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Emperor Penguin Population Sees Steep Decline in Antarctica's Second-Largest Breeding Ground

1 day ago   |   Time

For the past three years, virtually nothing has hatched at Antarctica's second biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins and the start of this year is looking just as...
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NASA, FEMA, international partners plan asteroid impact exercise

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

NASA and other U.S. agencies and space science institutions, along with international partners, will participate in a 'tabletop exercise' that will play out a realistic - but...
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A breakthrough in the study of laser/plasma interactions

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have developed a particle-in-cell simulation tool that is enabling cutting-edge simulations of laser/plasma coupling mechanisms. More detailed understanding of...
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River Dolphins Have a Wide Vocal Repertoire

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Freshwater dolphins are evolutionary relics, and their calls give clues to the origins of cetacean communication in general. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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NASA's InSight Lander captures rumbling on the red planet

1 day ago   |   ABC

Scientists are celebrating what they consider to be a major breakthrough in learning more about Mars after the InSight Lander captured a marsquake.
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School Visit: Connoquenessing Elementary School

School Visit: Connoquenessing Elementary School

1 day ago   |   WTAE

Pittsburgh's Action Weather teamed up with Carnegie Science Center to visit students at Connoquenessing Elementary School
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‘Intellectual terrorism': French uni nearly forced to nix conference because of anti-fascist protest

‘Intellectual terrorism': French uni nearly forced to nix conference because of anti-fascist protest

1 day ago   |   RT

A conference organised by a student association at France's renowned Sciences Po University has found itself on the verge of disruption as another student group vowed to...
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Large number of gray whales have washed up dead along West Coast

1 day ago   |   ABC

An unusually large number of gray whales have washed up dead along the West Coast this year.
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First "Marsquake" Detected on Red Planet

1 day ago   |   Scientific American   |   3 articles

NASA′s InSight lander hears ripples of seismic energy rippling through Mars
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Netflix wins battle over Oscars rule - for now

Netflix wins battle over Oscars rule - for now

1 day ago   |   New York Post

In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar...
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Sri Lanka says Easter Sunday bombings leader died in hotel attack

Sri Lanka says Easter Sunday bombings leader died in hotel attack

The suspected leader of a group that carried out Easter Sunday bombings that killed at least 250 people also died in the attacks, officials said. Read more ...

Coyle scores 2, leads Bruins to 3-2 OT win over Columbus

Coyle scores 2, leads Bruins to 3-2 OT win over Columbus

Game 2 is Saturday night in Boston before the best-of-seven series moves to Columbus for Games 3 and 4. Read more ...

Dwayne Haskins laughs at Giants' NFL draft pick before Redskins pounce

Dwayne Haskins laughs at Giants' NFL draft pick before Redskins pounce

It's clear Dwayne Haskins will be looking forward to facing the Giants twice a season. The Ohio State quarterback, selected by the Redskins with the No. 15 in Thursday night's... Read more ...

NFL draft: Plinko knew Quinnen Williams was going to be picked by Jets

NFL draft: Plinko knew Quinnen Williams was going to be picked by Jets

How about this for karma? New Jet Quinnen Williams played a pre-NFL draft game of Plinko - the famous game on the “Price is Right” - and his chip landed on the Gang Green spot... Read more ...

Giants shock NFL draft by going Daniel Jones with No. 6 pick

Giants shock NFL draft by going Daniel Jones with No. 6 pick

The Giants got their quarterback, just not the one everyone expected - at least with the sixth pick. GM Dave Gettleman passed on a number of pass-rushers and Ohio State star... Read more ...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death: officials

The Illinois parents accused of killing their 5-year-old son forced him to stay in a cold shower and viciously beat him, according to court documents. Andrew Freund Sr., 60... Read more ...

Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at age 79

Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at age 79

Celtics legend John Havlicek has died the age of 79, the team announced Thursday night. The eight-time NBA champion and an NBA finals MVP lost his long battle with Parkinson's... Read more ...

Lions go with tight end T.J. Hockenson at No. 8

Lions go with tight end T.J. Hockenson at No. 8

Hockenson is an all-around tight end with blocking skills, speed and savvy. Read more ...

Kings, NBA launch investigation into allegations against Luke Walton

Kings, NBA launch investigation into allegations against Luke Walton

The Sacramento Kings and the NBA announced Thursday that they have commenced a joint investigation into sexual assault allegations against the team's new head coach, Luke Walton. Read more ...

Cardinals take Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick in NFL draft

Cardinals take Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick in NFL draft

Kyler Murray is Kliff Kingsbury's guy after all. The Cardinals selected the former Oklahoma quarterback with the first overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on Thursday, amid... Read more ...