Becky Ferreira

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Scientists Flew Sperm In Microgravity to See if Babies Could Be Born In Space

“In the future, having gametes and embryos stored in a bank outside the Earth will be very important.”
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
tech-science

People Are Wearing Data Charts to Visualise the Climate Crisis

Broadcast meteorologists, scientists, and activists are participating in the #ShowYourStripes project on Friday to show how the climate crisis affects their countries.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
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This Scottish Worm Has Eyes on Its Butt

Ampharete oculicirrata has a set of peepers for each side of its half-centimeter body.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
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A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers

Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
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Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum in Tasmania

It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
tech-science

Mysterious Clouds on Mars Formed by ‘Meteoric Smoke,’ Study Says

Scientists have identified a kind of cloud on Mars that has been neglected in past climate models.
Becky Ferreira
6.19.19
tech-science

A 'Ghost Galaxy' May Have Given the Milky Way Its Signature Swirl

The Milky Way's edge is still wobbling due to a collision with a dwarf galaxy loaded with dark matter.
Becky Ferreira
6.19.19
tech-science

Watch Scientists Torch a Satellite to Help Protect People From Space Debris

Burning up satellite parts in laboratories could help reduce the amount of space debris that impacts Earth.
Becky Ferreira
6.19.19
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NASA Spots a Martian Feature That Resembles the 'Star Trek' Logo

The 'ghost dune' was created by a volcanic eruption on Mars.
Becky Ferreira
6.15.19
tech-science

This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost

Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.19
tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.19
tech-science

A Newly Discovered Type of Galaxy Keeps Producing Stars as It Dies

'Cold quasars' offer an unprecedented look at the transition between active star-forming galaxies and dead galactic bodies.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.19
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