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Oxygen Discovery Could Complicate Search for Alien Life

The strange, duck-shaped comet that ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting for more than a year just got a bit stranger: Like plants on Earth, the comet is blowing molecular oxygen, O2, into the space around it. Molecular oxygen is thought to be rare in the cosmos – or at least exceptionally …

Plate tectonics may depend on 3 key elements - Futurity

A new study argues argues that the abundance of certain elements in the earth dictate whether plate tectonics can happen.

Santa Barbara

Mutations that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics might also make them deadlier

The battle against antibiotic resistance just got worse<p>Bacteria that are immune to antibiotics might actually be deadlier than bacteria that aren't, according to a study published in <i>Science Translation Medicine</i> today. If verified by other researchers, the finding means that simply changing the way …

Microbiology

New Tool To Monitor Harmful Bacteria at Beaches

Wildlife<p>An international team, led by researchers has developed a new, timelier method to identify harmful bacteria levels on recreational beaches. The new model provides beach managers with a better prediction tool to identify when closures are required to protect beachgoers from harmful …

Virginia Beach

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Sixth Mass Extinction Really Started Thousands of Years Ago

Changing Planet<p>When you hear the term “sixth mass extinction,” what images come to mind? Elephants and lions being hunted down for the traditional medicine market? Sea turtle eggs being poached from the beaches of Costa Rica? Overfishing and reef destruction? The rainforest? With all of the recent …

Paleontology

Take a video tour around the iOS 9 beta

The iOS 9 beta has been out long enough for me to give it a fair test drive and discover all that it has to offer. So in today’s video, I’m going to give you a rundown of all the new features coming to your iPhone this fall.<p>Along with a smarter Siri (she is less likely to misunderstand what you are …

BMW would be open to working with Apple on a car project

BMW would be open to collaborating with Apple to build a next-generation car, according to the company’s production chief, Oliver Zipse.<p>Speaking earlier today in Frankfurt, Zipse noted that “We live in a world of partnerships,” and that an Apple (or even Google) car wouldn’t be out of the question …

Upcoming iPhone 6c could have fancy metal design

It will be two years this September since Apple introduced its last iPhone “c” model, but if you believe a new report coming out of Asia, Apple’s planning on reintroducing its lower-cost colorful iPhone line early next year — with the launch of a brand new iPhone 6c.<p>But learning from lessons of the …

Mobile Technology

New iPods Spotted in iTunes 12.2

Apple recently released their new iTunes 12.2, along with iOS 8.4 and OS X 10.10.4, the picture above was discovered in the latest iTunes release and …

Supply chain rumors say brighter Apple Watch, pink iPhone 6S with Force Touch camera en route

Two new reports out of Asia this morning purport to shed light on improvements coming to Apple’s next-generation Apple Watch and the iPhone 6S.<p>According to a report out of Korea (via Naver/Digital Daily), Apple has decided to source flexible OLED screens for the Apple Watch 2 from both Samsung and …

Apple Watch

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El iPhone 6S con Force Touch podría estar ya fabricándose - Engadget en español

Hoy llega Apple Music: ¿a qué hora estará disponible?

Apple Music, el nuevo servicio de música vía <i>streaming</i> de la compañía. Se estrenará junto a iOS 8.4 que se lanzará un poco antes de lo que acostumbra …

Las curiosidades y secretos que esconde el planeta enano Plutón

La <i>New Horizons</i>se encuentra ya en el tramo final de su viaje hacia Plutón, en los confines mismos del Sistema Solar. No va despacio, recorre unos 1,6 …

Captan agujeros negros mucho más potentes y masivos de lo que se conocía

El Observatorio Chandra de rayos X de la NASA ha captado un grupo de agujeros negros que ha sorprendido a los astrónomos: absorben cantidades …

Sigue hoy en directo el tránsito del exoplaneta más oscuro conocido

Se llama TrES-2b, o “planeta negro”, y es uno de los exoplanetas (fuera del Sistema Solar) que más fascinan a los astrónomos. ¿El motivo? Es el …