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Great White Shark Super Powers Revealed By Genome

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 20:03
Great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) have been in the news a lot lately. From scientific research pointing the finger at them for the demise of the famous Megalodon to great whites disappearing themselves in parts of South Africa, one just can't ...

4 Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 19:28
Four young faculty members at the University of California, Davis, have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced today (Feb. 19).

What's the weather on Mars? InSight can tell you every day

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 18:30
(CNN) If daily weather forecasts for your part of the world weren't enough, now you can get the weather report from Mars, thanks to NASA's InSight stationary lander.

New sky survey reveals hundreds of thousands of galaxies

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 18:22
(CNN) The radio signals of almost 300,000 sources have finally reached Earth, and most of them are previously unknown galaxies from the distant universe.

Early humans hunted monkeys and squirrels in the rainforest

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:52
(CNN) - New evidence from Sri Lanka's oldest archaeological site suggests that early humans used sophisticated techniques to hunt monkeys and squirrels, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications.

MIT scientists are using lobsters to develop a new form of flexible body armor

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:37
Imagine a highly sophisticated body armor that is a tough as it is flexible, a shield that consists largely of water, but remains strong enough to prevent mechanical penetration.

2 researchers awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:29
CU Boulder assistant professors Edward Chuong and Sandeep Sharma have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2019, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers.

Two Penn faculty named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:16
Jessica Anna and Davi Maximo of the School of Arts and Sciences are among the 126 recipients of this year's Sloan Research Fellowships, which recognize early-career researchers and scholars in North America.

Early humans hunted monkeys and squirrels in the rainforest

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:02
The remains of a butchered rhinoceros are helping researchers to date when early humans reached the Philippines. They found a 75% complete skeleton of a rhinoceros that was clearly butchered, with 13 of its bones displaying cut marks and areas where ...

Shark DNA could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 11:25
A new study maps the DNA of sharks and experts believe their genes could help cure human diseases.

Israel's first lunar mission to launch this week

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 06:46
TEL AVIV - Israel will launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to be shared with NASA, organizers said Monday.

Former astronaut reflects on his record-breaking space mission and his future

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:59
A former astronaut that spoke Monday night in Ames reflected on his space mission that broke the American record and what his plans are for the future.

Catch a Bigger, Brighter Super 'Snow' Moon Tonight

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:51
Full moon nights are special. Tonight promises to be extra special. On display in the night sky will be a super full moon on Tuesday, bigger and brighter than you can hope to see in the next seven years.

China plans first power station in space

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:39
China's space ambitions are shifting into a higher orbit. Following its successful and world-beating trip to the far side of the moon, China is preparing to build a solar power station in space, as the world's No.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Static Test Fire Complete: What's Next?

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:23
The official SpaceX twitter confirmed that Elon Musk's company is already preparing for the Falcon 9 launch, which is expected to happen this coming Feb. 21.

Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:22
Researchers have developed a test that can detect the condition in minutes - instead of up to 72 hours.

Are There Mountains Deep Inside The Earth?

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 03:24
Almost 660 kilometers deep inside the earth, there could be mountains and other topographies, a recent study published in Science magazine suggests.

11 Spectacular Facts About the Moon

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 01:09
The Moon is Earth's closest satellite in our solar system, but in many ways, we hardly know our neighbor. Scientists aren't entirely sure how it formed, and other facts, like its shape (more egg-like than spherical), and the consistency of its surface ...

Astronomical Society of India gets first woman president

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:59
She is the second Kannadiga after former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Prof U R Rao. Share Via Email. Published: 19th February 2019 06:20 AM | Last Updated: 19th February 2019 06:20 AM | A+A A-.

Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:30
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.

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