Virgin Galactic successfully launched its first paying customers to space, marking a significant milestone in the private spaceflight industry. The Italian Air Force officers aboard the VSS Unity spacecraft experienced weightlessness at an altitude of 52.9 miles. The mission, named Galactic 01, began with the release of the rocket-powered plane from a carrier aircraft. After facing setbacks and upgrades, Virgin Galactic resumed spaceflights and plans to conduct monthly trips in the future. The company competes with Blue Origin, which is currently grounded following an accident, and SpaceX, which offers higher orbit and International Space Station missions at higher costs.
Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be a source of embarrassment and discomfort. Have you ever wondered why it occurs? Well, it’s not just about what you ate; it’s also about the microscopic world of bacteria in your mouth. These tiny organisms play a big role in causing that unpleasant odor. When we eat, […]
Recent research highlights the significant connection between ongoing mouth inflammation, specifically associated with periodontitis, and serious health conditions such as type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. A study conducted by researchers at Osaka University sheds light on a simple yet effective method to combat periodontitis-related bacteria and potentially improve health outcomes for individuals with diabetes. […]
A breakthrough terahertz biosensor offers non-invasive, early skin cancer detection, revolutionizing diagnosis. Developed through collaboration between Queen Mary University of London and the University of Glasgow, this portable device analyzes subtle cell changes with unparalleled accuracy. Lead researcher Dr. Shohreh Nourinovin highlights its potential for broader disease detection, including Alzheimer’s, in resource-limited settings. Despite pandemic […]