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Cold Spring Harbor students' mosquito research published in national database, a first for the district

Cold Spring Harbor students’ mosquito research published in national database, a first for the district

Two teams of Cold Spring Harbor elders took two months to meticulously study the genetic makeup of mosquitoes, one to determine the possible impact of climate change on migration and the other to study insect feeding habits and their links to disease. Now their research has been published in a national database, a first for …

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Great Barrier Reef should be placed on 'endangered' list, says UN-backed report |  CNN

Great Barrier Reef should be placed on ‘endangered’ list, says UN-backed report | CNN

CNN — The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of “endangered” World Heritage sites, a team of scientists have concluded after conducting a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report released on Monday, scientists said the reef faces major threats due to the climate crisis and …

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A Newly Identified Dinosaur That Lived On An Island Of Dwarf Creatures Had An Unusual Head |  CNN

A Newly Identified Dinosaur That Lived On An Island Of Dwarf Creatures Had An Unusual Head | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A previously unknown dinosaur with a remarkably flat head lived about 70 million years ago on an island that was home to prehistoric dwarf creatures. Discovered in what is now western Romania, Transylvanosaurus …

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Relatives of people with NAFLD have been warned to get tested for a dangerous disease

Relatives of people with NAFLD have been warned to get tested for a dangerous disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects a quarter of the general population worldwide and encompasses a number of liver conditions affecting people who drink little or no alcohol. However, a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found that first-degree relatives of people with NAFLD who have …

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Armored Lobopodian Cardiodictyon catenulum Reconstruction

Are science textbooks wrong? 525 Million Year Old Fossil Challenges Common Explanation of Brain Evolution

Artist’s impression of a 525 million year old Cardiodictyon catenulum on the shallow coastal seafloor, emerging from the shelter of a small stromatolite built by photosynthetic bacteria. Credit: Nicholas Strausfeld/University of Arizona Fossils of a tiny sea creature with a delicately preserved nervous system resolve a century-old debate about brain evolution in arthropods, the most …

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SpaceX Dragon docks to ISS with science, solar panels and holiday treats

SpaceX Dragon docks to ISS with science, solar panels and holiday treats

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Less than a day after launching from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft carrying a new slate of science supplies has arrived at the International Space Station. NASA confirmed that the spacecraft was captured overhead on the ISS’ Harmony module at 7:39 a.m. EST. What do you …

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Wildlife conference bolsters protection for sharks and turtles

Wildlife conference bolsters protection for sharks and turtles

PANAMA CITY (AP) — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for shark species targeted in the fin trade and dozens of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers are being decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, …

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The science behind why you sprain your ankle so often and what you can do about it

The science behind why you sprain your ankle so often and what you can do about it

Are you one of those people who seem to sprain your ankle all the time? To some extent, ankle sprains are part and parcel of physical activity. But if it happens again and again, here’s what can happen and how you can reduce your risk of a recurring ankle sprain. One sprain can lead to …

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Microsoft and Planet expand partnership to provide AI and satellite data to African climate adaptation projects

US Molecular Diagnostics Market Analysis Report 2022: A $12.5 Billion Market by 2027 – Industry Trends, Growth, Insights, Impact of COVID-19, Company Analysis – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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A new Mars exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center examines the Red Planet

A new Mars exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center examines the Red Planet

PITTSBURGH — The late astronomer Carl Sagan once observed that “99 percent of our time on Earth we have been wanderers, and the next place to visit is Mars.” It is probably inevitable that one day man will try to reach the red planet which rises in the skies more than 80 million kilometers away. …

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