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10 more moons discovered around Jupiter, one is an oddball...
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In a rather notable finding, astronomers have discovered 10 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing its total satellites to a whopping 79 - by far the most moons found orbiting any planet. Among the 10
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-19 08:13 UTC
Move over Hubble. This sharp pic of Neptune was taken from Earth...
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A new strategy at the Very Large Telescope lets astronomers take space telescopequality pictures from the ground.
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:59 UTC
Search for 'Planet X' Reveals 12 New Moons of Jupiter --"Including One Weirdo"...
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"Jupiter just happened to be in the sky near the search fields where we were looking for extremely distant Solar System objects, so we were serendipitously able to look for new moons around Jupiter while at the same time looking...
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:58 UTC
Are teens giving themselves ADHD?...
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A new study from California has found that teens with high levels of media use are more likely to show ADHD symptoms.
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:58 UTC
Sugar improves memory in over-60s, helping them work smarter...
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Sugar improves memory in older adults -- and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity -- according to new research.
By ceres on 2018-07-18 17:57 UTC
Astronomers accidentally discover a dozen new moons around Jupiter...
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Astronomers oftentimes have to look very, very carefully for something that they believe exists in a certain spot in space. Whether that be an exoplanet orbiting a distant star or perhaps a still-u...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 23:09 UTC
5,000 percent increase in native trees on rat-free palmyra atoll...
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New research demonstrates dramatic positive benefits for native trees following rat removal at Palmyra Atoll, a magnificent National Wildlife Refuge and natural research laboratory located about 1000 miles south of Hawaii. For five native tree species, in
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 22:27 UTC
Elon Musk's "pedo" comment wipes $2bn off Tesla's value...
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After Tesla CEO Elon Musk baselessly accused British cave diver and Thai cave rescue hero Vern Unsworth of being a pedo, Tesla shares fell by 2.75% on Monday, knocking almost $2bn off the company's va
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 07:06 UTC
Researchers engineer bacteria to create fertilizer out of thin air...
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In the future, plants will be able to create their own fertilizer. Farmers will no longer need to buy and spread fertilizer for their crops, and increased food production will benefit billions of people around the world, who might otherwise go hungry.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:40 UTC
CRISPR gene editing produces unwanted DNA deletions...
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DNA-cutting enzyme used for genetic modification can create large deletions and shuffle genes.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:12 UTC
Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years...
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At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago. It is the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date, predating the advent of agriculture by at
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:11 UTC
You can soon go to space for $200,000: Details here...
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Commercial space travel just moved one step closer to reality. While sci-fi visions of traversing the vastness of space is still a while away, starting next year, willing customers will be able to ta
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-13 10:45 UTC
Nearby Planet Ross 128b Likely Has A Temperate Climate, May Be Fit To Accommodate Life...
When Ross 128b was first discovered last fall, the Earth-sized exoplanet was hailed as a primary candidate in the search for alien life. Located a mere 11 light-years away from our home planet, Ross 128b practically lies on our cosmic doorstep and is, in
By ceres on 2018-07-13 03:33 UTC
An Astrophysics 'Breakthrough' Will Be Unveiled Thursday. Here's How to Watch....
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An international team of astrophysicists will reveal a major discovery Thursday (July 12), and you can watch the announcement live.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-10 14:25 UTC
Scientists Find Evidence Of Massive Freshwater Flood That Caused Abrupt Climate Change 13,000 Years Ago...
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A freshwater flood coming from Canada's Mackenzie River flowed into the North Atlantic Ocean 13,000 years ago. This created extreme weather disturbances that abruptly caused a mini Ice Age.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-10 14:24 UTC
Contagious cancer could have wiped out America's first dogs...
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Ancient-genome study finds that indigenous dogs in North and South America split from other domestic canines around 15,000 years ago.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 01:08 UTC
VIDEO: How Is the Declaration of Independence Preserved?...
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The National Archives and Records Administration uses science and technology to keep one of America's most important historic documents safe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-04 20:19 UTC
Complex organic molecules discovered in Enceladus' plumes could hint at life...
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The essential building blocks of life have been discovered emanating from the subsurface ocean of one of Saturn's moons.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 17:13 UTC
NASA is searching for meteorites that splashed down into the Pacific Ocean. Here's why....
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On March 7, 2018, NASA planetary scientist Marc Fries watched on a weather radar as meteorites plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Four months later, on July 2, Fries and a group of marine researchers plan to pull these meteorites — chunks of primordial
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 17:03 UTC
Leaked: Here's how Google's Pixel 3 devices will look like...
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We already know that Google's new 2018 flagship phones, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL, are going to be big and expensive. Now, thanks to reliable leakers @OnLeaks, and MySmartPrice, we've got render
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-28 11:00 UTC
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