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FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected By White House Report
Science & Tech  (tags: FBI, DOJ, forensics, research, "junk science", scientific validity and reliability )

- 30 days ago -
Report concludes that common, pattern-matching forensic disciplines -- bite mark analysis, fingerprint and firearm comparison, shoe tread analysis, and complex DNA mixture analysis -- need additional support to be deemed valid and reliable.
NASA's Hubble Spots Possible Water Plumes Erupting on Europa
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomers, NASA, Europa, Jupiter's moon, Hubble Telescope, water vapor plumesdesign )

- 29 days ago -
Astronomers using Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. This finding bolsters other Hubble observations suggesting the icy moon erupts with high altitude water vapor plumes.
Stand With Scientists: Tell the AGU to Drop Exxon Sponsorship - TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: The American Geophysical Union, AGU Board, Exxon, Exxon Sponsorship, conflict of interest, petition )

- 29 days ago -
UPDATE FROM 9/23: The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Board just announced that they will keep accepting Exxon's dollars. We're deeply disappointed, but the fight for scientific integrity continues. Help us keep this campaign going strong.
Surprises From the Ice: Ancient Arrowheads Found Via Melting Glaciers in Norway
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 24 days ago -
A number of arrowheads have recently been found in the melting glacier on the mountain Kvitingskjølen in southern NorwayâEUR(TM)s Jotunheimen range. Some have been dated to between 900-1050 AD based on the types of arrows and techniques...
Controversial 5,500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map Of Ancient Nineveh Reveals Observation Of KöFelsâEUR(TM) Impact Event
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 24 days ago -
For over 150 years scientists have tried to solve the mystery of a controversial cuneiform clay tablet that indicates the so-called KöfelâEUR(TM)s impact event was observed in ancient times
Mysterious Tecaxic-Calixtlahuaca Head: Evidence For Ancient Trans-Oceanic Contact?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 24 days ago -
The Pre-Columbian transoceanic contact hypothesis has been widely debated in the scientific community. There are some artifacts that strongly suggest people visited America long before Columbus...
Aliens Next Door: Does Proxima B Host Life?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets, stars, cosmos )

- 62 days ago -
Exoplanet hunters hit a milestone with the discovery of the closest alien world to Earth. Located a mere 4.22 lightyears away, the alien planet, dubbed Proxima Centauri b, orbits the sun's nearest neighbor, a red dwarf.
Smart City 2.0: Transforming Cities Into Self-Learning, Self-Modulating Organisms
Science & Tech  (tags: cities, buildings, infrastructure, transportation )

- 61 days ago -
Smart cities must evolve from high-tech urban centers into thinking entities that can adapt and self-regulate.
'Welcome to Jupiter!' NASA's Juno Space Probe Arrives at Giant Planet (Video!)
Science & Tech  (tags: good news!, Nasa, Juno probe, signal, Solar System )

- 112 days ago -
Jet Propulsion Lab, California (CNN) - NASA says it has received a signal from 540 million miles across the solar system, confirming its Juno spacecraft has successfully started orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.
Nettie Stevens 155th Birthday: Three Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the Pioneering Female Geneticist
Science & Tech  (tags: Nettie Stevens, chemist, scientist, chromosomes, discovery )

- 110 days ago -
Near the turn of the century, Nettie Stevens made a discovery that likely changed the course of how scientists looked at the human chromosomes âEUR" that males are responsible for determining the sex of children.
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