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Climate Change Could Decrease Sun’s Ability To Disinfect Lakes (Research)

Climate Change Could Decrease Sun's Ability To Disinfect Lakes, Says New Study

A new research published in journal Scientific Reports has revealed another harmful effect of climate change. Increasing organic runoff as a result of climate change may be reducing the penetration of pathogen-killing ultraviolet (UV) sunlight in inland lakes, rivers, and coastal waters, according to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports. The findings, from a team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic ... Read More »

Dinosaur-killing asteroid cooled Earth more than thought, scientists say

Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs Also Made Earth Freezing, Researchers Say

The Chicxulub asteroid impact that many believed wiped out the dinosaurs released far more climate-altering gas into the atmosphere than originally thought, researchers have revealed. It reveals for the first time how much sulfur and carbon dioxide gas was ejected into Earth’s atmosphere from vaporized rocks immediately after the event – triggering a ‘superwinter’. “Many climate models can’t currently capture ... Read More »

Aliens Could Be More Similar To Us than Thought, According to Study

Aliens Could Be More Similar To Us than Thought, According to Study

Sci-fi fans may think aliens from outer space would resemble little green men or large monstrous creatures – but new research suggests they may be more like us than we realise. For the first time, experts are using Darwin’s evolutionary theory to make predictions about extra-terrestrial life, hoping to glean new insights and patterns about its potential behaviour. In a ... Read More »

Neanderthals were doomed to fail, says new research

Neanderthals were doomed to fail, finds new research

Who (or what) killed the Neanderthals? We still don’t know. Some anthropologists point to environmental causes – climate change or a disease epidemic, for example. Others pin the blame on our ancestors, Homo sapiens, for either introducing tropical diseases on their migration from Africa, for being intellectually and culturally superior, or for simply interbreeding Homo neanderthalensis to extinction. The new ... Read More »

Researchers develop program to identify suicidal thoughts

Researchers develop program to identify suicidal thoughts

Researchers were able to spot suicidal thoughts on a brain scan – paving the way to new methods for screening people at risk of taking their own life. The groundbreaking study by Carnegie Mellon University showed unique brain activity in suicidal people when they heard death-related words. “There really is a difference in the way [suicidal] people think about certain ... Read More »

Astronomers confirm how black hole relativistic jets form

Astronomers penetrate mystery of raging black hole beams

Black holes are famous for being ravenous eaters, but they do not eat everything that falls toward them. A small portion of material gets shot back out in powerful jets of hot gas, called plasma, that can wreak havoc on their surroundings. Along the way, this plasma somehow gets energized enough to strongly radiate light, forming two bright columns along ... Read More »

Ex-couple Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber spotted chilling

Ex-couple Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber spotted chilling

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber grabbed breakfast together on Sunday morning (October 29) and there’s a photo of the former couple circulating on the Internet. TMZ reported that on-again-off-again exes Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have started hanging out again as just friends (Gomez is dating The Weeknd; Bieber is maybe casually dating actress Paola Paulin). The Weeknd, who’s away ... Read More »

Taylor Swift reponds to critism over nude bodysuit (Video)

Taylor Swift reponds to critism over nude bodysuit (Video)

Taylor Swift has just dropped yet another incredible music video, but not everyone’s a fan of the vid for new track Ready For It. We seriously don’t get why people have a problem, but apparently Taylor’s nude bodysuit is a big issue for some. As always, Taylor was watching it all go down. And on Friday, after the world had ... Read More »