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phys.org — Scientists say fossils found in Morocco suggest the practice of forming orderly lines may date back 480 million years and could have had evolutionary advantages. Their study, published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports, describes groups of blind trilobites—known as Ampyx—all facing in the …
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sciencealert.com — One key to a longer life could be a quieter brain without too much neural activity, according to a new study that examined postmortem brain tissue from extremely long-lived people for clues about what made them different from people who died in their 60s and 70s. Full Article >>
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iflscience.com — A camouflage company has developed some impressive invisibility technology. From Athena’s cap of invisibility to H.G. Wells and Harry Potter, the notion of making oneself invisible has always tickled human fantasy. Incredibly, technological advancements over the last few years have brought these fa…
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pbs.org — A stormquake is more an oddity than something that can hurt you, because no one is standing on the sea floor during a hurricane, said Wenyuan Fan, a Florida State University seismologist who was the study's lead author. Full Article >>
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bbc.co.uk — The coffins, whose brightly-coloured decorations are still visible, were uncovered at the Theban necropolis of Asasif, on the River Nile's west bank. They were in two layers, with the ones on top across those below. The ministry described the discovery as "one of the largest and most important" in…
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iflscience.com — Just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a Japanese lab has imported the Ebola virus, along with four other nasty hemorrhage-inducing viruses. The fiendishly contagious pathogens were imported late last month from an unknown foreign country by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID),…
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livescience.com — In a distant corner of the universe, something is traveling faster than light.  No, the laws of physics aren't being violated: It's still true that nothing can travel faster than light in the vacuum of empty space. But when light travels through matter, like interstellar gas or a soup of charged pa…
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iflscience.com — A scientist argues that we have found life on Mars already. During the 1970s, NASA sent the two Viking landers to Mars. The mission provided incredible insights into the Red Planet and also delivered some surprising results. One experiment gave the first possible hint that we'd detected traces of l…
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space.com — Astronomers just discovered 20 previously unknown Saturn moons, boosting the ringed planet's tally of known satellites to 82 — three more than Jupiter. And there's more exciting news: You can help name these newfound objects. Full Article >>
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abcnews.go.com — NASA's Curiosity rover discovered what it dubs an "ancient oasis" on the red planet, featuring some very unusual salts. After sending Curiosity to explore the floor of the 100-meter-wide Gale Crater, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement Monday that millions of years ag…
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