‘Ghost’ rays in Japanese aquarium for 23 years are new species

Japanese aquarium determines ‘ghost’ rays living in the facility for more than 20 years are a new species and name the pair after the vengeful spirit ‘mononoke’ The Kagoshima City aquarium’s rays  belong to a previously unknown species  They were labeled giant guitarfish, but their heads and dorsal fins are rounder They were named Rhynchobatus … Read more ‘Ghost’ rays in Japanese aquarium for 23 years are new species

Japanese aquarium determines ‘ghost’ rays living in the facility for 23 years are a new species

Japanese aquarium determines ‘ghost’ rays living in the facility for more than 20 years are a new species and name the pair after the vengeful spirit ‘mononoke’ The Kagoshima City aquarium’s rays  belong to a previously unknown species  They were labeled giant guitarfish, but their heads and dorsal fins are rounder They were named Rhynchobatus … Read more Japanese aquarium determines ‘ghost’ rays living in the facility for 23 years are a new species

Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Japan next year after being delayed by Covid-19

Super Nintendo World will finally open at Universal Studios Japan in 2021 after being delayed by coronavirus – and guests will be able to play real-life versions of their favourite video games The Osaka attraction had been due to open in July ahead of the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics  Guests will be able to play … Read more Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Japan next year after being delayed by Covid-19

Surgery: Wearable smart display for X-ray images ‘could make spinal operations safer and quicker’

Pioneering smart display device that attaches to a surgeon’s glasses and displays images in front of their eyes ‘could make spinal operations safer and quicker’ Spinal surgeons use real-time X-ray scans during operations to guide their work However, such images are typically displayed on monitors in the operating room  This forces surgeons to look away … Read more Surgery: Wearable smart display for X-ray images ‘could make spinal operations safer and quicker’

NASA and SpaceX delay Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station until November

NASA announced SpaceX’s mission to take four astronauts to the International Space Station has been delayed until November. Crew-1 was set to soar during the early hours of Halloween day, but the American space agency is giving Elon Musk’s firm time to resolve an issue with the Falcon 9 rocket. During a previous launch, an … Read more NASA and SpaceX delay Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station until November

Coronavirus can survive for up to NINE HOURS on human skin, study finds

Coronavirus can survive for up to NINE HOURS on human skin – four-fold longer than the flu can live on our hands or faces, new study finds Researchers mixed samples of the coronavirus and influenza A virus with human skin samples obtained from autopsies 24 hours prior The flu virus survived for less than two … Read more Coronavirus can survive for up to NINE HOURS on human skin, study finds

Coronavirus can survive for up to NINE HOURS on human skin, study finds

Coronavirus can survive for up to NINE HOURS on human skin – four-fold longer than the flu can live on our hands or faces, new study finds Researchers mixed samples of the coronavirus and influenza A virus with human skin samples obtained from autopsies 24 hours prior The flu virus survived for less than two … Read more Coronavirus can survive for up to NINE HOURS on human skin, study finds

Twitter is DOWN! Thousands of users across the world are unable to access the social media platform

Twitter is DOWN! Thousands of users across the world are unable to access the website or app version of the social media platform Twitter is down across the world, leaving thousands unable to use the site The outage appeared around 9:30am ET and has hit more than 40,000 people The US, the UK and Japan … Read more Twitter is DOWN! Thousands of users across the world are unable to access the social media platform

British Army will have a ‘more persistent presence’ in Asia, suggests chief 

The British Army will have a ‘more persistent presence’ in Asia as the Government seeks to expand its military ties with regional allies in response to China, the Chief of the General Staff has said. General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith suggested a greater UK presence overseas will reverse the process of regional withdrawal seen after 9/11, … Read more British Army will have a ‘more persistent presence’ in Asia, suggests chief 

NASA and SpaceX are set to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Halloween

NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX are set to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Halloween NASA announced a new target for the Crew-1 mission – October 31 at 2:49am ET This mission will send four astronauts aboard a SpaceX rocket to the ISS The event follows the … Read more NASA and SpaceX are set to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Halloween