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Second Case of Zika in Florida May Have Come from Local Mosquitoes

Scientific American News - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:45
Both investigations are underway with no official time line for answers

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Mucus Lets Dolphins Emit Their Clicks

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 18:16
A model of the dolphin vocal apparatus shows that they need a coating of mucus to produce their distinctive sounds.  

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Elon Musk Claims Autopilot Mode Was Turned Off In Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 16:51
Cars

Tesla CEO says crash was not the car's fault

Elon Musk tweeted this afternoon that the logs from a Tesla Model X crash earlier this month show autopilot was turned off.

Hillary Clinton And The NSA Have Heard Of This Pokémon Go Thing

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 15:30
Entertainment

It's just... everywhere. Everywhere.

The NSA and the Clinton campaign are both fully aware of the country's biggest addiction problem in history: Pokémon Go.

Small Bird-Shaped Drone Crashes In Mogadishu

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 15:29
Military

Unmanned avian vehicle

Bird drone.

Brits Cut Climate Department In Post-Brexit Vote Shake-Up

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:58
Environment

The move comes months after massive flooding in the UK

As Theresa May comes into power as prime minister of the United Kingdom, a chain of shuffling department leaders has continued with the disbanding of the Department of…

All the Questions You Had About Climate Models but Were Afraid to Ask

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:50
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A scientist explains

Andrew Gettelman of the National Center for Atmospheric Research explains how climate models work.

This Nuclear-Powered Supersonic Airliner Concept Is A Beautiful Dream

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:37
Aviation

As improbable as it is wonderful

Weird airplane concept.

Engineered Bacteria Can Manufacture Nano-Electronics

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:16
Energy

Nanowires could be used in small powerful devices

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have genetically engineered a strain of bacteria that, when combined with the amino acid tryptophan, will produce…

Watch Super-Powerful Electromagnets Shrink Quarters

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:30
Science

Don't try it at home

This video explains the physics of electromagnets shrinking quarters…

New Dinosaur Had the <i>T. rex</i> Look: Tiny Arms

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:30
Like its distant relative T. rex, a newly identified dinosaur, named Gualicho shinyae, sported small arms and hands with two clawed fingers

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Graphene Sheets Tear Themselves to Ribbons

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:15
Peeled strips of single-layer carbon could be useful in electronic circuitry

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Visualizing the Global Network of Languages

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:00
Interactive visualization uses translation data to explore connections among world languages

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She Has His Eyes--Does Gender Matter in Cornea Transplants?

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:45
A study suggests women are more likely to reject men’s corneas, contradicting practice and previous research

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When Tummy Tucks Go Bad

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:33
Women from six states develop tough-to-treat infections after traveling to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery

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Pokémon Go Is This Week's New Advertising Scheme

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:22
Entertainment

Prepare to see endless references to the game. Everywhere.

The popularity of Pokémon Go means that we're in for a real deluge of spoofing, awkward, and sometimes ill-advised advertising and social media. And right now the…

Meet the Shreats

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:00
A quick look at the obscure, striped, worm-eating mice of the Philippines...

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Major Leaguer Catches Drone Tossed Baseball

Popular Science News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:40
Aviation

UAVs in the outfield

Baseball gimmick drone.

Poor Musical Taste? Blame Your Upbringing

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:30
Culture and experiences shape what sounds pleasing more than biology does, a study says

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Electric Car Sales Up Despite Low Gasoline Prices

Scientific American News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:00
Used electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are also hot commodities

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