Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:24pm

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Goodbye, summer: Fall equinox coming Saturday, marking the first day of autumn - USA TODAY

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 4:18pm

USA TODAY

Goodbye, summer: Fall equinox coming Saturday, marking the first day of autumn
USA TODAY
The aspen leaves are bright yellow in the Colorado high country near Ward, Colorado, on Sept. 23, 2016. This year, fall begins Saturday Sept. 22. (Photo: AP). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Goodbye sweat stains. Hello pumpkin spice.
12 things to know about the September equinoxTreehugger
When Does Fall Start? Autumn Equinox Signals Season's BeginningNewsweek
Equinox Fast FactsKBZK Bozeman News
Elite Daily
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Weird Infrared Signal Emanates Across Space, But What Created It? - Live Science

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 4:00pm

Live Science

Weird Infrared Signal Emanates Across Space, But What Created It?
Live Science
Space is filled with bizarre signals that we scramble to put meaning to — and now, researchers have detected yet another mysterious signal. This one emanated from near a neutron star, and for the first time, it's infrared. So, what's nearby that could ...
Hubble Finds New Features Around Neutron StarThe Inquisitr
Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Glow Around Neutron Star, and Whatever It Is, It's ImportantGizmodo UK
Hubble Uncovers Never-before-seen Features Around a Neutron StarECNmag.com
Brinkwire (press release)
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Study explains why some human genes are more popular with researchers than others - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 2:02pm

EurekAlert (press release)

Study explains why some human genes are more popular with researchers than others
EurekAlert (press release)
Historical bias is a key reason biomedical researchers continue to study the same 10 percent of all human genes whose sequences are known while ignoring many genes known to play roles in disease, according to a new Northwestern University study.

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The Genes That Never Go Out of Style - The Atlantic

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 2:00pm

The Atlantic

The Genes That Never Go Out of Style
The Atlantic
Back in 2000, a group of mildly inebriated geneticists set up a lighthearted sweepstakes to guess how many genes the human genome would turn out to contain once it was fully sequenced. More than 460 bets were placed, and the lowest guess of 25,947 ...
Why Your DNA Is Still Uncharted TerritoryNew York Times
There are about 20000 human genes. So why do scientists only study a small fraction of them?Science Magazine
Study explains why some human genes are more popular with researchers than othersEurekAlert (press release)

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Hey, Spock! Real-Life 'Planet Vulcan' Orbits Sun Featured in 'Star Trek' - Space.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 1:05pm

Space.com

Hey, Spock! Real-Life 'Planet Vulcan' Orbits Sun Featured in 'Star Trek'
Space.com
"Star Trek's" planet Vulcan, ancestral home of Spock and his species, just became a little more real, thanks to a team of exoplanet scientists. Because "Star Trek" creators eventually associated planet Vulcan with a real star, called 40 Eridani A ...
Spock's home world has been discovered (sort of)Science Magazine
Beam me up: UF astronomer discovers planet with Vulcan tiesOcala
Astronomers found the planet Vulcan from Star trekThe Siver Times

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Dakota County monarch program helps species, migration research - Rosemount Town Pages

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 1:03pm

Rosemount Town Pages

Dakota County monarch program helps species, migration research
Rosemount Town Pages
Fluttering monarch butterflies were a common sight at Lebanon Hills Regional Park this summer. For the third year in a row, Dakota County Parks staff raised wild-caught monarch caterpillars and released the adult butterflies in an effort to collect ...
Helping Monarch Butterflies, One Hatch & Release at a TimeNew Jersey Monthly
CELEBRATING THE MIRACULOUS WORLD OF BUTTERFLIESThe Waynedale News

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Russian Theme Park To Have Woolly Mammoths, Cave Lions, And Extinct Horses Within Ten Years - The Inquisitr

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:27pm

The Inquisitr

Russian Theme Park To Have Woolly Mammoths, Cave Lions, And Extinct Horses Within Ten Years
The Inquisitr
Russian scientists hope to clone woolly mammoths, cave lions, and certain extinct species of horses within ten years, and then showcase the animals before paying tourists at a theme park, The Siberian Times is reporting. Call it a slightly-less ...
Woolly mammoths could return to roam in 'Ice Age Park' within 10 years thanks to cloning projectMirror.co.uk
Woolly Mammoths will roam new Jurassic Park-style theme park with cave lions and extinct horses in ten years ...Fox News

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Here's exactly how much it costs to retire in the nation's top suburbs - Yahoo Finance UK

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:07pm

Yahoo Finance UK

Here's exactly how much it costs to retire in the nation's top suburbs
Yahoo Finance UK
When it comes to living the lifestyle they imagined, today's retirees often have to make some sacrifices. But it doesn't have to be that way. According to a new report, some of the best places to retire are also the most affordable, which means that it ...

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5 Things We Learned From SpaceX's Moon Tourist Announcement - Yahoo News

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:55am

Yahoo News

5 Things We Learned From SpaceX's Moon Tourist Announcement
Yahoo News
From Popular Mechanics. Last night SpaceX announced the identity of the first private passenger it intends to shoot into space: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. The passenger came on stage and announced he will fund a trip around the moon and will ...
Elon Musk's first moon tourist, explainedVox
Japanese billionaire will invite 'creatives' on first private moon flightChristian Science Monitor
“Epic” –Monster SpaceX Rocket Will Fly a Japanese Billionaire and a Team of Artists on First Trip Around the MoonThe Daily Galaxy
Dallas News (blog) -Mashable -Patch.com -Albuquerque Journal
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First particle tracks seen in prototype for international neutrino experiment - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:31am

EurekAlert (press release)

First particle tracks seen in prototype for international neutrino experiment
EurekAlert (press release)
NOTE: The following news release on the first particle tracks observed in a new prototype neutrino detector was issued jointly by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics. Scientists from the U.S. ...

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How NASA plans to use lunar dust to build structures on the Moon - The Verge

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:00am

The Verge

How NASA plans to use lunar dust to build structures on the Moon
The Verge
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NASA head doubles down on company's mission: 'It's time we return to the moon.'MTL News
NASA Celebrates Its 60th Anniversaryhttp://www.newsgram.com/

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Simulation shows nuclear pasta 10 billion times harder to break than steel - Phys.Org

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 9:00am

Phys.Org

Simulation shows nuclear pasta 10 billion times harder to break than steel
Phys.Org
A trio of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and Canada has found evidence that suggests nuclear material beneath the surface of neutron stars may be the strongest material in the universe. In their paper published in the ...
Nuclear pasta, the hardest known substance in the universeEurekAlert (press release)
What is Nuclear Pasta? Strongest material in the universe could be found in dead starsInternational Business Times, India Edition
Universe's STRONGEST material REVEALED – 10 BILLION times stronger than STEELInfosurhoy
Nature World News -ScienceAlert -The Siver Times -Weird News Ledger
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Solar Orbiter to leave factory for testing - Space Daily

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:47am

Independent.ie

Solar Orbiter to leave factory for testing
Space Daily
The UK-built Solar Orbiter is preparing to leave the Airbus factory in Stevenage to travel to Germany for testing, ahead of its launch in 2020 from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. The UK is at the heart of this European Space Agency (ESA) mission to ...
The satellite built in Stevenage aiming to get up close to the sunITV News

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The Powerful Material in The Universe is 'Nuclear Pasta' - Weird News Ledger

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 2:33am

The Powerful Material in The Universe is 'Nuclear Pasta'
Weird News Ledger
A without a doubt weird form of be counted found in ultradense gadgets inclusive of neutron stars is looking like an awesome candidate for the most powerful material inside the Universe. according to new calculations, it clocks in at a big 10 billion ...

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Roy Exum: 2018 Ig Nobel Awards - The Chattanoogan

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:27am

The Chattanoogan

Roy Exum: 2018 Ig Nobel Awards
The Chattanoogan
The word 'ignobel' is rarely used because only a few among us know that it means "characterized by baseness, lowness, or meanness." About 30 years ago, a glorious group of great scholars took a literary hatchet to form the word into 'ig nobel' so it ...

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Scientists find great white shark lair in Pacific Ocean: report - Fox News

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:44pm

Fox News

Scientists find great white shark lair in Pacific Ocean: report
Fox News
Researchers from Monterey bay Aquarium and Stanford University discovered an area the size of Colorado between California and Hawaii that appears to be a “White Shark Café,” but it is unclear if the sharks are there for food or sex. The San Francisco ...
'It's the largest migration of animals on Earth': Mysterious great white shark lair discovered in Pacific OceanDaily Mail

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Reminds Us Why Smoking Weed in Space Is a Bad Idea - Brinkwire (press release)

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:03pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reminds Us Why Smoking Weed in Space Is a Bad Idea
Brinkwire (press release)
All astronauts get high — about 240 miles (385 kilometers) higher than the planet's surface, if they're working aboard the International Space Station. But no astronauts get stoned … at least, they're not supposed to. There are plenty of good reasons ...

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Teams check health of endangered pod as sick orca is presumed dead - CNN

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:05pm

CNN

Teams check health of endangered pod as sick orca is presumed dead
CNN
(CNN) Scientists are monitoring the health of a group of critically endangered orcas in the Pacific Ocean following news that Scarlet, an emaciated member of the pod, is presumed dead. "We did an extensive search on Thursday and Friday, both by air and ...
Washington's orcas are hungryKXLY Spokane
To save the orca, we must save the Salish SeaThe Seattle Times

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A blindfolded sea otter named Selka shows how the critters find food in murky water - Popular Science

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:36pm

Popular Science

A blindfolded sea otter named Selka shows how the critters find food in murky water
Popular Science
The underwater world of kelp forests is a murky, mysterious place full of beautiful creatures. Some of them—sea otters—are among the most charismatic aquatic mammals. Newly published research from the University of California at Santa Cruz helps us ...
Decisive sea otters use paws and whiskers to distinguish objects by touchPhys.Org

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