A new California company has created what it says is a revolutionary way to let dementia patients continue to love and be loved by a pet without the demands of every day care. Taking care a pet can be difficult if not impossible for seniors who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia,
On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash. Victor Vescovo, a retired naval officer, said he made the unsettling discovery as he descended nearly 6.8 miles (35,853 feet/10,928 meters)
Innovations are critical to solve global health issues, and innovators could benefit from target product profiles Getty Innovations are critical to address some of the biggest needs in global health. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa spurred tremendous interest in innovation and resulted in the development of rapid diagnostic tests, a vaccine, and novel treatments.
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The first known species of subterranean snakehead has been named Aenigmachanna gollum, after the cave-dwelling character Gollum from The Lord of the Rings novel. Britz et al. 2019 Almost a year ago Mr. Ajeer, a local resident of the small village Oorakam in Kerala, a state
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin This recent but undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows Ledge Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, within days of its most recent eruption that began on April 28, 2019. The noisy geyser in Yellowstone has roared back to life after three years of quiet.
Photo Credit: Laurent Emmanuel/ AFP The Moon is steadily shrinking, causing wrinkling on its surface and quakes, according to an analysis of imagery captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) published Monday. A survey of more than 12,000 images revealed that lunar basin Mare Frigoris near the Moon’s north pole - one of many vast basins
This visualization of Lee Lincoln scarp is created from LRO photographs and elevation mapping. The scarp is a low ridge or step about 80 meters high and running north-south through the western end of the Taurus-Littrow valley, the site of the Apollo 17 moon landing. NASA/Goddard/SVS/Ernie Wright The moon is still tectonically active and has
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The moon may be dynamic and tectonically active like Earth – not the inert world some scientists had believed it to be – based on a new analysis disclosed on Monday of quakes measured by seismometers in operation on the moon from 1969 and 1977. FILE PHOTO: Astronaut James Irwin, lunar module
Long exposure of a Falcon 9 launch shows trajectory. SpaceX SpaceX is targeting 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for the launch of 60 of its own Starlink satellites from Pad 40 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. If it’s successful, it will begin to offer global internet coverage from space. So what is Starlink?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down payment” to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024. FILE PHOTO: Astronaut James Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military salute while standing
Businesses need to make it easier for consumers to support the environment – it’s a win-win. Shirley Hirst from Pixabay If you live in the U.S. and relish grabbing a morning coffee on your way to work, the sleeve that stops your hand burning may well have been created by a manufacturing plant that recycles
On a recent evening, Elizabeth Ewens was in the middle of an intense run workout. Her coach told her to kick it up, so she did and received encouragement from a fellow runner. She finished the workout feeling good. While Ewens’ evening workout sounds like what running groups around the world do several nights a
We live in an age when envy comes easy. Most of us walk around all day with a device in our hand that can show us the best of people’s lives with just a swipe and a click – we even sleep next to it at night. It’s almost impossible not to compare our own