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What Is Your Dog Thinking? Study Reveals Answers | Dog Stuff | Pinterest | Dog, German shepherds and Dog cat

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10 Steps for Capturing and Creating Quality Videos

It’s not unusual for still photographers to dabble in videography at some point in their career. With almost every high-end camera on the market …

Tornadoes: The Science Behind the Destruction

Atmospheric scientists aim to improve their forecasts.<p>At least 29 people are dead after a string of tornadoes hit states in the Southern and Midwestern U.S. over the past few days. The National Weather Service predicts more severe weather on Tuesday.<p>How tornadoes form and how they die is not fully …

Human Cartilage Grown on a Chip

Scientists released the first living human cartilage sample from "tissue-on-a-chip" research yesterday. According to a report published in <i>ScienceDaily</i>, scientists behind the new bioprint hope to give doctors a chip they can thread into a catheter and print whatever tissue the patient needs, right …

Stem Cells Regenerate Heart Muscle in New Study

Injections of human stem cells can replace dead heart tissue in monkeys, spurring the growth of muscle patches 10 times larger than ever before. The technique may one day help treat heart failure in humans.<p><b>On any given day, approximately 3000 Americans</b> have their names on a waiting list to receive …

Neanderthals were not less intelligent than modern humans, scientists find

Scientists have concluded that Neanderthals were not the primitive dimwits they are commonly portrayed to have been.<p>The view of Neanderthals as club-wielding brutes is one of the most enduring stereotypes in science, but researchers who trawled the archaeological evidence say the image has no basis …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are Now In Every Part of the World

In a first-of-its-kind report, World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that bacterial infections that can’t be treated with the antibiotics …

Entire star cluster thrown out of its galaxy

Galaxy M87 has thrown an entire star cluster toward us at two million miles per hour. The cluster’s fate, scientists say, is to drift through the …

Universe

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

30 May 2018<p>Spiders often fall into empty bathtubs, presumably in search of water. What are their chances of survival if they get washed down the …

Science Graphic of the Week: Dying Star Collapsing Into Black Hole Emits Corkscrew Light

For the first time ever, astronomers have detected circularly polarized light emitted from a dying star collapsing into a black hole. Above is an …

— New nature preserve will be the largest on Earth...

<b>New nature preserve will be the largest on Earth</b><br>Covering more than 320 million acres, the marine park in New Caledonia is twice the size of Texas, …

How We're Finding Asteroids Before They Find Us

Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer.<p>Marco Tantardini spent the year of 2010 dreaming about asteroids. A thickly bearded, 26-year-old Italian who wore a black-leather jacket and rode a motorcycle, …

Space

What Happens When a Neurosurgeon Removes Your Hippocampus

Until the past few decades, neuroscientists had one way to plumb the human brain: wait for disaster to strike people and, if the victims pulled …

Silicon pill beams back body’s response to medicines

TIME to take your electric meds. Sensors could come embedded in the pills in your next prescription, watching whether you take your medication on …

Regenerating plastic grows back after damage (w/ video)

(Phys.org) —Looking at a smooth sheet of plastic in one University of Illinois laboratory, no one would guess that an impact had recently blasted a …

University of Illinois

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Subtle, Yet Sexy: How Pheromones Can Change Your Perception of Attractiveness

Have you ever found someone particularly sexy without knowing why? It could be that you are lured in by their pheromones, invisible chemical signals that can subtly alter a person’s mood, mindset, or behavior. According to new research published last week in Current Biology, men and women give off …

Research

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads

The virus took the U.S. by surprise. Thanks to climate change, it’s here to stay.<p>The day that everything changed was a broiling Thursday in July—95 degrees, the kind of dry heat that Sacramento Valley residents are used to. If you have to work outside, you do it before noon, swathed in long sleeves …

Newton’s AppleTree at his home. Hold an Apple nearby & you rise weightless, they say. #WatchingCosmos http://t.co/5lO4VZLTFB

Spurious Correlations finds the hidden, totally pointless connections between everything

Spurious Correlations is the virtual embodiment of a useful rhetorical cudgel: correlation does not equal causation. Sift through its data sets, and you'll find all sorts of statistics that can be mapped onto each other — margarine consumption and the divorce rate, crude oil imports and number of …

The Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder, Disappearing Bees Becoming More Clear

For the past eight years or so, we’ve been hearing the term “Colony Collapse Disorder” (CCD) to refer to the seemingly spontaneous abandonment of their hives by honeybees. Bees have been abandoning their hives for centuries, but the rate at which such collapses have been observed started to …

How Humans And Squid Evolved To Have The Same Eyes

I see how you see.<p>Eyes and wings are among the most stunning innovations evolution has created. Remarkably, these features have evolved multiple times in different lineages of animals. For instance, the avian ancestors of birds and the mammalian ancestors of bats both evolved wings independently, …

Biology

Fossil Galaxy Provides a Window Into the Early Universe

The dwarf galaxy Segue 1 has remained largely unchanged for billions of years.<p>A tiny galaxy lying just beyond the edge of the Milky Way has failed to evolve normally over the last several billion years, say astronomers, and it represents a sample of the universe as it was in its infancy, around 13 …

Whales vs. Dinosaurs: What’s the Biggest Animal of All Time?

In 1841, in the early days of paleontology, the notoriously cantankerous anatomist Richard Owen, the man who would later coin the term “dinosaur,” …

Metal-Eating Plant in the Philippines Feasts on Nickel

<b>A new paper in the journal PhytoKeys details the discovery of a new plant species that can be found in the Philippines and which displays some really</b> …

Botany

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<b>Footnotes:</b> These photos were taken around New York City over the course of summer 2013 with Kodak Tri-X 400 film on a Pentax K1000. Film developed …

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