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KNOT BAD Shoelace knots don’t unravel at random. Instead, as a runner jogs, the ends of her laces swing due to inertia, and the knot deforms from the force of each footfall. Both effects cause the knot to untie. In the April 15 SN: Microbes at war, moon formation puzzle, another dark matter mystery, dinosaurs' new family tree, bad luck and cancer, Day-Glo frogs, a museum's hidden treasures and...
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For anyone who ever wondered 'why', Live Science makes every day a little more interesting by illuminating the amazing world around us. Oldest Prostate Stones Ever Found Suggest a Man Was in Agony 12,000 Years Ago. Christmas Rock! How Rockefeller Tree Dwarfs Household Displays (Infographic). 'Mud Monsters' Galore! Mariana Trench Dive Yields Bizarre Deep-Sea Life. Animal Electrocuted at Atom...
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And its online journal sites rests with the strengths of its community of authors, who provide cutting-edge research, incisive scientific commentary, and insights on what’s important to the scientific world. To learn more about how to get published in any of our journals, visit our guide for...
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Science News for Students is an award-winning, online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators. It's a program of Society for Science & the Public. Founded in 2003, Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication...
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New research is giving us a novel look into the workings of the thylacine brain Read More ». Researchers investigate the Big Bang, Earth’s atmospheric chemistry and more Read More ». Act now to start your subscription with the Year in Science issue Subscribe now>>. Discover Magazine: The latest...
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Science news: astronomy, archaeology, paleontology, health, physics, space exploration and other topics. A duo of physicists at Harvard University has succeeded in creating a metallic modification of hydrogen. The research is published in the journal Science. Photo of metallic hydrogen at a pressure of 495 GPa; the sample is non-transmitting and is observed in reflected light; the central...
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DOGO News has fun articles for kids on current events, science, sports, and more! There are also lots of stories, pictures, videos, games and the DOGO news map for kids! Add your comments, read reviews of cool websites, and more! The fact that the Dionaea muscipula, or Venus flytrap, feeds on unsuspecting insects by luring them into its jaw-like leaves with sweet-smelling nectar has been known...
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Illustrator Shadra Strickland talks with TFK about her work on a new book about the civil rights case ... President Trump picked Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Antonin... Around the world, millions of people are seeking a new home after fleeing their home countries. TIME For Kids rounds up some top new books about African-American history and culture. TFK...
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Scott and Mark Kelly—identical twins and NASA astronauts—have given countless blood, saliva, and other cell samples this past year as part of NASA’s first-of-its kind…. Donald Trump's Executive Order banning immigration from Muslim countries argued that these new restrictions are necessary to prevent attacks. This is folly. Read on. The lost continent of Mauritia likely spanned a great swathe...
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Science.gov is a gateway to government science information provided by U.S. Government science agencies, including research and development results. Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results. Science.gov: USA.gov for...
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The Smithsonian Institution is a trust instrumentality of the United States established by an act of Congress in 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge". For nearly 150 years, this house told a story about the African American experience. For the first time, social media is included in transfer of presidential power. After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact? Meet...
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Science Focus - the online home of BBC Focus Magazine. Science news, technology, nature pictures and answers to your science questions in our Q&As. Premature babies are at high risk of brain damage – but many are too fragile to make the journey to an MRI machine for a clearer diagnosis. Soon, thanks to the world’s first mini scanner, they may not need to. Michael Regnier went to watch it at...
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The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, and email newsletters. The nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch has created a dilemma for Democrats bent on resisting Trump. Many still smart over the GOP's 'theft' of Obama's choice for the Supreme Court. Others say it's better to be...
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What would it be like if numbers and musical tones had colours? People with synaesthesia experience the ... Today’s announcement that the UK has approved the creation of babies from two women and one man offers ... Why does it rain? Can we predict it? Give physics students a mass of weather data and some information ... UK chemistry teacher Andy Brunning talks about juggling school life with...
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“EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt yesterday sent 242 pages of responses to questions from Democratic senators, doubling down on his stances that the severity of climate change is up for debate and that the agency he would run has overstepped its congressional mandate.”. “By all accounts, [the Trump administration was] running around Thursday delivering copies of Steve Milloy’s “Scare...
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting brings together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers,... Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor Wins 2016 AAAS Science Diplomacy Award. Leading Scientific Groups Urge Trump to Rescind Immigration Order. Science Can Help Define and Defend the Human Right to Clean Water. AAAS President Urges Trump to...
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NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars to date, a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by supersized black…. A team of engineers from MIT has developed transparent, gel-based robots that may one day assist in surgical operations and evade underwater detection. Engineers at…. Astronomers may have solved a 40-year-old mystery surrounding...
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New research suggests our jawed ancestors weren’t responsible for the demise of their jawless cousins as had been assumed. Instead Dr Robert Sansom from The University of Manchester believes rising sea levels are more likely to blame. His research has been published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. He says: “When our jawed vertebrate ancestors overtook their jawless relatives...
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Horse Science News summarizes interesting and useful research on equine behavior, care, training, racing and riding. A few simple changes to cross-country courses will reduce the risk of horses and riders becoming injured at competitions. Research has uncovered which training methods help a horse overcome its natural instinct to fear unusual things. For centuries, horse racing fans have...
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The best science on the web -- a place where you can search, learn, share, contribute, and earn points and rewards! Named after their “Old World” home, Old World monkeys roam Asia, Africa, and a small part of Europe. Baboons, mandrills, macaques, and more than 70 species belong to this diverse group. Their Asian primate cousin, the gibbon, is famous for brachiating through the jungle, living in...
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