Binoculars vs. telescopes

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Both binoculars and telescopes have something in common, and it consists of the fact that they are both optical instruments. Other than that, there might not be so many similarities between the two. Some...

Mars is more toxic than previously thought

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Mars is a planet even more hostile than we thought until now. A new study has concluded that the surface of Mars is too toxic to sustain life, with at least three elements forming...
Greenland without ice

There was a time where Greenland was really green?

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The short response: yes. The vikings saw that green land? No; they were lucky enough to find it in the summer and to touch the southern corner of the island.  Greenland was once a...

‘Squid teeth’ plastic self-heals with water

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Scientists derived the genetic code of squid ring teeth to develop a polymer that self-heals with a single drop of water. The material potentially could extend the life of medical implants, fiber-optic cables, and other...
T rex Stan

The T. rex Stan, sold for 31.8 million

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Stan the Tyrannosaurus rex has taken away all predictions and has devastated New York. After a 15-minute struggle, the T. rex was auctioned for 31.8 million dollars, more than 27 million Euros. A higher...
ORC detected

Four objects detected in deep space never seen before: a kind of giant rings...

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While it is true that astronomers have a general idea of all the types of objects we see in space, this does not mean that unusual things cannot be found. That's what happened to...
Arecibo observatory

This video shows the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory from different angles

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Last Tuesday a news item emerged that shocked the scientific community: the Arecibo Observatory collapsed. The original plan of the National Science Foundation (NSF) was to dismantle it, since maintaining its operation represented a...

Scientists turned dung beetle horns into ‘cyclops’ eyes

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Beetles with cyclops eyes show how new traits may evolve through the recruitment of existing genes—even if these genes are already carrying out critical functions. The discovery was made after scientists switched off orthodenticle genes in...

Low-key chase lets whale sharks gulp tiny prey

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Whale sharks—the largest of the fish—eat truly tiny prey: krill and plankton. To dive to great depths for a good meal, they’ve evolved ways of swimming and diving that use as little energy as...
Comet Atlas

Comet ATLAS will pass in May and be as bright as the Moon

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If we go back to the medieval era, we will remember that at that time it was believed that comets were an unmistakable sign that a war, a plague or the death of a...

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