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Bird beak extra sense evolved more than 70 million years ago

1 hour ago   |   New Scientist

Some birds can detect the movement of distant prey by plunging their beaks into soil or water - and the “sixth sense” may have begun to evolve in predatory dinosaurs
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MIT developed an autonomous 'Roboat' that can transport people and navigate through canals in Amsterdam

MIT developed an autonomous 'Roboat' that can transport people and navigate through canals in Amsterdam

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Self-driving cars get most of the attention, but engineers at MIT have been quietly working on an autonomous boat for the last five years, and it just...
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Bermuda triangle mystery solved after 'terrifying' creature found 3,000m below water

Bermuda triangle mystery solved after 'terrifying' creature found 3,000m below water

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

A BERMUDA Triangle mystery was solved with the discovery of a "terrifying" creature that lurks 3,000 metres below the surface of the dreaded waters.
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Huge reservoir of fresh water found beneath the sea off Hawaii

6 days ago   |   New Scientist

A huge cache of fresh water found beneath the sea floor off the western coast of Hawaii's Big Island could lift the threat of drought for people living there
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‘Remarkable' Antarctica species ‘new to science' discovered 1,000 metres below ice

‘Remarkable' Antarctica species ‘new to science' discovered 1,000 metres below ice

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

ANTARCTICA researchers uncovered a species "new to science" after probing waters up to 1,000 metres below the ice of the frozen desert.
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Radioactive elements may be key to exoplanet habitability

Radioactive elements may be key to exoplanet habitability

9 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

The amount of radioactive elements in a planet's core may be a key factor in determining its habitability. In this image, too much radiogenic heating stifles convection and the...
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Power Outages and Local Air Pollution: Evidence from India

12 days ago   |   Harvard

Shefali Khanna and Kevin Rowe. In Preparation. “ Power Outages and Local Air Pollution: Evidence from India ”. Abstract We study how power outages affect air quality using...
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High-Intensity Endurance and Strength Training in Water Polo Olympic Team Players: Impact on Arterial Wall Properties

14 days ago   |   Harvard

Evangelos Oikonomou, Gerasimos Siasos, Georgios Marinos, Marina Zaromitidou, Dimitris Athanasiou, Petros Fountoulakis, Sotiris Tsalamandris, Georgios Charalambous, Georgios...
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Mars: Scientists crack process by which Red Planet loses water - 'Still occurring today'

Mars: Scientists crack process by which Red Planet loses water - 'Still occurring today'

18 days ago   |   Daily Express

MARS is about as bone dry as it gets but this was not the case billions of years ago. Scientists have now figured out one of the processes that have stripped the Red Planet of...
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Dust storms on Mars are tossing water from its atmosphere into space

19 days ago   |   New Scientist

Mars has dried out over the past 4 billion years, and that may be partly because water is lofted into the upper atmosphere by dust storms and then escapes into space
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Ashvini Melkote

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Summary List Placement Moncef Slaoui, the chief science advisor to President Donald Trump's Operation Warp Speed, said Americans have a "social responsibility" in taking the... Read more ...