NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #869 11 October 2019 (Space Life Science Research Results)

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #869 11 October 2019 (Space Life Science Research Results) …

U.S. regulators allow genetically modified cotton as human food source

U.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light for genetically modified cotton to be used for…

Celebrating a Mission That Changed How We Use Radar

Twenty-five years ago, SIR-C/X-SAR flew aboard the space shuttle Endeavour for a final transformative…

'Electroadhesive' stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures

New technique could enable assembly of circuit boards and displays with more minute components. …

Coffee bean extracts alleviate inflammation, insulin resistance in mouse cells

Food science and human nutrition researchers are interested in the potential of inflammation-fighting compounds found in…

Opioid Rx dosages drop with state law changes

The total amount of opioids dispensed per new opioid prescription decreased by 22% in Penn Medicine…

New soft actuators could make soft robots less bulky

Engineers have developed a way to build soft robots that are compact, portable and multifunctional. The…

Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen sold to new owner

Stratolaunch Systems Corp, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen,…

CO2 emissions cause lost labor productivity, research shows

The planet’s warming climate has led to countless changes that are affecting all of us. Droughts,…

Private property, not productivity, precipitated Neolithic agricultural revolution

Humankind first started farming in Mesopotamia about 11,500 years ago. Subsequently, the practices of cultivating crops…