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By George Lorenzo, Next Avenue Contributor Getty The progression and symptoms of early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease, typically identified in patients in their 40s or 50s, can vary dramatically depending on the individual. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “getting an accurate diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s can be a long and frustrating process. Symptoms may be incorrectly attributed
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison chat during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia will invest A$150 million ($101 million) in its companies and technology to help U.S. President Donald Trump’s bid for a
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SMC Commander Lt. Gen. Thompson: “They are fully certified now. But that doesn’t mean the work on the Falcon Heavy stops.” WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon Heavy on June 25 launched the Defense Department’s Space Test Program-2 mission with 24 satellites. Although STP-2 was a U.S.government-funded space launch managed by the Air Force, it was
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Hopes of a breakthrough in international climate change ambitions are being downplayed for a landmark meeting in New York. The United Nations climate action summit looks set to disappoint the thousands of campaigners who will take to the city’s streets just days earlier. The summit is arguably the most important moment for climate change since
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Free-Photos / Pixabay It goes without saying that we would all like to live longer, healthier lives. But how do we achieve this goal? Is it diet? Exercise? Sleep? Or, does longevity have more to do with non-physical factors, such as social support or maintaining a sense of purpose later in life? A new study
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WAILEA, Hawaii — A retired National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration geostationary weather satellite is being handed over to the U.S. Air Force to fill in a gap in the service’s forecasting requirements. NOAA spokesman John Leslie confirmed Sept. 19 that the GOES-13 satellite, decommissioned by NOAA in 2018, is being transferred to the Air Force
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WAILEA, Hawaii — With satellite operators doing a poor job complying with guidelines to deorbit their satellites, incentives or even regulation may be inevitable to address concerns about orbital debris and satellite collisions. During a Sept. 19 presentation at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies, or AMOS, conference here, Francesca Letizia, an engineer
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People board the Arctic research expedition ship RV Polarstern in Breivika harbour in Tromso, Norway, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins TROMSOE, Norway (Reuters) – Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change. The icebreaker Polarstern is
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The new contract includes support services for the Air Force Space Rapid Capabilities Office and the Defense Department’s new Space Development Agency. WASHINGTON — The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center has awarded the Aerospace Corp. a $1.08 billion modification to a previously awarded contract for systems engineering and integration support for national security
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Pacific islanders are running out of time. If global emissions are not drastically reduced, thousands of low-lying atolls may become uninhabitable within decades. And the biggest threat doesn’t actually come from losing land to rising seas. Small island states in the Pacific are responsible for only 0.03 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions, and
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SAN FRANCISCO – Intelsat filed a lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court claiming OneWeb and its largest investor SoftBank breached contracts, committed fraud and conspired to steal confidential and proprietary information. The nine-count lawsuit filed Sept. 10 stems from Intelsat’s $25 million investment in OneWeb, subsequent cooperation agreements and the unsuccessful merger of the
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As it looks increasingly unlikely we’re going to meet our climate mitigation targets, scientists have been investigating more and more extreme solutions, such as geoengineering. Examples include spraying huge amounts of sunlight-reflecting particles into the atmosphere, or dumping trillions of tons of fake snow onto glaciers to stabilise them. These ideas are untested, incredibly risky,
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Benzocaine, an ingredient in Orajel which is used for toothaches, can in some rare cases lead to methemoglobinemia. (AP Photo/Stephanie Nano) ASSOCIATED PRESS There are “blue bloods,” as in aristocrats or people who are socially prominent. There is Blue Bloods, the television series. Then, there’s the woman who actually had blue blood, as described in
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Countries to consider science payload contributions to respective Luna-26 and Chang’e-7 spacecraft and establish a joint data center for lunar and deep space exploration. HELSINKI — Russia and China have agreed to joint exploration of the moon following at meeting of heads of government in St. Petersburg. The agreements will see cooperation in Russia’s Luna-26
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