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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:12 pm



Materials 'sandwich' breaks barrier for solar cell efficiency

Two-wheel transporter will transform into smart sidekick

New insights could pave the way for self-powered low energy devices

Eco-friendly smart glass panels that switch from transparent to opaque

Proton battery breakthrough

Manure could heat your home

Novel semiconductor-superconductor

Scientists develop new tool for imprinting biochips

Electrically charging planes have reduced risk of being struck by lightning

*New technique for creating lightweight materials that are stiffer and stronger

*New Beehive allows honey to be harvested on demand directly from the hive without harming bees

New hybrid panel can harvest energy from sunlight and raindrops

Russian Mig-31 Test-Firing the Hypersonic Missile

World-first firing of air-breathing electric thruster for spaceflight


*Evidence to Believe Giants Existed

127 million-year-old baby bird rewrites dinosaur story
[I'll rewrite that: make that 5 thousand year old baby bird fossil]

Comet Chury: Younger than originally thought

Scientists unravel mysterious ball lightning puzzle

South Atlantic Anomaly: The 'Bermuda Triangle' of space

*Galactic cosmic rays hitting Earth are 'bad and getting worse'

The discovery that some animals thrive despite hugely mutated DNA hidden in their genome is forcing us to rethink some basics of evolution

NASA's sun-observing satellites recreate solar eruption in 3-D

Scientists find type of ice [from heavy water] not known on Earth trapped in diamond

*Unique diamond impurities indicate water deep in Earth's mantle

NASA preparing spacecraft to nuke dangerous asteroids

*Experiments shed new light on composition of prehistoric oceans

How we discovered the strange physics of [plasma?] jets

"Warm Saturn" exoplanet discovered by astronomers

Chemical sleuthing unravels possible path to forming life's building blocks in space

Hubble finds huge system of dusty material enveloping the young star HR 4796A

Geometric clusters of cyclones churn over Jupiter's poles

Imaging a galaxy's molecular outflow

Filaments of Orion Nebula a star formation region

*Harappans of India over 3,700 years ago had knowledge of hydraulic engineering
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:21 am



Tokyo Tech's six-legged robots get closer to nature

Drone tracks moving subjects for videos while freely navigating any environment

Research team develops clinically-validated 3-D printed stethoscope

Origami-inspired self-locking foldable robotic arm

Lunavity device to allow wearer to defy gravity

Silicon breakthrough could lead to new high-performance bendable electronics

Alcatel’s first Android Go phone is coming to the US for under $100

Navy launches USS Colorado submarine with Xbox controllers

Cracking new ways to fight plastic waste

Printing matter from the air? Nanotube membrane start-up thinks big

Researchers able to sew atomic lattices together seamlessly


Ask Randall: Climate Change – Who Are The Real Deniers?

Electrostatics Simulator

Metagenomic clustering powered by supercomputers for making sense of big science data

Spectacular dance of two galaxies' merger gives birth to new stars

Fastest burst of radio waves detected by astronomers

Astronomers suspect the Milky Way's excess gamma rays are emitted from dying stars [more likely from star formation]

Stephen Hawking Died Long Ago

Red alert: Jupiter's 'spot' turning orange and changing shape

Scientists in Russia testing lasers to blow up deadly asteroids

Ancient humans learned to be social more than 320,000 years ago

15 new planets confirmed around cool dwarf stars

Astronomers discover two bright high-redshift quasars

New study suggests galactic bulge emissions not due to dark matter

Astronomers rethink quasar environment

Recent changes in Ceres' surface

New technique uses AI to locate and count craters on the moon

Rare metals on Mars and Earth implicate colossal impacts

These Early Indonesians Prospered During What Should Have Been a Devastating Volcanic Winter

The origins of Pama-Nyungan, Australia’s largest family of Aboriginal languages

Asteroids and comets shower Mars with organics

Ash from dinosaur-era volcanoes linked with shale oil, gas

Australia’s Jurassic Park leaves lasting impressions [dinosaur tracks]

Unexplained Underwater Craters Found Off Coast of Iceland

Solar alignments in Ancient Egypt

Humans bred with mysterious Denisovan species more than once
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:59 am



Implantable sensor relays real-time personal health data to a cell phone

New valve technology promises cheaper, greener engines

Make way for the mini flying machines

New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

Depth-sensing imaging system can peer through fog

New design produces true lithium-air battery

New artificial intelligence technique dramatically improves the quality of medical imaging

World's smallest computer smaller than grain of salt

Flexible ultrasound patch could make it easier to inspect damage in odd-shaped structures

3-D printing for automobiles

Understanding of liquid-to-glass transition process improves creation of metallic glass


New Comet: C/2018 E1 (ATLAS)

Scholz's star disturbed prehistory solar system comets

Math proves there is a something hiding beyond Pluto at the edge of our Solar System

Magma plume stretching all the way from Mexico found beneath Yellowstone supervolcano

Possible Nova in constellation Carina

Mount Etna: Europe's biggest volcano 'sliding towards the sea'

Measuring white dwarf masses with gravitational lensing

'Oumuamua likely came from a binary star system

Mars' oceans formed early, possibly aided by massive volcanic eruptions

Radio nebula discovered around the pulsar PSR J0855–4644

New theory to explain why planets in our solar system have different compositions

The absence of ants — entomologist confirms first Saharan farming 10,000 years ago

Agriculture initiated by indigenous peoples, not Fertile Crescent migration

New Understanding Of Kenyan Paleoenvironments Opens Window On Human Evolution In The Area

Oldest DNA from Africa offers clues to ancient cultures

New linguistic analysis finds Dravidian language family is approximately 4,500 years old [time of the Great Flood, eh?]

Skilled female potters travelled around the Baltic nearly 5000 years ago

Germany was covered by glaciers 450,000 years ago

See: Evidence of Ancient Global Cataclysm
Some of it is copies from this thread, but a lot is not.
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:56 pm



Future electric cars could recharge wirelessly while you drive

Self-powered wireless sensors embedded in roads could spot potholes and other hazards

Research hints at double the driving range for electric vehicles

3-DIY: Printing your own bioprinter that you can build for under $500

Knitting electronics with yarn batteries

Robot takes cues from spider that can walk and roll

Ski-worthy exoskeleton set to enhance experience

Researchers in Japan focus on a way to mix rocket fuel ingredients

Russian camo goes invisible in infrared emission

First biocomputer made from living human cells

Paper-like LCD - thin, flexible, tough and cheap

Amazing Homemade Inventions


Discourses on an Alien Sky #35 | The Ram and the Golden Fleece

5 Reasons Going To Mars is a TERRIBLE Idea (Lots of problems need solving first; send robots for now)

A Case for Mistaken Identity re Ra

'Alien megastar' darkens again

Scientists observed one of the fastest, brightest supernovas on record

"Cosmic signatures" of the Younger Dryas impact found in Antarctica

The bigger the earthquake, the longer it takes to issue an alert

Powerful 18th century New England earthquake recorded in pond mud

First 3-D thermal image of volcano using drone technology

What the first American astronauts taught us about living in space

A runaway star in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Dark matter 'missing' in a galaxy far, far away

'Marsquakes' could shake up planetary science

Study suggests Earth's water was present before impact that caused creation of the moon

NASA ready to study heart of Mars

Comet provides rare chance to study solar system's origins

Is there life adrift in the clouds of Venus?

A 3,500 year-old stone carving has been found by accident at a Welsh university

Some Prehistoric Anatolians Learned to Farm 10,000 Years Ago, Others Thought It for the Birds

The Native American story in S.A. is 15,000 years old, and counting

How ancient knowledge inspires African tech to flourish

Iron Age People in Scotland Really Knew How to Party, Ancient Trash Heap Reveals

Oldest Human DNA from Africa Reveals Clues About a Mysterious Ancient Culture

Australia’s indigenous languages have one source, study says

Oldest Human Footprints in North America Discovered [ignoring the ones in Texas next to dinosaur tracks]

The oldest footprints in North America are right where native historians said they should be

Laser technology uncovers a lost city in South Africa

Cosmic Black Mat found on 5th continent ... continent/

Prehistoric Megastorms - Comet Swarms (2015)

Black Mat in Turkey

An Astronomical Hypothesis for the Younger Dryas Impact Event

Randall Carlson interview
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:54 pm



Tractor Hacking: The Farmers Breaking Big Tech's Repair Monopoly

Biobot made of heart cells and gel

Robot designed to defend factories against cyberthreats

Magnesium-metal batteries

Novel ultrafast laser beam steering for autonomous cars that is less complex, uses less power

What lies beneath: 'Cognitive' GPR could vastly speed urban construction

Shrimp-inspired camera may enable underwater navigation

Zipline's delivery drone system redesign boosts capabilities

Faced with global warming alarmism, aviation aims to turn green

Diamond batteries made of nuclear waste can generate power for thousands of years

Some Amazon Key features, including keyless entry, remote lock and unlock, go nationwide

Future of Tech: machine of considerable power and intricacy, with green lasers and ions instead of oil and pistons

Amazing Homemade Inventions

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The origin of magnetic fields
The motion of electrons is not the cause of the magnetic field of electric currents. The own magnetic field of electrons has a rotational structure and is the one and only cause of the magnetic field of electric currents.

Scholarly snowball: Deep learning paper generates big online collaboration

NOAA's 'adjustments': The stunning statistical fraud behind the 'Global Warming' scare

Did Earth collide with a fragmented comet 12,800 years ago?

Mystery of how birds navigate is solved: Researchers discover eye proteins that allow them to SEE the Earth's magnetic field over their normal vision

Human viruses can be traced to first-ever animals

Team of astronomers find 72 bright and fast explosions in space

A dozen new black holes [imposters] at centre of Milky Way

Mississippi floods are the biggest in 500 years - and human intervention may be partly to blame

Ancient cold front sweeping 'relentlessly' across Perseus galaxy cluster

South Korean University may start a killer-robot apocalypse

The mission to decode the DNA of all life on Earth

Massive hole in Sun's atmosphere, magnetic storms possible

A surprising meteorite discovery points to early solar system chaos

NASA survey seen as steppingstone for astronomy

First age-map of the heart of the Milky Way

Is the Milky Way getting bigger?

Gravitational waves created by black holes in the centre of most galaxies

Magnetic hot spots on so-called neutron stars survive for millions of years

Supercomputer simulations shed light on the heliospheric interface

New study suggests tens of thousands of black holes [Charles calls them quasars] exist in Milky Way's center

Hubble makes the first precise distance measurement to an ancient globular star cluster

What's happening in Orion's Horsehead Nebula?

Dead star circled by light

Giant solar tornadoes

Dark matter might not be interactive after all

Hunting for dark matter in the smallest galaxies in the Universe

Aryan/Indian genetics

Spear point study offers new explanation of how early humans settled North America

Oldest Neanderthal wooden tools found in Spain

Laser Tech Reveals Lost Bronze Age Island Civilization

Still believe an asteroid killed the dinosaurs? Think again

Space Metal Has Captivated Humanity for Ages

Deciphering the DNA of the Bell Beaker Complex of Britain

Randall Carlson on Comets, floods, Ice Age and extinctions
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:47 pm


Perovskite solar technology is scalable, but questions remain about the best methods

Gecko-inspired adhesives help soft robotic fingers get a better grip

This imaging sensor is powered by sunlight

Researchers propose a blockchain data network to boost manufacturing

New sodium-ion electrolyte may find use in solid-state batteries

New technology could wean the battery world off cobalt

Offshore wind farm: First of 11 turbines goes up in Scotland initiative

3-D printed active metamaterials for sound and vibration control

Sweden installs section of electrified road

Researchers conduct first-ever combustion experiment with X-rays

France unveils world's first 3D-printed house

Between a defunct satellite & nuclear space towboat: Russia negotiates its way to profiting in space

Amazing Homemade Inventions

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Sputtering Canyons [on Thunderbolts]

Electric Universe News

Supernovae and a new storm on Saturn

Ichthyosaur: Paleontologists discover gigantic marine reptile

X chromosomes do more than determine sex

Subtle second magnetic field surrounding Earth discovered

Hyper-saline lakes discovered in Canadian Arctic

Scientists discover a role for 'junk' DNA holding the genome together

Scientists look at genetic markers to see if memories can be unlocked after death

NASA's infrared 3D video reveals Jupiter's menacing cyclones

Has solar cycle 25 begun? Solar cycle 24 was one of the shortest and weakest ever

New geological evidence suggests Nile River is at least 31 million years old

Researchers find huge solar 'tornadoes' don't spin after all

Cells use light to communicate

China plans to grow flowers and silkworms in 'mini biosphere' on the dark side of the moon

Hubble telescope captures amazing photo of Einstein Ring phenomenon

Exotic binary stars

Astronomers use cosmic lens to find new substellar system

Swarm tracks elusive ocean magnetism

Tiny distortions in universe's oldest light reveal clearer picture of strands in cosmic web

SPHERE reveals fascinating zoo of discs around young stars

Radio telescope records a rare 'glitch' in a pulsar's regular pulsing beat

Short-period binary systems can eject orbiting worlds [planets etc]

Once upon a time in a thunderstorm

Origin of Mysterious 2,700-Year-Old Gold Treasure Revealed

Parts of Stonehenge Were There Long Before Any Humans [I'm so shur]

First human migration out of Africa much more geographically widespread than previously thought

Nubian Stone Tablets Unearthed in African ‘City of the Dead’

Humans may have occupied Indonesian site Leang Burung 2 earlier than previously thought

Cretan Cave Art Includes an Animal Extinct for 11,000 Years
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:29 pm



Putting the 'smart' in manufacturing

Robot designed to defend factories against cyberthreats

New tool helps minimize impact of solar activity

Researchers develop smart sensors to prevent power outages

Smart home dashboard to better visualize energy usage

Could holey silicon be the holy grail of electronics?

Video: Double your RAM – This Method Actually Works!

Renewables break the 100 mark in Portugal

Higher-energy, safer, longer-lasting zinc battery

Researchers design 'soft' robots that can move on their own

New robot assembles IKEA chairs

Advanced 3-D printed parts for NASA's Orion designed to hold up to extreme temperatures

Upper-body exoskeleton turns focus on drones

Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup

Researchers accidentally improve plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists develop method to bend diamonds in surprising breakthrough for ultra-strong nanomaterials

Amazing Homemade Inventions

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Video: 5 Clues Humans Actually COEXISTED With Dinosaurs

Video: Why are these 32 symbols found in caves all over Europe | Genevieve von Petzinger (Lang'orig'd 4-5kya)

Video: Ice Age and Clovis Culture

Video: Younger Dryas Impact Quantification

Dinosaurs appeared much earlier, then their numbers exploded during planetary upheaval and mass extinction event

Space diamonds found in meteorite came from an ancient destroyed planet

Desperate global warming 'scientists' theorize Earth's cyclical climate fluctuations due to ancient unknown civilisations

Pre-human civilizations existed suggest new study

NASA's asteroid hunter charted scariest, Earth-bound objects

Amateur mathematician makes 'first progress' on decades-old graph problem

The gamma ray burst – supernova connection [Charles said they're both involved in star birth, not death]

Ramp compression of iron provides insight into core conditions of large rocky exoplanets

Researchers study extended X-ray emission in the PKS 1718−649 radio source

350,000 stars' DNA interrogated in search for sun's lost siblings

Black hole and stellar winds form giant butterfly, shut down star formation in galaxy

Simulations suggest Saturn may have helped create Jupiter's big moons

Human populations have split, reformed and remixed over millennia

First Europeans survived climate change following ‘super-eruption’ by working together

Meteorite’s diamonds tell of Earth’s baby sister, which died young

Archaeologists discover Cornish barrow site in UK

Unprecedented wave of large-mammal extinctions linked to prehistoric humans

GREAT LISBON 1755 ANTIPODAL IMPACT QUAKE - The great Lisbon earthquake Nov. 1, 1755 devastated the city and Portuguese coastlines down to Morocco [Nov 1 = Taurid meteor stream]
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