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Seven Earth-sized exoplanets discovered: what does the Nasa announcement about the TRAPPIST-1 solar system all mean? By Chiara Palazzo, The Telegraph (Technology), 23 February 2017 Turns out it wasn’t just dust on the telescope lens, Nasa astronomers have spotted seven Earth-size planets around a nearby star, some or all of which could harbour water and possibly life, so Google has marked the Earth-shattering discovery with a Doodle.  An artist's concept of the TRAPPIST-1 System... 
 
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Scientists Discover 60 New Planets, Some Similar To Earth


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Scientists Discover 60 New Planets, Some Similar To Earth By Samantha Karas, International Business Times, February 14, 2017 Are Aliens Real? Scientists Discover 60 New Planets And Some Can Support Life Mankind is one step closer to possibly discovering life outside Earth. A group of astronomers have discovered 60 new extrasolar planets near the Solar System, with some of them having the likelihood to sustain life, the Independent reported Tuesday. One planet – Gliese 411-b –... 
 
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Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old


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    By SETH BORENSTEIN From Associated Press February 17, 2017 9:00 PM EST BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and manganese, said Penelope Boston, head of NASA's Astrobiology... 
 
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Pollution Has Worked Its Way Down To The World's Deepest Waters


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The Mariana Trench in the northern Pacific is the deepest part of the world's oceans. You might think a place that remote would be untouched by human activity. But the Mariana Trench is polluted. At its deepest — about 7 miles down — the water in the trench is near freezing. The pressure would crush a human like a bug. Scientists have only recently explored it. Among them is biologist Alan Jamieson of Newcastle University in England. His team dropped what they call a mechanical... 
 
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"If robots will do everything, what will humans do?"​ Why AI rhetoric deeply worries me. By Swati Jena, Published on   February 4, 2017  Featured in:   India ,   India Tech And Startups ,   Technol Driverless cars, nanobots to check your health metrics remotely, Artificial Intelligence making jobs redundant and what not. That's all great news.   But here's what worries me. Like "If robots will do everything, what will humans do?"​ Why AI... 
 
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Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice


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Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice By  Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor  | January 26, 2012   There's no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may simply be dumb, according to a new study that is bound to stir public controversy. The research finds that children with low intelligence are more likely to hold prejudiced attitudes as adults. These findings point to a vicious cycle, according to lead researcher Gordon... 
 
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U.S. health care needs a wakeup call from India


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  Source   In Bangalore, India, heart surgeons perform daily state-of-the-art heart surgery on adults and children at an average cost of $1,800. For the record, that’s about 2% of the $90,000 that the average heart surgery costs in the United States. And when it comes to the quality of the heart surgery, the patient outcomes are among the best in the world.   I visited India during Thanksgiving week to meet with Dr. Devi Shetty. He’s the heart surgeon who served as... 
 
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Advance in high-pressure physics


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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 4 weeks ago

[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="1qitm5fteL0"] N early a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists report they have succeeded in creating the rarest material on the planet, which could eventually develop into one of its most valuable. Thomas D. Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences Isaac Silvera and postdoctoral fellow Ranga Dias have long sought the material, called atomic metallic hydrogen. In addition to helping scientists answer some fundamental questions about... 
 
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/01/17/this-new-species-of-moth-has-yellowish-white-scales-on-its-head-it-is-named-for-donald-trump/?utm_term=.1dc107178e9c#comments   Just for fun...  
 
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Samsung EV battery offers 500km range with 20 minutes of charge


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Say goodbye to range anxiety (in 2021)   Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images By the time 2021 rolls around, a number of major car makers  will have a varied selection of electric cars available . Developments in battery technology will dictate the range and features that these cars can offer, but Samsung wants to give consumers a brief insight into what will be available at the start of the next decade. Samsung SDI, the Korean... 
 
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Final test results confirm an Ebola vaccine is highly effective


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GENEVA — Final test results confirm an experimental Ebola vaccine is highly effective, a major milestone that could help prevent the spread of outbreaks like the one that killed thousands in West Africa. Scientists have struggled to develop an Ebola vaccine over the years, and this is the first one proven to work. Efforts were ramped up after the infectious disease caused a major outbreak, beginning in 2013 in Guinea and spreading to Liberia and Sierra Leone. About 11,300 people died.... 
 
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Why Amazon's Alexa is the future of computing


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Photo by David Becker/Getty Images Amazon doesn’t have a booth at the Consumer Electronics Show, but  Alexa is everywhere  at the Las Vegas event this week.  Dozens of companies  have announced plans to work with the virtual assistant that powers the Echo, Amazon’s smart speaker. LG is building Alexa into one of its refrigerators. GE made a fancy  Alexa-enabled LED lamp . Even  Ford has announced plans  to add Alexa to its cars later this year. This means you’ll be able to... 
 
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Older patients tend to fare better with female doctors, study shows


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By Casey Ross @byCaseyRoss December 19, 2016   A  new study could add to the argument over equal pay in the ranks of medicine: Older patients treated by female doctors tend to do better than those treated by males.   Public health researchers at Harvard found that elderly patients were less likely to die or be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days if treated by female doctors rather than male. The study doesn’t explain why this happens, but prior... 
 
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Sandford Fleming just wanted everyone to agree on what time it is


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Fleming is the reason we have time zones Wikimedia Commons Sandford Fleming wanted to make the world a less chaotic place, and for everyone to agree on one thing: what time it was. He did it by convincing countries around the world to adopt Greenwich Mean Time as its universal standard and to split up into 24 time zones. Today he would have been 190 years old, and Google is marking the occasion with a Google Doodle in his honor. Fleming understood technology was... 
 
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Easing Old People's Loneliness Can Help Keep Them Healthy


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Easing Old People's Loneliness Can Help Keep Them Healthy January 1, 20178:35 PM ET ANNA GORMAN  Emil Girardi, 83, and Shipra Narruhn, 67, chat in Girardi's San Francisco apartment. They were paired through a nonprofit called Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly, which aims to relieve isolation and loneliness.   Emil Girardi moved to San Francisco on New Year's Eve in 1960. He loved everything about the city: the energy, the people and the hills. And, of course, the... 
 
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Team Chat


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You Can't See This (MIND TRICKS)


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We Were Wrong About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants


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Latest By:  @dean-moriarty, 2 months ago

Image: Donnie Ray Jones/Flickr For years, parents have been told to withhold peanut products from their children until the age of three. In a total flip-flop, the NIH has issued new guidelines recommending that babies be fed peanuts early in their lives to prevent the onset of dangerous allergies. It now appears that the peanut guidelines put out by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in 2000 were a colossal mistake. At the time, parents were told to refrain... 
 
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11 Surprising Predictions for 2017 From Some of The Biggest Names In Science


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Source What scientific discoveries will 2017 bring? What technological innovations? Probably not time travel — or time-shares on Mars. But no one really knows for sure, and when we asked some of the biggest names in in science and technology to share their predictions for the coming year, there was a bit of pushback. "I normally don't make predictions for anything less than two trillion years in the future," Arizona State University cosmologist Lawrence Krauss told NBC MACH. It's... 
 
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