Now, in the hopes of driving down the value of rhino horn and reducing poaching even more, scientists have created a convincing artificial rhino horn made from horsehair.Vollrath and colleagues at Fudan University in China have produced looks identical to rhino horn under a microscope.
“I thought maybe they’d hear I was desperate and put me on a payment plan,” said Mr.A study last year from the Association of American Medical Colleges re-examined medical school demographics and found that the numbers had barely budged.
The phrase “functionally extinct” made the rounds in news articles and on social media over the weekend.On social media, many people who shared an article that used the term “functionally extinct” to describe koalas pointed to an article that appeared in Forbes on Saturday.
“The summary findings are bleak,” the report said, because countries have failed to halt the rise of greenhouse gas emissions even after repeated warnings from scientists.The richest country of all, the United States, however, has formally begun to pull out of the Paris accord altogether.
Science|Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Isn’t Dead YetTrilobitesPieces of the gas giant’s greatest storm had seemed to be slipping away, but scientists say the underlying vortex is unchanged.25, 2019Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is shrinking, but that does not necessarily mean that it is dying.
The discovery of the cosmic microwave background cemented the case for the Big Bang origin of the universe.In every direction that radio astronomers looked, the temperature of the cosmic gravy was exactly the same: 2.
A Soviet spy was stationed there from 1943 to 1944, then transferred to Los Alamos, N.’s in-house journal; their article is titled “On the Trail of a Fourth Soviet Spy at Los Alamos.
Zeichner explained — it means “to fold paper” in Japanese — and paper in sheet form is thought to have been invented in China around 105 A.“Showing your technique is one of the biggest aspects of origami,” said Taro Yaguchi, the founder of Taro’s Origami Studio in Brooklyn.
Record rainfall in the area postponed crop planting, and some 19 million acres went unplanted this year.For the two most important Midwestern crops, corn and soybeans, the 2019 figures showed 11.
Science|First the Worm Gets in the Bug’s Head.The worms are parasites that force earwigs and sandhoppers to march into bodies of water, drowning themselves so the worms’ aquatic offspring can thrive.
Despite difficult ice conditions and curious polar bears, a German research icebreaker with 100 scientists and crew members is comfortably adrift in the frozen Central Arctic, two months into a yearlong expedition to study the region’s changing climate.The ship, the Polarstern, has been frozen into the ice since early October; Dr.
Clive Wynne, a psychologist at Arizona State University, at home with his dog, Xephos, who loves him very much.”Alexandra Horowitz, head of the Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College, and a prolific writer on dogs, also addressed the question of love briefly in her new book, “Our Dogs, Ourselves.
WASHINGTON — President Trump has never been one to dive into the details of policy, especially now, as an impeachment inquiry threatens to engulf his administration.”Governor Newsom’s ex-wife, Kimberly Guilfoyle, now a Trump campaign adviser and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr.
Science|When Snakes Had Use for a Pair of LegsTrilobitesThe fossil discovery in Argentina will help to resolve mysteries over when snakes began their transition to their modern form.The skull of a snake nearly 100 million years old that belonged to the extinct group Najash, which retained hind legs.
Nominee Sidesteps Questions About Banning Flavored Vaping ProductsThe nominee, Dr.The Trump administration has held back from issuing a ban on most flavored e-cigarette products.
After a perplexing methane burst was measured by NASA’s Curiosity rover earlier this year, scientists were surprised again by variations in atmospheric oxygen.Data gathered by NASA’s Curiosity rover reported that levels of oxygen varied with the seasons on Mars.
Science|In the Race to Live on Land, Lichens Didn’t Beat PlantsTrilobitesA study’s findings add to the case that lichens, which dominate about 7 percent of the planet’s surface, most likely made their way to land some 100 million years after ferns and other vascular plants.And during more than a century of study, many scientists inferred that as they moved from water to land, lichens created more hospitable settings for vascular plants.
They are surprisingly common in cancer cells and play a bigger role in many types of cancers than was previously recognized.These DNA circles also may affect how our bodies work, and may even be linked to aging or diseases other than cancer.
”Three-plus decades later, bubble craft have gone mainstream, and thousands of people are experiencing that deep-sea vista.“They keep reaching deeper and deeper,” said Will Kohnen, who tracks development of bubble craft for the Marine Technology Society, a professional group.