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'Arctic heat wave' hits world's northernmost settlement

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:19:49 -0400

Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Alert, the northernmost permanently inhabited spot on the planet less than 600 miles from the North Pole, the Canadian meteorology service said Tue....
Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:50:41 -0400

Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins,....
Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:47:45 -0400

Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins,....
UK enjoys partial lunar eclipse on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon mission launch

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:42:10 -0400

Stargazers have been treated to a cosmic spectacle as a partial lunar eclipse was visible across parts of the UK. The event on Tuesday evening coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launchin....
Google is Starting to Back off From China, a U.S. Senator Says

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:51:37 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Google’s chief executive officer told U.S. Senator Mark Warner that the company has ended some partnerships in China, the lawmaker said Tuesday on Bloomberg Television.The search giant’....
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:44:56 -0400

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins said he wished his two moonwalking colleague....
As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:09:24 -0400

For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products....
As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:09:24 -0400

For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products....
As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:06:13 -0400

For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products....
We sent a man to the moon. Now let's save the planet.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:33:28 -0400

Apply Apollo's urgency and technological innovation to climate change: Our view....
Suffer from chronic pain? 5 last-minute Prime Day deals that can help

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:54:46 -0400

Invest in yourself and your health with these Prime Day pain-relief products.....
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:35:53 -0400

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldr....
Please Don't Minimize My Son's Autism

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:34:33 -0400

The mother of a child on the autism spectrum explains his son's good days are a result of hard work.....
My tio's unlikely journey from communist Cuba to key figure in Apollo 11 moon landing

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:32:41 -0400

His fascination for space travel began in Cuba and followed him into exile in New York and Florida. Heroes in this country come from all over.....
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:29:33 -0400

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldr....
Google Protest Leader Leaves, Warns of Company's Unchecked Power

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:23:34 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Meredith Whittaker, who helped lead employee protests at Google over the search giant’s military work, artificial intelligence and policies, is leaving the company.In a blog, she warned....
Flesh-eating bacteria: At least two dead and more injured in US as waters warm

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:52:06 -0400

Flesh-eating bacteria is on the rise in the Gulf of Mexico, as waters warm due to climate change.At least three people along Florida’s Gulf Coast over the last month have developed necrotizing fasciit....
At 82, NASA pioneer Sue Finley still reaching for the stars

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:51:05 -0400

Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months ear....
'One giant leap': US marks Apollo mission 50 years on

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:25:41 -0400

Fifty years after a mighty rocket set off from Florida carrying the first humans to the Moon, a veteran of the Apollo 11 crew returned to its fabled launch pad Tuesday to commemorate "one giant leap" ....
Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:23:53 -0400

The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.....
The Latest: Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:19:06 -0400

The Orlando Sentinel commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch by republishing its front page from 1969 and writing minute-by-minute accounts of launch day. The newspaper detailed how....
Exclusive: Trump to order drive for improved flu vaccine

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:01:31 -0400

The move represents a significant reversal from a president who spent years attacking the safety of vaccines prior to taking office.....
Is Legionnaires’ Disease Contagious? Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak in Atlanta

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:39:22 -0400

A Legionnaires’ outbreak has been reported at a Sheraton in Atlanta.....
Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:36:25 -0400

Survivors scrambled for higher ground as torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia Tuesday, with millions of people affected and at least 180 dead, officials....
Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:29:02 -0400

The spacesuit astronaut Neil Armstrong wore during his mission to the moon went on public display for the first time in 13 years on Tuesday, at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum exactly 50 years ....
Climate crisis: US ‘on path to extreme heat’ in coming decades if emissions aren’t reduced, study says

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:20:10 -0400

Widespread "increases in extreme heat” due to climate change could bring unprecedented risks to the US in coming decades, a new study has warned. By 2050, hundreds of American cities could experi....
New clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:10:55 -0400

New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer's Associatio....
3 charts show vaccines' triumph over preventable diseases for 5 decades

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:55:31 -0400

Even with the recent spikes, this year’s cases don’t compare to annual numbers seen more than half a century ago.....
‘Moon Rock’ Exhibit at Jason Jacques Gallery Displays Early Photos From Space

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:37:30 -0400

The gallery show includes vintage photo prints from the Sixties and Seventies.....
S.African singer Johnny Clegg dies aged 66: manager

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:35:31 -0400

South African legendary singer Johnny Clegg, who blended Zulu rhythms with Western styles and defied apartheid segregation, died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, his manager said. "Johnny ....
Searches for ‘Canceling Amazon Prime’ Spike on Prime Day

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:31:41 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Internet searches for “Canceling Amazon Prime” were 18 times higher on Monday -- the beginning of Amazon.com Inc.’s two-day sale -- than the previous day, according to search intelligen....
S.African singer Johnny Clegg dies aged 66: manager

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:21:05 -0400

South African legendary singer Johnny Clegg, who blended Zulu rhythms with Western styles and defied apartheid segregation, died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, his manager said. "Joh....
7 new out-of-this-world moon books to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:50:50 -0400

You can't go to the moon in person, but a good book can transport you there on the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.....
Lawmaker: Expand compensation from nuclear weapons testing

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:40:44 -0400

A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western Unit....
Winning the moon race was actually bad for America’s space program

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:40:17 -0400

From the first steps to the leap forward, Mashable is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a series that examines its significance -- and why we haven't been back.* * *On Ju....
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:28:03 -0400

"To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.....
European farms, wildlife parched in post-heatwave drought

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:24:13 -0400

Farmers, private households and wildlife around Europe are suffering in a drought following last month's record temperatures that scorched much of the continent. The record June heatwave which smashe....
Peter Thiel Says Elizabeth Warren Is Most ‘Dangerous’ Candidate

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:20:59 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Peter Thiel, the technology industry’s most prominent supporter of President Donald Trump, called Elizabeth Warren the most “dangerous” Democratic presidential candidate.In a rare telev....
Trump Says He Wants DOJ Chief Barr to Examine Google Claim

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:02:59 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said he wants Attorney General William Barr to look into businessman Peter Thiel’s allegations that Google’s work with China is “seemingly treasonous.”Trump made ....
Facebook's Crypto Plan Called ‘Delusional’ as Senate Digs In

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:01:01 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Republican and Democratic Senators sharply questioned Facebook Inc.’s plan to create its own digital money, adding to a chorus of skepticism across Washington and underscoring the chall....
PHOTOS: 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:44:51 -0400

A half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in the streets and the widening of the generation gap, men from planet Earth stepped onto another world for the first time.....
Oilfield wastewater may trigger earthquakes for 'decades'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:04:18 -0400

Wastewater from oil and gas production injected deep into wells could cause earthquakes strong enough to be felt on the surface for years to come, according to new research published Tuesday. The Uni....
Doctor Who Sold $12 Billion Drug Firm Eyes Biotech Property

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:58:20 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- A deal-making cancer doctor who sold his pharmaceutical company for almost $12 billion is launching a real estate venture to bolster the growth of the biotechnology industry.Arie Bellde....
50 years after Apollo 11, unsung heroes of Mission Control ponder past and future of the final frontier

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:51:11 -0400

[Editor's Note: This episode of the GeekWire Podcast is part of the Destination Moon podcrawl, organized by Seattle’s Museum of Flight. Look for other episodes about the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary....
Facebook Moves Closer to WhatsApp Payment Service Debut in India

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:22:55 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar....
Older women who never worked far worse on memory tests, study finds

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:00:00 -0400

Older women who have never worked have far worse memory problems in later life than those without careers, research suggests.  The study of 6,300 women found that average memory performance between th....
THE DIGITAL HEALTH COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How the big four US insurers rank on digital feature awareness — and what it means for customer satisfaction (AET, ANTM, CI, UHC)

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:00:00 -0400

BI Intelligence ranks Aetna, BCBS, Cigna, and UnitedHealthcare on awareness of their digital features among US Tech Early Adopters.....
Glaxo's Zejula Meets Goal in First-Line Ovarian Cancer Study

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:51:02 -0400

Glaxo's (GSK) phase III study evaluating Zejula as a first-line maintenance therapy in patients with ovarian cancer meets the primary endpoint.....
Egypt's 'Bent Pyramid' Opens for First Time in More Than 50 Years

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:36:00 -0400

For the first time since 1965, two pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians, including the unique "Bent Pyramid," are being opened to the public, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiqui....
Were the Vikings Smoking Pot While Exploring Newfoundland?

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:35:00 -0400

The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America.The researchers also found....