Koko the gorilla is gone, but she left a legacy
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An ape that touched millions imparted some hard lessons about primate research.
We?ve just seen a huge space explosion and don?t know what it is
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There’s an enormous, fast-moving explosion in space unlike anything we’ve seen before, and astronomers around the world are scrambling to figure out what it is
Vanished ape found in ancient Chinese tomb, giving clues to its disappearance
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Humans and climate change drove once-revered gibbon extinct in recent centuries
What's in the House Bills to Address the Opioid Crisis--and What's Not
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Lawmakers are considering 57 separate pieces of legislation
The Amphiphilic Liquid Coating That Keeps Your Avocados Fresh
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A coating doubles the ripeness window of avocados. How? By supercharging the defenses that evolution crafted on its own.
NASA Offers New Plan to Detect and Destroy Dangerous Asteroids
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The federal government's five-point strategy is a roadmap for dealing with threatening near-Earth objects
Harder Evidence Builds That Viruses Play a Role in Alzheimer's
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A study seeking new drug targets for the disease unexpectedly implicates two types of herpes
NASA?s New Plan: Do More Science With Small Satellites
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A new NASA program aims to turn the gaze of small, traditionally Earth-monitoring satellites outward toward the cosmos.
The Final Hours of the Iceman’s Tools
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What the implements found with the body of Ötzi revealed about the Copper Age.
Extinct Gibbon Found in Tomb of Ancient Chinese Emperor’s Grandmother
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The remains appear to be a new species of gibbon, and it was perhaps a pet.
Scientists Pinpoint Brain Region That May Be Center of Alcohol Addiction
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Researchers map out a cellular mechanism that offers a biological explanation for alcoholism, and could lead to treatments
Massive Dust Storm Engulfs Mars
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The sunlight-sapping global storm has taken NASA’s Opportunity rover offline, perhaps forever
Many psychiatric conditions have the same genes in common
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Several conditions including anxiety, depression and anorexia all share a common set of genes, which could lead to better diagnoses
Evadot Podcast #112 ? Reality Check with Sonex Aircraft
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Guest Host: Mark Schaible As the GM of Sonex Aircraft and leader in the kitplanes industry, Mark is working to lead the company into the next era for them. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: NKET Checklists for Homebuilts (Sonex has them on their website) 51% rule XP3 and Task-Based Phase 1 Flight Testing?
The Phillies? Nick Pivetta has deadly swing- and-miss stuff
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With his curveball and slider, Nick Pivetta has transformed into a legitimate strikeout starter.
The Healthy Addiction? Coffee Study Finds More Health Benefits
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New research in mice details the mechanism of how caffeine seems to help the heart
Mystery gibbon found buried in tomb of ancient Chinese royalty
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The skeleton of an entirely new - but now extinct - species of gibbon was found in the tomb of Lady Xia, grandmother of China’s first emperor, and was probably her pet
Hadrian's Wall being damaged by 'nighthawk' metal detectorists
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Hadrian?s Wall, built by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago to defend the northern limits of their empire, is being damaged by illegal metal...
Update: JunkScience struggles with NYTimes op-ed page ? wins grudging correction, exposes flagrant hypocrisy
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I went back and forth yesterday with NYTimes op-ed page staff over Swamp King Trent Lott?s failure to disclose his conflicts of interest in his NYTimes op-ed advocating for a carbon tax. What…
World’s first sanctuary for beluga whales to open in Iceland
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Conservation charity Sea Life Trust has spent six years developing a plan to bring the 12 year-old belugas, nicknamed “Little White” and “Little Grey”, from captivity in China to an open water refuge
Colonists could use genetically modified bacteria to settle Mars
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Mars colonists could build their habitats and clothes from “living” self-healing materials and make them air-tight with rubber grown by E. coli
Swarm of robot wildlife will check for life in an Italian lagoon
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Robotic lily pads, mussels, and a robofish are drifting through the water in a Venetian lagoon, checking oxygen levels and signs of microscopic life
Herpes viruses in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease
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A detailed molecular analysis of hundreds of post-mortem brains supports the controversial theory that viruses contribute to Alzheimer’s disease
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Photo borrowed from The Japan Times , 2/24/18. The subject matter of this film is not my favorite since I am a graduate of Michigan St...
Einstein's Greatest Theory Validated on a Galactic Scale
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Astronomers have used a pair of galaxies far beyond the Milky Way to test general relativity with unprecedented precision
How to Fix Recommendation Bias and Evaluation Inflation
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It’s rampant in academia, but the U.S. Marine Corps can help
Analysis of a Million-Plus Genomes Points to Blurring Lines Among Brain Disorders
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Schizophrenia shares some genetic variants with several psychiatric conditions—and similar overlaps are seen for personality traits and migraines in a massive study
US Army has made a plastic bandage that swells to patch wounds
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Most soldiers who die from potentially survival wounds suffer from uncontrolled bleeding. The US Army developed a bandage material that can seal wounds faster and more effectively
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is gearing up to bomb an asteroid
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A Japanese spacecraft is closing in on the tiny asteroid Ryugu, where it will drop off landers and explosively take samples of dust to analyse back on Earth
First evidence that gut bacteria help wire young brains
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Experiments in mice have shown for the first time that bacteria found in the gut of babies and children seem to play a role in brain development
These eerie rock towers may have been built by microorganisms
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Rock “chimneys” twice as tall as a person that tower above a lake in California may have been built, in part, by microorganisms
Deep space navigation: tool tested as emergency navigation device
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Houston TX (SPX) Jun 22, 2018 - A tool that has helped guide sailors across oceans for centuries is now being tested aboard the International Space Station as a potential emergency navigation tool for guiding future spacecraft acr
Researchers Find Last of the Universe's Missing Ordinary Matter
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Boulder CO (SPX) Jun 21, 2018 - Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have helped to find the last reservoir of ordinary matter hiding in the universe. Ordinary matter, or baryons, make up all physical objects
Distant moons may harbor life
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Riverside CA (SPX) Jun 22, 2018 - We've all heard about the search for life on other planets, but what about looking on other moons? In a paper published Wednesday (June 13) in The Astrophysical Journal, researchers at the Uni
ASRC Federal subsidiary awarded $1B NASA contract for advanced computing services
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Beltsville MD (SPX) Jun 22, 2018 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded ASRC Federal subsidiary InuTeq LLC the NASA Advanced Computing Services (NACS) contract. The single award, hybrid contract has a
Alaskan Beluga Whales Ace Hearing Exam
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Researchers tested the hearing of beluga whales in an Alaskan bay, and found that they seem to have suffered little hearing loss due to ocean noise. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Senators call on science foundation to investigate climate change grants
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Four Republican senators have called on National Science Foundation Inspector General Allison Lerner to investigate the foundation's grant-making process, citing a grant charged with enabling television meteorologists to provide viewers with climate change education.
Trump?s plan to reshuffle government strikes familiar notes
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Many of the president?s proposals have been rejected previously, whereas others are surprisingly timid
Here?s how drinking coffee could protect your heart
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Coffee?s heart-healthy effects rely on boosting cells? energy production, a study in mice suggests.