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How this new dinosaur might change the face of tyrannosaurs, evolution - Christian Science Monitor

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Christian Science Monitor

How this new dinosaur might change the face of tyrannosaurs, evolution
Christian Science Monitor
A newly named species of dinosaur is shedding light on the appearance of tyrannosaurs. The fossils also hint at a shift in thought about evolutionary processes. Monitor's Best: Top 5. A 20-mile long 'spacescraper' dangling from an asteroid: Could it work?
This Tyrannosaur Used a 'Sixth Sense' to Hunt Its PreyGizmodo
Tyrannosaurus rex was a sensitive lover, new dinosaur discovery suggestsThe Guardian
Tyrannosaur may have had a sixth sense to hunt its preyDaily Mail
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World's oldest spacewoman sets spacewalking record - Washington Post

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Washington Post

World's oldest spacewoman sets spacewalking record
Washington Post
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world's oldest and most experienced spacewoman has just set another record, this time for spacewalking. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson floated out on the eighth spacewalk of her career Thursday morning, 250 miles up at ...
Live Now: Astronauts perform second of three scheduled spacewalks at International Space Stationwtkr.com
US astronaut breaks record for most spacewalks by a womanYahoo News
Watch astronaut Peggy Whitson's historic spacewalkEngadget
Express.co.uk -Spaceflight Now -News Nation -Deccan Chronicle
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Arctic sea ice lets in light and prompts algae bloom - Daily Mail

6 hours 43 min ago

Daily Mail

Arctic sea ice lets in light and prompts algae bloom
Daily Mail
But experts have warned that this pearly white scenery is turning green, as sea ice continues to melt in the Arctic. The green tinge is caused by the bloom of microscopic algae as thinning ice allows in more sunlight - the consequences of which are ...
Why Is Arctic Ice Turning Green? Phytoplankton Bloom Explained By New ModelInternational Business Times
Harvard researchers help solve mystery of the Arctic's green iceHarvard Gazette
The Arctic is turning green at an alarming rate, and scientists finally know whyScienceAlert
Science News -Alaska Public Radio Network -The Australian -The Independent
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In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows - Washington Post

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Washington Post

In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows
Washington Post
LIMA, Peru — In a lab in the Peruvian capital of Lima, a simulator mimicking the harsh conditions found on Mars now contains a hint of life: a nascent potato plant. After experimenting in the Andean nation's dry, desert soil, scientists have ...
Potatoes grown in Mars-like conditionsSky News

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'See' the material that absorbs almost all visible light - 13WMAZ

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 4:40pm

13WMAZ

'See' the material that absorbs almost all visible light
13WMAZ
Pictures that started circulating online again recently have people wondering if they're looking at a poor Photoshop job, but they're actually seeing the absence of light in the material. Vantablack (Vertically Aligned Nanotube Array BLACK) can absorb ...

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Every Seat Is a Window Seat on Blue Origin's Space Capsule - NBCNews.com

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 1:39pm

NBCNews.com

Every Seat Is a Window Seat on Blue Origin's Space Capsule
NBCNews.com
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos shared an inside look at the layout of the space ship that could be ready to take tourists to space as soon as next year. "Every seat's a window seat, the largest windows ever in space," Bezos wrote in an email update ...
Jeff Bezos just revealed a mock-up of the spacecraft his rocket company will use to take tourists into spaceBusiness Insider
Blue Origin releases first interior photos of the capsule that will take tourists to spaceThe Verge
Blue Origin teases more images of its New Shepard capsuleArs Technica
NASASpaceflight.com -SpaceNews -WKMG Orlando -Universe Today
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Paralyzed man moves limbs after groundbreaking procedure - AOL

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 1:10pm

AOL

Paralyzed man moves limbs after groundbreaking procedure
AOL
Bill Kochevar, 56, of Cleveland became paralyzed from his shoulders down, after a bicycling accident in 2006. "It was raining really badly and I was following a mail truck and I was keeping my distance, everything was fine. But it stopped to deliver a ...

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President shows disregard to environment with executive actions on climate change - The Hill (blog)

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:31am

The Hill (blog)

President shows disregard to environment with executive actions on climate change
The Hill (blog)
We all knew this was coming since the November election. We hoped that reason would triumph. We even had a modicum of relief when the President, in his address to Congress, said that he wants “clean air and clean water.” But, a few weeks ago, when the ...

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NASA premieres its brand new online audiovisual library - Pulse Headlines

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:28am

Pulse Headlines

NASA premieres its brand new online audiovisual library
Pulse Headlines
NASA released this Tuesday its new online library that includes special collections of the most amazing space photos. The library also contains audio and video from their registers as the federal space agency NASA assembles its most impressive content ...

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These scientists want to create 'red teams' to challenge climate research. Congress is listening - Washington Post

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:27am

Washington Post

These scientists want to create 'red teams' to challenge climate research. Congress is listening
Washington Post
Prominent scientists operating outside the scientific consensus on climate change urged Congress on Wednesday to fund “red teams” to investigate “natural” causes of global warming and challenge the findings of the United Nations' climate science panel.
Campaign to spread climate doubt picks up steamE&E News
Some Other Scientific Theories the GOP Should DebateWIRED
GOP Congressman Turns Science Committee Into Platform For His Own Anti-Science ViewsHuffington Post
Philly.com -Blastr -WCSH-TV -Wausau Daily Herald
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New technology allows paralyzed man to move arm by thinking about it - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 9:54am

Chicago Tribune

New technology allows paralyzed man to move arm by thinking about it
Chicago Tribune
Bill Kochevar feeds himself in Cleveland, Ohio in this undated photo. Kochevar was able to feed himself for the first time in eight years, after doctors implanted electronic sensors into his brain and arm that restored the broken connection between them.
Paralyzed man moves limbs after groundbreaking procedureAOL
“Groundbreaking” technology restores movement in paralyzed manCBS News
Man with quadriplegia employs injury bridging technologies to move again -- just by thinkingEurekAlert (press release)
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Saturn's Weirdest Moon is Full of Electric Sand - Gizmodo

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 9:40am

Gizmodo

Saturn's Weirdest Moon is Full of Electric Sand
Gizmodo
Saturn is the golden retriever of the solar system: It's nice to look at and generally everyone's favorite, including mine. While liking Saturn is admittedly a little basic, its 62 moons are anything but—it has a Death Star moon, a dumpling moon, and ...
Burr Co-Authors Paper Examining Electric Sands of the Moon TitanTennessee Today
What about a mission to Titan?Phys.Org
'Electric Sands' Cover TitanVoice of America
The Post -Daily Mail -Popular Science -The Wire
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World's Most Diverse Collection of Dinosaur Footprints Unveiled - Sci-News.com

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 8:43am

Sci-News.com

World's Most Diverse Collection of Dinosaur Footprints Unveiled
Sci-News.com
A group of paleontologists from the University of Queensland and James Cook University has documented the most diverse assemblage of dinosaur tracks in the world on the north-western coast of Western Australia. Dinosaur tracks in the Walmadany area, ...
World's Biggest Dinosaur Footprint Left By Sauropod In Australia's Jurassic ParkTech Times
World's largest dinosaur footprints may be in AustraliaGMA News
World's largest dinosaur footprint shows just how enormous these beasts wereMother Nature Network
WDEF News 12 -Yahoo News -Blasting News -Sputnik International
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Deep space gateway to open opportunities for distant destinations - Space Daily

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 5:31am

Space Daily

Deep space gateway to open opportunities for distant destinations
Space Daily
NASA is leading the next steps into deep space near the moon, where astronauts will build and begin testing the systems needed for challenging missions to deep space destinations including Mars. The area of space near the moon offers a true deep space ...
NASA Planning Lunar Orbit Gateway For Mars And Deep Space MissionsTech Times
NASA looking at spaceport in lunar orbit as deep space gateway to MarsUSA TODAY
Seattle teen wins national Mars science competitionKING5.com
Ars Technica -Huffington Post -WAAY -Newsmax
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Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump - NPR

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 5:08am

NPR

Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump
NPR
President Trump issued a sweeping executive order on Tuesday that will begin to undo a slew of government efforts to fight global warming. Among those worrying and watching to see how the executive order plays out are scientists who actually are in ...
Scientists worry about executive order's effect on climate researchKING5.com
Climate Activists Pledge Huge Response to Trump's Executive OrderCommon Dreams

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Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump - NPR

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 5:08am

NPR

Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump
NPR
President Trump issued a sweeping executive order on Tuesday that will begin to undo a slew of government efforts to fight global warming. Among those worrying and watching to see how the executive order plays out are scientists who actually are in ...
Scientists worry about executive order's effect on climate researchKING5.com
Climate Activists Pledge Huge Response to Trump's Executive OrderCommon Dreams
Resist Trump: March for Climate JusticeNatural Resources Defense Council

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Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump - NPR

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 5:08am

NPR

Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump
NPR
President Trump issued a sweeping executive order on Tuesday that will begin to undo a slew of government efforts to fight global warming. Among those worrying and watching to see how the executive order plays out are scientists who actually are in ...
Scientists worry about executive order's effect on climate researchKING5.com
Climate Activists Pledge Huge Response to Trump's Executive OrderCommon Dreams

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A New Kind Of March Madness Hits Schools - North Country Public Radio

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 4:31am

North Country Public Radio

A New Kind Of March Madness Hits Schools
North Country Public Radio
It's a little after 8 a.m. at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va., and Michelle Harris' AP Environmental Science class is getting right to it. "All right, you guys got your brackets out?" Harris asks. The class of mostly juniors and seniors ruffle ...

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Can China pick up US slack on climate change? - CNN

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 3:22am

CNN

Can China pick up US slack on climate change?
CNN
Hong Kong (CNN) US President Donald Trump's move to rollback environmental protections leaves China poised to take the lead in the global fight against climate change. Saying that it would "start a new era of production and job creation," Trump signed ...
'The Daily': Hello Coal Jobs, Goodbye EUNew York Times
Big Climate Change Policy Changes Comingagprofessional.com
Trump moves on climate, no word yet on Paris accordPhys.Org
Huffington Post -Daily Mail -Houston Chronicle -Washington Post
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Scientists worry about executive order's effect on climate research - KING5.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:50pm

KING5.com

Scientists worry about executive order's effect on climate research
KING5.com
Ongoing concerns about President Trump's latest executive order and comments dismissing climate change are worrying some scientists. Glenn Farley, KING 8:00 PM. PDT March 28, 2017. An animation shows shrinking ice coverage on September 9, 2008.
Climate Activists Pledge Huge Response to Trump's Executive OrderCommon Dreams

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