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Astronomers accidentally discover a dozen new moons around Jupiter...
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Astronomers oftentimes have to look very, very carefully for something that they believe exists in a certain spot in space. Whether that be an exoplanet orbiting a distant star or perhaps a still-u...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 23:09 UTC
5,000 percent increase in native trees on rat-free palmyra atoll...
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New research demonstrates dramatic positive benefits for native trees following rat removal at Palmyra Atoll, a magnificent National Wildlife Refuge and natural research laboratory located about 1000 miles south of Hawaii. For five native tree species, in
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 22:27 UTC
Elon Musk's "pedo" comment wipes $2bn off Tesla's value...
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After Tesla CEO Elon Musk baselessly accused British cave diver and Thai cave rescue hero Vern Unsworth of being a pedo, Tesla shares fell by 2.75% on Monday, knocking almost $2bn off the company's va
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-17 07:06 UTC
Researchers engineer bacteria to create fertilizer out of thin air...
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In the future, plants will be able to create their own fertilizer. Farmers will no longer need to buy and spread fertilizer for their crops, and increased food production will benefit billions of people around the world, who might otherwise go hungry.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:40 UTC
CRISPR gene editing produces unwanted DNA deletions...
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DNA-cutting enzyme used for genetic modification can create large deletions and shuffle genes.
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:12 UTC
Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years...
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At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago. It is the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date, predating the advent of agriculture by at
By ceres on 2018-07-16 20:11 UTC
You can soon go to space for $200,000: Details here...
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Commercial space travel just moved one step closer to reality. While sci-fi visions of traversing the vastness of space is still a while away, starting next year, willing customers will be able to ta
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-13 10:45 UTC
Nearby Planet Ross 128b Likely Has A Temperate Climate, May Be Fit To Accommodate Life...
When Ross 128b was first discovered last fall, the Earth-sized exoplanet was hailed as a primary candidate in the search for alien life. Located a mere 11 light-years away from our home planet, Ross 128b practically lies on our cosmic doorstep and is, in
By ceres on 2018-07-13 03:33 UTC
An Astrophysics 'Breakthrough' Will Be Unveiled Thursday. Here's How to Watch....
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An international team of astrophysicists will reveal a major discovery Thursday (July 12), and you can watch the announcement live.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-10 14:25 UTC
Scientists Find Evidence Of Massive Freshwater Flood That Caused Abrupt Climate Change 13,000 Years Ago...
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A freshwater flood coming from Canada's Mackenzie River flowed into the North Atlantic Ocean 13,000 years ago. This created extreme weather disturbances that abruptly caused a mini Ice Age.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-10 14:24 UTC
Contagious cancer could have wiped out America's first dogs...
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Ancient-genome study finds that indigenous dogs in North and South America split from other domestic canines around 15,000 years ago.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 01:08 UTC
VIDEO: How Is the Declaration of Independence Preserved?...
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The National Archives and Records Administration uses science and technology to keep one of America's most important historic documents safe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-04 20:19 UTC
Complex organic molecules discovered in Enceladus' plumes could hint at life...
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The essential building blocks of life have been discovered emanating from the subsurface ocean of one of Saturn's moons.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 17:13 UTC
NASA is searching for meteorites that splashed down into the Pacific Ocean. Here's why....
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On March 7, 2018, NASA planetary scientist Marc Fries watched on a weather radar as meteorites plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Four months later, on July 2, Fries and a group of marine researchers plan to pull these meteorites — chunks of primordial
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 17:03 UTC
Leaked: Here's how Google's Pixel 3 devices will look like...
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We already know that Google's new 2018 flagship phones, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL, are going to be big and expensive. Now, thanks to reliable leakers @OnLeaks, and MySmartPrice, we've got render
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-28 11:00 UTC
NASA is about to give an update on the troubled development of the James Webb telescope, and you can listen to it live...
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NASA's most powerful observational tool currently in development is the James Webb Space Telescope. It's the heir apparent to the Hubble Space Telescope, and although it works slightly ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-27 17:11 UTC
Huge asteroid is currently so close to Earth you can see it...
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An enormous asteroid has come so close to Earth that it's visible to the naked eye. The space rock, known as 4 Vesta is four times the size of the UK and so bright that it can be spotted from 106 million miles away. It's visible in both hemisphere
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-27 15:26 UTC
Scientists discover a new mechanism that prevents the proliferation of cancer cells...
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Canadian researchers have discovered a new and direct molecular mechanism to stop cancer cells from proliferating. In the prestigious journal Nature Cell Biology, scientists from Universit de Montral show that a disruption of a fine balance in the composi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 16:00 UTC
The EPA doesn't want Americans to know how dangerous Teflon chemicals are...
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The agency tried to suppress a major toxicology report on perfluoroalkyl chemicals, but now it's been quietly released online -- with alarming conclusions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 15:59 UTC
Water use across the US declines to levels not seen since 1970...
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Reductions in water use first observed in 2010 continue, show ongoing effort towards "efficient use of critical water resources."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-25 15:17 UTC
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