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NASA's Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Cassini Dives Between Saturn and Its Rings

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Scientists have looked at all 14,500 participants in Children of the 90s and found that if a girl's maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 percent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and repetitive behaviors.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Autism Linked to Grandmother's Smoking

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Denise Malles
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Researchers have constructed a marine food web to show how climate change could affect our future fish supplies and marine biodiversity.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Ocean Warming Risks Collapse of Marine Food Web

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Jim Williamson
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Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve, according to a study. The vagus nerve extends from the brainstem to the abdomen and controls unconscious body processes like heart rate and food digestion.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Could Parkinson's Disease Start in the Gut?

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Anthony Joseph
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Researchers have developed a system that can 3-D print the basic structure of an entire building.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

3-D Printing an Entire Building

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A new study is challenging a long-held theory that tsunamis form and acquire their energy mostly from vertical movement of the seafloor.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Tsunami Formation: Long-Held Theory Challenged

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Looking for a better beer or single malt Scotch whiskey? A team of researchers may have you covered. They are among a group of 77 scientists worldwide who have sequenced the complete genome of barley, a key ingredient in beer and single malt Scotch.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Barley Genome Sequenced

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In the spring when water temperatures start to rise, rainbow trout that have spent several years at sea traveling hundreds of miles from home manage, without maps or GPS, to find their way back to the rivers and streams where they were born for spawning. Researchers have identified genes that…
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Genes That Help Trout Find Their Way Home

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New research has identified the minimum temperature of a bolt of lightning as it strikes rock. The study discovered that, based on the crystalline material in the sample, the minimum temperature at which the fulgurite formed was roughly 1,700 degrees Celsius.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Details on How Lightning Changes Rock

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An Ice Age site in San Diego, Calif., preserves 130,000-year-old bones and teeth of a mastodon that show evidence of modification by early humans. Analysis of these finds dramatically revises the timeline for when humans first reached North America, according to new research.
ScienceDaily 04/27/2017

Humans in N. America 100,000 Years Earlier?

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Bob Lind
Matt Hall
Current wildfire policy can't adequately protect people, homes and ecosystems from the longer, hotter fire seasons climate change is causing, according to a new article.
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

New Era of Western Wildfires: Protection Needed

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We've all heard it: eating salty foods makes you thirstier. But what sounds like good nutritional advice turns out to be an old-wives' tale. In a study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars, an international group of scientists has found exactly the opposite to be true. 'Cosmonauts' who…
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Salty Diet Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty

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Jorge Jesus Francisco
Steph Carrier
Massive landslides, similar to those found on Earth, are occurring on the asteroid Ceres. That's according to a new study adding to the growing evidence that Ceres retains a significant amount of water ice.
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Landslides on Ceres Reflect Hidden Ice

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Researchers created a previously-only-theoretical time crystal using a small piece of diamond embedded with millions of atomic-scale impurities known as nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers. They then used microwave pulses to 'kick' the system out of equilibrium, causing the NV center's spins to flip at…
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Creating Time Crystals

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Everybody loves those rare "aha moments" where you suddenly and unexpectedly solve a difficult problem or understand something that had previously perplexed you. But until now, researchers had not had a good way to study how people actually experienced what is called "epiphany learning."
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Aha! Understanding the Moment of Insight

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Astronomers have found two ultra-compact dwarf galaxies with supermassive black holes, the second and third such galaxies found to harbor the objects. Together, the three examples suggest that black holes lurk at the center of most ultra-compact dwarfs, potentially doubling the number of…
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Supermassive Black Holes in Tiny Galaxies

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Paul Simpson
Kevin Martin
Using mud pulled from the bottom of a tropical lake, researchers at have gained a new grasp of how ancient microbes made methane in the complex iron chemistry of the early Earth.
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Methane-Making Microbes Kept Early Earth Warm

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Aamer Shaikh
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The sympathetic nervous system, not white blood cells, is critically important in the regulation of energy expenditure and thermogenesis, researchers reveal in a new report.
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Sympathetic Nervous System Keeps You Warm?

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Fred Jansen
A postmortem of the first known case of 'river piracy' in modern times outlines how a retreating glacier in the Yukon diverted water from one river to another, leading to many downstream effects.
ScienceDaily 04/18/2017

Retreating Yukon Glacier Made River Disappear

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Physicists have created a fluid with negative mass, which is exactly what it sounds like. Push it, and unlike every physical object in the world we know, it doesn't accelerate in the direction it was pushed. It accelerates backwards.
ScienceDaily 04/17/2017

Physicists Create 'Negative Mass'

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Jason Collins-Webb
Kajetan Fijałkowski