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

Google Science Feeds - 11 hours 15 min 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 - 12 hours 8 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 - 13 hours 12 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 - 15 hours 29 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 - 16 hours 19 min ago
When Nessa Wrafter suffered after the birth of her child, she decided to make a film about her experience.

Cardiff boy, 7, finally walks after losing both legs aged 3

Health News BBC - 16 hours 24 min ago
Aged three, Romeo Hadley suffered purpura fulminans, which led to both his legs being amputated.

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

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 38 sec 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 - 17 hours 44 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 - 17 hours 52 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 ...

Kilogram Untethered from Earthly Objects

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 23:24
November 16, 2018 • Physics 11, 117. Weighing stuff just got more thrilling, as the world metrological community has now redefined the kilogram—and other quantities—to be based on physical constants.

Here's how perfectly rectangular icebergs are formed

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 23:22
A perfectly rectangular iceberg was spotted by NASA scientist Jeremy Harbeck in October off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica.

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.

Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 19:47
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian Soyuz rocket sent a cargo ship on its way to the International Space Station on Friday, a successful launch that cleared the way for the next crew to travel to the space outpost.

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?


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