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Exoplanet Bonanza; Good Sleep = Less Stress; Help Find Planet 9

Posted February 23rd, 2017 at 4:25 pm (UTC-4)
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7 Earth-Like Planets Found Orbiting Single Star Scientists using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have found the largest group of earth-like planets circling a single star. A total of seven planets were observed orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a star located only about 40 light years from Earth. The discovery also set a record for the number of planets that were […]

Sunblock Could Harm Sea Animals, Seals/Sea Lions Once Spread TB, Link Between Colds/Infections and Strokes in Children, Life Found Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 8:40 pm (UTC-4)
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Sunblock Good For You – May Be Bad For Marine Animals For many people, especially in the northern hemisphere, summer time is also vacation time, and one of the most popular destinations is the beach.  One of the most important rituals for beachgoers is slathering on gobs of sunblock on their bodies. But what people […]

Scientists Call for Global Action to Protect Coral Reefs

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 5:19 pm (UTC-4)
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More than 2,600 scientists are calling on governments worldwide to take steps to protect valuable coral reef ecosystems. They’ve endorsed a statement  written by scientists brought together by the Center for Ocean Solutions at California’s Stanford University. The statement was released this week to kick off the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium  being held in […]