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Map of Body's Protein-Folding Machinery Wins a Major Medical Prize
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, humans, map, body, protein, protein-folding, medical, Lasker Awards )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Lasker Awards are called the "American Nobels," and one of the new winners says curiosity is his driving force
Are People Naturally Inclined to Cooperate or Be Selfish?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, humans, nature, environment, study, research, people, natural, inclination, predisposition, cooperation, selfishness )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Ariel Knafo, associate professor of psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, responds: The jury is still out on whether we are fundamentally generous or greedy and whether these tendencies are shaped by our genes or environment.
Jupiter's Moon Europa Has Plate Tectonics Like Earth Does
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, nasa, humans, astronomy, cosmology, jupiters moon, Europa, plate tectonics, mission, Jovian, moon )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The discovery could buoy bids for a mission to the Jovian moon
Stonehenge Secrets Revealed By Underground Map
Science & Tech  (tags: science, archaeology, Stonehenge, UK )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have unveiled the most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds.
Sherry Turkle Explains Why Social Technologies Are Making Us Less Social
Science & Tech  (tags: world, environment, technology, study, research, humans, history, environment, Sherry Turkle, social media, computers, health )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
For the first time in the history of our species, we are never alone and never bored. Have we lost something fundamental about being human?
How to Put a Human on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Humans, Space, Earth )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One of Earth's closest neighbours, Mars is still some 56 million km away at its closest alignment, a journey of at least nine months. Rovers have landed on the Red Planet, probes have scanned its surface but what would it take to put a human on Mars?
Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, beauty, mathematics, art, brain )

Darren
- 3 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Mathematicians have long likened the experience of mathematical beauty to that of visual and musical beauty. Now scientists in England and Scotland have determined that despite the abstract nature of mathematics, mathematical beauty is linked to activity
Extreme Solar Storm on Way to Earth, But Worst Effects Skim Above Planet, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, energy, health, humans, interesting, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, sun, technology, world )

Caree
- 3 days ago - news.msn.com
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems. It has been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots smack
Stonehenge Had 'Huge Stone Religious Sibling' Just Two Miles Away - Archaeology - Science - The Independent
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, research, NewTechnology, stonehenge, UK Archaeology, ancient history, Sacred Sites )

Cat
- 3 days ago - independent.co.uk
Fabulous! Archaeologists have discovered that Stonehenge had a huge stone sibling just two miles to the north-east. Using powerful ground-penetrating radar, which can 'X-ray' archaeological sites
Stonehenge Researchers Discover Site Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
Stonehenge stood at the heart of a sprawling landscape of chapels, burial mounds, massive pits and ritual shrines, according to an unprecedented survey of the ancient grounds.
4,000-Year-Old Pelt Found in Princess Grave Reveals Bears Roamed Dartmoor, England
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A 4,000-year-old fur pelt found in an ancient burial chamber belonging to a Bronze Age princess has revealed that brown bears once roamed Dartmoor, England, according to a BBC report. The discovery of the ancient burial cist along with a hoard of grave go
Evidence That Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Be Like Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, ConocoPhillips Company, discovery, Europa, interesting, Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physi, nasa, news, research, science, Smithsonian Institution's National Air a, space )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
Segments of the ice crust of Jupiter's moon Europa are pulled and pushed by the same tectonic forces that are rearranging continents on Earth, evidence that it has a heat source. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Greenhouse Gas Levels Rising at Fastest Rate Since 1984
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2emissions, WMO, atmosphere, climate-change, environment, pollution, weather, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, destruction, nature, science )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 4 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
n the summer of 1996, two college students in Kennewick, Washington, stumbled on a human skull while wading in the shallows along the Columbia River. They called the police. The police brought in the Benton County coroner, Floyd Johnson, who was puzzled b

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