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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun May 21, 2017 8:34 pm

106554
TECH:

West Virginia seeks future—without coal
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-west-virginia-futurewithout-coal.html

Future of farming? Driverless tractors and drones attempt to grow crops without humans
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4496498/Hands-free-farming-using-autonomous-tractors-drones.html

New method can selectively remove micropollutants from water
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170510115219.htm

Terahertz spectroscopy—the new tool to detect art fraud
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-terahertz-spectroscopythe-tool-art-fraud.html

The Pacific Ocean Is One Step Closer to Being Almost Totally Debris-Free in five years
https://futurism.com/the-pacific-ocean-is-one-step-closer-to-being-almost-totally-debris-free

China extract 'combustible ice' from the seafloor of the South China Sea
https://www.sott.net/article/351427-China-makes-flammable-ice-Believed-to-be-the-best-replacement-for-natural-gas-and-oil

3-D-printed, soft, four legged robot can walk on sand and stone
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-d-printed-soft-legged-robot-sand.html

Self-ventilating workout suit keeps athletes etc cool and dry
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-self-ventilating-workout-athletes-cool.html

How a Helicopter Drone Could Fly on Mars
https://www.seeker.com/space/exploration/how-a-helicopter-drone-could-fly-on-mars

Plasma jet engines that could take you from the ground to space
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23431264-500-plasma-jet-engines-that-could-take-you-from-the-ground-to-space

Mining the moon for rocket fuel to get us to Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-moon-rocket-fuel-mars.html


SCIENCE:

Hydrogen Bonds Have Been Directly Detected For The First Time
http://www.sciencealert.com/hydrogen-bonds-have-been-directly-detected-for-the-first-time

Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/607828/an-algorithm-summarizes-lengthy-text-surprisingly-well

Never-before-seen lava waves on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io
https://www.sott.net/article/351053-Scientists-spot-never-before-seen-lava-waves-on-Jupiters-volcanic-moon-Io

Mysterious flashes of light reflecting off Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/351106-Mysterious-flashes-of-light-from-Earth-captured-by-NASAs-EPIC-satellite

Comets helped build Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/351387-Study-of-3-billion-year-old-minerals-shows-comets-helped-build-Earths-atmosphere

Magnetic field detected between magellanic clouds
https://www.sott.net/article/351555-Magnetic-field-detected-between-magellanic-clouds

Astronomers Observe Rare Blank Sun, Warn of Solar Minimum
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/astronomers-observe-rare-blank-sun-warn-of-solar-minimum

Newest Cosmic Radio Burst Has Stumped Scientists
http://gizmodo.com/the-newest-cosmic-radio-burst-has-stumped-scientists-1795068113?IR=T

Comet 67P Found to Be Producing Its Own Oxygen in Deep Space
https://www.seeker.com/space/comet-67p-found-to-be-producing-its-own-oxygen-in-deep-space

Finding Alien Megastructures Around Nearby Pulsars
https://www.universetoday.com/135563/finding-alien-megastructures-around-nearby-pulsars

Mars May Have Been Born in the Asteroid Belt
https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/mars-may-have-been-born-in-the-asteroid-belt

Two Independent Teams Find Hints of Dark Matter in Space Station Data
http://www.sciencealert.com/two-independent-teams-find-hints-of-dark-matter-in-space-station-data

Forget Mars—let’s go colonize Titan!
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/forget-mars-lets-go-colonize-titan

Peering into the heart of planet formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-peering-heart-planet-formation.html

Movie shows Ceres at opposition from sun
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-movie-ceres-opposition-sun.html

FADO—a ground-breaking tool to reconstruct the history of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-fadoa-ground-breaking-tool-reconstruct-history.html

Brown dwarf launches a parsec-scale jet
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-weight-brown-dwarf-parsec-scale-jet.html

NASA mission uncovers a dance of electrons in space
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-nasa-mission-uncovers-electrons-space.html

ALMA eyes icy ring around young planetary system
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-alma-eyes-icy-young-planetary.html

Titan's landscape resembles that of Mars, not Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-history-titan-landscape-resembles-mars.html

40,000-year-old bracelet made by extinct human species found
http://www.digitaljournal.com/science/40-000-year-old-bracelet-from-extinct-human-species-discovered/article/432798

Ancient-genome study finds Bronze Age ‘Beaker culture’ invaded Britain
http://www.nature.com/news/ancient-genome-study-finds-bronze-age-beaker-culture-invaded-britain-1.21996

Rhinocolura, The City Of Noseless Criminals
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-africa/inside-rhinocolura-city-noseless-criminals-008086

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-pakistan-lost-city-mohenjo-daro.html
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun May 28, 2017 7:40 pm

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Google’s New AI Is Better at Creating AI Than the Company’s Engineers
https://futurism.com/googles-new-ai-is-better-at-creating-ai-than-the-companys-engineers

Scientists construct a stable one-dimensional metallic material
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientists-stable-one-dimensional-metallic-material.html

A flag into a loudspeaker
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientists-flag-loudspeaker.html

Watch this AI drone teach itself how to fly through trial and error
https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/crashing-drones-teach-fly-better

Technology allows shoppers to pay with their faces
https://www.sott.net/article/351812-Technology-allows-shoppers-to-pay-with-their-faces

Wi-Fi: Photographing people through walls
https://www.sott.net/article/351862-Another-use-for-Wi-Fi-Photographing-people-through-walls

Augmented reality headsets
https://www.sott.net/article/352173-The-Pentagon-introduces-augmented-reality-headsets-to-give-soldiers-increased-situational-awareness

Cryptocurrencies could end with a bust, but blockchain technology is here to stay
https://www.sott.net/article/352309-Bitcoin-and-other-blockchain-technology-is-where-the-internet-was-in-1992-Dutch-CEO

Chinese online retailer developing one-ton delivery drones
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-chinese-online-retailer-one-ton-delivery.html

Fighting forgery with paper fingerprints
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-forgery-paper-fingerprints.html




SCIENCE:
ALMA provides first complete image of Fomalhaut's debris disk
https://www.sott.net/article/351822-ALMA-provides-first-complete-image-of-Fomalhauts-debris-disk

Martian Sky 'Went Metal' After Meteor Strikes
https://www.sott.net/article/351842-Martian-Sky-Went-Metal-After-Meteor-Strikes

Thunderbolts Space News: Electric meteors becoming accepted science
https://www.sott.net/article/351857-Thunderbolts-Space-News-Electric-meteors-becoming-accepted-science

Researchers discover extra layer of tectonic plates within Earth's mantle
https://www.sott.net/article/351948-Researchers-discover-extra-layer-of-tectonic-plates-within-Earths-mantle

Volcanic ash from ancient Far East Russia eruption found in Norway - over 3,000 miles away
https://www.sott.net/article/351962-Volcanic-ash-from-ancient-Far-East-Russia-eruption-found-in-Norway-over-3000-miles-away

Events are predicted by the human brain seconds before they happen
https://www.sott.net/article/351965-Living-in-Fast-Forward-Events-are-predicted-by-the-human-brain-seconds-before-they-happen

Five asteroids will cruise by Earth in the next year, and one is coming very close
https://www.sott.net/article/351985-Five-asteroids-will-cruise-by-Earth-in-the-next-year-and-one-is-coming-very-close

Asteroids which could wipe out an entire continent are hidden by the Taurid meteor shower
https://www.sott.net/article/351997-Asteroids-which-could-wipe-out-an-entire-continent-are-hidden-by-the-Taurids-meteor-shower-astronomers-claim

A giant star named N6946-BH1, which American astronomers have observed for several years, has suddenly disappeared
https://www.sott.net/article/352117-Stars-sudden-disappearance-baffles-scientists

NASA's Jupiter mission reveals 'brand-new and unexpected' discoveries
https://www.sott.net/article/352162-NASAs-Jupiter-mission-reveals-brand-new-and-unexpected-discoveries

17-Year cicadas emerging 4 years early [due to sunspot minimum?]
https://www.sott.net/article/352246-Insect-anomaly-17-Year-cicadas-emerging-4-years-early

How hard did it rain on Mars?
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/05/how-hard-did-it-rain-on-mars/114895

Humans Accidentally Made a Space Cocoon For Ourselves Out of Radio Waves
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/nasa-space-weather-earth-cocoon-van-allen

Stars can start shining at a smaller mass than we thought
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2131074-stars-can-start-shining-at-a-smaller-mass-than-we-thought

‘Saddle-shaped’ universe could undermine general relativity
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-saddle-shaped-universe-undermine-relativity.html

Weird energy beam seems to travel five times the speed of light [probably due to overestimating galactic distances]
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2131889-weird-energy-beam-seems-to-travel-five-times-the-speed-of-light

Scientists solve mystery of how most antimatter in the Milky Way forms
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientists-mystery-antimatter-milky.html

Tidal tails detected around a distant globular cluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-tidal-tails-distant-globular-cluster.html

New planetary object called a "synestia," a huge, spinning, donut-shaped mass of hot, vaporized rock [probably Charles Chandler's Natural Tokamaks, plasma rings]
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-planetary.html

Binary star composed of two brown dwarfs discovered by microlensing
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-binary-star-brown-dwarfs-microlensing.html

Largest-ever simulations help uncover the history of the galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-largest-ever-simulations-uncover-history-galaxy.html

Confused by spin, Mars probe failed to brake
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-mars-probe.html

Discovered: Fast-growing galaxies from early universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-fast-growing-galaxies-early-universe.html

'Tiny clocks' crystallize understanding of meteorite crashes
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-tiny-clocks-crystallize-meteorite.html

Ordovician Mass Extinction May Have Been Triggered by Volcanic Eruptions
http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/ordovician-mass-extinction-volcanic-eruptions-04871.html

Life in the Precambrian may have been much livelier than previously thought
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-life-precambrian-livelier-previously-thought.html

Tool sharpens focus on Stone Age networking in the Middle East
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/tool-sharpens-focus-stone-age-networking-middle-east

The Everlasting Shoe: What Does This 5,500-Year-old Shoe Found in a Cave Tell Us About Ancient Armenians?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/everlasting-shoe-what-does-5500-year-old-shoe-found-cave-tell-us-about-021382

Sacred burial site uncovered in Shrewsbury is over 4,000 years old
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-39981488

Did Dutch hordes kill off the early Britons who started Stonehenge?
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/20/dutch-invaders-stonehenge-ancient-britons
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:23 pm

11203
TECH:

Europe's first 'eTree' puts down roots in central France
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-europe-etree-roots-central-france.html

Air Force cadet creates bulletproof breakthrough
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/06/02/air-force-cadet-creates-bulletproof-breakthrough.html

World’s Largest Helium Aircraft Completes Successful Test Flight
http://www.livescience.com/59206-airlander-worlds-largest-airship-test-flight.html

A New Power Plant Burns Fossil Fuels Without Any Carbon Emissions
https://futurism.com/a-new-power-plant-burns-fossil-fuels-without-any-carbon-emissions

Forget wind turbines: Giant kites flying 300 metres in the air will power more than 5,000 British homes
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4544542/Kites-power-5-000-British-homes-2020.html

Harnessing the energy generated when freshwater meets saltwater
http://news.psu.edu/story/467252/2017/05/08/research/where-rivers-meet-sea

RoboCop Will Start Patrolling In Dubai
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/robot-police-will-start-patrolling-in-dubai_uk_5926e1bfe4b061d8f81fbe86

You Could Be Storing Data in Your DNA in the Next 10 Years
https://futurism.com/tech-leaders-say-you-could-be-storing-data-in-your-dna-in-the-next-10-years

Dutch testing tube unveiled for Hyperloop transport system
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-dutch-tube-unveiled-hyperloop.html

Toyota making 'flying car,' luxury boat
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-takeoff-cruise-toyota-car-luxury.html


SCIENCE:

Terrain near the south pole of Mars
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia21636.jpg

Quantum tractor beam could tug atoms, molecules
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/quantum-tractor-beam-could-tug-atoms-molecules

How Far Away is Fusion? Unlocking the Power of the Sun
https://www.universetoday.com/135753/far-away-fusion-unlocking-power-sun

Researchers develop magnetic switch to turn on and off a strange quantum property
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-magnetic-strange-quantum-property.html

French school is using facial recognition to find out when students aren’t paying attention [for electroshock treatment or Ritalin?]
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/26/15679806/ai-education-facial-recognition-nestor-france

New impact flash seen on Jupiter
https://www.sott.net/article/352318-New-impact-flash-seen-on-Jupiter

Methane leaks may lead to cooling instead of warming
https://www.sott.net/article/352322-Methane-leaks-may-lead-to-cooling-instead-of-warming-Scientists-find-a-totally-unexpected-source-of-climate-cooling

NASA to release artificial clouds in the sky above Maryland coast
https://www.sott.net/article/352481-NASA-to-release-artificial-clouds-in-the-sky-above-Maryland-coast

Asteroid strike may have 'tipped axis' of Saturn's moon Enceladus
https://www.sott.net/article/352577-Asteroid-strike-may-have-tipped-axis-of-Saturns-moon-Enceladus

Mini black hole created in laboratory by world's most powerful X-ray laser
https://www.sott.net/article/352725-Mini-black-hole-created-in-laboratory-by-worlds-most-powerful-X-ray-laser

Meteor may have caused unexplained boom that shook Athens
https://www.sott.net/article/352768-Retired-Georgia-professor-says-meteor-may-have-caused-unexplained-boom-that-shook-Athens

Hundreds of giant ocean bed craters produced by explosive methane seeps
https://www.sott.net/article/352803-Hundreds-of-giant-ocean-bed-craters-produced-by-explosive-methane-seeps

Neuroscientists rewire brain of one species to another
https://www.sott.net/article/352911-Lets-connect-Neuroscientists-rewire-brain-of-one-species-to-another

LIGO detects gravitational waves a third time
https://www.sott.net/article/352912-Confirmation-LIGO-detects-gravitational-waves-a-third-time

Construction begins on world’s largest telescope in Chilean desert
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-telescope-idUSKBN18M2JX

‘Halos’ discovered on Mars widen time frame for potential life
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-halos-mars-widen-potential-life.html

‘Extraordinarily Bright’ Mystery Object Spotted in Galaxy Cygnus A
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/extraordinarily-bright-mystery-object-spotted-in-galaxy-cygnus-a

NASA team takes on a new optical challenge—the Lyman Alpha Limit
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-nasa-team-optical-challengethe-lyman.html

Giant ringed planet likely cause of mysterious stellar eclipses
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-giant-planet-mysterious-stellar-eclipses.html

Could cold spot in the sky be a bruise from a collision with a parallel universe?
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-cold-sky-collision-parallel-universe.html

NASA to launch first-ever neutron-star mission
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-nasa-first-ever-neutron-star-mission.html

Rover findings indicate stratified lake on ancient Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-rover-stratified-lake-ancient-mars.html

Citizen scientists uncover a cold new world near sun [brown dwarf]
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-citizen-scientists-uncover-cold-world.html

Busting myths of human origin
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/356/6339/678.full

Genomics tracks migration from lost empires to modern cities
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/05/genomics-tracks-migration-from-lost-empires-to-modern-cities/115065

Noah’s Ark discovered? Researchers ‘99.9 per cent certain’ of astonishing Biblical find
http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/806755/Noah-s-Ark-discovered-Bible-archaeology

Scientists decide to bury 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/lost-city-pakistan-mohenjo-daro-5000-years-buried-protect-people-weather-archaelogists-a7742451.html

Could Ancient Greek Myths Hint at Contact With South America?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-europe/could-ancient-greek-myths-hint-contact-south-america-008134

Groundbreaking discovery of early civilization in ancient Peru
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/spring-2017/article/groundbreaking-discovery-of-early-civilization-in-ancient-peru

Archaeologists Uncover Evidence of Luxurious Lifestyle 5,000 Years Ago in Turkey
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/archaeologists-uncover-evidence-luxurious-lifestyle-5000-years-ago-turkey-021408

New Ancient Henge Found in England, This Time with Corpses
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/new-ancient-henge-found-in-england-this-time-with-corpses
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:40 pm

11612
TECH:

Coal as 'Clean' as Natural Gas?
http://reason.com/blog/2017/06/09/coal-as-clean-as-natural-gas

Bacteria may supercharge the future of wastewater treatment
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-bacteria-supercharge-future-wastewater-treatment.html

Dutch households will use computers waste heat to heat their showers for free
https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/2/15728232/using-servers-to-heat-homes-nerdalize

All Dutch trains now run on 100% wind power
http://www.businessinsider.com/wind-power-trains-in-netherlands-2017-6

Nanoparticles That Can Communicate With Each Other
https://futurism.com/scientists-created-artificial-nanoparticles-that-can-communicate-with-each-other

Low cost, scalable water splitting fuels the future hydrogen economy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170531134324.htm

Plasmonics could bring desalination tech
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-plasmonics-sustainable-society-desalination-tech.html

US Air Force announces SpaceX to launch mysterious X-37B 'spaceplane'
https://www.sott.net/article/353240-US-Air-Force-announces-SpaceX-to-launch-mysterious-X-37B-spaceplane

Pilotless commercial jetliners coming soon
https://www.sott.net/article/353289-Pilotless-commercial-jetliners-coming-soon

Turn car plastics into foam with coconut oil [a waste of nutritious oil]
https://www.sott.net/article/353323-Turn-car-plastics-into-foam-with-coconut-oil

Czech 'GyroDrive' beats flying cars for hybrid licence
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-czech-gyrodrive-cars-hybrid-licence.html

Autonomous cars (no human backup) may hit the road next year
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-autonomous-cars-human-backup-road.html

Inflatable space habitat
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/the-future-nasa-uses-3d-printing-to-test-its-new-expandable-habitat

Are Aliens Communicating with Neutrino Beams? [Dumb aliens, you can't communicate with inanimate objects.]
https://www.universetoday.com/135813/aliens-communicating-neutrino-beams



SCIENCE:

Milky Way Galaxy Resides in Enormous Cosmic Void [in an fantasy expanding universe]
http://www.sci-news.com/astronomy/milky-way-galaxy-cosmic-void-04939.html

New Comet: C/2017 K4 (ATLAS)
https://www.sott.net/article/352950-New-Comet-C-2017-K4-ATLAS

Earth is impacted by meteors often
https://www.sott.net/article/353002-Earth-is-impacted-by-meteors-often

Mysterious deep hole on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/353057-NASAs-astronomers-perplexed-over-mysterious-deep-hole-on-Mars

Two new moons discovered around Jupiter, bring total to 69
https://www.sott.net/article/353110-Two-new-moons-discovered-around-Jupiter-bring-total-to-69

Threat of asteroid collision on Earth higher than previously thought
https://www.sott.net/article/353158-New-study-Threat-of-asteroid-collision-on-Earth-higher-than-previously-thought

Mathematically-based model for a viable time machine
https://www.sott.net/article/353324-Mathematically-based-model-for-a-viable-time-machine

100 million-year-old amber holds tiny feathered chick [in 4,000 year old strata?]
https://www.sott.net/article/353472-100-million-year-old-amber-holds-tiny-feathered-chick

Concept could sustainably meet human resource needs of 'full Earth'
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-concept-sustainably-human-resource-full.html

Strange Blackbody Force That Can Both Pull and Push Objects
https://futurism.com/study-reveals-new-insights-into-a-strange-force-that-can-both-pull-and-push-objects

Huge impact could have smashed early Earth into a doughnut shape
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2132763-huge-impact-could-have-smashed-early-earth-into-a-doughnut-shape

Our galaxy produces 9 trillion kilograms of antimatter a second—how?
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/explaining-why-our-galaxy-produces-so-much-antimatter

Mars Gale Crater Once Had Drinkable Water
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/05/mars-curiosity-mission-gale-crater-discovery-once-harbored-a-lake-with-drinkable-water.html

Tabby’s Star: a Gigantic Planet or a Planet With Rings
https://www.universetoday.com/135719/new-ideas-mysterious-tabbys-star-gigantic-planet-planet-rings

Strange cosmic radio burst pinned down to giant stellar nursery [Charles Chandler said Gamma Ray Bursters & Supernovas Occur during Star Birth]
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2132739-strange-cosmic-radio-burst-pinned-down-to-giant-stellar-nursery

Looking for Alien Megastructures
https://futurism.com/may-looking-alien-megastructures-wrong-places

The ‘chirp’ of gravitational waves passing through Earth
http://www.futurity.org/gravitational-waves-ligo-1448662-2

Study estimates amount of water needed to carve Martian valleys
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-amount-martian-valleys.html

Past ‘Water Worlds’ of Venus & Mars
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/06/failed-biospheres-past-water-worlds-of-venus-mars-is-planet-earth-next-watch-weekend-feature.html

ALMA returns to boomerang nebula: Companion star provides chilling power of 'coldest object in the universe'
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-alma-boomerang-nebula-companion-star.html

Mini-flares potentially jeopardize habitability of planets circling red dwarf stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-mini-flares-potentially-jeopardize-habitability-planets.html

Meteorites from Moon and Mars show uneven pressures of formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-high-pressure-meteorite-mystery.html

New confirmation of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-einstein-theory-relativity.html

The largest virtual universe ever simulated
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-largest-virtual-universe-simulated.html

Hubble applauds waltzing brown dwarfs
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-hubble-waltzing-dwarfs.html

Failed star orbits a dead star every 71 minutes
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-rare-discovery-star-orbits-dead.html

Jurassic Park will never exist
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-collagen-tyrannosaurus-rex-bone-jurassic.html

Mummy DNA shows that ancients most closely related to people of Israel, Lebanon, and Syria
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/30/15713536/ancient-egyptian-mummies-dna-genome-sequencing-near-east

Subterranean World of Ancient Turkey: Hittites?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/unique-underground-city-adds-new-direction-subterranean-world-ancient-021418

Evidence of 4,000-year-old trading post uncovered on Sir Bani Yas Island
http://www.thenational.ae/uae/evidence-of-4000-year-old-trading-post-uncovered-on-sir-bani-yas-island

Artifacts of ancient Americans show civilization more advanced than thought
https://www.yahoo.com/news/artifacts-ancient-americans-show-advanced-205651341.html

For 4,500 years, Stone Age humans returned to this mysterious cave
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/for-4500-years-stone-age-humans-returned-to-this-mysterious-cave

Remnants of Mother Language from the Last Ice Age
http://www.dailygrail.com/Hidden-History/2017/5/Study-Uncovered-Common-Words-Appear-Have-Survived-Mother-Language-Existed

Earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern Africa
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/spring-2017/article/new-research-reveals-earliest-directly-dated-rock-paintings-from-southern-africa

5,000 Years of Native American Moundbuilding
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/spring-2017/article/5-000-years-of-native-american-moundbuilding
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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12143
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Robots will be more useful if they are made to lack confidence
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2133666-robots-will-be-more-useful-if-they-are-made-to-lack-confidence/

‘Miracle material’ to end cracked smart devices
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170602084423.htm

Self-Replicating 3D Printers Could Build Moon Bases
http://www.space.com/37101-self-replicating-3d-printer-moon-bases.html

After a cardiac arrest, the fastest way to send help is on a flying drone
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-drones-with-aeds-20170613-story.html

The Pentagon's new 'kinetic energy projectile' weapon is essentially a weaponized meteor strike
https://www.sott.net/article/353733-The-Pentagons-new-kinetic-energy-projectile-weapon-is-essentially-a-weaponized-meteor-strike

Michelin's concept airless tire comes wrapped in 'rechargeable' 3D-printed treads
https://www.sott.net/article/353994-Michelins-concept-airless-tire-comes-wrapped-in-rechargeable-3D-printed-treads

Securing the world's longest floating bridge against strong wind
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-world-longest-bridge-strong.html

Scientists use simple materials to create semi-soft robots
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-scientists-simple-materials-semi-soft-robots.html

Breakthrough technology makes batteries safe and sustainable
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-breakthrough-technology-batteries-safe-sustainable.html

Clean energy stored in electric vehicles to power buildings
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-energy-electric-vehicles-power.html

Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-wireless-electric-vehicles-major-hurdle.html

'Magic' alloy could spur next generation of solar cells
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-magic-alloy-spur-solar-cells.html

Electrolytes made from liquefied gas enable batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-electrolytes-liquefied-gas-enable-batteries.html

Batteries that "drink" seawater could power long-range underwater vehicles [to attack us?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-batteries-seawater-power-long-range-underwater.html

Company wants to recycle used rockets into deep-space habitats
https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/14/15783494/nasa-nanoracks-ixion-nextstep-habitats-rocket-upper-stage


SCIENCE:

THE DIY ENGINEER WHO BUILT A NUCLEAR REACTOR IN HIS BASEMENT
http://topconspiracies.com/the-diy-engineer-who-built-a-nuclear-reactor-in-his-basement-358.html

Clouds of Alcohol in Space
https://www.google.com/search?q=discovered+massive+cloud+alcohol+in+space&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=massive+cloud+alcohol+space

Reduce fear of death using virtual reality to induce an out-of-body experience
http://www.psypost.org/2017/05/scientists-reduce-fear-death-using-virtual-reality-induce-body-experience-48894

Particle Accelerators to View Fossil Poop
http://gizmodo.com/particle-accelerators-are-changing-the-way-we-look-at-a-1795859558

To unearth 'eighth wonder of the world' in New Zealand
https://www.sott.net/article/353701-Long-lost-diary-may-hold-key-to-unearthing-eighth-wonder-of-the-world-in-New-Zealand

Signs of past mega-quakes show wide-ranging implications of major rupture on California's San Andreas fault
https://www.sott.net/article/353707-Signs-of-past-mega-quakes-show-wide-ranging-implications-of-major-rupture-on-Californias-San-Andreas-fault

Signal from 1977 was generated by a comet
https://www.sott.net/article/353762-Mystery-solved-Wow-signal-from-1977-was-generated-by-a-comet

Our sun probably has an evil twin called Nemesis [I doubt it]
[url]https://www.sott.net/article/353764-Study-Our-sun-probably-has-an-evil-twin-called-Nemesis
https://www.sott.net/article/353816-Nemesis-The-Suns-long-lost-twin

Electric Jupiter and its many surprises
https://www.sott.net/article/353849-Electric-Jupiter-and-its-many-surprises

Deep-space travel, colonization may rely on genetically engineered life forms [No, stars are closer than they think]
https://www.sott.net/article/353997-Deep-space-travel-colonization-may-rely-on-genetically-engineered-life-forms

Planet is ‘hotter than most stars’
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40171936

Life might have a shot on planets orbiting dim red stars
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/life-might-have-shot-planets-orbiting-dim-red-stars

Earth Could Face A Grave Asteroid Threat This Autumn
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/06/earth-could-face-a-grave-asteroid-threat-this-autumn/

The mystery xenon in Earth’s atmosphere came from icy comets
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2134120-the-mystery-xenon-in-earths-atmosphere-came-from-icy-comets/

Starting a private nation in space
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/asgardia-nation-space-data-storage-off-planet

Extended hard X-ray emission from a galactic nucleus
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-hard-x-ray-emission-galactic-nucleus.html

NASA finds evidence of diverse environments in Curiosity samples on Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-nasa-evidence-diverse-environments-curiosity.html

Galaxy alignments traced back ten billion years
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-galaxy-alignments-ten-billion-years.html

VLA gives new insight into galaxy cluster's spectacular 'mini-halo'
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-vla-insight-galaxy-cluster-spectacular.html

Tides [electric tides] could be source of heat on icy moons
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-tides-source-icy-moons.html

Chaotically magnetized cloud is no place to build a star, or is it?
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-chaotically-magnetized-cloud-star.html

Astronomers see mysterious nitrogen area in a butterfly-shaped star formation disk
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-astronomers-mysterious-nitrogen-area-butterfly-shaped.html

MAVEN's top 10 discoveries at Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-maven-discoveries-mars.html

4,000–year-old Mesopotamian city discovered in Kurdistan
http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/64db7480-0b5c-412e-b8d3-cb3e49d1c1e0

Were Africans the ‘first Americans’?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4573928/Incredible-reconstruction-10-000-year-old-African-caveman.html

Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna?
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/06/did-children-build-the-ancient-egyptian-city-of-armana-

Scientists discover evidence in the Falklands of the asteroid which caused extinction on Earth 250 million years ago [actually under 5,000 years ago]
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4596928/250-million-year-old-crater-linked-Great-Dying.html

Toys and Civilization
https://www.harappa.com/blog/toys-and-civilization
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Researchers create a high-temperature device that produces electricity from industrial waste heat
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-high-temperature-device-electricity-industrial.html

Making hydrogen fuel from humid air
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170614091830.htm

New form of carbon that’s hard as a rock, yet elastic, like rubber
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170609193112.htm

Scientists make plastic from sugar and carbon dioxide
http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/news/2017/06/12/scientists-make-plastic-from-sugar-and-carbon-dioxide

Scientists discover a 2-D magnet
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-scientists-d-magnet.html

DC Power Lines Making a Comeback
https://futurism.com/century-old-tech-making-comeback-thanks-renewables/

‘Liquid Light’ Can Bend Around Objects in a Frictionless Flow
https://www.seeker.com/tech/particles-of-liquid-light-can-bend-around-objects-in-a-frictionless-flow

Sound waves direct particles to self-assemble, self-heal
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-particles-self-assemble-self-heal.html

New method for 3-D through-wall imaging that utilizes drones and WiFi
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-x-ray-eyes-sky-method-d.html

Hitachi develops breath analyzer smartphone device with facial recognition
https://www.sott.net/article/354145-Hitachi-develops-breath-analyzer-smartphone-device-with-facial-recognition

China propels rise of electric ultra-high-performance cars
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-china-propels-electric-ultra-high-performance-cars.html

New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-flexible-wearable-electronics.html

Acoustics to improve virtual reality
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-ears-acoustics-aims-virtual-reality.html


SCIENCE:

Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion power
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-deceleration-runaway-electrons-paves-fusion.html

DNA replication filmed for the first time, and it's not what we expected
https://www.sott.net/article/354174-DNA-replication-filmed-for-the-first-time-and-its-not-what-we-expected

Were LIGO's gravity wave detections all noise? [Just as we thought]
https://www.sott.net/article/354209-Were-LIGOs-gravity-wave-detections-all-noise-Independent-analysis-suggests-that-may-be-the-case

Earth is overdue for catastrophic asteroid strike [very doubtful]
https://www.sott.net/article/354332-Experts-at-Queens-University-in-Ireland-warn-Earth-is-overdue-for-catastrophic-asteroid-strike

Unknown, unseen object signalled by warped Kuiper Belt
https://www.sott.net/article/354445-Unknown-unseen-object-signalled-by-warped-Kuiper-Belt

NASA launches world's lightest & first 3D-printed satellite
https://www.sott.net/article/354490-We-made-history-NASA-launches-worlds-lightest-first-3D-printed-satellite-designed-by-Indian-teen

Einstein’s ‘Impossible’ Experiment weighing a star Finally Performed
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/hubble-telescope-einstein-impossible-genius-space-science/

Three experiments that hint at lepton universality
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-physicists-hint-phenomenon-standard-particle.html

General relativity passes [fake] test at Milky Way’s central black hole
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2133830-general-relativity-passes-test-at-milky-ways-central-black-hole/

Dead Satellites Could Be Blasted Out of Orbit With Powerful Magnetic Beams
http://www.sciencealert.com/dead-satellites-could-be-blasted-out-of-orbit-with-powerful-magnetic-beams

Mystery of the Sun’s Plasma Jets May Finally Be Solved
https://www.space.com/37293-sun-plasma-jet-mystery-solved.html

Bubble-like structure associated with the pulsar PSR J1015−5719
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-astronomers-bubble-like-pulsar-psr-j10155719.html

Measuring the magnetic fields on the hottest planets in the galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-magnetic-fields-hottest-planets-galaxy.html

Rare extreme helium star
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-rare-extreme-helium-star-astronomers.html

Star's birth may have triggered another star birth
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-star-birth-triggered-astronomers.html

Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-radioactive-elements-cassiopeia-neutrino-driven-explosion.html

Hubble captures massive dead disk galaxy that challenges theories of galaxy evolution
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-hubble-captures-massive-dead-disk.html

Scientists uncover origins of the Sun's swirling spicules
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-scientists-uncover-sun-swirling-spicules.html

Human Society Caused Dead Sea Erosion
http://www.ibtimes.com/how-ancient-humans-affected-environment-society-caused-dead-sea-erosion-2547972

Earlier date for ancient UK wooden structures
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/06/earlier-date-ancient-wooden-structures/115296
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Radio powered by your own sweat hints at future of wearables
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138282-radio-powered-by-your-own-sweat-hints-at-future-of-wearables/

New screen coating makes reading in sunlight a lot easier
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-screen-coating-sunlight-lot-easierthe.html

Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170622104049.htm

Personalized Exoskeletons
https://www.seeker.com/tech/robotics/personalized-exoskeletons-are-making-strides-toward-a-man-machine-interface

First deployable, walking, soft robot
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-deployable-soft-robot.html

Eviation Aircraft unveils all-electric plane with 600-mile range
http://inhabitat.com/eviation-aircraft-unveils-all-electric-aircraft-with-600-mile-range/

Drone to Plant 100,000 Trees a Day
https://futurism.com/new-drone-plans-on-ambitious-mission-to-plant-100000-trees-a-day/

High-resolution laser X-ray image reveals details not visible with ordinary X-ray imaging
https://www.sott.net/article/354847-Worlds-brightest-laser-sparks-new-behavior-in-light

Californians take a shine to solar power
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-californians-solar-power.html

The revolutionary technologies that power and cool the Parker Solar Probe
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-revolutionary-technologies-power-cool-parker.html


SCIENCE:

Human Limitations [corruption?] Could Prevent Us From Advancing in Science; AI Could Help
https://futurism.com/human-limitations-could-prevent-us-from-advancing-in-science-ai-could-help/

New form of liquid water discovered
https://www.sott.net/article/354791-New-form-of-liquid-water-discovered

NASA's Opportunity rover may have uncovered an ancient Martian lake
https://www.sott.net/article/354796-NASAs-Opportunity-rover-may-have-uncovered-an-ancient-Martian-lake

Nobel Laureate physicist Brian Josephson "80%" confident in intelligent design
https://www.sott.net/article/354950-Nobel-Laureate-physicist-Brian-Josephson-80-confident-in-intelligent-design

Do asteroids present the 'greatest challenge' to humanity?
https://www.sott.net/article/354958-Do-asteroids-present-the-greatest-challenge-to-humanity

'Nocturnal sun': Zonal waves caused 'bright nights' in ancient times claim scientists
https://www.sott.net/article/355026-Nocturnal-sun-Zonal-waves-caused-bright-nights-in-ancient-times-claim-scientists

Bizarro comet challenging [miseducated] researchers
https://www.sott.net/article/355271-Bizarro-comet-challenging-researchers

Cassini captures rare photos of Saturn's polar 'hexagon' storm
https://www.sott.net/article/355278-Cassini-captures-rare-photos-of-Saturns-polar-hexagon-storm

CERN's Large Hadron Collider: Unprecedented number of particles reached in record time
https://www.sott.net/article/355308-CERNs-Large-Hadron-Collider-Unprecedented-number-of-particles-reached-in-record-time

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?
http://www.realclearscience.com/blog/2017/06/12/why_is_the_speed_of_light_so_slow.html

The hunt is on for gravity waves
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/22/hunt-is-on-gravity-waves-spacewatch

Giant ‘Mirror’ Planets Found in First-of-Its-Kind Experiment
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/new-mirror-planets-kepler-shiny-space-science/

Magnetic memories of a metal world
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-magnetic-memories-metal-world.html

Is the Universe Conscious? [It is consciousness]
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/universe-conscious-ncna772956

The shapes of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-galaxies.html

Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-artificial-brain-gaia-stars.html

Arp 299: Galactic Goulash
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-arp-galactic-goulash.html

Galaxy NGC 1132 has a disturbed hot halo
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-galaxy-ngc-disturbed-hot-halo.html

The stable retrograde orbit of the Bee-Zed asteroid explained
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-stable-retrograde-orbit-bee-zed-asteroid.html

The first galaxies were even more violent than expected
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-galaxies-violent.html

Prebiotic atmosphere discovered on accretion disk of baby star
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-prebiotic-atmosphere-accretion-disk-baby.html

Juno spacecraft to fly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot July 10
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-juno-spacecraft-jupiter-great-red.html

Amazon Rain Forest May Have Once Been a Giant Marine Lake
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/amazon-rain-forest-may-have-once-been-a-giant-marine-lake/

How an ostrich halted plans for a real-life Jurassic Park
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/21/ostrich-fossil-dinosaurs-jurassic-park

Volcanic eruptions triggered dawn of the dinosaurs [nope]
http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2017-06-19-volcanic-eruptions-triggered-dawn-dinosaurs

This Volcano-Shaped Pyramid in Peru Has Experts Stumped
https://www.livescience.com/59544-mysterious-volcano-shaped-pyramid-in-peru.html

The Spiritual Center of Taxila: One-time Jerusalem and Alexandria of the Buddhist World
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-asia/spiritual-center-taxila-one-time-jerusalem-and-alexandria-buddhist-world-008280

Archaeologists unearth prehistoric ritual area around Bryn Celli Ddu, UK
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/21/archeologists-unearth-prehistoric-ritual-area-bryn-celli-ddu-anglesey

Scientists throw light on mysterious ice age temperature jumps
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-scientists-mysterious-ice-age-temperature.html

5,000-Year-Old ‘Billboard’ of Hieroglyphs Contains a Cosmic Message
https://www.livescience.com/59588-billboard-of-hieroglyphs-contains-cosmic-message.html

Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/making-cents-currencys-ancient-rise-180963776/
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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*China drone king turns to farming
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-china-drone-king-farming.html

Freshwater from salt water using only solar energy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170619165423.htm

Electrocaloric refrigerator offers alternative way to cool everything from food to computers
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-electrocaloric-refrigerator-alternative-cool-food.html

Moisture-responsive ‘robots’ crawl with no external power source
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-moisture-responsive-robots-external-power-source.html

Your body is a big battery and scientists want to power gadgets with it
https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/5/15922172/self-powered-electronics-health-thermoelectric-generation

First battery-free cellphone makes calls by harvesting ambient power
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-battery-free-cellphone-harvesting-ambient-power.html

Facebook tests internet-beaming drones
https://www.sott.net/article/355470-Aquila-Facebook-tests-internet-beaming-drones

Rediscovering Roman concrete: Still better than ours, 2000 years later
https://www.sott.net/article/355506-Rediscovering-Roman-concrete-Still-better-than-ours-2000-years-later

Lunar robots deployed on Mount Etna to prepare for future landings on Mars and moon
https://www.sott.net/article/355515-Lunar-robots-deployed-on-Mount-Etna-to-prepare-for-future-landings-on-Mars-and-moon

Custom-made clothes for all within reach says top designer
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-custom-made.html

Elon Musk's Tesla to build world's largest battery in Australia
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-tesla-giant-battery-australia-energy.html

Google's 'moonshot' factory spins off geothermal unit for residential energy
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-google-moonshot-factory-geothermal.html

Forget Coal: Asteroid Mining Is Coming Sooner Than You Think
https://www.fastcompany.com/40419405/theres-gold-and-platinum-and-cobalt-in-them-thar-asteroids


SCIENCE:

World’s brightest laser sparks new behavior in light
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-billion-suns-world-brightest-laser.html

European ice sheet collapse caused chaos
https://www.sott.net/article/355578-European-ice-sheet-collapse-caused-chaos

Study reports temperature adjustments account for 'nearly all of the warming' in climate data
https://www.sott.net/article/355772-Study-reports-temperature-adjustments-account-for-nearly-all-of-the-warming-in-climate-data

Physicist wants to find out if the entire universe is conscious
https://www.sott.net/article/355788-Physicist-wants-to-find-out-if-the-entire-universe-is-conscious

CERN discovers subatomic particle with double dose of 'charm'
https://www.sott.net/article/355795-New-frontier-in-physics-CERN-discovers-subatomic-particle-with-double-dose-of-charm

Something big with Mars-to-Earth-mass is warping the outer solar system
http://www.futurity.org/kuiper-belt-solar-system-1468172-2/

Asteroid Impact With Earth In 2036 ‘Can’t Be Ruled Out’
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/06/asteroid-impact-with-earth-in-2036-cant-be-ruled-out/

300-Foot-Wide 3,000-year-old Ancient Altar Excavated in China
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/xinjiang-sun-altar-ancient-china-archaeology-spd/

Animals, not drought, shaped our ancestors’ environment
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/summer-2017/article/animals-not-drought-shaped-our-ancestors-environment

Ice Age Hyenas Left Clues About These Ancient Human Sites
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/hyenas-toilet-fossils-poop-coprolite/

DNA Solves 200-Year-Old Mystery of Weird Ice Age Creature
https://www.livescience.com/59627-macrauchenia-strangest-animals-tree-of-life.html

Turkish site reveals more evidence of neolithic ‘skull cult’
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/28/turkish-site-evidence-of-neolithic-skull-cult-gobekli-tepe

Prehistoric Fish Trap and Petroglyphs Found on Kodiak Island
http://alaska-native-news.com/prehistoric-fish-trap-and-petroglyphs-found-on-kodiak-island-29163

Previously unknown extinction of marine megafauna discovered [probably misdated from the Great Flood]
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-previously-unknown-extinction-marine-megafauna.html

Genetic evidence from the South Caucasus region shows surprising long-term stability
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-genetic-evidence-south-caucasus-region.html

Researchers document early, permanent human settlement in Andes
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-document-early-permananet-human-settlement.html

5,000-year-old Graveyard of taller people Found in China
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/07/graveyard-of-giants-found-in-china/
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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TECH:

Spiky ferrofluid thrusters can move satellites
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-spiky-ferrofluid-thrusters-satellites.html

Biodegradable cleaning products and eco-friendly plastics from mushroom waste
http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=176874&CultureCode=en

Transformer robots can be printed on demand in just 13 minutes
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2140403-transformer-robots-can-be-printed-on-demand-in-just-13-minutes/

Electric glove translates sign language into text messages in real-time to help deaf people communicate
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4692238/Sign-language-turned-text-new-electric-glove.html

Chemists invent technology for making animated 3-D table-top objects by structuring light
https://www.sott.net/article/356093-Better-than-Star-Wars-Chemists-invent-technology-for-making-animated-3-D-table-top-objects-by-structuring-light

Researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite orbiting more than 500 kilometers above
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608252/first-object-teleported-from-earth-to-orbit/

Chinese researchers just teleported the first object from the ground to Earth's orbit
https://www.sott.net/article/356130-Chinese-researchers-just-teleported-the-first-object-from-the-ground-to-Earths-orbit

China tests self-sustaining space station
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-space-idUSKBN19U0GV

Conductive electrodes are key to fast-charging batteries
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-fast-laneconductive-electrodes-key-fast-charging.html

Dutch project tests floating cities
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-dutch-cities-space.html

Flying cars and no more pilots in flight revolution
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-cars-flight-revolution-airbus.html

Self-fueling boat sets off from Paris on 6-year world trip
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-self-fueling-boat-paris-year-world.html

This gecko-inspired robot could help solve our space debris dilemma
http://www.popsci.com/gecko-grip-space-debris?dom=rss-default&src=syn


SCIENCE:

Huge explosion rocks Arctic tundra leaving 165ft deep new crater in northern Russia
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/824665/explosion-russia-arctic-tundra-crater-yamal-peninsula

Physicists transmit data via Earth-to-space quantum entanglement
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-physicists-transmit-earth-to-space-quantum-entanglement.html

Tabby's Star's missing flux may be due to internal blockage
https://www.sott.net/article/356149-Boyajians-star-Another-possibility

75,000-mile-wide spot on the sun could knock out communications satellites and cause blackouts on Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/356161-A-75000-mile-wide-spot-has-appeared-on-the-sun-and-experts-warn-it-could-knock-out-communications-satellites-and-cause-blackouts-on-Earth

Stunning detail of Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot
https://www.sott.net/article/356191-Stunning-detail-of-Jupiters-mysterious-Great-Red-Spot-captured-in-closest-ever-photos-by-Juno-spacecraft

Astronomers find star that could not possibly be any smaller
https://www.sott.net/article/356290-Astronomers-find-star-that-could-not-possibly-be-any-smaller

Slow earthquakes occur continuously in the Alaska-Aleutian subduction zone
https://www.sott.net/article/356365-Geologists-Slow-earthquakes-occur-continuously-in-the-Alaska-Aleutian-subduction-zone

Strong solar flare erupts from sunspot
https://www.sott.net/article/356369-Strong-solar-flare-erupts-from-sunspot-AR2665

The mysterious planet hiding out at the edge of the solar system
https://www.sott.net/article/356414-What-do-we-know-about-the-mysterious-planet-hiding-out-at-the-edge-of-the-solar-system

Gravitational lens discovery: One of the brightest distant galaxies
https://www.sott.net/article/356454-Gravitational-lens-discovery-One-of-the-brightest-distant-galaxies-1000x-the-Milky-Way

Gravity is an electrical phenomenon?
https://www.sott.net/article/356472-Gravity-is-an-electrical-phenomenon

Our young moon’s supersonic winds made waves in its magma ocean
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2139289-our-young-moons-supersonic-winds-made-waves-in-its-magma-ocean/

Musical sun reduces range of magnetic activity
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/ras-msr063017.php

Solar minimum is coming
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-solar-minimum.html

X-rays Coming from Pluto
https://www.universetoday.com/136320/know-x-rays-coming-pluto-thats-strange-whats-causing/

Mars covered in toxic chemicals that can wipe out living organisms
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jul/06/mars-covered-in-toxic-chemicals-that-can-wipe-out-living-organisms-tests-reveal

Mars’ Two-Faces and Moons Could Result from an Early [or recent] Cataclysmic Impact
http://www.sci-news.com/space/mars-two-faces-moons-result-cataclysmic-impact-05009.html

Space farms will feed astronauts and earthlings
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-space-farms-astronauts-earthlings.html

Astronomers discover binary star in the NGC 2632 cluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-bee-beehive-astronomers-binary-star.html

Cosmic 'dust factory' reveals clues to how stars are born
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-cosmic-factory-reveals-clues-stars.html

Y-type Brown dwarf stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-y-type-stars.html

Chandra peers into a nurturing cloud
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-chandra-peers-nurturing-cloud.html

Study finds our Sun is like other stars
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-sun-stars-mystery.html

Shedding light on galaxy rotation secrets
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-galaxy-rotation-secrets.html

Researchers describe one of the most massive large-scale structures in the universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-massive-large-scale-universe.html

Planets like earth may have had muddy origins
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-planets-earth-muddy.html

Buried in Beads 4,000 Years Ago, This Chiefly Family Lives Again
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/beads-facial-reconstruction-museums-canada/

In a Lost Baby Tooth, Scientists Find Ancient Denisovan DNA
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/07/science/denisovans-baby-tooth-molar-dna.html

Fossil sheds light on bird evolution after [recent] asteroid strike
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40535631

Ancient ‘House of the Dead’ discovered in Wiltshire
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/07/ancestors-stonehenge-people-buried-inside-house-dead-discovered-wiltshire/115914
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:07 pm

13869
TECH:

Genetically Engineered Yeast Soak Up Heavy Metal Pollution [but what eats the GMO yeast?]
http://www.acsh.org/news/2017/07/14/genetically-engineered-yeast-soak-heavy-metal-pollution-11561

Wearable electronics
https://www.sott.net/article/356640-Wearable-electronics-Breathable-nanoscale-tech-worn-like-a-second-skin

3D-printed Int-Ball is a robotic camera drone floating in the ISS
https://www.sott.net/article/356663-ISS-crew-being-monitored-by-Star-Wars-floating-drone

US government seeking to create shape-changing robots for humans to wear
https://www.sott.net/article/356732-US-government-seeking-to-create-shape-changing-robots-for-humans-to-wear

Censorship and tyranny over the mind: The failure of peer-review
https://www.sott.net/article/356736-Censorship-and-tyranny-over-the-mind-The-failure-of-peer-review

Cell phones are about to become more powerful than you could imagine
https://www.sott.net/article/357027-Neural-network-software-Cell-phones-are-about-to-become-more-powerful-than-you-could-imagine

Watch Su-35 Russian fighter jet's stunning flight maneuvers at MAKS 2017 (VIDEO)
https://www.sott.net/article/357050-Leaf-on-the-wind-Watch-Su-35-Russian-fighter-jets-stunning-flight-maneuvers-at-MAKS-2017-VIDEO

Ultra-high-contrast digital sensing
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-ultra-high-contrast-digital.html

Team develops fast, cheap method to make supercapacitor electrodes for electric cars, high-powered lasers
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-team-fast-cheap-method-supercapacitor.html

Japanese engineers develop headset-less VR system
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-japanese-headset-less-vr.html

Robot can inspect water or gas pipes from the inside to find leaks long before they become catastrophic
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-robot-gas-pipes-leaks-catastrophic.html

Making lab equipment on the cheap [3D printed]
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-lab-equipment-cheap.html

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-robot-probes-fukushima-reactor-fuel.html

Strengthening 3-D printed parts for real-world use
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-d-real-world.html

3-D printing sweeps toy manufacturing off the shelves
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-d-toy-shelves.html

Telescope design promises to revolutionize amateur astronomy
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-telescope-revolutionize-amateur-astronomy.html


SCIENCE:

Scientists Store Film Clip in DNA
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/12/science/film-clip-stored-in-dna.html

Robotic landers could start mining the moon as early as 2020
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2140674-robotic-landers-could-start-mining-the-moon-as-early-as-2020/

NASA's Van Allen Probes mission analyzing eerie whistling sounds coming from space
https://www.sott.net/article/356661-NASAs-Van-Allen-Probes-mission-analyzing-eerie-whistling-sounds-coming-from-space

Mismanagement, not 'climate change', caused Adelaide summer blackouts
https://www.sott.net/article/356710-Mismanagement-not-climate-change-caused-Adelaide-summer-blackouts

Scientists tune in to 'peculiar' radio signals from a star 11 light-years away
https://www.sott.net/article/356730-Scientists-tune-in-to-peculiar-radio-signals-from-a-star-11-light-years-away
also https://www.sott.net/article/357165-Its-not-aliens-Astronomers-figure-out-the-source-of-mysterious-radio-signals-emanating-from-Ross-128

Space experts baffled during House testimony after Dana Rohrabacher asks if civilizations lived on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/356791-Space-experts-baffled-during-House-testimony-after-Dana-Rohrabacher-asks-if-civilizations-lived-on-Mars

SpaceX ending development of propulsive landings for Dragon spacecraft missions to Mars over safety concerns
https://www.sott.net/article/357002-SpaceX-ending-development-of-propulsive-landings-for-Dragon-spacecraft-missions-to-Mars-over-safety-concerns

California scientists catch glimpse of hypothesized self-annihilating particle for first time
https://www.sott.net/article/357011-California-scientists-catch-glimpse-of-hypothesized-self-annihilating-particle-for-first-time

Study suggests Mars volcano went dormant around same time dinosaurs went extinct [about 5,000 years ago]
https://www.sott.net/article/357031-Study-suggests-Mars-volcano-went-dormant-around-same-time-dinosaurs-went-extinct

The Sun might be slowing its magnetic activity
https://www.sott.net/article/357071-Is-our-Sun-slowing-down

Uranus May Have Odd, Strobe-Like Magnetic Field
https://www.space.com/37419-uranus-magnetic-field.html

There’s Growing Evidence That Pluto’s Largest Moon Had a Massive Ocean
http://gizmodo.com/theres-growing-evidence-that-plutos-largest-moon-had-a-1796948118

Basic Assumptions of Physics Might Require the Future to Influence the Past
http://gizmodo.com/basic-assumptions-of-physics-might-require-the-future-t-1796730487

Ancient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-ancient-massive-asteroid-impact-martian.html

NASA reveals a mysterious ‘energy trap’ at the center of our galaxy
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4711762/NASA-reveals-energy-trap-center-galaxy.html

New breakthrough discovery—every quantum particle travels backwards
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-breakthrough-discoveryevery-quantum-particle.html

Astronomers measure detailed chemical abundances of 158 stars in a nearby dwarf galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-astronomers-chemical-abundances-stars-nearby.html

NASA Neutron star [pulsar] mission begins science operations
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-nasa-neutron-star-mission-science.html

Evidence of impacts that structured the Milky Way galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-evidence-impacts-milky-galaxy.html

New research opens the way to understand life on Mars through meteorites
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-life-mars-meteorites.html

Scientists get best measure of star-forming material in galaxy clusters in early universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-scientists-star-forming-material-galaxy-clusters.html

New ways developed to see the formation of stars in the Milky Way
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-ways-formation-stars-milky.html

Superluminous supernova marks the death of a star at cosmic high noon
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-superluminous-supernova-death-star-cosmic.html

Ancient City of Mohenjo Daro
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-asia/ancient-city-mohenjo-daro-has-survived-5-millennia-may-disappear-2-decades-021499c

Sea cave preserves 5,000-year snapshot of tsunamis
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/ru-scp071717.php

Did human women contribute to Neanderthal genomes over 200,000 years ago?
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jul/18/did-human-women-contribute-to-neanderthal-genomes-over-200000-years-ago

Dog domestication happened just once, ancient DNA study suggests
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/dog-domestication-happened-just-once-ancient-dna-study-suggests

Australian dig finds evidence of Aboriginal habitation up to 80,000 years ago
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/jul/19/dig-finds-evidence-of-aboriginal-habitation-up-to-80000-years-ago

T Rex could not have outrun a speedy human, scientists conclude
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/07/17/tyrannosaurus-rex-could-not-have-outrun-speedy-human-scientists/

The Solution to the 5,500-year-old Mesopotamian Clay Ball Enigma
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-ancient-technology/solution-5500-year-old-mesopotamian-clay-ball-enigma-008411

Tutankhamun’s Scarab Brooch Was Born of a 28-Million-Year Old Comet Strike
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/tutankhamun-s-scarab-brooch-was-born-28-million-year-old-comet-strike-021509

Genetic study reveals ancestry of Madagascar people
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-genetic-reveals-ancestry-madagascar-people.html
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14356
TECH:

Marine biofilms and anti-fouling coatings to stop marine growth on ship hulls
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170720113655.htm

This New electrode design Could Let Phones And Electric Cars Charge in Seconds
http://www.sciencealert.com/this-new-material-could-let-phones-and-electric-cars-charge-in-seconds

Energy-harvesting bracelet could power wearable electronics
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-energy-harvesting-bracelet-power-wearable-electronics.html

A robot delivered my dinner from a restaurant to my home
https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/25/16024470/starship-technologies-robot-delivery-just-eat

World gears up for electric cars despite bumps in road
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-world-gears-electric-cars-road.html

Researchers seek to improve solar cell technology using new materials and nanowires
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-solar-cell-technology-materials-nanowires.html


SCIENCE:

Big, Dangerous Comets Are More Common Than Previously Thought
https://www.space.com/37626-big-dangerous-comets-abundance-wise-data.html

Could spraying particles into marine clouds help cool the planet? [Yeah, we need another ice age]
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-particles-marine-clouds-cool-planet.html

Spectacular CME blasts from the farside of the sun
https://www.sott.net/article/357235-Spectacular-CME-blasts-from-the-farside-of-the-sun

Ocean of water beneath moon's surface could help create human colony
https://www.sott.net/article/357337-Ocean-of-water-beneath-moons-surface-could-help-create-human-colony

Is a cyclic cosmology lurking in LIGO gravitational-wave detector noise?
https://www.sott.net/article/357397-Roger-Penrose-asks-if-a-cyclic-cosmology-is-lurking-in-LIGO-gravitational-wave-detector-noise

Secretive Saturn: New Cassini data upends existing theories
https://www.sott.net/article/357505-Secretive-Saturn-New-Cassini-data-upends-existing-theories

New comet, Nova in Scutum constellation
https://www.sott.net/article/357506-Signs-of-the-times-New-comet-Nova-in-Scutum-constellation-and-Supernova-in-Pisces

Scientific expedition to unlock secrets of 'lost continent' Zealandia
https://www.sott.net/article/357697-Ahoy-Mates-Scientific-expedition-to-unlock-secrets-of-lost-continent-Zealandia

Study shows [fantasy] quantum tunneling takes time
https://www.sott.net/article/357857-Study-shows-quantum-tunneling-takes-time

CubeSats (miniature spacecraft) Swarm Earth Orbit
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sweating-the-small-stuff-cubesats-swarm-earth-orbit/

Scientists observe gravitational anomaly on Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-scientists-gravitational-anomaly-earth_1.html

Lawbreaking Particles May Point to a Previously Unknown Force in the Universe
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lawbreaking-particles-may-point-to-a-previously-unknown-force-in-the-universe/

‘Angel particle’ which is both matter and anti-matter discovered
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/angel-particle-anti-matter-quantum-physics-discover-stanford-university-california-irvine-a7851661.html

Are Mars’ Trojan Asteroids Pieces of the Red Planet?
https://www.space.com/37565-mars-trojan-asteroids-pieces-of-the-planet.html

More hints of Martian hot springs
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/more-hints-martian-hot-springs-may-hold-promise-mars-2020-mission

Yes, ancient civilizations on Mars sound crazy; And yet…
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/07/yes-ancient-civilizations-on-mars-sounds-crazy-and-yet/

Did A Solar-System-Wide Cataclysm Erase Evidence of a Prior Space-Faring Species?
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/07/from-the-far-side-astrophysicist-asks-did-a-solar-system-wide-cataclysm-erase-evidence-of-a-prior-sp.html

Billions of Rogue Planets without a Home
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/wandering-in-the-void-billions-of-rogue-planets-without-a-home/

Big Hole in the Sun Not a Good Thing
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/07/this-big-hole-in-the-sun-is-not-a-good-thing/

United Nations must step in to protect the moon
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4716200/United-Nations-step-protect-moon-artifacts.html

Smallest satellite ever paves way for planned interstellar fleet
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2141956-smallest-satellite-ever-paves-way-for-planned-interstellar-fleet/

Up to half of the matter in our Milky Way galaxy may come from distant galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-milky.html

Building blocks of life on Saturn’s moon Titan
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/cassini-saturn-titan-moon-life-molecule-carbon-chain-anions-chemical-a7865661.html

Life evolves adaptions to microgravity
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-life-evolves-microgravity.html

Astronomers have discovered three different populations of baby stars within the Orion Nebula Cluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-tale-stellar-cities.html

Gravitational dance between two galaxies in our local neighbourhood
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-galactic-david-goliath.html

Astrophysicists map out the light energy contained within the Milky Way
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-astrophysicists-energy-milky.html

Scientists unveil new 3-D view of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-scientists-unveil-d-view-galaxies.html

We may have cracked the mystery of Stonehenge
http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170713-why-stonehenge-was-built

Excavations in Turkey’s southeast reveal 10,000-year-old belief in afterlife
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/excavations-in-turkeys-southeast-reveal-10000-year-old-belief-in-afterlife.aspx?PageID=238&NID=115695&NewsCatID=375

Strange Siberian Mummies Found Bound in Copper
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/07/strange-siberian-mummies-found-bound-in-copper/

Identifying major transitions in human cultural evolution
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-major-transitions-human-cultural-evolution.html

300 million-year-old ‘modern’ beetle from Australia causing astonishment
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170724105041.htm

The goldsmith’s tomb in Ancient Egypt
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-kingdom-egyptthe-goldsmith-tomb.html

Study disproves the Bible’s suggestion that the ancient Canaanites were wiped out
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/07/28/study-disproves-bibles-claim-ancient-canaanites-wiped/

The Maya Controversy: Startling New Evidence for an Antediluvian People who Influenced the World
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-americas/maya-controversy-how-did-advanced-civilization-magically-appear-science-021530
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:41 pm

15086
TECH:

Five technologies that could shape the future
1. Smart homes
2. Virtual secretaries
3. AI doctors
4. Care robots
5. Flying warehouses and self-driving cars
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-warehouses-robot-toilets-technologies-future.html

Transhumanism Tech
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-opinion-super-intelligence-eternal-lifetranshumanism-faithful.html

Something new to be paranoid about: Tiny camera disguised as a screw
https://i.imgur.com/hxyK15t.jpg

100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream
http://newatlas.com/desktop-metal-3d-printing/50654/

Can Ford fix New York City’s transportation crisis with a crowdsourced shuttle bus?
https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/27/16036082/ford-chariot-nyc-crowdsource-microtransit-shuttle-bus

Making clothes from milk
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-making-clothes-from-milk.html

Hyperloop startup says superfast rail a reality
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-hyperloop-startup-superfast-rail-reality.html

World's largest floating solar farm in China
https://www.sott.net/article/358124-Satellite-captures-incredible-images-of-worlds-largest-floating-solar-farm-in-China

Moscow's futuristic bridge
https://www.sott.net/article/358374-Moscow-wins-top-international-prize-for-futuristic-bridge


SCIENCE:

Chinese government finds hundreds of researchers guilty of engaging in peer-review fraud scam
https://www.sott.net/article/358291-Corrupt-science-Chinese-government-finds-hundreds-of-researchers-guilty-of-engaging-in-peer-review-fraud-scam

Project to clone extinct woolly mammoth
https://www.sott.net/article/358294-Russian-and-South-Korean-scientists-reach-initial-stage-in-joint-project-to-clone-extinct-woolly-mammoth

New images from Alaska's seafloor suggest high tsunami danger
https://www.sott.net/article/358296-New-images-from-Alaskas-seafloor-suggest-high-tsunami-danger

As we approach solar minimum, cosmic ray flux continues upward trend
https://www.sott.net/article/358312-As-we-approach-solar-minimum-cosmic-ray-flux-continues-upward-trend

Keck telescope twilight observations reveal huge storm on Neptune
https://www.sott.net/article/358313-Keck-telescope-twilight-observations-reveal-huge-storm-on-Neptune

Five years on Mars: NASA releases time lapse of Curiosity driving
https://www.sott.net/article/358456-Five-years-on-Mars-NASA-releases-time-lapse-of-Curiosity-driving

A new theory in the ball lightning mystery
https://www.sott.net/article/358501-A-new-theory-in-the-ball-lightning-mystery

Why humans find faulty robots more likeable
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-humans-faulty-robots-likeable.html

Evidence mounts for an ocean on early Venus
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/evidence-mounts-ocean-early-venus

Sun’s core rotates four times faster than its surface
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-sun-core-rotates-faster-surface.html

Clues emerge in mystery of flickering quasars
http://www.nature.com/news/clues-emerge-in-mystery-of-flickering-quasars-1.22376

The Man Finding Stardust on Earth
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/08/explore-space-stardust-earth/

Hubble detects exoplanet with glowing water atmosphere
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-hubble-exoplanet-atmosphere.html

First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-have-captured-the-first-spectral-fingerprints-of-antimatter

New Clues to Universe’s Structure
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2017-208&rn=news.xml&rst=6913

Quasars may answer how starburst galaxies were extinguished
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-quasars-starburst-galaxies-extinguished.html

The outer galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-outer-galaxy.html

Astronomers discover 'heavy metal' supernova
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-astronomers-heavy-metal-supernova.html

Gallium in lunar samples explains loss of moon's easily vaporized elements
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-gallium-lunar-samples-loss-moon.html

Chandra observations provide insights about young stellar cluster NGC 3293
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-chandra-insights-young-stellar-cluster.html

New clue to solving the mystery of the Sun's hot atmosphere
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-clue-mystery-sun-hot-atmosphere.html

New work offers fresh evidence supporting the supernova shock wave theory of our Solar System's origin
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-fresh-evidence-supernova-theory-solar.html

Astronomers identify oldest known asteroid family
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-astronomers-oldest-asteroid-family.html

540 million [or 4,000] year old jellyfish fossils in Death Valley
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4740984/Jellyfish-fossils-reveal-oldest-mass-stranding-animals.html

Geologists offer new clues to cause of world’s greatest extinction [4,000 BP]
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-geologists-clues-world-greatest-extinction.html

Dinosaur-era plant found alive in North America
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-dinosaur-era-alive-north-america.html

The Hall of Records, Resurrected: Researchers Say the Great Sphinx is Older Than Believed – and it ‘Guards’ a Hidden Chamber
http://www.dailygrail.com/Hidden-History/2017/8/The-Hall-Records-Resurrected-Researchers-Say-the-Great-Sphinx-is-Older

46 Prehistoric Sites with Paleolakes Discovered in ‘Green Arabia’
https://www.livescience.com/59998-46-prehistoric-sites-saudi-arabia.html

World’s oldest known stone bracelet: 70,000[or 4,000]-year-old bangle suggests our ancestors were far more sophisticated than thought
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4753746/Scientists-believe-stone-bracelet-70-000-years-old.html

Animal Images In Prehistoric Rock Art
http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2017/08/03/540805776/animal-images-in-prehistoric-rock-art-looking-beyond-europe

Ancient DNA Reveals Genetic History Of Early Civilizations
https://www.yahoo.com/news/ancient-dna-reveals-genetic-history-222148835.html

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh May Be the 1st Known ‘Giant’
https://www.livescience.com/60044-ancient-egyptian-pharaoh-first-human-giant.html

Compelling Argument for Lost High Technology in Ancient Egypt
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-ancient-technology/evidence-cut-stone-compelling-argument-lost-high-technology-ancient-021545
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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TECH:

Making seawater into drinking water with the help of the sun
http://www.dw.com/en/making-seawater-into-drinking-water-with-the-help-of-the-sun/a-39924334

Scientists Have Created a Synthetic Spider Silk That is Stronger Than Steel
https://futurism.com/scientists-have-created-a-synthetic-spider-silk-that-is-stronger-than-steel/

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminium Alloy
http://www.sciencealert.com/hydrogen-fuel-could-become-a-viable-energy-alternative-thanks-to-this-aluminum-alloy

How Drones Are Changing Our World
http://disinfo.com/2017/08/drones-changing-world/

Amazon planning fleets of mobile drone facilities on trains, vehicles, boats
https://www.sott.net/article/358669-Amazon-planning-fleets-of-mobile-drone-facilities-on-trains-vehicles-boats

Star Trek's tricorder coming to the market soon
https://www.sott.net/article/358894-Star-Treks-tricorder-coming-to-the-market-soon

Indian scientists devise a way to extract silver from rice bran
https://www.sott.net/article/358936-Indian-scientists-devise-a-way-to-extract-silver-from-rice-bran

Newest map of universe suggests that nonexistent dark energy may one day tear us apart [Bring it on]
https://www.sott.net/article/358967-Uncertain-future-Newest-map-of-universe-suggests-that-dark-energy-may-one-day-tear-us-apart

How acoustics can be an early warning system for bridges
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-acoustics-early-bridges.html

Enabling computers to mine databases of patents, inventions and research papers
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-ai-crowdsourcing-combine-analogy-gap.html

The Mars Colony of the Future Could Be Powered by This Advanced Microgrid
https://www.seeker.com/space/exploration/the-mars-colony-of-the-future-could-be-powered-by-this-advanced-microgrid


SCIENCE:

Secret Room Discovered inside Great Pyramid by Archaeologists Armed With Lasers
http://www.newsweek.com/ancient-egypt-secret-room-discovered-great-pyramid-archaeologists-armed-lasers-647372

Auroras may explain an anomaly in Earth's ionosphere, the Weddell Sea Anomaly
https://www.sott.net/article/358629-Auroras-may-explain-an-anomaly-in-Earths-ionosphere

So-called Scientists say 100 million black holes are peppered throughout Milky Way
https://www.sott.net/article/358825-Scientists-say-100-million-black-holes-are-peppered-throughout-Milky-Way

Chinese study finds 20th century warm periods are not unprecedented during the last 2,000 years
https://www.sott.net/article/358829-Chinese-study-finds-20th-century-warm-periods-are-not-unprecedented-during-the-last-2000-years

Asteroid will shave past Earth inside Moon's orbit this October
https://www.sott.net/article/358873-European-Space-Agency-Asteroid-will-shave-past-Earth-inside-Moons-orbit-this-October

New study of archaic DNA may rewrite story of human evolution
https://www.sott.net/article/358874-New-study-of-archaic-DNA-may-rewrite-story-of-human-evolution

Scientists predict 100ft asteroid slated to pass by Earth will burn up in the atmosphere - They hope
https://www.sott.net/article/359018-Scientists-predict-100ft-asteroid-slated-to-pass-by-Earth-will-burn-up-in-the-atmosphere-They-hope

Chinese museum breeds the world's longest stick insect
https://www.sott.net/article/359057-Chinese-museum-breeds-the-worlds-longest-stick-insect

Chimps have the mentation of a 4 y.o. child
https://www.sott.net/article/359070-After-multiple-games-of-rock-paper-scissors-researchers-determine-chimps-have-the-mentation-of-a-4-y-o-child

Earth's largest volcanic region two kilometres below Antarctic ice sheet
https://www.sott.net/article/359153-Scientists-find-Earths-largest-volcanic-region-two-kilometres-below-Antarctic-ice-sheet

NASA will wake up New Horizons spacecraft, voyage into mysterious Third Zone - Kuiper Belt
https://www.sott.net/article/359156-NASA-will-wake-up-New-Horizons-spacecraft-voyage-into-mysterious-Third-Zone

De-jargonizing program helps decode science speak
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-de-jargonizing-decode-science.html

Artificial Atoms Can Quickly Self-Assemble
https://futurism.com/an-accidental-discovery-shows-artificial-atoms-can-quickly-self-assemble/

Mars’s surface hosts millions of towering dust devils every day
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2143217-marss-surface-hosts-millions-of-towering-dust-devils-every-day/

Two potentially habitable ‘super Earths’ are spotted orbiting a sun-like star that is so close to our planet it can be seen with the naked eye
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4774358/Two-potentially-habitable-planets-orbiting-tau-Cheti.html

Moon’s magnetic field lasted twice as long as we thought
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2143441-moons-magnetic-field-lasted-twice-as-long-as-we-thought-it-did/

Scientists closer to explaining why matter persists over antimatter
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-scientists-closer-persists-antimatter.html

Chaco Canyon petroglyph may represent ancient total eclipse [or Saturn?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-chaco-canyon-petroglyph-ancient-total_1.html

Comet Responsible for Perseids Could Wipe Out Humanity 2,400 Years From Now
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4782864/Comet-Swift-Tuttle-WIPE-humanity-2-400-years.html

Magnetic fields in massive star formation cores
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-magnetic-fields-massive-star-formation.html

Massive multiple star system found
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-massive-multiple-star-astronomers.html

Why massive galaxies spin more slowly than their lighter neighbours
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-massive-galaxies-dont-crowds.html

Galactic winds push researchers to probe galaxies at unprecedented scale
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-galactic-probe-galaxies-unprecedented-scale.html

A starburst with the prospect of gravitational waves
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-starburst-prospect-gravitational.html

NASA watches the Sun put a stop to its own eruption
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-nasa-sun-eruption.html

Ancient warrior unearthed marching to afterlife
http://siberiantimes.com/other/others/features/ancient-warrior-unearthed-marching-to-afterlife-with-his-dagger-drawn-wearing-stylish-earrings/

Remains of at least two Late Bronze Age initiation ceremonies
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/sacrificed-dog-remains-feed-tales-bronze-age-wolf-men-warriors

Modern domestic dog has a single geographic origin in Germany
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-modern-domestic-dog-geographic.html

Discovery of biggest dinosaur ever 122 feet long unearthed in Argentina
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/dinosaurs-patagotitan-biggest-ever-bones-fossils-patagonia-argentina-titanosaurs-t-rex-cience-a7883636.html

A loss of oxygen in global ocean seawater xxx years ago led to a mass extinction of marine life
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-oxygen-loss-ancient-global-ocean.html

Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2142952-early-humans-may-have-seen-a-supervolcano-explosion-up-close/

Europe’s Early Homo sapiens Ate Mammoth Meat and Plants
http://www.sci-news.com/othersciences/anthropology/europes-early-homo-sapiens-mammoth-meat-plants-05113.html

Were Modern Humans in Indonesia 73,000 Years Ago?
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadthings/2017/08/09/were-modern-humans-in-indonesia-73000-years-ago/

Faerie Forts and Ringforts in Ireland
https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/fairy-forts-why-these-sacred-places-deserve-our-respect-1.3181259
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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TECH:

Dutch Students Grow Their Own Biodegradable Car
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/dutch-students-grow-own-biodegradable-car-120347168.html

Tesla Just Made a Futuristic 100-Percent Solar Tiny House
https://futurism.com/tesla-just-made-a-futuristic-tiny-house/

German Company Plans to Put a Cellphone Tower on the Moon
https://www.space.com/37753-calling-the-moon-cell-phone-tower.html

Los Angeles Tests Cooling Pavement Paint to Beat Heat
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-los-angeles-cooling-pavement.html

DeLorean Aerospace Working on an Actual Flying Car
http://www.sciencealert.com/delorean-aerospace-is-working-on-an-actual-flying-car

Hot Wire Detector Developed for First Responder and Worker Safety
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-dc-hot-worker-safety.html

Watch a Drone Herd Cattle Across Open Fields in California
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/drone-herd-cattle-field-california-video-spd/

Gas thermochemical fracturing: Russian scientists discover secret to producing six times more oil
https://www.sott.net/article/359433-Gas-thermochemical-fracturing-Russian-scientists-discover-secret-to-producing-six-times-more-oil

Researchers clarify mystery about proposed battery material
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-mystery-battery-material.html

Buildings to generate their own power with innovative glass blocks
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-power-glass-blocks.html

Severing ties with utilities
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-severing-ties-isnt-easy-cable.html

Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-spacewalking-cosmonauts-d-printed-satellite.html

Futuristic Technologies Giving New Life to the Ancient World
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/these-technologies-are-giving-new-life-ancient-world-ncna792921


SCIENCE:

Scientific Understanding Matters Now More Than Ever [via the internet I hope]
https://futurism.com/buzz-aldrin-scientific-understanding-matters-more-today-than-ever/

Why This Year’s Solar Eclipse is Such a Big Deal for Scientists
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/2017-solar-eclipse-knowledge

Nearby supernova colliding into companion star observed
https://www.sott.net/article/359296-Nearby-supernova-colliding-into-companion-star-observed

Solar eclipses and tides prove Earth's rotation is slowing down
https://www.sott.net/article/359419-Solar-eclipses-and-tides-prove-Earths-rotation-is-slowing-down

Largest space rock ever spotted in close proximity to earth will swing by our planet in September
https://www.sott.net/article/359579-Largest-space-rock-ever-spotted-in-close-proximity-to-earth-will-swing-by-our-planet-in-September

Three DIY ways to see the solar eclipse
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKgK-hGmFQQ

What Seismology Tells Us About the Sun
https://www.yahoo.com/news/apos-seismology-apos-tells-us-020002833.html

Afraid of the Dark? Why Eclipses Frightened Ancient Civilizations [actually because of cataclysms that occurred with Venus, Mars etc]
https://www.livescience.com/60139-why-eclipses-frightened-ancient-civilizations.html

Life After Death? Physicists Say Quantum Information Transcends from One World to Another
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/08/life-after-death-renowned-physicists-says-its-quantum-information-stored-at-a-sub-atomic-level-that-.html

Astronomers reveal insights into the nature of a distant ultraviolet-bright star
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-astronomers-reveal-insights-nature-distant.html

Stardust hitches a ride on meteorites more often than previously thought
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-stardust-hitches-meteorites-previously-thought.html

NASA studies CubeSat mission to solve Venusian mystery
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-nasa-cubesat-mission-venusian-mystery.html

Radio relic discovered in a low-mass merging galaxy cluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-radio-relic-low-mass-merging-galaxy.html

Astrophysicists explain the mysterious behavior of cosmic rays
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-astrophysicists-mysterious-behavior-cosmic-rays.html

Evidence found of white dwarf remnant after supernova
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-evidence-white-dwarf-remnant-supernova.html

Astrophysicist predicts detached, eclipsing white dwarfs to merge into exotic star [Charles says they're already exotic stars themselves]
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-astrophysicist-detached-eclipsing-white-dwarfs.html

Iron Age Hillforts of Wales and Why They May Have Been Built
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/hillforts-iron-age-wales-might-13452999

Most Archaeologists Think First Americans Arrived by Boat and Are Beginning to Prove It
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/08/most-archaeologists-think-first-americans-arrived-boat-now-they-re-beginning-prove-it

Young Man Finds 4,000 year old Dagger By Accident in Slovakia
https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623030/young-man-finds-4000-year-old-dagger-by-accident.html

Excavation of a Round Mound on the Isle of Man
http://www.stonepages.com/news/archives/005843.html

Exhibition Reveals Stories of America’s Very Own Ancient Earthworks
http://observer.com/2017/08/exhibition-reveals-stories-of-americas-ancient-earthworks/
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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(I forgot to include the view count in today's blog post above.)
Looks like this blog got promoted. As long as it gets maximum readership, I'm happy.
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