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Top Science News
March 16, 2020

Exoplanet Where It Rains Iron

Days Half-Hour Shorter 70 Million Years Ago

Scientists Monitor Brains Replaying Memories

Early Earth Was a ‘Water World’

 In a study of epilepsy patients, researchers monitored the electrical activity of thousands of individual brain cells, called neurons, as patients took memory tests. They found that the firing … read more 
Latest Top Headlines
updated 12:25am EDT

Health News
March 16, 2020

How Caloric Restriction Works

Brain, Artificial Neurons Link Up Over the Web

New Way to Chart Human Genome: CRISPR

Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic

 In search of new ways to sequence human genomes and read critical alterations in DNA, researchers say they have successfully used the gene cutting tool CRISPR to make cuts in DNA around lengthy tumor … read more 
Latest Health Headlines
updated 12:25am EDT

Physical/Tech News
March 16, 2020

Biggest Explosion Since Big Bang

Large Exoplanet With Conditions Good for Life

Ancient Meteorite Site: Clues About Mars’ Past

The Force Is Strong in Neutron Stars

 Scientists have devised new analytical tools to break down the enigmatic history of Mars’ atmosphere — and whether life was once possible there. It could help astrobiologists understand the … read more 
Latest Physical/Tech Headlines
updated 12:25am EDT

Environment News
March 16, 2020

Unique Non-Oxygen Breathing Animal

Thawing Permafrost May Not Be Too Problematic

Earliest Interbreeding Between Ancient Humans

Bumble Bees: Recognition Across Senses

 A new study documented the earliest known interbreeding event between ancient human populations — a group known as the ‘super-archaics’ in Eurasia interbred with a Neanderthal-Denisovan ancestor … read more 
Latest Environment Headlines
updated 12:25am EDT

Society/Education News
March 16, 2020

Seeding Oceans With Iron May Not Impact Climate

Sea Level Rise Could Reshape the United States

Emissions of Potent Greenhouse Gas Have Grown

Cancer Mortality Continues Steady Decline

 Despite reports that global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas were almost eliminated in 2017, an international team of scientists has found … read more 
Latest Society/Education Headlines
updated 12:25am EDT

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