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In the Sept. 17 SN: Microbial dark matter, fish farming gone wild, Proxima Centauri’s planet, Iceman attire, Lucy’s controversial autopsy, peacock spider posterior patterns, coding quantum data and more. TINY FLIER Some 77 million years ago, little pterosaurs (shown in illustration) shared the sky with gigantic ones, based on new fossils of a small-bodied flying reptile found in British...
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Latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space. Get your science news from the most trusted source! Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos. David Thouless,...
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MIT neuroscientist Earl Miller has changed the way we think about working memory Read More ». How astronomers plan to solve the mystery of the 'alien megastructure star' Read More ». The secrets to staying young may lie in the DNA of the oldest among us. Read More ». Do big extinctions come like...
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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! Mourning the loss of a loved one was initially thought to be just a...
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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. Summary: A new series of maps of fog and low clouds covering the northern and central California coasts reveals daytime and nighttime patterns with...
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Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Each semifinalist receives a $1,000 award from the Intel Foundation with an additional $1,000 going to his or her school, resulting in $600,000 in total semifinalist awards. Semifinalists were selected from more than 1,750 entrants hailing...
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Science News, Science Discussion, And Scientific Hot Topics. Researchers at Stanford have built a synchronous computer that operates using the unique physics of moving water droplets. The droplet processor is significantly slower than an electronic computer, but the research team says that speed is not their aim; rather, they want to develop a completely new class of computers that can...
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Printable short science and health articles. A vast collection of science, health and technology articles. Stress is something we all deal with from time to time and stress can often be helpful or harmful. Depending on how often you feel stressed or know that you are indeed stressed, it can start to affect more than just your daily life. Stress is often the number one culprit of many...
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A new paper from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), in partnership with researchers and practitioners from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, Space Quest, Google, and SkyTruth, reviews the use of a maritime vessel communication and navigational safety system that is not only effective in protecting people, but wildlife such as whales, walruses, and other...
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News about information technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, astronomy, space exploration, neuroscience, nanotechnology, aging, stem cells, quantum computing etc. Major childhood psychological and social stressors, such as trouble with the police and parental substance abuse, increase the…. People suffering from the generalized anxiety disorder are overly worried about future events...
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Development of a CRISPR/Cas9-based gene drive system in Anopheles gambiae, the main vector for the malaria parasite, paves the way for control of this pest insect. Hammond A. et al. (2016). Nature Biotechnology 34: 78-83. The Latest Science provides information on recent advances in any branch of science. The Latest Science is dedicated to the latest cutting edge articles published in journals...
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One of the best ways you can support PLOS and Open Access is to spread the word within your institutions and organizations. Click on the links below for useful resources to help educate people about PLOS and Open Access. Discovery and reproducibility are cornerstones of the scientific enterprise. Without one, the other is hindered; new work is built on the foundation of previous results, for...
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This site features the most reliable and timely free science and technology news. Members of neuroscientist Cori Bargmann's lab spend quite a bit of their time watching worms move around. These tiny creatures, Caenorhabditis elegans, feed on soil bacteria, and their very lives depend on their ability to distinguish toxic microbes from nutritious ones. In a recent study, Bargmann and her...
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Microsoft Corp. this week previewed the Overworld Update to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. The Overworld Update will include additional redstone components like comparators, repeaters, dispensers, droppers, […]. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired yet another popular mobile app. Earlier this month, the Windows-maker purchased third-party keyboard SwiftKey for an...
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By Andrew L. From ‘accidentally bought’ to fully tricked out, photographer Thomas Woodson’s rig is a dream ride. …read more Source:: Adventure Journal Blog Read more here: OutdoorUpdates.com. By Richard Coleman Filed under: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and Sport reveal facelifts in Chicago originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST. Please see. By Richard Coleman Filed under:...
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With the right tools and guidance, young children are able to engage in scientific practices and develop an understanding of scientific concepts. ​​Science Tots is a nonprofit organization founded by Erica Peterson dedicated to developing sustainable early childhood STEM education. In southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.
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The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis for environmental decisionmaking. NCSE specializes in programs that foster collaboration between the diverse institutions and individuals creating and using environmental knowledge, including research, education, environmental, and business organizations as...
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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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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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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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