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Boeing and Lockheed Will Help Supply the Space Station

Boeing and Lockheed Will Help Supply the Space StationSierra Nevada's Dream Chaser spaceplane needs a few good rocket engines to get it into orbit, and taps ULA to help.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:09:00 -0400
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry experts

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry expertsA strain of Salmonella found in beef and soft cheeses in the United States and Mexico has been found resistant to antibiotics, according to the CDC.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:34:17 -0400
Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station dockingA Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station. A statement from the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the failure on Saturday was because of problems in the docking system. Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said on Twitter that a new docking attempt would be made on Tuesday.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:02:47 -0400
Race influences investment decisions made by investors: study

Race influences investment decisions made by investors: studyRacial bias influences the decisions of investors, a new study has found.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 08:13:47 -0400
'Red lights' as over-tourism threatens Corsican nature reserve

'Red lights' as over-tourism threatens Corsican nature reserveGirolata (France) (AFP) - "It's nature's magical design," says a tourist guide, waxing poetic as he comments on the impressive red cliffs plunging into a turquoise sea at the Scandola nature reserve on France's Corsica island. "Amazing!" exclaims Irena Snydrova, a Czech tourist visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site with her family, along with groups from Italy, Spain and France. The park, created in 1975, is an ecological dream, being a nature reserve and a protected marine zone that is listed by France's coastal protection agency and Natura 2000, in addition to its recognition by UNESCO.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:55:45 -0400
Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond - BamS

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond - BamSGermany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targets. "Climate change needs billions of euros of investment in climate friendly technologies," Alexander Dobrindt, a senior lawmaker from the CSU Bavarian party in Merkel's coalition, told weekly Bild am Sonntag.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:40:30 -0400
Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond - BamS

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond - BamSGermany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targets. "Climate change needs billions of euros of investment in climate friendly technologies," Alexander Dobrindt, a senior lawmaker from the CSU Bavarian party in Merkel's coalition, told weekly Bild am Sonntag.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:25:41 -0400
NASA investigating first crime committed in space: report

NASA investigating first crime committed in space: reportUS space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday. Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the Times said. The astronaut's spouse Summer Worden filed a complaint earlier this year with the Federal Trade Commission after learning McClain had accessed her bank account without permission, while Worden's family filed another with NASA's Office of Inspector General, according to the newspaper.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:10:16 -0400
NASA astronaut accused of crime committed in space

NASA astronaut accused of crime committed in spaceAstronaut Anne McClain has been accused of unlawfully accessing her estranged spouses bank account aboard the International Space Station. McClain and her spouse, Summer Worden, have been engaged in a custody battle over Wordens six year-old son Briggs after filing for divorce in October 2018. Lt. Col Anne McClain has an accomplished military career, flew combat missions in Iraq and is one of NASAs top astronauts, NASA said in a statement.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:06:00 -0400
Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires

Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon firesTwo of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef. Brazil is the world's largest exporter of beef, with a record 1.64 million tons sent to its top markets China, Egypt and the European Union in 2018, according to the Brazilian Beef Exporters Association. All this growth has come at the expense of the Amazon.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:25:51 -0400
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