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New 3D brain models crack open mysteries of crucial stage of human development

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 20:12
Some say that out of all the objects in the universe, the human brain is the most complex. Much of what makes us uniquely human — our emotions, memories, consciousness — stems from this 3-pound organ, yet the bulk of what we know about the brain ...

'Satanic' sheep killer moves once more as extra grotesque 'sacrifices' came upon

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 20:12
3 extra animals had been discovered lifeless in a space the place a lifeless sheep was once came upon coated in black magic symbols remaining November. The 3 sheep have been coated in pentagrams which can be satanic cult symbols. The farm animals ...

The mystery behind a superbright supernova may just have been solved

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:46
One of the most luminous stellar explosions ever detected may now be explained. It came from the detonation of a dead star within the dense shell of matter ejected from that sun's companion star, a new study suggests. Supernovas are explosions that can ...

NASA infrared telescope says goodbye after 16-year run

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:45
The infrared Spitzer Space Telescope, considered one of NASA's four “great observatories,” will be switched off on 31 January after a 16 year career. It probed some of the earliest galaxies ever seen, charted how they evolved and formed stars, and picked ...

Guy with out a legs drowns in tub after hitting head and being knocked subconscious

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:39
A person with out a legs drowned in his tub when he hit his head and couldn't get out, an inquest heard. Glynn Moore, 69, used to be knocked subconscious whilst looking to elevate himself out of his wheelchair, it used to be heard. The double amputee, of ...

Science behind the possibility of Northern Lights disappearing in the future

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:38
Every planet in the solar system has its own magnetic field. Similarly, Earth has its own magnetic field; north and south magnetic pole, which are separate from the geographic poles but connected with a field. North Magnetic Pole in particular, is a point ...

SpaceX may try to catch Crew Dragon capsules with a giant net. (No, really.)

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:22
SpaceX's Crew Dragon astronaut taxis may not always cap their missions with ocean splashdowns. The company might end up trying to snag returning Crew Dragons with net-equipped boats, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Sunday (Jan.

Man with no legs drowns in bath after hitting head and being knocked unconscious

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:18
A coroner said double amputee Glynn Moore, 69, may have fallen and drowned before a friend found him in Cinderford, Gloucestershire. Share. Comments. By. Berny Torre. 19:17, 23 JAN 2020. News. A man with no legs drowned in his bath in Cinderford, ...

Mechanism for how common gene therapy vectors enter cells

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:03
Date: January 23, 2020; Source: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Summary: Researchers have identified a novel cellular entry factor for adeno-associated virus vector (AAV) types -- the most commonly used viral vectors for in vivo gene therapy.

New insights about the brightest explosions in the Universe

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:00
Swedish and Japanese researchers have, after ten years, found an explanation to the peculiar emission lines seen in one of the brightest supernovae ever observed—SN 2006gy. At the same time they found an explanation for how the supernova arose.

Verizon's iPhone XR deal saves you $300 and includes a $200 prepaid Mastercard

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 18:50
With its big screen, fast performance and $599 starting price, the iPhone XR is already the best iPhone value in years. A new Verizon deal stands to make it even better. For a limited time, you can save $300 on any iPhone XR when purchased with a new line ...

NASA's 'most powerful rocket' ready for testing at Stennis Space Center

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 18:18
STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss — The "most powerful rocket in the world," which will return humans to deep space, is ready for testing in south Mississippi. NASA says the New Orleans built Space Launch System (SLS) rocket was installed Wednesday at ...

SpaceX Now Targeting Friday for Starlink Launch

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 18:14
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX has rescheduled its Falcon 9 rocket launch for Friday. SpaceX reschedules Falcon 9 rocket launch for Friday; The rocket will carry another batch of Starlink satellites into space; Launch window is 10:49 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. ET ...

Wife barred from visiting husband recovering from broken penis

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:52
Graham Bentley, 45, is at home in Scotland waiting around for an operation after suffering a fractured urethra he sustained at work. A furious wife has been banned from seeing her husband as he recovers from a broken penis. Graham Bentley, 45, is at home ...

Researchers obtain atomically thin molybdenum disulfide films on large-area substrates

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:47
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have managed to grow atomically thin films of molybdenum disulfide spanning up to several tens of centimeters square. It was demonstrated that the material's structure can be modified by ...

Evolution's next step?: Four new walking sharks found in tropical waters

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:35
You've got to walk before you can run — even if you're a newly evolved shark looking to make a splash on dry land. Scientists have discovered four new species of sharks that can walk around on the ocean floor, following a 12-year study of marine life in the ...

Ancient African genomes offer glimpse into early human history

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:34
DNA sequences from children who lived in West Africa thousands of years ago might help to uncover how humans moved across the continent. Ewen Callaway. Search for this author in: Pub Med · · Google Scholar · Share on Twitter · Share on ...

Earth's oldest known impact crater provides ancient climate clues for scientists

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:24
Like the moon, Earth has plenty of craters – they just aren't as prominent since there's all that greenery and water around. They're important, though, because of what they can tell us about the history of our world. Case in point: Yarrabubba Crater, ...

NASA's $2.5B rover is frozen on Mars

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:12
NASA's Curiosity rover, which celebrated its seventh anniversary on Mars in August and has made several remarkable discoveries, is stuck frozen on the Red Planet. In a mission update earlier this week, the team operating the rover wrote that Curiosity ...

Traces of the European Enlightenment Found in the DNA of Western Sign Languages

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:09
AUSTIN, Texas — Sign languages throughout North and South America and Europe have centuries-long roots in five European locations, a finding that gives new insight into the influence of the European Enlightenment on many of the world's signing ...