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A new technique predicts how earthquakes would affect a city's hospitals

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:47
Date: October 23, 2020; Source: Stanford School of Engineering; Summary: An international research team has developed a methodology to help disaster preparedness officials in large cities make contingency plans on a region-wide basis to make sure that ...

Tectonic plate 'misplaced' for 60M years discovered hiding beneath Pacific Ocean

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:41
A tectonic plate “misplaced” for 60 million years beneath the Pacific Ocean has been reconstructed by scientists on the College of Houston. Generally known as Resurrection, the plate has been a controversial subject amongst geologists as a result of many ...

Tectonic plate 'lost' for 60M years found hiding under Pacific Ocean

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:38
A tectonic plate “lost” for 60 million years under the Pacific Ocean has been reconstructed by scientists at the University of Houston. Known as Resurrection, the plate has been a controversial topic among geologists because many believe it never existed.

Super cool white paint basically creates 'free air conditioning'

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:33
Purdue researchers Xiulin Ruan (left) and Joseph Peoples point an infrared camera at white paint samples on a rooftop. Purdue University photo/Jared Pike. Ultra-black coatings and paints like Vantablack have gotten a lot of attention in recent years. What the ...

War on plastic is distracting from more urgent threats to environment, experts warn

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:23
Date: October 23, 2020; Source: University of Nottingham; Summary: A team of leading environmental experts have warned that the current war on plastic is detracting from the bigger threats to the environment. Share: FULL STORY ...

SpaceX still targeting weekend launch; next Cargo Dragon mission to ISS delayed

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:15
SpaceX teams at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are still targeting Saturday for the company's previously scrubbed Falcon 9 launch with a batch of Starlink satellites. If schedules hold, the 230-foot rocket will boost 60 of the internet-beaming satellites at ...

Clovis people: Narrow window of tool-making

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:02
Date: October 23, 2020; Source: Texas A&M University; Summary: There is much debate surrounding the age of the Clovis -- a prehistoric culture named for stone tools found near Clovis, New Mexico in the early 1930s -- who once occupied North America ...

This diabolical iron clad super beetle will keep a car running – and help with engineering problems

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:01
New York (CNN) – Scientists creating new materials are studying an unlikely source of strength: a beetle that can withstand running a car. Researchers at the University of Purdue and the University of California, Berkeley, studied the dialectical iron clad ...

Scientists Challenge Recent Discovery of a Biosignature on Venus

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 19:25
A bombshell study from last month made the extraordinary claim of finding a type of molecule on Venus associated with life. An independent re-evaluation of the methods used in the paper has reached an entirely different conclusion, finding “no statistical ...

'The Right Stuff' recap: We've got a lot of catching up to do ('Advent')

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 19:10
The moon comes into focus in the fourth episode of National Geographic's "The Right Stuff." Now on Disney Plus, the docudrama series based on Tom Wolfe's 1979 book by the same title follows NASA and its original Mercury 7 astronauts as they race against ...

Planet Earth Report –“Search for Extraterrestrial Atoms of Life to NASA's 'Exciting' Moon Discovery”

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:45
... ‌. Earth from the ISS. ‌. Planet Earth Report” provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human ...

This diabolical ironclad super-beetle can survive being run over by a car — and help with engineering problems

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:41
NEW YORK (CNN) — Scientists developing new materials are studying an unlikely source of strength: a beetle that can withstand being run over by a car. Researchers from Purdue University and the University of California, Irvine, studied the aptly named ...

Alien civilizations could be eyeing Earth from these star systems

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:32
This illustration shows an Earth-like exoplanet. NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech. Here on Earth, where we're focused on looking outward, we scour the universe for potentially habitable planets located outside our solar system. But what if we turned the ...

This Whiter-Than-White Paint Is Like the Opposite of Vantablack

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:30
A team of scientists have created a white paint that's so white, they say, that it reflects 95.5 percent of sunlight that reaches its surface. Essentially, it's the exact opposite of Vantablack, the substance that makes objects appear so dark, by absorbing close to 100 ...

Ancient crocodiles swam from Africa to Spain and lived in the Mediterranean six MILLION years ago

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:25
Fossils of two crocodylus specimens are described 16 years after their discovery · They were found in Venta del Moro near Valencia, Spain between 1995 and 2006 ...

Different type of photosynthesis may save crops from climate change

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:17
Oct. 23 (UPI) -- In many places, climate change is expected to bring hotter, drier weather. In a new study, published Friday in the journal The Plant Cell, scientists considered whether an alternative mode of photosynthesis, might yield more heat-tolerant and ...

Full Range of Care

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:13
Diabetes is not an entirely preventable disease, but there are steps that can be taken to greatly reduce a person's risk of developing the condition, especially when it comes to type 2. “Diabetes ...

Dinosaurs may have evolved into birds, but early flights didn't go so well

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:11
About 160 million years ago, two tiny dinosaurs known as Yi qi and Ambopteryx longibrachium glided through the trees in present-day China. Unfortunately for Yi and Ambopteryx, these aerial abilities were pretty underwhelming, scientists reported on October ...

Oreo tucked its cookies into an asteroid-proof doomsday vault

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:10
The Global Oreo Vault is located in Norway. Oreo. Oreo, maker of the legendary chocolate-and-creme sandwich cookies, may be overreacting a little. Asteroid 2018 VP1 is scheduled to graze Earth on Nov. 2, the day before the US elections. It has a real but ...

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch 24 October

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:08
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station. This mission will be the first cargo resupply mission on the companys upgraded version of its ...

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