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Kimberley Grundy: Important things to know about dog training

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:30
There are several things I chat to clients about on a weekly basis which I think are well known, but are clearly not, so here are my top ten things I want dog owners to know: 1. The dog training industry has no regulations – you can wake up tomorrow and call ...

Photographer captures incredible close-up shots of a jumping spider showing every hair and eye

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:27
Close encounter of the arachnid kind: Photographer captures incredible zoomed-in shots of a jumping spider showing every hair and eye in magnificent detail. Professional photographer Calvin Taylor Lee takes creepy-crawly close-ups; His latest model is a ...

Coronavirus: Five things you need to know

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:24
There is no need to avoid Chinese food or keep your pets at a distance - we give you the facts.

Arctic sinkholes open in a flash after permafrost melt

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:23
Arctic permafrost can thaw so quickly that it triggers landslides, drowns forests and opens gaping sinkholes. This rapid melt, described in a new study, can dramatically reshape the Arctic landscape in just a few months. Fast-melting permafrost is also more ...

Royal Mail Issues 8 Stellar Stamps for Astronomical Society Anniversary

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:21
Are you a stamp collector or a space enthusiast? If you're both, thank your lucky stars. The Royal Mail has just revealed images of eight new special stamps that will be issued to commemorate the Royal Astronomical Society's (RAS) 200th anniversary.

Dead monster galaxy found lurking in the distant universe

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:07
Start the day hereUS deploys a new kind of nuke. Coronavirus strands thousands on a cruise ship. Another big quake rattles Puerto Rico. Dead monster galaxy found lurking in the distant universe. By Ashley Strickland, CNN. Updated 11:05 AM ET, Wed ...

Chernobyl news: Fungi discovered in nuclear reactor which EATS radiation

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 16:01
A FUNGI which spawned inside the fated Chernobyl nuclear disaster could be used to protect humans from deadly radiation, researchers have found. By Sean Martin. 15:54, Wed, Feb 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:01, Wed, Feb 5, 2020. Share. Video Player is ...

Sexually transmitted infections: UK's sexual health 'not in good shape'

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 15:47
Two charities are urging the government to increase funding to sexual health services and education.

Fruit flies respond to rapid changes in the visual environment

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 15:40
Vision is fundamentally based on the perception of contrast. When light conditions change, the eye needs a certain period of time to adapt and restore its ability to estimate contrast correctly. These processes are relatively well understood. However ...

5th Asia Pacific Solar Physics Meeting: Prof Nandi gets Young Career Award

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 15:25
The award is conferred once every few years to a solar physicist, under the age of 50 years, who has made significant contributions to solar physics research, working within the Asia-Pacific region during the last ten years. By: Express News Service | Pune ...

Record-breaking NASA astronaut Christina Koch is returning to Earth after nearly a year in space

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 15:01
This evening, three astronauts will head home from the International Space Station, including one record-breaking crew member who just spent nearly a year in space. NASA astronaut Christina Koch is on her way back to Earth after setting the record for the ...

Gluten-free and dairy-free diets: No effect on behavior of children with autism spectrum disorders

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:59
A study by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Granada (UGR) has analyzed the effects of a gluten-free diet and casein-free diet on the behavior of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Given the limitations of ...

Climate Change Is Making It Harder For Polar Bears To Raise Babies

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:43
Polar bears are basically mascots of the environmental movement owing to the risks the climate crisis poses to them. And y'all, they're doing really, really badly! In a new study published in Ecological Applications, researchers looked into all the ways polar ...

Origin of ambergris verified through DNA analyses

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:39
A team of researchers from Denmark, the U.K. and Ireland has identified the origin of ambergris. In their paper published in the journal Biology Letters, the group describes analyzing DNA sequences from ambergris samples found on beaches in New Zealand ...

Penguin calls found to conform to human linguistic laws

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:39
A team of researchers from France and Italy has found that African penguin calls conform to linguistic laws used by humans. In their paper published in the journal Biology Letters, the group describes their study of penguin vocal recordings and what they ...

Penguins' speech patterns are similar to humans, a new study finds

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:39
In most human languages, the most frequently used words are short. Think “the,” and, “of ” and “a.” It turns out the same thing goes for penguins too. A team of researchers based in Italy have found “compelling evidence” that African penguins use the same ...

Spectacular rainbow cloud in space spawned by cosmic showdown between stars

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:33
A stunning rainbow-colored cloud of gas surrounds a pair of stars that duked it out a few hundred years ago. Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers observed the binary star system called HD101584, revealing a peculiar ...

What 'swiping right' could be doing to you

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:30
Here's a stat for you: Tinder reports more than 50 million users from more than 190 countries, swiping left or right more than two billion times per day, leading to roughly one million dates per week. That's a lot of global engagement and for University of ...

What is a supermoon?

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:30
With the February full moon set to reach its peak on Sunday, Feb. 9, skywatchers have been left bewildered as to whether the celestial event should be considered a supermoon or not. Though supermoons are a special form of full moon, there are several ...

Parkinson's genes regulate a signaling pathway of the innate immune system

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:30
The Parkin gene protects nerve cells against functional impairment and cell death. It particularly ensures that mitochondria, cell organelles that are responsible for energy production, remain intact and that damaged mitochondria are removed. PACRG is ...

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