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Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual
Science & Tech  (tags: study, research, brain, bilingual, mother tongue, health, discovery, humans, science, society, world )

Lone
- 9 hours ago - consumer.healthday.com
Some people's brains seem pre-wired to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone who tries to move beyond their mother tongue will likely gain a brain boost, the small study finds.
NASA's Rover Detects Methane Pulses That Hint at Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, Mars, nasa, news, research, science, space, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor )

Kayleen
- 21 hours ago - csmonitor.com
It's an unusually strong pulse of methane that could be biological in nature, since soil samples in that area contain evidence of organic molecules. This justifies a manned mission to Mars, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Miscarriage and Stillbirth Linked to Fracking Chemical Exposure
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, ffacking, frack is whack, environment, ecosystems, destruction, research )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Fracking for oil and gas uses a wide range of chemicals that disrupt reproductive function in both sexes
What Causes Coronary Heart Disease?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, health, coronary heart disease )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is arguably the the UK's biggest killer. CHD develops when the blood supply to the muscles and tissues of the heart becomes obstructed by the build-up of fatty materials inside the walls of the coronary arteries.
'Super-Earth' Alien Planet Spotted By Ground-Based Telescope, a First
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 2 days ago - msn.com
Finding Earthlike planets beyond our solar system has largely been the work of space-based telescopes, but new observations from a remote island suggest that could change. Optical Telescope on La Palma observed a planet twice the size of Earth as it -
This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, drugs, healthcare, humans, illness, research, risks, treatment, organic, ethics, exercise )

Lidia
- 3 days ago - npr.org
Though antipsychotics are approved to treat serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the FDA says the drugs can increase the risk of death for people with dementia. Still, they're prescribed for nearly 300,000 nursing home residen
Human Taste for Alcohol Linked to Apes Eating Rotten Fruit
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, alcohol, evolution, discovery, study )

Michael
- 3 days ago - cbc.ca
One of the things that makes humans an unusual animal is that we like a drink - sometimes more than is good for us. Most animals lack the taste for booze and the ability to effectively metabolize the alcohol in it.
DNA Laureate James Watson's Nobel Medal Sells for $4.1 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, humans, discovery, DNA, Laureate, James Watson, Nobel Medal, sells, $4.1 Million, donmate, auction, research )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Watson says he will donate some proceeds form the auction to support research
2 Futures Can Explain Time's Mysterious Past
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, astronomy, cosmology, future, time, past, theory, big bang, parallel universe )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe
Earth's Water Most Likely Not From Comets
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, science, research, space )

Mitchell
- 4 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
Information gleaned from the Rosetta Spacecraft indicate that the water vapor coming from Comet 67P has a different Deuterium/Hydrogen signature than Earth's water.
Is There a Parallel Universe That's Moving Backwards in Time?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, physics, Big Bang, universe, space, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 5 days ago - iflscience.com
Time, as we understand it, moves from the past to the future irreversibly. But now, an international trio of theoretical physicists is suggesting that there's more than one future.
How To Watch This Weekend's Mysterious Geminids Meteor Shower
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, meteors, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 6 days ago - msn.com
This weekend is the last major meteor shower of the year -- the Geminids meteor shower -- and experts suspect it will be quite a show. The best time to watch will be coming up this weekend when the sky will come alive with hundreds of shooting stars ...
Genes Reveal Histories of Bird Origins, Feathers, Flight and Song
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, birds, discovery, genome biology, interesting, research, scientists, study, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - ecology.com
The genomes of modern birds tell a story: Today's winged rulers of the skies emerged and evolved after the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs and almost everything else 66 million years ago.
Has Stanford University Found a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease?A CURE FOR A DEADLY DISEASE! EPIC
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, society, study, treatment )

Rose ann
- 7 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
These cells, called 'microglia' function well when people are young, but when they age, a single protein called EP2 stops them operating efficiently. Now scientists have shown that blocking the protein allows the microglia to function normally again.
Astronomers Spot Massive Blue Stars Beginning To Merge
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, nasa, research, stars )

Michael
- 7 days ago - iflscience.com
In the Giraffe constellation 13,000 light-years away, MY Camelopardalis is a massive binary system made up of two blue (that is, very hot and very bright) stars. They're so close, they're about to merge into a supermassive star.
 

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