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Animals Researchers found the evidence of lungs for the first time in an avian dinosaur fossil. A newly described fossil found in China shows that birds evolved one of these notable features very, very early–while they were still dinosaurs, in fact. A team of… [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Head desk overworking health effects
Technology Stress and sleeplessness are surprisingly lethal. Tech companies and gig economy platforms love to boast sleepless nights and 100 hour weeks. But there’s a danger to working too much. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Environment His name is Pando and he’s very nice. The world's largest cloned forest—located in Fishlake National Forest in Utah—has been shrinking. In a new paper, researchers figured out that deer, and us humans, are… [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Science The storms are far from over. While the Atlantic Hurricanes Florence and Michael have rightfully gotten most of our attention this season, climate conditions in the Pacific are churning out one storm… [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
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Technology Apps and software that aim to help you feel better. From chatbots to call centers, AI and other tech is focusing on our emotions. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
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Science It's asteroid versus volcano. Scientists still debate what killed off all the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Was it an asteroid strike, or a giant volcanic eruption? [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
woman dressed warmly indoors
DIY Stop fighting over the thermostat. When the leaves turn, the battle over the thermostat begins. This year, skip the debate over the ideal temperature. Here's how to keep warm without blasting the heat. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
flying over venus
Space The upper atmosphere of Venus is surprisingly similar Earth. Today, Venus is unlikely to be a dream destination for aspiring space tourists. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Atlanta, Georgia skyline lit up after dark.
Health Once again, influenza defies human logic. Flu season is upon us, but when it will hit your urban jungle may depend largely on the size of the city, says a new study published this month in Science. [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Squirrel Census Central Park
Science This isn't Josh O'Connor's first—or last—squirrel census. The Central Park Squirrel Census took two years of preparation. Data analysis will take many more months. Here’s why this group counted every squirrel in New York’s… [...]
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Source: Popular Science