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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:55 pm


What Happens to Your Camera Photographing Solar Eclipse Without a Filter

Environmentally Friendly Cement

Researchers Use Lasers to Weld Spider Silk to Kevlar [for Spiderman?]

Toyota Patents Cloaking Device

Robot Buddhist Priest

Pet Companion Robot

Graffiti Robot

Drones Help Swiss Rescue Dogs Find the Missing

Autonomous Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut at Airports and Hospitals

Building the Perfect Skywatching House

New Russian MiG interceptor will be able to operate in space at Mach 4 speed

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

High-frequency chip brings researchers closer to next generation technology

Face scans, robot baggage handlers—airports of the future


Gaia’s First Full-Colour Sky Map

Test Lab Recreates Innovative Weapons of Stone Age North America

First Underwater Entanglement Could Lead to Unhackable Communication

Iceland: Photos show North American and European tectonic plates pulling apart

Mysterious microbe discovered in Antarctic may hold keys to puzzle of evolution

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs led to endless night and 18-month winter

First X-rays from mystery supernovas detected

A new type of gravitational wave has been detected...maybe

'Dark DNA' could change thinking on evolution

Was an Eclipse Over Ancient Amarna the Beginning of its End?

It’s Raining Diamonds on Neptune

NASA Monitoring 3 Mile Wide Asteroid

Phoenicid Meteor Shower from Dead Comet Arises Again After 58 Years

The origin of binary stars

Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms

Analysis of a 'rusty' lunar rock suggests the moon's interior is dry

Researchers explain why our Sun's brightness fluctuates

The moving Martian bow shock

Astronomers detect methanol maser emission towards nearby galaxy

APL proposes Dragonfly mission to explore potential habitable sites on Saturn's largest moon, Titan

Elevated zinc and germanium levels bolster evidence for habitable environments on Mars

4,500 year old Trading Network Identified in Vietnam

6,000 year old Neolithic Remains Discovered in Istanbul

Italian Library Fire Kills 3, Destroys Priceless Renaissance Books and Galileo Letters

Scandinavia’s Oldest Cup Mark Rocks Found, Dated to 3,000 BCE

Oldest Examples of “Tree of Life” Motifs Discovered in Domuztepe Mound, Turkey

Ancient Earth’s Hot Interior Created a Graveyard of Continents

Britain’s Ancient Villages Lost at Sea 8,000 Years Ago

Everything is Written Twice ~ on the Ground and in the Sky

Babylonian Tablet Rewrites History of Math and Shows Greeks Did Not Invent Trigonometry

Pottery Analysis Reveals Oldest Italian Winemaking 4,500 Years Ago

The Advanced Copper Tool Industry of Ancient North America

Gosford Glyphs Allegedly Show Egyptians Built Pyramids in Australia

Unicorns Were Real, Lived With Humans, and Weren’t All That Cute

Global Oceanic Dead Zones Persisted for 50,000 [tiny] Years After End-Triassic Extinction Event
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:44 pm


Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones

Florida Farmer Hopes [non-union] Robot Pickers Can Help Save Strawberry Industry

Shipwrecks to Be Explored Using Virtual Reality

Shark-Detecting Drones to Patrol Beaches in Australia [not jellyfish?]

Researchers Develop Home Acoustic Levitator

Bionic Pop Superstar Going to War For Science [now everyone will want prosthetic limbs]

Landmine Detonation Balls Could Be Lifesaver in a War Zone

New Headset Lets You Control Your TV with Only Your Mind [Are guns next?]

New Braille Smart Watch Tells Time with a Simple Touch

Secrets of 200,000 year old Neanderthal Glue

Neuroscientist creates mouse neuron based computer chip that can smell explosives

Your cell phone could soon be turned into a mobile, scannable version of your "papers" [ID]

Silicon-based solar cells can reach nearly 36% efficiency

Robots that understand contextual commands

The new world of voice shopping


Twitter Science is largely dominated by spam bots, paid content promoters, and “monomaniacs”

Missouri Engineer Works to Solve 4,500 year old Egyptian Pyramids Mystery

Antiquities Looters Try to Recruit Egyptologists For Help on Social Media

Skycharting Mobile Apps Can be Astronomical Time Machines

Clever New Water Atlas is All Over the Map

The basis of the Universe may be Information, not energy or matter

Saturn's rings may be far younger than previously thought

Historical observations reveal ancient Nova

AI is unfair to Humans

Mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space go hyperactive

16 stars passing 'Oort cloud' could fire cosmic matter throughout our galaxy

Study reveals new details about Uranus satellite Cressida

Best preserved nodosaur has skin, horn and pigments [because it's not so old]

Artificial intelligence analyzes gravitational lenses 10 million times faster [probably GIGO]

Was Orion the Heavenly Overlord of Stonehenge?

NASA’s Clockwork Venus Rover

Crushed Crystal Reveals Spookier [fairtale] Entanglement State

Kepler Satellite Discovers Variability in the Seven Sisters

Black hole models contradicted by hands-on tests [& by logic]

Astronomers reveal new insights into physical properties of the young star system ROXs 12

Saturn plunge nears for Cassini spacecraft

Volunteers find 'spiders' on mars - but not where they expected

Researchers propose how the universe became filled with light

House-sized near Earth objects rarer than we thought

Rrare close star encounters with our sun

Ancient Egyptian Records Indicate Philistines Weren’t Aegean Pirates After All, but native

The Widespread Appearance of Neanderthal DNA: Africans Have it Too

Discovery of 14,000 year old Settlement in Canada Could Rewrite North American History [but they can't be that old]

Ice Age Bones Recovered from Underwater Caves in Mexico

Facts About the Last Ice Age [maybe]

This is What Happens When You Plot the Nazca Lines

4,300 year old Statue Head from Israel Depicts Mystery Egyptian Pharaoh

Study Dates Corn as Staple Crop in Central America 4,300 years ago

Neolithic Caves of Turkey Being Intentionally Dynamited and Submerged

Research on the Meaning of Ancient Geometric Earthworks in Brazilian Amazonia

New Findings May Evidence Late Pleistocene People in the Americas

Scientists Reconstruct Paleoindian Bison Hunt from 10,300 year old Bone Bed in Kansas

Ice Age Predators [pets] Found Alongside Oldest Human in Americas

Lifting the Veil from Neanderthal Technology

Castle of the Sealand Kings: Discovering Ancient Iraq’s Rebel Rulers
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:39 am


Unistellar: the Next Generation of Backyard Telescopes

For Devastated Houston Armies of Drones Prove their Worth

WWII Pigeon Project Led to Modern Touchscreens

John Deere Company Spends $305 Million on Lettuce-Farming Robots

Revolutionizing smartphone use

Engineers develop tools to share power from renewable energy sources during outages

Nissan's new Leaf electric car

Water-based lithium-ion batteries without explosive risks now a reality


Machine-Learning Can Predict Simulated Earthquakes by Listening to Fault Lines

Medium sized [undetectable] black hole 100,000 times bigger than sun discovered near center of Milky Way

Giant sunspot unleashes two more powerful solar flares [Auroras coming south]

Aftershocks following the 23 August, 2012 earthquake near Mineral, Virginia, increased sharply as Hurricane Irene passed by

Bacterial biofilms use bursts of electricity to communicate

NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid Florence Has Two Moons

Fossilized Cosmic Dust in the White Cliffs of Dover

Asteroid Strike and Tsunami May Have Caused Britain’s Floods of 1014

Stellar corpse sheds light on origin of cosmic rays

Two distant hypervelocity stars discovered by Chinese astronomers

Shocking discovery explains powerful novae

The most metal-poor dwarf star-forming galaxy found

'Extreme' telescopes find the second-fastest-spinning pulsar [But do they spin?]

Accretion-powered pulsar reveals unique timing glitch [or sign of not spinning]

Discovery of boron on Mars adds to evidence for habitability

Study of Uranus suggests some of its moons are on a collision course

X-rays reveal temperament of possible planet-hosting stars

Jupiter's aurora presents a powerful mystery

New Horizons spacecraft to view MU69 asteroids in Kuiper Belt beyond Pluto

Minimal Geological Methane Emissions During Younger Dryas

Constructing an Obelisk: How the True Rocks of Eternity Were Made

Does the Dendera Zodiac Represent the Most Ancient Astronomy?

Ancient Metallurgy Likely has More than One Birthplace

Massive Antarctic Volcanic Eruptions Linked to Abrupt Southern Hemisphere Climate Change

New Radiocarbon Dating Technique on Neanderthal

People May Have Lived in Brazil Over 20,000 years ago [way less]

Neolithic Irish Death Rites Included Deconstruction of Bodies

Ancient Settlement and its Ceramics Recreated in Cyprus

Neolithic Mound in Turkey Dates Back 8,600 Years

The Lost Second Sphinx of Giza

Archaeological Find in British Columbia Affirms Heilsuk Nation’s 14,000 year old Oral History [or way less]

Neanderthal Site in Spain: Rich Remains of Human Occupation Over 60,000 years ago

Newark, UK, Housing Construction Unearths Neolithic Finds From 4,000 BC

Mystery of What Was Killing Ancient Parchments Solved

Mind-Boggling Mysteries of the Great Pyramid

Unexpected Finds Boost Mystery at Bolivia’s Tiahuanaco Citadel

Ancient Egyptian Goldsmith’s Tomb Discovered in Luxor

Archaeologists Shed Light on Alaska’s Tlingit Culture 10,000 Years Before Europeans
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:56 pm


European Winegrowers Turn to Robots To Increase Competitiveness

Brain Composer—'thinking' melodies onto a musical score

American Red Cross Officially Launching First Drone Program for Disasters

High-Tech Electronics Made from Autumn Leaves

Quest to Put a 1967 Self-Balancing Car Back on Its Feet

UK wind electricity cheaper than nuclear

Making lithium-ion batteries safer, stronger

Foldable drone for emergencies

New manufacturing process for the more efficient SiC to power devices

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

China's mysterious 'physics-defying' EmDrive could allow journey to Mars in weeks

Restrain your baby and let the robo-crib rock them to sleep?

Researchers Create First Global Map of Water in Moon’s Soil

International Space Station forced to seek shelter during massive solar flare

Plants form memories

Face-reading AI will be able to detect your politics and IQ

Creating radio-induced auroras with HAARP

Mysterious 'earthquake lights' explained after Mexico's huge quake?

Genetically modified ant could replace honey bees

Does the Organic Material of Comets Predate Our Solar System?

The Significance of Time Crystals

Seven Massive Solar Flares Erupt in Seven Days

Astronomers for the first time have measured how a galaxy's spin affects its shape

Astronomers resolve mystery of white dwarf's mass

A one-of-a-kind star found to change over decades

Pulsar jackpot reveals globular cluster's inner structure

Research provides evidence of ground-ice on asteroids

New gravity map suggests Mars has a porous crust

New supernova analysis reframes dark energy debate

New theory on origin of the asteroid belt

Hubble captures blistering pitch-black planet

Venus' mysterious night side revealed[/url]

Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive (Update)

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh with Gigantism Identified

Ancient Elephant was 50 Percent Bigger than Modern Cousins

Did Humans and Columbian Mammoths Co-exist 12,000 years ago in Florida?

Mobile Women Were Key to Cultural Exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age Europe

Ankle Fossil Suggests our Ancient Ancestors Leapt Like Acrobats

West Coast Rising: 14,000 years ago in Peru

Earliest Manmade Climate Change Took Place 11,500 Years Ago

Discovering the World’s Oldest Religious Site

Ancient Writings in Turkey Date Back 4,000 Years

Ancient Babylon: Center of Mesopotamian Civilization

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete

The Inga Stone: an Ancient Monument Depicting a Rare Star Map

Uluburun Shipwreck

Ancient Asteroid Generated Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded on Earth

Preserving and Deciphering Ancient Rock Art in Texas
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:43 am


First Quantum Computers Need Smart Software

New Computer Chip Can Store Quantum Information in the Form of Light

Underwater Ironman Jetpack Propels the Weakest Swimmers

Super Sticky Remora Robot Clings Underwater Like Hitchhiker Fish

A solar cell you can put in the wash

Intel chips loaded in Waymo self-driving minivans

World's first wireless charger

Actuator three times stronger solved a long-standing issue in the creation of untethered soft robots

Security cameras are vulnerable to attacks using infrared light

Doorbell that can recognize familiar faces

Superfast lightwaves can be slowed to store data on a computer chip

French scientists create bizarre magnetic material


Millions of ‘Citizen Scientists’ are Transforming Our World from their Homes

30,000 year old Cave Paintings Discovered in Cantabria, Spain

History of the Technology of Bow and Arrow Hunting

Virtual Reality Breathes New Life into African Fossils, Art, and Artifacts

New technique spots warning signs of extreme events

Doubt cast on what causes the northern lights

Astronomers baffled to discover stars that appear older than the universe

The reasons why Mexico is terribly prone to the occurrence of earthquakes

Herschel: Discovering the cosmic water trail in Taurus star nursery

Neanderthals may have died out due to competition with homo sapiens for food resources

Data shows massive Arctic Ice gain over past five years

Hubble spots 'unique' binary asteroid between Mars and Jupiter

Unique 'ring comet' discovered by Hubble telescope

Scientists hypothesize heat-pipe cooling was involved in evolution of all terrestrial planets including early Earth

Milky Way could be an outlier, not 'normal', its satellites are more tranquil

Researchers can now store light as sound waves to improve data processing

Advanced life may exist in a form beyond matter

Research suggests gravity waves have influence over weather and climate

The Most Mysterious Anomalies of Mars

Nanosat Fleet Proposed for Voyage to 300 Asteroids

Comet Turns Out to Be Two Dancing Asteroids Circling Each Other

Astronomers Plan for New Telescope in Antarctica

X-ray burst spotted in the galactic bulge

Secrets of bright, rapidly spinning star revealed

V745 Sco: Two stars, irregular outbursts

New quasar discovered

New research suggests Mercury's poles are icier than scientists thought

Ageing star blows off smoky bubble

Fast radio bursts may be firing off every second

Mythbusting the Secrets of Ancient Egypt

Dynastic Egypt Timeline: 2,700 years of Change in Egyptian Society

Upper Paleolithic Mammoth Bone Settlement in Ukraine

7,200 year old Silo Model in Israel

Evidence for Ancient Egyptians Sailing to America 5,000 years ago

The 40,000 Year History of Shoes

Blackwater Draw: 12,000 years of Hunting in New Mexico

List of Nature Goddesses From Around the World

Dust Deposits Give New Insights into History of the Sahara

Studies of ‘Crater Capital’ in Estonia Shows Impactful History

Ancient DNA Sheds Light on Sub-Saharan African History

Abu Hureyra: Early Agriculture in Syria’s Euphrates Valley

Younger Dryas Black Mat in Geoarchaeological Site in Zacatecas, Mexico

The Eye of Horus (Wadjet): Ancient Egyptian Symbol
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