Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Recent human ancestors may have regularly climbed trees, study suggests

Recent human ancestors may have regularly climbed trees, study suggests

Hip joints provide clues as to how ancient hominins used their limbs

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Apple acquires popular weather app Dark Sky and will shut down the Android version

Apple acquires popular weather app Dark Sky and will shut down the Android version

There aren’t any changes coming to Dark Sky for iOS "at this time."

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Astronomers find 139 new minor planets in the outer solar system

Astronomers find 139 new minor planets in the outer solar system

A new method for hunting minor planets uncovered 139 new small and distant worlds. And the novel technique could even help resolve the mystery of Planet Nine.

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Uranus blasted a gas bubble 22,000 times bigger than Earth

Uranus blasted a gas bubble 22,000 times bigger than Earth

There’s a giant blank spot in researchers’ ever-growing map of the solar system. Over the last two decades, a veritable fleet of probes has measured quakes on Mars, scrutinized the grooves in Saturn’s rings, observed jet streams on Jupiter, and heard the heartbeat of Pluto. But in terms of up-close-and-personal exploration, our image of Uranus hasn’t advanced substantially beyond the featureless blue beachball captured by Voyager 2’s vintage instruments in 1986.

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New blood test can detect 50 types of cancer

New blood test can detect 50 types of cancer

System uses machine learning to offer new way to screen for hard to detect cancers

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Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Report From The COVID Front Lines (w/Barbara McLean, RN, NP-BC, CCRN)

Report From The COVID Front Lines (w/Barbara McLean, RN, NP-BC, CCRN)

This is a profound discussion,do watch.

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Oil Price Crash Opens A Window Of Opportunity For Renewables

Oil Price Crash Opens A Window Of Opportunity For Renewables

Just a month ago, companies and investors had a financial incentive to continue investing in new oil and gas projects despite the societal and environmentalist backlash against fossil fuels. Not anymore. In just a couple of weeks, the oil price crash made investments in renewable energy starting to look more attractive. Or at least as attractive as investment in oil and gas.

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