Alex timeline RSSAlex timeline RSS2019-10-19T06:12:53+0000<![CDATA[Alex added new site]]>From tiny snowflakes to the jagged fork of a lightning bolt, it's not hard to find examples of fractals in the natural world. So it might come as a surprise that, until now, there have remained some places these endlessly repeating geometrical patterns have never been seen. Full Article >>

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<![CDATA[Alex added new site]]>NASA has carried out its first all-female spacewalk, but hints of outdated thinking about women in space remain. Two astronauts spent their workday floating in outer space, their spacesuits tethered to the International Space Station so they didn’t drift away. And for the first time in history, they were both women. Full Article >>

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<![CDATA[Alex added new site]]>A blue cheese made by Rogue Creamery in southern Oregon has topped the 2019 World Cheese Awards. The event took place Friday in Bergamo, Italy, where cheeses from around the globe were judged over a single day by technical experts, retailers, buyers and food writers. They looked for color, consistency, texture and, ultimately, taste to determine the winner. Full Article >>

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<![CDATA[Alex added new site]]>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 same direction, apparently maintaining contact via their long rearward spines. Full Article >>

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<![CDATA[Alex added new site]]>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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