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First Private Astronaut Crew Returns to Earth from Space Station

First Private Astronaut Crew Returns to Earth from Space Station

The first private astronaut crew to visit the International Space Station (ISS) has returned safely to Earth. The team flew to the ISS and back on the spaceship Crew Dragon. The SpaceX company vehicle landed as planned in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida on Monday. SpaceX also provided the Falcon 9 rocket …

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2017 Yankees letter from Rob Manfred reveals team engaged in video sign-stealing before MLB crackdown

2017 Yankees letter from Rob Manfred reveals team engaged in video sign-stealing before MLB crackdown

For weeks, we’ve been hearing about this letter from MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to the Yankees that was written and delivered in 2017 regarding sign-stealing. The Yankees have been fighting in the court system to prevent the letter from being unsealed and revealed to the public. Appeals courts denied the request, however. Tuesday, SNY revealed …

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Alzheimer’s and Daytime Napping Linked in New Research – Neuroscience News

Summary: Study reveals a bi-directional link between daytime napping and cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers say longer, more frequent napping was associated with worse cognition after one year, and worse cognition was linked to longer and more frequent daytime naps. Source: Rush University Medical Center Could there be a link between cognitive decline …

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Microsoft finds Linux desktop flaw that gives root to untrusted users

Microsoft finds Linux desktop flaw that gives root to untrusted users

Getty Images Vulnerabilities recently discovered by Microsoft make it easy for people with a toehold on many Linux desktop systems to quickly gain root system rights— the latest elevation of privileges flaw to come to light in the open source OS. As operating systems have been hardened to withstand compromises in recent years, elevation of …

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The HRT crisis could turn women into ‘drug mules’ as they are forced to travel abroad to bring back vital treatment amid shortages, experts have warned. Pictured: Tracey Fine who was forced to buy her HRT medication in Spain

HRT shortage: Women could become drug mules by travelling overseas, experts warn

Shortage of HRT may force women to become drug mules by travelling overseas to buy vital supplies of medication, experts warn  For months women have been unable to access their preferred HRT treatment Some are turning to black market or meeting up in car parks to swap medication  People are looking to Spain where similar …

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The Elusive Unruh Effect: Physicists Embark on a Hunt for a Long-Sought Quantum Glow

The Elusive Unruh Effect: Physicists Embark on a Hunt for a Long-Sought Quantum Glow

According to a prediction known as the Unruh effect, Millenium Falcon pilots would more likely see a warm glow as they jump to hyperspace. Credit: Christine Daniloff, MIT A new approach could make it possible detect the elusive Unruh effect in hours, rather than billions of years. For “Star Wars” fans, the streaking stars seen …

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Overwatch 2: All the hero reworks so far

Overwatch 2: All the hero reworks so far

Overwatch 2’s first beta is now live, giving players a taste of substantial changes coming to Blizzard Entertainment’s hero shooter. Those changes include a new five-hero team structure, a new hero, a new ping system, and substantial reworks to multiple characters. In the Overwatch 2 beta, players will find very different versions of Bastion, Doomfist, …

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Physicists embark on a hunt for a long-sought quantum glow

Physicists embark on a hunt for a long-sought quantum glow

According to a prediction known as the Unruh effect, Millenium Falcon pilots would more likely see a warm glow as they jump to hyperspace. Credit: Christine Daniloff, MIT For “Star Wars” fans, the streaking stars seen from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon as it jumps to hyperspace is a canonical image. But what would …

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New Brain Stimulation Treatments Help Smokers Quit – Neuroscience News

Summary: Non-invasive brain stimulation may improve smoking abstinence rates for 3 to 6 months after quitting. Source: Society for the Study of Addiction A new systematic review published by the scientific journal Addiction has found that non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) may improve smoking abstinence rates 3 to 6 months after quitting, compared with sham brain stimulation. In …

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Google parent Alphabet’s Q1 profits dropped by more than $1 billion compared to 2021

Google parent Alphabet’s Q1 profits dropped by more than $1 billion compared to 2021

After a record-breaking 2021 with annual revenue of $257 billion — the first time it has gone over $200 billion for a year — Google’s parent company reports in a filing (pdf) that it has started off 2022 with Q1 revenue that’s up 23 percent from the same period last year, reaching $68 billion. However, …

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