World Science: An artwork by... a sea monster?
* An artwork by... a sea monster?
A bizarre theory proposes that a gigantic,
prehistoric octopus found a grisly hobby -- whose
material was the bones of other sea monsters.
* Finding suggests ocean water could come
A characteristic feature of Earth's ocean water has
also been measured in water from a comet.
* Scoop from Twitter data: People are happiest
in the AM, sour on work:
The rise of social media has given sociologists an
unprecedented ability to investigate common daily
rhythms in mood.
* Global warming may cause animals to shrink:
Scientists say they have figured out why
cold-blooded animals tend to grow to smaller adult
sizes when it's hotter.
* "Longevity gene" may be unrelated to
Any techniques or products that may have
successfully slowed aging are probably not working
by the biological mechanism previously thought, new
* Could robot tractors revolutionize agriculture?
A ritual older than civilization, the farmer rising
at dawn to till the fields all day, could become a
thing of the past if some researchers have their way.
* NASA raises doubts on asteroid group thought
to have killed dinosaurs:
New research keeps the case open on one of Earth's
* Explosion might have rocked space itself,
* More unequal societies spread faster,
* Shrinking ice said to reopen major Arctic
passage for whales:
* Series of thumps may have thrown planet off-
* Saturn moon is snowy, forms perfect skiing
powder, scientists report:
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