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Nasa shares amazing image of blue dunes on Mars The Independent - MSN UK

Picture released as part of space agency’s 20th anniversary celebrations of Mars Odyssey spacecraft

science - Independent
8:07am PDT - April 11th, 2021

NASA shares breathtaking image of blue dunes on Mars - Business Insider South Africa

The photo of a section of the sea of dunes, covering an area the size of Texas, was captured by Nasa's Mars Odyssey orbiter.

science - Business Insider
7:55am PDT - April 11th, 2021

Nasa shares amazing image of blue dunes on Mars - Yahoo News

Picture released as part of space agency’s 20th anniversary celebrations of Mars Odyssey spacecraft

science - Independent
7:20am PDT - April 11th, 2021

NASA shares breathtaking image of a wind-sculpted sea of blue dunes on Mars taken by the Odyssey orbiter - msnNOW

The photo of a section of the sea of dunes, covering an area the size of Texas, was captured by Nasa's Mars Odyssey orbiter.

science - Business Insider
6:00am PDT - April 11th, 2021

More lightning in the Arctic is bad news for the planet - Ars Technica

Lightning strikes in the far north could double by 2100. That means more wildfires, which could release massive amounts of planet-warming gas.

science - Wired
3:45am PDT - April 11th, 2021

The imminent discovery of new forces of nature could change physics as we know it - TNW

Seven years ago, a huge magnet was transported over 3,200 miles (5,150km) across land and sea, in the hope of studying a subatomic particle called a muon. Muons are closely related ...

science - The Next Web
2:09am PDT - April 11th, 2021

NASA delays Mars helicopter flight to at least April 14th | Engadget - Engadget

NASA has delayed the first flight of its Mars helicopter to at least April 14 after an issue during a test.

science - Engadget
11:42am PDT - April 10th, 2021

NASA delays Mars helicopter flight after a crucial rotor-blade-spinning test ended abruptly - Business Insider

Ingenuity was supposed to spin its blades at full speed on Friday, but a "watchdog" timer that identifies issues abruptly cut the test short.

science - Business Insider
10:39am PDT - April 10th, 2021

NASA releases stunning photo of beautiful blue dunes on Mars - Mashable

We can't stop staring.

science - Mashable
10:17am PDT - April 10th, 2021

CRISPR-on, CRISPR-off: New game-changing gene editing technique is entirely reversible - RT

US researchers have unveiled a significant upgrade to the CRISPR gene editing system, which, unlike its predecessor, can target specific genes with high precision and make completely reversible changes.

science - RT
9:39am PDT - April 10th, 2021

A final flyby for asteroid Bennu and 5 other top space and science stories this week - CNN

Welcome to Wonder Theory, your weekly space and science digest. A spacecraft bids farewell to its asteroid companion, NASA's newest Mars rover and helicopter gear up for a history-making moment, researchers gain insight about ancient cave painters, and more.

science - CNN
7:00am PDT - April 10th, 2021

Chilean scientists find skunk fossil from dinosaur era - Pune Mirror

A fossil of a skunk-like mammal that lived during the age of dinosaurs has been discovered in Chilean Patagonia, adding further proof to recent evidence that mammals roamed that part of South America

science - The Times of India
5:30pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

Suggestions of a new force echo the ancient quest for fundamental elements - CBC.ca

Bob McDonald's blog: The quest to understand the nature of matter and reality is ancient — and continuing

science - CBC News
3:01pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

Researchers discover 74-million-year-old mammal - Watch - The Jerusalem Post

The skunk-like mammal inhabited southern Patagonia alongside dinosaurs.

science - The Jerusalem Post
10:28am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Our ancestors left Africa both with and without modern brains - Ars Technica

The genus Homo originated with a brain that still had ape-like features.

science - Ars Technica
10:07am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Scientists say 'unimaginable amounts' of water will pour into oceans if ice shelves collapse amid global heating | TheHill - The Hill

“Ice shelves are important buffers, preventing glaciers on land from flowing freely into the ocean and contributing to sea level rise,” said Ella Gilbert, who co-authored the study.

science - The Hill
9:46am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Modern brains evolved 1.7m years ago in Africa, study finds, after examining skulls of mankind’s ancient ancestors - RT

When human’s very ancient ancestors took their first steps out of Africa, some 3 million years ago, their brains looked more like those of great apes. A new study says our big brains developed only some 400,000 years later.

science - RT
8:13am PDT - April 9th, 2021

2 recent studies sequence DNA from the earliest Homo sapiens in Eurasia - Ars Technica

One study includes DNA from the son of Neanderthal and Homo sapiens parents.

science - Ars Technica
7:40am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Muon experiment breaks physics laws, hints at hidden force in universe - Business Insider

An unknown force seems to be making subatomic particles called muons act weirdly. That same force could be behind dark matter.

science - Business Insider
6:21am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Ingenuity helicopter poised for first-ever flight on Mars - Al Jazeera English

The high point of Ingenuity’s coming of age story is about to begin.

science - Al Jazeera English
6:12am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Once-rare Arctic lightning is now more frequent—and may reshape the region - National Geographic

Recent studies suggest lightning in the far North could double by 2100 and that the increase may already be underway.

science - National Geographic
6:05am PDT - April 9th, 2021

As Etna erupts, mud pools holds clues to what it may do next - The Independent

‘We can predict what Mount Etna wants to do by looking at the amount of gas which is emitted and the proportions of magmatic gas and hydrocarbons’

science - Independent
5:43am PDT - April 9th, 2021

This is why China and Russia want to build a base on the Moon - The Next Web

The Russian space agency Roscosmos and China’s National Space Administration (CNSA) recently agreed to establish lunar outposts on, and in orbit around, the Moon. This announcement ...

science - The Next Web
4:35am PDT - April 9th, 2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX abandons catching fairings, ULA bets on upper stages - Ars Technica

"All of the resistance, that is going to be gradually disappearing."

science - Ars Technica
4:00am PDT - April 9th, 2021

How to Survive a Killer Asteroid - WIRED

The impact that wiped out the dinosaurs would probably have killed you too—unless you were in the exact right place and had made the exact right plans.

science - Wired
4:00am PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @neiltyson: The good thing about Science is that it’s true, whether or not you believe in it.

Steve Brazill (@stevebrazill)
11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @Nanjala1: Are you registered for our second workshop on writing science and speculative fiction in Kiswahili? Starts in just over an ho…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @mikegalsworthy: As a scientist, I find this very alarming and this should be investigated thoroughly. Science is about team-play, tran…

Arun Mehta (@ArunMehtaShow)
11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @Sanjay_Dixit: The greatest human rights violation is to brand a community as unbeliever and then ridicule their rights to worship the f…

Ayush Barthwal (@ayushbarthwal)
11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @EMaxfieldMoen: Life goals at different ages: 11 - Become writer, producer, and star of my own TV show. 21 - Become a bestselling author…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @RogerHelmerMEP: If Bill Gates is so worried about Global Warming, why doesn’t he just sell up in Seattle, move to Alaska, and leave the…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @anurajenp: If the terms "software engineering/computer science" are oxymoron then so is the term "software architecture"

Venkatesh Rao (@vgr)
11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @MathsSciencePK: Teachers: Teaching/explaining concepts where the terminology is difficult to remember (for students) is always a challe…

Muhammad Hafeez (@m__hafeez)
11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @ArisKatzourakis: Top tip: vaccine escape is one to watch. When it comes, it will be partial. Anyone saying its not something to worry a…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @PatrickFrench: "Our erosion of natural ecological boundaries as we assert the right of humans to dominate our environment is, at its co…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @roorooyes4: @HomoLittlest @ComeToGhana @ILGAWORLD Sex is to gender, what science is to religion. Perfect.

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @rinkitagurav: "These diseases are emerging more frequently in recent years as a result of human encroachment into wild habitat and incr…

Aniruddha H D (@AniruddhaHD)
11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @ModifiedChokra: Hindu Dharma is scientific as it is based on what can be known, intuited and experienced... There are many other proofs…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @Heachy_1979: I can walk on the floor of M&S that features the food But the minute I go upstairs covid will get me I can go to the toile…

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11:56pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @giopagliari: Science is amazing. How thousands of small discoveries build into truly monumental achievements of civilization. It is the…

Michael #BlackLivesMatter (@TacticalGrace_)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @corizance: Data science needs input from women #MachineLearning #learning via https://t.co/zeb5hNqb8q https://t.co/bna3oXDS7Y

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @CNSeminars: Monday morning is #Neuroccino morning. Join us to talk about science at 9:30am Paris time: https://t.co/ncuDfJQ4CN #Mondaym

Stephanie Forkel (@StephForkel)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

Check our latest paper on pencil lead powder as a cost-effective graphite-silica composite anode for high-performance lithium-ion batteries. Article Link: https://t.co/q072XYnxoK DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.159719 #Research #iithyderabad #chemicalengineering

Chandra Shekhar Sharma (@Chans2k2)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @paimadhu: Covid-19 is proof that science is not the rate limiting step for solving the biggest challenges in global health. Neglect is.

Palwasha Yousafzai Khan (@dopapus)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @mojos55: ONE of the world’s oldest and most respected medical journals #BMJ has published a damning attack on the UK Government, saying…

DJukic (@jukic_d)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

astrazeneca vaccine: Blood clots linked to AstraZeneca vaccine stem from a rare antibody reaction - The Economic Times https://t.co/82G4EStRAe

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @DD_FaFa_: Numsense! Data Science for the Layman: No Math Added #DataScience https://t.co/Aeq7Bj2zCx

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

An amazing lecture last week from Shannon Mattern @shannonmattern on Arboreal Agency: Trees in Urban Ecologies and Computational Systems. #Aarhusanthropology should work closer with our Media Studies and computer science colleagues!

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @mojos55: ONE of the world’s oldest and most respected medical journals #BMJ has published a damning attack on the UK Government, saying…

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

. @Adam_Stirling what do you make of this? https://t.co/P2TcVRjy2V

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @mojos55: ONE of the world’s oldest and most respected medical journals #BMJ has published a damning attack on the UK Government, saying…

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @SuriyaSubraman: Data science needs input from women: Data science is the interdisciplinary, complex employment of big data, artificial…

Paballo Chauke (@ChatWithChauke)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @21WIRE: 3) It's important to note the initial hype used to push this idea of a "global pandemic" was essentially fake news about the CF…

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @sarahinthesen8: I asked climate scientist @MichaelEMann about the Murdoch corporation’s attack on science and their misinformation agen…

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @sarahinthesen8: I asked climate scientist @MichaelEMann about the Murdoch corporation’s attack on science and their misinformation agen…

Michael Sainsbury (@MickSainsbury)
11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @sarahinthesen8: I asked climate scientist @MichaelEMann about the Murdoch corporation’s attack on science and their misinformation agen…

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @Researchnewscc: E-cigarettes help smokers quit for good #Ecigarettes #smokers #UniversityofQueensland #science #newspaper @GIH_UQ Rea…

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11:46pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @globalhlthtwit: A new variant, B.1.617 accounts for a sudden increase of cases in Maharashtra, India. It spreads faster and contains an…

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11:45pm PDT - April 11th, 2021