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New Hubble Image Reveals 15,000 Galaxies Deep in Universe
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have assembled one of the most comprehensive portraits yet of the Universe’s evolutionary history. The Hubble Deep... 48 minutes
Light from ancient quasars helps confirm quantum entanglement
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New NASA Images Show California's Largest Wildfire from Space. Canadian Blazes, Too
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New NASA Images Show California's Largest Wildfire from Space. Canadian Blazes, Too
SPACE.COM The Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest blaze in California's history, releases clouds of smoke in new photos from NASA, and fires blazing over Canada... 3 days
Research explores relationship between personal history of infectious fever and cancer risk
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Historically black schools pay more to issue bonds, researchers find
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Narrow-beam laser technology enables communications between underwater vehicles
PHYS.ORG Nearly five years ago, NASA and Lincoln Laboratory made history when the Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) used a pulsed laser beam to transmit data from a satellite orbiting the moon to... 3 days
Cheese found in an Egyptian tomb is at least 3,200 years old
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Hubble paints picture of the evolving universe
SCIENCE DAILY Hubble and other space and ground-based telescopes, astronomers have assembled one of the most comprehensive portraits yet of the universe's evolutionary history. 4 days
Ancient volcanic eruptions, and peer pressure—from robots
Science Magazine Several thousand years ago the volcano under Santorini in Greece—known as Thera—erupted in a tremendous explosion, dusting the nearby Mediterranean civilizations of Crete and Egypt in a layer of white ash. This geological marker... 4 days
What Paris shows us about the history of photography
PHYS.ORG Imagine a photo of Paris you've seen before, whether it's the Eiffel Tower or an urchin carrying a baguette. Have you ever considered the story behind that picture—why it was... 4 days
World’s Oldest Solid Cheese Found in 3,200-Year-Old Jar in Egypt
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This Ancient Mummy Is Older Than the Pharaohs
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PHYS.ORG For these ancient reptiles, a stretch of beach on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been their home for thousands of years. 4 days
Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming 'recipe' was around for millennia
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Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming 'recipe' was around for millennia
PHYS.ORG It is the first time that extensive tests have been carried out on an intact prehistoric mummy, consolidating the researchers' previous findings that embalming was taking... 5 days
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World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb
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World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb
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Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road
SCIENCE DAILY Studies of ancient plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that fruits, such as apples, peaches,... 6 days
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Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road
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Study identifies distinct origin of ADHD in children with history of brain injury
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Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine
PHYS.ORG The University of Copenhagen in Denmark is home to a unique collection of Ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts. 6 days
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PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and Washington University has learned more about possible ways to store modern... 6 days
Ancient changes along the Hudson offer glimpse into how ice sheets grew
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California water managers vary in use of climate science
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Animal fat on ancient pottery reveals a nearly catastrophic period of human prehistory
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Scarlet macaw DNA points to ancient breeding operation in Southwest
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People might have bred tropical macaws in the desert 1000 years ago
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SCIENCE DAILY A new comprehensive natural history study about Amish nemaline myopathy (ANM) in the Old Order Amish population focuses on the promise of gene therapy... 7 days
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Historic space weather may help understand what’s coming next
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Historic space weather could clarify what's next
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PHYS.ORG On Saturday, NASA launched a bold mission to fly directly into the sun's atmosphere, with a spacecraft named the Parker Solar Probe, after solar astrophysicist Eugene Parker. The incredibly resilient... 7 days
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SCIENCE DAILY Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun,... 1 week
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PHYS.ORG Six crows specially trained to pick up cigarette ends and rubbish will be put to work next week at a French historical theme park, its president said on... 1 week
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In Photos: Ancient Tomb of Chinese Couple Discovered
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Ancient Octagon-Shaped Tomb Reveals Morbid Tales from Mongol-Ruled China
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Recording every cell's history in real-time with evolving genetic barcodes
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NASA's Parker Solar Probe is about to lift off
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SCIENCE DAILY Coral-algal partnerships have endured numerous climate change events in their long history, and at least some are likely to survive modern-day global warming as well, suggests... 2 weeks
Trophy Heads and Mummies Discovered in Ancient Peruvian Pits
LIVE SCIENCE The nearly 1,500-year-old remains of at least 60 people and six trophy heads have been discovered in deep pits in Vitor Valley in southern Peru. 2 weeks
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Science Magazine Reich et al. (Reports, 20 April 2018, p. 317) assert that the... 2 weeks
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Science Magazine Mammals diversified by colonizing drastically different environments, with each transition yielding numerous molecular changes, including losses of protein function. Though not initially... 2 weeks
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Team uses ancient marine sediment as benchmark for present, future climate models
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Syracuse University are looking to the geologic past to make future projections about climate change. 2 weeks
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SCIENCE DAILY Historic levels of particles in the atmosphere released from pre-industrial era fires, and their cooling effect on the planet, may have been significantly underestimated according to a new... 2 weeks
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Argentine Senate rejects historic abortion law
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