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(In a post on his Context blog on the Science News website, managing editor Tom Siegfried discusses alternate technologies, such as a proposed scheme to use alpha radiation decay to power a ship that might cut the journey down to something like a mere …
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As global temperatures rise, how will lake ecosystems respond? As they warm, will lakes—which make up only 3 percent of the landscape, but bury more carbon than the world’s oceans combined—release more of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide and methane …
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ULM, Germany, Sept. 7 (UPI) –All it takes is a little caring. There are enough books and scientific papers on parenting to fill most of the school gymnasiums in America. The task of preparing a child for future success can be daunting. But a new study …
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Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory developed a new test which uses unique protein markers in the hair to identify humans. The hair protein is far more stable and lasts longer than DNA which means it could not only be useful in criminal …
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For the correct answer, you need to look at the Bodmas rule – Brackets, Order, Divide, Multiply, Add and Subtract – the sequence of operations of arithmetic. And in this case, you need to multiply before you add – so that means the answer is 1 + 10 x …
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It’s official: The southern tidewater goby is a thing. And it’s chubbier and nubbier than its northern cousin. Endangered tidewater gobies live in California’s seaside lagoons. Ranging roughly the entire length of the state, the fish used to be …
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Radar detected birds inside the eye of Hermine as it made landfall. Many more non-meteorological features can also be spotted on radar. As Hurricane Hermine made landfall along Florida’s Gulf coast, radar detected an interesting phenomenon: birds trapped …
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The impact of the horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, in science is historically vast and vitally significant. Ranging from their use in the study of vision nearly one hundred years ago, to quantification of marine bacteria, to current and future …
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It’s now even easier to foster a love of all things science among your students—and inspire a new crop of science journalists—thanks to an amazing and generous offer from the Society for Science & the Public. Educators from public high schools and …
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