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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
New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:37 UTC
Organic matter found on Mars, Nasa reveals in major announcement...
Nasa's Curiosity rover has found organic matter preserved on Mars, in a discovery that could suggest it was once home to life.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:36 UTC
NASA news conference: When is NASA's major Mars Curiosity Rover announcement?...
NASA is expected to unveil a monumental Mars Curiosity Rover discovery this afternoon and the world's scientific community is on edge. But what time will the US space agency's press announcement be held today? The exact details of the conference are under embargo but many speculate the rover may
By ceres on 2018-06-07 15:00 UTC
Half of hepatitis C patients with private insurance denied life-saving drugs...
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The number of insurance denials for life-saving hepatitis C drugs among patients with both private and public insurers remains high across the United States. Private insurers had the highest denial rates, with 52.4 percent of patients denied coverage, whi
By ceres on 2018-06-07 14:54 UTC
Antarctica's Largest Iceberg Is About to Die ... Near the Equator...
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Antarctica's iceberg B-15 will finally melt in the South Atlantic Ocean. Farewell, friend. It's been a crazy, 18-year ride.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 14:53 UTC
Ancient Greenland was much warmer than previously thought...
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A tiny clue found in ancient sediment has unlocked big secrets about Greenland's past and future climate.
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
What Has NASA's Curiosity Found on Mars? We'll Find Out Thursday...
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently found something intriguing on Mars and the space agency will unveil the discovery to the public in a live webcast Thursday (June 7).
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
The Moons of Some Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life...
Researchers have identified more than 100 giant exoplanets that could have potentially life-hosting moons. The new analysis could change the way scientists search for life in the cosmos, study team members said.
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:26 UTC
A New Study Confirms Exoplanet WASP-127b Contains Multiple Metals And May Even Harbor Water...
A team of researchers from the Instituto de Astrofsica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain and the University of Cambridge have published a new study showing that Exoplanet WASP-127b is likely to hold multiple metals in its atmosphere as judged by its 'fingerp
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:25 UTC
Mars Cubesats Make History with Deep-Space Maneuver...
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Over the past week, NASA's tiny MarCO-A and MarCO-B spacecraft have been firing their onboard thrusters to refine their course toward Mars. No cubesat had ever performed such a "trajectory correction maneuver" before, agency officials said.
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:23 UTC
11-year-old girl finds 475-million-year-old fossil in a Tennessee lake...
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Finding ancient fossils is no easy task, even for seasoned paleontologists and other researchers who spend their lives guessing where they might uncover the leftovers of some long-dead creature. An...
By ceres on 2018-05-04 16:56 UTC
Twitter reveals security blunder, asks users to change their passwords...
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330 million Twitter users around the world have been urged to change their account password after a glitch resulted in some of them being stored in plaintext format inside the company network. How many and for how long, they didn't say. Twitter passwo
By ceres on 2018-05-04 16:55 UTC
One of the Trappist-1 Planets Has an Iron Core...
In February of 2017, a team of European astronomers announced the discovery of a seven-planet system orbiting the nearby star TRAPPIST-1. Aside from the fact that all seven planets were rocky, there was the added bonus of three of them orbiting within TRA
By ceres on 2018-05-04 16:53 UTC
Proof of 'Planet Nine' May Be Sewn into Medieval Tapestries...
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Observations made a thousand years ago could help modern scientists find the theoretical "Planet Nine" in the outer reaches of the solar system.
By ceres on 2018-05-04 16:52 UTC
NASA spacecraft will have company all the way to Mars...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's next Mars explorer is going to have company all the way to the red planet: a couple of puny yet groundbreaking sidekicks.
By ceres on 2018-05-04 16:50 UTC
Google partners with NBC Universal to create VR experiences...
Soon you'll be able to jump into VR experiences on YouTube based on shows from NBC and its affiliates. NBC Universal and Google will collaborate on 10 multi-episode projects. First to come will be a backstage tour of the dog rescue reality show Vande.
By ceres on 2018-04-30 21:36 UTC
Linux Mint 19 "Tara" Won't Collect or Send Any of Your Personal or System Data...
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Linux Mint founder and lead developer Clement Lefebvre published another Monthly News newsletter today, this time for the month of April 2018, to keep the community up-to-date with the development of the upcoming Linux Mint 19 "Tara" operating sys
By ceres on 2018-04-30 21:24 UTC
Old Data, New Tricks: Fresh Results from NASA's Galileo Spacecraft 20 Years On...
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Newly resurrected data from Galileo's first flyby of Ganymede is yielding new insights about the moon's environment.
By ceres on 2018-04-30 21:24 UTC
From CRISPR scissors to virus sensors...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/crispr
Two bacterial Cas proteins cleave nucleic acids indiscriminately after binding to specific target sequences. This property has now been harnessed to create highly sensitive, portable diagnostic tools for detecting viruses at low cost.
By ceres on 2018-04-30 21:23 UTC
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