Science:Tonight’s Sky: April 2018

March 26, 2018

The April night sky is full of celestial wonders: with Venus in the early evening, the double-star Mizar and Alcor at night, and Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter in the morning—topped off with the Lyrid meteor shower on April 22. Find out more about what you can see from your backyard, local park, or rooftop deck by viewing our monthly program Tonight’s Sky: hubblesite.org/videos/science

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Jessie Dotson and Geert Barentsen, Kepler’s Contributions to Astronomy

March 23, 2018

A conversation with Jessie Dotson, Kepler’s project scientist, and Geert Barentsen, director of the mission’s guest observer office, talking about how NASA’s first planet-hunting mission has contributed so much to the field of astronomy. Read more

Source: Kepler News and Features

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Tiny implants for single-cells are functional in vivo.

March 23, 2018

Mimicking biological processes by engineering biomimetic nanostructures for single-cell transplants represents an elegant strategy for addressing problems in various scientific fields.  Now, a study from researchers at the University of Basel successfully integrates artificial organelles into the cells of living zebrafish embryos. The team state that their innovative approach using artificial organelles as cellular implants offers new potential in treating Read more

Source: Health Innovations

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