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Colorado's first cases of COVID-19 variant found in India identified in Mesa County

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 12 min ago
Clinical scientist Carla Rey works with samples of coronavirus tests at the recently assembled covid testing lab where some 5,000 samples a day are seen at National Jewish Health on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020.

This tiny dinosaur hunted in the dark and heard better than an owl

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 16 min ago
(CNN) With unusually large eyes and hair-trigger hearing, the tiny desert-dwelling dinosaur hunted its prey at night, offering more definitive evidence that dinosaurs weren't only active in the daytime. It's one of the findings of two ground-breaking studies ...

Boeing's Starliner 2nd orbital flight test moved up to July

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 45 min ago
The Starliner spacecraft that will fly Boeing's Orbital Flight Test-2 mission to the International. Note: We've brought you a front-row seat to rocket launches from Florida since ...

'Molecular glue' makes perovskite solar cells dramatically more reliable over time

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 50 min ago
The treatment dramatically increases cells' stability and reliability over time, while also improving the efficiency with which they convert sunlight into electricity. "There have been great strides in increasing the power ...

Team directs and measures quantum drum duet

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 50 min ago
Like conductors of a spooky symphony, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have "entangled" two small mechanical drums and precisely measured their linked quantum properties. Entangled pairs like this might someday ...

Review: Most human origins stories are not compatible with known fossils

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 50 min ago
In the 150 years since Charles Darwin speculated that humans originated in Africa, the number of species in the human family tree has exploded, but so has the level of dispute concerning early human evolution. Fossil apes are often at the center of the ...

Scientists construct model to explain unique magnetic field of Saturn

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 52 min ago
Washington: New Johns Hopkins University simulations offer an intriguing look into Saturn`s interior, suggesting that a thick layer of helium rain influences the planet`s magnetic field. The models, published in the journal AGU Advances, also indicate that ...

An uncrackable combination of invisible ink and artificial intelligence

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 55 min ago
Date: May 5, 2021; Source: American Chemical Society; Summary: Coded messages in invisible ink sound like something only found in espionage books, but in real life, they can have important security purposes. Yet, they can be cracked if their encryption is ...

4th Eagan School Added To DOH Coronavirus Outbreak List

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 5 min ago
EAGAN, MN— Four Eagan schools are on the Minnesota Department of Health's COVID-19 breakout list, the department reported Thursday. Woodland Elementary School has reported a recent outbreak of COVID-19, the department said. Pilot Knob STEM ...

Legendary Sargasso Sea may be sea turtles' destination during mysterious 'lost years'

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 9 min ago
Date: May 5, 2021; Source: University of Central Florida; Summary: New research indicates that the legendary Sargasso Sea, which includes part of the Bermuda Triangle and has long featured in fiction as a place where ships go derelict, may actually be an ...

A new window to see hidden side of magnetized universe

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 46 min ago
Date: May 5, 2021; Source: National Institutes of Natural Sciences; Summary: New observations and simulations show that jets of high-energy particles emitted from the central massive black hole in the brightest galaxy in galaxy clusters can be used to map ...

Physicists describe new type of aurora

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 20 sec ago
For millennia, humans in the high latitudes have been enthralled by auroras—the northern and southern lights. Yet even after all that time, it appears the ethereal, dancing ribbons of light above Earth still hold some secrets. In a new study, physicists led by the ...

New research shines light on stepparent fairy-tale stereotype

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 8 min ago
In fact, new research shows that stepparents are not at a disadvantage compared to their peers from single-parent households and actually experience better outcomes than their halfsiblings—good news for the more than 113 million Americans that are part of a ...

Dutch researchers training bees to detect COVID-19 infections

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 18 min ago
To train the bees, scientists in the bio-veterinary research laboratory at Wageningen University gave them sugary water as a reward after showing them samples infected with COVID-19. They would get no reward after being shown a non-infected sample.

SpaceX Sticks the Landing in Latest Starship Test Flight

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 19 min ago
SpaceX's SN15 stuck the landing. The private spaceflight company's latest Starship prototype aced a high-altitude test flight today (May 5), checking every box from takeoff to touchdown for the first time. “We are down! The Starship has landed,” John ...

Genomic studies uncover the tale of the first Bronze Age civilizations in Europe

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 35 min ago
Although they were set apart in cultural customs, architectural preference, and art, the earliest bronze-using civilizations from Europe were quite similar from a genetic standpoint, a new paper reports. The exact details of the Early Bronze Age civilizations ...

SpaceX Drops The Ball On Catching Fairings

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 48 min ago
From launching a Tesla into deep space to the captivating test flights of their next-generation Starship spacecraft, the private company has turned high-stakes aerospace research and development into a public event. A cult of ...

No more L-plates as Edinburgh researcher is among first to pass post-lockdown driving test

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 1 min ago
Tests were suspended due to lockdown rules but resumed in Scotland on May 6, having restarted in England and Wales last month. Oyvind Almelid, 35, a Norway-born researcher at Edinburgh University, began taking lessons last August and initially had a ...

Cutting methane gas 'crucial for climate fight'

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 13 min ago
Reducing emissions of methane gas is vital for tackling climate change in the short-term, a major UN report says. Methane is produced when living things decompose; it's also in natural gas. It persists for just a short time in the atmosphere - unlike carbon ...

Having trouble identifying birds while birdwatching? Here are some tips

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 17 min ago
The trees are alive with the sound of music. The trouble is, with the unfurling of leaves on trees and bushes, it's getting harder by the day to visually identify the source of those cheerful and earnest songs. Is that a yellow warbler or a hooded warbler? A veery ...


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