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US spacecraft on the moon ‘caught a foot’ and tipped onto side, says Nasa

Intuitive Machines CEO says Odysseus tipped over and ended up on its side as it landed onto south polar regionOdysseus, the first US-built spacecraft to touchdown on the moon in more than half a century, is tipped over on its side, according to an update from Nasa and Intuitive Machines, the company that built and operated the lander.The robotic lander descended onto the south polar region of the...

Huge genome study confronted by concerns over race analysis

An uproar broke out on social media this week after Nature published a paper about a massive U.S. health research effort to capture the genetic diversity of people across the country. Critics said a key figure, which depicts patterns of relatedness among nearly 250,000 study volunteers whose genomes were sequenced, could mislead some readers into thinking the data support...


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