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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:36 pm

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Electric vehicle market is poised for rapid growth
http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/2/2/14467748/electric-vehicles-oil-market

Scientists Have Turned Cooking Oil Into a Material 200 Times Stronger Than Steel
https://futurism.com/scientists-have-turned-cooking-oil-into-a-material-200-times-stronger-than-steel

New way to print on paper using light
http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-invent-a-new-way-of-printing-on-paper-with-light

“Better Way” to Produce Renewable Hydrogen
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/scientists-develop-a-better-way-to-produce-renewable-hydrogen

New eco-battery that runs on seawater
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-eco-battery-seawater.html

Protecting bulk power systems from hackers
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-bulk-power-hackers.html

Russian scientists developing best ever invisibility cloak
https://www.sott.net/article/342075-Russian-scientists-developing-best-ever-invisibility-cloak

Silicon will blow lithium batteries out of the water says Adelaide firm
https://www.sott.net/article/342416-Silicon-will-blow-lithium-batteries-out-of-water-says-Adelaide-firm

Digital contact lens that is blink powered & records video
https://www.sott.net/article/342418-Sony-files-patent-for-a-digital-contact-lens-that-is-blink-powered-records-video


SCIENCE
Closest Earthlike Planet May Get Robot Visitors; Here's How
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/02/closest-earth-planet-proxima-b-centauri-solar-sail-space-science

Cause of noises made by meteors found
https://www.sott.net/article/341939-Cause-of-noises-made-by-meteors-found

7500-year-old solar event recorded in tree rings
https://www.sott.net/article/341940-7500-year-old-solar-event-recorded-in-tree-rings

Red dwarf flares jeopardize habitability of planet Proxima b
https://www.sott.net/article/342049-Red-dwarf-flares-jeopardize-habitability-of-planet-Proxima-b

Move over Jupiter: Saturn acts equally as Earth's bodyguard from planetoids
https://www.sott.net/article/342095-Move-over-Jupiter-Saturn-acts-equally-as-Earths-bodyguard-from-planetoids

Curiosity rover sharpens paradox of ancient Mars (Update)
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-curiosity-rover-exposes-co2-mars.html

A bridge of stars connects two dwarf galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-bridge-stars-dwarf-galaxies.html

Planets of red dwarf stars may face oxygen loss in habitable zones
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nasa-planets-red-dwarf-stars.html

Saturn’s rings could contain millions of ‘moonlets’, new Nasa images reveal
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jan/31/saturns-rings-contain-millions-moonlets-new-nasa-images-reveal-cassini

Asteroids Are Flying Past Earth More Often Than Usual
https://www.yahoo.com/news/asteroids-flying-past-earth-more-000519228.html

Scientists record breach in magnetic field
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38849147

Hidden Flares on Far Side of the Sun Blasting Gamma Rays to Earth Near Speed of Light [Gamma rays are light; why wouldn't they go light speed?]
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/01/nasa-hidden-flares-on-far-side-of-the-sun-earth-blasting-gamma-rays-near-speed-of-light.html

Curiosity rover sharpens paradox of ancient Mars [Saturn Theory may solve]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-curiosity-rover-exposes-co2-mars.html

Sun’s rotation is slowed down by its own photons
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2120202-suns-rotation-is-slowed-down-by-its-own-photons

What happened to the sun over 7,000 years ago? [Or did it happen to Earth?]
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/nu-wht020617.php

Matter-antimatter asymmetry confirmed in baryons
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/02/matter-antimatter-asymmetry-confirmed-in-baryons

Baltic hunter-gatherers began farming without influence of migration, ancient DNA suggests
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-baltic-hunter-gatherers-began-farming-migration.html

Hundreds of ancient earthworks resembling Stonehenge found in Amazon rainforest
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/02/06/hundreds-ancient-earthworks-resembling-stonehenge-found-amazon

Earth’s water may have originally been formed deep within its mantle, study shows
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-earth-deep-mantle.html

Why Noses Are Missing from Many Egyptian Statues
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/why-are-noses-missing-so-many-egyptian-statues-007493

Cow carved in stone paints picture of Europe’s early human culture
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/cow-carved-stone-paints-picture-europes-early-human-culture
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:38 pm

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Scientists just found a new way to farm biofuel-producing algae, and it’s 10x faster than before
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/farming-microalgae-biofuel

New engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170209142708.htm

We finally have a computer that can survive the surface of Venus
https://arstechnica.co.uk/gadgets/2017/02/venus-computer-chip

An Exhaust Pipe Device Turns Vehicle Exhaust Into Printing Ink
http://www.seeker.com/an-exhaust-pipe-device-turns-air-pollution-into-printing-ink-2245514002.html

Scientists [actually their workers] Drill into Volcano to Harness its Energy
http://www.livescience.com/57833-scientists-drill-volcano-core-geothermal-energy.html

You Can Now Pre-Order a Flying Car and Have It Delivered by 2018
https://futurism.com/3-the-first-certified-commercial-flying-vehicle-is-now-ready-for-pre-order

This Startup Uses A Particle Accelerator To Make Solar Panels Much, Much Cheaper
https://www.fastcoexist.com/3066337/this-startup-uses-a-particle-accelerator-to-make-solar-panels-much-much-cheaper

Technology puts 'touch' into long-distance relationships [This should be revolutionary]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-technology-long-distance-relationships.html

Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-wireless-power-transmission-safely-devices.html

Bulletproof origami shield to protect law enforcement [what about us?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-bulletproof-origami-shield-law.html

Amazonian Geoglyphs May Be Remnants of a Lost Civilization
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/02/amazonian-geoglyphs-may-be-remnants-of-a-lost-civilization

Luxury Homes and Underfloor Heating Were a Part of Life in the Roman Province of Britannia
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/who-said-ancient-people-had-it-tough-luxury-homes-and-underfloor-heating-021208

The Secret that Enabled Roman Roads to Withstand the Passage of Time
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/built-last-craftsmanship-enabled-roman-roads-withstand-passage-time-007523


SCIENCE

Beginnings of supernova seen for the first time
https://www.sott.net/article/342533-Beginnings-of-supernova-seen-for-the-first-time

Huge 1.8 million km2 reservoir of melting carbon under Western United States
https://www.sott.net/article/342562-Scientists-uncover-huge-1-8-million-km2-reservoir-of-melting-carbon-under-Western-United-States

Major fault under Ventura CA could cause severe earthquake & tsunami damage
https://www.sott.net/article/342622-New-study-reveals-major-fault-under-Ventura-California-could-cause-more-earthquake-damage-than-previously-suspected

Earth's magnetic field strength recorded in ancient clay jars
https://www.sott.net/article/342627-Earths-magnetic-field-strength-recorded-in-ancient-clay-jars

Rare Trojan asteroid discovered along the orbit of Uranus
https://www.sott.net/article/342819-Rare-asteroid-discovered-along-the-orbit-of-Uranus

New Zealand may be part of a submerged continent
https://www.sott.net/article/342825-New-Zealand-may-be-part-of-a-submerged-continent

[EXTREMELY URGENT] The Solar Minimum, Earthquakes and Coming Mini Ice Age - and What to Expect
https://www.sott.net/article/343020-The-Solar-Minimum-Earthquakes-and-Mini-Ice-Age-and-What-to-Expect-Interview-with-John-Casey-Author-of-UPHEAVAL-and-Dark-Winter-VIDEO

Gene drives: The scientific case for a complete & perpetual ban
https://www.sott.net/article/343040-Gene-drives-The-scientific-case-for-a-complete-perpetual-ban

Comet's trip past Earth offers first in a trio of opportunities
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-comet-earth-trio-opportunities.html

Researchers determine that planetary collision can form a moon large enough for Kepler to detect
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-planetary-collision-moon-large-kepler.html

Scientists observe first planet-induced stellar pulsations
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-scientists-planet-induced-stellar-pulsations.html

Astronomers propose a cell phone search for galactic fast radio bursts
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-astronomers-cell-galactic-fast-radio.html

Missing stars in the solar neighbourhood reveal the sun's speed and distance to the centre of the Milky Way galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-stars-solar-neighbourhood-reveal-sun.html

NASA-funded website lets public search for new nearby worlds
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nasa-funded-website-nearby-worlds.html

Research team finds radial acceleration relation in all common types of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-team-radial-common-galaxies.html

Mystery radiation ‘clouds’ may pose risk to air travellers
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2120295-mystery-radiation-clouds-may-pose-risk-to-air-travellers

First nuclear explosion helps test theory of moon’s formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nuclear-explosion-theory-moon-formation.html

Mars Was Recently Hit by a Meteorite ‘Shotgun’ Blast
http://www.seeker.com/mars-meteorite-impact-crater-nasa-mro-hirise-image-2248298212.html

White-Dwarf Pulsar First Ever Discovered –“Electromagnetic Field is One Billion Times More Powerful than Earth’s”
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/02/first-ever-white-dwarf-pulsar-discovered-electromagnetic-field-is-100-million-times-more-powerful-th.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:51 pm

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Disney develops wireless electricity
https://cosmosmagazine.com/technology/disnet-develops-wireless-electricity

Honda wants to charge electric vehicles dynamically for unlimited range on highways - "invisible train tracks for EVs to use and potentially drive continuously by wirelessly charging"
https://electrek.co/2017/02/24/honda-electric-vehicles-dynamic-charging-unlimited-range

Humans Can Now “Print” Genetic Code and Engineer Life
https://futurism.com/humans-can-now-print-genetic-code-and-engineer-life

Sound waves could take a tsunami down a few notches [I thought timed explosives could work too]
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/sound-waves-could-take-tsunami-down-few-notches

Creating computers that use 10,000 times less energy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170213083752.htm

Brussels to Transform Industrial Site Into Vertical Forest
https://futurism.com/european-city-set-to-transform-industrial-site-into-remarkable-vertical-forest

New method uses heat flow to levitate variety of objects
https://news.uchicago.edu/article/2017/02/14/new-method-uses-heat-flow-levitate-variety-objects


SCIENCE:

Most scientists 'can't replicate studies by their peers'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39054778?SThisFB

Asteroid 2017 DG16 to fly by Earth at 0.34 LD - 5th known NEA to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January 8, 2017
https://www.sott.net/article/343448-Asteroid-2017-DG16-to-fly-by-Earth-at-0-34-LD-5th-known-NEA-to-flyby-Earth-within-1-lunar-distance-since-January-8-2017

Rare nebula, ELAN discovered - No obvious source of power for the light it is emitting
https://www.sott.net/article/343532-Rare-nebula-ELAN-discovered-No-obvious-source-of-power-for-the-light-it-is-emitting

Silicon dioxide crystals at Earth's core provide insights into energy source of magnetic field [It's probably much denser than SiO2]
https://www.sott.net/article/343614-Silicon-dioxide-crystals-at-Earths-core-provide-insights-into-energy-source-of-magnetic-field

An Enormous Exoplanet Is Having a Strange Influence on Its Star
http://gizmodo.com/an-enormous-exoplanet-is-having-a-strange-influence-on-1792351275

New delta Scuti: Rare pulsating star 7,000 light years away is 1 of only 7 in Milky Way
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/smu-nds021417.php

Planet Nine breakthrough as astronomers find asteroids that may have been victims of a ‘smash and grab’ by mysterious body
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4246392/Planet-Nine-breakthrough-study-backs-hidden-planet.html

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram
http://nautil.us/blog/new-evidence-for-the-strange-idea-that-the-universe-is-a-hologram?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

Greece displays ‘7,000-year-old archaeological enigma’ carved granite
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38967924

Skull Similarities Suggest Multiple Migrations into South America
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/winter-2017/article/skull-similarities-suggest-multiple-migrations-into-south-america

400 million year old gigantic extinct monster worm discovered in Canadian museum
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170221095643.htm

Thousands of horsemen may have swept into Bronze Age Europe, transforming the local population
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/thousands-horsemen-may-have-swept-bronze-age-europe-transforming-local-population

Dating the Milky Way's disc
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-dating-milky-disc.html

Surprising dunes on comet Chury
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-dunes-comet-chury.html

Lowest-frequency accreting millisecond X-ray pulsar found
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-lowest-frequency-accreting-millisecond-x-ray-pulsar.html

New Mars research shows evidence of a complex mantle beneath the Elysium volcanic province
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-mars-evidence-complex-mantle-beneath.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:52 pm

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Predicting avalanches with self-driving car technology
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-snowy-death-avalanches-self-driving-car.html

Scientists solve puzzle of turning graphite into diamond
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-scientists-puzzle-graphite-diamond.html

Brain imaging headband measures how our minds align when we communicate
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/du-bih022417.php

Augmented reality lets cars communicate to reduce road rage
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2122561-augmented-reality-lets-cars-communicate-to-reduce-road-rage

‘Good vibration’ hand pumps boost Africa’s water security
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39077761

Foliage-penetrating ladar technology may improve border surveillance
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-foliage-penetrating-ladar-technology-border-surveillance.html

Get ready for robots with human flesh
https://www.sott.net/article/344179-Get-ready-for-robots-with-human-flesh


SCIENCE:

Musk's SpaceX Will Send Two Private Citizens On A Trip Around The Moon In 2018
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-27/musks-spacex-will-send-two-private-citizens-trip-around-moon-2018

"Peer Reviewed:" Science Losing Credibility As Large Amounts Of Research Shown To Be False
http://wakingscience.com/2017/03/peer-reviewed-science-losing-credibility-large-amounts-research-shown-false

Strange life forms found in giant, underground crystals
https://www.sott.net/article/344020-Strange-life-forms-found-in-giant-underground-crystals

Fossil trove discovery hints at quick recovery following end-Permian mass extinctions, challenging conventional thinking
https://www.sott.net/article/344033-Fossil-trove-discovery-hints-at-quick-recovery-following-end-Permian-mass-extinctions-challenging-conventional-thinking

Asteroid 2017 EA flew past Earth at 0.05 LD - 7th, and closest, known NEA to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January 9, 2017
https://www.sott.net/article/344165-Asteroid-2017-EA-flew-past-Earth-at-0-05-LD-7th-and-closest-known-NEA-to-flyby-Earth-within-1-lunar-distance-since-January-9-2017

New research on solar storms reveal surprising removal of electrons from large portions of Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/344283-New-research-on-solar-storms-reveal-surprising-removal-of-electrons-from-large-portions-of-Earths-atmosphere

New Comet: C/2017 E1 (Borisov)
https://www.sott.net/article/344366-New-Comet-C-2017-E1-Borisov

Stars align in test supporting “spooky action at a distance”
http://sts-program.mit.edu/news/mit-news-physicists-address-loophole-tests-bells-inequality-using-600-year-old-starlight

Friction in the vacuum?
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-friction-vacuum.html

Astronomers propose a cell phone search for galactic fast radio bursts
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-astronomers-cell-galactic-fast-radio.html

Mars More Earth-like than moon-like
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170224092548.htm

Crystals at the Earth’s Core Power its Magnetic Field
http://www.universetoday.com/133791/actual-science-crystals-earths-core-power-magnetic-field

The greatest danger asteroids pose to us is not from the impact
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2122612-the-greatest-danger-asteroids-pose-to-us-is-not-from-the-impact

Spontaneous ‘dust traps’: missing link in planet formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-spontaneous-astronomers-link-planet-formation.html

Did You Known That Baboons Were Trained in Ancient Egypt to Catch Criminals?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/did-you-known-baboons-were-trained-ancient-egypt-catch-criminals-007576

Puzzling Stone Age Labyrinth Discovered in Denmark
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/puzzling-stone-age-labyrinth-discovered-denmark-what-was-it-used-007595

Mysterious Druid Tunnel Network Mapped in Scotland
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/02/mysterious-druid-tunnel-network-mapped-in-scotland

Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-americas/evidence-ancient-megalithic-culture-massachusetts-revealed-first-time-007599

Scientists find answer to Ice Age’s Laurentide paradox
http://www.futurity.org/laurentide-ice-age-sea-level-rise-1366092
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:03 pm

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Existence of a new quasiparticle demonstrated [with sleight of hand?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-quasiparticle.html

Super-fast form of computer that ‘grows as it computes’
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-scientists-reveal-super-fast.html

Your Next Teacher Could Be a Robot [Can't be much worse than human teachers]
https://futurism.com/are-robotic-teachers-the-future

AI tools to help prevent suicide
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2123225-facebook-is-testing-ai-tools-to-help-prevent-suicide

Researchers store computer operating system and short movie on DNA
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-short-movie-dna.html

Storing data on a single atom becoming possible
https://www.sott.net/article/344792-IBM-research-Storing-data-on-a-single-atom-becoming-possible

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours
http://mashable.com/2017/03/03/3d-house-24-hours

Reprintable Paper Becomes a Reality
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reprintable-paper-becomes-a-reality

A Student Spent $700 to Make His Car Drive Itself
https://futurism.com/for-700-a-student-built-a-honda-civic-can-drive-itself

Researchers create a supersolid that is both crystalline and superfluid
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-mattersupersolid-crystalline-superfluid.html

First images of Hyperloop One 'train of the future'
https://www.sott.net/article/344646-First-images-of-Hyperloop-One-train-of-the-future-revealed

SpaceX to fly two tourists around Moon in 2018
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39111030


SCIENCE:

P-T mass extinction was due to an ice age [Nope, global flood]
https://www.sott.net/article/344498-Shock-finding-P-T-mass-extinction-was-due-to-an-ice-age

Indicators show potatoes can grow on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/344721-Indicators-show-potatoes-can-grow-on-Mars

Unusual back to back storms engulfing Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/344804-NASA-reveals-unusual-back-to-back-storms-engulfing-Mars

Saturn's moon Pan looks like lumpy flying saucer in closest-ever photos
https://www.sott.net/article/344823-Saturns-moon-Pan-looks-like-lumpy-flying-saucer-in-closest-ever-photos

Warped Cygnid meteor showers hit Earth at all angles
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-warped-meteor-showers-earth-angles.html

Some Active Process is Cracking Open These Faults on Mars. But What is it?
http://www.universetoday.com/133918/active-process-cracking-open-faults-mars

NASA Considers Magnetic Shield to Help Mars Grow Its Atmosphere
http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a25493/magnetic-shield-mars-atmosphere

How a mineral found in Martian meteorites may provide clues to ancient abundance of water
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-mineral-martian-meteorites-clues-ancient.html

Rare triplet of high-energy neutrinos detected from an unknown source
https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/rare-triplet-high-energy-neutrinos-detected-unknown-source

Synthetic biology to help colonize Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-synthetic-biology-colonize-mars.html

Young stars in old star clusters
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-star-clusters-discovery-astronomical-applecart.html

Why the discovery of a bevy of quasars will boost efforts to understand galaxies' origins
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-discovery-bevy-quasars-boost-efforts.html

DNA clues to why woolly mammoth died out
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39142941

Intriguing Burials, Artifacts Unearthed at Ancient Egyptian/Nubian Site
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2017/02/24/intriguing-burials-artifacts-unearthed-at-ancient-egyptiannubian-site

4,000-year-old structure with mysterious engravings discovered in Galilee
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/4000-year-old-structure-with-mysterious-engravings-discovered-in-Galilee-483256

Mysterious Ancient Staircase to Nowhere Found in Cambodia
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/03/mysterious-ancient-staircase-to-nowhere-found-in-cambodia

Ancient palace reportedly discovered under shrine destroyed by ISIS
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ancient-palace-reportedly-discovered-deep-under-shrine-demolished-by-isis

Ancient ‘Atlantis’ alloy recovered from 2,600yo shipwreck
https://www.rt.com/viral/379302-ancient-atlantis-alloy-shipwreck
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:01 pm

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Meet RAMBO, the Army's new 3D-printed grenade launcher
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/13/meet-rambo-armys-new-3d-printed-grenade-launcher.html

Robot ‘Telepathy’ Could Make Self-Driving Cars Safer
http://www.livescience.com/58147-brain-controlled-robots-safer-self-driving-cars.html

Scientists May Be a Step Closer to Creating Solar-Fueled Vehicles
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scientists-may-be-a-step-closer-to-creating-solar-fueled-vehicles

Chemists create molecular ‘leaf’ that collects and stores solar power without solar panels
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-chemists-molecular-leaf-solar-power.html

Space energy technology restored to make power stations more efficient
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-space-energy-technology-power-stations.html

Scientists Want to Build a Super-Fast, Self-Replicating Computer That “Grows as It Computes”
http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-want-to-build-a-super-fast-self-replicating-computer-that-grows-as-it-computes

Liquid fuel for future computers
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-liquid-fuel-future.html

Wi-fi on rays of light—100 times faster, and never overloaded
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-wi-fi-rays-light100-faster-overloaded.html


SCIENCE:

Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/long-before-trees-overtook-the-land-earth-was-covered-by-giant-mushrooms-13709647

NASA is Going to Create The Coldest Spot in the Known Universe
https://futurism.com/nasa-is-going-to-create-the-coldest-spot-in-the-known-universe

New Comet: C/2017 E4 (LOVEJOY)
https://www.sott.net/article/345153-New-Comet-C-2017-E4-LOVEJOY

Russia kicks off high-tech and science week sharing knowledge of experts with students across the country
https://www.sott.net/article/345174-Stimulating-the-bright-minds-of-tomorrow-Russia-kicks-off-high-tech-and-science-week-sharing-knowledge-of-experts-with-students-across-the-country

Transposable genetic elements could put evolutionary theory into question
https://www.sott.net/article/345203-Transposable-genetic-elements-could-put-evolutionary-theory-into-question

Auroras affect sat-nav systems due to unknown mechanism
https://www.sott.net/article/345224-Auroras-affect-sat-nav-systems-due-to-unknown-mechanism

NASA's Cassini detects heat of ocean on Saturn moon Enceladus
https://www.sott.net/article/345240-NASAs-Cassini-detects-heat-of-ocean-on-Saturn-moon-Enceladus

Starquakes reveal star birth surprises: 70% of the red giant stars in clusters strongly aligned
https://www.sott.net/article/345298-Starquakes-Surprises-revealed-about-the-birth-of-stars-in-our-galaxy

Planetary scientists are discovering volcanoes everywhere they look [That's because planets contain electrical double layers, which cause volcanoes, earthquakes etc]
https://www.sott.net/article/345542-Planetary-scientists-are-discovering-volcanoes-everywhere-they-look

Another giant asteroid is about to brush by Earth [a couple days ago]
https://www.sott.net/article/345567-Another-giant-asteroid-is-about-to-brush-by-Earth-on-St-Patricks-day

NASA scientists reveal how 'spiders' grow on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/345570-NASA-scientists-reveal-how-spiders-grow-on-Mars

NASA unveils incredible high-def image of layered Martian crater
https://www.sott.net/article/345619-NASA-unveils-incredible-high-def-image-of-layered-Martian-crater

Thunderbolts Space News: Another "Impossible" Neutron Star
https://www.sott.net/article/345638-Thunderbolts-Space-News-Another-Impossible-Neutron-Star

Excavation of 14,000[?]-yo mammoth reveals new information on ancient humans
https://www.sott.net/article/345650-Excavation-of-14000-yo-mammoth-reveals-new-information-on-ancient-humans

We might be able to make Mars habitable
http://mashable.com/2017/03/06/making-mars-habitable-magnetic-field

Water-rich history on Mars: New evidence
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170306092714.htm

Within 3 Years, We Could Have Private Space Stations Orbiting the Moon
https://futurism.com/within-3-years-we-could-have-private-space-stations-orbiting-the-moon

Discovery of tiny moon completes the set for worlds past Neptune
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2124032-discovery-of-tiny-moon-completes-the-set-for-worlds-past-neptune

Prehistoric humans mined metal 12,000[?] years ago
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/prehistoric-humans-mined-metal-12-155519496.html

DNA scientists claim that Cherokees are from the Middle East
http://theindigenousamerican.com/2017/03/12/dna-scientists-claim-that-cherokees-are-from-the-middle-east

The Silk Road Could Be Thousands of Years More Ancient Than We Realised
http://www.sciencealert.com/the-silk-road-could-be-thousands-of-years-more-ancient-than-we-realised

How a toxic debate over the first Americans hobbled science for decades
https://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-long/vilified-vindicated-story-jacques-cinq-mars

Evidence of people on Bragg land NC goes back over 14,000[?] years
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/north-carolina/article135973868.html

Aboriginal DNA study reveals 50,000[?]-year story of sacred ties to land
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/mar/09/aboriginal-dna-study-reveals-50000-year-story-of-sacred-ties-to-land

Astronomers discover 16 new high-redshift quasars
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronomers-high-redshift-quasars.html

Meridional wind on Venus was detected for the first time in both hemispheres
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-meridional-venus-hemispheres.html

Protostar blazes bright, reshaping its stellar nursery
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-protostar-blazes-bright-reshaping-stellar.html

Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA's Van Allen Probes
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-relativistic-electrons-uncovered-nasa-van.html

Astronomers observe a dying red giant star's final act
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronomers-dying-red-giant-star.html

Hubble discovery of runaway star yields clues to breakup of multiple-star system
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-hubble-discovery-runaway-star-yields.html
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TECH:

Turning food waste into tires
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-food.html

New Tool to Stop ISIS From Trafficking Artifacts: A Liquid Tracking Device
http://europe.newsweek.com/isis-looting-antiquities-smartwater-liquid-571839

Researchers create self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-self-sustaining-bacteria-fueled-power-cell.html

Pacific Hyperloop wants to take you from Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes
https://www.sott.net/article/345802-Pacific-Hyperloop-wants-to-take-you-from-Seattle-to-Portland-in-15-minutes

Counter-drone systems emerge in new aerial frontier
https://www.sott.net/article/345865-Interceptors-Counter-drone-systems-emerge-in-new-aerial-frontier

Engineers develop inexpensive bio-friendly material that generates electricity through thermoelectric process involving heat and cold air
https://www.sott.net/article/345888-Engineers-develop-inexpensive-bio-friendly-material-that-generates-electricity-through-thermoelectric-process-involving-heat-and-cold-air

US Navy test fires futuristic railgun
https://www.sott.net/article/346046-US-Navy-test-fires-futuristic-railgun

Water filter from wood offers portable, eco-friendly purification in emergencies
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-filter-wood-portable-eco-friendly-purification.html

German scientists test 'artificial sun'
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-scientists-artificial-sun-german-lab.html


SCIENCE:

The Sun has been blank for two weeks straight
https://www.sott.net/article/345811-The-Sun-has-been-blank-for-two-weeks-straight

Lunar impact event sighted
https://www.sott.net/article/345880-Lunar-impact-event-sighted

So-called Black holes and super-cooled helium atoms follow same physics law
https://www.sott.net/article/345957-Black-holes-and-super-cooled-helium-atoms-follow-same-physics-law

Sting operation reveals science's insane fake news problem
https://www.sott.net/article/346106-Sting-operation-reveals-sciences-insane-fake-news-problem

Supersonic plasma jets discovered in Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/346123-Supersonic-plasma-jets-discovered-in-Earths-atmosphere

A monster black hole [or not] has been kicked from its galactic core in a bizarre cosmic collision
https://www.sott.net/article/346188-Ripples-in-space-time-just-got-violent-a-monster-black-hole-has-been-kicked-from-its-galactic-core-in-a-bizarre-cosmic-collision

Purest, most massive brown dwarf discovered by astronomers
https://www.sott.net/article/346201-Purest-most-massive-brown-dwarf-discovered-by-astronomers

Scientists create a self-propelling liquid
https://www.sott.net/article/346211-New-kind-of-matter-Scientists-create-a-self-propelling-liquid

New Mars photo shows countless worm-like dunes on red planet
https://www.sott.net/article/346367-New-Mars-photo-shows-countless-worm-like-dunes-on-red-planet

Weird Asteroid Split in Half and Grew Glowing Dust Tails
http://www.space.com/35934-asteroid-split-half-grew-dust-tails.html

Briny Ice Oozes in Dwarf Planet Ceres’ Ice Volcanoes
http://www.space.com/35942-ceres-briny-ice-volcanoes.html

Machine Walking With Venus’ Wind
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/april-2017/walking-with-venus-wind

Enceladus’ south pole is warm under the frost
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-enceladus-south-pole-frost.html

Mars, The Ringed Planet?
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/03/mars-the-ringed-planet-had-them-in-the-distant-past-and-may-again-with-the-disintegration-of-its-mys.html

Common Tools or Ancient Advanced Technology? How Did the Egyptians Bore Through Granite?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-ancient-technology/common-tools-or-ancient-advanced-technology-how-did-egyptians-bore-021269?nopaging=1

Two New Scientific Papers Suggest a Catastrophic Extraterrestrial Impact Event Occurred 12,000 Years Ago
http://www.dailygrail.com/Hidden-History/2017/3/Two-New-Scientific-Papers-Suggest-Catastrophic-Extraterrestrial-Impact-Event
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8838
TECH:

Photonics breakthough paving the way for improved wireless communication systems
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-photonics-breakthough-paving-wireless.html

Special glasses give people superhuman colour vision
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2125335-special-glasses-give-people-superhuman-colour-vision

Bricklaying robot that builds walls six times faster than a human
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4352794/Robot-build-walls-six-times-faster-humans.html

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/27/15077864/elon-musk-neuralink-brain-computer-interface-ai-cyborgs

Drip-free wine bottle
https://www.brandeis.edu/now/2017/march/wine-bottle-perlman.html

Artificial photosynthesis
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-artificial-photosynthesis.html

First zero-emissions hydrogen train
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/03/22/worlds-first-zero-emissions-hydrogen-train-coming

Flying taxis coming to Singapore
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transport/singapore-in-talks-with-firms-to-try-out-flying-taxis

Dramatic improvement in 3-D printing for home use
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-d-home.html

Turning mammalian cells into complex biocomputers
https://www.sott.net/article/346596-Scientists-able-to-turn-mammalian-cells-into-complex-biocomputers

Renewable energy has robust future in much of Africa
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-economic-case-solar-energy-africa.html

Japan scientist eyes energy burst from 'typhoon turbine'
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-japan-scientist-eyes-energy-typhoon.html


SCIENCE:

Physicists prove that it’s impossible to cool an object to absolute zero
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-physicists-impossible-cool-absolute.html

UK's top universities producing hundreds of fake research studies
https://www.sott.net/article/346473-UKs-top-universities-producing-hundreds-of-fake-research-studies

Causes of space weather: Planetary waves, first found on Earth, discovered on sun
https://www.sott.net/article/346552-Causes-of-space-weather-Planetary-waves-first-found-on-Earth-are-discovered-on-sun

Asteroid discovered March 25th came closer to the Earth than the moon
https://www.sott.net/article/346875-Asteroid-discovered-March-25th-came-closer-to-the-Earth-than-the-moon-last-night

Mysterious X-ray flash baffles astronomers
https://www.sott.net/article/346967-Mysterious-X-ray-flash-baffles-astronomers

Flecks of Extraterrestrial dust
https://www.sott.net/article/346983-Flecks-of-Extraterrestrial-dust-all-over-the-Roof

Urine Could Help Astronauts Grow Food in Space
http://www.livescience.com/58254-growing-tomatoes-in-urine-for-mars-missions.html

Thousands of people could live in space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/space-colonies-orbiting-earth-20-years-expert-prediction-a7623726.html

Gravitational wave kicks monster black hole out of galactic core [*#%@$]
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-hubble-supermassive-black-hole-galactic.html

Giant magnetic fields in the universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-giant-magnetic-fields-universe.html

Asteroid Impacts Spawned Colossal 500-Foot-High Tsunamis in Mars’ Ancient Oceans
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/03/asteroid-impacts-spawned-colossal-500-foot-high-tsunamis-in-mars-ancient-oceans.html

Less radiation in inner Van Allen belt than previously believed
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170321092617.htm

Martian Shield Volcano Arsia Mons Was Last Active 50 Million Years Ago hohum
http://www.sci-news.com/space/arsia-mons-active-50-million-years-ago-04718.html

There’s Mysteriously Large Amounts of Methane on Mars
http://nautil.us/blog/theres-mysteriously-large-amounts-of-methane-on-mars?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

A Nearby Star Could Be Among The Largest Ever
https://www.yahoo.com/news/nearby-star-could-among-largest-050700198.html

Distant galaxies lack dark matter [so does the universe]
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/distant-galaxies-lack-dark-matter-study-suggests

More Unusual Light Curves from Kepler
http://aasnova.org/2017/03/17/more-unusual-light-curves-from-kepler

The electric sands of Titan act like clingy packing peanuts
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-electric-sands-titan-grains-saturn.html

NuSTAR probes puzzling galaxy merger
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-nustar-probes-puzzling-galaxy-merger.html

Subaru telescope detects shadow of gas cloud in ancient proto-supercluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-subaru-telescope-shadow-gas-cloud.html

Wrong-way asteroid plays 'chicken' with Jupiter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-wrong-way-asteroid-chicken-jupiter.html

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark matter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-satellite-galaxies-edge-milky-coexist.html

Expanding super bubble of gas detected around massive black holes in the early universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-super-gas-massive-black-holes.html

Speeding star gives new clues to breakup of multi-star system
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-star-clues-breakup-multi-star.html

Search for stellar survivor of a supernova explosion
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-stellar-survivor-supernova-explosion.html

New MAVEN findings reveal how Mars' atmosphere was lost to space
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-maven-reveal-mars-atmosphere-lost.html

Egyptian ritual images from the Neolithic period
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-egyptian-ritual-images-neolithic-period.html

UofSC discovery of widespread platinum may help solve Clovis people mystery
http://www.sc.edu/uofsc/posts/2017/03/uofsc_archaeologists_discover_platinum_at_clovis_sites.php

Art Relics Shed Light on Mysterious Ancient India Civilization
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-asia/art-relics-shed-light-mysterious-ancient-civilization-007784

Earth’s lost history of planet-altering eruptions revealed
http://www.nature.com/news/earth-s-lost-history-of-planet-altering-eruptions-revealed-1.21630

Explaining a ‘once-in-a-billion-year event’: A perfect storm of fire and ice may have led to snowball Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-once-in-a-billion-year-event-storm-ice-snowball.html

After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly
http://www.space.com/36239-dinosaur-killing-asteroid-strike-chicxulub-life-return.html

Get Lost in Mega-Tunnels Dug by South American Megafauna
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2017/03/28/paleoburrows-south-america
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9093
TECH:

Scientists Have Invented a Graphene-Based Sieve That Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water
https://www.airsassociation.org/services-new/airs-knowledge-network-n/airs-articles/item/18651-scientists-have-invented-a-graphene-based-sieve-that-turns-seawater-into-drinking-water

The Star Wars Superlaser possible
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-star-wars-superlaser-longer-sci-fi.html

Device produces hydrogen peroxide for water purification
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-device-hydrogen-peroxide-purification.html

Ridding the oceans of plastics by turning the waste into valuable fuel
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/acs-rto030717.php

‘Pooper-scooper’ drone
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4362400/Pooper-scooper-drone-designed-clean-dog-poo.html

AI Learns to Read Sentiment Without Being Trained to Do So
https://futurism.com/ai-learns-to-read-sentiment-without-being-trained-to-do-so

DNA double helix structures crystals for nanomaterials
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170404104732.htm

Fern-inspired electrode could boost solar power by 3000 percent
https://www.sott.net/article/347266-Fern-inspired-electrode-could-boost-solar-power-by-3000-percent

Interactive tombstones with video, photo content now available
https://www.sott.net/article/347587-I-Ternal-Interactive-tombstones-with-video-photo-content-now-available

New efficiency record for low-cost solar cell
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-efficiency-low-cost-solar-cell.html

Innovative sensor can screen toxic drugs and more
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sensor-screen-toxic-drugs-biomaterials.html


SCIENCE:

Antarctic glacier 'melted JUST as fast LONG before human carbon emissions'
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/02/21/antarctic_glacier_melted_just_as_fast_long_before_human_carbon_emissions

Deranged Dating: Cometary Carbon-14
https://www.sott.net/article/347095-Deranged-Dating-Cometary-Carbon-14

'Disturbances' in Saturn's rings snapped by Cassini
https://www.sott.net/article/347139-Disturbances-in-Saturns-rings-snapped-by-Cassini-PHOTO

Interactive graphic reveals the path of every major meteor shower
https://www.sott.net/article/347141-Stunning-interactive-graphic-reveals-the-path-of-every-major-meteor-shower

3 solar flares in 24hrs
https://www.sott.net/article/347199-3-solar-flares-in-24hrs-Stunning-images-of-sun-eruptions

Amazon CEO selling $1B stock to fund space flights for wealthy travelers
https://www.sott.net/article/347444-Race-for-space-Amazon-CEO-selling-1B-stock-to-fund-space-flights-for-wealthy-travelers

Ancient literature can help predict future solar storms
https://www.sott.net/article/347611-Ancient-literature-can-help-predict-future-solar-storms

Epic star birth captured in stunning images
https://www.sott.net/article/347642-Twinkle-twinkle-little-star-Epic-star-birth-captured-in-stunning-images

Japanese scientists plan on using giant undersea drill to reach Earth's mantle
https://www.sott.net/article/347661-Japanese-scientists-plan-on-using-giant-undersea-drill-to-reach-Earths-mantle

Solar Probe Plus Will ‘Touch’ The Sun
http://www.universetoday.com/134803/solar-probe-plus-will-touch-sun

Four Candidates For Planet 9 Located
http://www.universetoday.com/134824/four-candidates-planet-9-located

Rogue asteroid orbits the wrong way around the sun
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4357184/Lone-asteroid-orbits-wrong-way-sun.html

Physicists show ion pairs perform enhanced ‘spooky action’
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-physicists-ion-pairs-spooky-action.html

This Strange Light Particle Behaviour Challenges Our Understanding of Quantum Theory
http://www.sciencealert.com/this-strange-behaviour-of-light-particles-challenges-our-understanding-of-quantum-theory

Ancient Egyptian tomb found containing 3,800-year-old mummy
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/news/ancient-egyptian-tomb-3800-year-old-mummy-qubbet-el-hawa-aswan-egypt-spanish-archaeological-mission-a7656676.html

Extremely Rare Alabaster Statue of Queen Tiye Found in Egyptian Funerary Temple
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/extremely-rare-alabaster-statue-queen-tiye-found-egyptian-funerary-temple-021300

Egypt finds remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39484988

Amazing Crystal Weapons Discovered Within 5,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb in Spain
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/amazing-crystal-weapons-discovered-within-5000-year-old-megalithic-tomb-021297

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/fos--smt040217.php

The first people who populated the Americas
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170328-the-first-people-who-populated-the-americas

In Ice Age Indonesia, People Were Making Jewelry and Art
http://www.livescience.com/58516-ice-age-art-jewelry-found-indonesian-cave.html

Prehistoric cannibalism not just driven by hunger
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/apr/06/prehistoric-cannibalism-not-just-driven-by-hunger-study-reveals

Researchers Reveal the Pretty Face of a Woman Who Lived 13600 Years Ago
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-evolution-human-origins/researchers-reveal-pretty-face-woman-who-lived-13600-years-ago-007853

New DNA research shows true migration route of early farming in Europe 8,000 years ago
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/04/new-dna-research-shows-true-migration-route-of-early-farming-in-europe-8000-years-ago/114492

Oldest tooth filling was made by an Ice Age dentist in Italy
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2127300-oldest-tooth-filling-was-made-by-an-ice-age-dentist-in-italy
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New method for 3-D printing extraterrestrial materials
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-method-d-extraterrestrial-materials.html

Artificial biofilm increases energy production in microbial fuel cells
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-nature-artificial-biofilm-energy-production.html

Researchers capture excess photon energy to produce solar fuels
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-capture-excess-photon-energy-solar.html

Pot Breathalyzer Hits the Street
https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-09-13/pot-breathalyzer-hits-the-street

How I Made My Own iPhone -in China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leFuF-zoVzA

SpaceX to launch VR camera into space, bringing the astronaut experience to all
http://mashable.com/2017/04/15/spacevr-spacex

Tesla and Panasonic Introduce Sleeker Solar Panels
http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/04/tesla-panasonic-introduce-sleeker-solar-panels

Could Moon Miners Use Railguns to Launch Ore into Space?
http://www.space.com/36442-could-moon-miners-use-railguns-to-launch-ore-into-space.html

Üo -innovative 360° scooter that rides on a ball
https://youtu.be/Qrw9il7yZsg

DIY Lego Robot Brings Lab Automation to Students
http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/devices/diy-lego-robot-brings-lab-automation-to-students

DIY
https://voat.co/v/diy/top?span=month


SCIENCE:

Ancient Village Discovered on Canada's West Coast Predates the Pyramids
http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/04/ancient-village-discovered-on-canadas-west-coast-predates-the-pyramids

A Swelling Volume Of Scientific Papers Now Forecasting Global Cooling In The Coming Decades
http://notrickszone.com/2017/04/10/a-swelling-volume-of-scientific-papers-now-forecasting-global-cooling-in-the-coming-decades

MAVEN has spotted iron, magnesium and sodium ions high up in Mars' atmosphere
http://www.space.com/36422-metal-mars-atmosphere-nasa-maven.html

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Force Acting on Nanoparticles in a Vacuum
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-discover-an-unexpected-force-acting-on-nanoparticles-in-a-vacuum

Five reasons blog posts are of higher scientific quality than journal articles
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/04/15/discussion-five-reasons-blog-posts-are-of-higher-scientific-quality-than-journal-articles

'Great Cold Spot' discovered in Jupiter's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/347863-Great-Cold-Spot-discovered-in-Jupiters-atmosphere

NASA's Hubble sees intense auroras on Uranus
https://www.sott.net/article/347954-NASAs-Hubble-sees-intense-auroras-on-Uranus

Stars: Electrically connected and externally powered (video)
https://www.sott.net/article/348032-Stars-Electrically-connected-and-externally-powered-video

Saturn's moon Enceladus may support alien life
https://www.sott.net/article/348086-Saturns-moon-Enceladus-may-support-alien-life

For first time ever, astronomers image black something using observatories on three continents to form telescope array
https://www.sott.net/article/348099-For-first-time-ever-astronomers-image-black-hole-using-observatories-on-three-continents-to-form-telescope-array

UAE launches space program to boost colonization of Mars by 2021
https://www.sott.net/article/348156-UAE-launches-space-program-to-boost-colonization-of-Mars-by-2021

Asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar to streak past earth on April 19
https://www.sott.net/article/348249-Asteroid-as-big-as-the-Rock-of-Gibraltar-to-streak-past-earth-on-April-19

Possible joint Russia-US mission to Venus takes shape
https://www.sott.net/article/348308-Possible-joint-Russia-US-mission-to-Venus-takes-shape

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark electrical matter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-satellite-galaxies-edge-milky-coexist.html

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Understanding Where All the Antimatter Has Gone
http://gizmodo.com/scientists-are-getting-closer-to-understanding-where-al-1794034574

Eruptions on the sun trigger surprising phenomenon near Earth
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170317132043.htm

The Surface of Saturn’s Titan is Electrically Charged
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/03/the-surface-of-saturns-titan-is-electrically-charged-its-a-strange-electrostatically-sticky-world.html

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong
https://futurism.com/new-evidence-shows-we-might-have-gotten-cosmic-evolution-entirely-wrong

Is Matter Conscious? Why the central problem in neuroscience is mirrored in physics
[Nothing can exist outside of consciousness]
http://nautil.us/issue/47/consciousness/is-matter-conscious

Astronomers identify purest, most massive brown dwarf
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronomers-purest-massive-brown-dwarf.html

Astronomers take a closer look at a young circumbinary disk
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronomers-closer-young-circumbinary-disk.html

Scientists measure brightness of the universe with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-scientists-brightness-universe-nasa-horizons.html

Project brings Milky Way's ionized hydrogen into focus
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-milky-ionized-hydrogen-focus.html

Researchers capture first 'image' of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-capture-image-dark-web-galaxies.html

Scientists Still Don’t Know Where Did Chief Joseph Get His Mesopotamian Tablet?
https://www.theindigenousamericans.com/2017/04/06/scientists-still-dont-know-chief-joseph-get-mesopotamian-tablet

Mimicking an impact on Earth’s early atmosphere yields all 4 RNA bases
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/04/mimicking-an-impact-on-earths-early-atmosphere-yields-all-4-rna-bases

3,700-year-old pyramid discovered near Cairo was probably already excavated 60 years ago
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/3-700-old-pyramid-discovered-173915900.html

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago
http://www.livescience.com/58684-bushmen-painted-earliest-rock-art-southern-africa.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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TECH UPDATE (Continued from Sunday)

Drones Built Like Squishy Bugs Won't Break When They Crash
http://gizmodo.com/drones-built-like-squishy-bugs-wont-break-when-they-cra-1793156470

This Ball-Balancing Segway Clone Uses Physics to Safely Scoot You Around
http://gizmodo.com/this-ball-balancing-segway-clone-uses-physics-to-safely-1794331573

Best New Gadgets
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets

World's Blackest Material Now Comes in a Spray Can
http://www.livescience.com/58561-spray-on-vantablack-coating-is-blackest-material.html

Hoverboarder Over Atlantic Ocean
http://www.livescience.com/58610-hoverboard-flight-over-atlantic-ocean.html

210 Mph! Electric Plane Beats Speed Record
http://www.livescience.com/58624-electric-powered-plane-sets-speed-record.html

Real Flying Car Will Be Available for Preorder This Year
http://www.livescience.com/58663-aeromobil-flying-car-available-to-preorder.html
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9563
TECH:

Find info on both new and used cars, car reviews, industry news, auto shows, local car dealerships, glossary of terms, and savvy auto advice
http://Edmunds.com

Scientists have invented a dryer that can dry clothes in half the time without heat
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/scientists-invented-dryer-dry-clothes-%20170600085.html

New infrared-emitting device could allow energy harvesting from waste heat
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-infrared-emitting-device-energy-harvesting.html

Proposal for Trump’s border ‘wall’ that’s actually a $15 billion hyperloop
http://www.businessinsider.com/design-trumps-border-wall-hyperloop-2017-4/#

Researchers link robots into surveillance teams
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/04/researchers-link-robots-%20surveillance-teams

Computers Create Recipe for Two New Magnetic Materials
http://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/predicting-magnets

New Window Screens Filter Pollution from Air
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-window-screens-filter-%20pollution-from-air

Scientific advance for cool clothing
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170419170535.htm

By listening to optical ‘noise,’ researchers discover new way to track hidden objects
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-optical-noise-track-hidden.html

Handheld translator
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/4/20/15371662/travis-the-%20translator-handheld-portable-languages-indiegogo

Mobile sensing system could give couples the power to anticipate each other's emotional states, adapt behavior
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-mobile-couples-power-emotional-states.html

Dark secret of AI technology is No one knows how it works
https://www.sott.net/article/348591-Theres-a-dark-secret-lurking-at-the-%20heart-of-AI-technology-No-one-knows-how-it-works

'Flying car' nails vertical take-off
https://www.sott.net/article/348784-Flying-car-nails-vertical-take-off-in-%20stunning-test-run


SCIENCE:

Universe's highest electric current found in cosmic jet 2bn light yrs away (Old News)
http://www.sify.com/news/universe-s-highest-electric-current-found-in-cosmic-%20jet-2bn-light-yrs-away-news-international-lgwqurebaiesi.html

Physicists Say They’ve Created a Fluid With ‘Negative Mass’; it moves opposite the way it's pushed
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-say-they-ve-created-a-fluid-with-%20negative-mass

"Heavily eroded" Mars mesa landform surrounded by wild-looking sand dunes and a sea of puzzling secondary craters
https://www.sott.net/article/348556-NASAs-Reconnaissance-Orbiter-captures-%20incredible-new-photo-of-Mars-surface

Mega-fracking using massive volumes of water triggered earthquake swarms in British Columbia
https://www.sott.net/article/348662-Study-finds-mega-fracking-using-massive-%20volumes-of-water-triggered-earthquake-swarms-in-British-Columbia

Rare type Ia supernova
https://www.sott.net/article/348728-Rare-type-Ia-supernova-discovery-ushers-%20in-new-era-for-cosmology

Dramatic landslides on Ceres
https://www.sott.net/article/348744-Dramatic-landslides-on-Ceres-shed-new-%20light-on-dwarf-planet

Earth [shadow-side] from a billion miles away
https://www.sott.net/article/348794-Earth-from-a-billion-miles-away-Cassini-%20captures-amazing-image

New atmospheric phenomenon discovered by SWARM satellites
https://www.sott.net/article/348847-New-atmospheric-phenomenon-discovered-by-%20SWARM-satellites

Sun’s[?] UV Light Helped Spark Life
http://www.space.com/36401-suns-uv-light-helped-spark-life.html

First ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170412091230.htm

When the Sun Turns Off the Lights
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/may-2017/when-the-lights-go-out

Saturn’s Bizarre ‘UFO Moons’
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/04/saturns-flying-saucer-moon-the-%20ringed-planets-weirdest-.html

Mysterious ‘Sterile’ Neutrinos May Not Exist
http://www.livescience.com/58673-sterile-neutrino-justification-vanishes.html

There’s still a lot we don’t know about the proton
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/theres-still-lot-we-dont-know-about-%20proton

Forget About Terraforming Mars. Here’s Why
https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/forget-about-terraforming-mars-heres-why

‘Gibraltar-sized’ space rock passes Earth
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39642995

Supermassive black hole thingies found in two tiny galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-supermassive-black-holes-tiny-galaxies.html

First clear image made of accretion disk surrounding young star
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-image-accretion-disk-young-star.html

New look at 2004's martian hole-in-one site
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-martian-hole-in-one-site.html

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago
http://www.livescience.com/58684-bushmen-painted-earliest-rock-art-southern-%20africa.html

The terrifying tsunami that devastated Britain 8,000 years ago
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160323-the-terrifying-tsunami-that-%20devastated-britain

For two billion years Earth was very different: oxygen was scarce, microbial life ruled, and the sun was much dimmer [as Saturn?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-iron-curtain-methane-making-microbes-early.html

Megafaunal extinctions driven by too much moisture
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/spring-2017/article/megafaunal-%20extinctions-driven-by-too-much-moisture

Archaeologists Discover 38,000-Year-Old Animal Art
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/archaeologists-discover-38-000-old-175059757.html

Mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt’s Luxor
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-archaeologists-statues-tomb-egypt-luxor.html

World’s largest collection of rock art at risk
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/apr/21/worlds-largest-%20collection-of-rock-art-at-risk-australian-senators-told

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/04/21/ancient-stone-carvings-confirm-%20comet-struck-earth-10950bc-wiping
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9799
TECH:

Rechargeable batteries made from recycled glass bottles store four times more energy than traditional ones
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4433654/Recycled-glass-bottles-make-efficient-batteries.html

Researchers Produce High-Quality Ink from Air Pollution
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/researchers-produce-high-quality-ink-from-air-pollution

Cheaper, longer-lasting roads made with recycled plastic
http://inhabitat.com/uk-tests-cheaper-longer-lasting-roads-made-with-recycled-plastic

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sustainable-rubber-plastics.html

Solar cell design with over 50% energy-conversion efficiency
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-solar-cell-energy-conversion-efficiency.html

British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-british-inventor-flight-iron.html

Robotic dog
https://www.sott.net/article/349365-Age-of-the-machines-Robotic-dog-can-tidy-the-house-and-deliver-packages

'Cassini' captures 'closest look ever' at Saturn
https://www.sott.net/article/349366-Cassini-captures-closest-look-ever-at-Saturn-in-new-photos

US Marines test 'HyperSub,' machine-gun toting robots and more
https://www.sott.net/article/349449-Future-of-beach-warfare-US-Marines-test-HyperSub-machine-gun-toting-robots-and-more

Waymo trials free self-driving taxi service in Phoenix
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/04/waymo-trials-free-self-driving-taxi-service-in-phoenix

3D-printed titanium parts could save Boeing up to $3 million per plane
https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/11/15256008/3d-printed-titanium-parts-boeing-dreamliner-787


SCIENCE:

New study claims Göbleki Tepe may have been used to record meteor impacts, including Younger Dryas Event in 10890 BC
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/04/mysterious-ancient-stones-confirm-comet-gave-rise-to-civilizations

32,000[more like 4,000]-Year-Old Plant Brought Back to Life—Oldest Yet
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/02/120221-oldest-seeds-regenerated-plants-science

US Temperature Data Tampering – Worse Than It Seems
https://realclimatescience.com/2017/04/us-temperature-data-tampering-worse-than-it-seems

Radiocarbon dating gets a postmodern makeover
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-radiocarbon-dating-postmodern-makeover.html

Revolutionary method reveals impact of short circuits on battery safety
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-revolutionary-method-reveals-impact-short.html

How Little Ice Age displaced the tropical rain belt
https://www.sott.net/article/349128-How-Little-Ice-Age-displaced-the-tropical-rain-belt

New interactive WA map shows the world hidden beneath the surface
https://www.sott.net/article/349199-New-map-shows-the-world-hidden-beneath-your-feet

A caterpillar that eats plastic
https://www.sott.net/article/349219-Natures-answer-to-plastic-pollution-Scientists-discover-a-caterpillar-that-eats-plastic

DNA left in cave soils can reveal ancient human occupants
https://www.sott.net/article/349454-No-bones-No-problem-DNA-left-in-cave-soils-can-reveal-ancient-human-occupants

Unprecedented rise in noctilucent clouds, caused by meteor dust
https://www.sott.net/article/349598-Satellite-helps-confirm-unprecedented-rise-in-noctilucent-clouds-caused-by-meteor-dust

Ancient stone pillars offer clues of comet strike that changed human history
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ancient-stone-pillars-clues-comet.html

Cassini, Voyager missions suggest new picture of Sun's interaction with galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-cassini-voyager-missions-picture-sun.html

Astronomers detect dozens of new quasars and galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronomers-dozens-quasars-galaxies.html

'Rejuvenating' pulsar in a neighboring galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astrophysicists-rejuvenating-pulsar-neighboring-galaxy.html

'Ageless' silicon throughout Milky Way may indicate a well-mixed galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ageless-silicon-milky-well-mixed-galaxy.html

Sun's eruptions might all have same trigger
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sun-eruptions-trigger.html

First measurements of small-scale ripples in primeval hydrogen gas using rare double quasars
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronomers-small-scale-ripples-primeval-hydrogen.html

Iranian Sandstorm Uncovers Ancient Lost City maybe from 4,000BC
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/04/iranian-sandstorm-uncovers-ancient-lost-city

Ötzi the Iceman froze to death
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/otzi-iceman-froze-death
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TECH:

New chip under development at UTSA extends battery life of electronics
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-chip-utsa-battery-life-electronics.html

Smart machines to recover lost memories
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ted-smart-machines-recover-lost.html

Closer to a “Hydrogen Economy”
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/this-advance-brings-us-a-lot-closer-to-a-hydrogen-economy

A robot that picks apples
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-robot-apples-humans.html

Researchers find more efficient way to make oil from dead trees
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-efficient-oil-dead-trees.html

'Smart' denim promises touchscreen tech clothes
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-smart-denim-touchscreen-tech.html

First test flight of stratospheric solar plane
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-swiss-solar-plane-flight-aims.html

Shape-changing fog screen invented
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-shape-changing-fog-screen.html

First-ever 'moon' bricks for 3D printed lunar colony
https://www.sott.net/article/350129-First-ever-moon-bricks-bring-3D-printed-lunar-colony-a-step-closer

Microsoft to progress beyond mobile to mixed reality future where smartphones are dead
https://www.sott.net/article/350181-Microsoft-thinks-the-smartphone-is-already-dead

Newest secret US spacecraft returns to Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/350329-Newest-secret-US-spacecraft-returns-to-Earth-after-over-700-days-in-orbit


SCIENCE:

Data Analyses Show Rapid Global Surface Cooling, Growing Arctic Ice Thickness
http://notrickszone.com/2017/05/06/data-analyses-show-rapid-global-surface-cooling-growing-arctic-ice-thickness/#sthash.BGPI33KG.XcJ8kRk6.dpbsi

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/04/the-tragedy-of-google-books/523320

China to launch own encyclopaedia to rival Wikipedia
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-china-encyclopaedia-rival-wikipedia.html

Could there be remnants of ancient civilizations in our solar system?
https://www.sott.net/article/349850-Could-there-be-remnants-of-ancient-civilizations-in-our-solar-system

Scientists find vast wave of hot gas rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster
https://www.sott.net/article/349853-Scientists-find-vast-wave-of-hot-gas-rolling-through-the-Perseus-galaxy-cluster

Cassini captures eerie noise between Saturn's rings
https://www.sott.net/article/349971-NASAs-Cassini-captures-eerie-noise-between-Saturns-rings

'Cassini' captures Saturn 'movie' in first Grand Finale dive
https://www.sott.net/article/350020-Cassini-captures-Saturn-movie-in-first-Grand-Finale-dive

Scientists measure the mysterious force that makes crystals align
https://www.sott.net/article/350059-New-research-Scientists-measure-the-mysterious-force-that-makes-crystals-align

New study suggests meteor showers sparked volcanic eruptions
https://www.sott.net/article/350075-New-study-suggests-meteor-showers-sparked-volcanic-eruptions

Stunning Mars 360 video captures mountains, craters and 'beaches' on Red Planet
https://www.sott.net/article/350100-Stunning-Mars-360-video-captures-mountains-craters-and-beaches-on-Red-Planet

Huge impact crater discovered near the Falklands Islands
https://www.sott.net/article/350255-Huge-impact-crater-discovered-near-the-Falklands-Islands

Alarming decrease in oceans' dissolved oxygen level
https://www.sott.net/article/350280-Study-Alarming-decrease-in-oceans-dissolved-oxygen-level

Massive void in space where no cosmic microwave background radiation is found
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/mysterious-cold-spot-in-space-may-prove-the-multiverse-is-real

‘Dragonfly’ Drone Could Explore Saturn Moon Titan
http://www.space.com/36598-dragonfly-quadcopter-saturn-moon-titan-explorer.html

Microbe Colonies That Grow in Space
http://www.sciencealert.com/astronauts-will-soon-be-sequencing-the-dna-of-unknown-microbes-in-space

Shocked gas in galaxy collisions
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-gas-galaxy-collisions.html

Astrophysicists discover a star polluted by calcium
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-astrophysicists-star-polluted-calcium.html

VISTA peeks through the Small Magellanic Cloud's dusty veil
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-vista-peeks-small-magellanic-cloud.html

Can the 35,600-[sic]-year-old Art of Altamira Cave be both Witnessed and Preserved?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/pearl-prehistoric-spain-danger-disappearing-can-35600-year-old-art-altamira-021354

Mastodon Bone Findings Could Upend Our Understanding of Human History
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/mastodon-bone-findings-could-upend-our-understanding-human-history-n751406

The Origins of an Ancient Fairy Tale
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/may-2017/story-time

Egypt: 4,000-year-old funerary garden at tomb entrance
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170504093225.htm
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10388
TECH:

Vector successfully launches its micro-satellite with a 3D-printed part
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/4/15543274/vector-space-systems-micro-satellite-space-launch-3d-printing

Made In Space reveals the Archinaut, a robot-operated factory in the sky
https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/05/made-in-space-reveals-the-archinaut-a-robot-operated-factory-in-the-sky

China’s Surprising Solutions to Clear Killer Air
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/05/china-air-pollution-solutions-environment-tangshan

New technology generates power from polluted air
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-05/kl-ntg050517.php

Every Single Car Sold In India Will Be Electric By 2030
https://futurism.com/every-single-car-sold-in-india-will-be-electric-by-2030

Holographic analysis of Wi-Fi data generates 3-D images of the vicinity
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170504110559.htm

Technology that claims to spot criminals Before they act
https://www.sott.net/article/350677-Emotion-reading-Technology-that-claims-to-spot-criminals-Before-they-act

Scientists discover massive landforms under Antarctic ice sheet
https://www.sott.net/article/350690-Scientists-discover-massive-landforms-under-Antarctic-ice-sheet

Proximity of supernovas may cause mass extinctions
https://www.sott.net/article/350777-Proximity-of-supernovas-may-cause-mass-extinctions

Russian system able to pinpoint the location of enemy artillery less than five seconds after firing
https://www.sott.net/article/350969-Russias-Penicillin-reconnaissance-system-detects-artillery-fire-in-five-seconds-flat

Physical keyboards make virtual reality typing easier
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-physical-keyboards-virtual-reality-easier.html

Researchers create touchpads with a can of spray paint
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-touchpads.html

Installing solar to combat national security risks in the power grid
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-solar-combat-national-power-grid.html

Dutch open 'world's largest offshore' wind farm
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-dutch-world-largest-offshore-farm.html

Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve traffic flow
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-self-driving-cars-traffic.html


SCIENCE:

CERN points giant magnet at the Sun to look for dark matter particles
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/axion-search-at-cern-sets-limits-on-these-possible-particles

Museums are turning to virtual reality, apps, and interactive experiences
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/6/15563922/museums-vr-ar-apps-digital-technology

NASA footage captures sun shooting giant strands of plasma (VIDEO)
https://www.sott.net/article/350526-NASA-footage-captures-sun-shooting-giant-strands-of-plasma-VIDEO

What lightning does to rock quantified
https://www.sott.net/article/350550-What-lightning-does-to-rock-quantified

Death by asteroid may come in unexpected ways - from gusting winds and shock waves
https://www.sott.net/article/350616-Death-by-asteroid-may-come-in-unexpected-ways-from-gusting-winds-and-shock-waves

Mathematics does not rule out 2 dimensions of time
https://www.sott.net/article/350656-Mathematics-does-not-rule-out-2-dimensions-of-time

GOES-16 weather satellite captures lightning activity across U.S.
https://www.sott.net/article/350660-GOES-16-weather-satellite-captures-lightning-activity-across-US

Stephen Hawking among 33 scientists on offensive against critics of popular universe origin inflation theory
https://www.sott.net/article/350886-Stephen-Hawking-among-33-scientists-on-offensive-against-critics-of-popular-universe-origin-inflation-theory

Ancient Mars impacts created tornado-like winds that scoured surface
https://www.sott.net/article/350925-Ancient-Mars-impacts-created-tornado-like-winds-that-scoured-surface

Physicists have ability to control charged molecules with quantum logic
https://www.sott.net/article/350930-Physicists-have-ability-to-control-charged-molecules-with-quantum-logic

'Feathery' gas clouds swirl over Saturn's moon Titan
https://www.sott.net/article/350965-Feathery-gas-clouds-swirl-over-Saturns-moon-Titan

Scientists say dinosaurs would've survived if the asteroid struck just seconds later
https://www.sott.net/article/350975-Scientists-say-dinosaurs-would-ve-survived-if-the-asteroid-struck-just-seconds-later
(Actually, large dinosaurs would have died anyway, because Earth lost atmosphere from the impacts that made large animals partly buoyant. See e.g. Ted Holden's data.)

New research finds mega-quakes can cause Earth's crust to rip open and snap shut
https://www.sott.net/article/351028-New-research-finds-mega-quakes-can-cause-Earths-crust-to-rip-open-and-snap-shut

Melting moons could support liveable atmospheres for aeons
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2129064-melting-moons-could-support-liveable-atmospheres-for-aeons

Sun’s eruptions might all have same trigger
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/du-sem042517.php

Oxygen on comet 67P might not be ancient after all
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/oxygen-comet-67p-might-not-be-ancient-after-all

Does Jupiter Have a Solid Core?
https://www.universetoday.com/14470/does-jupiter-have-a-solid-core

Galactic winds slow new star formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-galactic-star-formation.html

When a brown dwarf is actually a planetary mass object
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-brown-dwarf-planetary-mass.html

'Planetary stethoscope' could determine what lies in Europa's global ocean
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-planetary-stethoscope-lies-europa-global.html

Waves of lava seen in Io's largest volcanic crater
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-lava-io-largest-volcanic-crater.html

Scientists investigate debris disk in a nearby planetary system
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientists-debris-disk-nearby-planetary.html

Latest fast radio burst adds to mystery of their source
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-latest-fast-radio-mystery-source.html

Mapping the magnetic bridge between our nearest galactic neighbours
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-magnetic-bridge-nearest-galactic-neighbours.html

Earth was barren, flat and almost entirely under water 4.4 billion years ago
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-earth-barren-flat-billion-years.html

How the Bantu people surged across two-thirds of Africa
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/how-the-bantu-people-surged-across-two-thirds-of-africa

The Lost Iberian Civilization of Los Millares: Was Copper the Secret of its Success?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/lost-iberian-civilization-los-millares-was-copper-secret-its-success-008011

Ancient Babylonian Tablet Provides Compelling Evidence that the Tower of Babel did Exist
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/ancient-babylonian-tablet-provides-compelling-evidence-tower-babel-did-021378

Tomb Drawing Shows Mongoose on a Leash, Puzzling Archaeologists
http://www.livescience.com/59022-egypt-tomb-with-leashed-mongoose-drawing.html

17,000-Year-Old Sacred Site – Believed to be Gateway to the Underworld – Is Vandalized
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/17000-year-old-sacred-site-believed-be-gateway-underworld-vandalized-008054

Dragon and griffin megaliths ‘dating back 12,000 years to end of Ice Age, or earlier’
http://siberiantimes.com/other/others/features/found-dragon-and-griffin-megaliths-dating-back-12000-years-to-end-of-ice-age-or-earlier

Egypt ‘uncovers burial chamber of pharaoh’s daughter’
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39882254
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