Friday, February 3, 2017

How Lead Got Into Flint's Water, A Robotic Silver Swan, Isolated Dinosaur Proteins and More

 
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This Robotic Silver Swan Has Fascinated Fans for Nearly 250 Years
 
This Robotic Silver Swan Has Fascinated Fans for Nearly 250 Years
 
 
LiDAR Scans Reveal Maya Civilization's Sophisticated Network of Roads
 
LiDAR Scans Reveal Maya Civilization's Sophisticated Network of Roads
 
 
What the Director of the African American History Museum Says About the New Emmett Till Revelations
 
What the Director of the African American History Museum Says About the New Emmett Till Revelations
 
 
Scientists Now Know Exactly How Lead Got Into Flint's Water
 
Scientists Now Know Exactly How Lead Got Into Flint's Water
 
 
Are "Education Genes" on the Decline?
 
Are "Education Genes" on the Decline?
 
 
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Before “Hidden Figures,” There Was a Rock Opera About NASA’s Human Computers
 
 
How the U.S. Postal Service Could Tackle Food Insecurity
 
How the U.S. Postal Service Could Tackle Food Insecurity
 
 
These 12,000-Year-Old Prostate Stones Likely Led to One Prehistoric Man's Painful Death
 
These 12,000-Year-Old Prostate Stones Likely Led to One Prehistoric Man’s Painful Death
 
 
For Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs, Life Was a Banquet, But the Afterlife Was the Greatest Feast of All
 
For Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs, Life Was a Banquet, But the Afterlife Was the Greatest Feast of All
 
 
Science Is Falling Woefully Behind in Testing New Chemicals
 
Science Is Falling Woefully Behind in Testing New Chemicals
 
 
Meaty Finds: Two Studies Claim to Have Isolated Dinosaur Proteins
 
Meaty Finds: Two Studies Claim to Have Isolated Dinosaur Proteins
 
 
How Much Should Youth Football Change to Reduce Concussions?
 
How Much Should Youth Football Change to Reduce Concussions?
 
 
Ten Fun Facts About the Original Patriots
 
Ten Fun Facts About the Original Patriots
 
 
Rachel Carson Wrote Silent Spring (Partly) Because of the Author of Stuart Little
 
Rachel Carson Wrote Silent Spring (Partly) Because of the Author of Stuart Little
 
 
Ten Fun Facts About Falcons, the Birds
 
Ten Fun Facts About Falcons, the Birds
 
 
Spool of
 
Spool of “Holocaust Songs” Found in Mislabelled Container
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1960, the decadent La Dolce Vita premiered in Italy. Directed by Federico Fellini, the film is blanketed in excess, but also offers a unique look at Rome. Fellini knew his city well. See it through his eyes by reading about the short street with a long history that he once called home.
 
 
 
 
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A bright aurora appears over a homestead in the Brooks Range of northern Alaska on the morning of March 23, 2015.
 
"Aurora Over Homestead" Photo by Fred Wasmer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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