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29 April 2017

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  • DNA points to millennia of stability in East Asian hunter-fisher population

    by - Feb 3, 2017
    In a remote corner of eastern Russia, where long winters bring temperatures that rarely flicker above freezing, the genetic legacy of ancient hunter-gatherers endures. DNA from the 7,700-year-old remains of two women is surprisingly similar to...
  • The Quickest Way to Change PDF to Word

    by - Jan 19, 2017
    The use of Microsoft World is in a word – colossal. Globally popular, this handy document creator is a perfect solution for numerous activities, ranging from business plans, research papers, all kinds of reports, books and...
  • MIND FIELD explodes your Mind on YouTube Red

    by - Jan 18, 2017
    Today the mind-bending series, MIND FIELD, begins its first episode on YouTube Red. YouTube star Michael Stevens (aka Vsauce) brings his passion for science to his most ambitious subject yet — human behavior. MIND FIELD explores...
  • WiseWear Smart Jewelry combines Style and Performance

    by - Jan 16, 2017
    WiseWear’s Socialite is a smart bracelet designed to keep you safe, healthy, and connected to what matters most. Each bracelet serves as a safety device with a unique distress messaging feature, provides real-time mobile notifications, and tracks...
  • Dark matter still missing

    by - Jan 10, 2017
    Chalk up one more loss for physicists searching for dark matter. Scientists with the XENON100 experiment have largely ruled out another experiment’s controversial claim of detecting dark matter. XENON100, located in Italy’s Gran Sasso National Laboratory,...
  • ‘Time Travel’ tours a fascinating fiction

    by - Jan 8, 2017
    Time TravelJames GleickPantheon, $26.95 It’s kind of daring to write a science book about something that — you must remind your readers — doesn’t exist. That’s James Gleick’s task in Time Travel, an engaging and entertaining...
  • ‘Furry Logic’ showcases how animals exploit physics

    by - Jan 7, 2017
    Furry LogicMatin Durrani and Liz KalaugherBloomsbury, $27 Warning: Furry Logic is not, as the title might suggest, a detailed exploration of mammals’ reasoning skills. Instead, it’s a fun, informative chronicle of how myriad animals take advantage...
  • Warming could disrupt Atlantic Ocean current

    by - Jan 4, 2017
    Spewing too much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere could shut down the major ocean current that ferries warm water to the North Atlantic, new climate simulations suggest. While not as extreme as the doomsday scenario portrayed...
  • New blood tests can detect prions

    by - Dec 21, 2016
    A new blood test can detect even tiny amounts of infectious proteins called prions, two new studies show. Incurable prion diseases, such as mad cow disease (BSE) in cattle and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) in people,...
  • Science News’ favorite books of 2016

    by - Dec 18, 2016
    Science book awards this year honored best sellers as well as overlooked gems. One thing these works have in common — they’re all must-reads: National Academies Communication Award The Narrow EdgeDeborah Cramer Described by the judges as a...

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