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Ayahuasca alters brain waves to produce waking dream-like state, study finds - Ars Technica

Scientists at Imperial College London took EEG readings of subjects under the influence.

science - Ars Technica
3:09pm PST - November 19th, 2019

A rare but spectacular 'unicorn' meteor storm possible Thursday night - Cincinnati.com

A rare celestial treat awaits stargazers late Thursday evening as a full-fledged meteor storm could appear in the night sky, astronomers say.

science - USA Today
11:53am PST - November 19th, 2019

Researchers Develop Cross-Car Games For Autonomous Cars - Mashable India

Now you can enjoy video games in your autonomous car!

science - Mashable
6:35am PST - November 19th, 2019

Chandrayaan-3 plans indicate failures in Chandrayaan-2 - Times of India

India News: BENGALURU: The changes the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is making in the proposed Chandrayaan-3 mission are indicative of the things that.

science - The Times of India
5:53am PST - November 19th, 2019

Alien life could be more common than we thought, scientists say - The Independent

But extraterrestrial beings likely to habit very different star systems, very far away, researchers say

science - Independent
5:37am PST - November 19th, 2019

Researchers Describe Prospects Of Hibernation For Space Exploration - Mashable India

ESA scientists optimized a hibernation mission to Mars.

science - Mashable
11:11pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan - The Advertiser

Scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan

science - News.com.au
5:02pm PST - November 18th, 2019

2 infants buried wearing helmets made from other youngsters' skulls have archaeologists puzzled - Fox News

Two infants were buried more than 2,000 years ago wearing strange "helmets" made from the skulls of other children, researchers found.

science - Fox News
3:57pm PST - November 18th, 2019

NASA scientists flew over Antarctica and captured a gnarly world - Mashable

The lofty mountains on this remote southern landmass are literally up to their necks in ice.

science - Mashable
3:10pm PST - November 18th, 2019

NASA scientists swooped over Antarctica and captured a gnarly world - Mashable SE Asia

Antarctica's Ninnis Glacier.

science - Mashable
3:10pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Leonid shower a dud in 2019, but past years have featured extreme ‘meteor storms’ - Washington Post

Only a dozen or so meteors per hour were expected this year, but those rates have topped 100,000 in the past.

science - The Washington Post
8:10am PST - November 18th, 2019

Prehistoric 91-million-year-old Shark Discovered in Kansas Was Size of a Great White and Had Cannibal Babies - Newsweek

In theory, the ancient shark could have grown up to a staggering 22 feet in length, according to researchers.

science - Newsweek
1:00am PST - November 18th, 2019

Why philosophers feel we have arrived at peak human intelligence - Tech Ballad

Despite huge advances in science over the past century, our understanding of nature is still far from complete. Not only have scientists failed to find the Holy Grail of physics – ...

science - The Next Web
9:34am PST - November 17th, 2019

Leonid meteor shower light up night sky with spectacular shooting stars - RT

One of the most famous annual meteor displays, the Leonid shower, is peaking this weekend and even though this year’s show could be a downer, stargazers will still be treated to occasional spectacular fireballs and shooting stars.

science - RT
8:16pm PST - November 16th, 2019

Long-standing conundrum on the Sun’s atmosphere solved - The Hindu

The study used high-resolution and high cadence images

science - The Hindu
6:11am PST - November 16th, 2019

SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites could make astronomy on Earth ‘impossible’ and create a space-junk nightmare, some scientists warn - Business Insider

SpaceX recently launched 60 Starlink satellites as part of its plan to blanket Earth in high-speed internet. But scientists foresee some problems.

science - Business Insider
5:31am PST - November 16th, 2019

Dance of avoidance: WATCH Neptune’s moon Naiad do crazy zigzag-like maneuvers to escape COLLISION - RT

Neptune’s moon Naiad employs some slick choreographic moves to avoid crashing into its near partner Thalassa as the pair closely orbit the ice giant, new research by NASA shows.

science - RT
11:16pm PST - November 15th, 2019

The Leonids meteor shower will send bright green shooting stars across the sky this weekend, early next week. Here's how to see them. - Business Insider

Sometimes the Leonids treat skywatchers to meteor storms, with thousands of shooting stars each hour. They glow green as their metals ignite.

science - Business Insider
10:24pm PST - November 15th, 2019

With no alternative, NASA spent nearly $4 BILLION to fly astronauts aboard Russian Soyuz to ISS & “overpaid” Boeing for no reason - RT

US space explorers have added up exactly how much money has gone to buy ‘seats’ on Soyuz vehicles, as its partners SpaceX and “overpaid” Boeing failed to meet the deadlines on NASA’s manned spaceflight programs.

science - RT
6:48am PST - November 15th, 2019

Boeing received 'unnecessary' contract boost for astronaut capsule, watchdog says - Reuters

Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thursday, the latest management blunders in the agency's program to restart domestic human spaceflight.

science - Reuters
5:50pm PST - November 14th, 2019

Boeing received 'unnecessary' contract boost for astronaut capsule, watchdog says - Reuters India

Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thursday, the latest management blunders in the agency's program to restart domestic human spaceflight. NASA agreed…

science - Reuters
5:49pm PST - November 14th, 2019

Why this 2019 Nobel physics winner says we should stop calling it a 'Big Bang' - The Next Web

The Big Bang Theory remains the most convincing and popular estimation on the origin of universe, but that doesn't mean it's true. James Peebles, a one-half winner of the 2019 Nobel ...

science - The Next Web
3:22pm PST - November 14th, 2019

Wanted: 10,000 dogs for the largest-ever study on aging in canines - CNN

Dogs' lifespans are far too short. These researchers are hoping to change that.

science - CNN
3:15pm PST - November 14th, 2019

In damning report, watchdog paints troubling picture of relationship between NASA and Boeing - The Washington Post

NASA agreed to pay the company an additional $287.2 million as part of Boeing’s multi-billion-dollar contract to develop a spacecraft capable of flying astronauts to the International Space Station to help it speed up the company’s launch schedule. But the pa…

science - The Washington Post
3:02pm PST - November 14th, 2019

These vivid peacock clouds were created by violent galactic interactions - CNN

Two colorful gas clouds shaped like peacocks have been spotted in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a neighboring dwarf galaxy about 163,000 light years away.

science - CNN
12:08pm PST - November 14th, 2019

RT @Kadriilham: #Talent has always been Solvay's top priority. The commitment we have towards the greater good is visible through our schol…

Rozitaz (@Rozitaz1)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @estibarra: Art and Science to Create Amazing Ads That Sell https://t.co/Af1EmLmRpt

Esteban Ibarra (@estibarra)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Tamil Nadu student to visit NASA on Winning Go4Guru's Space Science Contest https://t.co/XIaxqclgQ7

Punjab Tribune (@punjabtribune)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

[VIDEO] The Science of Star Trek-Where No Man Has Gone Before and Phasers https://t.co/ql11d7bXWa | by @tfoxlaw

International Law (@LawAnalysis)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: Determination of sulbactam in raw bovine milk by isotope dilution-ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

crazy crazy crazy. how bad the accusation is. what it points to dictatorship, being in control of scientific activities in the country and thus creating what may become main stream science. so after that u do it on ur own and create ur own business and institutions to make ur /1

Nahome Alemayehu (@NahomeAlemayehu)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @NatureNews: Sign up for Nature Briefing to get an essential round-up of science news, opinion and analysis, free in your inbox every we…

Mike Danson (@mike_danson)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: Study of the minor fraction of virgin olive oil by a multi-class GC–MS approach: Comprehensive quantitative characteri…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Kortskalle (@SaraHLahtinen)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: An integrated metabolomics strategy to reveal dose-effect relationship and therapeutic mechanisms of different efficac…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Focus on Native Bees, Not Honey Bees https://t.co/vak9fOMens

Andrew Tirrell (@tirrella)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Does optimism lead to improved health? https://t.co/frTGmeSe2z

Pamela Cheung (@ellaextra)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @CorpMosby: Wow. I’m finally finished. After going through @AndrewYang climate change plan. Man I feel like I just graduated with a doct…

Johnt73 (@Johnt731)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Open Access UCL Research: Homoeopathic families, Hindu nation and the legislating state: making of a vernacular science, Bengal 1866-1941 https://t.co/rev7mQazzM

UCL Discovery (@ucl_discovery)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @shamsa83137298: Starting my Micro Masters journey of Data science on Edx. #UCSDpython4DS. @DrILKAY1

dystopian mentalist (@JustBeMentalist)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @makermelaIndia: Did you know? Science day in Switzerland is dedicated to the former Indian President, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Upon his arr…

Vineet d thakkar (@Vineetdthakkar1)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @jonykipnis: Change will come not when PIs stop submitting to Cell/Nature/Science but when exceptional post-docs who happen not to have…

Wenlong Yang (@WenlongYang84)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: DRILL Interface Makes Ion Soft Landing Broadly Accessible for Energy Science and Applications #BatteriesSupercaps htt…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @HarvardBiz: Universities should overhaul their degree requirements in order to make a security course standard for all students studyin…

Brad Harkavy (@Harkador)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @kosmoknj: y’all pick one it’s for science

cait (@kosmoknj)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @99freemind: Why isn't @Buzzfeed telling people that the science many of these people are engaged in is TWISTED, transhumanist or eugeni…

Davidoff1010 (@Davidoff1010)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @LukeGromen: The apparently goal-seeked, corporate “scientific research” on opioids is yet another example of why public faith in corpor…

C.S. Connaughton (@TheSuperbubble)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Evaluation committees that hold implicit biases against women in science promote fewer women than men to elite research positions—but only if they don’t explicitly believe that gender bias exists, researchers reported in Nature Human Behavior. https://t.co/fnNMRo5Q2b

Dan Epstein (@epstein_dan)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019
#TuesdayThoughts Many people are still under the delusion that neo-classical economics are a science & that the assertions made by such economists are actual theories.  This is completely false.  To understand the reality of this, let's take a look behind the wizard’s curtain… https://t.co/qco1SoDldo

#TuesdayThoughts Many people are still under the delusion that neo-classical economics are a science & that the assertions made by such economists are actual theories. This is completely false. To understand the reality of this, let's take a look behind the wizard’s curtain… https://t.co/qco1SoDldo

Anthony (@Ciotti001)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @SciKathryn: Please RT: I'm putting together a comprehensive list of science-linked stories (will share freely when done). Please could…

Julianne Britton (@juliannebritton)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Janni Feminist Educator Aragon (@janniaragon)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Hal in London (@ldnhal)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @mpfix1: Calling all #FirstGen #1stGen political science and law profs. I just created a new twitter account @1stGenScholars to promote…

Hightower CCR (@HightowerCcr)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @kaz_yos: Parameter estimation using aggregate data - ScienceDirect https://t.co/HDiX1rJSkU

WillPer (@wilpertwitt)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @naturensw: The NSW Govt has a moral obligation and international responsibility to keep this incredible ecosystem alive. Drought is a f…

PJR III (@DoctorPJR)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Diana (@man_lotto)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019
#RT @FitnessHacks101: The Science and Smarts Behind Hypertrophy (and Getting Ripped) https://t.co/Qvy6vlad9b https://t.co/RBGOcxC3dR

#RT @FitnessHacks101: The Science and Smarts Behind Hypertrophy (and Getting Ripped) https://t.co/Qvy6vlad9b https://t.co/RBGOcxC3dR

CrossFit Kelevra (@CrossfitKelevra)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Amanda Brunet (@MajorGeekGirl1)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Who Is Christopher? (@whoischristophr)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

While the rest of us "fight inequality" by bitching about Trump on Twitter, my colleague @amyhsin is undoubtedly going to face a deluge of harassment for very serious, brave, science-based proposals that seriously engage inequality here in NYC. Please support her, colleagues. https://t.co/BEYh2TZCZ2

Joseph N. Cohen (@jncohen)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Tradesman52 (@Tradesman521)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Senior Clinical Project Manager , London, https://t.co/3tjzMeYPdI #job #jobs #hiring #PharmaceuticalJobs https://t.co/AregaEpUJl

Pop Science (@popscience1)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Kris_Sacrebleu: Congrats #maga on electing the singularly most stupid man imaginable as POTUS, denies science, denies #ClimateChange —…

Terry Stewart (@TD_Stewart)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @HunterDK: NYT columnist Bret Stephens says he is not a bedbug. I say the science is still unclear.

(@amazingprizzini)
6:14am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JOYNEWSONTV: The 2019 edition of the Springboard Teenpreneurship program has kicked off in Accra, with a focus on building skills of te…

Andani Bawa Yakubu (@abybest11)
6:14am PDT - August 27th, 2019