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Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, life, science, space, research, investigation, discovery, energy, physics, chemistry, biology, aliens )

Michael
- 19 days ago - iflscience.com
So what are some of the top mysteries keeping scientists busy? Here's our top ten:
Melting of Antarctic Ice Sheet and 3-Meter Sea Level Rise Inevitable - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Global warming, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 72 days ago - rt.com
Massive regions of the ice sheet that makes up West Antarctica have begun collapsing in a process that scientists have worried about for decades and fear is likely unstoppable.
Scientists Create 'Self-Healing' Plastic Inspired By Human Vascular System
Science & Tech  (tags: Accident, Biology, Nanotechnology, SciTech, USA )

Ray
- 76 days ago - rt.com
A new breakthrough in "self-healing" plastics has scientists looking forward to a future in which broken smartphones, utility pipes, and even satellites can repair themselves.
Discovery of 'Alien' DNA Hailed By Scientists, Raises Ethical Concerns
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Health, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 78 days ago - rt.com
American scientists have for the first time ever made it possible for an organism to survive with artificial DNA, making it more likely new medicines can be developed, while raising ethical concerns among some advocates.
Hunter College: Availability of Bio:100 - Please Sign!
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, hunters class, students, availability, college )

Marie
- 78 days ago - change.org
The recent changes the Biology Dept. of Hunter College has implented regarding the Bio 100 course poses trouble for all Biology, Chemistry, and Pre-Med/Health students in Hunter's class.
Epigenetics 101: A Beginner's Guide to Explaining Everything
Science & Tech  (tags: genes, DNA, biology )

Freya
- 89 days ago - theguardian.com
The word 'epigenetics' is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?
Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, biology, virus, resurrected, Siberia, 30, 000 years ago )

Giana
- 143 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A mysterious giant virus buried for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost has been resurrected.
Oppose Missouri Bill That Would Allow Parents to Opt Out Their Children From Taking Evolution Lessons at School!
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, evolutionary biology, biology, education )

Carmen
- 149 days ago - bit.ly
Natural selection is one of the most important aspects of biology education. We ask the Missouri General Assembly to vote against the bill and save high school education in the state of Missouri!
STAP Discovery Could Prove More Important Than IPS Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Japan, STAP, science, discovery, biology, cancer treatment, pluripotent cells )

Naoko
- 176 days ago - mainichi.jp
A team of researchers made the discovery of stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency (STAP) cells, which could rewrite the future of regenerative medicine by overcoming medical challenges posed by iPS and embryonic stem (ES) cells.
New Scientific Study States Glyphosate 'Roundup' Weedkiller Is Toxic - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Glyphosate, Toxicity, Biology, Health risks, Food, Important News )

Victoria
- 185 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
A new study raises concern that the world's most popular herbicide glyphosate 'Roundup' used primarily in the production of GM food, represents a serious human health threat with toxicity causing the cell death of 2 different proteins.
Where Your Body 'Feels' Emotions Revealed In New Study (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, research, humans, emotions, body, areas, interesting )

Giana
- 200 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies - really interesting video.
Ancient Snakes, Lizards Gave Birth to Live Young
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, reptiles, biology, ancient, science, research, scientists, paleontology, study, investigation, climate change )

Michael
- 218 days ago - cbc.ca
Most snakes and lizards are known to lay eggs, but in the distant past their ancestors mainly gave birth to live young, just as humans do, a new study suggests.
Ingredient for Life More Plentiful on Ancient Mars Than Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, biology, life )

Freya
- 326 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A key chemical ingredient for life may have been more abundant on early Mars than on early Earth, researchers say. The nutrient in question, phosphate, serves as the backbone of DNA and is also an essential part of the molecules cells use for energy...
Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, brain, near death visions, study, news, interesting )

Giana
- 343 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study shows that even after cardiac arrest, the brain keeps on going.
Plants 'Do Maths' to Control Overnight Food Supplies
Science & Tech  (tags: Plants, scientists, biology, Maths )

Ray
- 396 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Plants have a built-in capacity to do maths, which helps them regulate food reserves at night, research suggests.
 

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