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DARPA Is Officially Studying Combat Jetpacks for the Military

"Systems may be air deployed to allow for infiltration to hostile territory."Take FlightThe US Department of Defense is officially looking into the potential...

In the Space.com forums this week: Perseverance prizes, exploration and breaking theories!

This week, we kick off our Perseverance Prize giveaway. Celebrating space exploration even further, we talk about the next frontiers we'd like to...

Five Coronavirus Variants That You Should Know About

Image by NIAID via Flickr / FuturismFor the first few months of the pandemic, it seemed like SARS-Cov-2, which is the coronavirus...

Mercury meets up with Jupiter (Saturn and the moon, too!) in the morning sky this week

See Mercury with Jupiter and Saturn this Saturday (March 6) in the early morning sky.  (Image credit: SkySafari app)If you're of a certain...

People Are Obsessed With the Vaccine That Only Requires One Dose

When the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine was approved for use, experts shared concerns that people would refuse to take it and hold...

NASA’s Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars

NASA's Perseverance rover has taken its first test drive on Mars, the agency announced Friday (March 5). Perseverance, a car-sized rover that landed successfully...

Startup Creates Tiny Drill to Burrow Through Your Brain With Magnets

Image by Bionaut Labs / FuturismA startup called Bionaut Labs has an unusual plan for fighting brain tumors: injecting tiny metallic drills...

Inspiration4: How Jared Isaacman’s kindergarten space dream became a pioneering SpaceX mission

Self-described space geek Jared Isaacman says he always dreamed about going to space, and he feels fortunate to be at the helm of...

China Is Administering Anal Swabs to Foreign Visitors

Image by Victor TangermannInternational travelers have had to endure something humiliating when entering China via an airport: anal swab tests for COVID-19,...

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The provinces might get their health funding boost — with strings attached

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said Thursday that when it comes to funding for health care, the provinces aren't looking for the federal government...

NASA names Perseverance rover’s Mars touchdown site ‘Octavia E. Butler Landing’

The Perseverance rover's Red Planet touchdown site has been renamed for Octavia E. Butler, the noted African American science fiction author.NASA announced they...

The ‘Lamborghini’ of Chariots Was Just Unearthed Near Pompeii

Archaeologists in Italy have unearthed an elaborately decorated, intact four-wheeled ceremonial chariot near the ruins of the Roman city of Pompeii, famously...