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Gursky’s spectral tarsiers (Tarsius spectrumgurskyae) in Tangkoko National Park in Sulawesi, Indonesia sing morning duets, which scientists captured with autonomous devices and handheld digital recorders.

‘Yoda’ primates sing duets like opera stars

Tiny, monkeylike creatures called tarsiers sing duets together in the style of opera singers — but those who fail to hit the high notes may also flop at attracting mates, scientists recently suggested.  With their large, pointed ears and expressive eyes, nocturnal tarsiers carry a striking resemblance to the diminutive Jedi master Yoda from “Star …

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Swirl Particle Physics Concept

Overcoming the “Impossible” With DNA to Building Superconductor That Could Transform Technology

In DNA, scientists find a solution to building a superconductor that could transform technology. Could let computers work at warp speed, save energy, and even make trains fly. Scientists have used DNA to overcome a nearly insurmountable obstacle to engineering materials that will revolutionize electronics. Published in the journal Science on July 28, the work …

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These Dwarf Galaxies Seem to Be Devoid of Dark Matter, And It Doesn't Make Sense

These Dwarf Galaxies Seem to Be Devoid of Dark Matter, And It Doesn’t Make Sense

Ask astronomers about dark matter and one of the things they talk about is that this invisible, mysterious ‘stuff’ permeates the universe. In particular, it exists in halos surrounding most galaxies.   The mass of the halo exerts a strong gravitational influence on the galaxy itself, as well as on others in the neighborhood. That’s …

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New Image From Webb Telescope

This Week @NASA: New Image From Webb Telescope, Previewing Artemis I Moon Mission

Previewing our Artemis I mission to the Moon … A new image from our James Webb Space Telescope … And an anniversary for one of our explorers on Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! NASA Previews Artemis I Moon Mission We previewed our uncrewed Artemis …

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Solar flares will increase, cause problems on Earth through 2025, NASA says

Solar flares will increase, cause problems on Earth through 2025, NASA says

(WGHP) — The sun has been very active lately, which could cause a few problems for us here on Earth, according to NASA. While the solar cycle is not yet at its peak, the space agency said activity has already surpassed predictions. Solar flares and eruptions will likely increase from now until 2025, as we …

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White Blood Cells Attacking Cancer

Cancer Breakthrough: Unexpected Link Discovered Between Most Common Cancer Drivers

The study discovered connections between the PI3K/Akt and p53 pathways that provide potential targets for novel cancer treatments. An unexpected relationship between two of the most frequent cancer-causing factors might lead to more effective drugs. According to a recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, two of the most common genetic changes that result in …

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F-14 Cockpit Selfie – The Untold Story

Tomcat RIO tells the story behind this famed F-14 Cockpit Selfie – The Aviation Geek Club

‘Here’s the story behind one of my selfies that has gotten much more exposure than I ever expected. (Exposure, get it?),‘ Dave “Bio” Baranek, former F-14 Tomcat RIO. A selfie is a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media. Selfies are often …

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Humanized Yeast: Scientists Create Yeast With Important Human Genes

Humanized Yeast: Scientists Create Yeast With Important Human Genes

Daran-Lapujade’s lab took human DNA (in red) encoding core functions in muscle cells and inserted it into the DNA (chromosomes in purple) of a yeast cell (in yellow). The humanized yeast can be used as a tool for medical studies, for example in drug screening and cancer research. Credit: Ella Maru Studio / Pascale Daran-Lapujade …

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A NASA graphic depicting a galaxy with a red half-circle superimposed over it to represent the mass of dark matter believed to be found there.

The dark matter hypothesis isn’t perfect, but the alternatives are worse

You may not be a fan of dark matter, the hypothetical particle that makes up the bulk of the mass in the universe. And it’s true that the dark matter hypothesis has its shortcomings — and, of course, we haven’t found any dark matter particles yet. But the truth is that the alternatives are much …

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