World Science: Light from a cosmic 'dark age'
- * It's not an earthquake -- it's an aftershock from
Some "earthquakes" that occur in unusual locations
may really be aftershocks of quakes centuries ago, a
* Light from a cosmic "dark age":
Astronomers are reporting the discovery of the most
distant object ever discovered, from a time when the
first stars were forming.
* No joke: new hope for painful "four-hour
Hours-long erections may seem like a rich source of
jests, but to victims, the pain -- and possible
resulting impotence -- is no laughing matter.
* "Loyal" gators said to display bird-like mating
Findings may help shed light on the ancestral mating
systems of birds and of many dinosaurs.
* Distant moon may have oxygen in ocean:
The abundant water in Jupiter's moon Europa may have
enough oxygen to support even animal-like life
forms, a study suggests.
* Scientists report giving flies false memories:
How do you get intelligence from parts that are
unintelligent? A group of researchers is exploring
* New space map reveals "mystery ribbon":
Findings don't fit with accepted models of the
"solar wind" that helps shield our solar system.
* Drunken flies could pave way for alcoholism
* Inequality, "silver spoon" effect found in ancient
* Technology could cool the laptop
* Being tortured may make people seem guilty
* "Superspreader" workers may trigger hospital
* Near-black hole conditions recreated, study
* Scientists find out how moon makes own
* Giving among strangers more nurture than
nature, study suggests
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