Minimally invasive surgery, at Casa Sollievo the fourth series of the most advanced robot — World Today News

San Giovanni Rotondo, January 18, 2021. In the IRCCS House for Relief of Suffering The latest version of the “da Vinci” surgical robot, called “Xi”, the most advanced tip of minimally invasive technology currently in circulation. A few days after testing, the robotic platform has already been used for several minimally invasive surgery. The “da… Minimally invasive surgery, at Casa Sollievo the fourth series of the most advanced robot — World Today News Advertisements Continue reading Minimally invasive surgery, at Casa Sollievo the fourth series of the most advanced robot — World Today News

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In a first, Mars 2020 rover to capture sounds from Red Planet — The Siasat Daily

Washington: When the Mars Perseverance rover lands on the Red Planet on February 18, it will not only collect stunning images and rock samples, the data it returns may also include some recorded sounds from Mars which will the first-ever sound clips from any planet, NASA has revealed.The rover carries a pair of microphones which —… In a first, Mars 2020 rover to capture sounds from Red Planet — The Siasat Daily Continue reading In a first, Mars 2020 rover to capture sounds from Red Planet — The Siasat Daily

These Gravity-Defying Hills Are One of The Weirdest Natural Phenomena We’ve Seen — WebInvestigator.KK.org – by F. Kaskais

(Phenomenal Travel Videos) by SCIENCE ALERT STAFF Scattered across the world are a number of bewildering ‘mystery spots’ that appear to defy gravity – places where cars seem to drift uphill, and cyclists struggle to push themselves downhill. Also known as gravity hills, these bizarre natural phenomena can be found in places like Confusion Hill in California and Magnetic […] These Gravity-Defying Hills Are One of The Weirdest Natural Phenomena We’ve Seen — WebInvestigator.KK.org – by F. Kaskais Continue reading These Gravity-Defying Hills Are One of The Weirdest Natural Phenomena We’ve Seen — WebInvestigator.KK.org – by F. Kaskais

Shabby science reporting in the New York Times — Why Evolution Is True

I’ve noticed lately that the quality of science writing in newspapers has declined, even in The New York Times, which used to have some really good writing, especially by Carl Zimmer, who doesn’t seem to appear in its pages so often. Rather, in place of long-form biology and physics, a variety of people now write […] Shabby science reporting in the New York Times — Why Evolution Is True Continue reading Shabby science reporting in the New York Times — Why Evolution Is True

Nanodroplets and ultrasound ‘drills’ prove effective at tackling tough blood clots — Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Credit: Leela Goel Engineering researchers have developed a new technique for eliminating particularly tough blood clots, using engineered nanodroplets and an ultrasound “drill” to break up the clots from the inside out. The technique has not yet gone through clinical testing. In vitro testing has shown promising results. Specifically, the new approach is designed to […] Nanodroplets and ultrasound ‘drills’ prove effective at tackling tough blood clots — Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News Continue reading Nanodroplets and ultrasound ‘drills’ prove effective at tackling tough blood clots — Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Mind-blowing photos of Mars ‘Grand Canyon’ that’s BIGGEST in entire Solar System snapped by Nasa probe — The US Sun

STUNNING new images of the largest canyon in our Solar System have been taken by a Nasa probe on Mars. The Valles Marineris is a system of huge canyons that spreads for 2,500 miles along the equator of the Red Planet. NASA/JPL/UArizonaThe new images show the canyon in detail[/caption] It’s nearly ten times as long… Mind-blowing photos of Mars ‘Grand Canyon’ that’s BIGGEST in entire Solar System snapped by Nasa probe — The US Sun Continue reading Mind-blowing photos of Mars ‘Grand Canyon’ that’s BIGGEST in entire Solar System snapped by Nasa probe — The US Sun

— Carol Saye’s Blog

What is the Small Magellanic Cloud? It has turned out to be a galaxy. People who have wondered about this little fuzzy patch in the southern sky included Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan and his crew, who had plenty of time to study the unfamiliar night sky of the south during the first circumnavigation of planet […] — Carol Saye’s Blog Continue reading — Carol Saye’s Blog

SpaceX is working on in-flight recovery of its next rocket — Archyde

Elon Musk has released new details on the design of his upcoming SpaceX launcher. After a successful Falcon 9, its next “launch vehicle”, the Super Heavy, will be designed to send the Starship shuttle into space. In response to a user on Twitter, the boss of SpaceX said that his teams were working on a… SpaceX is working on in-flight recovery of its next rocket — Archyde Continue reading SpaceX is working on in-flight recovery of its next rocket — Archyde

Scientists have discovered that the universe is brighter than previously believed — Boing Boing

A team of astronomers from Cornell University have published a new paper titled “New Horizons Observations of the Cosmic Optical Background,” which explains that, using new measurements from the New Horizons space probe, the universe is actually physically brighter than they thought. — Read the rest Scientists have discovered that the universe is brighter than previously believed — Boing Boing Continue reading Scientists have discovered that the universe is brighter than previously believed — Boing Boing

Japan unveils its green growth strategy — ReGlobal

Japan has released a green growth strategy which aims to replace new gasoline-powered vehicles with electric vehicles by mid-2030s. Through this strategy, Japan aims to achieve increased renewable energy deployment and carbon neutrality by 2050. The strategy identified 14 industries, such as offshore wind, hydrogen and fuel ammonia as well as autos and rechargeable batteries with roadmaps for each sector. Japan unveils its green growth strategy — ReGlobal Continue reading Japan unveils its green growth strategy — ReGlobal