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Thanks to a new fossil discovery, we suddenly know a lot more about dinosaur sex

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 56 min ago
The dinosaur "butt" discovery is actually a cloaca, a cavity used for reproduction common among many vertebrates. By Matthew Rozsa. January 21, 2021 11:59PM (UTC). main article image dinosaur on beach (Getty Images). --. Shares. Facebook. Twitter.

Astronaut with ties to New Hampshire shares stories with Portsmouth Rotary

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:50
Capt. Chris Cassidy was the commander of a six-month mission on the space station. Advertisement. "To get to space, it takes about 8½ ...

With cruises docked for now, Brevard County relies on rocket launches for tourism boost

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:39
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — With most cruise lines yet to resume sailings due to the coronavirus pandemic, Brevard County tourism officials said they've been relying on rocket launches from the Space Coast to help give the industry a boost. “Covid really ...

Jail inmate charged with attempted murder for alleged assault of another inmate

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:48
Pablo Gonzalez, 29, of Bismarck, was in custody on a number of charges, according to the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department. Gonzalez struck inmate Travis Glass after the two had what was described as a “brief, peaceful conversation,” according to an ...

Three Teens Allegedly Attack Woman with Glass Bottle, Steal Her iPhone in NYC

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:30
Three teenagers allegedly struck a woman with a glass bottle and stole her iPhone in New York City's Greenwich Village this week. The 40-year-old victim was in Lower Manhattan around West 10th Street near Fifth Avenue at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday when the ...

SpaceX to launch dozens of satellites on Transporter-1 flight Friday and you can watch it live

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:19
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a Cargo Dragon spacecraft on the CRS-21 resupply mission for NASA on Dec. 7, 2020. The same rocket booster will launch the Transporter-1 rideshare mission for SpaceX on Jan. 22, 2021.

Age provides a buffer to pandemic's mental health impact, researchers say

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:18
Date: January 21, 2021; Source: University of Connecticut; Summary: Older adults are managing the stress of the coronavirus pandemic better than younger adults, reporting less depression and anxiety despite also experiencing greater general concern ...

The US is no longer a rogue climate nation

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:12
We're back in the Paris Climate Agreement. — President Biden (@POTUS) January 21, 2021. Returning to the climate treaty greatly benefits global nations, the U.S., and, ...

New Drake State partnership to help train more construction workers as North Alabama grows

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:55
Drake State Community and Technical College and the North Alabama Homebuilding Academy announced a new partnership. We're told a program like this is needed.

Gresini's lungs 'hit hard', regularly in sedation

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:47
Ahead of his 60th birthday tomorrow (January 23), the two-time 125cc world champion is still in intensive care at the Maggiore Carlo Alberto Pizzardi hospital. “Fausto's general conditions are unfortunately still serious ...

Four MIT scientists honored with 2021 National Academy of Sciences awards

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:46
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Aviv Regev, Susan Solomon, and Feng Zhang are the recipients of distinguished awards for major contributions to science. Laura Carter | School ...

New Paper Says Black Holes Could Be as Large as an Entire Galaxy

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:14
“The supermassive black holes go up to nearly 100 billion solar masses,” Queen Mary University of London astronomer Bernard Carr, who worked on the new research, told Futurism. “If we define a SLAB ...

'Exercise protein' doubles running capacity in mice

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:13
Humans express a powerful hormone during exercise, the researchers found, and treating mice with the hormone improves physical performance, capacity and fitness. The scientists say the findings present new possibilities for addressing age-related physical ...

6 Things to Know About NASA's Mars Helicopter on Its Way to Mars

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:02
Ingenuity, a technology experiment, is preparing to attempt the first powered, controlled flight on the Red Planet. When NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars on Feb. 18, 2021, it will be carrying a small but mighty passenger: Ingenuity, the Mars Helicopter ...

People at the Greatest Risk of Dying From COVID-19 Are…

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 20:44
Obesity. Obesity is a leading risk factor for COVID-19 complications and may also hinder immune response to a vaccine. · Chronic kidney disease. · Cancer. · Heart conditions. · Immune deficiencies.

Southern Ocean waters are warming faster than thought, threatening Antarctic ice

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 20:36
The Southern Ocean is one of the most important yet least explored and understood regions of the planet when it comes to determining how global warming may affect the future of humanity, thanks to its capacity to absorb huge quantities of heat and carbon ...

You can see Uranus, Mars and the moon get close in a rare night sky sight tonight

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 20:31
Yesterday (Jan. 20) on Inauguration Day in the U.S., the two planets were in conjunction, meaning they appeared very close together in the sky. Tonight, the planets will share the same "right ascension," with Mars passing just 1.75 degrees to the north of Uranus ...

Newly discovered giant galaxies dwarf the Milky Way

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 19:54
These images show two giant radio galaxies found with using the MeerKAT telescope. The red in both images shows the radio light being emitted by the galaxies against a background of the sky as it is seen in visible light.

Monster glaciers on Mars are frozen time capsules from its mysterious past

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 19:49
Layers of rock trapped inside different levels of a glacier indicate distinct ice flows. Since these rocks traveled on or inside the ice, erosion was out of the question. As to what is inside, it could be anything — maybe even frozen microbes.

Sloppy science or groundbreaking idea? Theory for how cells organize contents divides biologists

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 19:22
So the biochemist was intrigued a couple of years ago when his graduate student David McSwiggen uncovered data likely to fuel excitement about a process called phase separation, already one of the hottest concepts in cell biology.

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