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Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts Dramatically After a 5.0-Magnitude Quake

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/Reuters/20180504/5aec3216e4b026ccd74f6976/5aec3965e4b0d537c8ada0af_1509128713498-xfd55s_t_1525430702021_640_360_600.mp4 The collapse of the Pu’u ‘Ō’ō crater floor produced an enormous amount of red ash that fell … Continue reading Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts Dramatically After a 5.0-Magnitude Quake

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Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News MSG images the Moon above Earth Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth 30 April … Continue reading Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth

Flat-Earthers Explain Why We Don’t Fall Off the Edge of Our Planet, and It Involves Pac-Man

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Most believers in a flat Earth think the planet is a flat disc surrounded by an ice wall. … Continue reading Flat-Earthers Explain Why We Don’t Fall Off the Edge of Our Planet, and It Involves Pac-Man

Snow in the Andes as clean as Canadian Arctic: study

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Snow in the Andes is as pure as that in Alaska or … Continue reading Snow in the Andes as clean as Canadian Arctic: study

Landmark Air Pollution Studies Could Be Excluded by Proposed EPA Rule

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Credit: Rick Gerharter Getty Images Scott Pruitt’s proposed “secret science” rule could be one of the … Continue reading Landmark Air Pollution Studies Could Be Excluded by Proposed EPA Rule

This 3,000-Year-Old Horse Got a Human-Style Burial

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Cover Image: Discovered in 2011, the ancient remains of a chariot-pulling horse were found in a tomb more … Continue reading This 3,000-Year-Old Horse Got a Human-Style Burial

Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today Earth’s magnetic field is one of the most mysterious features of our planet. It is also essential to … Continue reading Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

Many low-lying atoll islands could be uninhabitable by mid-21st century

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Photo: Wave-driven flooding and overwash on Roi-Namur Atoll, Republic of the … Continue reading Many low-lying atoll islands could be uninhabitable by mid-21st century

What happens when sea levels rise and coastal land gets flooded?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Photo:Opening of dykes at Gyldensteen Coastal Lagoon, March 2014. Credit: Viggo … Continue reading What happens when sea levels rise and coastal land gets flooded?

Scientists Have Identified The Secret That Fuels Yellowstone’s Explosive Hellfire

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert It’s the prettiest powder keg on the planet – the Yellowstone supervolcano, simmering under the mystique and grandeur of the … Continue reading Scientists Have Identified The Secret That Fuels Yellowstone’s Explosive Hellfire

Study reveals new Antarctic process contributing to sea level rise and climate change

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily A new IMAS-led study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets … Continue reading Study reveals new Antarctic process contributing to sea level rise and climate change

Greenland Has a Mysterious ‘Dark Zone’ — And It’s Getting Even Darker

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Satellite images reveal the dark zone of the Greenland ice sheet, which is leading to a positive feedback … Continue reading Greenland Has a Mysterious ‘Dark Zone’ — And It’s Getting Even Darker

There’s a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert We are changing space itself. In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made ‘barrier’ surrounding Earth. And tests … Continue reading There’s a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

A Third of Young Millennials Are Confused About This Incontrovertible Fact

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Flat-Earthers believe that the Earth is a flat disc ringed by an ice wall. Credit: Ian Cuming/Getty Only … Continue reading A Third of Young Millennials Are Confused About This Incontrovertible Fact

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to … Continue reading Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

Birds Can See Earth’s Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That’s Possible

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it’s not the iron in their beaks providing a … Continue reading Birds Can See Earth’s Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That’s Possible

13,000-year-old human footprints found off Canada’s Pacific coast

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily Photograph of track #17 beside digitally-enhanced image of same feature using the DStretch plugin for … Continue reading 13,000-year-old human footprints found off Canada’s Pacific coast

Nasty, 3ft-long parasitic worms are on the cusp of being wiped from the planet

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica Enlarge /   A patient with a guinea worm emerging, at the Savelugu Case Containment Center. … Continue reading Nasty, 3ft-long parasitic worms are on the cusp of being wiped from the planet

Safeguarding our most precious resource: water

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Safeguarding our most precious resource: water 22 March 2018 According to this year’s Global Risk Report by … Continue reading Safeguarding our most precious resource: water

Sudan, the Last Male Northern White Rhino, Has Died

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, where the rhino spent his last years, announced the death of the 45-year-old … Continue reading Sudan, the Last Male Northern White Rhino, Has Died

Complex Animals Led to More Oxygen, Says Maverick Theory

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Approximately 540 million years ago, life rapidly diversified in an evolutionary burst — a biological “Big Bang” that … Continue reading Complex Animals Led to More Oxygen, Says Maverick Theory

320,000-Year-Old Stone Tools Push Back Origins of Human Innovation

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News An international team of anthropologists has discovered that early humans in East Africa had — by about … Continue reading 320,000-Year-Old Stone Tools Push Back Origins of Human Innovation

Swiss Police replace diesel cruisers with 7 Tesla Model X 100Ds to save money/fight drones

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Electrek The Swiss know long-term cost of ownership well and one police force in Basel figures it will save … Continue reading Swiss Police replace diesel cruisers with 7 Tesla Model X 100Ds to save money/fight drones

Warm Arctic means colder, snowier winters in northeastern US, study says

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily Scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) have linked the frequency … Continue reading Warm Arctic means colder, snowier winters in northeastern US, study says

A half degree more global warming could flood out 5 million more people

Your daily selection of the hottest trending gaming news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Credit: Princeton University The 2015 Paris climate agreement sought to stabilize … Continue reading A half degree more global warming could flood out 5 million more people

Oxygen and Stem Cells May Have Reshaped Early Complex Animals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine When Emma Hammarlund of Lund University in Sweden first reached out to her colleague Sven Påhlman for help … Continue reading Oxygen and Stem Cells May Have Reshaped Early Complex Animals

Thousands of Sea Stars Wash Up Dead in the U.K.

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience – Homepage Many Europeans have been assessing the damage from the recent wintery weather dramatically nicknamed the “Beast from … Continue reading Thousands of Sea Stars Wash Up Dead in the U.K.

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

The Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist by Make: just launched on Wednesday, March 7 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! We’ve teamed up with Make: for our newest bundle! Get titles … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

The Simple Algorithm That Ants Use to Build Bridges

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Army ants form colonies of millions yet have no permanent home. They march through the jungle each night … Continue reading The Simple Algorithm That Ants Use to Build Bridges

The North Pole Has Gone Above Freezing in The Dead of Winter, Stunning Scientists

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert “It’s never been this extreme.” The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally … Continue reading The North Pole Has Gone Above Freezing in The Dead of Winter, Stunning Scientists

New traveling educational exhibit uses ocean research vessel for STEM learning initiatives.

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to insearchofearthssecrets.com   Luci Creative Designs New National Traveling Educational Exhibit Creatively Addressing STEM Learning Initiatives CHICAGO, WASHINGTON, and MARTINSVILLE, Va. … Continue reading New traveling educational exhibit uses ocean research vessel for STEM learning initiatives.

The World’s Largest Underwater Cave Is Already Yielding Sacred Maya Relics

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert It’s a place that almost seems too magical to exist: the world’s largest underwater cave, spanning an incredible 347 kilometres … Continue reading The World’s Largest Underwater Cave Is Already Yielding Sacred Maya Relics

This Photo of Earth Reminds Us How Small We Are

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Earth and the moon are mere dots in this photo captured on Jan. 17, 2018, from a distance … Continue reading This Photo of Earth Reminds Us How Small We Are

Scientists are about to explore never-before-seen depths of the Antarctic ocean

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz When A-68, a trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware (or ten Madrids or two Luxembourgs, whatever you want to … Continue reading Scientists are about to explore never-before-seen depths of the Antarctic ocean

Neanderthals used fire to make tools

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica Enlarge /The handle of a digging stick from Pogetti Vecchi. reader comments 15 A collection of … Continue reading Neanderthals used fire to make tools

Climate scientists are working on a way to predict snow eight months in advance

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science In Sarah Kapnick’s world, Atlantic hurricanes and California snowstorms aren’t far apart. Like all climatological phenomena, both are … Continue reading Climate scientists are working on a way to predict snow eight months in advance

The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Motherboard The ruins of an enormous Maya ‘megalopolis’ have been discovered in Guatemala with the help of the remote sensing … Continue reading The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala

Warming Threatens Reptiles More Than Birds and Mammals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global In the race to adapt to a rapidly changing climate, warm-blooded animals might have the edge. … Continue reading Warming Threatens Reptiles More Than Birds and Mammals

Ghost Cat Gone: Eastern Cougar Officially Declared Extinct

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Say goodbye to the “ghost cat.” This week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially declared … Continue reading Ghost Cat Gone: Eastern Cougar Officially Declared Extinct

Truck damages Peru’s ancient Nazca lines

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories This Peruvian Ministry of Culture picture shows damage caused by a truck … Continue reading Truck damages Peru’s ancient Nazca lines

New Species of Titanosaur Unearthed in Egypt: Mansourasaurus shahinae

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News Paleontologists in Egypt have found fossil fragments from a new species of titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur that walked … Continue reading New Species of Titanosaur Unearthed in Egypt: Mansourasaurus shahinae

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Overdue For a Switch And We’re Not Prepared

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The magnetic field is already shifting. Earth’s magnetic field is pretty adept at flipping polarity. The poles have swapped, … Continue reading Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Overdue For a Switch And We’re Not Prepared

Conserving honey bees does not help wildlife

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science current issue There is widespread concern about the global decline in pollinators and the associated loss of pollination services. … Continue reading Conserving honey bees does not help wildlife

This Bizarre Fossil Worm From 508 Million Years Ago Has Scientists Excited

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Back when vertebrates were just emerging, the world was inhabited by some pretty peculiar creatures. We know of their … Continue reading This Bizarre Fossil Worm From 508 Million Years Ago Has Scientists Excited

Toxin in centipede venom identified

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org A golden head centipede attacks a Kunming mouse. Credit: PNAS A team of researchers from several institutions in China … Continue reading Toxin in centipede venom identified

Alaskans evacuate after 7.9 magnitude earthquake prompts widespread tsunami alert

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Business Insider A map showing the location of a 7.9 magnitude earthquake and a cluster of aftershocks off the coast … Continue reading Alaskans evacuate after 7.9 magnitude earthquake prompts widespread tsunami alert

Deep-Sea Mining Could Destroy Marine Ecosystems, Study Says

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News   Mining on the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to marine ecosystems, according to a new … Continue reading Deep-Sea Mining Could Destroy Marine Ecosystems, Study Says

‘Alien’ Shark with Goblin-Like Jaws Hauled Up from the Deep Sea

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science The dried remains of a viper dogfish (Trigonognathus kabeyai), from Hawaii. Credit: Stephen M Kajiura Imagine this fearsome … Continue reading ‘Alien’ Shark with Goblin-Like Jaws Hauled Up from the Deep Sea

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts. It’s pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that’s incinerated … Continue reading These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Forecast to Hit East Coast

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Water vapor across the globe on Jan. 3, 2018. Credit: NASA Just when you thought the weather couldn’t … Continue reading ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Forecast to Hit East Coast

Scientists Observe Bizarre ‘Double Whirlpools’ in The Ocean For The First Time

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert For the first time, scientists have recorded a bizarre phenomenon in fluid dynamics, which up until now had only … Continue reading Scientists Observe Bizarre ‘Double Whirlpools’ in The Ocean For The First Time

This Deep-Sea Fisherman Posts His Finds on Twitter, And It’s Honestly Terrifying

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert We like to say we know less about the ocean here on Earth than we do about the surface … Continue reading This Deep-Sea Fisherman Posts His Finds on Twitter, And It’s Honestly Terrifying