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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
- 1 day 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.
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.
Now Two NEW Large Holes Appear in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, investigation, news, science, world )

Nell
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The funnel is a perfectly formed cone, say locals who are mystified at how it was formed. Its depth is estimated at between 60 and 100 metres and its diameter - more than four metres. Millions of people around the world glimpsed the first giant hole aft
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.
Searching for Extra-Galactic Radio Signals
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, interesting, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, news, radio signals, science, space )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - sciencenews.org
These intense fast radio bursts are the calling card of some exotic, cataclysmic event outside the Milky Way, and may tell the story of half the missing matter in the universe. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
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.
Multiple Universes? Now We Can Test for Them!
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Space )

Ray
- 10 days ago - rt.com
The question of the size and limits of our universe can fry our mind without reading into it. Still more amazing, some among us always believed that we live in multiple, parallel universes. Now scientists think they can prove the fantastic hypothesis.
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
This Invasive Plant Is Swallowing the U.S. at the Rate of 50,000 Baseball Fields Per Year
Science & Tech  (tags: science, invasive plant )

Shaheen
- 12 days ago - treehugger.com
you can see it growing over trees in Atlanta,Georgia.Since it was first introduced to the U.S. at the Centennial Expo in Philadelphia in 1876,it has been swallowing the country from an epicenter in the South-East at the rate of about 50,000 baseball field
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
 

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