Sunday, August 20, 2017

Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. The launch of Japan's third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the U.S. global positioning system (GPS) to offer...

Japan GPS satellite launch postponed due to glitch

Japan on Saturday postponed the planned launch of an H-2A rocket tasked to put a geo-positioning satellite into orbit due to possible helium gas leakage, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said, as cited by Reuters. MHI, commissioned by the government to carry the satellite into...

Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space

Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space
Iran successfully tests Simorgh space-launch vehicle for sending satellite into space, reported Tasnim news agency on Thursday. According to news agency, the launch was carried out by Imam Khomeini National Space Center. The report added that Simorgh satellite carrier is able to put satellites weighing as much...

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young
Your brain may be to blame for your ageing body. A small cluster of stem cells in the brain seems to help mice stay young, and injecting extra stem cells helps them live longer. One day anti-ageing drugs might be able to replicate the effect in...

Why you should think twice about having a soda with your burger

Forbes -- Drinking a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal primes your body to store more fat, according to a new study. Researchers found that sugary drinks decrease fat oxidation, the process that begins the breakdown of fat molecules. The more protein in the meal,...

Should I drink diet soda?

Should I drink diet soda
Welcome to TIME's Should I Eat This?—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you. 5/5 experts say no. Man, diet soda just can’t catch a break with these experts. Maybe that’s because it’s the ultimate hypocrite of the beverage world. People probably get...

Should I drink seltzer water?

Should I drink seltzer water
Seltzer—also known as bubbly water, carbonated water, soda water and sparkling water—comes with as almost as many health myths as it does names. Does it leach calcium from bones? Or destroy the enamel of teeth? Will water plus carbon dioxide equal certain death? 5/5 experts...

Above all, why Russia did not put a man on the Moon

Above all, why Russia did not put a man on the Moonvideo
Although the US won the race to the moon, if you’d been a betting person from the mid 1950’s to 1960’s, the chances are that you would have thought the Soviet Union had a very good chance of getting there first. So why didn’t Russia...

Dark Energy, the most fundamental forces of the universe

Dark Energy, the most fundamental forces of the universevideo
This mysterious power, which may have helped kick off the Big Bang, seems to have played a significant role in creating everything we know; stars, planets, space and even time itself. In 2012 an astrophysicist called Massimo Villata attempted to identify dark energy as a...

Black Seed Benefits

Black Seed Benefits -- This Ancient Remedy "Treats All Diseases" HIV, Diabetes, Cancer, Stroke, STDs, Arthritis
Black seeds, also referred to as black currant, are the product of the flowering plant Nigella sativa. The Nigella sativa plant is native to India, Arabia and Europe. Black seeds have been used for centuries in traditional medicine as treatment for several medical conditions. A research...

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