Why Future Space Farms Depend on Plants Grown in Antarctica

Figuring out how to feed people in space is a major part of a larger effort to demonstrate the viability of long-term human habitation of extraterrestrial environments. On May 12, 2022, a team of scientists announced that they had successfully grown plants using lunar soil gathered during the Apollo moon missions. But this is not … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Cases in nine European countries, North America, Australia … Read more

Tesla’s stock price is plummeting

Placeholder while article actions load Tesla’s stock — and Elon Musk’s wealth — took a huge hit Friday, continuing a downward spiral and possibly imperiling the billionaire’s deal to buy Twitter. Shares of the electric car company, from which much of Musk’s wealth comes, sank more than 10 percent during trading Friday, falling at one … Read more

Three Hilton Credit Cards Are Offering Bonuses up to 130,000 Points

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. Subscribe to the Select Newsletter! Our best selections in your inbox. Shopping recommendations that help upgrade … Read more

Find the Northwest’s best bakery — plus 5 more great places to eat — on an extra-fun day trip to Bremerton

BREMERTON — The fast ferry gets you from Seattle to Bremerton in just 30 minutes, but you want the slow boat. There’s so much to love about this Navy town that time forgot until quite recently — as the many new residents occupying loads of new construction will attest — and traveling about an hour … Read more

Federal judge blocks Biden admin from ending Title 42 border expulsions

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from ending the Title 42 public health order on May 23 — stopping the administration from a move that had seen significant Republican and Democratic opposition amid fears it would exacerbate the border crisis. Judge Robert Summerhays, … Read more

Russia is about to cut off Finland’s natural gas

London CNN Business — Russia is about to cut off natural gas supplies to a third European country that refuses to accept the Kremlin’s demand for payment in rubles. Russian gas will stop flowing to Finland at 7 am local time on Saturday, Finnish state gas company Gasum said in a statement Friday. Poland and … Read more

Aaron Wise struck in head by Cameron Smith tee shot, feels ‘normal’ after finishing second round at PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla. — Aaron Wise was hit in the head by Cameron Smith’s errant tee shot during the second round of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club on Friday. Wise was leaning over and identifying a ball in the fairway of the seventh hole when Smith’s tee shot hit him in the head. … Read more

Webb Space Telescope Nearly Set to Explore the Solar System

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the next of NASA’s Great Observatories; following in the line of the Hubble Space Telescope, the Compton Gamma-ray Observatory, the Chandra X-ray Observatory, and the Spitzer Space Telescope. JWST combines the qualities of two of its predecessors, observing in infrared light, like Spitzer, with fine resolution, like Hubble. … Read more

World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner | CDC via AP The World Health Organization has confirmed … Read more