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Lost history of African dinosaurs revealed

<b>A new species of dinosaur found in the Egyptian desert is shedding light on Africa's missing history of dinosaurs.</b><p>Few fossils have been unearthed from the last days of the dinosaurs, between 100 and 66 million years ago, on the continent.<p>Scientists say the dinosaur, which lived about 80 million …

Paleontology

First New Species of Temperate Conifer Tree Discovered in More Than a Decade

The Ulleungdo hemlock, found on a small Korean island, is likely already endangered, but it may hold the key to fighting invasive species.<p>It's not every day—or even every decade—that a new species of conifer is found in the world's temperate forests. But late last year, researchers announced a new …

The final frontier? Astronauts could recycle their waste into protein paste

We might sometimes talk about eating crap on a night in, but that’s nothing compared to the more literal crap future astronauts could well find …

Penn State

Happy Anniversary, Explorer 1! 1st US Satellite Launched 60 Years Ago Today

The United States became a spacefaring nation 60 years ago today.<p>On Jan. 31, 1958, the nation launched its first successful satellite — Explorer 1, …

These Tools Upend Our View of Stone-Age Humans in Asia

The discovery in India supports the idea that multiple waves of ancient humans left Africa well before 60,000 years ago.<p><i>Learn how your family history is connected to the human journey with National Geographic’s</i> <i>Geno DNA ancestry kit.</i><p>Long ago in what’s now southern India, early humans showed a knack …

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon

We may soon finally know what a black hole actually looks like

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite what Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" and fancy NASA visualizations may have led you to believe, we've never actually seen a black hole.<p>We know they're there. There's one at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*, for that matter.<p>But while Sagittarius A* is around 24 …

Universe

How to Balance Ambition and Happiness: 5 Tips

Too much ambition makes life miserable, too little makes it meaningless. Here's how to strike a balance.<p>Many people believe that success will make them happy. But science shows that it's the other way around.<p>Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates …

Happiness

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

Psychology

Scientists want to build a giant detector in space that will let them ‘listen' to the collision of galaxies

Detecting that same thing in space.<p>On Tuesday, at a press conference at the European Space Astronomy Center, scientists announced that they're one step closer to building a giant detector in space called the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) that will be able to detect ripples in the fabric …

Gravitational Waves

12 Things Depressed People Want Their Friends to Know

No. 7 is so important.<p><b>1. If I cancel plans, don't take it personally.</b> Sometimes I'm just too depressed to leave the house. It's not your fault <i>or mine</i>.<p><b>2. Reminding me that the circumstances of my life really aren't that bad doesn't make me feel any better.</b> I know I have a good job and really …

Lana Del Rey

​Google's AI software is moving into your iPhone

The next version of Google's TensorFlow neural network software will run on iPhones and iPads, bringing a new type of computing smarts to mobile devices.<p>Google's artificial intelligence software, smart enough to help vanquish the world's top Go player and answer your email, is coming to your iPhone.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

There's way fewer companies defaulting on their debt than normal

Company defaults are one of the main discussion topics in High Yield meetings and one that causes a high level of anxiety to clients, especially in an environment of widening spreads. Let's dissect the current and expected default experience within the European and US High Yield markets.<p>In the …

European Central Bank

Silicon Valley's largest taxi company just became the first high-profile casualty of Uber's war

It's old news by now that taxis are struggling to compete with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft.<p>What might be less obvious is just how swiftly their demise could come if they don't adapt—and perhaps even if they do.<p>Yellow Cab, San Francisco's largest taxi company, is filing for bankruptcy, the</i> …

Transportation

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

Chimpanzees

See New Horizons' Best Images of Pluto

Solar System

Hubble space telescope: 25 years photographing the galaxies far, far away - Telegraph

What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

Consciousness