Posts Tagged ‘Scientists’

Mummified smallpox virus shows the disease isn’t as old as we thought

The mummy of a young boy discovered buried in a crypt beneath a Lithuanian church contains the oldest-known complete set of smallpox genes, and scientists hope that the discovery will shed new light on the history of the infamous pathogen, according to NPR and BBC News reports. Save for a few secured, frozen samples, smallpox […]

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Mars Ice Deposit Holds as Much Water as Lake Superior

Austin TX (SPX) Nov 25, 2016

Frozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains on Mars lies about as much water as what’s in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes, a team of scientists led by The University of Texas at Austin has determined …

When Government is Not Enough for Research Funding

Two research executives from the University of Minnesota see there isn’t enough government funding to pay for all the innovative research that needs to be taking place. Might business take up the slack?

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NASA releases amazing new images of dwarf planet Ceres

Newly released images captured last month by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft provide the best look yet of the central bright region of Occator Crater and reveal new evidence of the recent geologic activity believed to be responsible for some of the dwarf planet’s unique surface features. According to Gizmodo and Scientific American, the images were taken […]

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