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Study: Mysterious Bursts From Space Occur Every Second

The Parkes radio telescope “heard” the first quick radio detonate in 2001. Could bursts actually be going off every second? (Credit: CSIRO) Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of the hottest topics in astronomy right now. These brief but intensely absolute bursts last only milliseconds, but recover extensive amounts of …

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Jellyfish Sleep, Too

Upside-down jellyfish in a tank. (Credit: Caltech) Bees, sharks, anteaters, humans, we all share the need for sleep. Why we do it is of march still mostly a mystery, but the fact of it stays incontrovertible. Now, new investigate on jellyfish is pulling the start of nap even serve back down …

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Growing Up Neanderthal

The stays of a Neanderthal child who died 49,000 years ago is divulgence information about the elemental and physiological expansion of the apart cousins. (Credit: Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC) Though his life was brief — he never reached the age of 8 — his hoary stays could have inclusive change in …

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What, Exactly, Happens When Drone Meets Head?

Watch out dummy, there’s a drone coming at you! (Credit: Virginia Tech) Thanks to a manikin we now have a better thought of what happens when a drone hits a person’s head. A study by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) one of the Federal Aviation …

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Setting the Record Straight on Earthquakes

Collapsed building covers a automobile after the 2017 Puebla trembler nearby Mexico City. Wikimedia Commons – CC-by-SA-4.0. This past month has seen Mexico humour two major earthquakes. The latest trembler broken multitudes of buildings in Mexico City and over 200 people died as a outcome of collapses and fires. As …

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Is Lab-Grown Leather the Next Wardrobe Staple?

(Credit: Modern Meadow) Leather jackets are a must-have in many wardrobes. While some venerate genuine leather true from the cow buds, others find alternatives to genuine leather, either due to cost or their position on animal products. This could be their new go-to substitute: lab-grown leather. New York-based Modern Meadow …

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Can Neuroscience Inform Everyday Life? The "Translation Problem"

A new paper asks because neuroscience hasn’t had some-more “impact on the daily lives.” The article, Neuroscience and bland life: confronting the interpretation problem, comes from Dutch researchers Jolien C. Francken and Marc Slors. It’s a thought-provoking piece, but it left me feeling that the authors are awaiting too much …

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Hooded Grebes Are Bringing Sexy Back—Or Trying To

Love is a battlefield, and in the case of the hooded grebe, that battle takes place on the dance floor. These concerned freshwater divers have a mating protocol that is not only intensely intricate, but also rarely entertaining. And propitious for us, we now have it on film. Not much …

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Quantifying Drug Use With Sewage and Cell Phones

Here be drugs. (Credit: Wanna Thongpao/Shutterstock) Obtaining information about illegal drug use isn’t a elementary task. The unlawful inlet of the theme creates entertainment information on the who and the what of drug expenditure problematic. Self-reported surveys, a common tool, aren’t always accurate since people aren’t always honest about their …

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