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What is up with this skull-collecting ant's bizarre headhunting behavior?

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 6 sec ago
For all of its beauty, nature also has a morbid streak. Case in point, there exists a species of ant in Florida that collects the skulls of other ants that they've killed, and decorates their nests with them, reports Phys.

Ambitious climate change target proposed for Manchester

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 53 min ago
The CCC's second report, entitled biomass in a low-carbon economy, concludes that biomass can only play the role it needs to in the UK's transition towards net-zero if stricter governance to ensure sustainable supplies is implemented.

NASA Learns More About Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua, the First Known Interstellar Object to Visit our Solar System

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 57 min ago
(NASA) - In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua - the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system.

Hotter than the sun: Chinese fusion reactor claims breakthrough

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 14 min ago
China's “artificial sun” has reached a temperature of 180 million ºF with a heating power of 10 megawatts, according to scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Plasma Physics, where the experiment was conducted.

Why making postnatal depression film Early Days was 'therapy'

Health News BBC - 9 hours 3 min ago
When Nessa Wrafter suffered after the birth of her child, she decided to make a film about her experience.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to launch Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carry several satellites

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 45 min ago
Several small satellites are slated to be sent into orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that is scheduled for liftoff Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

'I didn't worry about getting HIV'

Health News BBC - 10 hours 29 min ago
A couple share their experience of having sex without condoms when one partner has HIV.

NASA's daring asteroid mission unfurls its sampling arm for the first time

Google Science Feeds - 10 hours 37 min ago
NASA officials confirmed Friday that a test of a key component of the space agency's mission to sample an asteroid was completed successfully.

Error in major climate study revealed – warming NOT higher than expected

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 23:25
A major new climate study in the journal Nature got worldwide media coverage for finding that the oceans warmed dramatically faster than previously thought - but now the researchers have retracted that conclusion after a man in the United Kingdom ...

Farewell, Kepler: NASA Shuts Down Prolific Planet-Hunting Space Telescope

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 21:08
NASA decommissioned the Kepler space telescope last night (Nov. 15), beaming "goodnight" commands to the sun-orbiting observatory.

Top stories: Earth's darkest year, errors in ocean study, and a young crater under Greenland's ice

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 20:48
After analyzing volcanic glass particles in ice from a Swiss glacier, a team of researchers has identified why some medieval historians say 536 was the worst year to be alive.

Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Supplies to Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:26
During a midnight launch, the Russian space agency blasted thousands of pounds of supplies on their way up to the three astronauts living on the International Space Station.

'Super Earth' may hold clues to distant worlds

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:00
Astronomers have discovered evidence of an alien world that may help them better understand the nature of the worlds closest to ours.

Allied Healthcare to transfer care contracts

Health News BBC - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:52
The home care provider was warned this month by the care regulator about its financial sustainability.

The 2018 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend! Here's What to Expect

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:59
Come early Sunday morning (Nov. 18), the famous Leonid meteor shower will reach its peak, with lesser numbers expected on the preceding and following mornings.

Insomnia: 'No link' between sleepless nights and early death

Health News BBC - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:12
A new report says there's no link between lack of sleep and early death, but does that come as any comfort?

'Massive meteorite impact crater discovered in Greenland'

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:53
LONDON: Scientists have discovered a 31-kilometre wide meteorite impact crater buried beneath the ice-sheet in northern Greenland.

Arecibo message decoded: Google doodle celebrates anniversary of first interstellar radio message

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:34
Google is celebrating the 44th anniversary of the Arecibo message, humankind's first interstellar radio message sent by researchers, with a doodle.

Earth's interior is sucking ocean water exceeding the amount it gives back, says a study

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:12
It was well known that the earth drags sea water at trenches but a seismic study reveals that the amount of water dragged is about three times more than previously thought.

The Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend — here's how to see it

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:32
The Leonid meteor shower peaks today and Saturday, with clouds clearing in time to see several shooting stars in the hours before dawn.

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