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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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

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

Future of farming? Driverless tractors and drones attempt to grow crops without humans
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... rones.html

New method can selectively remove micropollutants from water
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 115219.htm

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

The Pacific Ocean Is One Step Closer to Being Almost Totally Debris-Free in five years
https://futurism.com/the-pacific-ocean- ... ebris-free

China extract 'combustible ice' from the seafloor of the South China Sea
https://www.sott.net/article/351427-Chi ... as-and-oil

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

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

How a Helicopter Drone Could Fly on Mars
https://www.seeker.com/space/exploratio ... ly-on-mars

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

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


SCIENCE:

Hydrogen Bonds Have Been Directly Detected For The First Time
http://www.sciencealert.com/hydrogen-bo ... first-time

Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/6078 ... ingly-well

Never-before-seen lava waves on Jupiter's volcanic moon Io
https://www.sott.net/article/351053-Sci ... ic-moon-Io

Mysterious flashes of light reflecting off Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/351106-Mys ... -satellite

Comets helped build Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/351387-Stu ... atmosphere

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

Astronomers Observe Rare Blank Sun, Warn of Solar Minimum
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/a ... ar-minimum

Newest Cosmic Radio Burst Has Stumped Scientists
http://gizmodo.com/the-newest-cosmic-ra ... 68113?IR=T

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

Finding Alien Megastructures Around Nearby Pulsars
https://www.universetoday.com/135563/fi ... by-pulsars

Mars May Have Been Born in the Asteroid Belt
https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/ma ... eroid-belt

Two Independent Teams Find Hints of Dark Matter in Space Station Data
http://www.sciencealert.com/two-indepen ... ation-data

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

40,000-year-old bracelet made by extinct human species found
http://www.digitaljournal.com/science/4 ... cle/432798

Ancient-genome study finds Bronze Age ‘Beaker culture’ invaded Britain
http://www.nature.com/news/ancient-geno ... in-1.21996

Rhinocolura, The City Of Noseless Criminals
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... als-008086

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-pakistan- ... -daro.html

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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

10879
TECH:

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

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

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

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

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

Wi-Fi: Photographing people through walls
https://www.sott.net/article/351862-Ano ... ough-walls

Augmented reality headsets
https://www.sott.net/article/352173-The ... -awareness

Cryptocurrencies could end with a bust, but blockchain technology is here to stay
https://www.sott.net/article/352309-Bit ... -Dutch-CEO

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

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




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

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

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

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

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

Events are predicted by the human brain seconds before they happen
https://www.sott.net/article/351965-Liv ... hey-happen

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

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

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

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

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

How hard did it rain on Mars?
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/05/ho ... ars/114895

Humans Accidentally Made a Space Cocoon For Ourselves Out of Radio Waves
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/arti ... -van-allen

Stars can start shining at a smaller mass than we thought
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... we-thought

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

Weird energy beam seems to travel five times the speed of light [probably due to overestimating galactic distances]
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... d-of-light

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

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

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

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

Ordovician Mass Extinction May Have Been Triggered by Volcanic Eruptions
http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/or ... 04871.html

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

Tool sharpens focus on Stone Age networking in the Middle East
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/too ... iddle-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/artifact ... out-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/201 ... nt-britons

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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

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

Air Force cadet creates bulletproof breakthrough
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/06/02/ai ... rough.html

World’s Largest Helium Aircraft Completes Successful Test Flight
http://www.livescience.com/59206-airlan ... light.html

A New Power Plant Burns Fossil Fuels Without Any Carbon Emissions
https://futurism.com/a-new-power-plant- ... -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/ ... -2020.html

Harnessing the energy generated when freshwater meets saltwater
http://news.psu.edu/story/467252/2017/0 ... s-meet-sea

RoboCop Will Start Patrolling In Dubai
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/r ... d8f81fbe86

You Could Be Storing Data in Your DNA in the Next 10 Years
https://futurism.com/tech-leaders-say-y ... t-10-years

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

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


SCIENCE:

Terrain near the south pole of Mars
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/file ... a21636.jpg

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

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

Researchers develop magnetic switch to turn on and off a strange quantum property
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-magnetic- ... perty.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/2017/5/26/1567 ... tor-france

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

Methane leaks may lead to cooling instead of warming
https://www.sott.net/article/352322-Met ... te-cooling

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

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

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

Meteor may have caused unexplained boom that shook Athens
https://www.sott.net/article/352768-Ret ... ook-Athens

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

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

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

Construction begins on world’s largest telescope in Chilean desert
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile ... SKBN18M2JX

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

‘Extraordinarily Bright’ Mystery Object Spotted in Galaxy Cygnus A
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/e ... y-cygnus-a

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

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

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

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

Citizen scientists uncover a cold new world near sun [brown dwarf]
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-citizen-s ... 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/ge ... ies/115065

Noah’s Ark discovered? Researchers ‘99.9 per cent certain’ of astonishing Biblical find
http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/8 ... rchaeology

Scientists decide to bury 5,000-year-old lost city in Pakistan
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scien ... 42451.html

Could Ancient Greek Myths Hint at Contact With South America?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-le ... ica-008134

Groundbreaking discovery of early civilization in ancient Peru
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/sp ... cient-peru

Archaeologists Uncover Evidence of Luxurious Lifestyle 5,000 Years Ago in Turkey
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... key-021408

New Ancient Henge Found in England, This Time with Corpses
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/n ... th-corpses

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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

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

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

Dutch households will use computers waste heat to heat their showers for free
https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/2/15728 ... -nerdalize

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

Nanoparticles That Can Communicate With Each Other
https://futurism.com/scientists-created ... each-other

Low cost, scalable water splitting fuels the future hydrogen economy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 134324.htm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inflatable space habitat
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05 ... le-habitat

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



SCIENCE:

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

New Comet: C/2017 K4 (ATLAS)
https://www.sott.net/article/352950-New ... 7-K4-ATLAS

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

Mysterious deep hole on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/353057-NAS ... le-on-Mars

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

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

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

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

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

Strange Blackbody Force That Can Both Pull and Push Objects
https://futurism.com/study-reveals-new- ... sh-objects

Huge impact could have smashed early Earth into a doughnut shape
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... hnut-shape

Our galaxy produces 9 trillion kilograms of antimatter a second—how?
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05 ... antimatter

Mars Gale Crater Once Had Drinkable Water
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... water.html

Tabby’s Star: a Gigantic Planet or a Planet With Rings
https://www.universetoday.com/135719/ne ... anet-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/21 ... ar-nursery

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

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

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

Past ‘Water Worlds’ of Venus & Mars
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... ature.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jurassic Park will never exist
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-collagen- ... assic.html

Mummy DNA shows that ancients most closely related to people of Israel, Lebanon, and Syria
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/30/1571 ... -near-east

Subterranean World of Ancient Turkey: Hittites?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... ent-021418

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

Artifacts of ancient Americans show civilization more advanced than thought
https://www.yahoo.com/news/artifacts-an ... 51341.html

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

Remnants of Mother Language from the Last Ice Age
http://www.dailygrail.com/Hidden-Histor ... ge-Existed

Earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern Africa
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/sp ... ern-africa

5,000 Years of Native American Moundbuilding
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/sp ... ndbuilding

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:36 pm

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Robots will be more useful if they are made to lack confidence
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... onfidence/

‘Miracle material’ to end cracked smart devices
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 084423.htm

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

After a cardiac arrest, the fastest way to send help is on a flying drone
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencen ... story.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Company wants to recycle used rockets into deep-space habitats
https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/14/1578 ... pper-stage


SCIENCE:

THE DIY ENGINEER WHO BUILT A NUCLEAR REACTOR IN HIS BASEMENT
http://topconspiracies.com/the-diy-engi ... t-358.html

Clouds of Alcohol in Space
https://www.google.com/search?q=discove ... ohol+space

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

Particle Accelerators to View Fossil Poop
http://gizmodo.com/particle-accelerator ... 1795859558

To unearth 'eighth wonder of the world' in New Zealand
https://www.sott.net/article/353701-Lon ... ew-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-Sig ... reas-fault

Signal from 1977 was generated by a comet
https://www.sott.net/article/353762-Mys ... by-a-comet

Our sun probably has an evil twin called Nemesis
https://www.sott.net/article/353764-Stu ... -lost-twin

Electric Jupiter and its many surprises
https://www.sott.net/article/353849-Ele ... -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-Dee ... 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/lif ... -red-stars

Earth Could Face A Grave Asteroid Threat This Autumn
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/06/e ... is-autumn/

The mystery xenon in Earth’s atmosphere came from icy comets
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... cy-comets/

Starting a private nation in space
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/arti ... off-planet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4,000–year-old Mesopotamian city discovered in Kurdistan
http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/64db ... 3e49d1c1e0

Were Africans the ‘first Americans’?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... veman.html

Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna?
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... 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/ ... 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-temp ... trial.html

Making hydrogen fuel from humid air
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 091830.htm

New form of carbon that’s hard as a rock, yet elastic, like rubber
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 193112.htm

Scientists make plastic from sugar and carbon dioxide
http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/news/201 ... on-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-m ... enewables/

‘Liquid Light’ Can Bend Around Objects in a Frictionless Flow
https://www.seeker.com/tech/particles-o ... nless-flow

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

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

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

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

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

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


SCIENCE:

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

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

Were LIGO's gravity wave detections all noise? [Just as we thought]
https://www.sott.net/article/354209-Wer ... e-the-case

Earth is overdue for catastrophic asteroid strike [very doubtful]
https://www.sott.net/article/354332-Exp ... oid-strike

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

NASA launches world's lightest & first 3D-printed satellite
https://www.sott.net/article/354490-We- ... ndian-teen

Einstein’s ‘Impossible’ Experiment weighing a star Finally Performed
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017 ... e-science/

Three experiments that hint at lepton universality
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-physicist ... ticle.html

General relativity passes [fake] test at Milky Way’s central black hole
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... lack-hole/

Dead Satellites Could Be Blasted Out of Orbit With Powerful Magnetic Beams
http://www.sciencealert.com/dead-satell ... etic-beams

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

Bubble-like structure associated with the pulsar PSR J1015−5719
https://phys.org/news/2017-06-astronome ... 55719.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

Human Society Caused Dead Sea Erosion
http://www.ibtimes.com/how-ancient-huma ... on-2547972

Earlier date for ancient UK wooden structures
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/06/ea ... res/115296

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Radio powered by your own sweat hints at future of wearables
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... wearables/

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

Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 104049.htm

Personalized Exoskeletons
https://www.seeker.com/tech/robotics/pe ... -interface

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

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

Drone to Plant 100,000 Trees a Day
https://futurism.com/new-drone-plans-on ... ees-a-day/

High-resolution laser X-ray image reveals details not visible with ordinary X-ray imaging
https://www.sott.net/article/354847-Wor ... r-in-light

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

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


SCIENCE:

Human Limitations [corruption?] Could Prevent Us From Advancing in Science; AI Could Help
https://futurism.com/human-limitations- ... ould-help/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?
http://www.realclearscience.com/blog/20 ... _slow.html

The hunt is on for gravity waves
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... spacewatch

Giant ‘Mirror’ Planets Found in First-of-Its-Kind Experiment
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017 ... e-science/

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

Is the Universe Conscious? [It is consciousness]
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/un ... 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-artificia ... 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-ng ... -halo.html

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

Juno spacecraft to fly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot July 10
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-juno-spac ... t-red.html

Amazon Rain Forest May Have Once Been a Giant Marine Lake
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... rine-lake/

How an ostrich halted plans for a real-life Jurassic Park
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... assic-park

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

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

The Spiritual Center of Taxila: One-time Jerusalem and Alexandria of the Buddhist World
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... rld-008280

Archaeologists unearth prehistoric ritual area around Bryn Celli Ddu, UK
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... u-anglesey

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

5,000-Year-Old ‘Billboard’ of Hieroglyphs Contains a Cosmic Message
https://www.livescience.com/59588-billb ... ssage.html

Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/m ... 180963776/

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

Freshwater from salt water using only solar energy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 165423.htm

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

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

Your body is a big battery and scientists want to power gadgets with it
https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/5/15922 ... generation

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

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

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

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

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

Forget Coal: Asteroid Mining Is Coming Sooner Than You Think
https://www.fastcompany.com/40419405/th ... -asteroids


SCIENCE:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Asteroid Impact With Earth In 2036 ‘Can’t Be Ruled Out’
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/06/a ... ruled-out/

300-Foot-Wide 3,000-year-old Ancient Altar Excavated in China
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017 ... ology-spd/

Animals, not drought, shaped our ancestors’ environment
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/su ... nvironment

Ice Age Hyenas Left Clues About These Ancient Human Sites
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017 ... coprolite/

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

Turkish site reveals more evidence of neolithic ‘skull cult’
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... bekli-tepe

Prehistoric Fish Trap and Petroglyphs Found on Kodiak Island
http://alaska-native-news.com/prehistor ... land-29163

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

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

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

5,000-year-old Graveyard of taller people Found in China
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/07/g ... -in-china/

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

Biodegradable cleaning products and eco-friendly plastics from mushroom waste
http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.as ... ureCode=en

Transformer robots can be printed on demand in just 13 minutes
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... 3-minutes/

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

Chemists invent technology for making animated 3-D table-top objects by structuring light
https://www.sott.net/article/356093-Bet ... ring-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/6082 ... -to-orbit/

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

China tests self-sustaining space station
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china ... SKBN19U0GV

Conductive electrodes are key to fast-charging batteries
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-fast-lane ... rging.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-flig ... irbus.html

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

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


SCIENCE:

Huge explosion rocks Arctic tundra leaving 165ft deep new crater in northern Russia
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/824 ... -peninsula

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

Tabby's Star's missing flux may be due to internal blockage
https://www.sott.net/article/356149-Boy ... ossibility

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-7 ... s-on-Earth

Stunning detail of Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot
https://www.sott.net/article/356191-Stu ... spacecraft

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

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

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

The mysterious planet hiding out at the edge of the solar system
https://www.sott.net/article/356414-Wha ... lar-system

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

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

Our young moon’s supersonic winds made waves in its magma ocean
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... gma-ocean/

Musical sun reduces range of magnetic activity
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 063017.php

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

X-rays Coming from Pluto
https://www.universetoday.com/136320/kn ... s-causing/

Mars covered in toxic chemicals that can wipe out living organisms
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... sts-reveal

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

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

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

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

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

In a Lost Baby Tooth, Scientists Find Ancient Denisovan DNA
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/07/scie ... r-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/an ... ire/115914

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Genetically Engineered Yeast Soak Up Heavy Metal Pollution [but what eats the GMO yeast?]
http://www.acsh.org/news/2017/07/14/gen ... tion-11561

Wearable electronics
https://www.sott.net/article/356640-Wea ... econd-skin

3D-printed Int-Ball is a robotic camera drone floating in the ISS
https://www.sott.net/article/356663-ISS ... ting-drone

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

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

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

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

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

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

Japanese engineers develop headset-less VR system
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-japanese- ... ss-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 ... ophic.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-pro ... -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 ... onomy.html


SCIENCE:

Scientists Store Film Clip in DNA
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/12/scie ... n-dna.html

Robotic landers could start mining the moon as early as 2020
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... y-as-2020/

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

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

Scientists tune in to 'peculiar' radio signals from a star 11 light-years away
https://www.sott.net/article/356730-Sci ... years-away
also https://www.sott.net/article/357165-Its ... m-Ross-128

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

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

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

The Sun might be slowing its magnetic activity
https://www.sott.net/article/357071-Is- ... owing-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-evide ... 1796948118

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ancient City of Mohenjo Daro
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... es-021499c

Sea cave preserves 5,000-year snapshot of tsunamis
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 071717.php

Did human women contribute to Neanderthal genomes over 200,000 years ago?
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... -years-ago

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

Australian dig finds evidence of Aboriginal habitation up to 80,000 years ago
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-n ... -years-ago

T Rex could not have outrun a speedy human, scientists conclude
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017 ... cientists/

The Solution to the 5,500-year-old Mesopotamian Clay Ball Enigma
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifact ... gma-008411

Tutankhamun’s Scarab Brooch Was Born of a 28-Million-Year Old Comet Strike
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifact ... ike-021509

Genetic study reveals ancestry of Madagascar people
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-genetic-r ... eople.html

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Marine biofilms and anti-fouling coatings to stop marine growth on ship hulls
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 113655.htm

This New electrode design Could Let Phones And Electric Cars Charge in Seconds
http://www.sciencealert.com/this-new-ma ... in-seconds

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

A robot delivered my dinner from a restaurant to my home
https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/25/1602 ... y-just-eat

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

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


SCIENCE:

Big, Dangerous Comets Are More Common Than Previously Thought
https://www.space.com/37626-big-dangero ... -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 ... lanet.html

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

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

Is a cyclic cosmology lurking in LIGO gravitational-wave detector noise?
https://www.sott.net/article/357397-Rog ... ctor-noise

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

New comet, Nova in Scutum constellation
https://www.sott.net/article/357506-Sig ... -in-Pisces

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

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

CubeSats (miniature spacecraft) Swarm Earth Orbit
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... rth-orbit/

Scientists observe gravitational anomaly on Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-scientist ... rth_1.html

Lawbreaking Particles May Point to a Previously Unknown Force in the Universe
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... -universe/

‘Angel particle’ which is both matter and anti-matter discovered
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scien ... 51661.html

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

More hints of Martian hot springs
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/mor ... 20-mission

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

Did A Solar-System-Wide Cataclysm Erase Evidence of a Prior Space-Faring Species?
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... or-sp.html

Billions of Rogue Planets without a Home
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... ut-a-home/

Big Hole in the Sun Not a Good Thing
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/07/t ... ood-thing/

United Nations must step in to protect the moon
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... facts.html

Smallest satellite ever paves way for planned interstellar fleet
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... lar-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/scien ... 65661.html

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

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

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

We may have cracked the mystery of Stonehenge
http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/2017071 ... -was-built

Excavations in Turkey’s southeast reveal 10,000-year-old belief in afterlife
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/excava ... sCatID=375

Strange Siberian Mummies Found Bound in Copper
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/07/s ... in-copper/

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

300 million-year-old ‘modern’ beetle from Australia causing astonishment
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 105041.htm

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

Study disproves the Bible’s suggestion that the ancient Canaanites were wiped out
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017 ... tes-wiped/

The Maya Controversy: Startling New Evidence for an Antediluvian People who Influenced the World
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... nce-021530

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by 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-warehouse ... uture.html

Transhumanism Tech
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-opinion-s ... thful.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/2017/7/27/1603 ... huttle-bus

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

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

World's largest floating solar farm in China
https://www.sott.net/article/358124-Sat ... m-in-China

Moscow's futuristic bridge
https://www.sott.net/article/358374-Mos ... tic-bridge


SCIENCE:

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

Project to clone extinct woolly mammoth
https://www.sott.net/article/358294-Rus ... ly-mammoth

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Man Finding Stardust on Earth
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magaz ... ust-earth/

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

First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists- ... antimatter

New Clues to Universe’s Structure
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php? ... l&rst=6913

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

540 million [or 4,000] year old jellyfish fossils in Death Valley
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... imals.html

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

Dinosaur-era plant found alive in North America
https://phys.org/news/2017-07-dinosaur- ... erica.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-Histor ... x-is-Older

46 Prehistoric Sites with Paleolakes Discovered in ‘Green Arabia’
https://www.livescience.com/59998-46-pr ... rabia.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/ ... s-old.html

Animal Images In Prehistoric Rock Art
http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2017/0 ... ond-europe

Ancient DNA Reveals Genetic History Of Early Civilizations
https://www.yahoo.com/news/ancient-dna- ... 48835.html

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh May Be the 1st Known ‘Giant’
https://www.livescience.com/60044-ancie ... giant.html

Compelling Argument for Lost High Technology in Ancient Egypt
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifact ... ent-021545

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:26 pm

15779
TECH:

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

Scientists Have Created a Synthetic Spider Silk That is Stronger Than Steel
https://futurism.com/scientists-have-cr ... han-steel/

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminium Alloy
http://www.sciencealert.com/hydrogen-fu ... inum-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-Ama ... cles-boats

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

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

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

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

The Mars Colony of the Future Could Be Powered by This Advanced Microgrid
https://www.seeker.com/space/exploratio ... -microgrid


SCIENCE:

Secret Room Discovered inside Great Pyramid by Archaeologists Armed With Lasers
http://www.newsweek.com/ancient-egypt-s ... ers-647372

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

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

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

Asteroid will shave past Earth inside Moon's orbit this October
https://www.sott.net/article/358873-Eur ... is-October

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

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

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

Chimps have the mentation of a 4 y.o. child
https://www.sott.net/article/359070-Aft ... -y-o-child

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

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

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

Artificial Atoms Can Quickly Self-Assemble
https://futurism.com/an-accidental-disc ... -assemble/

Mars’s surface hosts millions of towering dust devils every day
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... 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/ ... Cheti.html

Moon’s magnetic field lasted twice as long as we thought
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... ht-it-did/

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

Chaco Canyon petroglyph may represent ancient total eclipse [or Saturn?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-08-chaco-can ... tal_1.html

Comet Responsible for Perseids Could Wipe Out Humanity 2,400 Years From Now
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... years.html

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

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

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

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

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

Remains of at least two Late Bronze Age initiation ceremonies
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/sac ... n-warriors

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

Discovery of biggest dinosaur ever 122 feet long unearthed in Argentina
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/scie ... 83636.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-lo ... ocean.html

Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... -up-close/

Europe’s Early Homo sapiens Ate Mammoth Meat and Plants
http://www.sci-news.com/othersciences/a ... 05113.html

Were Modern Humans in Indonesia 73,000 Years Ago?
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadt ... years-ago/

Faerie Forts and Ringforts in Ireland
https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heri ... -1.3181259

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:39 pm

TECH:

Dutch Students Grow Their Own Biodegradable Car
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/dutch-studen ... 47168.html

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

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

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

DeLorean Aerospace Working on an Actual Flying Car
http://www.sciencealert.com/delorean-ae ... 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 ... video-spd/

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

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

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

Futuristic Technologies Giving New Life to the Ancient World
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/th ... ncna792921


SCIENCE:

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

Why This Year’s Solar Eclipse is Such a Big Deal for Scientists
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/201 ... -knowledge

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

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

Largest space rock ever spotted in close proximity to earth will swing by our planet in September
https://www.sott.net/article/359579-Lar ... -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-seismol ... 02833.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-e ... tions.html

Life After Death? Physicists Say Quantum Information Transcends from One World to Another
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... that-.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Most Archaeologists Think First Americans Arrived by Boat and Are Beginning to Prove It
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/08/ ... g-prove-it

Young Man Finds 4,000 year old Dagger By Accident in Slovakia
https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20623030/you ... ident.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- ... arthworks/

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:49 pm

16025
(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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