A view of Neptune and its moon Triton from a distance of about 3 million miles, taken by Voyager 2 during its flyby of the blue giant in 1989.4, 2019The Voyager 2 spacecraft burst out of the bubble of gases expanding from the sun and into the wild of the Milky Way a year ago.
Science|Tiny Brains Don’t Stop These Birds From Having a Complex SocietyScientists discovered that vulturine guineafowl live in multilevel societies reminiscent of our own.A study published Monday in Current Biology shows that the vulturine guineafowl of eastern Africa, like humans, have many-layered societies.
Some factories in the area have continued to use CFC-11, which destroys ozone.ETEmissions of a banned ozone-destroying gas that had risen unexpectedly since 2012 appear to have declined in the last two years, according to preliminary data reported by scientists on Monday.
Privacy experts say it could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.Last week, however, a Florida detective announced at a police convention that he had obtained a warrant to penetrate GEDmatch and search its full database of nearly one million users.
“I’m very excited to see this new study come out — the impact is dramatic,” said Dr.“We have a single person who is resilient to Alzheimer’s disease when she should be at high risk,” said Dr.
The launch abort system test of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner, a 16.The company ran an uncrewed test on the launch abort system of the CST-100 Starliner, a 16.
Weakens Rules Governing Toxic Water Pollution From Coal PlantsWorkers in Conway, S., checked a dam built to keep coal ash from reaching the flooded Waccamaw River after Hurricane Florence last year.
SaludInvestigadores en Colombia y Estados Unidos descubrieron a una mujer con una mutación genética extraña que la ha protegido de la demencia a pesar de que su cerebro ha desarrollado características neurológicas significativas de la enfermedad.Francisco Lopera, neurólogo de la Universidad de Antioquia en Medellín, ha estado recolectando cerebros, nacimientos y defunciones de una familia colombiana para estudiar el alzhéimer.
President Trump at the White House on June 1, 2017, after announcing his intention to abandon the Paris Agreement.ImageLaurence Tubiana was France’s climate change ambassador during the Paris climate negotiations.
Before sequoias were discovered in California, the wax palm was considered the world’s tallest tree, with some growing 200 feet high.When Alexander von Humboldt came through in 1801, he encountered no way stations or farmhouses, just wax palm forests and mule trails.
When she heard about a 1973 study in which “sane” volunteers were admitted to mental hospitals, Susannah Cahalan was captivated.“The Great Pretender” also happens to be the title of Cahalan’s new book, which comes out on Tuesday.
He developed the techniques he used to help locate sunken submarines and enormous stone heads, as well as early applications for artificial intelligence.The geophysicist Sheldon Breiner doing field work in 1964.
]My hospital’s “legacy” electronic health record system was too disjointed to have a singular personality.Throughout the day, one had to operate many software programs at a time, toggling between screens and tolerating maddening lags.
”While there, he ponders reports of recent scientific research demonstrating that fish can feel pain.They were written by Victoria Braithwaite, then a senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, who died on Sept.
Science|They Didn’t Find Life in a Hopeless PlaceTrilobitesIn some of the world’s saltiest, most acidic bodies of superheated water, even the most extreme forms of archaea couldn’t survive.If an organism could survive in such an unforgiving place, scientists would need to expand their search parameters for life in more unwelcoming corners of other worlds.
Science|In the Blue Holes of the Bahamas, Secrets of Hurricanes PastTrilobitesScientists assembled a 1,500-year history of big storm activity by retrieving sediment from the island country’s submarine caverns.Now, researchers have assembled a 1,500-year history of hurricanes in the Bahamas, based on sand and shell fragments pulled up from submarine caverns known as blue holes.
Science|Why Do Parrots Waste So Much Food?The new study provides “a comprehensive picture of parrots’ food wasting behavior in their natural environment,” said Anastasia Krasheninnikova, a biologist at the Max Planck Comparative Cognition Research Group in Spain, an independent commenter.