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Professor Gordon Gallup of Albany University and former student Michael J. Frederick, presented the toxic plant theory in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Ideas in Ecology and Evolution. The evolutionary psychologist asserted the dinosaurs’ innate ability to discern certain tastes may have contributed to their downfall, during a widespread emergence of toxic plants. Professor Gallup agreed
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United States Geological Survey (USGS) Yellowstone volcano eruption maps paint a bleak future for the safety of the US. USGS scientists Larry Mastin and Jacob Lowenstern, and National Science Foundation researcher Alexa Van Eaton, published a study estimating where Yellowstone ash would fall if it erupted today. Using prediction models from Yellowstone’s last major eruption
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ORION SPAN The luxury space hotel is set to orbit by 2021 California-based firm Orion Span has announced that the first ever-ever luxury ‘space hotel’ is set to be in orbit within four years, and will be able to welcome guests within five. But the firm is charging space tourists a massive £6.7 million for
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Dr Vladimir Airapetian, a senior astrophysicist within NASA’s Heliophysics Science Division, will be among the eminent scientists who will gather for the event, to be held at Goddard Space Flight Centre in Maryland. The symposium, entitled Environments of Terrestrial Planets Under the Young Sun: Seeds of Biomolecules, aims to use what we know about how
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According to a team of European scientists, solar tornadoes are not rotating after all. Their new analysis of these gigantic structures, each one several times the size of the Earth, indicates that they may have been misnamed because scientists have so far only been able to observe them using 2-dimensional images.  Solar tornadoes were first observed
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Even if you have no idea how it works or what the letters stand for, chances are you’ve at least heard of the revolutionary technology dubbed CRISPR. Cheaper and far more precise than previous gene-editing processes, the CRISPR/Cas9 molecular toolkit continues to see new applications across the scientific world.   Here are a few ways
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An earthquake with an upgraded magnitude of 5.3 struck 38 miles south west of Ventura in the Channel Islands area about 12:30 p.m. Shaking was felt all along the coast, from the San Luis Obispo area to the north to San Clemente in the south. More than 10,000 people reported feeling the quake on the USGS
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March 2018 was the warmest March ever recorded in Bahrain since 1902, the Meteorological Directorate said in its monthly weather summary report. The month was also the sunniest March since records of hours of sunshine began to be kept in 1968. In March this year, Bahrain received 324.3 hours of sunshine. The old record was
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Antarctica’s grounding lines are retreating across the seafloor. The Southern Ocean melted 565 square miles of underwater ice between 2010 and 2016. And this new study provides clear evidence that retreat is happening across the ice sheet due to ocean melting at its base. But please don’t forget that recent discoveries have revealed just how
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Two red sprites, transient optical phenomena appearing as luminous reddish-orange flashes, have been recorded over the Czech Republic on April 4, 2018, marking the early beginning of 2018 sprite season in the northern hemisphere. Lucky photographer this season was again well known Martin Popek who captured them above storms over western Czeckia on April 4 below Pleiades star cluster:
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Another awesome video showing volcano Shinmoedake exploding with volcanic lightning in video in Japan on April 5, 2018. VOLCANO SHINMOEDAKE ERUPTION WITH A GREAT EXPLOSION, A CLOUD OF ASHES OF 10 KM OF HEIGHT AND LIGHTING IN THE ERUPTIVE COLUMN, JAPAN.- At 3:31 am local time began a series of spectacular explosions that are taking