Archive for the 'Science News' Category

Ancient human ancestor ‘Little Foot’ makes public debut

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Ancient human ancestor ‘Little Foot’ makes public debut By David McKenzie on the CNN website on December 6, 2017.

Little Foot skull (StW 573) April 2015 Wits University. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Our personalities are shaped by the climate we grew up in, new study says

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Our personalities are shaped by the climate we grew up in, new study says By Angela Fritz in the Washington Post on November 27, 2017.

FOTO:Fortepan — ID 20453: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svgInkscape.svgInformation icon.svg Adományozó/Donor : Urbán Tamás. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

A Discovery Without Hope

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Discovery Without Hope by Yolanda Reid Chassiakos on the Huffington Post website on December 4, 2017,

Primo Levi on the Spiritual Value of Science and How Space Exploration Brings Humanity Closer Together

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Primo Levi on the Spiritual Value of Science and How Space Exploration Brings Humanity Closer Together by Maria Popova on the Brain Picking website.

7 Surprises That Climate Change Will Throw Us

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  7 Surprises That Climate Change Will Throw Us Posted by Victor Gomes on the Nautilus website on November 28, 2017.

English: Global climate change 2000-2009 and 1950-1980 Author Victor Korniyenko Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Plague reached Europe by Stone Age

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Plague reached Europe by Stone Age By Paul Rincon Science editor on the BBC News website on November 22, 2017.

Cro-Magnon artists painting woolly mammoths in Font-de-Gaume, AMNH. Made public in 1920, according to the book Charles R. Knight: the Artist Who Saw Through Time. Public Domain image via Wikimedial Commons.

The Climate Crisis? It’s Capitalism, Stupid

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Climate Crisis? It’s Capitalism, Stupid by Benjamin Y. Fong in the New York Times on November 20, 2017.

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We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when:  With Iran and Iraq digging out from a deadly earthquake, here are eight things to know about these seismic events by Umair Irfan on the Vox.com Website on Nov 13, 2017.

Loma Prieta Earthquake FEMA Photo

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: 16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet by Jen Christensen on the CNN website on November 15, 2017.

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life By Kenneth Change in The New York Times on November. 15, 2017.

Kepler 62e Wikipedia Commons

The Uninhabitable Earth

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Uninhabitable Earth: Famine, economic collapse, a sun that cooks us: What climate change could wreak — sooner than you think By David Wallace-Wells on the New York Magazine website on July 9, 2017.

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Ewe look familiar: Study shows sheep can recognize human faces

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  Ewe look familiar: Study shows sheep can recognize human faces By Molly Hunter on the ABC news website on November 8, 2017.

Public Domain Image: White Sheep During Daytime

How Popper Killed Particle Physics

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How Popper Killed Particle Physics by Sabine Hossenfelder on the Real Clear Science website on November 7, 2017.

Karl Popper, Wikipedia.

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read and Listen to: Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause by Christopher Joyce on All Thing Considered on the NPR website on November 2, 2017.

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Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial: Exclusive: as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS by Hannah Devlin on the Guardian website on November 3, 2017.

Schzioprenic Brain Wikipedia Commons

What the Climate Report Says About the Impact of Global Warming

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  What the Climate Report Says About the Impact of Global Warming By Henry Fountain and Brad Plumer in The New York Times on November. 3, 2017.

Drunken Monkeys Shed Light on Human Alcoholism

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Drunken Monkeys Shed Light on Human Alcoholism by Irene Park on the Real Clear Science website on November 3, 2017.

NASA finds potential ‘cradle of life’ on Mars in shocking discovery

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: NASA finds potential ‘cradle of life’ on Mars in shocking discovery on the Fox News website on October 11th, 2017

Pyramid discovery: Scientists use cosmic rays to find mysterious chamber inside ancient edifice

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Pyramid discovery: Scientists use cosmic rays to find mysterious chamber inside ancient edifice
By James Rogers on the Fox News website on November 2, 2017.

Time to End the Stereotype of the ‘Risky’ Teenage Brain

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Time to End the Stereotype of the ‘Risky’ Teenage Brain By Dan Romer on the Real Clear Science website on November 01, 2017.