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Article ID: 667280

Dinosaur Eggs Took a Long Time to Hatch; This May Have Contributed to Their Doom

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New research on the teeth of fossilized dinosaur embryos indicates that the eggs of non-avian dinosaurs took a long time to hatch--between about three and six months.

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6-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 666604

Water Discovered in The "Shadowy" Area of Dwarf Planet Ceres

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Cameras on the Dawn Space Probe have performed a very special feat: they have succeeded in taking photos of water ice deposits in places ruled by almost eternal darkness on the dwarf planet Ceres.

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15-Dec-2016 3:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 660988

Increased Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Alters Brain Chemistry in Ocean's Fish

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In this study, the researchers designed and conducted a novel experiment to directly measure behavioral impairment and brain chemistry of the Spiny damselfish.

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16-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 660538

Birds Are Changing Migration in Response to Climate Change

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A University of Oklahoma study demonstrates for the first time that remote sensing data from weather surveillance radar and on-the-ground data from the eBird citizen science database both yield robust indices of migration timing, also known as migration phenology.

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9-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 652833

Experts Needed: New Report Says Half of Teens Say They Are Addicted to Smartphones

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According to a new report by Common Sense Media, 50 percent of teens admitted that they feel they are addicted to using their smartphones. The actual number is most likely even higher. Experts Needed for media inquiries.

Released:
3-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    7-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 651326

Panama Papers Show Billions of Dollars Stashed Away by the Wealthy Elite, Including Several World Leaders; Experts Needed

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Experts needed to explain which countries provide tax havens and do not comply with international regulations. How did investigative journalists examine the millions of files from the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca and trace them back to prominent world leaders?

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7-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 650781

New Climate Model has Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting Faster, Rising Sea Level As Much as 3 Feet By 2100

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A study published in today's Nature gives estimates of sea levels rising twice what previous studies have warned. The rapid melting of Antarctic's Ice Sheet could raise the sea level as much as three feet by the end of this century. The newer model suggests that sea levels could rise as much as 13 meters by 2500 should the Antarctic Ice Shelf, roughly the size of Mexico, continue to melt.

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30-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 647845

LIGO Announces the Detection of Gravitational Waves - Experts Needed

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Scientist using LIGO have observed the warping of space-time generated by the collision of two black holes more than a billion light-years from Earth. This is the first direct detection of gravitational waves, first proposed by Albert Einstein in his Theory of General Relativity, published in 1916.

Released:
11-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 646880

Maya Healers’ Conception of Cancer May Help Bridge Gap in Multicultural Settings Care

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Understanding and integrating patients’ cultural beliefs into cancer treatment plans may help improve their acceptance of and adherence to treatment in multicultural settings. Researchers examined traditional Maya healers’ understanding of cancer and published their findings online today in the Journal of Global Oncology.

Released:
27-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

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