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Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour has been found in the United States Archaeologists believe they have found the scuttled remains of Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour in Newport Harbour, Rhode Island. The ship was last sighted 230 years ago.
Mail Online | 14 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A landscape worked down to its bones Ribblesdale, Yorkshire Dales Sheep graze around giant boulders dropped by glaciers, picking the land as clean as the ice once didIn unflattering Ordnance Survey contours, you could mistake Warrendale Knotts and Attermire Scar for lumpy outcrops of dubious
The Guardian | 15 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Luke Walton feels ready for Los Angeles Lakers' challenge The Sports Xchange Luke Walton admits it was a difficult decision to leave the Golden State Warriors.
United Press International | 15 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Australia hoping herpes will control carp population The Australian government is giving carp herpes.
Fox News | 15 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UK Health Check has only modest impact on risk factors for cardiovascular disease The largest risk assessment and management program for cardiovascular disease in the world, England's National Health Service Health Check, had only a modest impact on risk factors for heart disease and did not meet national and international targets, fou
EurekAlert! | 15 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Adult brain prunes branched connections of new neurons New Salk study is first to closely follow development of new neurons in the adult brain, giving potential new insight into neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
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Five new breast cancer genes and range of mutations pave way for personalized treatment The largest-ever study to sequence the whole genomes of breast cancers has uncovered five new genes associated with the disease and 13 new mutational signatures that influence tumor development. The results of two papers published in Nature and Nature Com
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Quantum sensors for high-precision magnetometry of superconductors Scientists from Basel have developed a new method that has enabled them to image magnetic fields on the nanometer scale at temperatures close to absolute zero for the first time. They used spins in special diamonds as quantum sensors in a new kind of micr
EurekAlert! | 15 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Neuroscientists find evidence for 'visual stereotyping' The stereotypes we hold can influence our brain's visual system, prompting us to see others' faces in ways that conform to these stereotypes, neuroscientists at New York University have found.
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Scientists discover potentially habitable planets For the first time, an international team of astronomers from MIT, the University of Liège in Belgium, and elsewhere have detected three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star, just 40 light years from Earth. The sizes and temperatures of these worlds
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