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Rover test: What's it like to ride a rocket to Mars?

Rover test: What's it like to ride a rocket to Mars?

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device So, if you spend a billion euros on a space mission, you better be sure it can survive the rocket ride off Earth. This video shows a model of Europe's upcoming Mars rover being shaken to simulate the violent first few minutes of flight on leaving the launch pad. ExoMars, as it is known, is a joint project with Russia to put a mobile laboratory on the surface of the Red Planet in 2021. The hi-tech rover will look for signs of past or present life. Europe's Mars rover takes shape Curiosity sees Mars methane swing The vehicle pictured being put through a shake test at Airbus in Toulouse, France, is what is called a Structural Thermal Model, or STM. It is a near-exact copy of the rover that will eventu...
Netflix: What's coming and going in May 2018

Netflix: What's coming and going in May 2018

Entertainment
April 25 (UPI) -- Netflix watchers can catch family films Coco, Shrek, High School Musical 3: Senior Year and Mamma Mia! in May, along with Season 4 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.The streaming site released a list of the movies, TV shows, comedy specials and documentaries coming and going next month. Here's the full list of what's being added to Netflix in May:Date not announcedArrow Season 6 Dynasty Season 1 Riverdale Season 2 Supernatural Season 1 The Flash Season 4 May 127: Gone Too SoonA Life of Its Own: The Truth About Medical MarijuanaAmélieBarbie Dreamhouse Adventures Season 1 Beautiful GirlsDarcGod's Own CountryHachi: A Dog's TaleHarold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo BayHellboy II: The Golden ArmyHigh School Musical 3: Senior YearJohn Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous Live at Radio City -
Bubbles 101: What's the Difference Between Seltzer, Sparkling Mineral Water, Club Soda, and Tonic Water?

Bubbles 101: What's the Difference Between Seltzer, Sparkling Mineral Water, Club Soda, and Tonic Water?

Health
There are so many different kinds of bubbly water out there that they all start to blend together as one. Whether it's seltzer, club soda, tonic water, or mineral water, they all posses slightly different ingredients making their flavor and best uses just a little bit different. Clear up your carbonation confusion once and for all so that you can live your best bubbly life while having a clear understanding of what exactly is in that fizzy drink of yours. This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com. With so many different kinds of bubbly waters that all seem like they're one in the same, it can be tricky to keep track of them all. From tonic water to seltzer to mineral water, it seems like nobody is drinking just plain water anymore. There’s a lot g
Tell us what you think: What's most likely to derail the market?

Tell us what you think: What's most likely to derail the market?

Finance
China on Monday announced it was imposing new tariffs on 128 U.S. products, firing the latest salvo in its ongoing back-and-forth over trade with the U.S.Those goods matched a list of U.S. imports Beijing proposed last month in response to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.While the move is noteworthy, the import value of those goods stood at just $ 3 billion in 2017, compared to a total of $ 130.4 billion worth of U.S. goods exported to China last year, according to government data. Trade-related fears roiled global stock markets last month as investors worried that rising trade tensions could potentially result in a trade war that would dent economic growth and hurt corporate profits. The recent sell-off in tech stocks stateside was also fresh in the minds of investors, although the sharp ...
What's in the IV bag? Studies show safer option than saline

What's in the IV bag? Studies show safer option than saline

Health
New research calls into question what's in those IV bags that nearly every hospitalized patient gets. Using a different intravenous fluid instead of the usual saline greatly reduced the risk of death or kidney damage, two large studies found. The difference could mean 50,000 to 70,000 fewer deaths and 100,000 fewer cases of kidney failure each year in the U.S., researchers estimate. Some doctors are hoping the results will persuade more hospitals to switch. "We've been sounding the alarm for 20 years" about possible harms from saline, said Dr. John Kellum, a critical care specialist at the University of Pittsburgh. "It's purely inertia" that prevents a change, he said. Kellum had no role in the studies, which were discussed Tuesday at a critical care conference in San Antonio and publishe...