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Cassini’s last Titan flyby reveals deep methane lakes, Earth-like cycles

By examining data from the Cassini spacecraft’s last close encounter with Saturn’s moon Titan, scientists have found that its methane-filled lakes are up to 300 feet deep, much deeper than previously thought.
19-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Google Searches Reveal Popular Bird Species

Cross-referencing a decade of Google searches and citizen science observations, researchers have determined which of 621 North American bird species are currently the most popular and which characteristics of species drive human interest. Study...
15-Apr-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Use eBird Data to Propose Optimal Bird Conservation Plan

A new paper published today in the journal Nature Communications shows a blueprint for conserving enough habitat to protect the populations of almost one-third of the warblers, orioles, tanagers, and other birds that migrate among the Americas...
15-Apr-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CRISPR-Cas3 Innovation Holds Promise for Disease Cures, Advancing Science

A Cornell researcher, who is a leader in developing a new type of gene editing CRISPR system, and colleagues have used the new method for the first time in human cells – a major advance in the field.
11-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineers tap DNA to create ‘lifelike’ machines

Tapping into the unique nature of DNA, Cornell engineers have created simple machines constructed of biomaterials with properties of living things.
11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Got Bird Nests? Report to NestWatch!

Ithaca, NY—Around the world, birds are building nests and raising families—even near homes, offices, or in local parks. Anyone who finds a bird's nest can help scientists by reporting to the free NestWatch project at the Cornell Lab of...
11-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Life could be evolving right now on nearest exoplanets

Rocky, Earth-like planets orbiting our closest stars could host life, according to a new study that raises the excitement about exoplanets.
9-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Some Woodpeckers Imitate a Neighbor's Plumage

In the first global test of the idea, scientists have found evidence that some woodpeckers can evolve to look like another species of woodpecker in the same neighborhood.
8-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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