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White Dwarf With Almost Pure Oxygen Atmosphere Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, White Dwarf, stellar evolution, Oxygen, discovery )

- 1168 days ago -
A trio of researchers, two with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and the other with Universität Kiel has discovered something very unique a white dwarf with an atmosphere that is made almost completely of oxygen
Rosetta Found Oxygen on the Comet Chury (67P) !!!
Science & Tech  (tags: oxygen, comet, Rosetta, Chury, detection, particles )

- 1325 days ago -
very exciting news, the implications/consequences are mind boggling...
Desert-Dwelling Fish Can 'Hold Its Breath' for Five Hours
Science & Tech  (tags: fish, Desert-Dwelling, pupfish, respiration, oxygen, animals, environment, interesting, society )

- 1533 days ago -
Tiny pupfish have adapted their respiration to go without oxygen for long stretches.
The Science Behind the Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights, sun spots, sun flares, coronal mass ejections, molecular nitrogen, oxygen )

- 1693 days ago -
The northern lights are caused by the collision of charged particles with molecules in our atmosphere. These collisions release energy in the form of light, which we see in the sky.
Sea Sponge Defies Theory of Evolution By Thriving Without Oxygen
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, research, scientists, sea sponge, oxygen, evolution )

- 1943 days ago -
A long held theory about the development of complex life on Earth has been challenged by a small sea sponge fished out of a fjord in Denmark.
Ancient Oxygen Discovery Shakes Up History of Life on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, world, study, environment, oxygen, evolution, archaeology, discovery )

- 2077 days ago -
Oxygen appeared in the Earth's atmosphere up to 700 million years earlier than thought, according to a study led by a B.C. scientist, suggesting that revisions need to be made to current theories about how life evolved on Earth.
A Tiny Ocean World With A Mighty Important Future
Science & Tech  (tags: science, oceans, plankton, oxygen, climate change, food chain, Tara Oceans Expedition, Chris Boler, 1 million new species found )

- 2448 days ago -
As you take in your next breath of air, you can thank a form of microscopic marine life known as plankton.
Tree Cloning for a Cleaner Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Tree clone, cloning, ancient trees, oaks, sequoia, environment, eco friendly, conservation, David Milarch, cleans spirited, carbon dioxide, oxygen, botany, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, greenhousegases, globalwarming )

- 3014 days ago -
A non profit group called Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is collecting genetic material from the world's most ancient trees in an effort to replant clones and restore our ancient forests while also cleansing our environment by absorbing carbon dioxide.
Oxygen Found on Saturn Moon: Nasa Spacecraft Discovers Rhea Has Thin Atmosphere Rich in O2
Science & Tech  (tags: Saturn moon, Oxygen, space, Nasa spacecraft, atmosphere )

- 3123 days ago -
Saturn's second-largest moon Rhea has a thin atmosphere filled with oxygen and carbon dioxide, scientists said today.The discovery by Nasa's Cassini-Huygens mission is the first time a spacecraft has captured direct evidence of an oxygen atmosphere on....
Unimpressive Little Animals Called Mammals
Science & Tech  (tags: World, atmospheric, oxygen, animals )

- 3147 days ago -
A 10-kilometre-wide rock did for the dinosaurs, but smashed open a window of opportunity for unimpressive little animals called mammals
Researchers Uncover the Source of An Almost 2 Billion Year Delay in Animal Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, study, environment, animal, atmosphere, atmospheric, Earth, evolution, life, molybdenum, ocean, oxygen, oxygenated, oxygenation )

- 4097 days ago -
An international team of biogeochemists who took part in the study provide independent confirmation that there was a major delay in the oxygenation of the ocean & appears that availability of molybdenum may have played a crucial role in animal evolution.
Tibetans Get Their Blood Flowing
Science & Tech  (tags: Tibet, Tibetans, blood, oxygen )

- 4246 days ago -
Tibet is the highest region in the world, with an average altitude of 4000 meters. Yet Tibetans seem to do fine despite the low oxygen levels at these heights. Tibetans compensate for the lack of oxygen by boosting the supply of blood to their tissues.
Huge Stores of Oxygen Found Deep Inside Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, discovery, oxygen, earth )

- 4271 days ago -
Process trapping oxygen could be responsible for some of planet's water. A mineral that acts like a sponge beneath Earth's surface stores more oxygen than expected, keeping our planet from becoming dry and inhospitable like Mars. The key to the abund
Earth's First Breath, Earlier Than Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, science, earth, oxygen )

- 4275 days ago -
Oxygen, key to life on Earth today, began to appear on the planet millions of years earlier than scientists had thought, new research indicates.
Childhood Dreams May Soon Come True: Engines That Run on Water
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, research, water, oxygen, hydrogen, engines )

- 4295 days ago -
West Lafayette (IN) - Researchers at Indiana's Purdue University have further developed a recently described technology that can break down water directly into hydrogen and oxygen without input power. By Rick C. Hodgin

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