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Byzantine Site in Israel Yields Church-Shaped Lantern

Byzantine Site in Israel Yields Church-Shaped Lantern | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Israeli archaeologists find a church-shaped lantern near a Byzantine winepress. Was the owner of both a Christian?
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Ants can sense earthquakes a day in advance

Ants can sense earthquakes a day in advance | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Ants know when an earthquake is about to strike, researchers have discovered. Their behavior changes significantly prior to the quake and they resume normal functioning only a day after... (Atenção a estas formigas!
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Icy therapy spot treats cancer in the lung

Icy therapy spot treats cancer in the lung | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Frozen balls of ice can safely kill cancerous tumors that have spread to the lungs, according to the first prospective multicenter trial of cryoablation.
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Compact multipurpose scooter for crowded megacities

Compact multipurpose scooter for crowded megacities | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Researchers have unveiled an all-new multipurpose scooter prototype, codenamed VOI, at the 3rd Taiwan International Electric Vehicle Show.
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Did Humans Spring From Australopithecus sediba?

Did Humans Spring From Australopithecus sediba? | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A collection of papers published in the current issue of Science represents the most complete investigation of Australopithecus sediba fossils to date.
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Heavens and Earth - New York Times

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Heavens and Earth
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Astronomers have recently found planets orbiting stars other than our sun (exoplanets) that could be similar to Earth. Studying these planets will provide clues to how Earth itself formed and evolved.
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Scientists Figure Out What You See While You’re Dreaming

Scientists Figure Out What You See While You’re Dreaming | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A learning algorithm, coupled with brain scans, was able to predict the images seen by dreamers with a 60 percent accuracy (RT @SmithsonianMag: How this new technology makes mind reading a reality—in your sleep
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Archeological dig in remote Turkmenistan reveals rare advanced civilization and Bronze Age treasures | The Raw Story

Archeological dig in remote Turkmenistan reveals rare advanced civilization and Bronze Age treasures | The Raw Story | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
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Researchers find non-ape species engages in rapid facial mimicry

Researchers find non-ape species engages in rapid facial mimicry | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers made up of members from three academic centers in Italy has found the first instance of rapid facial mimicry (RFM) outside of humans and apes.
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'Earliest' sign of modern culture

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The earliest unambiguous evidence for modern human behaviour is discovered by an international team of researchers in a South African cave.
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Scientists provide a more accurate age for the El Sidrón cave Neanderthals

Scientists provide a more accurate age for the El Sidrón cave Neanderthals | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A study has been able to accurately determine the age of the Neanderthal remains found in the El Sidrón cave (Asturias, Spain) for which previous studies had provided inexact measurements.
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Curiosity Rover Goes Solo on Mars for First Time

Curiosity Rover Goes Solo on Mars for First Time | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will be on its own for the first time over the next four weeks, thanks to an unfavorable alignment of the Red Planet, Earth and the sun. Curiosity's ...
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Iron Age graveyard uncovered - Hurriyet Daily News

Iron Age graveyard uncovered Hurriyet Daily News On a muddy field located between a motorway and a meander of the Seine southeast of Paris, French archaeologists have uncovered an Iron Age graveyard that they believe will shed light on the great...
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Stone structure beneath Sea of Galilee made by humans, archaeologists say

ARCHAEOLOGY - Stone structure beneath Sea of Galilee made by humans, archaeologists say | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A huge stone structure discovered at the bottom of the Sea of Galilee...
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Scientists map elusive 3-D structure of telomerase enzyme, key actor in cancer, aging

Scientists map elusive 3-D structure of telomerase enzyme, key actor in cancer, aging | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Like finally seeing the gears of a watch and how they work together, all components of an entire telomerase enzyme complex have been positioned into a three-dimensional structure for the first time.
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Roman Fresco Found Beneath Nineteenth-Century Painting

Roman Fresco Found Beneath Nineteenth-Century Painting | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
PARIS, FRANCE—The imaging technology used in airport security scanners has detected a previously unknown ancient Roman image beneath a nineteenth-century fresco in the collection at the Louvre Museum.
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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4-12-13 | The ASOR Blog

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4-12-13 | The ASOR Blog | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A British archaeologist says he and his colleagues have unearthed a huge, rare complex near the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq. Stuart Campbell of Manchester University's Archaeology Department says it goes back ...
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Nothing makes sense in physics education except in light of poverty

Nothing makes sense in physics education except in light of poverty | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
THE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS TAKES PLACE AMID OPPOSING FORCES. THE GREATEST SINGLE PROBLEM IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IS THE ABSENCE OF SUITABLY QUALIFIED TEACHERS, PARTICULARLY IN PHYSICS.
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100,000 Stars

An interactive 3D visualization of the stellar neighborhood, including over 100,000 nearby stars. Created for the Google Chrome web browser.
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Beam Me Up, Scotty! Scientists Teleport Info 10 Miles : DNews

Beam Me Up, Scotty! Scientists Teleport Info 10 Miles : DNews | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
We may never be able to teleport ourselves 'Star Trek'-style, but scientists managed to transmit information a record distance using entangled photons. (RT @ScienceChannel: My favorite concept in physics?
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Hacked medical scanner becomes a nuclear forge - physics-math - 06 April 2013 - New Scientist

Hacked medical scanner becomes a nuclear forge - physics-math - 06 April 2013 - New Scientist | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
An old MRI machine formerly used by a Nobel laureate has been customised to probe the exotic elements made in exploding stars – its magnet is the key (Scientist today Hacked medical scanner becomes a nuclear forge - physics-math - 06 …
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Israeli archaeologists discover 1,500-year-old Christian lantern and wine press

Israeli archaeologists discover 1,500-year-old Christian lantern and wine press | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
In this Thursday, April 4, 2013 photo, Gal Sharon from the Israel Antiquities Authority inspects a recently discovered wine press in Ashkelon, Israel.
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Mapping the Chemistry Needed for Life at Europa - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Mapping the Chemistry Needed for Life at Europa - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A new study led by a NASA researcher provides the first observations of the global distribution of hydrogen peroxide across the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.
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Saturn is like an antiques shop, Cassini suggests; Moons and rings date back to solar system's birth

Saturn is like an antiques shop, Cassini suggests; Moons and rings date back to solar system's birth | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A new analysis of data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft suggests that Saturn's moons and rings are gently worn vintage goods from around the time of our solar system's birth.
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