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  • Parental Songs Prepare Eggs For A Hotter World

    20 Aug 2016 Read More...

    Zebra finches sing to their eggs, but only when it's hot. The offspring serenaded in this way grow up smaller and better suited to a hot environment, and have more young ones of their own. Despite a host of unanswered questions, the finding represents a significant step forward in understanding embr...

  • White Dwarf Seen Before And After It Exploded By Astronomers

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    Supernovae get all the attention. These cataclysmic blasts are, of course, incredibly impressive, whether they form via self-destructive runaway fusion reactions or when two stellar masses careen into one another. However, "novae" also exist – these are eruptions in deep space marking the...

  • Climate Change May Be Shifting The Path Of American Tornadoes

    19 Aug 2016 Read More...

    Climate change is the problem that makes every other problem worse, from the global economy to the flooding of major cities and isolated islands. However, much of the focus of the impact of pumping so much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere is on natural disasters, particularly hurricanes and floodi...

  • Scotland's Standing Stones Really Were Astronomical Devices

    19 Aug 2016 Read More...

    A long-standing theory about the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles has been confirmed. These great rocks were carefully positioned to indicate astronomical events, including some that only happen once every 19 years.Centuries before Stonehenge was built, smaller but still astonishing...

  • Sea Level Rise Could "Save" Reefs From Global Warming

    19 Aug 2016 Read More...

    It's no secret coral reefs are under threat from global warming. For some, however, salvation may lie in higher sea levels, brought on by the same global warming. A new study of reefs, published in Science Advances, where tides are the major cause of water mixing has found predicted sea level increa...

  • The Americas Joined Together Three Million Years Ago

    19 Aug 2016 Read More...

    The slender strip of land known as the Isthmus of Panama has transformed the world's biology like few other locations. Geologists have been locked in debate about this vital connection's age, with estimates ranging from 3 million to 23 million years old. New research, carrying important implications...

  • What's The Best Way To Go To The Toilet - Squatting Or Sitting?

    18 Aug 2016 Read More...

    Pauline Hanson's concern about the Australian Tax Office installing squat toilets to cater for its increasingly diverse workforce has prompted debate about the best way to go to the toilet: sitting or squatting.While nobody is claiming you climb up and plant your feet on a regular toilet seat, there...

  • The New Xbox One S Controller Reviewed, Tested and Compared

    18 Aug 2016 Read More...

    When I published the Xbox One S unboxing video recently it was obvious from the comments that people were really interested in the new Xbox controller. It's no surprise: the new wireless Xbox controller has a few new features that, while not game changing, are indeed nice additions.Obviously, as you...

  • Are an Electric Toothbrush and a Waterpik Water Flosser Worth It?

    18 Aug 2016 Read More...

    A few short weeks ago my gums were in pretty bad shape. Now? They feel better than ever! My teeth also look and feel great and I give all of the credit for this transformation to my new Waterpik Water Flosser and Philips Electric Toothbrush.I'll be talking about my own personal experience using thes...

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