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Orionids Meteor Shower Lights Night Sky
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, SciTech, Science, Space )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - rt.com
Stargazers are in for a weeklong celestial display of shooting stars as Earth passes through a stream of dusty debris from Halley's Comet.
Astronomers Create First 3D Map Of Hidden Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, interesting, news, NewTechnology, space, technology, tech )

Linda
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Mapping the cosmos sounds like a daunting challenge, but now an international team of astronomers has managed to do just that.
'The Hobbit' Turns 10: Find That Rewrote Human History
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, theories, human, evolution )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The discovery of a tiny species of human 10 years ago has transformed theories of human evolution.
6,000-Year-Old Temple With Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 hours ago - livescience.com
A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.
Comet to Buzz By Mars -- And You Get to Watch
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, technology, world, science, scientists, research, investigation, news, interesting, nasa, history, environment, Gizmos, humans, discovery, ancient, astronomy )

O O
- 9 hours ago - newsglobal.us
Comet is set to zoom past Mars in a rare celestial event Sunday afternoon. event will be live streamed by Slooh, an organization that connects powerful telescopes to the Internet. The Virtual Telescope Project will also be streaming the comet's passing.
Science Organizations Say GMOs Not Proven Safe - National Food Safety - Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Safety, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 14 hours ago - examiner.com
The global scientific and medical-community consensus on genetic engineering is that the technique is not proven to be completely safe. The process of genetic engineering is not precise, and can result in the formation of novel proteins in food.
Virtual Autopsy Reveals What King Tut Really Looked Like
Science & Tech  (tags: King Tut, virtual autopsy, technology, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 17 hours ago - msn.com
Ancient Egypt's most famous Pharaoh wasn't as attractive as his reputation made him out to be.
Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - nytimes.com
VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia -- The note, from father to son, was the sort of routine shopping list that today would be dashed off on a smartphone. In 14th century Russia, it was etched into the bark of a birch tree and curled into a scroll
Researchers Discover Prehistoric Human Habitation Sites in the Nefud Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - popular-archaeology.com
Looking down from space in earth orbit, the Nefud Desert appears as an arid oval depression across the northern reaches of the Arabian Peninsula. On the ground, it is known for its sudden violent winds, large crescent-shaped dunes, and brick-red colored
Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Fossils suggest that long before birds and bees, vertebrates used internal fertilization.
In Tennessee, Time Comes for a Nuclear Plant Four Decades in the Making
Science & Tech  (tags: Watts Bar 2, TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nuclear Energy, Low Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
The single most important benefit of nuclear energy is that, at a time when Climate Change represents the single biggest threat to humanity, our development of Next Generation Nuclear facilities is our best chance for changing the course of Climate Change
First Sex Happened Between Square-Dancing Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, concept, interesting, research, science, sex, fish )

Giana
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
The origin of mating via sexual intercourse has been pushed back nearly 100 million years to 430 million years ago when, according to a new study, an ancient type of fish engaged in copulation that resembled square dancing.
Citizen Science: You Can Help Researchers Track Kelp Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: citizen science, ocean, kelp forests, satellite images, tutorial )

Joyce
- 1 day ago - care2.com
Researchers want to monitor kelp forests and need citizen scientists for the Floating Forests project. Individuals can look at satellite images and highlight the green stains created by kelp forests, drawing out a topography of kelp.
Are We There Yet? Scientists Prepare for Change of Epoch
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropocene, Human Impact, Environment, Epochs, International Geological Congress )

Brian
- 1 day ago - morningticker.com
"Scientists from around the world met this week to decide whether to call time on the Holocene epoch after 11,700 years and begin a new geological age called the Anthropocene - to reflect humankind's deep impact on the planet."
Who Owns the Moon?
Science & Tech  (tags: Moon, space exploration, treaties, land ownership, pioneers, colonies, settlement )

Freya
- 2 days ago - phys.org
Whether you're into mining, energy or tourism, there are lots of reasons to explore space. Some "pioneers" even believe humanity's survival depends on colonising celestial bodies such as the moon and Mars, both becoming central hubs for our further...
 

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