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SpaceX has been spearheading American-based commercial space ventures for quite some time now, proving its worth as a launch provider for International Space Station supply runs with its Dragon spacecraft.
The deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been largely confined to the Middle East and surrounding countries since it was first reported two years ago.
They say that only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. For the former, a new study of the blood of one of the world’s oldest women has offered clues to not only why death occurs, but may also unlock some of the secrets of longevity.
SpaceX has proven to NASA that it is a viable contender in the launch of scientific missions to the International Space Station and now it wants to prove it can also send payloads into space for the US government,
Much of what we know about the Mammoth may be challenged after new research from a Dutch team has found evidence that the massive mammal may have driven itself to extinction due to inbreeding.
Tamiflu treatments have been somewhat controversial over the past few years, with some evidence showing viruses gaining resistance to the drug and others questioning the effectiveness of the antiviral medication.
Last week, redOrbit reported that several new cases of human infection with H7N9 had been confirmed since the New Year began. In the past five days, the World Health Organization (WHO) has received reports from two Chinese health agencies confirming 13 new cases of H7N9 bird flu.
In a report released yesterday, January 9, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that seven additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus were reported by China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC).
A total of seven new laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with MERS-CoV have been reported to the World Health Organization since Dec. 17, 2013, bringing total number of confirmed illnesses to 170.
SpaceX can breathe a sigh of relief after a late day launch on December 3 successfully put its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket into space and set an SES-8 telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO).
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