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SpaceX Won't Admit That Its Crew Capsule Exploded - Futurism

SpaceX Won't Admit That Its Crew Capsule Exploded  Futurism

On Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon 2 capsule exploded during a static test. But you would never know that from SpaceX, which insists on calling it an "anomaly."

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Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:58 am


Zoologists discover two new bird species in Indonesia - EurekAlert

Zoologists discover two new bird species in Indonesia  EurekAlert

Zoologists from Trinity College Dublin, working with partners from Halu Oleo University (UHO) and Operation Wallacea, have discovered two beautiful new bird ...

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:02 pm


SpaceIL’s lunar lander crashed because of ‘manual command’ - BGR

SpaceIL’s lunar lander crashed because of ‘manual command’  BGR

It's now been a couple of weeks since Israel's first attempt to land on the Moon was met with disaster at the last possible moment. The SpaceIL Beresheet lander ...

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:02 pm


Scientists Simulated Every Single Atom of a Single Gene - Futurism

Scientists Simulated Every Single Atom of a Single Gene  Futurism

Using a powerful supercomputer, scientists simulated every single one of the billion atoms found in a human gene. It may help them crack genetic disease.

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:00 pm


See the far side of the moon like never before: China releases stunning new images - Daily Mail

See the far side of the moon like never before: China releases stunning new images  Daily Mail

China's Chang'e 4 lander and Yutu 2 rover have captured new images on their successful mission to explore the far side of the moon as the duo looks to extend ...

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:54 pm


Water walking—the new mode of rock skipping - Phys.org

Water walking—the new mode of rock skipping  Phys.org

Researchers at Utah State University's Splash Lab discovered a new mode of water surface skipping termed "water walking".

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:24 pm


Carbon dioxide from Silicon Valley affects the chemistry of Monterey Bay - Phys.org

Carbon dioxide from Silicon Valley affects the chemistry of Monterey Bay  Phys.org

MBARI researchers recently measured high concentrations of carbon dioxide in air blowing out to sea from cities and agricultural areas, including Silicon Valley.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:20 pm


New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones - Phys.org

New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones  Phys.org

A more efficient and cost-effective way to detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, could be possible with a new ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:17 pm


Celebrate 50 Years of Space Feats with USRA Symposium Today! How to Watch - Space.com

Celebrate 50 Years of Space Feats with USRA Symposium Today! How to Watch  Space.com

An astronaut who walked on the moon and a renowned NASA mathematician join a group of experts discussing the future of space exploration at the ...

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:13 pm


Meet B. fragilis, a bacterium that moves into your gut and evolves to make itself at home - Phys.org

Meet B. fragilis, a bacterium that moves into your gut and evolves to make itself at home  Phys.org

MIT researchers have analyzed population genomics and metagenomics to investigate the microbiome evolution of Bacteroides fragilis, one of the most ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:47 pm


New studies highlight challenge of meeting Paris Agreement climate goals - Phys.org

New studies highlight challenge of meeting Paris Agreement climate goals  Phys.org

New research highlights the "incredible challenge" of reaching the Paris Agreement without intense action and details the extreme temperatures parts of the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:18 pm


Simple sea anemones not so simple after all - Phys.org

Simple sea anemones not so simple after all  Phys.org

The tube-dwelling anemone is an ancient sea creature that resembles a prehistoric flower. The animals live slow, long and predictable lifestyles and look fairly ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:17 pm


Study: Why unique finches keep their heads of many colors - Phys.org

Study: Why unique finches keep their heads of many colors  Phys.org

There appears to be an underlying selection mechanism at work among Gouldian Finches—a mechanism that allows this species to produce and maintain ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:14 pm


Researchers create artificial mother-of-pearl using bacteria - Phys.org

Researchers create artificial mother-of-pearl using bacteria  Phys.org

The strongest synthetic materials are often those that intentionally mimic nature.

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:10 pm


Regenerating ROBOTS: Machines made from DNA show signs of LIFE - and can eat and GROW - Express.co.uk

Regenerating ROBOTS: Machines made from DNA show signs of LIFE - and can eat and GROW  Express.co.uk

MACHINE-MADE biomaterial capable of metabolising and self-organising has been built in a lab, in a world first.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:31 pm


Atomic beams shoot straighter via cascading silicon peashooters - Phys.org

Atomic beams shoot straighter via cascading silicon peashooters  Phys.org

To a non-physicist, an "atomic beam collimator" may sound like a phaser firing mystical particles. That might not be the worst metaphor to introduce a technology ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:06 pm


Verge Science just won a Webby Award - The Verge

Verge Science just won a Webby Award  The Verge

The jury is in, and we're pleased to announce that Verge Science has won a Webby Award and a People's Voice Award in the Science & Education (Channels ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:49 pm


Electron-phonon instability in graphene revealed by global and local noise probes - Phys.org

Electron-phonon instability in graphene revealed by global and local noise probes  Phys.org

Understanding nonequilibrium phenomena to effectively control it is an outstanding challenge in science and engineering. In a recent study, Trond. I. Andersen ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:30 pm


The Physics of a Bolt Smashing a Watermelon (or Your Brain) - WIRED

The Physics of a Bolt Smashing a Watermelon (or Your Brain)  WIRED

It's easier to follow rules when you know why they exist. In this case, you can calculate the force of an object hitting a melon to see why hard hats matter.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:00 pm


Semiconductor scientists discover effect that was thought impossible - Phys.Org

Semiconductor scientists discover effect that was thought impossible  Phys.Org

A physical effect known as superinjection underlies modern light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and lasers. For decades this effect was believed to occur only in ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:51 pm


Engineers Demonstrate Bubbles Of Sand That Move Like Oil Droplets In Water - Tech Times

Engineers Demonstrate Bubbles Of Sand That Move Like Oil Droplets In Water  Tech Times

In a groundbreaking study, engineers demonstrated the formation of "sand bubbles" between two different types of sand. It's the first time the behavior has been ...

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:44 pm


CRISPR gene-editing creates wave of exotic model organisms - Nature.com

CRISPR gene-editing creates wave of exotic model organisms  Nature.com

But the practical challenges of breeding and maintaining unconventional lab animals persist.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:11 am


As Coachella raged, the L.A. tech world made plans to live on Mars - Los Angeles Times

As Coachella raged, the L.A. tech world made plans to live on Mars  Los Angeles Times

What do NASA engineers, synthetic biologists and Silicon Valley VCs do for Coachella? Throw a party to talk about colonizing space.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:10 am


Astronomer warns that solar storms could one day DEVASTATE every electrical device on Earth - Daily Mail

Astronomer warns that solar storms could one day DEVASTATE every electrical device on Earth  Daily Mail

Auroras may be one of nature's beauties — but the solar storms that create them are beasts that could overload every electronic device on the Earth, an expert ...

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Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:28 am


New Proposal for Probing What Came Before the Big Bang - SciTechDaily

New Proposal for Probing What Came Before the Big Bang  SciTechDaily

Most everybody is familiar with the Big Bang — the notion that an impossibly hot, dense universe exploded into the one we know today. But what do we know ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:50 am


The PDF of the Mueller report has been updated to be searchable - Quartz

The PDF of the Mueller report has been updated to be searchable  Quartz

You wouldn't notice any difference just by looking at the report. What's new is a layer of data that makes it possible, finally, to access the underlying text of the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:42 pm


On Titan, the Polar Vortex Can Last a Shiver-Inducing 22 (Earth) Years - Space.com

On Titan, the Polar Vortex Can Last a Shiver-Inducing 22 (Earth) Years  Space.com

And you thought unpredictable spring temperatures were annoying: On Saturn's moon Titan, chilly polar vortex periods can last to the summer solstice.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:56 pm


Female sand tiger sharks visit the same shipwrecks off North Carolina coast - UPI News

Female sand tiger sharks visit the same shipwrecks off North Carolina coast  UPI News

Every year or two, female sand tiger sharks return to the same shipwrecks off the North Carolina coast.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:53 pm


Family quarrels in seeds reveal the ways parents and offspring sometimes evolve in conflicting directions - Phys.org

Family quarrels in seeds reveal the ways parents and offspring sometimes evolve in conflicting directions  Phys.org

It's spring, finally—and in the tree branches a battle is brewing. A robin returns to her nest with an earthworm. Her nestlings all beg, but only one will get this meal ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 pm


New additive yields longer-lasting lithium batteries - UPI News

New additive yields longer-lasting lithium batteries  UPI News

"Lithium metal is indispensable for enhancing energy density and so it's critical that we be able to use it as the anode for solid electrolytes," researcher Qian ...

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Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:46 pm


New genomics tool ECCITE-seq expands multimodal single cell analysis - Phys.org

New genomics tool ECCITE-seq expands multimodal single cell analysis  Phys.org

A new technique called ECCITE-seq, developed by scientists at the New York Genome Center's (NYGC) Technology Innovation Lab (@NYGCtech), allows ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:07 pm


Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma - The Seattle Times

Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma  The Seattle Times

Have you ever seen a giant red jellyfish light up the night sky for a split second? If you have, you're not imagining things. You've just witnessed a lightning-like ...

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Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:04 pm


Even Space Isn’t Safe From Ads - Slate

Even Space Isn’t Safe From Ads  Slate

Imagine you've stepped outside on a crisp, clear autumn evening. Ah, the beautiful night sky! The awe of the cosmos! How very small we are in this vast universe ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:25 pm


Neuroscientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of Williams Syndrome - MIT News

Neuroscientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of Williams Syndrome  MIT News

In a study of mice, MIT neuroscientists have found that impaired myelination underlies the hypersociability seen in patients with Williams Syndrome.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:04 pm


Empathy often avoided because of mental effort - Medical Xpress

Empathy often avoided because of mental effort  Medical Xpress

Even when feeling empathy for others isn't financially costly or emotionally draining, people will still avoid it because they think empathy requires too much ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:51 pm


Repelling charges prevent Cooper pairs from 'island hopping' in insulating state - Phys.org

Repelling charges prevent Cooper pairs from 'island hopping' in insulating state  Phys.org

Superconductors are able to conduct electricity with zero resistance thanks to Cooper pairs, electron duos that team up and skate through a material unimpeded.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:25 pm


Catalyst renders nerve agents harmless - Phys.org

Catalyst renders nerve agents harmless  Phys.org

A team of scientists including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has studied a catalyst that decomposes ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:21 pm


A Dart in a Boy's Eye May Have Unleashed This Legendary Massacre 350 Years Ago - Live Science

A Dart in a Boy's Eye May Have Unleashed This Legendary Massacre 350 Years Ago  Live Science

Archaeologists have uncovered a 350-year-old massacre in Alaska that occurred during a war that may have started over a dart game. The discovery reveals the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:17 am


How April's full moon earned its Pink Moon nickname - AccuWeather.com

How April's full moon earned its Pink Moon nickname  AccuWeather.com

The Pink Moon will glow in the night sky around the globe at the end of the week, but the full moon may not appear as its name may lead you to believe.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 12:21 pm








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