Earth Sciences

Why life on Earth first got big

11 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Some of the earliest complex organisms on Earth-possibly some of the earliest animals to exist-got big not to compete for food, but to spread their offspring as far as possible.
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Google Earth's new tool lets you measure the distance and area of anything on the map

Google Earth's new tool lets you measure the distance and area of anything on the map

17 minutes ago   |   The Verge

Google Earth is getting a new Measure tool today that will let you - you guessed it - measure the distance and area of things on the map. With the tool, users can measure the...
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New Model Could Yield Better Gut Health

New Model Could Yield Better Gut Health

21 minutes ago   |   R&D Magazine

ArticleScientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a platform to predict how microbial gut communities work. Staff Author: Kenny Walter Topics: Life Sciences
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Plaster Which Sticks Inside the Mouth Will Revolutionize Treatment of Oral Conditions

Plaster Which Sticks Inside the Mouth Will Revolutionize Treatment of Oral Conditions

21 minutes ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsA plaster which sticks to the inside of your mouth is revolutionising the treatment of painful recurring ulcers. Contributed Author: University of SheffieldTopics: Life...
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Researchers Identify Brain Cells Responsible For Removing Damaged Neurons After Injury

Researchers Identify Brain Cells Responsible For Removing Damaged Neurons After Injury

21 minutes ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsResearchers have discovered that microglia, specialized immune cells in the brain, play a key role in clearing dead material after brain injury. Contributed Author...
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Climbing the ladder to life detection

27 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

In the past two decades, NASA spacecraft have identified potentially habitable environments throughout the solar system and beyond. Spacecraft on Mars have found evidence that...
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3, 2, 1.liftoff! The science of launching rockets from Australia

27 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   7 articles

Australia's space agency will officially commence operations on July 1 2018.
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Google Earth can measure the distance between your house and the Louvre

Google Earth can measure the distance between your house and the Louvre

27 minutes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Not content to simply measure kitchen tables using augmented reality anymore, Google is thinking bigger. A lot bigger. The latest update to Google Earth is the ability to...
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The US is Woefully Underprepared for Asteroids

The US is Woefully Underprepared for Asteroids

27 minutes ago   |   Geek

Asteroids pose one of the biggest existential threats to the continued survival of people. And that isn't unwarranted. A good chunk of major incidents that have wiped out life...
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Uncovering a missing link from methane to methanol

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Microscopic crystalline structures called metal-organic frameworks may provide a way to solve one of the biggest problems in methane functionalization catalysis, an...
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