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  • Scientists spot sleeping jellyfish - Gears Of Biz September 23, 2017
    Gears Of BizScientists spot sleeping jellyfishGears Of BizSept. 21 — Scientists have observed, for the first time, a jellyfish in a sleep-like state. It's the first time an animal without a brain or central nervous system has been observed sleeping. The findings — detailed this week in the journal Current ...Jellyfish Sleep at Night Even […]
  • The World Won't End Saturday, But The Next Extinction Could Happen in 2100, Says This MIT Scientist - Newsweek September 23, 2017
    NewsweekThe World Won't End Saturday, But The Next Extinction Could Happen in 2100, Says This MIT ScientistNewsweekA new analysis of previous mass extinctions adds more support to the idea that there will be another—soon. Daniel Rothman, a geophysict at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, compiled a database of information about previous mass extinctions ...Thresholds of […]
  • Fossilized Poo Reveals Vegetarian Dinosaurs Had a Taste for Crabs - Scientific American September 23, 2017
    Scientific AmericanFossilized Poo Reveals Vegetarian Dinosaurs Had a Taste for CrabsScientific AmericanPlant-eating dinosaurs usually found plenty to eat, but occasionally they went looking for a nutritional boost. Fossilized dinosaur droppings from Utah now reveal that 75 million years ago, some of the animals were snacking on prehistoric crayfish or ...Dinosaur dung reveals giant plant-eaters ate […]
  • Their words: Cassini's Linda Spilker on mission's legacy - SpaceFlight Insider September 23, 2017
    The HinduTheir words: Cassini's Linda Spilker on mission's legacySpaceFlight InsiderCassini has provided with a ocean of data that scientists will have to review for years to come. With six new moons discovered and 635 gigabytes of data for them to sift through – scientists have their work cut out for them. Image Credit: JPL / […]
  • New dicovery: An Octopus City off the Coast of Australia - The TeCake September 23, 2017
    The TeCakeNew dicovery: An Octopus City off the Coast of AustraliaThe TeCakeResearchers have discovered an Octopus city off the coast of Australia. Researchers have found that upto 15 inhabiting the same space. Recently, in Eastern Australia's Jervis Bay, Common Sydney Octopuses were found cohabiting at a depth of 10-15m ...Scientists discover an underwater octopus city called […]
  • Nasa facility honors African American woman who plotted key space missions - The Guardian September 22, 2017
    The GuardianNasa facility honors African American woman who plotted key space missionsThe GuardianResearch center named after Katherine Johnson, 99, whose story was told in the film Hidden Figures: 'I liked work. I liked the stars and the stories we were telling'. Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson. Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson, whose ...NASA legend Katherine Johnson honored […]
  • Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods - NPR September 22, 2017
    NPRStudy Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long ChildhoodsNPRNasty, brutish and short. Until about the last decade or so, that's how many of us were accustomed to thinking about Neanderthal life. But a lot has changed since then, not least of which is the emergence of smoking-gun DNA evidence that Neanderthals ...Modern Humans and Neanderthals May Be More […]
  • Doomsday is not on Saturday after all, writer says after predicting end of the world - Fox News September 22, 2017
    AL.comDoomsday is not on Saturday after all, writer says after predicting end of the worldFox NewsThe end is still nigh -- just not as nigh as it was earlier this week, a Doomsday writer says. David Meade, who claimed the world is ending Saturday when a mysterious planet collides with Earth, is now backtracking on […]
  • NASA Spacecraft Buzzes Earth on Way to Distant Asteroid Bennu - Space.com September 22, 2017
    Space.comNASA Spacecraft Buzzes Earth on Way to Distant Asteroid BennuSpace.comA NASA asteroid-sampling probe has just said goodbye to Earth for the second time. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zoomed past our planet this afternoon (Sept. 22), a little over a year after launching on a mission to the big near-Earth asteroid Bennu.OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission receives gravitational boost […]
  • Some Cosmic Rays Come from Outside the Galaxy - Sky & Telescope September 21, 2017
    Sky & TelescopeSome Cosmic Rays Come from Outside the GalaxySky & TelescopeAstronomers have detected more extremely energetic cosmic particles coming from one side of the sky than the other. cosmic ray air shower. This artist's concept shows an example of the air shower of secondary particles that a cosmic ray creates when it ...The universe's […]