Category: Science

Recipe for a Blizzard

Recipe for a Blizzard

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

A little dog plows through fresh snow delivered to Boston, Massachusetts by a winter storm in 2005. Photograph by Rick Friedman, Corbis High above the U.S. East Coast, a act in a contrary direction of the titans is underway, by two winter storms merging into that which meteorologists are calling a historic blizzard, dubbed Nemo [...]

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Hello Kitty! Please Don’t Kill Me!

Hello Kitty! Please Don’t Kill Me!

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A feral cat in Argentina eyes a potential meal. Photograph by Stephen St. John, National Geographic Maybe the butler didn’t bring about it. But the cat probably did. A reinvigorated study, published January 29 in Nature Communications, estimates that cats are answerable for killing billions of birds and mammals in the continental U.S. each year. [...]

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Video Animation on How a Flu Virus Works

Video Animation on How a Flu Virus Works

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year’s flu, called H3N2, is moving many people this season and this three very small video with NPR’s Robert Krulwich and healing animator David Bolinsky explains how a flu poison can trick a single cell into formation a million more viruses. A great quantity of you have had it through . now, or are [...]

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Study Finds that “Whole Grain” Foods Aren’t Always a Healthy Choice

Study Finds that “Whole Grain” Foods Aren’t Always a Healthy Choice

| February 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2010 Dietary Guidelines praise that Americans consume at least three servings of strong-grain products daily, and the commencing U.S. national school lunch standards call on that at least half of wholly grains be whole-grain rich. However, no single standard exists for defining at alldegree product as a “whole grain,” according to [...]

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Curiosity Preparing to Drill into First Martian Rock

Curiosity Preparing to Drill into First Martian Rock

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

This see shows the patch of veined, horizontal-lying rock selected as the principal drilling site for NASA’s Mars fickle person Curiosity. The rover’s in accordance with duty Mast Camera (Mastcam), equipped with a telephoto lens, was from one place to another 16 feet (5 meters) away from the site when it recorded this mosaic’s component [...]

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Opinion: Sizing Up Google’s New North Korea Map

Opinion: Sizing Up Google’s New North Korea Map

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google’s chart of North Korea (left), and National Geographic’s translation (right). Maps by AutoNavi/SK M&C/Google (left) and National Geographic Maps (equitable) Editor’s note: Juan Jos Valds is National Geographic’s geographer and superintendent of editorial and research for National Geographic Maps. Google this week unveiled its foremost detailed maps of North Korea. Where most of the [...]

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Epigenetics Are Important To Evolutionary Success

Epigenetics Are Important To Evolutionary Success

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus). Credit: Daves BirdingPixSource featured

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DNA in Flesh-Eating Flies’ Guts Reveal Biodiversity

DNA in Flesh-Eating Flies’ Guts Reveal Biodiversity

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Needle-Like Carbon Nanofibers May Aid in New Drug Delivery Systems

Needle-Like Carbon Nanofibers May Aid in New Drug Delivery Systems

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

This statue shows carbon nanofibers embedded in the recuperative membrane.Source featured

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Beer’s Bitter Compounds May Result in New Treatments for Diabetes and Other Maladies

Beer’s Bitter Compounds May Result in New Treatments for Diabetes and Other Maladies

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The conformation of a humulone molecule is superimposed without ceasing a hops vine and a glass of beer. Werner KaminskySource featured

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