Day: March 20, 2018

Southampton’s Ryan Bertrand withdraws from England squad

Ryan Bertrand has withdrawn from the England squad for friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy due to a back problem, the FA has announced. Bertrand helped Southampton to a 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final victory against Wigan on Sunday and has now returned to the club as a precautionary measure. An FA statement read: “Southampton defender […]

Scott Kelly’s genes and NASA’s twin study on him, explained

Scott Kelly did not mutate into a genetic freak during his year living aboard the International Space Station. You might have gotten that impression last week, though, when several news outlets wrongly reported that 7 percent of the astronaut’s genes had changed after his year on the International Space Station. Kelly added to the confusion […]

US Army Close to Fielding Howitzers Firing Hypersonic, Precision-Strike Shells

US Army Close to Fielding Howitzers Firing Hypersonic, Precision-Strike ShellsCC BY 2.0 / Jonathan Mallard / HowitzerMilitary & Intelligence23:12 20.03.2018Get short URL 0 02 The US Army is planning to demonstrate artillery technology capable of firing hypersonic projectiles sooner rather than later. Speaking to Defense News on March 19, Brigadier General Stephen Maranian, team leader for the Long-Range […]

Breaking up with Facebook? It’s harder than it looks

Facebook’s latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of users in order to influence elections, has some people reconsidering their relationship status with the social network. There’s just one problem: There isn’t much of anywhere else to go. Facebook has weathered many such blow-ups before and is […]