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The Mars Rover Opportunity’s Problems Are Far From Over

Posted on: Mar 31 2015 - 8:37pm | #0
In: Science
Silvia Fernandez
Mars Rover Opportunity

The Mars rover Opportunity may have outlasted its proposed by ten years but that doesn’t mean that its abilities will last forever. Despite the fact that engineers identified the issue and applied a software fix for Opportunity’s “amnesia events,” occurred in late 2014, the plucky little droid is finally starting to experience signs of aging, which means more malfunctions coming. During the december malfunction, one of Opportunity’s flash memory banks recently failed completely and that has plagued the rover with lots of problems stemming from an inability to store data. Flash memory will allow the rover to store data even when the drone shuts down for its nightly power conservation procedure. For three months until last week, the...

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Children’s Liquid Medicines Should Be Measured In Metric Units, AAP Sugessts

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, accidental medication overdoses among children account for more then 70,000 emergency room visits, each year. However according to the new report, published online March 30 in the journal Pediatrics, to avoid those overdoses, common with teaspoons and tablespoons, the medical experts suggest to use metric system dosing...

Posted on: Mar 31 2015 - 2:54pm | #0
In: Health
Silvia Fernandez
Mars Rover Opportunity

The Mars Rover Opportunity’s Problems Are Far From Over

The Mars rover Opportunity may have outlasted its proposed by ten years but that doesn’t mean that its abilities will last forever....

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Engineered Version of The Polio Virus May Cure Brain Cancer

The idea behind using a virus to target cancer isn’t new. However, with many of the viruses causing some significant damage to tumors...

A new strain of a common virus might be responsible for unexplained paralysis in children

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As if the enterovirus wasn’t bad enough on its own, strain EV-D68 sufferers are now starting to report muscle weakness and paralysis that doctors can’t explain, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. In last year the enterovirus has caused at least 115 unexplained muscle weakness or paralysis in children in 34 states. Now, the team of researchers...

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Liquid Medications

Children’s Liquid Medicines Should Be Measured In Metric Units, AAP Sugessts

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, accidental medication overdoses among children account for more then 70,000...