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310 /hr. My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment

What happens when you leave cleanliness up to your microbiome? - 7 hours, 44 minutes

89 /hr. Trillions of Plastic Pieces May Be Trapped in Arctic Ice

Waste could be released into world's oceans as world warms - 7 hours, 54 minutes

28 /hr. Stunner: Researchers retract paper because company complains it's hurting profits

It's not unusual for us to hear allegations that journals have caved to corporate demands that they retract papers. And companies have certainly objected to the publication of results that painted ... - 7 hours, 59 minutes

59 /hr. Microbes defy rules of DNA code

Researchers find widespread 'recoding'. - 9 hours, 29 minutes

26 /hr. If You’re Looking for a Healthy Environment, Follow the Dancing Bee

Honeybee “waggle dances” could help conservationists judge whether wildlife restoration efforts are working   - 9 hours, 49 minutes

36 /hr. A glimpse into nature's looking glass -- to find the genetic code is reassigned: Stop codon varies widely

It has long been assumed that there is only one 'canonical' genetic code, so each word means the same thing to every organism. Now, this paradigm has been challenged by the discovery of large numbers of exceptions from the canonical genetic code. - 10 hours, 29 minutes

27 /hr. WISE findings poke hole in black hole 'doughnut' theory

(Phys.org) —A survey of more than 170,000 supermassive black holes, using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has astronomers reexamining a decades-old theory about the varying appearances of these interstellar objects. - 11 hours, 54 minutes

31 /hr. Best Reason To Stay Out Late This Weekend? You Could See An Unprecedented Meteor Shower

The unprecedented event could turn into the best meteor shower of the year.  - 18 hours, 39 minutes

62 /hr. Top 10 new species of the past year – in pictures

The International Institute for Species Exploration has picked 10 of 18,000 species new to science in the past year, from a tiny skeleton shrimp at Santa Catalina Island in California to a translucent Croatian snail - 19 hours, 9 minutes

100 /hr. Did scientists just solve the bee collapse mystery?

The environment is full of stuff that harms bees—but a new Harvard study fingers a Bayer pesticide as the main culprit. - 20 hours, 54 minutes

4700 /hr. Morgan Freeman on helium | EW.com

We could tell you that this clip below is from the fifth season of Science Channel’s Through the Wormhole, a documentary series exploring the mysteries... - 21 hours, 34 minutes

424 /hr. Aliens Almost Certainly Out There, Astronomers Tell Congress

Aliens almost definitely exist. At least, that's what two astronomers told Congress this week, as they appealed for continued funding to research life beyond Earth. According to ABC News, Dan Werthimer, director of the SETI [search for extrater... - 23 hours, 4 minutes

4400 /hr. WHY ARE WE NOT FUNDING THIS?

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23 /hr. Strange Findings on Comb Jellies Uproot Animal Family Tree

 Comb jellies rely on a "completely different chemical language" than all other animals, meaning their lineage may have diverged first.    - 1 day

21 /hr. NASA Mars Weathercam Helps Find Big New Crater - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Researchers have discovered on the Red Planet the largest fresh meteor-impact crater ever firmly documented with before-and-after images. The images were captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. - 1 day

106 /hr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Slams CNN for Its Stupidity on Climate Change

Why do networks like CNN suggest that climate change is up for debate? - 1 day

26 /hr. A Theory on How Flightless Birds Spread Across the World: They Flew There

DNA analysis in a new study suggests that the common ancestor of ratites continued to fly even after the supercontinent Gondwana split into pieces. - 1 day

54 /hr. Humpback whale subspecies revealed by genetic study

A new genetic study has revealed that populations of humpback whales in the oceans of the North Pacific, North Atlantic and Southern Hemisphere are much more distinct from each other than previously thought, and should be recognized as separate subspecies. Understanding how connected these populations are has important implications for the recovery of these charismatic animals that were once devastated by hunting. - 1 day, 1 hour

594 /hr. Superhydrophobic Material Developed That Makes Water Bounce Like A Ball | I Fucking Love Science

Engineers from Brigham Young University (BYU) are developing extremely waterproof surfaces that they believe could dramatically improve the efficiency of both power plants and solar energy systems. These surfaces, called superhydrophobic surfaces, are extremely difficult to wet since they cause water to aggregate and form beads that sit on the surface. - 1 day, 1 hour

174 /hr. NASA's WISE Findings Poke Hole in Black Hole 'Doughnut' Theory

A survey of more than 170,000 supermassive black holes, using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has astronomers reexamining a decades-old theory about the varying appearances of these interstellar objects. - 1 day, 1 hour

188 /hr. Biological Noise in an Unpredictable World | Simons Foundation

Is the random noise inside a cell a nuisance, or have cells evolved ways to put it to work? - 1 day, 3 hours

32 /hr. Dancing honeybees assess the health of the environment - life - 22 May 2014 - New Scientist

When honeybees perform their famous waggle dance, they are not just telling each other about food: they are commenting on nature reserves - 1 day, 3 hours

507 /hr. Astronomers Capture A Rare Wolf-Rayet Star Just Hours After It Dramatically Explodes | I Fucking Love Science

For the first time ever, scientists have gathered direct evidence that demonstrates a massive object with the characteristics of a Wolf-Rayet star met its demise in a ferocious Type IIb supernova explosion. Furthermore, they were able to capture the event a mere 6 hours after the explosion was initiated. The observations have been published in Nature. - 1 day, 4 hours

49 /hr. Backlash to Big Bang Discovery Gathers Steam

Physicists cast doubt on a landmark experiment’s claim to have observed gravity waves from the big bang - 1 day, 4 hours

1400 /hr. ​The Military Is Shutting Down Its Weather-Controlling Death Beam

Can a facility that has inspired global conspiracy theories be designated a World Heritage Site? If so, that might be the only way to prevent the shutdown of the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) in Alaska, which studies the ionosphere—or creates lethal hurricanes—depending on whom you talk to. - 1 day, 4 hours

64 /hr. Green billionaire prepares to attack 'anti-science' Republicans

An environmental advocacy group backed by tycoon Tom Steyer is set to unleash a seven-state, $100 million offensive against Republican "science deniers." - 1 day, 4 hours

25 /hr. Pitch Black: Cosmic Clumps Cast the Darkest Shadows - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A colossal, deeply dark cloud is found cranking out massive stars in a new Spitzer study. - 1 day, 5 hours

49 /hr. 4 Days, 11 Pounds

A new study suggests that minimal calories and maximal exercise can significantly reduce body fat in just four days — and the loss lasts for months. But can that kind of weight loss be maintained? - 1 day, 7 hours

49 /hr. Increasing Adiposity: Consequence or Cause of Overeating?

Opinion from JAMA — Increasing Adiposity — Consequence or Cause of Overeating? - 1 day, 7 hours

27 /hr. Bacteria found in healthy placentas

Microbial flora similar to that in the mouth may play a role in preventing preterm births. - 1 day, 7 hours