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Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to bees

Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging beesBees are drawn to the color blue, but it’s hard for flowers to make that color with pigment
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  • 13 hours, 36 minutes ago
Science

In Egypt, part of 4,000-year-old statue found

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statueThe uncovered head is believed to depict Ankhesenpepi II, the mother of King Pepi II of the 6th dynasty
  • Science
  • 19 hours, 7 minutes ago
Science

In cosmic crash, scientists find origins of gold

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold“When these things collide, all hell breaks loose”
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Detroit

Google weighs Little Caesars Arena area for new offices

Google looks at Little Caesars Arena complex for its Detroit officesGoogle Detroit office would be near Henry Street, sources say.
  • Detroit
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Science

Scientists race to save Monkey Island research center

Scientists race to save Puerto Rico’s Monkey Island research centerScientists are racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys whose brains may contain clues to mysteries of the human mind
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai

SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 minsMusk showed off plans for the so-called BFR rocket, which would be able to bring satellites into orbit and crews to Mars
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
World

DNA supports an early evolution of our species

Feeling old? DNA supports an early evolution of our speciesA study of DNA from African fossils is providing new evidence that our species is a lot older than scientists had shown
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Science

Cancer immunotherapy is next hottest thing

Cancer immunotherapy is next hottest thingDrugs called checkpoint inhibitors can vanquish some advanced cancers.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Security blanket from Michigan helps keep babies safe

Security blanket from Michigan helps keep babies safeAs a UM student, Grace Hsia created a nonelectric blanket to warm preemies. It’s now used in hospitals worldwide
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Science

NASA’s asteroid chaser swings by Earth

NASA’s asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rockLaunched a year ago, Osiris-Rex passed within about 11,000 miles of the home planet Friday afternoon.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Study: Babies try harder when they see you sweat

Babies try harder when they see you sweat, research showsChildren around 15 months old can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they’ve just seen an adult struggle
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Science

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest August, summer on record
The globe last month averaged 61.5 degrees, which was a degree-and-a-half higher than the 20th century average

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest August, summer on recordThe globe last month averaged 61.5 degrees, which was a degree-and-a-half higher than the 20th century average
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  • 1 month ago
Science

Any lice with that salmon? Parasite plagues industry

Any lice with that salmon? Parasite plagues global industrySea lice attach themselves to salmon and feed on them, killing or rendering them unsuitable for dinner tables
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  • 1 month ago
Science

NASA psychology subjects ending 8 months of isolation

NASA space psychology subjects ending 8 months of isolationSix NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization
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  • 1 month ago
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Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig NobelsThe Ig Nobel is a prize that is awarded for absurd scientific achievement
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Science

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burns up over Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burns up over SaturnNASA’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early Friday following a 20-year journey
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  • 1 month ago
Nation

DNA lab techniques now under fire

DNA lab techniques now under fireTwo techniques for analyzing DNA evidence are now under fire amid questions about their reliability
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

SpaceX launches Air Force’s super-secret minishuttle

SpaceX launches Air Force’s super-secret minishuttleThe Falcon rocket blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, as schools and businesses boarded up for Irma
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Battle grows over spread of automation

Battle grows over spread of automationOne California official is pushing a statewide “tax” on robots that automate jobs and put people out of work.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Chemicals burning at plant unstable if not cooled

Chemicals burning at Texas plant are unstable if not cooledThe chemicals that exploded at a Texas plant are so unstable that they must be kept cool or they can ignite
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
World

World’s biggest X-ray goes into operation in Germany

World’s biggest X-ray goes into operation in GermanyScientists hope the European XFEL project will open up new areas of research
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Science

Triceratops skull, skeleton dug up in Colorado
The find is one of three triceratops skulls found along the Colorado Front Range

Triceratops skull, skeleton dug up in ColoradoThe find is one of three triceratops skulls found along the Colorado Front Range
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Technology

Why AI visionary Ng teaches humans to teach computers

Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computersOne of the world’s most renowned researchers in the field says many more humans need to get involved.
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

‘Mini organs’ helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

Lab-made ‘mini organs’ helping doctors treat cystic fibrosisDoctors are aiming to grow mini intestines for cystic fibrosis patients to figure out what drugs might work for them
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Eclipse has Detroit area sungazers beaming

Eclipse has Detroit area sungazers beamingMetro Detroiters enjoy first marquee solar eclipse of this century
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Americans dazzled by solar eclipse

Americans dazzled by solar eclipseIt was, by all accounts, the most-observed and most-photographed eclipse in history
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Michigan

Solar eclipse, seen from Detroit and around the nation

Solar eclipse, seen from Detroit and around the nationSolar eclipse, seen from Detroit and around the nation
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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