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Sunflower seeds: Nutrition, health benefits and the best way to have them

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 18:32
Adding nuts and seeds to your diet is one of the best things you can do for your health. They are nutritious, healthy and prevent you from several kinds of chronic diseases. Sunflower seeds are one such type of seeds that is loaded with high-quality nutrients.

Scientists are using near-Earth asteroids to hone planetary defense skills

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 18:16
When data shows an asteroid coming too close to Earth for comfort, planetary defense skills come into play mapping the exact path of the asteroids and comparing their orbits to Earth's, according to Bartels. Spotting an ...

Professor Van-Tam: 'One dose of vaccine reducing hospitalisation by 80%'

Health News BBC - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 18:12
Professor Jonathan Van-Tam says that for over 70s, both the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines are 60% effective against illness after the first dose.

Watch live now! NASA previews SpaceX's Crew-2 astronaut mission to the space station

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 18:07
First, agency officials will provide a mission overview today at 12:30 p.m. EST (1730 GMT). Then at 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT), the Crew-2 astronauts will hold a news conference with reporters. You can watch both briefings live in the window above, courtesy of ...

Covid vaccines cut risk of serious illness by 80%

Health News BBC - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 17:53
Latest study on UK rollout suggests jabs significantly reduce risk of being admitted to hospital.

A Safari Conversion Nearly Quadrupled This 2007 Porsche 911's Value

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 17:49
"Investing" in a suspension lift, new wheels, big tires, and a slew of other modifications is typically a fun way to tell your spouse you're throwing money into a huge furnace to fuel your car addiction. But in this case, it's no exaggeration. In 2018, a Bring a Trailer ...

Meet NASA's Flight Director of Mars Perseverance, Who Came to US with $300 and Cleaned Bathrooms

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 17:33
As a child growing up in Cali, Colombia, Diana Trujillo would lie beneath the stars, look to the sky and think, "Something has to be out there that's better than this.".

Wrasses dazzle: How fairy wrasses got their flamboyant colours

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 17:04
With their exuberant colors, fiery personalities and captivating courtship displays, the fairy wrasses are one of the most beloved coral reef fish. Despite this, the evolutionary history of its genus was not well understood—until now.

Blood tests offer early indicator of severe COVID-19, study says

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:51
Date: February 26, 2021; Source: Yale University; Summary: In a new study, researchers report that a series of biomarkers, or biological signals, associated with white blood cell activation and obesity can predict severe outcomes in COVID-19 patients. Share:.

Meteorites may be just north of Cheltenham

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:43
The hunt is on for meteorite fragments that are likely to have fallen to Earth over England on Sunday night. Many people across Northern Europe saw a fireball in the sky shortly before 22:00 GMT, and the streak of light was also caught on special cameras.

Brilliant meteor lights up skies over Canada, Montana

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:25
Its path was caught on security and doorbell cameras in the wee hours of the night last week. A meteor's fiery effect happens when rock or other space debris burns up as it enters ...

Brilliant meteor lights up skies over Canada, Montana

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:20
(CNN) – A huge fireball lit up the night skies over Canada and parts of the northern United States. Its path was caught on security and doorbell cameras in the wee hours of the night last week. A meteor's fiery effect happens when rock or other space debris ...

Neanderthals could hear and make the same sounds as humans, new research suggests

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:20
A virtual reconstruction of the ear in a modern human (left) and a Neanderthal skull. Whether Neanderthals, and other human ancestors, were capable of sophisticated spoken language has been a topic of long-standing debate in human evolution.

New Study: Scientists Makes Earth's 'Digital Twin' to Project Climate Event

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:09
Computer scientists at ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich) are trying to create a detailed digital twin of our Big Blue Marble in a kind of pixelated cloning experiment intended to serve as a model of experiment for Earth's climatic changes.

Climate crisis: Global temperature rises threaten food chains and the survival of larger animals

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:09
The study examined the transfer of energy from tiny single celled organisms up to large mammals, and found that 4C of warming reduced the energy transfer by up to 56 per cent - posing a grave risk to animals higher up the food chain.

New immunotherapy drugs target two evasive cancer-driving proteins

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:07
Researchers have shown in mice that designer antibodies can curb the growth of tumors by targeting two of cancer's most infamous offenders—the proteins RAS and p53, which are mutated in many tumors but have largely defied drug development efforts.

Neanderthals had the capacity to produce human-like speech, scientists claim

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:06
By studying CT scans, scientists were able to create virtual 3D models of the ear structures in Homo sapiens and Neanderthals as well as earlier fossils. Specialist software was then used to estimate their hearing abilities as ...

Earth to Return to Low-Oxygen State in a Billion Years: Study

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:00
The research published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests atmospheric oxygen is not permanent, a finding that will likely influence the search for life on other planets. The study was led by Kazumi Ozaki with Japan's Toho University and ...

Global warming poses threat to food chains

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 16:00
Rising temperatures could reduce the efficiency of food chains and threaten the survival of larger animals, new research shows. Scientists measured the transfer of energy from single-celled algae (phytoplankton) to small animals that eat them (zooplankton).

'Game-Changing': NASA Funds CU Project To Build An Observatory On The Moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 15:24
BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – The University of Colorado is partnering up a lab in Houston to build a radio astronomy observatory to land on the surface of the moon. The project's study was recently funded by NASA. (credit: Lunar Resources). CU Boulder and ...

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