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Pioneering Neuroscientist Dies
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, Neuroscience, pioneering, death, Vernon Mountcastle, mapping, neocortex, functional landscape, scientists, research, investigation, humans )

Darren
- 4 days ago - the-scientist.com
Vernon Mountcastle, who mapped the functional landscape of the neocortex, passed away at age 96
Two Supermassive Black Holes Set To Collide
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, black hole, science, research, space, discovery, nasa )

Michael
- 13 days ago - iflscience.com
An unusual, repeating light signal in the distance may be coming from the final stages of a merger between two supermassive black holes. At just a few hundredths of a light-year apart, they could be merging in a mere one million years.
Study of Ancient Dogs in the Americas Yields Insights Into Human, Dog Migration
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, humans, study, science, dogs, migration, Americas )

Sinikka
- 16 days ago - news.illinois.edu
A new study suggests that dogs may have first successfully migrated to the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, thousands of years after the first human migrants crossed a land bridge from Siberia to North America.
Technological Alternatives to Shark Culling
Science & Tech  (tags: shark, cull, australia, alternatives, environment, research, technology )

Megan
- 22 days ago - aquacultureandi.wordpress.com
The shark cull was introduced in Australia last year, however there are several alternatives found within the scientific literature.
Scientists Trace Ebola Outbreak to a Tree Where Children Play
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Ebola Outbreak, children, fruit bats, research, study, news, humans, environment, investigation, interesting )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - washingtonpost.com
According to research published Tuesday by the Robert Koch-Institute, fruit bats are almost certainly to blame for the current Ebola outbreak, which has claimed 7,800 lives so far.
Wind Tree Uses Micro-Turbine Leaves to Generate Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, Energy Efficiency )

Angela
- 26 days ago - msn.com
A French start-up says its Wind Tree is ideal for urban environments, harnessing the most gentle of winds to produce power through its micro-turbine leaves.
Scientists Discover Oldest Stone Tool Ever Found in Turkey
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 31 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe much earlier than previously thought, approximately 1.2 million years ago.
Vertigo-Inducing NASA Video Shows Orion Hurtling Through Earth's Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 35 days ago - rt.com
A new NASA video gives a glance of what an astronaut could see from a spacecraft while rushing down through our planet's atmosphere. The recording presents the last 10 minutes of the Orion's test flight - before the final splash into the Pacific Ocean.
2 Futures Can Explain Time's Mysterious Past
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, astronomy, cosmology, future, time, past, theory, big bang, parallel universe )

Darren
- 41 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe
DNA Laureate James Watson's Nobel Medal Sells for $4.1 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, humans, discovery, DNA, Laureate, James Watson, Nobel Medal, sells, $4.1 Million, donmate, auction, research )

Darren
- 41 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Watson says he will donate some proceeds form the auction to support research
 
 
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