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Can plants tell us something about longevity?...
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The oldest living organism on Earth is a plant, Methuselah a bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) that is over 5000 years old. Conversely, animals only live up to a few hundred years. Can we learn something from plants about longevity and stay young forever
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-18 20:47 UTC
2 Everyday Chemicals Created Toxic Fumes That Killed Buffalo Wild Wings Manager...
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An employee at Buffalo Wild Wings died, and more than a dozen others were injured, when they were exposed to toxic fumes created by a mix of common cleaners.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-09 03:58 UTC
Mercury will be visible gliding across the face of the sun on Monday, Nov. 11...
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Brenda Culbertson, local NASA ambassador, explains Monday's Mercury transit, which is when Mercury is visible as a small dot gliding across the face of the sun. This only happens about 13 tim...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-09 03:57 UTC
First New HIV Strain in 19 Years Identified...
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The surveillance of viral changes persists to keep the blood supply safe
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-06 22:04 UTC
NASA's TESS spacecraft is finding hundreds of exoplanets and is poised to find thousands more...
This artist's impression shows a view of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the solar system. NASA/ESO/M. Kornmesser Within just 50 light-years from Earth, there are about 1,560 stars, likely orbited
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-05 23:04 UTC
TESS presents panorama of southern sky...
The glow of the Milky Way—our galaxy seen edgewise—arcs across a sea of stars in a new mosaic of the southern sky produced from a year of observations by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Constructed from 208 TESS images
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-05 23:01 UTC
Interstellar space even weirder than expected, NASA probe reveals...
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The spacecraft is just the second ever to venture beyond the boundary that separates us from the rest of the galaxy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-05 22:50 UTC
Archaeologists make groundbreaking discovery north of Israel...
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ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered an ancient "Early Bronze Age New York" megacity in Israel that has made scientists think differently about Bronze Age humans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-07 05:23 UTC
The center of the Milky Way exploded when ancient human ancestors walked the Earth...
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Around 3.5 million years ago, a gigantic energy flare punched out from the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The radiation it released erupted in two energized cones that were so powerful, the impact was felt 200,000 light-years away.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-06 20:29 UTC
Warp Drive Is Theoretically Possible...
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Very, very theoretically. But still!
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-06 20:28 UTC
Light 10 Billion Times Brighter Than The Sun May Unravel Text Of Ancient Herculaneum Scrolls...
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The scrolls were buried and preserved in a villa in Herculaneum when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79. Scientists may soon unravel the content of these scrolls using Diamond Light Source.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-06 13:31 UTC
Giant exoplanet around tiny star challenges understanding of how planets form...
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An international team of researchers with participation from the University of Gttingen has discovered the first large gas giant orbiting a small star. The planet orbits the nearby red dwarf star GJ3512. This discovery challenges scientists' understan
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-27 16:33 UTC
Switch that kills inactive HIV isolated...
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Researchers have identified a switch controlling HIV reproduction in immune cells which can eliminate dormant HIV reservoirs.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-24 23:43 UTC
U.S. Air Force disposed of alien body in 1978, retired major claims in new book...
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Aformer United States Air Force intelligence officer recounted in a new book an incident he claims resulted in the killing of an alien being in 1978.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-21 17:42 UTC
Asteroid Dust Triggered an Explosion of Life on Earth 466 Million Years Ago...
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A distant, long-ago asteroid collision may have triggered an ice age and a burst of new life on Earth, according to new research.
By ceres on 2019-09-18 20:06 UTC
Why Is NASA Investigating A UFO Sighting In Spain?...
NASA is reportedly investigating a UFO sighting during a torrential storm in Spain. Based on a video taken during the incident, a silver saucer-like vessel appeared during an electrical storm over a city
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-18 16:25 UTC
US Navy's stunning UFO admission...
For the first time, the US Navy has acknowledged that the three UFO videos that were released by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge and published by The New York Times are of real "unidentified" objects.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-18 16:25 UTC
Mysterious object from interstellar space 'approaching our solar system'...
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A MYSTERIOUS object from deep space is fizzing towards the Solar System and scientists have no idea what it is. Dubbed "C/2019 Q4", the high-speed body appears to be on a path originating from another star system that will see it fire past Mars in
By ceres on 2019-09-12 20:54 UTC
Water Vapor Detected in Atmosphere of an Alien World Nearly Twice the Size of Earth...
Scientists have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18 b.
By ceres on 2019-09-11 19:08 UTC
Alien alert: Scientist warns humans should NEVER make contact with ET - 'Risk too great'...
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HUMANS should avoid making contact with aliens, a scientist has warned, due to fears extraterrestrial life might wish us harm.
By ceres on 2019-09-04 18:10 UTC
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