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Virgin Atlantic is looking into forming a 'flying taxi' business.

Virgin Atlantic is looking into forming a ‘flying taxi’ business.

As part of a cooperation with Bristol-based Vertical Aerospace, Virgin Atlantic is looking into the possibility of launching a flying transportation service. Electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOL) could travel from cities to international airports, according to the airline. Several businesses have proposed unmanned “flying taxis” that would pick up people from city center […]

On the International Space Station, mouse sperm lives for over six years and produces healthy space newborns.

On the International Space Station, mouse sperm lives for over six years and produces healthy space newborns.

The report, which was published in the journal Science Advances on Friday, reveals a team of Japanese investigators’ space sperm tests, which were done to better understand the lengthy effects of cosmic radiation on mammalian sperm. Radiation exposure had no effect on freeze-dried sperm that had been preserved on the station for nearly 2,000 days. […]