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Virgin Galactic delays its first commercial research space flight to mid-October | Engadget

Virgin Galactic delays its first commercial research space flight to mid-October | Engadget Jon Fingas Virgin Galactic is dealing with yet more setbacks for its paid spaceflights. Reuters reports Virgin has delayed its first commercial research flight, Unity 23, to no sooner than mid-October. The mission was originally scheduled for late September or early October,…

Hitting the Books: How Florence Nightingale changed medicine using stats and ‘rose charts’ | Engadget

Hitting the Books: How Florence Nightingale changed medicine using stats and ‘rose charts’ | Engadget Andrew Tarantola During Crimean War, hospitals of the day weren’t so much centers of healing or recovery as they were the places where injured combatants went to die slightly more slowly. Turkey’s Scutari hospital was one such notorious example. Converted…