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Ancient amphibian footprint is oldest in Britain

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:13
As it squelched across some North Yorkshire mud, the ancient amphibian did not know it would be making history. But over the 340 million years that followed, the footprints left by that edopoid — a creature flatteringly known as “glutton-faced” — hardened.

Earth Was Already 'Stressed' Before Dinosaur Extinction, Says Researchers

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:04
New evidence gathered from Antarctic seashells proves that Earth was already unstable before the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. The investigation, led by researchers at Northwestern University, was the first to determine the calcium isotope ...

Water is on exoplanets, but there's not a lot

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:02
Led by the University of Cambridge, researchers have recently conducted the most extensive survey of atmospheric chemical compositions of exoplanets, revealing implications for the search for water. Researchers used atmospheric data from 19 exoplanets ...

SpaceX to Make Starlink Satellites Dimmer to Lessen Impact on Astronomy: Report

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:02
SpaceX has a fix in play to make its bright Starlink satellites less disruptive to astronomy, according to a SpaceNews report. After the first Starlink internet satellites launched in May, astronomers noticed that the little satellites are quite reflective and bright.

Geminid Meteor Shower's Parent Debris Trail Spotted for 1st Time (Photo)

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:02
SAN FRANCISCO — NASA's record-breaking Parker Solar Probe (PSP) has given us a new perspective on a famous meteor shower. In a cosmic first, PSP imaged the dusty trail of debris that causes the Geminid meteor shower, which peaks this weekend.

Maine Mineral & Gem Museum opens, and it's pretty out of this world

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00
There's a lot to brag about: 'We have more of the moon than the world's 10 leading science museums combined'. By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright Globe Correspondent,Updated December 12, 2019, in 12 hours. The museum has the largest collection of ...

Amber Fossils Reveal Lice-Like Bugs Crawling in Dinosaur Feathers

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:55
ancient insects resemble modern fleas terparasit with dinosaurs with feathers partying in them, as evidenced by a pair of interesting new amber fossil. Modern birds are sometimes filled with feathers and feather-meal chewing lice, and a new study published ...

Scientists find holes in seafloor off Big Sur

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:47
Scientists with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute discovered holes or pits in the seafloor off Big Sur, and researchers are still working to find out how some of them were formed. Scientists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute ...

Amazon fires quickening glacier melting in Andes

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:25
The burning rainforest releases black carbon into the atmosphere, which, according to a growing number of scientific studies, directly contributes to the melting of glaciers. Sharing is caring! Tweet. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. arrow. Majestic snowy, rocky, steep ...

Russia Working on Means to Destroy Dangerous Asteroids Hurtling Toward Earth

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:21
Humongous space rocks fly past Earth on a regular basis, some of them rife with the danger of possible life-ending consequences. To make matters worse, some of these celestial objects are known fly at trajectories which allow them to sneak up on our planet ...

Prions clog cell traffic in brains with neurodegenerative diseases

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:08
WASHINGTON — Clumps of misfolded proteins cause traffic jams in brain cells. Those jams may have deadly consequences in neurodegenerative diseases. Clusters of prions block passage of crucial cargo along intracellular roadways in brain cells, cell ...

Mars 2020: Mars Will Soon Have Two Roaming Rovers Again

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:05
By next summer, NASA's Curiosity Rover won't be the only one roaming the Martian landscape. It has been the only roaming rover on Mars since Opportunity died sue to a massive planetary dust storm in 2018, but the Mars 2020 rover will soon be its new ...

Two meteor showers will peak before Christmas

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:02
The final two meteor showers of 2019 will soon enter their most active phase, but the viewing of one of them will likely be hampered by the brightness of the December “cold moon.” “The annual Geminid meteor shower is expected to reach its peak this ...

Water Erupts Through Fissures on Enceladus' Icy Surface – New Research Reveals the Physics

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:54
New research reveals the physics governing the fissures through which ocean water erupts from the moon's icy surface. Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is of great interest to scientists due to its subsurface ocean, making it a prime target for those searching for ...

Bad News! Greenland Has Lost More Than 3 Trillion Metric Tons of Ice Since 1992

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:45
Greenland's sheet has lost almost four trillion metric tons of ice - increasing global sea levels by 10.6 millimeters - since 1992. The sheets accelerated fast since the 1990s and shed more than seven times as much ice each year, according to research.

Dinosaur discovery: Antarctic clues shows what REALLY wiped out the dinosaurs

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:32
SCIENTISTS have made a major dinosaur discovery in the Antarctic which could suggest that a major asteroid collision was not fully responsible for the end of the beasts. By Sean Martin. 10:20, Thu, Dec 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 10:32, Thu, Dec 12, 2019. Share.

Fukushima Soil Decontamination: Lessons learned

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:30
Following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011, the Japanese authorities decided to carry out major decontamination works in the affected area, which covers more than 9,000 km2. On December 12, 2019, with most of this work ...

Unlike previous ones, this new polymer by NTU-MIT team can destroy drug-resistant bacteria for sure

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:09
Unlike previous ones, this newly created polymer shows the way for developing drugs to which bacteria are significantly less resistant. By Bhaswati Guha Majumder. December 12, 2019 18:09 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is loading.

How humans learnt to dance; from Chimpanzee Conga

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:02
The evolution of human dance has been studied by psychologists in chimpanzees. · Researchers from the University of Warwick, Durham University and Free University of Brussels found two chimpanzees performed a duo dance-like behaviour, similar to a ...

Destiny 2 Vex Transformer Locations

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:59
You will find yourself engaging in battles through Osiris' time machine known as the Sundial, which is also the name of the game-mode you will be playing to earn various rewards. We also have all the details about the Sundial Arena activity for you. Once you ...

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