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50 Years Ago: One Small Step, One Giant Leap

50 Years Ago: One Small Step, One Giant Leap

  Words such as these were emblazoned in dozens of languages on the front page of newspapers around the world, echoing the first part of President John F. Kennedy’s bold challenge to the nation, made more than eight years earlier – to land a man on the Moon.…

Scientists Discover how the Mosquito Brain Integrates Diverse Sensory Cues to Locate a Host to Bite

Scientists Discover how the Mosquito Brain Integrates Diverse Sensory Cues to Locate a Host to Bite

  For female mosquitoes, finding their next meal is all about smelling and seeing. Through behavioral experiments and real-time recording of the female mosquito brain, a team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Washington, has discovered how the mosquito brain integrates signals from two of…

NASA Tracked Small Asteroid Before It Broke Up in Atmosphere

NASA Tracked Small Asteroid Before It Broke Up in Atmosphere

  This GIF shows the flash of an asteroid impacting Earth’s atmosphere over the Caribbean Sea on June 22, 2019. It was captured by the Geostationary Lightning Mapper instrument aboard GOES-16, an Earth-monitoring satellite operated by NOAA and NASA. CIRA/CSU, RAMMB/NOAA/NASA  › Larger view When a lightning detector…

Another Three Gray Whales are Found Dead, Bringing the Total in Alaska to Ten

Another Three Gray Whales are Found Dead, Bringing the Total in Alaska to Ten

  A dead gray whale found near Wrangell, Alaska. Taken 6/17/2019. Credit: Ceona Koch NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region…

ESO Contributes to Protecting Earth from Dangerous Asteroids

ESO Contributes to Protecting Earth from Dangerous Asteroids

Photo: ESO’s Very Large Telescope’s Sphere instrument obtain the sharpest images of a double asteroid as it flew…

Young Herring ‘Go With the Older Fish’ a Key Finding in Ocean Modeling Forum’s Efforts

Young Herring ‘Go With the Older Fish’ a Key Finding in Ocean Modeling Forum’s Efforts

  Similar to how children learn, often unconsciously, to mimic the adults around them, a small, silvery ocean…

Tlingit & Haida Head Start Awarded Funding to Extend Classroom Hours

Tlingit & Haida Head Start Awarded Funding to Extend Classroom Hours

  Juneau, AK (June 3, 2019) – Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s (Tlingit &…

Early Humans Deliberately Recycled Flint To Create Tiny, Sharp Tools

Early Humans Deliberately Recycled Flint To Create Tiny, Sharp Tools

  Exceptional conditions at Israel’s Qesem Cave preserved 400,000-year-old “tool kit,” TAU researchers say A new Tel Aviv University study…

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