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 2021-03-07 17:00 

Scientific American

Biden: Push States and Cities to Use Stimulus Money for Gun Violence Prevention...

As we build back from one public health crisis, we must take steps to address another...

 2021-03-07 16:37 

The Daily Galaxy

A New 'Super-Earth' Detected "This is the Kind of Planet We've Been Dreaming About for Decades" (Weekend Feature)...

There was a time not too many decades ago when an astronomer suggested the existence of life-bearing planets beyond our solar system would be considered heresy, albeit without the punishment of house arrest for heresy suffered by Galileo until his death i...

 2021-03-07 15:07 

LiveScience.com

'Exceptional' Renaissance armor stolen from the Louvre 40 years ago is finally returned...

Officials at the Louvre Museum in Paris recently celebrated the return of a Renaissance-era breastplate and helmet that had been stolen in 1983....

 2021-03-07 15:00 

Scientific American

Hearing about the Big Bang for the First Time...

A jaded old science writer rediscovers the thrill of science by teaching undergraduates...

 2021-03-07 14:00 

Scientific American

In Case You Missed It...

Top news from around the world...

 2021-03-07 12:00 

LiveScience.com

Can animals give birth to identical twins, triplets or even quadruplets?...

Mammals such as dogs and cats often have litters, but how often are those siblings identical or fraternal twins?...

 2021-03-07 12:00 

LiveScience.com

Mount Etna's fiery eruptions seen from space (satellite photos)...

Mount Etna has been spewing lava across Sicily for weeks during a series of eruptions captured by a slew of Earth-orbiting satellites....

 2021-03-07 12:00 

LiveScience.com

Astronaut-explorer Richard Garriott makes record-breaking dive to deepest point on Earth...

Richard Garriott just completed a dive to Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth....

 2021-03-07 00:38 

SpaceNews

Perseverance makes its first drive on Mars...

NASA's Perseverance rover has started moving on the Martian surface as project scientists prepare to send the rover toward the remnants of a river delta in search of signs of past life. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-06 23:47 

SpaceNews

Lawmakers ask Biden administration to keep oversight committees in the loop on space activities...

Reps. Frank Lucas and Brian Babin, who oversee civil and commercial space, expressed concerns about the administration's push for international regulation of space activities. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-06 20:07 

Universe Today

Almost all High-Energy Neutrinos Come From Quasars...

Earth is blasted by high-energy neutrinos from the most powerful objects in the universe. The post Almost all High-Energy Neutrinos Come From Quasars appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2021-03-06 17:35 

NBC News

Test Publish...
 2021-03-06 17:06 

Sky & Telescope

Perseverance's Fortnight of Firsts on Mars...

NASA's Perseverance rover sends back postcards aplenty following its arrival on Mars as it prepares to explore Jezero Crater. The post Perseverance's Fortnight of Firsts on Mars appeared first on Sky & Telescope ....

 2021-03-06 16:32 

ScienceDaily.com

Vision impairment is associated with mortality...

A meta-analysis finds that vision impairment and blindness are tied to an increased risk of mortality, prompting the need to address global eye health disparities....

 2021-03-06 16:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Physics camp has proven benefits for high school girls...

Studies show that engaging high school girls in physics before they begin formal studies gives them an edge, and helping K-12 teachers incorporate engineering concepts in the classroom boosts their students -- and themselves....

 2021-03-06 16:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Building networks not enough to expand rural broadband...

Public grants to build rural broadband networks may not be sufficient to close the digital divide, new research finds....

 2021-03-06 16:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Rapid 3D printing method moves toward 3D-printed organs...

A research team is a 3D printing method called stereolithography and jelly-like materials known as hydrogels to develop a 3D printing method that's 10-50 times faster than the industry standard. The team says its progress toward 3D-printed human tissu...

 2021-03-06 16:31 

ScienceDaily.com

New 'split-drive' system puts scientists in the (gene) driver seat...

New research describes novel achievements designed to make the implementation of gene drives safer and more controllable. The new split drive and home-and-rescue systems address concerns about the release of gene drives in wild populations....

 2021-03-06 16:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Study reveals how egg cells get so big...

The process of egg formation in fruit flies relies on physical phenomena analogous to the exchange of gases between balloons of different sizes, according to a new study by biologists and mathematicians....

 2021-03-06 15:42 

The Daily Galaxy

The Short, Violent Life of a Red Hypergiant Star "Monster VY Canis Majoris is Like Betelgeuse on Steroids"...

VY Canis Majoris, one of the largest known stars in the Milky Way, 300,000 times brighter than our Sun, "is behaving a lot like Betelgeuse on steroids," said astrophysicist Roberta Humphreys at the University of Minnesota, about the seething brigh...

 2021-03-06 15:00 

Scientific American

In Obesity Research, Fatphobia Is Always the X Factor...

Contrary to what you've undoubtedly been told, you can be fat and fit at the same time...

 2021-03-06 14:11 

NPR

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COMIC: How One COVID-19 Nurse Navigates Anti-Mask Sentiment...

At work every day, Agnes Boisvert attends to ICU patients "gasping for air" and dying from COVID-19. But communicating that harsh reality to her skeptical community has been a challenge....

 2021-03-06 14:00 

Scientific American

50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: March 2021...

Lethal gas fights crime, 1921; baby energy powers cleaning, 1871...

 2021-03-06 12:00 

Space.com

In the Space.com forums this week: Perseverance prizes, exploration and breaking theories!...

This week, the Space.com forums kicked off our Perseverance Prize giveaway, talked space exploration and more. See what's up here....

 2021-03-06 12:00 

LiveScience.com

What animal has the largest ears?...

The African elephant has the biggest ears overall, but a small rodent called the long-eared jerboa has the largest ears relative to the length of its body....

 2021-03-06 12:00 

LiveScience.com

Swarm of 20,000 earthquakes could make Iceland's volcanoes erupt...

A swarm of more than 20,000 earthquakes has rattled southern Iceland this week, and geologists suspect a volcanic eruption is on the way....

 2021-03-06 12:00 

LiveScience.com

This $35 bowl sold at a Connecticut yard sale is worth $500,000...

The bowl turned out to be a rare, 15th-century Chinese artifact....

 2021-03-06 11:32 

Space.com

NASA names Perseverance rover's Mars touchdown site 'Octavia E. Butler Landing'...

The Perseverance rover's Red Planet touchdown site has been renamed for Octavia E. Butler, the noted African American science fiction author....

 2021-03-06 11:29 

Space.com

The top space stories of the week!...

These are the top space stories this week from Space.com....

 2021-03-06 11:29 

Space.com

Space photos: The most amazing images this week!...

See the best photos on Space.com this week....

 2021-03-06 08:36 

Phys.org

New 'split-drive' system puts scientists in the (gene) driver seat...

Powerful new genetic engineering methods have given scientists the potential to revolutionize several sectors of global urgency....

 2021-03-06 08:34 

Phys.org

Physics camp has proven benefits for high school girls...

Even a small effort up front can boost the abilities and confidence of girls as they anticipate taking challenging science courses....

 2021-03-06 08:28 

Phys.org

NASA's new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet...

NASA's newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive....

 2021-03-06 05:00 

EurekAlert

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to products for preventing HIV from anal sex...

After 'trying on' three placebo methods for the delivery of a rectal microbicide, study participants said they could see all of them - a douche, rectal suppository and fast-dissolving rectal insert - fitting into their daily lives. These results, ...

 2021-03-06 05:00 

EurekAlert

"Magic sand" might help us understand the physics of granular matter...

Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have studied the properties of mixtures of silicone-coated "magic sand", a popular kid's toy, and normal sand. Silicone-coated sand particles were found to interact with each other ...

 2021-03-06 02:59 

RedOrbit

Tesla Creates New Social Media Platform...

Tesla has announced plans to launch a new social media platform called the Tesla Engagement Platform as a subdomain on its main website. According to the company, the website is a place for public policy teams and local Tesla Owner Clubs to hang out. "...

 2021-03-06 02:52 

NPR

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California Set To Open Ballparks, Arenas And Theme Parks In April...

Attendance for sporting events, live music and theme parks will vary at the county level based on COVID-19 infection rates. Only in-state residents will be allowed to attend....

 2021-03-06 01:21 

Nature

How a soft robot survived the deepest ocean on earth...

Deep-sea fish inspires robot that can withstand the crushing pressures of the Mariana trench...

 2021-03-05 23:59 

SpaceNews

Linquest gets $500 million contract from U.S. Space Force for analysis support...

The U.S. Space Force awarded LinQuest Corp. a $500 million contract for analysis work over five years. SpaceNews...

 2021-03-05 23:20 

Universe Today

A New Study Says That Betelgeuse Won't Be Exploding Any Time Soon...

I have stood under Orion The Hunter on clear evenings willing its star Betelgeuse to explode. "C'mon, blow up!" In late 2019, Betelgeuse experienced an unprecedented dimming event dropping 1.6 magnitude to 1/3 its max brightness. Astronomers w...

 2021-03-05 23:00 

Space.com

NASA's Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars...

NASA's Perseverance rover has taken its first steps on Mars, the agency announced today (March 5)....

 2021-03-05 22:59 

Space.com

Mercury meets up with Jupiter (Saturn and the moon, too!) in the morning sky this week...

If you look low in the east-southeast sky at around 5:45 a.m. local time, you'll see them: the biggest planet in our solar system passing unusually close to the smallest planet in the solar system....

 2021-03-05 22:14 

Space.com

Watch live tonight: Join Slooh's live webcast of asteroid Apophis flyby...

The Slooh online observatory will broadcast live views of the near-Earth asteroid Apophis tonight (March 5) at 8 p.m. EST (0100 GMT on Saturday)....

 2021-03-05 22:05 

TreeHugger

The 6 Best Sustainable Yoga Mats of 2021...

Swap your PVC yoga mat for one made from eco-friendly materials. Whether you're new to the practice or a pro, we have the right yoga mat for you....

 2021-03-05 22:04 

Space.com

Netflix launches 'Pacific Rim: The Black' anime series...

When Kaiju ravage Australia, two siblings pilot a Jaeger to search for their parents in this new teaser for Netflix's...

 2021-03-05 22:02 

The Conversation AU

Fruit bats are the only bats that can't (and never could) use echolocation. Now we're closer to knowing why...

Shutterstock Scientists have found another piece in the puzzle of how echolocation evolved in bats, moving closer to solving a decades-long evolutionary mystery. All bats — apart from the fruit bats of the family Pteropodidae (also called flying fox...

 2021-03-05 22:00 

Space.com

Marvel's new 'Alien' comic promises 'claustrophobic feeling of unseen, unknowable terror'...

The iconic sci-fi/horror franchise "Alien" will roar once more in a new comic book series from Marvel....

 2021-03-05 21:37 

TreeHugger

Woman's Charming Van Conversion Includes an Important Safety Feature...

This solo traveler's van conversion features a cozy interior and some great design ideas....

 2021-03-05 21:36 

ScienceDaily.com

NASA's Perseverance drives on Mars' terrain for first time...

The first trek of NASA's largest, most advanced rover yet on the Red Planet marks a major milestone before science operations get under way....

 2021-03-05 21:16 

TreeHugger

Using Data and Citizen Science for Gardening Success...

Here are few ways to collect and use data to improve your garden, and become part of the bigger picture....

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