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Local researchers use silk to create pacemaker cells

Taipei Times 05 Dec 2021
Hydrogels prepared from silk fibroin were used in the mice trials and were extracted from natural silk supplied by the Council of Agriculture’s Miaoli research station, he said ... The researchers have applied to patent the technology developed from the study in Taiwan and the US, he said.
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Meet the People Living in Simulations of Life on Mars

Slashdot 05 Dec 2021
Smithsonian magazine explores the many Mars simulation facilities around the world, including the Mars Desert Research Station — which is located in Utah, four hours south of Salt Lake City, "but everyone spoke and acted as though they were actually on Mars.".
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Ghana has good prospects for common bean production- Crop research scientists

Ghana News Agency 05 Dec 2021
On-farm experiments, conducted at different sites and research stations of the Crops Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-CRI) in the last three years, have been encouraging, Professor James Yaw Asibuo, a Principal Research Scientist, stated ... The Principal Research Scientist said.
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Long Island college professor analyzes what life would be like on Mars mission

Newsday 04 Dec 2021
Delaney was selected for a NASA research project to gauge what would be the physical and mental toll on astronauts during a mission to Mars. NASA selected Delaney, 51, of Oyster Bay for the SIRIUS 21 mission, or Scientific International Research in Unique Terrestrial Station in Moscow.
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NASA picks 3 companies to design private space stations

Digital Trends 04 Dec 2021
NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies that have been chosen to design private space stations. As the International Space Station ages and approaches retirement, NASA is providing funding for private companies to plan out potential replacements which could take over its research functions.
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Resource association challenges Forest Service Report

Black Hills Pioneer 04 Dec 2021
The researchers at the Rocky Mountain Research Station based in Fort Collins, Colo., he said, omitted that data ... Wudtke said the research station’s authors included trees in the GTR that had not reached that diameter.
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Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard | Warmer water attracts tuna to our area

Santa Cruz Sentinel 04 Dec 2021
Gary Griggs ... The Monterey Bay Aquarium in a partnership with Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station developed a collaborative program some years ago, the Tuna Research and Conservation Center, that is focused on advancing the knowledge and understanding of tunas and other highly migratory marine fish through research, education and conservation ... .
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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will please ...

The Berkshire Eagle 04 Dec 2021
He was the Director of the Auburn Bird Banding Research Station, studying neotropical migrants and Lyme disease, with doctors at Tufts University, determining implications of Lyme disease carried by birds. His research team captured, analyzed, and released on average 2,000 ...
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NASA Selects Companies to Develop Commercial Destinations in Space

Technology Org 03 Dec 2021
Nanoracks’ commercial low-Earth orbit destination, in collaboration with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin, is called “Starlab.” Starlab is targeted for launch in 2027 on a single flight as a continuously crewed, commercial space station dedicated to conducting advanced research, fostering commercial industrial activity, and ensuring continued U.S.
photo: NASA / Scott Kelly
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly took this photograph of a moonrise over the western United States
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NASA awards $415 mn to fund three commercial space stations

Phys Dot Org 03 Dec 2021
NASA on Thursday awarded three companies hundreds of millions of dollars to develop commercial space stations it hopes will eventually replace the International Space Station, which is due to retire around the end of the decade ... It has been described as "a mixed-use business park in space" that will support microgravity research and manufacturing.
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NASA’s $160M contract has big implications for Colorado

Colorado Politics 03 Dec 2021
It’s about a third the size of the International Space Station and can house six astronauts, and has a large area for scientific research,” Taylor said in an interview. “It will be a platform for research on human longevity in space and improve countries’ abilities to go to space for extended periods of time.”.
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NASA Plans to Retire the Space Station in 2030 and Replace it with Commercially Owned ...

Technology Org 03 Dec 2021
The outside windows of the Orbital Reef space station ... Starlab, from Nanoracks, Voyager Space, and Lockheed Martin, is a continuously crewed, free-flying, commercial space station dedicated to conducting advanced research, fostering commercial industrial activity, and ensuring continued U.S.
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Three firms receive lucrative NASA deals

The Manila Times 03 Dec 2021
NASA on Thursday (Friday in Manila) awarded three companies hundreds of millions of dollars to develop commercial space stations it hopes will eventually replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is due to retire around the end of the decade ... None of the companies has given an estimate for the total cost of developing the space stations.
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Upcoming total solar eclipse draws Chilean scientists to Antarctica

La Prensa Latina 03 Dec 2021
At least five scientific teams from Chile have already set up camp at a research station located 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) from the South Pole to observe that astronomical phenomenon ... A partial eclipse will be observable elsewhere on the White Continent, including at other research stations administered by Chile.
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NASA sign headquarters building
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NASA awards $415 million to fund three commercial space stations

The Times of India 03 Dec 2021
NASA on Thursday awarded three companies hundreds of millions of dollars to develop commercial space stations it hopes will eventually replace the International Space Station, which is due to retire around the end of the decade ... support microgravity research and manufacturing.
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