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www.theguardian.com
18 hours ago
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Is there life on one of Saturn's moons? Scientists plan a mission to find out

Enceladus, a small moon of Saturn, offers excellent possibilities for finding life in our solar system due to its unique characteristics like geysers with organic compounds.
The European Space Agency (Esa) is planning a challenging mission to send a robot probe to Enceladus, with the goal of exploring its potential for hosting life. [ more ]
Inverse
17 hours ago
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Ancient Viruses Left Their DNA In Humans - And They Could Help Trigger These Common Diseases

8% of human DNA is ancient viral sequences, some impacting psychiatric disorders, challenging previous views of 'junk DNA'. HERVs regulate gene expression and produce functional molecules. [ more ]
#human-biology
Futurism
16 hours ago
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Women's Bodies Better Suited for the Horrors of Space, Study Finds

Women may be slightly better at tolerating space travel than men, according to new research. [ more ]
Nature
4 days ago
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Daily briefing: The desperate race to use CRISPR to cure a rare neurodegenerative disease

The impact of spaceflight on the human body can have temporary effects like immune-cell disruption, dehydration, and cloudy thinking, which usually revert after returning to Earth. The study aims to understand how space travel affects a broader range beyond trained astronauts. [ more ]
Futurism
16 hours ago
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Women's Bodies Better Suited for the Horrors of Space, Study Finds

Women may be slightly better at tolerating space travel than men, according to new research. [ more ]
Nature
4 days ago
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Daily briefing: The desperate race to use CRISPR to cure a rare neurodegenerative disease

The impact of spaceflight on the human body can have temporary effects like immune-cell disruption, dehydration, and cloudy thinking, which usually revert after returning to Earth. The study aims to understand how space travel affects a broader range beyond trained astronauts. [ more ]
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Inverse
16 hours ago
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An Astrophysicist Reveals A Hidden Problem We'll Encounter If Humans Colonize the Moon

The Moon's south pole is ideal for researchers due to constant solar power and potential water sources, but potential conflicts between expanding knowledge and geopolitical/ commercial interests arise. [ more ]
#nasa
Fast Company
20 hours ago
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Why future Artemis astronauts need a better warning system on the moon

NASA aims to return astronauts to the moon by 2026, facing challenges due to lack of magnetic field protection from cosmic rays and solar energetic particles. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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Voyager 1 Is Back! NASA Spacecraft Safely Resumes All Science Observations

Voyager 1 spacecraft resumes normal science operations after six-month hiatus. [ more ]
The Verge
7 hours ago
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NASA says Voyager 1 is back online months after it stopped making sense

Voyager 1 is sending back data from all four instruments, 15 billion miles away from Earth, requiring minor maintenance for continued operations. [ more ]
time.com
3 days ago
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Godspeed, Ed Stonethe Man Who Showed Us the Solar System

Persistence and initiative can lead to significant contributions in the field of space exploration, even for young engineers like Steve Synnott. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Mars Got Cooked During a Recent Solar Storm

Intense solar storms hit Earth and Mars in May, causing spectacular auroras on both planets. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 days ago
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Voyager 1 is back to life in interstellar space, but for how long?

NASA succeeded in re-establishing communication with Voyager 1 after seven months of silence, highlighting the challenge of maintaining its scientific usefulness in uncharted interstellar space. [ more ]
Fast Company
20 hours ago
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Why future Artemis astronauts need a better warning system on the moon

NASA aims to return astronauts to the moon by 2026, facing challenges due to lack of magnetic field protection from cosmic rays and solar energetic particles. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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Voyager 1 Is Back! NASA Spacecraft Safely Resumes All Science Observations

Voyager 1 spacecraft resumes normal science operations after six-month hiatus. [ more ]
The Verge
7 hours ago
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NASA says Voyager 1 is back online months after it stopped making sense

Voyager 1 is sending back data from all four instruments, 15 billion miles away from Earth, requiring minor maintenance for continued operations. [ more ]
time.com
3 days ago
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Godspeed, Ed Stonethe Man Who Showed Us the Solar System

Persistence and initiative can lead to significant contributions in the field of space exploration, even for young engineers like Steve Synnott. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Mars Got Cooked During a Recent Solar Storm

Intense solar storms hit Earth and Mars in May, causing spectacular auroras on both planets. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 days ago
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Voyager 1 is back to life in interstellar space, but for how long?

NASA succeeded in re-establishing communication with Voyager 1 after seven months of silence, highlighting the challenge of maintaining its scientific usefulness in uncharted interstellar space. [ more ]
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Futurism
17 hours ago
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The EPA Grossly Underestimated How Many Carcinogens are Polluting This Louisiana Region's Air, Study Says

Chemical plants in Louisiana's Cancer Alley release high levels of ethylene oxide, a potent carcinogen, exceeding EPA estimates and posing health risks to residents. [ more ]
theconversation.com
1 day ago
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How to Avoid Summer Germs

Germs, including bacteria and parasites, are present in outdoor environments and food, posing health risks during summer activities. [ more ]
Futurism
17 hours ago
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The EPA Grossly Underestimated How Many Carcinogens are Polluting This Louisiana Region's Air, Study Says

Chemical plants in Louisiana's Cancer Alley release high levels of ethylene oxide, a potent carcinogen, exceeding EPA estimates and posing health risks to residents. [ more ]
theconversation.com
1 day ago
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How to Avoid Summer Germs

Germs, including bacteria and parasites, are present in outdoor environments and food, posing health risks during summer activities. [ more ]
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#climate-change
Inverse
15 hours ago
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The Gas From Cow Burps Could Be the Easiest Greenhouse Gas to Get Rid Of

Livestock are a vital food source but contribute significantly to global warming through methane emissions. Research focuses on reducing methane to combat climate change. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 day ago
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As nitrous oxide emissions rise, here's how to reduce it

Food production contributes significantly to nitrous oxide emissions, a potent greenhouse gas with long-lasting impacts on climate. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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Iron from Glacial Meltwater Could Supercharge Phytoplankton Growth. What Would That Mean for the Climate?

Antarctica's ice melt impacts oceans significantly due to its freshwater content. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Missing a Global Climate Target Could Spell Disaster for These Polar Bears

Polar bears in the Southern Hudson Bay face extinction by the 2030s due to thinning sea ice affecting their hunting abilities. [ more ]
The Verge
2 days ago
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Maybe we don't have to capture so much carbon, study suggests

Technological advancements may limit carbon capture use due to unproven scale and unintended consequences. Transition to cleaner energy is crucial for reaching net zero emissions. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 days ago
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Clearing the air on turbulence and climate change: What you need to know

A warming planet is linked to more turbulence, but improved forecasting by airlines helps reduce risks for fliers. [ more ]
Inverse
15 hours ago
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The Gas From Cow Burps Could Be the Easiest Greenhouse Gas to Get Rid Of

Livestock are a vital food source but contribute significantly to global warming through methane emissions. Research focuses on reducing methane to combat climate change. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 day ago
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As nitrous oxide emissions rise, here's how to reduce it

Food production contributes significantly to nitrous oxide emissions, a potent greenhouse gas with long-lasting impacts on climate. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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Iron from Glacial Meltwater Could Supercharge Phytoplankton Growth. What Would That Mean for the Climate?

Antarctica's ice melt impacts oceans significantly due to its freshwater content. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Missing a Global Climate Target Could Spell Disaster for These Polar Bears

Polar bears in the Southern Hudson Bay face extinction by the 2030s due to thinning sea ice affecting their hunting abilities. [ more ]
The Verge
2 days ago
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Maybe we don't have to capture so much carbon, study suggests

Technological advancements may limit carbon capture use due to unproven scale and unintended consequences. Transition to cleaner energy is crucial for reaching net zero emissions. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 days ago
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Clearing the air on turbulence and climate change: What you need to know

A warming planet is linked to more turbulence, but improved forecasting by airlines helps reduce risks for fliers. [ more ]
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#marine-biology
New York Post
17 hours ago
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Scientists spot 'nursery' of baby great white sharks off NYC's coast in Jaws-dropping event

Baby great white sharks are being studied in a nursery off the coast of New York City, showing independent behavior from birth. [ more ]
Ars Technica
19 hours ago
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A scientific mission to save the sharks

Marine biologist Diego Cardeñosa works on shark conservation through tagging and genetic tests. [ more ]
New York Post
17 hours ago
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Scientists spot 'nursery' of baby great white sharks off NYC's coast in Jaws-dropping event

Baby great white sharks are being studied in a nursery off the coast of New York City, showing independent behavior from birth. [ more ]
Ars Technica
19 hours ago
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A scientific mission to save the sharks

Marine biologist Diego Cardeñosa works on shark conservation through tagging and genetic tests. [ more ]
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Futurism
15 hours ago
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SpaceX's Starlink May Be Keeping the Ozone From Healing, Research Finds

SpaceX's growing Starlink megaconstellation may be contributing to harmful pollutants in the Earth's upper atmosphere, hindering the healing process. [ more ]
Futurism
2 days ago
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New Research Links Tattoos to Developing Cancer

21% increased risk of lymphoma associated with tattoos, not definitive link. [ more ]
Futurism
3 days ago
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The Earth May Be Swimming Through Dark Matter, Scientists Say

Dark matter waves may be interacting with particles in Earth's ionosphere, offering a potential hunting ground for researchers. [ more ]
Futurism
15 hours ago
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SpaceX's Starlink May Be Keeping the Ozone From Healing, Research Finds

SpaceX's growing Starlink megaconstellation may be contributing to harmful pollutants in the Earth's upper atmosphere, hindering the healing process. [ more ]
Futurism
2 days ago
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New Research Links Tattoos to Developing Cancer

21% increased risk of lymphoma associated with tattoos, not definitive link. [ more ]
Futurism
3 days ago
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The Earth May Be Swimming Through Dark Matter, Scientists Say

Dark matter waves may be interacting with particles in Earth's ionosphere, offering a potential hunting ground for researchers. [ more ]
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#genetic-diversity
Ars Technica
1 day ago
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To kill the competition, bacteria throw pieces of dead viruses at them

Viruses (phages) have been utilized to attack bacteria for centuries; bacteria have weaponized disabled virus pieces to kill competitors, contributing to biodiversity and defense mechanisms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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Eagle attacks, red invaders and a genetic bottleneck: inside the fight to save arctic foxes

Arctic fox conservation efforts in Norway involve small steps towards species recovery. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 day ago
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To kill the competition, bacteria throw pieces of dead viruses at them

Viruses (phages) have been utilized to attack bacteria for centuries; bacteria have weaponized disabled virus pieces to kill competitors, contributing to biodiversity and defense mechanisms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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Eagle attacks, red invaders and a genetic bottleneck: inside the fight to save arctic foxes

Arctic fox conservation efforts in Norway involve small steps towards species recovery. [ more ]
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The Atlantic
18 hours ago
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How to Step on a Stingray Without Getting Stung

Stingrays' attacks are more preventable than previously believed. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 day ago
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Monterey Bay seeing 'unusual' surge in juvenile white sharks

Ocean temperature changes are causing young great white sharks to migrate northward. [ more ]
#environmental-impact
www.mercurynews.com
18 hours ago
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Walters: California seeks more resilient water supply as usual foes battle for access

Water availability shapes California's economy and ongoing disputes. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 days ago
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'Green' fuel plants are releasing millions of pounds pollutants yearly

Green fuel refineries can be significant polluters, emitting hazardous air pollution.
EIP urges for increased federal regulation of the 'green' fuel industry. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 days ago
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Greece shuts Acropolis, schools as it braces for 43C heatwave

Greece facing extreme heatwaves, closing tourist sites and schools due to climate crisis impact. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
18 hours ago
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Walters: California seeks more resilient water supply as usual foes battle for access

Water availability shapes California's economy and ongoing disputes. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 days ago
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'Green' fuel plants are releasing millions of pounds pollutants yearly

Green fuel refineries can be significant polluters, emitting hazardous air pollution.
EIP urges for increased federal regulation of the 'green' fuel industry. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 days ago
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Greece shuts Acropolis, schools as it braces for 43C heatwave

Greece facing extreme heatwaves, closing tourist sites and schools due to climate crisis impact. [ more ]
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www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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Behold! Fresh Eye Candy (and Science) from the Euclid Space Telescope

Studying dark matter and dark energy through their effects on the universe is crucial for understanding the hidden components of the cosmos. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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JWST Detects the Earliest, Most Distant Galaxy in the Known UniverseAnd It's Super Weird

Kevin Hainline tracked a record-breaking galaxy, JADES-GS-z14-0, observed 290 million years after the big bang, providing insights into the universe's cosmic dawn. [ more ]
#edward-c-stone
www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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Edward Stone, 88, Physicist Who Oversaw Voyager Missions, Is Dead

Edward C. Stone, the visionary physicist behind NASA's Voyager spacecraft, passed away at 88.
Stone led the Voyager missions, launched in 1977, still traveling through space after almost five decades.
Stone took advantage of a rare planetary alignment to guide the Voyager spacecraft past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. [ more ]
Theregister
2 days ago
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Former head of JPL and Voyager project scientist, dies at 88

Edward C Stone, the project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission, passed away after leading a distinguished career in space exploration. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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Edward Stone, 88, Physicist Who Oversaw Voyager Missions, Is Dead

Edward C. Stone, the visionary physicist behind NASA's Voyager spacecraft, passed away at 88.
Stone led the Voyager missions, launched in 1977, still traveling through space after almost five decades.
Stone took advantage of a rare planetary alignment to guide the Voyager spacecraft past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. [ more ]
Theregister
2 days ago
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Former head of JPL and Voyager project scientist, dies at 88

Edward C Stone, the project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission, passed away after leading a distinguished career in space exploration. [ more ]
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Nature
3 days ago
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Daily briefing: How COVID-vaccine technology could personalize cancer treatments

mRNA technology in COVID-19 vaccines could target cancer cells.
Poor sleep affects memory by disrupting crucial brain signals.
Ancient DNA reveals close relatives sacrificed in Maya rituals. [ more ]
#neuroscience
Nature
2 days ago
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How the 'mind's eye' calls up visual memories from the brain

Different patterns of brain activity distinguish between recalled images and physical objects. [ more ]
Inverse
2 days ago
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In a Bizarre Experiment, Neuroscientists Figured Out How We Control This Extremely Basic Human Need

The brain processes bladder signals, external stimuli, and makes decisions. Bladder control is more complex than a simple on-off reflex. [ more ]
Nature
2 days ago
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How the 'mind's eye' calls up visual memories from the brain

Different patterns of brain activity distinguish between recalled images and physical objects. [ more ]
Inverse
2 days ago
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In a Bizarre Experiment, Neuroscientists Figured Out How We Control This Extremely Basic Human Need

The brain processes bladder signals, external stimuli, and makes decisions. Bladder control is more complex than a simple on-off reflex. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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Two Covid Theories

The origin of Covid-19 still remains uncertain with speculation between natural transmission from animals or a lab leak theory. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 day ago
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Plants have INTELLIGENCE and can 'problem solve', scientists claim

Plants show problem-solving abilities and adapt to threats without a central nervous system, challenging traditional definitions of intelligence. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 day ago
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One Satellite Crash Could Upend Modern Life

The threat of a disastrous collision in low Earth orbit is real, with potential implications for satellite operations and space debris management. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 days ago
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IV infusion enables editing of the cystic fibrosis gene in lung stem cells

The development of gene editing techniques faces challenges in targeting specific cells and tissues affected by genetic diseases, requiring innovative approaches for effective treatment. [ more ]
#mars
Mail Online
1 day ago
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Hole spotted on Mars could be a gateway to ancient alien life

Mysterious hole on Mars, possibly a lava tube, sparks speculation about protection for potential lifeforms and future astronaut missions. [ more ]
Inverse
3 days ago
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NASA's Curiosity Rover Captured The Eerie Aftermath of A Solar Eruption Blasting Mars

The Sun's high radiation on Mars poses a major obstacle for astronauts due to lack of atmospheric and magnetic protection. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 day ago
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Hole spotted on Mars could be a gateway to ancient alien life

Mysterious hole on Mars, possibly a lava tube, sparks speculation about protection for potential lifeforms and future astronaut missions. [ more ]
Inverse
3 days ago
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NASA's Curiosity Rover Captured The Eerie Aftermath of A Solar Eruption Blasting Mars

The Sun's high radiation on Mars poses a major obstacle for astronauts due to lack of atmospheric and magnetic protection. [ more ]
moremars
TechCrunch
1 day ago
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Enveda raises $55M to combine ancient remedies with AI for drug discovery | TechCrunch

Modern pharmaceuticals have roots in natural remedies used by ancestors.
AI can expedite the process of discovering new medicines from nature. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 day ago
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New STAR will ignite in the sky 'any day now' - here's how to spot it

A new star, T Coronae Borealis, is expected to suddenly brighten and be visible to the naked eye for a brief period before disappearing for another 80 years. [ more ]
theconversation.com
1 day ago
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Huge Blobs of Seaweed Are Choking the Caribbean's Iconic White Sand Beaches

The overgrowth of sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean is threatening the region's economy, environment, and human health. [ more ]
News Center
1 day ago
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Combination Therapy Shows Promise in Subset of Breast Cancers - News Center

Combining trastuzumab and pertuzumab for metastatic breast cancer in the cerebrospinal fluid is showing promising results. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 day ago
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'Tons of them': 'Shark park' in Santa Cruz sees surge in great whites

The presence of young great white sharks has increased in Monterey Bay's Soquel Cove, known as 'shark park,' due to marine heat waves a decade ago. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
18 hours ago
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How and why do flocks of birds collide with aeroplanes?

Thousands of planes are struck by birds in midair every year.
Can people be hurt and how can we prevent it from happening?
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
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How do you put pigeons on the pill? Scientists test contraceptives to curb pest numbers

Innovative methods using contraceptives in wildlife control aim to provide more humane and effective solutions for managing populations of invasive and pest species. [ more ]
Ars Technica
19 hours ago
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How do brainless creatures control their appetites

The hydra is a Lovecraftian-looking microorganism with a mouth surrounded by tentacles on one end, an elongated body, and a foot on the other end.It has no brain or centralized nervous system.
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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What Happens if a Nuke Goes Off in Space?

The 1962 thermonuclear bomb detonation created auroras over Hawaii, demonstrating the dangers of nuclear weapons in space. [ more ]
Earth911
1 day ago
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Earth911 Inspiration: Like a Tree

Taking a long view of nature's resilience can inspire us to keep standing firm like a tree despite challenges. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 day ago
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The best drinks to extinguish spicy food - NEVER opt for iced water

Dr. Eldridge suggests oil, milk, or ice cream as better options than water to counteract the burning sensation of capsaicin in spicy foods. [ more ]
#genetic-analysis
Washington Post
2 days ago
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DNA reveals surprise about the children ancient Mayans chose to sacrifice

The research at Chichén Itzá challenges the belief that sacrificed individuals were mostly young women, revealing all-male infant burials and the significance of twins in Mayan mythology. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 days ago
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A surprising history of malaria is revealed by clues from ancient bones

Malaria is at least 5,500 years old, with potential origins date back 10,000 years, challenging previous assumptions about its age. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 days ago
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DNA reveals surprise about the children ancient Mayans chose to sacrifice

The research at Chichén Itzá challenges the belief that sacrificed individuals were mostly young women, revealing all-male infant burials and the significance of twins in Mayan mythology. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 days ago
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A surprising history of malaria is revealed by clues from ancient bones

Malaria is at least 5,500 years old, with potential origins date back 10,000 years, challenging previous assumptions about its age. [ more ]
moregenetic-analysis
#nanotechnology
WIRED
2 days ago
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The Secret to Living Past 120 Years Old? Nanobots

Life extension phases: current knowledge, AI merger, nanotechnology for longevity beyond 120 years. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 days ago
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You've Heard of Graphene. Now Say Hello to Goldene

Scientists have successfully created freestanding single-atom-thick sheets of gold, opening up possibilities for new material properties similar to graphene. [ more ]
WIRED
2 days ago
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The Secret to Living Past 120 Years Old? Nanobots

Life extension phases: current knowledge, AI merger, nanotechnology for longevity beyond 120 years. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 days ago
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You've Heard of Graphene. Now Say Hello to Goldene

Scientists have successfully created freestanding single-atom-thick sheets of gold, opening up possibilities for new material properties similar to graphene. [ more ]
morenanotechnology
#dna-analysis
Mail Online
2 days ago
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Autism may be linked to Neanderthal genes, study finds

Inbreeding between Neanderthals and humans may have contributed to autism in modern society. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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Ancient Maya Genomes Are Sequenced for First Time

The excavation of human remains near Chichen Itza airport led to the discovery of 100 sets of children's remains, revealing insights into ancient Maya rituals through DNA analysis. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 days ago
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DNA uncovers the mystery of the children sacrificed by the Mayans in Chichen Itza

DNA analysis of human remains near Chichen Itza sheds light on Mayan sacrifices, revealing all children were boys aged 3-6, killed over five centuries. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 days ago
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Autism may be linked to Neanderthal genes, study finds

Inbreeding between Neanderthals and humans may have contributed to autism in modern society. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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Ancient Maya Genomes Are Sequenced for First Time

The excavation of human remains near Chichen Itza airport led to the discovery of 100 sets of children's remains, revealing insights into ancient Maya rituals through DNA analysis. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 days ago
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DNA uncovers the mystery of the children sacrificed by the Mayans in Chichen Itza

DNA analysis of human remains near Chichen Itza sheds light on Mayan sacrifices, revealing all children were boys aged 3-6, killed over five centuries. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
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Why do women outlive men? Cells that develop into sperm and eggs could give the answer

The lifespan gap between men and women may be influenced by the cells that develop into sperm and eggs. [ more ]
#space-medicine
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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We're about to learn a whole lot more about how the human body reacts to space | TechCrunch

We could be entering a renaissance for human spaceflight research with private citizens and improved data collection techniques. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 days ago
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Largest compendium of space medicine sheds light on what happens to astronauts' bodies

Space medicine must develop databases, tools, and protocols similar to those on Earth to better understand health effects of space travel. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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We're about to learn a whole lot more about how the human body reacts to space | TechCrunch

We could be entering a renaissance for human spaceflight research with private citizens and improved data collection techniques. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 days ago
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Largest compendium of space medicine sheds light on what happens to astronauts' bodies

Space medicine must develop databases, tools, and protocols similar to those on Earth to better understand health effects of space travel. [ more ]
morespace-medicine
Sun Sentinel
1 day ago
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Climate change made this week's flooding worse

Torrential storms, even catastrophic deluges like the one that hit this week, may be nothing new for South Florida.
...
But climate change has made their impact worse.
Mail Online
2 days ago
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Feel like the day drags on? The length of days on Earth is increasing

Earth's inner core is moving backwards, affecting day length [ more ]
Nature
5 days ago
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Daily briefing: 'I had no choice but to commit misconduct'

Elephants use proper names to address each other, a behavior unique to humans. [ more ]
Portland Mercury
2 days ago
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The Future of HIV Treatment Is Injectable

Injectables are a promising development in HIV treatment, combining multiple oral medications into a single long-acting shot. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 day ago
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How solar developers are making sure their panels aren't ripped apart by hurricanes

During hurricanes, blackouts can be as life-threatening as the heavy rains and gale-force winds that cause them.
www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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El Nino Is Over. What Does That Mean for Summer?

El Nino, the natural climate pattern linked to warmer conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean, has ended, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Thursday.
Inverse
2 days ago
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A Famous Star Trek World Is Actually A Fancy Galactic Illusion

Optical illusion created by starspots resembles the presence of a planet but is actually not a real planet. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
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They're not like puppy dogs. They should be respected': how to swim with sharks in British waters

People are increasingly interested in shark diving experiences in the UK, spurred by social media and the rarity of attacks by blue sharks. [ more ]
The New Yorker
2 days ago
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The Decline of the Rio Grande

The closure of a sugar mill in Texas due to water scarcity impacts jobs, economy, and emotions in the region. [ more ]
Earth911
2 days ago
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Guest Opinion: The Environmental Impact of Lab-Grown Diamonds

Lab-grown diamonds provide a more sustainable alternative to natural diamonds, but buyers need to be cautious of greenwashing and ensure legitimacy of sustainability claims. [ more ]
Defector
2 days ago
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Did Your Mother Cradle You Lovingly In Her Suckers? | Defector

Deep-sea squids exhibit unique maternal behavior by brooding eggs in their arms instead of the typical approach of laying eggs and dying. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
2 days ago
OMG science

The 30-meter pass in the Pyrenees through which millions of insects migrate

Millions of insects migrate through a pass in the Pyrenees mountains annually, with over 17 million arthropods crossing through the Bujaruelo pass each year. [ more ]
Mail Online
3 days ago
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Scientists found leading cause of death and disease in 'cancer alley'

High levels of carcinogen ethylene oxide found in Louisiana's Cancer Alley are linked to significantly elevated cancer risk. [ more ]
#space-exploration
Futurism
3 days ago
OMG science

Scientists "Absolutely Gutted" as Door Jammed on Expensive Space Telescope, Blocking Its View of Space

XRISM telescope launched, facing technical issue with jammed door on Resolve instrument, impacting dark matter research. [ more ]
Futurism
3 days ago
OMG science

NASA Astronauts Checking Exterior of Space Station for Living Organisms

Microorganisms can survive extreme conditions outside the International Space Station, hinting at the possibility of life on other solar system bodies. [ more ]
Futurism
3 days ago
OMG science

Scientists "Absolutely Gutted" as Door Jammed on Expensive Space Telescope, Blocking Its View of Space

XRISM telescope launched, facing technical issue with jammed door on Resolve instrument, impacting dark matter research. [ more ]
Futurism
3 days ago
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NASA Astronauts Checking Exterior of Space Station for Living Organisms

Microorganisms can survive extreme conditions outside the International Space Station, hinting at the possibility of life on other solar system bodies. [ more ]
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Nature
4 days ago
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Hope, despair and CRISPR - the race to save one woman's life

CRISPR genome editing offers hope for rare genetic conditions. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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African ancestry genes may be linked to Black Americans' risk for some brain disorders

Genetic ancestry may impact neurological disorders differently in Black Americans, influencing risks for Alzheimer's, stroke, and Parkinson's diseases. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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A Big Whack That Made the Moon May Have Also Created Continents That Move

The collision with Theia, another planetary object, may have given rise to plate tectonics on Earth. [ more ]
News Center
2 days ago
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Weakened Virus Helps Eliminate Cancer - News Center

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that an attenuated (weakened) virus can help eliminate cancer in mice, in findings published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Nature
4 days ago
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The climate crisis is solvable, but human rights must trump profits

Solomon highlights how past environmental activists faced struggles in convincing governments to prioritize environmental protection over profit. [ more ]
The New Yorker
2 days ago
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Rise of the Nanomachines

Nanotechnology can already puncture cancer cells and drug-resistant bacteria.What will it do next?
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www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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Three Days in Space Was Enough to Change 4 Astronauts' Bodies and Minds

Space travel induces physical and mental changes in astronauts, including cognitive declines and genetic alterations, which mostly return to normal upon returning to Earth. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Akira Endo, Scholar of Statins That Reduce Heart Disease, Dies at 90

Akira Endo's research on fungi led to the development of widely prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, significantly impacting cardiovascular disease treatment. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Three Days in Space Was Enough to Change 4 Astronauts' Bodies and Minds

Space travel induces physical and mental changes in astronauts, including cognitive declines and genetic alterations, which mostly return to normal upon returning to Earth. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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Akira Endo, Scholar of Statins That Reduce Heart Disease, Dies at 90

Akira Endo's research on fungi led to the development of widely prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, significantly impacting cardiovascular disease treatment. [ more ]
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www.npr.org
3 days ago
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Hawaii's birds are going extinct. Their last hope could be millions of mosquitoes

Using modified mosquitoes to combat avian malaria in Hawaii's forests is a crucial strategy for saving endangered birds. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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This new brain-mapping device could make neurosurgery safer

A flexible film bristling with tiny sensors could make surgery safer for patients with a brain tumor or severe epilepsy.
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2 days ago
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The scientist whose research led to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, has died.

Akira Endo, the Japanese scientist whose research led to statin drugs, has died.
Tens of millions of people in the U.S. take statins to reduce their cholesterol.
The Atlantic
3 days ago
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The Glacier Rescue Project

The article explores the efforts to study Thwaites Glacier through NASA missions and satellite technology. [ more ]
Nature
4 days ago
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CRISPR cures and cancer vaccines: researchers can help to shepherd them to market

Scientists and regulators must collaborate to ensure accessibility of hyper-personalized therapies beyond just rare disorders. [ more ]
Inverse
3 days ago
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New Research Reveals What Ancient Humans Ate During the Bronze and Iron Ages

The Mediterranean diet has been around since at least the Bronze Age, showcasing its longevity and health benefits. [ more ]
Theregister
3 days ago
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Space health shocker: Astronauts return mostly fine

Space travel effects on human health are mostly reversible, showing quick restitution to baseline biological levels upon return to Earth. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
3 days ago
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Robot radiotherapy could improve treatments for eye disease

Using a custom-built robot system improves treatment for wet AMD, reducing the need for injections and potentially saving millions per year globally. [ more ]
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