Science News. 04 December 2018.

Science News. 04 December 2018,

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NEWS IN BRIEF

How some sap-sucking insects fling their pee

Dec 04 2018 6:00 AM
Sharpshooters hurl their pee with structure called a stylus, which sends droplets flying at 20 times the acceleration of Earth’s gravity.
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NEWS

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has finally arrived at asteroid Bennu

Dec 03 2018 2:32 PM
Planetary scientists hope the probe will reveal if such carbon-rich asteroids helped kick-start life on Earth.
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NEWS IN BRIEF

The Large Hadron Collider is shutting down for 2 years

Dec 03 2018 1:39 PM
The world’s largest particle accelerator will restart in 2021 at higher energy.
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NEWS

These new tweezers let scientists do biopsies on living cells

Dec 03 2018 11:00 AM
Nanotweezers that can pluck molecules from cells without killing them could enable real-time analysis of the insides of healthy and diseased cells.
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NEWS

Dads, not just moms, can pass along mitochondrial DNA

Dec 03 2018 6:00 AM
Data from three families suggest that in rare cases children can inherit mitochondria from their fathers.
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SCIENCE STATS

Half the world’s annual rain falls in just 12 days

Nov 30 2018 1:55 PM
Climate change could shorten the time it talks for the world’s to receive half its annual precipitation from 12 days to 11 by 2100.
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NEWS IN BRIEF

Stone Age people conquered the Tibetan Plateau’s thin air

NOV 30 2018 12:58 PM
Stone tools that are at least 30,000 years old suggest that people settled the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau earlier than scientists thought.

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NEWS

Around the world, reported measles cases jumped 31 percent in 2017

NOV 30 2018 12:21 PM
While the number of reported measles cases has dropped 80 percent from 2000 to 2017, high profile outbreaks pushed the 2017 total up from 2016.

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NEWS

An acid found in soil may make a disease killing deer less infectious

NOV 30 2018 6:00 AM
An incurable neurodegenerative disease crippling North American deer, elk and moose may be thwarted by an organic soil compound.

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NEWS

A jumping spider mom nurses her brood for weeks on milk

NOV 29 2018 4:03 PM
Even after spiderlings start hunting for themselves, they come to mom for milk.

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Stone-tool makers reached North Africa and Arabia surprisingly early

NOV 29 2018 2:00 PM
Ancient Homo species spread advances in toolmaking far beyond East Africa.

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Astronomers have measured all the starlight ever emitted

NOV 29 2018 2:00 PM
Astronomers used distant blazars to tally up all the stray photons roaming through space.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Zaps to a certain spot in the brain may ease depression

NOV 29 2018 11:00 AM
When implanted electrodes stimulated a brain region just behind the eyes, people’s spirits were raised immediately.

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NEWS

Kids born in August are diagnosed with ADHD more than kids born in September

NOV 28 2018 5:00 PM
August-born kids have higher rates of ADHD diagnosis than kids born in September in U.S. states with a September 1 cutoff for starting kindergarten.

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NEWS

The researcher who created CRISPR twins defends his work but fails to quell controversy

NOV 28 2018 3:54 PM
After getting a glimpse of data behind the birth of the first gene-edited babies, many scientists question the study’s ethics and medical necessity.

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A patch studded with tiny needles may help heart attack survivors recover

NOV 28 2018 2:03 PM
A bandage that sticks to the surface of the heart exudes proteins and other molecules that help muscle cells grow.

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