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Saturday, 20 July 2019

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Scientists Stimulate Neurons: Mice Hallucinate

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Hallucinations are spooky and, fortunately, fairly rare. But, a new study suggests, the real question isnt so much why some people occasionally experience them. Its why all of us a...
Scientists Stimulate Neurons: Mice Hallucinate

Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions

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The molten rock that feeds volcanoes can be stored in the Earths crust for as long as a thousand years, a result which may help with volcanic hazard management and better forecasti...
Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions

How Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather

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By Emilie Karrick SurruscoAcross the globe, extreme weather is becoming the new normal.Torrential rains and flooding. Record hurricanes. Destructive wildfires. Deadly heatwaves and...
How Climate Change Is Fueling Extreme Weather

Genetics Are the Main Driver of Autism, Study Finds

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Genetics are significantly more responsible for driving autism spectrum disorders than maternal factors or environmental factors such as vaccines and chemicals, according to a mass...
Genetics Are the Main Driver of Autism, Study Finds

Who Eats Lemurs — and Why?

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By John R. PlattFor years now conservationists have warned that many of Madagascars iconic lemur species face the risk of extinction due to rampant deforestation, the illegal pet t...
Who Eats Lemurs — and Why?

Powerful Earthquake Hits Near Athens, Greece

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A powerful earthquake struck near Athens, Greece and shook the capital city for 15 seconds on Friday, causing people to run into the streets to escape the threat of falling buildin...
Powerful Earthquake Hits Near Athens, Greece

Medieval drain measuring 300ft long found in Scotland

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A stunningly well-preserved 300ft long stretch of drain tunnel has been discovered in Scotland and is being heralded as one of the best preserved examples ever found.The 14th centu...
Medieval drain measuring 300ft long found in Scotland

Buried in the TOS: free Starbucks refills

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Lifehacker bravely read Starbucks Terms of Service and reports that you can get free refills on certain drinks. This is news to me.According to the company’s website, to qualify, y...
Buried in the TOS: free Starbucks refills

More snarky comments about crappy design

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While most beds provide convenient ingress/egress from the sides, I wanted to design one where you need to crawl in and out through the foot of the bed. I also wanted it to be diff...
More snarky comments about crappy design

Howto: design a cocktail for a Lunar civilization

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Ian McDonalds Luna trilogy is filled with fantastically detailed grace-notes that give his lunar society an uncanny veneer of reality; one of the most fascinating and thoughtful o...

Trump’s EPA Won’t Ban Brain-Damaging Pesticide

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President Donald Trumps U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not ban the agricultural use of chlorpyrifos, a toxic pesticide that the EPAs own scientists have linked to ...
Trump’s EPA Won’t Ban Brain-Damaging Pesticide

China's space station is plummeting back to Earth

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Chinas Tiangong-2 spacecraft is currently rapidly descending towards Earth after deliberately dropping out of Earths orbit. Its path back to Earth will be a destructive one as it i...
China's space station is plummeting back to Earth

Adorable 'piglet squid' is spotted by scientists

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An adorable piglet squid has been spotted in its natural home deep in the Pacific Ocean by a team of passing researchers. The inquisitive animal was snapped on camera by the E/V Na...
Adorable 'piglet squid' is spotted by scientists