In debate over origin of fairy circles, both sides might be right

S. Milius. Australian fairy circles first to be found outside Africa. Science News. Vol. 189, April 16, 2016, p. 8. S. Zielinski. What fairy circles teach us about science. Science News Online, August 20, 2015. S. Milius. Termites, not fairies …
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Ever since 1880, scientists have been monitoring the Earth’s average temperature. This gives us a pretty good idea that climate change is happening, and it’s happening now — as in now now. The past three years have all broken the record for …
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Scanning a premature infant’s brain shortly after birth to map the location and volume of lesions, small areas of injury in the brain’s white matter, may help doctors better predict whether the baby will have disabilities later, according to a new study.
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Jan. 19 (UPI) –More than 60 percent of Earth’s non-human primate species are now facing the threat of extinction. An international team of biologists and conservationists have sounded the alarm in a new paper published this week in the journal Science …
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A miniscule moth with a wingspan of just 0.4 inches is the first species to be named for the soon-to-be president of the United States, Donald Trump. Yellow and white scales topping the moth’s head resemble Trump’s signature hairstyle, inspiring the name …
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Fujifilm has announced a couple of updates to its X-series line-up with the launch of the X100F and X-T20 cameras. The new shooters stick with the retro-styling which has made the series a hit, but offer modern updates including resolution increases, speed …
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Earth and Planetary Sciences doctoral student Richard Cartwright was interviewed recently by Science News regarding some of his doctoral work on alluvial fans on the surface of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. New questions have emerged about the surface …
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News based on bad science is everywhere, but you don’t have time to verify every single claim about wine’s weird properties or a new, suspicious way to lose weight. To quickly filter the garbage, ask how obvious the test’s conclusions are …
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Dr Shawn Aaron, lead author and respirologist at the Ottawa Hospital and professor at the University of Ottawa, said: “It’s impossible to say how many of these patients were originally misdiagnosed with asthma, and how many have asthma that is no …
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