SCIENCE

China's Chang'e-5
China's Chang'e-5 completes sampling on moon
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Launched on November 24, the spacecraft landed on the north of the Mons Rumker in Oceanus Procellarum, also known as the Ocean of Storms, on the near side of the moon on Tuesday, tasked with retrieving China's first samples from an extraterrestrial body, reports Xinhua news agency.
Cancer survivors at higher risk of dying from flu: Study
Cancer survivors at higher risk of dying from flu: Study
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The study, published in the journal EClinicalMedicine, suggests that cancer survivors are also likely to be at higher risk of severe Covid-19 outcomes. The research team from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), analysed medical records from 1990 to 2014 of more than 630,000 people in the UK, including over 100,000 survivors of a range of cancers.
Covid may deepen depression, anxiety in pregnant women
Covid may deepen depression, anxiety in pregnant women
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Among 1,123 of these women surveyed, the study, published in the journal Psychiatry Review, found that more than 36.4 per cent reported clinically significant levels of depression. Before the pandemic, rates of perinatal depression were generally considered to be 15-20 percent.
NASA
Power unit failure hits NASA's deep-space capsule: Report
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In early November, engineers at Orion's primary contractor, Lockheed Martin, found that a power component inside the spacecraft had failed, The Verge reported on Monday, citing a review of an internal email and an internal PowerPoint presentation.
Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather
Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather
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On November 23, a source told TASS that Roscosmos specialists had found technical problems with the rocket during preparations for its launch from the Guiana Space Center.
China's Chang'e-5
China's Chang'e-5 probe prepares to land on moon
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Launched on November 24, Chang'e-5 is one of the most complicated and challenging missions in China's aerospace history, as well as the world's first moon-sample mission for more than 40 years.
Climbing stairs daily will boost mental health in pandemic
Climbing stairs daily will boost mental health in pandemic
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To reach this conclusion, 67 people were subjected to ambulant assessments to determine the impact of everyday activity on alertness for seven days. It was found that the people felt more alert and were bursting with even more energy directly after the activity.
Angara-A5 heavy-class carrier rocket
2nd launch of Russia's heavy carrier rocket scheduled for Dec
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The second test launch of Russia's Angara-A5 heavy-class carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome is scheduled for December, Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, the country's space agency, said.
Be emotionally flexible to save the romance in life
Be emotionally flexible to save the romance in life
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The researchers from University of Rochester aimed to clarify how mindful flexibility the one hand and inattentive, mindless and rigid inflexibility on the other were linked to the dynamics within families and romantic relationships.
Soldiers can silently communicate using brain signals in future
Soldiers can silently communicate using brain signals in future
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The US Army in collaboration with multiple universities is researching telepathic brain signal communication technology for soldiers that could help them silently communicate in the future. Funded by the US Army Research Office, new research successfully separated brain signals that influence action or behaviour from signals that do not.