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A true Scotch drinker doesn't pour an aged Macallan in order to, as less refined revelers might say, “get the party started.” Quite the contrary, the seasoned aficionado attends to certain norms and customs before imbibing, not unlike a traditional tea ceremony, in a nod to enlightenment, restraint and discernment—the [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
For All Moonkind is working with space agencies to develop formal protections for space archaeology sites -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Scientific American Space
Eclipses as far back as 150 B.C.E. have led to key scientific discoveries [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
Internal agency report cites problems with implementing 2007 law aimed at curbing scientific misconduct [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
Lubricant could help keep boats and underwater equipment safe from mussels [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
Researchers track an elusive virus in the rainforest [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
Process-driven math seeks to teach disabled students using sound, not sight [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
In 1968, Jim Lovell became the first human to pilot a spacecraft — Apollo 8 — around another world. And two years later, his Apollo 13 heroics earned him an eternal place in spaceflight history. But those feats also left Lovell as the only person to visit the moon twice [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
Protecting species in peril doesn't happen overnight. Rather, it's all about stringing together small wins that, in the long-term, make all the difference. A little luck can also go far. When waves surged on the Pennsylvania coast of Lake Erie early this summer, it could easily have been the end for [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
By Dr. Liz MacDonald, founder of Aurorasaurus and scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. This blog reposted from blog.aurorasaurus.org. Over a century ago, American astronomer W.W. Campbell set up a 40 foot ‘Schaeberle camera' in Jeur, India to take pictures and study various properties of the sun's outermost layer called [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
Nature advance online publication 16 August 2017. doi:10.1038/nature23480 Authors: Pinaki Panigrahi, Sailajanandan Parida, Nimai C. Nanda, Radhanath Satpathy, Lingaraj Pradhan, Dinesh S. Chandel, Lorena Baccaglini, Arjit Mohapatra, Subhranshu S. Mohapatra, Pravas R. Misra, Rama Chaudhry, Hegang H. Chen, Judith A. Johnson, J. Glenn Morris, Nigel Paneth & Ira H. Gewolb [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature AOP
Against discrimination Nature 548, 7667 (2017). doi:10.1038/548259b Science cannot and should not be used to justify [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature
Nature advance online publication 16 August 2017. doi:10.1038/nature23541 Authors: Xiaojing Liu & Jason W. Locasale Formaldehyde, a DNA-damaging agent formed in cells, has now been shown to support metabolic processes that involve molecular units containing a single carbon atom — linking metabolism to a DNA-protection mechanism. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature AOP
Nature advance online publication 16 August 2017. doi:10.1038/nature23539 Author: Andrew H. Knoll A revised timeline for when algae became ecologically important among plankton in the ancient oceans reveals a link between chemical changes in those waters and the emergence of animals in marine ecosystems. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature AOP
Books in brief Nature 548, 7667 (2017). doi:10.1038/548279a Author: Barbara Kiser [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature
Nature advance online publication 16 August 2017. doi:10.1038/nature23465 Authors: Shom Goel, Molly J. DeCristo, April C. Watt, Haley BrinJones, Jaclyn Sceneay, Ben B. Li, Naveed Khan, Jessalyn M. Ubellacker, Shaozhen Xie, Otto Metzger-Filho, Jeremy Hoog, Matthew J. Ellis, Cynthia X. Ma, Susanne Ramm, Ian E. Krop, Eric P. Winer, Thomas M. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature AOP
Nature advance online publication 16 August 2017. doi:10.1038/nature23643 Authors: Marian L. Burr, Christina E. Sparbier, Yih-Chih Chan, James C. Williamson, Katherine Woods, Paul A. Beavis, Enid Y. N. Lam, Melissa A. Henderson, Charles C. Bell, Sabine Stolzenburg, Omer Gilan, Stuart Bloor, Tahereh Noori, David W. Morgens, Michael C. Bassik, Paul J. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature AOP
China launches brain-imaging factory Nature 548, 7667 (2017). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/548268a Author: David Cyranoski [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature
Climate adaptation: Past US floods give lessons in retreat Nature 548, 7667 (2017). doi:10.1038/548281c Author: A. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature
Data sharing: do scientists know best? Nature 548, 7667 (2017). doi:10.1038/548281b Authors: David Lambert, Craig Millar [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Nature

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