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America's Addiction to Fossil Fuels Is Officially Causing Earthquakes
Science & Tech  (tags: research, technology, Hydraulic Fracturing, geosciences, investigation, science, news, world, environment )

Cat
- 14 hours ago - mic.com
Now that it's official, we need to do something about it. Thanks to a revolutionary new energy-extraction technique called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," America is suddenly feeling a lot like the Beverly Hillbillies.
Scientists Create Music For Cats, And Fur A Good Reason
Science & Tech  (tags: music, cats, research, study, animals )

Angela
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
To create the cat music, Snowdon and his colleagues tried to mimic natural cat sounds, using sliding notes and high pitches. The researchers based the tempo of the songs on purring and suckling sounds.
Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, society, scientists, science, safety, research, news, investigation, humans, GMO, regulation, genome-editing, modifying, crops, genetically, modified, foods, ethics )

Darren
- 2 days ago - the-scientist.com
Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. TheyâEUR(TM)ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods.
Higgs Boson Could Explain MatterâEUR(TM)s Dominance Over Antimatter
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, scientists, science, research, news, humans, environment, discovery, computers, astronomy, cosmology, Higgs Boson, Matter, Antimatter, theory )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A new theory suggests the Higgs field varied in the early universe, offering matter a chance to split off from antimatter
Taking a Dive With Turtles Via Video
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, study, research, chelonian, leatherback turtles, ecology, interesting, wildlife, endangered )

Dee
- 3 days ago - nytimes.com
Scientists have been studying these endangered turtles to understand how they behave up north. One of their tools is a camera and other recording instruments stuck on the back of a turtle with a suction cup.
Global Warming Could Happen Quicker in Russia's Coldest Region...
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, investigation, research )

Marty
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Temperatures will rise four time faster in Russia's coldest region than the rest of the world as a result of global warming, a leading scientist has predicted...
Linguists Link English, Hindi to Single Ancestor Language Spoken 6,500 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, ancient, history, archaeology, investigation, study, discovery )

Glenn
- 4 days ago - pbs.org
So this is where our modern languages came from. No Tower of Babel here.
Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells in Minutes...
Science & Tech  (tags: health, interesting, unusual, research, health )

Marty
- 5 days ago - theepochtimes.com
Scientists knew that oleocanthal killed some cancer cells, but werenâEUR(TM)t really sure how. They thought the compound might be targeting a key protein in cancer cells that triggers a programmed cell death, known as apoptosis, and decided to test their...
Evolution 'Favours Bigger Sea Creatures'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, marine animal, whales, research, study, scientists, interesting )

Dee
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The animals in the ocean have been getting bigger, on average, since the Cambrian period - and not by chance. That is the finding of a huge new survey of marine life past and present, published in the journal Science.
Sea Turtle Finds Her Way Back to Birth Beach, But How?
Science & Tech  (tags: sea turtles, beach, navigate, eggs, animals, habitat, research, science, study )

Lone
- 7 days ago - latimes.com
How does the female sea turtle, which travels across thousands of miles of open ocean each year, still manage to navigate back to the same beach where she hatched to lay her eggs?
Evolution Theory Confirmed: Big Is Better, Stanford Researchers Say
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, stanford, researchers, sea creatures, animals, discovery, research, science )

Lone
- 7 days ago - contracostatimes.com
A Stanford team now has proof that evolution favors growth: the researchers found that many lineages of sea creatures have evolved into behemoths.
Truly Brief Communications
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, brief, brevity, The Journal Of Brief Ideas, platform, 200-word articles, short )

Darren
- 7 days ago - the-scientist.com
The Journal of Brief Ideas, a platform that publishes 200-word articles, launches in beta.
Is AI Dangerous? That DependsâEUR¦
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, computers, AI, Artificial Intelligence, astrobiology )

Darren
- 8 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Somewhere in the long list of topics that are relevant to astrobiology is the question of âEUR~intelligenceâEUR(TM). Is human-like, technological intelligence likely to be common across the universe?
EarthâEUR(TM)s Water May Have Come From Comets, Asteroids or Something Else Entirely
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, society, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, Earth, water, comets, asteroids, origin, oceans, solar system )

Darren
- 8 days ago - scientificamerican.com
To discover the origin of the oceans, scientists are investigating our solar systemâEUR(TM)s farthest reaches and earliest moments [Preview Article, more links at site]
 

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