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How Maori Arrival in New Zealand Was Frozen in Antarctic Ice

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 16:00
Ice cores drilled from the southern continent preserved a signal of the peopling of islands thousands of miles away.

On its Next run, LIGO Will be Able to Probe 8 Times as Much Space

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 15:21
Materials science has once again come through for space exploration. Researchers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) have ...

Visiting Venus and seven asteroids: The UAE's complex new space mission revealed

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 13:29
The mission, announced Tuesday by the vice president of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, will perform a flyby of the hellacious second planet from the sun ...

Astronomers Discover Comet Hidden Inside Solar System's Main Asteroid Belt

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:40
Using data from NASA's Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) survey, astronomers have detected a comet in the main asteroid belt, ...

Do the intellectual frontiers of physics impact other sciences?

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:39
When it comes to physics, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) are prolific in a range of projects – but do their discoveries shape collaborative ...

Texas Scientists Create 'Hydrogel Tablet' That Can Turn River Water Into Drinkable Liquid

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:23
The best discoveries are sometimes made accidentally, and the most recent example is hydrogels. Youhong Guo, who led a team of scientists and engineers from ...

Earth is dimming. Climate change could make it worse

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:17
It's earthshine, da Vinci suggested, or light reflected onto the moon from our own planet. Da Vinci was right. Scientists now know that about a third of the ...

Winners of chemistry Nobel honored for their 'ingenious' way of making molecules

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:15
Two scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry Wednesday for finding an “ingenious” and environmentally cleaner way to build molecules that can be used to ...

Is it an asteroid or comet? This strange solar system object is actually both.

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:06
The object, dubbed 2005 QN173, orbits like any other asteroid, but most such objects are rocks that don't change much as they loop through the solar system. Not ...

Newfound 'chief dragon' dinosaur species was actually the size of a chicken

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 12:01
All hail "chief dragon": The oldest meat-eating dinosaur ever discovered in the United Kingdom may sound monstrous, but the clawed predator was actually a ...

All you need to know on the coronavirus

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 11:24
A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms of coronavirus.

Nobel in chemistry honors pair for way to build molecules

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:56
The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to German scientist Benjamin List of the Max Planck Institute and Scotland-born scientist David W.C. ...

NASA will shoot rocket at asteroid to test 'planetary defense' strategy

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:04
The launch of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission will occur at 1:20 a.m. Eastern time on Nov. 24, NASA said. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be ...

New species is oldest meat-eating dinosaur found in UK

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:02
Pendraig milnerae was a small species of carnivorous dinosaur, living in what is now southern Wales. Credit: © James Robbins. The oldest-known meat-eating ...

Stunning NASA Mars Satellite Photo Shows Perseverance Rover Before It Takes Some Downtime

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 09:46
NASA has captured an image of the Mars Perseverance Rover that shows it as a white speck against the vast empty terrain of the Red Planet as it prepares for ...

How Limb Development Evolved in Vertebrates

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 09:15
By manipulating this gene in mice, researchers were able to activate an ancestral form of limb development seen in early tetrapods (four-legged vertebrates). In ...

Newly created hydrogel tablet can rapidly purify contaminated water

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 08:57
The special hydrogels generate hydrogen peroxide to neutralize bacteria with 99.999% efficiency. Along with activated carbon particles, the hydrogen peroxide ...

New kind of killer whale discovered, hunts large sea mammals: report

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 08:55
Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Canadian researchers said they identified a new, mysterious kind of killer ...

NASA's Lucy mission to Jupiter's fossil asteroids: Everything to know

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 08:00
Out in Jupiter's orbit lie a collection of rocks known as the Trojan asteroids -- fossils from the earliest era of our solar system. These time capsules are ...

GP staff abuse has "no place in the NHS"

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 06:20
GP staff tell their stories of abuse by patients as an NHS boss pleas for people to "be kind".

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