments this week in a lawsuit that accuses the Trump administration of endangering the future of children by its environmental policies that do little to avoid climate change. The lawsuit was filed... Read More

2019-06-05 21:21:47
by Dan McCue
Trump Administration Imposes New Restrictions on Fetal Tissue Research

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will sharply reduce the amount of federal money supporting medical research that relies... Read More

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will sharply reduce the amount of federal money supporting medical research that relies on tissue from aborted fetuses, handing a significant victory to anti-abortion groups who had lobbied for such a decision for... Read More

2019-05-24 18:48:00
by Dan McCue
Remains of Last Known Ship to Carry Slaves to US Found Near Mobile Bay

The remains of the schooner Clotilda, the last known vessel to carry enslaved African captives to the United States has... Read More

The remains of the schooner Clotilda, the last known vessel to carry enslaved African captives to the United States has been found near the mouth of a river that empties into Mobile Bay in Alabama. Search Inc., a Florida-based archaeology... Read More

2019-05-24 01:45:16
by Dan McCue
NASA Test Flights in Reno Aim to Set Stage for Future Drone Package Deliveries

NASA launched the final stage of its four-year program to create a national traffic management system for drones this week,... Read More

NASA launched the final stage of its four-year program to create a national traffic management system for drones this week, a move that brings home delivery of packages, medical supplies and even pizza by small unmanned aircraft one step closer... Read More

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