Milky Way’s black hole may hurl galactic spitballs our way

C. Crockett. Advice to a baby planet: Avoid black holes. Science News Online, June 26, 2015. C. Crockett. Unlikely nursery for new planets is next to massive black hole. Science News Online, March 24, 2015.
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MADISON, Wis., Jan. 10 (UPI) –When researchers found a pair of nodules on the lower ribs of an 800-year-old skeleton, they assumed the knots were tubercles, evidence of a tuberculosis infections. But when they sliced the nodules open to investigate, they …
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(Reuters) – The rusty patched bumble bee, a prized but vanishing pollinator once familiar to much of North America, was listed on Tuesday as an endangered species, becoming the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain such federal protection.
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SANTIAGO The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile will be modified in order to allow it to search more effectively for potentially habitable planets in Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. The ESO said it has signed a …
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US scientists studied the timeline of the appendix’s evolution in humans by analysing gastrointestinal and environmental traits from 533 mammal species. The researchers found the appendix has evolved independently over 30 times in separate species and …
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So, the next time you’re biting into a double cheeseburger at 3 a.m., remember, that in a certain sense, you were starving. Sign up to get the latest science news delivered weekly right to your inbox!
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WASHINGTON (AP) — You fly more than 100 miles for love. You get rejected. You fly another 100 miles. Another rejection. And another. That’s the high-flying but futile sex life of the male pectoral sandpiper looking for love in northernmost Alaska …
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If you’re sick and tired of all your electronic gadgets being a boring and somber black, you’ll be pleased to learn that Sony has officially announced that they will be launching a Glacier White PS4 Slim that will be released on the 24th of January …
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While cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the nation, the death rate from cancer in the US has dramatically fallen in the last two decades. According to a recent report released by the American Cancer Society (ACS), cancer death rate for …
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