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NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion New submitter kugo2006 writes: NASA announced a plan to research 16 Psyche, an asteroid potentially as large as Mars and primarily composed of Iron and Nickel. The rock is unique in that it has an exposed core, likely a result of a series of collisions, a
Slashdot | Jan 21, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New life radiates from a fallen oak Blashford Lakes, Hampshire Dead trees dont get much of a press. For each one remembered, a million will be forgottenOn a dry, dull-grey day, we have come to this popular local nature reserve for a gentle recuperative ramble and some birdwatching. The info
The Guardian | Jan 21, 2017 05:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For health and happiness, share good news Service members, including both active and recently separated, have been called upon to fight overseas and to assist during natural disasters at home. They can face unique challenges when they return in both the workplace and at home. New research, focuse
EurekAlert! | Jan 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism From climate skeptics to anti-vaxxers, psychologists are studying what motivates and drives our decisions to pay attention to some facts while ignoring others.
EurekAlert! | Jan 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Mind-Reading Gadget For Dogs That Got Funded, But Didn't Get Built the_newsbeagle writes: Crowdfunding campaigns that fail to deliver may be all too common, but some flameouts merit examination. Like this brain-scanning gadget for dogs, which promised to translate their barks into human language. It's not quite as goofy
Slashdot | Jan 21, 2017 03:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New WH website doesn't have climate change or LGBT rights The content that appeared on the previous president's website disappeared when Donald Trump was sworn in as president. His team has posted six new issue pages.
Mail Online | Jan 21, 2017 01:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Singapore study explains what happens when we blink Researchers based at UC Berkeley, the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and more have found that when we blink, our brain repositions our eyeballs to stay focused on what we're looking at.
Mail Online | Jan 21, 2017 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wifi problems answered in new study The researchers say that Wi-Fi connections fail an astonishing 45 percent of the time - and the biggest problems occur when machines are choosing a network to join.
Mail Online | Jan 21, 2017 01:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ultrafast cameras capture 'sonic booms' of light Scientists have captured the light scattering phenomenon of a particle traveling at supersonic speed. Called the Mach cone, it's like the sonic boom of an airplane moving faster than sound.
Mail Online | Jan 21, 2017 12:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Donald Trump's FACE gives away his leadership style New research from Cass Business School found that because Donald Trump has a masculine, older-looking and wide face, he will likely be a dominant, aggressive and powerful leader.
Mail Online | Jan 20, 2017 11:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend