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Top Science News
January 22, 2019

Paleontologists have discovered the first detailed fossil of a hagfish, the slimy, eel-like carrion feeders of the ocean. The 100-million-year-old ... read more
Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought -- and will likely lead to faster sea level rise -- thanks to the continued, accelerating warming of the Earth's atmosphere, a new study ... read more
Scientists have developed tiny elastic robots that can change shape depending on their surroundings. Modeled after bacteria and fully biocompatible, these robots optimize their movements so as to get ... read more
A team of scientists has determined the number of asteroid impacts on the Moon and Earth increased by two to three times starting around 290 million ... read more
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Health News
January 22, 2019

Researchers have decoded the way structures in the inner ear give our hearing its remarkable sensitivity and ... read more
New study uses live imaging to understand a critical step in early embryonic development -- how genes and molecules control forces to orchestrate the emergence of form in the developing embryo. The ... read more
intentionally controlled light can help regulate human health and productivity by eliciting various hormonal responses. Tailored LED wavelengths and intensities also can efficiently stimulate plant ... read more
Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology dramatically advances research of vascular ... read more
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Physical/Tech News
January 22, 2019

In its last days, the Cassini spacecraft looped between Saturn and its rings so that Earth-based radio telescopes could track the gravitational tug of each. Scientists have now used these ... read more
A team of scientists has, for the first time, used a single, cohesive computer model to simulate the entire life cycle of a solar flare: from the ... read more
The structures zipping together the barbs in bird feathers could provide a model for new adhesives and new aerospace materials, according to a new study. Researchers 3D printed models of the ... read more
An international team of researchers found evidence for the much theorized 'hot ... read more
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Environment News
January 22, 2019

By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators have identified, in the genome of Asian individuals, the footprint of a ... read more
Nepal was struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 in 2015, but the country may still face the threat of much stronger temblor. This is the conclusion reached by researchers based on a new ... read more
Variations in the axial tilt of the Earth have significant implications for the rise and fall of the Antarctic Ice Sheet, the miles-deep blanket of ice that locks up huge volumes of water that, if ... read more
Microbes that thrive in some of the most extreme places on Earth have discovered another cozy place to live -- inside homes across the United ... read more
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Society/Education News
January 22, 2019

Researchers have revealed direct evidence of medieval women's involvement in the production of illuminated manuscripts. Lapis lazuli in the dental calculus of a woman buried at a 12th-century German ... read more
Declining life expectancies in the US include Gen X and Y Americans, in addition to the older Baby Boomers. But the causes of premature mortality vary by race, gender and ethnicity, according to a ... read more
Globally archaeological heritage is under threat by looting. The destruction of archaeological sites obliterates the basis for our understanding of ancient cultures and we lose our shared human past. ... read more
The human brain needs to suppress obvious ideas in order to reach the most creative ones, according to scientists. These obvious associations are present in both convergent thinking (finding an ... read more
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