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A Close Encounter With Asteroid Florence and Its Two Moons

Asteroid Florence, which recently passed quite close to Earth, was so large that it had two moons of its own.     Image by NASA/JPL-Cal...

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Published: 2017-09-10 12:41 0

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The Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Public Health

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on infrastructure, livelihood, and the lives of people in affected areas is without a doubt tremendous. However, people...

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Published: 2017-09-10 09:41 0

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Preparing for the Next Harvey: When Extreme Weather Events Become More Common

Scientists have been warning us for years that as global warming progresses, we can expect extreme weather events to become more common.   &nb...

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Published: 2017-09-10 03:41 0

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Five Foods to Include in Your Bug -Out Bag

All this talk of natural disasters and evacuations and may be making some of you feel a little nervous. The healthy way to react to recent weather eve...

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Published: 2017-09-10 00:41 0

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Astronomers Find Evidence of Mid-Sized Black Hole Near Milky Way's Center

This black hole is evidently a hundred thousand times more massive than the sun.     Molecular clouds swirl around a possible black ho...

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Published: 2017-09-09 23:41 0

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Northern Lights May Have Something to Do with 2016 Whale Strandings

The solar storms that cause the northern lights may have also caused whale strandings early last year.     Two whales that died strand...

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Published: 2017-09-09 20:41 0

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Women are More Emotional Than Men Indeed—but Also Aren't

Scientists have found that women are more emotional than men after all—but that depends on the emotion in question.     In what...

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Published: 2017-09-09 19:41 0

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Lip Prints are the New Fingerprints

   Fingerprints are now out of vogue. Well, not really. However, scientists have found that lip prints and fingerprints have more in common...

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Published: 2017-09-09 16:41 0

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Ebony and Ivory: The Peculiar Companionship of Cat and Rat

Move over, Tom and Jerry! Brooklyn Cat Café in New York City welcomes their customers with the cute meows and encourages kitty playtimes. In...

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Published: 2017-09-09 15:41 0

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Researchers May Have Figured Out Why Ostriches Are Fast Runners

Looks like the bird world's most famous celebrity star has funny bones. Ostriches have long been known to be the largest living bird species and th...

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Published: 2017-09-09 14:41 0

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"Smell of Data" Device: A More Instinctual Approach to Virtual Security

Sniff, sniff. What's that smell? Creators Leanne Wijnsma and Froukje Tan is introducing a new way of securing our data. Ironically, the heart of this...

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Published: 2017-09-09 11:41 0

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The Amusing Case of Homewrecker Ants Getting Robbed by Sneaky Beetles

Pests pestered by other pests. A very quick karma? Jet ants (Lasius fuliginosus)--popularly known as shining black ants--is one notorious species l...

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Published: 2017-09-09 06:41 0

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Spiders can Now Produce Enhanced "Super Silk" Strong Enough to Hold a Human!

There's no real life Spiderman but spider webs can soon help humans. A new study led by Nicola Pugno at Italy's University of Trento consisted of fee...

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Published: 2017-09-09 03:41 0

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5 Lesser-Known Astronomers You Should Know About

Astronomers will always have a special place in the history and development of science. Back when people were first starting to pay attention to what...

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Published: 2017-09-09 00:41 0

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The Makings of a Category 5 Hurricane

Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, brought devastation to the areas it hit. Now, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, is bound to be worse....

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Published: 2017-09-08 21:41 0

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