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Axios: Trump was enraged by Putin's video showing missiles striking Florida

<b>(CNN) —</b> A video released by Russian President Vladimir Putin touting his country's potential future weaponry and its supposed ability to strike Florida filled President Donald Trump with rage, according to a report by Axios.<p>Although Trump did not react publicly to the video, he "lashed out at the …

Donald Trump

Transcriptomics today: Microarrays, RNA-seq, and more

This special feature is brought to you by the Science/AAAS Custom Publishing Office<p>Gene expression analysis has become routine, thanks to microarrays …

Genetics

Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

Coffee

To find ‘needle-in-a-haystack’ mutations, add a ‘goat’

A new way to detect rare DNA mutations is hundreds of times more powerful than current methods.<p>Researchers applied new molecular tools to 44 DNA …

Genetics

Space geckos show their playful side on zero-gravity mission

Reptiles were previously considered unable to play, but a Russian space experiment has overturned that view thanks to a loosely fastened collar<p>They can walk on walls with ease and shed their tails when they find themselves in a tight spot, but the one thing geckos were thought to lack was a …

Shipwreck's 170-Year-Old Veuve Clicquot Reveals Champagne's History

In 2010, divers found 168 bottles of bubbly while exploring a shipwreck off the Finnish Aland archipelago in the Baltic Sea. When they tasted the wine, they realized it was likely more than a century old. A chemical analysis of the ancient libation has revealed a great deal about how this …

Archaeology

3D-printed flowers test moth ‘food tubes’

Scientists have created 3D-printed flowers to study how plants and pollinators interact.<p>Since long before Charles Darwin, ecologists have been …

Moths

Paracetamol may dull emotions as well as physical pain, new study shows

Latest findings suggest that paracetamol, or acetaminophen, may reduce pleasure as well as pain<p>Researchers in the US may have uncovered an new side-effect of paracetamol with a study that suggests the drug dampens down people’s emotional reactions.<p>The over-the-counter pills are among the most …

A 3D-Printed, Battery-Powered Rocket Engine

Space travel is going electric<p>Nothing demonstrates engineering prowess and technical knowhow quite like rocket science. There’s also nothing quite as expensive either. To launch even a lightweight rocket into space, the cost is easily upwards of $100 million--and that mostly has to do with the …

Space Exploration

Academics rate women job applicants higher than identical men: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When hundreds of U.S. college faculty members rated junior scientists based on scholarly record, job interview performance and other information with an eye toward which should be hired, they preferred women over identically qualified men two-to-one, scientists reported on …

National Academy of Sciences

Physicists Figure Out Why Honey Falls In Twists

A delicious physics problem<p>A stream of honey falls onto a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit. Before you devour this breakfast treat, you might notice that the honey you poured formed a wavy pattern on the biscuit's surface, an unintentional decoration for your morning snack.<p>Most people might think …

Advice vs. experience: Genes predict learning... - Lapidarium notes

Can the Ice Wall in <cite>Game of Thrones</cite> Survive Science?

A massive wall of ice protects the Seven Kingdoms from the dangers of the wintry north in HBO's hit series <i>Game of Thrones</i>. But in the real world, an …

Scientists Engineer Extreme Microorganisms To Make Fuel From Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

A University of Georgia team tinkered with the genes of Pyrococcus furiosus, and the new breed is hungry for the smoggy stuff.<p>To find a way of fending off global warming, scientists sometimes look to nature. Plants, after all, use photosynthesis to snap up carbon dioxide, the biggest source of our …