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3 Reasons Why Facebook Bears Are Wrong

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 23:20
The bearish case on Facebook stock is based on 3 main arguments, the reputational dame from the data privacy scandals, an abrupt deceleration in growth, and valuation. The evidence shows that both users and advertisers are deeply engaged with ...

In Southeast Asia, Ancient Humans Mated With at Least 4 Other Species

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 23:06
The ancient world was a lot like the world of Lord of the Rings, minus the magic. Different human-like beings roamed the Earth, sometimes interacting with Homo sapiens, also known as anatomically modern humans. It's well established that these people, our ...

PE fitness tests have little positive impact for students

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 23:02
A new study reveals that school fitness tests have little impact on student attitudes to PE - contrary to polarised views on their merits - and for many students, fitness testing during PE may be wasting valuable class time when used in isolation from the ...

Upstate school first in country to roll out new detection system

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 22:48
Spartanburg School District 6 is set to become the first school district in the country to use a state-of-the-art security system heavily used by popular tourist destinations. According to district leaders, this fall, Dorman High School will use the Evolv Edge, ...

Cop claims NYPD ignored her sexual harassment complaints against fellow officers, lawsuit says

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 22:47
NYPD supervisors ignored a Queens cop who begged them to protect her from a police officer who sexually harassed and assaulted her and bombarded her with illicit text messages, a federal lawsuit claims. Officer Danielle Campo got so fed up with her ...

"Piglet Squid" caught on rare video by research vessel in the Pacific Ocean

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 22:35
There are untold wonders in the ocean, with many of them completely unknown to man. In fact, we're still seeing new discoveries of species throughout the world, as well as rare sightings of creatures we previously hadn't had a good look at before — like a ...

NASA to help SpaceX, Blue Origin, and more develop technologies for Moon and Mars travel

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 22:35
As NASA forges ahead to the Moon — and eventually to Mars — the agency is hoping to get some help from the commercial space industry. Today, NASA announced new partnerships with various aerospace organizations, aimed at advancing technologies ...

Smoke from fires in Africa help fertilize the Amazon basin

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 22:00
New research has revealed that smoke from fires in Africa is actually fertilizing the Amazon rainforest. Researchers from the University of Miami discovered that phosphorus from smoke carried by winds across the ocean to the Amazon Basin is the most ...

The Perseid meteor shower will bring the best shooting stars of the year, but only if you know exactly when to look

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:50
The Perseid meteor shower is often considered the most dazzling of the year, but strong moonlight could make it difficult to see shooting stars. The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak during the early hours of August 12 and August 13. However, the ...

Showering With Contacts In Left A Woman With Vision Loss & Here's What You Should Know

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:32
Contact lenses can be a convenient way to switch up your look if your vision isn't a perfect 20/20. You can wear contact lenses occasionally, like I do, or you can wear them every day. However, it's critical to remember not to leave them in all day. And when ...

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge plans prescribed burn to build ecosystem

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:26
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge in Sherman is soon going to be doing something officials say often gets a bad reputation because of its destructive potential but plays a vital role in ensuring the health of the animals, the environment and the natural places ...

This is the healthiest part of the apple, according to study

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:24
Love munching on apples? You could be missing out on the best part of the fruit, according to a new report. » RELATED: This is the healthiest part of the apple, according to study. Researchers from Graz University of Technology in Austria recently conducted ...

Scientists move one step closer to explaining why Komodo dragons are so awesome

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:20
Komodo dragons are incredible animals. They're lizards, but they have a number of unique tweaks to their chemistry that gives them advantages often only seen in mammals. To figure out how these large predators arrived at their current state, researchers ...

Thanks to 'black supermoon,' stargazing is at its prime through this weekend

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:11
Every 32 months, two new moons fall in the same calendar month, causing what is known as a black supermoon, giving us some of the best stargazing moments of the year. A black supermoon refers to the second of two new moons in the same month, ...

Researchers discover a new phase in block copolymers

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:01
All matter consists of one or more phases—regions of space with uniform structure and physical properties. The common phases of H2O (solid, liquid and gas), also known as ice, water and steam, are well known. Similarly, though less familiar, perhaps, ...

Gene transcripts from ancient wolf analyzed after 14000 years in permafrost

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 20:57
RNA—the short-lived transcripts of genes—from the "Tumat puppy", a wolf of the Pleistocene era has been isolated, and its sequence analyzed in a new study by Oliver Smith of the University of Copenhagen and colleagues publishing on July 30 in the ...

Professor Emeritus Samuel Bowring, pioneering geologist and expert in geochronology, dies at 65

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 20:57
Professor Emeritus Samuel A. Bowring, a longtime MIT professor of geology, died on July 17 at age 65. Known for his exceptional skill as a field geologist and innovator in uranium-lead isotopic geochronology, Bowring worked to achieve unprecedented ...

Wayne Wooten: August Skies Of The Gulf Coast

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 20:49
For August 2019, the first quarter moon is on August 7. The waxing gibbous moon passes two degrees north of Jupiter on August 9. On the morning of Aug. 12, the moon will occult (cover) Saturn, but only for observers west of us. When they set about 3 a.m. ...

A mega-tsunami drowned Mars and left a 120-kilometre-wide scar — here's what may have caused it

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 20:29
Today, Mars is a cold, dry world, home to dust devils and robotic explorers. But many scientists suspect it was once waterlogged. A new study, published last month in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, suggests that a 120-kilometre-wide impact ...

A Russian Space Cargo Ship Just Fell to Earth. See Its Fiery Demise!

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 20:08
So long, Progress 72, and thanks for all the stuff. The Russian-built Progress cargo ship went down in flames (on purpose) on Monday (July 29) and a space station astronaut made sure to capture its fiery doom on camera. The uncrewed Russian cargo ship ...

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