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Want to Colonize An Alien Planet? Send 40,000 People
Science & Tech  (tags: space travel, colonization, exoplanets, space exploration )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
If humanity ever wants to colonize a planet beyond the solar system, it's going to need a really big spaceship.
Earth Is Headed for Its Sixth Mass Extinction - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Animals, Biology, Ecology, Global warming, Health, Science )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
The rapid depletion of Earth's biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.
Now Two NEW Large Holes Appear in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, investigation, news, science, world )

Nell
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The funnel is a perfectly formed cone, say locals who are mystified at how it was formed. Its depth is estimated at between 60 and 100 metres and its diameter - more than four metres. Millions of people around the world glimpsed the first giant hole aft
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, polar bears, science, satellites, research, scientists, technology )

Lone
- 2 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the olden days of scientific research, the only way to know how many buffalo roamed the prairie or monkeys bounced around the rain forest was to trek out there and take a head count.
10 of the Biggest Threats to Human Existence
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, threats, climate change, bee decline, biodiversity, disasters, zombies, pandemic )

Freya
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Just in case you don't have enough to worry about.
Seventeen Reasons to Ban Glyphosate - Via Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemical Industry, Toxic Chemicals, Monsanto, Glyphosate, Scientific research, Health risks, Pesticides, Herbicides )

Victoria
- 3 days ago - examiner.com
The herbicide glyphosate (active ingredient in Roundup) was introduced in 1974 and its use is accelerating with the advent of herbicide-tolerant, genetically modified (GM) crops. Evidence is mounting that glyphosate interferes with metabolic processes.
Tutankhamun: How 'Tut-Mania' Gripped the World
Science & Tech  (tags: Tutankhamun's tomb, Archaeology, Discovery, Carnarvon, Carter, Valley of the Kings, Egypt )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It may not boast glittering treasures from ancient Egypt, but a new Tutankhamun exhibition shows how the discovery of the boy king's tomb in 1922 had a huge impact on popular culture across the globe.
Pithovirus Sibericum: Giant Ancient Virus Hints at Life's Origins, Looming Dangers
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, world, virus )

Lone
- 6 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
It may not be a Jurassic Park giant, but French scientists managed to resurrect a monster on the microbial scale: a virus which scurried about when mammoths and Neanderthals roamed the Earth.
 
 
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