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Science & Tech

'Pea-Sized Brain Hub Could Shed Light on Depression'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, brain hub, health, depression )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say a part of the brain, smaller than a pea, triggers the instinctive feeling that something bad is about to happen.
Dinosaurs Could Have Survived The Asteroid, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, animals, dinosaurs, asteroids, paleontology )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
The extinction of dinosaurs might be down to "colossal bad luck," a new study has found.
Novosibirsk: The Chicago of Siberia, That Once Housed Some of Planet's Most Valuable Treasures
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, concept, discovery, energy, history, interesting, research, scientists, technology )

Nell
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Novosibirsk is Russia's third city after Moscow and St Petersburg, and the largest in Siberia with a population of 1.47 million. An educational, scientific, cultural and entertainment centre, it also has significant industry. Novosibirsk has a relaxed
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, polar bears, science, satellites, research, scientists, technology )

Lone
- 3 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the olden days of scientific research, the only way to know how many buffalo roamed the prairie or monkeys bounced around the rain forest was to trek out there and take a head count.
The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
Tyrannosaurs Prowled in Packs, B.C. Tracks Show
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus, research, discovery, science, evolution )

Michael
- 7 days ago - cbc.ca
It would have been terrifying to run into a tyrannosaur like Albertosaurus. The massive creature that roamed western North America about 70 million years ago was as long as a bus, with a wide smile of razor-sharp teeth and claws to match.
First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard
Science & Tech  (tags: Grizzly bears, salmon, canada, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study reveals that more grizzlies live among Canada's Heiltsuk people than they suspected.
Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Launching, satellite, live animals, plant seeds, space mission, materials samples, research, biological, physical, science, animals, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 9 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
Popular Pesticides Linked to Drops in Bird Populations
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, environment, investigation, research )

Marty
- 10 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Let me tell you about the birds and the bees: A family of pesticides called neonicotinoids has been linked with pollinator declines. While their involvement in bee colony collapse is hotly debated, ecologists are wondering: could neonicotinoids impact
Exposed: How Creationists in Texas Are Putting Pressure on Schoolbook Publishers to Bring God Into Biology
Science & Tech  (tags: research, world, science, society, humans, environment, habitat, discovery, business, corruption, money, politics, dishonesty, culture, environment, religion )

Wild
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
A special interest creationist group is trying to undermine science education by challenging information presented in a school textbook.
NASA Believes Newest Telescopes Could Spot Extraterrestrial Life Within 20 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, research, science, space )

Michael
- 11 days ago - iflscience.com
"Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying." - Arthur Clarke
Drug-Resistant Superbug Infections Explode Across U.S. Hospitals: 500% Increase Foreshadows 'New Plague' Caused By Modern Medici
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, research, safety, society, study )

Frans
- 12 days ago - naturalnews.com
.......This dangerous bacteria is finding its way into healthcare facilities nationwide... A CRE epidemic is fast approaching... Even this marked increase likely underestimates the true scope of the problem given variations in hospital surveillance...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge the FDA to End Painful Tests on Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: Thousands of mice, rats, rabbits, dogs, monkeys are killed, can cause severe abdominal pain, paralysis, convulsions, seizures, bleeding from the nose, mouth and genitals, research, science, scientists, medicine, safety, technology, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - peta.org
Shockingly, the FDA acknowledges that 92 out of every 100 drugs that successfully pass these crude animal tests fail or cause harm during human clinical trials. In spite of this intolerable failure rate, the FDA continues
CREEPY!! Creating Child Sex Robots Is a Terrible Idea
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, child robots, ethics, health, news, research, science )

Cal
- 13 days ago - vice.com
Last week, at an event called Our Robot Future at Berkeley, robo-ethicists introduced the idea of using sex robots to rehabilitate pedophiles.
 

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