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Rex could not stick out its tongue

Lead researcher Dr Zhiheng Li, who carried out the work at the University of Texas Jackson School of Geoscience in the United States, said: "Tongues are often overlooked. A new study calls into ques...

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Scientists discover fossil of ancient sea creature, name it after President Obama

Scientists discover fossil of ancient sea creature, name it after President Obama

Researchers with the University of California, Riverside , (UCR) and James Gehling, a senior research scientist at the South Australian Museum , who found the ancient fossil along a mountain range i...

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Found the missing part of the Universe

Found the missing part of the Universe

In a new study, an worldwide team of researchers, including scientists from CU Boulder , located the last reservoir of ordinary matter hiding in the universe. These baryons are very different from th...

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Air Force certifies Falcon Heavy, orders satellite launch for 2020

The Air Force will pay $130 million for the mission, which is higher than the standard rate for a Falcon Heavy launch due to the military's mission assurance requirements. This week, a film production...

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EU finalises climate rules, targeting 32.5% energy savings by 2030

EU finalises climate rules, targeting 32.5% energy savings by 2030

Reacting to the deal, Quentin Genard, senior policy advisor at E3G, said: "EU member states just got themselves a brand new rulebook". The deal - which includes an upward revisions clause by 2023 - ...

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Volvo’s new vehicles will be made from 25% recycle plastic

Volvo’s new vehicles will be made from 25% recycle plastic

Volvo unveiled a test model of its XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid SUV in Gothenburg, Sweden, that it said looks identical to the existing auto except that some of its plastic parts were made from recycled...

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Colorado adopting stricter car pollution regulations

Colorado adopting stricter car pollution regulations

Colorado becomes the third interior state - after New Mexico and Arizona - to take on the California standard. Hickenlooper's executive order states that no state agency can deny a person services...

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Mystery Unfolds About Martian Rock Formation

Mystery Unfolds About Martian Rock Formation

The Medusae Fossae Formation is a massive, unusual deposit of soft rock near Mars's equator , with undulating hills and abrupt mesas. NASA's Mariner spacecraft first saw these rock formations whe...

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Poisonous Plant That Causes Blisters And Scars Spreading Across The South

Poisonous Plant That Causes Blisters And Scars Spreading Across The South

These plants can grow up to 14 feet tall, with thick leaves stretching 2 to 5 feet across. Giant hogweed is native to Southwest Asia, he said, and was first seen in the United States in 1917, when i...

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Mars to make closest approach this summer

Mars to make closest approach this summer

In a new development, it is good news for the stargazers who can see the Mars in the night sky, and it will occur in some few weeks, as per NASA. On July 31, Mars will travel to the closest point ...

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Twitter reacts to Trump's call for a Space Force

Twitter reacts to Trump's call for a Space Force

Trump said he didn't want "China and Russian Federation and other countries leading us". It is so important. But his directive will task the Defence Department to begin the process of establishing th...

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Rising seas to threaten coastal property values

Rising seas to threaten coastal property values

By the end of the century, homes and businesses now worth more than $1 trillion could be at risk: as many as 2.4 million homes-roughly the equivalent of all the homes in Los Angeles and Houston comb...

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Boulder's Black Swift developing drone to study Venus' atmosphere

Boulder's Black Swift developing drone to study Venus' atmosphere

The result is that the length of a day on Venus could be altered by up to two minutes. Venus rotates very slowly with one rotation in 243 earth days , but this rate is unstable. The Sun's gravity, on...

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The World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Has Died at Age 62

The World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Has Died at Age 62

Puan, the 62-year-old grand dame of Perth Zoo, was put to sleep. 'She did so much for the colony at Perth Zoo and the survival of her species, ' said primate supervisor Holly Thompson. "Puan hadn't ...

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Stephen Hawking's words to be beamed in space today

Stephen Hawking's words to be beamed in space today

The service also includes tributes, addresses, and reading to be delivered by Kip Thorne, Tom Nobarro, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, Benedict Cumberbach, Lucy Hawking , and Tim Peake . "I'm going to...

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Scientists see black hole eating star for first time

Scientists see black hole eating star for first time

This is known as a tidal disruption event and, although it is hypothesised to be a regular occurrence throughout the galaxy, little is known about what happens during these stellar deaths. The decade-...

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Scientists warn the rate of melting of glaciers rapidly increased

Scientists warn the rate of melting of glaciers rapidly increased

Low-lying cities face the threat of flooding when extreme weather coincides with high tides. Study leader Christine Dow, Canada research chair of Waterloo's Faculty of Environment, said the findin...

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EPA Administrator Gets Cold Shoulder From Corn Growers

EPA Administrator Gets Cold Shoulder From Corn Growers

His comments add to growing complaints about Pruitt from some conservatives as well as Democrats. Pruitt previously visited Nebraska last October to discuss the WOTUS rule with Ricketts and Common ...

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How much has ice melting in Antarctica contributed to sea level rise?

How much has ice melting in Antarctica contributed to sea level rise?

Based on these calculations, the five-year average rose from about 50 billion tons per year in the early 1990s to 220 billion tons per year in 2012-2017 (with uncertainty of 67 and 43 gt/year respecti...

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NASA Opportunity rover’s life in limbo as Mars dust storm rages on

NASA Opportunity rover’s life in limbo as Mars dust storm rages on

An animation showing the dust storm , highlighted in an exaggerated red, expanding to cover most of Mars . NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has stopped responding in the midst of a large dust storm...

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Selection of North American bid could bring tournament to Edmonton

A total of 200 voters from Fifa's member associations had to decide between Morocco or North America as host of the 2026 World Cup. "And I don't have enough information to know why they made the d...

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Are we really any closer to finding life on Mars?

Are we really any closer to finding life on Mars?

As the rover team prepared the contingency plan to deal with the situation, the storm grew more intense than expected. The swirling dust is impacting Opportunity's solar panels, which it uses to...

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French farmers start refinery blockade

French farmers start refinery blockade

It said on Monday morning the blockade by farmers had not had an impact on operations. According to the president of the National Federation of Agricultural Holders' Unions, Christiane Lambert, 13...

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Scientists find new solar systems with planets the same size as ours

Scientists find new solar systems with planets the same size as ours

The planet is seven times nearer to the host star than the Earth-Sun distance which leads to its surface temperature to 600°C. This has listed India among the countries which have discoveries of plane...

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New NASA Discoveries Advance Case for Possible Life on Mars

New NASA Discoveries Advance Case for Possible Life on Mars

Finding ancient carbon preserved right on the Martian surface gives scientists confidence that NASA's Mars 2020 rover and the European Space Agency's ExoMars rover will find even more organics, bo...

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Pilot plant demonstrates low-priced conversion of Carbon dioxide into fuel

Pilot plant demonstrates low-priced conversion of Carbon dioxide into fuel

This unit would be one of several that would collectively capture 1M tons of Carbon dioxide per year. However, the company plan to use the gas - with the addition of hydrogen derived from water - ...

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When did animals leave their first footprint on Earth?

When did animals leave their first footprint on Earth?

The study was published online today (June 6) in the journal Science Advances . Scientists announced Wednesday that they have discovered the oldest known footprints of an animal . "If an anima...

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Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific

Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific

Researchers claim that as the planet's poles heat up, pressure gradients around the world are changing, reducing the winds that push on these storms. By plugging storm data into computer models repr...

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NASA to announce new Mars rover discoveries

The space agency has so far remained silent about the nature of its conference but the live discussion will detail results from the Curiosity Rover's expeditions. As a result, the engineers had to u...

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New NASA Chief Vows US Will Always Have Astronauts in Orbit

New NASA Chief Vows US Will Always Have Astronauts in Orbit

Already aboard the space outpost are NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, as well as Oleg Artemyev of Russia's Roscosmos. You can catch the coverage from 8:15 a.m. A flight surgeon, she ...

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PM Modi: Unite in fight against plastic pollution

PM Modi: Unite in fight against plastic pollution

According to Cheema, most of these plastics eventually make their way into rivers, water channels and finally, into the oceans. Knowledge is power. The environment ministry's focus during this yea...

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NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life

NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life

The organic molecules preserved in 3.5 billion-year-old bedrock in Gale Crater - believed to once contain a shallow lake around the size of Lake Ontario - suggest conditions back then may have been ...

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UN Issues Urgent Call for Curbs on Use of Plastic

UN Issues Urgent Call for Curbs on Use of Plastic

Environment chief Erik Solheim told The Associated Press in an interview. The event emphasised the role of schools, colleges and universities in protecting nature and environment as well as beating ...

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CCTV captures moment crashing meteorite lights up the night sky

CCTV captures moment crashing meteorite lights up the night sky

According to NASA, the space rock was estimated to be just 6 feet (2 meters) wide and broke apart several miles above the planet's surface, in the upper atmosphere near Botswana. "The discovery of ast...

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Astronauts return from International Space Station after 5.5-month mission

Astronauts return from International Space Station after 5.5-month mission

Kanai, a 41-year-old former Maritime Self-Defense Force doctor, had drawn worldwide attention for claiming on Twitter to have grown 9 centimeters taller after three weeks at the space station due to t...

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Pipeline protesters are getting clever with the Trans Mountain court injunction

Pipeline protesters are getting clever with the Trans Mountain court injunction

Due to civil society protests that drew thousands of people to the Kinder Morgan tank farm on Burrard Inlet for months and resulted in hundreds of arrests, Kinder Morgan in April suspended all "non-...

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Pluto's 'Ice Dunes' Are Proof It Has 'Earth-like Characteristics'

Pluto's 'Ice Dunes' Are Proof It Has 'Earth-like Characteristics'

Dune systems like those on Pluto turn out to be common throughout the solar system. It could have been made from lumps of ice with a chemical composition closer to that of our Sun. "The likely source ...

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Autopsy reveals dead pilot whale had 80 plastic bags in its stomach

Autopsy reveals dead pilot whale had 80 plastic bags in its stomach

The whale was discovered in a canal in the southern province of Songkhla, and veterinarians and volunteers tried to save it for five days. The distressed whale was found last Monday a canal in sout...

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Whale dies with over 80 plastic bags in stomach

Whale dies with over 80 plastic bags in stomach

The whale was discovered barely alive in a canal in the southern province of Songkhla on Monday, after which veterinarians treated it. Each year, Thailand puts over one million pounds of garbag...

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SpaceX launches SES-12 communications satellite

SpaceX launches SES-12 communications satellite

The weather appears favorable, with a 70 percent chance of "go" conditions. It came close to the end of its 4-hour launch window because of an issue with the Flight Termination System. Engineers and t...

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