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Ancient Britons 'replaced' by newcomers

BBC Science - 33 min 39 sec ago
Britain's Stone Age population was almost completely replaced some 4,500 years ago, a study shows.

Trilobites: A Case for Wild Flamingos Calling Florida Their Home

NY Times Science - 4 hours 45 min ago
A new study could help make the case for treating flamingos as Florida natives, which could entitle them to certain protections in the state.

Government loses clean air court case

BBC Science - 5 hours 38 min ago
Campaigners win a third High Court victory over the UK government's plans to tackle air pollution.

Tasmanian tiger 'joeys' revealed in 3D

BBC Science - 5 hours 56 min ago
Scientists scan Tasmanian tiger specimens to better understand the marsupial's development in the pouch.

Baby Belle, the hand-reared rhino

BBC Science - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 21:41
Belle needed treatment for an injured leg and is Cotswold Wildlife Park's first hand-reared white rhino calf.

In Picasso’s Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over

NY Times Science - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:07
Scientists used a variety of tools originally developed for medicine, manufacturing and geology to discover hidden details in the artist’s paintings and sculptures.

Trilobites: Coffee Beans Are Good for Birds, Fancy Brew or Not

NY Times Science - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:50
A study of India’s Western Ghats region found that growing coffee doesn’t interfere with biodiversity, regardless of which bean the farmer chooses.

Burn or bury

BBC Science - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:55
Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge disposing of its plastic waste.

Roman boxing gloves unearthed by Vindolanda dig

BBC Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:56
The bands of leather are "probably the only known surviving examples" of their kind.

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

BBC Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:23
Plants appeared on land 100 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.

Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81

NY Times Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:32
Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.

Ocean plastic tide 'violates the law'

BBC Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:20
Campaigners may want new laws to fight pollution but the remedies already exist, a new report argues.

France to let wolf population grow despite farmers' fears

BBC Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:18
The government wants the number to rise from 360 to 500 by 2023 but farmers are unhappy.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

NY Times Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:32
Scientists are racing to understand why immunotherapy drugs have worked for a few cancer patients when the medicines should have had no effect.

There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why

NY Times Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:32
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.

Out There: Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray

NY Times Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:36
The Wfirst project, which would have investigated the force of dark energy in the universe and searched for more planets, has been cut from NASA’s proposed budget.

DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty

BBC Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:51
New research shows how vampire bats evolved to survive on a diet of blood alone.

Animals Are Losing Their Vagility, or Ability to Roam Freely

NY Times Science - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 02:00
A study of 57 species shows that human encroachment and development not only harm an animal’s habitat, but may affect their migration patterns and food sources.

New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings

BBC Science - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:39
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks.

Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant

NY Times Science - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:53
Consumer products like perfume, pesticides and paint can contribute as much to city air pollution as cars.
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