Beloved mountain lion found dead following California fire

Beloved mountain lion found dead following California fire

Prowling.Image: national park service / flickrByJack Morse2018-12-08 18:57:53 UTC It's hard out there for a smart cat in a dumb world.  The National Park Serviceconfirmed on Dec. 7that...
Dead manatee pulled from South Carolina drainage area

Dead manatee pulled from South Carolina drainage area

Manatees can die when the water gets too cold. A manatee was found dead near a drainage area in South Carolina this week, an unusual occurrence as these...
SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a...
NASA’s InSight Mars Lander reveals stunningly clear pictures of the Red Planet

NASA’s InSight Mars Lander reveals stunningly clear pictures of the Red Planet

This image from InSight's robotic-arm mounted Instrument Deployment Camera shows the instruments on the spacecraft's deck, with the Martian surface of Elysium Planitia in the background. (Credit:...
Pediatricians ate and pooped out Legos in the name of science

Pediatricians ate and pooped out Legos in the name of science

Kevin Urgiles about 2 hours ago A small group of pediatricians wanted to tackle a question many of us may not think about. Does eating a Lego mess up...
Hospital in China denies links to world’s first gene-edited babies

Hospital in China denies links to world’s first gene-edited babies

News of the world’s first ever gene-edited human babies being born in China caused a huge stir on Monday after the MIT Technology Review and the Associated Press brought the project...
Anxiety abounds at NASA as Mars landing day arrives

Anxiety abounds at NASA as Mars landing day arrives

A NASA spacecraft’s six-month journey to Mars neared its dramatic grand finale Monday in what scientists and engineers hoped would be a soft precision landing on flat...
China may have developed a quantum radar that can spot stealth planes

China may have developed a quantum radar that can spot stealth planes

Bloomberg/GettyBy David Hambling A company claims to have created a quantum radar that can detect stealth aircraft and see through the radar jamming used to hide warplanes. Defence giant China Electronics Technology Group Corporation displayed the prototype at the Zhuhai air show last week. Stealth aircraft avoid detection by redirecting most of a radar system’s radio…
Mystery “space cow” is a weird new type of powerful space explosion

Mystery “space cow” is a weird new type of powerful space explosion

Andia/Alamy; ESOBy Leah Crane A SPACE explosion nicknamed “the Cow” keeps getting stranger. After months of observations, we still aren’t quite sure what it is but it may be part of a whole new class of blasts. In June, astronomers spotted a remarkably fast and luminous explosion. It took just a few days to reach peak brightness,…
Three ways to find your purpose in life and reap the benefits

Three ways to find your purpose in life and reap the benefits

Having a sense of what you want to do with your life can help you live longer, slash your risk of disease and improve your sex life – and it’s easy to do Everyone needs a sense of directionRudi Sebastian/plainpictureBy Teal BurrellThere’s a proven way to live longer, slash your risk of heart disease, stroke,…

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