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Beastly Bacteria on Extinct Ancient Carcasses Offers 'Cure' for Modern Oil Pollution
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, climate, discovery, science )

- 17 hours ago -
A bacterial bonanza from frozen paleontological remains of these vanished creatures has unearthed hydrocarbon-oxidizing microorganisms capable of decomposing oil components into water and carbon dioxide.
New Research Phase Will Attack More Types of Childhood Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: children, disease, health, humans, cancer, treatment, research, study, protection, society, science, internet, computers )

- 2 days ago -
Phase 2 of Help Fight Childhood Cancer will feature a new project structure, disease targets, therapy options and drug development partners. But it has the same goal: improve treatment options for children afflicted with cancer.
Prehistoric New Bird Species: Llallawavis Scagliai. Predatory, 1.20 Mts and Had a Deadly Peak.
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, archaeology, discovery, investigation, news )

- 6 days ago -
Found on a beach in the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina; the remains of a prehistoric bird of Terror. It is a new species called Llallawavis scagliai. Predatory, she measured 1.20 meters and had a deadly peak.
Leonid Meteor Showers Tonight!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science )

- 8 days ago -
This is the time of year for the famous Leonids!
In a Rapidly Warming World, More Rain Can Mean Less Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Columbia University, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, humans, interesting, news, Potsdam Institute, science, snow packs, water )

- 8 days ago -
Researchers warn that water managers around the globe must prepare for a world where vital snow reservoirs no longer exist, such as the Rocky Mountains, leading to a total water scarcity, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Interactive Map Shows 414 U.S. Cities Already Locked Into Sea Level Rise
Science & Tech  (tags: sea level rise, 141 cities and towns, USA, passed point of no return, carbon emissions )

- 8 days ago -
Researchers found that 414 towns and cities have already passed their lock in date at which its guaranteed that more than half the city populated land will be underwater no matter how much humans decrease carbon emissions is only a matter of when not if.
DNA From Ancient Denisovan Tooth Sheds Light on Mysterious Human Relative
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
The Denisovans are a mysterious hominid species that we only know about from two molar teeth and the bone of a pinky finger discovered in the remote Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains of Siberia. However, DNA extracted from the fossils has opened
'Fourth Strand' of European Ancestry Originated With Hunter-Gatherers Isolated By Ice Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 9 days ago -
The first sequencing of ancient genomes extracted from human remains that date back to the Late Upper Palaeolithic period over 13,000 years ago has revealed a previously unknown "fourth strand" of ancient European ancestry.
Scientists Build 'Frozen Zoo' to Save Endangered Species
Science & Tech  (tags: species, extinction, University of Georgia, Athens GA, zoos, Atlanta )

- 12 days ago -
The University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center is building what's being called a "frozen zoo," a genetic storage center that their scientists believe will someday save endangered big cats (and eventually other species) from extinction.
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