venerdì 29 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Outbreak

Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Outbreak
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Leadership and help from Western nations are needed to eradicate the virus in West Africa, said pioneers in the fights against smallpox, polio and other diseases.

Published: August 30, 2014 at 4:00AM

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giovedì 28 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Study Offers Clues to Arctic Mystery: Paleo-Eskimos’ Abrupt Extinction

Study Offers Clues to Arctic Mystery: Paleo-Eskimos’ Abrupt Extinction
By JOSHUA A. KRISCH

A paper published in the journal Science points to a single, genetically distinct Paleo-Eskimo population that thrived alone for more than 4,000 years, only to vanish in a matter of decades.

Published: August 29, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Parasites Practicing Mind Control

Parasites Practicing Mind Control
By CARL ZIMMER

A new study suggests that Toxoplasma can turn its host’s genes on and off, influencing behavior.

Published: August 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

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mercoledì 27 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Scientists Switch Bad Memories for Good Ones in Mice

Scientists Switch Bad Memories for Good Ones in Mice
By PAM BELLUCK

M.I.T. researchers say a technique that adjusts emotions attached to memories could eventually lead to more effective therapies for people with psychological problems.

Published: August 28, 2014 at 4:00AM

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martedì 26 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Growing, and Growing More Dangerous, Draft of U.N. Report Says

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Growing, and Growing More Dangerous, Draft of U.N. Report Says
By JUSTIN GILLIS

The report says that warming has already led to food and climate crises, and that the failure to reduce emissions will lead to worse catastrophes.

Published: August 27, 2014 at 4:00AM

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lunedì 25 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Don’t Judge Them by Their Shells

Don’t Judge Them by Their Shells
By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

They look different, but the difference in nutritional value between the different-colored eggs is negligible.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: The Hummingbird’s Special Sweet Tooth

The Hummingbird’s Special Sweet Tooth
By DOUGLAS QUENQUA

Nectar makes up about three-quarters of a hummingbird’s diet, yet birds seem to lack the receptor that vertebrates use to taste sweetness. Researchers say they have solved the mystery.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Fungus Turns Ants Into Zombie Booby-Traps

Fungus Turns Ants Into Zombie Booby-Traps
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

A fungus uses the carpenter ants it kills to get at other potential victims in the colony.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Richard III’s Rich Diet of Fish and Exotic Birds

Richard III’s Rich Diet of Fish and Exotic Birds
By DOUGLAS QUENQUA

A chemical analysis of his bones has found that the English king liked a rich diet during his reign from 1483 to 1485.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Clues in a Disease Spreader’s Reaction

Clues in a Disease Spreader’s Reaction
By RACHEL NUWER

Scientists are learning how to better control leishmaniasis by paying more attention to the fly bite’s effect on the fly, who actually benefits from it.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Holding a Mirror to Their Natures

Holding a Mirror to Their Natures
By DAVID LEVINE

When twins have similar personalities, is it mainly because they share so much genetic material or because their physical resemblance makes other people treat them alike?

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Drugs and Teens, Seafood on the Menu

Drugs and Teens, Seafood on the Menu
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Letters to the editor and online comments.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Old Neighbors Are Reintroduced

Old Neighbors Are Reintroduced
By NATE SCHWEBER

A growing number of younger Native Americans are helping to restore native animals to the Northern Great Plains, providing new homes for the animals and a connection to the past.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: September Science Events: Beautiful Pathogens and Extreme Close-ups

September Science Events: Beautiful Pathogens and Extreme Close-ups
By JASCHA HOFFMAN

September events and books at the intersection of science and art.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Modern Research Borne on a Relic

Modern Research Borne on a Relic
By JOSHUA A. KRISCH

Engineers are designing sleek new airships that could streak past layers of cloud and carry telescopes into the thin, icy air of the stratosphere.

Published: August 26, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: The Frog Slap Shot

The Frog Slap Shot
By David Frank

The fearsome Pac-Man frog has a huge mouth and a really sticky tongue.

Published: August 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Frog That’s a Living, Breathing Pac-Man

A Frog That’s a Living, Breathing Pac-Man
By JAMES GORMAN

The South American horned frog has a powerful tongue with which it can pull in more than its body weight. The tongue’s structure intrigues scientists.

Published: August 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

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domenica 24 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Methane Is Seeping From Seafloor Off East Coast, Scientists Say

Methane Is Seeping From Seafloor Off East Coast, Scientists Say
By HENRY FOUNTAIN

Scientists said the discovery, off the United States coast where the continental shelf meets the deeper Atlantic Ocean, was unexpected, but had been going on for at least 1,000 years.

Published: August 25, 2014 at 4:00AM

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mercoledì 20 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Neanderthals in Europe Died Out Thousands of Years Sooner Than Some Thought, Study Says

Neanderthals in Europe Died Out Thousands of Years Sooner Than Some Thought, Study Says
By KENNETH CHANG

The finding, aided by advances in radiocarbon dating, sharply narrows the period that Neanderthals and modern humans overlapped in Europe.

Published: August 21, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Tuberculosis Is Newer Than What Was Thought, Study Says

Tuberculosis Is Newer Than What Was Thought, Study Says
By CARL ZIMMER

An analysis said that the disease originated in Africa less than 6,000 years ago, and that it was carried across the Atlantic by seals.

Published: August 21, 2014 at 4:00AM

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martedì 19 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Relief Official on the Fear of Ebola

Relief Official on the Fear of Ebola
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Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders, called for the Western world not to barricade itself against the Ebola epidemic.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Ebola Aid Official on Need for Doctors

Ebola Aid Official on Need for Doctors
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Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders, describes the lack of doctors in the field to help Ebola patients.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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lunedì 18 agosto 2014

NYT Science: A World of Creatures That Hide in the Open

A World of Creatures That Hide in the Open
By KENNETH CHANG

In the ocean, fish can be defenseless without some ingenious strategies. Some can make themselves transparent; others do it with mirrors.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Lemur Rescue Mission in Madagascar

A Lemur Rescue Mission in Madagascar
By CLAUDIA DREIFUS

Patricia C. Wright, who has long been a leader in the effort to prevent what she calls a “lemur holocaust”, tells of her fascination with the animals and how they can be saved.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Marine Life You Can See Through

Marine Life You Can See Through
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There are creatures in the oceans whose survival balances on their ability to almost disappear in the deep.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: White-Noise Nights

White-Noise Nights
By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

Is reliance on a white-noise machine for a good night’s sleep something to worry about?

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Now a Weed, Once a Prehistoric Cavity Fighter

Now a Weed, Once a Prehistoric Cavity Fighter
By RANJODH SINGH

The remarkably healthy teeth of prehistoric humans in Africa have high levels of compounds found in purple nutsedge, which may have helped ward off cavities.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Geckos Rely on Feet Hairs, Not Insurance

Geckos Rely on Feet Hairs, Not Insurance
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

The branched hairs, or seta, can unstick from walls and ceilings in an instant.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Pacific Octopus Holds Egg-Brooding Record

Pacific Octopus Holds Egg-Brooding Record
By RANJODH SINGH

A solitary female octopus was observed protecting the same clutch of eggs for more than four years.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Dark Spots in Our Knowledge of Neptune

Dark Spots in Our Knowledge of Neptune
By KENNETH CHANG

Voyager 2 and the Hubble Space Telescope have offered tantalizing glimpses of Neptune that show how much more there is to learn about the planet.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: An 800-Year-Old Shot of Youth

An 800-Year-Old Shot of Youth
By ANTHONY DePALMA

A garden curator at Duke University happened upon a box huckleberry shrub thought to be 800 years old, and relatively young at that.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Ebola, Nurses for Africa, Seafood Apps, a Doctor’s Honor

Ebola, Nurses for Africa, Seafood Apps, a Doctor’s Honor
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Letters to the editor and online comments.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Seeing Purpose and Profit in Algae

Seeing Purpose and Profit in Algae
By MATTHEW L. WALD

A pilot plant in Alabama is making diesel fuel out of it and accomplishing other eco-friendly tasks like making clean water from municipal sewage. Investors have taken notice.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: In Search for Intelligent Life, Consider the Lottery

In Search for Intelligent Life, Consider the Lottery
By GEORGE JOHNSON

Some argue that with billions of stars in our galaxy, there must be other civilizations. But others say intelligence is so rare on Earth; why would we expect to find it elsewhere?

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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venerdì 15 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Agencies Issue Warnings Over Bogus Ebola Cures

Agencies Issue Warnings Over Bogus Ebola Cures
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

The World Health Organization and the Food and Drug Administration warn some makers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products will heal Ebola victims.

Published: August 16, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: With Ebola Cases Still Few, Populous Nigeria Has Chance to Halt Its Outbreak

With Ebola Cases Still Few, Populous Nigeria Has Chance to Halt Its Outbreak
By DENISE GRADY

Health officials are watching Lagos, the metropolis where all of Nigeria’s Ebola cases have been reported, with intense interest.

Published: August 16, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: New Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus

New Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus
By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS

All participants in the first phase of the trial developed antibodies that lasted at least six months, suggesting the vaccine may provide long-term protection against the chikungunya virus.

Published: August 19, 2014 at 4:00AM

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giovedì 14 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Fiery Bodies Underwater

Fiery Bodies Underwater
By Creature Cast

Pyrosomes, giant swimming colonies of transparent organisms, create brilliant underwater light shows.

Published: August 14, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Colonizing Fire of Giant Plankton

A Colonizing Fire of Giant Plankton
By CASEY DUNN

Imagine roving colonies of glowing jellybeans moving through the world's oceans. You've just imagined pyrosomes.

Published: August 14, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Our Microbiome May Be Looking Out for Itself

Our Microbiome May Be Looking Out for Itself
By CARL ZIMMER

Microbes are beneficial to humans in many ways, but research suggests they may be influencing our behavior for the sake of their evolutionary success.

Published: August 14, 2014 at 4:00AM

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martedì 12 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Using a Tactic Unseen in a Century, Countries Cordon Off Ebola-Racked Areas

Using a Tactic Unseen in a Century, Countries Cordon Off Ebola-Racked Areas
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A “cordon sanitaire,” a tactic more common in the medieval era, is being carried out in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, but it has the potential to become inhumane.

Published: August 13, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Top Math Prize Has Its First Female Winner

Top Math Prize Has Its First Female Winner
By KENNETH CHANG

A professor at Stanford who made an important discovery about dynamical systems joined three other mathematicians in accepting the Fields Medal.

Published: August 13, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: W.H.O. on Use of Experimental Ebola Drug

W.H.O. on Use of Experimental Ebola Drug
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Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, the World Health Organization’s assistant director general, announced that the agency would endorse the use of drugs untested in humans to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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lunedì 11 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Tall, Ancient and Under Pressure

Tall, Ancient and Under Pressure
By JIM ROBBINS

If a long-term drought continues, “most of the big trees could be gone” within a century, a United States Geological Survey ecologist says.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: 3-D Tool Guesses What a Photo Is Missing

3-D Tool Guesses What a Photo Is Missing
By SINDYA N. BHANOO

A new digital editing tool can simulate the unseen sides of objects in photographs, even estimating the color, textures and lighting around the object.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: In the Ocean, Clues to Change

In the Ocean, Clues to Change
By JUSTIN GILLIS

To better understand climate swings, scientists are honing robots that can dive deeper and find out more about the temperature of the oceans.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Galaxy That Doesn’t Look Far, Far Away

A Galaxy That Doesn’t Look Far, Far Away
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

A telescope in Chile captures a clear, detailed image of Messier 33, a neighbor of the Milky Way.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Untangling the Mystery of Spider Silk

Untangling the Mystery of Spider Silk
By SINDYA N. BHANOO

As culturally familiar is the sticky, spun threads are, scientists are just learning how spiders produce it.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Pat on the Bacteria, Hubble Led the Way, Larger Than Life

A Pat on the Bacteria, Hubble Led the Way, Larger Than Life
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Letters to the editor and online comments.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Harassment in Science, Replicated

Harassment in Science, Replicated
By CHRISTIE ASCHWANDEN

Women researchers report that sexual harassment and assault are common at field sites and in universities

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Best Selling Science Books

Best Selling Science Books
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Titles, fundamentally based on the sciences, as selected by the science editors from all adult nonfiction books reported to The New York Times for the month.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: One for All, and All for Hunt

One for All, and All for Hunt
By NATALIE ANGIER

African wild dogs are “true altruists,” researchers say, essentially willing to sacrifice their lives for the pack, and are slowly coming back from near extinction.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: The Work of Art That We All Inhabit

The Work of Art That We All Inhabit
By MICHAEL POLLAK

Bernhard Edmaier’s latest book of stunning photographs of Earth’s topography focuses on the vibrant, dazzling and almost unlikely colors that abound in nature.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Mouse Switch Turns Off Appetite

A Mouse Switch Turns Off Appetite
By JAMES GORMAN

The discovery of a small network of brain cells holds the potential to advance to treatment of eating disorders in people.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Mouse Switch Turns Off Appetite

A Mouse Switch Turns Off Appetite
By JAMES GORMAN

The discovery of a small network of brain cells holds the potential to advance to treatment of eating disorders in people.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: To Eat, Or Not to Eat

To Eat, Or Not to Eat
By David Frank

A very few neurons may control appetite.

Published: August 11, 2014 at 4:00AM

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domenica 10 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Relearning How to Eat Fish

Relearning How to Eat Fish
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A sustainable seafood industry requires sounder farming practices and smarter consumers.

Published: August 12, 2014 at 4:00AM

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sabato 9 agosto 2014

NYT Science: J. W. Hastings, 87, a Pioneer in Bioluminescence Research, Dies

J. W. Hastings, 87, a Pioneer in Bioluminescence Research, Dies
By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK

Mr. Hastings was a Harvard biochemist whose discovery of how bacteria communicate became the foundation for groundbreaking research in the development of more effective antibiotics.

Published: August 10, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Witness to Ebola’s Discovery

A Witness to Ebola’s Discovery
By JEFFERY DelVISCIO

Dr. Frederick Murphy was the first person to see Ebola up close in 1976. He reflects on disease he has come to know over the last 38 years.

Published: August 8, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Rudderless Craft to Get Glimpse of Home Before Sinking Into Space’s Depths

Rudderless Craft to Get Glimpse of Home Before Sinking Into Space’s Depths
By KENNETH CHANG

The International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 will pass about 9,700 miles from the surface of the moon at 2:16 p.m. Eastern time Sunday.

Published: August 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

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venerdì 8 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Rudderless Craft to Get Glimpse of Home Before Sinking Into Space’s Depths

Rudderless Craft to Get Glimpse of Home Before Sinking Into Space’s Depths
By KENNETH CHANG

The International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 will pass about 9,700 miles from the surface of the moon at 2:16 p.m. Eastern time Sunday.

Published: August 9, 2014 at 4:00AM

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giovedì 7 agosto 2014

NYT Science: A Self-Folding Robot Inspired by Origami

A Self-Folding Robot Inspired by Origami
By KENNETH CHANG

A creation made of composite paper can fold and assemble itself and start working without intervention. Such robots could be deployed cheaply and quickly.

Published: August 8, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Paper Robot That Puts Itself Together

Paper Robot That Puts Itself Together
By Samuel Felton

Using flat materials and a design inspired by origami, the art of paper folding, researchers have created a robot that can assemble without human intervention.

Published: August 7, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: New Computer Chip Is Designed to Work Like the Brain

New Computer Chip Is Designed to Work Like the Brain
By JOHN MARKOFF

The processor, named TrueNorth, was developed by researchers at I.B.M. It may eventually excel at calculations that stump today’s supercomputers.

Published: August 8, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Cyanobacteria Are Far From Just Toledo’s Problem

Cyanobacteria Are Far From Just Toledo’s Problem
By CARL ZIMMER

The toxin-creating organisms have been around for billions of years, and modern conditions are ideal for them to flourish.

Published: August 7, 2014 at 4:00AM

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mercoledì 6 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Scientist on Comet Interception

Scientist on Comet Interception
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Mark McCaughrean, a scientific adviser at the European Space Agency, discussed the Rosetta spacecraft’s 10-year journey to pull up alongside a comet.

Published: August 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Storm Chasing on Saturn

Storm Chasing on Saturn
By DENNIS OVERBYE

In its latest spins around the ringed planet, NASA’s Cassini craft has focused on a lesser known but hardly less mysterious feature: a hexagon vortex.

Published: August 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Storm Chasing on Saturn

Storm Chasing on Saturn
By Dennis Overbye, Jason Drakeford and Jonathan Corum

The sun is slowly rising over Saturn’s North Pole, exposing an immense six-sided hurricane. The storm, big enough to swallow four Earths, was first spotted by the Voyager missions in the early 1980s.

Published: August 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Spacecraft Pulls Alongside Comet

Spacecraft Pulls Alongside Comet
By KENNETH CHANG

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe aims to conduct an unprecedented, close examination of Comet C-G, including setting down a lander on the surface.

Published: August 7, 2014 at 4:00AM

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martedì 5 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Rosetta Spacecraft Set for Unprecedented Close Study of a Comet

Rosetta Spacecraft Set for Unprecedented Close Study of a Comet
By KENNETH CHANG

The European Space Agency craft is to sync up with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Wednesday, and is to place a lander on the comet in November

Published: August 6, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Behind Toledo’s Water Crisis, a Long-Troubled Lake Erie

Behind Toledo’s Water Crisis, a Long-Troubled Lake Erie
By MICHAEL WINES

Pollution concerns persist about tides of phosphorus in the Great Lakes and in waterways across the United States.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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lunedì 4 agosto 2014

NYT Science: A New Explanation for ‘New’ Man

A New Explanation for ‘New’ Man
By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD

Studies undercut the decade-old discovery of a skeleton thought to be a previously unknown extinct species of humans, with one suggesting that Down syndrome was a factor in its size.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Support for Families, Sounds to Sleep On

Support for Families, Sounds to Sleep On
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Letters to the editor and online comments.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: In Darwin’s Footsteps

In Darwin’s Footsteps
By JONATHAN WEINER

The biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant have spent four decades tracking finches on the cone of an extinct volcano and augmenting our understanding of evolution.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Celestial Traveler, Closing on Mars

Celestial Traveler, Closing on Mars
By MARC KAUFMAN

On its first visit to the inner solar system, Comet Siding Spring will pass within 82,000 miles of the planet, offering a first-time view of so close an encounter.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Comet Siding Spring

Comet Siding Spring
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Comet Siding Spring will sweep past Mars in October, then follow other recent comets around the sun and back into deep space.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Penguins Who Get Their Point Across

Penguins Who Get Their Point Across
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Adults and babies have different ways of expressing their needs, scientists have found.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Look at How We Process Painful Experiences

A Look at How We Process Painful Experiences
By DOUGLAS QUENQUA

The habenula helps keep track of painful experiences and might be linked to motivation, a finding that could help in the treatment of depression.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Nose for Their Favorite Foods

A Nose for Their Favorite Foods
By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

Dogs have 60 times as many smell receptors as humans, but they have less than one-fourth the number of taste buds.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: Working in the Medium of Science

Working in the Medium of Science
By JASCHA HOFFMAN

Arthur I. Miller’s new book examines the trend of contemporary artists and inventors whose works are also cutting-edge scientific advances.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: You Won’t Meet the Beatles in Distant Worlds

You Won’t Meet the Beatles in Distant Worlds
By DENNIS OVERBYE

The International Astronomical Union is letting people vote on naming distant worlds, but it’s not as fun as you’d think.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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NYT Science: A Squirmy Little Squatter

A Squirmy Little Squatter
By RACHEL NUWER

Losing the battle with Burmese pythons, Florida wildlife biologists are fighting back against the tegu, the latest nonnative species to find a comfortable home out in the Everglades.

Published: August 5, 2014 at 4:00AM

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domenica 3 agosto 2014

NYT Science: Group Earns Oil Income Despite Pledge on Drilling

Group Earns Oil Income Despite Pledge on Drilling
By JUSTIN GILLIS

The Nature Conservancy is earning money from an oil well on land it controls in Texas, despite pledging a decade ago not to permit new oil and gas drilling on land supposedly set aside for conservation.

Published: August 4, 2014 at 4:00AM

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venerdì 1 agosto 2014

NYT Science: The Weekly Health Quiz

The Weekly Health Quiz
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In the news: Tingling to sleep, infectious greetings and the long-lasting benefits of running. Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

Published: August 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

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