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30 Years Later: Rapist Caught By DNA Test After Peeing Into Neighbor's Potted Plant...
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He was finally jailed for his crimes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
The Alien Planets of TRAPPIST-1 May Be Too Wet for Life...
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The seven rocky planets circling the nearby star TRAPPIST-1 have lots of water, a new study suggests — perhaps too much to make them good bets for life.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:26 UTC
Fish accounted for surprisingly large part of the Stone Age diet...
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New research can now show what Stone Age people actually ate in southern Scandinavia 10 000 years ago. The importance of fish in the diet has proven to be greater than expected. So, if you want to follow a Paleo diet -- you should quite simply eat a lot o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:25 UTC
Research signals arrival of a complete human genome...
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It's been nearly two decades since a UC Santa Cruz research team announced that they had assembled and posted the first human genome sequence on the internet. Despite the passage of time, enormous gaps remain in our genomic reference map. These gaps s
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 19:24 UTC
Stephen Hawking spent his final days attempting to solve the parallel universe mystery...
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Stephen Hawking pushed off of this mortal coil last week, but the world-famous physicist was pondering some of humanity's most puzzling questions right up until the end. Hawking spent decades...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 16:55 UTC
Our ancestors mated with the mystery 'Denisovan' people twice...
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The genes of extinct hominins called Denisovans live on in people from China and Papua New Guinea, suggesting two instances of cross-species breeding
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-16 03:39 UTC
NASA Kepler Spacecraft Nears Death: Fuel To Run Out Within Several Months...
The Kepler space telescope will run out of fuel and end its mission within several months, NASA said. The spacecraft, which has survived through several close calls, has detected 2,245 exoplanets and will continue collecting data until it shuts down
By viper1 on 2018-03-15 15:36 UTC
New nickname for Pluto-explorer's next target: Ultima Thule...
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The spacecraft that explored Pluto is now headed toward a New Year's Day encounter with this mysterious object or two, 1 billion miles farther, on the fringes of our solar system.
By ceres on 2018-03-15 02:38 UTC
ADHD drugs increase brain glutamate, predict positive emotion in healthy people...
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New findings offer clues about how misused drugs affect healthy brains and hint at an undiscovered link between glutamate and mood.
By viper1 on 2018-03-14 17:14 UTC
Stephen Hawking, modern cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76...
The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died, a family member has said
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-14 04:01 UTC
Video Reportedly Shows Navy Jet's Encounter With a UFO...
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Luis Elizondo, who is the former head of that program and who now serves as director of global security for TTSAAS told CNN that, this video and the other Pentagon footage of unidentified aerial phenomena released last year are just the “tip of the iceberg.”
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:56 UTC
16 exoplanets found huddled around 12 lightweight stars...
One of the 'super-Earth' finds might even have liquid water A team of astronomers have spotted 16 exoplanets, including a 'super-Earth' that might hold liquid water, hovering around 12 low mass stars hundreds of light years away from the S
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:54 UTC
"Near-Lightless World of the Outer Solar System" --Astronomers Propose to Retool NASA's New Horizons Mission as a Space Telescope...
A maverick group of astronomers is proposing to radically reshape one of NASA's most successful missions in the modern era, the New Horizons probe that flew by Pluto in 2015 and is now continuing its voyage into the depths of...
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
Scientists Believe 'Super-Earth' Found Among 15 Exoplanets Might Hold Liquid Water...
New research has confirmed the presence of 15 exoplanets orbiting smaller, cooler red dwarf stars. These include three so-called "super-Earths," one of which is believed to have a key ingredient for life liquid water. In two studies recently publi
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
New exoplanet found 200 light years from Earth could have liquid water...
The exoplanet is about 1.6 times the size of Earth and is in its star's Goldilocks zone so this makes it habitable and just the right size to harbor life.
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:52 UTC
Footage of mysterious object above ocean stuns military personnel...
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Newly-released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says. The sensational two-minute clip captured by a camera aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet wowed
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-12 16:18 UTC
'Citizen scientists' track radiation seven years after Fukushima...
Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan's Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 19:22 UTC
Elon Musk: Mars rocket will fly 'short flights' next year...
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Musk gave an ambitious deadline for flying SpaceX's BFR from a stage at SXSW.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 18:58 UTC
"What The F*ck Is That Thing?": Mysterious Object Zooming Over Atlantic Ocean Stuns U.S. Navy Pilots (VIDEO)...
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Footage from 2015 of a mysterious object flying over the Atlantic Ocean was revealed this week. "The sensational two-minute clip, shot on an infra-red camera, captures the moment military personnel aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet spo
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 18:52 UTC
Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says...
Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 20:43 UTC
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