Your ‘Most Convenient’ Meteor Shower Of 2020 Peaks This Week Near The Big Dipper

If you want to see “shooting stars” this week just look to the northern night sky right after dark.

This week sees the peak of the Draconid meteor shower, an annual event that sees around 10 “shooting stars” per hour appear in the night sky.

Like all meteor showers, it’s best seen in dark skies and requires patience, but while most such displays are best viewed after midnight, there’s something very different about the Draconids.

The one can be viewed right after dark. In fact, it’s going to be at its best right through the night—and there’s a reason for that.

Here’s everything you need to know about seeing “shooting stars” during this peaks Draconid meteor shower.

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What is the Draconid meteor shower? 

Occurring from October 6-10,

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Future Care, Inc. Partners With 1Health.io to Bring Easy and Convenient COVID-19 Testing to the Maritime Industry

JERSEY CITY, N.J. & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Future Care, Inc., an international medical management and cost containment service provider exclusively to the maritime industry, today announced it has partnered with 1Health.io, the leading technology company that provides precision testing as a service, to provide saliva-based COVID-19 tests to ship owners, managers and crew members traveling to United States ports.

1Health.io empowers partners with the ability to offer convenient, non-invasive, and remote options for precision diagnostic testing. Partners can offer patients, customers or employees diagnostic testing that eliminates inconvenient or even risky visits to testing centers while also eliminating long wait times for results. 1Health.io’s platform allows partners, like Future Care, to launch their private, secure and scalable testing portal quickly, and to have tracking and reporting that is essential for supporting a large distributed team.

“Given that many of our clients are not based in the United States and

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Technique permits convenient, precise optical imaging of individual proteins — ScienceDaily

Often considered the workhorses of the body, proteins are among the most important biomolecules critical to life processes. They provide structural foundation for cells and tissues and perform a dizzying array of tasks, from metabolizing energy and helping cells communicate with one another to defending the body from pathogens and guiding cell division and growth.

Because protein dysfunction is implicated in so many serious diseases, proteins are the primary targets for most therapeutic drugs.

In a new study, Shaopeng Wang and his colleagues describe a method for examining proteins in keen detail. To do this, his group makes clever use of a phenomenon known as surface plasmon resonance (SPR), incorporating it into an innovative type of microscope.

While SPR has been a powerful technique for investigating the world of the very small, including the interactions of bacteria and viruses, the study marks the first occasion when SPR has successfully been

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