The CubeSat Satellite to Harness Earth’s Magnetic Field

Artist's concept of MiTEE-1
Artist’s concept of MiTEE-1
University of Michigan

A student-built CubeSat from the University of Michigan will investigate whether small satellites can be maintained in low Earth orbit without thrusters or propellant. Scheduled to launch from the Mojave Air and Space Port on Virgin Orbit’s Launch Demo 2 on January 10, 2020, the Miniature Tether Electrodynamics Experiment-1 (MiTEE-1) will test the concept of using the Earth’s magnetic field to generate thrust.

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New Immune Cell can Repair and Regenerate?

A neurological research team, led by Benjamin Segal (front), has discovered a type of immune cell that could reverse neurological damage previously thought to be permanent
A neurological research team, led by Benjamin Segal (front), has discovered a type of immune cell that could reverse neurological damage previously thought to be permanent
The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

A promising new study, published in the journal Nature Immunology, is describing the discovery of a novel kind of immune cell with the apparent ability to not only prevent the progressive neurological degeneration associated with diseases such as multiple sclerosis and ALS, but which may even regenerate and repair damaged cells. read more