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 2017-09-23 16:00 

LiveScience.com

Hurricane Maria's Aftermath: Photos Reveal Devastation on Caribbean Islands... +

Photos show how Hurricane Maria devastated several Caribbean Islands, including Puerto Rico....

 2017-09-23 14:55 

The Daily Galaxy

The Alien Observatory --Odd White-Dwarf Star System Harbors a 13-Billion-Year-Old Planet (WATCH VIDEO)... +

"In the quest for extraterrestrial biological signatures, the first stars we study should be white dwarfs," said Avi Loeb, theorist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and director of the Institute for Theory and Computation...

 2017-09-23 14:31 

LiveScience.com

Dinosaurs Make an Operatic Debut at Museum with 'Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt'... +

"Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt" brings an opera about paleo-artist Charles Knights young granddaughter to the American Museum of Natural History....

 2017-09-23 14:00 

Scientific American

When Should You Have Your Prostate Checked?... +

Prostate cancer screening has become a controversial topic. You may have wondered why your doctor stopped screening you for it. Learn the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening and the risk... ...

 2017-09-23 14:00 

New Scientist

AI could put a stop to electricity theft and meter misreadings... +

An algorithm developed to detect electricity theft for companies in Latin America could also uncover billing errors...

 2017-09-23 13:21 

Space.com

Apocalypse Now? Doomsday Predictions Are Just Recycled Bogus Theories ... +

Just six years after radio preacher Harold Camping promised the apocalypse, and five years after the end of the Mayan calendar was supposed to extinguish life on Earth as we know it, new doomsday predictions have arrived. This time, they come via YouTube....

 2017-09-23 13:01 

Space.com

In Order for Asteroid Mining to Become a Reality, We'll Need Better Telescopes... +

A paper presented at a planetary science conference reflects the input of engineers and asteroid scientists to discuss the best approaches for space mining....

 2017-09-23 12:55 

Space.com

7 Lessons 'Star Trek' Taught Us About Life, Leadership and Diversity... +

Here are seven of the many lessons that "Star Trek" taught us, in honor of the new series "Star Trek Discovery" making its debut Sept. 24....

 2017-09-23 12:50 

Space.com

Kirk or Picard? We Asked the 'Star Trek: Discovery' Stars Some Classic Questions... +

Space.com talked with the stars and creators of "Star Trek: Discovery" about their favorite leaders and technologies from the franchise, and their biggest nerd-out moments on the set of the new TV show....

 2017-09-23 12:23 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-23 12:23 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-23 12:23 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-23 12:23 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-23 12:23 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-23 12:22 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-23 12:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-23 11:00 

Scientific American

Fossilized Poo Reveals that Vegetarian Dinosaurs had a Taste for Crabs... +

Ancient crustaceans in dino dung from Utah illuminate herbivores’ broad diet ...

 2017-09-23 11:00 

Scientific American

Fossilized Poo Reveals Vegetarian Dinosaurs Had a Taste for Crabs... +

Ancient crustaceans in dino dung from Utah illuminate herbivores’ broad diet ...

 2017-09-23 10:45 

TreeHugger

The future of edible insects depends on kids... +

Once convinced that eating insects is healthy, tasty, and cool, kids will be the most effective ambassadors for the industry....

 2017-09-23 09:29 

livemint

India must raise investment in health, education sectors: WHO... +

India needs to raise investment in the health, education for capacity building as well as creating public awareness to deal with food-borne diseases, says WHO...

 2017-09-23 09:05 

livemint

Nepal says will measure Mount Everest next year to see if lost height... +

Nepal will measure Mount Everest afresh after some estimates suggested it became a little shorter in the wake of an earthquake in 2015...

 2017-09-23 08:23 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-23 08:23 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-23 08:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-23 08:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-23 08:22 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-23 08:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-23 08:22 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-23 07:25 

livemint

Asteroid-bound Nasa spacecraft zips by Earth for gravity boost... +

OSIRIS-REx, an unmanned Nasa spacecraft travelling to a distant asteroid, veered toward Earth on Friday for a gravitational slingshot manoeuvre...

 2017-09-23 04:23 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-23 04:23 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-23 04:02 

National Geographic

See the Lizard That Shoots Blood From Its Eyes... +

From flying geckos to "two-headed" skinks, lizards are a funky lot....

 2017-09-23 04:02 

National Geographic

The Templars Got Rich Fighting for GodThen Lost It All... +

The armed religious order was founded to protect pilgrims during the Crusades but now inspires modern extremists. Why?...

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-22 21:51 

National Geographic

Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'?... +

The deadly earthquake that struck the region likely produced this bizarre phenomenon....

 2017-09-22 21:13 

Phys.org

Study finds no-tillage not sufficient alone to prevent water pollution from nitrate... +

A new IUPUI study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture answers a long-debated agricultural question: whether no-tillage alone is sufficient to prevent water pollution from nitrate. The answer is no....

 2017-09-22 21:12 

Phys.org

Twitter bots for good: Study reveals how information spreads on social media... +

After an election year marked by heated exchanges and the distribution of fake news, Twitter bots earned a bad reputationbut not all bots are bad, suggests a new study co-authored by Emilio Ferrara, a USC Information Sciences Institute computer scientist ...

 2017-09-22 21:04 

Seeker

Square-faced people reported to researchers greater sexual drive than individuals with longer faces.... +

Credit: Yavuz Arslan/ullstein bild via Getty ImagesIf you have a higher sex drive than your partner, it might have to do with the size and shape of your face. New research from Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada and published in the journal Archi...

 2017-09-22 20:52 

Scientific American

Building a Better Mirror for Telescopes... +

More reflective telescope mirrors allow astronomers to capture more photons—and do more science. Christopher Intagliata reports. ...

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