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1 day ago1d

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Monkeypox: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 day ago1d

Posted by Larimar
This is kinda fun
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2 days ago2d

Posted by suesue2222
Anyone interested in chipping in on some land (20 acres, 40, more?) and escaping this crazy society? I'm envisioning a small off-grid community of private homes, a community garden, a water source, solar/wind/hydro systems, and a workshop/barn. We ...
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3 days ago3d

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKWhat Actually Are Space And Time?
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4 days ago4d

Posted by SpikeTalon
For the first time, scientists have created mouse embryos in the lab without using any eggs or sperm and watched them grow outside the womb. To achieve this feat, the researchers used only stem cells and a spinning device filled with shiny glass ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
5 days ago5d

Posted by linxminx
The World I Work In and an Insane Symbol of our Dysfunctional Country Yesterday an email went out to all of campus telling us not to worry if we heard gunshots today. Community and campus police squads were going to be conducting active shooter ...
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5 days ago5d

Posted by Imran2022
Imagine a world in which scientists divided themselves according to whether they were sincere in the pursuit of truth, or whether science was simply a career for them, and they were more interested in money and fame. In this world, the sincere ...
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5 days ago5d

Posted by SpikeTalon
Engineers develop stickers that can see inside the body. New stamp-sized ultrasound adhesives produce clear images of heart, lungs, and other internal organs.-
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6 days ago6d

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Fortunately, not as bad as they anticipated. Solar storm from hole in the sun will hit Earth on Wednesday (Aug. 3)
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by creative51
The mysterious inner life of the Octopus...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Larimar
What were Scotland's brochs used for, project building one from scratch
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1 week ago1w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKHow Chilis Got Spicy (and Why We Love the Burn) - YouTube
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1 week ago1w

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKExploring the Cosmos in VR with Neil deGrasse Tyson & Mark Zuckerberg
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1 week ago1w

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Robocalls, The Freakin’ Post Office, And Other Forgotten Stories - SOME MORE NEWS
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Poseidon
Sam Harris: Free Will is an Illusion
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1 week ago1w

Posted by Larimar
To go with the battery posts from earlier.....a battery that may not die but be endlessly charged? Maybe.....
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1 week ago1w

Posted by TheoryNumber3
'Walking sharks' caught on video, astound scientists
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by TheoryNumber3
DUCK!!!!! A 25-ton Chinese rocket booster will crash to Earth Saturday. What's the risk?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Interesting video on a group of academics investigating 'Wokeism' in Universities.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Larimar
Jade Burial suits? Incredible!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by xenoview
Self-charging battery generates electricity from moisture in the air
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1 week ago1w

Posted by xenoview
Disposable printed paper battery, activated by water, may help reduce electronic waste
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by SpikeTalon
Taking a dead spider's lifeless body and reanimating it as a robot is an idea that would be the stuff of nightmares for most people, but scientists aren't most people though. Recently, a team of researchers turned the corpses of wolf spiders into ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by xenoview
Engineers Turn Water into Carbon-Neutral Jet Fuel Using Solar Radiation
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Here is a resource some of you might find really informative and helpful: Quackwatch Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions (quackwatch.org)
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Poseidon
Scientists establish link between religious fundamentalism and brain damage
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by skado
The relationship between insecure attachment and paranoia in psychosis: A systematic literature review “Paranoia is an unfounded or exaggerated belief, characterized by themes of persecution, conspiracy, and interpersonal threat and ranging ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Larimar
St Louis got over 7 inches of rain in 6 hrs last night, the area I just moved from, St Charles, a suburb, got close to a foot in some places. Needless to say there has been a LOT of flooding and damage. I worked from home today after I went out and...
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FvckY0u
Doctors and big pharma will hate this. Scientists Find No Evidence That Depression Is Caused by “Chemical Imbalance” or Low Serotonin Levels
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
The Egyptian bow
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Ryo1
It's so fast that you can download 80,000 movies in one second. 😲
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Druvius
Imagine discovering that your industry was destroying your planet ... so you decide the best course of action is PR. Evil illustrated. The audacious PR plot that seeded doubt about climate change:
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by xenoview
Nasa's James Webb telescope reveals millions of galaxies
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Druvius
Overconfidence and Opposition to Scientific Consensus: "If you think that GM foods are not safe, that vaccines cause autism, that the world is flat, or that anthropogenic global warming is a hoax, then you are objectively wrong (at least with a very...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Robecology
Mouse deer and whales...related? "The new discovery suggests all ruminants may once have had an affinity with water."
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by racocn8
I read a scientific article about a possible herbal remedy for diabetes. I made a preparation for a friend and preliminary results are encouraging. This is very exciting! Anyone out there have diabetes? (I'm borderline myself)
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by godfree2
LINKHavana Syndrome: PhACT or Fiction? | Skeptical Inquirer
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by SpikeTalon
Discoveries from the James Webb Space Telescope are pouring in, with an analysis of the latest data revealing a galaxy that dates back to just 300 million years after the big bang – the oldest we have ever seen.-
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by rainmanjr
POLLIf they are out there, they probably already found us - Nevada Current

Aliens are watching us 👽

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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by skado
“Human beings have a strong dramatic instinct toward binary thinking, a basic urge to divide things into two distinct groups, with nothing but an empty gap in between. We love to dichotomize. Good versus bad. Heroes versus villains. My country ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by racocn8
I ws pretty impressed with this article, but especially the line-up of the correlation between the Strength of the Higgs interaction vs the mass of the particle (see diagram). Extracts: The Higgs is responsible for the mass of ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
That is one huge star sapphire
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Really interesting stuff, some of which I knew about, but much I didn't. All about living in space.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Ryo1
Brian May, the ASStrophysicist said... (And big-bellied men probably provide a counterbalance.) 😆😆😆
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Imran2022
Is scientific progress a 'good' thing? Scientific inventions are used to benefit people but also to harm them. Is the benefit greater than the harm? Archimedes is famous for inventing levers, cogwheels and pulleys. On one occasion, he used his ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Willow_Wisp
Loving the photographs from the Harriot Tubman Space Telescope. It was initially named after James Webb, not a scientist or engineer, an administrator that helped persecute LGBTQ+ people in government jobs during the McCarthy error. I'll honor this ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by xenoview
Astronomers Detect Radio Pattern ‘Like a Heartbeat’ From a Galaxy Far Away
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Robecology
Wow! Mattel unveils Barbie Doll made in the likeness of Jane Goodall! Excellent!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
James Webb telescope images with Astronomers chiming in
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by xenoview
Jupiter and its moons like never seen before: NASA unveils new images from the James Webb Telescope
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by xenoview
An astonishing new tool reopens the question of human significance
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by snytiger6
LINKHow Humans Lost Their Fur - YouTube
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Closest supermoon of the year to rise in sky. If you look into the sky on Wednesday evening you'll have a good chance of spotting the biggest and brightest Moon of the year.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Trajan61
Joe Biden’s presidency has been a disaster but I’m thankful for the conservative US Supreme Court.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by SpikeTalon
What TV and film get right (and very wrong) about Diabetes-
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
Interesting climate change data
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I love this global view of our ancestors and how amazing their accomplishments were.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Stunning full color photos of the universe
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4 weeks ago4w

Posted by xenoview
UK’s Largest Carbon Capture Project Will Turn 40,000 Tons of CO2 into Baking Soda
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4 weeks ago4w

Posted by xenoview
Everything Needed to Make RNA and DNA Has Been Found in Asteroids and Meteorites
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4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Larimar
Hadrian's olive trees still producing
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4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Satellite testing brings suprising results.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by TheoryNumber3
I'd LOVE to see this in real time Rare white rainbow seen over city in northern China .
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by TheoryNumber3
I'd LOVE to see this in real time
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by skado
Us vs. Them .
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by skado
Evolution Explains Why Politics Is So Tribal .
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by Larimar
No vaccine? 15x probable that you'll die
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
Scientists searching for dark matter witnessed the rarest event ever recorded Researchers with the XENON Collaboration were busy hunting for signs of one of the universe’s biggest mysteries when they observed the radioactive decay of a substance ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Scientists just detected a bus-sized asteroid that will fly extremely close to Earth tonight
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1 month ago1m

Posted by phxbillcee
(I've been known to do this myself, & for the same reason...) Red supergiant stars 'dance' because they have too much gas
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
LINKThe 'Pink and Blue Brain' Myth
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1 month ago1m

Posted by xenoview
Pentaquarks: scientists find new "exotic" configurations of quarks
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1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
I find brains hot
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1 month ago1m

Posted by xenoview
CERN re-launches particle accelerator to begin new era of experiments
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1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
Three never-before-seen particles have been observed by the international Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The discovery includes a new kind of “pentaquark” and the first-ever pair of ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by Matias
LINKDoes warfare make societies more complex? Controversial study says yes | Science | AAAS
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1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
I make no claim as to LaMDA's sentient. I offer this article as consideration.
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1 month ago1m

Posted by snytiger6
LINKThe Last Time the Globe Warmed - YouTube
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1 month ago1m

Posted by isaiahfzell1990
So being an atheist, one of the most significant things that I struggling with is that since I also have a strong love for learning about different cultures, people, and countries, and I do not believe in any religous/spiritual/supernatural things ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Octopuses may be so terrifyingly smart because they share humans' genes for intelligence.
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1 month ago1m

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Is Retirement Still Achievable?
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1 month ago1m

Posted by puff
A fair enough call. And if option "2" proves to be correct, by fuck I want to see heads roll.
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1 month ago1m

Posted by puff
If this happens to a fully formed human, what is going to happen when we attempt to reproduce in differing gravities? The development of the unborn in the womb? The human colonisation of space is no given.
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1 month ago1m

Posted by snytiger6
LINKThese winning Virginia lottery numbers weren't special! - YouTube
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1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
The old joke is that nuclear fusion is always 30 years away. However, the dream of plentiful clean energy is no laughing matter as we meet an ITER researcher to catch up on progress at the reactor facility. Funny thing about the article is that ...
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1 month ago1m

Posted by TheoryNumber3
MINER UNEARTHS MOST IMPORTANT PALEONTOLOGY DISCOVERY IN NORTH AMERICA Mummified baby wooly mammoth in near perfect condition
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1 month ago1m

Posted by SpikeTalon
Artificial photosynthesis can produce food in complete darkness-
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Druvius
Neat. How ‘The Dress’ Sparked a Neuroscience Breakthrough The color debate that broke the internet raised new questions about the relationship between perception and consciousness:
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Druvius
Flu vaccine reduces Alzheimer's risk, a nice side benefit:
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Larimar
Looking for Dino dna
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1 month ago1m

Posted by Umbrella_Guard
LINK(1970-2020) Every Year of High School Medley - YouTube
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1 month ago1m

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Why You're Not “Middle Class”
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Jun 24Jun 24

Posted by TheoryNumber3
THE FIRST PERFECT ASSHOLE (but certainly not the last)
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by xenoview
Record bacterium discovered as long as human eyelash
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by VickyGraham
overturning Roe
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by VickyGraham
Overturning Roe, freedom from religion
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Jun 23Jun 23

Posted by VickyGraham
Good YouTube show ffrf, freedom from religion
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Jun 22Jun 22

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Well there you have it, folks. We're doomed. 😏
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Jun 22Jun 22

Posted by Druvius
I wish it were satire.
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