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Canine genetics, the moon capsule, and biased sports science

Canine genetics, the moon capsule, and biased sports science

Researchers have identified genetic variants linked to different canine behaviors.Credit: Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Registry/Getty Study finds genetic links to dog behaviors An analysis that combined behavioral data from 46,000 dogs with DNA sequences from 4,000 dogs identified genetic variants linked to their characteristic behaviors, such as nervousness or aggression (EV Dutrow et al. Cell …

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ESA Plasma Sampler Headed To The Moon And ISS

ESA plasma sampler heads for the Moon and ISS

Multi-needle Langmuir probe, m-NLP An innovative instrument supported by ESA to sample the space weather environment in situ is about to join the International Space Station. Langmuir’s Norwegian multi-needle probe, m-NLP, to be installed on the ISS’ European-made Bartolomeo platform, an open ‘porch’ to space, will map the ionospheric plasma surrounding the Station in a …

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Geopolitics goes into orbit with the space ambitions of the United States and China | East Asia Forum

Author: Saadia M Pekkanen, University of Washington Space stations are the harbinger of a growing bipolarity in international space relations. The United States leads the International Space Station (ISS) and will lead everything after it, but it is no longer considered the undisputed unipolar power in space. China now also has a national space station, …

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An illustration of the night sky on Dec. 07 showing the full Cold Moon occulting Mars.

Watch Opposition Mars Pass Behind the Moon This Week in These Free Webcasts

This week offers multiple opportunities to get a good look at the red planet. On Wednesday (December 7), the full moon will be in close proximity to bright Mars in an event known as the lunar occultation. And on Thursday (December 8), Mars will be in opposition, which means that in Earth’s sky, it will …

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Exactly when, where and how to see next week's full 'cold moon' rise and then suddenly destroy the Red Planet

Exactly when, where and how to see next week’s full ‘cold moon’ rise and then suddenly destroy the Red Planet

A “Cold Moon” moonrise over downtown Los Angeles against the snow-capped San Gabriel Mountains in December … [+] 29, 2020. CG pictures The last full moon of 2022, the “cold moon”, will be at its best next week when it rises in the east just as the sun sets in the west. For some observers …

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