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Theory of life on Venus just got absolutely destroyed

January 29th, 2021

Findings of what was thought to be phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus sparked debate over the possibility of life existing on the harsh planet. Now, a new research report offers an explanation that doesn’t hinge on the presence of phosphine and may shoot down the entire theory that life exists on or around Venus. …

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Science proves that microwaves suck at almost everything

August 4th, 2020

Scientists have conclusively proven that microwaves suck, while also solving a major issue that comes with heating liquids in the microwave. A special glass with a silver ring can heat liquids more evenly in a microwave, the researchers say. There’s still no solution to evenly heating leftover burritos.  Microwaves are one of those modern conveniences …

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Scientists can’t figure out why otters love to juggle

May 15th, 2020

Scientists tried to figure out why otters like to juggle rocks but came up empty-handed. Several theories, including rock juggling to build dexterity or practice for getting food from shellfish, were largely debunked by the research. For now, it seems nobody really knows why the adorable animals juggle rocks. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. …

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Scientists actually reversed stroke damage in rodent tests

April 8th, 2020

Doctors successfully repaired stroke-damaged rat brains using human skin cells that had been reprogrammed to act as nerve cells.  The new cells made the correct connections in the brain after being transplanted, restoring movement and sensation.  Further studies are needed to determine how safe and effective the procedure is before deciding to pursue testing in …

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Ancient humans saw an asteroid apocalypse first-hand

March 9th, 2020

An asteroid or comet completely wiped out the ancient human settlement of Abu Hureyra.  The impact is likely part of a larger cosmic impact event that triggered the rapid cooling of Earth.  The research was published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports.  Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Science fiction disaster flicks have “taught” us …

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‘Hot Jupiter’ exoplanets are super weird

January 27th, 2020

In the hunt for planets outside of our own solar system, scientists have spotted a number of interesting planet types that we simply don’t have in our neck of the cosmic woods. So-called “hot Jupiter” planets are one such type, and new research suggests that they’re even more bizarre than previously thought. Hot Jupiters, as …

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Scientists may have cracked a cellular secret to living a longer life

January 9th, 2020

Do you want to live forever? Well, maybe not forever, but for a long, long, long time? An international group of scientists from several universities has announced an exciting breakthrough in boosting lifespan. In fact, their work has resulted in an organism living five times longer than it normally would have. This is obviously incredibly exciting. …