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FDA Nominee Ducks Questions on Trump E-Cigarette Flavor Ban | Time

FDA Nominee Ducks Questions on Trump E-Cigarette Flavor Ban | Time

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2 months ago

Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the FDA dodged questions Wednesday on the future of a 2-month-old proposal to ban most flavored e-cigarettes.

Mind Reading: Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University decode human thoughts and emotions using MRI and computer analysis - 60 Minutes - CBS News

Mind Reading: Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University decode human thoughts and emotions using MRI and computer analysis - 60 Minutes - CBS News

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2 months ago

Scientists at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University have found a way to map brain activation patterns using MRI scans to read peoples' thoughts and emotions. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday

Bangladesh could be the first to cultivate golden rice, genetically altered to fight blindness | Science | AAAS

Bangladesh could be the first to cultivate golden rice, genetically altered to fight blindness | Science | AAAS

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2 months ago

Approval expected for the rice, long a flashpoint in debates over GM crops

Rupert Murdoch says \'there are no climate change deniers around\' News Corp | Media | The Guardian

Rupert Murdoch says \'there are no climate change deniers around\' News Corp | Media | The Guardian

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2 months ago

Murdoch was responding to a question at AGM about time given to ‘climate deniers’ by News Corp outlets in Australia

Rick and Morty\'s dark matter engine is an intriguing scientific question

Rick and Morty\'s dark matter engine is an intriguing scientific question

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2 months ago

One is forced to wonder, while watching the often-realistic (if ridiculous) Rick and Morty, if dark matter would actually make good fuel for a spacecraft.

Opinion | Climate Warnings: Don’t Blame the Scientists - The New York Times

Opinion | Climate Warnings: Don’t Blame the Scientists - The New York Times

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2 months ago

Climate change experts take issue with a Sunday Review essay that said scientists got it wrong. Also: Young mothers.

Many African plant species face extinction threat | Cosmos

Many African plant species face extinction threat | Cosmos

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2 months ago

Analysis speeds up risk assessment – and could aid conservation.

Satellite Mission Will Investigate Whether Reality Is Pixelated

Satellite Mission Will Investigate Whether Reality Is Pixelated

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2 months ago

A new mission plans to determine once and for all whether spacetime is a smooth fabric or a chunky mess of discrete units.

Science May Have a Better Way to Translate Dog Years to Human Years | Discover Magazine

Science May Have a Better Way to Translate Dog Years to Human Years | Discover Magazine

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2 months ago

Using genetics, scientists have created a new calculator for seeing how old your dog really is.

Scientists find promising drug combination against lethal childhood brain cancers | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Scientists find promising drug combination against lethal childhood brain cancers | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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2 months ago

Studies in cell and animal models reveal insights into cancer cells’ vulnerability that could lead to new strategies against brain cancers.

Astronomers Worry How \'Swarms\' Of SpaceX Satellites Will Impact Science, Nature | New England Public Radio

Astronomers Worry How \'Swarms\' Of SpaceX Satellites Will Impact Science, Nature | New England Public Radio

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2 months ago

SpaceX, the company owned by Elon Musk, launched a rocket last week carrying 60 satellites into space. It was the latest launch of satellites by SpaceX,

Geffen School of Medicine honors doctor for his groundbreaking research on immune response | UCLA

Geffen School of Medicine honors doctor for his groundbreaking research on immune response | UCLA

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2 months ago

Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen won the 2019 Switzer Prize, which recognizes excellence in basic biological science.

Luther Jones Elementary School hosts annual science fair | kiiitv.com

Luther Jones Elementary School hosts annual science fair | kiiitv.com

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2 months ago

Wednesday\'s winners will move on to the district science fair, which starts in January.

Implanting Memories in Birds Reveals How Learning Happens - Scientific American

Implanting Memories in Birds Reveals How Learning Happens - Scientific American

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2 months ago

A daily quick take on science.

Massive Australian blazes will ‘reframe our understanding of bushfire’ | Science | AAAS

Massive Australian blazes will ‘reframe our understanding of bushfire’ | Science | AAAS

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2 months ago

Fire scientist David Bowman discusses the unfolding crisis

New Virtual Reality Interface Enables \

New Virtual Reality Interface Enables \"Touch\" Across Long Distances - Scientific American

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2 months ago

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

\'Doughnut-Shaped\' DNA Makes Cancer More Aggressive | Live Science

\'Doughnut-Shaped\' DNA Makes Cancer More Aggressive | Live Science

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2 months ago

Cancer cells may owe some of their destructive nature to unique, \"doughnut-shaped\" DNA, according to a new study.

Eternal ice loss threatens Mongolian reindeer herders’ way of life | Science News

Eternal ice loss threatens Mongolian reindeer herders’ way of life | Science News

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2 months ago

Mongolian reindeer herders help scientists piece together the loss of the region’s vital “eternal ice” patches.

Forces of Nature | What Are the Four Fundamental Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature | What Are the Four Fundamental Forces of Nature

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2 months ago

Researchers have followed up a major 2016 observation with a second similar one, both suggesting a fifth force of nature and a new kind of subatomic particle.

Penn State’s SETI Center Could Legitimize Alien Research

Penn State’s SETI Center Could Legitimize Alien Research

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2 months ago

Pennsylvania State University is currently developing a center focused on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).

How to Hold a Steering Wheel Correctly | Steering Wheel Hands

How to Hold a Steering Wheel Correctly | Steering Wheel Hands

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2 months ago

Where you grab the steering wheel could affect how difficult you find it to turn it, researchers have observed. Spoiler: It\'s not 10 and 2.

This Fossil Find of an Ancient \'Snake With Legs\' Tells an Incredible Story

This Fossil Find of an Ancient \'Snake With Legs\' Tells an Incredible Story

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2 months ago

On very rare occasions, an exceptional fossil is unearthed that provides an extraordinary glimpse into the evolution of a group of organisms.

Oxygen on Mars Adds to Atmospheric Mysteries - The New York Times

Oxygen on Mars Adds to Atmospheric Mysteries - The New York Times

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2 months ago

After a perplexing methane burst was measured by NASA’s Curiosity rover earlier this year, scientists were surprised again by variations in atmospheric oxygen.