NASA’s GPM Examines Exceptionally Heavy Louisiana Rainstorms

The low pressure center that has been gyrating over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico for days has now dropped very heavy precipitation over southeastern Louisiana. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission, or GPM, core satellite gathered rainfall data …
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Cambridge, MA – The universe is 13.8 billion years old, while our planet formed just 4.5 billion years ago. Some scientists think this time gap means that life on other planets could be billions of years older than ours. However, new theoretical work …
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A British lab is searching for new medicines in the poisonous secretions of some of the world’s deadliest creatures, addressing the increasingly desperate challenge of finding viable new drugs. Over-prescription and over-use in farming of antibiotics has …
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 12 (UPI) –A child’s ability to read is reliant on nature and nurture. New research suggests even high quality reading genes aren’t enough to overcome poor schooling. Researchers from Florida State University found top schools allow …
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“We’ve shown what shift workers already know,” said the study’s co-author Derk-Jan Dijk of the University of Surrey, England, according to Science News. “Being awake at 6 a.m. after a night of no sleep, it isn’t easy. But what wasn’t known …
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Risk genes for schizophrenia and autism conspicuously activate in the same neuronal neighborhood of the brain’s cortex, or outer mantel, during infancy. This suggests some related underlying illness processes – even though known genetic variations …
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About 200 Montserrat tarantulas have hatched at Chester Zoo – the first time the rare spider has been bred in captivity. Jane Witherspoon reports A clutch of around 200 rare Montserrat tarantulas has hatched at Chester Zoo – the first time the unusual …
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