Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

If you take dietary supplements, beware of this ingredient

https://www.treehugger.com/health/if-you-take-supplements-make-sure-they-dont-contain.html New research warns of supplements containing the potentially harmful cardiovascular stimulant known as higenamine. The idea of dietary supplements is undeniably attractive: Silver bullets made from natural ingredients that promise to enhance certain functions and boost health. With this … Continue reading

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Adding clean energy to the Sahara could make it rain (and not just figuratively)

https://www.popsci.com/sahara-wind-solar-rain?dom=rss-default&src=syn Think of the Sahara, with its windswept dunes shining in the sunlight. Some people might see barren land, with minimal water or life and scorching temperatures. Others see a potential solution to a looming energy crisis, and one that … Continue reading

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Takes a Stunning Selfie Under Dusty Martian Skies

https://gizmodo.com/nasa-s-curiosity-rover-takes-a-stunning-selfie-under-du-1828887498 A view of Curiosity’s dusty exterior.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS A new 360-degree panorama captured by the Curiosity Rover is one of its best yet. The photos used to create this mosaic were taken by Curiosity on August 9, 2018, at Vera … Continue reading

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Verizon lobbyist runs for NY AG—as the state sues FCC over net neutrality repeal

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1370387 Enlarge / Leecia Eve, a Verizon lobbyist and candidate for New York Attorney General. reader comments 4 A Verizon lobbyist is trying to become the attorney general of New York in the upcoming November election. Verizon executive Leecia Eve … Continue reading

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NASA Rocket Launch Tests Supersonic Parachute for Mars Rover Landings

https://www.space.com/41752-nasa-launch-tests-supersonic-mars-2020-parachute.html NASA successfully tested a supersonic parachute designed to land the agency’s next rover on Mars today (Sept. 7) during a sounding rocket flight from Wallops Island in Virginia. The suborbital launch was designed to mimic conditions that … Continue reading

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