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Scientists warn of unusually cold Sun: Will we face another ice age?...
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A study by the University of California San Diego has said the Sun will experience a cold period where all solar activities will be reduced drastically.
By viper1 on 2018-02-09 21:24 UTC
Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster and Starman Leave Earth Forever in This Final Photo...
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has unveiled the final photo of his Tesla Roadster and its Starman mannequin sailing off into deep space after launching on the first Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday (Feb. 6), and it is spectacular.
By ceres on 2018-02-08 13:57 UTC
Hookworms don't just wiggle in your feet and cause extreme pain, they could solve gluten intolerance...
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As we cringed at the tale of a woman who contracted hookworm on a beach holiday, a 60-strong research group in Cairns were infecting themselves for the sake of science.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-02-07 06:12 UTC
Scientists discover off-switch for 'molecular machine' active in many diseases...
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A discovery by Queensland scientists could be the key to stopping damage caused by uncontrolled inflammation in a range of common diseases including liver disease, Alzheimer's and gout.University of Queensland researchers have uncovered how an inflamm
By viper1 on 2018-02-06 16:10 UTC
"Earth-Like Alien Atmospheres?" --Hubble Delivers First Insights Into TRAPPIST-1 Planets...
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"The lack of hydrogen in their atmospheres further supports theories about the planets being terrestrial in nature," said Julien de Wit, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology."This discovery is an important step towards determining if
By viper1 on 2018-02-05 21:19 UTC
This engineer fixed his own heart with a mesh sleeve...
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When Tal Golesworthy was told he was at risk of his aorta bursting, he wasn't impressed with the surgery on offer so he came up with his own idea. Lunchtime at a small medical engineering company in Tewkesbury. The entertainment thoughtfully laid on t
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:35 UTC
Dogs More Likely To Bite Emotionally Unstable People, Study Shows...
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A new study revealed that the number of dog bite incidents in the United Kingdom might be much higher than official estimates. This is because dogs are more likely to bite emotionally unstable people, who will not report such incidents.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:34 UTC
Astrophysicists discover planets in extragalactic galaxies using microlensing...
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A University of Oklahoma astrophysics team has discovered for the first time a population of planets beyond the Milky Way galaxy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 00:50 UTC
Meet the 'odderon': Large Hadron Collider experiment shows potential evidence of quasiparticle sought for decades...
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A team of high-energy experimental particle physicists has uncovered possible evidence of a subatomic quasiparticle dubbed an 'odderon' that -- until now -- had only been theorized to exist.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 22:28 UTC
Sports drinks are not solutions for illness-related dehydration...
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Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids. Hurricane Maria's devastating effects on Puerto Rico, a critical manufacturing hub for American medical supplies, have
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 18:55 UTC
Astronomers find large organic molecules in neighboring dwarf galaxy...
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Chemical building blocks of life may form even in chemically sparse environments
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 18:52 UTC
E-cigarette flavors are toxic to white blood cells, warn scientists...
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A new study adds to growing evidence on the harmful health effects of e-cigarettes. The study finds that exposure to commonly used e-cigarette flavoring chemicals and liquids can cause significant inflammation to monocytes, a type of white blood cell. Mor
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:45 UTC
This is your brain: This is your brain outdoors...
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The brain acts much differently when we're outdoors compared to when we're inside the lab, a new study has found.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:45 UTC
Three new 'super-earths' discovered...
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The Kepler Space Telescope has identified three super-earths orbiting a ‘cool dwarf star’ about 267 light years from the Earth.
By ceres on 2018-01-30 19:10 UTC
Kepler discovers new super-Earth that orbits its sun in a few hours...
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The super Earth K2-141 b orbits its sun in less than one Earth day.
By ceres on 2018-01-30 19:09 UTC
Vaping could cause cancer but it's still safer than smoking...
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When human lung and bladder cells are grown in the lab, they turn cancerous at a higher rate if exposed to nicotine compounds found in e-cigarettes
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 18:51 UTC
Are We Living in a Hologram?...
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In the late 1990s, theoretical physicists uncovered a remarkable connection between two seemingly unrelated concepts in theoretical physics.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 15:01 UTC
Virus With Strange DNA Dominate Earth's Oceans --"Detected for First Time"...
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Scientists have discovered a previously unknown family of viruses --the main predators of bacteria --that dominate the ocean and can't be detected by standard lab tests. Researchers suspect this viral multitude may already exist beyond the world's
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 01:24 UTC
Conspiracy Theorists Claim Artifacts Found In Mexico Are Signs Of Past Alien Life...
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A recent video featuring a number of artifacts purportedly found in a Mexican cave has some people suggesting that alien life might have made its way to Earth several thousands of years ago. On Thursday, the YouTube channel UFOMania posted a clip showcasi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 01:20 UTC
Three 'super-Earths' orbiting a cool dwarf star discovered...
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Using NASA's prolonged Kepler mission, known as K2, astronomers have found three new "super-Earth" exoplanets. The newly detected alien worlds orbit the cool dwarf star designated LP415-17. The finding is reported January 18 in a paper publish
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-23 22:00 UTC
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