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SpaceX launches muscular mice, beer malt and ‘caring' robot to space station

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house. The Dragon capsule also is delivering holiday goodies for the six station residents. NASA's Kenny Todd isn't...
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SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and 'mighty mice'

8 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including "mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house.
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SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space Station

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space Station

8 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

The mice have genes manipulated to enhance their muscle growth and will help scientists understand how to limit muscle and bone loss in humans while they're in space.
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Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes President Trump post

Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes President Trump post

It's the first time the social media company has deleted a post by the president. Read more ...

Pence blasts Chief Justice Roberts as ‘disappointment to conservatives'

Pence blasts Chief Justice Roberts as ‘disappointment to conservatives'

Vice President Pence issued a rare rebuke of Chief Justice John Roberts, calling him a “disappointment to conservatives” over his recent rulings. In an interview with CBN News... Read more ...

Number of US nationals ‘were detained' in Belarus ahead of election...

Number of US nationals ‘were detained' in Belarus ahead of election - President Lukashenko

President Aleksandr Lukashenko was quoted as saying on Thursday that Belarus had detained a number of people who possessed US passports and were married to US women ahead of... Read more ...

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Beirut as death toll from blast...

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Beirut as death toll from blast rises to 137

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Thursday in Beirut to survey the site of this week's devastating explosion whose death toll has risen to 137 - as Lebanese army... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Democrat Perkins Kwoka explains why she voted in two GOP...

NH Primary Source: Democrat Perkins Kwoka explains why she voted in two GOP primaries in 2016

Is it a political “sin” in the strongly Democratic, very progressive city of Portsmouth - and the surrounding towns in state Senate District 21 - for a Democratic candidate to... Read more ...

Chinese video-sharing app TikTok planning to open its first European data...

Chinese video-sharing app TikTok planning to open its first European data center in Ireland

Chinese-owned technology company TikTok has announced plans to build a $500 million European data hub which will be located in Ireland. It is expected to become operational by... Read more ...

Woman dies, man injured in fire on West Side

Woman dies, man injured in fire on West Side

CHICAGO - A woman has died after a fire on the city's West Side. The fire broke out just after 1 a.m. Thursday near Parkside and Augusta in the South Austin neighborhood. A... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...