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Shape-shifters Once Ruled the Planet

An artist’s sense of rangeomorphs. (Credit: Jennifer Hoyal Cuthill) Before sharks and whales ruled the seas as the biggest bad boys (and girls) of the sea, there were rangeomorphs, a weird plant-looking-animal-type … thing. They roamed the seas of Earth around 540 million years ago, interesting nutrients flapping in the …

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New, Noninvasive Imaging Technique Finds Heart Disease Before It Hurts

Mapping fat accumulation around arteries in the heart. (Credit: A.S. Antonopoulos et al., Science Translational Medicine (2017)) A new, noninvasive imaging routine lets researchers collect up on the warning signs of heart illness prolonged before a heart attack or stroke can take place. The noninvasive technique uses stream computed tomography …

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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Imaged Like Never Before

(Credit: Scot Hampton) On Monday, a human-built intent got closer than any other before it to the many iconic, distracted charge in the solar system. That is, of course, Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, an anticyclone that’s been swirling for hundreds of years, stuck between two of the planets jet stream …

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Tennis players’ grunts envision either they will win or lose.

Photo: flickr/Tatiana Tennis is one of the few sports where shrill grunting is common. So common, in fact, that these researchers did a whole study on the information communicated by tennis grunts. Turns out that the representation of these grunts conveys information about the player’s sex (obviously), but also either …

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Perfect Manhattans & Mysterious Fungi

Dave Arnold set up his own experiments to brew the ideal Manhattan, explaining, “A sip of scholarship will do you good. Think like a scientist and you will make better drinks.” In his first experiment, he used opposite sized ice to make his drinks. His conclusion: opposite ice, opposite stir, same …

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Ala. mobile park gunman formerly charged with child sex assault

The 52-year-old man authorities trust killed 3 people at an Alabama mobile home park Wednesday before committing self-murder was slated to face hearing in Pennsylvania for contingent deviant passionate retort with a child and a series of other charges. Kenneth Dion Lever transient into circuitously woods after the sharpened in …

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Viral prodigy Eileidh Paterson’s wake draws hundreds

Not all adore stories have happy endings. Nearly a month after Eileidh Paterson over her dream of “marrying” her best friend, the cancer-stricken 5-year-old has died. Her funeral, fit for a princess, was held on Monday. Hundreds collected in Eileidh’s local Scotland wearing princess and superhero clothes to contend goodbye. …

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