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The Larsen C ice shelf is the primary focus of an upcoming expedition to Antarctica. But researchers will remain on the look out for wreckage of the historic ship.Source: Seeker - Science. World. Exploration. Seek for yourself.
Credit: Frank Hurley/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge/Getty Images A British expedition to study Antarctica early next year hopes to find the remains of the End... Read More
Over 100 newly discovered genes appear to explain why Irish people might have red hair, Swedes are often blonde, and Italians tend to be dark.Source: Seeker - Science. World. Exploration. Seek for yourself.
Credit: Sebastian Arning/EyeEm via Getty Images Police detectives might soon be able to determine a suspect’s hair color with a sample of their DNA without needing to compare that evi... Read More
The Super-Hot Pepper That Sent A Man To The ERSource: Research News : NPR
Carolina Reapers are some of the hottest peppers in the world. So hot, in fact, that for one man, participating in a pepper-eating contestant resulted in a painful, serious "thunderclap headache." (Im... Read More
A 1.5 cent tax on soda and other sugary drinks in February 2017 led to healthier drink choices, according to a Drexel University study.Source: Seeker - Science. World. Exploration. Seek for yourself.
Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images When Philadelphia adopted a tax on Coca Cola, Pepsi, Gatorade and other sugary drinks two years ago, boosters said one of its many benefits would be re... Read More
Philadadelphians Drink Less Sugary Soda, More Water, After TaxSource: Research News : NPR
A new study suggests that residents of Philadelphia are 40 percent less likely to drink sweetened beverages daily compared with people in cities that don't have a soda tax in place. (Image credit: Mat... Read More
Really Random NumbersSource: Research News : NPR
Random numbers are essential for secure cyber communications. But making truly random numbers is harder than it seems. Now scientists have devised a way to make the most random random numbers ever.... Read More
Astronomers have published photographs of colorful gas and dust strands left behind by a supernova found within the constellation Tucana, the toucan, located 200,000 light-years from Earth.Source: Seeker - Science. World. Exploration. Seek for yourself.
Credit: ESO/NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage team (STScI/AURA)/F. Vogt et al. When astronomers peered into the constellation Tucana (the toucan), they found the small-but-powerful re... Read More
The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used in military operations, says one expert.Source: Seeker - Science. World. Exploration. Seek for yourself.
Credit: US Air Force The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used in military operations, says one expert. The U... Read More
The probe, which is scheduled for a July 31 launch, will study the sun’s mysterious corona and the solar wind.Source: Seeker - Science. World. Exploration. Seek for yourself.
Credit: Amy Thompson GREENBELT, Md. — Final checkouts are completed here at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to prepare the agency's Parker Solar Probe for launch. Last weekend, t... Read More
Medical Marijuana's 'Catch-22': Limits On Research Hinders Patient ReliefSource: Research News : NPR
Suffering Americans seek medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids and other powerful pharmaceuticals. Though legal in 29 states, doctors say the lack of strong data makes it hard to recommend. (... Read More