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 2017-12-16 19:43 

National Geographic

Female Monkeys Seen Having 'Sexual Interactions' With Deer...

A new paper offers the first quantifiable evidence that young female Japanese macaques are sexually pursuing sika deer....

 2017-12-16 18:41 

BBC

Rocket rumbles give volcanic insights...

Scientists install sensors at the Kennedy Space Center that would normally be used to monitor volcanoes....

 2017-12-16 17:44 

Astrobiology Magazine

Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star...

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90....

 2017-12-16 17:10 

Space.com

California's Still Growing Thomas Fire Spews Brown Smoke in NASA Image...

A NASA satellite captured an image showing a thick curtain of brown smoke billowing from the Thomas Fire in Southern California yesterday (Dec. 14)....

 2017-12-16 16:26 

LiveScience.com

Ancient Wari Queen Brought to Life with Stunning Recreation of Head...

A forensic artist has recreated the likeness of the Wari queen, who lived about 1,200 years ago in what is now Peru. ...

 2017-12-16 16:20 

LiveScience.com

California's Still Growing Thomas Fire Spews Brown Smoke in NASA Image...

An image taken by a NASA satellite shows the devastation and smoke caused by the Thomas Fire in southern California. ...

 2017-12-16 16:00 

The Daily Galaxy

Today's Top Space Headline --Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough Team Still Listening for Radio Signals from Our Solar Systems 1st Interstellar Visitor...

"'Oumuamua's presence within our solar system affords Breakthrough Listen an opportunity to reach unprecedented sensitivities to possible artificial transmitters and demonstrate our ability to track nearby, fast-moving objects," said Liste...

 2017-12-16 15:13 

Science AAAS

Researchers win some, lose some in final U.S. tax bill...

Tuition tax out, but orphan drug credit reduced...

 2017-12-16 13:00 

Scientific American

6 Ways to Deal with Panic Attacks...

Your heart races, you feel lightheaded, your sweat glands work overtime—is this the end? Nope, it's a panic attack. The Savvy Psychologist has 6 ways to fight this disabling disorder...

 2017-12-16 12:48 

NPR

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Harvey Dumped Up To 127 Billion Tons Of Water On Texas...

Scientists say they know the amount of rain that fell on Houston during Harvey through the pressure all that water put on the Earth's crust....

 2017-12-16 12:48 

NPR

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The Mystery Of The 'Oumuamua' Asteroid...

NPR's Scott Simon asks the SETI Institute's Seth Shostak about what scientists have learned so far about a recently detected interstellar object....

 2017-12-16 12:48 

NPR

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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment...

More than nine of 10 farm owners in the U.S. are white. A movement to change that is selling farming to people of color as a healthy lifestyle — and a way to fight discrimination....

 2017-12-16 12:39 

Space.com

Trekkie Runaway Beams Up to Hollywood in 'Please Stand By' Trailer...

The opening scenes of a new drama sound just like a traditional "Star Trek" episode: "Captain's log, final entry," the narrator says. "Spock and I are the sole survivors."...

 2017-12-16 12:30 

Space.com

Moon Rocket Thrust! NASA Tests Powerful Engine with 3D-Printed Part...

An engine designed for the world's most powerful rocket underwent one last test fire for 2017 on Wednesday (Dec. 13) to help NASA get ready for the Space Launch System rocket's first flight around the moon....

 2017-12-16 12:30 

Space.com

Space Station Double Play Sunday! Watch a New Crew Launch as SpaceX Dragon Arrives...

There's a lot of spaceflight action on tap Sunday morning (Dec. 17), and you can watch it all before the first NFL game of the day kicks off....

 2017-12-16 12:00 

NPR

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VIDEO: For LSD, What A Long Strange Trip It's Been...

It's been reviled and revered, criminalized and exploited by the CIA. And now and other psychedelic drugs are being tested as legitimate medical treatments. NPR's original animation tells the tale....

 2017-12-16 12:00 

NPR

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PHOTOS: Animals That Could Disappear Because Of Us...

And the well-being of humans could suffer if the species go extinct. The images are from a new book, 'Endangered,'; by Tim Flach....

 2017-12-16 10:11 

livemint

Google crunches data to help Nasa find 2 new planets...

Google, Nasa said advanced computer analysis identified 2 new planets around distant stars, including one that is part of the first star system with as many planets as Earths solar system...

 2017-12-16 09:18 

livemint

Nasa drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes...

Nasa successfully drops a replica Orion spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft to a southwestern Arizona desert site to test the crafts ability to cope with a partial parachute failure...

 2017-12-16 08:53 

livemint

SpaceX launches reused rocket, capsule in Nasa resupply mission...

Elon Musks SpaceX, which has championed reusability in space flight, successfully launched a previously used rocket and a recycled cargo capsule during the same mission for the first time...

 2017-12-16 05:02 

National Geographic

How This Man Survived Shark-Infested Waters for 28 Hours...

Poisoned by a bad calzone, he tumbled into the sea where he had to fend off sharks, seagulls, and flesh-eating fish. ...

 2017-12-16 00:40 

Scientific American

Dark Fiber Networks Can Sense Seismicity...

Scientists are exploring the use of fiber optic cables—like the ones that form the backbone of the internet—to monitor earthquakes. Julia Rosen reports....

 2017-12-16 00:36 

BBC

California fires: Sentinel satellite tracks wildfire smoke plume...

Europe's new Sentinel-5P satellite captures a dramatic image of the smoke billowing away from wildfires....

 2017-12-16 00:05 

TreeHugger

Toyota's new power plant will use dairy manure to make clean electricity & hydrogen...

The forthcoming Tri-Gen facility is being called "the world's first megawatt-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen generation station."...

 2017-12-15 23:47 

Universe Today

How Long Can a Rocky World Withstand the Blasts From a Red Dwarf Star?...

In a presentation at the Fall Meeting of the American Geological Union, a team of researchers showed how MAVEN data could help determine the habitability of rocky planets around red dwarf stars. The post How Long Can a Rocky World Withstand the Blasts Fro...

 2017-12-15 22:48 

Nature

Tiny sea creatures upend notion of how animals' nervous systems evolved...

Sweeping study of sea creatures suggests wild deviations over evolutionary time....

 2017-12-15 21:52 

National Geographic

Billions of Coral Sperm Banked in a Race to Save Reefs...

In the wake of mass bleaching events, scientists are building a huge repository of frozen sperm to ensure the future of these key ocean species....

 2017-12-15 21:52 

TreeHugger

World's first solar train will begin service soon in Byron Bay, Australia...

The train, which features restored vintage carriages with flexible solar panels on their roofs, will travel between its solar-charging train station and a resort property in Byron Bay....

 2017-12-15 21:00 

Scientific American

The Future of Money...
 2017-12-15 20:58 

smithsonianmag.com

See the World Through the Eyes of a Butterfly at a New Exhibit on the Senses...

The American Museum of Natural Historys newest exhibition reveals how our brains make sense of the world around us...

 2017-12-15 20:45 

National Geographic

Can You Spot the Difference Between a Jaguar and a Leopard?...

These muscular ambush predators are easily mistaken for one another....

 2017-12-15 20:16 

National Geographic

Maps Show How Tearing Down City Slums Displaced Thousands...

In the 1950s and 60s, federally funded projects displaced hundreds of thousands of people in American cities....

 2017-12-15 20:13 

Phys.org

Discovery could reduce cost, energy for high-speed Internet connections...

Breakthrough research from The University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Vermont could lead to a dramatic reduction in the cost and energy consumption of high-speed internet connections....

 2017-12-15 20:12 

Phys.org

Single-photon detector can count to four...

Engineers have shown that a widely used method of detecting single photons can also count the presence of at least four photons at a time. The researchers say this discovery will unlock new capabilities in physics labs working in quantum information scien...

 2017-12-15 20:09 

TreeHugger

Forget Bitcoins; invest in green renewable energy with Wepower tokens...

They are a new way to raise money and build green power....

 2017-12-15 20:06 

Seeker

Struggling to Process Its Own Waste, China Bans Imports of Recyclables...

Beginning in January, the worlds largest importer of recycled goods will no longer accept mixed plastic and paper, as well as other ty......

 2017-12-15 19:57 

ScienceDaily.com

Easier paths to quantum-based techology...

Engineers have shown that a widely used method of detecting single photons can also count the presence of at least four photons at a time. The researchers say this discovery will unlock new capabilities in physics labs working in quantum information scien...

 2017-12-15 19:44 

TreeHugger

Mechanical engineer's $1,000 van conversion has a quick-folding bed (Video)...

Wanting a comfortable place to live in while traveling across the continent, this avid rock climber transforms a van into a small home on wheels....

 2017-12-15 19:43 

National Geographic

7 Python Meals That Got Really Ugly...

From a pregnant sheep to a hyena, the reptiles are famous for their ambitious meals....

 2017-12-15 19:33 

ScienceDaily.com

Drinking hot tea every day linked to lower glaucoma risk...

Drinking a cup of hot tea at least once a day may be linked to a significantly lower risk of developing the serious eye condition, glaucoma, finds a small study....

 2017-12-15 19:33 

ScienceDaily.com

A new theory to describe widely used material...

A new theoretical model explains the coupling between ions and electrons in the widely used conducting polymer PEDOT:PSS. The model has profound implications for applications in printed electronics, energy storage in paper, and bioelectronics....

 2017-12-15 19:32 

ScienceDaily.com

Discovery could reduce cost, energy for high-speed Internet connections...

Researchers have developed an optical medium in which multiple beams of light can autocorrect their properties without affecting other beams. This could lead to a dramatic reduction in the cost and energy consumption of high-speed internet communications....

 2017-12-15 19:32 

ScienceDaily.com

Artificial intelligence used to identify bacteria quickly and accurately...

Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients' odds of survival, according to microbiologists....

 2017-12-15 19:04 

National Geographic

Fishery Managers Seek to Gut Pacific Marine Monuments...

A Hawaii-based fishing council has lobbied for years to block or scale back marine monuments. It may soon get its wish....

 2017-12-15 19:00 

smithsonianmag.com

Where Would Pandemic Flu Wreak the Most Havoc?...

A virulent flu strain would overwhelm developing countries where health care systems are already floundering...

 2017-12-15 19:00 

Scientific American

AIM Brought Instant Messaging to the Masses, Teaching Skills for Modern Communication...

Another piece of internet history disappears as AOL Instant Messenger is discontinued after 20 years...

 2017-12-15 18:51 

ScienceDaily.com

Nanodiscs catch misfolding proteins red-handed...

When proteins misfold, accumulate and clump around insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, they kill cells. Now, researchers have obtained a structural snapshot of these proteins when they are most toxic, detailing them down to the atomic level....

 2017-12-15 18:51 

ScienceDaily.com

Complex, old-growth forests may protect some bird species in a warming climate...

Old forests that contain large trees and a diversity of tree sizes and species may offer refuge to some types of birds facing threats in a warming climate, scientists have found....

 2017-12-15 18:51 

ScienceDaily.com

What does hair loss have to teach us about cancer metastasis?...

Researchers have identified a signaling pathway regulating cell migration and metastasis. Unexpected hair loss in a preclinical model helped them to identify the pathway. When cells within the skin that maintain hair follicles migrate too often, hair foll...

 2017-12-15 18:44 

Universe Today

Gaia Looks Beyond our Galaxy to Other Islands of Stars...

The latest scientific finds made from the first release of Gaia data include illuminating images of the Milky Way galaxy's neighbors. The post Gaia Looks Beyond our Galaxy to Other Islands of Stars appeared first on Universe Today ....

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