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This Fish Crawled Out of the Water...and Into Creationists' Nightmares By Chris Mooney
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiktaalik roseae, science, research, evolution, fossil, creationists )

- 2 hours ago -
Tiktaalik, Shubin has observed, was a fish capable of doing a push-up. It had both lungs and gills. In sum, it's quite the transitional form.
Virus Structure Inspires Novel Understanding of Onion-Like Carbon Nanoparticles
Science & Tech  (tags: Symmetry )

- 18 hours ago -
Symmetry is ubiquitous in the natural world.
Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Stars )

- 2 hours ago -
Here's a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe - including our sun - that you probably didn't know!
World Must End 'Dirty' Fuel Use - UN
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, 'dirty' fuel, carbon-intensive fuels, renewable energy, climate change, UN, environment, CO2emissions, weather, wildlife, protection, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
A long-awaited UN report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels. There must be a "massive shift" to renewable energy, says the study released in Berlin.
SU Professors Test Boundaries of 'New Physics' With Discovery of 4-Quark Hadron By Staff Writers
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics )

- 1 day ago -
Physicists in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences have helped confirm the existence of exotic hadrons-a type of matter that cannot be classified within the traditional quark model.
Supernova Cleans Up Its Surroundings
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

- 1 day ago -
Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. T
Fruit Flies Make Blazing Fast Turns Like Fighter Jets, Study Says
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, research, scientists )

- 1 day ago -
Scientists who had the insects wing it through two laser beams watched the bugs make hairpin turns at blazing fast speeds, which is how these tiny critters' evade predators (and fly swatters). Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Going Up? Partial Space Elevators Could Take You to the Ultimate Top Floor.
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, space, technology )

- 2 days ago -
It costs about $25,000 per kilogram (2.2 pounds) to put any object into orbit around the Earth. Due to these high costs of space shuttle flights and repeated launch delays, scientists have long explored alternative ways of getting satellites into space...
New Tests Confirm Lake Minnetonka Canoe Is 1,000 Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 3 days ago -
New tests show that the old canoe, unearthed from Lake Minnetonka 80 years ago, is more valuable and rare than first thought -- estimated to be nearly 1,000 years old, the oldest of its kind in Minnesota
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