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'Lost' new mother dies in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:24
Amanda Cox was found in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary hours after she was reported missing.

Did a perfect supernova storm wipe out the Megalodon?

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:33
For millions of years, the apex predator of the oceans was a bus-sized shark known as the Megalodon. But around 2.6 million years ago they just disappeared, and nobody really knows why.

The glaciers of Antarctica hide active volcano

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:28
Scientists have made a very unusual discovery. It became known that the analysis of data on the melting of the ice and a detailed study of the thermal map of Antarctica, has allowed scientists from the University of East Anglia to make a sensational ...

Smithsonian, NASA reflect on 'Spirit of Apollo' at National Cathedral

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:23
Standing beneath a stained glass window embedded with a piece of the moon, Jim Lovell recalled his journey into lunar orbit 50 years ago.

Dracula Ant's Deadly Snap-Jaw Makes It the 'Fastest Animal on Earth'

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 04:15
The mandibles of of the 'Dracula ant', Mystrium camillae, are the fastest known moving animal appendages, snapping shut at speeds of up to to 90 meters per second.

Editorial: China heads for the moon

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 04:01
In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite. Sputnik spurred America to action, and the Space Race began in earnest.

City frogs are sexier than country frogs according to lady frogs

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 03:05
Attraction is, at its most basic level, a pretty mysterious thing. What makes one person attracted to another, and why are certain qualities more sought after than others?

Trump team advocates burning fossil fuels, even as US scientists sound alarm on melting Arctic

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 02:39
The Trump administration continued its rejection of mainstream climate science - and embraced Earth-warming fossil fuels - in the second week of the United Nations climate conference in Poland.

Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:53
Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study says.

Dracula ants possess fastest known animal appendage: The snap-jaw

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:20
Move over, trap-jaw ants and mantis shrimp: There's a faster appendage in town. According to a new study, the Dracula ant, Mystrium camillae, can snap its mandibles at speeds of up to 90 meters per second (more than 200 mph), making it the fastest ...

Cosmonauts on Spacewalk Cut Into Soyuz Spacecraft to Inspect Patched Hole

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:14
Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station today (Dec. 11) to cut into a spacecraft and inspect the source of a pressurization leak that briefly plagued the outpost earlier this year.

Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:13
A woman's hysterectomy was postponed four times at a hospital experiencing extreme pressures.

Nearly 200 Great Barrier Reef coral species also live in the deep sea

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:09
Nearly 200 species of Great Barrier Reef corals have found a second home in the deep ocean. That's six times as many species as previously thought to be living in the dark, cold waters off northeastern Australia, researchers report December 11 in ...

NASA's InSight lander finds its best angle with Mars selfie

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:08
InSight, welcome to the 'gram, my clever robot friend.*. NASA's Mars lander has been stretching and snapping photos of the martian landscape and bits of itself since its successful landing on Nov. 26.

Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:06
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Spacewalking astronauts ripped through thick insulation on a capsule docked to the International Space Station on Tuesday, looking for clues to a mysterious drilled hole that leaked precious cabin air four months ago.

Here's what was surprising about Kilauea's 3-month-long eruption

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:42
WASHINGTON - After a stunningly explosive summer, Kilauea, the world's longest continuously erupting volcano, finally seems to have taken a break.

NASA's Mars lander takes selfie from above with robotic arm

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:29
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's new Mars lander has taken a selfie from above, using a camera on its long robotic arm. The InSight lander snapped a series of pictures that NASA turned into a stunning mosaic, released Tuesday.

NASA's InSight lander just took its first selfie on Mars — take a look

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:11
NASA's InSight lander has taken its first selfie on Mars. The selfie, released on Tuesday and shown above, is made up of 11 images that were stitched together.

Hello from Mars! NASA releases InSight's first selfie from the surface of the red planet

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 22:58
NASA's InSight lander has shared two new pictures, including its first selfie and a first look at its 'workspace'; Engineers say the 14-by-7-foot swath of land where it will soon dig into the ground looks 'extremely safe'; The new images come just ...

A City Frog's Love Song Attracts More Mates Than Countryside Croaks

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 21:45
City-living frogs in Central and South America sing a different tune than their croaking countryside counterparts. Their new-and-improved sweet serenades even attract more mates, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Ecology and ...

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