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Despite the scary name, modern vampire squid are docile denizens of the deep sea — but their Jurassic ancestors may have been a lot fiercer.
The mystery of how American eels navigate persists today.
Crushed-up catnip released over 20 times more of its insect repellant. https://t.co/8IfvsnKSBP
A lucky celestial alignment has given astronomers a rare look at a galaxy in the early universe that is seeding its surroundings with the elements needed to forge subsequent generations of stars and galaxies. https://t.co/OLaj4ZiBYu
There’s serious science behind the satisfying spectacle.
Here’s some science that’s often missing from abortion discussions. https://t.co/X8ic6XBhuK
Besides breaking the previous record by about 10 million years, this helps pin down how much oxygen was in Earth’s atmosphere at the time. https://t.co/JbiyhERXwf
“It’s something we’re still trying to understand, where that comes from — whether it’s believable, even, because it just seems too good to be true.” https://t.co/YjnFvr3WDf
Physicists have found the strongest sign yet of a fabled four of a kind. https://t.co/tjNdR6WWv6
The term bombturbation is grim wordplay on the natural process of bioturbation — earthworms and other animals stirring up soil. In this case, bombs do the churning. https://t.co/sldZ6M1DEQ
Second cases are rare, but the numbers appear to be ticking up.https://t.co/yzySiURtCn
Researchers are working to decipher the genetic blueprint of the monkeypox virus, in hopes of uncovering whether some viral mutations might explain why the virus has quickly gained a foothold in new places.
The results confirm that a site in southeastern England called Fordwich is one of the oldest hominid sites in England.
On average, Thiomargarita magnifica measures 1 centimeter long. For a bacterium, that's gigantic.
There’s a word for what war does to soil: bombturbation. https://t.co/sldZ6M1DEQ
Friction is crucial for determining the speed at which the collapse cascades through a row of dominoes. That includes both the friction between colliding dominoes, and between the dominoes and the surface they sit on. https://t.co/9J7KHthwYt
When something emits gravitational waves, part of the signal comes straight at Earth, but some might arrive later — like an echo. https://t.co/YjnFvr3WDf
If confirmed, ‘tetraneutrons’ could help scientists better understand nuclear forces.
A galaxy in the early universe is heaving hot gas into space, despite churning out a relatively paltry number of stars. https://t.co/OLaj4ZiBYu
Damage to leaves can dramatically boost catnip’s chemical defenses — and its appeal to cats.
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