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Neptune at 'biggest and brightest' and Moon's lava plains visible next week – how to spot September's stunning space ...

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:36
IF you like stargazing then September is the month for you as there is plenty to look forward to. As the nights begin to lengthen you'll be treated to Neptune at its biggest and brightest, the Harvest Moon and so much more. Neptune will be at its biggest and ...

Selective Breeding Altered Brain Anatomy in Dogs, Study Says

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:08
A new study published in the JNeurosci shows that through selective breeding, humans have significantly altered the brains of different lineages of domestic dogs in different ways. Left: structural differences in three dog breeds. Right: composite scan from 33 ...

Here's Where India's Chandrayaan-2 Will Land Near the Moon's South Pole (and Why)

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:02
It doesn't have a name, at least not yet. But in just a few days, if all goes well, it could become one of the most important places on the moon's surface. That spot is a highland that rises between two craters dubbed Manzinus C and Simpelius N. On a grid of the ...

Jupiter and the Moon Will Perform a Cosmic Cuddle Tonight! How to See It

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:52
If the sky is clear, you're in for a treat. The solar system's biggest planet — Jupiter — will nestle close to Earth's moon tonight (Sept. 5). It's a pretty sight, even though this conjunction is all a matter of celestial geometry. On average, the moon is 238,855 miles ...

Tyrannosaurus rex had a built-in air conditioner, study says

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:21
One of the largest predators to ever walk the Earth needed to cool off every now and then. Researchers believe they have now unlocked the secret to how Tyrannosaurus rex maintained a cool head. The carnivorous dinosaur had something akin to an air ...

Using AI to predict hybrid nano-particle structure

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:13
Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have made significant progress in predicting atomic structures of hybrid nano-particles. The researchers demonstrated a new algorithm that 'learns' to predict binding sites of molecules at the metal-molecule ...

Here's What That 'Gel-Like Substance' Found On The Moon (Probably) Is

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:00
Back in January, China made space history by successfully performing the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon with its Chang'e-4 lander. Soon after, it unleashed its Yutu-2 rover, which began to periodically wander around the Von Kármán crater ...

China found a mysterious 'gel-like' substance on the moon's uncharted far side

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 10:34
China's Chang'e-4 lunar rover has discovered an unidentified "gel-like" substance on the moon's far side. The lunar probe was launched in early December 2018 and has taken part in a historic exploration of the far side of the moon, sometimes called the ...

Almost all life on Earth was wiped out 2 billion years ago, a new study says

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:58
The most catastrophic wipe-out on Earth didn't happen to the dinosaurs. A new study found extreme changes in the atmosphere killed almost 100% of life on Earth about 2 billion years ago. Researchers sampled barite, a mineral more than 2 billion years old, ...

Meteor video: Dramatic dashcam fireball footage shows space rock hurtle above Alberta

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:57
People in parts of Ontario and western New York witnessed a similar sight during Labor Day which was reportedly accompanied by a loud boom. Both events were likely the consequence of a meteor incinerating as it hurtled into Earth's atmosphere, creating a ...

Elon Musk's SpaceX is zeroing in on nine possible locations on Mars to land its Starship

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:44
We know two things about Mars. One, it has the potential to be the second home for human civilisation, and second, the never-ending craze to colonise Mars by Elon Musk, Co-founder and CEO of Tesla, and the lead architect of SpaceX. Having said that ...

What Is Benzene and Why Is It so Useful?

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:17
Benzene was first isolated by Michael Faraday while studying illuminating gases, and it is one of the most important chemicals for many industries around the world. But why? Here we explore the chemical structure and properties of this "wonder chemical" ...

Students who do not date are not social misfits

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 08:18
Prior research identified four distinct dating trajectories from 6th to 12th grade: Low, Increasing, High Middle School, and Frequent. In a new study published in the Journal of School Health, researchers found that adolescents who were not in a romantic ...

NASA-ESA Hubble Space Telescope clicks photos of dying stars in Centaurus and Gemini constellations

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 07:52
In a series of breathtakingly beautiful photos, NASA/European Space Agency/(ESA) Hubble Space Telescope has in the last few days captured photos of two dying stars. The photos show one Sun-like star dying in the Centaurus and Gemini constellations ...

Extreme pubic grooming 'may not cause sexually transmitted infections'

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 07:42
The US research contradicts previous findings and recommends other steps to reduce the risk of STIs.

New tool turns CRISPR into "genetic Swiss Army Knife"

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 07:15
The CRISPR tool is fast developing into a powerful way to edit the genes of bacteria, mammals, plants, humans, and even reptiles. It's often referred to as “genetic scissors,” but a new improvement turns it into a “genetic Swiss Army Knife.” Research led by ...

ATR-FTIR for Single Cell Analysis

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 06:48
An acronym for attenuated total reflection Fourier-Transform infrared spectroscopy, ATF-FTIR is an analysis technique that can be used to analyse biological specimens in a cheap, economical way. This method of analysis works by measuring any changes ...

'First space hotel', operational by 2025, to feature artificial gravity

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 06:19
Since Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel to space in 1961, only over 500 people have explored the outer realms of Earth's atmosphere. However, one company, The Gateway Foundation, is looking to change that by setting up a hotel right in space in ...

Sen. Kevin Cramer and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Tour UND, Grand Sky

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 04:05
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks is considered the place to be for space exploration. Sen. Kevin Cramer invited NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine for a tour. For students in UND's space studies program, there's something fascinating about the night sky ...

Middle School in the Year 2019

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 03:52
This article discusses what kids in middle school must face today. Drugs, alcohol and sex not what you think about 6th graders facing daily. By Michael Rubino, Ph.D, MFT, Patch Mayor. Sep 4, 2019 10:46 pm ET ...

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