Los Angeles — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday.Continue reading “California to ban controversial pesticide blamed for harming child brain development”
Santa Fe, New Mexico — Richard Branson and his company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into space for paying passengers, with the company immediately starting to move personnel and space vehicles to a launch and landing facility in New Mexico.Continue reading “Virgin Galactic announces new steps toward offering thrill rides to space”
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship caught up with the International Space Station Monday and then stood by while Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, operating the lab’s robot arm, locked onto the spacecraft to wrap up a two-day rendezvous.Continue reading “SpaceX cargo ship reaches space station after two-day chase”
An American diver broke the record for deepest submarine dive ever and found something disheartening at the bottom of the ocean — a plastic bag. Victor Vescovo traveled seven miles down to the deepest part of the ocean, Mariana Trench in the Pacific, BBC News reportsContinue reading “American breaks record with deepest submarine dive ever, finds plastic waste”
- Medtronic is recalling several models of its MiniMed insulin pumps because of a risk that hackers could take control and change their settings.
- The FDA said diabetics should talk with their doctors about switching to models with more cybersecurity protection.
- Diabetics should get help right away if they think their MiniMed settings have changed, or they feel symptoms of severe hypoglycemia or diabetic ketoacidosis.