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Anti-masker thinks she's entitled to berate bus driver all because she has a Ph.D.

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 23:34
An angry passenger berated and shoved a bus driver in Canada after being asked to wear a mask. Advertisement Hide. The footage, which was filmed in Ontario last month but only recently surfaced on social media, shows the bus stopped as the driver ...

Officials warn families of COVID-19 carpool clusters: What to know

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 23:30
LPETTET/iStockBy SARAH MESSER, ABC News. (NEW YORK) — As schools get back in session and more employees return to the office amid the coronavirus pandemic, health officials are warning about the potential risks of commuting together in cars, ...

Building Blocks of Language Evolved at least 40 Million Years before Language Itself, Study Shows

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 23:30
In a new study, published this week in the journal Science Advances, apes and monkeys were able to track relationships between sounds the same way as humans, showing that this ability predates the evolution of language itself by at least 40 million years.

NASA Promises Exciting Moon Announcement

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 23:24
NASA is set to announce on Monday what its calling "an exciting new discovery" about Earth's moon. The space agency was tightlipped about further details, but did drop a clue. "This new discovery contributes to NASA's efforts to learn about the moon in ...

Bluegrass Skies: Uranus at opposition

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 23:05
Halloween will provide an astronomical treat this year as Uranus reaches opposition on Oct. 31. Opposition is the point in a planets orbit when it is on the opposite side of the Earth from the sun. The same thing happens once a month with the moon. When the ...

Watch a NASA spacecraft collect pebbles from the ancient asteroid Bennu

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 22:25
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) made history on Tuesday when its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected samples from an asteroid, Bennu, that scientists believe may have had water on its surface earlier in its history. OSIRIS-REx ...

Fossil hunter brothers who dug up the world's most expensive dinosaur are locked in bitter battle

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 22:04
The rock-star fossil hunter brothers who dug up the most expensive dinosaur bones in the world have been locked in a bitter dispute after a family fall out. For years, legendary paleontologist brothers Peter and Neal Larson worked together on some of the ...

Aliens watching us? Scientists spot 1000 nearby stars where ET could detect life on Earth

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 21:55
As humanity ramps up its search for alien life, we should keep in mind that E.T. might be hunting for us as well. A new study makes that point by identifying more than 1,000 nearby stars that are favorably positioned for spotting life on Earth. "If observers were ...

Exercising outdoors a great idea during the pandemic

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 21:43
Despite the snow, the cold, the dark and the pandemic, you can still get outdoors and exercise. In fact, during these stressful times it's probably more important than ever. Many studies have shown that getting exercise and spending time outdoors are good for ...

Top 10 things to know about asteroid Bennu

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 21:42
Take a video tour of asteroid Bennu's remarkable terrain and read a list of 10 cool things scientists know about this pristine remnant from the early days of our solar system. Sharing is caring! Tweet. Share. Pin. Mail. Share ...

Supercomputers dig into first star fossils

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 21:19
No one has yet found the first stars. They're hypothesized to have formed about 100 million years after the Big Bang out of universal darkness from the primordial gases of hydrogen, helium, and trace light metals. These gases cooled, collapsed, and ignited ...

Thursday October 22 – Appalachian State, Watauga, Alleghany & Ashe COVID-19 Cases Data

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:50
Editor Note –. A question regarding the reporting of COVID-19 daily numbers has come up often on the Watauga Online Facebook page in recent weeks. I reached out to AppHealthCare's Director of Communications with this question “Do the numbers (daily ...

Rare Bird Discovered In Pennsylvania, Biologist Calls It 'Once In A Lifetime' Discovery

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:31
Biologists at the Powdermill Nature Reserve say they have discovered a songbird that is male on one side of its body and female on the other. The rose-breasted grosbeak was discovered during normal banding operations, Annie Lindsay, the Pennsylvania ...

Sacrificed llama mummies unearthed in Peru

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:20
Archaeologists in Peru have found the naturally mummified remains of five llamas that were sacrificed to the Incan gods about 500 years ago. The mummified llamas are still adorned with the colorful strings, red paint and feathers that the Inca decorated them ...

Jennifer Aniston is seen in public for the first time in 8 MONTHS running errands in Beverly Hills

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:04
EXCLUSIVE: Dressed down Jennifer Aniston is seen in public for the first time in 8 MONTHS running errands in Beverly Hills as the Friends star has been holed up in her mansion since lockdown began. Jennifer Aniston was seen in public for the first time in ...

The Moon Has an Announcement …

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:38
So NASA decided to tweet out that the Moon had an announcement for us all next week, and I have some theories. ️ Mark your calendars: We will be revealing a new discovery about the surface of the Moon from our airborne @SOFIATelescope ...

Gene editing tool CRISPR-cas 9 and emerging new world

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:32
Vast number of patients suffering from lifelong incurable diseases such as Sickle cell disease , Cystic fibrosis or Haemophilia and many more are at the threshold for a complete reversal of the disease and in near future shall influence favourably the treatment ...

Aliens on 1000 nearby stars could see us, new study suggests

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:26
There are about 1,000 star systems where aliens, if they existed, could be watching us from afar, new research suggests. Those 1,004 star systems are in a direct line of sight to our planet, and close enough to us that they could not only detect planet Earth, but ...

Why do we get so picky about friendship late in life? Ask the chimps

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:18
When humans age, they tend to favor small circles of meaningful, established friendships rather than seek new ones, and to lean toward positive relationships rather than ones that bring tension or conflict. These behaviors were thought to be unique to ...

Witch-repellent graffiti discovered in ruins of medieval UK church

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:12
The marks are meant to keep bad spirits away, but they won't stop a high-speed train route from moving into the area. Shares. Witch marks found on the medieval stones of St. Mary's church in Stoke Mandeville,. "Witch marks" found on the medieval stones of ...

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