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The science behind race mixing

The science behind race mixing MI File: relationship, jpg (48 KB, 485x364)Ne heard Race Mixing is pretty bad, and that the offspring arementally challenged.But are there any advantages to race mixing?

Frog Slime Slaughters Flu

Frog Slime Slaughters Flu Researchers from Emory University School of Medicine studying Hydrophylax bahuvistara synthesized a compound called “urumin” found in the frogs’ skin.In tests, the chemical effectively destroyed the viruses, specifically H1 strains the culprits behind many flu pandemics.

Ms. Frizzle spotted at Science Marches across the globe

Ms. Frizzle spotted at Science Marches across the globe The Magic School Bus took some very important field trips this Earth Day, making stops at Marches for Science across the world.As science lovers joined together at more than 500 events on Saturday to get their voices heard, everyone's favorite eccentric, fictional science teacher, Ms.

Even penguins marched (well, waddled) for science

Even penguins marched (well, waddled) for science What's better than clever protest signs?On Saturday, as thousands of people joined the March for Science worldwide, a group of penguins waddled in solidarity at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California.

Awe-inspiring photos of Earth remind us just what's at stake

Awe-inspiring photos of Earth remind us just what's at stake But space agencies and companies took a different approach, choosing to celebrate our Earth from up above.That mission's iconic "Earthrise" images show our planet peeking out from beyond the Moon's surface as the first crewed spacecraft circumnavigated the Moon.

Science journal retracts 107 'fabricated' research papers by Chinese authors

Science journal retracts  107 'fabricated' research papers by Chinese authors An international publisher has retracted 107 research papers by Chinese authors, after finding out that the reports had been "compromised.The publisher said it found that the papers, which are required to be peer-reviewed, had been submitted to reviewers who had fake email addresses.

ESA: Time to Get Serious About Removing Space Junk

ESA: Time to Get Serious About Removing Space Junk Scientists have been sounding the alarm about the buildup of space junk for years, a point that was reinforced at the recent European Conference on Space Debris.We’ve launched some 7,000 spacecraft as a species since 1957 when Sputnik kicked off the space race.

This 57-year-old woman just beat out every other astronaut to set a space record

This 57-year-old woman just beat out every other astronaut to set a space record Stand up and take notice of NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson.Not only is Whitson the first woman to command the International Space Station twice, she's the oldest woman to fly to space for NASA, and we think she might be the record holder for most records set in space (though we don't know that for sure).

Intel's Optane Memory Makes Cheap Hard Drives as Fast as Expensive SSDs

Intel's Optane Memory Makes Cheap Hard Drives as Fast as Expensive SSDs Yet once I’d activated the 32GB Optane memory chip, those processes took 11 seconds and seven seconds respectively.When opening Mass Effect Andromeda the Optane memory enabled storage drives were both twice as fast as the drives without Optane memory.

The EPA won't be shutting down its open data website after all

The EPA won't be shutting down its open data website after all On Monday, they noticed an alarming message posted to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) open data website, indicating it would shut down on Friday, April 28.However, open data advocates may have found that shining a spotlight and harnessing social media can be powerful tools for protecting our national digital resources.

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer Presidents and lawmakers set the agenda for NASA, and depending on their priorities, the space agency's directives can swing wildly from administration to administration.During the call, Trump also suggested that we should accelerate the timeline for getting astronauts to Mars.

Global warming is increasingly being felt in our weather

Global warming is increasingly being felt in our weather Around the world, global warming is making unprecedented weather and climate events far more likely to occur, with the planet now teetering on the edge of a new era of routinely damaging global warming-related extremes, a new study found.What the researchers found was surprising: The influence of global warming is already clear globally, with the greatest certainty concerning hot weather records.

Radiohead now has a fungus-farming ant named after it

Radiohead now has a fungus-farming ant named after it A newly discovered ant species has a particularly moody name: Sericomyrmex radioheadi.Scientists named the fungus-farming ant to honor both the music and climate change activism of British rock band Radiohead.

Very hungry caterpillars could be the answer to the Earth's massive plastic bag problem

Very hungry caterpillars could be the answer to the Earth's massive plastic bag problem Or, more specifically, the Galleria mellonella, or wax moth.Finding a bunch of wax moths in her hives, where they were busy munching on the wax that her bees need to make honeycomb, she dumped the pesky critters in a plastic bag.

Tinder wants you to swipe right on this rhino to help save his species

Tinder wants you to swipe right on this rhino to help save his species The platform hopes to save Sudan's species from extinction.Southern white rhinos aren't endangered, but they are a different subspecies from northern white rhinos.

/pol/ is a scientist.

/pol/ is a scientist. 33122539243?:: 33122593102 3312259111533122599359This is not science.

Three Great Wireless Headphones That Are Better Than Beats

Three Great Wireless Headphones That Are Better Than Beats We set out to find a pair of high-quality, wireless on-ear headphones for the discerning listener who wants to cruise the streets in style.In fact, comfort is a key upside for certain sets of on-ear headphones that don’t trap your ears inside of a heat box during the summer months.