SciTech

  • Popular Science | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    Once you've set up your terrain and prepped your vehicle, there's still one thing that can affect your total speed: what you do on the hill. As an obvious example, a running start will launch you...
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  • phys.org | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    While the giant birds that once dominated New Zealand are all extinct, a study of their preserved dung (coprolites) has revealed many aspects of their ancient ecosystem, with important insights for...
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  • Science | AAAS | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    White House budget request for the National Science Foundation would fund two new research vessels, but some members of Congress want three. It took last week’s budget agreement to rescue the...
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  • phys.org | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    Ongoing monitoring of wild Tasmanian devils shows that overall population numbers are continuing to decline, due to the presence of devil facial tumour disease. Results of this research—conducted by...
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  • realclimatescience.com | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    The coral reefs along the Yucatan are in bad shape, and have degraded significantly over the past decade. I have spoken with lots of local people (including naturalists) about this, and none of them...
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  • phys.org | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    Herbicides can no longer control the weeds that threaten crop productivity and food security in the UK because the plants have evolved resistance, and future control must depend on management...
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  • www.archaeology.org | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    (Courtesy Arthur Durband)PAPUA NEW GUINEA: When the Aitape skull was discovered in 1929, it was mistakenly thought to belong to Homo erectus. But subsequent radiocarbon dating determined it was only...
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  • www.archaeology.org | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    A recently rediscovered fragment of an abbot’s grave slab from North Wales may offer an unusual glimpse of a medieval personality. University of Chester archaeologist Howard Williams analyzed the...
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  • www.archaeology.org | 2/12/2018 | Staff
    El Pilar, an ancient Maya city that straddles the border between modern-day Belize and Guatemala, boasts more than 25 plazas and numerous houses, temples, and grand monumental structures.
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