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Ingredients for water could be made on surface of moon, a chemical factory...
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When a stream of charged particles known as the solar wind careens onto the moon's surface at 450 kilometers per second (or nearly 1 million miles per hour), they enrich the moon's surface in ingredients that could make water, scientists have foun
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-20 20:25 UTC
Citizen scientist finds oldest white dwarf...
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A German volunteer scientist working with a NASA-led project has found the oldest and coldest-known white dwarf, which significantly is also ringed by debris and dust, the space administration says.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-20 06:00 UTC
Four-day week trial: study finds lower stress but no cut in output...
Study of trial at New Zealand firm finds staff were both happier and more productive
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:26 UTC
"The Dark Ocean" New Antarctica Marine World Hidden from the Sun for 100,000 Years...
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In July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf east of the Antarctic Peninsula, unveiling a large swathe of ocean that has existed in darkness beneath the ice for more than 100,000 years, and might hold clues to the evolution and mobi
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:48 UTC
Single CRISPR treatment provides long-term benefits in mice...
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Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) -- for more than a year in mice, despite observed immune
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:47 UTC
New device simplifies measurement of fluoride contamination in water...
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Adding fluoride to water is common practice in a number of countries, including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, India and Vietnam. In low concentrations (below 1.5 mg/L), it can prevent tooth decay and even strengthen bones, but levels above that c
By ceres on 2019-02-18 19:46 UTC
This Is NASA's Plan to Land Astronauts on the Moon in 2028 with Commercial Vehicles...
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NASA is looking to commercial space companies to build the landers, space tugs and refueling station required to make moon exploration effort that lasts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 17:34 UTC
Twins get some 'mystifying' results when they put 5 ancestry DNA kits to the test...
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Last spring, Marketplace host Charlsie Agro and her identical twin sister, Carly, bought DNA ancestry kits from five of the most popular companies in the industry. Find out why some of the results they received left a team of computational biologists at Y
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 04:07 UTC
Opportunity's mission is over, but InSight almost ready for a driller thriller below Martian surface...
Self-hammering spike to see what weather's like 5m down Unfazed by the outpouring of grief over NASA's admission that its teenaged Opportunity rover had likely trundled its last, the agency's lander, InSight, managed to position its second ins
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 17:48 UTC
NASA admits the Mars Opportunity rover is dead...
If you're a fan of Mars exploration, you're probably in mourning right now. NASA's Opportunity rover has effectively been declared dead after the agency's last attempt to contact the storm-struck rover was met with silence. Officials plan
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 17:46 UTC
NASA minimizes threat of JWST delay from shutdown...
As NASA marks the latest milestone in the ongoing testing of the James Webb Space Telescope, agency officials are downplaying any additional delay to the troubled mission caused by the recent government shutdown.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 06:50 UTC
What can early adulthood tell us about midlife identity?...
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A recent study from the University of Jyvskyl indicates that personality style in young adulthood anticipates identity formation later in life.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 06:50 UTC
1,000 scientists go public with doubts on evolution...
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More than 1,000 highly influential scientists from around the world have gone on record with their doubts about Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. They hail from institutions such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Tulane, Rice and Baylor, the Na
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 02:24 UTC
This is Kepler's Final Image...
Even in retirement, the Kepler space telescope is still allowing for discoveries, which include it's "last light" images and recordings. The post This is Kepler's Final Image appeared first on Universe Today .
By ceres on 2019-02-12 00:27 UTC
Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago...
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The anopheline mosquitoes that carry malaria were present 100 million years ago, new research shows, potentially shedding fresh light on the history of a disease that continues to kill more than 400,000 people annually.
By ceres on 2019-02-12 00:20 UTC
Scientists Have Reduced the Forecast of Sea Level Rise Seven Times Due to Melting of the Antarctic...
Post sponsored by Live Free FunA Cam Review Website The destruction of the Antarctic ice sheet may not lead to such a catastrophic rise in the level of the oceans, as previously thought. In a new study, the authors calculated that instead of growing by a meter or more by 2100, a growth of
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-10 23:47 UTC
Chinese satellite snaps rare photo of moon's far side with Earth...
Eye-popping image evokes other iconic space photos, including the famous
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-08 19:06 UTC
Could A Super-Earth World Around Barnard's Star Be Home To Alien Life?...
We know that life is possible on an Earth-like world around a Sun-like star. But can it find a way on a Super-Earth?
By ceres on 2019-02-06 15:41 UTC
New anti-CRISPR proteins discovered in soil and human gut...
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Scientists from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU) have found four new anti-CRISPR proteins that are distributed across different environments. The new study published in Cell Host & Microbe suggests that some anti-CRISPR prote
By ceres on 2019-02-06 15:34 UTC
Mars cubesats fall silent...
The twin cubesats that played a key role in NASA's most recent Mars lander mission have been out of contact with the Earth for more than a month, suggesting their trailblazing mission has come to an end.
By ceres on 2019-02-06 15:32 UTC
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