Sunday, October 22, 2017

Science

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Study finds a lack of sleep can turn us into risk seekers

If you’re not putting in enough hours of sleep at night, a new study just added another harmful health effect that should convince you...
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Last minute ways to view Monday’s Solar Eclipse

America’s total solar eclipse is fast approaching on August 21st and you still haven't bought your eclipse glasses. Don't panic, there's still time for...
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Emissions on track to warm up Earth over 2 degrees by 2100, says two...

Until just two months ago, the U.S. joined most of the rest of the world in an agreement to cut carbon emissions so that...
Cripsr gene editing puzzle

Scientists edit genes of human embryos for first time in US

A research team in Portland, Oregon just broke new ground and became the first scientists in the U.S. to edit genes of human embryos....
3d printed artificial heart

Researchers print a 3d soft artificial heart, heartbeat included

This is one artificial heart that actually looks and functions like the real thing. Doctoral students at ETH Zürich just created a completely soft...
Massive rift in Larsen C of Antartica

Massive iceberg has split off from Antarctica

For years, a deep-running chasm rippled across the snow-white horizon of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf and signaled an impending and massive break-off of...
View of Jupiter from outer space

What we’ve learned in Juno’s year orbiting Jupiter

July 4th marked the one year anniversary of Juno’s orbit around the planet Jupiter. With about 71 million miles (114.5 million kilometers) logged circling...
electron micrograph of multiple bacteriophages attached to a bacterial cell wall. The magnification is approximately 200,000

Scientists use CRISPR modified viruses to combat bacterial disease

Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise worldwide. But intriguing new research is using modified viruses to combat bacterial disease. Scientists have created viruses engineered...
a binary consisting of two red dwarf stars shown here in an artist's rendering, unleashed a series of powerful flares seen by NASA's Swift

Study suggests that a sun is born in pairs, ours is dubbed ‘Nemesis’

We see stars in pairs and triplets all the time in space. Three-starred Alpha Centauri is just one such example. But scientists never knew...
Two reconstructions of the second hominin face

Homo Sapien fossils in Morocco could rewrite human evolutionary history

What looks to be the oldest fossilized remains of Homo Sapiens have been unearthed out of Morocco. As it turns out, this discovery is...

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Pixel Buds by Google has the opportunity to change the world

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